• The Moon

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 5/16/2016

    Explain the Phases of the Moon

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  • Antarctica: The Science Continent

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 5/9/2016

    What is the MAIN IDEA of this selection? What are THREE supporting details?

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  • Women Who Dared To Fly

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 5/5/2016

    Think about the women aviators in this book. Which one interested you the most and why?

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  • Meeting Amelia Earhart

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 5/3/2016

    What happened after Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic for the first time?

    Why did Amelia believe it was important to try to fly around the world?

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  • Mexico's Mother Culture: The Olmecs

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/29/2016

    This week you learned about LOST CITIES. Compare and Contrast The Olmecs to the Incas.  Compare and Contrast Pompeii to Machu Picchu.

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  • Pomeii: The Lost City

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/28/2016

    Skin the selection to find QUOTATIONS from Pliny the Younger. Which description of the volcano eruption made the most vivid picture in your mind? Why?

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  • Let's Get To Know The Incas

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/26/2016

    Look at the map on page 3. What can you tell about Peru?


    What attracks so many people to Machu Picchu? Use as MANY glossary words as you can to describe Machu Picchu.

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  • The Treasure Fleet

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/4/2016

    An author might have more than one reason for writing. Four common reasons are to persuade, to inform, to express ideas or feelings, and to entertain. List the Author's Purpose for this story. List three reasons WHY. Use evidence from text.

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  • The Case of the Disappearing Sugar

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 3/13/2016

    List FOUR events in sequential order from the story.

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  • Alphabets and Other Writing Systems

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 3/6/2016

    What was the MAIN IDEA and THREE DETAILS from the story?

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