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Be an Editing Star!
Thi s Week ’s S tar Sp eci al s: Capitalization and punctuation are important! Pay attention to capitalizing names and dates. Think about the end marks you use.
Edit these sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. mulan, is that really you your homework is due on September 24, 2010 how is this possible what a brave girl you are
Copy corrected sentences on the lines below.
Be a Spelling Star!
Sorting helps us remember spelling. Sort your spelling words into the appropriate column (not all words will be used).
pond rub hunt
luck does crop
drop drum shut
lot sock won
Understanding homonyms helps our reading and writing make sense. • Illustrate each homonym in the boxes below. • Write a sentence that shows you know how to use the homonyms correctly.
%Extra Mile With a Smile: Illustrate your sentence!
Be a Thinking Star!
If this word is the answer:
Write the question h ere: What might the question be?
Now try thi s: Pu t an X th e word th at d oesn ’t belon g with th e o th er wo rds. Write you r reason wh y in the bo x nex t to the word s. Indian Pacific Antarctica Atlantic Use the following words to create an analogy. Prime Meridian Equator longitude latitude The ___________is to ________ as ___________ is to ____________ .
Be V ocab ulary Star! A strong vocabul ary hel ps us b eco me better writers, read ers, an d thinkers. Write the the definition letter next to the matching word.
______ hemisphere ______ penisula ______ erosion ______ Mediterranean
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Greece and Rome are on this sea. Land that is surrounded on three sides by water is called a …. half the globe Weathering or “wearing down” of soil and rock
Use two of the vocabulary words in a sentence that makes sense. Your sentence should show that you know what the words mean. Illustrate your sentence in the picture box below.
Be a Read ing Star!
Good readers infer. W hen we in fer, we use clues to figure out wh at the author is trying to tell us. Complete the attache d pages: pp. 26-27