While reading Dog of the Sea Waves, we were not only entertained by the story of Manu and his adventures, but we also learned facts about the Hawaiian Islands. Think about the stories and the research you did; what is the most fascinating fact you learned about Hawaii? Share that in your blog post.
When we read The Journey of Oliver T. Woodman, we traveled with him across the country. What would happen if Oliver T. Woodman came to visit you? What would you do with him? What would he want to do? Blog a letter to Uncle Roy that describes the adventures he would have if he came to your house. Start your blog with this sentence beginner:Dear Uncle Roy, If Oliver Woodman came to visit me, he would. . .
Think about our shared reading of The Grasshopper and The Ant. Which character are you more like--the grasshopper or the ant? Write about the traits you have in common with either the ant or the grasshopper.
What lesson did you learn about life from our classroom reading of Tops and Bottoms? Begin your response with, "I learned a lesson from Tops and Bottoms. I learned that ______________________________________________
While we read Technology Wins the Game, we discussed how scientists helped solve problems with sports. Some of these problems made it easier for athletes to succeed. Think about ALL of the changes technology has made to sports as described in our text. Which invention do you think is the best? Explain why you think this was the best invention for sports.
From our classroom reading and discussion, we learned how young Thomas Edison had a desire to invent and find ways to make life easier. What do you think Thomas Edison would invent if her were alive now? Create your response using this template: If Thomas Edison were alive now, he would invent a ________________. I think he would invent this because ____________ _____________________________
When we read Kamishibai Man, we discussed how the events caused other events to happen. How do you think this story would be different if the television had not been invented? Use the blog format on the front board to guide your response.
When we discussed our shared reading of The Harvest Birds and The Treasure. we discussed lessons learned. What was the most important lesson learned in The Harvest Birds. When you construct your blog response, please use this format: In The Harvest Birds, the most important lesson learned was _______. I think this because ____________________.
Think of our classroom stories--What Do Illustrators Do and Jack Draws A Beanstalk. What do you think is more important in a book: the words or the pictures? Support your opinion with text evidence from either of our stories. Begin your blog response with this starter--I think ____________ is more important in a bo