7A

4/18/11

JOURNAL

Describe the sounds you would hear in the woods using sentences with similies and metaphos.
Similes- comparing two things using the words “like” or “as.”
Ex. The bird was quiet as a mouse.
Metaphor- states that one thing is something else.
Ex. Her hair is silk.
Vocabulary: DEFINE AND PRETEST SPELLING
TEST WILL BE GIVEN AT THE CONCLUSION OF CHAPTER 7
11.Citified
12.Conservationist
13.Conspicuous
14.Ember
15.Lure
16.Mantle
17.Storehouse
18.Survival
19.Ventilate
20.hemlock
 
1.Aspen
2.Beady
3.Burrows
4.Cache
5.Fashion
6.Ferocity
7.Harsh
8.Harvesting
9.Migration
10.lingering
 

CATSKILLS PROJECT:

Choose 4 pictures of the Catskill mountains. Preferably from the four different seasons, winter, spring, summer or fall.
Write a paragraph describing every picture.
Tell why you choose this picture.  Put the pictures into a scrapbook. Include a facts of the catskills page, and a short authors (your)  biography.
PROJECT DUE THURSDAY. THIS IS AN IN CLASS PROJECT.  
MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN BOOK:
Assigned My Side of The Mountains books and read preface and chapter 1.
HW BRING PICTURES OF THE CATSKILLS!! WEBSITE FOR CATSKILLS PICTURES : http://www.winterclove.com/photos-of-the-catskills
4/19/11
JOURNAL
Write a letter convincing your best friend not to run away from home. Use proper letter format.
CATSKILLS PROJECT 
Review Catksills project. HW Check: DID YOU BRING PICTURES??!!
MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN 
Read until pg. 24
SIMILIES AND METAPHORS
Classroom notes and review. Partner work Similies and Metaphors handout.
HW PREDICTIONS HANDOUT.
4/20/11