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Upcoming Assessments-
Grammar Test: Thursday, November 29
Reading Test: Friday, November 30
AM CLASS
 

Journeys Lesson 9 Study Guide – 11/12 - 11/16 

 

Essential Question 

 

How is a live performance different from other kinds of entertainment? 

Comprehension Skill 

 

  • Cause and Effect 
  • Cause: the reason something happens, WHY 
  • Effect: the result, WHAT HAPPENED 

Grammar 

 

Concrete and  

Abstract Nouns 

  • Concrete noun: a person, place, or thing 
  • Example: girl, school, chair 
  • Abstract noun: an idea, a feeling, or a quality 
  • You cannot see, hear, taste, smell, or touch it 
  • Example: hope, luck, friendship 

 

Vocabulary 

 

  1. familiarknown from being seen often 
  1. blurryunclear or smeared 
  1. vacantempty 
  1. jerkymoving suddenly or unevenly 
  1. applauseclapping to show appreciation  
  1. blasted: sudden loud sound 
  1. rude: impolite, bad manners 
  1. rickety: likely to fall apart 
PM CLASS

Journeys Lesson 9 Study Guide – 11/12 - 11/16 

The Chocolate Touch Chapters 4-6 

 

Grammar 

 

Concrete and  

Abstract Nouns 

  • Concrete noun: a person, place, or thing 
  • Example: girl, school, chair 
  • Abstract noun: an idea, a feeling, or a quality 
  • You cannot see, hear, taste, smell, or touch it 
  • Example: hope, luck, friendship 

 

Comprehension Skill 

 

  • Cause and Effect 
  • Cause: the reason something happens, WHY 
  • Effect: the result, WHAT HAPPENED 

Vocabulary 

 

  1. devouringeating something greedily and quickly 
  1. triumphsachieving a great victory or success 
  1. reluctantnot wanting to do something 
  1. scufflinga brief, confused fight between a few people 
  1. swiftlymoving very quickly  
  1. accurately: free of mistakes or errors 
  1. enamel: the hard shiny covering on a tooth 
  1. scorned: to disrespect someone because you dislike them or something they’re doing 
  1. sacrifice: give something up that is valuable to you 
  1. glee: feeling of delight or joy 
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Franklin Towne has a variety of digital resources available to help support and augment our students’ learning experience. These resources can be found on our website under Towne Tech → Digital Learning.
 
 
Think Central is an online home of our RELA (Grades K-5) and Math Books (Grades K-6).
  • Log on to http://www.thinkcentral.com/
  • Click “Reading and Language Arts”, then click “Journeys”. Then fill in the following information:
  • State: PENNSYLVANIA
  • District: PHILADELPHIA CITY SCHOOL DIST
  • School: FRANKLIN TOWNE ELEM CHARTER, PHILADELPHIA 19137
  • Check Remember My Information so that this information only needs to be entered once**
    • Username: FirstName.LastName
    • Example: John Smith would be john.smith
    • Password: towne
    • Click “Library” to access all textbooks and workbooks, as well as extra-support activity books.
    • On the right click "Reading"
    • The workbook we use is called "Journeys Reader's Notebook"

 

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Homework Policy

  • Students must complete homework and turn it in the next day.
  • If a student does not turn in their homework, they will receive a demerit and lunch detention.
  • This is a perfect time for you to reinforce skills taught in school that day.
  • Please check your child’s homework for silly mistakes or missed problems.
 
About me:
 
I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and earned my Bachelor's Degree in Communications, while minoring in Business and International Studies, at Penn State University.  I continued my education at Cabrini University, where I earned my Master's Degree and teaching certificates in Elementary Education (K-6), Special Education (K-12) and middle level English (7-9).
 
This is my fourth year at Franklin Towne and my third year teaching third grade.