Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thomas Alva Edison

Treasures Grade 4 Bright ideas  Today we will learn about Thomas Alva Edison!  page 221-223

Vocabulary:
hilarious
dizzy
convinced
whirlwind
mischief
nowadays
independence
(come in) handy

Pronunciation
convinced - con vin sed
whirlwind - short i \
curious c  is a k sound
read in the past tense is pronounced "red"
Inventor hear the t
lighting lite ting
appliances  long I

What do you know about  electricity?
Who first discovered electricity?
Do people teach their children at home?
Could we use Edison's vote counter today? Why or why not?
What was Edison's greatest problem?
What was the problem with lighting with gas?
What would you like to ask the author of this article?



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach


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