Friday, November 11, 2016

Sunset of the Sabertooth Magic Tree House Book #7 Chapter 1

Magic Tree House
Sunset of the Sabertooth Chapter 1
Student Assignment Sheet
Prologue and Chapter 1



Before Reading:  What do you know about Saber Tooth Tigers?   When did they



live?  What did they look like?



While reading - Make a chart of the events that are happening



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Vocabulary
darted - Verb to run very fast
Example: He darted in and out of the trees. 

Discovered Verb- to find out something
Example: Christopher Columbus discovered America



 gathering - to bring together in once place
Example: We were gathering information for the new school library



Mango Noun - a tropical fruit that has a large seed inside.
Example: Mangos have a sweet taste, but are messy to eat.  



Prepared- Noun made ready in advance
Example: My mother always tell me to prepare my school bag the night before,



Idioms
to set out Idiom that means to start
Example” We are going to set out by car at 10:00 am sharp!



Oops,” Idiom that you say when you forgot something
Example Opps, I forgot to bring my lunch!



Too late Idiom that means you forgot to do something important
Example I realized too late that I forgot my cellphone at home.



as silent as the falling snow Idiom that means it is very quiet
Example: We woke up to a white morning as silent as the falling snow



Pronunciation
belonged  be longed
shadow  sha dow 
small  say l clearly 
clearing clear ing 



Grammar
lit past tense of light
Questions
Who is Morgan Le Fay?
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What did the note say?
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Which items did they already find?
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What must Jack and Annie find?
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In which adventure did Jack and Annie find Peanut?
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Why doesn’t Jack want to go to the Tree House now?
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How does Annie convince him?
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How do they know which book they have to look in to find the next object?
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What does she do that he feels is dangerous?  
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Why does he want to leave the Tree House?
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What happens to the Tree House?   
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Homework:
Write a journal entry that Jack writes.  Answer the questions, Who, What, Where,



How he feels about his sister’s pretending.
Example:
Today something strange happened to me, I was walking in the city day dreaming
I want to be a Sabertooth Tiger!


about the South Pacific islands, ad cI want to be aptionnd then there was a big wind and suddenly I

found myself on a desert island.  It was very warm and not windy at all.  I
explored the island and I found an avocado tree.  There was one ripe mango
so I ate it.  I had to bite it because I didn’t have a knife.  
Then I wished I was back home again, There was an even bigger wind, I tried to
hold onto a palm tree, but I was carried away. I was so scared! But the wind
dropped me back home.  So I got to see a desert island, but forgot to buy bread.



Alternative Homework:
Draw a comic strip, using the sequence of events that happened in Chapter 1    



You can put your own dialog.



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