Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Magic Tree House Afternoon on the Amazon Chapter 2

Magic Tree House
Afternoon on the Amazon
Chapter 2

While Reading Make a chart of the events that happen in this chapter








Background reading

Bugs of the Amazon
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1604/160425-coral-reef.html


Vocabulary
creepy – Adjective Causing people to be afraid
I heard a creepy noise last night. I made sure that the door was locked!
I don’t get it,” - idiom that means you don’t understand
You are not afraid of the dark, so I don’t get it, you say you are afraid of a small spider?


Pronunciation
plus – say l clearly
Questions
Which book is opened now?
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What doesn’t Annie like about it?

How does Jack persuade Annie to go there?


What time of day was it?


What sound do they hear when the Tree House lands?


Will a mouse really stay still in a pocket?


Homework:
Research an animal of the Amazon. Tell about what part of the rainforest it lives, what it eats, and how it defends itself.
Use this website to help you:










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Example:
I saw a Hyrex the last time we went on a hike in Ein Gedi National Park in Israel. They are very cute, and one even smelled my hand, but I didn’t pet it. (Although I really wanted to!)
They eat green vegetation, and live in the mountains in Israel. They have big front teeth so it can bite you if you get too close!

Here is a picture of one:


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