Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Magic Tree House Afternoon on the Amazon Chapter 10 Student Assignment Sheet

Magic Tree House

Afternoon on the Amazon

Chapter 10

Student Assignment Sheet

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

Background Reading

Pennsylvania Forest facts
Amazon Forest Facts

tagging verb – to run and touch something.
Example: I like to play tag with my friends, we just lightly touch each other, and I am often “it.”

amazing adjective causing great surprise or wonder; astonishing.
I went to an amazing exhibit at the science museum last weekend.

amazing a ma zing
What is interesting about the fruit?
What information did he learn from the book?
Why couldn’t they take the mouse home with them?What time of day was it?
Which forest did they like better?
Which forest would you like better?
What advice does Jack tell Annie about bugs?


Wildlife conservation is very important. Write about an animal that had been endangered and now is doing well.

Choose from this list on this website:



The Shortnose sturgeon fish was almost extinct. They are from the Eastern United States and were endangered because of overfishing, river damming, catching with other fish and poor water quality. In the Hudson River, water quality has been improved and prohibitions against fishing are in place, so that the population of the Shortnose Sturgeon is now increasing.

Alternative homework. You  have just come back from the Amazon prepare a speech that you will give to your class about the Army Ants. Explain what they do.  What Is different about the Army ants from regular ants. What do they eat. How do they travel through the rainforest. 

Tell your teacher next class by heart not using your notes. Practice your speech a few times. 

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