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3 Activities from Tammy Worcester’s books




7 By Zach and Seth

8 Raining Cats and Dogs Explanation: –Raining Very Heavily Origin: –Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. It was the only place for animals to get warm, so all the dogs, cats and other small animals (mice, bugs) lived in the roof. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals would slip and fall off the roof. Hence the saying "It's raining cats and dogs.

9 moking is the most preventable cause of death in the U.S. any people would live longer if they didn’t smoke. nly a few days of smoking can cause an addiction. ids (1500 a year) are killed by fires started by cigarettes! llnesses like emphysema can occur because of smoking. icotene is the drug in cigarettes that causes the addiction. et smart -- DON”T SMOKE!!! By Andrew

10 Suddenly pring is here. Flowers ush up through the cold ground. Streams un cold with melted snow. Birds sing n chorus. Nothing beats a ice spring day After a lon hard winter!

11 ABC Biography of Benjamin Franklin

12 Although Ben Franklin was born in Boston, the city of Philadelphia was known as his home. Benjamin’s father wanted him to go into the clergy. Clergymen require years of school and Ben’s father could only afford to send him for one year. During his youth, Ben worked as an apprentice in his brother’s printing and newspaper businesses.

13 Even though Ben had kept the newspaper going while his brother was in prison, his brother harassed and beat him when he was released. For his own safety, Ben ran away to Philadelphia. Getting started in his own business was difficult, but Ben managed to open his own print shop. He married his childhood sweetheart and together they ran the print shop, a general store, and a book store.

14 Images from: google image search

15 Me (Jay)Harry Potter both boys athletic shy around girls wizard muggle no real family nice family goes to private boarding school go to public school good at solving problems plays quidditch play football and basketball brown hair blond hair blue eyes brown eyes both wear round glasses image from: image from:

16 Happiness Through the Senses By Sandy

17 Happiness looks like… A smiling face.

18 Happiness smells like… A field of flowers.

19 Happiness feels like… A soft cuddly puppy.

20 Happiness sounds like… Music in my ears.

21 Happiness tastes like… A lick from an ice cream cone.

22 Who Am I? #4 #2#3 #1 Jan’s Attempt! #5

23 Who Am I? #4 #2#3 #1 Jan’s Attempt! I am a famous author.

24 Who Am I? #2#3 #1 I lived a long time ago.

25 Who Am I? #3 #1 I wrote books about my childhood.

26 Who Am I? #1 I lived in little houses.

27 Who Am I? Laura Ingalls Wilder!

28 Vocabulary Word: Definition:Synonyms:Antonyms: Picture or Example:Meaningful Sentence:

29 Vocabulary Word: Definition:Synonyms:Antonyms: Picture or Example:Meaningful Sentence: capacious small cramped tiny big roomy spacious voluminous (adjective) Able to hold a lot Big enough to contain a large quantity The auditorium was capacious enough to hold all of the students, their parents, and their siblings. The cat’s hat was “cap”acious enough to hold many interesting and exciting things.

30 mesa (MAY-suh) noun A flat-top land formation with steep sides. A mesa is an area bigger than a butte but smaller than a plateau. Image from:





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