Popcorn List #15
  • Books on spring
  • Tumblebooks:  Cinammon and the April Shower
  • Facts from a fiction book

Discuss Opinion of book - good / bad  WHY?

  • Bark, George
  • Pull up images of author Jules Feiffer (pictures/authors/feiffer_jules1.jpg)
  • Show some other book titles for children.
  • Read through Bark, George
Key words in nonfiction text
  • Table of content
  • Chapter titles and headings
  • Index
  • Glossary
  • Guide Words

Materials Needed:  LCD Projector.  Access to FollettShelf

  • Review of the Dewey Decimal Ranges 500-900
  • Continuing from last week's video, The Dewey Dilemma.
  • Show PPT from documents/orientation/dewey500-900.ppt    Discuss each of the hundreds section and use the tips, cues, and motions as reminders.
  • Call book titles and get students to respond.

  • Discussion:  Simple Machines.
  • Exercise:  Review/demonstrate the different varieties of simple machines.  Then, allow students to visit a website to find the different simpla machines located in a given room of a home.* determine
* timing - if allowed, send students to
Materials Needed: 
  • Access to simple machines file located in teh 4th grade folder.  
  • Access on all media center computers to above website.

Discussion:  Review of literary terms commonly found in Standardized Testing.

  • Metaphor
    • Hello Harvest Moon E FLE
    • The Other Side E WOO
Materials Needed:
  1. z:\lessons\5th\LA CRCT Terminology.ppt
  2. Book titles listed above