|TOPIC TALKING (Lang Arts)
Answer by guessing the correct number.
- A tornado is about _____yards across.
- Its winds blow at _____ miles per hour.
- The average tornado sweeps a path
____miles long at a speed of ____ to ___
miles per hour.
- How much time does it take to complete
its destruction in any one
|3. CREATIVE WRITING:
Using metaphors to describe the dusty
gray funnel. Looks like? What does it do that a
person does? Where?
Sentence structure: Use all the words in one
column in one sentence to describe Dorothy's
arrival in Oz.
|5. PRE READING JOURNAL
Choose one and write for five minutes.
Share orally with a small group.
- In a civilized country people....
- A lighted match can cause trouble
|6. DOROTHY THE IMMIGRANT(S. Studies)
One who arrives in a new land to live is
called an immigrant. A rich mix of people in any
nation results in creativity and change. Choose
two famous immigrants and compare them using this
If I were (name)
I would (accomplishment)
And I'd (more information
But I wouldn't (accomplishment of 2nd person)
Because (name) did that.
|7. THE ROAD THROUGH THE FOREST
Trees protect the forest by picking up intruders
in their branches and tossing them back on the
road. It takes 75,000 trees to produce one Sunday
edition of the New York Times. Brainstorm: In two
minutes, how many ways can you list to save
paper? Forecast what will happen if we lose all
of the forests in North America.
|8. THE TIN WOODSMAN WANTS A HEART
In 1900 when Baum wrote this story, there were no
heart transplants. In the future it is predicted:
- Replacement organs will be grown from a
patient's own cells.
- Wires from a TV camera to a blind
person's brain will allow the person to
- Most people will live to age 150.D.
Artificial ears that work will be common.
|9. PROVERBS (Reading comprehension)
Tell how the proverb is related to one of the
characters in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
- A. Don't cry over spilt milk.
- Still waters run deep.
- Let sleeping dogs lie.
- Actions speak louder than words.
- Two wrongs don't make a right.
|10.SEARCH FOR THE WICKED WITCH
The Wicked Witch of the West sends a
pack of wolves to attack the travelers but the
brave band survives. (Science)
||fears of humans
|What it does
|barks, hunts to survive,
kills sick animals
|shares work, talks with
Use the information in this
If I had the________________ of a wolf,
I would (3 things)
but I wouldn't____________
because killer bees do that.
|11. THE DISCOVERY OF OZ,THE TERRIBLE
Oz is a humbug who cannot grant the friends'
Use at least four of these items in a excuse the
Oz might give as to why he cannot give the Tin
Woodsman a heart.
|An old shoe
||a crazed rabbit
||a giant fish
||moaning oak tree
||a singing toad
|a red cape
||a collapsed bridge
|12. Have a contest!
Which team can name two things found in
nature that begin with each letter of
R A I N B O W ? Do not include animals.
|13. TRUST, FRIENDSHIP AND LOVE
In a future global village, perhaps the
most important qualities will be trust,
friendship and love...themes of L.Frank Baum's
classic. Share My Love for You
by Susan Roth...is larger than one bear, taller
than two giraffes....(add more animals up to ten).