2-2 If You Find a Rock

Title:  2-2  If You Find a Rock  by: Peggy Christian

voxtrot:the start of something

Summary:  This is a fun book introducing non-fiction in a different and interesting way.  It teaches children to observe the world around them.  Not every rock is grey and round…perhaps they have different purposes.  Can your child find out something new to do with their discoveries?

rockSpelling Words:  Long /a/ spelled ai, ay, a, and a_e..

Words:  stay, rain, base, April, May, chain, trace, play, paid, fable.

Challenge Words:  waist, railroad, pavement, flavor, Thursday.

Vocabulary Words: 

Chain (n):  a row of connected or related circles.    Trace (v):  to follow the path of something.  Fossil (n):  preserved remains.  Print (n):  a mark made by pressing.  Outstretched (adj):  reaching out.

Grammar Concept:  I can identify the four types of sentences: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative.

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Declarative:  makes a statement and always ends in a period (.).     You are nice.

Interrogative:  asks a question and always ends in a question mark (?).   Did you just see that?

Exclamatory:  shows strong feelings and always ends with an exclamation point (!).  What a great day!

Imperative:  gives direction or a command and always ends in a period (.).   Pick up your room.

For a more scientific approach to types of rock.  This short video will show you the 3 types of rocks Metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary.  Click HERE!

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