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Weekly Skills for November 21 – 25, 2016    Problem – Solution

A problem is something that causes trouble for the character. in a story. The solution is how that character solves, or fixes.

Weekly Skills for November 28 – December 2, 2016    Cause/Effect

When one event causes another event to happen.  The cause is WHY it happens.  The effect is  WHAT happens.  

CAUSE:  It rained last night.        EFFECT:  The ground is soggy. 

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November 28-December 2, 2016    Reading Vocabulary

wearily –  acting very tired                              depart – leave or go away

suitable – proper or right                                 increase – make bigger or greater

observed – studied very carefully                    advised – gave suggestions to help make

discouraged – losing hope                                                 a decision


Vocabulary Skill:   Multiple Meaning Words

Words with different meanings for the same word.  To figure out the meaning that fits in a sentence, look up the word in a dictionary and choose the meaning that makes sense in the context.


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November 28-December 2, 2016   Past Tense Verbs

A past tense verb is an action that has already happened.  Most past tense verbs end in -ed.




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