Williamsonians & McLaughonians

April 11-15

This Week's Special Events

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Wednesday Night Reading, Writing, and Science (30 minutes)

Wear black tomorrow!

Read for 30 minutes. What you read is your choice. If you scroll down, you'll find a few articles about praying mantises that might interest you.

Tuesday Night Reading, Writing, and Science (30 minutes)

Read for 30 minutes. What you read is your choice. If you scroll down, you'll find a few articles about praying mantises that might interest you.

Monday Night Reading, Writing, and Science (30 minutes)

Watch two of the the three videos below. All three will help you understand how to infer. Remember, you make an inference by collecting evidence, clues, plus using your background knowledge, schema.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDi66yKKxDM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to30AJm2epQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCmTlK_rb0U

Praying Mantises

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Poetry

The Praying Mantis

by Ogden Nash



From whence arrived the praying mantis?

From outer space, or lost Atlantis?

glimpse the grin, green metal mug

at masks the pseudo-saintly bug,

Orthopterous, also carnivorous,

And faintly whisper, Lord deliver us.

Reading Vocabulary Related to Making Infernces

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