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Magic Tree House Sunset with the Sabertooth, Chapter 3 and Chapter 4

Magic Tree House Sunset with the Sabertooth Student Assignment Sheet Chapter 3  and Chapter 4 

Background reading Cave Bear

Expressions  Whew!  - Say when you are saved from a dangerous situation.  Whew, that was a close one!  We ran away just in time!
Their shadows danced – a metaphor that means that the shadows were moving around  Their shadows danced on the wall, as the bonfire burned all night long. 

Pronunciation ledge – a small shelf on the side of a mountain I tried to sit on the ledge, but it was too small. 

Questions  How did Jack know that the snoring came from a bear?  Why were the children so cold?  What did they bring with them?  What did they find?  What is the difference between the two caves?  What information did they learn from the book?  What did they find to keep them warm? What notes did Jack write in his notebook?  How did Cro-Magnon light their homes?  What did they make their clothes from?

Magic Tree House Sunset of the Sabertooth Chapter 2

Magic Tree House Sunset of the Sabertooth Chapter 2 Student Assignment Sheet

Before Reading:What happened in Chapter 1? What activity were the children coming from?  How were they dressed?

While reading - Make a chart of the events that are happening





____________________________ Vocabulary
bare  Adjective - nothing is growing on the plant Example: In the winter the trees are bare.

chattered Verb - the teeth involuntarily move up and down in a effort to get warm. Example: When she got out of the pool, her teeth chattered.

slipped Verb - to put in a place quickly Example: I slipped into the classroom at the last minute.

Cro- Magnons Noun - Early Modern Humans, they lived in Northern Europe adapted to cold weather. Example: Cro Magnons lived in caves in Northern Europe.

they drove  Verb - to force animals to move in a certain direction Example:  The Indians often drove buffalo over a c…

Magic Tree House Sunset of the Sabertooth Chapter 1

The Magic Tree House series has caught the imagination of younger children like the teenagers used to feel about Harry Potter.
Jack and Annie go to many different places, see different things and children learn almost effortlessly about Pirates, Old England and many other places.  
This book is about the Ice Age Man and how he copes with the harsh environment. 
As usual Jack and Annie, end up in a strange place!

Background reading 
Key Terms darted gave up on a small clearing

Grammar swim +ing  = swimming  CVC words you have to double the final consonant and then add the ing

Questions Where were Jack and Annie before they walked through the woods?  Why did they take those classes?  What did they see in the woods? Why was this surprising? What was sitting on the floor in the Tree House? Why doesn't Jack want to go to the place depicted in the open book? What happens when Annie accidental…