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English Foundations II, Quarter 3

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Day 91*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about parentheses.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 92*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 14, “But Arctics Can Be Inhospitable, Too.”
2. Take a look at the pictures of basalt columns in Iceland. Do you think Axel was right to be impressed?

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What kind of rock formations did they see? How was their reception in the next house they stopped in? Why does the professor think they don’t have to worry about the volcano erupting?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 93*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about dashes.
2. Practice.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 94*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 15, “Snæfells at Last.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about today’s chapter. Why did they stop and make landmarks out of stones? Why couldn’t they stop partway up the mountain? How did Axel feel after they climbed?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 95*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about hyphens vs dashes.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions!

Day 96*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’ copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 16, “Boldly Down the Crater.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. How did Axel feel about going down into the crater of a volcano? What did the runic characters say? Why did the professor have to wait for the sun?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 97*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about ellipses.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 98*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 17, “Vertical Descent.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. How did they climb down in? How did Axel feel about it? Where did they stop?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 99*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about sentences.
2. Watch the video about the three types of sentences.
3. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 100*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 18, “The Wonders of Terrestrial Depths.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. How far down had they climbed? What happened to their supplies? How deep did they travel by the end of the chapter?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 101*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about exclamations.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 102*

Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 19, “Geological Studies In Situ.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What problem are they facing in their explorations? Are they still going the right way? What is Axel worried about?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 103*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about simple and complex sentences.
2. Practice.
3. Practice rearranging sentences.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 104*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 20, “The First Signs of Distress.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What was in the huge cave they found? Why was Axel worried even though they decided to turn back?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at today’s vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 105*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about complex sentences.
2. Watch the video about compound complex sentences.
3. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 106*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 21, “Compassion Fuses the Professor’s Heart.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Was Axel right to worry about running out of water? What did the Professor do for him? What deal did the Professor make with Axel at the end?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 107*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about subjects and predicates.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 108*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 22, “Total Failure of Water.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. This chapter is very short. What happens? Where do you think Hans has gone at the end?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 109*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about subjects, direct objects, and indirect objects.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 110*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 23, “Water Discovered.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What did Hans find? What was the difficulty in getting to it? Once they got it, what new problem did they face?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read the definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions!

Day 111*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about phrases and clauses.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 112*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 24, “Well Said, Old Mole! Canst Thou Work i’ the Ground So Fast?

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Why was Axel feeling so much better? Are they able to go deeper? By their calculations, where are they by the end of the chapter?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 113*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about dependent and independent clauses.
2. Practice!
3. Practice clause placement.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 114*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Reading
1. Read chapter 25, “De Profundis.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What surprise did they find about the temperature? How long does Axel think it will take them to reach the center of the earth? Why does he think Saknussemm might not have reached the actual center of the Earth?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice!
2. Match the words to their definitions!

Day 115*

*Handwriting
1. Print and complete today’s copywork.

Proofreading
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about relative clauses.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.