The Moon Seems to Change
Unit 4- Lesson 3
Vocabulary & Spelling List
Test: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
1. quarter moon- one-fourth of the moon that is seen at a time.
2. sliver- a thin narrow piece.
3. crescent moon- the curved shape of the waxing or waning moon.
4. new moon- the moon when it cannot be seen or when it appears as a thin crescent.
5. occur- to happen
6. phases- the appearance and shape of the moon or planet as it is seen at a particular time.
Selection Test Study Guide
Test: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Study vocabulary list
The suffix: less- means "without"- example: speechless
The moon seems to change size because: when it goes around Earth different parts show.
The crescent moon is seen first after the new moon.
The crescent moon can be seen at sunset in the west.
When you cannot see the moon at all , it is called a new moon.
A new moon happens when it is between Earth and the sun; the unlit half of the moon faces Earth.
Because of spaceships, people found out what the back side of the moon looks like.
The full moon and the quarter moon are different because:
The full moon is a large circle.
A quarter moon looks like half a circle.
The difference between the waxing and waning moons is:
The waxing moon is growing larger;
The waning moon is getting smaller.
The part of the moon that faces the sun is lit up by the sunlight: that is how the moon gets its light.
A day on Earth is twenty-four hours. A day on the moon is about a month.
Math: FractionsStudy Multiplication NightlyREVIEW:
SOL 3.1 - The student will
a) Read and write six-digit numerals and identify the place value and
value of each digit;
b) Round whole numbers, 9,999 or less, to the nearest ten, hundred, and
c) Compare two whole numbers between 0 and 9,999, using symbols (>, <,
or =) and words (greater than, less than, or equal to).Hundred Thousands, Ten Thousands, Thousands, Hundreds, Tens, Ones
Be able to write numbers in different forms: Example:
Standard Form: 426
Word Form: four hundred twenty-six
Expanded Form: 400 + 20 + 6Be able to name the place & value of numbers:
Example: 45,345= ten thousands 40,000
543 = tens 40
Round numbers to the nearest tens, hundreds, & thousands place
Number Round to Tens Round to Hundreds Round to Thousands
1,289 1,290 1,300 1,000Comparing numbers- Be able to tell if a number is greater than, less than, or
Greater Than: 5 > 3
Less Than: 3 < 5
Equal To: 4 = 4
Perimeter & Area, Geometry (Angles, lines, Congruent & Non-Congruent
Plain & Solid Figures) Science: We will be doing Social Studies for the next 3 weeks.Social Studies:
Ancient Greece: Terms to know
☺ Contribution: The act of giving or doing something
☺ Direct democracy: A government in which people vote to make their own
rules and laws
☺ Representative democracy: A government in which people vote for
(elect) a smaller group of citizens to make their rules and laws for everyone
☺ Characteristics: having different traits
☺ Location: Ancient Greece was located on land near the Mediterranean
Sea. Physical characteristics- (Details about the land):
☺ Located among mountains and hills
☺ surrounded by Mediterranean Sea
☺ had limited rich soilHuman characteristics- (details about the people) JOBS
☺ tradersAdaptations: Ways they adapted to their environments
☺ They farmed on hillsides
☺ trading took place on the Mediterranean Sea
☺ small independent communities (Called City-States) developed because
of the many mountains. Contributions:
The architects of ancient Greece used columns and arches in the construction
of their buildings. Ancient examples still exist today:
Greece—The Parthenon (columns) (located in Athens)
3 types of Greek columns- Doric, Ionic, and CorinthianThe Arts
Contributions: Mosaics, sculptures (example: clay pots & vases- colors were
done in red & black and the pictures told the story of their everyday life),
and paintings are displayed on buildings.The Government of the United States
Contribution: Democracy- The US government is based on the ideas developed in
ancient Greece and Rome. Ancient Greece had Direct Democracy!
Greece: Birthplace of democracy (government by the people); Sports
Contribution: Olympic Games of today are modeled after the games of ancient
Greece.Terms to know
Economic specialization: Focusing on one product or service ( Being
an expert in one type of job)
Economic interdependence: Two or more people depending on each other
for goods and services (Greeks depended on one another for goods and services)
Economic specialization and interdependence of communities in the past
Ancient Greece focused on building ships, farming, and making
Greeks traded their goods with Egypt and other nearby communities.
Label the 7 continents & 5 oceans on a map
Read & answer questions using a map. Use a grid map