Mr. Bailey

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Mr. Bailey

Mr. Bailey

Welcome to my page!!

Hi, This is Mr. Bailey! Welcome to my home page! I have been a teacher here at Washington for twenty-five years( but I am still only 12 years old.) I have been married to Kristen for sixteen years. We have seven children whom I love very much, Seth, Elanor, Peter, June, Isaiah, Simon, and Hazel. What a blessing!

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Here are my lessons for social studies and reading/writing: 

Snow Day 1: Reading/Writing

Click here to read and watch the video on metaphors. 
 
After you do this website, write five of your own metaphors and give them to me(Mr. Bailey). 

Snow Day 2: Reading/Writing

Click here to practice your knowledge of similes, and there is even a section on metaphors, if you would like to practice these again. After your practice, write five of your own similes and again, give them to Mr. Bailey.

Snow Day 3: Reading/Writing

Read the following story, then, on a piece of paper, write what you believe is the theme of the story. Give it to Mr. Bailey, your teacher:
 
Once upon a time, there lived a shepherd boy who was bored watching his flock of sheep on the hill. To amuse himself, he shouted, “Wolf! Wolf! The sheep are being chased by the wolf!” The villagers came running to help the boy and save the sheep. They found nothing and the boy just laughed looking at their angry faces.

“Don’t cry ‘wolf’ when there’s no wolf boy!”, they said angrily and left. The boy just laughed at them.


After a while, he got bored and cried ‘wolf!’ again, fooling the villagers a second time. The angry villagers warned the boy a second time and left. The boy continued watching the flock. After a while, he saw a real wolf and cried loudly, “Wolf! Please help! The wolf is chasing the sheep. Help!”

But this time, no one turned up to help. By evening, when the boy didn’t return home, the villagers wondered what happened to him and went up the hill. The boy sat on the hill weeping. “Why didn’t you come when I called out that there was a wolf?” he asked angrily. “The flock is scattered now”, he said.

An old villager approached him and said, “People won’t believe liars even when they tell the truth. We’ll look for your sheep tomorrow morning. Let’s go home now”.


 

Snow Day 1: Social Studies

Use the link to navigate the following website, explore it, play the government games on it, and look up the types of government on it. Read about the types of government, then, on a piece of paper, define what a dictatorship is, and give me an example of one.

Snow Day 2:Social Studies

Read this selection about  monarchs.  Write four facts about  monarchs, some may be familiar to you!(click on the link)  monarch

Snow Day 3: Social Studies

Look at this website about the Aztec Empire. http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/  
 After you read the history explore this site, write on a piece of paper the answers to the following questions:
1. Who was the Aztec leader? 2. Name the great city of Aztec empire.  3. Which country conquered the Aztec Empire?
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