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What bodies of water surround Haiti?

The Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean

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Haiti occupies the eastern half of an island.

False. Haiti occupies the western one-third of an island.
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Hayti means "land of the mountains" in French.

False. Hayti means "land of the mountains" in Taino.

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Who speaks a ton of languages

Salsabil

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Haiti's closest neighbors are Jamaica and the Bahamas.

False. The closest neighbors are Cuba and Jamaica.

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Haiti is a flat country.

False. There are very high mountains.

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Show us your best dance move.

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Who is great at finishing her work in this group?

Acia

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Sing us your favorite song.

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Show us how your face looks when you are happy.

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In Haiti there is a long history of earthquakes because Haiti is on the edge of a huge geological slab of rock.

Explain the above sentence in your own words.

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Who is getting incredible scores in math and science?

Sara

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During the August 2021 earthquake, how many people were killed? 

2000

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What does a magnitude 7.2 earthquake mean?

It is a measurement of the strength of an earthquake. 7.2 is very high. It means that there was a lot of shaking of the earth and a lot of release of energy.


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Tell us your middle name or a nickname.

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Who is always kind and patient with their classmates

Everyone in Ms. Mase's 5A group

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What does indigenous mean?

something or someone who starts in a that place.

If someone is indigenous to Haiti, they were the first people who lived there. 

If a plant is indigenous to Massachusetts, the plant started in Massachusetts.

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What is the highest peak in Haiti? 

Pic la Selle

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What is a tectonic plate? 

a huge slap of rock below the Earth's surface that can move and when it moves; it causes earthquakes.

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Show us an expression that means you are super excited.

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Why are we learning about Haiti?

Because it is important to know about your culture and celebrate it.

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How does learning about context clues help you?
It makes it easier to learn new words. When I learn new words, I can use them to understand other people better, and express myself better in every area of my life.
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What does it mean when you don't know a word and the teacher tells you to look at the context clues?

To look at the words near the new vocabulary word for a definition or a synonym. 

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Who thinks her students are the best in the world?

Ms. Mase

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