Vocabulary
Genre
A New Kind of Corn
Grammar
Spelling
100

improvements or progress 

advancements 

100

our Genre is 

persuasive article 

100

What does BT stand for?

Bacillus Thuringiensis

100

We are studying 

regular and irregular past-tense verbs 

100

all of our spelling words are 

compound words 

200
to differ in opinion

disagreed

200

the purpose of our genre is to 

convince the reader to see your point of view 

200

Why was the corn created?

to stop the pests such as borers from damaging crops

200

regular past tense verbs 

end with -ed 

200

spell the word: 


people make this out of sticks and fire. You usually roast marshmallows in ths. 

campfire

300

inherit vs characteristics 

inherit is to get from your parents 

characteristics are traits 

300

True or False 

Our genre is fiction 

correct if false 

Our genre is NON fiction

300

Why do some farmers prefer GM foods?

Some farmers prefer GM foods because they do not have to invest as much in pesticides. 

300

irregular past tense verbs are those that 

do not end with - ed 

300

spell the word: 

you call your parents' parents this 

its it not the individual it is both of them 

grandparents 

400

My coach had _______ about our about our ______ in our 5k. 

concerns and resistance 

400

Our genre provides ______ & ________ to persuade the reader 

facts and examples 

400

what kind of article is "A New Kind of Corn?"

persuasive article 

400

past tense verb of is ?

regular or irregular?

was - irregular 

400

spell the words: 

when you go through a break up you can say that one is 

heartbroken

500

I asked the farmer if he studied ________ and he said: " Yes, my _______ crops are carrots." 

prevalent agriculture

500

our gerne may include text features such as : 

maps and charts 

500

Give one positive and one negative effect from GM corn 

negative :
- people do not trust GM foods 


positive 

- fewer chemicals 

- farmers spend less money on pesticides

500

past tense of shoot ....

regular or irregular?

shot 

irregular 

500

spell the word: 

when it is snowing a lot it is called a 

snowstorm

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