Name ______________________ Date ________________
Homework Sheet Week #22
“The Lady in the Moon”
Spelling Amazing Words: To Build Oral Vocabulary
1. lie 1. Delightful- When something is delightful, it is very
2. tie pleasing.
3. high 2. Festive- If something is festive, it is merry.
4. might 3. Symbol- A symbol is something that stands for
5. right something else.
6. night 4. Memory- Memory is the power to remember.
7. bright 5. Errand- An errand is a short trip to do some-
8. light thing.
9. pie 6. Fiesta- A fiesta is a festival or celebration.
10. tight 7. Ordinary- If something is ordinary, it is common
bonus: above 8. Refreshments- Refreshments are things to eat
laugh and drink.
Correct and Rewrite the following sentences.
1. the brite lite lit up the ski
2. mom mad appel pye
3. da moon was rite above the housee?
4. I did not laff at the jok
Complete the following math problems:
67-35= 76+32= 54+45= 77-40=
5 9 9 4 3
2 3 6 2 6
+7 +3 +4 +5 +6
“The Lady in the Moon”
By: Lily Wong Fillmore
Illustrated by: Lin Wang
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Vocabulary: eight, moon, above, touch, laugh
Read the Words- All eight of us looked at the moon above us. It looked close enough to touch. This night was going to be fun. We began to laugh.
Who is the Lady in the Moon?
The sun sets. The moon rises. Come out. Come out to play. It is Moon Festival, a night for children everywhere. Let’s sing a song to the Lady in the Moon. Let’s write a poem to send to Lady Moon.
We’ll make some treats, good things to eat. We’ll wrap them in lotus leaves, tied with golden knots. Moon cakes, golden pears, melons and plums. We’ll make eight treasures rice, wrapped in lotus leaves.
Night is falling, and children call, “Come out, Lady Moon. Come light up the sky.”
High above the city, high above the hills, the moon shows her golden face. Children sing and laugh. They send their poems to the Lady in the Moon.
She glows, she glides, she grows. Lady Moon fills the sky with light. Let’s laugh and sing a song to Lady Moon. Let’s read our poems to Lady Moon.
We’ll make her some treats, good things to eat. We’ll wrap them in lotus leaves, tied with golden knots. Moon cakes, golden pears, melons, plums and eight treasures rice.
Raise your lanterns high. It is Moon Festival, a night for children everywhere. The moon is so near; you can touch it if you try. We light
our lanterns. We raise them high. Moon beams and lanterns touch. Oh, what a show! A bridge of light glows in the fall night.
Where does it go? Will it take us to the moon? Let’s laugh and sing a song to Lady Moon. Let’s read our poems to the Lady in the Moon. We’ll take her some treats, good things to eat.
We’ll wrap them in lotus leaves, tied with golden knots. Moon cakes, golden pears, melons, plums, and eight treasures rice.
1. What is the special celebration?
2. Why do you think the author wanted to write a story about the
3. What is the big idea of the story?
4. Who do you think Lady Moon is?
5. Where do you think this story takes place?
READ THE STORY: This is a one-minute fluency self-check test”
Get someone to time you for one-minute and see how many words you can read within that minute. You can practice for several days so that you can get used to being timed, circle the number of words you read in one minute. (Please remember that it isn’t always important-about how
many words you can read in one minute if you can’t retell what you have read.) Don’t forget to circle your one minute time when you turn your
homework in on Friday.
A Flight to the Moon
“It is time to eat,” said Knob. 7 “Let’s go to the moon for lunch,” said Wren. “We 17 can go right now. There is a lot of light.” 27 Knob and Wren got into their plane. They went 36 high into the sky. It was a great flight. 45 “We are just above the moon. I do not know 55 the way to go,” said Knob. He had a knack for 66 getting lost. 68 “Turn right at that beam of light,” said Wren. 77 “And do not wreck the plane when you land.” 86 Knob and Wren ate fries and pies for lunch. 95 Then they left to go home. 101 “We might be home in time for dinner,” said 110 Wren. 111