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    Mrs. Holder's 5th Grade Class

    Vocabulary and historical figures for week of September 13-17

    1. moon:(noon) the natural satellite of the earth; visible mostly at night as it reflects light from the sun 
    2. Vincent van Gogh: a Dutch post-impressionist painter who was famous in the history of Western art
    3. Ludwig van Beethoven: a German composer and pianist who is one of the most admired composers in the history of Western music.
    4. main idea: the author’s message about the topic
    5. constellation(noun): a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after a form 
    6. Polaris: a fairly bright star located within one degree of the north celestial pole
    7. key detail: facts, examples, and other information stated in the text 
    8. Ursa Major: a constellation in the northern sky, associated with mythology as a “greater she-bear”
    9. Orion: a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the Earth; named after a hunter in Greek mythology
    10. astronomer: an expert in or a student of the study of celestial objects or space

    Affix: 

    astro: (Greek) star or heavenly body; outer space 

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    Hi, 

    I am Mrs. Holder, your child's 5th grade ELA and Social Studies teacher and I am excited about all the great things we learn all year long. 

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