ep·och (noun) a period of time in history or a person's life, typically one marked by notable events or particular characteristics; the beginning of a distinctive period in the history of someone or something.
------1------ Building Vocabulary --- This really doesn't have an activity to it, but I felt like this would be a great start to a activity. You could use the poster and each day tell the students they couldn't use one of the words in yellow and they had to replace it with one of the words below it. It could be a weekly thing.
Quincula lobata Purple groundcherry, Chinese lantern Solanaceae (Potato Family) Synonym(s): Physalis lobata, Physalis lobata var. albiflora It is an attractive, low-growing, full sun or light shade groundcover for much of the Southwest, with purple, blue, or white flowers and fuzzy, gray-green leaves. It blooms until frost, when the top dies, but the roots continue to expand throughout the winter, sending up new growth in the spring for a larger colony each year. PLANT CHARACTERISTICS…
Prosaic - (1) Commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative (2) Having the characteristics of prose (in contrast to the feeling of poetry) | Synonyms - Ordinary, everyday; vapid, humdrum, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting.