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2 Coyote School News Written and Illustrated by: Joan Sandin Joan SandinJoan SandinJoan Sandin Meet the Author Meet the Author Compiled by: Terry Sams PESTerry Sams

3 Summary Ramon Ernesto Ramirez grew up on a ranch in the southwestern United States in the 1930s. His life was the same as ours in some ways. He went to school every day, he had to do chore before he could play, and he celebrated holidays with his family. But his life was different, too. Because he lived on a ranch, he helped round up and brand the cattle.

4 Study Skills Genre: Historical Fiction Genre: Historical Fiction Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions Comprehension Strategy: Prior Knowledge Comprehension Strategy: Prior Knowledge Comprehension Review Skill: Setting Comprehension Review Skill: Setting Vocabulary: Dictionary/Glossary Vocabulary: Dictionary/Glossary

5 GenreGenre: Historical Fiction Historical Fiction is set in the past. It is a story in which some of the details are factual but in which others are made up or are loosely based on history. Look for the factual details as you read. Click on Genre to learn more about different genres and Realistic Fiction.

6 Comprehension Skill Tested – Draw Conclusions TE 187A When you draw conclusions, you use details and what you already know to form opinions or make decisions about characters and events. When you draw conclusions, you use details and what you already know to form opinions or make decisions about characters and events.

7 Comprehension Strategy – Prior Knowledge TE164a Background Tape – Life on a Cattle Ranch Good readers use what they know to help them understand what they read. They try to connect it to what they already know. They think about whether they have ever seen or experienced what they are reading about. This helps understand the new information. Good readers use what they know to help them understand what they read. They try to connect it to what they already know. They think about whether they have ever seen or experienced what they are reading about. This helps understand the new information. Lets practice what we know about life on a ranch. Lets practice what we know about life on a ranch.

8 Life On a Ranch Work Play People

9 Comprehension Skill Review: Setting TE 171 Setting Setting is the time and place in which a story occurs. Sometimes the setting is important to the lot of a story. At other times, the setting is only background. Sometimes pictures show the setting, and sometimes you have to imagine it. Details the author has written can help you see, hear, feel, and smell what it is like to be there.

10 Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary Te 187c Some words have more than one meaning. Some words have more than one meaning. Sometimes readers need to check a dictionary or glossary to find the meaning that makes sense for the sentence. Sometimes readers need to check a dictionary or glossary to find the meaning that makes sense for the sentence.

11 Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary Te 187c The dark, or bold, words defined are called entry words. The entry word may not match the word in the selection exactly.. Entry words are often are words without endings, prefixes, or suffixes.

12 Lets use a dictionary to define thee words from the story: Word in StoryEntry word and meaning promoted nagging branded perfectly wrestled

13 Research/Study Skills – Newspaper/Newsletters TE 187 L A newspaper is a daily or weekly publication containing world and local news and other features. Newspapers are divided into sections. Each section focuses on a subject, such as local news, arts, or sports.

14 Research/Study Skills – Newspaper/Newsletters TE 187 L A newspaper has an index on or near the front page. Newspapers include editorial pages that express opinions on current events.

15 Research/Study Skills – Newspaper/Newsletters TE 187 L A newsletter is a brief publication from a group that contains news of interest to the groups members.. Newspaper and newsletter articles are identified with headlines and may include illustrations or photographs with captions.

16 Fun Stuff Coyote School Site Coyote School Site Coyote School Site Coyote School Site Vocabulary Cards Vocabulary Cards Vocabulary Cards Vocabulary Cards Lesson Plan Lesson Plan Lesson Plan Lesson Plan

17 Question of the Week TE 162 m How can we work together to achieve our goal? How can we work together to achieve our goal?

18 Day 2 - Question of the Day What work must be done on a ranch? What work must be done on a ranch?

19 Day 3 - Question of the Day How do all the children contribute to Coyote News? How do all the children contribute to Coyote News?

20 Day 4 - Question of the Day - Review What steps should students follow to produce a school newspaper? What steps should students follow to produce a school newspaper?

21 Weekly Fluency Check - Emotion TE 187a Read aloud A Big-City Dream on p. 162m. Explain that you will express Luzs emotions by changing your pacing and tone of voice. Point out reading with emotion makes dialogue more interesting Read aloud A Big-City Dream on p. 162m. Explain that you will express Luzs emotions by changing your pacing and tone of voice. Point out reading with emotion makes dialogue more interesting Read aloud Pg. 172,paragraphs 2-3. Have students notice how your pitch and tone changes to express feelings. Read aloud Pg. 172,paragraphs 2-3. Have students notice how your pitch and tone changes to express feelings.

22 Review Questions 1. Why do the students like Miss Byers? 2.How are Monchi and Miss Byers alike? 3.How is Tucson different from Monchis community? 4.Why is it difficult for Monchi to choose between the Attendance Award and the roundup?

23 Review Questions 1. Tell something about the setting of this story in both time and place. 2.Why does the author use pages from the Coyote News in the story? 3.How did Miss Byers help students appreciate their culture? 4.How do you know school is important to the Ramirez family?

24 Vocabulary - Say It spurs spurs coyote coyote dudes dudes roundup roundup bawling bawling

25 More Words to Knowmesquitepromoteconvinceenergeticoffers

26 bawling crying out in a noisy way crying out in a noisy way

27 spurs metal points or pointed wheels, worn on a riders boot heels for urging a horse on metal points or pointed wheels, worn on a riders boot heels for urging a horse on

28 coyote a small, wolf-like mammal living in many parts of North America a small, wolf-like mammal living in many parts of North America

29 dudes people raised in the city, especially easterners who vacation on a ranch people raised in the city, especially easterners who vacation on a ranch

30 roundup the act of driving or bringing cattle together from long distances the act of driving or bringing cattle together from long distances

31 mesquite any of several trees or bushes common in southwestern US and Mexico, which often grown in dense clumps or thickets any of several trees or bushes common in southwestern US and Mexico, which often grown in dense clumps or thickets

32 promoted raised in rank, condition, or importance raised in rank, condition, or importance

33 offers to hold out to be taken or refused; to be willing if another approves to hold out to be taken or refused; to be willing if another approves

34 convince to make someone feel sure; cause to believe; persuade by argument or proof to make someone feel sure; cause to believe; persuade by argument or proof

35 energetic full of energy; active; vigorous full of energy; active; vigorous

36 Guests on the ranch are called dudes.

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38 We went with the cowhands on a roundup.

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40 With just a touch of the spurs, a horse moves faster.

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42 A coyote was howling in the distance.

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44 The cattle were mooing, and the calves were bawling.

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46 Edelia was promoted to Grade Two.

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48 The pinata was hung between two big mesquite trees.

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50 It is too much work if nobody offers to help.

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52 Luz was very energetic during the ball game.

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54 Im trying so hard to convince her to play with us.

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56 Writing Assignment TE – 187b and 187j Use at least five spelling words to write one-sentence news bulletins that could appear as a crawl at the bottom of the screen during a television show.

57 Spelling Words Irregular Plurals loaves hoofs tornadoes banjos patios beliefs cuffs sheep radios moose

58 Spelling Words Irregular Plurals halves roofs cliffs leaves lives themselves potatoes teeth videos sheep

59 CHALLENGE portfolios portfolios embargoes embargoes handkerchiefs handkerchiefs calves calves lassoes lassoes

60 This Weeks Word Wall Words Click and type your own words for this week:

61 Lets review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.

62 videos (video)

63 teeth (tooth)

64 potatoes (potato)

65 themselves (themself)

66 lives (life)

67 leaves (leaf)

68 cliffs (cliff)

69 roof (roof)

70 halves (half)

71 moose (moose)

72 radios (radio)

73 sheep (sheep)

74 cuffs (cuff)

75 beliefs (belief)

76 patios (patio)

77 banjos (banjo)

78 tornadoes (tornado)

79 tomato (tomatoes)

80 hoofs (hoof)

81 loaves (loaf)

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