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1 Tops and Bottoms Written by: Janet Stevens Genre: Animal Fantasy Skill: Author’s PurposeCompiled by Susan Mumper3rd grade HES
2 Home Page QOD Million $ word Comprehension Build Background Vocabulary Daily tasksContext cluesPhonicsWeb linksReview questionsSingular possessive nounsWriting promptAntonymsJournal paperLinks
3 Links Famous Storytellers Fruit and vegetables The Great plant escape Home
4 Antonyms An antonym is a word that means the opposite of a word. For example, empty is the opposite of full.As you read “Farming,” look for antonyms to help you understand the meanings of the vocabulary words. Record the antonyms in your journal.Home
6 QOD When are respect and understanding important in solving a problem? What other animals, besides a bear and a hare, could the author have chosen for this story?How do you think Bear felt after Hare tricked him three times?List two or three words you could use to describe Tortoise.Home
7 Million $ Wordhumiliated humiliated means to lower someone's pride, dignity, or self- respectHome
8 Strategy: PredictGood readers try to predict what will happen and why. You can also predict why an author might have written something. As you read, check your prediction. Were you right?
9 Author’s PurposeThe author’s purpose is the reason an author writes something.There are many reasons for writing: to persuade, to inform, to entertain, or to express ideas and feelings.Whisper read p Think about what the author’s purpose for writing this story is.Home
10 Build BackgroundWith your group brainstorm the steps in growing a vegetable garden. You will have about five minutes for the process.Then we will share our ideas by adding some of each to our class chart.Remember it is important to place the information in the correct sequence.
36 Daily task 1 With a partner do section 1 of your tri-fold. With your partner do your Word builder CPA.Independently do RWB pIndependently read leveled readers and take an AR test.With your team work on 10 important sentences CPA.Independently read books from your bag of books.Home
37 Daily task 2 With a partner do section 2 of your tri-fold. Independently read leveled readers and take an AR test.Independently do the newspaper CPA.Copy the information into your journal from my example. Look through the newspaper to find nouns. Cut the nouns out of the paper and glue in your journal. You must find at least 3 singular possessive nouns.Independently finish RWB p , world builder CPA, and 10 important sentences CPA.Independently read books from your bag of books.Home
38 Daily task 3 With a partner do section 3 of your tri-fold. Independently read leveled readers and take an AR test.Independently do the newspaper CPA.Copy the information into your journal from my example. Look through the newspaper to find 10 nouns. Cut the nouns out of the paper and glue in your journal. You must find at least 3 singular possessive nouns.Independently complete RWB p , Word builder CPA, and 10 important sentences CPA.Independently read books from your bag of books.Home
39 Daily task 4 With a partner do section 4 of your tri-fold. With your partner read "The Hare and the Tortoise," 248–249.Independently read leveled readers and take an AR test.With your team work on your stationIndependently read books from your bag of books.Home
40 Daily task 5 With a partner do section 5 of your tri-fold. Independently read leveled readers and take an AR test.With your team work on your stationIndependently read books from your bag of books.Home
41 Web links Fruit Match What are the parts of plants? Brain Pop – Plant GrowthHome
42 Vocabulary Strategy for Antonyms Context Clues Sometimes when you are reading, you come across a word you don’t know. The author may give you an antonym for the word. An antonym is a word that means the opposite of a word. For example, empty is the opposite of full. Look for a word that might be an antonym. It can help you understand the meaning of a word you don’t know.
43 Use that word to help you figure out the meaning of its antonym. Look at the words around the word you don’t know. The author may have used an antonym.Look for words that seem to have opposite meanings. Think about the word you know.Use that word to help you figure out the meaning of its antonym.As you read “Farming,” look for antonyms for the vocabulary words.Home
44 Consonant Blends clever What are the first two letters of clever? What is the sound of each letter?Do we hear both sounds when we say the word clever?When I see two or three consonants at the beginning or end of a word, I try blending them together as I say the word. I say all the sounds without pausing between them. If the word sounds right, I know it begins or ends with a consonant blend.
46 thrash comment stretchy squiggle Write these words in your journal and then underline the two- or three-letter consonant blends.thrashcommentstretchysplashingtraditionstargazingdragonsquiggle
47 The stray cat climbed the tallest tree. Read these sentences, point out words with consonant blends, and name the letters that spell the consonant blend.The stray cat climbed the tallest tree.The splendid throne glittered in the light.The principal spoke to the class.Home
48 Review Pages p.228-237 How are Bear and Hare different? How can you tell that this story is a folktale?What is Hare’s main problem? How does he plan to solve it?What is wrong with Bear’s share of the crops?Summarize what has happened so far.Home
49 Review Pages pWhy does Hare want Bear to be his business partner?What has Hare done to get what he needs? What does Bear decide to do as a result of his last deal? Why?How did Hare’s life change as a result of being partners with Bear?Do Bear and Hare remain friends in the end?Home
50 COMPOUND WORDS (review) The quarterback leads the football team.We studied compound words.Read the sentence to yourself. Raise your hand when you know which words are compound words.What smaller words make up each compound word?Home
52 Read these sentences. Use the underlined word in a new sentence. We followed the snowplow down the road. Dad found the newspaper at the end of the driveway. We put placemats on the table instead of a tablecloth.Home
54 Fix-its Hare’s family gave Bear two or three crops. Hares family gave Bear two or thee crops.Hare’s family gave Bear two or three crops.Hare used his strenth in the field and Bear rested.Hare used his strength in the field, and Bear rested.Home
55 Fix-it 5. Is that Mr. Bears field. Is that Mr. Bear’s field? They planted strawberrys on Tuesday.They planted strawberries on Tuesday.Home
61 Killer whales What killer whales look like: Copy this chart in jour journal. As I read listen for information that may fit into these categories and write it down. We will share after I have finished the story.Killer whalesWhat killer whales look like:Killer whales are white and black.Male killer whales have a dorsal fin that can be 6 feet tall.Killer whales have a tail flipper called a fluke.What a killer whale eatsKiller whales eat penguins.Killer whales eat other whales.Killer whales eat seals.Where do killer whales live:Killer whales live near the North Pole.Killer whales live near the South Pole.Killer whales live in icy waters.
62 Killer WhalesDo you know what a killer whale eats? How about what they look like? Do you know where killer whales live? I can give you all of the these answers. If you wanted to know what killer whales, also known as orcas, eat; here is your answer. Killer whales eat penguins, and seals. They have also been known to eat other whales. Orcas are beautiful. They are white and black. Killer whales have a tail fin called a fluke. Killer whales can be found in all of the oceans. They are found in the colder waters. Most orcas are found near the North and South poles. There are the answers to your biggest killer whale questions. Now you know what they eat, where they live, and what they look like. Now go find out more about the wonderful animals.
63 Yesterday we made an outline to help us organize our plan on writing about Killer whales. Let’s summarize what this book said about Killer Whales.Today we will use our outlines to write a descriptive essay about killer whales.