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2 SCENE TWO By Don Abramson and Robert Kausal

3 SUMMARY Ms. Keelers students are working on a skit for the Founders Day talent show. Kerry and Mitch cant agree on the scenes should be written and they argue. The other students step in to help solve the problem. The group cooperates and a skit gets written.

4 STUDY SKILLS Genre: Drama / Plays Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions Comprehension Strategy: Questioning Comprehension Review Skill: Cause and Effect Vocabulary: Affixes: Prefixes and Word Structure

5 GENRE: DRAMA/PLAYS Drama/plays are stories written in such a way that it can be acted out for an audience. It is usually structured into acts and scenes. An act is a large division in the action of a play and a scene is a smaller division of action within an act.

6 COMPREHENSION SKILL DRAW CONCLUSIONS Drawing conclusions means making decisions, judgments or inferences about what we read. If I were in the school cafeteria and I could smell bread, tomatoes, and cheese, what conclusion might I draw? The school is serving pizza for lunch.

7 COMPREHENSION STRATEGY: QUESTIONING Active readers ask and answer questions before, during and after reading. When you ask a literal question, the answer can be found in the text. An interpretive question is answered by using other information in the text to figure out an answer on your own. An evaluative question is answered by making a judgment. You will go beyond the text to answer the questions.

8 COMPREHENSION REVIEW: CAUSE AND EFFECT An effect is something that happens. A cause explains why it happens. Writing may include clue words such as because, in order to, so, and as a result to link causes and effects. If these words are missing, readers need to think about cause- and-effect relationships on their own.

9 dis- opposite of, not Like Dislike Opposite of like re- again Read Reread Read again VOCABULARY STRATEGY PREFIXES: non – not fiction Nonfiction Not fiction dis+ honest Dishonest Not honest

10 QUESTION OF THE WEEK What can teams accomplish?

11 Advice Argument Arrangements Descendants VOCABULARY – SAY IT! Dishonest Script Snag

12 Café Menu Cuisine Customers Strategy MORE WORDS TO KNOW Teamwork Practice Examine Founders Forebears

13 ADVICE: 1.recommendation about action 2. official information

14 ARGUMENT 1. Disagreement 2.Reason 3.Stated point of view

15 ARRANGEMENTS something that has to be done so that something else can happen in the future, or the making of such preparations (often used in the plural)

16 DESCENDANTS somebody or something related to ancestor

17 DISHONEST meaning or meant to deceive, defraud, or trick people

18 SCRIPT the printed version of a stage play, movie screenplay, or radio or television broadcast, including the words to be spoken and often also technical directions

19 SNAG a minor problem or obstacle to progress

20 CAFÉ a small informal restaurant serving drinks, snacks, and often light meals

21 MENU a list of the dishes that can be ordered in a restaurant or that are to be served at a formal meal

22 CUISINE the range of food prepared by a restaurant, country, or person

23 CUSTOMERS a person or company that buys goods or services

24 STRATEGY a carefully devised plan of action to achieve a goal, or the art of developing or carrying out such a plan business strategy

25 TEAMWORK a cooperative effort by a group or team

26 PRACTICE to do something repeatedly in order to improve performance in a sport, art, or hobby practices the piano daily

27 EXAMINE to inspect or study somebody or something in detail examine the scene for fingerprints

28 FOUNDERS somebody who founds something somebody who establishes an institution, business, or organization

29 FOREBEARS long-dead relatives

30 Teamwork won the game.

31 Arnold looked at the menu before ordering.

32 The doctor had to examine the patient.

33 They ate at the little outdoor café.

34 The restaurant had a varied cuisine of Chinese and American food.

35 The customers were waiting to be served.

36 Our forebears would often hunt for food.

37 You must practice if you want to get better.

38 In order to win, you need a strategy.

39 The founders of our nation signed the Declaration of Independence.

40 morning forest garbage form alarm corner story argue backyard start partner storm Florida apartment sport force forward sharp garden Arkansas

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