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2 Off and Running Written by Gary Soto Illustrated by Jerry Tiritilli genre realistic fiction tells about characters and events that are like people and events in real life

3 Question of the Day In a democracy, what is one basic right that everyone should have? In your notebook! Do not answer the question right away. Think about it for a minute, then write your answer. Be prepared to share and discuss.

4 Spelling Words Lesson 21 Prefixes pre- and pro-

5 A prefix changes the meaning of a root word or root The prefix pre- usually means before The prefix pro- means for or on behalf of

6 Spelling Words Lesson 21 Prefixes pre- and pro- 1. prevent 2. program 3. predict 4. project 5. pretend 6. process 7. prefer 8. promise 9. previous 10. protect 11. property 12. propose 13. precede 14. proceed 15. pronunciation 16. professional 17. pretest 18. preview 19. proclaim 20. progress

7 Vocabulary 1. graffiti 2. obnoxious 3. campaign 4. endorse 5. residence

8 Vocabulary graffiti drawings or writing scrawled or painted on a public surface, such as the wall of a building obnoxious very unpleasant or offensive campaign an organized series of activities designed to obtain a definite result

9 Vocabulary endorse to give approval or support to someone residence place where one lives

10 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast

11 Differences Similarities Differences

12 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast MiataRudy

13 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast fifth grader promises more ice cream and more recesses interviews a former female Mexican mayor for advice and ideas running for class president wants to clean up the school and plant flowers class clown

14 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast MiataRudy

15 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast MiataRudy interviews a former female Mexican mayor for advice and ideas wants to clean up the school and plant flowers

16 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast MiataRudy interviews a former female Mexican mayor for advice and ideas wants to clean up the school and plant flowers promises more ice cream and more recesses class clown

17 Venn Diagram Compare and Contrast MiataRudy interviews a former female Mexican mayor for advice and ideas wants to clean up the school and plant flowers promises more ice cream and more recesses class clown fifth grader running for class president

18 Action Verbs jump

19 What is a verb? A verb is one of the most important parts of the sentence. It tells the subjects actions, events, or state of being. It is always found in the predicate of a sentence.

20 What is an action verb? A verb that shows action is called an action verb.

21 The words are action verbs: coughed swallowed awake ran ride sang

22 Can you find the action verb in each sentence? 1. The girls danced on the stage. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her homework last night.

23 Can you find the action verb in each sentence? 1. The girls danced on the stage. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her homework last night.

24 Can you find the action verb in each sentence? 1. The girls danced on the stage. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her homework last night.

25 Can you find the action verb in each sentence? 1. The girls danced on the stage. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her homework last night.

26 Can you find the action verb in each sentence? 1. The girls danced on the stage. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her homework last night.

27 Linking Verbs

28 What is a linking verb? Linking verbs link the subject of the sentence with information about it. SUBJECT PREDICATE

29 What is a state of being verb? There are 8 state of being verbs: is am are was were be being been

30 The teacher is tall. In the first sentence, is links the teacher to information about her-the fact that she is tall. That is her state of being.

31 This candy tastes so sweet. In this sentence, tastes links candy to information about itits sweetness. Did you think taste was an action verb? Well, it iswhen the subject is doing the tasting. But here, the candy isn't doing any tasting. The candy itself tastes sweet. That is its state of being.

32 Can you find the linking verb in each sentence? 1. Miata was a candidate in the class election. 2. Miata is excited about voting. 3. Miata became curious who would win. 4. One politician will demand a recount

33 Can you find the linking verb in each sentence? 1. Miata was a candidate in the class election. 2. Miata is excited about voting. 3. Miata became curious who would win. 4. One politician will demand a recount

34 Can you find the linking verb in each sentence? 1. Miata was a candidate in the class election. 2. Miata is excited about voting. 3. Miata became curious who would win. 4. One politician will demand a recount

35 Can you find the linking verb in each sentence? 1. Miata was a candidate in the class election. 2. Miata is excited about voting. 3. Miata became curious who would win. 4. One politician will demand a recount

36 Can you find the linking verb in each sentence? 1. Miata was a candidate in the class election. 2. Miata is excited about voting. 3. Miata became curious who would win. 4. One politician will demand a recount

37 Off and Running 1. Complete Vocabulary 2. Complete Spelling 3. Complete Grammar 4. Check with Mr. Miller for missing assignments 5. Acuity 6. Writers Workshop


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