Presentation on theme: "So You Want to be an Inventor?"— Presentation transcript:
1 So You Want to be an Inventor? Harcourt Lesson 16 Day 1Students need: a partner, a dry erase paddle and marker, sticky notes, pencil, textbook
2 Listening Comprehension You will be listening to a passage from a nonfiction book about four young inventors.Remember that nonfiction text:tells about real people, events, or situations.is meant to provide information in an interesting way.
3 Purpose for ListeningWhen you listen to a nonfiction passage about people, you should listen to learn about what the people have accomplished.SO:One purpose for listening is to learn what new idea the young inventors came up with.
16 should, must be, best, worst, I think, and I believe Some words and phrases that signalan opinion are:should, must be, best,worst, I think, andI believe
17 The sentence “A water bike can travel at about six miles per hour” is a fact.You could check it by timing the water bike with a stopwatch.The author’s statement that the water bike is an amazing invention is an opinion. You can’t prove this.