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2 Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Written by Pam Munoz RyanPam Munoz Ryan Pictures by Brian Selnick Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Sentences Additional Resources Day 1Day 1 Day 4 Day 4 Day 1Day 4 Day 2Day 2 Day 5 Day 5 Day 2Day 5 Day 3 Day 3



5 Study Skills Genre: Historical fiction Comprehension Skill: Sequence Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure Review Skill: Draw Conclusions Vocabulary: Context Clues

6 Genre: Historical Fiction Historical fiction is set in the past. The characters may be based on real people who lived at that time. Think about which characters are based on real people as you read.

7 Summary One evening, Eleanor Roosevelt asks her friend Amelia Earhart to dinner. In the middle of the dinner, these two brave and daring friends decide to take a ride in an airplane to see the city lights. Even after their exhilarating flight, they have enough excitement left in them to take a fast spin in Eleanor’s new car. It proves to be a memorable evening for the two friends.

8 Skill Review: Draw ConclusionsDraw Conclusions A conclusion is a decision you reach after thinking about what you have read. Good conclusions can be supported with facts and details from the story.

9 Day 1 -Question of the Week How did an adventure by two famous women break tradition?

10 Vocabulary - Say It aviator brisk cockpit daring elegant outspoken solo

11 More Words to Know escorting miniatures determined independence military

12 Comprehension Strategy Story Structure Good readers use the structure of an article or story to help them understand what they are reading. Most fictional stories are arranged by the sequence of events. Chronological (time) order is sometimes important in nonfiction. Look for dates and times as well as signal words. Make a time line to keep track of what happens. Study illustrations that help you understand the sequence.


14 Listen to the Story

15 Comprehension Skill Sequence Sequence means the order in which things happen. Clue words: first, next, then and last. Pay close attention to dates and times the author gives you.

16 Comprehension Skill Sequence Notice that some events happen simultaneously, or at the same time. Sequence can also mean the steps we follow to do something.


18 Practice Sequence 1. In 1958 Emily… Rides in an airplane cockpit as a teenager. 2. Emily gets trained… As a pilot and puts in 7,000 flight hours. 3. In 1961… Emily starts to teach flying to others. 4. Emily gets hired…in 1973 As a commercial pilot. 5.Emily becomes… The first female captain.

19 1. Have you seen this photagraph of Amelia Earhart at the controls of a airplane? 2. She is wearing goggles, and is smiling happy.

20 What is an adverb?

21 An adverb tells you more about a verb (doing word) It tells you where, why, or how much something happens or is done.

22 Many adverbs are made by adding –ly onto the end of an adjective. Kind The boy kindly carried the old lady’s bags. Strange It was strangely quiet in the village.

23 Can you make a sentence using these adverbs?

24 Adverbs can also tell you when something happens. Our friends arrived yesterday. The holidays will soon be over.

25 Can you make a sentence using these adverbs?


27 Spelling Words Greek Word Parts telephone biography telescope photograph microwave diameter barometer microscope headphones microphone

28 CHALLENGE stethoscope xylophone cacophony microorganism microbe

29 Spelling Words Greek Word Parts autograph microchip telegraph perimeter paragraph phonics symphony saxophone periscope megaphone


31 Day 2 - Question of the Day How are Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt different from most other women of their time?

32 Vocabulary Strategy– Context Clues 1.Read the words and sentences around the unknown word. The author may give you a definition of the word. 2.If not, say what the sentence means in your own words. 3.Predict a meaning for the unknown word. 4.Try that meaning in the sentences. Does it make sense? Let’s read Amelia Earhart paying attention to how vocabulary is used on pg. 563.

33 aviator person who flies an aircraft; pilot

34 brisk keen; sharp; chilly

35 cockpit place where the pilot sits in an airplane

36 daring bold; fearless; courageous

37 elegant having or showing good taste; gracefully and richly refined; beautifully luxurious; stylish

38 outspoken not reserved; frank; direct

39 solo without a partner, teacher, alone, etc.

40 escorting going with another to give protection, showing honor, providing companionship

41 miniatures things represented on a small scale

42 determined firm; resolute

43 independence the condition of not being influenced by others; thinking or acting for yourself

44 military of or about armed forces of war; Navy; Air Force; Marines; Army

45 Weekly Fluency Check- Tone of Voice Just like in a conversation, good readers read to make the text more lively and to convey the author’s point of view, or feelings, about the subject. Read p. 560m to model for students.

46 3. A friend of mine has Eleanor Roosevelts audograph. 4. Wow. How much money is it worth!

47 Writing with Adverbs A word that describes a verb is an ADVERB. Some adverbs answer the question “how?” The dog barked LOUDLY. The tiger waits PATIENTLY. The girl sits QUIETLY.

48 Adverbs that tell Where and When. Some adverbs answer the question “Where?” It has beautiful pictures INSIDE. Some adverbs answer the question “When?” Let’s travel to the beach TODAY.

49 Adverbs That Compare Comparing two actions: ▫If the adverb ends in -ly, use more. ▫The boy worked more steadily than me. ▫Other adverbs, use the ending -er. ▫The cow ran faster than the snail.

50 Adverbs That Compare Comparing three or more actions. ▫If the adverb ends in -ly, use most. ▫The woman sang most beautifully of all. ▫Other adverbs, use the ending -est. ▫The ant worked the hardest of all the insects.

51 Group Work Readers & WB 224 Spelling WB 90 Language Arts WB 89 Tri-fold Section 2 SmartBoard Vocab Game





56 SmartBoard Vocabulary GameSmartBoard Vocabulary Game

57 Day 3 – Question of the Day Why do you think Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt enjoyed each other’s company so much?

58 Review Questions 1.What was the purpose for Amelia’s flying and Eleanor’s driving? 2.How do we know that Amelia and Eleanor knew each other prior to the dinner party? 3.What were the duties of the Secret Service men? 4.What event happened prior to Amelia coming to the White House? 5.How do we know that Eleanor trusted Amelia?

59 Review Questions 6. Why did the women turn the lights of the plane off the night they flew? 7.Why were the reporters gathered awaiting Eleanor and Amelia’s return? 8.What was the author’s purpose for writing the story? 9.What was the most exciting event for both Amelia and Eleanor? 10.How were these women different from other women of their time?

60 Amelia loved the feeling of independence when she was in the cockpit.


62 It was a brisk and cloudless evening.


64 Eleanor believed that if Amelia could fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, she could fly to Baltimore and back.


66 The palace had elegant furnishings.


68 Amelia was daring and liked to try things other women wouldn’t even consider.


70 Amelia Earhart was a celebrated aviator.


72 Eleanor Roosevelt was outspoken and determined.


74 In the museum, there are miniatures of several planes.


76 Her boyfriend was escorting her to the dance.


78 The military is quick to respond to terrorist attacks.




82 5. Early airplanes had double wings, the pilot sitted in an open cockpit. 6. They flewed very careful.

83 Group Work Partner Read & WB Language Arts WB 90 Tri-fold Section 3 Spelling WB 91 SmartBoard- Sequence






89 SmartBoard Game- SequenceSmartBoard Game- Sequence

90 Day 4 – Question of the Day How were Louise Arner Boyd’s adventures like and unlike Amelia Earhart’s adventures?

91 7. Amelia Earhart was an adventurer, and he was also an expert pilet. 8. If she were alive today sh’ed probably be an astronaut.

92 Group Work Reading Computer Test Essay Questions Language Arts WB 91 Tri-fold Section 4



95 Essay Questions 1.Which two events in the story were the most exciting for Amelia and Eleanor? 2.Why did Amelia turn off the lights in the plane? 3.In what way were Amelia and Eleanor alike that made them different from most other women during this time period?

96 Day 5 -Question of the Week How did an adventure by two famous women break tradition?

97 Diagram/Scale Drawing PB What does this diagram show? parts of an airplane 2. What does the caption tell you? how the parts work 3. Where are the ailerons located? near the tips of the wings 4. What part is extended to provide additional lift? the flaps 5. What part is folded into the fuselage during flight? the landing gear

98 6. What function does the tail serve on the airplane? turns the plane left or right, and up or down 7. According to this diagram, to what are the engines connected? the fuselage 8. What part(s) of the airplane might be possible to see while sitting in a passenger seat and looking out a window? the flaps, wings, and ailerons

99 9. How does the diagram help you to understand the information in the caption? I am able to see what the parts look like and where they are located. It would be hard to do this without the diagram. 10. What would you have to do to make this diagram into a scale drawing? measure the parts, come up with a scale, and redraw the diagram using the measurement scale

100 Research/Study Skills Diagram/Scale Drawing A diagram is a drawing that shows how something is made, how objects or parts relate to one another, or how something works. Diagrams use labels to identify their parts. They may also include other text to help readers understand what is shown. Some diagrams should be looked at in a certain order. Parts or steps may be identified with numbers to show the order. A scale drawing is a diagram that uses a mathematical scale. Maps are scale drawings.

101 9. Sal and me think this book is more good than the last one we read. 10. I’ll be gladly to learn more. About Amelia and Eleanor.

102 Writing Assignment Captions Draw a picture of Amelia Earhart and her plane. Write a caption for the picture. Use as many Words to Know as possible. Exchange pictures with a partner and check that your partner has used the Words to Know correctly. Words to Know: aviator, brisk, cockpit, daring, elegant, outspoken, solo, escorting, miniatures, determined, independence, military

103 Group Work Reading WB Language Arts WB 92 Writing Assignment Tri-fold Section 5 SmartBoard-Context Clues





108 Additional Resources Aviation History Eleanor Roosevelt Amelia Earhart More on Eleanor Roosevelt Web Adventure Brian Selznick, Children's Illustrator Vocabulary Practice Sequence Context Clues Reading Review Setting, Plot, & Theme Study Zone



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