5Genre: 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.
6SummaryOne 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.
7Skill Review: Draw 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.
8Day 1 -Question of the Week How did an adventure by two famous women break tradition?
9Vocabulary - Say It aviator brisk cockpit daring elegant outspoken solo
10escorting miniatures determined independence military More Words to Knowescortingminiaturesdeterminedindependencemilitary
11Comprehension 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.
17Practice 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 1973As a commercial pilot.Emily becomes…The first female captain.
181. Have you seen this photagraph of Amelia Earhart at the controls of a airplane? 2. She is wearing goggles, and is smiling happy.
30Day 2 - Question of the Day How are Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt different from most other women of their time?
31Vocabulary Strategy– Context Clues Read the words and sentences around the unknown word. The author may give you a definition of the word.If not, say what the sentence means in your own words.Predict a meaning for the unknown word.Try that meaning in the sentences. Does it make sense?Let’s read Amelia Earhart paying attention to how vocabulary is used on pg
42independencethe condition of not being influenced by others; thinking or acting for yourself
43militaryof or about armed forces of war; Navy; Air Force; Marines; Army
44Weekly 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.
453. A friend of mine has Eleanor Roosevelts audograph. 4. Wow 3. A friend of mine has Eleanor Roosevelts audograph. 4. Wow. How much money is it worth!
46The tiger waits PATIENTLY. The girl sits QUIETLY. Writing with AdverbsA 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.
47Adverbs 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.
48Adverbs That CompareComparing 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.
49Adverbs That CompareComparing 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.
50Readers & WB 224 Spelling WB 90 Language Arts WB 89 Tri-fold Section 2 Group WorkReaders & WB 224Spelling WB 90Language Arts WB 89Tri-fold Section 2SmartBoard Vocab Game
56Day 3 – Question of the Day Why do you think Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt enjoyed each other’s company so much?
57Review QuestionsWhat was the purpose for Amelia’s flying and Eleanor’s driving?How do we know that Amelia and Eleanor knew each other prior to the dinner party?What were the duties of the Secret Service men?What event happened prior to Amelia coming to the White House?How do we know that Eleanor trusted Amelia?
58Review Questions6. Why did the women turn the lights of the plane off the night they flew?Why were the reporters gathered awaiting Eleanor and Amelia’s return?What was the author’s purpose for writing the story?What was the most exciting event for both Amelia and Eleanor?How were these women different from other women of their time?
59Amelia loved the feeling of independence when she was in the cockpit.
60Amelia loved the feeling of independence when she was in the cockpit.
94Essay QuestionsWhich two events in the story were the most exciting for Amelia and Eleanor?Why did Amelia turn off the lights in the plane?In what way were Amelia and Eleanor alike that made them different from most other women during this time period?
95Day 5 -Question of the Week How did an adventure by two famous women break tradition?
96Diagram/Scale Drawing PB 229-230 1. What does this diagram show?parts of an airplane2. What does the caption tell you?how the parts work3. Where are the ailerons located?near the tips of the wings4. What part is extended to provide additional lift?the flaps5. What part is folded into the fuselage during flight?the landing gear
976. What function does the tail serve on the airplane? turns the plane left or right, and up or down7. According to this diagram, to what are the engines connected?the fuselage8. 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
989. 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
99Research/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.
1009. Sal and me think this book is more good than the last one we read 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.
101Writing 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
102SmartBoard-Context Clues Group WorkReading WBLanguage Arts WB 92Writing AssignmentTri-fold Section 5SmartBoard-Context Clues
107Additional Resources Aviation History Eleanor Roosevelt Amelia Earhart More on Eleanor RooseveltWeb AdventureBrian Selznick, Children's IllustratorVocabulary PracticeSequenceContext CluesReading ReviewSetting, Plot, & Theme Study Zone