Presentation on theme: "8 th November 98 Mandys Reading Class. Part one Why was Ms. Frizzle different? What was missing from the diorama? Who thought the Gila monster was cute?"— Presentation transcript:
Part one Why was Ms. Frizzle different? What was missing from the diorama? Who thought the Gila monster was cute? Where did Ms. Frizzle keep the toys?
Vocabulary 1 calm – can.teens – gra.vel – bar.rel – cac.tus – cac.t[I] – de.sert – quiet, peaceful One cactus, two cacti, three cacti Many small stones and rocks All the toys were kept in the barrel. A plant that doesnt need much water A hot place with little water Water bottles
Part two Why didnt Carlos think the animals could live in the desert? What does S.A.D.S. mean? Why was Arnold prepared for a field trip to the desert? How do you know the school bus was magic? Why was Phoebe in a hurry?
Vocabulary 2 scar.ci.ty (adj) – com.mit.tee (n) – lift (v) – moist (v) – con.dense (v) – sur.vi.val (n) – not a lot of Go up / take off Has water in it When water in the air (that we cannot see) changes into rain or snow. How to stop dying A group of people who want to do something
Part three What did the bus change into? Why did the roadrunner not eat them? How does a jack-rabbit stay cool in the hot desert? Why were there so many animals in the desert at night? Why did Carlos tell Phoebe to wait!
Vocabulary 3 shrink (v) – a.void (v) – d[I].gest.ion (n) – spik.y (adj) – roast (v) – bur.row (n) – pre.cious (adj) – Get smaller When you eat something it is part of your digestion. Has many sharp points (spikes) that will hurt you if you touch them Cook slowly Very important; only a few Stay away from something An animals home underground
Part four What is a desert pig called? What is inside a cactus? What are adaptations? Why are they so important in the desert? Why was Arnold unhappy? Why was Phoebe laughing at the end of the story?
Vocabulary 4 bloom (n) – ob.ser.va.tion (n) – e.quipp.ed (v) – a.dap.tat.ion (n) – fea.tures (n) – wear.i.ly (adv) – Many flowers coming out Have what you need to do something Where an animal changes part of its body to help it live somewhere. The part of an animal that helps it live somewhere Tired, sleepy What you see around you
Now finish the KWL chart you started when you began the story!
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