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By Eric Carle. Author: Eric Carle Eric Carle was born in the United States. He moved to Germany when he was six years old. He always wanted to be an artist.

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1 By Eric Carle

2 Author: Eric Carle Eric Carle was born in the United States. He moved to Germany when he was six years old. He always wanted to be an artist. He went to art school in Germany. Then he moved back to America to pursue his dream.art school Eric Carle uses tissue paper for his artwork. When he has an idea, he sketches it first. Then he cuts the tissue paper to the shapes he wants and pastes them down with rubber cement. Last, he adds the colors that he wants.tissue paper "Books, like music, must be held together by a beginning, a middle, and an end." "I would like to be remembered as a picture writer."

3 The author writes the stories. Author and Illustrator is Eric Carle The illustrator draws the pictures.

4 Genre: Fantasy A Fantasy is a story that takes place in a make-believe world. Look for: Characters that may be make-believe. A story events that could not happen in real life.

5 Vocabulary for The Mixed-Up Chameleon dull exciting handsome hardly sideways sparkling spotted

6 dull - not very bright or clear Most frogs that live in our yards are dull in color, but the ones in the rainforest are very colorful.

7 exciting - lively and interesting Being upside down on the roller coaster was very exciting.

8 handsome -good-looking Is the monster of Frankenstein a handsome monster?

9 hardly You can hardly see the alligator. - barely, only just

10 sideways A crab walks sideways. - from side to side

11 sparkling The diamond is sparkling in the light. - shiny, bright

12 spotted The boy spotted the chameleon on the limb. - saw

13 1.dull - not bright or clear 2.exciting - lively and interesting 3.handsome - good-looking 4.hardly - barely, only just 5.sideways - from side to side 6.sparkling - shiny, bright 7.spotted - saw

14 Say the words. Read the sentences. Fill in the blank

15 The skier came down the mountain _____________. hardly dull exciting handsome sideways sparkling spotted

16 When the birds ________ the food, they flew to the ground. handsome sparkling exciting hardly sideways spotted dull

17 The underside of these butterflies is very ____. exciting dull sideways handsome sparkling hardly spotted

18 Sally ______ touched her spinach. handsome spotted dull sideways sparkling exciting hardly

19 James Bond is a very ________ man. exciting handsome hardly dull sideways sparkling spotted

20 The ice storm left the trees _________ in the sunlight. sparkling dull handsome spotted hardly exciting sideways

21 The game got ________ when the score was tied in the ninth inning. sideways exciting handsome spotted dull hardly sparkling

22 Match the Letters to the Words. 1.sparkling – ___ 2.handsome- ___ 3.hardly –___ 4.sideways – ___ 5.exciting –___ 6.spotted - __ 7.dull - __ A.- not bright or clear B.- lively and interesting C.- good-looking D.- barely, only just E.- from side to side F.- shiny, bright G.- saw B E C D A F G

23 What is a Chameleon? A chameleon is a kind of lizard that can change color. A chameleon can turn brown, green, blue, yellow, red, black, or white. The colors help the chameleon let other chameleons know how it is feeling. If the chameleon is happy, it may turn green. If the chameleon is mad, it may turn yellow. A chameleon also changes color because of how hot or cold it is, or how light or dark it is.

24 Types of Chameleon Fisher chameleon Flap-necked chameleon Parson's chameleon

25 http://www.thevirtualvine.com/themixedupchame leon.htmlhttp://www.thevirtualvine.com/themixedupchame leon.html Reading Skills Rocket- Main Idea Test Tutor- main idea Grammar Gold- sentences Grammar Gold- statements and questions Grammar Gold- Exclamations and Commands Grammar Gold- Parts of a Sentence Build a Sentence Can You Make Sense of a Sentence

26 Veiled Chameleon Printout Story Patterns: Color and Create Questions About The Story BEAST BLENDER Create your own beast. Kids love this.

27 Happy Reading Tweak by Anne Miller


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