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1 Unit 2 Week 2 My Diary from Here to There Miss Foster’s eMINTS4ALL Classroom Modified by T. Murray

2 Vocabulary overheard- heard something when you were not supposed to border- a line where one country ends and another begins opportunities- good chances; favorable times citizen- a person who was born in, or chooses to be a member of, a country unions- groups of workers joined together to protect their interests strikes- work stoppages to fight together for better work conditions boycotts- agreement to join with others in refusing to deal with a person, nation, or business Vocabulary Game

3 Words in Context border boycotts citizens union overheard strikes opportunities 1. We learned that people in many cities organized _____ to protest the rules for riding buses. 2. The fight for Civil Rights happened on both sides of the _____ between the northern and southern states. 3. Some _____ of Montgomery, Alabama, decided to stop riding the buses until they had equal _____. 4. In other cities, there were workers who went on _____ 5. Finally, a _____ was created to help change the laws in the United States. 6. I _____ there might be a strike in our city tomorrow.

4 Word Origins Some words come from the names of people. For example, the Fahrenheit temperature scale is named after Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, who invented it. The meaning of words is found in their history. Spelling preserves the meaning and holds keys to understanding words deeply. Word Origins

5 The sandwich store sold one hundred varieties of specialty combinations. sandwich noun 1. two more slices of bread with a filling such as meat or cheese placed between them 2. something resembling a sandwich Word History : John Montague, a Fourth Earl of Sandwich in England, was something so busy that he refused to get up, even to eat a meal. It is said that around the year 1765, he asked his servants to bring him his meat by placing it between two pieces of bread. Soon others began to order “the same as Sandwich.” The original sandwich was a piece of salt beef between two slices of toasted bread.

6 Vocabulary: Story Words escalators- mechanical staircases that continually move up or down hummingbird- a tiny bird whose wings move so fast they make a humming sound immigration- the movement of people from their native country to live in another country immigrants- people who leave their country to live in another country region- an area or district ethnic- group of people sharing the same culture overcrowded- when a place had too many people

7 Comprehension: Generate Questions You can generate questions as you read by asking yourself what is happening and what might happen next in the story. Good readers ask themselves questions as they read to help them to check their understanding of the story and focus on important ideas.

8 Comprehension: Make Inferences Good readers draw on clues provided by the author and their own experiences to help them understand what the author has not stated directly. For example, the author may tell about only a few of a character’s thoughts and actions, but a reader may have experienced something similar and will be able to use that experience to predict what could happen next. Inferences Practice Guess What Comes Next

9 Comprehension: Analyze Character A character is a person or animal in a story. A major character is necessary to the story; a minor character just adds flavor. Traits are the special qualities of the character’s personality. Developing an understanding of a character helps readers relate to that character. It also enables them to appreciate the character’s feelings and predict how he or she will behave. Character Trait

10 Genre: Realistic Fiction It is a made-up story that could have happened in real life.

11 Genre: Textbook Excerpt Provides information about a specific subject Contains headings, paragraphs, and bold- faced words that organize the information Usually includes photographs or other visual sources of information Are short nonfiction pieces taken from a textbook

12 Text Feature: Primary Sources Primary sources give readers glimpses of what life was like for people living in other time periods. Primary sources are first-person accounts. Are first person accounts of historical events in letters, journals, or oral histories. The Triangle Factory Fire Primary Source Worksheets

13 Immigrants Immigrants came to America, and continue to come to America, to make better lives for themselves. Ellis Island Timeline

14 Fluency: Punctuation/Quotation Marks Pay close attention to punctuation this will help you with intonation and expression. When reading with a partner, take turns reading the sentences aloud and practice pausing for commas, dashes, and ellipses. Road Trip!

15 Phonics: Decode Words with th, sh, wh, and ph Diagraphs are two letters that represent one sound. The digraph th represents the first sound in this or thing. The digraph sh represents the first sound in shoe. The digraph wh usually represents /w/ or /hw/ in whistle. It sometimes stands for the /h/ in whole.

16 Phonics: Create a list of words that end in sh, th, or ph shthph

17 Reflection Day 1 Boycotts are refusal to buy products as ways of protesting prices or poor treatment. Our boycotts made the company change its policies. How are boycotts and strikes similar and different? American Experience (The Homestead Strike)(The Homestead Strike American Experience (The Montgomery Bus Boycott) American Experience (The Montgomery Bus Boycott)

18 Reflection Day 2 Predict what will happen to Amada after the end of the story. Use two details and/or examples from the story to support your answer.

19 Reflection Day 3 Explain why the setting is important in My Diary from Here to There. Provide two details and/or examples from the story to support your answer.

20 Reflection Day 4 What questions might you ask to help yourself understand how Amada is feeling as the family travels and then arrives Mexicali?

21 Reflection Day 5 Diaries and journals kept by individuals in the past can be important sources of information for people doing research today. In what ways do you think diaries could be important sources of information? How might Amada’s diaries be useful to people of future generations?


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