A fantasy is a made-up story in which the characters do things that you would not expect them to do in real life.
Suffixes are added to the end of a word. - ous can make a word mean “full of ____” - ate can make a word mean “supply or treat with _________” Joyous becomes “full of joy” Hydrate becomes “supply or treat with water.”
A generalization is a broad statement based on several examples. Support from Text Generalization
Good readers pay attention to story structure – how a story is put together. Notice how a story begins (the problem), how it builds through the middle (rising action and climax), and how it ends (resolution).
MMade honey for farmers KKept humans out of the forest PPollinated Trees and Flowers
TTrees provide shade from the sun KKapok trees grow in the rain forest AAll living things depend on one another
RRain forests are hot. WWild animals are dangerous.
TThey gave leaves their green color. TThey held the soil in place. TThey were home to certain birds.
TThe animals were able to talk to the sleeping man. AA child from the Yanomamo tribe lived in the rain forest. TThe toucan flew down from the canopy.
EExplain the habits of different animals in the rain forest DDescribe what happens in a rain forest when the trees are cut down EExplain how people use the trees when they chop down the rain forest
TTo build a fire to keep warm TTo show how strong he was TTo sell the wood for money
People and animals need the oxygen that trees make.
The author did this to show how the loss of the Kapok tree would affect the lives of a variety of animals.
Keeping the animals quiet showed what the forest would sound like if the trees were cut down.