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Going West: Children on the Oregon Trial I am going to read aloud a nonfiction article that describes what it was like for pioneers to travel west on the Oregon Trail. Comprehension Skill: Predicting Outcomes What is the topic of this selection? What kind of information does the opening question of this paragraph, What was it like to travel west on the Oregon Trail in 1844? What details support the main idea: There was a lot to keep you busy along the trail?
It’s time for... These are words... We use them for... Vocabulary we want to know Reading, writing, listening, & speaking!
Trapped by the Ice! Is a true story about a voyage to Antarctica. Trailer: http://main.wgbh.org/imax/shackleton/popup.html http://main.wgbh.org/imax/shackleton/popup.html Watch: Behind the News: Antarctica
Text Organization Finish “Group Choral Reading the Story” Do AIMS Prep: Text Structures and Features together Find: April 24, 1916 Find where the main idea is: Preparing for the Trip to South Georgia Island