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2 The author ____________________________ Story and Pictures by: Brian Pinkney The illustrator_______________ Summary: It was a day when Max didn't feel like talking to anyone. He just sat on his front steps and watched the clouds gather in the sky. A strong breeze shook the tree in front of his house, and Max saw two heavy twigs fall to the ground. So begins this story of a young boy's introduction to the joys of making music.. writes the stories. draws the pictures.

3 Genre – Realistic fiction. Realistic fiction tells about events that could happen in real life. Look for: Characters that do things real people do. A setting that could be a real place.

4 Brian Pinkney was born on August 28, He grew up in a very artistic family. His father was an illustrator and his mother was a designer and a writer. One of Brian Pinkney's favorite people was Leonardo Da Vinci, the artist, musician, and inventor. He was left-handed, just like Brian. Brian Pinkney's ideas come from books, experiences, and things he has seen. "I spend a lot of time daydreaming about things I want to make pictures of." "I always knew I wanted to be an illustrator because I wanted to be just like my father." "Make pictures of things you like."

5 1.Put your reading book on your desk. 2.Open your book to the glossary. 3.When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.

6 appeared - came into view The marching band appeared from around the corner.

7 conductor - someone who is in charge of a train The conductor takes your ticket before the train starts.

8 Created - made or designed something He created a train track for his electric train with his legos.

9 imitated -copied something or someone The cubs imitated their mother so they could learn to drink.

10 rhythm a regular beat in music, poetry or dance The drummer beat out the rhythm in the music.

11 startled -surprised someone and made the person jump What do you think startled this poor monkey?

12 1.Say the words. 2.Read the sentences. 3.Fill in the blank.

13 1.appeared - came into view 2.conductor - someone who is in charge of a train 3.created - made or designed something 4.imitated - copied something or someone 5.rhythm - a regular beat in music, poetry, or dance 6.startled - surprised someone and made the person jump

14 appeared conductor created imitated rhythm startled The _________ greets the passengers.

15 created imitated appeared rhythm conductor startled The baby was ________ when her brother suddenly screamed.

16 Maria _______ this beautiful mural. conductor created startled appeared imitated rhythm

17 These drummers have the ______. conductor startled created appeared rhythm imitated Click bell

18 The rabbit _________ when the magician said, Abracadabra! conductor appeared startled created rhythm imitated

19 The monkey ________ the girls. startled imitated created conductor appeared rhythm

20 Grade 2, Theme 2 Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary Review 1.appeared - came into view 2.conductor - someone who is in charge of a train 3.created - made or designed something 4.imitated - copied something or someone 5.rhythm - a regular beat in music, poetry, or dance 6.startled - surprised someone and made the person jump Click on bell

21 Match the meaning to the word. 1.conductor___ 2.imitated ___ 3.appeared ___ 4.startled ___ 5.created ____ 6.rhythm ____ A - came into view B- someone who is in charge of a train C - made or designed something D - copied something or someone E - a regular beat in music, poetry, or dance F- surprised someone and made the person jump E D F A C B

22 Anne Miller

23 Websites Skills and Vocabulary Drill Go For Grammar Gold (Harcourt Site)Go For Grammar Gold Test Tutor (Harcourt Site)Test Tutor Reading Skills Rocket (Harcourt Site)Reading Skills Rocket Multiple meaning words FunbrainMultiple meaning words Lets try long vowel sound u (Garden School)Lets try long vowel sound u High Frequency "Max Found Two Sticks (VRML)High Frequency "Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary Word Card Work Interactive (VRML)Vocabulary Word Card Work Interactive Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 1 (VRML)Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 1 Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 2 (VRML)Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 2 Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 3 (VRML)Max Found Two Sticks Vocabulary 3 Story 2: Two sisters and the cat Reading Comprehension Gap-fill exercise Study ZoneGap-fill exercise

24 More Websites Homonyms Study ZoneHomonyms What is a Homonym? Study ZoneWhat is a Homonym? Practicing With Homonyms Study ZonePracticing With Homonyms Homonyms Study ZoneHomonyms Using Homonyms Scholastic.com | Homework Hub: QuizUsing HomonymsScholastic.com | Homework Hub: Quiz SPELLING CITY: list.html?listId=834495http://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling- list.html?listId= ADAPTED WORKBOOK PAGES pg 59 pg 66 Vocabulary Cards Scavenger Hunt Max FoundTwo Sticks (Morning Writing)Max FoundTwo Sticks

25 Activities and Information Drums Set Drums Online Player Musical Instruments Percussion Sounds Super Sounding Drums Musical Instrument Chart Easy To Make Musical Instruments Listening Library - Composers and InstrumentsListening Library - Composers and Instruments Tweaked by Anne Miller:


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