Presentation on theme: "The _________ writes the stories. Author: Trinka Hakes Nobles The __________ draws the pictures. This is a story about a school trip to a peaceful farm."— Presentation transcript:
The _________ writes the stories. Author: Trinka Hakes Nobles The __________ draws the pictures. This is a story about a school trip to a peaceful farm that turns wild when Jimmys pet boa constrictor escapes. Pictures by Steven Kellogg author illustrator
Trinka Hakes Noble - author The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash Trinka Hakes Noble grew up on a small farm in Michigan with six brothers and sisters. She studied art in Michigan. She has lived in Virginia, Rhode Island, and New York City. Now she lives in New Jersey with her husband and daughter. Other books by Trinka Hakes Noble: 1. Jimmy's Boa Bounces Back 2. Jimmy's Boa and the Big Splash Birthday Bash
Genre: Fantasy A fantasy is a story about events that can not happen in real life. Look for: Animals that can do things real animals can not do. A setting that may be different from the real world. I like to read.
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.
-not interesting or exciting boring The business meeting was really boring.
- bent down suddenly Tommy ducked and the egg hit Marianne in the face. ducked
- meaning (as in make sense) sense If a word doesnt make sense when youre reading, look at it again.
- think or imagine Suppose The children are suppose to listen to the sound of the firemans tank.
This is an old tractor. - a farm machine tractor
1.boring - not interesting or exciting 2.ducked - bent down suddenly 3.sense - meaning (as in "make sense") 4.suppose - think or imagine 5.tractor - a farm machine
1.Say the words. 2.Read the sentence. 3.Fill in the blank.
boring sense tractor The children had to ___________ to go into the Fire Safe House. ducked suppose
It doesnt make _______ that this lion has wings. suppose tractor ducked boring sense Im not a lion, Im a griffin!
The farmer is riding his _________. ducked suppose tractor sense boring
I ___________ the baby and his dog were really tired. tractor sense boring ducked suppose
It is ________ waiting for the children to come, said Santa. Im so bored! sense ducked boring suppose tractor
Match the meaning to the word. 1.suppose__ 2.tractor __ 3.ducked __ 4.boring __ 5.sense __ A.not interesting or exciting B. bent down suddenly C. meaning (as in make sense) D. a farm machine E. think or imagine E D B A C
Websites Harcourt takes you on an internet field trip Boa Constrictor Fact Sheet from the National Zoo San Diego Zoo on Boa Constrictors Boa Constrictor Facts Wikipedia Boa Constrictor
More sites: Just Click and Go! Cause and Effect Reading Skills Rocket- Flippy's Adventure Quia Matching Game Test Tutor Cause and Effect Lesson and Practice (DO NOT click on home) Match the Cause to the Effect Pronouns Grammar Gold Using Nouns and Pronouns Correctly Personal Pronoun Treasure Hunt Choose the Correct Pronoun Pronouns Lesson and Practice Games
More Sites: Just Click and Go! Fun Things Jimmy's Boa Crossword Puzzle- to print Activities for Kids and Lesson Plans for Teachers Book Review by Eric D. Age 9 Hangman With Key Story Words Boa Constrictor Scavenger Hunt- great for using the laptops