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1 Written by Jennifer Owings Dewey Day 1Day 1 Day 4 Day 4 Day 1Day 4 Day 2 Day 2 Day 5 Day 5 Day 2 Day 5 Day 3 Day 3 Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Sentences Vocabulary Sentences Additional Resources Additional Resources

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4  Genre: Journal  Comprehension Skill: Main Idea  Comprehension Strategy: Text Structure  Review Skill: Draw Conclusions  Vocabulary: Word Structure

5  A journal is a record of thoughts and events that are important to the writer. Think about what is important to Jennifer Owings Dewey as you read entries from the journal she kept in Antarctica.

6 Jennifer Owings Dewey is given a wonderful opportunity—the chance to see Antarctica herself. During her four-month trip, Jennifer witnesses the life cycle of penguins, watches orca whales swim by her boat, experiences life without night, and narrowly escapes a deadly fall into a glacier crevasse.

7 topic  A topic is what a piece of writing is about. main idea overall  The main idea is the most important idea about the topic. Think about the overall idea of a paragraph, section, or article. main idea oftenfirst  The main idea is often the first sentence of a passage or paragraph.  Supporting details  Supporting details give small pieces of information about the main idea.

8  What does a person sacrifice to explore the unknown?

9  anticipation  continent  convergence  depart  forbidding  heaves  icebergs

10  abundance  exposure  splendor  supply  survived  wily

11 text structure organized  Good readers use text structure, or the way text is organized, to help them understand why they read. compare and contrast sequenceseries  For example, a non fiction article may compare and contrast two things, put events in sequence, or be a series of clear main ideas. preview titlesheadsunderlined  When you preview, look for text feature such as titles, heads, and underlined words to help you know what to expect.

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14 Telling the steps in a process means telling the order the steps needed to complete an action. Identifying the steps in a process helps you understand exactly what you need to do to complete a task. Look for clue words such as first, next, then, and last to help you identify and order steps in a process.

15 A conclusion is a decision you reach after thinking about what you have read. Good conclusions can be supported with facts and details from the story. Think about how the author feels about whales and how you know her feelings.

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17 1. Main Idea Scientist know much about the distant continent of Antarctica. 2. Detail They have explored the continent and walked upon its ice. 3. Detail They have discovered mountain ranges. 4. Detail They have mapped out the mountains. 5. Detail They have used special equipment to study hidden features of Antarctica under the ice.

18 1.Do you need a pasport to travel to Antarctica. 2. I don’t know if its easiest to go by ship or by plane.

19  Adjectives add specific information to noun forms:  Guys with slow cars want faster ones.  Adjectives tell us what kind of:  What kind of test is it going to be?  Is it a hard one or an easy one?

20  Adverbs tell us when, how or to what degree.  They modify verbs and adjectives: 1. Kalil drove quickly to college. 2. Rocio went rapidly past the police car. 3. Vera is very pretty. 4. Khan sees poorly without glasses.

21 1. Is the professor __ upset? 2. The semester ends __. 3. We were __ in the afternoon. 4. The team played __ enough to win. 5. __ is the last day to enroll. Fill in the blanks with the words: A.soon B.there C.well D.very E.tomorrow

22 1. Is the professor very upset? 2. The semester ends soon. 3. We were there in the afternoon. 4. The team played well enough to win. 5. Tomorrow is the last day to enroll. Fill in the blanks with the words: A.soon B.there C.well D.very E.tomorrow

23  In the comparative, short, one syllable adjectives and adverbs add –er. 1. Chinese is tougher than English. 2. Maria studied harder than I did. 3. Gabriella looks better than her younger sister does. 4. Do you feel worse today than yesterday?

24  Adjectives and adverbs of more than one syllable become comparative by adding the word more. 1. My accident was more expensive than yours was. 2. Your car drives more smoothly than mine does. 3. Students are more comfortable writing on the computers.

25  Comparatives ending in –y become – ier. 1. Ana is happier than ever before. 2. Michelle seems funnier than her older brother does. 3. Your ink pen is messier than mine. 4. This joke is funnier than that one.

26  People sometimes use incorrect double comparatives. 1. McDonalds is more better than Burger King. 2. Express Avenue is more nosier than Solitude Lane.

27  Some ESL writers use that instead of the proper than in comparatives. 1. The ESOL class in high school was easier (that, than) college ESL. 2. US football players are most often clumsier (that, than) soccer players. 3. No one knew (that, then) our class ended next month.

28  Comparatives note differences between two things.  Superlatives make differences among three or more things. 1.Her bell is loud.  Our bell is louder.  Your bell is the loudest of all.  Superlatives indicate extremes:  Who was the meanest teacher that you ever had?

29  Superlatives of one syllable add – est.  Of the girls, her skin is the darkest.  Superlatives of two or more syllables add “most.”  Of all the students in this class, he is the most dependable.

30 1. The superlative is used only for more than two things. Between red and blue, red is the (hotter, hottest) color. 2. This is the (funnier, funniest) picture of the two you have. 3. Of the three papers, this one is (a better, the better, the best).

31  Never combine most with –est. 1. Prince Charles did the (best, most best) thing that he could for her. 2. Everyone likes Adri because she has the (nicest, most nicest) smile and disposition.

32  Jose is the ___ person I know.  a. funny, b. funnier, c. funniest.  The champions won the ___ games.  a. many, b. most, c. more.  An orange is ___ a lemon.  a. sweet, b. sweeter, c. more sweet.

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34  dictionary  abrupt  predict  import  locally verdict locate portable transport bankrupt

35  dictate  location  erupt  passport  export contradict rupture interrupt disrupt dislocate

36  vindictive  portfolio  jurisdiction  corruption  interruption

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38  What are some reasons to travel to Antarctica?

39  act of anticipating; looking forward to; expectation

40  one of the seven great masses of land on Earth.  Can you name the 7 continents?

41  act or process of meeting at a point; joining

42  to go away; leave

43  causing fear or dislike; looking dangerous or unpleasant; threatening

44  rises; rises and falls alternatively; hoist

45  large masses of ice detached from glaciers and floating in the sea. About 90 percent of an iceberg’s mass is below the surface of the water.

46  quantity that is much more than enough

47  condition of being without protection; condition of being uncovered

48  magnificent show; glory

49  quantity ready for use; stock

50  continued to exist; remained alive

51  using subtle tricks to deceive; crafty; cunning; sly

52  Reading with emotion keeps listeners interest in a story and help them understand characters better.  Good readers adjust their tone of voice, volume, pitch, and tempo to convey emotions expressed in the story, such as sadness, joy, pride, determination, surprise, and love.  Read p. 582m to model for students.

53 3. It is hard to lokate our tent in all these ice and snow. 4. If we had an orange tent we could see it more easier.

54  Readers & WB 234  Spelling WB 94  Language WB 93  Trifold Section 2  SmartBoard Vocabulary Game SmartBoard Vocabulary Game

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60  What are some of the dangers and the excitements of exploring Antarctica?

61 1.How is the author different from the woman on the airplane? 2.What is the main idea of the November 17 th entry? 3.What would happen to the whales if the ships did not stop for them? 4.Why did the author want to go to Antarctica? 5.What is a generalization about the environment in Antarctica?

62 6. What information can you gather from the pictures on page 592? 7. Why does the author tell you about the moss in Antarctica? 8.What term did the author use to describe the lack of sleep caused by it never being dark in Antarctica? 9.Why did the author survive falling through the crack on her hike?

63 10. What fact from the journal entries supports that icebergs are dangerous? 11. Why did the author choose a egg that would never hatch to take home? 12. What did the author likely use to protect the egg on her journey home?

64 Antarctica is the windiest, coldest, most forbidding region on Earth, and I am heading straight for it.

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66 I depart from home in the morning to go to school.

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68 The airplane heaves off the ground with a shuddering roar.

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70 Antarctica has the coldest climate of all the other continents.

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72 I shiver with anticipation when we leave the calm waters and enter Drake Passage.

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74 Joe became a clever and wily hunter.

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76 The lady survived the dog attack.

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78 They sail through fields of icebergs to the frozen poles.

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80 It may be the convergence of two needs: the hunger to know and the desire to be the first.

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82 You will need to take a supply of warm clothing to Antarctica.

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84 Many penguins and their chicks will die of exposure to the cold and wet.

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88 7. The sun shine, all day and night in December. 8. Each day the sun rises highest in the sky than the day before?

89  Partner Read & WB  Trifold Section 3  Language Arts WB 94  Spelling WB 95  SmartBoard Game Synonyms SmartBoard Game Synonyms

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96 What sacrifices did Lynne Cox make to prepare for her swim to Antarctica?

97  genre – a particular type or category of literary, musical, or artistic composition  audience – group that listens or watches

98  author’s purpose-the reason for writing; may be more than one reason; reasons include to inform, to entertain, express feelings, and to persuade

99  myth – is a story often describing the adventures of super human beings that attempts to describe the origin of a people’s customs or beliefs or to explain mysterious events  fable – a short fictitious story especially one intended to teach a lesson and in which animals speak and act like human beings

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101 5. I sees weller with these snow goggles. 6. The director gived a pair of goggles to Meg and I.

102 1. What’s your __ moment of all? a. most anxious, b. more anxious. 2.Which is your __ season? a. good, b. better, c. best, d. bester. 3. Let’s avoid __ sentence errors! a. a bad, b. some worse, c. the worst 4. Who has __ errors on the essay? a. the more, b. the fewest, c. the less 5. When is __ that you can come tomorrow? a. the earliest, b. the earlier, c. the more early

103 1. What’s your __ moment of all? a. most anxious, b. more anxious. 2.Which is your __ season? a. good, b. better, c. best, d. bester. 3. Let’s avoid __ sentence errors! a. a bad, b. some worse, c. the worst 4. Who has __ errors on the essay? a. the more, b. the fewest, c. the less 5. When is __ that you can come tomorrow? a. the earliest, b. the earlier, c. the more early.

104 __1.Which river is __ in the world? a. the longer, b. the more long, c. the longest __2. Eva has studied here __ Eduardo has. a. longer than, b. more long that, c. long as. __3.It is __ to learn English as it is to learn math. a. so hard, b. as hard, c. too hard. __4.The __ you study, the __ you will learn. a. hard…better, b. more…more, c. less…fewer. __5.No one knows __ about the lottery as Joe does. a. as much, b. more, c. the most.

105 __1.Which river is __ in the world? a. the longer, b. the more long, c. the longest __2. Eva has studied here __ Eduardo has. a. longer than, b. more long that, c. long as. __3.It is __ to learn English as it is to learn math. a. so hard, b. as hard, c. too hard. __4.The __ you study, the __ you will learn. a. hard…better, b. more…more, c. less…fewer. __5.No one knows __ about the lottery as Joe does. a. as much, b. more, c. the most.

106  Reading Computer Test  Language Arts WB 95  Trifold Section 4  Essay Questions  Create a Food Web for the Artic Biome

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109  How was the author different from the woman traveling to San Antonio, Texas?  What did the author probable do to make sure the penguin egg did not get broken on the way home?  Why was it important to the author to take home a penguin egg that would never hatch?

110  What does a person sacrifice to explore the unknown?

111  SPQ3R stands for Survey, Question, Predict, Read, Recite, and Review.  Survey: Look at the text to get an idea of what is in it. Look at the title, author, headings, illustrations, maps, and any questions or word lists.  Question: Ask yourself questions as you survey, such as, What does the title mean? What is the author’s purpose?

112  Predict: Say what you think the text will be about.  Read: As you read, look for answers to your questions. Confirm your predictions.

113  Recite: After reading, summarize what you learned.  Review: Look back at the text. Did you find answers to your questions? Did your prediction match the actual content of the text? What did you learn from the text? What are the main ideas?

114 1. After surveying the title and illustration, did you think the information would be fiction or nonfiction? Nonfiction because it was about a scientific topic. 2. What are two questions you had before reading? What are glaciers? How do glaciers move? 3. Before reading, what did you predict the text would be about? I predicted that it would be about glaciers. 4. How far do some glaciers move in a day? They move hundreds of feet. 5. What is the middle layer in a glacier made up of? This layer is made of snow and ice.

115 6. What makes the unique features of the land? They are made by the movements of glaciers. 7. Why is walking on a glacier dangerous? You might not see crevasses that are covered with snow. 8. What did you learn from this text that you did not know before? I learned that glaciers have three different layers.

116 9. How does making predictions before you read help you? It lets you predict the author’s purpose, then set your reading pace. 10. How does reviewing your questions and information help you? It helps me to make sure I found answers to my questions, and to remember the information from the article.

117  Good writers keep in mind their audience.  The audience can be a friend, class, teacher, or a large group of people you don’t know.  You use different language when you write to different audiences.  You would use more formal language when you write a letter of acceptance.

118  A letter of acceptance is a response to an opportunity.  A letter of acceptance should be brief, respectful, and written in formal English. Writing Prompt Imagine that you lived long ago and have been asked to accompany a famous traveler or explorer on a journey. Write a letter accepting the offer.

119 9. Meg and me think this is the more incredible place we have ever visited. 10. W’ed like to return to antarctica one day.

120  Reading WB  Language 96  SmartBoard Game –synonym SmartBoard Game  Writing Assignment  Trifold Section 5

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127  Other books by this author Other books by this author  ANTARCTICA: the Frozen Continent at the South Pole ANTARCTICA: the Frozen Continent at the South Pole  Discover Antarctica – National Geographic Discover Antarctica – National Geographic  So you want to be a Polar Explorer! So you want to be a Polar Explorer!  Reading Review Reading Review  Vocabulary Vocabulary  Five Things: Five Things: Elements of a Short Story-RAP SONG

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