Seven Foolish Fishermen A story from France I am going to read aloud a story about seven brothers. Comprehension Skill: Drawing Conclusions Why is the mother worried about her sons? Why do you think the brother who has fallen into the well doesn’t speak? What does the stranger realize when the brothers tell him their story?
Background Information Sometimes when we buy new clothes they don’t fit exactly right. We may need to shorten pant legs or a skirt. This story is about good people helping each other by doing some sewing.
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Strategy Focus: Predict/Infer We predict/infer before we read to help us make a reasonable guess about what might happen. This strategy helps our mind use prior knowledge and story clues to help us understand what will happen in the story.
Strategy Focus: Predict Look at page 283. Where do you predict this story takes place? Let’s try it! ~or~ After reading the first part of the story (282-293), who do you think the ghost was?
Comprehension Skill Focus: Drawing Conclusions When you draw conclusions, you use the clues from the story to help you figure out details that are not specifically stated in the story. For example, the narrator’s name is not told to the reader, but by reading the story we can figure out-or draw the conclusion-that his name is George. We know this because when he and Poppa go into the store, the storekeeper says hello to Poppa and George.
VCV Pattern Some words with a VCV pattern divide before the consonant and others divide after the consonant. Open syllables end in a vowel and the vowel sound is often long. Marking the pattern of vowels and consonants can help readers figure out how to pronounce a word.
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Following Directions C A Y B O B U A D I B D A C I C T 1.Copy these letters onto a sheet of paper. 2.Copy them in the same order in which you see them. 3.Cross out every letter A. 4.Cross out every letter B. 5.Cross out every letter C. 6.Write the new letters in a new row. 7.Divide them into three words. 8.Say what they spell.