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1 Family Times Daily Questions Prior Knowledge Graphic Sources Vocabulary Prefixes Predictions Guided Comprehension Author's Purpose Steps in a Process Independent Readers Additional Resources Searching for Animation Language Skills

2 Study Skills: Genre: Expository Nonfiction
Vocabulary Strategy: Word structure Comprehension Skill: Graphic Sources Comprehension Strategy: Prior Knowledge



5 Questions of the Week: Daily Questions:
How do artists create special effects to entertain us? Daily Questions: Why do special effects artists create miniature models of movie scenes? How can an artist make a prehistoric setting look realistic? How are animated films different from live-action movies? How are they alike?

6 Transparency: Prepositions and Prepositional phrases
Daily Fix It Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Transparency: Prepositions and Prepositional phrases Language Skills Practice Book Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Spelling Strategy Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Writing Workshop Reading Writing Connection Writing Prompt Writer’s Craft Editing and Revising

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8 Day 1 Daily Fix It Grandma is infamiliar about the new cartoon shows.
Grandma is unfamiliar with the new cartoon shows. Her would disaprove of the violence in some cartoons. She would disapprove of the violence in some cartoons. Language Skills

9 Day 2 Daily Fix It Have you ever maked a flip book.
Language Skills Day 2 Daily Fix It Have you ever maked a flip book. Have you ever made a flip book? It werks like a simpel animated cartoon. It works like a simple animated cartoon.

10 Day 3 Daily Fix It The chilren watch cartoons in Saturday morning.
Language Skills Day 3 Daily Fix It The chilren watch cartoons in Saturday morning. The children watch cartoons on Saturday morning. Can your draw cartoons good? Can you draw cartoons well?

11 Language Skills Day 4 Daily Fix It Jiminy Cricket is Pinocchois conscience to the movie. Jiminy Cricket is Pinocchoi’s conscience in the movie. However, jiminy cannot keep the pupet from temptation. However, Jiminy cannot keep the puppet from temptation.

12 Day 5 Daily Fix It 1. Paula kin use an computer skillfully.
Language Skills Day 5 Daily Fix It 1. Paula kin use an computer skillfully. Paula can use a computer skillfully. She has brung we more information. She has brought us more information.

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17 Spelling Strategy Words with Prefixes
Language Skills Spelling Strategy Words with Prefixes Step 1: Draw a line between the prefix and the base word. Step 2: Study the word one part at a time.

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24 Language Skills Writing Prompt Think about an older animated film and a recent animated film you can compare. For example, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is older, and The Lion King is newer. Use expository writing to explain to your class ways they are alike and different. Use parallel structure to present you ideas.

25 Editing/Revising Checklist
Language Skills Editing/Revising Checklist Have I used parallel structure in sentence parts that are alike? Have I included enough details to support my explanations? Have I used prepositional phrases to clarify meaning? Are words with prefixes un-, de-, and dis- spelled correctly.

26 Activate Prior Knowledge
Lights Script Making Movies Director Camera Actors

27 Graphic Sources: Some graphic sources are maps, time lines, charts, diagrams, and pictures with captions. A graphic source makes information easy to see and understand. Preview graphic sources to help predict what an article or story may be about. As you read, compare the information in graphic sources with the information in the text.

28 Prior Knowledge: Good readers use what they already know to help them understand what they read. Connect what you are reading with what you have read before and what you know from personal experience. Use what you already know to understand the information in graphic sources.


30 Write: Read “Computer Art and What It Takes.” As you read, make a list of computer graphics tools that are new to you. Write down three things you learned as you read the article and studied the picture.




34 Introduce Vocabulary Vocabulary Word List Background Miniature
Reassembled Landscape Prehistoric Introduce Vocabulary Read the following passage and look for five lesson vocabulary words. Two days ago David bumped his desk spilling his collection of miniature dinosaurs onto the floor. He threw the little critters into a box. Yesterday, he'd reassembled them on his desk. He would set them up again the same way today. David turned out his lights and went to bed. Suddenly, he heard loud explosions that sounded like giant cannon blasts. He opened his eyes and found himself outdoors, looking at a strange landscape, a field of grass and shrubs. In the distance, a volcano was puffing smoke. Also in the background, a herd of dinosaurs was grazing. How could that be? They looked so real, but dinosaurs lived in prehistoric times. "I must be dreaming!" David told himself. And then he woke up.

35 Number your paper Then listen as I read one to two sentences orally. Write down a synonym or meaning for each vocabulary word. Which context clues helped you figure out the word meanings? Use your vocabulary words to write analogies. Example: Landscape is to scenery as miniature is to small in scale. You may use a dictionary, glossary, or thesaurus to fine analogous words.

36 Background The part of a picture or scene toward the back.

37 Landscape A view of scenery on land.

38 Miniature Reduced image or likeness; done on a small scale.

39 Prehistoric Belonging to periods before recorded history.

40 Reassembled Came, brought, or put together again.

41 More Words to Know Boundaries: limits Prototype: the first or original type or model of anything that is designed or constructed. Spectacular: making a great display

42 Practice Vocabulary Lesson:
Does a car belong in a prehistoric landscape? Can a puzzle be reassembled? Would a miniature volcano cause a giant explosion? Which would most likely appear in the backgroung of a scene, an actor or mountain scenery? What objects might you see in a landscape model for a movie about the moon?

43 Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes: Pre- and re- A prefix is a syllable added at the beginning of a base word that has a meaning of its own. Recognizing a prefix can help you figure out the word’s meaning. For example, pre- means “before.” If you prearrange something, you arrange it ahead of time. The prefix re- means “again.” If you reheat soup, you warm it up again. Look at an unfamiliar word to see it has a base word you know. Check to see if a prefix has been added to the base word. Ask yourself how the prefix changes the meaning of the base word. Try the meaning in the sentence. Does it make sense? As you read “Visiting the Past,” find words with prefixes. Use the prefixes to help you figure out the meanings of the words.



46 Genre: Expository Nonfiction
Expository nonfiction explains what certain thins are and how they came to be. As you read, notice how the author explains how artists make miniature models for movie sets.

47 How do they make those fantastic movies look so realistic?

48 Preview and Predict Read the title, note the photographs,, and read the numbered steps. Predict what information may be covered in the article. Use lesson vocabulary in your discussion.

49 Guided Comprehension:
What is the main idea of p. 370? The photo next to Step 1 on p. 371 doesn’t look very realistic. Why is it included? How are concept models different from prototype models? Identify the prefix and the base word in reassembled on p What does the word mean? Which steps come after the carving of the model? Compare and contrast this landscape model with a scene from a movie or television show you’ve seen. Why do you think the author wrote this article?

50 Guided Comprehension Continued:
Why is some material set off in the sidebar on p. 375? From your experience watching television and movies, why is it important for special effects to look realistic? Study the photograph of Steven Spielberg on p What special understanding do you get from this photograph about the landscape model? What impact have special effects and new technology had on movies and television today?

51 Author’s Purpose: There are four common reasons that authors write:
Persuade Inform Entertain Express an idea or opinion “As I read the article, I notice there are a lot of details used to describe the process of creating special effects. The information explains this process so I think the author’s purpose is to inform. The introduction on p. 370 states this model landscape was created for a television show. What kind of show do you think it was? For what purpose would a program like that be produced?


53 Steps in a Process: The steps in a process usually involve people doing or making something in a particular sequence or order. When you come across steps in a process in your reading: Read each step carefully. Try to visualize each step. Use clue words and common sense to keep track of order. Point out the seven steps in the process of rebuilding a miniature model on pp Write out the steps in the process for writing and mailing a letter. Have you numbered your steps? Did you try to picture each step to make sure the order makes sense? Did you double-check to be sure you didn’t leave anything out?

SUMMARY Movies made today include many computerized special effects to create characters and scenes. In addition, a growing number of movies are being shot entirely with computers, creating benefits for moviegoers, but complex issues for theaters. COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS PAGES 4–5 How has computerized filmmaking helped directors? PAGE 6 What did early special effects use? PAGE 11 How does the graphic source on page 11 help explain rotoscoping? PAGE 14 What happens during compositing? PAGE 19 How are computer-based digital movies edited? PAGE 23 Why is the movie industry worried about computerized movies?



SUMMARY Today’s makeup artists can easily transform a human actor into a fantastic creature by making masks, false teeth, or wigs. This book describes the detailed processes for making these special effects. COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS PAGES 4–6 Name several reasons that makeup takes so long to apply. PAGE 8 What is alginate, and how is it used? PAGES 10–11 How does the pair of photos help explain how a mask connects to an actor’s skin? PAGE 15 What is the last step in the creation of false teeth?



SUMMARY From the early days of movies in the late 19th century, special effects—trick photography, makeup, sound effects, animation, and split screen illusions—have captivated film buffs. Many movies today rely on the computerized effects from wizards like George Lucas of Star Wars fame. COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS PAGES 6–7 What was special about the first cinema? PAGE 9 What was the impact of talkies? PAGE 11 How does the graphic source on page 11 help depict special effects makeup? PAGE 14 How has animation creation changed in sixty-five years?



63 Genre: Search Engines A search engine is a tool that helps Internet users find the web sites they need. It uses keywords – words you type in to pinpoint what you’re looking for. Text Features The search window is where you type in keywords. Then you click on a Search button. The search results are displayed in a list below the search window. Each item on the list leads to a Web site that contains the keywords.

64 Why does Matt type the word animation in the search window?
What does the numbered list on the screen on p. 381 show? Why does the list begin with number 25? How does this search remind you of your own? Can you summarize this animation trick? The selections about special effects and animation tell about tricking the eye. Make a list of the “tricks” in each selection. Which “trick” do the filmmakers in both selections use? Explain it in your own words.

65 Additional Resources Author's Purpose Author's Purpose 2 Headings
Prepositional Phrases: Brainpop Prepositions Bingo Prefix Game

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