Objective: To respond appropriately to oral communication
What does an elephant look like? Describe it. On my signal, turn and talk with your partner to complete the stem An elephant _________________________.
Objective: To listen for a purpose Let’s listen as we read the poem and see how they describe an elephant
If a tail is behind, And a trunk is in front, What you have seen is an elephant. For an elephant Will never lack A trunk in front And a tail in back.
What two things were named in the poem that let you know that you had seen an elephant
Objective: To read high frequency words buy money paint would make family watch join they
Objective: To substitute medial phonemes to make new words
Let’s practice adding ed and ing to the end of some words. Remember the meaning of the word will not be changed when we add these endings. Objective: To recognize root words To read infelectional forms with –ed and –ing with a double final consonant shop shopped shopping
Inflections –ed, -ing Objective: To build and blend words with -le and other known letter-sounds. pat patted patting
Root Word tap grab pet Double Consonant, Add ed tapped grabbed petted Double Consonant, Add ing tapping grabbing petting
The school bus stopped. Meg hopped on. She planned to sit by herself. Meg saw a new girl sitting in the back. The new girl looked up and grinned. Meg started grinning, too. Meg dropped her bag. She flopped down next to the girl. By the time they stepped off the bus, they were friends.
Objective: To build and blend words with -le and other known letter-sounds. hadn iw le ggle single little Objective: To use le and other known letter sounds to spell and write words To spell and write known high frequency words
Objective: To read high frequency words buy carry money other paint paper would
Words to Know Objective: To read high-frequency words. buy carry does how line money other night paint paper water would
Objective: To recognize the main idea when listening to a story Let’s remember that the main idea of a story is what it is mostly about Let’s reread “Fireflies, Fireflies, Light My Way” and see if we can pick out the main idea of this story
Main Idea Objective: To practice retelling a story. “How the Rainbow Came to Be” “Can Elephants Paint?” Fireflies, Fireflies, Light My Way Main Idea Detail
Objective: To develop robust vocabulary by discussing ideas and situations. Robust Vocabulary rejoice predicament extraordinary
If you rejoice, you show that you are very happy. rejoice The children rejoice by jumping up and down.
I will name some things. If you think it would make you rejoice then you should clap your hands once and look happy. If not do nothing a trip to the beach a broken toy a birthday gift a big spider a rainy day a new pet a new pencil a trip to the movies
predicament If you have a predicament, you have a serious or difficult problem. He is in a predicament because his head is stuck between the bars.
I will name some things. If you think they would put you in a predicament, then say “Oh no!” If not say nothing. slipping on ice meeting a mean dog ringing a doorbell breaking a friend’s toy reading a book losing a library book missing the school bus shopping at the mall
Something extraordinary is something that is very unusual or remarkable. extraordinary The man painted an extraordinary picture on the wall.
I will name some things. If you think it is extraordinary, then say “Wow!” If not say nothing a pet dinosaur a huge wave a pile of sand a double rainbow a singing cat a singing bird a shooting star a full moon
Remember that a possessive shows ownership of something. Objective: To recognize possessive nouns and possessive pronouns: it’s, their, your, and yours
Tell me who owns what in each sentence I see the girl’s hat. I see her hat. The hat is hers. That is Jim’s cat. That is his cat.
its, their, your, and yours Your and yours refers to a boy or girl who own something Its refers to an animal or thing Their can refer to people, animals, or things
Mark has a dog. Its fur is soft. Your dog is big, Mark. Is that small dog yours, too? My friends like their pets.
What possessive word would we put in each sentence The boy has a cat. ________cat is small. My friends have a farm. ______________farm is big. The cow has big horns. _______________horns are big! You have a pig. ________________pig is pink. Here is my pet. Where is _______________?
Objective: To identify the topic and voice of a friendly letter To draft a friendly letter Friendly letters are usually about something that has happened to you or is written about a certain topic
My new puppy Taffy likes to be petted tan fur sleeps in my room
January 22, 2009 Dear Grandpa, We got a new puppy! Her fur is tan and soft. Her name is Taffy. Taffy likes to be petted. Her bed is in my room. When can you come and see Taffy? You’ll love her just like we do! Love, Peter