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Lesson 12 Day 2 Genre: Realistic Fiction. Question of the Day How do you “talk” with friends? To “talk” with a friend who lives far away, I would _____________.

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1 Lesson 12 Day 2 Genre: Realistic Fiction

2 Question of the Day How do you “talk” with friends? To “talk” with a friend who lives far away, I would _____________ because __________. T134

3 Read Aloud Why might you read a poem? for enjoyment to listen to the sound of words Think about how the person speaking is feeling. T135

4 Read Aloud T135

5 Read Aloud Why do you think the speaker writes back right away? What do the words “my head like a drum” mean in the poem? T135

6 Phonics Part A knee knee -/n/ knob knob -/n/ gnaw gnaw -/n/ The gnome knelt to hide under the bed. The knight knocked the gnat into the wall. t136

7 Phonics Words with silent letters such as letter pairs kn and gn can make spelling difficult. There are no good ways to tell for sure which words are spelled with kn, gn, or n, to stand for /n/. Most words use r, not wr, to stand for /r/. Most words use f, not gh, to stand for /f/. You will have to learn individual words that use kn, gn, wr, and gh. t136

8 Phonics Which spelling looks right? 1. Meg is _________________ a scarf for her mother. knitting gnitting nitting knitting 2. The bird flies _____________ for the summer and south for the winter. knorth gnorth north north 3. She _________________ all the words to my favorite song. Knows gnows nows knows 4. Try no to _____________ on your fingernails. knaw gnaw naw gnaw Choose 3 kn or gn spelling words. Use the words to write sentences in your journal. T136 transparency R80


10 translate If you translate something, you say or write it in another language. If you translate a letter, what are you doing to it? From what language would the guide in Chile translate?

11 repairs When something needs repairs, it needs to be fixed. Why does a car that has been in an accident need repairs? Why were repairs needed in Santiago?

12 heaving If you throw something heavy with great effort, then you are heaving it. If the earth begins heaving, what might be happening? Where could you see rocks heaving in Chile?

13 bothersome Something is bothersome when it bothers you and causes problems. What might a bothersome child be doing? Do people in Chile think earthquakes are bothersome? Why or why not?

14 din If there is a din, there is so much noise that it is hard to hear anything over it. Is it easy to hear a din? Explain. Why might earthquakes cause a din?

15 dodging When you are dodging something, you avoid something that is coming toward you. How would you move if you were dodging a ball? What are rock climbers dodging when they climb?

16 catastrophe A catastrophe is something really terrible that has happened. The earthquake was a catastrophe for Max’s village. Think of things that could be catastrophes. What could you do to help someone in a catastrophe?

17 mistaken If you are wrong about something, you are mistaken. The word is mistaken. What is the word? Raise your hand if you’ve ever been mistaken.

18 deciphered If you have figured out a message that is difficult to understand or that is written in code, then you have deciphered it. The word is deciphered. What is the word? deciphered

19 fortunate If you are fortunate, you are very lucky. Max was fortunate that no one in his family was hurt. I felt fortunate when I won the raffle. Would you feel fortunate to lose something, or the find something you lost? Think about something that makes you fortunate. Talk with a partner. Then, write one or two sentences in your notebooks about feeling fortunate.


21 Listening Comprehension/Plot The plot is the events in a story. Remember a plot has a beginning, a middle, and an ending. It tells about the problem that the characters face and the solution to that problem. The beginning introduces the characters, setting, and a bit about the main character’s problem. The problem or goal is fully explained in the middle and then solved or reached at the end of the story. Knowing the important events helps readers understand the story. What was the most important event in the story? an earthquake hits Max’s village. T152

22 Fluency Read with expression. Raise and lower your voice to show which character is speaking, characters’ feelings, and whether events are exciting. Use expression! Listen as I read page 341. Partner Read 341-342 T152

23 DOL 3.The sandwich was so good that Billy ate them all. 4.nora's friend visited it. 5. I saw Mr. and Mrs. wells and waved at it. it Nher W them

24 Grammar: Singular and Plural Pronouns A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. A singular pronoun replaces a singular noun, or a noun that names one person, place or thing. I you he she me her him it Matt threw it away. It –stands for something Matt threw away He ran to the store. He – the name of a person such as Matt, or boy Tom ate the pie. He ate it. Anjali talked to Jane. She talked to her. I asked Nyesha for help. I asked her for help. T154

25 Writing: Realistic Story Realistic Story Includes characters and settings that could be real Includes events that could happen Tells about a problem and how it is solved T155

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