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By Julius Lester
Combining sentences. What are the three ways we can combine sentences?
1. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers. Their gray legs are short and stout a. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, yet their gray legs are short and stout. b. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, because their gray legs are short and stout. c. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, so their gray legs are short and stout. d. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, and their gray legs are short and stout. 2. Whales spend the summer near Alaska. In winter they swim south. a. Whales spend the summer near Alaska, so in winter they swim south. b. Whales spend the summer near Alaska in the winter they swim south. c. Whales spend the summer near Alaska and in winter they swim south. d. Whales spend the summer near Alaska, but in winter they swim south.
Rate and review the vocabulary words with your partner This week you will read Mahalia Jackson by Julius Lester. As you read, you will compare and contrast information in the story. Good readers compare and contrast story elements as they read so they can better understand what they read. imaginesorrowstomped expressiveattendingappreciate
What are the three purposes for reading 1.To be informed 2.To follow directions 3.To be entertained
The team cooperation goal is designed to work with your teams behavior. If you can follow the team cooperation goal than you are using good behavior and working as a team. When you do this it allows you to be a better reading and have a better understanding of the story.
imagine Think about I like to imagine what life would be like if I lived as a princess long ago.
sorrowsadness You experience a great deal of sorrow and are very unhappy when a good friend moves away.
Jason stomped off to his room making a loud noise because he was unhappy that he didn’t get his way. stompedStepped heavily
The baby made a very expressive face when he tasted the sour lemon and you could tell he didn’t like the taste. expressivemeaningful
I will be attending my niece’s baby shower in two weeks. attendingGoing to
appreciateBe thankful I appreciate when my students pay attention in class because it makes my job easier and they learn more.
Pick 3 words from your list and write a meaningful sentence for the word. Make sure your sentence shows that you understand the meaning of the word Ex: stomped I stomped off to my room and the loud noise I made with my feet woke up the baby. Boy was my mom mad!
This story is a biography What are the characteristics of a biography? What did Samuel not want to do? How did he differ from his cousin John? What did John try to convince Samuel to do when they were in Grafton, Connecticut? Subject is a real person The author is not the subject Includes important details about the subjects life
Read page As John talked about the new nation, Samuel imagined what statues of the first leaders of the nation would look like. In his imagination he saw statues of John Adams, John Hancock, and George Washington. All of these statues showed the men on horses. This is a way that the statues were similar to each other. By identifying this similarity, I compared the statues to each other.
Retell the story up to this point – the main events in the plot. Use your role cards to tell the story in order. What is blues music?
Compare and contrast rap and pop music.
1. What happened after 1865? 2. Which of the following is an example of figurative language 3. Why do you think the author included lyrics to a blues song 4. Compare and contrast gospel and blues music.
Read 353 with partners – Clarify unknown words using sticky notes Restate as you read Read page 355 silently If you finish ahead of your team reread page 353 for fluency.
Discuss and answer all Team Talk Questions – do not write any answer until all the questions have been discussed Use the job cards. Pass them around the table every time you begin to answer a new question Write the answers to in your journals
Let’s celebrate our answers!
What are two important things that have happened in your life so far? Did you move? Did you start a new school? Did a new sibling come into your family? Include details about these two events. -You answer the question.25 pts -Your answer explains or describes with at least two details25 pts -Your answer makes sense and has part of the questions in it.20 pts -Your answer is written in complete, correct answers20 pts -Your writing has correct capitalization and punctuation.10 pts TOTAL100 PTS
Practice reading page 214 Using the fluency rubric, practice fluency with your partner