9More Words to Knowsassytwangcorralsuspiciouslyfrontierrodeo
10Comprehension Strategy- Story Structure Active readers note the structure of fictional stories, including the problem or goal, rising action (building up to the climax), climax (where the conflict is confronted), and outcome (where the conflict is resolved).Most stories are told in time order, or sequence, and are written to entertain, but some teach a lesson at the same time they entertain.
151. She wanted to explore the vally but her father had warned her to be careful.2. Yesterday she rodes at a steady pace for haf an hour.
16What is a simple sentence? Let’s review: A simple sentence consists of a subject and a predicate (or a verb and its related words).Its structure is S V.
17Simple sentences The co-captains and the coach accepted the trophy. Compound subjectWe sat and listened to the demonstration of laser technology.Compound verbThe movie scene required robots and motorcycles.Compound object
18What is a compound sentence? A compound sentence consists of two or more simple sentences joined together.
19Simple and Compound Sentences A simple sentence expresses one complete thought.A compound sentence is two or more complete thoughts joined together with a conjunction to create one sentence.Simple Sentence ExamplesI would like to go to the store this afternoon.I have a lot of homework to do.Compound Sentence ExampleI would like to go to the store this afternoon, but I have a lot ofhomework to do.Compound sentences are always joinedby a comma then a conjunction.
23Day 2- Question of the day In what ways is the Southwestern setting important to The Horned Toad Prince?
24Context CluesUse words around the unfamiliar word, to figure out its meaningExample: Animals that eat other animals are called predators.Sometimes a synonym is used as a context clue.Example: Komodo dragons are carnivores, or meat-eaters.
25An agreement to trade or exchange: deal bargainAn agreement to trade or exchange: deal
45Day 3 - Question of the Day What important lesson did Prince Maximillian teach Reba Jo?
46Why did the author write this story? Review QuestionsWhy did the author write this story?Why does Reba Jo do 3 favors for the toad?Why does she want to stay near the riverbed at the beginning of the story?
47Review QuestionsHow can you tell the setting of this story is a desert?What does “a peck of trouble” mean in this story?Why does the author describe how Reba Jo spent her time?What is the most important thing Reba Jo learns?
88Essay Questions Why did the toad speak Spanish in the story? Why did the prince probably leave Reba Jo so suddenly?What was one clue that this story is fantasy?
89Day 5 - Question of the Week What is unique about the landscape of the Southwest?
90Research/Study Skill – illustration/caption/label What is the purpose of an illustration?How does and illustration help you better understand the text?How do the captions or labels help you understand the illustrations?
91Illustration/caption/label An illustration can be a photograph, drawing, or diagram.A caption is the text that tells about the illustration. It is usually found below or next to the illustration.A label is a word or phrase that names part of the illustration.
92The air in the desert is cleanest then in the city. At home the air isn’t to clear but here you can see forever.
93When combining simple sentences, When you use a conjunction to combine two related sentences, the comma comes before the conjunction in the newly formed sentence.
94Look at these sentences: James bought flowers but forgot to give them to Sylvia.James bought flowers, but he forgot to give them to Sylvia.
95Commas are used in compound sentences when there are two Reminder!Commas are used in compound sentences when there are twosubject-verb sets.
96Group Work Reading WB 39-40 Language Day 5 Writing Assignment Tri-Fold Section 5SmartBoard- Compound Sentences
100Additional Resources Synonyms Study Zone Vocabulary Quiz Internet 4 Classrooms:SynonymsIdentifying Audience Study ZoneWhat Are They Selling - TV411Understanding Setting, Plot, & Theme Study ZoneSetting Study Zone Lesson & PracticeInternet 4 Classrooms: Author's PurposeVocabulary QuizVocabulary GamesComprehension QuizVocabulary PracticeSynonym GameCompound SentencesAuthor’s PurposeGood Story MapContext Clues