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Unit 4 – Money Lesson 5 Four Dollars and Fifty Cents Day 2
What We Will Review Compound words are made up of two words that help us understand the meaning The suffixes –ed and –ing -s and –es plurals →
Word Knowledge Identify the compound words and words with suffixes –ed or –ing. “I’m driving out to the Circle K this afternoon.” As soon as Oscar left, Widow Macrae hitched her two horses, Clementine and Evangeline, to the buckboard and drove out to the Circle K ranch.↓
Word Knowledge Identify the compound words and words with suffixes –ed or –ing. One lit a lantern while the other two lugged an iron strongbox over to the open grave.
Word Knowledge Identify the plural words and their endings. Cowboys used to wear leather britches when riding on their horses.
Old West Vocabulary skillet – frying pan rein in – to stop your horse mosey – to walk slowly greenbacks – paper money rolling pin – used to roll out dough
Old West Vocabulary buckboard – an open horse-drawn carriage; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles.
Vocabulary blacksmith – a person who makes objects from iron, which is heated and then hammered to the desired shape part of speech – noun
Vocabulary collecting – getting payment for a debt part of speech - verb
Vocabulary decent – proper; respectable; acceptable to the community part of speech – adjective synonym – acceptable, respectable antonym - indecent
Vocabulary volunteered – offered to do part of speech – verb synonym – offered antonym – worked for pay
Vocabulary determined – firm and unwilling to change; stubbornly continuing as planned part of speech – adjective synonym - stubborn
Comprehension Skill Drawing Conclusions – A conclusion is the reader’s general idea about a story character or event that’s based on small pieces of information. A conclusion should be supported in the text by statements, or by clues from which the reader can infer things that the author does not say directly. →
Choral Read Pages 58 and 59 What clues has the author given us about Shorty’s character? He doesn’t pay his bills so he isn’t trustworthy. What is one conclusion that we can draw about the way Shorty treats other people? He thinks of himself first. →
Choral Read Pages 60 and 61 What have we learned about Widow Macrae on these two pages? She looks at Shorty’s “dead body” a second time. She is suspicious, but she doesn’t tell anyone. ↓
Drawing Conclusions What conclusion can we draw about the Widow Macrae? She is clever and won’t be outsmarted. →
Choral Read Pages 62 and 63 What else can we say about the Widow Macrae and Shorty? Widow Macrae is not easily fooled, so she must know Shorty pretty well. Shorty is not very smart. The easy thing to do would be to pay the money back.↓
Drawing Conclusions He hasn’t thought what he would do if his trick worked either. He would probably have to leave town.
Choral Read Pages 64 and 65 Author’s Point of View refers to the kind of narrator or speaker that the writer uses to tell the story. In the first-person narrative, the writer tells the story as if the storyteller were a character in the story. ↓
Point of View Name some of the clue words (pronouns) that are used with a first-person narrative. I, me, we, us In the third-person narrative, the writer tells the story as if the narrator or storyteller were someone outside of the story. ↓
Point of View Name some of the clue words (pronouns) for a third-person narrative. he, him, her, she, they, them, it What is the author’s point of view for this story?→
Choral Read Pages 66 and 67 Let’s review Author’s Point of View. What is it? It’s the kind of narrator or speaker the author uses to tell the story. What clue words are there on these pages that let us know this story is a third-person narrative? →
Choral Read Pages 68 and 69 Author’s Point of View Third-person narrative The narrator is describing the action as it happens to other people. The narrator talks about other characters, but never himself. →