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Name ______________________________ Wild Shots, They’re My Life By Tui De Roy From Ranger Rick Magazine Prediction ____________________________________________.

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1 Name ______________________________ Wild Shots, They’re My Life By Tui De Roy From Ranger Rick Magazine Prediction ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Author’s Purpose informpersuadeentertain

2 Wild Shots, They’re My Life Focus Skills: To summarize author’s purpose To read and understand a magazine article To compare magazine articles To use singular and plural nouns correctly Genre Magazine Article- a short piece of text that is published in a magazine Summary A wildlife photographer describes how she took some of her favorite photos. Find out the skills that are essential to her job. Reading Strategy Using Text Structure and Format Writers of nonfiction sometimes include special features such as headings and photos to help readers understand important ideas. Paying attention to the way a selection is organized can help readers understand it.

3 QUESTIONS TO DISCUSS 1.*Who have always been the author’s best friends? 2._______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 3.Why do you think the author tells readers that her best friends have always been furry, feathered, or scaly? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 4.How is the author able to get up close and personal with wild creatures? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 5.How do you think the author feels about wild creatures? What details help you figure this out? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________

4 Think and Respond 1.How is the author able to take close-up photographs of animals? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 2.Some words in this article are in color. How do these words help the reader? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 3.Why does the author say that wild shots are her life? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ 4.How would you feel about getting very close to a wild creature, as the author does? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________

5 What does the author describe on pages 212 and 213? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Do you think it is easy or hard to get photos such as the ones you see here? Why? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Why do you think the author spends so much time telling readers about how she gets her photos? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ The author gives a lot of details about how she took the picture of the iguana. What do you think she wants readers to understand? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ A human swimmer gets banged up by the waves and rocks, but an iguana doesn’t. Why is it? _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________


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