Presentation on theme: "Wild Shots, They’re My Life"— Presentation transcript:
1 Wild Shots, They’re My Life Name ______________________________Wild Shots, They’re My LifeBy Tui De RoyFrom Ranger Rick MagazinePrediction________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Author’s Purposeinform persuade entertain
2 Wild Shots, They’re My Life Focus Skills:To summarize author’s purposeTo read and understand a magazine articleTo compare magazine articlesTo use singular and plural nouns correctlyGenreMagazine Article- a short piece of text that is published in a magazineSummaryA wildlife photographer describes how she took some of her favorite photos. Find out the skills that are essential to her job.Reading StrategyUsing Text Structure and FormatWriters 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*Who have always been the author’s best friends?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________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?How do you think the author feels about wild creatures? What details help you figure this out?
4 Think and RespondHow is the author able to take close-up photographs of animals?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Some words in this article are in color. How do these words help the reader?Why does the author say that wild shots are her life?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 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? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________