Stevie Author: John Steptoe Illustrator: John Steptoe Friendship Unit Ms. Sheida Third Grade
Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables? Split into syllables. List the S/S Cards for each Vowel Pattern. 1. fix 2. whipped 3. pickles 4. exit 5. wrist 6. hitch 7. sipped 8. bridge 9. brick 10. finish
Blending Line 1: kid rid rim whim whisk Line 2: wag will frill drill pill Line 3: whip flip fell well rest Line 4: ran rats went left self Sentence 1: And I said, “Who is it?”
First Person or Third Person? 1. My favorite color is yellow. I love yellow daisies and sunflowers. 2. My family and I decided to go to the park this weekend. We had a great time! 3. Ms. Sheida teaches third grade. She is in Room 17. Her classroom is very neat and organized.
Listening and Speaking How to be a good listener… How to be a good speaker… Brainpop Jr. Movie…
How can we figure out the meaning of a word? apposition root words prefixes suffixes context clues – to help you figure out the meaning of a word, look at the other words in the sentence as clues. The dog approached us slowly. As he came nearer, I saw he was friendly and I patted him on the head.
End of Vocabulary… Riddle- What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables? Split into syllables. List the S/S Cards for each vowel pattern. 1. sizzle 2. little 3. bubble 4. puzzle 5. muzzle 6. shuffle 7. middle 8. puddle 9. topple 10. giggle
Blending Line 1: not knot lot lock knock Line 2: index next exit exact Line 3: on ox fox fix knit Line 4: momma bother Bobby soggy Sentence 1: I let my corn flakes get soggy thinkin’ about him.
Vocabulary Match soggy stuff greedy breadbox bother spoiled doorbell marshmallow s baby-sitter annoy or pester wanting more than is needed filled with moisture or liquid; soaked treated too carefully; babied many unidentified things grouped together a button by the door to announce you are there a special box for keeping bread fresh a person who takes care of a child when the child’s parents are not home a very soft white candy made of sugar
Sentence Match bother greedy soggy spoiled stuff Please do not ________ me when I am talking on the phone. My mom said I had to pick up all the _________ on my bedroom floor. I think my little brother is _________ because he always gets what he wants. It is better to share than to be __________. My cereal became ______ because it sat in the bowl too long with the milk.
Stevie Genre- Realistic Fiction Point of View- First Person Author’s Purpose- Entertain This story is told in the first person point of view, by a young boy named Robert (nickname- Bobby). Robert is not used to sharing his toys, then Stevie comes to stay for awhile. By the time Stevie leaves, Robert has learned something about himself and about being a friend.
Prior Knowledge (What you already know) Think about the stories we have read in our anthology book thus far. As we read, keep in mind how Stevie is similar and/or different than the previous stories. Notice that the author added realism to the story by having the characters use “every speech”. Let’s read about the Author and Illustrator…
Clues, Problems, Wonderings Let’s browse through Stevie and look for clues about the story, problems you may have while reading the story, and wonderings you have about the story.
Informal Language gotta sayin gonna somma gimme nothin’ cause stayin’
Adjectives An adjective describes a noun. It tells how something looks, tastes, smells, or sounds. I have a very handsome dog. He is large, fluffy, and quite intelligent. He has big paws, a long tail, and a deep bark. My dog is awesome!
Adjectives An adjective describes a noun. It tells how something looks, tastes, smells, or sounds. What adjectives does Robert use to describe Stevie? How do they change from the beginning of the story to the end? crybabyloudgreedyspoiled nicegood Adjective SchoolHouse Rock Song Handout + Highlight DVD R/W Workbook p. 27-28
The End! Riddle- What number comes next? 1 3 4 7 11 ?
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