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1 Oral History By: T. Marie Kryst Illustrated by: Gershom Griffith

2 Objectives: This week you will:This week you will: –practice recognizing antonyms. –practice recognizing base words with the suffixes –ed, -able, - tion, and –ative, and the prefix re-. –practice recognizing words with spelling patterns wr_ and kn_. –understand selection vocabulary using strategies such as context clues, word structure, and apposition. –connect prior knowledge to subjects discussed in the text. –use comprehension strategies such as summarizing and making connections to get meaning from the story. –use the comprehension skill Author’s Purpose to help you understand the story. –discuss personal reactions to the story. –develop and understanding of words that are homographs and how they differ. –learn the elements of a biography and use them to write your own biography. –understand and use colons before lists, between hours and minutes, and in business letter salutations.

3 Word Knowledge ancient modern remember forget –These words are antonym pairs. –What is an antonym? A word that means the opposite of another wordA word that means the opposite of another word –Can anyone use both of the antonyms in each pair in the same sentence?

4 Word Knowledge memory memorized memorable inform information informative These words are base words with suffixes. How does the base word change when the suffixes are added?

5 Word Knowledge retelling reprint restart These words have the prefix re-.These words have the prefix re-. What is the meaning of the prefix re-?What is the meaning of the prefix re-? –To do again How did the prefix change the meanings of the base words?How did the prefix change the meanings of the base words?

6 Word Knowledge write who know known written These words are from our selection.These words are from our selection. They have the spelling wr_ and kn_.They have the spelling wr_ and kn_.

7 Word Knowledge The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese.The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Important names, brave deeds, and memorable events were passes on to younger members of the group, who remembered and memorized them for safekeeping.Important names, brave deeds, and memorable events were passes on to younger members of the group, who remembered and memorized them for safekeeping. How did people keep family information?How did people keep family information? –Can you find the words that have antonyms? ancient/modern, brave/cowardly, memorable/forgottenancient/modern, brave/cowardly, memorable/forgotten –Can you identify the words with suffixes? memorable, passed, remembered, memorized, informationmemorable, passed, remembered, memorized, information

8 Word Knowledge A novelist is someone who is known for having written a novel.A novelist is someone who is known for having written a novel. –Can you find the words that have a silent letter? who, known, writtenwho, known, written

9 Prior Knowledge Think of a story your family tells.Think of a story your family tells. Think about a story you have heard told more than once at family gatherings.Think about a story you have heard told more than once at family gatherings. Is the story written down?Is the story written down? How is your story similar to other stories you have read about storytelling?How is your story similar to other stories you have read about storytelling? Later, we will be sharing family stories. Remember that if these stories are about another person or if someone else told the story first, you need to get permission from that person before you tell it.Later, we will be sharing family stories. Remember that if these stories are about another person or if someone else told the story first, you need to get permission from that person before you tell it. How do you think people learned about history before books existed?How do you think people learned about history before books existed?

10 Background Information Oral history is a form of storytelling that began before written communication.Oral history is a form of storytelling that began before written communication. It was one way for families to record their history and stories.It was one way for families to record their history and stories. Cultures and families across the world are still using oral history to preserve their heritage.Cultures and families across the world are still using oral history to preserve their heritage.

11 Now Showing… Native-American Folktales (22:00)Native-American Folktales (22:00)Native-American FolktalesNative-American Folktales This intriguing video lesson, replete with music and colorful animation, presents four tales from four different Native- American groupsThis intriguing video lesson, replete with music and colorful animation, presents four tales from four different Native- American groups

12 Now Showing… Iroquois Storytelling…Iroquois Storytelling…

13 Preview and Prepare Let’s read aloud: the title, the author, and the illustrator.Let’s read aloud: the title, the author, and the illustrator. Now, let’s browse the first page or two of the story.Now, let’s browse the first page or two of the story. –Who are the main characters? –Look at the illustrations. What do you notice? Now let’s look at the focus questions:Now let’s look at the focus questions: –What do you think oral history means? –Why is storytelling and important tradition? Look for clues, problems or wonderings in the story.Look for clues, problems or wonderings in the story.

14 Student Observation Clues Problems Wonderings Picture of a man unfamiliar word: History and storytelling? telling a story griot

15 Oral History recordsancestorsrecitedinheritedfolklore

16 recordsrecords The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese.The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations.Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations. written accounts

17 ancestors:ancestors: The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. My uncle traced our ancestors back ten generations. people from whom one is descended

18 recited:recited: Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs.Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs. My little sister recited a poem she had memorized for a school show. Repeated from memory

19 inherited:inherited: One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited.One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited. I inherited most of my clothes from my older brother once he outgrew them. received property or money from a person who has died

20 folklore:folklore: These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains.These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains. Fables and fairy tales are types of folklore. tales or traditions handed down from one generation to the next

21 Investigation Investigating Concepts Beyond the Text –Let’s review Transparency 32 to help us get ideas for our presentations. –Now, get together with your group and talk about what you would like to investigate and how you will present your findings to the class.

22 Word Analysis SpellingSpelling –Words with silent k and w write knew known writtenwrite knew known written –Let’s take our spelling pretest Vocabulary Skill WordsVocabulary Skill Words –records project read live address

23 English Language Conventions Mechanics: The Colon (:)Mechanics: The Colon (:) –Let’s read Language Arts Handbook to read about correct use of colons. Use a colon:Use a colon: –before lists –between hours and minutes –in the salutation of business letters –Where do the colons go in the following sentences? Painters use many art supplies brushes, paints, rags, canvas, and paint thinner.Painters use many art supplies brushes, paints, rags, canvas, and paint thinner. Her shift at the factory is from 400 p.m. to 1200 a.m.Her shift at the factory is from 400 p.m. to 1200 a.m. Pilots check their equipment before takeoff flaps, gauges, radio, and more.Pilots check their equipment before takeoff flaps, gauges, radio, and more. –Now, let’s complete Comprehension and Language Arts Skills Workbook pages for more practice with colons.

24 Writing Process Strategies BiographiesBiographies –Let’s look at Language Arts Handbook pages to learn about biographies. –Who could we write about? –Let’s make a list on the board. –Try to think of some more people you could write a biography about. Write them in your journal.

25 Assessment Rubric This is the rubric I will use to grade your biography:This is the rubric I will use to grade your biography: –Total Point Value: 10 The biography is about a real person. (2 points)The biography is about a real person. (2 points) The subject’s name is spelled correctly. (2 points)The subject’s name is spelled correctly. (2 points) Events are in time order. (2 points)Events are in time order. (2 points) Mechanics (spelling and grammar) are correct.Mechanics (spelling and grammar) are correct. (2 points) Narrative organization—beginning, middle, and end—is used. (2 points)Narrative organization—beginning, middle, and end—is used. (2 points)

26 Developing Oral Language ancient modern remember forget memory memorized memorable inform information informative retelling reprint restart retold write who knew known written –Can you think of an antonym for a word in the above lines? Call on someone else to think of an antonym for another word in one of the lines.Call on someone else to think of an antonym for another word in one of the lines. –I need a volunteer to use one of the above words in a sentence. Now call on someone to think of another sentence for the antonym of that word.Now call on someone to think of another sentence for the antonym of that word.

27 Oral History (pages ) First Read While we are reading the story we will:While we are reading the story we will: –Summarize what we are reading to make sure we are understanding. –Make connections between what we are reading and what we already know. This will help us better understand what we read.

28 120 parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and so on told aloud spoken pieces of writing that tell memories of facts or events

29 121 to survive; to do well a person in a tribe whose job it is to remember the oral history of all the families in the tribe or village received another person’s property after his or her death Good readers summarize during, as well as after, reading a selection. Summarizing is not a word-for-word retelling of the selection, but rather a quick statement in the reader’s own words of the main idea or most important parts of the text. We’ve read a lot of information about oral history on these two pages. This is a good place to summarize. Oral history is passing stories on to younger people by retelling them. It was the only way to learn about your family before writing was invented. Oral history is still around today. One example of it is when our grandparents tell us stories of their childhood.

30 122 a piece of writing that tells a memory of some facts or events the legends, beliefs, and customs of people Good readers make connections between what they read and what they know. This helps them to better understand a selection. I can see how important oral history is. Without oral history, our family stories would be lost forever. Does anyone have a connection here?

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34 Discussing Strategy Use What connections did you make between the reading and what you already know?What connections did you make between the reading and what you already know? Where did you pause in the reading to summarize?Where did you pause in the reading to summarize? Did you make any predictions?Did you make any predictions? What did you visualize as you were reading?What did you visualize as you were reading? How did you adjust your reading speed?How did you adjust your reading speed?

35 Discussing the Selection Let’s use Handing Off to discuss the following questions:Let’s use Handing Off to discuss the following questions: –What is Oral History? –What is Oral History used for? –Why is Oral History important? –How can Oral History be preserved or saved?

36 Theme Connections In your response journal, please answer the following questions. Remember to use complete sentences.In your response journal, please answer the following questions. Remember to use complete sentences. –How does an oral history tell a story? –How can you learn your family’s oral history? –How are Ananse’s stories in “A Story A Story” like oral history? How are they different? –Do you think it is improtant to know the history of your family? What kinds of stories do you like to hear best? Who tells the most stories in your family? Think about what “Oral History” teaches us about storytelling. Fill out the bottom half of Inquiry Journal, page 108.

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38 Investigation Let’s use the Concept/Question Board to: –Post any questions you have about the selection that have not been answered yet. –Post any concepts that you learned from reading the story. –Post news articles or other items related to Storytelling.

39 Word Analysis SpellingSpelling –knot –wrap The “k” in knot and the “w” in wrap are silent.The “k” in knot and the “w” in wrap are silent. Can you think of any other words with a silent k or w?Can you think of any other words with a silent k or w?

40 Word Analysis VocabularyVocabulary –Can someone find the word project (proj-ekt) on page 122 of “Oral History”? –Can you figure out the meaning of project by reading context clues? An activity that is done for a classAn activity that is done for a class –project (pro-jekt) does anyone know the meaning of this word?does anyone know the meaning of this word? –To throw or propel –These two words are homographs—words with the same spelling, different pronunciations, and different meanings. –Let’s work on Spelling and Vocabulary Skills Workbook page for more practice with homographs.

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43 English Language Conventions A colon is used in the greeting or salutation of a formal business letter.A colon is used in the greeting or salutation of a formal business letter. –Dear Ms. Tanaka: –To Whom It May Concern: –Dear Director of Operations: Please add the missing colons to the following letter:Please add the missing colons to the following letter: April 27, 2007 Dear Mr. Clark The clock radio I bought at your store does not work the music doesn’t play, the alarm doesn’t buzz, and the clock shows the wrong time. I was late for work because it said 7 48 and the time was actually Please refund my money, and please make sure everything you sell works radios, TVs, and DVD players. Thank you, Mrs. Weatherall With your group, please look through “Oral History”, and find as many colons as you can.With your group, please look through “Oral History”, and find as many colons as you can.

44 Writing Process Strategies Let’s look at Writer’s Workbook page 86, on prewriting a biography.Let’s look at Writer’s Workbook page 86, on prewriting a biography. Writer’s CraftWriter’s Craft –Now let’s look at the timeline on Transparency 7. –I will make a timeline on the board about my life. I will begin with when I was born, and include several important events in my life. –Time-order words will work as transitions to help move your writing forward. –Let’s read Language Arts Handbook, page 25 to learn more about timelines. –Now, we will complete Comprehension and Language Arts Handbook page for more practice with timelines. Please complete the timeline on page 87 of your Writer’s Workbook.Please complete the timeline on page 87 of your Writer’s Workbook.

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46 Word Knowledge ancient modern remember forget memory memorized memorable inform information informative retelling reprint restart retold write who knew known written The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Important names, brave deeds, and memorable events were passes on the younger members of the group, who remembered and memorized them for safekeeping. How did people keep family information? A novelist is someone who is known for having written a novel.

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50 “Oral History” (pages ) Second Read Knowing the Author’s Purpose for writing a story can help you be able to sort out what is important from what is less important.Knowing the Author’s Purpose for writing a story can help you be able to sort out what is important from what is less important. It also gives you an idea of what you can expect to find in a text.It also gives you an idea of what you can expect to find in a text. The story tells why people should record their family history. to persuade The story explains how to record a family history. to explain The story encourages readers to record their own family histories. to persuade The story explains the facts about the magazine Foxfire. to inform Oral history is passed down by word of mouth to inform The ancient Egyptians and Chinese were probably the first to write down stories of their ancestors. to inform Clues from the text Author’s Purpose

51 Checking Comprehension Why is the selection called “Oral History”?Why is the selection called “Oral History”? –The selection tells what oral history is and why it’s important. It also explains how readers can record an oral history of their families. What is oral history?What is oral history? –It’s history that’s passed on by word of mouth rather than by being written down. Why is it important to record the oral history of a family or a group of people?Why is it important to record the oral history of a family or a group of people? –It links the past with the present and helps preserve history, culture, and traditions.

52 Supporting the Reading SummarizingSummarizing –Summarizing means to re-tell the story in your own words, focusing on the main idea and important details. –Let’s summarize “Oral History” together.

53 Meet the Author With your partner, please read the top of page 126 to learn more about the author of “Oral History”, T. Marie Kryst.With your partner, please read the top of page 126 to learn more about the author of “Oral History”, T. Marie Kryst. –T. Marie Kryst, an editor and writer, is married to a man who is also an editor and writer. Do you think this would be helpful for a writer? Why? Both know how to make writing stronger. They can help edit one another’s writing. They can give each other ideas on how to improve their work.Both know how to make writing stronger. They can help edit one another’s writing. They can give each other ideas on how to improve their work. –In “Oral History”, T. Marie Kryst suggests that it is useful for a writer to record his or her family’s oral tradition. Many authors do write their own childhood or family experiences. Why do you think this is so? Authors often write about subjects they know the most about. Because they know more about their own families, they have a stronger bank of knowledge and stories to draw from.Authors often write about subjects they know the most about. Because they know more about their own families, they have a stronger bank of knowledge and stories to draw from.

54 Meet the Illustrator With your partner, please read the bottom half of page 126 to learn more about the illustrator of “Oral History”, Gershom Griffith.With your partner, please read the bottom half of page 126 to learn more about the illustrator of “Oral History”, Gershom Griffith. –Gershom Griffith decided to be an artist at the age of seven and modified his dream as a teenager, thus becoming an illustrator. How is being an illustrator different from being an artist? An illustrator is still an artist. However, as an illustrator, he has a chance to draw pictures that go with stories. Maybe he likes working with stories and books.An illustrator is still an artist. However, as an illustrator, he has a chance to draw pictures that go with stories. Maybe he likes working with stories and books.

55 Investigation Let’s work together with our groups to complete Inquiry Journal pages These pages will help you organize your ideas as you get ready to start your investigations on storytelling.Let’s work together with our groups to complete Inquiry Journal pages These pages will help you organize your ideas as you get ready to start your investigations on storytelling.

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57 Word Analysis Spelling—Words with silent k and wSpelling—Words with silent k and w –Let’s complete Spelling and Vocabulary Skills Workbook page 108 for practice spelling words with silent k and w.

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59 Word Analysis VocabularyVocabulary –Homographs present (prez-ent) stress on the first syllablepresent (prez-ent) stress on the first syllable Can someone use this word in a sentence?Can someone use this word in a sentence? present (pri-sent) stress on the second syllablepresent (pri-sent) stress on the second syllable Can someone use this word in a sentence?Can someone use this word in a sentence? –These words are homographs. They have the same spellings, but different pronunciations, and different meanings.

60 English Language Conventions Let’s look at Language Arts Handbook to review the use of colons.Let’s look at Language Arts Handbook to review the use of colons. Remember, use a colon before lists.Remember, use a colon before lists. –We saw many relatives on our vacation: cousins, aunts, and uncles –On our vacation we saw our cousins, aunts, and uncles. –The zoo had wonderful animals: lions, tigers, and bears. –The zoo had wonderful lions, tigers, and bears. A colon is used before a list only after what could stand alone as a sentence.A colon is used before a list only after what could stand alone as a sentence.

61 Writing Process Strategies Let’s read Writer’s Workbook, page 87, on drafting a biography.Let’s read Writer’s Workbook, page 87, on drafting a biography. Now, we will write the first draft of our biographies.Now, we will write the first draft of our biographies. Use your timeline from yesterday to help you.Use your timeline from yesterday to help you.

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63 Word Knowledge ancient modern remember forget memory memorized memorable inform information informative retelling reprint restart retold write who knew known written The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Important names, brave deeds, and memorable events were passes on the younger members of the group, who remembered and memorized them for safekeeping. How did people keep family information? A novelist is someone who is known for having written a novel.

64 Oral History recordsancestorsrecitedinheritedfolklore

65 records The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese.The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations.Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations. written accounts

66 ancestors: The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. My uncle traced our ancestors back ten generations. people from whom one is descended

67 recited: Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs.Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs. My little sister recited a poem she had memorized for a school show. Repeated from memory

68 inherited: One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited.One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited. I inherited most of my clothes from my older brother once he outgrew them. received property or money from a person who has died

69 folklore: These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains.These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains. Fables and fairy tales are types of folklore. tales or traditions handed down from one generation to the next

70 View Fine Art Look at the images on page 156 of your anthology. Share your thoughts and reactions with your group. When Helen Cordero first began making pottery at the age of 45, she revived the traditional Cochiti figurative potter. This doll, created by Helen Cordero, has five children seated on her lap and shoulders. Memories of the artist’s grandfather and children, who gathered around him as he told stories, inspired her to adapt the pottery tradition which today is imitated by hundreds of potters.

71 Literary Elements Expository TextsExpository Texts –Expository texts contain facts about a real person, place, thing, or event. –Expository texts are nonfiction. –Expository texts can also be called informational articles. Which expository texts might help you answer the following questions?Which expository texts might help you answer the following questions? –Where are the Appalachian Mountains located? –What is a griot? –What does a banjo sound like? Work with your groups to answer the above questions, using any expository texts you can.Work with your groups to answer the above questions, using any expository texts you can.

72 Investigation What are some ways to gather information?What are some ways to gather information? –observation –reading –talking –listening Interviewing can also be an exciting and interesting way to learn.Interviewing can also be an exciting and interesting way to learn. –Let’s read Inquiry Journal page 7 to learn about how to conduct interviews. –In order for an interview to be successful, you must be well prepared. Know the background of the person to be interviewed.Know the background of the person to be interviewed. Write appropriate questions before the interview takes place.Write appropriate questions before the interview takes place. Decide on a way to record information.Decide on a way to record information. –With your group, come up with 7-10 questions you would like to ask an older family member. Examples:Examples: –What was your childhood like? –Where did you go to school? –What books did you like to read? –How has the world changed since you were a child? –Part of your homework tonight is to go home and interview an older family member. Write down the answers to your questions, and be prepared to share them with the class tomorrow.

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74 Word Analysis Spelling—Words with silent k and wSpelling—Words with silent k and w –Let’s complete Spelling and Vocabulary Skills Workbook page 109 for more practice with strategies to spell words with silent k and w.

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76 Word Analysis VocabularyVocabulary –read (long e) Can someone pronounce this word and use it in a sentence?Can someone pronounce this word and use it in a sentence? –read (short e) Can someone pronounce this word and use it in a sentence?Can someone pronounce this word and use it in a sentence? –These two words are homographs. Does anyone remember what a homograph is? »Two words that are spelled the same, but have different pronunciations and different meanings.

77 English Language Conventions Listening, Speaking, ViewingListening, Speaking, Viewing –Speaking: Determining Purpose There are many purposes for oral presentations.There are many purposes for oral presentations. –report –persuade –entertain The occasion, audience, and subject need to be considered in determining the purpose of an oral presentation.The occasion, audience, and subject need to be considered in determining the purpose of an oral presentation. What would be the purpose of the following presentations?What would be the purpose of the following presentations? –Explanation of the solar system »report –A day in the life of a third grader »entertain –the benefits of year-round school »persuade

78 Writing Process Strategies Today, we will work on revising our biographies.Today, we will work on revising our biographies. Use the checklist on page 88 of your Writer’s Workbook to help you.Use the checklist on page 88 of your Writer’s Workbook to help you. Remember…Remember… –If the events or details are out of order it will be hard for the reader to put together the pieces of your subject’s life. –Make sure you stay in either the first or third person. It is important for your audience to be able to tell who is telling the story. –Make sure you write the events in your subject’s life in an interesting way. You don’t want your biography to sound like a shopping list.

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81 Word Knowledge ancient modern remember forget memory memorized memorable inform information informative retelling reprint restart retold write who knew known written The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Important names, brave deeds, and memorable events were passes on the younger members of the group, who remembered and memorized them for safekeeping. How did people keep family information? A novelist is someone who is known for having written a novel.

82 Oral History recordsancestorsrecitedinheritedfolklore

83 records The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese.The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations.Some families keep written records in journals to pass down through the generations. written accounts

84 ancestors: The first people to keep records and write down the history and stories of their ancestors were probably the ancient Egyptians and the Chinese. My uncle traced our ancestors back ten generations. people from whom one is descended

85 recited: Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs.Members of a tribe or clan gathered around campfires and recited poetry and songs. My little sister recited a poem she had memorized for a school show. Repeated from memory

86 inherited: One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited.One report tells of a New Zealand tribal chief who had to recite the story of his people-- thirty-four generations worth-- in order to prove his right to land he had inherited. I inherited most of my clothes from my older brother once he outgrew them. received property or money from a person who has died

87 folklore: These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains.These students collected stories and songs, and mountain folklore from neighbors, family members, and other people who lived in their part of the Appalachian Mountains. Fables and fairy tales are types of folklore. tales or traditions handed down from one generation to the next

88 Vocabulary Review Place the letter that is by the definition next to the word it is defining. 1. _____ ancestors a. to say aloud from memory 2. _____ folklore b. spoken 3. _____ griot c. a parent, grandparent, great-parent, and so on 4. _____ inherited d. a piece of writing that tells a memory of some facts or events facts or events 5. _____ oral e. to receive another person’s property after his or her death or her death 6. _____ recite f. customs, beliefs, and stories handed down from generation to generation by a group of people generation to generation by a group of people 7. _____ records g. a person in a tribe whose job it is to remember the oral history of all the families in the tribe or village the oral history of all the families in the tribe or village

89 Oral History Now, we will listen to our story.Now, we will listen to our story.

90 Assessment Selection AssessmentSelection Assessment –“Oral History”—Unit 5 Assessment, p. 6-8 Vocabulary AssessmentVocabulary Assessment –Unit 5 Assessment, p. 9 Spelling AssessmentSpelling Assessment –Words with silent k and w—Unit 5 Assessment, p. 33

91 English Language Conventions Penmanship—Cursive Letters I and JPenmanship—Cursive Letters I and J I I I I I I I I I I I I J J J J J J J J J J J J J My parents are going to Ireland in January.My parents are going to Ireland in January. Find 3 words from “Oral History” and copy them in your notebooks.Find 3 words from “Oral History” and copy them in your notebooks.

92 Writing Process Strategies Today, you will use the checklist on page 89 of your Writer’s Workbook to edit, proofread, and publish your biography.Today, you will use the checklist on page 89 of your Writer’s Workbook to edit, proofread, and publish your biography.

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94 Assessment Rubric This is the rubric I will use to grade your biography:This is the rubric I will use to grade your biography: –Total Point Value: 10 The biography is about a real person. (2 points)The biography is about a real person. (2 points) The subject’s name is spelled correctly. (2 points)The subject’s name is spelled correctly. (2 points) Events are in time order. (2 points)Events are in time order. (2 points) Mechanics (spelling and grammar) are correct.Mechanics (spelling and grammar) are correct. (2 points) Narrative organization—beginning, middle, and end—is used. (2 points)Narrative organization—beginning, middle, and end—is used. (2 points)


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