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2 Author: Patricia MacLachlan Illustrator: Meg Kelleher Aubrey Calahan Elementary Ms. Sheida – 4 th Grade

3 Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables? Split into syllables. List the S/S Cards for each Vowel Pattern

4 Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables? Split into syllables. List the S/S Cards for each Vowel Pattern

5 Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables?Split into syllables

6 Write the Word. Find the Vowel Patterns. How many syllables?Split into syllables

7 Antonym Match dark small right day up little cold happy slow start wrong night light stop big sad fast down big hot

8 What are Plural Nouns? Some plurals end with –s Examples) plant / plants book / books Some plurals end with –es Examples) bench / benches fox / foxes Some plurals change the “y” to an “i” and add “-es” Examples) butterfly / butterflies city / cities

9 What are Irregular Plurals? Irregular Plurals do not follow the rules! Some singular nouns must be changed to make an irregular plural, other do not change at all! child = goose = man = moose = woman = sheep = mouse = deer = tooth = ox = Brainpop Jr -game + write

10 R/W Workbook p. 29 – 30 “Regular and Irregular Plurals” Brainpop Jr. – “Plural Nouns” Nouns (Plurals) – Unit 1 Workbook

11 Word Knowledge 1: energy energetic sympathy sympathetic 2: hundredth tenth fourth twentieth 3: lately carefully seriously finally 4: Sarah is more energetic this morning. 5: This dog is Caleb’s fourth collie. 6. Lately Anna has wanted to get a cat.

12 Sarah is more energetic this morning. Identify the word with the –etic suffix. What is the root word? energetic energy

13 energy energetic sympathy sympathetic Notice how the words below change when the suffix –etic is added to the root word. Use each word below in an oral sentence. poetrypoetic Noun: Adjective:

14 First, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth ordinal numbers fortieth eleventh fourth thirteenth 4 th Grade Can you think of any other ordinal numbers that end with th?

15 lately carefully seriously finally The suffix –ly is added to each of the following words. Identify each root word.

16 Prefix- an addition to the beginning of the word (re- to do again) reshingle - to shingle again refill - to fill again rewrite - to write again redo - to do it again

17 eager married seal sneak prairie These words from the story contain /e/ spelled ea or ie.

18 Most seals live in water and have flippers for feet. What sound do the letters, ea, have in the word seals? Long e

19 This dog is Caleb’s fourth collie. Pick out the ordinal number in the sentence. fourth

20 “Will she like us?” asked Caleb very softly. Identify the word with the suffix –ly. What is the root word? softly soft Look for the –ly suffix.

21 Objective: Today we will learn new words so that we can better understand what we read.

22 Sarah, Plain and Tall Vocabulary feisty energetic pesky mild mannered troublesome

23 H OW CAN WE FIGURE OUT THE MEANING OF A WORD ?  apposition – the definition of a word is found between two commas.  prefix  base word (Show word structure posters)  suffix  context clues – help you figure out the meaning of a word, by using the other words in the sentence as clues. The porcelain doll my late great grandmother gave me is priceless.

24 Context Clues When you are reading a story and come across a word you do not know, use it’s context – the information, words, and sentences around the unfamiliar word – to find out its meaning. Context clues help you figure out the meaning of a word!!!

25 Notebook Files Movie Clip (Under Comprehension Strategies)

26 troublesome “use context clues and word structure” Sometimes Caleb can be troublesome. The students who passed notes in class were rude and troublesome. troublesome - causing problems or difficulties

27 Definition: causing problems or difficulties Base + Suffix: trouble + some Synonym: bothersome, annoyance Antonym: helpful, easy Part of Speech: adjective troublesome

28 cuddlesome gruesome lonesome awesome handsome adventuresome “-some” suffix makes an adjective a characteristic. It has that trait. Some examples…

29 feisty “use context clues” Papa was late because his colt was acting feisty. The feisty little dog strained at her leash during the walk. feisty - full of energy

30 Definition: full of energy Synonym: energetic, spirited, frisky, enthusiastic Antonym: lazy, tired Part of Speech: adjective feisty

31 energetic “use context clues” John’s wife-to-be is young and energetic. Jimmy had a cold and was not very energetic. energetic- having energy; spirited

32 Definition: having energy; spirited Base + Suffix: energy + etic Synonym: active, lively, feisty Antonym: tired, sluggish Part of Speech: adjective energetic

33 mild mannered “use context clues and word structure” I am strong and I work hard, but I am not mild mannered. Paul remained mild mannered even when his plane was late. mild mannered- gentle in nature

34 Definition: gentle in nature, acts calm Synonym: easygoing, calm, patient Antonym: troublesome, unfriendly Part of Speech: adjective mild mannered

35 pesky “use context clues” “What if she thinks we are loud and pesky?” asked Caleb. The golfer was angered by the pesky rabbit on the golf course. pesky- annoying

36 Definition: annoying Synonym: troublesome, annoying Antonym: pleasant, polite Part of Speech: adjective pesky

37 Sarah, Plain and Tall is a fiction story. The genre is historical fiction.

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39 Sarah, Plain and Tall Genre- Historical Fiction Point of View- First Person (Anna) Author’s Purpose- Entertain Our need for human relationships can cause us to take risks. Jacob Witting, widowed father of Anna and Caleb, places an advertisement in a newspaper for a wife. Sarah Wheaton answers the advertisement. Through letters, Sarah and the Witting family get to know each other. Sarah agrees to travel west to see is she would like to live there. Will Sarah miss her old home? Will the Wittings and Sarah create a new family? What risks will Sarah face?

40 Prairie "Outside the prairie reached out and touched the places where the sky came down.” --Sarah, Plain and Tall A prairie is an extensive, level or slightly rolling, mostly treeless tract of land in the Mississippi valley, characterized by a highly fertile soil and originally covered with course grasses. -Webster's Dictionary

41 Clues, Problems, Wonderings Let’s browse the historical fiction story Sarah, Plain and Tall and look for clues about the story, problems you may have while reading the story, and wonderings you have about the story. This is a fiction story, so we only want to browse the first few pages so as not to give away the ending. We want to write our findings in note form.

42 CLUESPROBLEMSWONDERINGS

43 Big Ideas  Our need for human relationships can cause us to take risks.  Long-term commitment requires carefully thought out decisions.  The consequences of not taking some risks are sometimes worse than the consequences of taking them.

44 Decoding- Think/Pair/Share Find the word that has the same sound as the underlined word part. 1. able 2. indeed3. high A) apple A) cried A) eight B) can B) historyB) graph C) jeans C) head C) inside D) straight D) escape D) birthday

45 Which words are split into syllables correctly? Line 1 – pes-ky pe-ering latel-y Line 2-cost-ly drugs-tore bel-ong Line 3- forw-ard tra-vel cer-tain Line 4-bo-dy app-ear na-tion Line 5-seld-om anyt-hing mid-dle

46 Complete Sentences “Subject and Predicate”  subject – the subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence is about. Ex) Sarah is plain and tall. The stew was delicious.  predicate – the predicate of a sentence tells something about the subject. Ex) Sarah traveled far from home. Mama sang every single day.

47 R/W Workbook p. 31 – 32 “Complete Sentences” Subject/Predicate Activities (Parts of Speech Folder) -Brainpop – “Subject and Predicate” -Schoolhouse Rock Activities

48 Making Inferences  An inference is a statement a reader makes about a character or event from a story. To make an inference, the reader uses: information from the story, such as examples, facts, reasons, and descriptions. personal experience or knowledge, which is the memories and experiences you bring to the story.

49 R/W Workbook p. 23 – 24 “Making Inferences” Notebook Files – Making Inferences (Unit 1 – Workbook) Brainpop Jr. – “Make Inferences”

50 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 fourth grade. She is in Room 17. She enjoys having a classroom that is tidy and organized. 4. He enjoyed listening to the folktale about rainbow bird, it was one of his favorite tales.

51 R/W Workbook p. 25 – 26 “Author’s Point of View”

52 Sarah, Plain and Tall is a fiction story. The genre is historical fiction.

53 R/W Workbook p. 27 – 28 “Historical Fiction”

54 Definition: causing problems or difficulties Base + Suffix: trouble + some Synonym: bothersome, annoyance Antonym: helpful, easy Part of Speech: adjective troublesome

55 Definition: full of energy Synonym: energetic, spirited, frisky, enthusiastic Antonym: lazy, tired Part of Speech: adjective feisty

56 Definition: having energy; spirited Base + Suffix: energy + etic Synonym: active, lively, feisty Antonym: tired, sluggish Part of Speech: adjective energetic

57 Definition: gentle in nature, acts calm Synonym: easygoing, calm, patient Antonym: troublesome, unfriendly Part of Speech: adjective mild mannered

58 Definition: annoying Synonym: troublesome, annoying Antonym: pleasant, polite Part of Speech: adjective pesky


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