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1 By Stephen Kramer Illustrated by Warren Faidley Eye of the StormCompiled by:Terry Sams PESMelissa Guinn PESBy Stephen Kramer Illustrated by Warren Faidley
2 Study Skills Genre: Expository Nonfiction Comprehension Skill: Graphic SourcesComprehension Strategy: PredictComprehension Review Skill: Cause and EffectVocabulary: Word Endings
3 SummaryIn spring, summer, and fall, weather patterns produce thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes in the United States. Most people take cover from storms, but photographer Warren Faidley travels around the country to take pictures of them. In August of 1992, Faidley went to Miami, Florida, to take pictures of Hurricane Andrew.
4 Genre: Expository Nonfiction Expository nonfiction gives information about real people and events.Be prepared for a few surprises as you read about a real person, Warren Faidley, who experiences a real storm, Hurricane Andrew.
5 Comprehension Skill Graphic Organizers TE 338 A graphic source shows or explains information from the text.Pictures, maps, charts, time lines, and diagrams are all examples of graphic sources.Graphic sources can help you draw conclusions about what you are reading.KWL Chart
6 Practice Graphic Sources PB137 1. What materials are needed to complete this activity?2-liter bottles, water, food coloring, duct tape.2. What is the first step in creating this tornado?Fill one bottle with water and some food coloring.3. What is another step?Connect the two bottles with duct tape.4. What is an example of how the diagram might help a person complete this activity?The diagram makes it easier to understand how to connect the bottles.
7 Comprehension Skill Review Cause and Effect TE 347 A cause is what makes something happen.An effect is what happens.Sometimes a cause will have more than one effect.Words such as because, so, and since are clues to causes and effects.
8 Comprehension Strategy Predict TE 338 Good readers think about what will happen next.Patterns in the information in a graph or chart can help you predict.Prediction Activities
9 Vocabulary Strategy Word Endings TE 340 Look at word endings to help you figure out the meaning of the word.The ending –s is added to a noun to make it plural.The ending –ed is added to a verb to make it past tense.
10 Research/Study Skills Online Telephone Directory TE 359L An online telephone directory lists phone numbers and addresses for individual people and business.The white pages lists entries for individuals and business in alphabetical order.The yellow pages contain business categorized by type, such as hotels, sporting goods, and so on.To find an online directory, use the keywords white pages or yellow pages on a search engine.
11 Research/Study Skills Online Telephone Directory TE 359L Once in the dictionary, type in the name of the person or business you want.You can type in the category of a business if you don’t know a specific name.Include a city or zip code and state to narrow the search.Online Directory
12 Fun Stuff and PracticeCause and Effect On-Line PowerPointActivitiesMore Figurative LanguageHurricane Andrew Damage PhotosHurricane AndrewTeacher ideas
13 Weekly Fluency Check Pauses TE 359a Readers need to pause after complete thoughts, such as at the end of phrases and sentences to make it easier for listeners to understand.Pause after prepositional phrases and between items in a series.Model read aloud on page 338m and Point out punctuation clues including dashes and colons.
14 Question of the Week TE 338m How do weather patterns affect our lives?
15 Day 2 - Question of the Day Why do you think storms are so fascinating to some people?
16 Day 3 – Question of the Day Why should people respect the power of storms?
17 Day 4 – Question of the Day What kinds of storm safety information can you find on the Internet?
18 Review QuestionsWhat conclusion did Warren make when he found an open photo album on the ground?What is the main idea of this story?Why do you think the author probably wrote this story?Why was Warren so tired when he returned to his hotel?What is the first thing Warren does to photograph a hurricane?
19 Review Questions6. Why does Warren have so many rolls of exposed film as he heads home?How are these photos different from other hurricane photos he took?What made the storm chasers think Hurricane Andrew had changed course?What are some reasons you can tell this hurricane was very destructive?What causes the most damage during a hurricane?
20 Vocabulary - Say It destruction expected forecasts inland shatter surge
21 More Words to Know potential withstand wreckage ditch shelter unpredictable
29 to stand against; hold out against; resist; endure withstandto stand against; hold out against; resist; endure
30 what is left behind after destruction wreckagewhat is left behind after destruction
31 a long narrow hole dug into the earth; usually carry off water ditcha long narrow hole dug into the earth; usually carry off water
32 something that cover or protects from weather, danger, or attack sheltersomething that cover or protects from weather, danger, or attack
33 uncertain, unable to tell about beforehand unpredictableuncertain, unable to tell about beforehand
34 You can survive in a tornado if you take shelter.
35 You can survive in a tornado if you take shelter.
36 The destruction from a hurricane comes from both wind and water.
37 The destruction from a hurricane comes from both wind and water.
38 They issue forecasts to tell when a storm is expected.
39 They issue forecasts to tell when a storm is expected.
40 He was found safe in a ditch a half a mile away.
41 He was found safe in a ditch a half a mile away.
42 Loose materials carried by hurricane winds can shatter windows .
43 Loose materials carried by hurricane winds can shatter windows .
44 The powerful winds can carry seawater a long ways inland.
45 The powerful winds can carry seawater a long ways inland.
46 A hurricane can cause a storm surge as winds push ocean water inland.
47 A hurricane can cause a storm surge as winds push ocean water inland.
48 Hurricane Andrew was expected to hit the coast in two days.
49 Hurricane Andrew was expected to hit the coast in two days.
50 A tornado is too fast and the direction it travels is unpredictable.
51 A tornado is too fast and the direction it travels is unpredictable.
52 Many homes could not withstand the winds of Hurricane Andrew.
53 Many homes could not withstand the winds of Hurricane Andrew.
54 Weather forecast showed Andrew had the potential to be a very dangerous storm.
55 Weather forecast showed Andrew had the potential to be a very dangerous storm.
56 Writing Assignment Problem/Solution TE 359h Think of a problem that you or someone you know has had.Why was it a problem?How was it solved?Clearly identify the problem and then describe the solution.Use specific nouns and strong verbs.Connect the ideas using time-order words.
57 Spelling Words Compound Words homemadewatermelonunderstandhighwaythunderstormhighwayupstairsshoelaceshortcutdoorbell
58 Spelling Words Compound Words jellyfishtouchdowncampfireskateboardanywayfireworkshaircutloudspeakerlaptopflashlight
60 This Week’s Word Wall Words Click and type your own words for this week:
61 Let’s review our Spelling words Let’s review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.