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1 Eye of the Storm By Stephen Kramer Illustrated by Warren Faidley Stephen KramerWarren FaidleyStephen KramerWarren Faidley Compiled by: Terry Sams PESTerry Sams Melissa Guinn Melissa Guinn PES

2 Study Skills Genre: Expository Nonfiction Comprehension Skill: Graphic Sources Comprehension Strategy: Predict Comprehension Review Skill: Cause and Effect Vocabulary: Word Endings

3 Summary In 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 GenreGenre: 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 Graphic Organizers 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 PB What materials are needed to complete this activity? 2-liter bottles, water, food coloring, duct tape. 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. Fill one bottle with water and some food coloring. 3. What is another step? Connect the two bottles with duct tape. 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. The diagram makes it easier to understand how to connect the bottles.

7 Comprehension Skill Review Cause and Effect TE 347 Cause and Effect 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 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.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.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.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.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.Include a city or zip code and state to narrow the search. state to narrow the search. state to narrow the search. Online DirectoryOnline DirectoryOnline DirectoryOnline Directory

12 Fun Stuff and Practice Cause and Effect On- Line PowerPointCause and Effect On- Line PowerPointCause and Effect On- Line PowerPointCause and Effect On- Line PowerPoint ActivitiesActivitiesActivities More Figurative LanguageMore Figurative LanguageMore Figurative LanguageMore Figurative Language Hurricane Andrew Damage PhotosHurricane Andrew Damage PhotosHurricane AndrewHurricane Andrew Hurricane AndrewHurricane AndrewHurricane AndrewHurricane Andrew Teacher ideasTeacher ideasTeacher ideasTeacher 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 349. 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 Why should people respect the power of storms? Day 3 – Question of the Day

17 Day 4 – Question of the Day What kinds of storm safety information can you find on the Internet?

18 Review Questions 1.What conclusion did Warren make when he found an open photo album on the ground? 2.What is the main idea of this story? 3.Why do you think the author probably wrote this story? 4.Why was Warren so tired when he returned to his hotel? 5.What is the first thing Warren does to photograph a hurricane?

19 Review Questions 6. Why does Warren have so many rolls of exposed film as he heads home? 7.How are these photos different from other hurricane photos he took? 8.What made the storm chasers think Hurricane Andrew had changed course? 9.What are some reasons you can tell this hurricane was very destructive? 10. What causes the most damage during a hurricane?

20 Vocabulary - Say It destruction expected forecasts inland shatter surge

21 More Words to Know tornado hurricane ditch shelter unpredictable blizzard powerful meteorologists estimate severe

22 destruction the action or process of causing so much damage to something that it no longer exists or cannot be repairedthe action or process of causing so much damage to something that it no longer exists or cannot be repaired

23 expected thinking something will probably come or happen

24 forecasts statements of what is coming; predictions

25 inland in or toward the interior

26 shatter to break into pieces suddenly

27 surge a swelling motion; sweep or rush, especially of waves

28 tornado a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel- shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system. a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel- shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system.

29 powerful having great power or strength

30 ditch a long narrow hole dug into the earth; usually carry off water

31 shelter something that cover or protects from weather, danger, or attack

32 unpredictable uncertain, unable to tell about beforehand

33 hurricane a storm with a violent wind a storm with a violent wind

34 severe (of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense (of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense

35 blizzard a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility

36 meteorologists weather forecasters weather forecasters

37 estimate roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity

38 You can survive in a tornado if you take shelter.

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40 The destruction from a hurricane comes from both wind and water.

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42 They issue forecasts to tell when a storm is expected.

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44 He was found safe in a ditch a half a mile away.

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46 Loose materials carried by hurricane winds can shatter windows.

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48 The powerful winds can carry seawater a long ways inland.

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50 A hurricane can cause a storm surge as winds push ocean water inland.

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52 Hurricane Andrew was expected to hit the coast in two days.

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54 A tornado is too fast and the direction it travels is unpredictable.

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56 Many homes could not withstand the powerful winds of Hurricane Andrew.

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58 Weather forecasts showed Andrew had the potential to be a severe storm.

59 Weather forecast showed Andrew had the potential to be a severe storm.

60 Warren listened to meteorologists to predict the path of the hurricane.

61 Storm chasers need to estimate when they think the storm will arrive.

62 Tornados, hurricanes, blizzards and thunderstorms are different types of storms.

63 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.

64 Spelling Words Compound Words homemade watermelon understand highway thunderstorm highway upstairs shoelace shortcut doorbell

65 Spelling Words Compound Words jellyfish touchdown campfire skateboard anyway fireworks haircut loudspeaker laptop flashlight

66 CHALLENGE masterpiece stomachache cliffhanger sweatshirt afterthought

67 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.

68 watermelon

69 homemade

70 understand

71 sometimes

72 shoelace

73 highway

74 upstairs

75 thunderstorm

76 shortcut

77 doorbell

78 jellyfish

79 touchdown

80 campfire

81 skateboard

82 anyway

83 fireworks

84 haircut

85 loudspeaker

86 laptop

87 flashlight


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