Think about belonging… Please copy and answer the following questions using complete sentences. What does it mean to belong? In what situations do you feel you belong? In what situations do you feel like you do not belong?
THEME 1 THEME 1: Fitting In When you find a place to belong in the world, you can connect with people from other times and other places. What connections have you made since being in this school and class? Who was the first person you connected with? Why did you connect with that person?
THEME 2 THEME 2: Bridging the Gap You can overcome cultural differences by looking beyond the surface and finding your common interests. With whom have you connected, despite your differences?
Warm Up What do you think this unit will be about? Which groups do you belong to? How can people bridge gaps and connect with each other?
THEME ACTIVITY Please turn page 72 of your TEXTBOOK. Discuss the following questions with your group members: What makes you feel that you fit in with people in your family and in your class? What does it take to fit in with new people? What image is made when all the small pictures on page 72 are put together?
THEME 1 GUIDING QUESTIONS What groups do you belong to? Think about your family, friends, and cultural background. How do people learn to fit in and become members of a new cultural group? What do they keep from the old culture? What do they add from the new one?
KEYPOINT #1 We all belong to many different groups. We automatically belong to some groups because of where we were born. We become members of other groups by deciding to join.
KEYPOINT #2 People who live in a new cultural setting begin to adapt to some of the ways of the new culture. We may choose to dress a certain way, listen to certain music, participate in certain activities. All these choices can help us to fit into new groups.
KEYPOINT #3 People generally hold onto old beliefs and attitudes that continue to provide guidance in their lives. Most people also adopt new ideas that make sense to them and that make it easier to fit in with the new culture.
SELECTION INFORMATION TITLE: “The Keeping Quilt” AUTHOR: Patricia Polacco SUMMARIZE this information in your notebook: As a young girl, she had a learning disability that made it difficult for her to learn to read. She could draw very well, however. Now her drawing and writing come together in her books. Some of them were inspired by listening to the storytellers in her family.
GENRE PERSONAL NARRATIVE: Writing that covers an event in the writer’s life. It often contains personal comments and observations as well as a description of the event.
THEME CONNECTION This story tells how a quilt connects every generation of one family to its history, customs, and traditions.
SELECTION SUMMARY Anna and her mother make a quilt from old clothes that belonged to family members in their homeland. When the quilt is used at Anna’s wedding, a tradition begins. The quilt connects Anna and her family to their past, to their culture, and to one another.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION The great influx of Russian and Polish Jews to the United States began in 1881 and, with slight interruption, has continued ever since.
PURPOSE As we read, we will: Find out how Anna’s family’s life changes when they move to New York. Take note of the customs and traditions of Anna’s family. How does the quilt continue a tradition? Find out the different ways the quilt is used.
APRON - noun piece of clothing that protects other clothes My mother always uses an _______ when she cooks.
BABUSHKA - noun scarf worn over the head and tied under the chin You can use a _____________ to cover your head when it is cold outside.
BOUQUET - noun bunch of flowers My father sent my mother a __________ for her birthday.
BRIDE - noun woman about to be married or just married The ________ looks very beautiful in her dress.
CELEBRATE - verb have special activities in honor of an event My parents _____________ my birthday by throwing me a party.
ENGAGED - adjective promised in marriage My cousin just got _____________ this weekend.
HUSBAND - noun man who is married My brother who just got married is now a ____________.
NIGHTDRESS - noun loose garment worn in bed I wear a ________________ every time I go to sleep.
QUILT - noun bed cover made of pieces of cloth sewn together My bed has a __________ on top of it to keep me warm at night.
TABLECLOTH - noun cloth for covering a table, used especially at meals This table is very dirty. It needs a __________ to protect it.
WEDDING HUPPA - noun cloth supported on poles that a couple stands under when being married The ________ _________ at my sister’s wedding was huge!
PRACTICE! Please turn to page 76 of your HIGH POINT BOOK. Complete the “Learn Key Vocabulary” activity.
READING STRATEGY HOW TO PREVIEW AND MAKE PREDICTIONS 1. Read the title and the introduction. 2. Look at the pictures and think about how they relate to the title. 3. Predict what you think will happen in the story. 4. Read the story. Then check to see if your predictions were correct.
HOW TO PREVIEW AND MAKE PREDICTIONS The Keeping Quilt family quilt used at wedding a tradition pg. 77: Women look at a quilt pg. 79: Women sew a quilt. pg. 81: The quilt is covering a bride and groom. pg. 82: The quilt is covering an old woman. I think this story will be about ________________
GRAMMAR LESSON PAST TENSE VERBS A past tense verb tells about an action that happened earlier, or in the past. EXAMPLE: Long ago, Marcella helped her mother. Regular past tense verbs end in –ed. Follow the spelling rules to form the past tense. thread + -ed = threaded wrap + -ed = wrapped place + -ed = placed try + -ed = tried
GRAMMAR MINILESSON (continued) Irregular past tense verbs do not end in -ed. go = went keep = kept
Review Copy the following present tense verbs and write the past tense form next to them. 1. work 2. sleep 3. talk 4. celebrate 5. cry 6. run 7. wrap 8. dance
Review – Answers Copy the following present tense verbs and write their past tense form next to them. 1. work = worked 2. sleep = slept 3. talk = talked 4. celebrate = celebrated 5. cry = cried 6. run = ran 7. wrap = wrapped 8. dance = danced
PREVIEW READING SELECTION Please turn to page 77 of your TEXTBOOK.
WARM-UP! Rewrite the following paragraph in the past tense. My aunt and I make quilts together. Everyone gives us old clothes. First, we cut them up and make them into patches. Then we sew and sew for months until we have a beautiful quilt.
WARM-UP ANSWERS! My aunt and I made quilts together. Everyone gave us old clothes. First, we cut them up and made them into patches. Then we sewed and sewed for months until we had a beautiful quilt.
GRAMMAR MINILESSON FUTURE TENSE VERBS The future tense tells what will happen later, or in the future. To show the future tense, use will or going to plus a main verb. EXAMPLE: Mother will save Grandpa’s letters. EXAMPLE: Mother is going to save Grandpa’s letters.
PRACTICE! Please turn to page 35 of your PRACTICE BOOK.
LET’S READ! Please turn to page 82 of your TEXTBOOK.
BEFORE YOU MOVE ON… Please answer the questions on page 83 of your TEXTBOOK.
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ASSESSMENT #1 FUNCTION: Ask and Answer Questions LANGUAGE STRUCTURES: Questions ASSESSMENT: Make up three (3) questions about details in the story.
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ASSESSMENT #1 (continued) USE: correct word order question words appropriate intonation (?) USE VOCABULARY WORDS: quilt husband huppa tablecloth tradition bouquet
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ASSESSMENT RUBRIC FUNCTIONPATTERN & STRUCTURE VOCABULARY 4 Student effectively performs the function. Student clearly expresses the targeted pattern/structure in a variety of ways. Student uses a variety of effective vocabulary (5-6 words), including words from the unit. 3 Student performs the function. Student adequately expresses the targeted pattern/structure. Student uses adequate vocabulary (3-4 words), including words from the unit. 2 Student does not adequately perform the function. Student does not adequately express the targeted pattern/structure. Student uses limited vocabulary (1-2 words) or uses vocabulary incorrectly. 1 Student makes no attempt or offers a non-verbal response. Student does not express the targeted pattern/structure. Student makes no attempt to use appropriate vocabulary.
RESPOND TO THE SELECTION Sum It Up (Practice Book, p. 36) Grammar: Verb Tenses (Practice Book, p. 37)
WARM-UP! Copy the sentences and choose the correct verb to complete them. 1. Long ago, Anna and her mother makes / made a quilt. 2. Now, Patricia Polacco owns / owned the quilt. 3. Twenty years ago, Patricia holds / held her daughter in the quilt. 4. Someday, Traci will take / took the quilt with her. 5. Patricia’s quilt carries / carryes many memories.
WARM-UP! Copy the sentences and choose the correct verb to complete them. 1. Long ago, Anna and her mother made a quilt. 2. Now, Patricia Polacco owns the quilt. 3. Twenty years ago, Patricia held her daughter in the quilt. 4. Someday, Traci will take the quilt with her. 5. Patricia’s quilt carries many memories.
BUILD LANGUAGE AND VOCABULARY Please turn to page 74 of your TEXTBOOK. Listen to the poem “We’re All in the Telephone Book”
HOW TO ASK AND ANSWER QUESTIONS Start with a word like Is, Do, Can or Will: Is your family’s number in the telephone book? Answer like this: Yes, it is. No, it isn’t
READ ALOUD! Families (Ann Morris) There are many ways to preserve family memories. In this book, photographs record all the things families share and do.