Author: Robert Cooker The________ writes the stories. The __________draws the pictures. Illustrator: Julia Gorton author illustrator
Anne Miller Genre - Look for: Characters that have super powers. Amazing events Fantasy Story Summary: Gus the dog changes at night to become a superhero. Gus does good deeds at night and rest all day.
Anne Miller Gus the Space Pup works hard to help people and so does Julia Gorton. She works to make her community a better place. She is trying to get a skateboard park built in her town. She wants children to have a safe place to skateboard. She drew Gus to look strong and cheerful. She used an airbrush to paint the bright colors. Meet Illustrator :
Anne Miller Pop Quiz What does the author do? He or she writes the stories. What does the illustrator do? He or she draws takes the pictures.
Can you say your vocabulary words? 1.gives 2.he 3.night 4.out 5.people 6.says 7.when 8.your
Anne Miller Gives gives Gives - passes on something She gives her mom a gift.
Anne Miller He he He - word for a boy or a man He will rope the cow.
Anne Miller Night night Night - opposite of day Meg will rest at night.
Anne Miller Out out Out – not in Can he get out of the sand?
Anne Miller People people People - human beings. The people are on the bus.
Anne Miller Says says Says- talks; speaks Look at me, Mom He says, “Look at me, Mom.”
Anne Miller When - at the time that When will the sun come up? when When
Anne Miller Your your Your - belonging to you Is that your little brother?
Anne Miller Words to Remember Gives - passes on something Gus gives help to people. He - word for a boy or a man He helps people at night. Night - opposite of day Gus does not rest at night. Out - not in Gus the Pup goes out at night.
Anne Miller People - human beings The people are walking. Says- talks; speaks Mom says, “Don’t run!” When - at the time that When night comes, they will go home. Your - belonging to you “Your balloon is pink,” he said. Words to Remember
Anne Miller Say the words. Read the sentence. Fill in the blank.
He _______ it a hit. gives he night out people says when your
Anne Miller His granddaddy and _____ are racing. out people night gives when says he your
Anne Miller The boy sleeps at ____. gives out he people your night when says
Anne Miller When do the stars come ______? your he when out people gives says night
Anne Miller The _________ are walking. he people night out your gives says when
Anne Miller _______ can I open my gifts? People Night Out When He Your Gives Says
Anne Miller Tom _______, “My lunch is good!” night gives he your out people when says My lunch is good.
Anne Miller “Is that ______ cat?” asked Beth. night people your Says gives out he when
Anne Miller Say the Sight Words when gives night please pretty ran ride saw says she
Anne Miller New words in the story: Space Pup bus stuck mud hand your asked tug best
Anne Miller A.gives - passes on something B.he - word for a boy or a man C.night - opposite of day D.out - not in E.people - human beings F.says - talks; speaks G.when - at the time that H.your - belonging to you
Anne Miller Match the words to its meaning. A.- passes on something B.- word for a boy or a man C.- opposite of day D.- not in E.- human beings F.- talks; speaks G.- at the time that H.- belonging to you 1.people ___ 2.gives ___ 3.your ___ 4.when ___ 5.he __ 6.says ___ 7.night ___ 8.out ___ A B C D E F G H
Anne Miller Vocabulary Power Gus isn’t like your dog. When night comes, Gus is out. He gives help to people. He says, “Here I come!”
Spelling Words 1.us 2. bus 3.bug 4.rug 5.mug 6.must 7. with 8.then 9.She 10. use
Web Links You should be able to click on these sites and go to them by pointing and clicking. Interactive Links for Space Pup Gus the Duck Chicken Stacker - Short u Space Pup Interactive Space Pup Links by Mrs. Alphabet I am Reading