Build Theme Connections o What have you seen that came from the past? How did people use it? o What have people older than you said they remember about a time years ago? o What have you read in other texts about life long ago?
Build Vocabulary Connections Theme Vocabulary lifesettlesuburbvillage historyfutureamazing Imagine you are on a train or in the city. Use the vocabulary words to create a dialogue or speech. Ex: We are starting a new life. I want to settle by water. We will build a village.
Prepare to Read Strategies to find text evidence: use picture clues, rereading text, using text features, making inferences, making connections, using details and examples Find evidence for answering Focus Questions 1: What was life like in the past? (Kumak’s Fish doesn’t contain text evidence)
Phonics / ou/ spelled ow, ou Practice blending brown crown growl clown shower found cloud count ground
Word Study Review prefixes un-, re-, mis- unhappy rewrite unlock mismatch unplug mislead restart unsafe Add different prefixes to create new words: countreal button wrap paint read
High frequency words: care, laugh, laughed, lives, loves, should Fluency: “Books of the future?” (newspaper article) Practice Companion p. 52
Writing: Choose a Topic Writing Models Chart: The Frog and the Grasshopper p. 37 Possible Topics for a Fable LessonTopic Slow and steady wins the race. Making slow, steady progress to eventually achieve a goal Honesty is the best policy.Getting in trouble because of a lie you told United we stand, divided we fall. A team who accomplishes something by working together
Generate Ideas Setting: Outdoors Time : Daytime Place : Swamp Characters: Frog, Grasshopper, Other Swamp Animals Problem: Frog boasts that he is a better jumper than Grasshopper. Plot/Events: Grasshopper challenges Frog to a jumping contest. Solution: Frog learns a lesson: Look before you leap!