15rappel: to come down a cliff by sliding down a rope.
16trekked: made a slow and difficult journey on foot. Read pgs. 16 & 17Meet the Author & Illustrator
17I can use illustrations to create reasonable predictions. Predict: Think of a possibility that makes sense based on text clues and personal experiences. Take a look at the pictures of this story and make predictions about what will happen to the boy and his dog
18Cause and Effect A cause is the reason that something happens. An effect is something that happens as a result of a particular cause.
19Listen to: Cliff Hanger Cause and EffectRainWetListen to: Cliff Hanger
20Cause-and-Effect Chart (Practice Book pg. 12) (Why does it happen?)Effect(What happens?)Climbers leave Grits on the mountain.Axel and Dag set out to rescue Grits.He thinks Grits might fall from Monkey Ledge.Axel decides to climb up and get Grits in spite of the storm.He reaches monkey ledge safely.Axel climbs carefully, using all the proper equipment.Electricity from the storm fills the air.The hair on Axel’s head and arms stands up.He free climbs the rest of the way down.Partway down the cliff, Axel runs out of rope.
27Cause and EffectOne story event often makes another event happen. One event is the cause of another event, which is the effect.What happens? (effect)Why does it happen? (cause)
28Dag’s decision is the effect. “Stay where you are,” he said. “I’m going for help.” Why does Dag say this?Axel cannot find a handhold and is stranded on the cliff.Dag’s decision is the effect.
29Comprehension Strategy: Cause and Effect Using a Multi-Flow Map, choose an important event in the story and give three actual or possible causes and effects of that event.
30He was climbing very carefully. Base WordsMany words are made by adding beginnings and endings to smaller words called base words.He was climbing very carefully.In climbing, the ending –ing has been added to the base word climb.T.E. pg. 49C
31Find the Base Word!Lighting flashed. Dag counted slowly. Axel picked up the shivering dog.
40Cause and Effect TE pg. R8I was cold, so I put on a jacket.Because we were tired, we took a nap.The effect describes something that happens.The cause tells why it happens.
41Alphabetical Order TE pg. 49G friend flash harness hand
42Sort the words below into alphabetical order. Transparency 1-3Alphabetical OrderSort the words below into alphabetical order.washedwaistdisasterdancerdifficultsoupupsetstormtimethunderCheck your Work!1. dancer4. soup8. upset2. difficult5. storm9. waist3. disaster6. thunder10. washed7. timePartner Read “Cliff Hanger”
49Reviewing Cliff Hanger Listen to Cliff HangerPlay Jeopardy
50When You Are Finished After you finish your Weekly Skills Test: Day 5After you finish your Weekly Skills Test:Make sure your name, date, and assignment are written clearly on the top left of the paper.Turn your test paper to me and put your answer key in the reading tray.Read a book of your choice.