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1 Boss of the Plains By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 1 Taught By: Mr. Williams By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 1 Taught By: Mr. Williams

2 Making Generalizations It may include words like always or most. Always should rarely be used to state a fact but it is fine for a generalization. Most is a good word to use because it implies that some people do not apply to the statement. It is based on fact or good reason. Thousands of children eat candy every day. Teachers have to be able to teach students to read so they must be good at it too. It is a statement that is usually true. Most children like to eat candy.Teachers are always good readers.

3 What’s for Dinner? Comprehension Skill: Making Generalizations The pioneers’ provisions were mostly grains and other foods that don’t spoil quickly. Which story details support this generalization? What generalization could you make about the fresh foods the pioneers ate? What generalization about evening meals is made in the selection?

4 Decoding Suffixes -er, -or, -ist What is a Suffix?-ersettlerteacher-orsailorconductor-istviolinistbicyclist Someone Who…

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6 determined

7 frontier

8 opportunity

9 pioneers

10 wranglers

11 adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys Key Reunion Vocabulary

12 Boss of the Plains Generalization Chart 1.After reading each page, use Practice Book p. 147 to compile Generalizations of the selection. 2.At the end of the story use the information you have gathered to complete the story sequence on the back of your sheet. 3.Make sure you are listing accurate details from the selection used to make generalizations. 4.When finished go back and reread this week’s selection in order to improve reading fluency. Generalization Chart 1.After reading each page, use Practice Book p. 147 to compile Generalizations of the selection. 2.At the end of the story use the information you have gathered to complete the story sequence on the back of your sheet. 3.Make sure you are listing accurate details from the selection used to make generalizations. 4.When finished go back and reread this week’s selection in order to improve reading fluency.

13 Boss of the Plains By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 2 Taught By: Mr. Williams By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 2 Taught By: Mr. Williams

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15 determined

16 frontier

17 opportunity

18 pioneers

19 wranglers

20 adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys Key Reunion Vocabulary

21 Boss of the Plains With your partner, discuss questions 1-6 on page 240 of your text. You may look back in your text if you need to. When you're finished begin thinking about the following questions. 3. How are the characters lives changed by moving to the new place 1. Who is the main character in the story? 2. Where do the characters go in the story? 4. Have you ever felt like the main character did in the story when they moved to a new place?

22 Comprehension Strategy: Summarizing Using a Frame and Arrow Map, sequence what you think at the five most important events of the story.

23 Using Context Clues

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25 Boss of the Plains By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 3 Taught By: Mr. Williams By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 3 Taught By: Mr. Williams

26 adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys Key Reunion Vocabulary

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28 Using Context Clues Watch for a word or phrase that defines an unfamiliar word. Watch for a word or phrase that gives a clear hint to the meaning of an unfamiliar word. If one word doesn’t give a clue, look at the whole sentence for clues to the meaning of the unfamiliar word.

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30 Extreme Partner Reading First Step: Read the story summary quietly to yourself. If you finish before time is up, read through it again. Second Step: Now that you have read through the story summary, go through it again using hand gestures as you read. If you finish before time is up, read through it again with gestures. Third Step: Turn to your partner and take turns reading the summary with lots of expression. Fourth Step: With your partner, take turns reading with passage with lots of expression and gestures. Last Step: Using your best expression, ask your partner three questions about what you have read. When you are asked, be sure to answer with intense expressions. First Step: Read the story summary quietly to yourself. If you finish before time is up, read through it again. Second Step: Now that you have read through the story summary, go through it again using hand gestures as you read. If you finish before time is up, read through it again with gestures. Third Step: Turn to your partner and take turns reading the summary with lots of expression. Fourth Step: With your partner, take turns reading with passage with lots of expression and gestures. Last Step: Using your best expression, ask your partner three questions about what you have read. When you are asked, be sure to answer with intense expressions.

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32 Boss of the Plains By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 4 Taught By: Mr. Williams By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 4 Taught By: Mr. Williams

33 Decoding Suffixes -er, -or, -ist What is a Suffix?-ersettlerteacher-orsailorconductor-istviolinistbicyclist Someone Who…

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35 adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys adventures – Travelers in search of unusual or exciting experiences determined – Sticking to a purpose frontier – Unexplored land opportunity – A good chance pioneers – People who are the first settlers in a region wranglers – cowboys Key Reunion Vocabulary

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39 Cowboy Songs With your partner, read pages from your text using the skills mentions in the yellow column on the left of page 242. When you are finished discuss these questions with your partner and write your answers in complete sentences on a piece of lined paper.. 5. Compare and Contrast the songs cowboys sang with the songs you sang for the same reasons? 3. How might these songs have helped cowboys with their work? 4. What about these songs reminds you of John Stetson’s travels in Boss of the Plains? 2. What generalization can you make from these songs about a cowboys relationship to the land? 1. What is happening as “Get Along Little Doggies” is being sung?

40 Boss of the Plains By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 5 Taught By: Mr. Williams By: Laurie Carlson American Stories Theme 2, Selection 3, Day 5 Taught By: Mr. Williams

41 Weekly Skills Test 1.Make sure your name, date, and assignment are written clearly on the top left of the paper. 2.Turn your test paper to me and put your answer key in the reading basket. 3.Finish your Mountain Language. 4.Finish any other unfinished work. 1.Make sure your name, date, and assignment are written clearly on the top left of the paper. 2.Turn your test paper to me and put your answer key in the reading basket. 3.Finish your Mountain Language. 4.Finish any other unfinished work.


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