2Word Knowledge huddled drenched sniffed flicked barely hardly loudly suddenlyharder closer nearersat ran ant had
3Fluency The man sat in the chair. The rain came down harder and harder.The fox came nearer and sniffed.
4Building Background Remember what we have learned about rainy days. What do people do on rainy days?What do you think animals do on rainy days?What are some acts of kindness people might show on a rainy day?
5Building BackgroundNow lets talk about mushrooms… What are mushrooms? What do they look like? Are they big? Are they small? Where do they grow?
6Background Information Genre:FantasyPeople, animals, and/or objects are able to do things that they cannot do in the real world.Things happen that could not happen in the real world.Can you think of some other stories fantasy stories you have read?
13Comprehension Strategies Good Readers… SummarizeKeep track of what you have read and focus on important details“At the beginning of the story…”“Then…”Monitor and ClarifySlow down and reread to determine the meaning of words and more difficult ideas or passages.“I didn’t understand that. Let me reread for clarity.”“I am confused by that. I need to clarify.Make PredictionsGuess what will happen next based on what you have read or heard.“I predict that ___ will happen…”“I think ______ will happen…”