13Information from Nature Prior Knowledge Think about as many ideas as you can for each category.Information from NaturePleasure from Nature
14Vocabulary: Word Rating Chart KnowHave SeenDon’t Knowbladebuddingdewfirefliesflutternotepadpatch
15Vocabulary Words blade – a leaf of grass budding – putting forth small swellings on the plant that will grow into leaves, branches, or flowersdew – the moisture from the air that collects in small drops on cool surfaces during the nightflutter – to flap the wings
16Vocabulary Wordsfireflies – small insects that give off flashes of light when they flynotepad – a small book of blank or lined sheets of paper in which you write notes or things that you need to learn or rememberpatch – a small piece of ground that is different from what surrounds it
17Other Vocabulary Words nectar – sweet sap, or liquid, produced by a flowerscratchy – rough, making scratches on your skindownwind – in the same direction as the windglimpse – a very quick lookgurgled – made a bubbling soundNext slide
27the fireflys lands on my jaket. The fireflies land on my jacket.the many fireflies’s lights look like stars on a Summer nightThe many fireflies’ lights look like stars on a summer night.
28Subject-Verb Agreement A hawkmoth rests on a crisp blade of grass.The subject of the sentence, hawkmoth, is singular.An s is added to the verb, rest, to agree with the subject.
29Subject-Verb Agreement The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree.To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s.If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.
30Subject-Verb Agreement A form of be in a sentence also must agree with the subject.Use am, is, or was to agree with singular nouns.Use are or were to agree with plural nouns.
31Subject-Verb Agreement Singular Subject:The sun sets late on a summer day.He listens to crickets.Plural Subject:The girls play outside until dark.I sing a song.
32Subject-Verb Agreement Singular Subject:The moon is shining brightly.The moon was full.Plural Subject:Fireflies are lighting the sky.They were everywhere.
33Subject-Verb Agreement Choose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. Two deer (are, is) standing in the clearing.areDavid (step, steps) on a branch.stepsThe animals (looks, look) frightened.look
34Subject-Verb Agreement Choose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. The boy (watch, watches) them run away.watchesThe forest (is, are) full of little creatures.is
35Subject-Verb Agreement Choose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. Rabbits (run, runs) through the bushes.runMice (hides, hide) in holes.hideThey (is, are) afraid of bigger animalsare
36Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ MondaySpelling:Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/
37Spelling Words change large ridge page jacket mark badge kitten orange clocklargepagemarkkittenjudgecrackedgepocketbrakechangeridgejacketbadgeorangefrecklesadvantagepledgeKentuckykingdom
38Who has Lily received night letters from so far? TuesdayQuestion of the DayWho has Lily received night letters from so far?
39Today we will learn about: Spellings of /j/, /k/, /s/Word Structure – Compound WordsDraw ConclusionsAsk QuestionsDevelop VocabularyFluency: Choral ReadingSubject-Verb AgreementConsonant Sounds /j/ and /k/Weather PatternsObserving Nature
45large moths flies around the porch at night Large moths fly around the porch at night.they looks a litle like butterflysThey look a little like butterflies.
46Subject-Verb Agreement The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree.To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s.If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.
47Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ TuesdaySpelling:Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/
48Spelling Words change large ridge page jacket mark badge kitten orange clocklargepagemarkkittenjudgecrackedgepocketbrakechangeridgejacketbadgeorangefrecklesadvantagepledgeKentuckykingdom
49What could Lily say to her backyard friends about her day? WednesdayQuestion of the DayWhat could Lily say to her backyard friends about her day?
50Today we will learn about: Draw ConclusionsAsk QuestionsAuthor’s PurposeDevelop VocabularyFluency: Appropriate PhrasingSubject-Verb AgreementConsonant Sounds /j/ and /k/Observing Nature
55wasnt that a spider on the floor dew make the plant’s wet in the morningDew makes the plants wet in the morning.
56Subject-Verb Agreement The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree.To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s.If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.
57Subject-Verb Agreement Using strong verbs makes writing vivid.Writers must always make their verbs agree with their sentence subjects.A snake slithers out of the grass.More snakes slither out of the grass.
58Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ WednesdaySpelling:Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/
59Spelling Words change large ridge page jacket mark badge kitten orange clocklargepagemarkkittenjudgecrackedgepocketbrakechangeridgejacketbadgeorangefrecklesadvantagepledgeKentuckykingdom
60ThursdayQuestion of the DayHow can the outside world affect you inside your heart or head like a friend does?
61Today we will learn about: Prefixes un-, re-, mis-, dis-PoetryReading Across TextsContent-Area VocabularyFluency: Partner ReadingSubject-Verb AgreementConsonant Sounds /j/ and /k/Write a Night Letter
66many animals prowls on the edje of the forest at night Many animals prowl on the edge of the forest at night.the two trees shadows hide the mouses and foxsThe two trees’ shadows hide the mice and foxes.
67Subject-Verb Agreement The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree.To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s.If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.
68Subject-Verb Agreement Test Tip:Be sure a form of be in a sentence agrees with the subject.Use is or was to agree with singular nouns.Use are or were to agree with plural nouns.Example: The moon is bright tonight. The stars are shining.
69Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ ThursdaySpelling:Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/
70Spelling Words change large ridge page jacket mark badge kitten orange clocklargepagemarkkittenjudgecrackedgepocketbrakechangeridgejacketbadgeorangefrecklesadvantagepledgeKentuckykingdom
71What information and pleasure can people gain by observing nature? FridayQuestion of the DayWhat information and pleasure can people gain by observing nature?
72Today we will learn about: Build Concept VocabularyDraw ConclusionsAuthor’s ViewpointWord StructureSubject-Verb AgreementConsonant Sounds /j/ and /k/Adjusting Reading RatesObserving Nature
73Draw ConclusionsA conclusion is a decision you reach after thinking about facts and details you read.You can also use what you already know to help draw a conclusion.Then ask yourself, “Does my conclusion makes sense?”
74Author’s ViewpointThe author’s viewpoint is the way an author looks at and feels about the topic or ideas he or she is writing about.Think about how the author seems to feel about the subject.Look for words and details in the text that tell you if the author feels positively or negatively or otherwise about the subject.
75Author’s ViewpointAsk yourself what beliefs are behind the author’s statements.Look for details in the text that support your ideas about the author’s viewpoint.
76Compound WordsYou can use word structure to determine the meaning of unfamiliar compound words.List any compound words you find as you read “Night Letters.”Create a chart showing the unknown word, its two smaller words, and the definition of the word.Use a dictionary to check the meanings.
78Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ You already know some letters that stand for /j/, /s/ and /k/.We will look at new ways to spell these sounds.
79Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ Pour one ounce of cider into every glass.Which letters stand for /s/?c and ssWhat letters come after c in ounce and cider?e and iWhen c is followed by e or i, it often stands for /s/.
80Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ George is the pilot of the large jet.Which letters stand for /j/?g, jCan Ken lock the door?Which letters stand for /k/?c, k, ck
81Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ When I say the sentence The table has a chrome edge, I hear /k/ in chrome and /j/ in edge.But I don’t see k or j. The ch stands for /k/, and dge stands for /j/.
82Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ Blend these words:ledgewedgebadgechoirschool
83Spellings of /j/,/k/, /s/ Find the letters that stand for /j/, /s/, or/k/. misjudgepencilcircuschlorinecertainkerneljesterpocketThe cat paced back and forth behind the fence.She had a smudge of chocolate on her face.We baked gingerbread cookies.
84Prefixes un-, re-, mis-, dis- Last week, we studied the prefixes un-, re-, mis-, and dis-.Find the prefix in each of these words:unwillingreassignmisspelldisagree
85Prefixes un-, re-, mis-, dis- Use the base word and prefix to figure out what each word means.unwillingnot willingreassignassign againmisspellspell incorrectlydisagreenot in agreement
86Prefixes un-, re-, mis-, dis- Tell what each word with a prefix means. unableunexploredunwantedrereadrestatedrewrotemisunderstandmisjudgemistreatdistrusteddisinteresteddisbeliefWe had to stop and rethink our plan.Mom was disappointed about my messy room.Our new puppy misbehaves if we don’t watch her all the time.The accident seemed unavoidable.
87Adjusting Reading Rates When might you read a selection slowly and when might you read quickly?If you need to remember many details about what you are reading, you should read something slowly.Some tests involve reading a passage and then answering questions. This would be a time to read slowly to try to remember as many details as possible.
88Adjusting Reading Rates Social studies and science textbooks usually contain unfamiliar words and ideas. Read slowly when you are learning about unknown topics.Read quickly when you are looking for important words or ideas. If you are looking for a source to research a topic, skim and scan to see if the source has the information you need.