3Study Skills Genre: Biography Comprehension Skill: Fact and Opinion Comprehension Strategy: Text StructureComprehension Review Skill: Graphic SourcesVocabulary: Dictionary and Glossary
4Genre: BiographyA biography is a story of a real person’s life as told by someone else. As you read this biography, think about why the author chose to write about this athlete.
5SummaryIt wasn’t easy for Jim Thorpe to become a famous and respected athlete. As an American Indian, he was discriminated against and separated from his family. His twin brother died when they were only nine years old. His mother and father also died when he was still in school. But he learned to move forward with his life because he was so inspired by his family and his people.
6Comprehension Skill Review Graphic Resources A graphic source shows or explains information from the text.Pictures, maps, charts, time lines, and diagrams are all examples of graphic sources.Graphic sources can help you draw conclusions about what you are reading.
7Day 1 - Question of the Week How can our abilities influence our dreams and goals?
8endurance Vocabulary - Say It society manual dormitory reservation boarding school
9inconsolable recruiter confident hurdle rival prove More Words to Knowinconsolable recruiter confident hurdle rival prove
10Comprehension strategy Text Structure Good readers use text structure, or the way text is organized, to help them understand why they read.For example, a non fiction article may compare and contrast two things, put events in sequence, or be a series of clear main ideas.When you preview, look for text feature such as titles, heads, and underlined words to help you know what to expect.
13Comprehension Skill Tested- Fact or Opinion A fact is a statement that can be proven either true or false.An opinion is a statement based on someone’s judgment, belief, or way of thinking about something.
14Practice Fact and opinion StatementHow to Check FactIs Opinion Valid or Faulty?Jim led a professional football team called Oorang Indians.Unfortunately, the team was owned by a selfish man named Walter Lingo.Frankly, they were not very good.1. Look up Jim Thorpe in encyclopedia2. no support3. faulty4. They won only a few games.5. valid
16As a young man, Jim thorpe experienced many missfortunes. His twin brothers death broke his heart, his mother and his father died soon afterwards.
17Capital Letters We enjoyed reading the book. All sentences begin with capital letters.We enjoyed reading the book.Those girls finished cleaning the counter.
18Capital Letters Mrs. Clark asked if Amy would help. Proper nouns begin with capital letters.Mrs. Clark asked if Amy would help.Uncle Rob took us to Texas.
19Capital Letters I don’t need your help. The pronoun I is always capitalized.I don’t need your help.My aunt and I picked up the papers.
20Capital LettersA capital letter begins the first, last, and any important word in the title of a book, magazine, song, movie, poem, or other work.Read the last chapter of Tom Sawyer.She saw Snow White when she was five years old.
26Day 2 - Question of the Day Why was Jim so unhappy at school?
27Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary Some words have more than one meaning.Sometimes readers need to check a dictionary or glossary to find the meaning that makes sense for the sentence.
28Vocabulary Strategy Dictionary / Glossary The dark, or bold, words defined are called entry words.The entry word may not match the word in the selection exactly.Entry words are often are words without endings, prefixes, or suffixes.
29the people of any particular time or place societythe people of any particular time or place
30dormitorya building with many rooms for sleeping in. Many colleges have dormitories for students whose home are elsewhere.
31power to last and to withstand hard wear endurancepower to last and to withstand hard wear
33land set aside by the government for a special purpose reservationland set aside by the government for a special purpose
34school with buildings where the pupils live during the school term boarding schoolschool with buildings where the pupils live during the school term
35not able to be comforted inconsolablenot able to be comforted
36a person who gets new members, who gets people to join or come recruitera person who gets new members, who gets people to join or come
37having a firm belief in yourself confidenthaving a firm belief in yourself
38hurdle1. a barrier for people or horses to jump over in a race. 2. something that stands in the way ; an obstacle, difficulty
39rival1. person who wants and tries to get the same thing as another or who tries to equal or do better than another wanting the same things as another ; trying to equal or outdo another; competing
40to show that a thing is true and right proveto show that a thing is true and right
41Weekly Fluency Check - Stress Emphasis Read aloud “The highest Hurdle on p. 660m.Explain that you will emphasize important words with more strength. stressing important words helps convey emotion and meaning.
423. Jim’s father was bitten by a poisonous snake or did not recuver. 4 3. Jim’s father was bitten by a poisonous snake or did not recuver. 4. Jim began to play football serious at school in Carlisle, Pa.
43Grammar Skill :capitalization Capitalize both letters in a state postal abbreviation.Tulsa, OK Dandridge, TNCapitalize days of the week, months, and holidaysSaturday, June, Labor DayCapitalize titles that are used before people’s names.Mr. Warner Dr. Smith
44Grammar Skill – Capitalization Capitalize the first word and every important word in a proper noun.He went to Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.Capitalize the first letter of an abbreviation14 Columbus St.
45SmartBoard- Fact and Opinion Group workReaders & WB 254Language Day 2Spelling Day 2Tri-Fold Section 2SmartBoard- Fact and Opinion
50Day 3 - Question of the Day What can you learn about reaching goals from Jim Thorpe’s experiences?
51Review Questions What is the main ideas of this story? How was Jim different from Charlie?Why did the recruiter from Carlisle like to Jim?Why did the teachers hit him with a ruler when he spoke Sac?What kind of students were at the Agency Boarding School and the Haskell Institute?
52Review Questions6. What was Jim’s main reason for participating in sports?What is the purpose of the timeline?What might have happened to Jim if he had stayed home and not attended Carlisle?What did the name “Wa-tho-huck” mean? Was it a good name for Jim? Why or why not?
53He was so fast and had so much endurance that he could run down a rabbit on foot.
54He was so fast and had so much endurance that he could run down a rabbit on foot.
55The Indian Agency that oversaw the reservation said the children had to go to the Agency Boarding School at age six.
56The Indian Agency that oversaw the reservation said the children had to go to the Agency Boarding School at age six.
57The school kept Jim inside all day and locked up in a cold dormitory at night.
58The school kept Jim inside all day and locked up in a cold dormitory at night.
59Manual training was mixed with classroom studies to teach them a trade.
60Manual training was mixed with classroom studies to teach them a trade.
61Learning these trades would make them useful to white society.
62Learning these trades would make them useful to white society.
63Jim’s mother tried to comfort her son after his brother died, but he was inconsolable.
64Jim’s mother tried to comfort her son after his brother died, but he was inconsolable.
65The recruiter had heard of Jim’s success as a runner at Haskell.
66The recruiter had heard of Jim’s success as a runner at Haskell .
67Sometimes the biggest hurdle we have to overcome is ourselves.
68Sometimes the biggest hurdle we have to overcome is ourselves.
69The athlete was called a “quitter’ by the rival track athletes.
70The athlete was called a “quitter’ by the rival track athletes.
71Sometimes we have to prove to others how much we can do.
72Sometimes we have to prove to others how much we can do.
73It was strange how all of a sudden he felt relaxed and confident.
74It was strange how all of a sudden he felt relaxed and confident.
89What is the purpose of the timeline? Essay questionsWhat is the purpose of the timeline?How might Jim’s life have been different if he had stayed at home instead of attending Carlisle?Why was the name “Wa-tho-huck” a good one for Jim?
90Day 5 - Question of the Week How can our abilities influence our dreams and goals?
91Research Skill Magazines/Periodicals A periodical is a publication issued regularly, usually weekly or monthly.A magazine is a type of periodical. The title of a magazine usually identifies the kind of information it contains.Magazines contain a variety of articles, such as news stories, fiction stories, interviews, and editorials or opinion columns. They also include graphic sources and, usually, advertisements.
92Research Skill Magazines/Periodicals Many articles follow the 5 Ws and H format, answering the questions:Who? What? When? Why? and How?A table of contents lists the titles of articles and the page on which each article begins.
939. Jim Thorpe was proud that was part indian. 10 9. Jim Thorpe was proud that was part indian. 10. A town in Pennsylvania were named after Jim Thorpe, it used to be called Mauch Chunk.
94Reading WB 269-270 Language Arts Day 5 Writing Assignment Group workReading WBLanguage Arts Day 5Writing AssignmentTri-Fold Section 5
99Writing Assignment Timeline Make a Vertical Timeline of Jim Thorpe’s life from pages 678 and 679.Use more than one sheet of paper, and tape them together in sequential order when completed.You may illustrate the timeline when completed.
100Fun Stuff and Practice Famous Native Americans Timeline on Jim Thorpe Vocabulary ReviewVocabulary Fill in the BlankFact and Opinion LessonBrainpop- CapitalizationBrainpop- ParaphrasingBBC Prefix/Suffix GameQuia: Fact or OpinionFigurative Language