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1 Fourth Grade:Theme 1Selection 5This Land is Your Land1
2 Spelling Words with the Long ū Sounds Long u has two sounds, /ü/ and /yü/.Long u has several spellings,u-consonant-e, ew, oo, ui,and u.The letter patterns u-consonant-e, ew, oo, ui, and u can stand for /ü/ or /yü/.2
3 Spelling Words with the Long ū Sounds u-consonant-eewoohugethrewmoodflutecurfewsmoothexcuseafternoonconfusescootergroove3
4 Spelling Words with the Long ū Sounds uiujuiceusualcruisetruthcruelpupilbruisehumorduty4
6 How Fast Can You Read the Words? Spelling FluencyHow Fast Can You Read the Words?usualthrewtruthhugeafternoonbruiseflutescootercruelmoodjuiceexcusesmoothcruisepupil
7 How Fast Can You Read the Words? Spelling FluencyHow Fast Can You Read the Words?grooveinfluenceconfusealuminumhumornutritiondutyaccumulatecurfewigloo
8 Teacher Read Aloud:The Volcano Wakesby Patricia LauberActivate Prior Knowledge:Think about what you know about volcanoes.Share your ideas about what happens when a volcano erupts.
9 Purpose Setting:Listen for details that will help you determine the main idea of the selection.What was the first sign that Mount St. Helen might erupt?2. How was Mount St. Helen formed?Why did the people living nearby Mount St. Helen not fear it?Who considered Mount St. Helen dangerous?What is the main idea of the selection?9
10 Concept Vocabulary Web eruptionsearthquakevolcanoHow the land was formedPlants and animalsThe West
11 Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Details The topic is what a paragraph, part of an article, or a whole article is aboutThe most important thing the author has to say about the topic is the main ideaThe little pieces of information telling more about the main idea are the supporting details11
12 Main ideas tell the central ideas of an article. Comprehension Skill:Main Idea and DetailsMain ideas tell the central ideas of an article.Use a graphic organizer to record the most important points of an article.Supporting details expand on the main idea, providing more information about it.12
13 Topic: “Hiking in National Parks” Comprehension Skill:Main Idea and DetailsTopic: “Hiking in National Parks”Details: Some parks have difficult trails that lead hikers to waterfalls and other natural wonders. Easy trails are also available.Use a graphic organizer to identify the main idea.13
14 Main Idea Graphic Organizer TopicHiking in National ParksMain Idea?Supporting DetailSome parks have difficult trails that lead hikers to waterfalls and other natural wonders.Supporting DetailEasy trails are also available.What is the main idea in an article with this topic and supporting details?
15 What is the main idea in an article with this topic and details? Comprehension Skill:Main Idea and DetailsWhat is the main idea in an article with this topic and details?Main Idea - National parks offer a wide range of trails for hikers.15
16 Letters Home from Yosemite Author:Lisa Halvorsen
21 a wild region with few or no people living in it wildernessEfforts to protect the wilderness around Yosemite began in 1864.Synonyms:back countryforestoutback
22 preserve to keep from harm or change: protect Synonyms: maintain He fought hard to convince the U.S. government to preserve Yosemite as a national park.Synonyms:maintainconservesafeguard
23 a set of related living thing that share certain characteristics and that can interbreed speciesIt’s the largest species of tree in the world and it is found only on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.Synonyms:groupcategorykind
24 a person who studies living things naturalistOur tour guide said that one of the first people to visit this area was John Muir, a Scottish naturalist.Synonyms:preservationistenvironmentalisttree-hugger
25 slopes land that goes up or down at an angle Synonyms: bank ascend It’s the largest species of tree in the world and it is found only on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.Synonyms:bankascenddescend
26 a great mass of ice that moves very slowly down a mountain or along a valley, or spreading very slowly over a land areaglacierThis morning on our way to Glacier Point we saw a black bear and her two cubs.Synonyms:ice field
27 able to impress the mind, feelings, conscience impressiveIt seems that wherever we look, there’s something bigger, higher, or more impressive that before.Synonyms:imposingawesome
28 How Fast Can You Read the Words? Vocabulary FluencyHow Fast Can You Read the Words?wildernesspreservespeciesnaturalistslopesglacierimpressive
29 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words! slopeswildernessglacierspeciesimpressivepreservenaturalistDraw! Draw! Draw!
30 Free Association 1. wilderness 2. impressive 3. naturalist 4. glacier When I say a word, you write down any words you can think of that remind you of that word.For example:The word is school:learningSciencepencilsReadingMathteachersP.E.education1. wilderness2. impressive3. naturalist4. glacier5. preserve6. species7. slopes
31 Classifying Place the following words in categories: wilderness preserve speciesnaturalist slopes glacierimpressiveDecide the names of the categories.Determine how many categories.Determine which words go in which categories.After classifying the words, write a paragraph explaining each of the categories and why certain words go in a particular category.
32 wilderness, preserve, species, naturalist, slopes, glacier, impressive Can You Find the Context Clues?1. I think that Mt. McKinley in Alaska is the most _________mountain in America..2. There are many different _______ of plants and animals living in YosemitePark.3. It is important to have national parks to ___________ our most beautifulplaces.4. The skier did not expect to find such steep _______.5. People who hike in the ____________ need to take a map and plentyof water.6. The mountain hiker found a huge field of ice and realized that he had comeacross a __________.7. I hope to become a ___________ someday so I need to learn all I canabout plants and animals.wilderness, preserve, species, naturalist, slopes, glacier, impressive
33 Synonym SearchMatch the vocabulary words on the left to the correct synonyms on the right. Some vocabulary words have more than one synonym. Ready, set, go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!wildernessa. groupf. kindk. categoryp. conserveb. back countryg. forestl. safeguardq. preservationistc. maintainh. environmentalistm. ice fieldr. impressedd. imposingi. ascendn. tree-huggers. outbacke. bankj. awesomeo. descendpreservespeciesnaturalistslopesglacierimpressive
34 Word Association Challenge Which word goes with climbing? Why?2. Which word goes with sightseeing? Why?3. Which word goes with erosion ? Why?4. Which word goes with hiking ? Why?5. Which word goes with protection? Why?6. Which word goes with saving the earth? Why?7. Which word goes with labeling? Why?Word Bankwilderness preserve species naturalistslopes glacier impressiveSome words can be used more than once. Can you figure out which ones?
35 Tell Me What You KnowDescribe something you saw that was most impressive to you. Why?2. Explain how a glacier helps to form mountains.3. List different species of trees. Which ones are found near here?4. Describe all the things that you would take with you on ahike in the wilderness.5. If you were a naturalist, what things in nature do you feelare most important to preserve? Why?6. Do you think it is important to keep snowmobiles off theslopes of mountains located in a national park? Why orwhy not?
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