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Unit 1 Week 5.  Narrative Nonfiction tells the story of real people, places, or events. The narrator, or teller of the story, presents information in.

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1 Unit 1 Week 5

2  Narrative Nonfiction tells the story of real people, places, or events. The narrator, or teller of the story, presents information in sequence.

3  Readers can use suffixes to help determine the a word’s meaning.  If a word ends in –ist, it means “one who is an expert in that topic”. Ex: biologist –an expert in biology  The suffix –ive can make a word mean “tending or inclined to do something”. Ex: active – tending to act  If you are not sure about a word, try covering up the suffix with your finger to see what the base word is. This can help you determine the meaning of words.

4  The topic is what a story is all about.  The MOST IMPORTANT THING the author has to say about the topic is the MAIN IDEA.  The little pieces of information telling more about the main idea are supporting details.

5  Active readers often use graphic organizers to help them understand what they read.  Graphic organizers can be used before, during, or after reading.  Graphic organizers help readers to determine the main idea and details. Main Idea Detail

6  Glacier  Species  Impressive  Naturalist  Slopes  Preserve  Wilderness

7  Place that is in a natural state, like a forest

8  Person who studies living things

9  To save something or keep it as it is

10  Amazing

11  Types of things

12  Sides of mountains or hills

13  Huge sheet of ice

14 II knew we were in for an exciting vacation. II’d been reading about Yosemite for a while. YYosemite is America’s 3 rd National park.

15 NNative Americans were the only people living there. TThe narrator traveled in an airplane. TThe first group of tourists arrived.

16 TTo give directions for traveling to different places in the park TTo make the selection more interesting to read TTo group the facts about different main topics

17 RRaft CCar HHorseback

18 YYosemite’s first visitors arrived in YYosemite is a popular place to visit. MMost visitors go to Yosemite in the summer.

19 OOne of the prettiest waterfalls is Bridalveil Fall. MMore than half of America’s highest waterfalls are in Yosemite. BBridalveil Fall is 620 feet high.

20 BBadger Pass TTioga Pass EEl Capitan

21 TThe young bears are as cute as teddy bears. MMule deer graze near the roads. BBears will rip open a tent if they smell food.

22 II could also see El Capitan and Half Dome. II like the way light reflected off the bare rock surfaces. TThe view from Glacier Point was totally awesome.

23 TThe soil is not very fertile. TThere is not enough rain. TThe elevation is very high.

24  Yosemite has many natural treasures that are worth preserving.

25  The author includes mostly facts about Yosemite, with is a real place.


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