13Small Group Read “A Day’s Work”, pages 186 – 192 Before we take our selection test, we will do the Reader Response at the end of the story together.
14Reader ResponseOpen for Discussion What do you think happened to Francisco and his grandfather the next day and the day after that and the day after that?The author, Eve Bunting, has written more than a hundred stories. How do you think she got the idea for A Day's Work? Think Like an Author 1.What can you say about Francisco? What was he like? What words would you use to describe him? Character 2.What picture did you have in your mind of Francisco and his grandfather working in the hot sun? How did that help you as you read? Visualize 3.
15Look Back and WriteOn page 191 Ben says, "The important things your grandfather knows already." Explain what Ben means when he says that. Use details from the story. Write in your writing journal.
16Test Time!It’s time for the selection test. Do you very best!
17Fluency I will read aloud p. 188. Notice how I pretend to be the characters as I read what they say.Let’s practice as a class by doing three choral readings.