2A Day’s Work Author: Eve Bunting Illustrator: Ronald Himler Skill: Character and VisualizationGenre: Realistic Fiction
3Question of the WeekWhen is a solution the wrong solution?
4Read AloudObjective:Build vocabulary by finding words related to the lesson concept.Listen and visualize.
5Read AloudListen how I change my voice for each character as I read “The Honest to Goodness Truth” (p. 174m in the teacher’s manual.)What do you think Libby's face must have looked like when her mother caught her in her lie?Libby decided to tell the truth about everything. What was one effect of her decision?
6Vocabulary Concept Web Right and Wrong Let’s read the sentence with the word certainty again. Pronounce certainty. What does it mean?Certainty means freedom from doubt, or being sure.Let’s place certainty in an oval attached to Telling the Truth. Certainty is related to this concept.
7Vocabulary Concept Web Right and Wrong Let’s read the sentences in which honestly appears. Pronounce the word honestly.Honestly means ‘in a truthful way.’
8Vocabulary Concept Web Right and Wrong Let’s read the sentences in which victims appears. Pronounce the word victims.Victims are people who are treated badly or taken advantage of.
9Comprehension Skill/Strategy Lesson Objectives:Understand character.Visualize to understand character.
10Comprehension Skill/Strategy Lesson What are your favorite stories? Who are the people in the story?We call those people in the story ‘characters.’Let’s make a list on the board of the stories, characters, and one or two words to describe each character.
11Comprehension Skill/Strategy Lesson Read page 174 in a whisper voice.What a character says and does helps us understand what the character is like. It also helps us understand the story better and predict what will happen later in the story.
12Comprehension Skill- Visualize Active readers make pictures in their minds of what they are reading.When you read how a character acts, picture it.When you read what a character says, hear it.Visualizing will help you understand what the character is like.
28White benchs sat in the middel of the garden. White benches sat in the middle of the garden.Many colorful rose grow their. Many colorful roses grow there.
29Reading-Grammar Connection The driver held up three fingers.Driver is a singular noun. It names one person, place, or thing. What kind of noun names one person, place or thing?Fingers is a plural noun. It names more than one.What kind of noun names MORE THAN ONE person, place, or thing?