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The Stranger Text and Art Text and Art by Chris Van Allsburg by Chris Van Allsburg Compiled by: Terry Sams PESTerry Sams
Study Skills Genre: Fantasy Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect Comprehension Strategy: Ask Questions Comprehension Review Skill: Compare Contrast Vocabulary: Multi-meaning Words
Summary In late summer, a farmer hits a man in the road with his truck. The speechless stranger then spends several weeks on the farm. The weather stays warm into autumn, and the leaves around the farm remain green. The stranger realizes something is wrong. he leaves the farm, and the weather returns to normal.
GenreGenre: Fantasy Genre A fantasy is a story that could never really happen. As you read, decide which events in this story could never happen in real life.
Fantasy A story that could not possibly happen. A story that tells about things that could not really happen except in ones imagination. Stories that tell about such things as talking animals, huge giants, weird monsters, and other such imaginary beings.
Comprehension Skill Tested – Cause and Effect TE 291a Cause and Effect An effect is something that happens. A cause explains why it happens. Writing may include clue words such as because, in order to, so, and as a result to link causes and effects. If these words are missing, readers need to think about cause-and-effect relationships on their own. Practice Book p. 108
Comprehension Strategy – Ask Questions Good readers ask themselves questions as they read. This helps focus reading because they are looking for answers. Asking questions is especially helpful when looking for causes and effects. Ask yourself, Why did this happen? to find a cause. Ask, What happened because of this? to find an effect.
Comprehension Skill Review: Compare and Contrast - PB 106 A Comparison tells how two or more things are alike. A Contrast tells how they are different Clue words such as like or as show comparisons Clue words such as but or unlike show contrasts.
Vocabulary Skill: Multiple-Meaning Words Multiple-Meaning Words Multiple-Meaning Words Many words have more than one meaning. To decide which meaning of a word is being used, look for clues in the surrounding sentences or paragraph. Use context clues, experience, and word order to decide on the correct meaning of a multiple-meaning word. Click on the title to practice this skill.
Multiple-Meaning Words Multiple-Meaning Words Word from story Meaning 1 Meaning 2 lying p.274 flat position on ground telling an untruth direction p. 278 tagged pg. 279 seasons p. 281 might p. 283
Research/Study Skills – - TE 291l – PB Research/Study Skills – Almanac - TE 291l – PB An almanac is a reference book published each year. It contains calendars, weather information, dates of holidays, and charts and tables of current information, such as populations of cities.
Research/Study Skills – Almanac - TE 291l – PB 110 A table of contents at the front lists main topics in the order they appear. An index at the back lists the books topics in alphabetical order. Tables and charts present information in an organized visual form that makes facts and data easy to find and compare.
Fun Stuff and Practice Multi-meaning Words Multi-meaning Words Multi-meaning Words Multi-meaning Words Cause and Effect Cause and Effect Cause and Effect Cause and Effect Cause and Effect On-Line PowerPoint Cause and Effect On-Line PowerPoint Cause and Effect On-Line PowerPoint Cause and Effect On-Line PowerPoint Compare and Contrast Compare and Contrast Compare and Contrast Compare and Contrast Compare Contrast PowerPoint Compare Contrast PowerPoint Compare Contrast PowerPoint Compare Contrast PowerPoint Meet the Author Meet the Author Meet the Author Meet the Author Verbs and more Verbs and Linking Verbs Verbs and more Verbs and Linking Verbs Verbs Linking Verbs Linking Verbs
Weekly Fluency Check - Pitch TE 291a You need to change the pitch of your voice for certain words and characters speeches to make the reading lively and enjoyable. You need to change the pitch of your voice for certain words and characters speeches to make the reading lively and enjoyable. Read p. 268m for students to dramatize characters voices. Read p. 268m for students to dramatize characters voices.
Question of the Week TE 267m What changes in nature take place in the fall?
Day 2 - Question of the Day What is mysterious about the man Mr. Bailey strikes with his truck?
Since the strangers visit, how is fall on the Bailey farm different from nearby farms? Day 3 - Question of the Day
Day 4 - Question of the Day - Review How would you describe the fall season to someone who lives in a climate that is always warm?
Review Questions 1.Name at least one event that could not really happen? 2.How is the stranger different from most people? 3.Give a clue that the weather should have started to change? 4.How can you tell the stranger was not a hermit?
Review Questions 1. What are some effects the strangers visit had on the Bailey farm? What is the most important? 2.Why did the pumpkins grow larger than ever? 3.How can you tell the stranger continued to care about the Baileys? 4.What might have happened if he had stayed with the Baileys?
Vocabulary - Say It draft draft etched etched frost frost parlor parlor fascinated fascinated terror terror timid timid
More Words to Know drabhermithypnotizedbarrencropssproutwilt
barren not able to produce not able to produce
crops plants grown or gathered by people for their use
sprout to produce new leaves, shoots, or buds to produce new leaves, shoots, or buds
wilt to become limp and bend down; to wither to become limp and bend down; to wither
fascinated interested greatly; attracted very strongly; charmed interested greatly; attracted very strongly; charmed
etched engraved; a design or drawing on a metal plate or glass engraved; a design or drawing on a metal plate or glass
frost moisture frozen on or in a surface moisture frozen on or in a surface
parlor formerly, a room for receiving or entertaining guests; sitting room formerly, a room for receiving or entertaining guests; sitting room
drab not attractive; dull; monotonous not attractive; dull; monotonous
hypnotized put into a condition resembling deep sleep put into a condition resembling deep sleep
hermit person who goes away from others and lives alone person who goes away from others and lives alone
It was so hot that the crops began to wilt and die.
When Persephone returns to her mother, the barren fields will sprout with new flowers.
The steam that rose from the hot food fascinated him.
He looked up with terror and jumped to his feet.
Mrs. Bailey sat the stranger on the parlor sofa.
Mrs. Bailey shivered and said, Theres a draft in here tonight.
He became one of the family as he became less timid each day.
The stranger had etched a message in the frost of the windows.
Mr. Bailey thought the stranger might be a hermit because he was alone.
The stranger stared at the birds like he had been hypnotized.
The trees around the Baileys seemed so drab and ugly to the stranger.
Writing Assignment Write a Science Log Entry Think of something in nature that interests you. Think of something in nature that interests you. It might be a garden, a snowstorm, a river, or a season. It might be a garden, a snowstorm, a river, or a season. Write a description using exact nouns and powerful verbs. Write a description using exact nouns and powerful verbs. Write in a way that allows your personality to shine through. Write in a way that allows your personality to shine through.