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1 Text and Art by Chris Van Allsburg The StrangerCompiled by:Terry Sams PESText and Artby Chris Van Allsburg
2 Study Skills Genre: Fantasy Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect Comprehension Strategy: Ask QuestionsComprehension Review Skill: Compare ContrastVocabulary: Multi-meaning Words
3 SummaryIn 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.
4 Genre: FantasyA fantasy is a story that could never really happen. As you read, decide which events in this story could never happen in real life.
5 FantasyA story that could not possibly happen. A story that tells about things that could not really happen except in one’s imagination. Stories that tell about such things as talking animals, huge giants, weird monsters, and other such imaginary beings.
6 Comprehension Skill Tested – Cause and Effect TE 291a 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
7 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.
8 Comprehension Skill Review: Compare and Contrast - PB 106 A Comparison tells how two or more things are alike.A Contrast tells how they are differentClue words such as like or as show comparisonsClue words such as but or unlike show contrasts.
9 Vocabulary Skill: 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.
10 Multiple-Meaning Words Word from storyMeaning 1Meaning 2lying p.274flat position on groundtelling an untruthdirection p. 278tagged pg. 279seasons p. 281might p. 283
11 Research/Study Skills – Almanac - TE 291l – PB 109-110 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.
12 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 book’s topics in alphabetical order.Tables and charts present information in an organized visual form that makes facts and data easy to find and compare.
13 Fun Stuff and Practice Multi-meaning Words Cause and Effect Cause and Effect On-Line PowerPointCompare and ContrastCompare Contrast PowerPointMeet the AuthorVerbs and more Verbs and Linking Verbs
14 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.Read p. 268m for students to dramatize characters voices.
15 Question of the Week TE 267m What changes in nature take place in the fall?
16 Day 2 - Question of the Day What is mysterious about the man Mr. Bailey strikes with his truck?
17 Day 3 - Question of the Day Since the stranger’s visit, how is fall on the Bailey farm different from nearby farms?
18 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?
19 Review Questions Name at least one event that could not really happen? How is the stranger different from most people?Give a clue that the weather should have started to change?How can you tell the stranger was not a hermit?
20 Review QuestionsWhat are some effects the stranger’s visit had on the Bailey farm? What is the most important?Why did the pumpkins grow larger than ever?How can you tell the stranger continued to care about the Baileys?What might have happened if he had stayed with the Baileys?
21 Vocabulary - Say Itfascinatedterrortimiddraftetchedfrostparlor
22 More Words to Knowdrabhermithypnotizedbarrencropssproutwilt
30 interested greatly; attracted very strongly; charmed fascinatedinterested greatly; attracted very strongly; charmed
31 engraved; a design or drawing on a metal plate or glass etchedengraved; a design or drawing on a metal plate or glass
32 moisture frozen on or in a surface frostmoisture frozen on or in a surface
33 formerly, a room for receiving or entertaining guests; sitting room parlorformerly, a room for receiving or entertaining guests; sitting room
34 not attractive; dull; monotonous drabnot attractive; dull; monotonous
35 put into a condition resembling deep sleep hypnotizedput into a condition resembling deep sleep
36 person who goes away from others and lives alone hermitperson who goes away from others and lives alone
37 It was so hot that the crops began to wilt and die.
38 It was so hot that the crops began to wilt and die.
39 When Persephone returns to her mother, the barren fields will sprout with new flowers.
40 When Persephone returns to her mother, the barren fields will sprout with new flowers.
41 The steam that rose from the hot food fascinated him.
42 The steam that rose from the hot food fascinated him.
43 He looked up with terror and jumped to his feet.
44 He looked up with terror and jumped to his feet.
45 Mrs. Bailey sat the stranger on the parlor sofa.
46 Mrs. Bailey sat the stranger on the parlor sofa.
47 Mrs. Bailey shivered and said, “There’s a draft in here tonight.
48 Mrs. Bailey shivered and said, “There’s a draft in here tonight.
49 He became one of the family as he became less timid each day.
50 He became one of the family as he became less timid each day.
51 The stranger had etched a message in the frost of the windows.
52 The stranger had etched a message in the frost of the windows.
53 Mr. Bailey thought the stranger might be a hermit because he was alone.
54 Mr. Bailey thought the stranger might be a hermit because he was alone.
55 The stranger stared at the birds like he had been hypnotized.
56 The stranger stared at the birds like he had been hypnotized.
57 The trees around the Baileys’ seemed so drab and ugly to the stranger.
58 The trees around the Baileys’ seemed so drab and ugly to the stranger.
59 Writing Assignment Write a Science Log Entry Think of something in nature that interests you.It might be a garden, a snowstorm, a river, or a season.Write a description using exact nouns and powerful verbs.Write in a way that allows your personality to shine through.
60 Spelling Words adding -ed and -ing hurryinghurriedslippedslippingrobbedrobbingnoticednoticinghappeninghappened
61 Spelling Words Adding -ed and -ing studieddancingdancedwatchedwatchingdryingdriedstoppingstoppedstudying
63 This Week’s Word Wall Words Click and type your own words for this week:
64 Let’s review our Spelling words Let’s review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.