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1 Mrs. Frisby and the Crow Vocabulary Words ä treacherous ä alarmingly ä fierce ä ineffectively ä prospect Open Court 4 th Grade Unit 1 Risks and Consequences Lesson 1 Mrs. Frisby and the Crow Melissa Lape and Molly McCullough – Wilson Elementary

2 treacherous Use context clues 1. Mrs. Frisby undertook a treacherous journey to bring Timothy some medicine. 2. The high winds and heavy snow made the mountain road treacherous. treacherous- not safe because of hidden dangers (page 20) Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

3 alarmingly Use context clues 1. The crow banked alarmingly, and for a moment Mrs. Frisby was frightened. 2. The branch fell alarmingly, scaring the hikers around the campfire. alarmingly– filled with a sense of danger (page 28) alarmingly – filled with a sense of danger (page 28) Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

4 fierce Use context clues 1. The small kitten pretended to be fierce. 2. The fierce twister blew the roof off the farmhouse. fierce- wild or threatening in appearance Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

5 ineffectively Use context clues The crow was sitting on the fence, pecking ineffectively at the string tried to his legs. 2. The birds pecked ineffectively at the empty feeder. ineffectively ineffectively useless: in vain Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

6 prospect Use context clues 1. Mrs. Frisby was frightened by the prospect of walking through the woods alone at night. 2. Bobby was nervous about the prospect of starting at a new school. prospect prospect a future possible event; something that could happen Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

7 Mrs. Frisby and the Crow – Vocabulary Words Mrs. Frisby and the Crow – Vocabulary Words ä ä treacherous - not safe because of the hidden dangers ä ä alarmingly – filled with a sense of danger ä ä fierce - wild or threatening in appearance ä ä ineffectively - useless: in vain ä ä prospect- a future possible event; something that could happen Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

8 Mrs. Frisby and the Crow – Vocabulary Quiz ä ä _____ not safe because of the hidden dangers ä ä _____ filled with a sense of danger ä ä _____ wild or threatening in appearance ä ä _____ useless: in vain ä ä ______ a future possible event; something that could happen Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary treacherous alarminglyfierce ineffectivelyprospect

9 Word Knowledge wrapping wrap is a root word. wrapped Open Court 4 th Grade Unit 1 Risks and Consequences Lesson 1 Mrs. Frisby and the Crow Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary A root word is the word that has the main meaning that can then be changed by adding prefixes (beginnings) or suffixes (endings). When the suffix –ed is added to wrap the final consonant, p, is doubled. When the suffix –ing is added to wrap the final consonant, p, is doubled.

10 Word Knowledge These words contain the sound /aw/. squawking caught stalked gnawing Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

11 Word Knowledge These words all have a root word plus the suffix –ous which is pronounced /u//s/. dangerous nervous treacherous marvelous Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

12 Word Knowledge These words contain short-vowel sounds. bottomless victims pasture shrubs silver Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

13 Word Knowledge – Sentences Identify the doubled consonant. Mom wrapped the sandwich. - Double p in wrapped What suffix causes the doubling? - ed forms a past tense verb Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

14 Word Knowledge – Sentences Identify the word with the /aw/ sound. Jeremy was caught in the trap. - caught Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

15 Word Knowledge – Sentences Identify the word with the -ous ending. The other choice would be dangerous, too. - dangerous What are other words with the –ous ending? Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary

16 Word Knowledge – Sentences Identify the words with short vowel sounds. Silver can be used to make coins. - silver, can Melissa Lape – Wilson Elementary


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