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Unit 2 Week 1
Cause and Effect Prior Knowledge Word Structure Vocabulary
Prior knowledge is what a reader already knows about a subject. Good readers use their prior knowledge to help them understand information as they read.
The effect is the action that happens. The cause is why it happens. Example: The girl got dirty because she fell in a mud puddle. Cause: because she fell in a mud puddle (Why it happened) Effect: The girl got dirty (What happened)
Prefixes and suffixes have their own meanings. When you see an unfamiliar word, check to see if a prefix or suffix has been added to the base word. This will help you figure out a words meaning.
Fouled Speechless Jersey Hoop Rim Marveled Swatted Unbelievable
The outer EDGE
Filled with wonder
To slap at something
To break a rule
A shirt worn in a game
Unable to speak; AMAZED
It had a backboard. It did not have a net. It was 16 feet high.
Early morning Around noon Early evening
They did not have enough players. They know she had just moved to town. They wanted to use her basketball.
She wanted to embarrass the boys. She thought the boys would not believe that she knew how to play. She thought the boys would not let her play if they knew she was a girl.
How high Joanna could jump How nervous Joanna was about playing How long T.J. had been playing
To be successful, you must believe in yourself Do not judge others by their appearance Honesty is more important than success
They might refuse to let her play They might realize that she was a girl. They might think she did not know much about basketball.
Joanna jumped high and dunked the ball. Everyone realized that Jo was Joanna. The boys asked Joanna to play basketball with them.
She was holding on to the rim. She had made the perfect dunk. They discovered she was a girl.
Joanna prevented T.J. from making a basket. They boys asked Joanna to play with them. The boys gave Joanna a nickname.
Girls can be good athletes, too.
He is telling her that she does not need to hide that she is a girl because he accepts who she is and knows she is a good player.
T.J.s attitude changed the most because he went from being angry with Joanna to admiring her skills and inviting her to come back to play basketball again.