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1 Night Letters By: Palmyra LoMonaco Illustrated by: Norman Chartier Genre: Realistic FictionSkill: Draw ConclusionsAuthor’s Purpose:
2 Home QOD Building background Vocabulary Subject-Verb Agreement Voc. Lessondaily taskMillion $ WordDraw ConclusionsFix-itsConsonant Sounds /j/ and /k/Spellings of /j/, /k/, /s/
3 Author's PurposeInform: gives us information, we can learn from it. (most of the time it is nonfiction)Persuade: change your mind or get you to do something.Teach a lesson: teaches us to be a better person, it has a character lesson or a moral.Entertain: for fun, or enjoyment.Home
5 Compound WordsWord Structure Sometimes you may come across a long word when you are reading.Look closely at the word. If you see two smaller words, then the word probably is a compound word.You may be able to use the two smaller words to help you figure out the meaning of the compound word.For example, sunshine is light that shines from the sun.
6 Divide the compound word into its two small words. Think of the meaning of each small word. Put the two meanings together. Does this help you understand the meaning of the compound word?Try the meaning in the sentence. Does it make sense?
7 Read “Interested in Insects” p. 333 Read “Interested in Insects” p List the compound words on a sticky note.Home
8 Spellings of /j/, /k/, /s/ You already know some letters that stand for /j/, /s/, and /k/. Today you will learn new ways to spell these sounds.Pour one ounce of cider into every glass.Which letters stand for /s/?What letters come after c in ounce and cider?
9 George is the pilot of the large jet. Which letters stand for /j/?Can Ken lock the door?Which letters stand for /k/?When I say the sentence The table has a chrome edge. I hear /k/ in chrome and /j/ in edge. But when I read it, I don’t see k or j. The ch must stand for /k/, and dge must stand for /j/.
10 Daily task 1With your partner read p. 334–343 in your reading book, then answer this question in your journal: On p. 340, it says that Lily bends "quietly" to look at the hawkmoth. Why do you think she does this?With your partner complete RWB pWith your partner complete spelling CPA.Independently read a leveled reader and take an AR testIndependently read books from your bag of books and take AR tests.Home
11 Daily task 2 With your partner read p. 344–350 in your reading book. With your partner read a leveled reader and take an AR test.With your partner do CPA Chart 1,2,4,6,7, & 8Independently complete RWB p I will take this up at lunch.Independently read a leveled reader and take an AR testIndependently read books from your bag of books and take AR tests.Home
12 Daily task 3 With your partner read p.334-350. With your partner do CPA 1-9. I will take these up on Friday.With your partner read a leveled reader and take an AR test.Independently write your friendly letter to an animal. I will take these up on Friday.Independently read a leveled reader and take an AR testIndependently read books from your bag of books and take AR tests.Home
13 Daily task 4With your partner read p in your reading book, then answer this question: What picture did you have in your head as you read the poem? Draw the picture write 5 sentences to describe it.With your partner read p. 53 in your fluency folder 3 times each. Highlight tricky wordsWith your partner complete the vocabulary CPAIndependently complete RWB p , newspaper CPA and spelling CPA.Independently read a leveled reader and take an AR testIndependently read books from your bag of books and take AR tests.Home
14 Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ There are different ways to spell the sounds /j/ and /k/. Read each spelling word and identify whether it includes the /j/ or /k/ sound. Then write each word in your journal. Circle out which letters create the /j/ or /k/ sound.clockchangemarkjacketcrackKentuckyHome
15 Subject-Verb Agreement The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree.To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add -s. If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in -s.Singular Subject The sun sets late on a summer day. He listens to crickets.Plural Subject The girls play outside until dark. I sing a song.A form of be in a sentence also must agree with the subject. Use am, is or was to agree with singular nouns. Use are or were to agree with plural nouns.Singular Subject The moon is shining brightly. The moon was full.Plural Subject Fireflies are lighting the sky. They were everywhere.
18 The fireflies land on my jacket. Fix-itsThe fireflies lands on my jaket.The fireflies land on my jacket.The many fireflies’s lights look like stars on a Summer night.The many fireflies’ lights look like stars on a summer night.Home
19 3. Lardge moths flies around the porch at night. Fix-its3. Lardge moths flies around the porch at night.Large moths fly around the porch at night.4. They look a litle like butterflys.They look a little like butterflies.Home
20 Draw ConclusionsA conclusion is a decision you reach after thinking about facts and details you read.You can also use what you already know to help draw a conclusion.Then ask yourself, “Does my conclusion make sense?”
21 Read “Life on a Windowsill Read “Life on a Windowsill.” Make a graphic organizer like this one in your journal. Complete it with details and a conclusion about the kind of character Fern is.Fact or detailFact or detailconclusion about a character or eventHome
22 Building background - With your partner take two to three minutes to write as many ideas as you can for each category.NatureInformation from naturePleasure from natureHome
23 glimpse a very quick look Million dollar wordglimpse a very quick lookHome
24 Question of the DayWhat information and pleasure can people gain by observing nature?Who has Lily received night letters from so far?What could Lily say to her backyard friends about her day?What does the poem remind you of or make you think of?Home
25 Genre Realistic fiction There are settings that seem real, but the stories are made up
26 Say It!bladebuddingdewfirefliesflutternotepadpatch
51 When is it time for night letters? Review Questions pWhen is it time for night letters?What does Lily take with her at night?Who writes her the first night letter?Where is the letter from the hawkmoth written?What did the rock do that day?
52 Review Questions pWho uses a code to write their letter?What are the happy times the tree knows?What does Lily do for the tree in winter?Who write Lily her last night letter?What does Lily promise to do with the tree tomorrow?