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Unit 1 Week 5
Narrative Nonfiction tells the story of real people, places, or events. The narrator, or teller of the story, presents information in sequence.
Readers can use suffixes to help determine the a words meaning. If a word ends in –ist, it means one who is an expert in that topic. Ex: biologist –an expert in biology The suffix –ive can make a word mean tending or inclined to do something. Ex: active – tending to act If you are not sure about a word, try covering up the suffix with your finger to see what the base word is. This can help you determine the meaning of words.
The topic is what a story is all about. The MOST IMPORTANT THING the author has to say about the topic is the MAIN IDEA. The little pieces of information telling more about the main idea are supporting details.
Active readers often use graphic organizers to help them understand what they read. Graphic organizers can be used before, during, or after reading. Graphic organizers help readers to determine the main idea and details. Main Idea Detail
Glacier Species Impressive Naturalist Slopes Preserve Wilderness
Place that is in a natural state, like a forest
Person who studies living things
To save something or keep it as it is
Types of things
Sides of mountains or hills
Huge sheet of ice
I knew we were in for an exciting vacation. Id been reading about Yosemite for a while. Yosemite is Americas 3 rd National park.
Native Americans were the only people living there. The narrator traveled in an airplane. The first group of tourists arrived.
To give directions for traveling to different places in the park To make the selection more interesting to read To group the facts about different main topics
Raft Car Horseback
Yosemites first visitors arrived in Yosemite is a popular place to visit. Most visitors go to Yosemite in the summer.
One of the prettiest waterfalls is Bridalveil Fall. More than half of Americas highest waterfalls are in Yosemite. Bridalveil Fall is 620 feet high.
Badger Pass Tioga Pass El Capitan
The young bears are as cute as teddy bears. Mule deer graze near the roads. Bears will rip open a tent if they smell food.
I could also see El Capitan and Half Dome. I like the way light reflected of the bare rock surfaces. The view from Glacier Point was totally awesome.
The soil is not very fertile. There is not enough rain. The elevation is very high.
Yosemite has many natural treasures that are worth preserving.
The author includes mostly facts about Yosemite, with is a real place.