Presentation on theme: "Our Story for this week is"— Presentation transcript:
1 Our Story for this week is Rocks in His Headby Carol Otis Hurst,illustrated by James StevensonTHIS WEEK STUDENTS WILL LEARN Comprehension Skill Generalize Comprehension Strategy Prior Knowledge Vocabulary Strategy Context Clues
14 Spelling RuleWhen the prefixes pre-, mid-, over-, and out- are added to words, the base word stays the same: prepaid, midnight, overflow, outdoors.
15 GeneralizeWhen you read, you can sometimes make a general statement about what you have read.A general statement tells how some things are mostly alike or all alike.Look for examples. Ask what they have in common.
16 Use some of the vocabulary words with the poster.
17 United Streaming Links Three Rocks (11:00)This video looks at three stones - a piece of igneous, a piece of sedimentary, and a piece of metamorphic rock - and investigates how they formed, and how they relate to one another through the rock cycle. The Magic School Bus Rocks and Rolls (26:12)To celebrate the founding of Walkerville, Ms. Frizzle’s class sculpts a stone likeness of its founding father, Captain Walker. As they add the finishing touches, the statue tumbles down the mountain. Ms. Frizzle turns the Bus into a huge boulder and the kids into rocks while bumping down the mountain in a desperate attempt to save the statue. Uses of Rocks and Minerals (18:00)The rocks and minerals that form within the Earth are used to make many important materials. Witness how rocks are mined, processed, and then constructed into glass, cement, bricks, houses, roads, and other objects used in our everyday lives.