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You will need your book, journal, pencil and workbook. Expository Nonfiction – explains informatio n and ideas
Where do animals make their homes? What creatures live in trees?
PURPOSE: to learn about a subject For enjoyment to do research What information did the author want you to know? Why do you think the author felt this information was important? What are some of the animals that depend on snags?
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Turn to page 404 and let’s read the information about Author’s Purpose. If the author is telling a story, the author’s purpose is usually to entertain. An author’s purpose for writing nonfiction is usually to give information. If the author is telling you should do or think, the author’s purpose is to persuade. To figure out the author’s purpose, think about what you read and what you know about purposes for writing.
Turn to page 404 and let’s read the information about Author’s Purpose. If the author is telling a story, the author’s purpose is usually to entertain. An author’s purpose for writing nonfiction is usually to give information. If the author is telling you should do or think, the author’s purpose is to persuade. To figure out the author’s purpose, think about what you read and what you know about purposes for writing. What I Know What I Read Author’s Purpose Now look at page 405 and read the passage. Let’s use the chart to help us figure out what the author’s purpose is.
Today you will be listening to a nonfiction selection about the life of a tree and the animals that depend on the tree. What do you know about trees and the creatures that live in and near them? When you listen to nonfiction, you should listen for information. Even though nonfiction is written to tell about something, it can also be enjoyable. I know nonfiction selection is not made up, so I will listen for facts about the topic. I will pay attention to how the selection is organized to help me understand it. Listen as I read. After reading: Thumbs up if you enjoyed the story. The author wrote this to entertain as well as to inform. How do you know the article is nonfiction?
Toadstools and other fungi such as mildew, molds, and mushrooms sprout in these damp places. The word is… sprout What is the word? sprout When something sprouts, it begins to grow. If you planted flower seeds, would you expect them to sprout in a few days or float away in a few days? How is a sprouting acorn different from an oak tree?
Toadstools and other fungi sprout in damp places. The word is… damp What is the word? damp Would your swimsuit be damp right after you have been swimming, or a little while later? If something is damp, it is a bit wet. In your kitchen, what would you expect to be dry and what would you expect to be damp?
A butterfly and a frog both go through a life cycle and make a transformation. The word is.. transformation What is the word? transformation If someone or something has gone through a transformation, it has been changed. What do both butterflies and frogs begin as? Would the life cycle or the water cycle be a transformation?
Animals and plants live in harmony. If two things are living in harmony, they are in agreement, living peacefully. The word is.. harmony What is the word? harmony Would an argument in the car with your sister or playing “I spy” be living in harmony?
1. I told he to come over 2. Me and Jan walked there. him. Jan and I
A pronoun takes the place of a noun. What are some pronouns we have learned? I, you, he, she, it, they, me, him, her, them The old oak bends and shakes. It crashes to the forest floor. What is the pronoun? It – the old oak Antecedent An antecedent is the noun that is referred to by the pronoun. For example oak is the antecedent. Find the pronoun and it’s antecedent. When the hole has water in it, you can sometimes see a tree frog there. it –hole After the grubs become beetles, they eat their way out of the chambers. they –grubs A bear digs at the tree until it finds insects to eat. it – bear Many woodpeckers visit the oak tree to eat, and they have made the hole even bigger. they – woodpeckers The young boy watched the bluebird until he saw the babies. he-boy
Write a cause and effect sentence. Share with your neighbor. Write what might cause you to miss the bus. Notice that the 1 st sentence tells the effect and the second sentence tells the cause, or why something happened. The word because shows how the cause and effect are related. Include the cause or the effect in the first sentence Use key words to show a relationship between the cause and the effect Paul could watch TV last night because he had done all his homework. Cause- he had done his homework Effect – Paul could watch TV Student Model: Cause and Effect Paragraph My grade on this week’s spelling test was my best ever! Because I studied my spelling words every day. I got an A on my test. On Monday and Tuesday, I wrote each of the words ten times. On Wednesday, I made a word search with the words. On Thursday, I asked my mom to give me a practice test. This showed me that if I study my spelling words every day, then I will do well on Friday’s test.