Day 1 Pages: 202- 210 Before: Guess the Covered Word Personification During: Sticky Note - Wind Personification After: What would you do? Context Clues Cause/Effect
Saving Sam The wind was blowing stronger and faster. The wind’s howling made a terrible noise. The flat whipped on the pole outside. Vic knew he had to find his dog Sam. Vic could barely walk in the wind- he could only stumble . Suddenly, he heard the bark. He whirled around to find Sam behind him. Vic quickly snatched Sam up and took him inside.
What is personification? Personification is when you describe nonliving things by using human actions or emotions.
The Sun Danced The sun danced across the sky on the hot summer day. Can the sun really dance?
The Pencil Screamed The pencil screamed as the boy turned the handle on the pencil sharpener. AAHHHH! Has your pencil ever screamed?
During: As your reading today, find all ways the author uses personification in the story about the wind. List them as dash facts on a sticky note.
What would you do if you were Irene? Corner 1: Turn around and try to find the way back home to mother. Corner 2: Try to find the dress. Corner 3: Continue on and try to find the dutchess to explain what happened. Corner 4: Sit in the snow and cry! Circle up in your corner. Go around the circle and explain why you chose that corner. After: Four Corners
After: pg 206 1. “ Go ho-o-me,” the wind yodeled. “GO HO-WO-WOME,” it shrieked, “or else.” For a short second, Irene wondered if she shouldn’t heed the wind’s warning. But no! The gown had to get to the duchess! What does the word “heed” mean as it is used in the sentence? What clue from the story helped you to figure out the meaning? Meaning:_________________________________________________ Clue:____________________________________________________ Context Clues
<ul><li>“She pounced and took hold, but the ill-tempered wind ripped the box open. The ball gown flounced out and went waltzing through the powdered air with tissue-paper attendants.” </li></ul><ul><li>What does the word “flounced” mean as it is used in the sentence? What clue from the story helped you to figure out the meaning? </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning:__________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Clue:_____________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
<ul><li>“How could anything so terribly wrong be allowed to happen? Tears froze on her lashes. Her dear mother’s hard work, all those days of measuring, cutting, pinning, stitching…for this? And the poor duchess! Irene decided she would have to trudge on with just the box and explain everything in person.” </li></ul><ul><li>What does the word “trudge” mean as it is used in the sentence? What clue from the story helped you to figure out the meaning? </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning:___________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Clue:______________________________________________________ </li></ul>
Cause/Effect A cause is something that makes something else happen. Out of two events, it is the event that happens first. To determine the cause, ask the question "Why Did it Happen?" An effect is what happens as a result of the cause. Of two related events, it’s the one that happens second or last. To determine the effect, ask the question "What Happened?“ CAUSE EFFECT The boy kicked the ball. The ball rolled. The girl teased the cat. The cat growled. Sally studied hard for a test. Sally earned an A on her test. Joe became really tired. Joe went to sleep early.
Cause/Effect Irene stepped in a hole. Irene put on her boots, hat, coat, and mittens. Mrs. Bobbin had a headache. Effect Cause
Day 2 Pages: 211- 218 Before: Simile During: ERT After: Visualization and Character Traits
<ul><li>A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>-The boy was as busy as a beaver. </li></ul><ul><li>-She was as cute as a button. </li></ul><ul><li>-He eats like a pig. </li></ul>Similes
ERT: Discuss <ul><li>What is Irene’s main problem? Use two details to explain your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>What part of the story do you feel to be the most exciting? Tell why, using information from the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Who is telling the story? Give one clue from the story that helped you figure out your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell two events in the story that show how much Irene cares about her mother. </li></ul>
After: -Illustrate Irene. -Write character traits off of your illustration to form a web.
Day 3- Have students listen to the story on CD. You have just read the story, Brave Irene . Write a letter to a friend summarizing the story.
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