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  • Mailing May Day 3 Pages 311-315
    • Day 3 Goals:
    • Summarize
    • Determine cause and effect
    • Find the true order of events
    • Predict
    • Restate
    • Find the solution to May’s problem
    • Write a friendly letter
    • Let’s Get Started!
    • Summarize what “Mailing May” is about so far to your face partner.
    • Who can share what your partner told you?
    • Silently read questions one and two on your follow along. Make mental predictions.
    • Read page 311, looking for the answers.
    • Answer number one and two on your follow along.
    • Fill in the bubble for your answer. Keep it dark and stay in the lines!!
    • Don’t forget to go back and look for the answers in the passage!!
    • Cause and Effect Quick Review:
    • The effect is what happened because of the cause.
    Juan slipped and fell. There was a banana peel on the ground. Effect Cause
    • 1. Based on information from the passage, which statement best completes the chart?
    • a.) A man yelled, “that girl better have a ticket.”
    • b.) May ran to get some fresh air.
    • c.) The train track twisted back and forth down the mountain.
    • d.) Leonard took May to the door for a look.
    May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. Effect Cause
    • 1. Based on information from the passage, which statement best completes the chart?
    • May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach— because --The train track twisted back and forth down the mountain.
    ANSWER May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. The train track twisted back and forth down the mountain. Effect Cause
    • 2. Which is the true order of events that happened on page 311?
    • a.)
    • b.)
    • c.)
    Leonard would take May to the door for a look. A man in a uniform said May had better have a ticket or money to buy one. May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. The train crossed deep valleys. May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. A man in a uniform said May had better have a ticket or money to buy one. The train crossed deep valleys. Leonard would take May to the door for a look. A man in a uniform said May had better have a ticket or money to buy one. May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. The train crossed deep valleys. Leonard would take May to the door for a look.
    • 2. Which is the true order of events that happened on page 311?
    • True order is another word for sequence.
    • Put the events in the order the happened.
    • 2. Which is the true order of events that happened on page 311?
    • c.)
    ANSWER A man in a uniform said May had better have a ticket or money to buy one. May felt dizzy and weak in the stomach. The train crossed deep valleys. Leonard would take May to the door for a look.
  • Predict what you think is going to happen next. Share your prediction with two partners.
    • Read page 312 and look for the following sentence from the passage... “I’ve seen everything now, said Mr. Morris, wiping his eyes.”
    • Why did Mr. Morris wipe his eyes? Use a detail from the story in your answer. Write your answer on a sticky note and post it on the whiteboard.
    • Reread any page in the story while you are waiting.
    Everyone Needs a Sticky Note!!
    • Mr. Morris wiped his eyes because he was had been laughing out loud. Mr. Morris thought May was funny because she said she was a package, not a passenger. May even showed Mr. Morris the stamps on her coat!
    • Did you...
    • Restate the question
    • Use details from the text
    • Limit the use of pronouns and use names ( he and she)
    Awesome Answer:
    • Read page 314 and think about how May feels.
    • Let’s discuss! How has May’s feelings changed throughout the story?
    • How has May’s feelings changed throughout the story?
    • Possible Feelings List:
    • -Disappointed when she can’t go see Grandma
    • - Sick to her stomach on the curvy track
    • -Scared when the conductor asks for her ticket
    • -Warm inside when she got to Grandma’s house
    ANSWER
    • May’s problem in “Mailing May” is that she wants to stay with Grandma Mary, but Grandma lives a million miles away in the Idaho mountains. May needs money for the train and train tickets cost a dollar fifty five. May needs money and a job!
    • What was May’s solution to her problem in “Mailing May?”
    • Heads together in your team to come up with the best answer on your team number two’s white board. Team member two, stand up when your team is ready.
    Number two needs a white board!
    • May solved her problem in “Mailing May” by riding on the train as a package instead of a passenger. All she had to pay was fifty three cents for stamps. May made it to Grandma’s house by finding a cheaper way to ride the train.
    PossibleANSWER
  • Let’s review how to write a summary ... First, you web the main events. Next, you sequence the events on your web with numbers. Then, you write the topic and conclusion sentence in your hamburger buns above and below the web. Finally, you put it all together in a paragraph.
  • Let’s review the important parts of a friendly letter. Date ( May 1, 2008) Greeting, Body---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Closing, Signature
    • On the back of your follow along: (on your own)
    • Imagine you are May in the story. Write a letter to a friend telling him or her about the day you spent on the train. Be sure your letter is written like a letter, tells about your day, and makes sense to your friend.
    • Make your graphic organizer on notebook paper.