UNIT 2- MIGRATION STORIESLesson 11: Compare and Contrast Signals Words and Phrases
INDEPENDENT READING Get an SSR book and read for 15 minutes. On page 11 of your workbook Record one way that the author signals importance in your SSR reading. Don’t forget to record the title and date Record your reading on page 33 of your workbook
WORD STUDY Parallel (adj) Two things that are side by side and have the same distance between them.
WORD STUDY Prominent (adj) Important or famous
WORD STUDY Contrary (adj) Opposite in opinion, direction or meaning
READ-ALOUD/THINK-ALOUD Recall the events of the last reading. How has Mike changed? What do you think of Mr. Crandon? Reading Strategy: Determining Importance Look for the target words Read Pages: 87-93 in A Family Apart Stopping Points: Page 89: How do I know this is important? Page 90, Paragraph 4: Repetition
CLASSROOM CONVERSATION What seems important about Captain Taylor’s conversation with Mike? What else seemed important in today’s reading? Sacrifice is a BIG THEME, what other sacrifices do you remember from the book? How does migration play a role in the novel?
WHOLE CLASS INSTRUCTIONCOMPARISON AND CONTRAST SIGNALSWORDS AND PHRASES
COMPARISON AND CONTRAST SIGNALSComparison and Contrast Signals Sheet Page 105“The Pony Express” Page 197Chunking Information
INDIVIDUAL/SMALL GROUP WORK Comparison and Contrast Signals Draft a paragraph describing the similarities between St. Joseph Missouri and Lower Manhattan Draft a paragraph describing the differences between St. Joseph Missouri and Lower Manhattan Highlight the signal words that you used Read the paragraphs that you have written to a partner Have your partner identify the signal words that you used