Question of the Day <ul><li>What can you do to become really good at something? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How important is practicing? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you think practicing with another person would be helpful? Tell why or why not. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How could someone learn more about something he or she would like to do well? </li></ul></ul>Daily Proofreading <ul><li>will you lend me your pencil. </li></ul><ul><li>Will you lend me your pencil? </li></ul>
I’m a winner. A winner. I never, ever lose At any sport or game I play – At anything I choose. I’m a winner. The best on any team. When I’m alone In bed at night and dream. . . and dream. . . and dream. Night Game Lee Bennett Hopkins
High Frequency Words Word Wall idea caught lose though ago enough learn understand clear coming
High-Frequency Words ago, caught, clear, coming, enough, idea, learn, lose, though, understand idea caught clear coming learn lose understand ago clear enough though Action Words Words That Name Something Words That Describe Something
Plot Beginning Middle End Readers learn about the characters, setting, and the problem at the beginning of a story. The characters deal with the problem in the middle of the story. The characters solve the problem at the end of the story.
Plot Arthur’s Reading Race Beginning Middle End Arthur doesn’t think D.W. can read, so he bets that she can’t read ten words. D.W. reads a lot of words on signs as they walk around town. Arthur loses the bet and buys D. W. an ice cream.
Grammar Keesha and Alex went with their mother to Martin Animal Shelter on a Friday in March. The children saw puppies, cats, canaries, and rabbits. Keesha and Alex chose two little bunnies. They named them Salt and Pepper. 1. What is your full name? 2. What is your street and town? 3. When is your birthday? 4. What day of the week is your favorite? Why? 5. What is your favorite holiday?