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  1. 1. Story Town Lesson 8 Day 1 The Great Ball Game
  2. 2. Question of the Day <ul><li>What can you do to solve problems at school? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What problems might you have during class time? What problems might you have at recess? How could you solve the problems? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it easier to solve a problem alone or with a group? Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When my friends and I have a problem, we ______. </li></ul>____ ___________ Daily Proofreading <ul><li>what games do you like to play </li></ul><ul><li>What games do you like to play? </li></ul>
  3. 3. High Frequency Words Word Wall idea laughed coming knee
  4. 4. Plot The tale of the Milky Way <ul><li>Long ago, the people of a Cherokee village pounded corn into cornmeal. The stored it in large baskets. </li></ul><ul><li>One morning a woman noticed that a lot of the cornmeal was missing. She saw huge dog prints nearby. She thought of a plan and told the villagers. </li></ul><ul><li>Late that night, the villagers saw a giant dog fly down from the sky. Right away, he started eating the cornmeal. The villagers banged on their drums and shook their rattles. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The huge dog got scared and flew into the sky. He moved so quickly that he spilled cornmeal. It spread across the night sky. Each piece of cornmeal turned into a star. From then on the stars were called “where the dog ran.” Today we call the stars the Milky Way. </li></ul>
  6. 6. arm art jar far dart cart
  7. 7. R-controlled vowel (ar) <ul><li>ch ar m d ar t </li></ul><ul><li>c ar t p ar k </li></ul><ul><li>f ar p ar t </li></ul><ul><li>b ar k y ar d </li></ul><ul><li>m ar k sp ar k </li></ul><ul><li>sh ar k t ar t </li></ul>
  8. 8. Read these sentences <ul><li>We saw birds in the park . </li></ul><ul><li>Those stars are far away. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark your place in the book. </li></ul><ul><li>The shark swims in the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the apples in the cart . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Spelling Words
  10. 10. Plot
  11. 11. Build Robust Vocabulary <ul><li>clutched – If you clutched something, you held it tightly. </li></ul><ul><li>clambered – If you clambered, you climbed with both hands and feet. </li></ul><ul><li>clumsy – When you trip and fall, or when you can’t move easily, you may feel clumsy. </li></ul><ul><li>ached – If you ached, you felt sore or were in pain. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Build Robust Vocabulary <ul><li>feud – If you have a feud with someone, you have a big argument. </li></ul><ul><li>superior – If you are superior, you are the best. </li></ul><ul><li>refuse – If you refuse something, you don’t want it. </li></ul><ul><li>insult – If you insult someone, you say something mean. </li></ul>
  13. 13. clutched <ul><ul><li>Mother Bat clutched Stellaluna as she flew. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. clutch Clutch means you hold onto something tightly.
  15. 15. clutched
  16. 16. clutched <ul><li>Suppose you clutched someone’s hand. Are you </li></ul><ul><li>happy </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>scared? </li></ul>
  17. 17. you held something tightly clutched
  18. 18. clambered <ul><li>Stellaluna clambered out of the bird nest. </li></ul>
  19. 19. clambered Clambered means you climb with both hands and feet.
  20. 20. clambered
  21. 21. clambered <ul><li>Suppose you clambered up a hill. Would you be </li></ul><ul><li>tired </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>rested afterwards? </li></ul>
  22. 22. you climbed with both hands and feet clambered
  23. 23. clumsy <ul><li>Stellaluna was clumsy when she landed on the branch. </li></ul>
  24. 24. clumsy If you trip and fall or can’t move around easily, then you may feel clumsy .
  25. 25. clumsy
  26. 26. clumsy <ul><li>Would it be clumsy to dance </li></ul><ul><li>gracefully </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>to trip and fall? </li></ul>
  27. 27. When you trip and fall, or when you can ’ t move easily clumsy
  28. 28. ached <ul><li>Stellaluna flew so much that her wings ached . </li></ul>
  29. 29. ached Ached means you felt sore or were in pain.
  30. 30. ached
  31. 31. ached <ul><li>What could make you ache , </li></ul><ul><li>running a long distance </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>sleeping at night? </li></ul>
  32. 32. ached <ul><li>If you ached in the evening, did you most likely </li></ul><ul><li>sleep all day </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>run in a race? </li></ul>
  33. 33. you felt sore or were in pain ached
  34. 34. Proper Nouns <ul><li>Nouns name people, places, animals, and things. </li></ul><ul><li>Some nouns are the names of specific people. These are proper nouns and always begin with capital letters. </li></ul><ul><li>The first and last names f specific people are always proper nouns. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Identify proper nouns <ul><li>Stellaluna is a boy’s favorite story. </li></ul><ul><li>Stellaluna is Malcolm’s favorite story. </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm is a proper noun because it names a specific person. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Proper nouns <ul><li>Corey swung the baseball bat. </li></ul><ul><li>Henry scored five runs. </li></ul><ul><li>Can Joe catch the ball? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Marcus join the team? </li></ul><ul><li>The pitcher struck out Yasmino. </li></ul><ul><li>The catcher tagged out Nola. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Student Model: Story <ul><li>The Cat Who Talked </li></ul><ul><li>Once there was a cat who could talk. The cat lived with a girl and her family. The cat was sad because the family just meowed. “Help,” the cat said. The girl felt sad for her cat. She taught the cat how to meow, too. </li></ul>
  38. 38. Writing <ul><li>Story </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A story tells about one main idea. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story has characters, or who the story is about. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story has a setting, or where and when the story takes place. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story has a plot, or everything that happens in the story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. </li></ul></ul>
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