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Wings for a_king

  1. 1. Wings for theWings for the KingKing ByBy Anna StrodaAnna Stroda Prepared by Judy Oschwald – 5Prepared by Judy Oschwald – 5thth grade teachergrade teacher
  2. 2. Genre: PlayGenre: Play • A play is a story written to be acted out for an audience. As you read, imagine the actors speaking the lines and acting out the action.
  3. 3. Author’s PurposeAuthor’s Purpose • The author’s purpose is the reason or reasons an author has for writing. The purpose may change during a selection, but most selections have one main purpose. • An author may write to persuade you, to inform you, to entertain you, or to express ideas or feelings. The kinds of ideas and the way the author states them help you see the author’s purpose.
  4. 4. Author’s PurposeAuthor’s Purpose • There are 3 main purposes an author has for writing: • Inform - gives information • Entertain – tells a story; tries to entertain • Persuade – tries to get the reader to do or believe something
  5. 5. Author’s PurposeAuthor’s Purpose • In addition to these 3 main reasons for writing, an author may have another purpose: • He or she may be expressing personal ideas or views.
  6. 6. Strategy: Story StructureStrategy: Story Structure • Active readers pay attention to story structure for clues about the author’s main purpose. • Authors usually identify the problem of the main character at the start. They work through the problem as the action rises in the middle, and then solve it with the climax and outcome.
  7. 7. Vocabulary StrategyVocabulary Strategy for Multiple-Meaning Wordsfor Multiple-Meaning Words • Context clues ~ Some words have more than one meaning. Use words and sentences around the word with multiple meanings to figure out which meaning the author is using.
  8. 8. Vocabulary StrategyVocabulary Strategy for Multiple-Meaning Wordsfor Multiple-Meaning Words 1. When you are puzzled by a multiple- meaning word, read the words and sentences around it to get the context for the word. 2. Then think about the different meanings the word has. For example, direct can mean “to manage,” “to command,” and “to show the way.”
  9. 9. Vocabulary StrategyVocabulary Strategy for Multiple-Meaning Wordsfor Multiple-Meaning Words 3. Reread the sentence, replacing the work with one of the meanings. 4. If this meaning does not work, try another one.
  10. 10. Words to KnowWords to Know Admiringly ~ With wonder, pleasure, and approval
  11. 11. Words to KnowWords to Know Permit ~ to let; allow
  12. 12. Words to KnowWords to Know Scoundrel ~ An evil, dishonorable person
  13. 13. Words to KnowWords to Know Subject ~ Person under the power, control, or influence of another
  14. 14. Words to KnowWords to Know Worthless ~ Without value; good-for- nothing; useless
  15. 15. Literacy/Center Activities:Literacy/Center Activities: ““Must Do”Must Do” • Visit the classroomVisit the classroom library and choose alibrary and choose a • Read your bookRead your book thoughtfully.thoughtfully. • Record at least 1Record at least 1 question on a stickiequestion on a stickie note and post in yournote and post in your journal.journal. ““May Do”May Do” • Go to the library andGo to the library and check out a book.check out a book. • Take AR tests.Take AR tests. • Respond to storyRespond to story elements in readingelements in reading journal.journal. • Complete skill pageComplete skill page from readingfrom reading workbook.workbook.