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    • What Jo Did Written and Illustrated by: Charles R. Smith, Jr.
    • Summary Imagine that you could jump as high as a basket ball rim. That’s exactly what Joanna Marie, or Jo, could do. Jo makes new friends when she shows off her talent during a basketball game in which she is the only girl .
    • Study Skills
        • Genre: Fiction
        • Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect
        • Comprehension Strategy: Prior Knowledge
        • Comprehension Review Skill: Draw Conclusions
        • Vocabulary: Prefixes and Suffixes
    • Genre: Fiction
        • Fiction often has characters and events that seem real. Try to picture this story taking place where you live, with people you know.
    • Comprehension Skill Tested – Cause and Effect Te112
        • An effect is something that happens .
        • A cause explains why it happens.
        • Writing may include clue words such as because, in order to, so, and as a result to link causes and effects.
        • If these words are missing, readers need to think about cause-and-effect relationships on their own.
    • Comprehension Skill Review – Draw Conclusions TE 153
        • When you draw conclusions, you use details and what you already know to form opinions or make decisions about characters and events.
    • Vocabulary Strategy Suffixes -able and Prefixes -un
        • Suffixes and prefixes have their own meanings.
        • The prefix -un means “the opposite of ________” or “not_____”, as in unhappy.
    • Vocabulary Strategy Suffixes -able and Prefixes -un
        • The suffix –able means “able to be ____ed,” as in enjoyable.
        • The suffix –less means “without _____,” as in painless.
        • You can use suffixes as prefixes to help you figure out the meanings of words.
    • Review Questions
        • What does Joanna do to T.J.’s jump shot? Why does he react the way he does?
        • Why do the boys ask Joanna to play ball?
        • Why do you think she hid the fact that she was a girl?
    • Review Questions
        • What is the theme or “big idea” of this story?
        • Which boy changes his attitude the most about Joanna? What are some ways it changed?
        • Why does T.J. tell her to leave her hat at home at the end of the story?
    • Vocabulary - Say It
        • fouled
        • hoop
        • jersey
        • rim
        • marveled
        • unbelievable
        • speechless
        • swatted
    • More Words to Know backboard dribbling dunk accept learn nervous
    • unbelievable
        • incredible; hard to think of as true or real
    • swatted
        • hit sharply or violently
    • speechless
        • not able to talk
    • rim
        • an edge, border, or margin on or around anything
    • marveled
        • was filled with wonder;
      • was astonished
    • jersey
        • a shirt that is pulled over the head, made of a soft, knitted cloth
    • hoop
        • a ring or round flat band
    • fouled
        • in sports, made an unfair play against
    • backboard
        • in basketball, the flat, elevated surface of wood, glass, or plastic on which the basket on a basketball court is fastened
    • dribbling
        • moving a ball by bouncing it
    • dunk
        • to shoot a basketball by leaping, so that the hands are above the rim, and throwing the ball down through the netting
    • nervous
        • easily excited or upset, restless; uneasy
    • accept
        • to receive with liking and approval
    • learn
        • to become able by study or practice
    • I was so nervous and scared I dropped the ball.
    • I was so nervous and scared I dropped the ball.
    • We need to accept each other as we are and be kind.
    • We need to accept each other as we are and be kind.
    • How would you like to learn how to play?
    • How would you like to learn how to play?
    • He was unbelievable under the basket!
    • He was unbelievable under the basket!
    • The ball bounced off the rim.
    • The ball bounced off the rim .
    • Max swatted the ball away and kept it out of the basket.
    • Max swatted the ball away and kept it out of the basket.
    • I have always marveled at the way he can play ball.
    • I have always marveled at the way he can play ball.
    • Her performance tonight left me speechless.
    • Her performance tonight left me speechless .
    • He was fouled by the other player and did not make his basket.
    • He was fouled by the other player and did not make his basket.
    • He was bouncing the ball down the court toward the other team’s hoop.
    • He was bouncing the ball down the court toward the other team’s hoop .
    • Lots of boys want to wear Peyton Manning’s jersey number.
    • Lots of boys want to wear Peyton Manning’s jersey number.