ChristySamiraLeonKareenaPhiliciaAyannaLilahRemyDonovanMichaelYamileeJessicaLeslieCarlosBryanRicardoAlexisDavidJordanAlejandraKathyDianaIxzaEmilyJaileenJeffreyTuesdayMay 7, 2013Imagine that you are an animal living in the wild. Whatanimal are you, and what is your favorite time of theyear? Explain.EdwardAdrianette
DO NOW:Write the x3Times Table tentimes.Morning Work
ReadingAim: Fairy Tales(p. 638)Talk About ItWhat are thefeatures of a fairytale? Why do youthink fairy tales arestill popular after hundreds of years?
If you dismiss someone, you fire that personfrom a job.Intentions are plans to act in a certain way.Despair is lack of all hope.The straps that fit around a horses headand guide the horse are called the bridle.
Descended means to have moved from ahigher place to a lower one.Accompany means to go together with.Delicacies are rare and delicious foods.If you consented to do something, yougave permission or agreed to it.
ReadingAim: A Real Princess(p. 640)HomophonesHomophones are wordsthat sound the same buthave different spellingsand meanings. Forexample, the homophonesbridle and bridal soundalike but have very differentmeanings.
ReadingSummarizeSequenceA Sequence Chart helps yousummarize information bylisting events or actions inthe order that they takeplace. use your SequenceChart as you reread "A RealPrincess" to figure out thesequence of events.
The prince needs to marry a princess byhis thirtieth birthday, or the court willdismiss him.Princess Araya, wearing torn and muddyclothes, arrives at the castle. The princedoubts that Araya is a princess. Thequeen asks the prince whether he willmarry Araya if the queen can prove thatAraya is a princess. The prince agrees.Araya is sent to a bed of seven feathermattresses. The queen orders that apebble be placed on top of the seventhmattress to test Arayas royal blood.Instead of sleeping, Araya gives themattresses away to poor people. Theprince sees her true worth and agrees tomarry her.Events
ReadingAim: The Golden Mare,the Firebird, and theMagic Ring (p. 642)GenreFairy Tales take placelong ago, haveimaginary charactersand settings, andinvolve good and evil.
huntsman: a person who hunts animals forfood.mare: a female horse.Tsar: a ruler in Russia having great or absolutepower or authority.mythical: having to do with myths, or ideasand stories that many believe but which arenttrue.regal: having qualities of a king or other rule.
Alexi seeks fortune and adventure. Hemeets a Golden Mare that can speak.The mare takes Alexi to the Tsar. The Tsar isimpressed with the mare and hires Alexi asa huntsman.At midnight, maize was scattered over thefield, and Alexi took the saddle off theGolden Mare. Then Alexi hid in a nearbytree. All night they waited. As the firstgolden rays of dawn lit the sky, theFirebird came flying.The Tsar supplies Alexi with a tent and finefoods. For seven days Alexi travels with theGolden Mare. When they arrive at Lake ofthe Sun, they see Yelenas boat. AfterAlexi erects the tent, Yelena comesashore. She is impressed with Alexismanner and agrees to accompany himto the Tsars palace.First, the Golden Mare helps Alexibecome a huntsman for the Tsar. Thenshe helps him capture the Firebird andtakes him to Yelena the Fair, whom theTsar wants to marry. The mare goes thefetch Yelenas grandmothers weddingring. Yelena tells the Tsar he is too old tomarry her, but a boiling cauldron of waterwill make him young again. Finally, theTsar wants Alexi to get into the cauldronfirst.
ReadingAim: A Tale ToldAround the World(p. 662)GenreInformationNonfiction givesinformation andfacts about a topic.Text FeatureA Venn Diagram shows the similarities anddifferences between two things.
Versions are variations of an original.Identity is the distinguishing characteristicsof a person.Transforms means to change completely.Elements are parts or key features ofsomething.
ReadingAim: Write an Eyewitness Account (p. 666)VoiceIn an eyewitness account, writers describe theimportant events they see and how they feel.They use appropriate words to show voice.That way, readers feel as if they were there.Your TurnWhat interesting or important event have youwitnessed? Write an eyewitness accountabout how you felt, and describe the event indetail. Use the writers checklist to check yourwriting.
ReadingMovie: The Little MermaidUse a Sequence Chartto summarize The LittleMermaid. Keepingtrack of the order ofevents can help youbetter understand thestory.
ReadingMovie: The Little Mermaid1. What clues in this movie help you identifyit as a fairy tale?2. What do the kings actions reveal abouthis character?3. What events in the story lead Ariel tobecome human?4. How do you think Ariel will find a way tobecome human?5. What clues help you to know thatSebastian might be a "magical beast" asfound in many fairy tales?