4th pass obj 1.3 part 2

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Part 2 of Oklahoma 4th Grade Reading PASS Obj 1.3

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  • 1. Figuring Out Difficult Words (cont’d)4 th Re ading PASS Obj 1.3
  • 2. Reading Strategies Covered (So Far)Look at the words around the word you don’tknow.Look for words with similar meanings(synonyms).Look for words with opposite meanings(antonyms).Look at the meanings of words in a list.
  • 3. Reading Strategies Covered (So Far)Look for hidden clues in a passage to find outwhat a word means.Look out for words that are like other words(homonyms & homophones)
  • 4. Reading Strategy #7Use a dictionary if you don’t know the meaningof a word.
  • 5. Reading Strategy #8Use a thesaurus to find synonyms and antonymsfor words. A thesaurus is a book that can help you find words that are similar or different for the words that you want to use.
  • 6. Thesaurus giftPart of Speech:nounDefinition:something given freely, for no recompenseSynonyms:allowance, alms, award, benefaction, benefit, bequest, bestowal,bonus, boon, bounty, charity, contribution, courtesy, dispensation,donation, endowment, fairing, favor, giveaway, goodie, grant,gratuity, hand, hand-me-down, handout, honorarium, lagniappe,largesse, legacy, libation, oblation, offering, offertory, philanthropy,pittance, premium, present, presentation, provision, ration, relief,remembrance, remittance, reward, souvenir, subscription, subsidy,tip, token, tribute, write-offAntonyms:forfeit, loss, penalty
  • 7. ThesaurusYou have to make sure that when you pick asynonym or antonym from the thesaurus, thatyou pick one that goes with how you are using theoriginal word.The word that you pick needs to say what you aretrying to say.
  • 8. Reading Strategy #9Use the glossary! A glossary is like having a mini-dictionary in the back of your book. They are often in the back of textbooks and define words that you may not know. Usually, the words that are going to be in the glossary are in bold in the text that you are reading.
  • 9. Reading Strategy #10Figurative language shows how unusual thingsare alike.Have you ever heard or read the saying “It’sraining cats and dogs!”?
  • 10. Figurative LanguageWriters often describe things in interesting waysby showing how they are like something else.Figurative language shows how unusual thingsare alike.
  • 11. IdiomsFigurative language that becomes a commonsaying. Idiom Meaning I cried my eyes out. I cried a lot. I wish you’d get out of my hair. Stop bothering me. Are you pulling my leg? Are you joking?Sitting still is a pain in the neck. Sitting still is not any fun. Arnie swims like a rock. Arnie can’t swim.
  • 12. IdiomsWhen you come across an idiom in a passage, itmay not make sense to you if you’ve never heardit before.If you’ve never heard it before, look for clues inthe sentences in and around the idiom to helpyou figure it out.
  • 13. Reading Strategy #11Plug in the answer choices.If you have multiple-choice questions, you cansay the different choices in the sentence in placeof the word you don’t know. The one that makesthe most sense is probably going to be the correctanswer.
  • 14. Question...Read the following passage...Frank’s heart ached with sadness. His bestfriend Joe was leaving Wann to move toOklahoma City. How would he ever get over thispain of leaving?
  • 15. Question...Read this sentence from the passage... Frank’s heart ached with sadness.What does the word ached mean?A. hurtB. poundedC. beatD. thumped
  • 16. Question...Read this sentence from the passage... Frank’s heart ached with sadness.What does the word ached mean?A. hurtB. poundedC. beatD. thumped
  • 17. Next WeekReview the 11 reading strategies we’ve coveredthe past two weeks and do a worksheet overthem.