Miss Alaineus<br />Vocabulary<br />
Slumped<br /> A person isslumped  in his chair if he slides down.<br />
soggy<br />Soggy  is how something feels when it is full of water.<br />
Strands<br />strands  are threads or similar items that can be twisted together.<br />
Capable<br />Capable means you have the skill or power to do something well.<br />
categories<br />categories  are groups or classes of things.<br />
Gigantic<br /> Something gigantic  is larger than other things.<br />
Credit<br />Credit is something given by teachers for extra work.<br />
Luminous<br /> Something luminous  is very bright and shiny.<br />
Miss Alaineus<br />Strategy and Skill<br />
 Focus Strategy<br />Analyze Story Structure<br />
Story Structure looks at howthe author has organized the events of the plot using story elements such as…<br />
Character<br />The combination of qualities or features that distinguishes one person, group, or thing from another.<br />
And…<br />
Setting<br />The context and environment in which something is set.<br />
…As Well as Literary elements such as…<br />
Flashback<br />A transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the no...
and…<br />
Foreshadowing<br />Foreshadowing is a literary technique used by many different authors to provide clues for the reader to...
Understanding how the<br />events of a story are<br />organized can help<br />readers better<br />understand and<br />reme...
 Focus skill<br />Character and Plot<br />
The Plotis the series of events that give a story a …<br />beginning---Middle---End<br />
Parts of a plot<br />Beginning (exposition)<br />Middle<br />Rising action<br />Conflict<br />climax<br />End<br />Falling...
Plot<br />Climax<br />Falling Action<br />conflict<br />Resolution<br />Rising action<br />beginning<br />
A CHARACTERIS WHO THE STORY IS ABOUT.<br />
CHARACTER<br />AMajor characteris the character the story is about.<br />The Minor characters are the other characters in ...
Good readers<br />Identify the problem the character faces and how he or she tries to solve it.<br />
Good readers<br />Look for examples of Foreshadowing or hints about what will happen next.<br />
Good readers<br />Look for examples of Flashbacks or a return to events that took place before the story events.<br />
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A presentation introducing the vocabulary, strategy, and skill for the 5th grade, Macmillan/McGraw-Hill story "Miss Alaineus" by Debra Frasier.

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  1. 1. Miss Alaineus<br />Vocabulary<br />
  2. 2. Slumped<br /> A person isslumped in his chair if he slides down.<br />
  3. 3. soggy<br />Soggy is how something feels when it is full of water.<br />
  4. 4. Strands<br />strands are threads or similar items that can be twisted together.<br />
  5. 5. Capable<br />Capable means you have the skill or power to do something well.<br />
  6. 6. categories<br />categories are groups or classes of things.<br />
  7. 7. Gigantic<br /> Something gigantic is larger than other things.<br />
  8. 8. Credit<br />Credit is something given by teachers for extra work.<br />
  9. 9. Luminous<br /> Something luminous is very bright and shiny.<br />
  10. 10. Miss Alaineus<br />Strategy and Skill<br />
  11. 11. Focus Strategy<br />Analyze Story Structure<br />
  12. 12. Story Structure looks at howthe author has organized the events of the plot using story elements such as…<br />
  13. 13. Character<br />The combination of qualities or features that distinguishes one person, group, or thing from another.<br />
  14. 14. And…<br />
  15. 15. Setting<br />The context and environment in which something is set.<br />
  16. 16. …As Well as Literary elements such as…<br />
  17. 17. Flashback<br />A transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story<br />
  18. 18. and…<br />
  19. 19. Foreshadowing<br />Foreshadowing is a literary technique used by many different authors to provide clues for the reader to be able to predict what might occur later on in the story.<br />
  20. 20. Understanding how the<br />events of a story are<br />organized can help<br />readers better<br />understand and<br />remember what thet are <br />reading.<br />
  21. 21. Focus skill<br />Character and Plot<br />
  22. 22. The Plotis the series of events that give a story a …<br />beginning---Middle---End<br />
  23. 23. Parts of a plot<br />Beginning (exposition)<br />Middle<br />Rising action<br />Conflict<br />climax<br />End<br />Falling action<br />Resolution<br />
  24. 24. Plot<br />Climax<br />Falling Action<br />conflict<br />Resolution<br />Rising action<br />beginning<br />
  25. 25. A CHARACTERIS WHO THE STORY IS ABOUT.<br />
  26. 26. CHARACTER<br />AMajor characteris the character the story is about.<br />The Minor characters are the other characters in a story.<br />Sage<br />Mrs. Page Forrest<br />
  27. 27. Good readers<br />Identify the problem the character faces and how he or she tries to solve it.<br />
  28. 28. Good readers<br />Look for examples of Foreshadowing or hints about what will happen next.<br />
  29. 29. Good readers<br />Look for examples of Flashbacks or a return to events that took place before the story events.<br />

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