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The Wise Old Woman

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  2. 2. Tuesday: Context Clues<br />Context clues are words and phrases in a sentence which help you reason out the meaning of an unfamiliar word.  Oftentimes you can figure out the meanings of new or unfamiliar vocabulary by paying attention to the surrounding language.<br />Context Clues:<br />1. Antonym or Contrast Clue-<br />Phrases or words that indicate opposite<br />Signal words: but, in contrast, however, instead of, unlike, yet<br />Example: Unlike his quiet and low keyfamily, Brad is garrulous.<br />What do you think garrulous mean?<br />____________________________<br />
  3. 3. Garrulous<br />chatty, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky<br />Use the word in a sentence.<br />Context Clues:<br />2. Definition or Example Clue<br />Phrases or words that define or explain<br />Signals: is defined as, means, the term, [a term in boldface or italics] set off with commas<br />Example: Sedentary individuals, people who are not very active, often have diminished health.<br />What do you think sedentary means?<br />________________________________<br />
  4. 4. sedentary<br />accustomed to sit or rest a great deal or to take little exercise. <br />Use the word in a sentence.<br />Context Clues:<br />3. General Knowledge<br />The meaning is derived from the experience and background knowledge of the reader; "common sense" and logic.<br />Signals: the information may be something basically familiar to you<br />Example: Coleen is always displaying hateful behavior to her boss, even in front of others. That obnoxiousemployee  just doesn't care what others think of her behavior. <br />What do you think obnoxious means?<br />_________________________________<br />
  5. 5. obnoxious<br />annoying or objectionable due to being a showoff or attracting undue attention to oneself<br />Use this word in a sentence.<br />Context Clues:<br />4. Restatement or Synonym Clue<br />Another word or phrase with the same or a similar meaning is used.<br />Signals: in other word, that is, also known as, sometimes called, or<br />Examples:<br />The dromedary, commonly called a camel, stores fat in its hump.<br />What does dromedary mean?<br />_________________________<br />
  6. 6. dromedary<br />A camel<br />Use the word in a sentence.<br />Let’s Practice:<br />1. It is refreshing to see students so excited, so zealous in doing their homework.<br />zanydedicatedindifferentjealous<br />2. We thought that the mother would be very distraught at hearing of her husband's accident; however, she took the news quite calmly.<br />Tranquil angrydisgustedanxious<br />3. Ivan is a wonderful piano player. But Jerri is more versatile; she sings, acts, paints and writes poetry, and also plays the piano.<br />talentedshow off superior skillsmany abilities<br />
  7. 7. Answers<br />Zealous: dedicated<br />Distraught: anxious<br />Versatile: many abilities<br />The Wise Old Woman Vocabulary<br />Reluctantly pg. 22 Scroll pg. 29<br />Conquered pg. 32 Summoned pg. 37<br />Banner pg. 39 Prospered pg. 39<br />Write the word on a note card.<br />Look up the word and find it in the story.<br />Write what you think it means by the text around the word.<br />Look up word in dictionary and write the definition.<br />Write a sentence using the word.<br />On the back of the note card, draw a picture of the word. How it is used in the sentence from the book.<br />
  8. 8. Example<br />This is what the note card should look like.<br />Study your words.<br />Vocabulary will be on comprehension quiz on<br />Friday, Aug. 19<br /> Word<br /> My Definition:<br /> Definition:<br /> Sentence:<br />On the back there should be a picture.<br />
  9. 9. Wednesday: Problem and Solution<br />Identify the problem in the story.<br />_______________________________________<br />Identify how the problem was solved or fixed.<br />_______________________________________<br />The soles on Ann’s feet burned with<br />each step she took. Her arms felt as<br />if they would break off any moment<br />from carrying her heavy bundle.<br />Beads of sweat appeared on her<br />forehead. She began to wonder why<br />she had looked forward to this day.<br />Finally, she reached her favorite spot.<br />She dropped her things on the sand.<br />Then she collapsed into her chair. One<br />glance at the ocean reminded her why she<br />had longed for this day. The beauty of the<br />ocean on a summer day was astonishing.<br />
  10. 10. Problem and Solution<br />Identify the problem in the story.<br />_______________________________________<br />Identify how the problem was solved or fixed.<br />_______________________________________<br />Tiko has a problem. His friends are<br />going on a trip to Adventure Land Park.<br />The trip costs $30, and Tiko has no<br />money.<br />Tiko tells his mother how sad he feels<br />about not being able to go on the trip. His<br />mother suggests Tiko earn money walking<br />dogs and washing cars. <br />Tiko earns $15, but the trip is only one<br />day away. When he gets home from<br />school, his mother smiles and hands him an<br />early birthday card from his grandmother.<br />Inside the card is $20. Now he can go on<br />The trip.<br />
  11. 11. Stories in Art<br />Pg. 18-19<br />Problem and Solutions of an artist<br />Who is the most important person in this scene?<br />What does this person do?<br />Why might the people in this scene have gathered in the court?<br />Read a friends paragraph and find the problem and solution.<br />Assignment:<br />Imagine you are in the court. Explain<br />why you are there in the court. Who are you?<br />What is the problem you have and what is<br />the solution the king gave to you? The<br />problem needs to correlate with who you are.<br />Did the solution work out for you?<br />Write a paragraph: Remember Topic<br />Sentence, in-between sentences<br />support the topic sentence, concluding<br />sentence. <br />Grammar: Capitalization and punctuation<br />Vocabulary: use 3 of your vocabulary words in your paragraph.<br />
  12. 12. Thursday: Read The Wise Old Woman<br />Japanese Folklore<br />Lessons:<br />Wisdom comes with age<br />Respect your elders<br />Concept:<br />Problem and Solution<br />
  13. 13. Problem and Solution<br />Read the story<br />Complete the chart<br />Get with a partner and<br />discuss your answers<br />Discuss as class<br />Homework: Reread story tonight. Study vocabulary. Quiz is tomorrow. August 19<br /> Problem:<br /> <br />Attempt to Solve the Problem: Result:<br />1.<br />2.<br />3.<br />4.<br />5.<br />6.<br />Solution: <br /> <br />
  14. 14. Friday: Quiz and Reading Comprehension<br />Quiz<br />Reading Comprehension<br />Turn to p.40 in your book.<br />What is the young farmer’s problem at the beginning of the story?<br />How does the woman solve the three “impossible tasks”?<br />What makes you think that the woman is wise?<br />What values is the story trying to teach?<br />

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