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Reading Street - Unit 1 - Week 2 Powerpoint

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  1. 1. UNIT 1 WEEK 2 Thunder Rose
  2. 2. Day One – Content Knowledge Oral Language • How can nature challenge us?
  3. 3. Build Oral Language
  4. 4. Oral Vocabulary Amazing Words! 1.Roaring 2.Stationed 3.Meteorologist 4.Twister How Nature Challenges Us Tornado Snow and Ice Wildfire Understanding weather
  5. 5. Read Aloud – Night of the Twisters
  6. 6. Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect Comprehension Strategy: Summarize
  7. 7. Vocabulary • With a partner read each word and definition. In the back half of your reading spiral write each word in a sentence. Underline or highlight the vocabulary word in the sentence.
  8. 8. Conventions – Small Group. Bring your packet! Handwriting - Spelling – Long Vowel VCV Take the pretest on Spelling City. Write the correct list of words in your spiral. Complete WS DVD10 Research and Inquiry – How can nature challenge us? STEP 1 – Identify and Focus Topic Research a challenging force of nature, such as a tornado, earthquake, volcano, or hurricane. Choose one force to research. List what you will use to find your research in your spelling spiral. Then write an inquiry question. Centers
  9. 9. Day 2 - Content Knowledge Build Oral Language • How can nature challenge us? • “The roaring had started somewhere to the east, then came bearing down on us like a hundred freight trains. Only that twister didn’t move on It stationed itself right overhead, making the loudest noise I’d ever heard, whining worse than any jet.” • What does roaring mean? • Why would a tornado be described as roaring?
  10. 10. Oral Vocabulary • Amazing word – Precipice • Look on page 50 and 51. How do you think the icy precipice makes the climber feel? • Discuss with a partner- • What would you do if a twister came roaring toward your house? • What would be interesting if you worked as a meteorologist? • If you were helping younger students where might you be stationed? why? How Nature Challenges Us Tornado Snow and Ice Wildfire Understanding weather
  11. 11. Word Analysis – Greek and Latin Roots • Greek and Latin rots, such as viv, struct, and tele can give clues about work meanings. Roots are combined without word parts to form whole words. • Copy the chart below in your reading spiral. Draw a line connecting the Greek word to the Meaning.
  12. 12. Literary Terms - Hyperbole • Hyperbole is an obvious exaggeration that is commonly used in tall tales. • An exaggeration could be much greater or less, or much better or worse than things actually are. • Read Carrie the Calf on page 55. There are lots of hyperboles throughout the story.
  13. 13. Literary Terms – Hyperbole
  14. 14. Vocabulary Skill – Homonyms
  15. 15. • A tall tale is a humorous story that tells about extravagantly impossible happenings. it usually involves a character with special abilities. • A tall tale by Jerdine Nolen • Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
  16. 16. Conventions – Small Group. Bring your packet! Type to Learn – Log in and work for 15 minutes. Spelling – Long Vowel VCV Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook WS 54 Research and Inquiry – How can nature challenge us? STEP 2 – Navigate and Search Use the internet and books from the library in order to research your inquiry question you wrote about on Monday. Write your facts on separate notecards. Make sure you write down web addresses, authors, and dates of the web sites http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural- disasters/ http://www.ready.gov/natural-disasters http://www.neok12.com/Natural-Disasters.htm videos Centers
  17. 17. Day 3 – Content Knowledge Oral Language • How can nature challenge us? • “Her ma was right grateful to have such a resourceful child. No other newborn had the utter strength to life a whole cow clear over her head and almost drink it dry.” • What does resourceful mean? • What makes rose resourceful? • What does grateful mean? • What are some synonyms for these two words?
  18. 18. Build Oral Vocabulary • Amazing word – disaster • Name a disaster that could happen to your family or your community. • Discuss with a partner- • What do you think Thunder Rose would do if she saw someone hanging onto a precipice? Why? • What types of workers need stamina to get their jobs done? How Nature Challenges Us Tornado Snow and Ice Wildfire Understanding weather
  19. 19. • How do you know that Thunder Rose is a tall tale? • Use your own words to explain how Rose invented barbed wire. • A tall tale by Jerdine Nolen • Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
  20. 20. Think Critically • In your reading spiral answer the Think Critically questions on your own.
  21. 21. Conventions – Subjects and Predicates Worksheet DVD15 Spelling – Long Vowel VCV Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook WS 60 Research and Inquiry – How can nature challenge us? STEP 3 – Analyze Information Look at the information you found last time about your topic. Do you need to refocus your inquiry question? … something else here? Centers
  22. 22. Day 4 – Content Knowledge Oral Language • “The stories of Rose’s amazing abilities spread like wildfire, far and wide. And as sure as thunder follow lightning, and the sun follows rain, whenever you see a spark of light flash across a heavy steel gray sky, listen to the sound of the thunder and think of Thunder Rose and her song. That mighty, mighty song pressing on the bull’s- eye that was set at the center of her heart.” –Thunder Rose p. 73 • What does wildfire mean? • What does the phrase spread like wildfire mean? • What do you think it meant by the bull’s eye that was set at the center of he heart?
  23. 23. Build Oral Vocabulary • Amazing word – unpredictable • Yesterday we learned that tornadoes can be unpredictable. What does unpredictable mean? • Discuss with a partner- • How might a drought affect agriculture in a rural area? How might agricultural problems affect other people? • Identify the disasters that Thunder Rose prevented? How did she? How Nature Challenges Us Tornado Snow and Ice Wildfire Understanding weather
  24. 24. Science in Reading – Expository Text • The texts we read are structured differently depending on the author’s reasons for writing. • Expository text give information about real people or events. These text will present quantitative or factual information graphically • What types of expository text have you used before? • Why did you use them? • Graphics are used to show information visually. What are some examples of graphic sources in expository text? What is our T-Chart showing so far? As a group at your table create an example of a graphic that would be in one of the sources we have below.
  25. 25. Measuring Tornados • What information is the chart on page 79 telling us? • What facts are given about F-3 tornadoes? • F-5? • In your reading spiral write three things you learned from the Fujita scale chart.
  26. 26. Measuring Tornadoes • Where do you think the twin tornadoes that Thunder Rose lassoed would fall on the Fujita Scale? • Discuss what you think Thunder Rose’s tornadoes did to the farms in her area.
  27. 27. • When my brother stole a cookie from the cookie jar, my mom told him to clean up his act. • We can use context clues to determine the meaning of the idiom, “clean up his act.” • Was the brother misbehaving? What do you think his mom wanted him to do? • With a partner find idioms in Thunder Rose. Create a chart in your reading spiral for idioms you find and what they mean. Idiom and Page # Meaning
  28. 28. Listening and Speaking • Think about a time when you saw or heard someone perform an engaging reading of a story. What made the storyteller interesting to listen to or to watch? • Create your own tall tale! Remember to use vivid words, idioms, and exaggerations. • We will be sharing our stories with our groups!
  29. 29. Conventions – Subjects and Predicates Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook p. 61 News-o-matic- ? Spelling – Long Vowel VCV Let’s Practice It! DVD16 Research and Inquiry – How can nature challenge us? STEP 4 – Synthesize Synthesize your research findings and results into a fact sheet and a map. I’m not sure what fact sheet and map we are supposed to be using here  Centers
  30. 30. Day 5 – Content Knowledge Oral Language • How can nature challenge us? • Link:
  31. 31. Build Oral Vocabulary • Amazing words • roaring, stationed, meteorologist, twister, stamina, precipice, agriculture, disaster, unpredictable, wildfire • Discuss with a partner- • Use the concept map and what you have learned from this week’s discussions and reading selections to form and – a realization or big idea about meeting challenges. • In your spiral write down a few sentences about your beginning with, “This week I learned…” How Nature Challenges Us Tornado Snow and Ice Wildfire Understanding weather
  32. 32. REVIEW • Comprehension Skill • Vocabulary Skill • Word Analysis • Literary Terms
  33. 33. Research and Inquiry - Centers Spelling - Center Conventions - Center Vocabulary - Center

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