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Hownightcamefromthesea[2]

  1. 1. How Night Came from the Sea Retold by Mary-Retold by Mary-JoanJoan GersonGerson Illustrated byIllustrated by CarlaCarla GolembeGolembe
  2. 2. Study Skills Genre: Pourquoi TalePourquoi Tale Comprehension Skill: GeneralizeGeneralize Comprehension Strategy: VisualizeVisualize Comprehension Review Skill: Cause and EffectCause and Effect Vocabulary: Context CluesContext Clues
  3. 3. Summary Why do we have day and night? A Brazilian legend says there was always daylight on Earth until the African goddess Iemanja’s daughter left her ocean home to marry a land dweller. When Iemanja’s daughter became homesick for the cool, shadowy world under the sea, her mother sent some of the darkness up to her, and now we have night on land as well as day.
  4. 4. GenreGenre:: Pourquoi tales  Pourquoi tales are stories that explain how things in nature came to be. It is a myth that explains how something in nature came to be. Pourpuoi is French for “why”.  Learn more about folktales
  5. 5. Comprehension Skill Review Generalize  A generalization is a broad statement or rule that applies to many examples.  Clue words: all, most, always, usually, generally
  6. 6. Comprehension Skill Review Generalize Some generalizations are valid, which means that they are supported by facts or details. Some are faulty. Which means that they are not supported.
  7. 7. Comprehension Strategy Visualize Good readers organize visualize as they read. Form mental pictures to help understand ideas and information. Visualizing can help you understand generalizations.
  8. 8. Comprehension Skill Review: Cause and Effect  As you read, look for cause and effect relationships.  A cause is what made something happen.  An effect is what happens.  Sometimes a cause will have more than one effect.  Words such as because, so, and since are clues to causes and effects.
  9. 9. Practice Generalization 1. What is a generalization?1. What is a generalization? They went during the summer becauseThey went during the summer because the weather was usually good.the weather was usually good. 2. What is another generalization?2. What is another generalization? He and Jim usually hike an hour or two.He and Jim usually hike an hour or two. 3. What is a clue word for number 2?3. What is a clue word for number 2? UsuallyUsually 4. What is another generalization?4. What is another generalization? Campfire often burned late into the night.Campfire often burned late into the night. 5.5. What is a clue word for number 4?What is a clue word for number 4?
  10. 10. Sensory and Imagery Words  Imagery, or sensory language, is the use of words that describe how things look, sound, smell, taste, or feel. Writers use imagery to help give readers a strong mental image.  Imagery helps readers understand the setting, mood, characters, and action in a story.  Note the words that help you see, smell, hear, taste, or feel what is happening in a story.
  11. 11. Fun Stuff and PracticeFun Stuff and Practice Cause and EffectCause and Effect PowerPointPowerPoint Figurative LanguageFigurative Language More Figurative LanguageMore Figurative Language VerbsVerbs and moreand more VerbsVerbs
  12. 12. Questions about the story  How have people explained the pattern of day and night?
  13. 13.  How would you describe nighttime to someone who has never experienced it?
  14. 14.  How might How Night Came from the Sea be different if it took place in the cold Artic?
  15. 15.  What evidence does the narrator of The Ant and the Bear give to “prove” that the story is true?
  16. 16. Review Questions 1. What did Iemanja and the husband have in common? 2. How did the husband show his love for his wife? 3. What is the theme of the story? 4. Why did Iemanja call the servants foolish? 5. When the creatures were placed in the bag, why were they so loud?
  17. 17. Review Questions 6. What made the bag the servants were carrying so large? 7. If the daughter had not been present when the creatures were released, what might have happened? 8. What did the daughter give three gifts in celebration of her new home? 9. How does the daughter think of night?
  18. 18. Review Questions 10.10. What supports that nighttimeWhat supports that nighttime occurs quickly in Brazil?occurs quickly in Brazil? 11.11. What is a generalization you canWhat is a generalization you can make, based on the story, aboutmake, based on the story, about leaving home?leaving home?
  19. 19. Vocabulary - Say It  brilliant  gleamed  shimmering  chorus  coward
  20. 20. More Words to Know • dwells • reigns • creatures • darkness • prowl
  21. 21. brilliant • shining brightly; sparkling
  22. 22. chorus  anything spoken or sung all at the same time
  23. 23. coward • person who lack courage or is easily made afraid; person who runs from danger, trouble, etc.
  24. 24. gleamed  flashed or beamed with light
  25. 25. shimmering • gleaming or shining faintly
  26. 26. dwells  makes your home; lives
  27. 27. reigns  rules, as over a kingdom
  28. 28. creatures  any living things
  29. 29. darkness  night; state of being without light or with very little light
  30. 30. prowl  go about slowly and secretly like an animal hunting for something to eat or a thief looking for something to steal
  31. 31. He dwells in a white house with a flower garden and a pale fence around the yard.
  32. 32. He dwells in a white house with a flower garden and a pale fence around the yard.
  33. 33. The city was plunged into darkness by the power outage.
  34. 34. The city was plunged into darkness by the power outage.
  35. 35. There was a fox on the prowl earlier.
  36. 36. There was a fox on the prowl earlier.
  37. 37. They burst into a chorus of Happy Birthday.
  38. 38. They burst into a chorus of Happy Birthday.
  39. 39. Queen Victoria reigned over Britain from 1837 to 1901.
  40. 40. Queen Victoria reigned over Britain from 1837 to 1901.
  41. 41. In the winter, some creatures hibernate in a cave.
  42. 42. In the winter, some creatures hibernate in a cave.
  43. 43. The sky was a brilliant, cloudless blue.
  44. 44. The sky was a brilliant, cloudless blue.
  45. 45. She could see her reflection in the water, shimmering in the moonlight.
  46. 46. She could see her reflection in the water, shimmering in the moonlight.
  47. 47. People who explore Antarctica are not cowards.
  48. 48. People who explore Antarctica are not cowards.
  49. 49. Early this morning, sunlight gleamed through my window.
  50. 50. Early this morning, sunlight gleamed through my window.
  51. 51. Writing Assignment 3 Extra Points Comparisons  Think about something that interestsThink about something that interests you in nature.you in nature.  Write a comparison explaining how twoWrite a comparison explaining how two things you like are alike.things you like are alike.  Include several ways the things areInclude several ways the things are similar.similar.  Remember to use singular and pluralRemember to use singular and plural possessive nouns and irregular verbspossessive nouns and irregular verbs verbs while writing your comparison.verbs while writing your comparison.

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