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1.5 letters home from yosemite

  1. 1. Big Question: How does Yosemite reflect the unique qualities of the West? Author: Lisa Halvorsen Genre: Narrative Nonfiction
  2. 2. Small Group Timer
  3. 3. REVIEW GAMES Story Sort Vocabulary Words:  Arcade Games  Study Stack  Spelling City: Vocabulary  Spelling City: Spelling Words
  4. 4. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  5. 5.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  6. 6. BIG QUESTION: HOW DOES YOSEMITE REFLECT THE UNIQUE QUALITIES OF THE WEST? Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
  7. 7. VOCABULARY WORDS VOCABULARY WORDS        glacier impressive naturalist preserve slopes species wilderness MORE WORDS TO KNOW        altitudes formations reservoir earthquake eruptions volcano
  8. 8. MONDAY Question of the Day How does Yosemite reflect the unique qualities of the West?
  9. 9. TODAY WE WILL LEARN ABOUT: Build Concepts  Main Idea  Graphic Organizers  Build Background  Vocabulary  Fluency: Model Phrasing  Grammar: Clauses and Complex Sentences  Spelling: Long u  The West 
  10. 10. FLUENCY MODEL PHRASING
  11. 11. FLUENCY: MODEL PHRASING  Listen as I read “The Volcano Wakes.”  As I read, notice how I group words in a meaningful way. I will use phrasing to keep related words grouped together. Phrasing makes sentences easier to understand.  Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
  12. 12. FLUENCY: MODEL PHRASING  What is the main idea of the selection?  How was Mount St. Helens formed?
  13. 13. CONCEPT VOCABULARY  earthquake – a shaking of Earth’s surface caused by the sudden breaking of masses of rock along a fault  eruptions – processes of throwing forth  volcano – opening in earth’s crust through which steam, ashes, and lava are forced out in periods of activity  Next Slide
  14. 14. EARTHQUAKE
  15. 15. ERUPTIONS
  16. 16. VOLCANO
  17. 17. CONCEPT VOCABULARY (To add information to the graphic organizer, click on end show, type in your new information, and save your changes.)
  18. 18. BUILD CONCEPT VOCABULARY EARTHQUAKE, ERUPTIONS, VOLCANO The West How the land was formed Plants and animals
  19. 19. MAIN IDEA & DETAILS, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS TURN TO PAGE 112 - 113.
  20. 20. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT INTERESTING NATURAL SIGHTS IN THE WEST? K (What do you know?) W (What would you like to learn?) L (What did you learn?)
  21. 21. VOCABULARY WORDS
  22. 22. VOCABULARY WORDS    glacier – great mass of ice that moves very slowly down a mountain or along a valley or a land area impressive – able to impress the mind, feelings, conscience naturalist – person who studies living things
  23. 23. VOCABULARY WORDS     preserve – to keep from harm or change; protect slopes – land that goes up or down at an angle species – related living things that share certain characteristics wilderness – wild region with few or no people living in it
  24. 24. MORE WORDS TO KNOW     altitudes – heights above Earth’s surface formations – things that are formed reservoir – a place where water is collected and stored for use (Next Slide)
  25. 25. GLACIER
  26. 26. SLOPES
  27. 27. WILDERNESS
  28. 28. FORMATIONS
  29. 29. RESERVOIR
  30. 30. Grammar Clauses & Complex Sentences
  31. 31.     as we approached the water fall. We slipped on the smoothe rocks As we approached the waterfall, we slipped on the smooth rocks. what a amazing waterfall this is What an amazing waterfall that is!
  32. 32. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  As our plane touched down, I grew very excited.  This is a complex sentence. It is made up of two clauses, an independent clause (underlined twice) and a dependent clause (underlined once.)
  33. 33. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  The independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; the dependent clause cannot; it is a sentence fragment.
  34. 34. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb. A dependent clause begins with a word such as because or when. It cannot stand alone as a sentence.  An independent clause can stand alone.
  35. 35. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  Dependent Yosemite. Clause: when we first saw  Independent Clause: It was a beautiful fall day. A sentence made up of a dependent clause and an independent clause is a complex sentence.
  36. 36. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  Complex Sentences: When we first saw Yosemite, it was a beautiful fall day. It was a beautiful day when we first saw Yosemite.
  37. 37. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  Other words that often introduce a dependent clause are since, although, if, until, unless, as , after, and before.  When a dependent clause comes first in a complex sentence, it is followed by a comma.
  38. 38. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES IS THE UNDERLINED GROUP OF WORDS A DEPENDENT CLAUSE OR AN INDEPENDENT CLAUSE?  When we arrived at the campground, the rain had stopped.  dependent clause  After we ate our supper, we went for a hike.  independent clause
  39. 39. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES IS THE UNDERLINED GROUP OF WORDS A DEPENDENT CLAUSE OR AN INDEPENDENT CLAUSE?  We  dependent clause I  hiked until the sun set. would run if I saw a bear. independent clause  Before we went to bed, we lit a campfire.  dependent clause
  40. 40. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES FIND THE CLAUSE THAT IS NAMED IN ( ).  Although we started late, we hiked fifteen miles. (dependent)  Although we started late  We were pitching our tent when we saw the bear. (dependent)  when we saw the bear
  41. 41. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES FIND THE CLAUSE THAT IS NAMED IN ( ).  As we slowly moved away, the bear looked up. (independent)  the bear looked up
  42. 42. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  43. 43.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  44. 44. TUESDAY Question of the Day Why did Congress establish Yosemite as a national park?
  45. 45. TODAY WE WILL LEARN ABOUT: Word Structure  Main Idea  Graphic Organizers  Vocabulary  Fluency: Echo Reading  Grammar: Clauses and Complex Sentences  Spelling: Long u  Science: Sierra Nevada  Science: Types of Rocks  The West 
  46. 46. VOCABULARY STRATEGY: SUFFIXES Turn to pages 114 - 115.
  47. 47. LETTERS HOME FROM YOSEMITE Turn to pages 116- 123.
  48. 48. FLUENCY ECHO READING
  49. 49. FLUENCY: ECHO READING  Turn to page 120, the last paragraph.  As I read, notice how I group words in phrases and pause briefly after clauses and punctuation marks.  Now we will practice together as a class by doing three echo readings of this paragraph.
  50. 50. Grammar Clauses & Complex Sentences
  51. 51. winter’s in the park can be crool  Winters in the park can be cruel.  i want to go winter camping but dad says its too cold  I want to go winter camping, but Dad says it’s too cold. 
  52. 52. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb.  An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; a dependent clause cannot.
  53. 53. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A dependent clause begins with a word such as when, if, or as. A complex sentence consists of a dependent clause and an independent clause.
  54. 54. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  55. 55.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  56. 56. WEDNESDAY Question of the Day How does the author support her opinion that Yosemite is “one of the most awesome places on earth?”
  57. 57. TODAY WE WILL LEARN ABOUT:  Graphic  Fact Organizers and Opinion  Vocabulary  Fluency: Model Phrasing  Grammar:  Spelling:  Science:  The Clauses & Complex Sentences Long u Glaciers West
  58. 58. LETTERS HOME FROM YOSEMITE Turn to pages 124 - 128.
  59. 59. FLUENCY MODEL PHRASING
  60. 60. FLUENCY: PHRASING  Turn to page 127.  As I read, notice how I use commas that set off clauses as clues to grouping related words within sentences.  Now we will practice together as a class by doing three echo readings of “Lyell.”
  61. 61. Grammar Clauses & Complex Sentences
  62. 62. you will see lots of wildlife. If your patient  You will see lots of wildlife if you’re patient.  its unusual to see a Bobcat, but you might be lucky  It’s unusual to see a 
  63. 63. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb.  An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; a dependent clause cannot.
  64. 64. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A dependent clause begins with a word such as when, if, or as. A complex sentence consists of a dependent clause and an independent clause.
  65. 65. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  Using only simple or compound sentences can make your narrative dull.  Complex sentences add variety and interest to writing.
  66. 66. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  67. 67.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  68. 68. THURSDAY Question of the Day What natural features of Yosemite are common in the western United States but not in other parts of the country?
  69. 69. TODAY WE WILL LEARN ABOUT:  Song  Reading Across Texts  Content-Area  Fluency: Vocabulary Partner Reading  Grammar: Clauses & Complex Sentences  Spelling: Long u  Science: Redwood Forest
  70. 70. THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND Turn to pages 130 - 133.
  71. 71. FLUENCY MODEL PHRASING
  72. 72. FLUENCY: PARTNER READING  Turn to page 127.  Read “Lyell” with a partner three times using appropriate phrasing. Offer one another feedback.
  73. 73. Grammar Clauses & Complex Sentences
  74. 74. if the weathers nice we’ll spent the afternoon hiking  If the weather’s nice, we’ll spend the afternoon hiking.  some of the thunder storms here is very severe  Some of the thunderstorms here are very severe. 
  75. 75. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb.  An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; a dependent clause cannot.
  76. 76. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A dependent clause begins with a word such as when, if, or as. A complex sentence consists of a dependent clause and an independent clause.
  77. 77. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  Test Tip:  When a dependent clause comes first in a complex sentence, put a comma after it.  There last. is no comma when it comes
  78. 78. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES  First: When you get there, you’ll be amazed.  Last: You’ll be amazed when you get there.
  79. 79. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  80. 80.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  81. 81. FRIDAY Question of the Day How does Yosemite reflect the unique qualities of the West?
  82. 82. TODAY WE WILL LEARN ABOUT:  Build Concept Vocabulary  Main Idea  Point of View  Word Structure  Vocabulary  Grammar: Clauses & Complex Sentences  Spelling: Long u  Print Sources  The West
  83. 83. MAIN IDEA  The topic is what a paragraph, part of an article, or a whole article is about.  The most important thing the author has to say about the topic is the main idea.  The little pieces of information telling more about the main idea are the supporting details.
  84. 84. MAIN IDEA Supporting Details Main Idea Main Idea Supporting Detail Supporting Detail
  85. 85. POINT OF VIEW  The point of view of a story is the perspective from which readers see the action.  In first-person point of view, words such as I and me show that the narrator is a character in the story.
  86. 86. POINT OF VIEW  In third-person point of view, the narrator is not a character in the story. The writer uses words such as he, she, it, and they to tell about characters.
  87. 87. SUFFIXES  The suffixes –ist, -er, and –or mean “one who is an expert in” or “one who does.”  For example, naturalist means “a nature expert.”  Look through the selection for more words that end with suffixes –ist, -er, or –or. List the words and their meanings.
  88. 88. SUFFIXES Words Ending in –ist, -er, -or Meanings
  89. 89. PRINT SOURCES  Where might you find information on another national park?  Print resources include textbooks, trade books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, atlases, magazines, newspaper, government and community pamphlets, and other printed reference materials.
  90. 90. PRINT SOURCES  When selecting print sources for research, think about the purpose of each type of source. For example, history textbooks or trade books are good sources for information about people and events from the past; newspapers and magazines are good sources for information about people living today
  91. 91. PRINT SOURCES  To find information in a print source, think about its organization. The table of contents, index, or headings show what information the source includes and how it is organized.
  92. 92. PRINT SOURCES
  93. 93. Grammar Clauses & Complex Sentences
  94. 94. did you took any good photographs  Did you take any good photographs?  take a picture of jim and i  Take a picture of Jim and me. 
  95. 95. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb.  An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; a dependent clause cannot.
  96. 96. CLAUSES & COMPLEX SENTENCES A dependent clause begins with a word such as when, if, or as. A complex sentence consists of a dependent clause and an independent clause.
  97. 97. SPELLING WORDS LONG U
  98. 98.              usual huge flute mood smooth threw afternoon scooter juice cruise truth bruise cruel             excuse pupil groove confuse humor duty curfew influence aluminum nutrition accumulate igloo
  99. 99. WE ARE NOW READY TO TAKE OUR STORY TESTS.  Story test  Classroom webpage,  Reading Test  AR  Other Reading Quizzes  Quiz #

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