Unit 3 Week 3
By Kristi Waltke
A generalization is a broad statement
or rule that applies to many
A clue word such as all, most, always,
usually, or generally signals that an
author is making a generalization.
Some generalizations are valid, which
means that they are supported by
facts or details. Some are faulty,
which means that they are not
To practice finding generalizations,
read the statements at the top of
the slides. Then, see which is the
generalization that the statements
No one had ever heard of sunrise
or sunset and the husband in the
story asks Iemanja’s daughter to
tell him what night is.
is usually hard to understand
something that you have never
Change is hard on women.
With sorrow and with longing, the
daughter left her home in the deep
ocean and came to live with her
husband in the daylight.
people make sacrifices to be
with the person they love.
If you have a good family, you will
always live with them.
Without a second lost, Iemanja
packed a big bag of night for the
servants to carry back to her
always work hard and
carry heavy bags of night
Mothers generally do everything
they can to help their children.
To this day, the gifts of Iemanja’s
daughter help celebrate each new
most people night is better
Every morning at dawn in Brazil, the
madragada slides onto the
horizon, the morning star appears,
the rooster crows, and the birds