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The Talking Cloth. Third Grade. Storytelling Trees. I am going to read aloud an article about totem poles and how they have been made over centuries. Do you know any ways to tell stories without words?. Comprehension. What must a tree be like to be chosen to become a storytelling tree?

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storytelling trees
Storytelling Trees
  • I am going to read aloud an article about totem poles and how they have been made over centuries.
  • Do you know any ways to tell stories without words?
comprehension
Comprehension
  • What must a tree be like to be chosen to become a storytelling tree?
  • What details show that totem-pole carving today is different than it was in the past?
  • What details show that raising a totem pole long ago was hard work?
slide6

It’s time for . . .

These are words . . .

We use them for . . .

Vocabulary

Words we want to know

Reading, writing, listening, & speaking!

ashanti cloth vocabulary
Ashanti Cloth Vocabulary
  • collector: a person who gathers things or has a collection.
i can summarize to better understand a story
I can summarize to better understand a story.
  • Put into your own words the important ideas or details in a story.
  • Remember: it helps to ask yourself questions in your head. (ex. Who is the main character?)
noting details
Noting Details

Details are important to a story because:

  • give information about story characters and setting.
  • help readers understand what a character is thinking or feeling.
  • give a story a particular mood or feeling.
  • Some details can be found in the illustrations, as well as, the text.
cluster maps pb pg 131 te 216
Cluster MapsPB pg. 131TE 216

Listen to The Talking Cloth

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It’s time for . . .

These are words . . .

We use them for . . .

Vocabulary

Words we want to know

Reading, writing, listening, & speaking!

ashanti cloth vocabulary1
Ashanti Cloth Vocabulary

We will be going over your vocabulary words from The Talking Cloth.

ashanti cloth vocabulary2
Ashanti Cloth Vocabulary
  • collector: a person who gathers things or has a collection.
noting details te pg 219
Noting DetailsTE pg. 219

Name details about Aunt Phoebe’s appearance on pg. 219.

What do these details say about the kind of person she is?

In your group list the decorative or art objects illustrated on pgs. 218-219.

contractions
Contractions
  • A contraction is a shortened form of two words.

When you’re older, you can have the talking cloth.

using contractions
Using Contractions

He’s listening now.

We aren’t going yet.

They’re already late.

You’ll carry the cloth.

Take turns reading the sentence to your number partner. Then write the contraction and the two words that make up the contraction.

slide29

wasn’t

we’re

I’ll

was not

we are

I will

te pg 233g
TE pg.233G

Choral read The Talking Cloth

slide33

It’s time for . . .

These are words . . .

We use them for . . .

Vocabulary

Words we want to know

Reading, writing, listening, & speaking!

ashanti cloth vocabulary3
Ashanti Cloth Vocabulary

We will be going over your vocabulary words from The Talking Cloth.

noting details1
Noting Details

Reread pgs. 195-196 in The Talking Cloth. What details help you understand why Aunt Phoebe calls the cloth a “talking cloth”?

noting details chart
Noting Details Chart

Adinkra Cloth

Color of the Cloth What it means

white joy

contractions1
Contractions

he + is = ___________

she + will = ___________

was + not = ____________

they + are = __________

I + will = ____________

more contractions
More Contractions

Partner read The Talking Cloth

_________ + __________ = it’s

_________ + __________ = you’re

_________ + __________ = hasn’t

_________ + __________ = isn’t

_________ + __________ = we’re

slide44

It’s time for . . .

These are words . . .

We use them for . . .

Vocabulary

Words we want to know

Reading, writing, listening, & speaking!

plural nouns
Plural Nouns

Which words in these sentences are plural nouns?

The ruins of an ancient Greek stadium gave Pierre de Coubertin the idea for the Olympic.

An athlete trains for years to win a metal.

The first U.S. female Olympic star, Babe Didrikson, entered three track and field events.

singular nouns
Singular Nouns

Which words in these sentences are singular nouns?

Judges awarded medals to the winners of each contest.

Hockey was first played in the 1920 games.

review the talking cloth
Review The Talking Cloth
  • Play Jeopardy
  • Group read
when you are finished
When You Are Finished

After you finish your Weekly Skills Test:

Make sure your name, date, and assignment are written clearly on the top left of the paper.

Turn your test paper to me and put your answer key in the reading basket.

Read your chapter book.

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