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author jules verne genre science fiction
Author:

Jules Verne

Genre:

Science Fiction

Big Question: How do we explore the center of the Earth?

review games
Review Games
  • Story Sort

VocabularyWords:

  • Arcade Games
  • Study Stack
  • Spelling City: Vocabulary
  • Spelling City: Spelling Words
big question how do we explore the center of the earth monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday
Big Question: How do we explore the center of the Earth?MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
vocabulary words
Vocabulary Words

More Words to Know

Vocabulary Words
  • armor
  • encases
  • extinct
  • hideous
  • plunged
  • serpent
  • calculations
  • ichthyosaurus
  • plesiosaurus
  • caverns
  • chambers
  • stalactites
  • stalagmites
today we will learn about
Today we will learn about:
  • Build Concepts
  • Cause and Effect
  • Summarize
  • Build Background
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Pauses
  • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Spelling: Latin Roots
  • Adventures Underground
fluency pauses1
Fluency: Pauses
  • Listen as I read “Bartlett and the City of Flames.”
  • As I read, notice how I pause to break the text into meaningful units or when I read long, detailed descriptions.
  • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
fluency pauses2
Fluency: Pauses
  • What caused Bartlett and his friends to stay underground for months, instead of days or weeks?
  • The words inventiveness, desperation, and perseverance are referred to as tools for the explorers. Why?
concept vocabulary
Concept Vocabulary
  • caverns– large caves
  • chambers – enclosed spaces
  • stalactites – mineral formations shaped like icicles hanging from a cave roof
  • stalagmites – mineral formations shaped like cones coming up from the floor of a cave
  • (Next Slide)
caverns
caverns

These photos were taken in the Cathedral Caverns in Grant, Alabama.

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ConceptVocabulary

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prior knowledge
Prior Knowledge
  • This week’s audio explores the characteristics of science fiction stories. After you listen, we will discuss what you found interesting about science fiction and what surprised you.
vocabulary words1
Vocabulary Words
  • armor – any kind of protective covering
  • encases – covers completely; encloses
  • extinct – no longer existing
  • hideous – very ugly; frightful; horrible
vocabulary words2
Vocabulary Words
  • plunged – fell or moved suddenly downward or forward
  • serpent – snake, especially a big snake
more words to know
More Words to Know
  • calculations – careful thinking, deliberate plans
  • ichthyosaurus – a large fishlike reptile, now extinct, that lived in the sea
  • plesiosaurus – any of several large sea reptiles that lived about 200 million year ago
  • (Next slide)
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Grammar

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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the awdiense loved our performance of julesvernes story

  • The audience loved our performance of Jules Verne’s story.
  • i think it is gooder than his other novels and i have read them all
  • I think it is better than all his other novels, and I have read them all.
comparative and superlative adjectives
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • My worst fears have been realized. We are at the center of the most tremendous uproar!
  • Worst and most tremendous are superlative forms of the adjectives bad and tremendous.
comparative and superlative adjectives1
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Worst compares one kind of fears to all other kinds.
  • Most tremendous compares one uproar to all others the speaker has witnessed.
comparative and superlative adjectives2
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Comparative adjectives are used to compare two people, places, things, or groups.
  • Add –erto most short adjectives to make their comparative forms.
  • Use more with longer adjectives.
comparative and superlative adjectives3
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more people, places, things, or groups.
  • Add –estto most short adjectives to make their superlative forms.
  • Use most with longer adjectives.
comparative and superlative adjectives5
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Adjectives such as good and bad have irregular comparative and superlative forms: good, better, best; bad, worse, worst.
comparative and superlative adjectives6
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Never use more or most with –eror –est.
  • No: more angrier, most remarkablest
  • Yes: angrier, most remarkable
comparative superlative adjectives write the comparative and superlative forms of each adjective
Comparative & Superlative AdjectivesWrite the comparative and superlative forms of each adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives choose the correct form of each adjective
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective.
  • That was the (scary) movie I have ever seen.
  • scariest
  • One monster had a (big) body than the other one.
  • bigger
comparative and superlative adjectives choose the correct form of each adjective1
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective.
  • However, the (small) monster of the two had (sharp) claws and fangs.
  • smaller, sharper
  • What is the (exciting) book you have ever read?
  • most exciting
comparative and superlative adjectives choose the correct form of each adjective2
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective.
  • I think 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a (good) book than Journey to the Center of the Earth.
  • better
  • Jules Verne was one of our (early) and (good) science fiction writers.
  • earliest, best
today we will learn about1
Today we will learn about:
  • Context Clues
  • Cause and Effect
  • Summarize
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Choral Reading
  • Grammar: Comparative & Superlative Adjectives
  • Spelling: Latin Roots
  • Science: Sea Monster
  • Science: Volcanoes
  • Adventures Underground
fluency choral reading1
Fluency: Choral Reading
  • Turn to page 593, first paragraph.
  • As I read, notice how I pause at commas and at the colon to break text into meaningful units.
  • We will practice as a class doing three choral readings.
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Grammar

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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vernes 20,000 leaguesunder the sea are one of the popularest science fiction books of all time

  • Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is one of the most popular science fiction books of all time.
  • it features a submarine, a vessel that weren’t invented until deckade later
  • It features a submarine, a vessel that wasn’t invented until decades later.
comparative and superlative adjectives7
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A comparative adjective is used to compare two persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–erto a short adjective.
  • Use the word more with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives8
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A superlative adjective is used to compare three or more persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–estto a short adjective.
  • Use the word most with a longer adjective.
today we will learn about2
Today we will learn about:
  • Summarize
  • Context Clues
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Pauses
  • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Spelling: Latin Roots
  • Science: Prehistoric Creatures
  • Adventures Underground
fluency pauses4
Fluency: Pauses
  • Turn to page 594 - 595.
  • As I read, notice how I pause at the commas to break up long sentences so the reading flows smoothly and is easier to understand.
  • Now we will practice together as a class by doing three choral readings.
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Grammar

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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in this novel, captain nemo roams the teritoy beneath the sea

  • In this novel, Captain Nemo roams the territory beneath the sea.
  • nemo wont live on land because he have cut himself off from humans
  • Nemo won’t live on land because he has cut himself off from humans.
comparative and superlative adjectives9
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A comparative adjective is used to compare two persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–erto a short adjective.
  • Use the word more with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives10
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A superlative adjective is used to compare three or more persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–estto a short adjective.
  • Use the word most with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives11
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Using adjectives that compare can make an argument more exact and convincing.
  • Example: The XYZ bike is lighter and faster than the ABC bike, so the XYZ is a better racing bike.
comparative and superlative adjectives12
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Review something you have written to see if you can make it more persuasive by using comparative or superlative adjectives.
today we will learn about3
Today we will learn about:
  • Textbook
  • Reading Across Texts
  • Content-Area Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Partner Reading
  • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Spelling: Latin Roots
  • Science: Earth’s Layers
fluency partner reading1
Fluency: Partner Reading
  • Turn to page 594 – 595.
  • Read this three times with a partner. Be sure to read with appropriate pauses to break up long sentences and offer each other feedback.
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Grammar

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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your dinosaur projet was good done

  • Your dinosaur project was well done.
  • did eny dinosaurs live underwater
  • Did any dinosaurs live underwater?
comparative and superlative adjectives13
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A comparative adjective is used to compare two persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–erto a short adjective.
  • Use the word more with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives14
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A superlative adjective is used to compare three or more persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–estto a short adjective.
  • Use the word most with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives15
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Test Tip: You may be asked to identify the correct forms of comparative and superlativeadjectives. Remember that more and most are used instead of –erand –est.
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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • No: One dinosaur was more stronger than the other.
  • Yes: One dinosaur was stronger than the other.
today we will learn about4
Todaywe will learn about:
  • Build Concept Vocabulary
  • Cause and Effect
  • Fantasy in Science Fiction
  • Context Clues
  • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • Spelling: Latin Roots
  • Diagrams/Scale Drawings
  • Adventures Underground
cause and effect
Cause and Effect
  • A cause (why something happens) may have several effects.
  • An effect (what happens as a result of the cause) may have several causes.
  • Sometimes clue words such as since, as a result, caused, thus, therefore, and consequently are used to show cause-and-effect relationships.
fantasy in science fiction
Fantasy in Science Fiction
  • Science fiction stories are a kind of fantasy, because they tell about events that couldn’t happen or that haven’t happened yet.
  • Science fiction contains scientific information that makes the fantasy elements more believable.
  • The elements of fantasy in science fiction have to do with technology rather than magic.
context clues
Context Clues
  • Context clues can help you learn the meanings of unfamiliar words. Occasionally authors use synonyms as context clues.
  • Identify synonyms and meanings for these unfamiliar words from Journey to the Center of the Earth.
  • Confirm word meanings with a dictionary.
diagrams scale drawing
Diagrams/Scale Drawing
  • What kind of illustration might show the different parts of a volcano and how the parts work—a photograph, a map, or a diagram?
diagrams scale drawing1
Diagrams/Scale Drawing
  • A diagram is a drawing that shows how something is put together, how parts relate to one another, or how something works.
  • The parts are usually labeled, and often include extra text that explains how each part works.
diagrams scale drawing2
Diagrams/Scale Drawing
  • A scale drawing is a diagram that uses a mathematical scale. It is usually smaller than the “real life” object it represents. A common scale used is 1 inch in the drawing equals 1 foot in real life.
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Grammar

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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that there adventure story is fast-paced exciting and absorbing

  • That adventure story is fast-paced, exciting, and absorbing.
  • storys by julesverne feature weird but believeable machines
  • Stories by Jules Verne feature weird but believable machines.
comparative and superlative adjectives17
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A comparative adjective is used to compare two persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–erto a short adjective.
  • Use the word more with a longer adjective.
comparative and superlative adjectives18
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
  • A superlative adjective is used to compare three or more persons, places, things, or groups.
  • Add–estto a short adjective.
  • Use the word most with a longer adjective.
we are now ready to take our story tests
Story test

Classroom webpage,

Reading Test

AR

Other Reading Quizzes

Quiz #

We are now ready to take our story tests.
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