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Trimester Two Skills. February 2013. Fact & Opinion. Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox Facts are statements that can be proven. Statistically, women live longer than men. Opinions are statements that cannot be proven. Math is the hardest subject.

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Trimester two skills

Trimester Two Skills

February 2013


Fact opinion
Fact & Opinion

  • Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

    • Facts are statements that can be proven.

      • Statistically, women live longer than men.

    • Opinions are statements that cannot be proven.

      • Math is the hardest subject.

      • Goosebumps are the scariest series of books.


Author s purpose
Author’s Purpose

  • A Very Important Day

    • There are several main reasons authors write.

    • Authors may have more than one purpose when writing, too.

      • Persuade – to convince readers to do or believe something

      • Inform – to explain or give information

      • Entertain – to give readers enjoyment or amusement


Non fiction text features
Non-Fiction Text Features

  • Saguaro Cactus

    • Photos

    • Captions

    • Headlines

    • Subheadings

    • Maps

    • Charts

    • Graphs


Sequence
Sequence

  • The Case of Pablo’s Nose

    • Sequence is the order in which events happen

    • Time-order words: first, next, then, finally

    • Others: yesterday, in the morning, winter


Summarize
Summarize

  • Nights of the Pufflings

    • Who?

    • Does What?

    • When?

    • Where?

    • Why?

    • How?

    • 5 Ws & 1 H


Figurative language
Figurative Language

  • The Emperor and the Kite

    • Rhyme

    • Meter

    • Stanzas

    • Simile

    • Personification

    • Alliteration

    • Metaphor

    • Hyperbole


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