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Sailing Home. Created by: Kristi Goggans Unit 5 Week 1. Genre – Historical Fiction. Historical fiction is based on real events in history, but it is a story to which the author has added details from his or her imagination. Vocabulary Strategy – Homonyms/Homographs.

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Sailing home

Sailing Home

Created by: Kristi Goggans

Unit 5 Week 1


Genre historical fiction
Genre – Historical Fiction

  • Historical fiction is based on real events in history, but it is a story to which the author has added details from his or her imagination.


Vocabulary strategy homonyms homographs
Vocabulary Strategy – Homonyms/Homographs

  • Homonyms are spelled and pronounced the same, but they are words with different meanings and histories.

  • Homographs are spelled the same but are pronounced differently and have different meanings.


Comprehension skill author s purpose
Comprehension Skill – Author’s Purpose

  • An author might have more than one reason for writing a story. Four common reasons are to persuade, to inform, to entertain, and to express ideas and feelings.


Comprehension strategy predict
Comprehension Strategy –Predict

  • Good readers think about the author’s purpose of a story. Before you read an article or a story, look it over to predict the author’s purpose so you will have an idea of how to read the piece.

  • While you read, use the author’s purpose to predict what he or she might write next.


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

Bow

Cargo

Celestial

Conducted

Dignified

Navigation

Quivered

Stern


Bow

  • Front or forward part of a ship, boat, or aircraft


Cargo
Cargo

  • Loads of goods carried by a ship, plane, or truck; freight


Celestial
Celestial

  • Of the sky or outer space; heavenly


Conducted
Conducted

  • Directed; managed


Dignified
Dignified

  • Being noble or stately


Navigation
Navigation

  • Skill or process of finding a ship’s or aircraft’s position and course


Quivered
Quivered

  • Shook; shivered; trembled


Stern
Stern

  • The rear or back part of a ship or boat


When the ship carried coal the children lived ashore because the coal
When the ship carried coal, the children lived ashore because the coal -

  • Was a very dangerous cargo

  • Filled every room of the ship

  • Took a long time to transport


Which of these events happened last in our story
Which of these events happened last in our story? because the coal -

  • The family had picnics in Japan

  • The youngest child Ena was born

  • Albert began skipping school


The children probably got their animals
The children probably got their animals - because the coal -

  • As gifts from family members

  • From countries they visited

  • As payment for doing their chores


How were albert and miss shipman alike
How were Albert and Miss Shipman alike? because the coal -

  • They were strong-minded

  • They were hard-working

  • They were kind-hearted


Which of these events happened first in the story
Which of these events happened first in the story? because the coal -

  • The storm in the China Sea damaged the ship

  • Miss Shipman and the children sat on the floor

  • The children helped tie the furniture to the railing


The mother in this story can best be described as
The mother in this story can best be described as -- because the coal -

  • Practical

  • Foolish

  • Lonely


Which of these happened after captain masden became a steamship captain
Which of these happened after Captain because the coal -Masden became a steamship captain?

  • The governess came aboard to be the teacher

  • The children lived on land all the time

  • The mother gave birth to baby Ena


What happened when the john ena quivered a strange quiver and slowly righted herself
What happened when the John because the coal -Ena “quivered a strange quiver and slowly righted herself?”

  • The boat shook and then straightened up

  • The boat sped through the water and then stopped

  • The boat rocked to one side and then the other


In what way was the crew like a family to the children in the story
In what way was the crew like a family to the children in the story?

  • They watched over the children to make sure they did not get hurt


What is the most likely reason the madsen family chose hawaii for their home
What is the the storymost likely reason the Madsen family chose Hawaii for their home?

  • It was surrounded by the ocean.


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