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THE TURTLE & THE SWAN. THE TURTLE & THE SWANS A fable. Connect to Your Life. MURPHY’S LAW “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Do plans that you make always work out? What do you do when they don’t work?. Key to the Fable. Examples of Fable. Building Background.

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The turtle the swan

THE TURTLE & THE SWAN

THE TURTLE & THE SWANS

A fable


Connect to your life

Connect to Your Life

MURPHY’S LAW

“Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”

  • Do plans that you make always work out?

  • What do you do when they don’t work?


The turtle the swan

Key to the Fable


Examples of fable

Examples of Fable


Building background

Building Background

  • The Turtle & The Swans

  • A fable from India

  • Panchatantra (Five chapters)

  • A collection of animal fable that teach worldly wisdom


Vocabulary strategy using dictionary

VOCABULARY STRATEGY: Using Dictionary

  • Pronunciation

  • Part of speech

  • Meaning

  • Plural form

  • Past tense

  • Spelling

  • Word usage  sentence or phrase

  • Alphabetical order


Vocabulary preview

VOCABULARY PREVIEW

  • Seriousadj. important

  • Clampingadj. holding

  • Suitableadj. right for the purpose

  • Admirationn. wonder

  • Irritatedadj. angry


Vocabulary preview1

VOCABULARY PREVIEW

  • Serious multiple meaning

    Important, thoughtful, sincere, causing harm/grief , a serious accident

  • Clamping  clamp + ing

  • Admiration  admire

  • Suitable  suit + able (suffix means capable of)


Predicting

PREDICTING

  • Use clues in the text to guess what might happen next.

    The sky grew dark. Black clouds were building up in the west and seemed to be headed closer. The rumble of distant thunder could be heard. Suddenly, a strong wind lifted the leaves and bits of paper and swirled them through the air.

  • What might happen next?

  • A thunderstorm will break.


1 st chunk

1st CHUNK

Page 20, line 1-21


Questions

QUESTIONS

  • What is the turtle’s problem?

  • Where is the setting?


2 nd chunk

2nd CHUNK

Page 20-21, line 22-45


Questions1

QUESTIONS

  • What plan do the turtle & swans have for helping the turtle leave the lake?

  • Predict if the plan will work or not?


3th chunk

3th CHUNK

Page 21-22, line 46-77


Think it through hw

THINK IT THROUGH (HW)

  • Why doesn’t the plan work?

  • Why do the people have turtle soup for dinner?

  • What lesson does the fable teach? State it in your own words.


Predicting1

PREDICTING

Anna looked everywhere for her diary. She found it at the bottom of her sock drawer. The she grabbed a pencil and began to write. “I need to write down what happened before I forget,” she said.

The phone rang. “That must be Jen!” Anna said, “I have to tell her.” Anna put the diary under her pillow. She ran downstairs.

Anna’s little brother came out of his hiding place. He moved silently toward the bed.


Predicting2

PREDICTING


Character

CHARACTER

After winning a great deal of money, Andrea shares the wealth with her family and friends, while Tracy keeps his winnings all for himself.

Andrea  generous

Tracy  stingy, miserly


Answer

ANSWER

  • The plan doesn’t work because the turtle doesn’t keep his mouth closed.

  • People have turtle for dinner because the turtle was killed by his fall.

  • The fable teach us to concentrate on what we’re doing.


Selection test

SELECTION TEST

  • Will be given after finishing each unit

  • Unit 1 consists of 4 stories.

    a.) King Midas

    b.) The Green Ribbon

    C.) The Fish Story

    d.) The turtle & The Swans

  • Date: Tue, Sep 20, 2011


Group project

GROUP PROJECT

  • Find a fable.

  • Retell the fable using POWER POINT(no notes).

  • Who is the character & the trait?

  • What is the moral value of the story?

  • Presentation 5-7 minutes.

  • Everybody should participate in presentation.

  • Submission date: Monday, Sep 19th 2011


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