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The Book That Saved the Earth. Open Court Level 5 / Unit 2-Astronomy Lesson 7 / pp. 166 /Dena Lockwood–Chicago Park Elementary. Story Vocabulary era insignificant primitive pantomimes cease. Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary. era “use context clues” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Book That Saved the Earth

Open Court Level 5 / Unit 2-Astronomy Lesson 7 / pp. 166 /Dena Lockwood–Chicago Park Elementary


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  • Story Vocabulary

  • era

  • insignificant

  • primitive

  • pantomimes

  • cease

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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era“use context clues”

  • The twentieth century was often

    called the Era of the Book.

  • The book I am reading takes place during the Victorian Era.

  • era: a period of time in history,

    usually beginning or ending on

    an important date

Dena Lockwood– Chicago Park Elementary


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insignificant - “use context clues and word structure”

I wish to be put in communication with . . .

The ridiculous little planet we are going to put under our generous rulership. You see how insignificant . . . the place is?

All living things are important. No living

thing is insignificant.

  • insignificant: not important.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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primitive- “use context clues”

I want to invade that primitive ball of

mud called Earth before lunch.

Even primitive people living thousands

of years ago had star observations.

  • primitive: living in the ways of long

    ago

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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pantomimes“use context clues”

He bites down on corner of book, and pantomimes chewing and swallowing, while making terrible faces.

My favorite storyteller is one who pantomimes

a story instead of telling it.

  • pantomimes : uses bodily movements or facial expressions, instead of speech, to tell a story

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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cease“use context clues”

Cease laughter. Desist.

The principal ordered my class to cease talking and pay attention to the teacher.

  • cease: to bring an activity or action

    to an end

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Word Knowledge

What do the following words have in common?

insignificant

trifling

decipher

decode

These words are synonyms. Synonyms are words that have the same or nearly the same meanings. What is the meaning of each pair? Can you think of other synonyms?

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Word KnowledgeWhat do the following words have in common?

  • twentieth

  • sandwich

  • wish

  • think

These words have consonant digraphs. Digraphs are two letters which, when placed together, create a single sound. What letter do all the digraphs in this line include?

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Word KnowledgeWhat do the following words have in common?

These words each have an –ly ending. Adverbs are formed with the addition of this suffix to an adjective.

  • certainly

  • closely

  • slowly

  • loudly

Identify the adjective form of each word.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Word KnowledgeWhat do the following words have in common?

  • humor

  • realize

  • diet

  • noble

  • easel

These words review the /ē/ sound spelled e and ea, the /ō/ sound spelled o, the /ī/ sound spelled i, and the /ū/ sound spelled u.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Sentence Analysis

Pay no attention to the insignificant details.

*Give a synonym for the word insignificant.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Sentence Analysis

The twentieth century ended when the new millennium began.

*Identify the consonant digraphs in this sentence.

Th, th, wh, th

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Sentence Analysis

“I’ve just run a long race,” she said slowly and certainly.

*Identify the –ly adverbs.Find another adverb in the sentence. Give examples of other adverbs that don’t end in –ly.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary


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Sentence Analysis

It is important to realize that a healthy diet is necessary.

Identify the words in the last sentence that contain the /ē/ sound spelled e and the /ī/ sound spelled i.

Dena Lockwood – Chicago Park Elementary