Lesson 4. Day 1. Discuss meaning of spelling words. Identify the root/base word and its inflected ending in the following words. Listening Comprehension. Genre = autobiography The author describes her first friend in America. The author shares her own life story or personal experiences.
Who is the author addressing
in this text? How can you tell?
A thistle is a prickly plant
with a thorny flower.
son or daughter because says, “Dad and I”
How did Mei help the author?
She helped her feel comfortable in America by teaching
her English and introducing her to friends.
This question asks about a detail in the paragraph. It asks how often Papa came back to China to visit his family.
The answer is “Right There” in the last sentence of the 1st paragraph. Papa came back to visit every 2 years.
The crop was bad and people were going hungry and this made Papa sad.
Why have you averted your eyes from the sun?
What might be some signs of a baby’s fury?
What do police officers do during the interrogation of a suspect?
What action is likely to cause a parent to have a stern look?
If someone is accusing you of eating the last plum, does the person think that you did or did not eat the plum?
What is the different between behaving in a rowdy way and behaving solemnly?
Which sound would make you cringe, fingernails scraping on a chalkboard or someone singing a beautiful tune?
When might you have craned your neck?
Find 6 other examples of longer words that have the inflection –ed or –ing.
Write these words and sort them by inflected ending.
Then, divide the words into syllables.