Theme 6 Lesson 28 Day 2. Question of the Day. People sometimes compare what they have to what others have, or how well they can do a task as compared to someone else. Have you ever been jealous of how well someone else can do something? I was jealous of someone when __________.
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Theme 6 Lesson 28
People sometimes compare what they have to what others have, or how well they can do a task as compared to someone else.
Have you ever been jealous of how well someone else can do something?
I was jealous of someone when __________.
To enjoy; to practice fluency.
Jim wants skates like Bobby’s.
Jim wants a blue bike like Paul’s.
Jim wants a sled like Mia’s.
But not his own, at all.
Jim has fancy gizmos,
But he’s sick of every one.
He wants the things his friends have.
They seem like lots more fun.
So Jim will watch his friends play
And frown at what he’ll see –
For most of all Jim wishes
To end his jealousy!
Remember that suffixes are word parts added to the end of root words that change or add to the meaning of the word.
They also add one or more syllables to the root word and they can help you decode words.
Able – “able to”
Idle – “capable of”
Look at this word audible. The ending of the word idle means “relating to things that can be heard” so audible means “able to be heard”.
Capable of being caught
Capable of being photographed
Capable of being used
Capable of giving pleasure
Capable of being reversed
Capable of being seen
Capable of being believed
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There are some general rules for spelling words with endings –able and –ible. If the final letter in a root is y, the y may be changed to i before adding a suffix beginning with a vowel such as –able.
Now I am going to add the suffix –able.
I must first change the y to i then able and now the word is
Another rule for adding a suffix beginning with a vowel such as –able or –ible is to drop the final e in the root word or part before adding –able or –ible.
Note how the final e in value was dropped before the suffix was added.
What would happen if you sprinkled glitter on a painting?
What makes a balloon expand?
What kinds of things might erupt?
Why is it important to give a dog a through cleaning?
What would cause deliberation over going to a movie?
Do you prefer pudding that is smooth or grainy?
What else could Dad have sprinkled on top of the biscuits?
What happens to biscuits when they expand?
Why did the student think the biscuits might erupt?
Now let’s read the passage aloud on page 355.
Why did they do a thorough search of the cookbook?
What might two cooks say during their deliberation of different recipes?
Why didn’t they want the fudge to be grainy?
Look at the genre study on page 356 and let’s read the information about realistic fiction.
Notice that realistic fiction uses storytelling to give readers an entertaining way to learn how people solve realistic problems.
You can fill in a graphic organizer like this to help with comprehension for any realistic fiction story you read.
Now look at the title on page 357 .
Set a purpose and predict
Do you think everyone is happy about competing in the science fair?
What kind of problem do you think the characters might have?
Now look at the title on page 358 AND 359 .
How do you think Kevin will feel at the science fair? What details help you predict this?
Calm, Kevin insists that all they need is good science, he is good at science.
Who is telling the story?
Beany, one of the characters.
What is Beany like?
She wants to do well in school, but she is worried and not very confident.
Now look at the title on page 360 AND 361 .
What gimmicks will Carol Ann and Stacy use to get people to like their project?
They dress alike and will hand out rock candy.
How does Beany feel when she thinks Stacy is “doing self-esteem” on her?
Sad because she thinks that Stacy is only trying to make her feel good about her project and does not really think the project is good.
What makes Beany feel like throwing up?
Ms. Babbit says, “And have fun,” but Beany is too worried to enjoy the fair.
Now look at the title on page 362 AND 363 .
What are Beamy and Kevin proving in their project?
Heat makes things bigger.
Why does Beany want to call her mother?
She wants to ask her mother to buy streamers to put around the edges of their science fair table.
Do you think Beany will call her mother?
No, because Kevin will tell her that their project is good enough just as it is.
Now look at the title on page 364 AND 365 .
What does Kevin want Beany to get? Why?
He wants Beany to get paper towels, in case the red water comes up to the top of the straw and runs over.
Why is Beany growing more upset?
She is comparing her project with other projects and thinking that hers needs the same things.
Do you think Beany and Kevin will add a gimmick to their project? Explain.
No, because Kevin believes that good science is enough.
Now look at the title on page 366 AND 367 .
How does the author show you that Beany is nervous?
The author says that Beany bites her nails, and that her knees get wobbly.
Do you think Kevin will be proved right? Why?
Yes, because that’s how stories usually turn out. Kevin is good at science. Kevin and Beany did a good job presenting their project.
Now look at the title on page 368 AND 370 .
Did Beany have anything to worry about with Stacey and Carol Ann’s project? Why or why not?
No, because they did not prepare well and tried to make up with costumes and loud music.
Did Kevin and Beany’s project win? Did you think that it would? Why?
Yes, Kevin is good at science. Mr. Shanner says the winning project is real science. They did a good job presenting their project.
What is the theme of the story?
It is better to do a good job than to use tricks.
2. They did not read the directions on the box and only began growing crystals that morning.
3. Yes because they did a good job.
Because the science experiments won, while the ones with decorations did not.
5. Beany learned that real science is important in a science fair because that’s what Mr. Shanner says.
1. She will prepare and present her project well.
Susan Wojciechowski uses herself and family members as inspiration for her characters. She used herself when she created her character Patty Dillman for older readers. Beany is based on her daughter. Wojciechowski went to college to be a teacher. Once she began teaching, she found it much more difficult than she had anticipated.
Susan Natti has illustrated may popular children’s book series, including the Cam Jansen stories by David Adler and the Ronald Morgan books by Patricia Reilly Giff. The publisher of the Beany books sent Susan Wojciechowski sketches from several artists. Wojciechowski thought Susanna Natti best captured her characters.
Good readers use story details to help them make predictions about events that are likely to happen in the story.
Which story details helped you make predictions about Beany in “The Science Fair”.
The story said that Beany was worried and could not sleep. This helped me predict that it would be hard for her to compete in the science fair.
Now you are going to write a summary of the story. You may use the graphic organizer we made at the beginning of the story to help you recall important story details.
Remember that it is important for readers to vary the tone of their voice while reading aloud. Doing this helps make the meaning of the words clear, and it also helps readers understand the feelings of the characters.
Listen as I say the word no with different intonation to show different meanings.
Now look on page 359 and listen as I read this page.
Now let’s choral-read this page together.
Now with your partner choose 2 pages of “The Science Fair” and take turns reading aloud.
Build Robust Vocabulary
Kevin handled the preparation of the table, while Beany worried.
What would take a lot of preparation, a birthday dinner or breakfast?
Beany thought they should use a gimmick, like bubbles or streamers, for the science fair project.
What would be a gimmick, a restaurant giving out a free dinner to the person wearing a rainbow suit or the library requiring that borrowers have a library card?
The word not is a negative. It means “no” or “none,” and it often is used in contractions.
I do not want to go.
I don’t want to go.
Both sentences have the same meaning. Note how the words do and not have been combined.
Can someone tell me other words with the contractions with n’t?
couldn’t - isn’t - can’t - shouldn’t
Teach / Model
They have finished.
You can change the meaning of the sentence by changing the verb have into a negative verb contraction.
They have not finished.
They haven’t finished.
Notice that the new sentences mean the opposite of the original sentence.
Now you are going to rewrite the sentences as a negatives using contractions with not.
1. She is happy.
2. You are sad.
3. It is strange.
Correct the following sentences.
4. they haveno’t eaten lunch
5. she didn’not go two school
After you finish look through “The Science Fair” and find other negative contractions. Write the longer version of each one.
Contractions Independent/Practice Daily Proofreading
Writing Description Prewrite Discuss Description
How many senses are there?
Yes, 5 and they are sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch.
A description must use strong, specific words that help readers know how the event affected the writer’s senses.
Clearly understanding how something looks, smells, tastes, sounds, or feels, will help readers understand and even experience what the writer is describing.
Use this graphic organizer to help organize a description of an event into three separate parts, beginning, middle, and end. You can use this to fill in about our last field trip.