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Author seymour simon genre expository nonfiction informational text

Big Question: Why is it important to know about the universe?

Author

Seymour Simon

Genre

Expository nonfiction

Informational Text


Big question why is it important to know about the universe

Big Question: Why is it important to know about the universe?


Vocabulary words

Vocabulary Words

More Words to Know

Vocabulary Words

  • astronomers

  • collapse

  • collide

  • compact

  • galaxy

  • particles

  • cosmic

  • optimistic

  • outbursts

  • celestial

  • constellations

  • orb


We will

We will:

  • Determine Central Idea based upon textual evidence

  • Make Inferences based upon textual evidence

  • Build Background Knowledge

  • Use Text to determine Vocabulary meanings

  • Gather Information from various sources and use understanding of information to develop projects


Listening comprehension

Listening Comprehension

  • Listen as I read “The Five ‘Wanderers’ of the Ancient Skies.”

  • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.

  • Who are the five “wanderers” of the ancient skies?

  • Why do you think our ancient ancestors were so interested in studying the universe?


Concept vocabulary

Concept Vocabulary

  • celestial – of the sky or outer space

  • constellation – a group of stars that forms a pattern

  • orb – sphere


Celestial

celestial


Constellations

constellations


Author seymour simon genre expository nonfiction informational text

orb


Author seymour simon genre expository nonfiction informational text

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Concept Vocabulary


Build concept vocabulary celestial constellations orb

Build Concept Vocabulary celestial, constellations, orb

Outer Space


Main ideas details turn to page 146 147

Main Ideas & Details Turn to page 146 - 147.


The telescope main idea details

The TelescopeMain Idea & Details

  • To find the topic of a paragraph or section, ask yourself, “What is this all about?”

  • To find the main idea, ask yourself, “What is the most important idea about the topic?”

  • To help find the mainidea, look for supporting details that explain or tell about the main idea.


Main idea details

Main Idea & Details

Topic

MainIdea

Supporting Detail

Supporting Detail

Supporting Detail


Prior knowledge what do you know about outer space

Prior KnowledgeWhat do you know about outer space?

Outer Space


Vocabulary strategy greek latin roots pages 148 149

Vocabulary Strategy: Greek & Latin RootsPages 148 – 149.


Greek and latin roots

Greek and Latin Roots

  • Greek root tele- means “far off” and the Latin root mille- means “thousand.”

  • Find at least four words that reflect both roots’ meaning.

  • Use a dictionary to verify word meaning.


Vocabulary words1

Vocabulary Words


Vocabulary words2

Vocabulary Words

  • astronomers– experts in the science that deals with the Sun, Moon, planets, stars, and galaxies

  • collapse – to cave in

  • collide – to strike violently together

  • compact – firmly packed together


Vocabulary words3

Vocabulary Words

  • galaxy – a group of billions of stars forming one system

  • particles –extremely small units of matter


More words to know

More Words to Know

  • cosmic – having to do with the whole universe

  • optimistic – hoping for the best

  • outbursts – acts of bursting forth


Astronomers

astronomers


Collapse

collapse


Collide

collide


Compact

compact


Galaxy

galaxy


The universe by seymour simon pages 150 162

The UniversebySeymour SimonPages 150-162


We will1

We will:

  • Determine Central Idea based upon textual evidence

  • Make Inferences based upon textual evidence

  • Build Background Knowledge

  • Use Text to determine Vocabulary meanings

  • Gather Information from various sources and use understanding of information to develop projects


So long sol pages 164 167

“So Long, Sol!”Pages 164 – 167


Fluency partner reading

Fluency: Partner Reading

  • Turn to page 160, first paragraph.

  • Read this paragraph three times with a partner. Be sure to read at an appropriate rate. Offer each other feedback.


Paraphrase

Paraphrase

  • Paraphrasing is explaining something in your own words while retaining the author’s meaning and ideas. A paraphrase should be simpler to read than the original text.


Skim and scan

Skim and Scan

  • Skimming is reading quickly to identify the main idea of a passage or to get an overview of a piece of writing. To skim a work, you read the first and last paragraphs and any headings or summaries. You might also read the first sentence of each paragraph.


Skim and scan1

Skim and Scan

  • Scanning is moving one’s eyes quickly down a page, searching for specific words and phrases. You scan a piece of writing to see if it will answer your questions or to specific information.


Spelling words multisyllabic words

Spelling WordsMultisyllabic Words


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