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Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon. In what ways are PINK DOLPHINS mysterious?. by Sy Montgomery. Compiled by: Terry Sams PES. Study Skills. Genre: Expository Nonfiction Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast

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encantado pink dolphin of the amazon

Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon

In what ways are

PINK DOLPHINS

mysterious?

by Sy Montgomery

Compiled by:

Terry Sams PES

study skills
Study Skills
  • Genre: Expository Nonfiction
  • Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast
  • Comprehension Strategy: Visualize
  • Comprehension Review Skill: Generalize
  • Vocabulary: Multi-Meaning Words
summary
Summary

One of the most mysterious animals on the planet is the pink dolphin. Meet this unique and fascinating creature as you explore the rain forest with your South American guide.

genre expository nonfiction
Genre: Expository Nonfiction
  • Expository Nonfiction provides factual information about a topic. As you read, look for facts about pink dolphins to add to your knowledge of animals.
comprehension skill tested compare and contrast te416
Comprehension Skill Tested: Compare andContrast – TE416
  • A Comparison tells how two or more things are alike.
  • A Contrast tells how they are different
  • Clue words such as like or as show similarities.
  • Clue words such as but or unlike show differences.
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Compare and Contrast PB 163

Australian Rain Forest

South American Rain Forest

Alike

many animals live here

1.____________________________

Different

scarlet macaw

4.______________________

5.______________________

Different

birds of paradise

2._____________________

3.______________________

grammar review pronouns
Grammar Review – Pronouns
  • Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns.
  • Pronouns that take place of a singular noun are singular pronouns

I, me, he, she, him, her, and it

  • Pronouns that take the place of plural nouns are plural pronouns.

we, us, they, them

grammar review subject and object pronouns te 439e
Grammar Review – Subject and Object Pronouns TE 439e
  • A subject pronoun is used as the subject of a sentence.

I, you, he, she, it, we, and they

  • Object pronouns is used in the predicate of the sentence after an action verb or with a preposition.

me, you, him, her, it, us ,and them

  • Using pronouns makes writing less wordy by avoiding repeated nouns.
comprehension strategy visualize te 416
Comprehension StrategyVisualize TE 416
  • Good readers visualize as they read.
  • This means they create pictures in their minds.
  • Sensory words such as sticky and crackle can help you experience what you are reading.
comprehension skill review generalize te 425
Comprehension Skill ReviewGeneralize TE 425
  • A generalization is a broad statement or rule that applies to many examples.
  • Clue words: all, most, always, usually, generally
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Comprehension Skill ReviewGeneralize TE 425
  • Some generalizations are valid, which means that they are supported by facts or details. Some are faulty. Which means that they are not supported.
vocabulary skill multiple meaning words
Vocabulary Skill:Multiple-Meaning Words
  • When you read you may find the meaning of a word you know does not make sense in a sentence
  • This is because the word is a multiple-meaning word, or a word with more than one meaning.
  • For example, story can mean “an account of what happened.” It can also mean “a lie, or falsehood.”
research study skills poster announcement te 439l
Research/Study Skills – Poster/Announcement TE 439L
  • An announcement tells about an
  • upcoming event. It usually answers
  • the questions Who? What? When?
  • Where? Why? and How?
  • A poster is a type of announcement that is large. It often uses colors and large type to emphasize information and to grab readers’ attention.
fun stuff and practice
Fun Stuff and Practice
  • Multi-meaning Words
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Compare Contrast PowerPoint
  • Rain Forest
  • Pronouns
  • About Pink Dolphins
  • More Facts
weekly fluency check fluency te 439a
Weekly Fluency Check -Fluency TE 439a
  • Fluency is when you group words that go together, pausing after phrases and sentences.
  • This makes reading sound smooth and helps convey meaning.
  • Read aloud the last 4 paragraphs of pg. 428.
  • Have students echo read.
question of the week te 416m
Question of the WeekTE 416m
  • What can explain animal behavior?
day 2 question of the day
Day 2-Question of the Day
  • Why do you think a pink dolphin is called encantado, or “enchanted’?
day 3 question of the day
Day 3 - Question of the Day
  • Why do you think the pink dolphins’ behavior remains a mystery today?
day 4 question of the day review
Day 4-Question of the Day - Review
  • Do you think it is important to find out more about the “Mysterious Animals? Why or why not?
review questions
Review Questions
  • How are pink dolphins and ocean dolphins alike?
  • Why would ocean dolphins not be able to survive in the Amazon River?
  • Why was one section called “Nightmare Dream World”?
  • Why are pink dolphins difficult to study?
review questions1
Review Questions
  • Why do dolphins send out beams from their foreheads?
  • How are pink dolphins and people alike according to this selection?
  • How are dolphins and submarines alike?
  • Why does this author seem to speak directly to the reader?
vocabulary say it
Vocabulary - Say It
  • aquarium
  • surface
  • glimpses
  • dolphins
  • flexible
  • enchanted
  • pulses
more words to know
More Words to Know

destination

teem

submerged

agility

endowed

relationship

surface

surface

the top of the ground or soil, or of a body of water or other liquid

aquarium

aquarium

building used for showing collections of live fish, water animals, and water plants

pulses

pulses

regular, measured beats

dolphins

any of numerous sea mammals related to the whale, but smaller. Dolphins have beaklike snouts and remarkable intelligence.

dolphins

glimpses

glimpses

short, quick views or looks

enchanted

enchanted

delighted greatly; charmed; magical

flexible

flexible

easily bent; not stiff; bending without breaking; stretchable

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teem

to be full of; abound; swarm

destination

destination

place to which someone or something is going or being sent

submerged

submerged

put under water; covered with water

agility

agility

the ability to move quickly and easily; nimbleness

relationship

relationship

condition that exists between people or groups that deal with each other

endowed

endowed

born with; provided with some ability, quality, or talent

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If you take an expedition to an aquarium or zoo, you will most likely see bottle-nosed dolphins.

slide44

If you take an expedition to an aquarium or zoo, you will most likely see bottle-nosed dolphins.

slide61

The cat, Sugar, bonded with the Woods, and their relationship grew over the years.

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The cat, Sugar, bonded with the Woods, and their relationship grew over the years.

writing assignment write an advertisement
Writing Assignment Write an Advertisement
  • Think of a place you know and like.
  • Imagine you have been asked to write a description of this place for a travel brochure.
  • Describe the place using sensory words.
  • Make it sound appealing and attractive.
spelling words final le al en
Spelling WordsFinal le, al, en
  • frighten
  • tangle
  • mumble
  • oval
  • marble
  • spiral
  • animal
  • paddle
  • diagonal
  • threaten
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Spelling WordsFinal le, al, en
  • citizen
  • single
  • needle
  • natural
  • several
  • national
  • jungle
  • given
  • eleven
  • chicken
challenge
CHALLENGE
  • strengthen
  • cubicle
  • knuckle
  • individual
  • three-dimensional
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This Week’s Word Wall Words

Click and type your own words for this week:

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Let’s review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.