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How Night Came from the Sea. Compiled by: Terry Sams PES Melissa Guinn PES. Retold by Mary- Joan Gerson Illustrated by Carla Golembe. Study Skills. Genre: Pourquoi Tale Comprehension Skill: Generalize Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

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how night came from the sea

How Night Came from the Sea

Compiled by:

Terry Sams PES

Melissa Guinn PES

Retold by Mary-Joan Gerson

Illustrated by Carla Golembe

study skills
Study Skills
  • Genre: Pourquoi Tale
  • Comprehension Skill: Generalize
  • Comprehension Strategy: Visualize
  • Comprehension Review Skill: Cause and Effect
  • Vocabulary: Context Clues
summary
Summary

Why do we have day and night? A Brazilian legend says there was always daylight on Earth until the African goddess Iemanja’s daughter left her ocean home to marry a land dweller. When Iemanja’s daughter became homesick for the cool, shadowy world under the sea, her mother sent some of the darkness up to her, and now we have night on land as well as day.

genre pourquoi tales
Genre:Pourquoi tales
  • Pourquoi tales are stories that explain how things in nature came to be. It is a myth that explains how something in nature came to be. Pourpuoi is French for “why”.
  • Learn more about folktales
comprehension skill review generalize te 337b
Comprehension Skill ReviewGeneralize TE 337b
  • 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 337b
  • Some generalizations are valid, which means that they are supported by facts or details. Some are faulty. Which means that they are not supported.
comprehension strategy visualize te 292
Comprehension StrategyVisualize TE 292
  • Good readers organize visualize as they read.
  • Form mental pictures to help understand ideas and information.
  • Visualizing can help you understand generalizations.
comprehension skill review cause and effect te 323
Comprehension Skill Review:Cause and Effect TE 323
  • As you read, look for cause and effect relationships.
  • A cause is what made something happen.
  • An effect is what happens.
  • Sometimes a cause will have more than one effect.
  • Words such as because, so, and since are clues to causes and effects.
practice generalization pb116
1. What is a generalization?

They went during the summer because the weather was usually good.

2. What is another generalization?

He and Jim usually hike an hour or two.

3. What is a clue word for number 2?

Usually

4. What is another generalization?

Campfire often burned late into the night.

What is a clue word for number 4?

Often

Practice GeneralizationPB116
sensory and imagery words

Sensory and Imagery Words

Imagery, or sensory language, is the use of words that describe how things look, sound, smell, taste, or feel. Writers use imagery to help give readers a strong mental image.

Imagery helps readers understand the setting, mood, characters, and action in a story.

Note the words that help you see, smell, hear, taste, or feel what is happening in a story.

research study skills textbook trade book te 337l
Research/Study SkillsTextbook/Trade Book TE 337l
  • A textbook is a book used in the study of a subject, like science or math.
  • A trade bookis any book that is not a textbook or reference book. Note: A non-fiction book may have many of the same features as a textbook.
  • These books are usually organized into unitsor chapters.
  • The text may be organized under headingsand subheadings.
  • Often, they include graphics such as charts, graphs, time lines, photographs, and maps that present information visually.
  • Some books also include other features such as chapter previews and summaries, glossaries, prefaces, appendices, and indexes.
fun stuff and practice
Fun Stuff and Practice
  • Cause and Effect PowerPoint
  • Figurative Language
  • More Figurative Language
  • Verbs and more Verbs
  • and Linking Verbs on Line
weekly fluency check rhythmic patterns of language te 337a
Weekly Fluency CheckRhythmic Patterns of Language TE 337a
  • Just like in a conversation, good readers need to pay attention to the word groupings of the text and have a rise and fall in your voice as your read aloud.
  • Read p. 292m to model for students.
question of the week te 314m
Question of the WeekTE 314m
  • How have people explained the pattern of day and night?
day 2 question of the day
Day 2 - Question of theDay
  • How would you describe nighttime to someone who has never experienced it?
day 3 question of the day
Day 3 – Question of the Day
  • How might How Night Came from the Sea be different if it took place in the cold Artic?
day 4 question of the day
Day 4 – Question of the Day
  • What evidence does the narrator of The Ant and the Bear give to “prove” that the story is true?
review questions
Review Questions
  • What did Iemanja and the husband have in common?
  • How did the husband show his love for his wife?
  • What is the theme of the story?
  • Why did Iemanja call the servants foolish?
  • When the creatures were placed in the bag, why were they so loud?
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Review Questions

6. What made the bag the servants were carrying so large?

  • If the daughter had not been present when the creatures were released, what might have happened?
  • What did the daughter give three gifts in celebration of her new home?
  • How does the daughter think of night?
review questions20
Review Questions
  • What supports that nighttime occurs quickly in Brazil?
  • What is a generalization you can make, based on the story, about leaving home?
vocabulary say it
Vocabulary - Say It
  • brilliant
  • gleamed
  • shimmering
  • chorus
  • coward
more words to know
More Words to Know
  • dwells
  • reigns
  • creatures
  • darkness
  • prowl
brilliant
brilliant
  • shining brightly; sparkling
chorus

chorus

anything spoken or sung all at the same time

coward

coward

person who lack courage or is easily made afraid; person who runs from danger, trouble, etc.

gleamed

gleamed

flashed or beamed with

light

dwells

dwells

makes your home; lives

reigns

reigns

rules, as over a kingdom

creatures

creatures

any living things

darkness

darkness

night; state of being without

light or with very little light

prowl

prowl

go about slowly and secretly like an animal hunting for something to eat or a thief looking for something to steal

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The city was

plunged into darkness by the power outage.

writing assignment comparisons te 337h
Writing AssignmentComparisons TE 337h
  • Think about something that interests you in nature.
  • Write a comparison explaining how two things you like are alike.
  • Include several ways the things are similar.
  • Remember to use specific nouns and strong verbs while writing your comparison.
spelling words vowel sound in shout
Spelling WordsVowel sound in shout
  • however
  • mountain
  • mound
  • scout
  • shout
  • couch
  • towel
  • ounce
  • coward
  • outdoors
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Spelling WordsVowel sound in shout
  • flowerpot
  • scowl
  • browse
  • announce
  • hound
  • trout
  • drowsy
  • grouch
  • eyebrow
  • boundary
challenge
CHALLENGE
  • califlower
  • foundation
  • surround
  • allowance
  • counselor
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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.