The Gardener Written by: Sarah Stewart Genre: Realistic Fiction Author’s Purpose: Skill: Cause and Effect
Say It! • beauty • blooming • bulbs • doze • humor • recognizing • showers • sprouting
More Words to Know adore catalogues survived
beautythe quality that pleases both the mind and the senses in art or nature
sprouting producing new leaves, shoots, or buds; beginning to grow
I watched my grandfather doze off after eating lunch.
The child was good at recognizing his shapes and colors.
Aunt Jan always laughs at jokes because she has a good sense of humor.
Mom bought a box of flower bulbs at the store and we went home and planted them.
Let’s review our words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.
Review Pages p.286-289 • Why is Lydia going to live with Uncle Jim in the city? • What are the three important things Lydia tells Uncle Jim? • Who does Uncle Jim look like? • What season does Lydia have to wait for? • Summarize what has happened so far.
Review Pages p.290-297 • What did Lydia get for Christmas? • Emma taught Lydia to do what?Lydia taught Emma to do what? • Lydia is busy in her secret place doing what? • How are Emma and Lydia sprucing up the bakery? • What is Lydia’s new nickname? • What good news did Lydia receive at the end of the story?