Q2 Reading Review Use this power point to review our work in reading for fifth Grade - quarter 2.
Inference I can use background knowledge or schema + text evidence to support my comprehension and make inferences. BK + TE = Inference in Comprehension Inferences are not stated in the text. They come from the reader’s feelings.
Character Interactions I can describe the interactions of characters and the changes they undergo. Such as: Feelings Similarities/ differences Changes over time
fiction An Example of Character Interactions A child was perched up on the top of a house, and looking down saw a wolf passing under him. Immediately he began to verbally attack his enemy. “Murderer and thief,” he cried, “Why are you near honest folks’ houses? How dare you make an appearance where your vile deeds are known?” “Curse away, my young friend,” said the wolf. It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. What is the relationship between the child and the wolf? Answer: the child does not like the wolf and knows what he is capable of. The wolf cannot hurt the child because he is on top of the house. The moral lesson/ theme
Poetry I can analyze how poets use sound effects to reinforce meaning in poems: Stanza: a group of lines in a poem. Lines: a single group of words in a poem, similar to a sentence. Rhyme: the repetition of similar sounds in a line of poetry.
Diamante A Poetry Example Line Sea Wet, Salty Moving, Waving, Swaying Boats, Fish Cars, People Turning, Living, Playing, Dry, Hot Land Rhyme
An Expository Example In expository text the author’s purpose is to inform! Robert Fulton A Talented Artist Robert Fulton was born on November 14, 1765, in Pennsylvania. As a young man, he worked as a jewelry maker. Robert painted very well. His job was to paint tiny pictures on necklaces. Using His Talent Robert thought of another way to use his art skills… Title Subtitle
Text Features I can determine which text features have been used: Titles- The title of a story. Introduces the topic. Subtitle- The text that is at the beginning of a paragraph used to introduce the topic. Caption- a brief explanation that usually accompanies a picture. Bold lettering- use of a font to draw attention.
Drama I can describe the structural elements particular to dramatic literature. Stage directions: details given that describe what a character does. These are usually written in parenthesis and are in italics. Prologue: an introductory paragraph that describes the setting and provides background information for the reader. Scene: the minor sections of a play. These can take place in different settings.
Figurative Language A simile compares two things using like or as:Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get. Hyperbole is a form of exaggeration: I’ve told you a million times! Alliteration: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. An Idiom is a group of words that mean something else: It is raining cats and dogs. I can determine how sensory language was used:
Author’s Purpose I can determine the author’s purpose for writing a piece: To entertain: fiction To inform: expository/ NF To persuade: Expository/ NF *must present an argument for something- like a commercial.
Main Idea I can decide what the article or selection is mainly about. Supporting details link to the main idea and support it.
Theme I can paraphrase the theme and supporting details of fables, legends, myths or stories. The theme or lesson is usually in sentence form. It is a moral lesson or author’s message to the reader.
Theme Some examples of theme: To have friends you need to be one. It is better to give than to receive. Hope can prevail even in the worst of times.