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Big Question: . Boom Town When would hard work be the way to strike it rich?. Title: Boom Town Author: Sonia Levitin Illustrator: John Sandford Genre: Historical Fiction. Small Group. Timer. Spelling Words. happen lettuce basket winter sister monster supper subject

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big question

Big Question:

BoomTownWhen would hard work be the way to strike it rich?

Title: Boom Town

Author: Sonia Levitin

Illustrator: John Sandford

Genre: Historical Fiction

spelling words
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

vocabulary
Vocabulary

More Words to Know

boom

business

coins

fetched

laundry

mending

pick

skillet

spell

bustle

nuggets

prospector

bounty

economic

population

big question when would hard work be the way to strike it rich
Big Question: When would hard work be the way to strike it rich?
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
today we will learn about
Today we will learn about:
  • Realism and Fantasy
  • Prior Knowledge
  • Build Background
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Model Accuracy
  • Sentences
  • Short Vowels VCCV
  • Community Development
monday8

Monday

Fluency:

Model

fluency model accuracy
Fluency: Model Accuracy
  • Listen as I read “Prairie Town.”
  • Notice how I speak carefully so no words are omitted.
  • I will adjust my reading rate to be sure to include any difficult or unfamiliar words.
  • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
  • Do you think this story shows something that could have really happened?
  • How would you describe this story—as a realistic story or as a fantasy?
realism and fantasy

Realism and Fantasy

Turn to page 12

prior knowledge take 2 or 3 minutes to think about as many things as you can about how towns grow
Prior Knowledge:Take 2 or 3 minutes to think about as many things as you can about how towns grow.
vocabulary words
Vocabulary Words
  • boom - having rapid growth
  • business – work done to earn a living
  • coins – round pieces of metal used as money
  • fetched – went and got something
  • laundry – a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed
vocabulary words14
Vocabulary Words
  • mending – sewing that repairs a hole or tear
  • pick – a tool with a heavy metal bar pointed at one or both ends, having a long, wooden handle
  • skillet – a type of frying pan
  • spell – a period of time
other vocabulary words
Other Vocabulary Words
  • bustle – a noisy or excited activity
  • nuggets – small, rough pieces of valuable metal ore
  • prospector – someone who explores or examines a region, looking for gold or other valuable resources
other vocabulary words16
Other Vocabulary Words
  • bounty – a large supply
  • economic – having to do with the business affairs of a country or area
  • population – the number of people living in a place
  • Next slide
laundry
laundry

Read about the washboard.

nuggets
nuggets

iron nuggets

gold nuggets

silver nuggets

nickel nuggets

vocabulary27
Vocabulary

More Words to Know

boom

business

coins

fetched

laundry

mending

pick

skillet

spell

bustle

nuggets

prospector

bounty

economic

population

monday28

Monday

Grammar:

slide29

the apple pies was for super

  • The apple pies were for supper.
  • can you’re sister bake pies
  • Can your sister bake pies?
grammar sentences
Grammar: Sentences
  • Gooseberries grew on the bushes near town.
  • This group of words is a sentence.
  • It tells a complete thought.
  • It begins with a capital letter and ends with a period.
grammar sentences31
Grammar: Sentences
  • A sentence is a complete thought.
  • It names someone or something and tells what that person or thing is or does.
  • An incomplete sentence is called a fragment.
  • Sentence: The girls ate strawberries.
  • Fragment: A farmer in the big field.
grammar sentences32
Grammar: Sentences
  • Words in a sentence are in an order that makes sense.
  • A sentence always begins with a capital letter and ends with a an end mark.
sentences decide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment
SentencesDecide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment.
  • The bakery sells fresh bread.
  • sentence
  • Serving lunch at the café.
  • fragment
  • The bankers eat there each day.
  • sentence
sentences decide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment34
SentencesDecide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment.
  • At a quiet table in the corner.
  • fragment
  • Everyone works hard all week.
  • sentence
  • Who will clean the clothes?
  • sentence
  • Washing the men’s shirts?
  • fragment
sentences decide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment35
SentencesDecide if each group of words is a sentence or a fragment.
  • Sleeping in the barn.
  • fragment
  • He could build a stable.
  • sentence
  • Across the street from the store.
  • fragment
  • Mr. Jay built a shoe shop.
  • sentence
monday36

Monday

Spelling:

spelling words37
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

today we will learn about39
Today we will learn about:
  • Short Vowels
  • Context Clues
  • Realism/Fantasy
  • Prior Knowledge
  • Character
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Choral Reading
  • Sentences
  • Short Vowels VCCV
  • Communities
boom town

Boom Town

Pages 16 – 27.

tuesday42

Tuesday

Fluency:

fluency choral reading
Fluency: Choral Reading
  • Turn to page 18.
  • As I read, notice that I read all of the words as written and I don’t omit or substitute any words.
  • Now we will practice together doing three choral readings of page 18.
tuesday44

Tuesday

Grammar:

slide45

soon their was more trafic in the town

  • Soon there was more traffic in the town.
  • does any one need knew shoes
  • Does any one need new shoes?
grammar sentences46
Grammar: Sentences
  • A sentence tells a complete thought.
  • A sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a period, question mark, or exclamation mark.
  • A fragment is a group of words that does not tell a complete thought.
tuesday47

Tuesday

Spelling:

spelling words48
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

today we will learn about50
Today we will learn about:
  • Realism/Fantasy
  • Prior Knowledge
  • Context Clues
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Model Accuracy
  • Sentences
  • Short Vowels VCCV
  • Economics
boom town51

Boom Town

Pages 28 - 37.

wednesday52

Wednesday

Fluency:

fluency choral reading53
Fluency: Choral Reading
  • Turn to page 21.
  • As I read, notice that I read every word correctly without omitting any words.
  • Now we will practice together doing three choral readings of page 21.
wednesday54

Wednesday

Grammar:

slide55

a log cabin kept the family warm

  • A log cabin kept the family warm.
  • the rodes was muddy in winter
  • The roads were muddy in winter.
grammar sentences56
Grammar: Sentences
  • A sentence begins with a capital letter, ends with an end punctuation mark, and tells a complete thought.
wednesday57

Wednesday

Spelling:

spelling words58
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

today we will learn about60
Today we will learn about:
  • Long Vowels CVCe
  • Expository Nonfiction/Text Features
  • Reading Across Texts
  • Content-Area Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Partner Reading
  • Sentences
  • Short Vowels VCCV
  • Economics
social studies in reading

Social Studies in Reading

Mike’s Teaching T-shirts

Pages 38 - 41

thursday62

Thursday

Fluency:

fluency partner reading
Fluency: Partner Reading
  • Turn to page 21.
  • We will partner read this page aloud three times.
  • Read with accuracy and offer each other feedback.
thursday64

Thursday

Grammar:

slide65

the settlers bilt a school and stores

  • The settlers built a school and stores.
  • they gived all the streats names
  • They gave all the streets names.
grammar sentences66
Grammar: Sentences
  • Test Tips:
  • Watch out for fragments that have an –ingword.
  • Sentences:
  • The boys are going to the game.
  • The band is marching in the parade.
  • Fragments:
  • Going to the game.
  • The band marching in the parade.
thursday67

Thursday

Spelling:

spelling words68
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

today we will learn about70
Today we will learn about:
  • Concept Development
  • Realism/Fantasy
  • Setting
  • Context Clues
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Analyze a Photo
  • Sentences
  • Short Vowels VCCV
  • Advertisement/Poster
  • Community Development
realism and fantasy71
Realism and Fantasy
  • Ask yourself, “Could this really happen?”
  • A realistic story tells about something that could happen.
  • A fantasy is a story about something that could never happen.
setting
Setting
  • The setting is the time and place in which a story occurs.
  • Setting can be real or imaginary.
  • Some writers describe a setting. Other writers reveal the setting through details.
setting73
Setting
  • Identify the setting by listing the time and place in which the story occurs.
  • Use details to help understand how the writer implies elements of the setting.
vocabulary strategy context clues
Vocabulary Strategy:Context Clues
  • Some words have more than one meaning.
  • You can use context clues to figure out which meaning makes sense in the sentence.
  • If you still need help, find the meaning of the word in a dictionary.
  • Decide which meaning is appropriate in the context of Boom Town.
homonyms
Homonyms
  • Many words we use every day are homonyms.
  • Look at the list on the next slide.
  • Add words to the list.
  • Then with a partner write a sentence using one meaning for each of the homonyms listed.
friday78

Friday

Grammar:

slide79

what happened to the cowboy

  • What happened to the cowboy?
  • he rode his Horse thrugh town
  • He rode his horse through town.
friday80

Friday

Spelling:

spelling words81
Spelling Words

happen

lettuce

basket

winter

sister

monster

supper

subject

lesson

spelling

napkin

collar

traffic

suggest

puppet

skillet

picnic

planet

system

pumpkin

short vowels
Short Vowels
  • Vowels can stand for long or short sounds.
  • dollar – dol / lar
  • Which letters in the first syllable are consonants?
  • Which letter is a vowel?
short vowels83
Short Vowels
  • When there is only one vowel at the beginning or in the middle of a word or syllable, the vowel usually stands for its short sound.
  • sudden – sud / den
  • Do you think the vowel in the first syllable of this word is long or short?
short vowels84
Short Vowels
  • When you come to a word you don’t know, divide it into syllables and sound out each syllable.
  • sud / den
  • The first syllable of this word has a vowel between two consonants, so the vowel probably stands for its short sound.
short vowels find the short vowel in the first syllable
Short VowelsFind the short vowel in the first syllable.

spelling

pencil

winner

pollen

monster

putter

biscuit

tadpole

I hope the puppies act better when they grow up.

Bees get pollen in the summer.

We have hidden the key near the window.

long vowels
Long Vowels
  • We studied vowel sounds in syllables that end with silent e.
  • Read this sentence to yourself. Raise your hand when you know which word has a long vowel sound.
  • Did you invite Pam to visit us?
  • What long vowel sound do you hear in the second syllable?
  • How do you know that istands for its long sound?
long vowels87
Long Vowels
  • Read this sentence to yourself. Raise your hand when you know which word has a long vowel sound.
  • Do you want to sit beside Ken?
  • What long vowel sound do you hear in the second syllable?
  • How do you know that i stands for its long sound?
long vowels88
Long Vowels

remote

divide

misplace

precede

assume

arose

behave

revise

ignite

conclude

arrive

advice

Our grandpa gives us good advice.

Austin rewrote his story in his best writing.

I dislike some vegetables.

Jacob’s nickname is Jake.

advertisement poster
Advertisement/Poster
  • What is the purpose of an advertisement?
  • The headline is the main part of the advertisement that catches the reader’s eye. The headline might be a photo or a catchy phrase.
  • Most advertisements include a product shot. It might be the product by itself or a shot of the product in use.
advertisement poster90
Advertisement/Poster
  • Advertisements also always have body copy, or text. The copy emphasizes the value of the product or service. It tries to persuade the reader.
  • Advertisers often use a signature that the consumer will remember. It might be a brand name or a memorable phrase.
review games

Review Games

Spelling City:

Spelling Words

Vocabulary Words

Other Vocabulary Words

we are now ready to take our story tests
Story test

Classroom webpage,

Reading Test

AR

Other Reading Quizzes

Quiz #

We are now ready to take our story tests.