“Coyote Places the Stars”. retold and illustrated by Harriet Peck Taylor. Day One – Build Background. When you look at the night sky what do you see? Which constellations can you name?. The Night Sky. Develop Concepts. Why do you think people made up stories about constellations?
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retold and illustrated by
Harriet Peck Taylor
The Night Sky
Five Sentences using transition words to summarize “How Many Stars in the Sky?”.
(In the beginning, Next, Then, After that, Finally)
- Compare Beany and Jose.
Comparing tells how two or more things are alike
Beany and Jose both have to solve a problem.
- Contrast Beany and Jose.
Contrasting tells how two or more things are different
Beany likes cartwheels, but Jose likes baseball.
1. swiftly – In a very fast way.
2. skillful – Having the ability to do something very well.
3. canyon – A deep valley with high cliffs on both sides.
4. gazing – To look at something in a way that shows great interest or wonder.
5. pride – A feeling of being proud or having respect for; a feeling of worth.
6. feast – A special meal with a large amount of food.
7. arranged – To place things in a certain order.
A tale is a story that has been passed down through time.
hear one won way
heard flower our flour
weigh here beat herd
beet hair hare right
said schools something
1. Last summer, we went to visit a _______.
arranged canyon feast
Strategy – Use context clues and illustrations to help you figure out what is going on in the story or the meaning of words.
feast Having the ability to do
something very well.
pride A special meal with a large amount of food.
skillful A feeling of being proud or having
respect for; a feeling of worth.
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WHEN I CALL YOUR NAME . . . . .
NAME ONE THING YOU LEARNED TODAY.
Have a GREAT day!
PARTNER ACTIVITY IN A QUIET VOICE . . . .
Make sentences from Venn Diagram information.
-The animals were all ears as they listened to
-The rain came down in buckets.
-Keep your shirt on.
-Don’t spill the beans!
-I smell a rat.
-Try walking a mile in my shoes.