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big question why do nature s record holders fascinate us

Big Question: Why do nature’s record holders fascinate us?

Title:

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest

Author:

Steve Jenkins

Genre:

Expository Nonfiction

spelling words

third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
vocabulary words
Vocabulary Words

More Words to Know

  • average
  • depth
  • deserts
  • outrun
  • peak
  • tides
  • waterfalls
  • extreme
  • precipitation
  • temperature
  • plunge
  • streamlined
  • weightlifters
Vocabulary Words
today we will learn about
Today we will learn about:
  • Build Concepts
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Ask Questions
  • Build Background
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Vowels with r
  • “Mosts” Concept Web
monday8
Monday

Fluency:

Model Reading Silently

fluency model reading silently
Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Before I read silently, I look for a quiet place to read. Then I make myself comfortable.
  • It is important to block out distractions and correct yourself and check your comprehension as you read in order to better understand what you are reading.
fluency model reading silently10
Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Listen as I read “Animal Olympics.”
  • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
  • How do human beings compare to the animals mentioned in the selection?
  • Which animal wins the prize for distance swimming?
monday12
Monday

Compare and Contrast

Turn to page 36-37

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Vocabulary Words

average – the quantity found by dividing the sum of all the quantities by the number of quantities

depth – the distance from the top to the bottom

vocabulary words16
Vocabulary Words

deserts – dry, sandy regions without water and trees

outrun – to run faster than someone or something else

peak – the pointed top of a mountain or hill

vocabulary words17
Vocabulary Words

tides – the rise and fall of the ocean about every twelve hours

waterfalls – streams of water that fall from a high place

other vocabulary words
Other Vocabulary Words

extreme – much more than usual; very great

precipitation – the water that falls to the earth in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail

temperature – how hot or cold something is

other vocabulary words19
Other Vocabulary Words

plunge– to fall or move suddenly downward

streamlined – shaped so as to cause the least possible resistance to motion through air or water

other vocabulary words20
Other Vocabulary Words

weightlifters– people who train their bodies to lift heavy weights

Next slide

monday31
Monday

Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns

slide32

some of the worste weather in the werld is in antarctica

  • Some of the worst weather in the world is in Antarctica.
  • the days is freezeing there even in Summer
  • The days are freezing there even in summer.
subject and object pronouns
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • They studied the highest mountain in the world, and it amazed them.
  • The pronoun they is the subject of the sentence and is a subject pronoun.
  • The pronoun them follows the action verb amazed and is an object pronoun.
subject and object pronouns34
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • A pronoun used as the subject of a sentence is called a subject pronoun. I, you, he, she, it, we, and they are subject pronouns.
  • A pronoun used after an action verb or as the object of a preposition is called an object pronoun. Me, you, him, her, it, us, and them are object pronouns.
subject and object pronouns35
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Subject Pronouns: She hiked in the desert. He and I stayed home.
  • Object Pronouns: The plants surprised her. She told him and me about them.
slide36
Subject and Object PronounsDecide if the underlined pronoun is a subject pronoun or an object pronoun.
  • Scientists work in Antarctica, and they stay there all winter.
  • subject pronoun
  • The long, cold winters do not discourage them.
  • object pronoun
  • My group and I studied the penguins in Antarctica.
  • subject pronoun
slide37
Subject and Object PronounsDecide if the underlined pronoun is a subject pronoun or an object pronoun.
  • A trip to Antarctica is a dream for us.
  • object pronoun
  • You should plan a trip too.
  • subject pronoun
subject and object pronouns choose the correct pronoun for each sentence
Subject and Object PronounsChoose the correct pronoun for each sentence.
  • (We, Us) saw two active volcanoes in Hawaii.
  • We
  • My family walked on (they, them).
  • them
  • Michael and (me, I) saw a lava flow.
  • I
subject and object pronouns choose the correct pronoun for each sentence39
Subject and Object PronounsChoose the correct pronoun for each sentence.
  • The volcanoes thrilled Jenny and (me, I).
  • me
  • I took a picture of (she, her) on the volcano.
  • her
monday40
Monday

Spelling: Vowels with r

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third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
today we will learn about43
Today we will learn about:
  • R-Controlled Vowels
  • Compound Words
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Ask Questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Silent Reading
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Vowels with r
  • Science: Order by Particular Property
  • “Mosts” Concept Web
tuesday44
TueSday

Compound Words

Turn to pages 38 – 39.

hottest coldest highest deepest
Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest

Turn to pages 40 – 47.

tuesday46
Tuesday

Fluency: Silent Reading

fluency model reading silently47
Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Turn to page 45.
  • Notice how I block out outside distractions, and notice the accuracy at which I read.
  • Practice reading page 45 silently.
tuesday48
Tuesday

Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns

slide49

terry and me red about mount everest

  • Terry and I read about Mount Everest.
  • its the highest mountian on the erth
  • It’s the highest mountain on the earth.
subject and object pronouns50
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • A pronoun used as the subject of a sentence is called a subject pronoun. I, you, he, she, it, we, and they are subject pronouns.
  • A pronoun used after an action verb or as the object of a preposition is called an object pronoun. Me, you, him, her, it, us, and them are object pronouns.
tuesday51
Tuesday

Spelling: Vowels with r

spelling words52

third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
today we will learn about54
Today we will learn about:
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Ask Questions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Fluency: Silent Reading
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Vowels with r
  • Science: Landforms
  • “Mosts” Concept Web
wednesday56
Wednesday

Fluency: Paired Reading

fluency model reading silently57
Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Turn to page 46 - 49.
  • With a partner take turns reading aloud pages 46-49 three times.
  • Read with accuracy and self-correct when necessary.
  • Partners may help each other with unknown words and offer feedback.
wednesday58
Wednesday

Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns

slide59

mrjackson showed tracy and I a picture of cammels in the desert

  • Mr. Jackson showed Tracy and me a picture of camels in the desert.
  • sand were blowing in the dessert like a snow storm
  • Sand was blowing in the desert like a snowstorm.
subject and object pronouns60
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • A pronoun used as the subject of a sentence is called a subject pronoun. I, you, he, she, it, we, and they are subject pronouns.
  • A pronoun used after an action verb or as the object of a preposition is called an object pronoun. Me, you, him, her, it, us, and them are object pronouns.
subject and object pronouns61
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Using both subject and object pronouns makes writing less wordy by avoiding the repetition of nouns.
  • Wordy: Tanya said the Amazon River interested Tanya, and Tanya wrote a report on the Amazon River.
  • Less Wordy: Tanya said the Amazon River interested her, and she wrote a report on it.
wednesday62
WEdnesday

Spelling: Vowels with r

spelling words63

third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
today we will learn about65
Today we will learn about:
  • Irregular Plurals
  • Picture
  • Encyclopedia/Text Features
  • Reading Across Texts
  • Content-Area Vocabulary
  • Fluency: Silent Reading
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Vowels with r
  • Research “Mosts”
thursday67
Thursday

Fluency: Silent Reading

fluency model reading silently68
Fluency: Model Reading Silently
  • Turn to pages 46 – 49.
  • You will read these pages three times silently, remembering the help you received from your partner yesterday.
thursday69
Thursday

Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns

slide70

is africas river the longest in the world

  • Is Africa’s river the longest in the world?
  • many unusuall animals lives there
  • Many unusual animals live there.
subject and object pronouns71
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • A pronoun used as the subject of a sentence is called a subject pronoun. I, you, he, she, it, we, and they are subject pronouns.
  • A pronoun used after an action verb or as the object of a preposition is called an object pronoun. Me, you, him, her, it, us, and them are object pronouns.
subject and object pronouns72
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Test Tip:
  • You may be asked to identify the correct pronoun in a phrase such as Jane and I or Terry and her.
  • Decide whether the subject or object pronoun is correct by saying the sentence with just the pronoun and not the rest of the phrase.
subject and object pronouns73
Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Examples:
  • I climbed the mountain.
  • Jane and I climbed the mountain.
  • Jane showed her our pictures.
  • Jane showed Terry and her our pictures.
thursday74
THursday

Spelling: Vowels with r

spelling words75

third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
today we will learn about77
Today we will learn about:
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Graphic Sources
  • Compound Words
  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Vowels with r
  • Bar Graphs
  • “Mosts” Concept Web
compare contrast
Compare/Contrast
  • When you compare and contrast, you tell how things are alike and different.
  • Compare = How are things alike?
  • Contrast = How are things different?
compare contrast79
Compare/Contrast
  • When you read, look for clue words that signal comparisons and contrasts, such as like, both, different, and however.
graphic sources
Graphic Sources
  • Expository nonfiction is often full of information.
  • In addition to text, it may contain graphics, such as graphs, maps, or illustrations, to look at and understand.
  • Knowing what to look at first can help you read more effectively.
graphic sources81
Graphic Sources
  • Read titles and headingsfirst to get an idea of what you will be reading about.
  • Next, read the text.
  • Finally, look at the graphics and/or photographs and read any captions.
compound words
Compound Words
  • You can use word structure to determine the meaning of compound words.
  • List compound words you find in “Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest.”
  • Create a chart showing the compound word, its components, and its definition based on its components.
friday85
Friday

Grammar: Subject and Object Pronouns

slide86

the clime up the mountian was too hard for joe and she

  • The climb up the mountain was too hard for Joe and her.
  • she slipped and she hurt hurself
  • She slipped and hurt herself.
r controlled vowels
R-Controlled Vowels
  • burn – third
  • What sound do the two words have in common?
  • This sound is an r-controlled vowel. It can be spelled er, ir, or, ur, or ear.
  • search
  • How is the /er/ sound spelled in search?
r controlled vowels what letters stand for the er sound
R-Controlled VowelsWhat letters stand for the /er/ sound?
  • insure
  • perching
  • circus
  • wordless
  • relearn
  • disturb
  • infer
  • pearl
  • We visited the desert last spring.
  • Uncle Bert likes playing third base.
  • The bus pulled up to the curb.
  • The earth is round, like a ball.
  • The earlybird gets the worm.
irregular plurals
Irregular Plurals
  • We studied irregular plurals.
  • Read the sentence to yourself.
  • Raise your hand when you think you know the plural forms of the words leaf and foot.
irregular plurals90
Irregular Plurals
  • The leaf stuck to my foot.
  • leaves
  • feet
  • How did you know?
  • The plurals of words that end with f or fe are formed by changing f or fe to v and adding -es. The plural word for foot is feet.
irregular plurals91
Irregular Plurals
  • In the story, the elf gave the child three wishes.
  • What is the plural of elf and child?
  • elves, children
  • How did you know?
  • The plurals of words that end with f or fe are formed by changing f or fe to v and adding -es. The plural word for child is children.
irregular plurals92
Irregular Plurals
  • knife
  • knives
  • sheep
  • sheep
  • hoof
  • hooves
  • ox
  • oxen
  • wife
  • wives
  • woman
  • women
  • tooth
  • teeth
  • wolf
  • wolves
  • person
  • people
irregular plurals find the irregular plural in each sentence
Irregular PluralsFind the irregular plural in each sentence.
  • Uncle Jack cut the meat with a sharp knife.
  • The horse needs a new shoe for its hoof.
  • The farmer hitched the ox to the plow.
  • Mom helped me put up the shelf in my room.
  • Eek! I just saw a mouse!
bar graphs
Bar Graphs
  • Describe information that can be shown in a bar graph.
  • Bar graphs show numbers or amounts.
bar graphs95
Bar Graphs
  • A bar graph uses bars to compare amounts. The bars can be vertical or horizontal.
  • Bar graphs usually have a title that summarizes what the graph is about.
bar graphs96
Bar Graphs
  • The graphs contains two axes, or lines. One axis is vertical and the other is horizontal.
  • One axis has a scale (interval of numbers) and the other shows what the bars stand for. Each axis is labeled for the information it contains.
  • To read the bar graph, find the number that aligns with the end of a bar.
friday97
Friday

Spelling: Vowels with r

spelling words98

third

  • early
  • world
  • certain
  • dirty
  • herself
  • earth
  • word
  • perfect
  • verb
  • nerve
  • worm
  • thirsty
  • workout
  • earn
  • determine
  • commercial
  • whirlwind
  • worthwhile
  • virtual
Spelling Words
review games
Review Games

Spelling City:

  • Spelling Words
  • Vocabulary Words
  • Other Vocabulary Words
we are now ready to take our story tests
Story test

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Reading Test

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