Unit 6: Achievements Weekly Theme: Unusual Animals Selection 2: Title: Wilbur’s Boast Author: E.B. White. Genre: Fantasy – a story about invented characters who could not exist in real life Comprehension Strategy: Monitor Comprehension Comprehension Skill:
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Fantasy– a story about invented characters who could not exist in real life
Plot Development: Make Judgments
Decode Prefixes re-, un-, dis-, pre-
untied, repay, disagree, preheat, unafraid, return, preschool, dislike, disappear, resell, precook, prepay, unbeaten, reprint, unwrap
Review Words: nickel, handle, pickle
Challenge Words: unlucky, recover
conversation – a talk between two or more people
interrupted – broke in and stopped something
boasting – talking with too much pride
sway – to move from side to side
scrambled – moved or climbed quickly
seized – took hold of or grabbed
rebuild – to make again or repair
Word Parts: Prefixes
**Word parts added to the beginning of base words. They change the meanings of base words.
Some common prefixes are dis-, pre-, re-, and un-.
Adjectives That Compare
Adjectives can be used to compare two or more nouns.
Add –er to an adjective to compare two nouns.
Add –est to compare more than two nouns.
Examples: A pig is slower than a horse.
The horse is the fastest animal on the farm.