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  1. James Forten Mrs. Williams

  2. Building Background Flag Facts

  3. While We Read • What directions did Congress give for adding new states to the flag? • What directions can you get from the flag code? • What are the steps to folding the flag?

  4. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. abolitionists • n.  A person who felt that slavery should be against the law. Quakers and other abolitionists believed that owning slaves was wrong. 

  5. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. apprentice • n.  Someone who works for another person in order to learn a trade. The blacksmith helped the apprentice learn how to use the tools. 

  6. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. assisted • v.  Helped. Arlene assisted her mother with the dishes. 

  7. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. captives • n.  A prisoner. The soldiers brought their captives back to the fort.     —adj.  captured; held against one's will. The captive squirrel managed to escape from the trap.  

  8. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. conflict • n.  A struggle; a war. The United States had a second conflict with England in 1812.    

  9. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. dread • n.  Great fear. The panther's roar filled the villagers with dread. 

  10. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. encouraged • v.  To give support to; to inspire. Hal's parents encouraged him to become a skater. 

  11. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. enslavement • n.  The process by which one person becomes the property of another. After years of enslavement by cruel owners, the men were set free.

  12. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. influential • adj.  Having the power to affect events or sway opinions. The influential Women's League brought the problem to the mayor's attention. 

  13. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. privateers • n.  A privately owned ship that is ordered by the government to attack enemy ships during a war. The privateers captured several merchant ships without firing a shot. 

  14. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. tacking • v.  To change the course of a boat. The sailing ship was tacking in order to return to the harbor. 

  15. Following Directions • Read all the directions carefully. (Use number or order words such as first, next, and finally to figure out the sequence of steps. • Gather any necessary materials. • Follow each step in order. • Finish each step before going to the next step. • If you come to a step you don’t understand, reread directions, look at the diagrams or illustrations, and ask questions.

  16. Questioning Before and During Reading Questions: "What is this story about?""What does the main character want?""Will the character get it?" "If so, how?" “What is the problem (conflict)?” After Reading Questions:"What is the meaning of what I have read?” “How was the problem (conflict) solved (resolution)?"Why did the author end the paragraph (or chapter, or book) in this way?“"What was the author's purpose in writing this?"

  17. Genre

  18. Building Background Knowledge James Forten was a young African American boy who fought during the American Revolution and who later tried to free slaves. What might it mean to be free from another country’s laws or from slavery? What different roles did African Americans play during and after the American Revolution?

  19. James Forten and the Revolutionary War What do you know about the Revolutionary war? James Forten? Let’s take a picture walk before we write “What I Know”

  20. James Forten and the Revolutionary War What do you want to know about the Revolutionary war? James Forten?

  21. James Forten and the Revolutionary War Let’s Read “James Forten”

  22. James Forten and the Revolutionary War What did you learn about the Revolutionary war? James Forten?

  23. Prefixes I do It was soon clear that the Royal Louis had two choices: to surrender or to be sunk. • sur- means “over, above” or around • render means “give or deliver” • Surrender means “give over” What other examples of words with the prefix sur- can you think of? give over

  24. Prefixes I do Finally the fear of the battle had subsided. • sub- means “under, down, or beneath” • side means “settle” • Subsided means “settled down” What other examples of words with the prefix sub- can you think of? settled down

  25. Prefixes We do Copy the underlined words, circle the prefix, read the word, and give its meaning. • subcompact car • surplus supplies • surtax on tea • reading the subtitles • fossils in the subsoil • surcharge for being late

  26. Prefixes-Check Your Work We do • subcompact car • surplus supplies • surtax on tea • reading the subtitles • fossils in the subsoil • surcharge for being late “down” and “small” = smaller “above” and “added amount” = more than enough “over” and “cost” = added cost “under” and “title” = smaller title “under” and “soil or dirt” = under the soil “over” and “charge or amount due” = extra charge (or over charge)

  27. James Forten • Day 2

  28. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. abolitionists

  29. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. apprentice

  30. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. assisted

  31. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. captives

  32. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. conflict

  33. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. dread

  34. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. encouraged

  35. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. enslavement

  36. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. influential

  37. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. privateers

  38. S1C4PO2, 04 We are acquiring and using new vocabulary for speaking and reading. tacking

  39. James Forten (R5-S1C6-06) Use reading strategies to comprehend text. With your table group, discuss and answer in complete sentences,the questions I have provided for you. You may look back in your text if you need to. When you're finished work on the “Extreme Jason” passage.

  40. Comprehension Objective • I can complete a task by following a set of directions. • I can fill in missing steps by writing out a set of directions.

  41. Following Directions Why is it important to follow directions carefully and in order? What are some examples of when you have to follow directions in your own life?

  42. Why is order important in directions?

  43. Antonyms • Words with opposite meanings are antonyms. • calm and nervous • sturdy and fragile • fierce and friendly

  44. Antonyms • Identify an antonym for each underlined word: • It was early morning in Philadelphia. • It was a dangerous encounter. • The ocean was dark and deep. • Now write one sentence for each underlined word, using both the underlined word and its antonym.

  45. Adjectives and Articles • An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun and tells what kindor how many. • A, an and the are articles. • a and an refer to any item • the refers to a particular item

  46. Demonstrative Adjectives • Demonstrative Adjectives tell which one. • This and That are used with singular nouns • These and Those are used with plural nouns

  47. James Forten • Day 3