Ten Mile Day Day 4
Concept talk What challenges do immigrants encounter?
Partner Share • Think about the sustenance the immigrant workers received as they worked to lay the ten miles of track. • What kinds of sustenance do you need to survive? • Immigrants coming to America often face adversity. What kinds of adversity did the immigrant workers face during Ten Mile Day?
Concept Map • Let’s add the word sustenance under finding work on the concept map. • Let’s add the word adversity under missing their homeland on the concept map.
Amazing Words • Established-means set up on a lasting basis • How would you know if a routine has been established? • Homeland- the country that is your home or native land • Ian missed his homeland after his father’s job took the family to China. • Teach your partner what this amazing word means.
Vocabulary • Barren- unable to produce fruit • Syn-fruitless • The farmer’s trees were barren and looked empty in the field. • Deafening- very loud • Syn-earsplitting • The jet roared over the house with a deafening roar.
Vocabulary • Lurched- rolled suddenly • Syn-blundered • The car lurched forward in the garage. • Previous- occurs before in time • Syn- earlier • She enjoyed the previous show better.
Vocabulary • Prying- to look at closely • Syn-inquiring • The girl looked into the closet with prying eyes. • Surveying- looking carefully at • Syn-appraise • He was surveying the hill for his cat.
Ten Mile Day We need our books now.
Email • Take a look at page 164-167. • What is the name of the title of the email? • Who sent the email? • Who was it sent to? • Why is she writing the email?
Email • With your partner, write a business email • You may choose to write one to: • A museum to ask for information about explorers • The city hall to ask about what the mayor actually does • You choose
Fluency With your partner pick a part of the story “Ten Mile Day” that you will practice reading. Don’t stop until I tell you to. Read aloud either together or one at a time. Make sure to use good pacing and correct voice inflection
Spelling Contractions This week we will use words that are a shortened form of two words. They contain apostrophes that show where letters have been left out.
Spelling • It is • It’s • Will not • Won’t • That is • That’s • Must have • Must’ve
Daily Fix it Lets take a look at our Daily Fix it
Conventions • Collective nouns are nouns that represent groups of people. • Army audience board class company • Corporation council department firm • Group jury majority navy school team
Writing • Expository compositions contain: • An introduction with a topic sentence • Body with main idea and supporting details • conclusion