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When the Circus Came to Town. Harcourt Storytown Lesson 7~Day 1 By: Mrs. Danford. Author: Laurence Yep. Listening Comprehension. Good readers Read with expression that is appropriate for the text. Use punctuation and other text clues to determine their expression.

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when the circus came to town

When the Circus Came to Town

Harcourt Storytown

Lesson 7~Day 1

By: Mrs. Danford

Author: Laurence Yep

listening comprehension
Listening Comprehension
  • Good readers
    • Read with expression that is appropriate for the text.
    • Use punctuation and other text clues to determine their expression.
  • Expository Nonfiction~presents and explains information
  • When you read expository nonfiction, listen for facts and details about a topic.
  • Listen as I read “Language and the Circus.”
listening comprehension1
Listening Comprehension
  • What are some popular expressions we have now because of the circus?
  • What is the main idea of the passage?
  • In this lesson, we will read about a Chinese circus troupe who perform in a small town in the American West.
vocabulary
Vocabulary
  • When you fret about something, you keep thinking and worrying about it.
  • Would you describe people who fret as worried or relaxed?
  • Explain.
vocabulary1
Vocabulary
  • If someone assured you of something, he or she has said words to make you feel positive that things will be all right.
  • Why would seeing a crossing guard motion you to cross the street make you feel assured that it was safe to cross?
vocabulary2
Vocabulary
  • If you nudged a person or thing, you pushed it or poked it gently.
  • If you nudged a book, did you move it a lot or a little? Explain.
vocabulary3
Vocabulary
  • If something is outlandish, it is bizarre, strange, and unusual.
  • Would you notice someone if he were wearing an outlandish hat? Why or why not?
vocabulary4
Vocabulary
  • To raise a ruckus is to make a lot of noise and fuss about something.
  • Which is more likely to cause a ruckus, a pillow falling or a pile of books falling? Explain.
vocabulary5
Vocabulary
  • If you have announced something to a group of people, you have proclaimed it.
  • Why would it be foolish to have proclaimed something you wanted to be kept a secret?
focus skill theme
Focus Skill: Theme
  • The theme is the meaning or message of a story.
  • The story’s setting, as well as the characters’ qualities and actions, all contribute to the theme.
  • In fables and some folktales, authors state the theme directly, as a moral.
  • In most stories, you can figure out the theme by asking yourself what the main character learns by the end of the story.
  • P. 175
assignment
Assignment
  • Complete p. 39 in your workbook to practice determining theme.
  • Complete p. 37 to review your vocabulary words.
  • Read in your AR book when you finish. (Don’t forget to be reading any assigned reading books.)
  • I will be meeting with small groups.