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  1. The Great Kapok TreeBy Lynne Cherry Day 1Day 4 Day 2Day 5 Day 3 Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Sentences Additional Resources

  2. A generalization is a broad statement or rule that applies to many examples. • A clue word such as all, most, always, usually, or generally signals that an author is making a generalization. • A generalization can be valid (logical) orfaulty (wrong) depending on the number of examples on which it is based and on how logical and careful the thinking is.

  3. Which generalization is valid? • A rain forest is almost always hot and wet. • Animals in stories about the rain forest are always scary.

  4. Which generalization is valid? • The birds of the Amazon rain forest usually prefer the understory. • The understory of the Amazon rain forest is generally dark.

  5. Which generalization is valid? • Usually authors who use animals as characters are only trying to entertain. • An author will often use animal characters in a story to teach something important to people.

  6. Which generalization is valid? • Cutting down one tree never has an effect on an ecosystem. • Cutting down one tree effects all the animals that depend on the tree for different reasons.

  7. Listen to the Story

  8. Day 1 – Question of the Week • How are living things connected?

  9. Vocabulary – Say it canopy dangle dappled fragrant pollen pollinate slithered wondrous

  10. More Words to Know gash lulled

  11. 1. My report were not ready, so we started with her’s. 2. Maria maked a model of a rain forest, it had monkeys and parrots.

  12. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • ride Can you list these verb forms?

  13. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • ride

  14. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • run Can you list these verb forms?

  15. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • run

  16. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • see Can you list these verb forms?

  17. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • see

  18. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • sing Can you list these verb forms?

  19. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • sing

  20. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • sit Can you list these verb forms?

  21. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • sit

  22. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • speak Can you list these verb forms?

  23. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • speak

  24. Day 2 – Question of the Day • How are the animals of the rain forest connected to the Kapok tree?

  25. canopy the uppermost layer of branches in forest trees

  26. dangle to hang and swing loosely

  27. dappled marked with spots; spotted

  28. fragrant having or giving off a pleasing odor; sweet-smelling

  29. pollen A fine, yellowish powder released from the anthers of flowers

  30. pollinate to carry pollen from anthers to pistils; bring pollen to

  31. slithered moved with a sliding motion

  32. wondrous wonderful; marvelous; remarkable

  33. a long, deep cut or wound gash

  34. lulled Soothed with sounds or caresses; caused to sleep

  35. Weekly Fluency CheckModeling Punctuation • As you read you should use punctuation clues such as commas and periods to guide your phrasing and pauses. You may want to read a short portion without pausing for punctuation and discuss its impact on meaning. • Read TE 360 as an example of using punctuation.

  36. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • blow Can you list these verb forms?

  37. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • blow

  38. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • break Can you list these verb forms?

  39. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • break

  40. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • catch Can you list these verb forms?

  41. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • catch

  42. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • chose Can you list these verb forms?

  43. COMMON IRREGULAR VERBS • chose