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  1. What can we learn by exploring the desert?Skills

  2. Today you will learn about: • new amazing words, • main idea and details, • text structure, • high-frequency words, • vocabulary words, and • statements and questions

  3. Let’s Talk About Exploration!

  4. Main Idea and Details • The main idea is the most important idea about the topic. • Details are small pieces of information in a selection that tell more about the main idea. • Good readers decide which ideas are most important as they react.

  5. Grammar: Statements & Questions • A statement is a sentence that tells something. A statement ends with a period. Some places are very dry. • A question is a sentence that asks something. A question ends with a question mark. What can live in a very dry place? • A statement and a question begin with a capital letter.

  6. Grammar: Statements & Questions • can an oak tree live in a very dry place • Can an oak tree live in a very dry place? • an oak tree needs plenty of water • An oak tree needs plenty of water. • it cannot live in a very dry place • It cannot live in a very dry place.

  7. Grammar: Statements & Questions • does a cactus need much water • Does a cactus need much water? • a cactus does not need much water • A cactus does not need much water. • where does a cactus live • Where does a cactus live?

  8. Main Idea and Details • The main idea is the most important idea about the topic. • Details are small pieces of information in a selection that tell more about the main idea. • Good readers decide which ideas are most important as they react.

  9. Text Structure • You can understand what you are reading better if you will pay attention to how the author has organized the selection. • Sometimes the author writes in a way that makes you feel as if you are walking along with him or her as different things are explained or pointed out. • Ask yourself questions as you read so you can understand what the author is trying to tell you.

  10. Grammar: Statements & Questions • A statement is a sentence that tells something. A statement ends with a period. A desert is a very dry place. • A question is a sentence that asks something. A question ends with a question mark. What grows in a desert? • A statement and a question begin with a capital letter.

  11. Grammar: Statements & Questions • we are going for a walk in the desert • We are going for a walk in the desert. • what will we see there • What will we see there?

  12. Grammar: Statements & Questions • what could you find in a walk on Oak Street • What could you find in a walk on Oak Street? • you would see kids in the park • You would see kids in the park. • you could buy ice cream from the man with the cart • You could buy ice cream from the man with the cart. • you could jump rope with the kids at the corner. • You could jump rope with the kids at the corner.

  13. Grammar: Statements & Questions Is each sentence a statement or a question? • We went for a walk in the desert. • Was it hot there? • We were careful. • Did you take water with you?

  14. Be a Polite Listener A good listener does several things when someone is speaking. • Be polite. • Pay attention to the speaker. • Sit quietly. • Face the speaker. • Make eye contact.

  15. Review Games Vocabulary & Amazing Words: • Jigword Spelling Words: • Quia Games • Spelling City High Frequency Words: • Hot Potatoes (fill-in-the-blank)