Lesson 16 Day 2. Read Aloud: Listening Comprehension. Today I will read a passage from a nonfiction book about 4 young inventors Remember that nonfiction text: tells about real people, events, or situations. is meant to provide information in an interesting way.
Today I will read a passage from a nonfiction book about 4 young inventors
Remember that nonfiction text:
Listen for information as I read “Up in Smoke”
One purpose for listening is to learn what new idea the young inventors came up with.
an opinion are:
should, must be,
best, worst, I think,
at about six miles per hour” is a fact.
You could check it by timing the water bike with a stopwatch.
The author’s statement that the water bike is an amazing invention is an opinion. You can’t prove this.
about your reading rate.
quickly or more slowly than the first
When you tinker with something, you try to fix or adjust it.
What profession is good for someone who likes to tinker?
Someone who tries to trick people is a hoaxer.
Why did people think Robert Goodard was a hoaxer? Explain.
If you trampled something, you stepped on it very hard and damaged it.
What did George Washington want horses to trample in his barn?
If you forged something together, you did it with great effort and you hope it lasts a long time.
Why would the author say that Thomas Edison forged a crew?
To perfect something is to improve it so that it is the best it can be.
Why did perfecting mass production make Henry Ford famous? Explain.
A quest is a journey with a specific purpose.
Why is being and inventor a quest ?
Barriers are objects or people that keep you from moving ahead.
What kind of barriers do inventors face?