Whose Garden Is It? Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five Word Work Phonics Practice High Frequency Words Additional Resources
Question of the Day Who lives in the garden?
Realism and Fantasy • Some stories are realistic, meaning they really could happen. Some stories are make-believe, meaning they really couldn't happen. • The story Whose Garden Is It? is a make-believe story.
Let’s Write Adjectives I pull the red wagon. When we write a sentence, we use an uppercase letter for the first word. The uppercase letter in this sentence is I. The sentence also ends with a period.
Question of the Day What does he do for his garden?
Shared Reading • Pages 4–5 Why is the garden so beautiful? • Pages 6–7 Who said that no one could enter the garden without his permission? What does the gardener say? • Pages 8–9 What animal popped up and started to speak? Have you ever heard a rabbit speak?
Shared Reading • Pages 10–11 What is the woodchuck doing? • Pages 12–13 What is the worm wearing? • Pages 14–15 What insects are in the garden?
Shared Reading • Pages 16–17 What does the snake see in the garden? What does the snake eat? • Pages 18–19 Where are the mole and vole? What do they do in the garden? • Pages 20–21 What animals do you see here?
Shared Reading • Pages 22–23 Where is the weed growing? • Pages 24–25 Where is the soil? What is soil? • Pages 26–27 What is getting wet in this picture? What is happening in the garden?
Shared Reading • Pages 28–29 What are Mrs. McGee and the baby doing? Where is the seed? • Pages 30–31 What does Mrs. McGee see as she leaves the garden?Who lives in the garden? • Page 32 What is the question she is wondering about? Are you still wondering? Whose garden do you think it is?
Realism and Fantasy • Mrs. McGee and the gardener look and act like real people, but the plants and animals in the story are talking, and that is not real.
Let’s Write Adjectives • What are some adjectives for a monster? • Draw three different flowers • What adjectives describe each of your flowers? big little tall short pretty ugly blue purple Can you think of some more???
Question of the Day What does the seed do in the garden?
Realism and Fantasy • How do you know that this story is make-believe? • What does a real gardener do in a garden? • How can you tell whether animals really live in gardens?