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  1. DEAR JUNO

  2. OBJECTIVESStrategy: Analyze Story StructureSkill: Character, Setting, Plot TODAY WE WILL…. Analyze the story structure Use academic language; story structure, character, setting, and plot Identify character traits, plot, and setting

  3. VOCABULARY REVIEW • Crackle • Make small, sharp, snapping noises • Announced • Something told to people in a loud or official way • Soared • Fly high in the sky • Starry • When the sky if full of stars • Envelope • Flat paper container that usually holds a letter or card • Photograph • A picture made with a camera

  4. STRATEGY:Analyze Story Structure • Good readers use story structure to understand a fiction story • A story’s structure is made up of the plot, characters, and setting.

  5. SKILL: Character, Setting, and Plot • Characters • The people or animals in a story • The main character’s actions usually move the story’s plot along • The main character’s traits, or parts of the character’s personality, usually cause the character to act in a certain way. • A reader can figure out a character’s traits by identifying how the character feels, what the character says and does, and what other people say about the character • Setting • When and where the story takes place • Where the actions take place • Plot • The events in a story. • Has a beginning, middle, and end

  6. PREVIEW & PREDICT When I say “Go”, take 1 minute to preview the illustrations. Ask yourself: • What is this story about? • Who is the main character? On your index card, write your predictions. After we listen to the selection, we will see if your questions were answered.

  7. FOCUS QUESTION • Read to find out… • How does Juno try to communicate with his grandmother? NOW…you will read along as we listen to….

  8. DEAR JUNO

  9. Let’s Check our Predictions! • Share with your criss-cross/shoulder partner your questions. Were they answered? • Did you find clues that gave you information about the main character, the setting, and the plot? • Describe how Juno communicated with his grandmother. TOMORROW WE WILL… • Use our “Character Web” to answer the Comprehension Check on page 67.

  10. SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT…. Have you ever written a letter to a relative? If so, who was it and where does he/she live?