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You need your text book. Lesson 23 Day 2. Spelling. Prefixes are word parts that form a syllable and are placed at the beginnings of words to make new words with new meanings. The prefix pre- means “before” The prefix mis- means “badly or wrongly” The prefix in- means “not”
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You need your text book. Lesson 23 Day 2
Spelling Prefixes are word parts that form a syllable and are placed at the beginnings of words to make new words with new meanings. The prefix pre- means “before” The prefix mis- means “badly or wrongly” The prefix in- means “not” A prefix forms a syllable and recognizing the prefix syllable will help you to read a word.
Phonics and Spelling • Read each sentence and determine the meaning of the underlined word. • Part A • I do not want to mislead you. • Make sure that you preheat the oven. • We can precook some of the food for the party. • Torie has some invisible ink. • We all prepay for our tickets. • If you misread, you can go back and read the sentence again. • My mother is an inactive member of the club.
Phonics and SpellingPart B: Separate each spelling word into the prefix and the root word. Complete the chart with the remainder of your spelling words.
Vocabulary Turn to Student Edition p. 226-227. Read the selection titled “The Duck’s New Home.”
fondness • If you like something very much, you have a fondness for it. • What kind of animal do you have a fondness for? • For what animal does the princess have a fondness?
emotion • An emotion is a feeling, such as happiness. • What emotion do you feel when you are the winner of a game? • Why is the princess filled with emotion?
ridiculous • Something that is very silly is ridiculous. • Have you ever seen a person in a ridiculous costume? Explain. • Why does her mother say it is ridiculous to bring the duckling home?
disgraceful • If something is disgraceful, it is shocking and not acceptable. • Which might be considered disgraceful—a neat desk or a dirty desk? Explain. • What does the princess find disgraceful?
decent • Someone who is decent is good and fair. • Would a decent person take someone’s pencil? Why or why not? • Why does the queen say that the princess is a decent girl?
inherit • When you inherit something, you have been given something by someone who used to own it. • What might you inherit from an older brother or sister? • What will the princess inherit one day?
Grammar: Present-Tense Verbs • A verb’s tense tells when an action happens. Present-tense verbs tell the action is happening now. • Read the sentence below. What is the verb? What is its tense? • The villagers live in Chestnut Cove. • Think of another present-tense sentence about “Chestnut Cove.” Share that sentence with your partner.
“Chestnut Cove” Turn in your Reading book to page 228-229. Genre Study Read the genre information on Student Edition page 228. A fantasy is a story that could not happen in real life. Look for… Characters who may or may not be realistic Something that causes other events to happen Fantasy is a type of fiction story that could not happen in real life. The characters in a fantasy may or may not be realistic. Often the characters are animals who behave like people.
You can fill in information on the chart below for any story. A single cause may have more than one effect or an effect may have more than one cause. See Practice Book page 197. Cause: Effect:
Comprehension Strategy Monitor comprehension—as you read, look for information that helps you answer questions you might have. Good readers ask themselves questions as they read. Ask yourselves questions such as “What will happen because of this?” or “Why did that happen?” Good readers try to answer these questions as they read. Completing the cause-and-effect graphic organizer will help you to keep track of the answers. You will use the cause-and-effect chart on Practice Book page 197 to keep track of information as you read.
“Chestnut Cove” You are going to read a story about a village in which the residents compete to win a contest. Have you ever been involved in a contest or competition of some type? One purpose for reading a fantasy is for enjoyment. Turn to pages 228-229 in your Student Edition. Read the title and author’s name out loud. How do you think the residents of Chestnut Cove might change as a result of the competition?
Retelling The cause is why something happens and the effect is what happens as a result. Recognizing cause-and-effect relationships can help a reader better understand a selection. Write a summary of “Chestnut Cove” after you have finished reading the story. Remember that a summary contains the main idea and details of a selection, as well as the characters, setting, problem, and solution. You may use the graphic organizer on Practice Book page 197 to recall important information from the story.
Fluency Good readers change their tone of voice to show emotions. They may also speak more loudly or more softly to reflect the mood in the story. Follow along and track with your finger as I read page 245 of “Chestnut Cove” out loud. Listen to how my expression changes to show the emotions of the characters. Then you will echo-read the same page and copy my expression.
It was a tremendous effort. They brought rope and shovels and hammers and wrenches. Of course, all they needed was the rope, so they put the other stuff down and lowered Joe Morgan along the side of the cliff toward Eloise. It was scary and great at the same time. When it was over, about twenty minutes later, Eloise and Joe were safe. Mrs. Lark, her eyes filled with emotion, stood up and said, “Thank you all so much. And, um, nothing against Milford, the watermelon king, but I personally think this whole contest is, well…silly. In fact, I’m going to go home and eat mine before he even sees it. Would anyone care to join me?” Everyone was quiet for a moment. Then one of the Ferguson kids yelled, “Picnic in the town square!”