Ten Mile Day Day 3
Concept talk What challenges do immigrants encounter?
Partner Share • How do the immigrants who worked for the Central Pacific Railroad show allegiance to the company? • What groups do you feel allegiance to? • Think about emblems that symbolize America. What emblems are meaningful to you?
Concept Map • Let’s add the words allegiance and emblems under New Country, because immigrants needed to have a new allegiance to their new country. • They had to learn to recognize new emblems for their new country.
Amazing Words • sustenance- means food or nourishment, or source of strength or life • What type of sustenance do you think the workers will receive throughout the day? • Teach your partner what this amazing word means.
Amazing Words • adversity- means great difficulty or hardship • The pioneers faced many adversities as they crossed the Great Plains. • Teach your partner what this amazing word means
Vocabulary • Barren- unable to produce fruit • Syn-fruitless • The farmer’s trees were barren and looked empty in the field. • Deafening- very loud • Syn-earsplitting • The jet roared over the house with a deafening roar.
Vocabulary • Lurched- rolled suddenly • Syn-blundered • The car lurched forward in the garage. • Previous- occurs before in time • Syn- earlier • She enjoyed the previous show better.
Vocabulary • Prying- to look at closely • Syn-inquiring • The girl looked into the closet with prying eyes. • Surveying- looking carefully at • Syn-appraise • He was surveying the hill for his cat.
Ten Mile Day We need our books now.
Retelling You will retell the part of the story we read yesterday. • When you retell you: • Include all important details • Maintain the meaning of the story • Keep the story in a logical order • Retell the story to your partner.
Cause and Effect • An effect is something that happens. • What question can we ask to identify an effect? • We should ask “what happened?”
Cause and Effect • A cause is why something happens. • What question can we ask to identify a cause? • We can ask “Why did this happen?” • What other clue words can we look for?
Ten Mile Day We can begin again on page 154… • Who can summarize in one sentence what happens on page 154? • The crew’s quick work is the effect, but it doesn’t tell us the cause.
Ten Mile Day • Let’s read on to page 156 and 157… • Why did it take the men extra time to mold and fit every rail after lunch? • Use the story to help describe the effects of the climb up the Promontory Mountains. • Infer what the crew’s progress will be in the afternoon
Fluency With your partner read the story “Coming to the United States.” Don’t stop until I tell you to. Read aloud either together or one at a time. Make sure to use good pacing and correct voice inflection
Ten Mile Day • Let’s read page 158-159… • The main cause in this story was the bet Crocker made. • What was the overall organization of the text? • This overall organization of this story was cause-and-effect
Retelling With your partner, please retell the story.
Spelling Contractions This week we will use words that are a shortened form of two words. They contain apostrophes that show where letters have been left out.
Spelling • Often misspelled words: • That is • That’s • You are • You’re • Does not • Doesn’t • Could have • Could’ve
Daily Fix it Lets take a look at our Daily Fix it
Conventions • Collective nouns are nouns that represent groups of people. • Army audience board class company • Corporation council department firm • Group jury majority navy school team
Writing • This week we are writing an expository composition. An expository composition is a nonfiction writing that informs readers about a topic.
Writing • An expository composition tells about: • Real people • Real events • Gives readers a description about something • Gives readers an explanation about something
Writing • Expository compositions contain: • An introduction with a topic sentence • Body with main idea and supporting details • conclusion
Writing • Let’s look at page 162-163 • We are going to read a model of an expository composition.