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Vocabulary in. About the Book. Author: Kevin Henkes. Illustrated by Marisabina Russo. The __________ writes the stories. author. The ____________draws the pictures. illustrator. Summary:

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About the Book

Author:Kevin Henkes

Illustrated byMarisabina Russo

The __________ writes the stories.

author

The ____________draws the pictures.

illustrator

Summary:

Curtis has been delivering mail for forty-two years. Today is his last day. And all the mailboxes along his route are filled with surprises.

genre realistic fiction
Genre –Realistic fiction.

Realistic fiction is a story that can happen in the real world.

  • Look for:
  • Story events that can happen in real life.
  • Characters that act in a way they might act in the real world.
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Kevin Henkes

  • Kevin Henkes was born on November 27, 1960, in Wisconsin. When he was very young he took art lessons at a museum by his house. Kevin Henkes became an author and an illustrator when he was nineteen years old. He says many of his ideas come directly from his childhood.
  • His father was a mail carrier. That's where he got the idea for "Good-bye, Curtis."
  • "I've loved drawing for as long as I can remember."
  • "Most of my books are about things I know: getting lost, adjusting to a new sibling, making new friends, starting school."
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Glossary Time

  • Put your reading book on your desk.
  • Open your book to the glossary.
  • When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.
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clerk

-a person who

sells something

in a store

The clerk will help you choose just the right outfit.

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route

the path that a sales person or delivery person always follows

Route 66 is a route from the east to the west.

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addresses

-the information on pieces of mail telling whom the mail is for and where those people live

Mrs. Smith keeps her addresses in an electronic address book.

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grown

- finished

growing

This cub has grown too big for the tub.

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to move in a steady stream

pour

Will you please pour some orange juice for me?

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- a show of pride in someone or something

honor

Medals are given to honor our military men and women.

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Vocabulary Review

  • Say the words.
  • Read the sentences.
  • Fill in the blank.
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grown

pour

route

clerk

addresses

honored

Please ______ the brownie batter carefully into the baking pan.

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This cub has ________ into a huge tiger.

clerk

addresses

route

honor

grown

pour

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A good ________ knows about all the merchandise in the store.

route

honor

addresses

clerk

grown

pour

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This mailman wants a different ________.

route

honor

pour

clerk

addresses

grown

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addresses

pour

clerk

route

honored

grown

Grandparents were ________ with a school luncheon.

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Review the Definitions

  • addresses - the street names, street numbers, cities, and states where businesses or homes can be found
  • clerk- a salesperson in a store
  • grown - to be an adult
  • honor -show of respect and love
  • pour -to move somewhere quickly and in large numbers
  • route - a series of places or customers visited regularly by a person who delivers or sells something
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Match the Meaning to the Word.

  • the street names, street numbers, cities, and states where businesses or homes can be found
  • a series of places or customers visited regularly by a person who delivers or sells something
  • to be an adult
  • show of respect and love
  • to move somewhere quickly and in large numbers
  • a salesperson in a store

B

  • route____
  • honor ____
  • addresses _
  • clerk ____
  • grown ___
  • pour ____

D

A

F

C

E

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The End

Enjoy your story.

Anne Miller

websites
Websites
  • Word List
  • Vocabulary
  • PracticeDefinitions
  • Matching
  • In Context
  • Summarize
  • Contractions
  • Summarize
  • Sadlier - Contractions
  • Contractions 'll, n't, 's
  • Good-bye, Curtis
more websites
More Websites

Worksheets:

  • Grammar Worksheet 
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Contraction Worksheet 
  • Matching Cards:  Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary Worksheet
  • Vocabulary Visuals
activities and information
Activities and Information
  • Mr. Mailman Game
  • Neighborhood Letter Carrier