Lesson 8 Day 3 T244
Question of the Day • What are some unusual things you have seen animals do? • What if anything, do you think the animals were trying to communicate? • Name one unusual, interesting, or funny thing you have seen animals do. What do you think the animal was trying to do or to communicate? T244
Read Aloud • What is the purpose of reading a poem again? • for enjoyment • to listen to the rhythm and rhyme • to appreciate meaning T244
Read Aloud T244
Phonics and Spelling • Remember that ow and ou are both ways to spell the sound /ou/. • Read these words and use them in a sentence. • brown • shout • towel • mouth T244
Phonics and Spelling • The letters oi and oy can both stand for the sound /oi/. • Which letters stand for the /oi/ sound in these words? • boy • annoy • oyster • joy • royal T244
Phonics and Spelling • Which letters make the /oi/ sound in these words? • join • voice • ointment • noise • foil T244
Phonics and Spelling • These words are made up and have no meaning but you can still use the spelling and pronunciation rules you know to decode them. • poy koist noiling • encloy voin thoyer • gloice shoy chointed T244
Phonics and Spelling • There is a spelling rule that will help you know when the sound /oi/ is made with oi and when it is spelled with oy. • an/noy , oy/ster, oint/ment, roy/al • OY is used at the end of a syllable and oi is used in other situations. T244
Phonics and SpellingWhich word is spelled correct? destroy destoi employ emploi choyce choice poynt point spoyl spoil soybean soibean T244
Fluency • Good readers… • use punctuation to tell them when to pause or stop and what tone of voice to use. • a comma signals a pause • a period signals a stop for a statement. • a question mark signals a stop for a question. • an exclamation signals a stop for something exciting or important. T246
Fluency • I am going to read aloud a passage from “How Animals Talk.” I will let the punctuation guide me. I will pause at commas and stop at periods. If I see a question mark, I will make my voice sound questioning. If I see an exclamation point, I will make my voice sound excited or scared. • Listen as I read the first paragraph on page 236. • What did you notice about my reading? • Reread this paragraph with me. • Read the next paragraph with your partner. T246
Main Idea and Details • The main idea is the most important idea in a piece of writing. • Supporting details are the information and facts that tell about the main idea. Not all details in a passage support the main idea. These details might be interesting, but they do not necessarily support the main idea. T247
Main Idea and Details • Read the second parargraph on page 238. What is the main idea? • Male and female spiders communicate. • What details in the passage support the main idea? • What details in the passage do not support the main idea? T246
Main Idea and Details • Read page 240. • Fill in a chart like the one below. Big birds called albatrosses are getting to know each other. A male gooney bird dances for his mate. These birds are also called gooney birds. T247
Good readers use reference sources to help them find information.
A dictionary is a book people use to find a word’s meaning, spelling, part of speech, and pronunciation. Dictionaries are organized in alphabetical order with guide words at the top of each page.
A thesaurus is a book people use to find synonyms. Synonyms are words that mean almost the same thing. A thesaurus is set up like a dictionary. happy- cheerful, joyful, glad, delighted, pleased, satisfied, content
An atlas is a book people use to find a map of a state, country, or part of the world.
An encyclopedia is a set of books that people use to find information. Topics are arranged in alphabetical order.
There are also technology reference sources.A few examples are..... CDs DVDs computer
People use the internet to find many kinds of information. You can read documents, see pictures and artwork, listen to music, and take a virtual tour of many places.
thesaurus Which reference source would you use to find a word that means the same as the word “smart”? A. dictionary B. thesaurus C. atlas
encyclopedia If I had to do a projecton Rosa Parks, where wouldI look to find information on her? A. dictionary B.atlas C. encyclopedia
atlas A.atlas B.encyclopedia C. thesaurus If I want to take a trip to Disney World, which reference source would help me figure out how to get there?
dictionary A.atlas B.encyclopedia C. dictionary If I wasn’t sure how to spell a word, which reference source would I look in?
internet A.atlas B. thesaurus C. internet What reference source could you use to look up information about President Obama?
FALSE True or False:A printer is an example of a reference source.
BONUS:What is a search engine? It is a special tool on the internet. People use search engines to find out what they need to know about a topic.
BONUS:What is a website? It is a location on the internet that gives people information about a topic.
Build Robust Vocabulary • When you flick a light switch, what happens. • How would you flick a bug that was bothering you? • How could you alert someone to danger? • How does a baby bird alert its mother that it is hungry? • What signal might you use to greet a friend? • What signal does a stoplight give to a driver? T254-255
Build Robust Vocabulary • Who is more likely to chatter, a group planning a party or a girl reading a book? • Name some places where it is okay to chatter and where it is not okay to chatter. • Does a horse look better before or after someone grooms it? • What do you do to groom yourself before you go to school? T254-255
Build Robust Vocabulary • Would a race car charging around a race track be easy to see? • What would you do if a crocodile were charging at you? • Is a kitten usually ferocious? • Is a ferocious animal dangerous or safe? • Which bird is dominant: a baby robin or a bald eagle? • Would a dominant runner be slower than other runners? • What kind of conflict might there be between two elephant seals? • How would you act if you were in a conflict with a friend? • How can you communicate with a friend who lives far away? • How do two male elephant seals communicate with each other? T254-255
Grammar • Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun. • These are abbreviations for the days of the week. • Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. • These are the abbreviations for the months of the year. T256
Grammar • Help me write abbreviations for the following words. • Wednesday, October 3 • Wed., Oct. 3 • Tuesday, November 14 • Tues., Nov. 14 • Sunday, June 17 • Sun., June 17 • Saturday, August 9 • Sat., Aug. 9 • WB pg. 28 T256
Writing • Read page 240. What type of language is used in this description. • This language creates an image of the birds as funny and interesting. T257
Writing A Description • Uses vivid words that appeal to the senses. • Uses precise words that give specific information about the topic. • Uses different types of language. • Includes a main idea for each paragraph. T257
Writing • Use the graphic organizer from yesterday to help you draft a description of the animal you have chosen. T257