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  1. Big Question: What information and pleasure can people gain by observing nature? Title: Night Letters Author: Palmyra LoMonaco Illustrator: Normand Chartier Genre: Realistic Fiction

  2. Small Group Timer

  3. Spelling Words • clock • large • page • mark • kitten • judge • crack • edge • pocket • brake • change • ridge • jacket • badge • orange • freckles • advantage • pledge • Kentucky • kingdom

  4. Vocabulary Words • blade • budding • dew • fireflies • flutter • notepad • patch • nectar • scratchy • downwind • glimpse • gurgled Vocabulary Words More Words to Know

  5. Big Question: What information and pleasure can people gain by observing nature? • Monday • Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday

  6. Monday

  7. Today we will learn about: • Build Concepts • Draw Conclusions • Ask Questions • Build Background • Vocabulary • Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing • Subject-Verb Agreement • Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ • Observing Nature

  8. Monday Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing

  9. Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing • Listen as I read “Wildlife Watching.” • As I read, notice how I group words together into phrases. • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.

  10. Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing • Why do you think the trail the narrator traveled was “familiar?” • What kind of person do you think the narrator is?

  11. Build Conceptsdownwind, glimpse, gurgled Observing Nature

  12. Draw ConclusionsAsk Question Pages 330 - 331

  13. Prior KnowledgeThink about as many ideas as you can for each category.

  14. Vocabulary: Word Rating Chart

  15. Vocabulary Words • blade – a leaf of grass • budding – putting forth small swellings on the plant that will grow into leaves, branches, or flowers • dew – the moisture from the air that collects in small drops on cool surfaces during the night • flutter – to flap the wings

  16. Vocabulary Words • fireflies – small insects that give off flashes of light when they fly • notepad – a small book of blank or lined sheets of paper in which you write notes or things that you need to learn or remember • patch – a small piece of ground that is different from what surrounds it

  17. Other Vocabulary Words • nectar – sweet sap, or liquid, produced by a flower • scratchy – rough, making scratches on your skin • downwind – in the same direction as the wind • glimpse – a very quick look • gurgled – made a bubbling sound • Next slide

  18. blade

  19. budding

  20. dew

  21. flutter

  22. fireflies

  23. notepad

  24. patch

  25. nectar

  26. Monday Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement

  27. the fireflys lands on my jaket. • The fireflies land on my jacket. • the many fireflies’s lights look like stars on a Summer night • The many fireflies’ lights look like stars on a summer night.

  28. Subject-Verb Agreement • A hawkmoth rests on a crisp blade of grass. • The subject of the sentence, hawkmoth, is singular. • An s is added to the verb, rest, to agree with the subject.

  29. Subject-Verb Agreement • The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree. • To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s. • If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.

  30. Subject-Verb Agreement • A form of be in a sentence also must agree with the subject. • Use am, is, or was to agree with singular nouns. • Use are or were to agree with plural nouns.

  31. Subject-Verb Agreement • Singular Subject: • The sunsets late on a summer day. • Helistens to crickets. • Plural Subject: • The girlsplay outside until dark. • Ising a song.

  32. Subject-Verb Agreement • Singular Subject: • The moonis shining brightly. • The moonwas full. • Plural Subject: • Firefliesare lighting the sky. • They were everywhere.

  33. Subject-Verb AgreementChoose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. • Two deer (are, is) standing in the clearing. • are • David (step, steps) on a branch. • steps • The animals (looks, look) frightened. • look

  34. Subject-Verb AgreementChoose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. • The boy (watch, watches) them run away. • watches • The forest (is, are) full of little creatures. • is

  35. Subject-Verb AgreementChoose the verb in ( ) that agrees with the subject. • Rabbits (run, runs) through the bushes. • run • Mice (hides, hide) in holes. • hide • They (is, are) afraid of bigger animals • are

  36. Monday Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/

  37. Spelling Words • clock • large • page • mark • kitten • judge • crack • edge • pocket • brake • change • ridge • jacket • badge • orange • freckles • advantage • pledge • Kentucky • kingdom

  38. Tuesday

  39. Today we will learn about: • Spellings of /j/, /k/, /s/ • Word Structure – Compound Words • Draw Conclusions • Ask Questions • Develop Vocabulary • Fluency: Choral Reading • Subject-Verb Agreement • Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ • Weather Patterns • Observing Nature

  40. Vocabulary Strategy for Compound Words Pages 332 - 333

  41. Night Letters Pages 334 - 343

  42. Tuesday Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing

  43. Fluency: Choral Reading • Turn to page 340. • As I read, notice how I pause at commas and group words together in phrases. • Together we will practice doing three choral readings of page 340.

  44. Tuesday Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement

  45. large moths flies around the porch at night • Large moths fly around the porch at night. • they looks a litle like butterflys • They look a little like butterflies.

  46. Subject-Verb Agreement • The subject and the verb in a sentence must work together, or agree. • To make most present-tense verbs agree with singular nouns or he, she, or it, add –s. • If the subject is a plural noun or I, you, we, or they, the present-tense verb does not end in –s.

  47. Tuesday Spelling: Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/

  48. Spelling Words • clock • large • page • mark • kitten • judge • crack • edge • pocket • brake • change • ridge • jacket • badge • orange • freckles • advantage • pledge • Kentucky • kingdom

  49. Wednesday

  50. Today we will learn about: • Draw Conclusions • Ask Questions • Author’s Purpose • Develop Vocabulary • Fluency: Appropriate Phrasing • Subject-Verb Agreement • Consonant Sounds /j/ and /k/ • Observing Nature