Author: Sarah Angliss Genre: Expository Nonfiction Big Question: How do we decide the value of different resources?
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Vocabulary Words More Words to Know Vocabulary Words • characteristic • corrode • engulfed • exploit • extract • hoard • rivet • solvents • log cabin • lumber • miners • prospect
Today we will learn about: • Build Concepts • Main Idea • Text Structure • Build Background • Vocabulary • Fluency: Phrasing • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Spelling: Suffixes –ism, -age, -ure • Resources
Fluency: Phrasing • Listen as I read “Children of the Gold Rush.” • As I read, notice how I emphasize the chunking of groups of words together into meaningful units. • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
Fluency: Phrasing • Why do the Andersons move to the Klondike? • How did the narrator’s experiences during the gold rush affect the rest of her life?
Concept Vocabulary • log cabin – a small roughly-built house made of logs • lumber – timber that has been roughly cut into boards and prepared for use • miners – people who work in a mine • prospect – to explore a region for oil, gold, or other minerals • (Next Slide)
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Prior KnowledgeWhat are the properties and uses or gold and where is it found? Gold
Prior Knowledge • This week’s audio explores gold prospecting. After you listen, we will discuss what surprised you the most about people who still prospect for gold today.
Vocabulary Words • characteristic– distinguishing one person or thing from others; special • corrode– to wear or eat away gradually • engulfed – swallowed up; overwhelmed
Vocabulary Words • exploit– to make use of • extract– to pull or draw out • hoard – what is saved and stored away
More Words to Know • rivet– a metal bolt with a head at one end, the other end being hammered into another head after insertion • solvents– substances, usually liquids, that can dissolve other substances • (Next slide)
Grammar Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
at increased tempuratures, gold can be stretched in to fine wire • At increased temperatures, gold can be stretched into fine wire. • golds atoms bond together loose • Gold’s atoms bond together loosely.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Gold is 19.3 times denser than water. • Denser is a comparative adjective. It is used to compare two things, gold and water.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Comparative adjectives are used to compare two people, places, things, or groups. • Add –erto most short adjectives to make their comparative forms. • Use more with longer adjectives.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more people, places, things, or groups. • Add –estto most short adjectives to make their superlative forms. • Use most with longer adjectives.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Never use more or most with –eror –est. • No: most longer, most amazingest • Yes: longer, most amazing
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • When adding –eror –estto an adjective that ends in e, drop the e: large, larger, largest. • If the adjective ends in y, change the y to i: merry, merrier, merriest.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • If the adjective ends in a single consonant, double the consonant: hot, hotter, hottest
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Some adjectives have irregular comparative and superlative forms: good, better, best; bad, worse, worst; much, more, most; little, less, least
Comparative & Superlative AdjectivesWrite the comparative and superlative forms of each adjective.
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective. • My ring is (more beautiful, beautifuller) than my sister’s ring. • more beautiful • There is (more, most) brass than gold in this goblet. • more
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective. • Terri put her charm bracelet in the (most safe, safest) place she could find. • safest
Comparative and Superlative AdjectivesChoose the correct form of each adjective. • I tightened the clasp to make the necklace (securer, more secure) than before. • more secure
Today we will learn about: • Context Clues • Main Idea • Cause and Effect • Vocabulary • Fluency: Echo Reading • Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives • Spelling: Suffixes –ism, -age, -ure • Social Studies: Gold as World Currency • Resources