Visualization & Summarization Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension Susan Hoch – 3rd grade Galax Elementary School firstname.lastname@example.org Jessica Kidd – 3rd grade Galax Elementary School email@example.com
Your turn • Henry Shortbull • Greedy • Everything • Sun’s warmth • Gulp! • Sun’s batteries die • Froze • I have nothing! • Family • Burp! • More than enough! Henry Shortbull Swallows the Sun By: Jill Kalz
Your Power Notes Newport Explores Virginia • P1 – The English in North America • The English wanted to start a new colony in North America. • P2 – Early Expeditions • P3 – Queen Elizabeth sent two groups to explore. • P1 – Founding Jamestown • King James sent C. Newport to start a new colony. • P2 - First English Settlement • P3 – Newport sailed with 100 men/3 ships and landed in what is now called Virginia. • P3 – He sailed up the James River. • P3 – He claimed a site near the James River and called it Jamestown, which became the first permanent English settlement. • P1 – Jamestown Settlement • The Fall Line of the James River kept Newport from sailing farther west. • P2 – A Hard Life • P3 – The settlers faced many hardships, such as learning to farm, fighting disease, starvation and Indian attacks. • P2 – A Successful Settlement • P3 – Newport made four more voyages and made Jamestown a successful settlement, bringing supplies, and more settlers. • P3 – He was the first European to reach the Fall Line of the James River.
Beginning, middle, end doodle Framed Sentence Summary John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. It was a stormy day when he was born. He was an easy baby to take care of. As a baby he could hammer rocks. John Henry picked cotton. He could hear the train whistle blow. Little Bill stopped by to say he was going to work for the railroad. John Henry almost dropped his hammer. Little Bill and John Henry left for WV. They were hired as steel driving men. John Henry married Polly Ann. Polly Ann had coal black eyes. John Henry and the machine had a race. All day long they raced each other. Sparks flew off of the hammer. John Henry won the race. He died with a hammer in his hand. Doodle Map Summary