CLASS DISCUSSION. From School Spirit by Johanna Hurwitz. Preteaching presentation by Carol Harms, JSD 171, Orofino, ID Level 6, unit 3, lesson 2. When Mr. Flores hands out a flyer to his sixth-grade class announcing that the school board is considering
From School Spirit
by Johanna Hurwitz
Preteaching presentation by Carol Harms,
JSD 171, Orofino, ID
Level 6, unit 3, lesson 2
his sixth-grade class announcing that
the school board is considering
shutting down the school, the students
sit up and take notice. They point
out that their school has a history and
a place in the community
recognize that their feelings about
the school are so strong that they
want to save it.
to go along with
These people are accompanying each other
not revealing one’s identity
Example: The gift was given
anonymously. No one knows
who gave it.
a sense of continuing over time
Grandma, mom, and Susan
all bake pie the same way.
The recipe has shown
The workers aim for continuity.
They try to make the product the
same way every time.
bring together, include
The florist was
able to incorporate
many flowers in
The cyclist found a way to
incorporate, or bring together,
his favorite colors on his bike and
a person who joins a group out of
a common purpose
The United States was an ally of several
other countries in World War II when we
fought against the Germans and Japanese together.
We found an ally in Linda.
She worked with us to
complete the report.
These words are synonyms.
They have similar meanings.
All these words express having a
goal or purpose.
dragonfly = _______+ _______
silverware = ________+ _______
shipwreck = _______+ _________
Compounds words are words made
up of two or more root words. Can
you find the roots for each word?
What are the roots and suffixes for these
The suffix -ly usually chagnes a word into an
adjective (describes a noun) or an
adverb (describe a verb)
Which two words in this sentence are
was hotly debated.
What is the compound word in this sentence?
What does debated describe in this sentence?
adds a synonym to the list for the
following word. Try to come up
with at least ten synonyms.
An inference is based on
information from the story
and on personal experience
Mrs. Harms was cooking at the
stove. Suddenly she screamed,
grabbed her hand, and rushed to the
sink to put her hand in cold water.
Your information from the story is that
she screamed, grabbed her hand, put cold
water on it. Your experience and knowledge
tells you that a stove is hot, it is possible to get
burned, and that you should put cold water on burns.
You infer: She burned her hand.
whole series of books?
1 Class Clown Johanna Hurwitz
2 Teacher's Pet Johanna Hurwitz
3 Class President Johanna Hurwitz
4 School's Out Johanna Hurwitz
5 School Spirit Johanna Hurwitz
6 Starting School Johanna Hurwitz