MahaliaJacksonDay 3 By Julius Lester
Two minute edit • Combining sentences. • What are the three ways we can combine sentences?
2. Whales spend the summer near Alaska. In winter they swim south. Combining sentences • Whales spend the summer near Alaska, so in winter they swim south. • Whales spend the summer near Alaska in the winter they swim south. • Whales spend the summer near Alaska and in winter they swim south. • Whales spend the summer near Alaska, but in winter they swim south. 1. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers. Their gray legs are short and stout Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, yet their gray legs are short and stout. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, because their gray legs are short and stout. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, so their gray legs are short and stout. Their bodies are covered with rough, hair like feathers, and their gray legs are short and stout.
Active InstructionSet the Stage Rate and review the vocabulary words with your partner Today you will continue to read Mahalia Jackson by Julius Lester. As you read, you will compare and contrast information in the story. Good readers compare and contrast story elements as they read so they can better understand what they read. imagine sorrow stomped expressive attending appreciate
Set the Stage • What are the three purposes for reading What do you think the purpose of reading this story is? To be informed To follow directions To be entertained
Team Cooperation Goal: Complete tasks The team cooperation goal is designed to work with your teams behavior. If you can follow the team cooperation goal than you are using good behavior and working as a team. When you do this it allows you to be a better reading and have a better understanding of the story.
imagine Think about I like to imagine what life would be like if I lived as a princess long ago.
sorrow sadness You experience a great deal of sorrow and are very unhappy when a good friend moves away.
stomped Stepped heavily Jason stomped off to his room making a loud noise because he was unhappy that he didn’t get his way.
expressive meaningful The baby made a very expressive face when he tasted the sour lemon and you could tell he didn’t like the taste.
attending Going to I will be attending my niece’s baby shower in two weeks.
appreciate Be thankful I appreciate when my students pay attention in class because it makes my job easier and they learn more.
Team Practice: Vocabulary Pick 3 words from your list and write a meaningful sentence for the word. Make sure your sentence shows that you understand the meaning of the word Ex: stomped I stomped off to my room and the loud noise I made with my feet woke up the baby. Boy was my mom mad!
Listening Comprehension – Why Don’t You Get a Horse, Sam Adams? This story is a biography What are the characteristics of a biography? What did John try to convince Samuel to do? What reasons did he give to do this? When Samuel imagined statues of the new nation’s first leaders, what did they look like? How did this make Samuel feel? Read pages 40-45 Subject is a real person The author is not the subject Includes important details about the subjects life
Build Background-Compare and Contrast Retell the story up to this point – the main events in the plot. Use your role cards to tell the story in order. When was Mahalia Jackson born?
Compare and Contrast Continued! Compare and contrast SpongeBob and Patrick.
Prepare to read 1. How does the author feel about New Orleans? How can you tell?
Teamwork – Partner reading • Read 355with partners – Clarify unknown words using sticky notes • Restate as you read • Read page 356silently • If you finish ahead of your team reread page 356for fluency.
Team Discussion • Discuss and answer all Team Talk Questions – do not write any answer until all the questions have been discussed Use the job cards. Pass them around the table every time you begin to answer a new question • Write the answers to in your journals
Class Discussion • Let’s celebrate our answers!
Adventures in Writing Who is your idol? Give two reasons why you idolize this person -You answer the question. 25 pts -Your answer explains or describes with at least two details 25 pts -Your answer makes sense and has part of the questions in it. 20 pts -Your answer is written in complete, correct answers 20 pts -Your writing has correct capitalization and punctuation. 10 pts TOTAL 100 PTS
Fluency • Practice reading page 356 • Using the fluency rubric, practice fluency with your partner