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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul><p>Written by Jennifer Owings Dewey Day 1Day 1 Day 4 Day 4 Day 1Day 4 Day 2 Day 2 Day 5 Day 5 Day 2 Day 5 Day 3 Day 3 Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Sentences Vocabulary Sentences Additional Resources Additional Resources Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Genre: Journal Comprehension Skill: Main Idea Comprehension Strategy: Text Structure Review Skill: Draw Conclusions Vocabulary: Word Structure Slide 5 A journal is a record of thoughts and events that are important to the writer. Think about what is important to Jennifer Owings Dewey as you read entries from the journal she kept in Antarctica. Slide 6 Jennifer Owings Dewey is given a wonderful opportunitythe chance to see Antarctica herself. During her four-month trip, Jennifer witnesses the life cycle of penguins, watches orca whales swim by her boat, experiences life without night, and narrowly escapes a deadly fall into a glacier crevasse. Slide 7 topic A topic is what a piece of writing is about. main idea overall The main idea is the most important idea about the topic. Think about the overall idea of a paragraph, section, or article. main idea oftenfirst The main idea is often the first sentence of a passage or paragraph. Supporting details Supporting details give small pieces of information about the main idea. Slide 8 What does a person sacrifice to explore the unknown? Slide 9 anticipation continent convergence depart forbidding heaves icebergs Slide 10 abundance exposure splendor supply survived wily Slide 11 text structure organized Good readers use text structure, or the way text is organized, to help them understand why they read. compare and contrast sequenceseries For example, a non fiction article may compare and contrast two things, put events in sequence, or be a series of clear main ideas. preview titlesheadsunderlined When you preview, look for text feature such as titles, heads, and underlined words to help you know what to expect. Slide 12 Slide 13 Slide 14 Telling the steps in a process means telling the order the steps needed to complete an action. Identifying the steps in a process helps you understand exactly what you need to do to complete a task. Look for clue words such as first, next, then, and last to help you identify and order steps in a process. Slide 15 A conclusion is a decision you reach after thinking about what you have read. Good conclusions can be supported with facts and details from the story. Think about how the author feels about whales and how you know her feelings. Slide 16 Slide 17 1. Main Idea Scientist know much about the distant continent of Antarctica. 2. Detail They have explored the continent and walked upon its ice. 3. Detail They have discovered mountain ranges. 4. Detail They have mapped out the mountains. 5. Detail They have used special equipment to study hidden features of Antarctica under the ice. Slide 18 1.Do you need a pasport to travel to Antarctica. 2. I dont know if its easiest to go by ship or by plane. Slide 19 Adjectives add specific information to noun forms: Guys with slow cars want faster ones. Adjectives tell us what kind of: What kind of test is it going to be? Is it a hard one or an easy one? Slide 20 Adverbs tell us when, how or to what degree. They modify verbs and adjectives: 1. Kalil drove quickly to college. 2. Rocio went rapidly past the police car. 3. Vera is very pretty. 4. Khan sees poorly without glasses. Slide 21 1. Is the professor __ upset? 2. The semester ends __. 3. We were __ in the afternoon. 4. The team played __ enough to win. 5. __ is the last day to enroll. Fill in the blanks with the words: A.soon B.there C.well D.very E.tomorrow Slide 22 1. Is the professor very upset? 2. The semester ends soon. 3. We were there in the afternoon. 4. The team played well enough to win. 5. Tomorrow is the last day to enroll. Fill in the blanks with the words: A.soon B.there C.well D.very E.tomorrow Slide 23 In the comparative, short, one syllable adjectives and adverbs add er. 1. Chinese is tougher than English. 2. Maria studied harder than I did. 3. Gabriella looks better than her younger sister does. 4. Do you feel worse today than yesterday? Slide 24 Adjectives and adverbs of more than one syllable become comparative by adding the word more. 1. My accident was more expensive than yours was. 2. Your car drives more smoothly than mine does. 3. Students are more comfortable writing on the computers. Slide 25 Comparatives ending in y become ier. 1. Ana is happier than ever before. 2. Michelle seems funnier than her older brother does. 3. Your ink pen is messier than mine. 4. This joke is funnier than that one. Slide 26 People sometimes use incorrect double comparatives. 1. McDonalds is more better than Burger King. 2. Express Avenue is more nosier than Solitude Lane. Slide 27 Some ESL writers use that instead of the proper than in comparatives. 1. The ESOL class in high school was easier (that, than) college ESL. 2. US football players are most often clumsier (that, than) soccer players. 3. No one knew (that, then) our class ended next month. Slide 28 Comparatives note differences between two things. Superlatives make differences among three or more things. 1.Her bell is loud. Our bell is louder. Your bell is the loudest of all. Superlatives indicate extremes: Who was the meanest teacher that you ever had? Slide 29 Superlatives of one syllable add est. Of the girls, her skin is the darkest. Superlatives of two or more syllables add most. Of all the students in this class, he is the most dependable. Slide 30 1. The superlative is used only for more than two things. Between red and blue, red is the (hotter, hottest) color. 2. This is the (funnier, funniest) picture of the two you have. 3. Of the three papers, this one is (a better, the better, the best). Slide 31 Never combine most with est. 1. Prince Charles did the (best, most best) thing that he could for her. 2. Everyone likes Adri because she has the (nicest, most nicest) smile and disposition. Slide 32 Jose is the ___ person I know. a. funny, b. funnier, c. funniest. The champions won the ___ games. a. many, b. most, c. more. An orange is ___ a lemon. a. sweet, b. sweeter, c. more sweet. Slide 33 Slide 34 dictionary abrupt predict import locally verdict locate portable transport bankrupt Slide 35 dictate location erupt passport export contradict rupture interrupt disrupt dislocate Slide 36 vindictive portfolio jurisdiction corruption interruption Slide 37 Slide 38 What are some reasons to travel to Antarctica? Slide 39 act of anticipating; looking forward to; expectation Slide 40 one of the seven great masses of land on Earth. Can you name the 7 continents? Slide 41 act or process of meeting at a point; joining Slide 42 to go away; leave Slide 43 causing fear or dislike; looking dangerous or unpleasant; threatening Slide 44 rises; rises and falls alternatively; hoist Slide 45 large masses of ice detached from glaciers and floating in the sea. About 90 percent of an icebergs mass is below the surface of the water. Slide 46 quantity that is much more than enough Slide 47 condition of being without protection; condition of being uncovered Slide 48 magnificent show; glory Slide 49 quantity ready for use; stock Slide 50 continued to exist; remained alive Slide 51 using subtle tricks to deceive; crafty; cunning; sly Slide 52 Reading with emotion keeps listeners interest in a story and help them understand characters better. Good readers adjust their tone of voice, volume, pitch, and tempo to convey emotions expressed in the story, such as sadness, joy, pride, determination, surprise, and love. Read p. 582m to model for students. Slide 53 3. It is hard to lokate our tent in all these ice and snow. 4. If we had an orange tent we could see it more easier. Slide 54 Readers &amp; WB 234 Spelling WB 94 Language WB 93 Trifold Section 2 SmartBoard Vocabulary Game SmartBoard Vocabulary Game Slide 55 Slide 56 Slide 57 Slide 58 Slide 59 SmartBoard Vocabulary Game Slide 60 What are some of the dangers and the excitements of exploring Antarctica? Slide 61 1.How is the author different from the woman on the airplane? 2.What is the main idea of the November 17 th entry? 3.What would happen to the whales if the ships did not stop for them? 4.Why did the author want to go to Antarctica? 5.What is a generalization about the environment in Antarctica? Slide 62 6. What information can you gather from the pictures on page 592? 7. Why does the author tell you about the moss in Antarctica? 8.What term did the author use to describe the lack of sleep caused by it never being dark in Antarctica? 9.Why did the author survive falling through the crack on her hike? Slide 63 10. What fact from the journal entries supports that icebergs are dangerous? 11. Why did the author choose a egg that would never hatch to take home? 12. What did the author likely use to protect the egg on her journey home? Slide 64 Antarctica is the windiest, coldest, most forbidding region on Earth, and I am heading straight for it. Slide 65 Slide 66 I depart from home in the morning to go to school. Slide 67 Slide 68 The airplane heaves off the ground with a shuddering roar. Slide 69 Slide 70 Antarctica has the coldest climate of all the other continents. Slide 71 Slide 72 I shiver with anticipation when we leave the calm waters and enter Drake Passage. Slide 73 Slide 74 Joe became a clever and wily hunter. Slide 75 Slide 76 The lady survived the dog attack. Slide 77 Slide 78 They sail through fields of icebergs to the frozen poles. Slide 79 Slide 80 It may be the convergence of two needs: the hunger to know and the desire to be the first. Slide 81 Slide 82 You will need to take a supply of warm clothing to Antarctica. Slide 83 Slide 84 Many penguins and their chicks will die of exposure to the cold and wet. Slide 85 Slide 86 Slide 87 Slide 88 7. The sun shine, all day and night in December. 8. Each day the sun rises highest in the sky than the day before? Slide 89 Partner Read &amp; WB 237-238 Trifold Section 3 Language Arts WB 94 Spelling WB 95 SmartBoard Game Synonyms SmartBoard Game Synonyms Slide 90 Slide 91 Slide 92 Slide 93 Slide 94 Slide 95 SmartBoard Synonym Game Slide 96 What sacrifices did Lynne Cox make to prepare for her swim to Antarctica? Slide 97 genre a particular type or category of literary, musical, or artistic composition audience group that listens or watches Slide 98 authors purpose-the reason for writing; may be more than one reason; reasons include to inform, to entertain, express feelings, and to persuade Slide 99 myth is a story often describing the adventures of super human beings that attempts to describe the origin of a peoples customs or beliefs or to explain mysterious events fable a short fictitious story especially one intended to teach a lesson and in which animals speak and act like human beings Slide 100 SmartBoard Spelling Game Slide 101 5. I sees weller with these snow goggles. 6. The director gived a pair of goggles to Meg and I. Slide 102 1. Whats your __ moment of all? a. most anxious, b. more anxious. 2.Which is your __ season? a. good, b. better, c. best, d. bester. 3. Lets avoid __ sentence errors! a. a bad, b. some worse, c. the worst 4. Who has __ errors on the essay? a. the more, b. the fewest, c. the less 5. When is __ that you can come tomorrow? a. the earliest, b. the earlier, c. the more early Slide 103 1. Whats your __ moment of all? a. most anxious, b. more anxious. 2.Which is your __ season? a. good, b. better, c. best, d. bester. 3. Lets avoid __ sentence errors! a. a bad, b. some worse, c. the worst 4. Who has __ errors on the essay? a. the more, b. the fewest, c. the less 5. When is __ that you can come tomorrow? a. the earliest, b. the earlier, c. the more early. Slide 104 __1.Which river is __ in the world? a. the longer, b. the more long, c. the longest __2. Eva has studied here __ Eduardo has. a. longer than, b. more long that, c. long as. __3.It is __ to learn English as it is to learn math. a. so hard, b. as hard, c. too hard. __4.The __ you study, the __ you will learn. a. hardbetter, b. moremore, c. lessfewer. __5.No one knows __ about the lottery as Joe does. a. as much, b. more, c. the most. Slide 105 __1.Which river is __ in the world? a. the longer, b. the more long, c. the longest __2. Eva has studied here __ Eduardo has. a. longer than, b. more long that, c. long as. __3.It is __ to learn English as it is to learn math. a. so hard, b. as hard, c. too hard. __4.The __ you study, the __ you will learn. a. hardbetter, b. moremore, c. lessfewer. __5.No one knows __ about the lottery as Joe does. a. as much, b. more, c. the most. Slide 106 Reading Computer Test Language Arts WB 95 Trifold Section 4 Essay Questions Create a Food Web for the Artic Biome Slide 107 Slide 108 Slide 109 How was the author different from the woman traveling to San Antonio, Texas? What did the author probable do to make sure the penguin egg did not get broken on the way home? Why was it important to the author to take home a penguin egg that would never hatch? Slide 110 What does a person sacrifice to explore the unknown? Slide 111 SPQ3R stands for Survey, Question, Predict, Read, Recite, and Review. Survey: Look at the text to get an idea of what is in it. Look at the title, author, headings, illustrations, maps, and any questions or word lists. Question: Ask yourself questions as you survey, such as, What does the title mean? What is the authors purpose? Slide 112 Predict: Say what you think the text will be about. Read: As you read, look for answers to your questions. Confirm your predictions. Slide 113 Recite: After reading, summarize what you learned. Review: Look back at the text. Did you find answers to your questions? Did your prediction match the actual content of the text? What did you learn from the text? What are the main ideas? Slide 114 1. After surveying the title and illustration, did you think the information would be fiction or nonfiction? Nonfiction because it was about a scientific topic. 2. What are two questions you had before reading? What are glaciers? How do glaciers move? 3. Before reading, what did you predict the text would be about? I predicted that it would be about glaciers. 4. How far do some glaciers move in a day? They move hundreds of feet. 5. What is the middle layer in a glacier made up of? This layer is made of snow and ice. Slide 115 6. What makes the unique features of the land? They are made by the movements of glaciers. 7. Why is walking on a glacier dangerous? You might not see crevasses that are covered with snow. 8. What did you learn from this text that you did not know before? I learned that glaciers have three different...</p>

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