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The First Tortilla

The First Tortilla Reading Street

Jamie Sink

on 12 February 2014

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Transcript of The First Tortilla

awaken - cause to stop sleeping
The First Tortilla
By Rudolfo Anaya

Vowel Digraphs "oo", "ue", "ew", "ui"
"oo", "ue", "ew" and "ui" can all make the same sound
A prefix is a word part that is added to the beginning of a word.

"dis" means not or the opposite of
"un" means not or the opposite of
"re" means again

An adverb can tell about a verb by telling HOW something happens.

This type of adverb usually ends with "ly".
Plot and Theme
A plot is what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of a story.

The theme is the "big idea" what the author wants the reader to learn. This is also the lesson in the story.
mountain - a high, steep hill that is often rocky
prize - something given to someone as a reward
cliffs - steep rock faces, like those at the edge of the sea
rainbow - a display of many colors
suffer - to experience something bad or unpleasant
volcano - a cone-shaped mountain with a hole in the top that sends out melted rock and glass
Read these words:

zoo flew suitcase clue threw
due news bruise Tuesday shampoo
Find the adverbs:

Please speak quietly in the library.

Sue played the piano beautifully.
Bill brushed his teeth carefully.

She played the trumpet loudly.
What do these words mean?

unlike reread untrue
replant distrust redo
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