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How Do You Raise a Raisin U3W1

Day 1- 3
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Carla Wheeler

on 2 November 2013

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Transcript of How Do You Raise a Raisin U3W1

How do people and nature interact?
Turn to pg. 371
Amazing Words
wildlife
nature
teem
elevation
admire
jumble
tame
stumble
trek
backpack
Phonics
Skill:
Contractions
don't
do not
who'll
who will
where's
who'll
she's
what's
I'll
they're
you've
we'd
couldn't
won't
I'd
they've
Turn to pg. 372
Comprehension
Skill:
Drawing conclusions
Read "Before It's a Raisin, It's a Grape!" on pg. 375.
A conclusion is a decision or an opinion that makes sense based on facts and details from the text.
Use what you already know to draw conclusions. Support your conclusions with facts and details from the text.
Vocabulary
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Let's Practice It
Reader's Writers Notebook
Day 2
Day 3
How do people and nature interact?
Read these sentences:

The variations in elevation might explain why so many animals live in Big Bend. Some live in low in the desert, and others live high in the mountains.
What does elevation describe?
how high or low an area is
Why does the author include information about deserts and mountains?
to show specific types of elevations and the different kinds of animals that may be found there
Amazing Words
Admire
Look on pg. 370.
What does the family admire in the photo on pg. 370?
What does admire mean?
think very highly of something
Who is someone that you admire? Why?
Phonics
Skill:
Contractions
Read these words:
they've
they have
doesn't
he's
shouldn't
that'll
isn't
would've
I'd
does not
should not
he is
that will
is not
would have
I would
B's read the sentences first. Then A's read.

I'll call you when she's here.

We'd come sooner, but Mom didn't call.

You've played the game well, and I won't ask for a rematch.
Read these words:
wasn't
she'll
there's
that's
what's
won't
who's
where's
we're
Vocabulary

This week's skill:

Homophones
Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spellings.

Example: Write and right
Turn to page 377. Read the story
"Baking with Aunt Millie".

While you read, think about the words that are homophones to help you understand their meaning.
Comprehension
Turn to pg. 378 to start this week's reading.
Genre:
Expository Text
Expository Text :

Explains specific details of a topic.
Are organized by text features, such as headings, subheadings, charts, tables, photos, and captions.
Grammar
This week's skill:

Action and Linking Verbs
How do people and nature interact?
When grapes are ready, skilled grapepickers snag the grape clusters from the vines using a sharp vine-cutter.
How do grapepickers interact with nature?
Why might it be important that a grapepicker be "skilled" to work in nature?
Phonics
Contractions
she'll
he's
they'd
we've
can't
Let's sort contractions.

Think of words that are contractions for not, will, is, would or had, and have.
doesn't
won't
I'll
we'll
it's
she's
I'd
we'd
they've
you've
Read these words:


wouldn't
we've
they'll
he'd
you're
she's
Comprehension
What conclusion can you draw about why farmers want to make sure all the raisins are dry?
The grapes have to be completely dry before they can turn into raisins.
Which is the more important idea and why?

that the paper trays on which the grape clusters are laid on are brown
OR
that the paper trays are laid on the ground between the grapevine rows
Now it's time to partner read our story.
Grammar
Remember:
Action verbs
- an action that someone or something can do

Linking Verbs
- link together the subject and predicate. ( is, was)
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