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I Wanna Iguana

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Transcript of I Wanna Iguana

Unfamiliar Words
Final Syllable - le
Spelling Pretest
Vocabulary Skill
Oral Vocabulary
Phonics
quarrel
stubborn
obstinate
disagree
prevent
implement
supervise
unite
budge
rally
This week we are focusing on words that end in a constant plus the ending -le.

Help me break apart these words into syllables and identify the ending -le.

bubble
marble
puddle
handle
wiggle
Unit 2 Week 2
"How do you know if a solution is a good solution?
Content Knowledge
Vocabulary
adorable
- really, really cute
compassionate
- kind and wanting to help
exactly
- without any error
iguana
- a large lizard from Central and South America
mature
- grown up
mention
- to talk about something briefly
trophies
- prizes given for winning a contest, race, or other competition.
I Wanna Iguana
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Turn to page 232 in your textbook, and let us look at the photos to visualize how we can know when a solution is a good solution.

What is a solution?

When we have problems, or conflicts, we need solutions to help us solve our problem. What is the problem in the picture with the boy with a soccer ball?

What would a good solution be for him? How do we know it is a good solution?

Let us look at the other pictures do the children have a problem or a solution?
Day 1
I can understand the difference between a problem and a solution.
I can define my vocabulary.
I can identify the final syllable -le.
I can write and identify key features in a fairy tale.
Using a dictionary help me define each of our oral vocabulary words
double
middle
giggle
eagle
little
Cattle
Copy the following vocabulary words into your Word Book. Heading - Unit 2 Week 2 Vocabulary.
Writing
This week in writing we are learning about how to write a Fairy Tale.
A Fairy Tale is an imaginary story that includes unreal or amazing events.
They are often written for children. For example, the story of Cinderella. The story includes magic and a fairy godmother.

Turn to page 122 in your workbook page to identify key details of a Fairy Tale.
Day 2
I can compare and contrast text.
I can identify when an author is using humor for literary purposes.
I can identify singular and plural nouns.
I can identify unfamiliar words with context clues
Turn to page 238 in your textbook to find our vocabulary skill of the week "unfamiliar words."
Comprehension Skills
This week our comprehension skill focuses on comparing and contrasting information. Turn to page 236 in your textbook for more information.

Compare
- telling how two or more things are alike
Contrast
- telling how two or more things are different
Literary Terms
Our literary term for the week is "humor."
Humor
is anything in literature that makes an audience laugh. It can come from language, a character's behavior, or events in the story.
I Wanna Iguana
This week we are reading "I Wanna Iguana" by Karen Orloff.

The story's genre is realistic fiction.
Realistic Fiction
tells a made-up story that could really happen.
Don't forget that this week we are focusing on
how do we know when a solution is a good solution
.

Let us see if Alex can persuade his mom to let him have an iguana.
Singular and Plural Nouns
Last week we talked about common and proper nouns. This week we are learning about singular and plural nouns. What does it mean when something is plural?

Turn to page 124 in your workbook pages, and read the information about singular and plural nouns.


Singular - Animal
Plural - Animals
Day 3
I can define my vocabulary
I can break apart syllables and identify the ending -le
I can write a fairy tale
Writing
This week in writing we are learning about how to write a Fairy Tale.
A Fairy Tale is an imaginary story that includes unreal or amazing events.
They are often written for children.

Turn to page 258 in your textbook to learn more about fairy tales and our writing prompt.

Your writing prompt is to ...
write a fairy tale with an iguana as a main character.

Use page 126 in your workbook pages for a rubric on your story.
Final Syllable - le
Phonics
This week we are focusing on words that end in a constant plus the ending -le.

Using the following words categorize each word into categories by -ble, -dle,
-gle, and -tle.

bubble
marble
puddle
handle
wiggle
double
middle
giggle
eagle
little
Cattle
cattle
title
noble
bugle
handle
I Wanna Iguana
In "I Wanna Iguana" Alex uses persuasive language to convince his mom to let him have an iguana. When you
persuade
, or use persuasive language, you are trying to convince someone of something. To be persuasive you must have convincing facts and speak well about the subject.
Compare and Contrast
Using your knowledge about iguanas compare and contrast having a pet iguana versus a pet dog. Include at least 3 contrasts and 1 comparison. Draw your venn diagram in your word book.
VS
Day 4
I can identify short vowel and long vowel sounds.
I can compare and contrast.
I can read and understand emails.
I can identify singular and plural nouns.
Using this knowledge create a short persuasive speech about how we should have more recess.
Using your knowledge of short vowel and long vowel sounds categorize the following words as short or long vowel in your word book.



Remember long vowel sounds say their name.
Short and Long Vowel Sounds
broken
salad
camel
final
lemon
silent
tulip
panic
lady
capture
equal
focal
21st Century Skills
Turn to page 260 in your textbook to learn about our 21st Century Skill -
E-mail.

E-mail stands for electronic mail.
Before E-mail what did people use?

Compare and contrast E-mail and regular mail. How are they similar? How are they different?
E-mail
Singular and Plural Nouns
Turn to page 130 in your workbook pages and complete the page on singular and plural nouns.

Lets review our current knowledge of grammar.

Singular - Animal
Plural - Animals
Grammar
subject
- the subject of a sentence is the person, place, or thing that is doing something
predicate
- is the part of the sentence that describes what the subject is doing
declarative sentence
- a declarative sentence is a statement
interrogative sentence
- an interrogative sentence is a question, and ends with a question mark (?)
imperative sentence
- an imperative sentence is a command
exclamatory sentence
- an exclamatory sentence is a sentence showing strong feelings, and ends with an exclamation point (!)
compound sentence
- two simple sentences combined with a conjunction
conjunction
- words that combine sentences (and, or, but, because, however)
common noun
- a person, place, or thing
proper noun
- a specific person, place, or thing
abstract noun
- a type of noun that describes feelings or ideas we cannot interact with (example - freedom)
singular noun
- names only one person, place, or thing
plural noun
- names more than one person, place, or thing
Copy the following definitions in your word book.
Day 5
I can define my vocabulary
I can compare and contrast text
I can break apart words into syllables and identify the ending -le
I can use context clues to identify unfamiliar words.
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