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On the Banks of Plum Creek Day 1

Reading Streets Grade 4

Sarah Pangilinan

on 4 October 2012

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Transcript of On the Banks of Plum Creek Day 1

Unit 1 Week 3 On the Banks of Plum Creek What methods of transportation did people in the past use to travel across the country and around the world?

What reasons do you think this family at the Golden Gate Bridge had for traveling to a new place?

Why do you think the mother and her two children climbed to the top of the mountain? Anchored Talk
SE p. 78-79 Why do we want to
explore new places? Comprehension Skills Amazing Words! Traveling to Explore new Places Why people travel Where people travel Ways people travel route You can travel many routes
across the United States. How can a map help you find a route
to take during a vacation? Fluency Practice Vocabulary Words Characters:
Characters are the people in a story. We learn what characters are like by what noticing how they act and what they say in the story.
When a character tells the story using "I", "me," and "my", the author is writing in the first-person. If events are told by a narrator who is not in the story, the author is writing in the third person and uses pronouns like "he," "him," "his," "she," and "her." Comprehension Strategy:
Background Knowledge Setting:
The setting of a story is where it takes place and when it happens. Plot:
The plot is the sequence of events in a story. Literary Elements Good readers use what they know to help them understand a story. Before reading, look at the title and pictures. If you know something about the subject matter of the story, it will help you understand what you are reading. Spelling Long "e" and "o" "ee" sweet
Halloween each
underneath "ea" below
grown "oa" throat
coast Conventions Complete Subjects and Predicates Writing - Parody A parody is a written work that
imitates the style of another author or work, using humor or exaggeration. Let's read a parody of "Lewis and Clark and Me."
RWN p. 63 Key Features A parody is a humorous or exaggerated imitation of another written work.
A parody follows the style and voice of the original written work.
A parody makes a clear connection with the characters, setting, or subject of the original written work. Draw a box around a humorous or exaggerated part of this parody that reminds you of an event in "Lewis and Clark and Me." Read aloud parts of this parody that are similar to the style and voice in "Lewis and Clark and Me." Circle the characters, setting, and events in this parody that remind you of those in "Lewis and Clark and Me." Remember: a parody is an imaginative story that contains details about the characters and setting and that is related to the original story in a humorous or exaggerated way, Quick Write for Fluency 1. Talk about the important features of a parody.
2. Write a sentence summarizing what a parody is.
3. Read your sentence to a partner.
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