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Lesson 2The Day Eddie Met the AuthorQuestion of the DayWhat questions would you like to ask an author?I would like to ask an author _______.Question of the DayBooks can entertain and teach us. They can be friends when we are lonely, or they can be something to share with a new friend.Think of your favorite book.Why is your favorite?What would you like to know about how that book was written? What do you want to know about the person who wrote it?T124Todays Read AloudThe Science Project Jean made a wonderful volcano for her science project. It showed all the different parts inside the volcano. She thought she could win a prize at the Science Fair. Still, she was nervous. She adjusted the volcano again and again. She practiced explaining it and answering questions. But other projects were great, too. Her friend Luis had built a small cave with rocks that glowed.Todays Read AloudThe Science ProjectWhen the day of the fair came, Jean carefully carried her project up the path into school. She was so excited, the heavy volcano didnt seem to weigh anything at all--until she tripped. The volcano crashed to the ground. Pieces were all over the place. What would she do?Todays Read AloudThe Science Project Just then, Luis came by. Oh, no! he said. Then, without another word, he started gathering up pieces and putting them back in place. In no time, Jean and Luis had the volcano back together. It doesnt look quite as good as before, but it will do, said jean. Yes, said Luis, but now it looks as if it really did erupt!The Science ProjectWhat happens to Jean?What message does the author have for the reader?T125Root Words: Endings-ed, -ingThe rabbits jump.The rabbits are jumping. The rabbits jumped.These endings are added to make the verb tell when something happened.Root Words: Endings-ed, -ingThe rabbits jump. The verb jump is the root word and tells what the rabbits do. When we add ing to jump, the word jumping tells us that something is happening now. When we add ed to jump, the word jumped tells us that the rabbits jumped in the past.Root Words: Endings-ed, -ingPlease add the endings ed and ing to these words:Pack Bump Hunt Thank Plant Want Burn Mend SmellT126Spelling1. Saved: I saved my allowance.2. Moved: My friend moved to Alaska3. Riding: I like riding my bicycle.4. Waking: Waking up in the morning can be difficult!5. Pulled: Paco pulled the door closed.6. Taking: Do you like taking test?7. Hopped: Ruby hopped on one foot.Spelling8. Baking: Nancy and Chan are baking bread.9. Picked: Last summer, I picked some blueberries.10. Having: Is everybody having a good time?11. Letting: Mr. Kane is letting us play ball today.12. Running: Omika is running faster the her friends.13. Drawing: Maria is drawing a picture of her house.14. Folded: Charles folded his napkin.15. Shopped: I shopped for groceries yesterday.Spelling Challenge Words16. Freezing: It is freezing in the winter in New York.17. Equipped: My new bike is equipped with a bell.18. Dancing: My sister is dancing in a show.19. Happening: what is happening down the street?20. Quitting: Sam is quitting the team.Characters and SettingOpen your books to page 52!As I begin to read a story, I think about who the author is telling about. This is probably the main character. Then when I read on , I think about what the character says and does, and I look for other characters. I also think about the setting of the story.T128Characters and SettingLets read page 53. Draw this graph and fill it out.CharactersSettingStory EventsCharacters and Setting Stan wanted to do everything his older brother, Bill, did. Bill was playing catch on the playground with his friend Mike. They were throwing a football. May I play? Stan asked. Sure, if you can catch it, Bill said.He threw the ball high in the air. Stan ran and held his hands together. The ball landed right in his hands!Nice catch, Bill said. You can join us.Characters and SettingFill in your graphic organizer!Who are the characters?What is the setting?What are the story events?Read Aloud AnthologyTiger, TigerYou are going to listen to a poem that tells a story. In this poem, the last words of each pair of lines rhyme, or have the same ending sound. You should listen to this poem to hear the rhymes and to enjoy the story.I know that Tiger, Tiger! is a poem, so Ill listen for rhyming words. Ill also listen for the rhythm, or the sound pattern, in the poem.Tiger, Tiger!Remember characters are people or animals in a story or poem, and the setting is when and where the story or poem takes place.Who are the characters in Tiger, Tiger?What is the setting?Where is the tiger and narrator at?T130VocabularyConquer- When you conquer something, such as a problem, you win against it and overcome it.Resistance- When you do not want something to happen.Ponder- When you take time to think about an idea.Anticipation- When you feel excited because something is about to happen.Assembly-Is a group of people who have gathered for a reason.VocabularyDismiss- to give permission to leave.Squirmed- You keep wiggling around as if you were uncomfortable.Plenty- When you have more than enoughPatchwork- Cloth made by sewing together small pieces of different fabrics.Autographed- When you sign your name on something. DOLCorrect these sentences!i broke my wotch.have you saw it?T132IwatchHseenCommands and ExclamationsRemember that a sentence is a group of words that begins with a capital letter, has an end mark, and tells a complete thought.We just learned about Statements and Questions!There are two other kind of sentences. One shows strong feelings and ends with an exclamation point, for example, That is amazing!T132Commands and ExclamationsAnother type of sentence orders a person to do something and ends with a period, for example, Put your books away. If it is to be read with urgency, it ends with an exclamation mark, for example, Watch Out!Commands and ExclamationsListen to how I read these sentences with expression.Do not touch the oven.Do not touch the oven!Commands and ExclamationsWrite the correct endings for these sentences.Finish your homework before we eatHow long should we waitI found a quarterPlease, spell your last name for meThat was a great partyDo you want to enter the contestCommands and ExclamationsYour sentences should look like these!Finish your homework before we eat (.)How long should we wait (?)I found a quarter (!)Please, spell your last name for me (.)That was a great party (.)Do you want to enter the contest (?)Writing: InterviewAn interview is a conversation in which on person asks questions and someone else answers. These people might use an interview: reporters, students interviewing a visitor, for research.An interviewer writes questions ahead of time that will encourage the person being interviewed to give details as he or she answers.During an interview, the interviewer writes down the answers. Later this week you will interview one of your classmates.T133Writing: InterviewThis is an interview between Mike and his classmate, Deanna.Mike: What do you do for fun? Why do you like to do what you do?Deanna: I play soccer. I like being on a team. I like to play goalie. Being goalie is very important because without me, the other team would win every time!Mike: What is the most interesting place you have been? What made it special to you?Deanna: My family went to the farm were my great-great-grandmother was born. She lived there all her life. The people would live there now let us look around We saw the barn and the pond. We saw the trees my great-great-grandmother planted.*****************************

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