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  • Lesson 4Day 4

  • Question of the DayWhat is your special talent?

    What talent would you most like to have?Why would you like to have this talent more than any other?T336


  • Read AloudWhy might we want to read the story Jumping for Joy?

    To learn or enjoy



  • Read Aloud

  • Read AloudWhat did Kiana wish for?

    Why did she wish for summer?t337


  • There are three different ways to form plurals.

    Adding s dog; dogs

    Adding es fox; foxes

    Changing y to an i and adding esbaby; babies



  • Tell whether each plural noun was formed by adding s, es, or changing the y to an i and adding es.

    clockspartiescatsfoxesdimesspiesbenches prizesT338add schange y to i, add esadd sadd es add schange y to i, add esadd esadd s


  • How many syllables do you hear?




  • Some nouns add a syllable when they are made plural.






  • ants, toys, flies, things, boxes, games, lines, rocks, wishes, ladies, dishes, babies, bushes, glasses, puppies, families, libraries, brothers, packages, melodies

    Sort the words into the correct column.

    Noun + sNoun + esChange y to i




  • Good readers read at a comfortable, steady pace and do not stumble over words. Good readers:pronounce words clearlylisten to themselves read to check their reading pace. T340


  • As I read a passage from Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut, I am going to read at an even speed so that I do not stumble when I get to a harder word. I am going to listen to myself read to hear if I am getting slower or speeding up when I should not be. Turn to page 124-125.Turn and read page 124 with your partner.

    Listen as I read. T340


  • Ellen Ochoa waited for another chance to become an astronaut. While she waited, she joined a space research center. There she helped astronauts learn more about space. She learned to fly a plane and found that she loved to fly.Read the passage with me.Read the passage with a partner.

  • Locate InformationRemember when you use information from a book, they need to list the title, author, publisher, and copyright dates.

    Index: An index is an alphabetical list found in the back of a book. An index lists topics, people, and places mentioned in the book and their page numbers. An index is helpful when searching for a certain word or topic in a book.

  • Locate InformationAldrin, Buzz, 13, 15Dunbar, Bonnie, 25, 28, 30Armstrong, Neil, 13, 14, 15Endeavour, 44, 47, 48Collins, Eileen, 35, 38Foale, Michael, 55, 57Collins, Michael, 23, 26Glenn, John, 5, 7, 9Columbia, 44, 45, 46Jemison, Mae, 45, 67, 70Discovery, 55, 56Ride, Sally, 23, 25, 47

    As you noticed the index is categorized alphabetically. If you were trying to find out about Sally Ride, you would look for the words Ride, Sally. On what pages would you find Sally Ride?

  • Use a DictionaryA dictionary provides information about many words. Remember that dictionaries list words in alphabetical order to make words easy to find. Guide words at the tops of the pages help you find the correct page on which an entry word is listed. The information in an entry includes:How the word is spelledWhat the word meansHow the word is pronouncedWhether the word is a noun, a verb, or another part of speech

  • Use a DictionaryDoctor (doc ter) Noun .1 a person who treats people when they are sick verb 2. to change something, to change how something looks.

    Im not sure how to say the word or what it means as I read. I find the entry word for mound on a page in the dictionary. To see how its pronounced, I look at the word in parentheses. I say mound. I then notice that mound is a noun. I see that it has two meanings numbered 1 and 2. I think about how the word is used in the sentence and check my idea with the two definitions in the dictionary entry.

    Mound (maund) Noun 1. a heap of something such as dirt or potatoes. 2 the raised area in the middle of a baseball diamond, from which the pitcher throws the ball.

  • What information can be found on a title or copyright page?title, author, publisher, publication dateWhen will you need this information?When you need to cite where you got information.T341


  • The glossary is like a mini-dictionary located at the back of many nonfiction books. A glossary contains definitions for words that are used in that book.As you are reading and come across a word you do not know, one place you can look for information about the words meaning is the glossary.T341


  • Use your Reading book to look up the following words:persevere

    Do you have to persevere through a hard math problem?



  • confidenceTell about a moment when you have had confidence. T341-343


  • ambitiousRaise your hand if you are ambitious.T341-343


  • attainName a goal you would like to attain.T341-343


  • inventiondisappointedThumbs up if you think a person who created an invention would be disappointed in these situations.The invention breaks when it is first used.The invention is a hit.The invention does not work.T341-343


  • talentedapplyWhy would an employer be glad to have a talented person apply for a job?T341-343


  • researchRaise your hand if what I name is something you would have to research before you write about it. a biography of an astronauta newsletter about a tripa story about a princea report about spaceT341-343


  • 1. Puppys and Kittens are often good friends.

    2. dont drop those bowl and spoon.

    3. How many box can you carry!



  • Compound Subjects & PredicatesThe subject is who or what a sentence is about.A compound subject has more than one subject.For example:Dolphins and whales live in the ocean.Dolphins and whales is a compound subject.

  • Compound Subjects & PredicatesA predicate is what the suject does.A compound predicate has more than one verb.For example:The twin girls sang and rode bicycles. sang and rode is the compound predicate.

  • Compound Subjects and PredicatesFind the compound subject in this sentence.Jeffrey and Anna wash the dishes.Jeffrey and AnnaFind the compound predicate in this sentence.Louise sweeps and mops the floor. sweeps and mops the floor.Write 2 sentences about chores. One needs to have a compound subject and the other one needs a compound predicate.T344


  • Writing:A BiographyIs the story of a real persons life as told by another person.Begins when the person is born or is very young.Is usually told in time order.Gives dates and place names.Includes facts about what the person has done. Uses he or she, his or her.T345


  • Writing:A BiographyRemember that the organization of a biography is very important. Presenting events in the order in which they happened and including dates or ages guides the reader as he or she reads a persons life story.T345



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