Vocabulary & Amazing Words: Arcade Games Jigword Matchword Speedword Wordsearch Word Web Spelling City-Voc. Spelling City-Amazing Spelling Words: Speedword Word Web Quia Games Spelling City High Frequency Words Fill-in-the Blank Spelling City Review Games
Big Question:Where do creative ideas come from? • Monday • Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
Today we will learn about: • Amazing Words • Comparative endings • Cause/effect • Verbs: am, is, are, was, were
excel • ex – cel • When you excel at something, you’re better than most people at it. • Kayla excels at math. • Inventors excel in creative thinking.
process • proc – ess • When you process something, you prepare it by following a set of steps. • My raincoat has been processed to make it waterproof. • People process peanuts into many things, including shaving cream and shampoo.
research • re – search • Research means a very careful investigation or hunting for facts. • I did a lot of research to make sure the facts in my report about weather were correct. • People found many ways to use peanuts through research.
Comparative Endings • joking - dried • What do you know about reading these words? • Both has a base word, an ending and a spelling change. • What are the endings? • What are the spelling changes? • Today you’ll learn about the endings –er and –est.
Comparative Endings • funnier - funniest • The base word in these words is funny. What spelling changes do you see? • To blend these words, read one chunk, or syllable, at a time and then blend the chunks together: • fun, ni, er, funnier; fun, ni, est, funniest
Comparative Endings • We add –er to words when we compare two things. • My joke is funnier than yours.
Comparative Endings • We add –est to words when we compare three things: • Kelly told the funniest joke of all.
Comparative Endings • Chunk the word into parts, the base word and the ending. • See if the base word has a spelling change. • Read the chunks from left to right and then blend all the chunks together.
Comparative Endings • slow, slower, slowest • big, bigger, biggest • polite, politer, politest • fluffy, fluffier, fluffiest • sunny, sunnier, sunniest • long, longer, longest • mad, madder, maddest • fine, finer, finest
hottest rarest lovelier biggest braver funniest maddest tamest healthiest fatter later sunnier thinner safest scarier Comparative Endings
Word Family Rhymes – bead read plead
Word Family Rhymes – cold hold mold fold gold told sold scold
Cause and Effect • Most things happen for a reason. • Good readers ask themselves what happens and why it happens. • Paying attention to why things happen helps you understand what you read.
Read-Aloud Louis Braille
Daily Fix-It he am the hapiest dog He is the happiest dog. where is their a place too sit Where is there a place to sit?
Verbs: am, is, are, was, were • A verb can tell what someone or something is doing. • A verb can show something that happens now, in the past, or in the future.
Verbs: am, is, are, was, were • The verbs am, is, are, was, and were do not show action. • They show what someone or something is or was. • These verbs are forms of the verb to be.
Verbs: am, is, are, was, were • The verbs am, is, and are, tell about now. • I am an inventor. • Jen is an inventor. • Des and Ali are inventors.