Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon Day 1 Day 4 Day 2Day 5 Day 3 Vocabulary Definitions Vocabulary Sentences Additional Resources By: Sy Montgomery
Study Skills • Genre: Expository Nonfiction • Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast • Comprehension Strategy:Visualize • Review Skill: Generalize • Vocabulary: Multi-Meaning Words
Genre: Expository Nonfiction • Expository Nonfiction provides factual information about a topic.
Summary One of the most mysterious animals on the planet is the pink dolphin. Meet this unique and fascinating creature as you explore the rain forest with your South American guide.
Skill Review- Generalize • A generalization is a broad statement or rule that applies to many examples. • Clue words: all, most, always, usually, generally
Day 1 - Question of the Week • What can explain animal behavior?
Vocabulary - Say It • aquarium • surface • glimpses • dolphins • flexible • enchanted • pulses
More Words to Know destination teem submerged agility endowed relationship
Comprehension Strategy-Visualize • Good readers visualize as they read. • This means they create pictures in their minds. • Sensory words such as sticky and crackle can help you experience what you are reading.
Compare and Contrast Australian Rain Forest South American Rain Forest Alike many animals live here 1.____________________________ Different scarlet macaw 4.______________________ 5.______________________ Different birds of paradise 2._____________________ 3.______________________
1. Bob paddled threw the jungel in search of the pink dolphin. 2. He gone on the trip last year with Carlos and I.
Spelling WordsFinal le, al, en • frighten • tangle • mumble • oval • marble • spiral • animal • paddle • diagonal • threaten
Spelling WordsFinal le, al, en • citizen • single • needle • natural • several • national • jungle • given • eleven • chicken
CHALLENGE • strengthen • cubicle • knuckle • individual • three-dimensional
Day 2-Question of the Day • Why do you think a pink dolphin is called encantado, or “enchanted” ?
Vocabulary Skill: Multiple-Meaning Words • A multiple-meaning word is a word with more than one meaning.
surface the top of the ground or soil, or of a body of water or other liquid
aquarium building used for showing collections of live fish, water animals, and water plants
pulses regular, measured beats
any of numerous sea mammals related to the whale, but smaller. Dolphins have beaklike snouts and remarkable intelligence. dolphins
glimpses short, quick views or looks
enchanted delighted greatly; charmed; magical
flexible easily bent; not stiff; bending without breaking; stretchable
teem to be full of; abound; swarm
submerged put under water; covered with water
agility the ability to move quickly and easily; nimbleness
relationship condition that exists between people or groups that deal with each other
endowed born with; provided with some ability, quality, or talent
Weekly Fluency Check -Fluency • Fluency is when you group words that go together, pausing after phrases and sentences. • This makes reading sound smooth and helps convey meaning. • Read aloud the last 4 paragraphs of pg. 428.
3. What an amazing color. That dolphin is. 4. It has long flippers and it’s body is very flexible.
United Streaming Videos • Pronouns
Group Work • Readers & WB 164 • Language Arts WB 65 • Spelling WB 66 • Tri-fold section 2 • Quia Game- Context Clues
Context Clues- Quia Game • Game
Day 3 - Question of the Day • Why do you think the pink dolphins’ behavior remains a mystery today?
Review Questions • How are pink dolphins and ocean dolphins alike? • Why would ocean dolphins not be able to survive in the Amazon River? • Why was one section called “Nightmare Dream World”? • Why are pink dolphins difficult to study?
Review Questions • Why do dolphins send out beams from their foreheads? • How are pink dolphins and people alike according to this selection? • How are dolphins and submarines alike? • Why does this author seem to speak directly to the reader?