Dinosaurs Travel A Guide for Families on the Go
Vocabulay for Dinosaurs Travel
About the Book Story by Laurie Krasny Brown Illustrations by Marc Brown The author _____________ writes the stories. The illustrator _________ draws the pictures. Summary:The students will follow a lovable group of dinosaurs as they prepare for and take various trips both long and short.
Genre –Nonfiction: Informational Book` An informational book gives information about a topic. • Look for: • Headings that tell you what a page is about. • Facts that are presented in a way that makes sense.
Meet the Author and Illustrator: Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown Laurie Brown wrote the story Dinosaurs Travel and her husband Marc Brown drew the pictures. When she starts a new book; she reads all she can on the subject. Next she makes a list of what she wants to put in the book. Then she writes and rewrites. Then she gets someone she knows to read it. Marc Brown’s art studio is in his house. Marc Brown started drawing and telling stories at a very young age. He likes to draw dinosaurs because they are powerful animals and he wants his readers to feel powerful too.
Glossary Time • Put your reading book on your desk. • Open your book to the glossary. • When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.
cassette - case with tape inside used to record music Before the CD, a cassette was the most preferred way to listen to music.
companions companions- people who come along with someone • Jessica and her companions decided to go ice skating.
luggage • - suitcases or boxes used by travelers • We got Dad a new set of luggage for Father’s Day.
relatives - part of the same family This kitten is not a relative of this rabbit family.
sturdy - strong and made to last • This sturdy park bench should last many years.
Vocabulary Review • Say the words. • Read the sentences. • Fill in the blank
You need a pair of _________ boots to go hiking this weekend. luggage cassette sturdy companions relatives
The porter is taking the ______to the car. sturdy cassette companions relatives luggage
All of my _________ got together for this family picture. luggage companions cassette relatives sturdy
This boom box will play our story ______________. companions cassette luggage relatives sturdy
Jason and his __________ had a blast climbing the huge, old tree. luggage relatives cassette companions sturdy
Grade 2, Theme 3 Dinosaurs TravelVocabulary Review • cassette - case with tape inside used to record music • companions - people who come along with someone • luggage - suitcases or boxes used by travelers • relatives - people of the same family • sturdy - strong and made to last
Match the meaning to the word. • - case with tape inside used to record music • - people who come along with someone • - suitcases or boxes used by travelers • - people of the same family • - strong and made to last D • relatives___ • companions__ • cassette ___ • sturdy ____ • luggage ____ B A E C
The End Enjoy your story. Anne Miller
Skill Practice: Dinosaurs Travel • High Frequency Practice • Similarities and Differences in Characters • Similarities and Differences in Events • Similarities and Differences in Settings • Working With Words Interactive Game by Mark Cogan for Elem. Test Prep • Plurals 1 - add 's' or 'es' • Plurals 2 - see if you know the rule • Plurals 3 - yet another rule
oo and ou activity • oo and ou fill in the blanks • Vocabularyhttp://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/trophies/homework_helper/grade2/vol_02/theme_03/week_03/vocab.htmlhttp://www.vrml.k12.la.us/dot/read6/VOCDinosaursTravel.aspDefinitionshttp://www.vrml.k12.la.us/dcarroll/Quizzes/Trophies%20Reading/Dinosaurs%20Travel%20-%20Definitions.htm • Matchinghttp://www.vrml.k12.la.us/dcarroll/Quizzes/Trophies%20Reading/Dinosaurs%20Travel%20-%20Matching%20Definitions.htm • In Contexthttp://www.vrml.k12.la.us/dcarroll/Quizzes/Trophies%20Reading/Dinosaurs%20Travel%20-%20In%20Context.htm • Grammar Gold - Go, Do, and See & Commas in Place Names and Dates
Activities for Dinosaurs Travel • Dinosaur Riddleshttp://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/dino/riddles.html • Dinosaur Gameshttp://www.kidsdomain.com/games/dino.htmlhttp://www.mantyweb.com/dinosaur/dinosaur_games.htmhttp://www.bry-backmanor.org/actpag50.html • Dinosaur Printableshttp://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/dino/print.html • Numerous Dinosaur Siteshttp://www.kidsturncentral.com/links/dinolinks.htm • Dinosaur Webquesthttp://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/webquests/dino/dinowq.htm#Introduction • Dinosaur Creative Writing Ideashttp://www.abcteach.com/Dinosaurs/dinowrite.htm