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Lesson 29 Day 2

Lesson 29 Day 2. The Planets By Gail Gibbons. Question of the Day. What new discoveries do you think scientists might make in outer space? If I were exploring outer space, I would look for ________. Today’s Read Aloud. Today we are going to read a poem called “The Planet Song” Purpose:

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Lesson 29 Day 2

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  1. Lesson 29 Day 2 The Planets By Gail Gibbons

  2. Question of the Day • What new discoveries do you think scientists might make in outer space? • If I were exploring outer space, I would look for ________. T300

  3. Today’s Read Aloud • Today we are going to read a poem called “The Planet Song” • Purpose: • Remember a rhyme is a poem, or set of lines that includes rhyming words. • Why might we read a poem? • for enjoyment • We will enjoy the rhyme more if we let the rhyming words help us focus on the order of the planets. T301

  4. The Planet Song We all know the planets’ names. We’ve said them many times. But try to say them this new way. It’s easy, and it rhymes. Say them with this little rhyme To help you memorize. The planets go in order – Not in placement, but in size! Start with Pluto (now a dwarf). Then, Mercury makes two. Mars and Venus sandwich Earth, While Neptune shines so blue. Uranus rocks around the sun. And Saturn’s many rings Can’t match the size of Jupiter, Who was, of Roman gods, the king. T301 Transparency R197

  5. Let’s Discuss the Rhyme • Why did the writer create this rhyme? • to help people memorize the planets • How do the rhyming words make the rhyme easy to read? • The rhyming words make it flow and have a light feeling. The words make it rhythmic. T301

  6. a a plane with two pairs of wingsubs a having two different cultures or backgroundss a two-wheeled vehicle a having two wheels a having two languagess T302 Transparency R198

  7. Phonics and Spelling Draw the chart in your journal and sort your spelling words in the chart.

  8. Robust Vocabulary • Turn to page 382-383 in your book. • Let’s read this page together. T305

  9. rotate • Something that rotates spins like a top. • The word is… • rotate • What is the word? • rotate • When your body rotates over and over, what happens? • What does “the sun rotates east to west” mean? T304

  10. steady • A light that is steady always looks the same and does not change or go out. • The word is… • steady • What is the word? • steady • Why do carpenters need to have steady hands? • What happens because solar winds are not steady?

  11. reflects • When something reflects light, the light bounces off the surface instead of passing through it. • The word is… • reflects • What is the word? • reflects • When you look in a mirror, what usually reflects back at you?

  12. surface • The surface of something is the to part of it. • The word is… • surface • What is the word? • surface • What does the surface of your desk feel like? • Why would a person weigh more on the sun’s surface than on Earth?

  13. evidence • Evidence is proof that something has happened. • The word is… • evidence • What is the word? • evidence • What evidence is there that you did your homework last night? • How are scientists collecting evidence about the northern lights?

  14. appear • How something appears is the way it looks or seems to be. • The word is… • appear • What is the word? • appear • If the sky appears gray, what might happen later? • What exciting thing appears in the sky near the North Pole?

  15. “The Planets” • Comprehension Strategy: • Monitor comprehension – Read ahead to find information that might help you better understand a passage. • Purpose: • One purpose for reading is to learn about a topic. • Genre: • Expository nonfiction • Gives you information about a topic. • Look for: • captions and labels that tell about illustrations. • facts and details that help you learn about a topic.

  16. “The Planets” • What is the title? • What is the author’s name? • What might you learn from the selection? • What did you learn? T307-318

  17. How do planets move and rotate? We live on Earth Planets orbit the sun. What are some features of each planet? Mercury – hot & cold. Venus – rotates opposite direction Earth – has life Mars – once had water Jupiter – gases form Great Red Spot Saturn – hundreds of rings Uranus – long orbit Neptune – looks blue Photo – cold and small Each planet has different features. T318 practice book p.249

  18. Fluency • Intonation • Good readers try to make their reading sound expressive by having their voices rise and fall (higher, lower) at the end of phrases and sentences. • They also use their voices to emphasize important words. • Turn to page 386-387 and listen as I read. • Now let’s Choral –read these pages. • Turn to your partner and read pages 388-389 using expression. T318

  19. infinite • Outer space is so large, that its size could be called infinite. • When there is so much of something that it cannot be measured, it is infinite. • The word is… • infinite • What is the word? • infinite • What could be infinite, love for a dog or a block of wood?

  20. expansive • Voyager II has given scientists an expansive view of Neptune. • Something that is expansive covers a very large area. • The word is… • expansive • What is the word? • expansive • What could be described as expansive, a palace or a log cabin? Voyager II

  21. Grammar: Punctuation - Commas • Commas are used to …. • in dates • addresses • before the word that joins two simple sentences in a compound sentence • list or series • to set apart a name T320

  22. Grammar: Punctuation - Commas • They were Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. • In this sentence commas are used in a list or series. • Another moon, called lo, has many active volcanoes. • In this sentence commas are used to set off a name, lo. T320

  23. Let’s Practice!!!!Where are commas needed? • Earth is the only planet on which plants animals and people live. • Earth is the only planet on which plants, animals, and people live. T320

  24. Let’s Practice!!!!Where are commas needed? • Earth has one moon and Jupiter has sixty-three moons. • Earth has one moon, and Jupiter has sixty-three moons. T320

  25. Let’s Practice!!!!Where are commas needed? • Neil Armstrong walked on the moon on July 20 1969. • Neil Armstrong walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. • Grammar p. 103 T320

  26. Writing • Paragraph That Contrasts • Identifies two things being contrasted • States the main idea • Includes a topic sentence • Uses examples and details to support and explain the topic T321

  27. Writing Turn to page 392-393 in your book and listen as I read. Let’s find facts about each planet. Hot during the day cold at night Hot day and night Made of rock and metal Made of gases Choose two planets to learn more about. Make a list of contrasting facts about those planets. Then write a topic sentence for your paragraph. T321

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