Big Question: Why is it important to know about the universe? Author: Seymour Simon Genre: Expository Nonfiction
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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Big Question: Why is it important to know about the universe?
Vocabulary Words More Words to Know Vocabulary Words • astronomers • collapse • collide • compact • galaxy • particles • cosmic • optimistic • outbursts • celestial • constellations • orb
Today we will learn about: • Build Concepts • Main Idea • Monitor and Fix Up • Build Background • Vocabulary • Fluency: Model Tempo and Rate • Grammar: Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Spelling: Multisyllabic Words • Outer Space
Fluency: Model Tempo & Rate • Listen as I read “The Five Wanderers’ of the Ancient Skies.” • As I read, notice that I will read at a fairly slow, deliberate rate because the selection is informative text that contains many ideas for readers to process and connect. • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
Fluency: Model Tempo & Rate • Who are the five “wanderers” of the ancient skies? • Why do you think our ancient ancestors were so interested in studying the universe?
Concept Vocabulary • celestial– of the sky or outer space • constellations – a group of stars that forms a pattern • orb – sphere • (Next Slide)
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Prior Knowledge • This week’s audio explores a planetarium. After you listen, we will discuss what you found out about the planetarium as well as the universe around us.
Vocabulary Words • astronomers– experts in the science that deals with the Sun, Moon, planets, stars, and galaxies • collapse – to cave in • collide – to strike violently together • compact – firmly packed together
Vocabulary Words • galaxy – a group of billions of stars forming one system • particles –extremely small units of matter
More Words to Know • cosmic – having to do with the whole universe • optimistic – hoping for the best • outbursts – acts of bursting forth • (Next Slide)
claire thought the martian costume look rediculous • Clair thought the Martian costume looked ridiculous. • have you ever heard of monkies in space • Have you ever heard of monkeys in space?
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • With a high-powered telescope, scientists discovered fifteen hundred galaxies in different stages of their lives. • Scientists and galaxies are regular plural nouns. They are formed by adding –s or –iesto the singular noun. Lives is an irregular plural noun. It changes spelling.
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Plural nouns name more than one person, place, or thing. • Most plural nouns are formed by adding –s. • picture/pictures, wing/wings, pattern/patterns, day/days
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Add –esto nouns ending in ch, sh, x, z, s, and ss. • bunch/bunches, wish/wishes, box/boxes, class/classes • If a noun ends in a consonant and y, change y to iand add –es. • berry/berries, spy/spies
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Some nouns have irregular plural forms. They change spelling. • mouse/mice, goose/geese, child/children, woman/women • For most nouns that end in f or fe, change f to v and add –es. • leaf/leaves, knife/knives, calf/calves, wife/wives
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Some nouns have the same singular and plural forms. • sheep, deer, moose, headquarters, series • For compound nouns, make only the important word plural. • fathers-in-law, secretaries of state
Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • When a noun ends in a vowel and o, add –s. • video/videos, radio/radios • Check a dictionary for plurals of nouns ending in a consonant and o: • photo/photos, potato/potatoes, tomato/tomatoes, hero/heroes
Regular & Irregular Plural NounsWhat is the plural form of the noun in parentheses? • How many _____ (galaxy) are there in the universe? • galaxies • Micah took two ____ (photo) of the eclipse. • photos
Regular & Irregular Plural NounsWhat is the plural form of the noun in parentheses? • Both of my ____ (brother-in-law) are stargazers. • brothers-in-law • People sat on their ____ (porch) to see the comet. • porches
Regular & Irregular Plural NounsWhat is the plural form of the noun in parentheses? • How many ____ (child) are in your young scientists’ club? • children • We raked ____ (leaf) until the sun set. • leaves
Regular & Irregular Plural NounsWhat is the plural form of the noun in parentheses? • Our teacher used ____ (tomato) to represent planets. • tomatoes • We watched two video ____ (series) about asteroids. • series
Regular & Irregular Plural NounsWhat is the plural form of the noun in parentheses? • How many ____ (woman) astronauts have flown in space? • women • Astronauts risk their ____ (life) in space. • lives
Today we will learn about: • Word Structure • Main Idea • Generalize • Vocabulary • Fluency: Choral Reading • Grammar: Regular & Irregular Plural Nouns • Spelling: Multisyllabic Words • Science: The Telescope Satellite • How Stars Are Named • Outer Space
Fluency: Choral Reading • Turn to page 152,first paragraph. • As I read, notice how I pause at periods and other punctuation. • We will practice as a class doing three choral readings of this paragraph.