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  1. INTERRUPTED JOURNEYSaving Endangered Sea Turtles By Kathryn Lasky

  2. Question of the Day What types of animals do you know that take a journey each year? Day1

  3. Read Aloud • You will be listening to a informational narrative story called “Lending a Paw.” • Informational Narratives • give information about a topic. • are told in an interesting way. You are listening to learn about the topic. Day1

  4. Why do you think it’s important for the dogs in Pet Partners to remain calm? 2. The word indescribable means “something that cannot be described.” 3. Would you like to volunteer in a program like Pet Partners? Why or why not? Day1

  5. Please turn to pages 538-539 in your Reading Textbooks. The author’s purpose, or reason, for writing may be to entertain, to inform, or to persuade. Readers can use the genre of a selection to determine the author’s purpose. Nonfiction is often used to inform, or to persuade. The author’s perspective is the author’s viewpoint, or feelings, about the subject. Day1

  6. This passage is nonfiction. Nonfiction is often used to inform or persuade. The author gives facts about the efforts of rescuers to save pets after a hurricane. The author probably wrote to inform readers about those effects. Day1

  7. What is the author’s purpose if the passage contains . . . Facts or true Information? to Inform or Teach Fiction? to Entertain Tries to get you to do something? to Persuade or Convince

  8. It was a glorious morning in Alabama. The sun was shining through the trees. Alan couldn't wait to find his fishing pole and call his friend Sam to go fishing. They had a great time on these early morning fishing trips. They took their dogs with them and the dogs would swim in the lake while they fished. It was so funny to watch those dogs paddle around the lake. to Inform to Persuade to Entertain

  9. The Slim-O-Matic will cause you to loose pounds and inches from your body in one month. This amazing machine helps you to exercise correctly and provides an easy video to show you the proper way to exercise. Send $75.99 and begin exercising today. to Inform to Persuade to Entertain

  10. A summary does not include minor details. A summary should present ideas in the same order as the selection. Summarize When you summarize a selection, you retell the most of the important events or ideas. A summary should be told in the reader’s own words but should not change any of the author’s ideas. Day1

  11. To summarize while reading, you should pause from time to time to recall what you have read. Sum up the important points, but don’t pause too long. You don’t want to lose track of what you are reading. Summarizing while you read can help you understand and remember what you read. Day1

  12. Robust Vocabulary Day1

  13. The turtle was basking in the sun on the chilly, fall morning. basking – if an animal is basking, it is exposing itself to warmth in the sun. Day1

  14. Sleek - something that is sleek is smooth. The sleek water looked like glass. Day1

  15. Water is vital for living organisms. vital – something that is vital is necessary for life. Day1

  16. damage – if you damage something, you harm or injure it. The golf-ball size hail damaged Mrs. Terrell’s car. Day1

  17. analyzing – a scientist who is analyzing something is studying closely to figure out how it works or what it is made of. The scientist is analyzing the possible cancer cure medicines. Day1

  18. It is important to be sure your smoke alarm has working batteries so it may correctly and effectively detect smoke. detect– when you detect something, you notice or discover it. Day1

  19. What is vital to the survival of the Florida panther? What characteristics make the Florida panther a sleek creature? Turn to page 540 and 541 in your Reading textbook. Why might a Florida panther be basking in the early morning sunlight? Day1

  20. How do you think researchers went about analyzing the panther’s blood and tissue? What did the researchers detect as a possible cause for the decline of the Florida panthers? What else can damage the healthy growth of panthers? Day1

  21. Centers • Readers Circle • Practice Reading Rate • Good Readers read at a rate that is neither to slow nor to fact. • Maintain a rate that is appropriate for the text • Answer the Guided Questions from the story using your books. • Spelling • Complete Spelling packet • Spelling City • Teacher Directed • Small group Day1

  22. Question of the Day Why is it important to rescue sea turtles caught in cold waters? Day2

  23. Read Aloud • You will be listening to a informational narrative story called “Lending a Paw.” • Informational Narratives • give information about a topic. • Is told in an interesting way. You are listening to learn about the topic. Day2

  24. Author’s Purpose and Perspective Nonfiction is often written to inform or to persuade; fiction is often written to entertain. An author may have more than one purpose. For example, a writer’s main purpose for writing about a science topic may be to inform, but the author may also include humorous facts or examples to entertain readers as they learn. Readers can use clues and details in the text, such as the author’s word choice or characters’ feelings and actions, to determine the author’s purpose and perspective. Day2

  25. Let’s review some examples of Author’s Purpose Day1

  26. The Underground Railroad was a secret organization which helped slaves escape to freedom. Many slaves were able to escape because of the conductors and station masters. The northern states were free states and slaves were free once they arrived in the north. Secret codes and signals were used to identify the conductors and station masters. to Inform to Persuade to Entertain

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  28. to Inform to Persuade to Entertain Thomas was not happy one little bit. His sister, Susan was making honor roll again. His parents would allow her to do anything she wanted to do. Thomas was not making honor roll this time and he was not going to be allowed to do all the things he wanted to do. Poor Thomas! He would just have to study harder and get back on the honor roll.

  29. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867 in Pepin, Wisconsin to Charles and Caroline Ingalls. She met and married Almanzo James Wilder in 1885. She published many books based on her travels to the west. Her writing became the basis for the " Little House" series She died in 1957. to Inform to Persuade to Entertain

  30. A summary does not include minor details. A summary should present ideas in the same order as the selection. Summarize When you summarize a selection, you retell the most of the important events or ideas. A summary should be told in the reader’s own words but should not change any of the author’s ideas. Day2

  31. Robust Vocabulary Day2

  32. Why would a turtle be basking in a bay for three months? basking – if an animal is basking, it is exposing itself to warmth in the sun. Day2

  33. Sleek - something that is sleek is smooth. Do you think wet sand looks sleek? Day 2

  34. Do you think the cause Max works for is vital? Explain. vital – something that is vital is necessary for life. Day2

  35. damage – if you damage something, you harm or injure it. Name something that can damage a turtle’s shell? Day2

  36. analyzing – a scientist who is analyzing something is studying closely to figure out how it works or what it is made of. What is the purpose of analyzing the turtle’s blood? Day2

  37. What do both Max and the veterinarians detect when they observe Yellow-Blue? detect– when you detect something, you notice or discover it. Day2

  38. Centers • Readers Circle • Practice Reading Rate • Good Readers read at a rate that is neither to slow nor to fact. • Maintain a rate that is appropriate for the text • Answer the Guided Questions from the story using your books. • Spelling • Complete Spelling packet • Spelling City • Teacher Directed • Small group Day1

  39. Question of the Day Think of a time when someone persuaded you to do something. How did the person persuade you? Why was the person’s method effective? Day3

  40. Author’s Purpose Click here for Author's Purpose Activities Day3

  41. Robust Vocabulary Day 3

  42. If you are analyzing a book, are you looking closely at the details or skimming for big ideas? Day 3

  43. Describe a day when you might be basking in the grass. Day 3

  44. If a vase was damagedduring shipping, what did it look like when you received it? Day 3

  45. What is something that is vital for you to do to be successful in school? Day 3

  46. Name a profession that would involve detecting things. Day 3

  47. Describe an animal that is sleek? Day 3

  48. Question of the Day What is a cause that you consider vital? Why? Day4

  49. Author’s Purpose • Click here to play a review game about Author's Purpose!

  50. Robust Vocabulary Day 4