Pushing Up the Sky by Joseph Buchac Genre: Play Vocabulary Strategy: Glossary Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose Comprehension Strategy: Summarize PowerPoint created by Michelle Harding – Fairhope Elementary
imagined languages overhead randomly Words to Know antlers poked narrator bumped
antlers bony, branching growths on the head of a male deer, elk, or moose a mule deer buck in Yosemite National Park, California a bull (male) elk a bull (male) moose in Denali National Park, Alaska
imagined made a picture or idea of something in your mind
languages human speech, spoken or written
narrator the person who tells a story
overhead over the head; on high; above Interstate 10 eastbound in Mobile, AL
poked pushed with force against someone or something
bumped hit yourself against something hard
randomly in no particular order
Is the -er in antler a suffix? gardener: someone who gardens dancer: someone who dances writer: someone who writes antler: someone who antles ??? NO!! It’s just the way the word is spelled!
narrator Someone who tells a story… narrative The story could be called a _______. A student will ______the story. He does the _______ for many plays. My sister has ______ our family skits before. I am _______ the next one, though! narrate narration narrated narrating
words and grammar people use to communicate: languages a system of hand movements used to communicate: sign language consisting of or related to language lingual able to speak and understand two languages: bilingual
In no particular order… random Winners will be drawn at random by computer. The computer randomly picks the winners.