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Big Question:Why should we learn about cowboys? • Monday • Tuesday • Wednesday • Thursday • Friday
Today we will learn about: • Suffixes –ness and –less • Cause and Effect • Graphic Organizer • Commas in Compound Sentences
climate • cli – mate • Climate is the kind of weather that happens in a particular place. • The desert has a dry climate. • There is a lot of rain in a rain forest climate. • Florida has a much warmer climate than Michigan has.
livestock • live - stock • Animalssuch as cows or chickens that are raised on farms are called livestock. • The rancher’s livestock grazed in the fields. • It was Jeff’s responsibility to feed the livestock each morning.
occupation • oc – cu – pa – tion • An occupation is the work that a person does to earn a living. • A firefighter has a dangerous occupation. • My sister changed her occupation from a teacher to a lawyer.
Suffixes • useful - sadly • We studied words like this already. • What do you know about reading these words? • Today we’ll learn about adding suffixes –less and –ness to the end of words. • Each suffix has a special meaning. • -less - without • -ness - the quality of being ______
Suffixes • kind ness • This is a two-syllable word made from the base word kind and the suffix –ness. • You can chunk the word into its part—base words and the suffix. • Then cover the suffix, read the base word, and then blend the base word and the suffix to read the whole word. • kindness – the quality of being kind.
careless carelessly sadness friendless laziness useful usefulness hopeless hopelessly Suffixes
darkness painless fitness weakness bottomless sickness Suffixes
thoughtless fearless painlessly useless lonely watchfulness pointless actor carefully brightness graceful gentleness illness teacher awareness Suffixes
Cause and EffectGraphic Organizer • Remember A Birthday Basket for Tia. • What caused the musicians to begin to play their guitars and violins? • What would have happened if Tia had not entered the room? • Good readers understand what happened in a story and why it happened.
Cause and EffectGraphic Organizer • Sometimes there are clue words to help figure this out. • Look for the clue words because, so, and since. • It is important to understand what you read. A graphic organizer can help you understand what happened in a story and why it happened.