Concept Talk How do artists create special effects to entertain us?
Partner Share • Think about special effects you have seen during films or television shows. • Discuss the examples of special effects. • Where have you seen special effects?
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Let’s Talk About • Where are the two women, and what are they doing? • Why are they wearing special glasses? • What animal is scaring the people? • Where are they? • Is the shark real or an illusion?
Let’s Talk About • How was the shark created? • The girl wearing the red bug costume could be part of a play or exhibit too. • How do you think the costume and props were created?
Listen: The story “The Making of the Lord of the Rings” tells how this film was made. Listen for the words: • Digital effects • Illusion • Props • gruesome
Amazing Words • Gruesome-causing repulsion or horror, grisly • The troll was a fierce and gruesome beast. • Digital effects- lifelike objects created by a computer for use in a movie that cannot be filmed realistically • The dinosaurs in the movie were created with digital effects. • Teach your partner these words.
Amazing Words • Illusion- something that appears to be different from what it actually is • Wearing makeup and high heels gave the illusion that she was older and taller than she really is. • Props-a piece of furniture or small article used in staging a play • The person in charge of the props had to make sure everything the actors needed was in place on stage before the performance began. • Teach your partner these words.
Graphic Sources • Page EI-8 • Graphic sources are text features that make information easy to locate. • What are some examples of graphic sources? • Why is previewing graphic sources before reading a good idea? • How can we use graphic sources and the text together to understand what we read?
“Computer Art and What it Takes” • Page 450-Let’s look at the graphic sources first. • I see one type , a photograph, at the bottom of the page. • How does the photograph give me an overview of what we read in this story? • It shows a student creating some of the computer art discussed in the story.
Important Ideas • The first sentence in the second paragraph gives us an important idea. It tells us that you don’t need much equipment to create a computer graphics system. • The sentences in the second paragraph tell us about computer parts that make up the system.
Vocabulary • Background- what is seen behind the subject • The trees looked green in the background. • Landscape- view of scenery on land • The landscape was filled with harsh mountains. • Teach your partner these words
Vocabulary • miniature- small • They gave apples to the miniature ponies. • Prehistoric- relating to times before written history • Dinosaurs are from a prehistoric period. • Teach your partner these words
Vocabulary • reassembled- made whole again • She reassembled the doll house after her sister broke it. • Explosions- violent bursts • Explosions shook the windows and rattled the glasses on the shelf. Teach your partner these words
Spelling • Suffixes –un, -de, and –dis They all mean “not” when added to a word Today you are going to work on the word sort.
Prepositions Prepositions links nouns, pronouns, and phrases to other words in a sentence. The book is on the table. The book is beneath the table. She held the book over the table. She read the book during class.
Prepositional Phrases A prepositional phrase is made up of the preposition, its object and any related adjectives or adverbs. The children climbed the mountain without fear. The spider crawled slowly along the banister. He was sure his book was somewhere in his office.
Writing • Expository Writing • Nonfiction writing that gives information about a topic • Has a clear introduction • Details support main idea or topic sentences • Conclusion sums up the main points