DO NOW The classroom expectation: You are sitting at your desk, silently reading a book from our classroom library for 10 minutes. Read Silently We read everyday to increase our reading level, our vocabulary, and our confidence! No phones; no music on. No sleeping. No talking. No bathroom breaks. You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Reading Log • Fill out the reading log that Ms. Sutherland gives you
Grammar Grammy • A COMPLETE Sentence is… • First, it begins with a capital letter. • In addition, it includes an end mark—either a period [ . ], question mark [ ? ], or exclamation point [ ! ]. • Most importantly, the complete sentence must contain at least one main clause. A main clause contains an independent subject and verb and expresses a complete thought.
What is complete/What is incomplete? • “yes, because my group made the structure stand” • “I do not know” • “it connects by making us think harder” • “I believe our group was successful, because we achieved the objective and worked together as a group.” • “If I could redo the challenge, I would have spent more time building different bases, rather than just using one base.
Quick Write DIRECTION: Silently, in your journal, write a 3 minute response to the prompt below. Response must be in complete sentences. Prompt: What would you do if you won the lottery? You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Vocabulary Quiz • On The Lottery! You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Anticipation Guide • Individually, fill out the anticipation guide--Agree/Disagree? • Discuss with partner what you wrote You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
While Reading The Lottery • Underline specific words that help picture the setting • Underline detail about the town’s lottery You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Review: What is the setting? • The setting of a story is the place where the story happens and the time when it happens. • The setting can be real or imaginary. • Characters interact with the setting to show and tell a story. • Setting helps the reader share what the characters see, hear, smell, and touch. You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
When your focus is setting, look for words that tell about: • Time of day, day of the week, month, or season (today, 3:00, Sunday, April, Fall) • Specific dates or historical details (July 4, 1776) • Place names, such as city, state, or country (Cambridge, Maryland, America) • Physical surroundings, such as weather, buildings, and landscape (rainy, castle, fields) You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Use Picture Clues to Identify Setting Winter Night Snowy Frozen Lake Cold Woods House Outside Farm Smell of Hay Barn Animal Sounds Day Dirt Grass Outside Spaceship Day Shadow Engine Noise Town/City Fields Clouds Hovering Red Light What words describe the settings? You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
The Setting Supports the Plot • The setting of the story should make sense to the plot. • Which of the pictures below shows a setting that would make sense in a story of a dog sled race like the Iditarod? You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Think-Pair-Share: • What details did you underline about the setting? • What things, thoughts, or feelings do you typically associate with these details? • Does this match the mood we discovered in the 1st paragraph? You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Stop and Fill out Graphic Organizer in your Journal You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!
Look For • How do people feel about the lottery? You matter, I matter, We matter, This matters!