Unit 1 Lesson 4
Why is everyone's role on a project important?
Genre: Historical Fiction
Written by Eve Bunting
Illustrated by C.F. PayneFluency
When good readers read aloud, they read with expression. This means that they change their voices to match the characters' emotions, and they use facial expressions and gestures. Expression makes the story more interesting to hear. When readers match their expression to the meaning of the story, they and their listeners will understand it better.
Target Skill: Compare and Contrast
When you compare and contrast, you find the ways that things are similar and different. When you compare things, you say what is the same about them. When you contrast, you say what is different.
When you read, look for compare and contrast signal words such as like, unlike, same, different, and, but, too, also, andboth.
Target Skill: Story Structure
Target Strategy: Infer/Predict
Inferring is similar to drawing conclusions. When readers infer, they use what they know to figure out things that the author does not tell in the text.
foggy - filled with thick mist or low clouds
stretch - to spread out
crew - a group of people doing work
balancing - keeping steady
tide - the rise and fall of the sea
cling - to hold tightly to something
excitement - the feeling of being stirred up
disappears - passes from sight
Long o Spelled oa, ow
The vowel pairs oa and ow make the long o sound.
In the spelling oa, the a is silent.
There are exceptions to the ow rule (how, cow, now)
Long o Spelled oa
Long o - oa Song
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge
What do you know about the Golden Gate Bridge?
The Impossible Bridge
How to Build a Durable Bridge
Long o - oa Song
Long o (oa) Video