Genre: Humorous Fiction
Written By Sharon Creech
Illustrated By Harry Bliss
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Context Clues Flipchart- A Fine, Fine School
Grammar Snap Video - What is a Sentence
Clean up your grammar - nouns and verbs
PhonicsShort Vowels a, e, i, o, uA word with one vowel followed by a consonant usually has a short vowel sound.Words with the VCCV PatternA VCCV word is a word that has a vowel (V), then a consonant (C), then another consonant (C), then a vowel (V).An example of a VCCV word is picnic.When a word has a VCCV pattern, the syllables are divided between the two consonants.
Most VCCV words have short vowel sounds in each syllable.
How is learning at school different from learning at home?
When good readers read aloud, they read with accuracy. This means they read the words correctly. Good readers do not have to sound out every word. Instead they recognize words they already know. This allows them to read more fluently and pay more attention to the meaning of the story.
Target Skill: Story StructureCharacters: the people and animals in the storySetting: when and where the story takes placePlot: the order of story eventsProblem: usually introduced at the beginningEvents tell how characters try to solvethe problem.Solution: the way a story's problem is solvedusually at the end of the story
ResourcesTarget Skill: Analyze IllustrationsTarget Strategy: SummarizeWhen we summarize, we briefly tell the important parts of a story in our own words.Answer these five questions to summarize a story:WHOWHEREWHENWHATWHYResources