• Reading:

    A Mr. Rubbish Mood HUMOROUS FICTION

    by Megan McDonald --- illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
    *Access Student Book 2 start on pg. 10
    Target Vocabulary: recycle, project, dripping, carton, complicated,global, rubbish, hardly, shade, pollution
    Vocabulary Strategy: Context clues
    Phonics Skills: Words with air, ear, are
    Comprehnsion Skills: Author's purpose -- use text details to tell why an author writes a book
    Comprehension Strategy: Monitor/clarify -- as you read, find a way to clear up what doesn't make sense
    Written Language:
        Adjectives are words that describe, or tell about, a noun.
    -Some adjectives tell what kind. An Adjective that tells what kind, usually comes before the noun it describes.
        We went for a long walk. (What kind of walk?)
    -Some adjectives tell how many. An adjective that tells how many comes before the noun it describes.
        She saw three birds in a nest. (How many birds?)
    -The adjectives this and that tell "which one."
        You should recycle that can. (Which can?)
    Vowel + /r/ sounds in air and fear
    Tic-Tac-Toe Menu -- see attachment at bottom of page

    1. air

    2. wear

    3. chair

    4. stairs

    5. bare

    6. bear

    7. hair

    8. care

    9. pear

    10. pair

    11. share

    12. near

    13. ear

    14. beard

    15. buy

    16. year

    17. earring

    18. compare