Reading:Life on the Ice INFORMATIONAL TEXTby Susan E. Goodman --- photographs by Michael J. Doolittle*Access Student Book 2 start on pg. 136Target Vocabulary: shelter, layer, constant, climate, wilderness, region, unexpected, gliding, overheated, colonyVocabulary Strategy: Using a dictionary/glossaryPhonics Skills: Compound wordsComprehnsion Skills: Main ideas and details -- tell important ideas and details about a topicComprehension Strategy: Infer/predict -- use clues to figure out more about the selectionWritten Language:ContractionsYou can put together two words and make a contraction. An apostrophe (') takes the place of any letter or letters taht are left out. Many contractions combine a verb with not. The contraction won't is special. You form it from the words will not and change the spelling.Ice-skating is not alwasy a lot of fun.Ice-skating isn't always a lot of fun.The air was not very warm last night.The air wasn't very warm last night.You can put a pronoun and a verb together into one word to make a contraction. An apostrophe replaces the letter or letter that are left out.My aunt says that she is afraid of snow.My aunt says that she's afraid of snow.We will drive her home tomorrow.We'll drive her home tomorrow.
Spelling:Compound WordsTic-Tac-Toe Menu -- see attachment at bottom of page
- BrainPop-Contractions --Works only during school day with name/password. Play the movie on the right and then click to play the quiz when the movie has finished.
- Contractions #1
- Who Wants to be a Millionaire-Contractions #1
- Who Wants to be a Millionaire-Contractions #2