Guess the Covered Word - Jefferson County Public Schools

Guess the Covered Word - Jefferson County Public Schools

Grace and the Time Machine Compiled by: Terry Sams PES from Starring Grace by Mary Hoffman

adapted for Story Theater by Donald Abramson illustrated by Matthew Faulkner Summary Grace and her friends build a time machine powered by

imagination. Using the memories of Graces grandmother and Mrs. Myerson, a neighbor, everyone has fun experiencing far-off places such as Gambia, Trinidad, and Heidelberg.

Study Skills Genre: Fiction Comprehension Skill: Conclusions Comprehension Strategy: Questions Comprehension Review Skill:

Contrast Vocabulary: Prefixes Drawing Answer Compare

Genre: Play A play has all the elements of a storycharacters, setting, plot, and theme- but it doesnt look like a story because its written to be performed. As you read, think about how this play

might be different as a chapter in a book. Comprehension Skill Tested Draw Conclusions

TE 211a When you draw conclusions, you use details and what you already know to form opinions or make decisions about characters and events.

The facts and details are small pieces of information in the story. Comprehension Skill Tested

Draw Conclusions Facts and details add up to a conclusion. A flashback briefly pauses the present-time events of the story. A flashback helps explain something that is happening now

in the story. Comprehension Skill Review: Compare and Contrast A Comparison tells how two or more things are alike. A Contrast tells how they are different

Clue words such as like or as show comparisons Clue words such as but or unlike show contrasts. Compare and Contrast Practice PB 197

Brazil sizes land features People

Bolivia Vocabulary Strategy Prefixes Prefixes are letters added to the beginning of a word that change its meaning. The prefix re- means again.

If you retie a knot, you tie it again. The prefix a means on, in or at. If you are abed, you are in bed. Word Structure Practice TE211c Word think

work read visit set play

Add Prefix rerethink Sentence Ill rethink that question. Research/Study Skill

Advertisement All advertisements sell a product or service. Advertisements want their product or service to appear the best.

Research/Study Skill Advertisement There are four parts to an advertisement: -photo or illustration -a headline in large type -information about the product -who makes the product or service

Question of the Week TE 142 m What can we accomplish by using our

imaginations? Day 2 - Question of the Day What happens when Grace and her friends use their

imaginations? Day 3 - Question of the Day How did using her imagination affect Mrs. Myerson?

Day 4 - Question of the Day - Review What do you think is the best way to spend a

summer day with friends? Weekly Fluency Check Characterization/Dialogue TE 211a Read aloud Journal of a Teenage Genius on p. 188m. Explain how

you use what you know about the characters to choose a voice for each one and make the dialogue more interesting. Review Questions 1.How did grace show she was

capable of taking care of Nana? 2.How were the trips to The Gambia and Trinidad alike? 3.What does this story teach about inventions? 4.How did Mrs. Myerson fell about the children?

Review Questions 1. Why do you think the author wrote this story? 2. How might Mrs. Myersons imaginary trip affect her present life? 3. Would you like to time travel? Why or

why not? 4. How were the imaginary trips to Trinidad and Heidelberg alike? Vocabulary - Say It aboard vehicle

atlas reseats awkward miracle mechanical capable

chant More Words to Know contraption pantomime excursion invention

research vehicle device for carrying people or things, such as a

car, bus, airplane, etc. reseats sits again miracle

a wonderful happening that is contrary to, or independent of, the known laws of nature

mechanical like a machine; automatic; without expression

chant to call over and over again capable

having fitness, power, or ability; able; efficient; competent awkward

not graceful or skillful in movement or shape; not easily managed

atlas book of maps aboard on board; in or on a

ship, train, bus, airplane, etc. contraption device or gadget pantomime

to express by gestures excursion a short trip taken

for interest or pleasure, often by a group of people together invention

something made for the first time research

the act of hunting carefully for facts or truth

Each new invention seemed like a mechanical miracle. Each new invention seemed

like a mechanical miracle. The train was capable of wild speeds of up to 20 miles per hour.

The train was capable of wild speeds of up to 20 miles per hour. Each rider was

thrilled when they heard, All aboard! Each rider was thrilled when they heard, All

aboard! He was clumsy awkward as he walked across the ice.

He was clumsy awkward as he walked across the ice. The conductor reseats us after the

train started. The conductor reseats us after the train started. The click of the

wheels sounds like a chant. The click of the wheels sounds like a chant.

Now there is every kind of vehicle on the roads. Now there is every kind of vehicle on the roads.

We will look in the atlas to see what country is the farthest away. We will look in the

atlas to see what country is the farthest away. That is the most remarkable invention I have

ever seen. That is the most remarkable invention I have ever seen.

Sometimes we have to do research to find out more information. Sometimes we

have to do research to find out more information. We took an unexpected

excursion last week to the mountains. We took an unexpected excursion last

week to the mountains. What do you call that unusual contraption? What do you call that

unusual contraption? They arranged five chairs in the center of the stage and then pantomime adding things to them.

They arranged five chairs in the center of the stage and then pantomime adding things to them.

Writing Assignment TE 211h Think of a scene in which two characters are having a conversation. They might be arguing, making a decision, or trying to solve a problem.

Visualize what they look like and where the scene is taking place. Write their exact words. Writing Assignment Drafting Tips Make your characters speech or

dialogue sound the way people really talk. Describe important actions occurring on stage using adverbs. Organize your writing carefully. always begin with a description of the scene.

Spelling Words adding ar and or Arkansas garden sharp

forward force sport apartment Florida storm

partner Spelling Words Adding s and -es start backyard

argue story corner alarm form garbage

forest morning CHALLENGE carnation margarine

informative snorkel departure This Weeks Word Wall Words Click and type your own

words for this week: Lets review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word,

or we might just practice reading the words. morning forest

garbage form alarm story

argue backyard start

partner storm Florida apartment

sport force forward

sharp garden Arkansas corner

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