By Richard Peck
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By Richard Peck
The Three-Century Woman
• Reading Goal: Students will draw conclusion from clues in the text.• Team Cooperation Goal: Active Listening• Genre: Realistic Fiction
Goals for the week
claim: state as a factThe radio broadcaster claims that he saw a UFO
shaped like a horseshoe flying over the radio station.
fondly: with affection
I think fondly of my dog Solobino, who died when I was 15.
murmured: mumbledThe boy murmured the words on the page he was
reading because he was still learning to read.
barged: entered rudelyThe thief barged into my neighbors house a little
after 8:00p.m, luckily we called the police on time and they apprehended him.
casual: relaxedAlejandro was very casual about shooting a basket to win the game, and said his basket was no more important than any body else.
pondered: thought aboutErika pondered the name Hercules for her dog, but she decided on Bony instead.
Test Each Other
How can you tell if someone is sad without talking to the person?
When we make guesses about somebody based on what that person says, thinks, or feels, we are drawing conclusions.
Draw a Conclusion
Josh woke up on Saturday planning to go play baseball at the park. He brushed his teeth and went downstairs just as his father came inside. Josh’s father was wearing boots. He had on a wet yellow coat and he was carrying an umbrella. Before his father closed the front door, Josh could hear thunder rumbling. He began to think there would be no baseball game today after all.
Listen for characters actions, words, and thoughts to Draw a Conclusion
Children of the Fire
Let’s Preview the Questions• Page 51
What is “The Three-Century Woman” about? Make a prediction.
Write 2 questions you have about the story.
Partner Read- 15 minutesPut 2 sticky notes on words that are new or
unfamiliar to youphilosophyRead and restate with partners page 518Read Silently page 519
Discuss with your team the words you clarified
• Discuss answers to team talk questions• #2 answer questions #4 Summarize• #3 agree or disagree #1 Ask question• Write answers to question 2 and 4
Fluency – 5 min
• Page 518