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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
When we make guesses about somebody based on what that person says, thinks, or feels, we are drawing conclusions.
Listen for characters actions, words, and thoughts to Draw a Conclusion
Children of the Fire
Building Background Who is the The Three-Century Woman? Why do they call her this?
What has happened so far in the story Three- Century Woman?
Building Background Why is a television truck parked
at the Whispering Oaks Elder Care Facility?
Let’s Preview the Questions• Page 52• 1. Mom doesn’t want anyone interviewing Great
Grandmother because-• 2. Why do you think Great-Grandmother invites
the interviewers in?• 3. Usually when Ann and Megan visit her, Great-
Grandmother is-• 4. What is Mom’s opinion of the interviewers?
Why is a television truck parked at the Whispering Oaks Elder Care Facility?
Partner Read- 15 minutesPut 2 sticky notes on words that are new or
unfamiliar to youphilosophyRead and restate with partners page 521-522Read Silently page 523
Discuss with your team the words you clarified
• Discuss answers to team talk questions• #3 answer questions #1 Summarize• #4 agree or disagree #2 Ask question• Write answers to question 1 and 2
Fluency – 5 min
• Page 518• Page 521