Transcript Pushing Up the Sky By: Joseph Bruchac
Pushing Up the Sky By: Joseph Bruchac Day 1 Pushing Up the Sky Author: Joseph Bruchac Illustrator: Teresa Flavin Genre: Play Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Author’s Purpose/Summarize What kind of writing do you do most often? Let’s make a list. Why do you write these things? When we talk about why we or someone else writes we call it the author’s purpose. Words to know Antlers Imagined Narrator Overhead Poked Languages Antlers Bony, branching growths on the head of a male deer, elk, or moose Imagined Made a picture or idea of something in your mind Languages Human speech, spoken or written Narrator The person who tells a story Overhead Over the head; on high; above Poked Pushed with force against someone or something Let’s Practice! The on the moose were so big I couldn’t believe he could hold his head up! Antlers The beach was much more beautiful than she in her mind. Imagined There are many different spoken around the world. Languages The told the story about the king and the queen. Narrator The plane was so loud I couldn’t hear my friend talking. Overhead She my arm so hard that I had a bruise the next day. Poked Small Group Read your leveled readers. Pushing Up the Sky Grammar Day 1 Main and Helping Verbs The stars were shining through the holes poked into the sky. . . . The word shining is the main verb. The verb were is a helping verb. Pushing Up the Sky Word Study Day 1 Hocus Pocus! This week’s focus is… Prefixes un-, re-, mis-, disUnknown- not known Mistake-the wrong answer Recall-to call again Disagree- not agree Spelling - Prefixes Objective: Spell words with prefixes un-, re-, mis-, dis-. When the prefixes un-, re-, mis-, or disare added to words, no change is made to the base word: unhappy, recall, mistake, dislike. Adding certain prefixes to base words does not usually change the pronunciation of the base word. Great Job!