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M. Lesson 13

Lesson 13

Reading:
 
Yonder Mountain: A Cherokee Legend LEGEND
by Robert H. Bushyhead --- illustrated by Kristina Rodanas
*Access Student Book start on pg. 426
 
 
Target Vocabulary: peak, examined, fondly, steep, rugged, pausing, mist, pleaded
 
Vocabulary Strategy: Homophones/homographs
 
Phonics Skills: Contractions with n't, 'd, 've
 
Comprehension Skills: Compare and contrast -- tell how details and ideas are alike or different
 
Comprehension Strategy: Analyze/evaluate -- think about what you read, and form an opinion about it
 
 
 
 
Written Language:
 
Subject-Verb Agreement
    -Verbs show action, and also tells when an action happens
    -Present tense is what is happening now; verbs in the present tense have two forms.
 
-Add -s to the verb when the noun in the subject is singular. Do no add -s to the verb when the noun in the subject is plural.
    For example: A young man walks up a mountain. Two young men walk up a mountain.
 
-Add -es to verbs that end with s, sh, ch, or x when they are used with a singular noun in the subject. Do not add -es when the noun in the subject is plural.
    For example: Tom rushes up the mountain path. Tom and Roy rush up the moutain path.
 
-If a verb ends with consonant + y. Change the y to i and add -es when the noun in the subject is singular. Do not change the verb when the noun in the subject is plural.
    For example: She tries to sing well. We try to sing well.
 
 
 
 
Spelling:
 
Contractions: a shortened way to write two words
  

1. I'd

2. he's

3. haven't

4. doesn't

5. let's

6. there's

7. wouldn't

8. what's

9. she's

10. aren't

11. hasn't

12. couldn't

13. he'd

14. they're

15. can't

16. isn't

17. we're

18. weren't

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