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V. Lesson 22

Lesson 22

The Journey: Stories of Migration INFORMATIONAL TEXT
by Cynthia Rylant
*Access Student Book 2 start on pg. 200
Target Vocabulary: survival, migrate, plenty, frightening, accidents, solid, chilly, landscape, thunderous, dramatic
Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes in-, im- (meaning "in")
Phonics Skills: Spelling changes: -s, -es, -ed, -ing (all patterns); less common plurals
Comprehension Skills: Compare and contrast -- tell how details or ideas are alike and different
Comprehension Strategy: Visualize -- as you read, use selection details to picture what is happening
Written Language:
Using Proper Nouns
Names for Days, Months, and Holidays:
There are many kinds of proper nouns. Always begin a proper noun with a capital letter. Begin names of days, months, and holidays with a capital letter.
     ex. We drove 150 miles on Memorial Day.
           From January to March, the birds flew more than 1,000 miles.
Book Titles:
Begin the first, last, and each important word in a book title with capital letter. Always underline a book title.
      ex. We read about turtles migrating in Reptiles on the Road.
                - Reptiles and Road are the first and last words of hte title. The words on and the are not important words in the title.
Changing final y to i

1. cities

2. cried

3. puppies

4. hurried

5. stories

6. flies

7. parties

8. tried

9. pennies

10. fried

11. carried

12. babies

13. spied

14. ponies

15. pretty

16. very

17. countries

18. libraries