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Lesson 3

Reading:
 
Destiny's Gift REALISTIC FICTION
by Natash Anastasia Tarpley --- illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes
*Access Student Book start on pg. 74
 
 
Target Vocabulary: raise, spreading, earn, figure, contacted, block, afford, customers
 
Vocabulary Strategy: Antonyms
 
Phonics Skills: Common vowel pairs ai, ay, ee, ea
 
Comprehnsion Skills: Understanding characters -- tell why characters act as they do
 
Comprehension Strategy: Analyze/evaluate -- think about what you read and form an opinion about it
 
 
 
 
Written Language:
 
Sentence Fragments and Run-ons:
  -A sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought. It tells whom or what, and it tells what happens. Your writing will be easier to understand if you see complete sentences.
  -A group of words that is not a sentence is called a fragment. Parts of a sentence are missing.
         ex. A good book. Makes me happy.
              A good book makes me happy.
 
  -Two or more sentences that run together are called run-on sentences. Use end marks and capital letters correctly to keep sentences from running together.
         ex. do you want to find out more about moose go to the library
               Do you want to find our more about moose? Go to the library.
 
 
 
Spelling:
 
Long a & Long e
 
Tic-Tac-Toe Menu -- see attachment at bottom of page
 

1. lay

2. real

3. trail

4. sweet

5. today

6. dream

7. seem

8. tea

9. treat

10. afraid

11. leave

12. bait

13. screen

14. speed

15. paint

16. please

17. yesterday

18. explain