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City Wildlife Unit 2: Open Court Lesson 4: Urban Roosts

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  • City Wildlife Unit 2: Open Court Lesson 4: Urban Roosts
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  • Objectives You will: Practice recognizing compound words. Practice recognizing related words. Recognize words with /s/ spelled sc. Recognize vivid verbs Recognize words with the /ow/ sound spelled ou and ow.
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  • Word Knowledge Windswept skyscraper storefront streetlightsWindswept skyscraper storefront streetlights Cupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftopsCupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftops Crevice cavities nooks crannies cracksCrevice cavities nooks crannies cracks Chirping hissing screeching gurgleChirping hissing screeching gurgle Flowerpot house throughout surrounds foundFlowerpot house throughout surrounds found
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  • Pigeons build nests on a ledge, or on a windowsill, or in a flowerpot out on a fire escape, or in the curve of a storefront letter. Today, the pigeon flourishes all over the United States in the nooks and crannies of our cities. As baby barn owls grow, they huddle together, hissing and slurping, as they wait for their parents to return with food. Plants can be found in a flowerpot inside a house.
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  • What do these words have in common? skyscraper storefront streetlights Windsweptskyscraper storefront streetlights Windswept Cupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftopsCupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftops Tell your partner what two words that make up each compound word. Also, tell them if the words help you understand each compound word.
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  • What is the same with these words? Crevice cavities nooks crannies cracksCrevice cavities nooks crannies cracks The words are related to each other. What other words can you think of that are related to these words?
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  • What is the same with these words? Chirping hissing screeching gurgleChirping hissing screeching gurgle These words are called vivid verbs for noises animals make.These words are called vivid verbs for noises animals make. With your neighbor use each word in a sentence.With your neighbor use each word in a sentence. What are some other examples of vivid verbs?What are some other examples of vivid verbs?
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  • What is the spelling pattern in the next set of words? Flowerpot house throughout surrounds foundFlowerpot house throughout surrounds found These words are found in Urban Roosts.These words are found in Urban Roosts. Notice the /ow/ sound. What are the spellings?Notice the /ow/ sound. What are the spellings? Ow and ou are correct!Ow and ou are correct!
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  • Please read the sentences and find the pattern Which words are compound words? Pigeons build nests on a ledge, or on a windowsill, or in a flowerpot out on a fire escape, or in the curve of a storefront letter. Windowsill, flowerpot Which words below are related words? Today, the pigeon flourishes all over the United States in the nooks and crannies of our cities. nooks/crannies
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  • Please read the sentences and find the pattern Which words below are vivid verbs? As baby barn owls grow, they huddle together, hissing and slurping, as they wait for their parents to return with food. Flourishes, huddle, hissing
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  • Please read the sentences and find the words that contain the /ow/ sound: Plants can be found in a flowerpot inside a house. Flowerpot, house
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  • Think about what you learn about city wildlife from the City Critters selection. What do you already know about birds roosts (nesting grounds) in the city.
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  • This selection has factual information. This is known as expository text. Expository text is about anything that is true. Social studies and science books contain expository text.
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  • (Reading 2.6 pp. 148O-148P) Let s read aloud: the title, the author and illustrator. Now lets browse the first page or two of the story. Who are the main characters? Look at the illustrations in the selections. Make sure you make predictions about the text to help monitor your comprehension. Look for: clues, problems, such as unfamiliar words (trans. 46) Now lets look at the focus question.
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  • What is your purpose for reading this selection? Write it down. Maybe, you want to learn more about expository text. Think about ways birds build homes in the city. You may also set other reading goals.
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  • CluesProblemsWonderingsCluesProblemsWonderings NonfictioneavesCity birds sleep where? Expository text Where do city birds go when it rains?
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  • Reading 1.3, 1.5 p. 148P Trans 13 Abandoned originally speciesAbandoned originally species cavity suburbs clamor (Transparency cavity suburbs clamor (Transparency 13) What do these words mean? Context clues, word structure (root word, prefix & suffix), apposition, prior knowledge Add vocabulary words to your Writers Notebook in the Vocabulary Words section
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  • Reading 1.4p. 148P Trans 13 AbandonedAbandoned originallyoriginally speciesspecies cavitycavity SuburbsSuburbs clamorclamor
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  • Reading 1.4p. 136P Trans 12 Abandoned:Abandoned: left behind or unused; either unprotected, unneeded, or unwanted (pg. 150) Originally:Originally: at first, in the beginning (pg. 151) Species:Species: kind or type of plant or animal that scientists group together because the plants or animals share many of the same characteristics (pg. 151) Cavity:Cavity: hollow place or hole (pg. 151) Suburbs:Suburbs: area of homes, stores, and businesses that are near or right next to a city or urban area (pg. 154) Clamor:Clamor: loud noise, usually for a long time (pg. 158)
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  • Te. 148Q-R (first reading-orally pgs. 155-161) When I read this story I will: Monitor my reading speed. Ask Questions to clarify difficult parts. Summarize key events to help meSummarize key events to help me understand the story. understand the story..
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  • Te. 136Q-R (first reading-orally pgs. 148-154) Focus Questions:Focus Questions: Many different species of birds survive in busy cities. How is this possible? Do you think that people or wildlife adapt more easily to their environments? Why?
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  • TG 163AInquiry Pigeons choose buildings that might remind them of cliffs and canyons. The snowy owl chooses airport landing fields because it is like the tundra. Complete Inquiry Journal, page 44 on natural habitats for animals in the city.
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  • (TE. P. 163F) Spelling This week, we will spell words with the /ow/ sound. Flowerpothousethroughoutsurroundsfound Pretest p. 32 Vocabulary Skill Words (context) Urban crevice debris species migrateUrban crevice debris species migrate
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  • (TG p. 163G Eng. Lang. Conv. 1.7) Common nouns versus proper nouns: Proper nouns name particular places: cities, states, countries, parks and buildings. Santa Cruz (city) Florida (state) Italy (country) Washington Park (park) Sears Tower (building)
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  • Getting Ideas: Responding to Fiction TG p. 163F (writing 1.1, 1.4) Read Language Arts handbook, pgs. 89-91. I like the selection Urban Roosts. After I read it, I felt like going bird watching in the city! I liked that Barbara Bash wrote about common birds and unusual ones. I would like to write my response to this story so that others will want to read it, too. Write your ideas for your response to nonfiction in your Writers Notebook.
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  • Getting Ideas: Response to Nonfiction Rubric TG p. 143F (writing 1.1, 1.4) Total point value: 10 There is a topic sentence. (2 points) There is at least one supporting detail for the topic sentence. (2 points) Opinions are supported with examples.(2 points) The final copy is clean, neat, and legible. (2 points) Mechanics-punctuation, spelling, and capitalization is correct. (2 points)
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  • - Windswept skyscraper storefront streetlights Crevice cavities nooks crannies cracksCrevice cavities nooks crannies cracks Chirping hissing screeching gurgleChirping hissing screeching gurgle Flowerpot house throughout surrounds foundFlowerpot house throughout surrounds found I need a volunteer to come up to the screen and point to a word in any of the above lines.I need a volunteer to come up to the screen and point to a word in any of the above lines. Next, raise your hand if you can read that word.Next, raise your hand if you can read that word.
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  • Cupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftopsCupcake mailbox nighthawk rooftops I need a volunteer to choose one of the above words and put it in a sentence. Next, I need another volunteer to continue a story by putting another word above in a sentence.
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  • Te. 136Q-R (first reading-orally pgs. 148-154) Focus Questions:Focus Questions: Many different species of birds survive in busy cities. How is this possible? Do you think that people or wildlife adapt more easily to their environments? Why?
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  • Te. 148Q-R (first reading-orally pgs. 155-161) When I read this story I will: Monitor my reading speed. Ask Questions to clarify difficult parts. Summarize key events to help meSummarize key events to help me understand the story. understand the story..
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  • TG 160 What predictions did you make? What question