Unit 5.4 Encyclopedia Brown genre: Realistic fiction
|Words to know-definitions:
- amphibians: cold-blooded animals with backbones and moist skin
- crime: a violation of law
- exhibit: thing or things shown publicly; at the snake exhibit were many baby snakes.
- lizards: any of many reptiles with long bodies and tails and movable eyelids
- salamanders: any of numerous animals shaped like lizards, but related to frogs
- stumped: puzzled
Prefixes: un, dis, in
When prefixes un, dis, and in are added to the base words, the spelling of the base word does not change.
context clues; they will also examine plot, author’s purpose/context clues
|Grammar tie ins:
Writing: realistic fiction
RL4.4-determine the meaning of words.
RL4.7-comparing the book to a short presentation of the story
“It is not All in the Family”
“Young Detectives of Potterville Middle School”
summarize, inference, infer,
generalizations, noting facts
Compare and contrast.