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Title: Selection 2: Tanya’s Reunion by Valerie Flournoy pictures by Jerry Pinkney


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Selection 2 Tanyas Reunion by Valerie
Flournoy pictures by Jerry Pinkney
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Genre Realistic Fiction
  • Realistic characters and events come to life in a
    fictional plot.

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Selection Summary
  • Tanyas family is planning a reunion, and Tanya
    cant wait to see where her grandmother grew up.
    Disappointed in the farm at first, Tanya
    eventually learns to see it through her
    grandmothers eyes. She gains a new appreciation
    of her family heritage.

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Key Concept
  • Family Reunions

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Key Vocabulary
  • arrangements
  • gathering
  • great-uncle
  • homestead
  • persisted
  • pitches in
  • reunion
  • satisfaction

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Arrangements plans made beforehand preparations
  • We began making arrangements for the reunion
    months in advance.

7
Gathering a coming together of people
  • We celebrated by eating lots of delicious food at
    our family gathering.

8
Great-uncle a grandparents brother
  • I asked my great-uncle to tell me about his
    childhood.

9
Homestead- a house with land and buildings
belonging to it
  • We traveled to the homestead for our family
    reunion.

10
Persisted continued repeatedly
  • She persisted at improving her painting until it
    was perfect.

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Pitches in helps others get a job done
  • The man pitches in to help the driver load his
    truck.

12
Reunion a meeting of group members who have been
apart
  • My family held its reunion last summer after
    being apart for over a year.

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Satisfaction contentment happiness
  • The woman felt a great deal of satisfaction after
    earning her college degree.

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Now, lets take a look at some of the reading
skills we will be practicing with this story...
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Strategy Focus Evaluate
  • Tanya is going to a family reunion. As you read
    the story, evaluate how the author helps you
    understand what Tanya is feeling.

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Comprehension Skill Focus Making Inferences
  • You will focus on making inferences, or reading
    between the lines, in this story. Use clues from
    the story and experiences from your own life to
    help you.

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Character Development Flow Chart
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Enjoy Selection 2 Tanyas Reunion
Valerie Flournoy
Jerry Pinkney
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