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Title: Vocabulary for Leah


1
Vocabulary for Leahs Pony
2
Word Knowledge Unit 6, Lesson 3
  • What do these words have in common?
  • fine finer finest good
    better best
  • Comparative and superlative forms notice the
    forms of good.

3
What do these words have in common?
  • swift glistened drooping husky
  • Vivid verbs and adjectives.

4
What do these words have in common?
  • hear here sow so sew buy by
  • Homophones, words that sound the same but are
    spelt differently and have different meanings.
  • Look at the word sow it is sounded like cow it
    means a female pig, or like grow it means to
    plant seeds for growing.

5
What do these words have in common?
  • salmon calf half behalf
  • Silent letters f lf m lm. You do not hear the
    l.

6
What do these words have in common?
  • finest taller happier happiest prettier
  • Suffix er and-est to compare things
  • What is the base or root word?
  • Fine, tall, happy, pretty

7
  • Fluency
  • Identify the superlative word.
  • Sentence 1 Each day Leah loved to ride her
    pony into town just to hear Mr. B. shout from the
    door of his grocery store, Thats the finest
    pony in the whole county.
  • Sentence 2 The pony was strong and swift
    and sturdy, with just a snip of white at the end
    of his soft black nose.
  • Sentence 3 Now lets hear some serious
    bids.
  • finest
  • .

8
  • Fluency
  • Identify the vivid verbs or adjectives.
  • Sentence 1 Each day Leah loved to ride her
    pony into town just to hear Mr. B. shout from the
    door of his grocery store, Thats the finest
    pony in the whole county.
  • Sentence 2 The pony was strong and swift and
    sturdy, with just a snip of white at the end of
    his soft black nose.
  • Sentence 3 Now lets hear some serious
    bids.
  • Strong, swift, sturdy, soft,

9
  • Fluency
  • Identify any homophones.
  • Sentence 1 Each day Leah loved to ride her
    pony into town just to hear Mr. B. shout from the
    door of his grocery store, Thats the finest
    pony in the whole county.
  • Sentence 2 The pony was strong and swift
    and sturdy, with just a snip of white at the end
    of his soft black nose.
  • Sentence 3 Now lets hear some serious
    bids.
  • Hear, whole

10
  • Fluency
  • Identify words with a suffix.
  • Sentence 4 The finest clock in the store
    was taller and prettier than the rest.
  • Finest, taller, prettier

11
Objective Today we will learn new words so that
we can better understand what we read.
12
  • Papa taught Leah to place her new saddle right in
    the middle of the back and tighten the girth
    around the belly, just so.
  • Grandpa cleaned up the dusty old saddle and
    polished the leather until it looked new.

13
A saddle is nouna seat for riding on a
horse
14
  • Papa taught Leah to place her new saddle right in
    the middle of the back and tighten the girth
    around the belly, just so.
  • If the girth is not tight enough, the saddle will
    slip over to one side.

15
Girth meansthe measurement around an objectnoun
Look at these pictures that illustrate girth.
16
  • The whole summer, Leah and her pony crossed
    through cloud-capped cornfields and chased cattle
    through the pasture.
  • The cattle grazed in the pasture and drank water
    from the stream.

17
A pasture is grassy land where animals eat and
live noun
18
  • Leah knew what an auction meant.
  • The highest bidder buys an item in an auction.

19
An auction is nounan event where things are sold
to the person who offers the most money
Look at these examples of auctions.
20
  • She raced her pony past empty fields lined with
    dry gullies.
  • When it rains, water runs through the gullies
    beyond the fields.

21
A gully is noun a narrow ditch made by
flowing water
22
  • Itll plow, plant, fertilize, and even
    cultivate for you.
  • The machine helped cultivate the soil for
    planting.

23
To cultivate is to prepare the land to grow
crops and plants verb
24
Review
  • the measurement around an object
  • b) a narrow ditch made by flowing water
  • c) an event where things are sold to the person
    who offers the most money
  • d) a seat for ridding on a horse
  • e) grassy land where animals eat and live
  • f) to prepare the land to grow crops and plants
  • saddle
  • girth
  • pasture
  • gully
  • auction
  • cultivate

25
Spelling pre test get out your white boards
  • Dizzier, happier, heavier, hungrier, prettier,
    drowsier, dizziest, drowsiest, happiest,
    hungriest, greater, greatest, finest, taller

26
Adverbs can compare action. Add er and est to
most short adverbs. Use more and most with
adverbs ending in -ly
  • Jan left earlier than Lee.
  • Kim left earliest of all.
  • Ben talked more quietly than Josh.
  • Ben talked most quietly of all.

27
-er and more compare two things usually using the
word than.-est and most compare three or more
things.
  • Juanito was more carefully turned the pages of
    the book than Kevin.
  • Junaito was the most careful student turning the
    pages of the book in the class.
  • Jeffery ran faster than Cody.
  • Jeffery was the fastest boy in the classroom.

28
practice
  • My little baby is the (cute, cuter, cutest) baby
    in the world.
  • Josiah is (tall, taller, tallest) than Sandra.
  • Teshera is the (fast, faster, fastest) runner in
    third grade.
  • Amayas report was (complete, more complete, most
    complete ) than mine.

29
  • Drawing conclusion helps you understand more of
    what has happened in a story. Ask yourself these
    questions.
  • What clues are there?
  • What do I already know that helps me draw a a
    conclusion?

30
  • Annette walked slowly into the garage. She
    had a sad look on her face. She put her fishing
    rod and bait bucket in the corner. She didnt
    know what had gone wrong. Maybe she would catch
    something tomorrow.

31
  • What is wrong with Annette?
  • Where did Annette go in the morning?

32
  • When her parents told her it was safe,
    Angela opened the window. As she looked out, she
    saw that one of the electricity cables to the
    house was lying on the grass. Here and there
    some broken tree branches also lay on the wet
    lawn. The wind was still blowing strong, but
    the sky was clearing.

33
  • What happened?
  • Why did her parents tell her is was safe?
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