How to Eat Fried Worms is a fictional story about a boy who makes a bet with his friend that he can eat 15 worms for $50.00. We will be doing a novel study of the book, covering various skills
The comprehension focus for the novel study will be problem/solution, cause and effect, and other skills.
Vocabularyusing context- how the word is used in the sentence helps determine a meaning for the word.
PARTS OF SPEECH
articles- announce that a noun is coming ( The boy is sleeping)
nouns/pronouns- people, places, things, animals (teacher, bike, library, octopus)
verbs- action words/state of being (I am tired)
adjectives- describe a noun (The blue sky was streaked with puffy clouds)
prepositions- position of one noun compared to another (The box is under the table)
adverbs- describe a verb (The teacher spoke loudly so everyone could hear her)
conjunctions- connect words, phrases and clauses (His mom emptied the dishwasher and put everything away)
FOCUS: author's workshop
We will be working on editing, revising and publishing a piece of writing. Students will check spelling, punctation, and capitalization. They will also be guided through revising content and potentially changing their writing.
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