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Heroes Across Time
Introducing the Theme
Theme Reader p. 257
The title of this unit is
Heroes Across time.
People admire heroes for things they have done or ways they have acted. What are some things a hero might do?Slide3
Describe what makes a hero. How is he or she special?
Heroes can be everyday people. Talk about someone you know who you consider to be a hero.
Theme Question: What qualities does a hero have?
Week 1 Focus Question: Why do we tell stories about heroes from the past?Slide4
Theme Reader pp. 258-259Slide5
This Unit’s Inquiry Project
On Day 5 this week, we’ll begin a new Inquiry Project.
You will choose a new Inquiry Question to investigate.
Remember to post theme-related questions, answers,
images to the Question Board. These things might include:
Photos of heroes in your family or community
Newspaper or Magazine articles about heroic acts
Original drawings of people you consider to be your hero
You can post to the Question Board anytime during the unit.
You can also use the Theme Wall in the L21 website to post your ideas and suggestions.Slide6
Activate Prior KnowledgeLet’s create a list of people that you know and admire
People We Admire
Martin Luther King Jr.
What are the achievements of these different people? How has his or her actions required courage?Slide7
What do you think the word
Why did the people on our list need courage to achieve what they did?
Heroes require courage. Use the pictures for the Theme Reader pp. 260-261 to discuss how each person pictured required courage to act.
If you were climbing a mountain, why would you need courage?
What other qualities might the heroes in these pictures have?Slide8
Theme VocabularyKnowing these word will help you answer Theme and Focus Questions.
Example: Heroes must be
to make it through difficult times
When might a person need to be
Meaning: very bad
storm caused the ship to sink.
What might a
day be like?Slide11
Meaning: a difficult job or test
Example: It was a
to see the road in the dark.
What is a
that you have overcome?Slide12
Read and Comprehend
Today you’ll be reading Chapter 1 of
This is a nonfiction selection about different types of heroes.
Let’s review the characteristics of nonfiction.Slide13
History is full of heroes, and each hero has unique qualities, but many qualities apply to all types of heroes.
The United States has a rich tradition of heroes.
Let’s brainstorm a list of national
Being the 1
st U.S. President
Why do you think it’s heroic to work to protect the environment or be the President of the USA?
What qualities might someone who is fighting for equal rights for all people possess?
Whom do you think of when you hear the word
Let’s preview the
selection. Turn to p. 262.Slide16
I see that the 1st chapter is called “Heroes of a Nation.”I wonder what nation the title is talking about.Slide17
Preview and Predict
Theme Reader pp 264
Page 264 is about Abraham Lincoln, so it might be the United States. I also see that there are pictures of athletes, explorers, and others. I think the author will tell how these different people helped shape our country.Slide18Slide19Slide20
I also see that there are pictures of athletes, explorers, and others. I think the author will tell how these different people helped shape our country.Slide21
Setting a purpose before reading helps readers focus their attention.
You will read to find answers to the Theme Question:
What qualities does a hero have.
You may have other purposes for reading. Ask yourself:
Why am I beginning to read
today? Maybe you’re interested to learn how athletes have made a difference.Slide22
Let’s Read Together
Turn to pp. 262 and 263.
As I begin reading Chapter 1, I notice that the author gives several examples of heroes from the past. These heroes seem like everyday people to me. I also see a photograph of an athlete and a picture of some
. Why did the author choose to write about them? What makes them heroes? What do they have in common?Slide23
Turn to pp 264-265
The passage moves from talking about courage to giving information about Abraham Lincoln. Why do you think the author does that?
What words would you use to describe Abraham Lincoln?Slide24
The author uses a map when she writes about Susie King Taylor. How does the map help you understand Taylor’s accomplishments?Slide25
The author suggests Chief Joseph is a hero because he decided to Surrender. Why do you think the author considers this action heroic?
What does the map show about Chief Joseph’s tough journey?Slide26
What do the photo and caption of Roberto Clemente on p. 270 tell you about the kind of person he was?Slide27
Were the predictions you made about what you were going to learn accurate?
How did the
maps help you understand the text better?
What was your own purpose for reading? Did the reading answer the questions you had?
With a partner, discuss what you learned about heroes from reading Chapter 1.
Discuss What American heroes of the past have in common.Slide28
Spelling and Phonics
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Frequently Misspelled words
can make both long and short vowel sounds.
has the short
Lets look through the spelling words to find other words with the short
Other words may spell the same vowel sound differently such as the word
has the long vowel sound. Let’s find other words in the list with this sound.
The same vowel sound can also be spelled differently, such as in the words
Practice and ApplySort the Spelling Words
Vowel Sounds in Spelling Words
FluencyEarhart Crosses Atlantic
Turn to Practice Companion p. 6
Throughout the week you will practice reading the newspaper article to become fluent readers.Slide33
What do you already know about Amelia Earhart and her accomplishments?
Have you ever taken a trip somewhere all by yourself? How did you feel?
What qualities do you think Amelia Earhart probably had that helped her accomplish her solo flight across the Atlantic?Slide34
Become familiar with these words:
Listen as I read the selection aloud.
Pay attention to my phrasing, pacing, and expression.
Why do you think feeling the rush of the airplane blow by made Earhart want to become a pilot?
Let’s complete an echo reading of the article and then a choral reading.Slide36
Day 1 Wrap-up
What additional things did you learn while reading about national heroes?
Use theme and other vocabulary as you discuss.
Let’s make sure that students from all the groups have a chance to share.
Share your thoughts on how what you’ve read connects to your personal experiences.Slide37
Choose one hero from your reading today and write about the qualities that make that person a hero.
When you’re using the Lead 21 Website this week, you can add to the Story Starter and the Theme Wall.Slide38Slide39