Mama�s Birthday Present

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					Mama’s Birthday
   Present
        Spelling Words
               ai
–   train
–   tail
–   rain
–   mail
–   afraid
           Spelling Words
                  ay
–   way
–   play
–   day
–   may
–   gray
    Challenge Words
– about
– teacher
     Vocabulary Words
–   give
–   surprise
–   would
–   enjoy
–   worry
–   about
    Comprehension Skill
• Draw Conclusions: sometimes clues in the
  words and pictures can help a reader
  figure out something that is not written in
  a story or article.
  – Good readers use the words, pictures, and what
    they know about real life to figure out more
    about the characters and what happens in a
    selection.
                 Possessives
• Model
  – girl’s pen
      • The apostrophe and s in the word girl’s means that
        something belongs to the girl. The pen belongs to the girl
  – girls’ pens
      • The s and the apostrophe in the word girls’ means that
        something belongs to the girls. The pens belong the girls.
        When a word ends with s and mean “ more than one,” the
        apostrophe comes after the s.
          Possessives cont.
• Tell which word is possessive and whether it
  tells about one or more than one person or
  animals.
   – Examples
      •   Ben’s bat
      •   birds’ cage
      •   Dad’s truck
      •   Nan’s basket
      •   whales’ song

				
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