4th Grade Theme 2 Week 8 Day 3 Discussion • What slick features of a computer impress you the most? • What something you have seen on TV that is slick? Comprehension • Compare and Contrast the pigs in Three Little Cyberpigs with the nursery rhyme characters in the story… 3 little pigs Other characters Author’s Purpose • Authors write to: 1. Entertain 2. Inform 3. Persuade 4. Teach a Lesson Many authors have more than one purpose for writing. Author’s Perspective • The author has a purpose or reason for writing. The author also has a perspective or point of view or feelings about the topic. • Listen to the story and think… – What is the author’s purpose for writing? – What do you think the author’s perspective would be? No New Foods by Mary Roth “No, I don’t want to try it!” Becca cried. She did not want to eat the new dish that her mom had made. Becca had tried a new food once, and didn’t like it at all. “maybe you will like this,” Mom coaxed. Becca took a tiny piece. She looked at it. She smelled it. She slowly put the piece in her mouth and started to chew. “It isn’t so bad,” she thought. Becca tried another piece, and then another. Before she knew it, her plate was empty! Mom grinned. Becca grinned back. She liked the new food after all. “May I have more ,please?” Becca asked Mom. Discuss with your partner Author’s Author’s Details in Text purpose Perspective Check our thinking… Author’s Author’s Details in Text purpose Perspective To entertain Important to try •Tried new dish new things. and didn’t like it To teach a •Tried tiny piece lesson •Emptied plate •Likes new food slick • If something is slick, it is presented in an attractive way. • Why do you think P.J. thought the Cybershop looked slick? nimble • If someone is nimble, he or she moves quickly, lightly, and easily. • What action did jack take that showed he was nimble? Impressed • To be impressed with someone means to admire that person. • Would you have been impress by the Cybershop? Why or Why not? cease • If you cease to do something you stop doing it. • Why did the pigs want the wolf to cease to exist? fierce • A fierce person or animal is angry, violent, or ready to attack. • What event proved that the virus was not as fierce as he looked? Spelling words with VCCV • Partner 1 spell these • Partner 2 spell these words to your partner words to your partner • history • welcome • number • blanket • hunger • perhaps • company • service • window • Subject Locating Information • Some electronic Sources: – Library Database is a collection of records about all the books and other resources in the library. – CD ROM encyclopedia the text of an encyclopedia stored in a CD ROM disc – Online Magazine and newspapers have been especially designed to be read on a computer that has an internet connection Practice • Which is the best way to search a library data base for books by Eric Carle? • A. book title B. by author’s name C. keyword • Which is the best way to search a library database for dinosaurs? • A. book title B. by author’s name C. Keyword Practice • Where would you search to find recent information about new models of computers? • A. a CD ROM encyclopedia B. the Internet C. a library database • What could you easily search by using a a CD ROM encyclopedia? • A. sports scores B. the life of Abraham Lincolon C. meaning of the word cease.
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