# Brave Irene

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```					If You Made a Million

By: David M. Schwartz Illustrated by: Steven Kellogg Skill: Realism and Fantasty Author’s Purpose:

Words to Know
•amount
•check

•earned
•expensive •interest •million •thousand

•value
•worth

More Words to Know
afford

feat

amount the total sum

a written order directing a bank to pay money to the person named

check

earned got money in return for work or service

expensive

costing a lot of money

interest
the money paid for the use of someone else’s money

million
one thousand thousands; 1, 000,000

thousand
ten hundreds; 1,000

value
the real worth of something in money

worth
equal in value to

Sherry wanted to pay the full amount when she bought her house.

Sherry wanted to pay the full amount when she bought her house.

Rachel wrote a check to pay the bills.

Rachel wrote a
check to pay the bills.

Having one million dollars would make me wealthy.

Having one million
dollars would make me wealthy.

Holly bought an expensive dress to wear to the dance.

Holly bought an expensive dress to wear to the dance.

How much is your house worth?

How much is your house worth?

Some computers cost one thousand dollars.

Some computers cost one thousand dollars.

Fran borrowed money from the bank on interest.

Fran borrowed money from the bank

on interest.

I earned fifty dollars by mowing two lawns.

I earned fifty dollars
by mowing two lawns.

The value of a dollar is 100 cents.

The value of a

dollar is 100 cents.

Let’s review our words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.

amount

check

earned

expensive

interest

million

thousand

value

worth

Spelling Words

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3.

4. 5. 6.

7.

One nickel is worth the same as what? How much is one quarter worth? How many quarters does it take to make one dollar? How many pennies in one dollar? What is interest? How many ways could you make five dollars using bills? Which is worth more one ten dollar bill or ten one dollar bill?

Review Questions p.92-99

Review Questions p.100-110
1. 2. 3. 4.

How tall would ten dollars be if you had it in 40 quarters? Why is having a check helpful? Is borrowing money from the bank a good or bad thing to do? Do you think enjoying your work is more important than money? Why?

Can you figure out the author's purpose?

GREAT JOB!

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