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 1. 2. 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!