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					What Jo Did
    Compiled by:
   Terry Sams PES




  Written and Illustrated by:
      Charles R. Smith, Jr.
           Summary
     Imagine that you      could
jump as high as          a
basket ball rim. That’s exactly
what Joanna Marie, or Jo, could
do. Jo makes new friends when
she shows off her talent during
a basketball game in which she
is the only girl.
Study Skills
Genre: Fiction
Comprehension Skill:
   Cause and Effect
Comprehension Strategy:
   Prior Knowledge
Comprehension Review Skill:
   Draw Conclusions
Vocabulary: Prefixes and Suffixes
Genre: Fiction

 Fiction often has
  characters and events
  that seem real. Try to
  picture this story taking
  place where you live,
  with people you know.
      Comprehension Skill Tested –
          Cause and Effect      Te112


An effect is something that happens.
A cause explains why it happens.
Writing may include clue words such as
 because, in order to, so, and as a result to
 link causes and effects.
If these words are missing, readers need to
 think about cause-and-effect relationships on
 their own.
      Comprehension Strategy –
       Prior Knowledge TE144a
Good readers use what they know to
 help them understand what they read.
 They try to connect it to what they
 already know. They think about
 whether they have ever seen or
 experienced what they are reading
 about. This helps understand the new
 information.
Let’s practice what we know about
 basketball.
      Comprehension Strategy –
       Prior Knowledge TE144a

Basketball Basketball   Special   Important
  Terms    Equipment     Skills     Rules
Comprehension Skill Review –
Draw Conclusions TE 153
 When you draw conclusions,
  you use details and what you
  already know to form opinions
  or make decisions about
  characters and events.
Vocabulary Strategy
Suffixes -able and Prefixes -un
Suffixes and prefixes have
 their own meanings.
The prefix -un means “the
 opposite of ________” or
 “not_____”, as in unhappy.
Vocabulary Strategy
Suffixes -able and Prefixes -un
The suffix –able means “able to
 be ____ed,” as in enjoyable.
The suffix –less means
 “without _____,” as in painless.
You can use suffixes as
 prefixes to help you figure out
 the meanings of words.
Question of the Week
TE 142 m
How can we learn
 to appreciate the
 talents of others?
Day 2 - Question of the Day

Do you think Jo would
 have had a chance to
 show off her talent if
 she hadn’t worn her
 hat?
 Day 3 - Question of the Day –

How does the
 what do the
 other basketball
 players think
 about Jo’s
 talent?
Day 4 - Question of the Day -
Review
How does
 the speaker
 in “Fast
 Break” feel
 about
 himself?
Weekly Fluency Check -
Rhythmic Patterns of Language TE 161a
● Read aloud “The Circuit” on p. 142m.
 Have students note your rhythmic
 pattern, which stress important and
 emotionally-charged words and
 makes dialogue sound like everyday
 conversation. Explain that you also
 change the pace of the words and the
 tone of your voice to match the
 context.
Research/Study Skill –
Charts and Tables TE 161 L

Charts show
 information
 visually. Lists,
 diagrams, and
 tables are all
 kinds of charts.
 Research/Study Skill –
 Charts and Tables TE 161 L
Tables are a special kind of
 chart that show information in
 rows and columns. Rows list
 information horizontally, or
 across. Columns list
 information vertically, or up
 and down.
Research/Study Skill –
Charts and Tables TE 161 L
A single box in a table is
 called a cell.
Most charts or tables
 have a title that tells
 what the chart or table
 shows.
We can practice this using
 word processing software
 like MS Word.
Review Questions

 1. What does Joanna do to
   T.J.’s jump shot? Why does
   he react the way he does?
 2. Why do the boys ask Joanna
   to play ball?
 3.Why do you think she hid the
   fact that she was a girl?
 Review Questions

1. What is the theme or “big idea” of
  this story?
2. Which boy changes his attitude the
   most about Joanna? What are
   some ways it changed?
3. Why does T.J. tell her to leave her
   hat at home at the end of the
   story?
 Vocabulary - Say It
fouled marveled
hoop unbelievable
jersey speechless
rim    swatted
More Words to Know
    backboard
     dribbling
       dunk
      accept
       learn
     nervous
  unbelievable
 incredible; hard to
  think of as true or
  real
swatted
 hit sharply or
 violently
speechless
 not able to talk
rim
an edge, border, or
margin on or around
anything
marveled
was filled with wonder;
 was astonished
jersey
a shirt that is
pulled over the
head, made of a
soft, knitted cloth
hoop
a ring or round flat
band
fouled
in sports, made an
unfair play
against
backboard
in basketball,
the flat, elevated
surface of wood, glass,
or plastic on which the
basket on a basketball
court is fastened
dribbling
moving a ball
by bouncing it
dunk
to shoot a basketball
by leaping, so that the
hands are above the
rim, and throwing the
ball down through the
netting
nervous
easily excited
or upset,
restless; uneasy
accept
to receive with
liking and
approval
learn
to become able
by study or
practice
I was so nervous
and scared I
dropped the ball.
I was so nervous
and scared I
dropped the
ball.
We need to accept
each other as we
are and be kind.
We need to accept
each other as we
are and be kind.
How would you
like to learn how
to play?
How would you
like to learn
how to play?
He was
unbelievable
under the basket!
He was
unbelievable
under the
basket!
The ball bounced
off the rim.
The ball bounced
off the rim.
Max swatted the ball
away and kept it out
of the basket.
Max swatted the ball
away and kept it out
of the basket.
I have always
marveled at the way
he can play ball.
I have always
marveled at the way
he can play ball.
Her performance
tonight left me
speechless.
Her performance
tonight left me
speechless.
He was fouled by
the other player
and did not make
his basket.
He was fouled by
the other player
and did not
make his
basket.
He was bouncing the
ball down the court
toward the other
team’s hoop.
He was bouncing the
ball down the court
toward the other
team’s hoop.
Lots of boys want to
wear Peyton
Manning’s jersey
number.
Lots of boys want to
wear Peyton
Manning’s jersey
number.
Writing Assignment TE 161g

Think of something you love
 doing.
Write a poem using figurative
 language, about what it feels
 like when you are doing this
 activity.
     Spelling Words
     adding –s and -es

donkeys        counties
batteries      scratches
bunches        delays
memories       daisies
teammates      hobbies
     Spelling Words
      Adding –s and -es

sandwiches taxes
costumes   supplies
companies plays
months     friends
holidays   monkeys
CHALLENGE
      eyelashes
     ambulances
       trophies
     secretaries
     inventories
This Week’s Word Wall Words


Click and type your own
words for this week:
Let’s review our Spelling
words. Watch carefully
because they will flash on the
screen for just a moment. We
can clap as we spell the word,
or we might just practice
reading the words.
donkeys
batteries
(battery)
bunches
memories
(memory)
teammates
counties
(county)
scratches
delays
daisies
(daisy)
hobbies
(hobby)
sandwiches
costumes
months
holidays
taxes
supplies
(supply)
plays
friends
monkeys
companies
 (company)
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