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					The Universe
Question of the week.



Why is it important to know
 about the universe?
The Five Wanders of the Ancient
Skies
 Who are the five wanders of the
 ancient skies?



 Why do you think our ancient
 ancestors were so interested in
 studying the universe?
orb
              Poetry
                           constellations




      Myth
             Outer      Astronomy
             Space
              Science
                             celestial
Comprehension Skill
 Main Ideas and Details:
 To find the topic of a paragraph, ask
  yourself, “What is this all about?”
 To find the main idea, ask yourself,
  “What is the most important idea
  about the topic?”
 The supporting details should support
  your main idea.
Comprehension Strategy
Monitor and Fix up:
When you read check yourself and
 make sure you understand what
 you read.
Use headings and key words to help
 you find understand main idea.
Vocabulary Strategy
 Greek and Latin Roots:
 Greek and Latin Roots are used in
  many English roots.
 The Latin word sol mean sun
 The Greek root astr- means star.
 Used in such words astronaut,
  astrology, and astronomer.
astronomers
Experts in the science
that deals with the Sun,
Moon, planets, stars,
and galaxies.
galaxy
A group of billions of
 stars forming one
 system
particles
Extremely small
units of matter
collide
To strike violently
 together
compact
Firmly packed
together
collapse
To cave in

				
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