# Characterization - Field Local Schools

```Unit 2, Lesson 9
Day # 1
Created by: M. Christoff,
Enrichment Specialist, Field Local Schools
• Students will draw conclusions
from text details.
• Students will support
conclusions with text evidence.
• Students make predictions and
inferences.
A conclusion is a
ideas that are not
stated in the text.
A generalization is
is true most of the
time.
To predict is to
guess what might
happen in the
future.
 Good readers use clues in the
text and their own
experiences to draw
conclusions and make
the author has not revealed.
 We will use a Four-Square to
record details and draw
conclusions that will help us
the selection.
 During one hurricane in 1880,
Captain Linnea Baldwin led a crew
of surfmen to an amazing water
rescue of nine people. The victims
were trapped on a sinking ship 20
miles offshore. After the storm, the
government honored several crews
hurricane.
 Curiously, Baldwin’s crew was not
recognized.
 Months later, the people who were
these overlooked heroes. Two of
them wrote to the president and to
their senators, and the government
 Immediately corrected the error.
Captain Baldwin and his surfmen
Gold Lifesaving Medal.
 In the preceding passage, the
government honored several crews for
daring rescues, but Baldwin’s crew was
overlooked. After the survivors wrote
to the president and senators, the
government awarded the crew a medal.
We know from our experiences that it is
important to be recognized for good
work.
Detail #2:
Detail # 1:
Baldwin’s crew was
not recognized.
The government
honored other rescue
crews.
Generalization:
The government
the rescue.
Detail # 3:
Detail # 4:
The survivors notified
the government.
The crew was
honored.
Unit 2, Lesson 9
Day # 2
Created by: M. Christoff,
Enrichment Specialist, Field Local Schools
• Students will draw conclusions
from text details.
• Students will support
conclusions with text evidence.
• Students make predictions and
inferences.
A conclusion is a
ideas that are not
stated in the text.
A generalization is
is true most of the
time.
To predict is to
guess what might
happen in the
future.
 Good readers use clues in the
text and their own
experiences to draw
conclusions and make
the author has not revealed.
 We will use a Four-Square to
record details and draw
conclusions that will help us
the selection.
Detail # 1:
A ship with many
people onboard sinks
in a hurricane.
Detail #2:
The lifesaving
equipment was
useless.
Generalization:
helping others before their
own safety.
Detail # 3:
The sailors on the
sinking ship cheered
with hope.
Detail # 4:
Two surfmen did not
let the rolling waves
stop them.
Detail # 1:
Nathan wants to help
and offers Mr. Bowser
Detail #2:
Mr. Bowser notices
Nathan’s medical
knowledge.
Generalization:
Often, people find
abilities, when they act
suddenly.
Detail # 3:
Nathan takes over
caring for the sailor.
Detail # 4:
The sailor realizes
that Nathan is
knowledgeable.
Detail # 1:
know how to use
ropes.
Detail #2:
care for survivors to
carry out the rescue.
Generalization:
The lesson is true.
Detail # 3:
know how to swim.
Detail # 4:
know how to treat
hypothermia.
Detail # 1:
Nathan has always
wanted to help save
people’s lives.
Detail #2:
Nathan has studied
medical books and
lifesaving skills.
Generalization:
Nathan will
probably become a
doctor.
Detail # 3:
He realizes that he
can’t be a surfman.
Detail # 4:
He uses his medical
knowledge to save a
man’s life.
 Good readers use clues in the
text and their own
experiences to draw
conclusions, make
predictions, and make
the author has not revealed.
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