The Egyptian Cinderella Day 4 - Geary County Schools USD 475

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The Egyptian Cinderella Day 4
By Shirley Climo
Story Structure
Vocabulary
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Doze sleep lightly
After Thanksgiving dinner my father
will often doze in his chair while
watching a football game.
Seldom sel dom rarely not often
Mrs. Pushee was surprised when
JaCourtney was absent from school
because he seldom missed a day.
vocabulary
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Coaxed coax ed urged encouraged
Mikaela coaxed her dog into the house by offering
it dog treats.
Declared declar(e) +ed stated announced
Dustin declared that he would run for student
council next year.
Nimble nim ble quick and skillful
The cat is so nimble that she could jump from the
sofa to the top of the high cabnet.
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Dull
boring uninteresting
Kiersten was very disappointed when the
movie she had been waiting to watch turned
out to be really boring.
Dismissed dis miss ed excused
Mrs. G dismissed the students after the
assembly so that they could go back to
class.
Vocabulary
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Deserted desert ed empty
abandoned
The old house was falling down in
disrepair and had been deserted for
many many years.
Story Structure
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This week as we read we will be
concentrating on finding different parts
of a story. This will include setting,
characters, problem solution and type
of story.
By recognizing these elements good
readers better understand what is
happening in the story.
Building Background
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Every story has
some things that
are the same. What
are some of the
things that makeup
every story?
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Setting
Characters
Problem and
Solution
Type of story
Types of Stories
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Can you name different types of
stories?
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Folktales Fantasy Historical Fiction
Science Fiction Mystery
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This week we are reading a fairy tale.
Can you think of any other fairy tales.
TPS
Background
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Setting- the time and place of the story.
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Characters- the people in the story.
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Fairy Tales
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Fairy tales have good and bad
characters. Usually the good
characters have a problem that needs
to be solved. One of the things that
make fairy tales different from other
stories is that they usually have a
magical creature or person in the story.
Also fairy tales always have happy
endings. Keep these things in mind as
you read the story this week.
Listening
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Finish reading Cinderella
What was Cinderella’s biggest
problem?
How was Cinderella’s problem solved
at the end of the story.
How is this typical for a fairy tale?
More Background
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What will the falcon do with the red
shoe? Will Rhodopis ever get to meet
the Pharaoh?
Team Talk
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Read page 15 with partner.
Read pages 18-22 silently.
How did the Pharaoh feel about the party?
Why did Amasis want every maiden in Egypt
to try on the shoe?
What caused the servant girls to become
angry when they arrived at the Pharaoh’s
party?
Vocabulary
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Write a meaningful sentence with one
of the following words.
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Doze seldom coaxed declared
Nimble dull dismissed deserted
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Adventures in Writing
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Using what you have learned you are going
to write a fairy tale.
Story Structure 20 pts
Setting- characters- problem solution 30 pts
Elements of a fairy tale – good and bad
characters, a magical character, a happy
ending 20 pts
Use full sentences 10 pts
Use capitals and periods 10 pts
A catchy title 10 pts
Goldilocks
Mama Bear
Papa Bear
Baby Bear
Solution –she runs
away
A small house
in the woods
Goldilocks and the
3 bears
Problem- Goldilocks
breaks al the bears
stuff
Good- the Bears
Bad – Goldilocks
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