Invasion from Mars


Lesson 6:



DECODING:
  • COMMON CONSONANT PATTERNS: DIGRAPHS (th, ch, sh, wh, ph, ck, ng)

Spelling Choice Board:


TARGET VOCABULARY:

Vocab PPT:


Quizlet Vocabulary


MAIN STORY SELECTION:

Keynote of Invasion from Mars (from Heather Fleming):


History of the Original Broadcast of The War of the Worlds

Audio of Part 2 of the original War of the Worlds Broadcast (9:18):


Mercury Theatre Website with original audios of many episodes



COMPREHENSION SKILL:

  • STORY STRUCTURE
  • ELEMENTS OF DRAMA
  • FORMAL AND INFORMAL LANGUAGE


Flocabulary Video on the 5 Elements of a Story (Setting, Plot, Characters, Conflict, and Theme):



Formal vs. Informal Language PPT:




VOCABULARY STRATEGY:

  • SUFFIXES: -Y, -OUS

Suffixes -y, and -ous PPT:


Suffixes (-ful, -ly, -er, -ness, -less) PPT:



GRAMMAR:

  • VERBS

Finding the verb PPT with sound (introduction to locating verbs):


Verbs: Action, Main, Helping and Linking Verbs PPT:


Name that Verb (Action, Helping, Linking) PPT:


Verbs: Action, past, present, future, helping PPT (with sound):


What is a verb? video (4:05):


Action Verb Worksheet
Helping Verb Worksheet
Linking Verb Worksheet

Helping Verbs video (0:24):


Linking Verbs video (2:30):