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Touching Spirit Bear
Chapter 9-13
April 7-11

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Monday, April 7, 2014
Practice Prior Skills
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Diagram the following sentence: ! As soon as I am finished eating, I am going to the movie. Learning Goals
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Read and Comprehend
Chapters 9-13 of Touching
Spirit Bear.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Practice Prior Skills
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Punctuate the following sentences. ! Wherever John goes his dog follows him.
! I will pick you even if I get delayed in traffic.
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While we were sleeping it snowed. !

I am late because we were caught in traffic.

Learning Goals
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Comprehend Chapters 9-13 by answering questions on junoed.com +

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Practice Prior Skills
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Define the following Words of the Week.
! Alacrity
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Laud
Imperative

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Accede

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Ammenble
Preclude

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Solicitous

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obscure

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Learning Goals
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Analyze Chapters 9-13 of
Touching Spirit Bear and
Review Monday’s and
Tuesday’s warm-ups.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Practice Prior Skills
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Diagram and label the following: !

When the bell rang, the students were dismissed by the teacher.

Learning Goals
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Define figures of speech in
Touching Spirit Bear.

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Think about sayings that your parents say that are not to be taken literally. What are some of them?

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Example – When I was in a conundrum, sometimes I would ask my mom what to do. She would often reply “it is six one half dozen or the other.”

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Example: “I am as hungry as a horse.”

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Example: “She is a bear this morning because she woke up on the wrong side of the bed.”

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Example: “I am dying to eat or I am starving for dinner.”

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Why do people use figures of speech?

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Simile – Compares two unlike things using the words _____ or
_____. Before he has his morning coffee, Dad is as grouchy as a sleepy bear.

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Metaphor: Says that a person or thing is something other than what it really is. Metaphors compare two unlike things
____________ using like or as. Before his first cup of morning coffee, Dad is a bear.

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Personification – Gives nonhumans, _________ traits. A blizzard howled through the trees for hours.

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Hyperbole: uses __________________ or overstatement for emphasis. There must be a million cars parked at the mall.

+ Guided Practice – Let’s label each expression below as simile, metaphor, personification or Hyperbole.
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Example: “I am as hungry as a horse.”

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Example: “She is a bear this morning because she woke up on the wrong side of the bed.”

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Example: “I am dying to eat or I am starving for dinner.”

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The waves danced across the ocean at sunrise this morning. + Can you think of famous lines from movies or music that use simile, metaphor, hyperbole, or personification? !

Simile – Movie Forest Gump “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you are going to get.”

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Metaphor – Song “Love Story” -Taylor Swift – “You are Romeo and I was Juliet”

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Hyperbole – Song by Tony Bennett, “I Left Heart in San
Francisco.”

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Personification – Disney Movie “Cars” The cars talk.

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Figures of Speech in Touching Spirit Bear
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He (Garvey) was built like a bulldog with lazy eyes. (p. 3)
The figure of speech illustrated in this sentence is (A) a simile,
(B) a metaphor, (C) personification, (D) a hyperbole.

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He (Edwin) stared forward with a steely patience, like a wolf waiting. (p. 4)
The above simile compares (A) Edwin’s stare to a wolf stalking prey, (B) Edwin’s posture to a wolf, (C) Edwin’s patience to a stalking wolf, (D) a wolf to a stare.

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Cole nodded obediently, like a little puppy that would…