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English Language Arts, Grade 5

Book Title _______________________________________ Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Four Square © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6102 Purpose: Purpose Summarization Questions Clarification Predictions
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Summarization Questions Clarification Predictions Summarization Questions Clarification Predictions Book Title:________________________________________ Elena's Serenade by Campbell Geeslin Book Title:____________________________________ The Mouse and the Motocycle by Beverly Cleary Elena pretends she is a boy and runs away to become a glass blower. She helps everyone she meets along the way with her whistling. Her whistling helps her to be a wonderful glass blower. Her father lets her become a glass blower with him. This is a fantasy story. Animals don't talk. Elena could not blow all those fancy things without learning how. She could not trick her father into being an old man by pasting a tortilla to her chin. Why did Elena want to become a glass blower so badly? How did Elena learn to whistle so well? Why couldn't girls become glass blowers? Elena will become a famous glassblower. Elena will take over her father's business. Elena's father will be very proud of her. Keith meets a mouse living in a hotel room and teaches him how to ride his toy motorcycle. The mouse has many adventures on the motorcycle but his biggest adventure is when he tries to help Keith. Keith gives the mouse the motorcycle for being so brave and a good friend. Will Keith and Ralph meet up in the sequel books? Does Ralph have lots more adventures on his motorcycle? Does Ralph ever get to go traveling out of the hotel and to far away places like he wanted? Only kids and other animals can hear Ralph talk. Ralph’s family will get rides on his motorcycle. Ralph will have lots more adventures on his motorcycle. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6102 Four Square