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Thinking Graphically About Reading Comprehension: Story Elements

English Language Arts, Grade 5

 
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32-1013 Copyright © NewPath Learning. All rights reserved. www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS \|xiBAHBDy01252ozX GRAPHICALLYTMabout Thinking 10 LAMINATED FLIP CHARTS Per Set Use with a Dry-Erase Marker! WRITE-ON / WIPE-OFF WRITE-ON / WIPE-OFF
GRAPHICALLYabout Thinking TM Phone: 800-507-0966 Fax: 800-507-0967 www.newpathlearning.com NewPath Learning® products are developed by teachers using research-based principles and are classroom tested. The company’s product line consists of an array of proprietary curriculum review games, workbooks, posters and other print materials. All products are supplemented with web-based activities, assessments and content to provide an engaging means of educating students on key, curriculum-based topics correlated to applicable state and national education standards. Copyright © 2009 NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Thinking GraphicallyTM About Reading Comprehension Flip Chart series consist of five flip chart sets, each covering a different facet of the current NCTE and IRA standards for reading comprehension. Designed to enhance and complement any reading program, the collection provides visual outlines to help students add breadth and depth to their comprehension skills. Each flip chart set provides a series of effective focal points for discussion, lesson models and explicit instruction. They also serve as a perfect foundation for learning center activities. Each Thinking GraphicallyTM Flip Chart Set features 10 double-sided laminated charts, each 12” x 18”. Side 1 features student-friendly, “write-on/wipe-off” activity templates Side 2 displays completed examples and instructions Spiral bound on a durable free-standing easel Activity Guide with black-line copy-masters and suggested activities HOW TO USE Classroom Use Each Thinking GraphicallyTM About Flip Chart can be used for enhancing reading comprehension instruction. The front page of each flip chart contains a colorful graphic for visually organizing information related to topics and strategies of reading comprehension. The flip side pages provide classroom examples for completing the graphic organizer at the primary and intermediate levels. Note: Be sure to use an appropriate dry-erase marker and to test it on a small section of the chart prior to using it. The Activity Guide included provides a black-line master of each Flip Chart which students can use to fill in before, during or after instruction. For each chart, there is a suggested list of instructional lessons. Thinking GraphicallyTM About Reading Comprehension Flip Charts are a great supplement to any reading program. While the activities in the guide can be used in conjunction with the Flip Charts, they can also be used individually for review or as a form of assessment or in conjunction with any other related assignment. Learning Centers Each Flip Chart provides students with a variety of opportunities to visually comprehend what they have read. Students may use these Flip Charts in small group settings along with the corresponding activity pages contained in the guide to learn or review comprehension topics or strategies already covered during guided instruction. Independent student use Students can use the hands-on flip charts to practice and learn independently by creating their own graphic organizer using a book they have read. The graphic organizers are also ideal for assessment of topic or strategy understanding and application. Reference/Teaching resource Thinking GraphicallyTM Charts are a great supplement to any curriculum or they can be used in conjunction with NewPath’s Curriculum Mastery® Games. Chart # 1: Chart # 2: Chart # 3: Chart # 4: Chart # 5: Chart # 6: Chart # 7: Chart # 8: Chart # 9: Chart #10: Big W Comprehension Cube Puzzler Mountain Thinking From Here to There Charting the Story Window Frame Tree Map Box Out the Story Look Closely Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Who What Where When Why Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS Big W Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6131 www.newpathlearning.com Book Title _______________________________________
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Who What Where When Why Who What Where When Why Book Title:________________________________________ Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco Grandma helped her granddaughter overcome her fear of thunderstorms on her farm during the summer Grandma wanted her to see she was brave Book Title:__________________________________________________ Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks Omri had to take care of his tiny person in his house and at school all the time so he could learn to become responsible © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6131 www.newpathlearning.com Big W
Characters Solution Problem Setting Main Events Comprehension Cube Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6132 www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS Book Title _______________________________________
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Characters Solution Problem Setting Main Events Characters Solution Problem Setting Main Events Book Title:________________________________________ The Doorbell Rang by Pat Huchins The boy, his mother and his friends They don’t have enough cookies for all the friends. In the boy’s kitchen The boy’s mother bakes more cookies. Book Title:__________________________________________________ George’s Marvelous Medicine by Raold Dahl Grandma asks for her medicine. She yells at George for taking too long. George wants to get even so he mixes a special medicine for her. Mother bakes cookies. Every time they start to eat the cookies the doorbell rings and more friends come. George’s grandma is really mean to him. Finally she disappears and the whole family is glad. George’s house George, his parents and his grandmother © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6132 www.newpathlearning.com Comprehension Cube
Puzzler © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6133 www.newpathlearning.com Purpose: Main character Character’s problem Character’s feelings Events Details Book Title _______________________________________ Purpose Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Intermediate Examples Purpose: Primary Examples © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6133 www.newpathlearning.com Puzzler Main character Character’s problem Character’s feelings Events Details Main character Character’s problem Character’s feelings Events Details Book Title _______________________________ Book Title _______________________________ Grace Amazing Grace Jumanji Her classmates tell her she can’t have the part in the play. Grace is sad Grace talks to her family. Her granmother takes her to the ballet. She practices for the part she wants. She gets the part. Grace has imagination. Grace is a good dancer. Grace’s family tells her she can be anything she wants. Grace believes she can be anythng she wants matter what people say. Judy and Peter They are scared. A game board comes alive and they have a jungle with animals and weather in their house They find a game under a tree. The game comes aive in their house. Once Judy wins the game goes away. They put the box back outside. Lions, snakes, monkeys and rhinos are in their house. It rains in their house. Molten lava pours through the house. Judy rolls the right number on the dice to have the game end.
Mountain Thinking © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6134 www.newpathlearning.com Purpose Book Title _______________________________________ Character Problem Events Resolution Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6134 www.newpathlearning.com Mountain Thinking Book Title: Book Title: Crow Boy by Taro Yashima J.T. by Jane Wagner Problem Events Character Resolution Problem Events Character Resolution Chibi Chibi was disliked by the other children because he was different. He hid from the teacher. He didn’t play with the children. He didn’t do his work. The other children made fun of him. A new teacher came. The new teacher spent time with Chilbi. Chibi was in the talent show. Chibi was liked by all. J.T. Gamble J.T. puts the radio back in the car. J.T. steals a radio from a car. J.T. finds a homeless cat. He gives the cat a home. He cares for it. He loves it.
Book Title _______________________________________ Conflict Why it Occurred How it Affects the Characters How it is Resolved From Here to There Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6135 www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Conflict Why it Occurred How it Affects the Characters How it is Resolved Conflict Why it Occurred How it Affects the Characters How it is Resolved Book Title:________________________________________ Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney Miss Rumphius was not happy. She had to do something to make the world beautiful. Her grandfather told her she had to make the world a more beautiful place in order to be really happy. The town people thought she was crazy when the pretty flowers came up everywhere. They called her the Lupine Lady. Wherever she walked she threw lupine seeds. Book Title:___________________________________ Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard & Florence Atwater Mr. Popper couldn’t afford to keep his penguins. The penguins needed a lot of fish and lots of ice in the basement. The Poppers have lots of adventures and finally realize the penguins would be better off back at the North Pole and Mr. Popper gets to go too. Mr. Popper and his family started a show featuring the penguins. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6135 www.newpathlearning.com From Here to There
Characters Setting Problem Events Solution Story Chart the Story Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6136 www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Characters Setting Problem Events Solution Story Characters Setting Problem Events Solution Story Cinderella Cinder Edna Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters Cinderella Her step sisters Her step mother In their house At the prince’s castle They lived next door to each other In the garden and around the village Cinderella’s step mother won’t let her go to the prince’s ball Neither girl could go to the King’s ball Manyara was always mean to Nyasha He finds Cinderella and marries her. She goes to live at his castle and is never bossed by her step sisters or mother again. Cinderella and Cinder Edna have a double wedding. Nyasha marries the king and brings her sister to live in the castle with them. Cinderella’s fairy godmother got her dressed up for the ball. Ednas used her own money from doing jobs to buy... Cinderella’s fairy godmother makes her look like a princess so she can go to the ball. The Prince falls in love with her... Nyasha makes friends with a snake. Their father sends them both to meet the king and marry him. Manyara runs... Cinderella Edna Their mean sisters Nyasha Manyara Chocolate Touch Chocolate Fever King Midas John Midas his parents his teacher and principal Susan His house, his neighborhood and his school His house, school and the hide away In the palace John eats a magic candy. Everything he touches turns to chocolate Henry gets brown spots all over and they begin to pop and he smells of chocolate. The kind is very greedy and had lots of gold but it was not enough. He goes back to the store where he got the magic candy from and the shopkeeper helps him. John stops eating chocolate all the time. He meets a god who makes him promise to stop being so greedy. He meets a truck driver who wants to help him. They get hijacked and tied up as hostages. They get free... Everything he touches turns to chocolate. He gets really thirsty. He ruins Susan’s party. He turns his mother... The king granted a wish and was given a golden touch. At first he is happy that everything he touches turns... Henry Green his parents Lefty A king his daughter © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6136 www.newpathlearning.com Chart the Story
Book Title _______________________________________ Window Frame Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6137 www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Intermediate Examples Purpose: Primary Examples Airport Luggage Pickup Book Title _____________________________ Book Title _____________________________ Fly Away Home by Even Bunting Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White 2. Charlotte spins words in her web about Wilbur. Wilbur becomes famous. 1. Wilbur becomes friends with the spider. The spider wants to help Wilbur so he doesn’t get slaughtered. 3. Wilbur and Fern go to the county fair. Wilbur is awarded a prize. 4. Wilbur has to take care of Charlotte’s egg sac. Her children live in the barn with Wilbur. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6137 www.newpathlearning.com Window Frame
Book Title: Who What Where When How Why Tree Map Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6138 www.newpathlearning.com Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Book Title: Book Title: © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6138 www.newpathlearning.com Tree Map I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff Poppy by Avi Who What Where When How Why Who What Where When How Why He wants to keep his friend’s iguana when he moves. He wants it at his house. Right away He writes letters back and forth to his mother trying to convince her. He really, really wants the iguana for a pet. Alex Poppy the mouse The mice believe Mr. Ocax is protecting them. Dimwood forest during the nights Poppy outsmarts him and fights him. Poppy haad to get past Mr. Ocax to save his family.
Character Setting Beginning Middle End Events Box Out the Story Purpose: Purpose © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6139 www.newpathlearning.com Book Title _______________________________________ Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Character Setting Beginning Middle End Events Character Setting Beginning Middle End Events Book Title:_____________________________________ The Tenth Good Thing About Barney by Judith Viorst His mother says to think of ten good things about Barney. He can only think of one. His cat dies and he is very sad. in his house a boy in his bed a boy in his yard a boy He thought of the tenth thing. Book Title:___________________________________ The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes When she moves away they find her pictures of a hundred dresses The other girls make fun of her. Tells the other girls she has a hundred dresses in school Wanda in school Wanda in school Wanda © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6139 www.newpathlearning.com Box Out the Story
© Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6140 www.newpathlearning.com Book Title _______________________________________ Reading Comprehension: Reading Comprehension: STORY ELEMENTS STORY ELEMENTS Look Closely Purpose
Purpose: Primary Examples Intermediate Examples Book Title _____________________________ Book Title _____________________________ My Great Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl Author’s Clues that Aunt Arizona was a wonderful teacher Friendship is liking someone for who they are. She grew flowers in the window. She wore a pretty white apron. She taught about far away places. She hugged her students no matter what. We wouldn’t dream of hurting you. pg. 35 What a change to hear someone laughing. pg. 38 They are not as terrible as they looked. pg. 43 They seemed extremely kind and helpful. pg. 43 © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 93-6140 www.newpathlearning.com Look Closely
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