Unit 1 Lesson 1 - A Fine, Fine School
(click the picture to read the story)
Written by Sharon Creech
Illustrated by Harry Bliss
Genre: Humorous Fiction
Target Skill: Story Structure - name the setting, characters, and plot in a story
Target Strategy: Summarze - tell the important parts of the story in your own words
Subject and Predicates: Every sentence has two parts; a subject and a predicate.
The Subject of a Sentence:
-A Sentence is a group of words that tells a complete thought. The subject is the part of a sentence taht tells whom or what the sentence is about.
-The subject usually comes at the beginning of the sentence. The subject can be one word or more, than one word.
-The complete subject includes all the words in the subject.
ex. Our teacher loves school.
All our desks are neat.
The Predicate of a Sentence:
-The predicate is the part of a sentence that tells what the subject does or is.
-The predicate can be one word or more than one word. The complete predicate includes all the words in the predicate.
ex. The students walk to school.
Billy is a happy student.
Spelling Words and Phonics Activities for the Week
Guided Reading Books
My Teacher, My Dad
Ms. Pinkerville, You're Our Star!
Ms. F Goes Back to School
Schools Then and Now