Unit 1 Lesson 2 - The Trial of Cardigan Jones
(click the picture to read the story)
Written and Illustrated by Tim Egan
Genre: Humorous fiction
Target Skill: Drawing Conclusions - use details to figure out ideas that the author doesn't state
Target Strategy: Infer/Predict - use clues to figure out more about the selection
Types of Sentences: Every sentence begins with a capital letter. There are four kinds of sentences; statements, questions, commands, and exclamation.
Statements and Questions:
-A sentence that tells something is a statement. It ends with a period. It is also called a declarative sentence.
-A sentence that asks something is a question. It ends with a question mark. It is also called an interragative sentence.
Statement/Declarative: Moose are tall.
Question/Interrogative: What are the tallest mammals?
Guided Reading Books
The Case of the Missing Grass
Lauren the Otter
The Supreme Court