If a word ends in -ER, it compares two (2) things
Example: nicer, cooler, bigger
It is cooler today than yesterday.
If a word ends in -EST, it compares more than 3 things.
Examples: tallest, freshest, biggest
That was the freshest bread in the world!
Compound Words are two small words that make a new word with a new definition.
Examples: raincoat, birthday, mailbox, railroad
What is a topic in a paragraph?
A topic is WHAT the paragraph is about.
What is a MAIN IDEA of a paragraph?
The main idea is what they are mostly talking about in the paragraph.
Example: there are many kinds of bread, there are many interesting things to do at a farm.
What are DETAILS in a paragraph.
Details support the main idea and give examples of what the main idea is about.
Example: pick apples, ride a pony, go on a hayride are all things you can do on a farm.
Words that end in -LY describe an action.
Example: to sit QUIETLY, to eat LOUDLY, to pet GENTLY
Here is the problem: Murphy is missing and not in the house.
What could be a Solution?
- Shout "Murphy"
- Ask our neighbors if they saw him.
- Look for him around the neighborhood.
the ending -TURE in words
What is making INFERENCES?
- An Inference is like guessing what a person is like or what they are going to do.
- You use information in the story and examples of their behavior to make your guess.