Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Mystery of Saint Matthew Island

The comprehension skill for this weeks story is main idea and supporting details. The main idea is the most important idea about the topic. The supporting details are "proof" of the main idea. A good way to show main idea and supporting details is with a graphic organizer.

Vocabulary: carcasses, scrawny, suspicions, starvation, parasites, tundra, decay, bleached

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