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Reading and Writing Rocks Yellow / Lesson 8: Prediction

Max

  What will we be learning today?

    In this lesson, we are going to learn about dealing with angry by reading Max.


Book Introduction
   Max is very angry because he wants to be the "boss" of something instead of being told what to do     all the time.

   His parents work with him to find a solution to his anger, but the solution ends up creating another      problem--his parents become angry!

   Finally, Max and his parents sit down to discuss the situation. They find asolution for managing      anger that works for everyone.


Before Reading
  Here is a question to think about:

  1. What kinds of feelings do you have?

  2. What makes you feel angry?

  3. What do you do with your anger to get rid of it?

  Look through the pictures in your book. As you look at them ask yourself questions about the   pictures and guess what you think might happen in the story.


Before Reading
   On a piece of paper, write a prediction of what you think will happen in the story. You only need to     write 3 or 4 sentences.

   These are some tough words you will come across in the book.
    Click on the to here the word.

troubling  
grumbling  
buried  
crept  
vacation  
bothered  
nasty  
silent  
embarrassed  
sponsored  
   Use a dictionary to write the definition for each word on the same paper as your prediction.


During Reading
   Read the first part of the book called Max is Angry.


  After Reading

   Write a summary of what happened in this part of the story.