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Reading Class 3rd Grade » Lost and Found

Lost and Found Lost and Found

Lost and Found by Mark Teague

Summary:  When Wendell and Floyd follow their new friend, Mona, into the Lost and Found, they suddenly find themselves lost in a new world.  Through a series of adventures, Wendell, Floyd, and Mona find themselves back at school with a little extra luck on their sides.

 

Review the story below:

Genre:  Fantasy

Characters and events that could occur in real life combine with those that could not.

Story Skill: Context Clues

Writers use words that will be new to their readers. They often include other words or phrases to help with the understanding of the new word. These words or phrases are called context clues. They are built into the sentences around the difficult word and can be used to help you determine what an unknown word means.

Context Clues

   To complete a context clues tutorial. 

   To play a context clues game. 

Story Skill: Sequence/Chronological Order

Writers often describe event or experiences in the order in which they happen in time.  When writer's talk about things that happen, they usually don't skip around.  They tell the events in the order they happened.  Readers should look for signal words to help them identify the order of events.  These words include: before, during, after, yesterday, immediately, suddenly, in ten years, this month, next month, last year, decade, century, an hour ago, at 9:00, etc.

 

Chronological Order

 To learn and practice the chronological order skill.
 To place comic book sections in order.
 To put the lists and instructions in order.
 To practice sequencing with a recipe.
 To learn about the sequence of a story and practice.
 To practice the skill click on sequence and complete the activity.
 To practice putting a story in the correct order.
 To learn about sequencing and sequence signal words.
 To put the story "The Three Little Pigs" in order.
 To practice the sequencing skill.

Spelling List 

Lost and Found – short vowel sounds in words with one vowel followed by a consonant

mix

friend

thin

empty

milk

class

kept

glance

smell

left

stick

 

last

thick

test

 

head

send

dish

Build Background or Extend Your Learning

Learn More About the Author

E-Word Game with Story Vocabulary

Lost and Found Mystery Grid

Video Interview with Author

Lost and Found Vocabulary Practice 

Lost and Found Spelling Practice

    







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