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Reading Class 3rd Grade » The Waterfall

The Waterfall The Waterfall

The Waterfall by Jonathan London

 Summary:  A family travels to the woods for an exciting camping trip.  As the family enjoys the great outdoors, the brothers find a huge waterfall and decide that they are brave enough to climb it.  With a lot of encouragement, the entire family manages to scale the waterfall to find an even more beautiful way to remember their trip. 

 

 

Review the story below:

Genre:  Realistic Fiction

Realistic fiction is a fictional story in which the setting, plot, dialogue, and characters seem real.

Story Skill: Making Inferences

An inference puts together something you see or read with something you already know.  You make an inference when you "put two and two together" or "read between the lines".  Making inferences will help you figure out what is happening, how a character feels, or what a sentence means.

 

Make an Inference

 To practice making inferences to be a critical reader.
  To practice making inferences about characters actions.
  To learn more about making inferences.
  To practice making inferences.
  To practice making inferences using what characters say and do.
 
Spelling Test
 

Waterfall – long a, i, o, and u with the vowel-consonant-e pattern

smoke

wide

smile

side

huge

come

note

hope

save

mine

cube

escape

life

grade

love

slope

 

Build Background or Extend Your Knowledge

Author Biography

Camping Safety Tips

Waterfall Spelling

Backyard Jungle – An online project where you share what is in your own environment.

Author Comments

Poisonous Plants

Waterfall Vocabulary

 

Hiking Activities

 

 

How Stuff Works - Waterfalls

 







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