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Unformatted text preview: Lewis and Lewis and Clark and Me: Clark and Me: A Dogs Tale A Dogs Tale By Laurie Myers By Laurie Myers Illustrated by Michael Dooling Illustrated by Michael Dooling Visit the Author Visit the Author Compiled by Terry Sams PES Summary Summary You have probably never heard the story of Lewis and Clarks journey told from the point of view of a dog. But Seaman is no ordinary dog. He tells his version of Lewis and Clarks famous journey from his first meeting with the explorers to the moment when he was almost traded to the Native Americans. Study Skills Study Skills Genre: Historical Fantasy Comprehension Skill: Authors Purpose Comprehension Strategy: Answer Questions Comprehension Review Skill: Cause and Effect Vocabulary: Word Endings Genre Genre : : Historical Fantasy Historical Fantasy Historical Fantasy is based on real events in history, but it is a story that could never really happen-in this case, because a dog cant write. As you read look for the facts on which this story is based. Click on Genre to learn more about different genres and Realistic Fiction. Comprehension Skill Comprehension Skill TE 40/65a TE 40/65a Authors Purpose is the authors reason or reasons for writing this story. Authors dont usually tell you this. You have to figure the reasons out. It might be to inform or teach, to entertain, to express their feelings, and to persuade or convince you. Practice Authors Purpose Practice Authors Purpose Lets read p. 54 and decide the authors purpose for including the last paragraph on that page. to inform. because the paragraph gives information about Newfoundland Comprehension Strategy Comprehension Strategy Answer Questions Answer Questions Good readers know where to look for the answers to questions. They know sometimes the answer to a question is in one place or in several places. They know sometimes they may have to use what they know to answer a question. Comprehension Skill Review Comprehension Skill Review Cause Cause and Effect and Effect TE 49 TE 49 An effect is something that happens . A cause explains why it happens. Writing may include clue words such as because, in order to, so, and as a result to link causes and effects....
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