Title: 4-1 Animal Camouflage by: Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
Summary: An expository text with beautiful pictures to help children understand the concept behind why animals camouflage. Some hide to hunt, others to hide from being hunted. Children get to see the a fascinating look about animals in their environments.
Spelling Words: Long /oo/ spelled oo.
Words: hoop, tooth, mood, igloo, soon, bloom, food, room, pooch, pool.
Challenge Words: noodle, rooster, school.
Camouflage (n): a disguise that makes something look the same as the area around it. Mimicry (n): the act of copying. Patterns (n): the order of colors, shapes, or lines. Surroundings (n): the area around a person or thing. Pretenders (n): things that make believe it is something else. Blend (v): to mix together.
Grammar Concept: I can identify pronouns that replace nouns. A pronoun takes the place of a noun and should agree in number and gender it replaces. Tyler took his dog to the park to play. The pronoun he would replace Tyler.