Practice Name Vocabulary Choose a word from the box to complete the letter. serious broken personal informs heal Dear María, I have big news! I fell next to the pool at camp and now I have a arm. The fall was very , but the doctors told me I will quickly. My family came for a visit as soon as they found out. They got here in just a few hours. When a kid is hurt, the hospital always parents right away. The camp let me have a day so I could visit with my family. I am staying at camp until it is over, but no more swimming for me! Let me know how you are. Your friend always, Ricky © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill Choose one of the words from the box to write a P.S. to the letter. P.S.: A Trip to the Emergency Room 60 Book 2.1/Unit 2
Practice Name Comprehension: Sequence Chart As you read A Trip to the Emergency Room, fill in the Sequence Chart. First Next Then Last © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill How does the information you wrote in this Sequence Chart help you summarize A Trip to the Emergency Room? At Home: Have your child use the chart to retell the story. A Trip to the Emergency Room Book 2.1/Unit 2 61
Practice Name Comprehension: Sequence of Events Sequence is the order in which events happen in a story. Read the story and the sentences below it. Number the sentences from 1 to 6 to show the order of the story events. A big storm left puddles everywhere. After school at soccer practice, Liza slipped in the mud. She hurt her ankle and couldn’t get up. Coach Grimes put an ice pack on Liza’s ankle. Liza’s dad was there. He drove her to the emergency room. “I hope you didn’t break your ankle, honey,” Liza’s dad said. The doctor said Liza’s ankle was sprained, not broken. He told Liza to stay off the soccer field for a few weeks until her ankle healed. In the first game Liza played after she came back, Liza scored the winning goal for her team. “I feel as good as new. No, better than new!” she told her dad. Liza slipped and hurt her ankle. Liza’s dad drove her to the emergency room. Liza told her dad she felt better than new. © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill Liza came back and scored the winning goal. There was a big storm. The doctor said Liza’s ankle was sprained. At Home: Have your child tell about six events from his or A Trip to the Emergency Room 62 Book 2.1/Unit 2 her day at school in the order in which they happened.