Practice Name Vocabulary A. Write the word from the box to complete each sentence. remember students perform effort proud mood 1. Charlene’s hard work and really paid off. 2. The school band will next week. 3. Ruthann was to be singing in the school play. 4. Nathan can his lines for the play. 5. Pizza for lunch always puts me in a good . 6. All the and teachers like to sing. B. Choose two words from the box. Write a sentence for each word on the lines below. © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill 7. 8. The Alvin Ailey Kids 110 Book 2.1/Unit 3
Practice Comprehension: Name Main Idea and Details Chart As you read The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team, fill in the Main Idea and Details Chart. Detail Main Idea Detail Detail © Macmillan/McGraw-Hill How does the information you wrote in this Main Idea and Details Chart help you to better understand The Alvin Ailey Kids: Dancing As a Team? At Home: Have your child use the chart to retell the story. The Alvin Ailey Kids Book 2.1/Unit 3 111
Practice Name Comprehension: Main Idea and Details A main idea is the most important idea in a story. Details give more information about the main idea. Read each story. Then underline the sentence that could be its main idea. 1. The toy Noah liked best was a kazoo. He also played with toy ﬂutes and horns. Now he plays the recorder. When Noah is bigger and stronger, he wants to try the tuba. Right now a tuba is bigger than he is! a. Noah likes to play p y music. b. Noah plays the kazoo. c. Noah is too small to play the tuba. 2. The school marching band was ready. Their instruments were tuned. Their uniforms were neat and clean. At halftime the band lined up. When they marched out onto the ﬁeld, everyone cheered. a. The marching band tuned their instruments. b. The marching band wore neat and clean uniforms. c. The marchingg band p performs at halftime. 3. Wendy has an older sister named Jane. They both go to ballet © Macmillan/McGraw-Hill class after school. Eve has a younger sister named Lara. They go to tap class. The girls’ classes are in the same dance school. In the spring they will all perform in the dance concert. a. All the girls have sisters. b. All the girls g like to dance. c. The dance concert is in the spring. At Home: Have your child describe something they like to do The Alvin Ailey Kids 112 Book 2.1/Unit 3 using a main idea and three details.