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Reading Street Unit 2 

Look At Us

How are animals  and plants unique?

 

Week 1

How are flowers unique?

Literature.Flowers-Non-Fiction.

Sight Words.have.is. 

Spelling Words. at.mat.am.Tam.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Aa.Initial and medial sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Compare and contrast.

Conventions/Grammar. Nouns for more than one.

Amazing Words. seeds.buds.bloom.fruits.stem.petal.

Vocabulary. Color words.

Writing. Label.

Listening and Speaking. Listen for sequence.

 

 

Week 2

What can we leard about nature when we look closely?

Literature.Nature Spy-Non-Fiction.

Sight Words.have.is. 

Spelling Words. sat.as.mats.am.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Ss.Initial and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Setting.

Conventions/Grammar. Proper nouns.

Amazing Words. discover.spy.nature.pod.pattern.acorn.

Vocabulary. Nature words.

Writing. List.

Listening and Speaking. Listen for directions.

 

 

 

Week 3

What special animals live in the grasslands?

Literature.Animal Babies in Grasslands-Non-Fiction.

Sight Words.we.my.like. 

Spelling Words. pat.tap.sap.the.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Pp.Initial and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Main idea.

Conventions/Grammar. Adjectives for colors and shapes.

Amazing Words. calf.cub.pup.joey.foal.grassland.

Vocabulary. Words for animal babies.

Writing. Notes.

Listening and Speaking. Discussions.

 

 

 

Week 4

What unique thing does a bear do in winter?

Literature.Bear Snores On-Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words.we.my.like. 

Spelling Words. cat.cap.Pam.the.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Cc.Initial and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Realism and fantasy.

Conventions/Grammar. Adjectives for size and numbers.

Amazing Words. sleep.cave.storm.winter.woods.blustery.

Vocabulary. Words for seasons.

Writing. Poem.

Listening and Speaking.Listen for setting.

 

 

Week 5

What kind of home does an animal need?

Literature.A Bed for Winter-Informational Text.

Sight Words.he.for. 

Spelling Words. is.map.sip.to.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Ii.Initial and medial sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Sequence.

Conventions/Grammar. Adjectives for opposites.

Amazing Words. meadow.stump.tree trunk.nest.hive.den.

Vocabulary. Sequence words.

Writing. Caption.

Listening and Speaking. Give a description.

 

 

 

Week 6

How are real and make-believe plants alike and different?

Literature.Jack and the Beanstalk-Modern fairy tale.

Sight Words.he.for. 

Spelling Words. sit.act.pit.to.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Ii.Initial, medial, and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Realism and fantasy.

Conventions/Grammar. Adjectives.

Amazing Words. beanstalk.naughty.magic.lad.ogre.lend.

Vocabulary. Direction words.

Writing. Story.

Listening and Speaking. Listen for plot.