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Reading Street Unit 3 

Changes All Around Us

How do changes affect us?

 

Week 1

How does a baby panda change in its first year of life?

Literature.Little Panda-Non-Fiction.

Sight Words.me.with.she. 

Spelling Words. bat.cab.tin.nap.is.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Bb.Nn.Initial and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Compare and contrast.

Conventions/Grammar. Verbs.

Amazing Words. weight.measure.healthy.curious.bamboo.explore.

Vocabulary. Color words.

Writing. Summary.

Listening and Speaking. Respond to Literature:Drama.

 

 

Week 2

What new things can you do as you get older?

Literature.Little Quack-Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words.me.with.she. 

Spelling Words. bit.rat.tab.rip.is.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Rr.Initial sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Plot.

Conventions/Grammar. Verbs for now and in the past.

Amazing Words. duckling.pond.paddle.plunged.proud.brave.

Vocabulary. Action words.

Writing. Invitation.

Listening and Speaking. Sequence.

 

 

 

Week 3

How is life today different from life hundreds of years ago?

Literature.George Washington Visits-Historic Fiction.

Sight Words.see.look. 

Spelling Words. dip.kid.pad.bid.my.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Dd.Kk.Initial and final sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Cause and effect.

Conventions/Grammar. Verbs that add s.

Amazing Words. celebration.barn.arch.sprinted.blacksmith.soldier.

Vocabulary. Position Words.

Writing. Persuasive Statement.

Listening and Speaking. Recite Rhymes.

 

 

 

Week 4

What happens when animals change?

Literature.Farfallina and Marcel-Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words.see.look. 

Spelling Words. fat.rap.ask.fin.my.

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

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Plot.

Conventions/Grammar. Verbs for now and in the future.

Amazing Words. goose.gosling.caterpillar.butterfly.reflection.cocoon.

Vocabulary. Words for feelings.

Writing. Caption.

Listening and Speaking.Oral Presentation.

 

 

Week 5

How are things we use today different from things used long ago?

Literature.Then and Now-Non Fiction.

Sight Words.they.you.of. 

Spelling Words. dot.cod.sob.rot.for.

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

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Draw Conclusion.

Conventions/Grammar. Sentences as meaningful word groups.

Amazing Words. gears.webcams.phonographs.headphones.handwritten.newspapers.

Vocabulary. Words for opposites.

Writing. List.

Listening and Speaking. Messages.

 

 

 

Week 6

What causes us to change the way we feel?

Literature.The Lion and the Mouse-Classic Fable.

Sight Words.they.you.of. 

Spelling Words. fit.mad.cob.pod.for.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness. Oo.Initial, medial sounds.

Text Based Comprehension Skills. Main Idea.

Conventions/Grammar. Sentences.

Amazing Words. jungle.nibbling.trembling.beast.snarled.entangled.

Vocabulary. Words for textures.

Writing. .

Listening and Speaking. Ask and answer questions.