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Reading Street

Unit 5

Going Places

How do people get from here to there?

 

Week 1

What are different ways of going places?

Literature:Max Takes the Train.

Genre:Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words:yellow.blue.green

Spelling Words:jab.jet.job.web.went.jam.jot.win.wag.are.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Jj.Ww.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Realism and fantasy.

Conventions/Grammar:Sentences-Questions.

Amazing Words:plane.subway.ferryboat.sidecar.jetway.tunnel.

Vocabulary:Transportation words.

Writing:Caption.

Listening and Speaking:Ask and answer questions.

 

 

Week 2

What kind of transportation help us in an emergency?

Literature:Mayday! Mayday!

Genre:Non-fiction.

Sight Words:yellow.blue.green.

Spelling Words:box.ax.wax.ox.mix.fax.tax.six.fox.are.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Xx.Final sound.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Cause and effect.

Conventions/Grammar:Question marks and uppercase letters.

Amazing Words:rescue.pilot.yacht.sailor.mechanic.shimmering.

Vocabulary:Position words.

Writing:Rhyme.

Listening and Speaking:Drama:Response to literature.

 

Week 3

What kinds of transportation help people do their jobs?

Literature:Trucks Roll.

Genre:Non-Fiction

Sight Words:what.said.was.

Spelling Words:bus.cub.fun.hut.mud.bun.dug.gum.jug.one.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Uu.Initial and Medial.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Compare and Contrast.

Conventions/Grammar:Prepositions.

Amazing Words:trailers.truckers.steering wheel.headlights.haul.cabs.

Vocabulary:Words for jobs.

Writing:Poem.

Listening and Speaking:Discuss Literature.

 

Week 4

What kind of work do trains do?

Literature:The Little Engine that Could.

Genre:Classic Fantasy.

Sight Words:what.said.was.

Spelling Words:mug.pug.nut.up.club.rut.rub.sun.jumo.one.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Uu.Initial and Medial.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Plot.

Conventions/Grammar:Nouns.

Amazing Words:engine.passenger.roundhouse.mountain.valley.tracks.

Vocabulary:Time words.

Writing:Formal Letter.

Listening and Speaking:Sequence.

 

Week 5

How do people in different parts of the world travel?

Literature:On the Move.

Genre:Non-Fiction.

Sight Words:where.come.

Spelling Words:van.zap.zig.zip.buzz.vet.zen.zag.fizz.from.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Vv.Ss.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Main Idea.

Conventions/Grammar:Nouns in sentences.

Amazing Words:travel.kayak.llama.double-decker bus.submarine.dogsled.

Vocabulary:Compound words.

Writing:Invitation.

Listening and Speaking:Oral Presentation: Description.

 

Week 6

How do children around the world get to school?

Literature:This is the Way We Go to School.

Genre:Informational Fiction.

Sight Words:where.come.

Spelling Words:.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Yy.Qq.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Draw Conclusions.

Conventions/Grammar:Verbs.

Amazing Words:cable car.skis.trolley.horse and buggy.Metro line.vaporetto.

Vocabulary:Action words.

Writing:How to Report.

Listening and Speaking:Discuss Literary Features: Plot.