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Reading Street

Unit 6

Putting It Together

What are different ways of building?

 

Week 1

How is a school built?

Literature:Building With Dad.

Genre:Informational Fiction.

Sight Words:here.with.do.what.little.

Spelling Words:daft.list.cats.fast.jigs.film.bits.fact.gals.blue.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Aa.Ll.Yy.Qq.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Compare and Contrast.

Conventions/Grammar:Pronouns I and me.

Amazing Words:groundbreaking.trenches.foundation.welding.waterproof.gleaming.

Vocabulary:Compound Words.

Writing:List.

Listening and Speaking:Recite Language.

 

 

Week 2

What tools do you need to build things?

Literature:Old McDonald had a Woodshop.

Genre:Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words:where.is.go.that.come.

Spelling Words:bop.dog.jog.cops.fond.cot.gob.lot.cost.blue.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Oo.Aa.Ll.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Character.

Conventions/Grammar:Prepositional Phrases.

Amazing Words:saw.drill.hammer.screwdriver.file.chisel.

Vocabulary:Location Words.

Writing:Song.

Listening and Speaking:Discuss Facts and Opinions.

 

Week 3

How do beavers build their homes?

Literature:Building Beavers.

Genre:Expository Non Fiction.

Sight Words:the.to.from.was.like.

Spelling Words:best.bent.dent.gets.jest.belt.desk.fend.held.said.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Ee.Short Vowels and Consonants.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Main Idea.

Conventions/Grammar:Telling Sentences.

Amazing Words:beaver.lodge.paddle.river.stream.lake.

Vocabulary:Words for Actions.

Writing:Rhyme.

Listening and Speaking:Interpret Information.

 

Week 4

What can friends build together?

Literature:Alistair and Kip's Great Adventure.

Genre:Animal Fantasy.

Sight Words:for.we.yellow.my.of.

Spelling Words:bump.dusk.fund.hunt.runt.cups.dust.gums.must.said.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Uu.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Plot.

Conventions/Grammar:Sentences/Questions.

Amazing Words:gathered.distant.drifting.voyage.island.aboard.

Vocabulary:Location Words.

Writing:Rhyme.

Listening and Speaking:Discuss Literary Elements/Character.

 

Week 5

Who helps to build a house?

Literature:The House that Tony Built.

Genre:Informational Fiction.

Sight Words:have.they.four.two.blue.

Spelling Words:bags.brim.drip.help.plum.blot.clap.felt.lump.come.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Initial, Medial, Final Sounds.Decode Words.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Setting.

Conventions/Grammar:Sentences/Exclamations.

Amazing Words:architect.electricians.plumbers.painters.landscapers.movers.

Vocabulary:Words for Feelings.

Writing:Poem.

Listening and Speaking:Oral Presentation:Book Report.

 

Week 6

How do ants build their nests?

Literature:Ants and Their Nests.

Genre:Expository Non Fiction.

Sight Words:where.come.

Spelling Words:raft.sift.snug.vast.weld.rims.skip.swim.vest.come.

Phonics/Phonemic Awareness:Initial, Medial, Final Sounds.Decode Words.

Text Based Comprehension Skills:Draw Conclusions.

Conventions/Grammar:Complete Sentences.

Amazing Words:colony.underground.chambers.silk.twigs.pebbles.

Vocabulary:Words for Bugs.

Writing:Report.

Listening and Speaking:Discuss Literary Elements/Setting.