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December 2nd - December 13th: 

 

Anchor Text:  What Do Illustrators Do? 

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Text and Graphic Features, Sequence of Events, Analyze/Evaluate 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Synonyms  

 

Grammar: Verb Tenses  

 

 Vocabulary Words: 

   imagine

   tools

   illustrate

   scribbles

   sketches

   tracing

   research

   textures 

 

November 11th - November 22nd: 

 

Anchor Text:  Bat Loves the Night 

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Sequence of Events, Domain-Specific Vocabulary, Question 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Suffixes -ible/-able  

 

Grammar: What is a verb?  

 

 Vocabulary Words: 

   twitch

   swoops 

   squeak 

   echoes

   detail

   slithers

   dozes

   snuggles

 

 October 28th - November 6th: 

 

Anchor Text:  Roberto Clemente 

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Cause and Effect, Literal and Nonliteral Meanings, and Visualize 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Prefix mis- 

 

Grammar: Plural Nouns with -s and -es  

 

Vocabulary Words: 

   stands

   fans

   score

   league 

   slammed

   polish

   style

   pronounced 

October 14th - October 25th: 

 

Anchor Text:  Pop's Bridge

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Compare and Contrast, Story Structure, Infer/Predict

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Word Families

 

Grammar: Common and Proper Nouns 

 

Vocabulary Words: 

   crew

   tide

   cling

   balancing

   foggy

   disappears

   stretch

   excitement

 

September 30th - October 11th: 

 

Anchor Text: Destiny's Gift  

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Understanding Characters, Story Message, Analyze/Evaluate 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Antonyms  

 

Grammar: Compound Sentences

 

Vocabulary Words: 

   afford

   cutomers

   contracted

   raise

   earn

   figure

   block 

   spreading

 

September 16th - September 27th: 

 

Anchor Text: The Trial of Cardigan Jones 

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Conclusions, Author's Word Choice, Infer/Predict 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Dictionary/Glossary  

 

Grammar: Kinds of Sentences  

 

Vocabulary Words: 

    trial

   jury

   convince

   guilty

   pointed

   honest

   murmur

   stand  

 

 

September 3th - September 13th: 

 

Anchor Text: A Fine, Fine School

 

Comprehension Skills and Strategies: Story Structure, Analyze Illustrations, Summarize 

 

Vocabulary Strategies: Context Clues 

 

Grammar: Simple Sentences 

 

Vocabulary Words: 

   principal 

   soared

   strolled

   worried

   proud

   announced

   fine

   certainly