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Earth Day

Thursday, April 22nd    

Earth Day

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Make it Fun, Dictation  

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Why is it important that we learn about Earth Day?

Writing- I can take care of our planet by …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Friday, April 23rd   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- tape, Dictation

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- Kahoot Review

Writing- Comprehension Test  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

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Read Aloud

Monday, April 26th

Read Aloud

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Storytime- Jake the Whale, Dictation

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Teacher Discretion

Writing- writers workshop *review sentence structure

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home

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Read Aloud

Tuesday, April 27th  

Read Aloud

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, teach reading v-e words with suffix –s, Echo find letters/words

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Teacher Discretion  

Writing- writers workshop *review sentence structure

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Read Aloud

Wednesday, April 28th  

Read Aloud  

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, word talk, make it fun, dictation 

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Teacher Discretion  

Writing- writers workshop *review sentence structure

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Read Aloud

Thursday, April 29th    

Read Aloud

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Word of the Day- rules, Dictation

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Teacher Discretion

Writing- writers workshop *review sentence structure  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Read Aloud

Friday, April 30th    

Read Aloud  

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Unit Test 11

Shared Reading- Teacher Discretion

Reading- Teacher Discretion

Writing- writers workshop *review sentence structure

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

Past Assignments

Due:

To the Pacific and Back

Wednesday, April 21st

To the Pacific and Back  

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- swipe, Echo/Find Letters and Words, Dictation

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- contentment- feeling happy and satisfied

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Rivers and Mountains

Tuesday, April 20th  

Rivers and Mountains

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling, none, nothing

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- dull- boring or not exciting

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Red Cedars and Grizzly Bears

Monday, April 19th

Red Cedars and Grizzly Bears

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Storytime- Jake the Whale

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- record- you write it down or keep track of it

Writing- What discoveries did they make, and how did they record their discoveries?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home

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Sacagawea

Friday, April 16th  

Sacagawea

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling, none, nothing

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- protection- help keep someone or something safe

Writing- Who was Sacagawea.  What was her role in the expedition?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

 

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Discovery and Danger on the Prairie

Thursday, April 15th   

Discovery and Danger on the Prairie

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Storytime- Jake the Whale

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary-honored- respect and think something is very important

Writing- What did Lewis and Clark discover, and what dangers did they encounter in the prairie?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home

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The Journey Begins

Wednesday, April 14th

The Journey Begins  

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- brave, Teach Trick Word and Spelling friend, other

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- expedition- journey or trip for exploring

Writing- What are some of the skills from the people in the Corps of Discovery?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Lewis and Clark

Tuesday, April 13th

Lewis and Clark

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- globe, Make it Fun, Echo/Find Letters and Words

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- brave- show courage

Writing- What were the three tasks that Jefferson wanted Lewis and Clark to do on their expedition?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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The Louisiana Purchase

Monday, April 12th

The Louisiana Purchase

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Echo/Find Letters and Words, Dictation  *benchmark testing 

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- purchase- to buy something

Writing-   Why did Thomas Jefferson want to purchase the Louisiana Territory?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home

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Jefferson and Monroe

Friday, April 9th   

Jefferson and Monroe

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Long Vowel Sounds, Dictation

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- emperor- male ruler of an empire

Writing- Why did Thomas Jefferson want to buy New Orleans? 

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

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Pausing Point

Thursday, April 8th    

Pausing Point

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Unit 10 TEST

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Crossing the Appalachian Mountains

Wednesday, April 7th

Crossing the Appalachian Mountains

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Make it Fun, Dictation

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- pioneers- people who go to unknown places, leading the way for others

Writing- What challenges did Daniel Boone face while making the Wilderness Road?  Why was that road so important?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Daniel Boone

Tuesday, April 6th  

Daniel Boone  

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- planted, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- out, about, our 

Shared Reading- Daniel Boone

Reading- Who were the explorers.  What was their reasoning for wanting to explore and expand in new territories?

Vocabulary- woodsmen- people who live in the woods and are good at hunting

Writing- What barrier did Daniel Boone and the settlers face when trying to move westward?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Eater Read Alouds

Thursday, April 1st   

Easter Activities

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Easter Centers

Shared Reading- Easter Bunny

Reading-  Easter  Read Aloud 

Writing- The Easter Bunny is stuck!  How would you get him out?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Domain Assessment

Wednesday, March 31st   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- review

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Writing- comprehension test  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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What do a flag, a bell, and an eagle have in common?

Tuesday, March 30th   

What do a flag, a bell, and an eagle have in common?

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach letter keyword sounds, au, aw,

Dictation 

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- symbols- images used to represent something else

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Building a Nation AND Liberty and Justice for ALL

Monday, March 29th

Building a Nation AND Liberty and Justice for ALL

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Reading with the suffix –ed, -ing, Word of the Day- blending, Echo Find Letters/Words

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- Equally- treating everyone the same

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

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Never Leave Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

Friday, March 26th   

Never Leave Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sound, Storytime- The Skunk, Dictation

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- wise- that you use knowledge, experience, and insight to make good decisions

Writing- What was Benjamin Franklin’s most important invention and why?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

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A Young Nation is Born

Thursday, March 25th   

A Young Nation is Born

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Echo/Find letters and words, Dictation

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- president- in charge of a country

Writing- What are two things George Washington did after the war?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Will This War Never End

Wednesday, March 24th   

Will This War Never End

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach letter/keyword sounds for ue, ew  Make it Fun, Word of the Day- clumps, Dictation

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- confident- you are sure or certain about something

Writing- What events led to the end of the war?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

George Washington

 Tuesday, March 23rd  

George Washington

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- strap, Teach spelling words with 5 sounds and a suffix, Echo/Find Letters and Words

Dictation 

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- struggled- had difficulty and worked very hard to accomplish something

Writing- What made George Washington a good leader for the Continental Army?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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Pausing Point

Pausing Point

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Teach Trick Words and Spelling how, now, and down, Dictation

Shared Reading- George Washington

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- Kahoot

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

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The Legend of Betsy Ross

Friday, March 19th   

The Legend of Betsy Ross

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Storytime- The Skunk

Shared Reading- American Symbols 

Reading- Who was Betsy Ross and how did she help the new nation?

Vocabulary- alternating- following one  after another, or taking turns 

Writing- Who was Betsy Ross and how did she help the new nation?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

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Declaring Independence

Thursday, March 18th   

Declaring Independence 

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Letter-Keyword Sound ou,oo Teach Trick Word and Spelling any, many Dictation

Shared Reading- American Symbols

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- independent- not controlled by others 

Writing- What is one way the colonists tried to solve the problem caused by "the shot heard round the world?"  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

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The Shot Heard Round the World

Wednesday, March 17th  

The Shot Heard Round the World

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- trust, Make it Fun, Echo/Find Letters and Words  

Shared Reading- American Symbols 

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- volunteers- people who do something without being paid or told to do so 

Writing- How did Paul Revere help the colonist get ready for the coming of the  Red Coats?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

The Boston Tea Party

Tuesday, March 16th  

The Boston Tea Party

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Teach spelling words with 5 sounds,

Dictation 

Shared Reading- American Symbols 

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- habor- protected body of water that is deep enough for boats to set anchor 

Writing- What rule did the king make that made the colonists angry?  What did the colonist do about it?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

The New World

Monday, March 15th

The New World

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Letter Keyword Sounds oa, oe, ow Teach blending words with 5 sounds, Word of the Day- slept

Shared Reading- American Symbols

Reading- What are some of the important events and people responsible for the creation of the United States?

Vocabulary- freedoms- rights to decide what you want to do

Writing- Why was Jamestown a successful settlement?  Jamestown was a successful settlement because ...

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at

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120 Days Smarter

Friday, March 5th  

120 Days Smarter

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, and Review

Shared Reading- Dr. Seuss

Reading- Center Rotations with 120 Activities

Writing- When I am 120 I will …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home.

Due:

Read Across America

Thursday, March 4th    

Read Across America

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Rhyming Words and Review  

Dictation  

Shared Reading- Dr. Seuss

Reading- The Cat in the Hat

Writing- If the cat in the hat came to your house, how would you get him to leave?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Read Across America

Wednesday, March 3rd

Read Across America

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Rhyming Words and Review

Dictation  

Shared Reading- Dr. Seuss   

Reading- Oh The Places You Will Go   

Writing- When I grow Up …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

 

 Tuesday, March 2nd

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Unit 9 TEST

Shared Reading- Frog Prince

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Writing- Retell your favorite fairy tale.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

 

 

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, March 1st   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- spells, Echo/Find Letters and Words, Dictation

Shared Reading- Frog Prince

Reading- comprehension test  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Jack and the Beanstalk, Part II

Friday, February 26th   

Jack and the Beanstalk, Part II

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Teach Trick Words and Spelling for see, between, and each, 

Dictation  

Shared Reading- Frog Prince

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- rudely- without politeness and respect

Writing- What is the magic in this fairy tale?  The magic is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Jack and the Beanstalk, Part I

Thursday, February 25th

Jack and the Beanstalk, Part I

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach letter keyword sounds oi, oy Make it Fun, Word of the Day- drills 

Dictation

Shared Reading- Frog Prince  

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- precious- very valuable and special   

Writing- What is traded in the fairy tale?  Do you think it is a good trade or not?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Hansel and Gretel, Part II

Wednesday, February 24th  

Hansel and Gretel, Part II

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Reteach Closed Syllables, Introduce closed vs. open syllables, Echo/Find letters and words,  Dictation

Shared Reading- Frog Prince

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- creep- move slowly and quietly  

Writing- Who do you think is the hero and villain in this fairy tale.  I think the hero is … because … I think the villain is … because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Hansel and Gretel, Part I

Tuesday, February 23rd  

Hansel and Gretel, Part I

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Storytime Fred the Frog and Dictation  

Shared Reading- The Frog Prince

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- comforted- when someone tries to make you feel better when you are sad or upset

Writing- The problem was … The solution was …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Monday, February 22nd 

Pausing Point

Fundations- Hegggerty, Teach Letter and Keyword Sounds ee, ea, ey Word of the Day- act, Make it Fun, Dictation 

Shared Reading- The Princess Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Kahoot Review

Writing- Write a letter to your favorite fairy tale character.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, March 1st   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- spells, Echo/Find Letters and Words, Dictation

Shared Reading- Frog Prince

Reading- comprehension test  

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Frog Prince, Part II

Friday, February 19th

The Frog Prince, Part II

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Introduce Vowel Teams ai, ay Teach Trick Words and Spelling for say, says

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- contented-happy or satisfied  

Writing- I know this is a fairy tale because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Frog Prince, Part I

Wednesday, February 17th 

The Frog Prince, Part I

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- block, Teach Spelling with Blank Tiles,   

and Dictation

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- retrieved- to go and get something

Writing- The magic was … My favorite part was… because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Valentine's Day Activities

Friday, February 12th  

Valentine Celebrations

Fundations- Hegggerty, Valentine Centers 

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- Valentine Activities

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Rapunzel

Thursday, February 11th   

Rapunzel

Fundations- Hegggerty, Teach Closed Syllable Concept, Echo/Find Letters and Words Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- block, Teach Spelling with Blank Tiles,   

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- delight- great pleasure or joy

Writing- How does the character in this fairy tale get her name? 

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Rumpelstiltskin

Wednesday, February 10th

Rumpelstiltskin

Fundations- Hegggerty, Unit Test Teach Closed Syllable Concept, Echo/Find Letters and Words

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- succeed- to do well and reach a goal  

Writing- What problem does the daughter’s talent cause?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Sleeping Beauty

Tuesday, February 9th  

Sleeping Beauty

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- bluffs, Word Talk, Echo/Find Letters and Words,   

Shared Reading- The Princess and the Pea

Reading- How are fairy tales alike and different from other types of fiction?

Vocabulary- wisdom- gained knowledge through experience

Writing- What problem did the spindle cause?  The problem was …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, February 8th 

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- her, number, over  

Dictation

Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- bluffs, Word Talk, Echo/Find Letters and Words and Dictation

Shared Reading- The Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Writing- I learned …

I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, February 8th   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Tick Words and Spelling her, over, number

Dictation  

Shared Reading- A Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Comprehension Test

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Friday, February 5th 

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty Drill Sounds, Word Play, Make it Fun, Dictation

Shared Reading- A Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Comprehension Test

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home

Due:

Destruction and Endangered Species

Thursday, February 4th 

 Destruction and Endangered Species

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach how to markup Digraph Blends, Teach Letter Key Word Sounds er, ir, ur  Word of the Day- shred 

Shared Reading- A Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- destroy- to ruin, break, or end something

Writing- How have habitat changes affected the bald eagle?

I learned …

I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Freshwater Habitat

Wednesday, February 3rd 

Freshwater Habitat

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Echo/Find Letters and Words,

Dictation

Shared Reading- A Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- float- to stay on top of the water and do not sink

Writing- I learned …

I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Saltwater Habitat

Tuesday, February 2nd  

Salt Water Habitat

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Storytime- The Pink Dress

Dictation

Shared Reading- A Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- shallow- not very deep

Writing- I learned …

I also learned  …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Tropical Rainforest

Friday, January 29th   

Animals of the Tropical Rainforest Habitat

Fundations- Hegggerty, Review 

Shared Reading- The Camel Plods Along

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- canopy- covering above an object that blocks out sunlight

Writing- What is a tropical rainforest?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Thursday, January 28th   

Pausing Point

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- would, should, could

Dictation

Shared Reading- Sharks

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- Kahoot

Writing- I learned …  I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Deciduous Forest

Wednesday, January 27th

Animals of the Temperate Deciduous Forest

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach r-controlled vowels ar, or

Word of the Day- task, Make it Fun  

Shared Reading- Sharks

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- store- means to save and put away for future area

Writing- What is a temperate deciduous forest?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

African Savanna

Tuesday, January 26th   

Animals of the East African Savanna Habitat

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Introduce and Teach blends

Shared Reading- Sharks

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- prickly- has lots of sharp points on it

Writing- compare and contrast the Savanna habitat and the Arctic habitat

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Sonoran Desert

Monday, January 25th

Animals of the Sonoran Desert

Fundations- Hegggerty, Unit 7 Test  

Shared Reading- Sharks

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- camouflage- something to hide it against its natural surroundings or background

Writing- How do plants and animals survive in the Sonoran Desert?

A ________ lives in the Sonoran Desert …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Animals of the Artic Habitat

Friday, January 22nd   

Animals of the Artic Habitat

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Teach Trick Words and Spelling come, some

 

Shared Reading- TBA

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- exposed- left unprotected, put out into the opening with no cover

Writing- I learned … I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

What is a habitat?

Thursday, January 21st  

What is a Habitat

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- thanks, Make it Fun,

Dictation

Shared Reading- TBA

Reading- Identify and describe the habitats and the animals that live in the specific habitat.

Vocabulary- shelter- something that protects from weather or danger

Writing- I learned …  I also learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Wednesday, January 20th

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling very, too, also

Dictation

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Reading- comprehension test

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Tuesday, January 19th   

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Introduce New Concepts- ng/nk words with a suffix, Word of the Day- Fangs, Echo/Find Letters and Words

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Writing- Write a fact you can recall about The History of the Earth.  I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

In Service

Monday, January 18th

In Service

Due:

Dinosaurs

Friday, January 15th  

Dinosaurs

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Echo/Find letters and words,

Dictation

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Reading- What do dinosaurs tell us about the history of the earth?

Vocabulary- extinct- no longer living or existing

Writing- How do we know anything about dinosaurs if they are extinct?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Fossils

Thursday, January 14th

Fossils

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Make it Fun, Word of the Day- link

Dictation

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Reading- What do fossils tell us about the history of the earth?

Vocabulary- preserved- kept in excellent condition, unchanged overtime

Writing-  What do fossils tell us?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Three Types of Rocks

Wednesday, January 13th   

The Three Types of Rocks

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Teach Trick Words and Spelling put, two

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Reading- What are the characteristics of the three types of rocks?

Vocabulary- sediments- small, solid pieces of material often carried and moved around by the wind and weather  

Writing- Write a fact about one of the types of rocks.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Minerals

Tuesday, January 12th  

Minerals

Fundations- Heggerty, Unit 7 Teach glued sounds ank, ink, onk, unk

Shared Reading- Discovering Dinosaurs

Reading- What are the common minerals found on earth and how do we use them?

Vocabulary- characteristics- ways we can describe and group people or things  

Writing- Pick a mineral and describe where it is found and how it is used by people.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Friday, January 11th 

Pausing Point

Fundations- Hegggerty, Word Talk, Storytime- King Sam

Shared Reading- Land and Water

Reading- What have you learned about the history of the earth so far?

Vocabulary- review

Writing- Write two facts you can recall about the history of the earth.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

No School

Friday, January 8th

No School

Due:

The Earth Inside and Out, Part III

Thursday, January 7th

The Earth Inside-Out Part III

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Echo/Find letters and words,

Dictation

Shared Reading- Land and Water

Reading- What are the similarities and differences of volcanoes and geysers?

Vocabulary- destructive- causing damage or ruin

Writing- How are volcanoes and geysers alike and different?  They are alike because … They are different because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Earth Inside-Out, Part II

Wednesday, January 6th

The Earth Inside-Out Part II

Fundations- Hegggerty, Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling for why, try, by and my

Dictation

Shared Reading- Land and Water

Reading- What are the characteristics of the earth’s mantle and core?

Vocabulary- solid- keeps its shape

Writing- How are the earth’s mantle and core alike and different?  They are alike because … They are different because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Earth Inside-Out, Part 1

Tuesday, January 5th

The Earth Inside-Out Part 1

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- wing Teach spelling for ang, ing, ong, ung

Shared Reading- Land and Water

Reading- What are the characteristics of the earth’s crust?

Vocabulary- layer- a part that lies over or under something

Writing- Describe the earth’s crust.  The earth’s crust is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Our Home, Earth

Monday, January 4th

Our Home, Earth

Fundations- Heggerty, Unit 7 Teach glued sounds ang, ing, ong, ung

Shared Reading- Land and Water

Reading- What are the characteristics of the earth’s crust?

Vocabulary- surface- the topmost layer - or outside of something

Writing- Heat, pressure, and time have changed things on earth.  What is something that has been changed because of these factors?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Polar Express

Merry Christmas, we hope you enjoy the break with your family.

Due:

Sneezy The Snowman

Thursday, December 17th

Sneezy the Snowman

Fundations- Hegggerty, Review ALL units

Reading- Read Aloud

Writing- I can sequence the events of the story.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Twas The Night Before Christmas

Wednesday, December 16th

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Fundations- Hegggerty, Review Units 5-6

Reading- Read Aloud

Writing- My favorite part was …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Tuesday, December 15th

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Fundations- Heggerty, Review Units 3-4

Reading- Read Aloud

Writing- I would make the Grinch happy by …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

Mooseletoe

Monday, December 14th

Mooseletoe

Fundations- Heggerty, Review Units 1-2

Reading- Read Aloud

Writing- The problem was … The Solution is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Solar System Projects

Friday, December 11th  

Solar System Projects

Fundations- Hegggerty/ Drill Sounds and Storytime 

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Writing- I enjoyed learning about the planet ____________ because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Thursday, December 10th

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Review glued together words,

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- Domain Assessment

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Wednesday, December 9th

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Review Digraphs, Dictate sentences

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Writing- Write two facts you can recall from the Domain Astronomy.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Review of Astronomy Domain

Tuesday, December 8th

Review for Astronomy

Fundations- Heggerty, Review all trick words and dictate sentences 

Word of the Day- hang

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- kahoot review

Writing- Use 2 vocabulary words from this domain to write sentences.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

The Solar System, Part 2

Monday, December 7th

Lesson 9. The Solar System, Part 2

Fundations- Heggerty, Unit 6 Test

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- categorize- to sort or put in a group with other things that are similar

Writing- Pick an outer planet and write about what makes it unique.  _________ is a unique planet because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Solar System, Part 1

Friday, December 4th    

Lesson 8.The Solar System, Part 1

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- pins

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- abundant- you have more than enough or plenty

Writing- Pick an inner planet and write about what makes it unique.  _______ is unique because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home

Due:

Exploration of the Moon

Thursday, December 3rd

Lesson 7.Exploration of the Moon

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- who, what, and when

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- determined- committed to a decision or a plan of action

Writing- If I went to the moon, I could …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

History of Space

Wednesday, December 2nd   

Lesson 6. History of Space

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- where, there, here

Dictation

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- launch- to lift or push an object with force

Writing- Write about a challenge the first astronauts face.  The first astronauts …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Tuesday, December 1st

Pausing Point

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Suffix –s with action words, Dictation

Shared Reading- On the Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- review all previously taught words

Writing- Write two facts you know about Astronomy

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

The Moon

Monday, November 30th

Lesson 5. The Moon

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Storytime- narrative vs. informational, Dictation

Shared Reading- The Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- appearance- the way something or someone looks

Writing- If I traveled to the moon, I would …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Fun day!

Fundraiser incentive day!
Happy thanksgiving!

Due:

Stargazing and Constellations

Monday, November 23rd

Lesson 4. Stargazing and Constellations

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play and Word Talk, Dictation

Shared Reading- On the Moon

 Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- ancient- very, very old or from a very, very long time ago

Writing- If I was Galileo and looking through a telescope for the first time, I would …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Stars

Friday, November 20th  

Lesson 3. Stars

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- who, what, and when

Dictation

Shared Reading- On the Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- dusk- the time of day just after sunset, when the sky is not yet as dark as it will be

Shared Reading Pinatas Are Fun

Writing- What is the difference a star and a shooting star?  A star is … A shooting star is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Earth and the Sun

Thursday, November 19th  

Lesson 2. The Earth and the Sun

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Make if Fun, Word of the Day- shells Dictation

Shared Reading- On the Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- horizon- the line in the distance where it appears that the land or a body of water meet the sky

Writing- Why is it dark outside at night?  It is dark because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you have at home)

Due:

The Sun and Space

Wednesday, November 18th

Lesson 1. Introduction to the Sun and Space

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- ships Dictation and Sentences

Shared Reading- On the Moon

Reading- What are the different pieces that are included in our solar system and how do they work together?

Vocabulary- gas- a thin, sometimes invisible, substance through which objects can pass

Writing- Write about an object you can see in the sky.  I can see …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Tuesday, November 17th

Domain Assessment

Fundations-  Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Storytime- Mack and Bugs

Shared Reading- On TheMoon

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- Assessment

Writing- Write one fact you can recall from each early American Civilization. The Mayan, Aztec, and the Inca.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, November 16th

Domain Assessment

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Dictation

Shared Reading- Piñatas are Fun  

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- emperor- ruler, kind of like a king

Writing- Compare and Contrast the Mayan and Aztec leaders.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Machu Picchu

Friday, November 13th  

Lesson 11: Machu Picchu- A Lucky Discovery

Fundations- Heggerty, Word of the Day- jobs

Teach Trick Words and Spelling are and were

Shared Reading- Piñatas are Fun

Reading-  What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- trek- a long difficult journey

Writing-  Why is Machu Picchu important to the Incas?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Runner

Thursday, November 12th

Lesson 10. The Inca: The Runner

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Make it Fun, Dictation

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- forbidden- to do something you are not allowed to do

Writing- Who does a runner work for and what is his job?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Who Were the Inca?

Wednesday, November 11th

Lesson 9. The Inca: Who Were the Inca?

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word Play, Introduce base word and suffix –s

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- possessions- things that you own

Shared Reading Pinatas Are Fun

Writing- compared to the Mayan and Aztec leader... How is the Inca leader different?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Cortes's Letter

Tuesday, November 10th

Lesson 8. The Aztec: Cortes’s Letter

Fundations- Heggerty, Unit 5 Test

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- enormous- really big

Writing- Create a brochure with two facts about the city of Tenochtitlan

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Palace of an Emperor

Monday, November 9th

Lesson 7. In the Palace of an Emperor

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Play, Teach Trick Words- do and does

Dictation

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- emperor- ruler, kind of like a king

Writing- Compare and Contrast the Mayan and Aztec leaders.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

Friday, November 6th 

Lesson 6. The Floating Gardens of Xochimilco  

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Make it Fun and Dictation

Shared Reading Pinatas Are Fun

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- stationary- not moving and fixed in place

Writing- Compare and Contrast how the Mayan’s and the Aztec farmed.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

 

Due:

The Aztec

Thursday, November 5th 

Lesson 5. The Aztec  

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word of the Day, Teach Trick Words- from and have

Dictation unit sounds, unit and review words, trick words, sentence

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- legend- a story that has been told over a long time ago, that can not be proven true

Shared Reading Pinatas Are Fun

Writing- Sequence the events from the story and retell.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

 

Due:

The Festival of the First Star

Wednesday November 4th 

Lesson 4. The Festival of the First Star          

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- accurate- it is correct, or right

Fundations- Hegggerty and Unit 5 introduce /am/ and /an/

Shared Reading Mexico

Writing- Why did the Mayan’s study the sky?  The Mayan’s studied the sky to …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

 

Due:

Pausing Point

Monday, November 2nd

Pausing Point

Fundations- Heggerty/Unit 4 test 

Reading- What were the early American civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- review

Shared Reading Pinatas Are Fun

Writing- I have learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

From Seed to Pumpkin

Reading- From Seed to Pumpkin 
Fundations- centers
Writing- sequence how to carve a pumpkin 
First, Next, Then, Last

Due:

The Festival of the First Star

Thursday, October 29th

Lesson 4. The Festival of the First Star          

Reading- What were the Early American Civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- accurate- it is correct, or right

Fundations- Hegggerty and Unit 4 TEST

Shared Reading Mexico

Writing- Why did the Mayan’s study the sky?  The Mayan’s studied the sky to …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

King Pakal's Tomb

Wednesday, October 28th    

Lesson 3.  King Pakal’s Tomb    

Reading- I can identify and describe Early American Civilizations.

Vocabulary- market- food, clothing, and other things are sold outside

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word of the Day, Echo/Find Letters and Make Words, Make it Fun

Dictation unit sounds, unit and review words, trick words, sentence

Shared Reading Mexico

Writing- Why was King Pakal’s tomb a special place?  King Pakal’s tomb was a special place because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Journey to Baakal

Tuesday, October 27th    

Lesson 2. Journey to Baakal

Reading- I can identify and describe Early American Civilizations.

Vocabulary- noiselessly- without making noise, or any sound   

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word of the Day- chill Teach Trick Words and Spelling- was and one

Shared Reading Mexico

Writing- How does Kanal’s extended family help them on the trip to Baakal?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Maya

Monday, October 26th

Lesson 1. The Maya

Reading- What were the early American civilizations and how are they alike and different?

Vocabulary- harvest- to pick or gather a crop

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Review- /all/ Dictation- 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading Mexico

Writing- Who were the Mayan’s and what was their main type of food?

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Friday, October 23rd  

Domain Assessment     

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- Assessment: students will listen to a statement read aloud and decide if it’s true or false.

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Storytime- The Big Mess

Dictation 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, 2 trick words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading The Three Little Pigs

Writing- students will use a graphic organizer and choose two stories and write ways they are alike and ways they are diiferent.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

From Seed to Pumpkin

Friday, October 30th

Halloween Activities

Reading- From Seed to Pumpkin

Fundations- Make it Fun

Writing- Sequence how to carve a pumpkin

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Review

Thursday, October 22nd  

Domain Review           

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- kahoot review

Fundations- Hegggerty/Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Teach Trick Words and Spelling I and they  build words with bonus letters

Make it Fun

Shared Reading The Three Little Pigs

Writing- Assessment: Complete the sentence to tell how two characters are alike and different.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Tselane

Wednesday, October 21st    

 Tselane         

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- fright- sudden feeling of fear

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word of the Day, Introduce New Concepts for glued together sounds all

Dictation unit sounds, unit and review words, trick words, sentence

Shared Reading The Three Little Pigs

Writing- Tselane’s mother tricks the leopard by …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Hu Go Po

Tuesday, October 20th   

Hu Gu Po

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- cunning- cleverly or slyly tricking others   

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Word Play, Teach Trick Words and Spelling you and your

Shared Reading The Three Little Pigs

Writing- Complete the charts describing how the two characters are the same and how they are different.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Little Red Riding Hood

Monday, October 19th

 Little Red Riding Hood

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- cherished- to care for someone or something deeply

Fundations- Heggerty/Drill Sounds, Teach Bonus Letters ff,ll,ss Teach students how to mark up words.

Shared Reading The Three Little Pigs

Writing- The lesson is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Friday, October 9th   

Pausing Point    

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- Review Vocabulary from this Domain

Fundations- Review Units 1, 2, and 3

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Students will sequence and retell “Issun Boshi” by writing about the beginning, middle, and end.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Thursday, October 8th  

Pausing Point          

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- Give students vocabulary words from the domain and have them brainstorm everything that comes to mind when they hear those words.

Fundations- Hegggerty, Continued review of ALL trick words

Dictate 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Students will sequence and retell “Cinderella” by writing about the beginning, middle, and end.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Little Red Riding Hood

Wednesday, October 7th    

 Little Red Riding Hood           

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- cherished- to care for someone or something deeply

Fundations- Heggerty, Unit 3 Test

Dictate 3 sounds, 3 words, and a sentence 

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- The lesson is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Issun Boshi

Tuesday, October 6th   

Issun Boshi

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- deeds- actions that can be good or brave  

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Review all Trick Words and create sentences using them

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Complete the charts describing how the three characters are the same and how they are different.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Thumbelina

Monday, October 5th

Thumbelina

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- Scarcely- barely or almost nothing

Fundations- Heggerty – drill sounds, Word Talk, Teach Trick Words and Spelling - or and for

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Complete the charts describing how the three characters are the same and how they are different.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Tom Thumb

Friday, October 2nd   

Tom Thumb    

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- commotion- noisy excitement or confusion

Fundations- Dictate 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Tom Thumb is fiction because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Billy Beg

Thursday, October 1st   

Billy Beg              

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- monstrous-shockingly large or frightful

Fundations- Hegggerty, Digraph Declivities, Review /ck/ spelling

Dictate 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Complete the charts describing how the three characters are the same and different.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

 

Due:

The Girl with the Red Slippers

Wednesday, September 30th     

 The Girl with the Red Slippers            

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- cautiously- to do something with care or caution because it may be dangerous   

Fundations- Heggerty, Word Play, Teach Trick Words and Spelling- me, she, be, he, we

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- Cinderella and Rhodophis are both treated …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Cinderella

Tuesday, September 29th   

Cinderella

Reading- How are similar stories from different cultures alike and different?

Vocabulary- worthy- a person who has earned the right to deserve someone or something

Fundations- Heggerty, Drill Sounds, Word Talk, Storytime- Codfish

Shared Reading The Camel and the Pig

Writing- I know Cinderella is fiction because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Monday, September 28th

Domain Assessment

Reading- Test

Vocabulary- Test

Fundations- Heggerty – review all trick words, build CVC words, mark up digraph words

Shared Reading Healthy Me

Writing- Students will write 2 sentences sharing what they have learned in The Human Body Domain

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Domain Assessment

Friday, September 25th   

Domain Assessment      

Reading- Test

Vocabulary- Test

Fundations- Word of the Day- shut

Dictate 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Shared Reading Healthy Me

Writing- Students will write 2 sentences sharing what they have learned in The Human Body Domain

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

What a Complicated Network

Thursday, September 24th  

What a Complicated Network              

Reading-  How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- complicated-

Fundations- Hegggerty, Word of the Day- much

Make it Fun with Digraph Detectives; Teach Trick Words and Spelling-to, into

Shared Reading Healthy Me   

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Pyramid Pantry

Wednesday, September 23rd     

 The Pyramid Pantry           

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- balanced diet- one that includes a healthy mix of foods from each of the six food groups   

Fundations- Heggerty, Word Play, Teach Spelling with digraphs, Dictation- Unit Sounds, Unit Words, Trick Words, Sentence

Shared Reading Healthy Me

Writing- I learned

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Five Keys to Health

Tuesday, September 22nd   

Five Keys to Health

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- nutritious- foods that contain special nutrients, or things to keep your body healthy

Fundations- Heggerty, Introduce digraphs /wh/ /ch/ /sh/ /th/ /ck/ Teach Trick Word and Spelling - as, has

Shared Reading Healthy Me

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Dr. Wellbody's Heroes

Monday, September 21st

Dr. Welbody’s Heroes

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- diseases- sickness or illness

Fundations- Heggerty - Unit 2 Test

Shared Reading Healthy Me

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Human Body - Pausing Point

Friday, September 18th        

Reading- Pausing Point Good Enough to Eat

Vocabulary- Review vocabulary words previously taught through Kahoot

Fundations- Word of the Day- quit

Make it Fun 

Dictate 3 sounds, 2 review words, 2 current words, and 1 sentence

Writing- Students will write about two things that have learned so far.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Control Central: The Brain

Thursday, September 17th               

Reading-  How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- nerves- nerves carry messages to and from your brain

Fundations- Teach Trick Words- is, his, of

Dictation of Sentences  

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Body's Superhighway

Wednesday, September 16th                  

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- heart- a muscle that pumps blood through your body

Fundations- Word of the Day- fix

Sentence Frames

Writing- I learned

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Chew, Swallow, Squeeze, and Churn

Tuesday, September 15th  

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- digestion- the process of breaking down food into a form that your body can use  

Fundations- Review Tapping and Build Words, Teach Trick Word- the, a, and

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Marvelous Moving Muscles

Monday, September 14th

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- voluntary- thinking and choosing to do something rather than doing it automatically

Fundations- Make CVC words for decoding, Introduce sentence frames, Model complete sentence  

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Body's Framework

Friday, September 11th        

Reading- How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- support- to hold up something or somebody so it will not fall down

Fundations-  Make CVC words for decoding

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Everybody Has A Body

Thursday, September 10th              

Reading-  How does our body work to keep us healthy?

Vocabulary- systems- a group of organs that work together in the human body

Fundations- Make it Fun- create CVC words

Writing- I learned …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Fables Domain Assessment

Wednesday, September 9th                   

Reading- Assessment- students will answer questions after listening to The Dog and His Reflection

Vocabulary- Assessment- students will select true/false after hearing a statement read about previously taught vocabulary words

Fundations- Reteach Tapping to Build Words- write CVC words Practice Spelling CVC words

Writing- Assessment-Student will draw/ write Beginning, Middle, and End of Peter Rabbit.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

All Stories are Anasi's

Tuesday, September 8th  

Reading- What are the story elements of a fable?

Vocabulary- satisfied- happy or pleased

Fundations- Introduce Tapping to build CVC words

Writing- Use the graphic organizer to identify character, setting, beginning, middle, and end.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Friday, September 4th        

Reading- What are the story elements of a fable?

Vocabulary- mischief- behavior that can be annoying or cause small problems

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards and Introduce tapping ex. /m/ /a/ /t/

Writing- Use the pictures to sequence the events in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.  Retell and/or write about each picture using sentences or labels.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Noisy Crowed House

Thursday, September 3rd              

Reading- What are the story elements of a fable?

Vocabulary- advice- an idea or suggestion that can help you decide what to do

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards and Review Alphabetical Order and Unit Test 1

Writing- Use a graphic organizer to retell the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Little Half Chick

Wednesday, September 2nd                     

Reading- What are the story elements of a fable?

Vocabulary-  waste- to use carelessly

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /z/ and /q/

Writing- Use the writing paper First, Next, Then, and Last to retell the fable.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

Pausing Point

Tuesday, September 1st  

Reading- Pausing Point

Vocabulary- review previously taught words

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /y/ and /z/

Writing- Pick your favorite fable and draw pictures of the beginning, middle, and end to retell.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Fox and the Grapes

Monday, August 31st  

Reading- What are the story elements of a fable?

Vocabulary- bunch- a group or set of something

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /v/ and /w/

Writing- Use the writing paper First, Next, Then, and Last to retell the fable.

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Friday, August 28th          

Reading- What can you learn from this fable?

Vocabulary- disguise- an outfit that helps you to change your appearance or hide who you really are

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /l/ /h/ and /k/

Writing- The wolf acts like a person when he …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Dog and the Manger

Thursday, August 27th             

Reading- What can you learn from this fable?

Vocabulary- budge- to move

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards and Review Alphabetical Order

Writing- The problem is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Goose and the Golden Eggs

Wednesday, August 26th                       

Reading- What can you learn from this fable?

Vocabulary-  greedy- wanting to have more than you need

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /p/ and /j/

Writing- The farmer should have …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Maid and the Milk Pail

Tuesday, August 25th     

Reading- What can you learn from this fable?

Vocabulary- balanced- stable or fixed in place

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /e/ and /r/

Writing- The moral is …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)

Due:

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Monday, August 24th  

Reading- What can you learn from this fable?

Vocabulary- startled- surprised

Fundations- Letter Sound Cards- /d/ and /s/

Writing- I know the boy feels lonely because …

Read at Home- Read 15 or more minutes (AR book, library book; or a book you

                           have at home)