week 1

How do places change?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City Word list 3.1

Vowel sound y

Syllable pattern CV

Syllables VC/CV

Comprehension

Sequence - First, Next, Last

Antonyms


Writing/Language Arts

Realistic Story - Write about a place to play

Action verbs
week 2

What do we learn as we grow and change?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City word list 3.2

Consonant Patterns -ng, nk


Compound Words

Syllable Pattern CV

Comprehension

Compare and Contrast

Synonyms


The Ugly Duckling
Fairy tales and activities - listen to the story and other activities


Writing/Language Arts

Narrative story continued (do not need to do prompt in the manual)

Verbs that add -s
week 3

What can we learn about animals as they grow and change?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City word list 3.3

Ending -es, Plural -es

R controlled or, ore

Comprehension

Fact and Opinion

Descriptive words
  1. Descriptive Words and Phrases - Safari clip
  2. http://www.brainpopjr.com/readingandwriting/word/adjectivesandadverbs/ video on adjectives and adverbs

Expository text


Writing/Language Arts

Writing a summary (about mice)

Verbs that do not add -s
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week 4

What changes happen in a garden?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City Word List 3.4
Adding endings -ed -ing

r-Controlled ar

Comprehension

Author's Purpose

Dictionary

Growing Plants

Writing/Language Arts

Writing a list

Verbs for Past and for Future
week 5

What changes can be seen in nature?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City Word List 3.5
r-Controlled er, ir, ur

Contractions with 's, 've, 're
Comprehension

Fact and Opinion

I'm a Caterpillar

21st century skills - my computer

Writing/Language Arts

Verbs Am, Is, Are, Was, and Were
week 6

What do animals do when the seasons change?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City Word List 3.6

Day 1 Reading Street flipchart:

Comparative Endings -er, -est

Consonant Pattern -edge


Comprehension

Draw conclusions

Context Clues


Writing/Language Arts

Contractions with Not