• Reading Streets Unit 2

Week 1


What does a family do together?

Phonemic Awareness

Spelling City Word List 2.1



Girl in New York City - 12 minute video about a girl that lives in New York City. Shows subway, downtown, etc. (From Safari Montage)

Comprehension

Writing/Conventions

Week 2


How is a school a community?
Phonemic Awareness
Spelling City word list 2.2

Rhyming



Comprehension

Cause and Effect

Proper Nouns

Writing/Conventions

Week 3


What works to make our community a nice place?
Phonemic Awareness

Spelling city word list 2.3
Long I

H Brothers


Main Selection: Community Helpers - Scholastic - helpers (great site to see what each community member does)

Comprehension

Neighborhood Maps

Writing/Conventions

Explanations

Week 4


How do animal communities work together to survive?
Phonemic Awareness
Spelling City word list 2.4

Long O

Contractions


Comprehension

Sequencing

Week 5


How are plant and animal communities important to each other?
Phonemic Awareness
Spelling city word list 2.5

Long U and Long E

Ending -ed


Comprehension

Writing/Conventions

Writing Descriptions
Singular and Plural Nouns

Week 6


How is an insect community like a community of people?
Phonemic Awareness
Spelling city word list 2.6

Long E: e, ee
BBC using ee words

Syllables VCCV

Comprehension/Honey Bees

Compare and Contrast

Writing/Convention**

Expository Paragraph
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