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					                                                                              Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                     Grade K


                                                           Paired Selection                                                                          Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme           Main Selection                                                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                            Fluency
                                                                 Title                                                                                  Strategy

   Grade K Start Smart
                              Animals in the Park: An     Signs in the Park by     Letter Identification: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h (one letter a
   1 Look Around You          ABC Book                    Linda B. Ross            day on days 1 and 2; then 2 letters a day)                      Listening Comprehension
                                                                                   Letter Identification: i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r(2 letters
   2 Kindergartners Can       Hands Can                   I Measure Myself         per day)                                                        Listening Comprehension
                                                          Your Five Senses         Letter Identification: s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z (2 letters per
   3 We Make Music            Jazz Baby                   (TFK)                    day and cumulative review on day 5)                             Listening Comprehension

       Grade K Unit 1
                                                          Andre by Gwendolyn                                                                                                 Choral Read Echo
   1 My Family and Me         Whose Baby Am I?            Brooks/ Everybody      m (initial and medial)                                            Recognize Text Structure Read Word Automaticity
                                                          Night Animals by Emily                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   2 Families Get Together    Picnic at Apple Park, The   Reel                   a (initial and medial)                                            Recognize Story Structure Read Echo Read Word
                                                                                                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   3 Families Change          Peter's Chair               Family Fun (TFK)         Review Initial: a, m; Medial: a; Final: m                       Recognize Story Structure Read Word Automaticity

       Grade K Unit 2
                                                                                                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   1 Learning About Friends   What Do You Like?           My Friends             s (initial and final)                                             Ask Questions             Read Word Automaticity
                                                          Making Friends by                                                                                                  Choral Read Echo
   2 What is a Friend?        Friends All Around          Eloise Greenfield; The p (initial and final)                                             Ask Questions             Read Word Automaticity
                              Simon and Molly Plus                                                                                                                           Choral Read Echo
   3 Getting Along            Hester                      Helping Hands (TFK)      Review Initial: s, p; Final: s, p                               Ask Questions             Read Word Automaticity

       Grade K Unit 3
                                                          Ways to Travel: Long                                                                                               Choral Read Echo
   1 Getting Around Town      Bus For Us, The             Ago and Today by         t (initial and final)                                           Recognize Story Structure Read Word Automaticity
                                                                                                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   2 Traveling Far and Near   On the Go                   My Bike                  i (initial and medial)                                          Recognize Text Structure Read Choral Read Word
                                                          How Do YOU Go to                                                                                                   Choral Read Echo
   3 Wheels All Around        Duck on a Bike              School? (TFK)            Review of Initial: t, i; Medial: i; Final: t                    Recognize Story Structure Read Word Automaticity




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                                                                              Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                         Grade K


                                                          Paired Selection                                                                            Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme           Main Selection                                                        Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                      Fluency
                                                                Title                                                                                    Strategy

       Grade K Unit 4
                                                         From Strawberry Field                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   1 Where Food Comes From    Apple Farmer Annie         to Strawberry Jam by n (initial and final)                                                Summarize               Read Word Automaticity
                              Our Special Sweet Potato   Crusty Corn Bread by                                                                                              Choral Read Echo
   2 What's for Dinner?       Pie                        Eve Merriam; Crunch! c (initial only)                                                     Summarize               Read Echo Read Word
                                                         Ripe and Ready to Eat                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   3 Food Traditions          Yoko                       (TFK)                 Review Initial: n, c; Final: n                                      Summarize               Read Word Automaticity

       Grade K Unit 5
                              Mama Cat Has Three                                                                                                                             Choral Read Echo
   1 Animals We Know          Kittens                    Let's Go to the Vet         o (initial and medial)                                        Recognize Story Structure Read Word Automaticity
     How Animals Change and                              Tadpole, Tadpole by                                                                                                 Choral Read Echo
   2 Grow                     Animal Babies ABC          Marjorie A. Parker; If...   f (initial only)                                              Recognize Text Structure Read Choral Read Word
                                                         The Pond is Our Home        Review Initial: o, f; Medial: o, -at, -am, -an, -ap word                                Choral Read Echo
   3 Animal Homes             Mole and the Baby Bird     (TFK)                       families                                                      Recognize Story Structure Read Word Automaticity

       Grade K Unit 6
                                                                                                                                                                           Choral Read Echo
   1 Our Neighborhood         Russ and the Firehouse     Let's Look at Maps          h (initial only)                                              Summarize               Read Word Automaticity
                                                         The Park by James                                                                                                 Choral Read Echo
   2 People and Places        Bus Stops                  Tippett                     d (initial and final) r (initial)                             Summarize               Read Echo Read Word
                                                         Is This the Job for         Review Initial: d, r; Final: d, -ad, -at, -an, -ap, -am                               Choral Read Echo
   3 Neighborhood Workers     Alicia's Happy Day         You? (TFK)                  word families                                                 Summarize               Read Word Automaticity
       Grade K Unit 7
                                                         The Wind; Slip on Your
                                                         Raincoat; Four                                                                                                    Choral Read Echo
                                                         Seaons; Rain on the                                                                                               Read Choral Read Word
   1 Kinds of Weather         Rainy Day, A               Rooftops               e (initial and medial)                                             Visualize               Automaticity (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                           Choral Read Echo
                                                                                                                                                                           Read Word Automaticity
   2 Seasons                  In the Yard                A Year With Bears           b (initial and final) l (initial)                             Visualize               (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                           Choral Read Echo
                                                                                     Review Initial: b, l, e; Medial: e; Final: b, -it, -ip, -id                           Read Word Automaticity
   3 How Weather Affects Us   Bear Snores On             Let It Snow! (TFK)          word families                                                 Visualize               (HF words)




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                                                                          Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                  Grade K


                                                        Paired Selection                                                                       Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme         Main Selection                                                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                       Fluency
                                                              Title                                                                               Strategy
       Grade K Unit 8
                                                       Acorn by Karen                                                                                                  Choral Read Echo
                                                       Sekiguchi; Mary, Mary,                                                                                          Read Echo Read Word
   1 How Trees Grow         Oak Trees                  Quite Contrary         k (initial); ck (final)                                        Recognize Text Structure Automaticity (HF words)
                                                       The Wind and the Sun                                                                                            Choral Read Echo
                                                       Retold by Margaret H.                                                                                           Read Word Automaticity
   2 Seeds and Plants       Seed Secrets               Lippert                u (initial and medial)                                         Recognize Text Structure (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                       Choral Read Echo
                                                       How Does a Garden        Review Initial: k, u; Medial: u; Final: ck, -ot, -op, -ick                             Read Word Automaticity
   3 What's In My Garden    Sunflower House            Grow? (TFK)              word families                                                Recognize Story Structure (HF words)
       Grade K Unit 9
                                                       The Ant and the                                                                                                Choral Read Echo
                                                       Grasshopper retold by                                                                                          Read Word Automaticity
   1 Interesting Insects    Beetles                    Dorothy Van Woerkom g (initial and final); w (initial)                                Ask Questions            (HF words)
                                                       Sea Animals by Meish                                                                                           Choral Read Echo
                                                       Goldish; I Don't                                                                                               Read Echo Read Word
   2 The Amazing Ocean      Fish Faces                 Suppose               v (initial); x (final)                                          Ask Questions            Automaticity (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                      Choral Read Echo
                                                       Welcome to the Rain      Review Initial: w, v, g; Final: g, x, -up, ut, -un word                               Read Word Automaticity
   3 Animals Now and Then   If the Dinosaurs Came Back Forest (TFK)             families                                                     Ask Questions            (HF words)
       Grade K Unit 10
                                                       Reading by Marchette
                                                       Chute; Keep a Poem in
                                                       Your Pocket by                                                                                                 Choral Read Echo
                                                       Beatrice Schenk de                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:   Read Echo Read Word
   1 Show What You Know     What Do You Know?          Regniers              j, qu (initial)                                                 Reread                   Automaticity (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                      Choral Read Echo
                            Warthogs Paint: A Messy                                                                                          Monitor Comprehension:   Read Word Automaticity
   2 Art All Around         Color Book                 Children in Paintings    y, z (initial)                                               Reread                   (HF words)
                                                                                                                                                                      Choral Read Echo
                            Turtle Splash! Countdown   Be Happy and Healthy                                                                  Monitor Comprehension:   Read Word Automaticity
   3 Let's Count Down!      at the Pond                (TFK)                Review Initial: j, qu, y, z, -up, -ut, -un word families         Reread                   (HF words)




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                                                                                            Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                         Grade 1


                                                                                                                                           Comprehension            Comprehension                                 Paired Selection
Week        Weekly Theme              Main Selection                            Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                                              Fluency
                                                                                                                                              Strategy                  Skill                                           Title
       Grade 1 Unit 1
     We Are Special (idea: how
     each of us is unique. What we
   1 like to do etc...)            Pam and Sam            short /a/a; consonants c, m, n, p, r, s, t                                    Analyze Story Structure   Character               Read exclamations      Our Best Days
                                                                                                                                                                                          Pausing for Sentence
   2 Ready, Set, Move!           I Can! Can You?          short /a/a; consonants b, f, g, h, k/ck, l, v                                 Analyze Story Structure   Sequence                Punctuation            Run, Jump, Swim!

   3 Growing Up                  How You Grew--TFK        short /i/i; consonants d, j, qu, w, x, y, z                                   Analyze Text Structure    Sequence                Read Patterns

   4 Pets                        Pet Tricks               r blends /br/br -, /kr/cr- , /fr/fr -, /gr/gr- , /tr/tr-                      Analyze Story Structure   Setting                 Read Exclamations      What Pets Need
                                                                                                                                                                                          Pausing for Sentence
   5 Teamwork                    Soccer                   blends /nd/-nd, /st/-st, /nt/-nt, /nk/-nk                                     Analyze Text Structure    Author's Purpose        Punctuation            Guess What!

       Grade 1 Unit 2
   1 Animal Families             Animal Moms and Dads     short /o/o                                                                    Summarize                 Main Idea and Details   Read Patterns          Over in the Meadow

   2 Helping Out                 Little Red Hen           short /e/e                                                                    Summarize                 Retell                  Read Questions         From Wheat to Bread

   3 Where Animals Live          A Prairie Dog Home-TFK   digraphs /sh/sh, /th/th                                                       Summarize                 Main Idea and Details   Read Questions

   4 Sing and Dance              Fun Kids' Band, The      short /u/u                                                                    Visualize                 Retell                  Read Dialogue          Shake a Rattle

   5 Let's Laugh                 On My Way to School      blends /bl/bl- , /kl/cl- , /gl/gl-, /fllfl-, /pl/pl-, /sl/sl                  Visualize                 Sequence                Read Exclamations      Take a Riddle Ride

       Grade 1 Unit 3
   1 Being Friends               Kate's Game              long /ā/a_e                                                                   Analyze Story Structure   Make Predictions     Read Exclamations         When You Mail a Letter
                                                                                                                                                                                       Pausing for Sentence
   2 Kids Around the World       Kids Can Help            s blends /sl/sl- , /sm/sm-, /sn/sn- , /sp/sp-, /st/st-, /sw/sw                Analyze Text Structure    Compare and Contrast Punctuation               Poems by Kids
                                 Short Shadows, Long
   3 Me and My Shadow            Shadows--TFK             digraphs /ch/ch, -tch ; /hw/wh-                                               Analyze Text Structure    Main idea and details   Read Quesions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Family Fun: Contrast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 two extended families
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (big/small) and chart
   4 Our Families                Smile, Mike!             long /ī/i_e                                                                   Generate Questions        Make Predictions        Read Dialogue          kid's relatives in each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Celebrate Chinese
   5 Family Time                 Gram and Me              blends /skr/scr- , /spl/spl- , /spr/spr- , /str/str                           Generate Questions        Character and Setting   Read Dialogue          New Year




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                                                                                                     Grade 1


                                                                                                                       Comprehension           Comprehension                                 Paired Selection
Week         Weekly Theme         Main Selection                            Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                             Fluency
                                                                                                                          Strategy                 Skill                                           Title

       Grade 1 Unit 4
                                                                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:                          Pausing for Sentence
   1 Birds                   Pelican Was Hungry         long /ō/o_e                                                 Reread                   Make Inferences        Punctuation             Seagull
                                                                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:
   2 Recycling               June Robot Cleans Up       long /ū/u_e                                                 Reread                   Draw Conclusions     Read Exclamations         A Bottle Takes a Trip
                                                                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:                        Pausing for Sentence
   3 What's the Weather?     Stormy Weather-TFK         long /ā/ay, ai                                              Reread                   Compare and Contrast Exclamations

   4 What Scientists Do      Meet Ben Franklin          long /ē/e, ee, ea                                           Summarize                Make Inferences        Read Exclamations       A Close Look
                                                                                                                                             Beginning, middle, and
   5 Favorite Stories        Little Rabbit              long /ē/-y                                                  Summarize                end                    Read Patterns           Henny Penny

       Grade 1 Unit 5
                                                                                                                                                                    Pausing for Sentence
   1 Express Yourself        Olivia                     long /ō/o, oa, ow                                           Visualize                Fantasy and Reality    Punctuation             Cats in Art

   2 Watch It Go             The Kite                   long /ī/i, y, igh                                           Visualize                Problem and Solution   Read Dialogue           Toys that Fly

   3 Inventions              Kids' Inventions--TFK      r -controlled vowel /är/ar                                  Generate Questions       Cause and Effect       Read Questions
                                                                                                                                                                    Pausing for Sentence
   4 I Can Do It             Whistle for Willie         r -controlled vowel /ôr/or                                  Generate Questions       Make Inferences        Punctuation             A Winning Swimmer
                             Fruit is a Suitcase for                                                                                                                                        Flowers at Night by
   5 How Does It Grow?       Seeds, A                   r -controlled vowel /ûr/er, ir, ur                          Generate Questions       Classify and Categorize Read Patterns          Aileen Fisher

       Grade 1 Unit 6
                             Dot and Jabber and the Big                                                             Monitor Comprehension:
   1 Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!       Bug Mystery                diphthong /ou/ou, ow                                        Reread                   Use Illustrations       Read Exclamations      The World of Insects
                                                                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:                           Pausing for Sentence
   2 Exploring Space         Blue Jay Finds a Way       variant vowel /ů/oo                                         Reread                   Make Predictions        Punctuation            Meet Ellen Ochoa
                                                                                                                    Monitor Comprehension:                           Pausing for Sentence
   3 At Work                 Cool Jobs--TFK             variant vowel /ü/oo                                         Reread                   Classify and Categorize Punctuation
                                                                                                                                                                     Pausing for Sentence   The Tiger by Douglas
   4 Watching Animals Grow   Tiger Cub Grows Up, A      variant vowel /ô/au, aw                                     Summarize                Compare and Contrast Punctuation               Florian

   5 Let's Build             Sand Castle                diphthong /oi/oi, oy                                        Summarize                Cause and Effect       Read Patterns           Build with Sand and Ice




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                                                           Grade 1


               Paired Selection Strategy &Skill




Text Feature: Photographs

Text Feature: Labels

Study Skill: Book Parts

Text Feature: List

Literary Elements: Rhyme



Literary Elements: Rhythmic Patterns

Text Feature: Diagram

Study Skill: Dictionary

Text Feature: Directions

Text Feature: Signs and Symbols



Text Feature: Map

Literary Elements: Word Choice

Study Skill: Periodicals/Newspaper



Text Feature: Chart: Comparing number of relatives

Text Feature: Numerical List




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                                                                         Grade 1


               Paired Selection Strategy &Skill




Literary Elements: Repetition

Text Feature: Floorplan

Study Skill: Telephone Directory

Text Feature: Bold Print

Literary Elements: Repetition



Text Feature: Captions

Text Feature: Diagrams

Study Skill: Using the library-card catalogue /online, resources

Text Feature: Graphs

Literary Elements: Rhyming Pattern



Text Feature: Heads

Text Feature: Question/Answer format

Study Skill: Media center and internet

Literary Elements: Word Play

Text Feature: Captions




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                                                                                       Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                            Grade 2

                                                                                                            Comprehension                                                                                       Paired
Week    Weekly Theme           Main Selection                     Phonics/Spelling Skill                                  Comprehension Skill                              Fluency
                                                                                                               Strategy                                                                                     Selection Title

   Grade 2 Unit 1
                                                                                                           Analyze Story                                Have students pay attention to the punctuation     Who's Who At
   1 School Days            David's New Friends        short /a/a , /i/i                                   Structure            Character and Setting   in each sentence                                   School?
                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention and copy your
                            Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour                                                        Analyze Story                                intonation and emphasis when reading words
   2 Making Friends         the Tea                 short /e/e , /o/o , /u/u                               Structure            Plot                    that have special type                           Rules of Friendship
                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 Firefighters at Work   Fighting the Fire-TFK      short /a/a , long /ā/a_e                            Summarize            Main Idea and Details   of the vocabulary words.

                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   4 Being Yourself         Meet Rosina                short /i/i , long /ī/i_e                            Summarize            Main Idea and Details   of the vocabulary words                          You-Tu

                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
                                                                                                                                Make and Confirm        in each sentence. Have students pay attention to
   5 Coming to America      My Name is Yoon            short /o/o , long /ō/o_e                            Summarize            Predictions             the tempo.                                       New Americans

   Grade 2 Unit 2

                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention to the punctuation
   1 Plants Alive!          Tiny Seed, The             short /u/u , long /ū/u_e                            Summarize            Draw Conclusions        in each sentence                                   Plant Parts

                            Harbor Seal Pup Grows                                                                                                       Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   2 Animal Rescue          Up, A                      blends /sl/sl , /dr/dr , /sk/sk , /sp/sp , /st/st   Summarize            Sequence                of the vocabulary words                          The Puppy

                            A Trip to the Emergency                                                                                                     Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 A Hospital Visit       Room-TFK                long /ā/ay, ai                                         Summarize            Sequence                of the vocabulary words.

                                                                                                                                                        Have students pay attention the punctuation in
                                                                                                                                                        each sentences. Have student pay attention to
   4 How Animals Grow       Farfallina and Marcel      long /ī/i, igh, ie, y                               Generate Questions   Make Inferences         the tempo.                                         Butterflies


                            There's Nothing Like                                                                                                        Have students pay attention and copy your          Students Stay Fit at
   5 Staying Fit            Baseball                   long /ō/o, oa, ow, oe                               Generate Questions   Make Inferences         intonation and expression                          School

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                                                                                                    Grade 2

                                                                                                    Comprehension                                                                                       Paired
Week    Weekly Theme           Main Selection                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                            Comprehension Skill                               Fluency
                                                                                                       Strategy                                                                                     Selection Title

   Grade 2 Unit 3
                                                                                                   Monitor
                            Head, Body, Legs: A                                                    Comprehension:                               Have students pay attention to the punctuation
   1 Telling Stories        Story From Liberia        long /ē/e, ee, ea, ey, y                     Reread                Cause and Effect       in each sentence                                   Telling Tales

                                                                                                   Monitor                                      Have students pay attention and copy your
                                                                                                   Comprehension:                               intonation and emphasis when reading words
   2 Safety First           Officer Buckle and Gloria long /ū/u, u_e                               Read Ahead            Use Illustrations      that have special type.                            Fire Safety
                                                                                                   Monitor
     Creatures Old and      Meet the Super Croc -                                                  Comprehension:                               Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 Older                  TFK                       digraphs /ch/ch; / sh/sh; / th/th; / hw/wh   Adjust Reading Rate   Summarize              of the vocabulary words.

                            The Alvin Ailey Kids:                                                                                               Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   4 Curtain Up!            Dancing As a Team         digraphs /ch/ch, tch; / sh/sh; / th/th       Visualize             Summarize              of foreign words                                 You'll Sing A Song
                                                                                                                                                Have students pay attention and copy your
                                                                                                                                                intonation and emphasis when reading words
                            Click, Clack, Moo: Cows                                                                                             that have special type. Have students pay
   5 On the Farm            That Type                 blends /scr/scr- , /spr/spr- , /str/str      Visualize             Cause and Effect       attention to the tempo                           Farming Corn

   Grade 2 Unit 4
                            Splish! Splash! Animal                                                                                              Have students pay attention to the punctuation     Ant and
   1 Animal Needs           Baths                     r -controlled vowels /är/ar, /ôr/or          Generate Questions    Compare and Contrast   in each sentence                                   Grasshopper

                                                                                                                                                Have students pay attention to the punctuation
   2 Animal Survival        Goose's Story             r -controlled vowel /ûr/er, ir, ur           Generate Questions    Cause and Effect       in each sentence                                   Baby Owl Rescue

                            A Way To Help Planet                                                                                                Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 Helping Planet Earth   Earth--TFK                variant vowel /ů/oo, ou                      Generate Questions    Description            of the vocabulary words.
                                                                                                   Monitor                                      Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
                                                                                                   Comprehension:        Make and Confirm       of the vocabulary words. Have students pay
   4 Wild Weather           Super Storms              variant vowel /ü/oo, ui, ew                  Reread                Predictions            attention to the tempo,                          It Fell in the City
                                                                                                   Monitor
                                                                                                   Comprehension:                               Have students pay attention and copy your
   5 Habitats and Homes     Nutik, the Wolf Pup       variant vowel /ô/au, aw                      Adjust Reading Rate   Make Inferences        intonation and expression                          Wolves

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                                                                                                       Grade 2

                                                                                                       Comprehension                                                                                     Paired
Week    Weekly Theme           Main Selection                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                               Comprehension Skill                            Fluency
                                                                                                          Strategy                                                                                   Selection Title

   Grade 2 Unit 5
                                                                                                                                                 Have students pay attention and copy your
                            Dig, Wait, Listen: A                                                                                                 intonation and expression when reading words
   1 Life In the Desert     Desert Toad's Tale         diphthong /ou/ow, ou                           Summarize        Author's Purpose          that have special type                             The Sonora Desert

                                                                                                                                                 Have students pay attention and copy your          Getting to Know
   2 Play Time!             Pushing Up the Sky         diphthong /oi/oi, oy                           Visualize        Problem and Solution      intonation and expression.                         Joseph Bruchac

                            Columbus Explores New                                                                                                Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 Exploration            Lands--TFK            schwa /ə/a                                          Summarize        Main Idea and Details     of the vocabulary words.

                                                                                                                                                 Have students pay attention to the punctuation     Soups from Around
   4 In the Garden          Ugly Vegetables, The       consonants /n/gn, kn; /r/wr; /m/mb             Summarize        Sequence                  in each sentence.                                  the Globe


                                                                                                                                                 Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
                                                                                                                                                 of the vocbulary words and proper nouns. Have
   5 Our Moon               Moon, The                  hard/soft consonants /k/c, /g/g ; /s/c, /j/g   Summarize        Classify and Categorize   students pay attention to the tempo.             Night Comes

   Grade 2 Unit 6
                                                                                                      Analyze Story                              Have students pay attention to the pronunciation Rosa Maria's Rice
   1 Count on a Celebration! Mice and Beans            endings -dge, -ge, -lge, -nge, -rge            Structure        Fantasy and Reality       of foreign words.                                and Beans

                                                                                                      Analyze Text                               Have students pay attention and copy your          Brush Dance and
   2 Creating Stories       Stirring Up Memories       r -controlled vowels /är/ar; /âr/are, air      Structure        Draw Conclusions          intonation and expression.                         Crayons

                            Music of the Stone Age--                                                  Analyze Text                               Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   3 Worlds of Art          TFK                      r -controlled vowels /ûr/er; /îr/eer, ere, ear   Structure        Make Judgments            of the vocabulary words.

     Inventors Then and     African-American                                                          Monitor                                    Have students pay attention to the pronunciation
   4 Now                    Inventors                  r -controlled vowel /ôr/or, ore, oar           Comprehension    Compare and Contrast      of the vocabulary words and proper nouns.        Inventors Timeline
                                                                                                                                                 Have students pay attention to the punctuation
     Other People, Other                                                                              Monitor                                    in each sentence. Have students pay attention to Where in the World
   5 Places                 Babu's Song                r -controlled vowels /īr/ire, ier; /ûr/ure     Comprehension    Character and Setting     the tempo.                                       is Tanzania?


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                                                 Grade 2


   Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Photos and Captions



Text Feature: List

Text Feature: Parts of a book


Literary Elements: Rhyme




Text Feature: Graphs




Text Feature: Diagrams and Labels


Literary Elements: Similes



Text Feature: Using the Library




Text Feature: Illustrations and Captions



Text Feature: Graph

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                                                                                               Grade 2


   Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Drop-down Menu



Text Feature: Floor plan


Text Feature: Choose/Narrow a topic for research


Literary Elements: Alliteration and Rhythmic Patterns



Text Feature: Calendar




Literary Elements: Characters and Setting


Text Feature: Map


Text Feature: Changes in print (include sidebar)



Literary Elements: Repetition and Word Choice


Text Feature: 1: Parts of a book, Use resources and references, Use resources and references

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                                                                        Grade 2


   Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Chart


Text Feature: Interview



Text Feature: Media Center: with Internet search engines


Text Feature: Written Directions




Literary Elements: Personification and Imagery




Text Feature: Witten Directions


Literary Elements: Onomatopoeia and Word Play


Text Feature: Choose resource materials appropriate to purpose.


Text Feature: Timeline


Text Feature: Map


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                                                                                       Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                            Grade 3
                                                             Phonics/Spelling           Comprehension            Comprehension                                            Paired Selection
Week       Weekly Theme             Main Selection                                                                                                 Fluency
                                                                  Skill                    Strategy                  Skill                                                      Title

       Grade 3 Unit 1
                                                           Words with short vowels
   1 New Beginnings              First Day Jitters         (a, e, i, o, u)            Analyze Story Structure Character, Setting, Plot Commas and Ellipses             Making New Friends

                                                           Words with the CVCe
                                                           Pattern (long vowels a, i,
   2 Keeping In Touch            Dear Juno                 o spelled late, kite, hope) Analyze Story Structure Character, Setting, Plot Dialogue and question marks    How We Keep in Touch

                                 Whose Habitat Is It?--    Words with /a/ (long a)                                                      Pronunciation of vocabulary    All Are Equal: It's the Law!
   3 Building Communities        TFK                       (ai, ay train, play)       Summarize                Main Idea and Details    words and other hard words     (Test Prep)

                                                           Words with /o/ (long o) (o,
   4 Antarctic Life              Penguin Chick             ow, oa—grow, road)           Summarize               Main Idea and Details   Pace and speed of reading      Antarctic Anthem
                                                           Words with /i/ (long i) ( i,
                                                           ie, y, igh child, lie, fly,
   5 People and Their Pets       Perfect Pet, The          slight,)                     Analyze Story Structure Problem and Solution    Question marks                 Pets True or False?

       Grade 3 Unit 2
                                                           Words with /e/ (long e)                                                                                     Behind the Scenes at a
   1 Putting on a Performance    Pushing Up the Sky        Words week, bean)
                                                           (ee, ea,with /ch/          Generate Questions       Summarize                Exclamation points             Play
                                                           (beginning, medial, final
                                                           with ch, tch—peach,                                                          Punctuation and changes in
   2 Wolves                      Wolf!                     patch, teacher, beachball, Generate Questions       Fantasy and Reality      intonation                     The Truth About Wolves

                                                           Words with th, ph, wh, sh
                                 What's in Store for the   (voiced and unvoiced th,                                                     Pronunciation of vocabulary    Will Robots Do All the
   3 Past, Present, and Future   Future?--TFK              beginning, medial, final) Summarize                 Fact and Opinion         words and other hard words     Work? (Test Prep)

                                 The Planets in Our Solar Consonant Blends (/thr/,
   4 Out In Space                System                   /spr/, /scr/, /str/)     Generate Questions          Summarize                Vocabulary Words               Star Research
                                                           Words with /n/gn, kn;
                                                           /r/wr (knot, wrap, gnat,                                                     Long sentences with multiple
   5 Being a Writer              Author: A True Story      sign)                      Summarize                Author’s Purpose         clauses                        Where I Sit Writing




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                                                                                                             Grade 3
                                                           Phonics/Spelling             Comprehension            Comprehension                                          Paired Selection
Week       Weekly Theme           Main Selection                                                                                               Fluency
                                                                Skill                      Strategy                  Skill                                                    Title

       Grade 3 Unit 3
                                                         Words with /är/, /ôr/ (ar as
                                                         in bark, card and or, ore
   1 Food Around the World     Stone Soup                as in north, store)          Visualize                Make Inferences      Exclamatory Sentences            What's For Lunch?

                                                       Words with /âr/ (r-
                                                       controlled vowels as in                                                      Intonation and pauses for
   2 Solving Riddles           One Riddle, One Answer bare, fair, bear)           Analyze Story Structure Plot and Setting          punctuation marks                Haiku
                                                       Words with /ûr/ ( r-
                                                       controlled vowel er (her),
                               Saving the Sand Dunes-- ir (fir) ear (learn), ur                                                     Pronunciation of vocabulary
   3 Ecosystems In Balance     TFK                     (burn)                     Analyze Text Structure Cause and Effect           words and other hard words       Frog Frenzy! (Test Prep)
                                                       Words with /ü/, /u/ (long
                                                       u) and /u/ (one small
                                                       circle should be above
                                                       the letter u) (patterns oo
                               Jones Family Express,   (soon) and ue (true),
   4 Making Journeys           The                     yoo (mule) and oo (book) Visualize                 Make Inferences           Punctuation marks and dialogue Tips for Trips

                                                                                                                                    Reading pace and pauses for
                                                                                                                                    punctuation (within and at the
   5 The Art of Illustrating   What Do Illustrators Do? Words with /oi/ (boy, boil) Analyze Text Structure     Sequence             end of sentences)                Jobs in Animation

       Grade 3 Unit 4
                                                         Words with /ô/ (spelled
                                                         au, aw, al in accented
                                                         first syllable salt, false,   Make Inferences and
   1 What’s Cooking?           Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!        lawn, sauce)                  Analyze                 Compare and Contrast Punctuation                      Welcome to the Bakery!

                                                         Words with /ou/ (ow, ou, Make Inferences and
   2 Getting Along             Seven Spools of Thread    brown, cloud)            Analyze               Draw Conclusions     Semicolons and periods                  Our Class Newsletter
                                                         Words with soft c and g
     Protecting Our Natural    Washington Weed           (cent, gym—beginning                                                Pronunciation of vocabulary
   3 Resources                 Whackers--TFK             and final)               Monitor Comprehension Compare and Contrast words and other hard words              Up a Creek (Test Prep)


                                                         Homophones (one
   4 Getting Involved          Here’s My Dollar          syllable)                     Monitor Comprehension Author’s Purpose       Tempo for nonfiction             Helping; Recycling

                                                         Plurals (see spelling list:                       Make and Confirm
   5 A Place of My Own         My Very Own Room          years, ponies, inches)      Monitor Comprehension Predictions              Pay attention to dialogue        Frank Lloyd Wright
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                                                        Phonics/Spelling            Comprehension            Comprehension                                          Paired Selection
Week       Weekly Theme         Main Selection                                                                                              Fluency
                                                             Skill                     Strategy                  Skill                                                    Title

       Grade 3 Unit 5

   1 Making Money            Boom Town                Compound Words               Summarize               Sequence              Commas and Periods              How to Earn Money!
                                                      Words with inflected
                                                      endings (–s, -ed and         Make Inferences and                                                           Ugandan Girl Reaches
   2 Making a Difference     Beatrice’s Goat          –ing with                    Analyze                 Cause and Effect      Genre                           Goal

                             A Carousel of Dreams--   Words with Endings y to      Make Inferences and                           Pronunciation of vocabulary     Getting a Free Ride (Test
   3 In Motion               TFK                      i                            Analyze                 Fact and Opinion      words and other hard words      Prep)
                                                      Words with VC/CV
                                                      pattern (closed syllables)   Make Inferences and     Make and Confirm
   4 Heroes                  Printer, The             ( TE: embed counting         Analyze                 Predictions           Exclamation Points              Smokejumpers
                                                      The V/CV and VC/V
                                                      Pattern (baby, wagon and
                                                      cabin, planet—note that
                                                      the v/cv has a long vowel                                                                                  Home Sweet Home; Think
   5 Animal Architects       Animal Homes             sound and the less           Summarize               Description           Genre                           of darkness

       Grade 3 Unit 6
                                                       Words with final
                                                       /?l/(schwa-l) (final
                                                       unstressed words -el and -                                                Inflection and pauses for
   1 Helping Our Neighbors   Castle on Viola Street, A le --angel, bottle)        Analyze Story Structure Theme                  punctuation marks               Homes for Families

                                                                                                                                                                 Do Animals Have
   2 Unusual Animals         Charlotte's Web          Prefixes re-,final /?r/ pre- Monitor Comprehension Make Judgments
                                                      Words with un-, dis-,                                                      Question Marks                  Personalities?
                                                      (schwa-r) (final
                                                      unstressed -er spelled
                             An American Hero Flies   er, ar, or--better, beggar,                                                Pronunciation of vocabulary     Who is Uncle Sam? (Test
   3 Good Citizens           Again--TFK               actor)                       Analyze Text Structure Problem and Solution   words and other hard words      Prep)

                                                      Words with suffixes -ful, -
   4 Working Together        Mother to Tigers         less, -ly                   Monitor Comprehension Author’s Purpose         Phrasing and intonation         The Lion and the Mouse

                                                      Words with accented                                                        Tempo of words beginning with   Monarch Butterfly; The
   5 Raising Butterflies     Ranger Rick              syllables                    Monitor Comprehension Draw Conclusions        the same letter                 Caterpillar




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                       Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Bar Graph




Text Feature: Time Lines


Study Skill: Using a Dictionary


Literary Elements: Rhythmic Patterns and Imagery


Text Feature: Diagram




Text Feature: Photos with Captions


Text Feature: Italics, headings, pronunciation keys, and bold or colored type



Study Skill: Using the Parts of a Book


Text Feature: Internet Article



Literary Elements: Alliteration and Repetition




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                       Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Chart



Literary Elements: Consonance and Metaphor



Study Skill: Using the Library




Text Feature: Directions



Text Feature: Interview




Text Feature: Diagram


Text Feature: Rules


Study Skill: Using Computer Search Engines



Literary Elements: Rhyme Scheme and Repetition


Text Feature: Guide words, headings, and captions
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                          Paired Selection Strategy & Skill




Text Feature: Calendar


Text Feature: Editorial



Study Skill: Skim and Scan a Nonfiction Article:


Text Feature: Map




Literary Elements: Simile and Rhythmic Pattern




Text Feature: Features in a Textbook


Text Feature: Directions




Study Skill: Use Functional Documents


Literary Elements: Personification and Moral


Literary Elements: Personification and Assonance




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                                                                                                           Grade 4


                                                                                                      Comprehension         Comprehension                                                 Paired Selection
Week       Weekly Theme              Main Selection                Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                       Fluency
                                                                                                         Strategy               Skill                                                           Title

       Grade 4 Unit 1
                                                                 Words with Short Vowels (tax, Make Inferences and                                                                     Putting Together the
   1 Mysteries               Mystery of the Missing Lunch, The   hem, bid, rot, mug)           Analyze                     Problem and Solution    End Punctuation                     Pieces of the Puzzle

                                                                                                                                                                                       White Swans; Grass
                                                                 Words with Long a (date, tray,                                                                                        Snake; Fat Frog (3
   2 Adapting to Survive     Walk in the Desert, A               bail)                          Summarize                  Main Idea and Details   Tempo                               Cinquains)

                             Animals Come Home to Our            Words with Long e (sleek,                                                         Pronunciation of vocabulary words   Saving a National Park
   3 Our National Parks      National Parks-TFK                  heal)                               Summarize             Main Idea and Details   and other hard words                (Test Prep)

                                                                 Words with Long i (prime,           Make Inferences and                           Pauses, stops, intonation and
   4 Astronauts              Gloria Rising                       slight, mild, lie, sly)             Analyze               Analyze Character       characters' words                   The Solar System

                                                                 Words with Long o (robe, goal, Make Inferences and                                 Pace and tempo matching the
   5 Wildlife Watchers       Raft, The                           glow, post)                    Analyze                    Character, Setting, Plot action of the story                Into the Swamp

       Grade 4 Unit 2
                                                                 Words with ch and tch
                             Mighty Jackie: The Strike-out       (beginning, medial, final           Make Inferences and
   1 Baseball                Queen                               position) /th/, /sh/, and /hw/
                                                                 Words with                          Analyze               Author's Purpose        Pauses, stops, intonation           Baseball Greats
                                                                 (thud, moth, shift, blush, whisk,
                                                                 phone, graph - beginning,                                                                                             Immigrants in the
   2 New Places, New Faces   My Diary from Here to There         medial, and final)                  Generate Questions    Make Inferences         End Punctuation                     Northeast
                                                                 Complex Consonant Clusters
                                                                 (shr, thr, spr, scr, str, spl
                                                                 [shrub, thrill, sprout, scrape,     Make Inferences and                                                               So Far From Home (Test
   3 Focus on China          Stealing Beauty-TFK                 splash])                            Analyze               Fact and Opinion        Tempo                               Prep)

                             How Ben Franklin Stole the          Words with /ôr/ and /är/ (chart,                                                                                      Light Bulb and "Lightning
   4 Bright Ideas            Lightning                           ford, mourn)                     Generate Questions       Problem and Solution    Tempo                               Bolt"
                                                                 Words with /âr/ and /îr/ (air,
                                                                 are - aware, staircase, ear, ere -
   5 Snakes                  When I Went to the Library          gear, mere)                        Generate Questions     Make Inferences         Tempo                               Snakes




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                                                                                            Comprehension            Comprehension                                               Paired Selection
Week       Weekly Theme              Main Selection        Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                       Fluency
                                                                                               Strategy                  Skill                                                         Title

       Grade 4 Unit 3

                                                         Words with /ûr/ (er, ir, ur, ear -                                               Pauses, stops, intonation and
   1 Friend or Foe?          Roadrunner's Dance          nerve, fir, purse, learn)          Evaluate                Author’s Purpose      characters' words                   Flycatcher and Coyote


     People Who Made a                                   Words with Silent Letters [kn,
   2 Difference              My Brother Martin           mb, wr (kneel, climb, wreck)]   Evaluate                   Author’s Purpose      Punctuation                         Dear Mrs. Parks
                                                         Words with Soft c and g (gym,
                                                         gulf; cent, colt; once, plunge,                                                                                      Child Labor in the U.S.A
   3 Kids Get it Done        Kid Reporters at Work-TFK   badge)                          Summarize                  Compare and Contrast Tempo                                (Test Prep)
                                                                                                                                         Tempo matching the
                                                         Plural Words [-s, and -es                                                       energy/enthusiasm of every
   4 Great Plains Indians    Mystic Horse                (clerks, arches, and y to i)]    Summarize                 Sequence             passage                              The Black Hills Powwow


                                                         Compound Words
   5 Precipitation           Snowflake Bentley           (background, cloudburst)         Evaluate                  Summarize             Pronunciation of vocabulary words   Haiku (poems about snow)

       Grade 4 Unit 4
                                                         Words with Inflected Endings (-
                                                         ed, -ing; doubling and e drop
                                                         (jogged, bragging; plunged,
   1 Man’s Best Friend       Dear Mrs. LaRue             dating)                         Generate Questions         Draw Conclusions      Punctuation                         Dog Amazes Scientists!
                                                         Words that Change y to i (and
                                                         add -ed, -er, -est, -es, -ly
                                                         (hurried, happier, happiest,                                                                                         Make Life Easier for
   2 Creative Solutions      Blind Hunter, The           spies, noisily)                 Generate Questions         Draw Conclusions      Pauses and stops                    Everybody

                                                         Words with /ü/, /u/ and /u/ [long
                                                         /u/, u with dot (foolish, dew,
                                                         stupid, duke, group, glue, suit,                                                 Pronunciation of vocab words and    Windmills on the Prairies
   3 Energy: Power Sources   The Power of Oil-TFK        and crooked, put, would)]         Evaluate                 Persuasion            other hard words                    (Test Prep)
                                                                                                                                                                              A Whale of a Meal,
                                                         Words with /oi/ and /ou/ (oy, oi,                                                                                    "Whale Watch," and "The
                                                         foil, enjoy and /ou/ ou/ow                                                       Tempo matching the action in the    Podless WHale"
   4 Whales                  Adelina's Whales            couch, chowder)                   Analyze Text Structure   Sequence              story                               (Limericks about whales)
                                                         Words with /ô/ (au, aw, a, alt,
                                                         alk - awkward, caller, faucet,                                                                                       Poseidon and the
   5 The Sea                 At Home in the Coral Reef   halt, walker)                     Analyze Text Structure
                                                                                                  Page 21 of 31     Compare and Contrast Pronunciation of vocabulary words    Kingdom of Atlantis
                                                                                  Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                       Grade 4


                                                                                                  Comprehension           Comprehension                                              Paired Selection
Week        Weekly Theme            Main Selection               Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                     Fluency
                                                                                                     Strategy                 Skill                                                        Title

       Grade 4 Unit 5
                                                                Words with VCCV Pattern
                                                                (VC/CV syllable pattern with
                                                                doublet (dipper, mutter) VC/CV
                                                                with different consonants
   1 Going to the Library   Because of Winn-Dixie               (lumber, napkin)                Evaluate                Summarize             End Punctuation                     I Love the Look of Words
                                                                Words with V/CV and VC/V
                                                                patterns (du/ty, so/fa, cam/el,                                                                                   Presenting the
   2 Putting on a Play      Ranita, the Frog Princess           hab/it)                         Evaluate                Make Judgments        Dialogue and characters' roles      Puddlejump Players

                            Exploring the Undersea Territory-   Accented Syllables (be hold',                                                 Pronunciation of vocabulary words   Lords of the Seas (Test
   3 Explorations           TFK                                 toast' er)                          Evaluate              Fact and Opinion    and other hard words                Prep)
                                                                Words with Final /$r/
                                                                (unstressed final syllabes with                                               Tempo matching the action in the
   4 Artists at Work        Me and Uncle Romie                  schwa + r, or, ar - visitor, diver, Monitor Comprehension Character           story                               Making a Collage



                                                               Words with Final /$l/ [schwa + l
   5 Wild Horses            Wild Horses: Black Hills Sanctuary (battle, panel, petal)]          Monitor Comprehension Cause and Effect        Pronunciation of vocabulary words   The Tale of Pecos Bill

       Grade 4 Unit 6
                                                                Words with Final /$n/ (schwa +
   1 The Gold Rush          Gold Rush Game, The                 n - poison, frozen)            Analyze Story Structure Cause and Effect       Pauses, stops, and intonation       Gold!


   2 Wild Visitors          Cricket in Times Square, The        Homophones                       Analyze Story Structure Theme                Punctuation                         The Chance of a Lifetime
                                                                Words with Prefixes [dis-, mis-,
     Discovering Nature's                                       non-, un- ](uncover, nonstop,                                                 Pronunciation of vocabulary and
   3 Secrets                Meet a Bone-ified Explorer-TFK      dislike, misfire)                Monitor Comprehension Make Generalizations   other hard words                    Out on a Limb (Test Prep)
                                                                Words with Suffixes [-y, -ly, -
                                                                ful, -less, -ness (foggy,                                                     Tempo-matching the action in the
   4 Airplanes              My Brothers' Flying Machine         hurriedly, respectful, homeless, Monitor Comprehension Author’s Perspective   story                               Brave New Heights

                                                                                                                                                                                The Ant and the
   5 Ants                   Life and Times of the Ant, The      Words with Stressed Syllables Analyze Text Structure    Description           Pronunciation of Vocabulary Words Grasshopper


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        Paired Selection Strategy                Paired Selection Skill




Text Feature                        Charts




Literary Elements                   Assonance and Metaphor


Study Skill                         Using the Dictionary


Text Feature                        Diagrams


Text Feature                        Maps




Text Feature                        Table


Text Feature                        Primary Sources



Study Skill                         Parts of a Book


Literary Elements                   Figurative Language and Alliteration



Text Feature                        Toolbars




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        Paired Selection Strategy                 Paired Selection Skill




Literary Elements                   Foreshadowing and Symbolism



Text Features                       Salutation and Body


Study Skill                         Using the Library


Text Feature                        Online Encyclopedia Articles: Links



Literary Elements                   Imagery and Figurative Language




Text Feature                        Line Graphs




Text Feature                        Glossary




Study Skill                         Using Computers in the Media Center



Literary Elements                   Meter and Rhyme Scheme


Literary Elements                   Protagonist and Hyperbole                    Page 24 of 31
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        Paired Selection Strategy                Paired Selection Skill




Literary Elements                   Onomatopoeia and Simile


Text Feature                        Interviews



Study Skill                         Skim and Scan


Text Feature                        Directions




Literary Elements                   Hyperbole and Figure of Speech




Text Feature                        Timelines


Text Feature                        Advertisements


Study Skill                         Functional Documents (flyer, poster, rules, menu)


Literary Elements                   Repetition and Personification


Literary Elements                   Character and Moral


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                                                                                                  Grade 5


                                                                                                       Comprehension        Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme          Main Selection                Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                    Fluency
                                                                                                          Strategy              Skill

       Grade 5 Unit 1
                                                       Short Vowels a, e, i, o, u ( include variant
                                                       vowel patterns e—ea thread, u—shove,                                                       Proper Phrasing: Pauses
   1 School Contests          Miss Alaineus            rough; i—rhythm, myth, ea for e)             Story Structure       Character and Plot      and Intonation
                              Davy Crockett Saves the Long Vowels ai, ay, ee, ea, igh, oa, ow,                                                    Echo Reading:
   2 American Legends         World                   Vce                                           Story Structure       Plot and Setting        Punctuation

                              Forests of the World--                                                                                              Echo Reading:
   3 Trees for life           TFK                      Words with /ü/[loon], /u/ [ mule], /u/ [book] Text Structure       Compare and Contrast    Pronunciation
                              Ultimate Field Trip 5:
                              Blasting Off to Space    Words with /är/, /âr/, /ôr/ r-controlled                                                   Choral Reading:
   4 Exploring Space          Academy                  vowels ar (car), air (care), or (core)       Generate Questions    Summarize               Pronunciation

                              Pipiolo and the Roof     Words with /ûr/, /îr/ r-controlled vowels, ur
   5 Rescue Dogs              Dogs                     (fur), ear (fear)                             Generate Questions   Cause and Effect        Echo Reading: Tempo

       Grade 5 Unit 2
                                                                                                                                                  Choral Reading:
   1 People Helping Animals   Shiloh                   Compound Words                               Monitor Comprehension Make Inferences         Punctuation

                                                       Plurals (endings -s and -es, no change in                                                  Echo Reading:
   2 Slithery Snakes!         Ranger Rick              spelling, and change y to i)                 Summarize             Main Idea and Details   Punctuation
                                                       Inflected Endings –ed and –ing (double
                                                       the final consonant: wrapping, grinning;
                              Maya Lin: Architect of   change y to i: hurried, hurrying; drop final                                               Choral Reading:
   3 Remembering the Past     Memory--TFK              e: saving, joking)                           Summarize             Main Idea and Details   Pronunciation
                                                       Words with /ô/, /ou/, /oi/ (ambiguous
                                                       vowels au, aw, ough, augh –haul, straw,
                                                       thought daughter, and ou (mountain) , oy,                                                  Phrasing: Pauses and
   4 The Caribbean Islands    Salsa Stories            oi , (loyal, boiling)                     Summarize                Problem and Solution    Intonation
                                                                                                                                                  Echo Reading:
                              Black Cowboy Wild        VCCV Pattern (Closed syllable with                                                         Expression, Phrasing,
   5 Cowboys & Cowgirls       Horses: A True Story     doublet and with different consonants)       Monitor Comprehension Make Inferences         Tempo



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                                                                                                       Comprehension        Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme            Main Selection               Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                   Fluency
                                                                                                          Strategy              Skill


       Grade 5 Unit 3
                               Sleds on Boston
                               Common: A Story from    V/CV and VC/V Patterns (hu/mid and           Make Inferences and
   1 The American Revolution   the American Revolution cab/in)                                      Analyze               Draw Conclusions        Proper Phrasing: Pauses
                               When Esther Morris                                                                                                 Echo Reading:
   2 The Right to Vote         Headed West               V/V Pattern (create)                       Evaluate              Fact and Opinion        Pronunciation

                                                        VCCCV Pattern (laughter, pilgrim,
   3 Protecting the Environment Beyond the Horizon--TFK complain)                                   Evaluate              Fact and Opinion        Proper Phrasing: Pauses
                                                      Accented Syllables vowel patterns in
                               My Great-Grandmother's accented syllables (beyond, lonely,           Make Inferences and
   4 Desert Habitats           Gourd                  toaster)                                      Analyze               Compare and Contrast    Choral Reading: Tempo

                                                         Final /schwa-r/ final unaccented syllables
                               Zathura: A Space          with schwa, er, ar, or (beggar, barber,    Make Inferences and                           Echo Reading:
   5 Into the Future           Adventure                 actor)                                     Analyze               Draw Conclusions        Punctuation

       Grade 5 Unit 4
                                                       Final /schwa-l/ and /schwa-n/ final
                                                       unaccented syllables with schwa-l, el, le                                                  Echo Reading:
   1 Civil Rights              Goin' Someplace Special (angel, bottle, able) and schwa-n—en, in, Story Structure          Character and Setting   Punctuation

                                                         More Accented Syllables (less familiar an
                                                         ambiguous vowels in accented syllables—                                                  Choral Reading:
   2 Animal Defenses           Carlos and the Skunk      fountain, powder)                         Evaluate               Author’s Purpose        Intonation

                               Getting Out the Vote--    Accented Syllables in Homographs (pres
   3 Democracy                 TFK                       ent , pre sent)                            Evaluate              Make Generalizations    Proper Phrasing: Pauses

                                                         Words with /ch[schwa]r and /zh[schwa]r                                                   Echo Reading:
   4 Extreme Weather           Hurricanes                (measure, culture, teacher)                Text Structure        Description             Pronunciation
                                                         Words with –ance, –ence
                               The Catch of the Day: A   (dependent/dependence;                                                                   Readers Theater:
   5 Trickster Tales           Trickster Play            attendant/attendance)                      Evaluate              Author’s Purpose        Tempo

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                                                                                                          Comprehension        Comprehension
Week       Weekly Theme         Main Selection                  Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                     Fluency
                                                                                                             Strategy              Skill


       Grade 5 Unit 5
                                                                                                                                                    Choral Reading:
   1 North Pole South Pole   Spirit of Endurance        Words with Soft g (badger, major, village) Generate Questions        Problem and Solution   Pronunciation

                                                        Homophones (one and two-syllable--             Make Inferences and                          Echo Reading:
   2 Fantastic Foods         Weslandia                  flour, flower)                                 Analyze               Theme                  Punctuation

                                                                                                       Make Inferences and                          Echo Reading:
   3 Learning from Nature    A Historic Journey         Prefixes dis-, in-, mis-, pre-                 Analyze               Cause and Effect       Punctuation

                                                                                                                                                    Choral Reading:
   4 Talking in Codes        Unbreakable Code, The      Suffixes –less, -ness                          Generate Questions    Author’s Perspective   Intonation and Pauses

                                                        Adding –ion (act, action, separate/
   5 Whales                  The Color of My Words      separation)                                    Generate Questions    Summarize              Echo Reading: Tempo

       Grade 5 Unit 6
                             Golden Mare, the
                             Firebird, and the Magic    Greek Roots (astr/aster, auto, photo, tele,                                                 Choral Reading:
   1 Fairy Tales             Ring, The                  phono, mech, myth)                          Summarize                Sequence               Intonation and Pauses
                                                                                                                                                    Echo Reading:
                                                                                                                                                    Punctuation and
   2 Camping Out             Skunk Scout                Latin Roots (aud, spect, port, mit/miss)       Monitor Comprehension Make Judgments         Inflection

                                                        Words from Mythology geography,
                                                        geology (Gaea), cosmos (cosmic,
                             A Dream Comes True--       cosmetic), titanic (Titans), Jove, jovial,                                                  Choral Reading:
   3 Improving Lives         TFK                        Vulcan (volcano)                               Monitor Comprehension Persuasion             Pronunciation

                             Up in the Air: The Story                                                                                               Choral Reading: Tempo
   4 Balloon Flight          of Balloon Flight          Number Prefixes uni-, bi-, tri-, cent-         Monitor Comprehension Make Generalizations   and Phrasing
                             Hidden Worlds: Looking
                             Through a Scientist's      Words with –able, -ible (visible,                                                           Choral Reading: Pauses
   5 Scientists at Work      Microscope                 dependable)                                    Summarize             Sequence               and Intonation



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                                                                                                 Grade 6

                                                  Paired Selection                                               Comprehension         Comprehension                                             P
Week    Weekly Theme         Main Selection                                Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                        Fluency                 a
                                                        Title                                                       Strategy               Skill
                                                                                                                                                                                                 i
   Grade 6 Unit 1                                                                                                                                                                              N
                                                                       Short Vowels (with variant                                                                                              e
                           Summer of the         Storm Surprises Maine spellings: rhythm, myth, shove,                         Character, Setting,                                             w
   1 Rescue Teams          Swans, The            Students              tough, thread)                  Analyze Story Structure Plot                         Phrase-Cued Text: Pauses and Stops s
                                                                                                                                                                                               T
                           Lost City, The                                Long Vowels (VCe, ee, ea, ai,                                                                                         e
                           Discovery of Machu                            oa, y for long i—theme, quaint,                             Character, Setting,    Echo Reading: Pronuciation of city x
   2 A Lost City           Picchu Glue,
                           Gecko                 Empire in the Andes     league, coax, nylon)                Analyze Story Structure Plot                   names, pauses and intonation       t
                           Cockroach Scouts,
                           and Spider Silk                                                                   Make Inferences and                           Echo Reading: Pronunciation of
   3 Science for All       Bridges-TFK                                   ei or ie (freight, yield, seize)    Analyze                 Main Idea and Details vocabulary and other hard words
                                                                                                                                                                                                 I
                                                                         R-Controlled Vowels (lair,          Make Inferences and                                                                 n
   4 Sharing Traditions    Magic Gourd, The      The Origin of Ghana     fierce, scorn, surf)                Analyze                 Cause and Effect       Echo Reading: Punctuation            f
                                                                                                                                                                                                 F
                                                 Birdfoot's Grampa and   Compound Words                                                                                                          r
                                                 "This Land is Your       (applesauce, downpour,             Make Inferences and                                                                 e
   5 Protecting Wildlife   Interrupted Journey   Land"                   flashbulb)                          Analyze                 Main Idea and Details Choral Reading: Tempo                 e

   Grade 6 Unit 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                N
                                                                         Plurals (wolf, wolves; potato,                                                                                         o
                           How Tia Lola Came to Baseball by the          potatoes; piano, pianos;                                                           Phrase-Cued Text: Pause, stops, and n
   1 Team Spirit           Visit/Stay           Numbers                  medium, media)                  Generate Questions          Make Inferences        intonation                          f
                                                                                                                                                                                                I
                                                                         Inflected Endings Adding –ed, -                                                                                        n
                           Some of the Kinder                            ing (traveling, compelling;                                                                                            f
   2 The Solar System      Planets               Earth and the Sun       piloting, permitting)           Generate Questions          Make Inferences        Echo Reading: Punctuation           o
                                                                                                                                                                                                T
                                                                         Words with /ô/, /ou/,
                                                                                                                                                                                                e
                                                                         /oi/ Variant/Ambiguous vowels                                                                                          s
                                                                         (ou: mound, sought; oi: foyer;                                                     Echo Reading: Pronunciation of      t
   3 Helping Hands         Zoo Story-TFK                                 au: naughty; oo: gloom, hook) Generate Questions            Make Generalizations   vocabulary and other hard words     P


                                                                                                                                                                                                 M
                                                                         VCCV and VCCCV                                                                                                          y
                           Rumpelstiltskin's                             Patterns (doublets: mat/ter--and                                                                                        t
   4 Tales of Old          Daughter              The Golden Touch        different: mar/gin)              Summarize                  Problem and Solution   Echo Reading: Tempo                  h
                                                                                                                                                                                                 S
                                                                                                                                                                                                 o
                                                                         V/CV and VC/V Patterns V/CV                                                                                             n
                           Great Serum Race,                             in unstressed first syllable (a                                                    Echo Reading: Pronunciation of       g
   5 Sled Dogs as Heroes   The                   Haiku                   dopt, se cure)                  Summarize                   Sequence               vocabulary words and context clues   L
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                                                                              Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                     Grade 6

                                                      Paired Selection                                                Comprehension           Comprehension                                              P
Week    Weekly Theme           Main Selection                                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                           Fluency                 a
                                                            Title                                                        Strategy                 Skill
                                                                                                                                                                                                         i
   Grade 6 Unit 3                                                                                                                                                                                        P
                             Juan Verdades: The      In the Days of the                                                                                                                                  o
                             Man Who Couldn't        Vaqueros: America's                                                                    Character, Setting,     Phrase-Cued Text: Pauses, stops,     e
   1 The Old Southwest       Tell a Lie              First True Cowboys      Accented Syllables                     Analyze Story Structure Plot                    and intonation                       t
                                                                                                                                                                                                         T
                             Nothing Ever Happens Student Interview with     Final /schwa-r/ (senator,                                                                                                   e
   2 Putting It in Writing   on 90th Street       Author Karen Odom          similar, messenger)                    Monitor Comprehension Draw Conclusions          Echo Reading: Punctuation            x
                                                                                                                                                                                                         N
                                                                                                                                                                                                         o
                                                                             Final /schwa-n/ and /schwa-l/                                                                                               n
                                                                             (weapon, frighten; struggle,                                                           Echo Reading: Pronunciation of       f
   3 Energy                  Building Green-TFK                              mental, channel)                       Analyze Text Structure   Cause and Effect       vocabulary and other hard words      i
                                                                                                                                                                                                         N
                                                                                                                                                                                                         o
                             Emperor's Silent                                Words with Prefixes                                                                    Choral Reading: Pronunciation of     n
   4 Archaeology             Army, The               Ozymandias              (encourage, supermarket)               Monitor Comprehension Summarize                 vocabulary words                     f
                                                                                                                                                                                                         N
                                                                                                                                                                                                         e
                                                                             Adding –ion, -ation (construct,                                                                                             w
                             Case of the Phantom     How to Conduct a        construction; examine,                                                                 Readers' Theater: Dialogue, tempo,   s
   5 Show Time               Poet, The               Survey                  examination)                           Monitor Comprehension Draw Conclusions          and intonation                       p

   Grade 6 Unit 4                                                                                                                                                                                        I
                                                                              More Words with –ion with                                                                                                  n
                        Uncommon                                              spelling changes (explode,                                                            Phrase-Cued Text: Pauses, stops,     f
   1 Uncommon Champions Champions                    Amazing Artificial Limbs explosion; permit, permission)        Evaluate                 Author’s Purpose       and intonations                      o
                                                                                                                                                                                                         T
                                                                                                                                                                                                         a
                                                                                                                                                                                                         l
                                                     Old Stormalong Finds a Words with –ive, -age, - ize                                                            Echo Reading: Commas and             l
   2 Oceanography            Exploring the Titanic   Man-Sized Ship         (attractive, storage, modernize) Evaluate                        Fact and Opinion       exclamation points                   T


                                                                                                                                                                                                         n
                                                                             Prefixes, Suffixes, Base Words Make Inferences and                                   Echo Reading: Pronunciation of         /
   3 Helping Others          Saving Grace-TFK                                (disgraceful, unkindness)      Analyze                          Compare and Contrast vocabulary and other hard words        a
                                                                                                                                                                                                         L
                                                     Bicycle Riding and "The                                                                                                                             y
                                                     Sidewalk Racer or on    Vowel Alternation (crime,              Make Inferences and                                                                  r
   4 Cycling                 Major Taylor            the Skateboard"         criminal; wise, wisdom)                Analyze                  Fact and Opinion       Choral Reading: Tempo                i
                                                                                                                                                                                                         N
                                                                                                                                                                                                         o
                                                                             Consonant Alternation (select,                                                                                              n
                                                                             selection; magic, magician;                                                                                                 f
   5 Pieces from the Past    Single Shard, A         Encyclopedias           critic, criticize; office, official)   Evaluate                 Author’s Perspective   Echo Reading: Homophones             i
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                                                                            Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                Grade 6

                                                    Paired Selection                                             Comprehension      Comprehension                                                P
Week   Weekly Theme          Main Selection                                   Phonics/Spelling Skill                                                                   Fluency                   a
                                                          Title                                                     Strategy            Skill
                                                                                                                                                                                                 i
   Grade 6 Unit 5                                                                                                                                                                              L
                                                                                                                                                                                               e
                                                                            Homophones (principal,                                                        Phrase-Cued text: Pauses, stops, and t
   1 Mentors               Breaking Through       Mentoring Matters         principle; stationary, stationery) Evaluate              Author’s Purpose     intonation                           t
                                                                                                                                                                                               F
                                                                            Latin Roots (tract, spect, port,                                              Echo Reading: Punctuation and        a
   2 Smart Thinking        Ta-Na-E-Ka             A Fable by Aesop          scrib/script)                      Monitor Comprehension Compare and Contrast characters' voices                   b
                                                                                                                                                                                               T
                           Many Countries, One                                                                                                                                                 e
                           Currency: Europe and                             Greek Roots (therm, photo,                                                    Echo Reading: Pronunciation of       s
   3 Money Matters         the Euro                                         chron)                             Evaluate              Persuasion           vocabulary and other hard words      t
                                                                                                                                                                                               N
                                                                            Suffixes -able, -ible                                                                                              o
   4 Collections           Honus and Me             Cool Collections         (impossible, respectable)         Evaluate              Make Judgments       Choral Reading: Tempo                n
                           Let It Shine: Stories of                         Suffixes –ant, –ent; -ance, -                                                                                      L
                           Black Women              from "Caged Bird" and   ence (important, importance;                                                                                       y
   5 Taking a Stand        Freedom Fighters         "I Dream a World"       present, presence)                 Monitor Comprehension Summarize            Echo Reading                         r

   Grade 6 Unit 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                 I
     Great Designs Last                                                     Greek and Latin Prefixes (co,                                               Phrase-Cued Text: Pauses, stops,         n
   1 Forever               Leonardo's Horse       Leonardo da Vinci         con, post, pro, sub)             Generate Questions    Make Generalizations and intonation                           f
                                                                                                                                                                                                 O
                                                  Reading Online About      Absorbed Prefixes (immobile,                                                  Echo Reading: Punctuation, context'    n
   2 Time Travel           LAFFF                  Time Travel               illegal; attain, commute, occupy) Generate Questions   Sequence               voices clues, and characters' voices   l



                                                                            Greek Suffixes (-logy,- ician, -                                              Echo Reading: Pronunciation of
   3 Keeping in Touch        These Walls Can Talk                           crat)                            Summarize             Problem and Solution   vocabulary and other hard words
                             Breaking into Print:                           Words from Mythology                                                                                                 N
                             Before and After the                            (Ceres—cereal, Mars—martial,                                                                                        a
   4 Print, Past and Present Printing Press       Future Bookmaker          Pan—panic, Jove—jovial)          Generate Questions    Description            Choral Reading: Tempo                  r
                                                                            Words from Around the World                                                                                          I
     Volcanoes, Past and                                                     (bazaar, bronco, sombrero,                                                   Echo Reading: Pronunciation of         n
   5 Present               Donkey of God, The     Volcano!                  caribou, denim, gong, igloo,     Summarize             Theme                  vocabulary words and context clues     f



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