Unit 1 Amazing Words and Story Words by Me5286Ao

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									                              First Grade Reading Street
                               Unit 1.1: Sam, Come Back! -
                              Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                             Amazing Words:
                                             1. needs – things people must have to live
                                             2. responsibility – things you are expected to do
                                             3. shelter – place you live
                                             4. cuddle – hold somebody or something for
Phonemic Awareness:                          warmth or love
Blend & Segment Phonemes                     5. tickle – touch someone lightly and make them
Isolate Final Sounds                         laugh
Identify Position of Sounds                  6. faithful - always there for you
                                             7. fetch - go get something
Phonics:                                     8. heel – follow closely at your heels
Short a and Final ck
                                               Grammar: Sentences
Comprehension:                                 Writing Trait: Voice
Character                                      Big Question: How do people take care of pets?
Monitor & Fix Up
Spelling Words:                  7. bat                        High Frequency Words:
  1. at                          8. mad                          1. in
  2. can                         9. ran                          2. on
  3. cat                         10. sack                        3. way
  4. back                        11. way
  5. dad                         12. on
  6. am


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                                   Unit 1.2: Pig in a Wig -
                                Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                               Amazing Words:
1. play – to perform on a musical instrument   1. career – an occupation or profession
                                               2. service-work done to help others
                                               3. tool – something that helps people do work
                                               4. scrub – clean by rubbing hard
Phonemic Awareness:                            5. sloppy – wet or messy
Blend & Segment Phonemes                       6. exercise - move your body to keep it in shape
Blend Phonemes                                 7. comfort- someone or something that makes
Isolate Initial & Final Sounds                 you feel better
                                               8. search – look for something carefully
Phonics:
Short i and Final x

Comprehension:                                   Grammar: Naming Parts of Sentences
Realism & Fantasy                                Writing Trait: Conventions
Summarize                                        Big Question: How can people help animals?

Spelling Words:                       7. pin                     High Frequency Words:
      1. did                          8. sit                         1. and
      2. fix                          9. six                         2. take
      3. in                           10. wig                        3. up
      4. it                           11. and
      5. lip                          12. take
      6. mix
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                                Unit 1.3: The Big Blue Ox -
                                 Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                               Amazing Words:
1. mud – wet dirt                              1. past – has already happened
2. town – large group of houses and buildings, 2. present – happening right now
smaller than a city                            3. produce – make or create something
                                               4. transportation – a way of moving people or
Phonemic Awareness:                            things from one place to another
Blend and Segment Phonemes                     5. danger – something that can hurt you
Adding Ending Phonemes/s/, /z/                 6. serve – to do work for or to help
Isolate Initial and Final Sounds               7. snuggle – lie close to someone and get
                                               comfortable
Phonics:                                       8. enormous – very, very big
Short o and-s Plurals                          9. powerful – very strong

Comprehension:                                   Grammar: Action Parts of Sentences
Character and Setting                            Writing Trait: Sentences
Visualize                                        Big Question: How can animals help people?

Spelling Words:                         7. ox                    High Frequency Words:
        1. got                          8. pop                          1. get
        2. hop                          9. pot                          2. help
        3. hot                          10.    rock                     3. use
        4. lock                         11.    help
        5. mom                          12.    use
        6. mop

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                                  Unit 1.4: A Fox and a Kit -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                 Amazing Words:
1. animals – living things that can move around  1. observe – watch something
2. dinner – the main meal of the day             2. wild – something people do not care for or
3. watch – to look at something                  control
                                                 3. parent – a father or mother
Phonemic Awareness:                              4. solo – alone
Adding Ending Phonemes /s/, /z/                  5. dangle – swinging loosely from side to side
Blend and Segment Syllables                      6. nape – back part of your neck
Identify Position of Sounds                      7. medicine – a drug that helps you feel better or
                                                 makes you well
Phonics:                                         8. poisonous – can cause sickness or death
Inflected Endings -s and -ing

Comprehension:                                     Grammar: Introduce Word Order
Main Idea                                          Writing Trait: Word Choice
Ask Questions                                      Big Question: What can we learn about animals
                                                   by watching them?

Spelling Words:                     7. sit                          High Frequency Words:
  1. fit                            8. sits                           1. eat
  2. fits                           9. win                            2. her
  3. hit                            10.     wins                      3. this
  4. hits                           11.     her                       4. too
  5. nap                            12.     too
  6. naps
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                                   Unit 1.5: Get the Egg! -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                 Amazing Words:
1. bird – animal covered in feathers with wings  1. habitat – the place where an animal or a plant
and two legs                                     lives or grows
2. nest – a bird’s home                          2. hatch – to come out of an egg
                                                 3. survive – to stay alive or live through
Phonemic Awareness:                              4. gentle – mild and soft
Blend and Segment Phonemes                       5. nudge – push without much force, often with
Add Initial Phonemes                             your elbow
Blend and Segment Syllables                      6. perch – rest or sit on something
                                                 7. private – done alone or hidden from others
Phonics:                                         8. moist – slightly wet or damp
Short e and Initial Blends
                                                 Grammar: Telling Sentences
Comprehension:                                   Writing Trait: Organization/Paragraph
Realism and Fantasy                              Big Question: Which wild animals can we find in
Story Structure                                  our own neighborhood?

Spelling Words:                    7. sled                        High Frequency Words:
  1. bed                           8. step                               1. saw
  2. jet                           9. ten                                2. small
  3. leg                           10.     wet                           3. tree
  4. men                           11.     saw                           4. your
  5. net                           12.     your
  6. red

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                                      Unit 1.6: Animal Park -
                                        Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                            Amazing Words:
1. park - land where people go to play or rest              1. desert – very dry area, usually covered with
2. zebras – black and white striped animals that look       sand
like horses
3. hippos – a short word for hippopotamuses which are
                                                            2. forest – place with many trees
large animals with short legs, thick skin, and no hair      3. world – all of Earth
4. elephants – huge strong land animals with gray skin      4. surf – riding or moving from place to place
and long trunks                                             5. beneath – under
Phonemic Awareness:                                         6. snug – cozy and safe
Blend and Segment Phonemes                                  7. native – from a certain place
Delete Final Phonemes                                       8. reserve – place set aside for special use
Segment and Count Phonemes
Phonics:                                                    Grammar: Questions
Short u and Final Blends                                    Writing Trait: Focus/Ideas
Comprehension:                                              Big Question: How can we help animals around
Cause and Effect                                            the world?
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                                    7. rug                      High Frequency Words:
          1. bump                                  8. run                             1. home
          2. bus                                   9. sun                             2. into
          3. cut                                   10.    up                          3. many
          4. jump                                  11.    many                        4. them
          5. must                                  12.    into
          6. nut

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                                 Unit 2.1: A Big Fish for Max -
                                 Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                    Amazing Words:
1. Max – Ruby’s little brother                      1. chore – a job
2. Ruby - Max’s big sister who is sometimes a bit 2. cooperation- working together
bossy                                               3. household –a home and what goes on there
3. Grandma – helps Max and Ruby solve their         4. rule – a guide for how you should act
problems                                            5. commute – travel often between home and
                                                    school or work
Phonemic Awareness:                                 6. subway –a train that runs under the ground
Segment and Count Phonemes                          7. downtown – the place in a city where offices
Blend and Segment Phonemes                          and stores are
                                                    8. display – to put things in a place where people
Phonics:                                            can see them
Digraphs sh, th, and Vowel Sound in ball
                                                    Grammar: Nouns
Comprehension:                                      Writing Trait: Word Choice
Main Idea                                           Big Question: What does a family do together?
Predict
Spelling Words:                           7. then                      High Frequency Words:
        1. fish                           8. thin                              1. catch
        2. rush                           9. trash                             2. good
        3. shell                          10.     with                         3. no
        4. ship                           11.     want                         4. put
        5. shop                           12.     good                         5. want
        6. shut

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                                Unit 2.2 The Farmer in the Hat -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                      Amazing Words:
1. farmer – person who grows crops or keeps           1. group – a number of people or things that belong
animals on a farm                                     together
                                                      2. respect –show that you think a lot of someone or
2. gerbil – small, furry animal often kept as a pet   something
3. MacDonald – the name of the farmer from the        3. share – to let someone else have, use, or do
song “Old MacDonald’s Farm”                           something
4. squeak – a short, high sound                       4. aquarium – a place where you can see fish and
Phonemic Awareness:                                   underwater animals
Distinguish Long/Short Vowel Sounds                   5. borrow – take something to use, but you must give it
Blend and Segment Phonemes                            back
                                                      6. lines – words an actor speaks
Segment and Count Phonemes                            7. rehearsal- a practice
Phonics:                                              8. soothe – make someone feel better
Long a (CVCe);c/s/ and g/j/
                                                    Grammar: Proper Nouns
Comprehension:                                      Writing Trait: Sentences
Cause and Effect                                    Big Question: How do we learn together at
Monitor and Fix-Up                                  school?
Spelling Words:                             7. make                 High Frequency Words:
        1. age                              8. name                        1. be
        2. cage                             9. safe                        2. could
        3. cake                             10.   take                     3. horse
        4. face                             11.   could                    4. old
        5. late                             12.   old                      5. paper
        6. made

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                                 Unit 2.3: Who Works Here? -
                                 Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                  Amazing Words:
1. busy – having many things to do                1. citizen – person who lives in a certain location
2. mail – letters or packages sent through a post 2. community – town or city in which you live
office and delivered to homes or businesses       3. law – a rule that tells people what they can
3. neighborhood – place where people live and     and cannot do
work together                                     4. leader – head of a group
                                                  5. headquarters - places where business or city
Phonemic Awareness:                               leaders work
Distinguish Long/Short Vowel Sounds               6. patrol - to move around, watching or guarding
Blend and Segment Phonemes                        7.branch – a smaller type of a larger bank, library,
                                                  or office
Phonics:                                          8. earn – paid for work you do
Long i (CVCe) and Digraphs wh,ch,tch
                                                  Grammar: Special Titles
Comprehension:                                    Writing Trait: Conventions
Author’s Purpose                                  Big Question: Who makes our neighborhood a
Ask Questions                                     nice place in which to live?

Spelling Words:                           7. ride                    High Frequency Words:
        1. bike                           8. smile                     1. live
        2. dime                           9. time                      2. out
        3. hide                           10.     white                3. people
        4. ice                            11.     who                  4. who
        5. kite                           12.     work                 5. work
        6. like
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                                   Unit 2.4: The Big Circle -
                                   Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                     Amazing Words:
1. baby – very young child or animal                 1. enemy – a person or animal that wants to
2. circle - round shape, like a ring                 cause harm to another
3. herd – group of animals of the same kind that 2. extinct – no longer exists
stay together                                        3. protect – to keep someone or something safe
4. meat – kind of food that comes from animals       4. crater – a big hole
5. triceratops – large, plant-eating dinosaur that   5. holler – a loud cry or shout
had three horns                                      6. swamp – an area of muddy, wet land
Phonemic Awareness:                                  7. bluff – try to make someone believe something
Distinguish Long/Short Vowel Sounds                  that isn’t true
Blend and Segment Phonemes                           8. boisterous – wild and noisy
Identify and Isolate Sounds
Phonics:                                             Grammar: Days, Months, Holidays
Long o (CVCe) and Contractions n’t, ‘m, ‘ll          Writing Trait: Organization/Paragraphs
Comprehension:                                       Big Question: How do animals work together to
Sequence                                             survive?
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                             7. rose                     High Frequency Words:
         1. bone                            8. stone                            1. down
         2. home                            9. those                            2. inside
         3. hope                            10.    woke                         3. now
         4. hose                            11.    there                        4. there
         5. joke                            12.    together                     5. together
         6. rode

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                                    Unit 2.5: Life in the Forest -
                                        Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                                    Amazing Words:
1. bear – large, heavy animal with thick fur                        1. environment – the world around you
2. forest – large area covered with trees and plants                that affects how you live and grow
3. hummingbirds – very small birds whose wings make a humming 2. require – to need or insist on having
sound because they flap so quickly
4. leaves – flat, green parts of a plant that grow from a stem
                                                                    3. thrive – to stay healthy and grow
5. squirrels – small animals that have bushy tails and can climb    4. inhale – to take in quickly
trees                                                               5. slimy – covered with a slippery,
6. woodpecker – bird with a hard, pointed bill for pecking holes in gooey material
trees                                                               6. sludge – thick, wet, slimy material
Phonemic Awareness:                                                 7. capture – to catch
Substitute Phonemes                                                 8. creature – a living animal or person
Add Final Phonemes /t/, /d/, /ed/
Blend and Segment Phonemes
Phonics:                                                            Grammar: One and More Than One
Long u (CVCe), Long e (CVCe), and Inflected Endings -ed Writing Trait: Voice
Comprehension:                                                      Big Question: How do plants and
Author’s Purpose                                                    animals live together?
Preview the Text
Spelling Words:                                     7. rude                  High Frequency Words:
          1. cube                                   8. rule                          1. around
          2. cute                                   9. tube                          2. find
          3. flute                                  10.     use                      3. food
          4. huge                                   11.     water                    4. grow
          5. June                                   12.     under                    5. under
          6. mule                                                                    6. water
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                                    Unit 2.6: Honey Bees -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                          Amazing Words:
1. cold – something that is not as warm as your body      1. individual – one person
2. flowers – colored part of a plant that makes seeds or 2. industrious – person who works hard
fruit                                                     3. special – different from or really good
3. honey – sweet liquid made by bees                      4. creep – to move slowly and quietly
4. nectar – sweet liquid that is made by flowers          5. slither - to move along by sliding
5. worker – person, animal, or insect that does a lot of  6. romp – to move or play in a lively way
work                                                      7. eagerly – with excitement
Phonemic Awareness:                                       8. wander – to move from place to place
Substitute short e for /e/                                without a reason
Blend and Segment Syllables
Identify and Isolate Phonemes
Phonics:                                                  Grammar: Nouns in Sentences
Long e: e, ee and Syllables VCCV                          Writing Trait: Focus/Ideas
Comprehension:                                            Big Question: How is a community of
Compare and Contrast                                      insects like a community of people?
Preview
Spelling Words:                             7. she                   High Frequency Words:
         1. be                              8. tree                          1. also
         2. feet                            9. we                            2. family
         3. green                           10.    week                      3. new
         4. he                              11.    some                      4. other
         5. me                              12.    family                    5. some
         6. see                                                              6. their

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                                   Unit 3.1: An Egg Is an Egg –
                                    Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                          Amazing Words:
1. boy – male child                                       1. adult – a grown-up
2. grew – got bigger                                      2. healthy – your body is strong and well
3. night – time between evening and morning               3. measurement – the size or amount of
4. sunset – time when the sun is last seen in the something
evening                                                   4. shuffle – walk slowly and drag your feet
5. tower – tall building or part of a building            5. teeter – walk in a wobbly way as if you are
                                                          about to fall
Phonemic Awareness:                                       6. crooked - not straight
Segment Phonemes                                          7. bounce – spring back after hitting something
Substitute Phonemes                                       8. handsome – good-looking
Segment and Blend Phonemes
Segment and Count Phonemes
Phonics:                                                  Grammar: Action Verbs
Vowel Sounds of y and Long Vowel Patterns (CV) Writing Trait: Conventions
Comprehension:                                            Big Question: How do we change as we grow?
Compare and Contrast
Predict
Spelling Words:                                7. my                        High Frequency Words:
        1. any                                 8. puppy                             1. always      7. things
        2. body                                9. silly                             2. became
        3. by                                  10.      try                         3. day
        4. cry                                 11.      things                      4. everything
        5. fly                                 12.      always                      5. mother
        6. lucky                                                                    6. stays
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                               Unit 3.2: Ruby in Her Own Time –
                                     Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                       Amazing Words:
1. beautiful – very pretty to see or hear              1. attempt – try to do something
2. father – man who has a child or children            2. event – something that happens
3. feather – one of the light, soft things that cover 3. time line – the order you follow to succeed at
a bird’s body                                          something
4. flew – took off and moved in the air                4. famous – well-known
5. mother – woman who has a child or children          5. flatter – say something very nice about
6. precious – having great value                       someone that may not be true
Phonemic Awareness:                                    6. correct – to change something to make it right
Blend and Segment Onset/Rime                           7. awkward – movement that is not smooth
Blend and Segment Syllables                            8. lovely – very pretty
Segment and Count Phonemes
Phonics:                                               Grammar: Verbs That Add -s
Final ng, nk and Compound Words                        Writing Trait: Organization/Paragraphs
Comprehension:                                         Big Question: What do we learn as we grow
Plot                                                   and change?
Summarize
Spelling Words:                               7. sang                     High Frequency Words:
         1. bank                              8. sunk                            1. any
         2. blank                             9. trunk                           2. enough
         3. bring                             10.    wing                        3. ever
         4. pink                              11.    every                       4. every
         5. rang                              12.    sure                        5. own
         6. rink                                                                 6. sure
                                                                                 7. were
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                                Unit 3.3: Jan’s New Home -
                                Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                Amazing Words:
1. move – to change the place where you live    1. arrive – get there
2. toys – things to play with                   2. depart – leave
3. window – an opening in a wall or room that   3. location – place where something is
lets in fresh air and light                     4. route – the way you go to get somewhere
                                                5. swoop – move down suddenly
Phonemic Awareness:                             6. tumble – to roll or toss about
Add Phonemes                                    7. crumple – crush something into wrinkles
Blend and Segment Onset/Rime                    8. stampede – wild rush of animals or people
Segment and Count Syllables
                                                Grammar: Verbs That Do Not Add -s
Phonics:                                        Writing Trait: Voice
Ending –es, Plural-es, and r-Controlled or, ore Big Question: Why are changes exciting?

Comprehension:
Theme
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                         7. kiss                  High Frequency Words:
        1. bus                          8. kisses                       1. away
        2. buses                        9. wish                         2. car
        3. class                        10.    wishes                   3. friends
        4. classes                      11.    friends                  4. house
        5. fix                          12.    very                     5. our
        6. fixes                                                        6. school
                                                                        7. very
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                              Unit 3.4: Frog and Toad Together -
                                    Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                     Amazing Words:
1. ground – soil or dirt on the surface of the Earth 1. gardener – someone who grows plants
2. head – top part of your body or the front part of 2. nature - everything in the world that is not
most animals’ bodies                                 made by people
3. rain – water that falls in drops from the clouds 3. sprout – to begin to grow
4. shouted – called out or yelled loudly             4. dim - not bright
5. shouting – calling or yelling                     5. shade – place that is darker than the area
Phonemic Awareness:                                  around it because light from the sun has been
Blend and Segment Syllables                          blocked
Substitute Phonemes                                  6. blossom – flower of a plant
Blend and Segment Phonemes                           7. destroy - ruin
Add Initial and Final Phonemes                       8. humongous – very, very big
Phonics:
Inflected Endings-ed, -ing, and r-Controlled ar      Grammar: Verbs for Now and the Past
Comprehension:                                       Writing Trait: Word Choice
Plot                                                 Big Question: What changes happen in a
Visualize                                            garden?

Spelling Words:                      7. jog                           High Frequency Words:
  1. ask                             8. jogged                               1. afraid    6. soon
  2. asked                           9. plan                                 2. again
  3. call                            10.    planned                          3. few
  4. called                          11.    again                            4. how
  5. help                            12.    soon                             5. read (both
  6. helped                                                                     pronunciations)
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                                     Unit 3.5: I’m a Caterpillar -
                                         Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                                   Amazing Words:
1. caterpillar – insect that changes into a moth or butterfly      1. cycle – series of events that always
2. chrysalis – forms from the body of a caterpillar and has a      happens in the same order
hard shell that protects the caterpillar as it changes into a      2. develop – grow
butterfly
3. crawl – move on your hands and knees or with your body
                                                                   3. insect – animal that has 6 legs and
close to the ground                                                usually has wings
4. pupa – form of an insect while it is changing from a wormlike 4. rearrange – put things in a different
larva into an adult                                                order
5. shiver – to shake                                               5. yearly –once a year
Phonemic Awareness:                                                6. emerge – to come into view
Blend and Segment Onset/Rime                                       7. fragile – can be easily broken
Delete Final Phonemes                                              8. vessel – thin tube inside your body
Substitute Phonemes
Phonics:                                                           Grammar: Am, Is, Are, Was, and Were
r-Controlled er, ir, ur and Contractions ‘s, ‘ve,’ re              Writing Trait: Focus/Ideas
Comprehension:                                                     Big Question: What changes can we
Draw Conclusions                                                   observe in nature?
Text Structure
Spelling Words:                                     6. hurt                     High Frequency Words:
   1. bird                                          7. shirt                           1. done
   2. burn                                          8. sir                             2. know
   3. first                                         9. were                            3. push
   4. fur                                           10.      visit                     4. visit
   5. girl                                          11.      done                      5. wait
   6. her
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                        Unit 3.6: Where Are My Animal Friends? -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                   Amazing Words:
1. goose – large bird with a long neck             1. hibernate – to spend the winter sleeping
2. raccoon – small animal with thick fur whose     2. migrate – to move from one place to another
markings resemble rings                            3. season – one of the four parts of the year
3. spring – season of the year between winter      4. temperature – how cold or hot something is
and summer, when plants begin to grow              5. autumn – one of the four seasons, also called
4. warm – more hot than cold                       fall
Phonemic Awareness:                                6. freeze - turn into something hard because of
Add Phonomes /e/, /est/                            the cold
Segment Phonemes                                   7. bitterly – showing sadness or pain
Blend and Segment Phonemes                         8. weary – very tired
Blend and Segment Onset/Rime
Phonics:
Comparative Endings and dge/j/                     Grammar: Contractions with Not
                                                   Writing Trait: Sentences
Comprehension:                                     Big Question: How does nature change during
Sequence                                           the year?
Prior Knowledge
Spelling Words:                      7. shorter                      High Frequency Words:
   1. bigger                         8. shortest                            1. before
   2. biggest                        9. slower                              2. does
   3. faster                         10.    slowest                         3. good-bye
   4. fastest                        11.    good-bye                        4. oh
   5. sadder                         12.    before                          5. right
   6. saddest                                                               6. won’t
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                                 Unit 4.1: Mama’s Birthday Present -
                                      Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                             Amazing Words:
1. bunuelos – sweet pastries that are fried and covered with sugar     1. celebrate – have a party or another activity
2. confetti – tiny bits of colored paper thrown during celebrations    to honor a special event
3. guitar – stringed, musical instrument that is played with the       2. cherish – love and understand how
fingers                                                                important something is
4. piñata –object filled with candy, fruit, and small toys that        3. grateful - thankful
blindfolded people swing sticks at the object in order to break open   4. delicate – easily hurt or broken
5. present – gift given to someone                                     5. rarest – least common
6. tortilla – thin, flat, round cakes made with cornmeal               6. loot – things that are found or stolen
7. wonderful –marvelous, enjoyable                                     7. genuine - real
Phonemic Awareness:
Substitute Initial Phonemes
Add Phonemes                                                           Grammar: Adjectives
Phonics:                                                               Writing Trait: Sentences
Long a: ai, ay and Possessives                                         Big Question: How can a surprise be a
Comprehension:                                                         treasure?
Draw Conclusions
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                            7. rain                              High Frequency Words:
  1. afraid                                8. tail                                1. about
  2. day                                   9. train                               2. enjoy
  3. gray                                  10.     way                            3. give
  4. mail                                  11.     about                          4. surprise
  5. may                                   12.     would                          5. worry
  6. play                                                                         6. would

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                                        Unit 4.2: The Dot -
                                   Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                     Amazing Words:
1. artist – person who makes art                     1. create – make something new
2. experimenting – testing or trying something       2. doodle – scribble
out                                                  3. imagination – see things in your mind that
3. gold – shiny, bright yellow color                 aren’t there or think of unusual ideas
4. splash – cause liquid to fly around               4. carve – to make by cutting
5. squiggle – wiggly twist or curve                  5. hobby – something people do for fun in their
6. stared – looked at someone with your eyes         spare time
wide open for a long time                            6. inspiration – a sudden, bright idea
7. straight – without a bend, turn, or curve         7. masterpiece – great piece of work
Phonemic Awareness:                                  8. sculptor – artist who makes or carves things
Substitute Phonemes                                  out of stone, wood, metal, or another material
Segment and Count Syllables
Phonics:                                             Grammar: Adjectives for Colors and Shapes
Long e: ea and Inflected Endings                     Writing Trait: Organization/Paragraphs
Comprehension:                                       Big Question: What treasures can we create?
Theme
Graphic Organizers
Spelling Words:                        7. please                        High Frequency Words:
   1. beach                            8. sea                                   1. colors   7. sign
   2. clean                            9. team                                  2. draw
   3. dream                            10.    treat                             3. drew
   4. each                             11.    colors                            4. great
   5. eat                              12.    sign                              5. over
   6. lean                                                                      6. show
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                             Unit 4.3: Mister Bones: Dinosaur Hunter -
                                    Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                         Amazing Words:
1. bandannas – large, colored handkerchiefs              1. excavate – to remove, uncover, or make by digging
2. cowboy – person who works on a ranch or rides in a    2. fossil – remains of a plant or animal that lived long
rodeo                                                    ago
3. gigantic – very large                                 3. soil – top part of the ground in which plants grow
4. lizard – long, thin animal with dry, rough skin       4. abandon - leave behind
5. Montana – one of the 50 states of the United States   5. splinter – sharp, thin piece broken off from a larger
6. museum – building for keeping and showing             piece of something
interesting things                                       6. sunken – beneath the surface of the water
7. tyrant – mean, powerful ruler                         7. decompose – to rot
Phonemic Awareness:                                      8. nourish – to provide food and other things needed for
Substitute Initial Phonemes                              life
Segment Phonemes
Phonics:                                                 Grammar: Adjectives for Sizes
Long o: oa, ow, and Three-Letter Blends                  Writing Trait: Focus/Ideas
Comprehension:                                           Big Question: What treasures can we find in the
Author’s Purpose                                         earth?
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                                7. row                       High Frequency Words:
        1. blow                                8. snow                             1. found
        2. boat                                9. soap                             2. mouth
        3. coat                                10.    yellow                       3. once
        4. loaf                                11.    once                         4. took
        5. pillow                              12.    wild                         5. wild
        6. road


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                                   Unit 4.4: The Lady in the Moon -
                                   Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                  Amazing Words:
1. festival – special celebration                 1. delightful - very pleasing
2. lotus leaves – leaves from the lotus plant     2. festive – merry
3. pears – sweet fruits that are round at the end 3. symbol – something that stands for something
4. poems – writing that is like a song without    else
music                                             4. memory – power to remember
5. treasures – things that are worth a lot        5. errand – short trip to do something
Phonemic Awareness:                               6. fiesta – festival or celebration
Substitute Initial Phonemes                       7. ordinary – common or average
Blend, Segment, Count Phonemes                    8. refreshments – things to eat and drink

Phonics:
Long i: ie, igh, kn/n/ and wr/r/
                                                      Grammar: Adjectives for What Kind
Comprehension:                                        Writing Trait: Voice
Realism and Fantasy                                   Big Question: How can we share special days?
Monitor and Fix-Up
Spelling Words:                        7. pie                        High Frequency Words:
  1. bright                            8. right                             1. above
  2. high                              9. tie                               2. eight
  3. lie                               10.    tight                         3. laugh
  4. light                             11.    above                         4. moon
  5. might                             12.    laugh                         5. touch
  6. night

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                                    Unit 4.5: Peter’s Chair -
                                    Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                     Amazing Words:
1. biscuits – small treats for dogs                  1. jealous – wish you had what another person
2. cookie – small, flat sweet cakes                  has
3. cradle – small bed for a baby                     2. relatives – people who belong to the same
4. crocodile –large reptile with a long body, short family
legs, thick skin, and a long tail                    3. sibling – your brother or sister
5. curtain – cloth hung across a window to keep      4. secret – something you don’t tell very many
light out                                            people
6. idea –a plan                                      5. porridge – food like oatmeal
Phonemic Awareness:                                  6. collector – someone who gather things
Segment and Count Syllables                          together
Substitute Initial Phonemes                          7. flourish – do something with an excited action
Phonics:                                             8. seriousness - not in a joking way
Compound Words and Vowels ew, ue, ui
Comprehension:                                       Grammar: Adjectives for How Many
Character, Setting, and Plot                         Writing Trait: Conventions
Story Structure                                      Big Question: What treasures can we share at
                                                     home?
Spelling Words:                             7. inside                  High Frequency Words:
          1. backpack                       8. lunchbox                        1. picture
          2. baseball                       9. outside                         2. remember
          3. bluebird                       10.    suitcase                    3. room
          4. brainstorm                     11.    picture                     4. stood
          5. flashlight                     12.    remember                    5. thought
          6. herself
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                      Unit 4.6: Henry & Mudge & Mrs. Hopper’s House –
                                       Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                                  Amazing Words:
1. gargoyle – stone carving in the shape of a scary animal or     1. discover – find for the first time
person                                                            2. dwell – to live in
2. heart –shape of the candy often given out on Valentine’s Day 3. resident – person who lives in a certain
3. shiny - bright
4. tuxedo – formal suit for men that is usually black in color
                                                                  place
5. Valentine’s Day – day when people send cards with hearts       4. welcome – let someone know you are
and small presents                                                glad to see them
6. waltz – dance slowly with graceful steps                       5. admire – think a lot of someone
Phonemic Awareness:                                               6. sadness - feeling of unhappiness
Segment and Count Syllables                                       7. substantial – a lot of something
Blend and Segment Phonemes                                        8. tremendous – very big or large
Phonics:
Suffixes -ly, -ful and Vowels in moon                             Grammar: Adjectives That Compare
Comprehension:                                                    Writing Trait: Word Choice
Cause and Effect                                                  Big Question: What treasures can we
Preview                                                           share with neighbors?
Spelling Words:                                    7. sadly                  High Frequency Words:
          1. careful                               8. slowly                           1. across      7. told
          2. gladly                                9. useful                           2. because
          3. nicely                                10.     wonderful                   3. dance
          4. painful                               11.     because                     4. only
          5. playful                               12.     across                      5. opened
          6. quickly                                                                   6. shoes


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                               Unit 5.1: Tippy-Toe Chick, Go! -
                                   Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                  Amazing Words:
1. breath – air that goes in and out when you     1. clever – have a quick mind
breathe                                           2. intend - plan to do something
2. disagreed – had a different opinion            3. predicament - a problem
3. favorite – like the best                       4. proudly – hold your head high and look
 4. potato bug – beetles that eat potato leaves   pleased with yourself
5. tippy-toe – walk softly on the toes            5. plump – full and round
Phonemic Awareness:                               6. scrawny – very thin
Substitute Initial Phonemes                       7. advice – an idea about how to act or solve a
                                                  problem
Phonics:                                          8. wise – make good decisions
Diphthong ow/ou/ and Syllables

Comprehension:                                     Grammar: Commands
Character, Setting, and Plot                       Writing Trait: Voice
Story Structure                                    Big Question: When does a problem need a
                                                   clever solution?

Spelling Words:                        7. pin                      High Frequency Words:
      1. did                           8. sit                             1. along
      2. fix                           9. six                             2. behind
      3. in                            10. wig                            3. eyes
      4. it                            11. eyes                           4. never
      5. lip                           12. never                          5. pulling
      6. mix                                                              6. toward
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                                Unit 5.2: Mole and Baby Bird –
                                Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                 Amazing Words:
1. borrowed – used something of someone else’s   1. freedom - able to move around or do things without
for a little while                               being held back
                                                 2. miserable – very unhappy
2. presently - soon                              3. selfish – think only of yourself and not of others
3. usually - most often                          4. dawn – early morning when it starts getting light
                                                 5. scaly – covered with scales or flakes
Phonemic Awareness:                              6. speckled – has small dots or patches that are more
Blend and Segment Phonemes                       than one color
Isolate Phonemes                                 7. fond – like something a lot
                                                 8. proper – correct
                                                 9. scarcely - hardly
Phonics:
Diphthong ow/ou and Syllables
                                                 Grammar: Exclamations
                                                 Writing Trait: Conventions
Comprehension:
                                                 Big Question: How can new ideas help us see
Sequence
                                                 things differently?
Summarize
Spelling Words:                         7. our                     High Frequency Words:
        1. cloud                        8. out                            1. door
        2. count                        9. round                          2. loved
        3. found                        10.    shout                      3. should
        4. house                        11.    should                     4. wood
        5. mouth                        12.    loved
        6. ouch


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                   Unit 5.3: Dot & Jabber & the Great Acorn Mystery –
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                  Amazing Words:
1. detectives – people who try to find out things 1. explanation – tell how to do something
2. hey – cry used to get attention                2. riddle - question or problem that is hard to
3. hurray – cry of happiness                      figure out
4. meadow – land covered in grass or hay          3. wonder – want to know about something
5. million – one thousand thousands               4. rafters – long pieces of wood inside a building
6. mystery – puzzle about something               that hold up the roof
7. solve – find the answer to a mystery           5. darling – person who is loved very much
Phonemic Awareness:                               6. gorgeous – very beautiful
Substitute Initial Phonemes                       7. case – set of problems that needs to be looked
Add Phonemes                                      into to see what happened
Phonics:                                          8. suspect – someone believed to be guilty of a
Vowel in book and Inflected Endings               crime

Comprehension:                                   Grammar: How Sentences Begin and End
Compare and Contrast                             Writing Trait: Word Choice
Monitor and Fix-Up                               Big Question: Why do we want to find answers to
                                                 some questions?
Spelling Words:                           7. noon                  High Frequency Words:
        1. book                           8. pool                         1. among
        2. food                           9. took                         2. another
        3. foot                           10.    zoo                      3. instead
        4. good                           11.    instead                  4. none
        5. look                           12.    another
        6. moon
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                                   Unit 5.4: Simple Machines -
                                   Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                       Amazing Words:
1. axles – rods that connect a pair of wheels          1. convenient – easy to use and saves time or work
2. inclined planes – flat surfaces that are slanted 2. equipment – pieces or parts needed to do something
                                                       special
3. machines – things people use to help them do 3. gadget – small tool that is used for a certain purpose
work                                                   4. engine – machine that is used to run another machine
4. pulleys – machines made up of a small wheel 5. pilot – person who flies a plane
and freely moving rope                                 6. steer – to cause transportation to go in a certain
5. surface –outer part of a thing                      direction
6. vacuum – machine that cleans by sucking up          7. cellar – room or rooms built underground
dirt                                                   8. furnace – used to warm buildings
Phonemic Awareness:
Substitute Final Phonemes                              Grammar: Pronouns
Segment and Count Syllables                            Writing Trait: Organization/Paragraphs
Phonics:                                               Big Question: What great ideas make our lives
Diphthongs oi, oy and Suffixes -er, -or                easier?
Comprehension:
Main Idea
Summarize
Spelling Words:                              7. point                      High Frequency Words:
         1. boil                             8. soil                               1. against
         2. boy                              9. toy                                2. goes
         3. coin                             10.     voice                         3. heavy
         4. join                             11.     against                       4. kinds
         5. oil                              12.     heavy                         5. today
         6. oink
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                             Unit 5.5: Alexander Graham Bell -
                                 Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                    Amazing Words:
1. Boston – city in Massachusetts                   1. determined – having your mind made up
2. communicate – to exchange messages,              2. inventor – person who makes something for
thoughts, or information                            the first time
3. electricity – kind of energy                     3. technology – tools we use to make our lives
4. famous – well-known and important                easier
5. piano – instrument used to make music            4. stable – not likely to fall apart
6. Scotland – country north of England              5. stall – stop suddenly
7. telephone – system that uses electricity to      6. biplane – plane that has two sets of wings
send and receive speech                             7. sketch – a quick drawing
Phonemic Awareness:                                 8. speech – a talk
Segment and Count Phonemes
Blend and Segment Phonemes
Phonics:                                            Grammar: Using I and Me
Vowels aw, au and Short e: ea                       Writing Trait: Focus/Ideas
Comprehension:                                      Big Question: How can a great idea change the
Draw Conclusions                                    way we live?
Text Features
Spelling Words:                            7. paw                      High Frequency Words:
        1. crawl                           8. saw                              1. built
        2. draw                            9. straw                            2. early
        3. hawk                            10.    yawn                         3. learn
        4. jaw                             11.    through                      4. science
        5. law                             12.    science                      5. through
        6. lawn
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                           Unit 5.6: Ben Franklin & His First Kite           -
                                  Taken from www.freidalewis.com
Selection Words:                                     Amazing Words:
1. amazing – very surprising                         1. contraption – a machine that may be strange
2. harbor – safe place for boats near the shore      2. doubt – feeling of not believing in yourself or
3. hasty pudding – soft food made of cornmeal        not knowing
4. hearth – floor of a fireplace                     3. energy – strength
5. invention – idea or thing made for the first time 4. glider- airplane without an engine that is kept
Phonemic Awareness:                                  up in the air by the wind
Segment and Count Syllables                          5. unmanned – when a plane does not have a
Substitute Initial Phonemes                          pilot
                                                     6. soar – fly high in the air
Phonics:                                             7. curious – strange or unusual
Prefixes un-, re-, and Long Vowels i, o              8. intelligent – bright or smart

Comprehension:
Theme                                               Grammar: Pronouns
Ask Questions                                       Writing Trait: Sentences
                                                    Big Question: How can you use something
                                                    familiar in a new way?
Spelling Words:                             7. undress                High Frequency Words:
        1. refill                           8. unhappy                       1. answered
        2. refund                           9. unkind                        2. brothers
        3. reopen                           10.   untie                      3. carry
        4. repay                            11.   different                  4. different
        5. retell                           12.   carry                      5. poor
        6. undo
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