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  Unit 3.1 Wings of the King                               Genre: Play
Vocabulary Words:                                                         Spelling Words:
  1. admiringly – with wonder, pleasure, and approval                       1. jewel
  2. permit – to let; allow                                                 2. kingdom
  3. scoundrel – an evil, dishonorable person                               3. gasoline
  4. subject – person under the power, control, or influence of another     4. factory
  5. worthless – without value; good-for-nothing, useless                   5. garage
                                                                            6. tropical
More Words to Know:                                                         7. pajamas
 1. parapet – a low wall at the edge of a balcony, roof, or bridge          8. estimate
 2. reproachfully – with disapproval                                        9. tomorrow
 3. experiment – trial or test to find out something                        10. humidity
 4. suggested – put forward; proposed                                       11. Chicago
 5. theory – an explanation based on observation and reasoning              12. bulletin
                                                                            13. carnival
                                                                            14. illustrate
Spelling:                             Comprehension Skill:                  15. elegant
Schwa                                 Author’s Purpose                      16. census
                                                                            17. terrific
Grammar:                              Comprehension Strategy:               18. celebrate
Past, Present, and Future Tenses      Story Structure
                                                                            19. operate
Writing Trait of the Week:            Science Content:                      20. celery
Conventions                           Inventors                             21. rehearsal
                                      Scientific Method                     22. salamander
Vocabulary Strategy:                  Insects                               23. prominent
Context Clues                                                               24. significant
                                                                            25. parakeet
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  Unit 3.2 Leonardo’s Horse                          Genre: Biography
Vocabulary Words:                                                                                     Spelling Words:
  1.   achieved – carried out to a successful end                                                       1. waterproof
  2.   architect – person who designs and makes plans for buildings
  3.   bronze – a dark yellow-brown alloy of copper and in                                              2. teaspoon
  4.   cannon – a big gun, especially one mounted on a base or wheels                                   3. grasshopper
  5.   depressed - gloomy; sad                                                                          4. homesick
  6.   fashioned – made, shaped, or formed
  7.   midst – in the middle of                                                                         5. barefoot
  8.   philosopher - person who attempts to understand the basic nature of knowledge and reality        6. courthouse
  9.   rival – person who wants and tries to get the same thing as another; competitor                  7. earthquake
More Words to Know:                                                                                     8. rowboat
  1. rebirth – a new birth; being born again                                                            9. scrapbook
  2. Renaissance – the great revival of art and learning in Europe during the 1300-1500s                10. countryside
  3. togas – loose, outer garments worn in public by citizens of ancient Rome
  4. canvas – strong cloth with a coarse weave made of cotton, flax, or hemp used for painting
                                                                                                        11. lightweight
  5. charcoal – a black, brittle form of carbon used for drawing made by partly burning wood in the     12. fishhook
     absence of air                                                                                     13. spotlight
  6. easel – a stand for holding a picture                                                              14. blindfold
  7. Norman Rockwell – a popular 20th century American painter                                          15. whirlpool
Spelling:                                       Comprehension Skill:                                    16. tablespoon
Compound Words                                  Main Idea                                               17. greenhouse
Grammar:                                        Comprehension Strategy:
                                                                                                        18. postcard
Principal Parts of Regular Verbs                Summarize                                               19. hummingbird
                                                                                                        20. thumbtack
Writing Trait of the Week:                      Social Studies Standards:                               21. sledgehammer
Focus/Ideas                                     The Renaissance                                         22. brokenhearted
Vocabulary Strategy:                            Humanities                                              23. chalkboard
Word Structure – Greek and Latin Roots          Culture                                                 24. straightforward
                                                                                                        25. granddaughter
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  Unit 3.3 Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins              Genre: Biology
Vocabulary Words:                                                                          Spelling Words:
  1. erected – put up; built                                                                 1. excuse
  2. foundations – parts on which the other parts rest for support; bases                    2. scene
  3. mold – a hollow shape in which anything is formed, cast, or solidified                  3. muscle
  4. occasion – a special event                                                              4. explore
  5. proportion – a proper relation among parts                                              5. pledge
  6. tidied – put in order; made neat                                                        6. journal
  7. workshop – space or building where work is done                                         7. science
More Words to Know:                                                                          8. schedule
   1.   anatomy – structure of a living thing                                                9. gigantic
   2.   dignitaries – people who have positions of honor                                     10. scheme
   3.   monumental – very great                                                              11. Japan
   4.   fossils – the hardened remains or traces of something that lived in a former age     12. excellent
   5.   paleontologists – scientists who study the forms of life in prehistoric time         13. exclaim
   6.   sandstone- a sedimentary rock made mostly of sand                                    14. fascinate
                                                                                             15. ginger
Spelling:                                         Comprehension Skill:                       16. scholar
Consonant Sounds /j/, /ks/, /sk/, and /s/         Fact and Opinion                           17. scent
                                                                                             18. dodge
Grammar:                                          Comprehension Strategy:                    19. smudge
Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs                Predict                                    20. schooner
Writing Trait of the Week:                        Science Standards:
                                                                                             21. extraordinary
Organization/Paragraphs                           Fossils                                    22. reminisce
                                                  Dinosaurs                                  23. acknowledge
Vocabulary Strategy:                              Paleontology                               24. prejudice
Context Clues                                     Extinction                                 25. allergic
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  Unit 3.4 Mahalia Jackson                  Genre: Expository Nonfiction
Vocabulary Words:                                                              Spelling Words:
  1. appreciate – think highly of; value; enjoy                                  1. address
  2. barber – person whose business is cutting hair and shaving or               2. college
      trimming beards                                                            3. mirror
  3. choir – a group of singers who sing together, often in a church service     4. recess
  4. released – permitted to be published, shown, sold, etc.                     5. committee
  5. religious – much interested in the belief, study, and worship of God or     6. collect
      gods; devoted to religion                                                  7. Mississippi
  6. slavery- the condition of being owned by another person and being           8. immediate
      made to work without wages                                                 9. command
  7. teenager – a person in his or her teens                                     10. appreciate
More Words to Know:                                                              11. announce
  1. gospel – religious music with much emotion and enthusiasm                   12. possess
  2. posthumously – happening after death                                        13. Tennessee
  3. spirituals - religious songs which originated among African Americans       14. gallop
     of the southern United states                                               15. opponent
                                                                                 16. barricade
Spelling:                              Comprehension Skill:
                                                                                 17. broccoli
One Consonant or Two                   Main Idea
                                                                                 18. accomplish
Grammar:                               Comprehension Strategy:                   19. allowance
Troublesome Verbs                      Graphic Organizers                        20. zucchini
                                                                                 21. silhouette
Writing Trait of the Week:             Social Studies Standards:                 22. millionaire
Word Choice                            U.S. History                              23. dilemma
                                       Contributions of African Americans        24. embarrassment
Vocabulary Strategy:                   20th Century Culture
                                                                                 25. compassionate
Context Clues
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  Unit 3.5 Special Effects in Film and Television Genre: Graphic Sources
Vocabulary Words:                                                                        Spelling Words:
  1. background – the part of a picture or scene toward the back                           1. uncover
  2. landscape – a view of scenery on land                                                 2. defrost
  3. miniature – reduced image or likeness; done on a small scale
  4. prehistoric – belonging to periods before recorded history
                                                                                           3. uncomfortable
  5. reassembled - came, brought, or put together again                                    4. discourage
                                                                                           5. disadvantage
More Words to Know:                                                                        6. unfortunate
  1. boundaries - limits                                                                   7. unfamiliar
  2. prototype – the first or original type or model of anything that is designed or
                                                                                           8. disability
     constructed
  3. spectacular – making a great display                                                  9. discomfort
  4. digital effects – pictures and sounds created by a computer                           10. deodorant
  5. illusion – something that appears to be different from what it actually is            11. unemployed
  6. props – any piece of furniture or small item used in performing or making a movie     12. deflate
     or TV show                                                                            13. disbelief
Spelling:                                             Comprehension Skill:
                                                                                           14. unpredictable
Prefixes un-, de-, dis-                               Graphic Sources                      15. disapprove
                                                                                           16. disappoint
Grammar: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases       Comprehension Strategy:              17. unpleasant
                                                      Prior Knowledge                      18. dehydrated
Writing Trait of the Week:                                                                 19. disqualify
Sentences                                             Social Studies Standards:            20. undecided
                                                      Careers
Vocabulary Strategy:                                  Technology
                                                                                           21. unnecessary
Word Structure – Prefixes                             Entertainment Industry               22. disobedient
                                                                                           23. dehumidifier
                                                                                           24. disinfectant
                                                                                           25. disenchanted
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