My SideWalks, Level C
Unit 1, Week 5, Day 2
Word Work: Phonics: Syllables VC/CV with
long vowels CVCe in second syllable.
Review Vocabulary: business, customer,
earn, idea, product
Comprehension Strategy: Draw Conclusion
Read or Listen to a passage: “Biz Kids,”
catnip and summer
You already studied words like these. What do
you know about reading them? What are the
words?Today we will learn about the long
vowel sound in the second syllable of some
Since there are two consonants together, I will try
short u in the first syllable: sup. I see a –vowel-
consonant-silent e pattern in the second syllable.
With this pattern, I know the vowel usually stands
for its long sound. I will blend this syllable: /p/-/ō/-
/z/, pose. Let’s blend this word together: sup pose,
Take out your white boards. Let’s try the
same thing with the following words.
Let’s divide the word into syllables.
Then say each syllable to yourself.
Next, blend the word together and give
me a thumbs up when you have
blended the word.
Now it’s your
turn to do it by
work done to earn a
to get money in return
for work or service;
be paid 24
a thought or plan
someone makes or
a person buys things
in a store
Today you will read about real kids who have
started their own businesses. When you
read this selection, its important to think
about the facts and details and decide
something about them or draw conclusions.
You should use the information in the
selection and what you already know to
For example, if I read that a business had a
Web site and that the business got big, I can
use these facts along with what I know to
draw a conclusion. I know that products can
be ordered through a Web site. I can draw
the conclusion that one reason that the
business was successful was because it got
a lot of orders through the Web site.
As you read “Biz Kids,” look for facts and
details that can help you draw conclusions
about the kids and their businesses. Add
you conclusions to the graphic organizer I
am distributing along with the facts and
details that help you draw the conclusions.
Read a Passage
What have you learned about kid
business. Today you will read a
story called “Kid Biz.” Take out
your student reader. Let’s take a
picture walk through the
Turn to page 116. What do you think the title
means? What kind of business do you think
this girl started? Turn to page 118. What do
you see written on the notebook?
Now let’s read the story. Do your best
listening. I will ask follow up questions to
monitor your comprehension.
Read a Passage
Read a Passage
What should you think about if you want to start a
What did you learn about kid businesses?
What was the selection mainly about?
The selection told about one kid business and
described a business plan. It was mainly about
steps kids can follow to start businesses.
Word Work: Syllables VC/VC
Comprehension Strategy: Draw
Read a Passage: The Dog Wash,”