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                                                                                                                                                                      Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 1
                                                                                             Phonics and
                     Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                    Comprehension                           Comprehension                                                                                             Paired Selection Title,
 Pacing                                                                                        Spelling                                                                                                    Fluency                   Fluency Eskill                                                                         Notes
                     Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                                Strategy & Skill                           Eskill                                                                                                    Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                Draw inferences.                                                                                                                                                Identify difference between
                 1) Mysteries
                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                           fiction & nonfiction - NOT
                 --The Mystery of the                                                PHONICS
                                                                                                                                                Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret                            Q3 - FLUENCY                                                                            ADDRESSED
                 Missing Lunch                         Words with Short              Apply knowledge of letter-sound Make Inferences and                                                                                                                             Putting Together the Pieces of the
Aug 21 - Aug                                                                                                                                    figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's                         Read grade level materials attending to                                                 SPECIFICALLY
                                                       Vowels (tax, hem,             relationships to decode words in Analyze                                                                           End Punctuation                                              Puzzle
25                                                                                                                                              purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,                      phrasing, intonation, and punctuation
                 Q1 - Preview Text                     bid, rot, mug)                order to comprehend connected --Problem and Solution                                                                                                                            --Text Feature: Charts
                                                                                                                                                conflict/resolution.                                                    when reading. (IB2)                                                                     Q2-COMPREHENSION
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                                               text.
                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                           Predict outcomes -
                 background knowledge.
                                                                                                                                                Define problem in the story in detail and give                                                                                                                  COVERED IN ALL UNITS
                                                                                                                                                several solutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 Cinquains:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                White Swans
                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3 THINKING SKILLS                                                                                           Grass Snake
                 2) Adapting to Survive                                                                                                                                                                                  Q2 - FLUENCY                                                                           Teach inferencing w/lit.
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                    Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important                                                                  Fat Frog
                 --A Walk in the Desert                                                                                                                                                                                  Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,                                                 elements w/guidance
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            information. (IA8 / VC1, 2)                                                                                     --Literary Elements
Aug 28 - Aug                                           Words with Long a                                              Summarize                                                                                          style, genre, and difficulty of text.
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in                           Q4 - THINKING SKILLS Summarize information              Tempo                                                   --Assonance and Metaphor
31           Q1 - Preview Text                         (date, tray, bail)                                             --Main Idea and Details                                                                            Q2 -FLUENCY                                                                            Identify sequential order in
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected                              and longer selections of informational text.                                                                    Q3 COMPREHENSION
             Q2 - Activate schema/                                                                                                                                                                                       Use word order, language                                                               expository text - NOT
                                                                                     text.                                                      Q2/Q3 COMPREHENSION                                                                                                Make inferences with guidance, to
             background knowledge.                                                                                                                                                                                       patterns/usage.                                                                        ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                Retell main idea and supporting details.                                                                        interpret figurative language,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                symbolism, theme, author's purpose,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                style, point of view, conflict / resolution.


              3) Our National Parks
                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3 THINKING SKILLS                                                    Q2 - PHONICS
              --Animals Come Home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Saving a National Park (Test Prep)
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                    Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
              to Our National Parks-                                                                                                                                                                    Pronunciation of                                             --Study Skill: Using the Dictionary        root/base affixes not
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            information. (IA8 / VC1, 2)                                              relationships to decode words in order to
Sept 5 - Sept TFK                                      Words with Long e                                              Summarize                                                                         vocabulary                                                   --RESEARCH                                 addressed until
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in                           Q4 -THINKING SKILLS Summarize information                                comprehend connected text.
8                                                      (sleek, heal)                                                  --Main Idea and Details                                                           words and other                                                 Use resources to build oral, written,   Unit 6 - SERIOUSLY
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected                              and longer selections of informational text.                             Q1 - FLUENCY
              Q1 - Preview Text                                                                                                                                                                         hard words                                                   and reading vocabulary (e.g.,              LACKING
                                                                                     text.                                                      Q2/Q3 COMPREHENSION                                                      Apply word attack to read new and
              Q2 - Activate schema/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dictionary, thesaurus, glossary).
                                                                                                                                                Retell main idea and supporting details.                                 unfamiliar words
              background knowledge.


                                                                                                                                                Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                Draw inferences.                                                         Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret                             Read grade level materials attending to
                 4) Astronauts                                                                                                                  figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's                          phrasing, intonation, and punctuation
                                                                                     PHONICS
                 --Gloria Rising                                                                                                                purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,      Pauses, stops,   when reading. (IB2)
                                                       Words with Long i             Apply knowledge of letter-sound Make Inferences and                                                                                                                                                                        Compare & Contrast
Sept 11 -                                                                                                                                       conflict/resolution.                                    intonation and   Q2 - FLUENCY                            The Solar System
                                                       (prime, slight, mild,         relationships to decode words in Analyze                                                                                                                                                                                   information - DOESN'T
Sept 14          Q1 - Preview Text                                                                                                              Q2-THINKING SKILLS                                      characters'      Adjust reading to accommodate purpose, --Text Feature: Diagrams
                                                       lie, sly)                     order to comprehend connected --Analyze Character                                                                                                                                                                          COME UP UNTIL 3-3
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                                                                                                          Identify similarities in characters and events across   words            style, genre, and difficulty of text.
                                                                                     text.
                 background knowledge.                                                                                                          stories/authors and cultures (make connections).                         Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                Q3 -COMPREHENSION                                                        Adjust reading pace to accommodate
                                                                                                                                                Identify and compare genres, characters, theme,                          purpose, style, and difficulty of text.
                                                                                                                                                and ideas.




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                                                                                                                                                        Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                                                                     Grade 4

                                                                                                                                               Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                               Draw inferences.
                                                                                                                                               Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret
                                                                                                                                               figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's
                                                                                                                                               purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,
                 5) Wildlife Watchers                                                                                                          conflict/resolution.                                                    Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                                     PHONICS
                 --The Raft                                                                                           Make Inferences and      Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                     Pace and tempo   Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,                        Know parts of library &
                                                       Words with Long o             Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Sept 18 -                                                                                                             Analyze                  Summarize literature w/reference to story elements     matching the     style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Into the Swamp         Electronic keyword
                                                       (robe, goal, glow,            relationships to decode words in
Sept 22          Q1 - Preview Text                                                                                    --Character, Setting and including setting, plot, characters, problem and       action of the    Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Text Feature: Maps   searches - DOESN'T
                                                       post)                         order to comprehend connected
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                                                                                Plot                     solution.                                              story            Use word order, language                                      SHOW UP UNTIL 3-3
                                                                                     text.
                 background knowledge.                                                                                                         Q1 - Comprehension                                                      patterns/usage.
                                                                                                                                               Identify & use literary terminology such as setting,
                                                                                                                                               plot, character, problem & solution
                                                                                                                                               Q3 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                               Summarize literary elements (e.g., content, plot,
                                                                                                                                               setting, problem/solution, character development)


Unit 1                                                                               PHONICS
Assessment                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Week                                                                                 relationships to decode words in
Sept 25 -                                                                            order to comprehend connected
Sept 29                                                                              text.




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                                                                                                                                                    Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                                                                  Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 2
                                                                                             Phonics and
                      Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                   Comprehension                       Comprehension                                                                                          Paired Selection Title,
  Pacing                                                                                       Spelling                                                                                             Fluency                   Fluency Eskill                                                                        Other
                      Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                               Strategy & Skill                       Eskill                                                                                                 Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Conclude word meanings
                                                                                                                                            Q2/Q3 THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from root words, prefixes
                  1) Baseball                                                                                                               Draw inferences.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and suffixes. - NEVER
                  --Mighty Jackie: The                                                PHONICS                                               Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret
                                                        Words with ch and                                                                                                                                          Q3 - FLUENCY                                                                        ADDRESSED
                  Strike-out Queen                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound Make Inferences and   figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's
                                                        tch (beginning,                                                                                                                          Pauses, stops,    Read grade level materials attending to   Baseball Greats
Oct 2 - Oct 6                                                                         relationships to decode words in Analyze              purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,
                                                        medial, final                                                                                                                            intonation        phrasing, intonation, and punctuation     --Text Feature: Tables                    Q1/Q2 -
                  Q1 - Preview Text                                                   order to comprehend connected --Author's Purpose      conflict/resolution.
                                                        position)                                                                                                                                                  when reading. (IB2)                                                                 COMPREHENSION
                  Q2 - Activate schema/                                               text.                                                 Q3 THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Identify main idea and
                  background knowledge.                                                                                                     Identify author's purpose and view point (entertain,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       supporting details -
                                                                                                                                            persuade, inform, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       TAUGHT HEAVILY IN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       UNIT 1 ONLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                            Q2/Q3 THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Identify and explain cause
                  2) New Places, New                                                                                                        Draw inferences.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and effect relationships in a
                  Faces                                 Words with /th/, /sh/,                                                              Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret
                                                                                      PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                          variety of texts. - IN UNITS
                  --My Diary from Here to               and /hw/ (thud,                                                                     figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's                        Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                      Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                                                                  5&6
                  There                                 moth, shift, blush,                                            Generate Questions   purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,                     Read grade level materials attending to   Immigrants in the Northeast
Oct 9 - Oct 12                                                                        relationships to decode words in                                                                           End Punctuation                                                                                       Q2-THINKING SKILLS
                                                        whisk, phone, graph                                            --Make Inferences    conflict/resolution.                                                   phrasing, intonation, and punctuation     --Text Feature: Primary Sources
                                                                                      order to comprehend connected                                                                                                                                                                                    Identify similarities in
                  Q1 - Preview Text                     - beginning, medial,                                                                Q1 COMPREHENSION                                                       when reading. (IB2)
                                                                                      text.                                                                                                                                                                                                            characters and events
                  Q2 - Activate schema/                 and final)                                                                          Generate questions before, during, after reading
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       across stories/authors and
                  background knowledge.                                                                                                     Q3 COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cultures (make
                                                                                                                                            Generate questions while reading.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       connections). - UNIT 1 & 5
                                                                                                                                            END OF FIRST QUARTER                                                                                                                                       NEVER ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                            Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Know areas of library and
                                                                                                                                            Draw inferences.                                                       Q2 - FLUENCY
                  3) Focus on China                     Complex Consonant             PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                          uses reference materials
                                                                                                                                            Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret                           Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                  --Stealing Beauty-TFK                 Clusters (shr, thr,           Apply knowledge of letter-sound Make Inferences and                                                                                                                                                              Q2 -COMPREHENSION
Oct 16 - Oct                                                                                                                                figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's                        style, genre, and difficulty of text.  So Far From Home (Test Prep)
                                                        spr, scr, str, spl            relationships to decode words in Analyze                                                                   Tempo                                                                                                 Paraphrase a quotation
20                                                                                                                                          purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,                     Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Study Skill: Parts of a Book
                  Q2 - Activate schema/                 [shrub, thrill, sprout,       order to comprehend connected --Fact and Opinion                                                                                                                                                                 Q2 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                            conflict/resolution.                                                   Use word order, language
                  background knowledge.                 scrape, splash])              text.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Use table of contents,
                                                                                                                                            Q1-THINKING SKILLS                                                     patterns/usage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       index and keyword
                                                                                                                                            Discriminate between fact and opinion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       searches electronically and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in print.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Use word recognitions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       skills, strategies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Light Bulb and "Lightning Bolt"           resources to include:
                                                                                                                                            Q1 THINKING SKILLS
                  4) Bright Ideas                                                                                                                                                                                  Q2 - FLUENCY                              --Literary Elements: Figurative           context clues, phonemic
                                                                            PHONICS                                                         Define problem in the story in detail and give
                  --How Ben Franklin                                                                                                                                                                               Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,    Language and Alliteration                 awareness, and structural
                                                        Words with /ôr/ and Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                 several solutions.
Oct 23 - Oct      Stole the Lightning                                                                        Generate Questions                                                                                    style, genre, and difficulty of text.     --Q3 COMPREHENSION                        analysis to decode. -
                                                        /är/ (chart, ford,  relationships to decode words in                                Q1 COMPREHENSION                                     Tempo
25                                                                                                           --Problem and Solution                                                                                Q2 -FLUENCY                               Make inferences with guidance, to         NEVER ADDRESSED
                                                        mourn)              order to comprehend connected                                   Generate questions before, during, after reading
                  Q2 - Activate schema/                                                                                                                                                                            Use word order, language                  interpret figurative language,
                                                                            text.                                                           Q3 COMPREHENSION
                  background knowledge.                                                                                                                                                                            patterns/usage.                           symbolism, theme, author's purpose, Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                            Generate questions while reading.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             style, point of view, conflict / resolution. Draw and justify
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          conclusions (infer) based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          on information. -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ADDRESSED IN 5 & 6




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                                                                                                                                                           Grade 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DONE THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Read and understand a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     wide range of genres, e.g.,
                                                                                                                                     Q2/Q3-THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                           directions, poems,
                                                                                                                                     Draw inferences.                                                                                                                biographies, historical
             5) Snakes                                                                                                               Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret                 Q2 - FLUENCY                                                       fiction, expository texts,
                                                                               PHONICS
             --When I Went to the                      Words with /âr/ and                                                           figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's              Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,                             narratives.
                                                                               Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Oct 30 - Nov Library                                   /îr/ (air, are - aware,                                  Generate Questions   purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,           style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Snakes                      Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                               relationships to decode words in                                                                           Tempo
3                                                      staircase, ear, ere -                                    --Make Inferences    conflict/resolution.                                         Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Text Features: Toolbars   Read and respond to
                                                                               order to comprehend connected
             Q2 - Activate schema/                     gear, mere)                                                                   Q1-COMPREHENSION                                             Use word order, language                                           literature as a way to
                                                                               text.
             background knowledge.                                                                                                   Generate questions before, during, after reading             patterns/usage.                                                    explore similarities and
                                                                                                                                     Q3-COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                differences among stories
                                                                                                                                     Generate questions while reading.                                                                                               and the ways in which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     those reflect the ethnic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     background of the author
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and the culture in which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     they were written.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DONE THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Predict outcomes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q2 - VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Understand and generate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     vocabulary specific to
                                                                                     PHONICS
Unit 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               content.
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Assessment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in
Week                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Use a variety of graphic
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected
Nov 6 - Nov 9                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        organizers.
                                                                                     text.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Use resources to build &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     use vocabulary & language
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     style (e.g., use new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     vocabulary from literature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in another context).




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                                                                                                                                                       Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                                                                     Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 3
                                                                                             Phonics and
                     Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                   Comprehension                          Comprehension                                                                                           Paired Selection Title,
 Pacing                                                                                        Spelling                                                                                                  Fluency                  Fluency Eskill                                                                    Other
                     Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                               Strategy & Skill                          Eskill                                                                                                  Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PERIODICALLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q2 - VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Use a range of strategies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (e.g., context and pictorial
                 1) Friend or Foe?                                               PHONICS                                                       Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pauses, stops,   Q3 - FLUENCY                                                                     clues, prefixes, suffixes,
                 --Roadrunner's Dance                  Words with /ûr/ (er, Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                    Identify author's purpose and view point (entertain,                                                              Flycatcher and Coyote
Nov 13 - Nov                                                                                                      Evaluate                                                                            intonation and   Read grade level materials attending to                                          affixes, roots).
                                                       ir, ur, ear - nerve, fir, relationships to decode words in                              persuade, inform, etc.)                                                                                           --Literary Elements: Foreshadowing
16                                                                                                                --Author's Purpose                                                                  characters'      phrasing, intonation, and punctuation                                            Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                 purse, learn)             order to comprehend connected                                 Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                                                              and Symbolism
                                                                                                                                                                                                      words            when reading. (IB2)                                                              Follow graphic, oral and
                 background knowledge.                                           text.                                                         Evaluate material using prior knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        written directions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q2 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Use resources to build oral,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        written and reading
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vocabulary (e.g., dictionary,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        thesaurus, glossary).


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEVER ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q3 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Paraphrase a quotation
             2) People Who Made a
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                   Q3 - THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                     Q3 - RESEARCH
             Difference                                Words with Silent                                                                                                                                               Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                           Identify author's purpose and view point (entertain,                                                                                                     Cite sources
Nov 17 - Nov --My Brother Martin                       Letters [kn, mb, wr                                            Evaluate                                                                                         Read grade level materials attending to   Dear Mrs. Parks
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in                          persuade, inform, etc.)                              Punctuation                                                                                         Q3 - RESEARCH
27                                                     (kneel, climb,                                                 --Author's Purpose                                                                               phrasing, intonation, and punctuation     --Text Features: Salutation and Body
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected                             Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                     Take notes in a variety of
             Q2 - Activate schema/                     wreck)]                                                                                                                                                         when reading. (IB2)
                                                                                     text.                                                     Evaluate material using prior knowledge                                                                                                                  ways
             background knowledge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q3 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Know areas of library and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        uses reference materials

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   NEVER ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Evaluate presentations
                                                                                                                                               Q2/Q3 THINKING SKILLS
             3) Kids Get it Done                                                                                                               Retell, summarize, and/or synthesize important                                                                                                      Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                                                       Compare a variety of
             --Kid Reporters at Work- Words with Soft c                                                                                        information. (IA8 / VC1, 2)                                             Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                                                               sources
Nov 28 - Dec TFK                      and g (gym, gulf;                                                               Summarize                Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                    style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Child Labor in the U.S.A (Test Prep)
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in                                                                                 Tempo                                                                                        Q3 - RESEARCH
1                                     cent, colt; once,                                                               --Compare and Contrast   Summarize information and longer selections of                          Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Study Skill: Using the Library
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected                                                                                                                                                                                 Use organizational skills to
             Q2 - Activate schema/    plunge, badge)                                                                                           informational text.                                                     Use word order, language
                                                                                     text.                                                                                                                                                                                                         synthesize information
             background knowledge.                                                                                                             Q1 - THINKING SKILLS                                                    patterns/usage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                               Compare and contrast information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Identify and appreciate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   mood, voice, humor, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   illustrations.




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                                                                                                                                            Treasures Matrix
                                                                                                                                                          Grade 4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DONE THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Use a variety of graphic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Black Hills Powwow                 organizers.
                 4) Great Plains Indians                                             PHONICS                                                                                        Tempo                                                  --Text Feature: Online Encyclopedia    Q3 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                    Q2 COMPREHENSION
                 --Mystic Horse                        Plural Words [-s,             Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                matching the    Q2 - FLUENCY                           Articles: Links                        Use graphic organizers,
                                                                                                                      Summarize     Summarize literature with reference to story
Dec 4 - Dec 8                                          and -es (clerks,              relationships to decode words in                                                               energy/enthusia Adjust reading to accommodate purpose, --Q1/Q2 RESEARCH                       tables, maps and graphs to
                                                                                                                      --Sequence    elements including setting, plot, characters,
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                 arches, and y to i)]          order to comprehend connected                                                                  sm of every     style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Uses table of contents, index and      sort, organize, and
                                                                                                                                    problem and solution.
                 background knowledge.                                               text.                                                                                          passage                                                keyword searches electronically and in analyze.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           print.                                 Q3 - VOCABULARY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Understand and generate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vocabulary specific to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  content.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                DONE THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Haiku (poems about snow)                       Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Q2 - PHONICS
                                                                                                                                    Q2 COMPREHENSION                                                                                             --Literary Elements: Imagery and               Use resources to build oral,
                 5) Precipitation                                                    PHONICS                                                                                                         Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                                                                                    Summarize literature with reference to story                                                                 Figurative Language                            written and reading
                 --Snowflake Bentley                   Compound Words                Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                Pronunciation of relationships to decode words in order to
Dec 11 - Dec                                                                                                          Evaluate      elements including setting, plot, characters,                                                                --Q3 COMPREHENSION                             vocabulary (e.g., dictionary,
                                                       (background,                  relationships to decode words in                                                               vocabulary       comprehend connected text.
15                                                                                                                    --Summarize   problem and solution.                                                                                        Make inferences with guidance, to              thesaurus, glossary).
                 Q2 - Activate schema/                 cloudburst)                   order to comprehend connected                                                                  words            Q1 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                    Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                                                         interpret figurative language,                 Q3 - COMPREHENSION
                 background knowledge.                                               text.                                                                                                           Apply word attack to read new and
                                                                                                                                    Evaluate material using prior knowledge                                                                      symbolism, theme, author's purpose,            Respond to a variety of text
                                                                                                                                                                                                     unfamiliar words
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 style, point of view, conflict / resolution.   to clarify details and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                expand understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PERIODICALLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ADDRESSED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Q3- VOCABULARY
Unit 3                                                                               PHONICS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Use a range of strategies
Assessment                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (e.g., context and pictorial
Week                                                                                 relationships to decode words in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                clues, prefixes, suffixes,
Dec 18 - Dec                                                                         order to comprehend connected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                affixes, roots).
21                                                                                   text.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Q3 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                       END OF SECOND QUARTER                                                                                                                                    Identify and compare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                genres, characters, theme,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and ideas.




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                                                                                                                                                                 Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 4
                                                                                             Phonics and
                     Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                   Comprehension                      Comprehension                                                                                             Paired Selection Title,
 Pacing                                                                                        Spelling                                                                                             Fluency                   Fluency Eskill                                                                     Other
                     Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                               Strategy & Skill                      Eskill                                                                                                    Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                           Q1-COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                           Generate questions before, during, after reading
                                                       Words with Inflected          PHONICS                                               Q3-COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                       Endings (-ed, -ing;           Apply knowledge of letter-sound                       Generate questions while reading.
Jan 8 - Jan      1) Man’s Best Friend                                                                                 Generate Questions                                                                          Read grade level materials attending to      Dog Amazes Scientists!
                                                       doubling and e drop           relationships to decode words in                      Q2 - THINKING SKILLS                                  Punctuation
12               --Dear Mrs. LaRue                                                                                    --Draw Conclusions                                                                          phrasing, intonation, and punctuation        --Text Feature: Line Graphs
                                                       (jogged, bragging;            order to comprehend connected                         Draw inferences.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  when reading. (IB2)
                                                       plunged, dating)              text.                                                 Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                           Draw and justify conclusions (infer) based on
                                                                                                                                           information.

                                                                                                                                           Q1-COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                           Generate questions before, during, after reading
                                                       Words that Change                                                                                                                                          Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                                     PHONICS                                               Q3-COMPREHENSION
                                                       y to i (and add -ed, -                                                                                                                                     Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                                                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                       Generate questions while reading.
Jan 16 - Jan     2) Creative Solutions                 er, -est, -es, -ly                                             Generate Questions                                                         Pauses and       style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Make Life Easier for Everybody
                                                                                     relationships to decode words in                      Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
19               --The Blind Hunter                    (hurried, happier,                                             --Draw Conclusions                                                         stops            Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Text Feature: Glossary
                                                                                     order to comprehend connected                         Draw inferences.
                                                       happiest, spies,                                                                                                                                           Use word order, language
                                                                                     text.                                                 Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                       noisily)                                                                                                                                                   patterns/usage.
                                                                                                                                           Draw and justify conclusions (infer) based on
                                                                                                                                           information.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Q2 - PHONICS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   relationships to decode words in order to
                                          Words with /ü/, /u/                                                                                                                                                      comprehend connected text.
                                          and /u/ [long /u/, u                       PHONICS                                                                                                                       Q1 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                           Q3 -THINKING SKILLS                                    Pronunciation of                                             Windmills on the Prairies (Test
                                          with dot (foolish,                         Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                               Apply word attack to read new and
Jan 22 - Jan     3) Energy: Power Sources                                                                             Evaluate             Identify factual information to support point of view. vocab words                                                  Prep)
                                          dew, stupid, duke,                         relationships to decode words in                                                                                              unfamiliar words
26               --The Power of Oil-TFK                                                                               --Persuasion         Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                   and other hard                                               --Study Skill: Using Computers in the
                                          group, glue, suit,                         order to comprehend connected                                                                                                 Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                           Evaluate material using prior knowledge                words                                                        Media Center
                                          and crooked, put,                          text.                                                                                                                         Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                                          would)]                                                                                                                                                                  style, genre, and difficulty of text.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Q3 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Adjust reading pace to accommodate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   purpose, style, and difficulty of text.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                                            PHONICS                                                        Q1 - COMPREHENSION                                                                                                  A Whale of a Meal, "Whale Watch,"
                                                       Words with /oi/ and                                                                                                                       Tempo            Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                                                                            Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                Identify sequential order in expository text                                                                        and "The Podless WHale"
Jan 29 - Feb 4) Whales                                 /ou/ (oy, oi, foil,                                   Analyze Text Structure                                                              matching the     style, genre, and difficulty of text.
                                                                            relationships to decode words in                               Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                                                                                  (Limericks about whales)
2            --Adelina's Whales                        enjoy and /ou/ ou/ow                                  --Sequence                                                                          action in the    Q2 -FLUENCY
                                                                            order to comprehend connected                                  Use text structures to comprehend text (i.e., bold,                                                                 --Literary Elements: Meter and Rhyme
                                                       couch, chowder)                                                                                                                           story            Use word order, language
                                                                            text.                                                          italics, titles, quotations, underlining).                                                                          --Scheme
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  patterns/usage.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Q2 - PHONICS
                                                                             PHONICS                                                       Q1 -THINKING SKILLS                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                       Words with /ô/ (au,                                                                                                                                                                                     Poseidon and the Kingdom of
              5) The Sea                                                     Apply knowledge of letter-sound                               Compare and contrast information.                     Pronunciation of relationships to decode words in order to
                                                       aw, a, alt, alk -                                      Analyze Text Structure                                                                                                                           Atlantis
Feb 5 - Feb 9 --At Home in the Coral                                         relationships to decode words in                              Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                    vocabulary       comprehend connected text.
                                                       awkward, caller,                                       --Compare and Contrast                                                                                                                           --Literary Elements: Protagonist and
              Reef                                                           order to comprehend connected                                 Use text structures to comprehend text (i.e., bold,   words            Q1 - FLUENCY
                                                       faucet, halt, walker)                                                                                                                                                                                   Hyperbole
                                                                             text.                                                         italics, titles, quotations, underlining).                             Apply word attack to read new and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  unfamiliar words




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Unit                                                                                 PHONICS
4Assessment                                                                          Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Week                                                                                 relationships to decode words in
Feb 12 - Feb                                                                         order to comprehend connected
16                                                                                   text.




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                                                                                                                                                                    Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 5
                                                                                             Phonics and
                     Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                    Comprehension                         Comprehension                                                                                             Paired Selection Title,
 Pacing                                                                                        Spelling                                                                                                  Fluency                   Fluency Eskill                                                                           Other
                     Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                                Strategy & Skill                         Eskill                                                                                                    Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I Love the Look of Words
                                     Words with VCCV                                                                                                                                                                                                              --Literary Elements: Onomotopoeia
                                                                                                                                              Q2-COMPREHENSION
                                     Pattern (VC/CV                                  PHONICS                                                                                                                                                                      and Simile
                                                                                                                                              Summarize literature with reference to story                              Q3 - FLUENCY
                                     syllable pattern with                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                                                              --Q3 COMPREHENSION
Feb 20 - Feb 1) Going to the Library                                                                                  Evaluate                elements including setting, plot, characters,                             Read grade level materials attending to
                                     doublet (dipper,                                relationships to decode words in                                                                                 End Punctuation                                             Make inferences with guidance, to
23           --Because of Winn-Dixie                                                                                  --Summarize             problem and solution.                                                     phrasing, intonation, and punctuation
                                     mutter) VC/CV with                              order to comprehend connected                                                                                                                                                interpret figurative language,
                                                                                                                                              Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                      when reading. (IB2)
                                     different consonants                            text.                                                                                                                                                                        symbolism, theme, author's purpose,
                                                                                                                                              Evaluate material using prior knowledge
                                     (lumber, napkin)                                                                                                                                                                                                             style, point of view, conflict / resolution.




                                                                              PHONICS                                                         Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                       Words with V/CV
             2) Putting on a Play                                             Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                 Evaluate information based on personal                                    Q2 - FLUENCY
Feb 22 - Mar                                           and VC/V patterns                                       Evaluate                                                                               Dialogue and                                             Presenting the Puddlejump Players
             --Ranita, the Frog                                               relationships to decode words in                                experience.                                                               Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
2                                                      (du/ty, so/fa, cam/el,                                  --Make Judgments                                                                       characters' roles                                        --Text Feature: Interviews
             Princess                                                         order to comprehend connected                                   Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                                      style, genre, and difficulty of text.
                                                       hab/it)
                                                                              text.                                                           Evaluate material using prior knowledge




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - PHONICS
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                                                                                                                                              Q1-THINKING SKILLS                                      Pronunciation of
              3) Explorations                                                        Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                                                                   relationships to decode words in order to
                                     Accented Syllables                                                               Evaluate                Discriminate between fact and opinion.                  vocabulary                                                 Lords of the Seas (Test Prep)
Mar 5 - Mar 8 --Exploring the                                                        relationships to decode words in                                                                                                  comprehend connected text.
                                     (be hold', toast' er)                                                            --Fact and Opinion      Q4 - THINKING SKILLS                                    words and other                                            --Study Skill: Skim and Scan
              Undersea Territory-TFK                                                 order to comprehend connected                                                                                                     Q1 - FLUENCY
                                                                                                                                              Evaluate material using prior knowledge                 hard words
                                                                                     text.                                                                                                                             Apply word attack to read new and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       unfamiliar words
                                                                                                                                                 END OF THIRD QUARTER

                                                                                                                                              Q2-THINKING SKILLS                                                                                                                                                 NEVER COVERED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                       Words with Final /$r/         PHONICS                                                  Identify similarities in characters and events across                                                                                                              Q4 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tempo             Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
                                                       (unstressed final             Apply knowledge of letter-sound                          stories/authors and cultures (make connections).                                                                                                                   Complete a research
Mar 12 - Mar 4) Artists at Work                                                                                       Monitor Comprehension                                                           matching the      style, genre, and difficulty of text.  Making a Collage
                                                       syllabes with schwa           relationships to decode words in                         Q3 -COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                                  report/project
16           --Me and Uncle Romie                                                                                     --Character                                                                     action in the     Q2 -FLUENCY                            --Text Feature: Directions
                                                       + r, or, ar - visitor,        order to comprehend connected                            Identify and compare genres, characters, theme,                                                                                                                    Q4 - RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                      story             Use word order, language
                                                       diver, collar)                text.                                                    and ideas                                                                                                                                                          Take notes in a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        patterns/usage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ways
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q2 - PHONICS                                                                             NEVER COVERED
                                                                             PHONICS                                                                                                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                          Q4 - RESEARCH
             5) Wild Horses                            Words with Final /$l/ Apply knowledge of letter-sound                        Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                  Pronunciation of                relationships to decode words in order to The Tale of Pecos Bill                         Use table of contents,
Mar 19 - Mar                                                                                                  Monitor Comprehension
             --Wild Horses: Black                      [schwa + l (battle,   relationships to decode words in                       Identify and explain cause and effect relationships vocabulary                      comprehend connected text.                --Literary Elements: Hyperbole and             index, keyword searches
23                                                                                                            --Cause and Effect
             Hills Sanctuary                           panel, petal)]        order to comprehend connected                          in a variety of texts.                              words                           Q1 - FLUENCY                              Figure of Speech                               Q4 - RESEARCH
                                                                             text.                                                                                                                                      Apply word attack to read new and                                                        Know areas of library and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        unfamiliar words                                                                         uses reference materials




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                                                                                                                                              NEVER COVERED
                                                                                                                                              Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                              Compare a variety of
                                                                                                                                              sources
                                                                                      PHONICS
Unit 5                                                                                                                                        Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                      Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Assessment                                                                                                                                    Evaluate presentations
                                                                                      relationships to decode words in
Week                                                                                                                                          Q4 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                      order to comprehend connected
Apr 2 - Apr 6                                                                                                                                 Paraphrase a quotation
                                                                                      text.
                                                                                                                                              Q4 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                              Use graphics, captions in
                                                                                                                                              print and electronic
                                                                                                                                              materials




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                                                                                                                                                                      Grade 4
Grade 4
Unit 6
                                                                                             Phonics and
                     Weekly Theme &                         Phonics/                                                    Comprehension                           Comprehension                                                                                         Paired Selection Title,
 Pacing                                                                                        Spelling                                                                                                  Fluency                  Fluency Eskill                                                                  Other
                     Main Selection                       Spelling Skill                                                Strategy & Skill                           Eskill                                                                                                Strategy & Skill
                                                                                                Eskill
                                                                                                                                                Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                Summarize literature w/reference to story elements
                                                                                                                                                including setting, plot, characters, problem &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NEVER COVERED
                                                                                                                                                solution.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                    Q1 - Comprehension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q3 - FLUENCY                                                                   Respond to written and
                                                       Words with Final              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            Identify & use literary terminology such as setting,
                 1) The Gold Rush                                                                                     Analyze Story Structure                                                        Pauses, stops,    Read grade level materials attending to   Gold!                                oral presentations as a
Apr 9 - Apr 13                                         /$n/ (schwa + n -             relationships to decode words in                           plot, character, problem & solution
                 --The Gold Rush Game                                                                                 --Cause and Effect                                                             and intonation    phrasing, intonation, and punctuation     --Text Feature: Timelines            reader, listener, and
                                                       poison, frozen)               order to comprehend connected                              Q3 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       when reading. (IB2)                                                            articulate speaker (e.g.,
                                                                                     text.                                                      Summarize literary elements (e.g., content, plot,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      discuss, write, create
                                                                                                                                                setting, problem/solution, character development)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      project).
                                                                                                                                                Q2 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                Identify & explain cause & effect relationships in a
                                                                                                                                                variety of texts.

                                                                                                                                                Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                    DONE THROUGHOUT
                                                                                                                                                Summarize literature w/reference to story elements                                                                                                    Q4 - COMPREHENSION
                                                                                                                                                including setting, plot, characters, problem &                                                                                                        Use strategies to
                                                                                                                                                solution.                                                                                                                                             comprehend a variety of
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                    Q1 - Comprehension                                                                                                                                    text.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q3 - FLUENCY
                 2) Wild Visitors                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            Identify & use literary terminology such as setting,                                                                                                  Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
Apr 16 - Apr                                                                                                          Analyze Story Structure                                                                          Read grade level materials attending to   The Chance of a Lifetime
                 --The Cricket in Times                Homophones                    relationships to decode words in                           plot, character, problem & solution                  Punctuation                                                                                      Use a variety of graphic
20                                                                                                                    --Theme                                                                                          phrasing, intonation, and punctuation     --Text Feature: Advertisements
                 Square                                                              order to comprehend connected                              Q3 - COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                    organizers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       when reading. (IB2)
                                                                                     text.                                                      Summarize literary elements (e.g., content, plot,                                                                                                     Q4 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                setting, problem/solution, character development)                                                                                                     Make connections between
                                                                                                                                                Q3 - COMPREHENSION                                                                                                                                    literature and own
                                                                                                                                                Identify and compare genres, characters, theme,                                                                                                       experiences and those of
                                                                                                                                                and ideas.                                                                                                                                            others.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PERIODICALLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Q2 - PHONICS                                                                            ADDRESSED
                                                                              PHONICS                                                 Q3 - THINKING SKILLS                                                    Apply knowledge of letter-sound                                                         THROUGHOUT
                 3) Discovering Nature's               Words with Prefixes                                                                                                                   Pronunciation of
                                                                              Apply knowledge of letter-sound                         Identify factual information to support point of view.                  relationships to decode words in order to Out on a Limb (Test Prep)                     Q4 - RESEARCH
Apr 23 - Apr     Secrets                               [dis-, mis-, non-, un-                                  Monitor Comprehension                                                         vocabulary and
                                                                              relationships to decode words in                        Q2 - THINKING SKILLS                                                    comprehend connected text.                --Study Skill: Functional Documents           Use resources to build oral,
26               -Meet a Bone-ified                    ](uncover, nonstop,                                     --Make Generalizations                                                        other hard
                                                                              order to comprehend connected                           Draw and justify conclusions (infer) based on                           Q1 - FLUENCY                              (flyer, poster, rules, menu)                  written and reading
                 Explorer-TFK                          dislike, misfire)                                                                                                                     words
                                                                              text.                                                   information.                                                            Apply word attack to read new and                                                       vocabulary (e.g., dictionary,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              unfamiliar words                                                                        thesaurus, glossary).



                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - FLUENCY
                                                       Words with Suffixes           PHONICS                                                    Q2 - THINKING SKILLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tempo-           Adjust reading to accommodate purpose,
             4) Airplanes                              [-y, -ly, -ful, -less, -      Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            Make inferences, with guidance, to interpret                                                                  Brave New Heights                       Q4 - RESEARCH
Apr 30 - May                                                                                                          Monitor Comprehension                                                           matching the     style, genre, and difficulty of text.
             --My Brothers' Flying                     ness (foggy,                  relationships to decode words in                           figurative language, symbolism, theme, author's                                                               --Literary Elements: Repetition and     Cite sources - (also
4                                                                                                                     --Author's Perspective                                                          action in the    Q2 -FLUENCY
             Machine                                   hurriedly, respectful,        order to comprehend connected                              purpose, and style, point of view, mood, conflict,                                                            Personification                         covered in units 1 & 2/Q1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      story            Use word order, language
                                                       homeless, stillness)]         text.                                                      conflict/ resolution.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       patterns/usage.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Q2 - PHONICS
                                                                                     PHONICS                                                                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
                 5) Ants                                                             Apply knowledge of letter-sound                            Q2 - COMPREHENSION                                    Pronunciation of relationships to decode words in order to The Ant and the Grasshopper
May 7 - May                                            Words with                                                     Analyze Text Structure
                 --The Life and Times of                                             relationships to decode words in                           Use text structures to comprehend text (i.e., bold,   Vocabulary       comprehend connected text.                --Literary Elements: Character and
10                                                     Stressed Syllables                                             --Description
                 the Ant                                                             order to comprehend connected                              italics, titles, quotations, underlining).            Words            Q1 - FLUENCY                              Moral
                                                                                     text.                                                                                                                             Apply word attack to read new and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       unfamiliar words


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Unit 6                                                                               PHONICS
Assessment                                                                           Apply knowledge of letter-sound
Week                                                                                 relationships to decode words in
May 14 - May                                                                         order to comprehend connected      END OF FOURTH QUARTER
18                                                                                   text.




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