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					           Woodsong (5.6)
   Themes
          Learning about Oneself and Others
          Animals in Our Lives
   Skills/Strategies
          Set a Purpose
          Identify Fact and Opinion
          Visualize
          Use Headings and Subheadings (writing practice)
          Vocabulary Development
Book Club Meeting 1 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 1
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out what Paulsen learns about nature from
          the doe and the wolves
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         virtually, trapline, lope, predators, gangline
Book Club Meeting 2 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 2
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out what Paulsen learns about animals-
          mainly from his dog, Storm
   Strategy: Identify Fact and Opinion
   Vocabulary:
         primitive, frantic
Book Club Meeting 3 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 3
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To understand what else Paulsen learns about
          dogs
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         complicated, musher, gully
Book Club Meeting 4 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and

          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 4
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out what Paulsen learns from Scarhead

   Strategy: Identify Fact and Opinion
   Vocabulary:
         marvel, grouse, melancholy, scavenging, coherent
Book Club Meeting 5 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and

          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 5
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out what Paulsen learns from Hawk

   Strategy: Identify Fact and Opinion
   Vocabulary:
         Self-sufficient, forlorn
Book Club Meeting 6 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 6
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To learn about the mysteries that Paulsen learns
          about nature and himself
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         ebbed, gratitude
Book Club Meeting 7 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 7
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To understand what Paulsen learns from some of
          his favorite dog stories.
   Strategy: Identify Fact and Opinion
   Vocabulary:
         restrictions, persisted, ridge
Book Club Meeting 8 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Ch. 8
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To understand how Paulsen handles the cold
          weather
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         delirium, hallucinate, gear
Book Club Meeting 9 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Days 1-3
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out what happens on days 1-3 of the
          Iditarod
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         sham, enormity
Book Club Meeting 10 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Days 4-7
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out how Paulsen’s team handles Days 4-7
          of the Iditarod
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         gorge, careen, tundra
Book Club Meeting 11 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
         To find out what Paulsen Learns about nature and
          himself
   TODAY’S READING: Woodsong, Days 8-17
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
         To find out if and how Paulsen completes the
          Iditarod
   Strategy: Visualize
   Vocabulary:
         interior, gorged, altered
Book Club Meeting 12 (Woodsong)
   PURPOSE FOR READING THE BOOK:
        To find out what Paulsen learns about nature and

         himself
   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
        To determine whether Paulsen is fulfilled
Book Club Meeting 13 (Woodsong)
   TODAY’S READING:
        Informational articles on the Iditarod.




   TODAY’S PURPOSE:
        To find out facts on the Iditarod to plan an article

         for the school newspaper.

   STRATEGY: Using Headings and Subheadings

				
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