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									     Fort Thomas Independent Schools
            Curriculum Guide
                   For




              Language Arts
               Grades K – 5

                       Fall 2010



         Fort Thomas Independent Schools
          28 North Fort Thomas Avenue
          Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075
                 (859) 781-3333

This document is also available on the district’s web site at
             www.fortthomas.kyschools.us
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)

                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                        Theme 1: Getting to Know You
        Suggested Books
   Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                              Early Literacy
   Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
                                                                  Skills
    Library Book (LB) or Pre-
     Decodable Book (PDB)
 ―Mary Wore Her Red Dress‖        Alphabet Introduction:     What is a         Write Names (Shared)        Share Names
 (BBRS) K.RL.6                    Word Segmentation          Word?             K.RF.1b
                                                             K.RF.1a
 Moo Moo, Brown Cow (BB)          Alphabet Introduction:     Colors            Write Animal Names          Share favorite story
 K.RI.5                           Word Segmentation                            (Shared)                    animals K.RL.10
 ―The Alphabet Song‖ (BBRS)       Alphabet Introduction:     The Alphabet      Write an Alphabet Poster    Discuss learning
 K.RI.10                          Rhyme Recognition          K.RF.2a           K.L.1a                      the alphabet
 From Anne to Zach (BB);          Alphabet Introduction:     Uppercase         Write Labels                Discuss From Anne
 First Day at School (PDB)        Rhyme Recognition          Letters                                       to Zach K.SL.2
                                                             K.RF.1d
 From Anne to Zach (BB)           Alphabet Introduction:     Lowercase         Write About a Favorite      Discuss favorite
                                  Syllable Segmentation      Letters           Activity K.W.1              activities
                                                             K.RF.1d
 I Read Signs (BB)                Alphabet Introduction:     Environmental     Write Signs (Shared)        Discuss how print
 K.RI.6                           Word Segmentation          Print             K.RI.4                      provides
                                                                                                           information
 Look Out Kindergarten, Here      Alphabet Introduction:     Following         Write a Chart (Interactive) Share kindergarten
 I Come! (LB)                     Rhyme Recognition          Oral                                          experiences
                                                             Directions                                    K.SL.1a K.SL.1b
 Moo Moo, Brown Cow (BB)          Alphabet Introduction:     Numbers 1-5       Write a Counting Book       Author’s Chair
                                  Rhyme Recognition
 Jazzbo and Googy (LB)            Alphabet Introduction:     Listening to a    Write Story Character       Discuss story
                                  Word Segmentation          Story             Names (Shared)              characters
                                  K.RF.2b                    K.RF.2c                                       K.RL.3
 ―Mary Had a Little Lamb‖         Alphabet Introduction:     First Names       Write First Names           Discuss favorite
 (BBRS)                           Syllable Segmentation                                                    parts of the day


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                                                           Elementary Language Arts
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                                                               Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                            Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)                D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in                introduced.
     portfolio)

                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                             Theme 2: I Am Special
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                         Writing              Share Time
                                                                  Focus
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-
    Decodable Book (PDB)
 Mice Squeak, We Speak (BB)       Consonant: Mm              Sentences Are       Write About Animal         Share animal
                                  (Introduce)                Made of             Homes (Interactive)        homes chart
                                  Identify/Write             Words                                          K.W.2 K.SL.4
                                                             K.RF.1c
 Hello Toes! Hello Feet! (LB)     Consonant: Mm              Environmental       Write Sentences with       Author’s Chair
                                  (Review) K.RF.3a           Sounds              Action Words
                                  Relating /m/ to m                              K.L.1b
 ―If You’re Happy and You         Consonant: Ss              Following           Write New Verses           Discuss favorite
 Know It‖ (Read-Aloud             (Introduce)                Directions          (Shared) K.W.5             parts of the day
 Anthology)                       Identify/Write
 ―Everything Grows‖ (BBRS);       Consonant: Ss              Categorizing        Write Labels               Discuss that things
 Pet Day (PDB)                    (Review)                                                                  grow K.L.5a
                                  Relating /s/ to s
 Hello Toes! Hello Feet! (LB)     Consonants: /m/m, /s/s     Setting             Write Sentences (Shared)   Discuss what feet
                                                                                                            can do
 Mice Squeak, We Speak (BB)       Consonant: Rr              Action Words        Write Names on a Mural     Discuss the mural
                                  (Introduce)                K.L.4a              (Interactive)              ―We Speak‖
                                  Identify/Write
 The Body Book (LB)               Consonant: Rr              Nonfiction          Write Sentences (Shared)   Discuss the
                                  (Review)                   Genre                                          outdoor sounds
                                  Relating /r/ to r
 ―Loop de Loo‖ (Read-Aloud        Consonants: /m/m, /r/r     Position            Write Verses for a Song    Discuss the song
 Anthology)                       (Review)                   Words K.L.1e        (Interactive)              ―Loop de Loo‖
 ―Fingers and Feet‖ (BBRS);       Consonants: /r/r, /s/s     Match Words         Write Sentences (Shared)   Discuss favorite
 My Bus (PDB)                     (Review)                                       K.W.3                      parts of the day
 Mice Squeak, We Speak (BB)       Consonants: /m/m, /r/r     Text Patterns       Write a Story (Shared)     Read the class
                                  /s/s (Review)                                  K.L.4b                     story

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                        Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts


                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                      Theme 2: I Am Special (Continued)
     Suggested Selections
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                         Writing              Share Time
                                                                  Focus
  Library Book (LB) or Pre-
    Decodable Book (PDB)
The Body Book (LB)               Consonant: Tt               Main              Writing Process:           Recite a rhyme
                                 (Introduce)                 Idea/Details      Prewrite (Shared)          K.RL.1
                                 Identify/Write                                                           K.RI.1 K.RI.2
―Mother, Mother, I Want          Consonant: Tt               Beginning,        Writing Process: Draft     Retell a story
Another‖ (Read-Aloud             (Review)                    Middle,           (Shared)                   K.RL.1
Anthology)                       Relating /t/ to t           Ending                                       K.RL.2 K.RI.2
Mice Squeak, We Speak (BB)       Consonants: /m/m,           Summarize         Writing Process:           Share drawings
                                 /s/s, /t/t                                    Respond and Revise         K.SL.5
                                 (Review)                                      (Shared)
―I Am‖ (BBRS);                   Consonants: /m/m, /r/r      Concept of        Writing Process:           Share ―I Am‖
The Party (PDB)                  /t/t (Review)               Word              Proofread (Shared)         drawings K.RF.3c
―Head, Shoulders, Knees, and     Consonants: /r/r, /s/s,     Naming            Writing Process: Publish   Recite a rhyme
Toes‖ (Read-Aloud                /t/t (Review)               Words             (Shared)
Anthology)                                                   K.L.1b            K.W.6



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                                                           Elementary Language Arts
    Fort Thomas Independent Schools                                                                               Page 4
                                                               Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                           Theme 3: Around the Table
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                       Writing               Share Time
                                                                  Focus
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-
    Decodable Book (PDB)
 Peanut Butter and Jelly (BB)     Consonant: Pp              Reading to        Write a Grocery List        Share pictures
                                  (Introduce)                Follow            (Shared)
                                  Identify/Write             Directions
 ―The Gingerbread Man‖            Consonant: Pp              Making            Write a List of Favorite    Retell ―The
 (Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Review)                   Judgements        Cookies                     Gingerbread Man‖
                                  Relating /p/ to p
 Bunny Cakes (LB)                 Consonant: Cc              Beginning,        Write a Recipe              Discuss story
                                  (Introduce)                Middle,           (Interactive)               characters
                                  Identify/Write             Ending
 ―The Kitchen Sink Song‖          Consonant: Ss              Sound Words       Write About Salads          Discuss The Salad
 (BBRS);                          (Review)                                     (Shared)                    K.L.5c
 The Salad (PDB)                  Relate /k/ to c                              K.RF.4
 Bunny Cakes (LB)                 Consonants: /p/p, /c/c     Picture Details   Write a Birthday            Share story
                                  (Review)                                     Message (Shared)            pictures
 Peanut Butter and Jelly (LB)     Short Vowel: /a/a          Action Words      Write a Food Poster         Discuss a poster
                                  (Introduce)                K.L.5b            (Interactive)
                                  Identify/Write K.RF.3b
 Hold the Anchovies! (BB)         Short Vowel: /a/a          Asking            Write a Menu (Shared)       Share pizza
                                  (Review)                   Questions                                     pictures
                                  Relating /a/ to a
 ―Yellow Butter‖ (Read-Aloud      Blending: /a/ - /m/        Color Words       Write Sentences About       Discuss favorite
 Anthology)                                                                    Fruits (Shared)             colors
 ―Old Mister Rabbit‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /a/a          Naming            Write a Description         Discuss ―Old
 I Am (PDB)                                                  Words             (Shared)                    Mister Rabbit‖
 Peanut Butter and Jelly (BB)     Words with /a/ - /m/       Syllables in      Write About Kitchens        Discuss favorite
                                  K.RF.3d                    Words             (Shared)                    parts of the day


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                                                               Curriculum Guide
                               Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                        Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

                                     Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                 Theme 3: Around the Table (Continued)
     Suggested Selections
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                               Literature
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                       Writing              Share Time
                                                                 Focus
  Library Book (LB) or Pre-
   Decodable Book (PDB)
           Day 1                 Consonant: /t/t, Short     Understanding     Writing Process:           Share favorite parts
Hold the Anchovies! (LB)         Vowel: /a/a (Review)       Content Words     Prewrite (Shared)          of the day
                                                                                                         K.RL.4
            Day 2                Blending: /a/ - /t/        Folktale Genre    Writing Process: Draft     Discuss ―Stone
―Stone Soup‖ (Read-Aloud         (Introduce) K.RF.2d                          (Shared)                   Soup‖
Anthology)                       K.RF.2e
            Day 3                Words with /a/ - /t/       Text Patterns     Writing Process:           Discuss Peanut
Peanut Butter and Jelly (BB)                                                  Respond and Revise         Butter and Jelly
                                                                              (Shared)
             Day 4               Short Vowel: /a/a          Rhyming           Writing Process:           Discuss favorite
―Sam and Pam‖ (BBRS);                                       Words             Proofread (Shared)         parts of the day
The Mat (PDB)
             Day 5               Blending: /a/ - /t/        Sequence          Writing Process: Publish   Share the published
―Dig a Little Hole‖ (Read-       (Review)                                     (Shared)                   book
Aloud Anthology)


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                                                          Elementary Language Arts
    Fort Thomas Independent Schools                                                                               Page 6
                                                              Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                            Theme 4: Silly Business
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                      Literature
                                          Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-                                      Focus
    Decodable Book (PDB)
 Warthogs in the Kitchen (BB)     Consonant: Nn              Real and          Write a Chart (Shared)      Discuss and write
                                  (Introduce)                Make-Believe                                  the letter Nn
                                  Identify/Write
 The Crayon Box That Talked       Consonant: Nn              Beginning,        Write Sentences             Share a picture
 (LB)                             (Review)                   Middle,           (Shared)
                                  Relating /n/ to n          Ending            K.L.2a K.L.2b
 ―Five Little Monkeys‖ (Read-     Consonant: Dd              Rhythm            Write Directions            Recite a poem
 Aloud Anthology)                 (Introduce)                                  (Interactive)               K.SL.6
                                  Identify/Write
 ―Aiken Drum‖ (Read-Aloud         Consonant: Dd              Capital Letters   Write Labels for a          Talk about We Go
 Anthology);                      (Review)                   for Names         Picture
 We Go (PDB)                      Relate /d/ to d            K.L.2a            K.L.2c K.L.2d
 The Crayon Box That Talked       Consonants: Nn, Dd         Problem-          Write a Description         Share story
 (LB)                             (Review)                   Solution                                      extensions
 Warthogs in the Kitchen (BB)     Consonant: /p/p, Short     Compare           Write a List (Shared)       Share funny
                                  Vowel: /a/a (Review)       Texts             K.RI.9                      pictures
                                                             K.RI.8
 I Took My Frog to the Library    Blending: /a/ - /p/        Make              Write About a Library       Names words with
 (LB)                             (Introduce)                Predictions       Visit (Shared)              a and p
 ―What Did You Put in Your        Words with /a/ - /p/       Repeated          Write a List of Rules       Read a list
 Pocket?‖ (Read-Aloud                                        Sounds            (Interactive)
 Anthology)
 ―Bingo‖ (BBRS);                  N/A                        Letters Make      Write a Description         Sing ―Bingo‖
 I Nap (PDB)                                                 Up Words
 Warthogs in the Kitchen (BB)     More words with /a/ -      Number            Write a Number Book         Identify number
                                  /p/ (Review)               Words K.L.1c                                  words


                                                           Elementary Language Arts
     Fort Thomas Independent Schools                                                                                Page 7
                                                               Curriculum Guide
                               Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                        Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 1
                                      Theme 4: Silly Business (Continued)
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                              Literature
                                         Phonics                                Writing               Share Time
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-                              Focus
    Decodable Book (PDB)
I Took My Frog to the Library    Phonogram: -am      Real and          Writing Process:           Retell a story
(LB)                             (Introduce)         Make-Believe      Prewrite (Shared)

―The Terrible Tragadabas‖        Phonogram: -at      Folktale Genre    Writing Process: Draft     Discuss favorite
(Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Introduce)                           (Shared)                   story characters

Warthogs in the Kitchen (BB)     Phonogram: -ap      Environmental     Writing Process:           Share illustrations
                                 (Introduce)         Print             Respond and Revise         K.RL.7
                                                                       (Shared)
―Down by the Bay‖ (BBRS);        N/A                 Rhyming           Writing Process:           Sing ―Down by the
Tap, Tap, Tap (PDB)                                  Words             Proofread (Shared)         Bay‖
―Emily’s House‖ (Read-Aloud      Build Sentences     Drawing           Writing Process: Publish   Share thoughts
Anthology)                                           Conclusions       (Shared)                   about a story




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                                                       Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)

                                            Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                              Theme 5: Family Ties
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                      Literature
                                          Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-                                      Focus
     Decodable Book (PDB)
 Off We Go (BB)                   Consonant: Gg              Rhyming           Write Naming Words          Share a favorite
                                  (Introduce)                Words             (Shared)                    part of Off We Go!
                                  Identify/Write
 A Birthday Basket for Tía        Consonant: Gg              Character         Write Sentences             Share a favorite
 (LB)                             (Review)                   Traits            (Interactive)               part of A Birthday
                                  Relating /g/ to g                                                        Basket for Tía
 ―Let’s Go, Froggy!‖ (Read-       Consonant: Ff              Problem-          Write a List (Shared)       Share drawings of
 Aloud Anthology)                 (Introduce)                Solution                                      things Froggy
                                  Identify/Write                                                           found in ―Let’s Go,
                                                                                                           Froggy!‖
 ―Winter Birds‖ (BBRS);           Consonant: Ff              Long and          Write Captions              Discuss the Pre-
 The Park (PDB)                   (Review)                   Short Words                                   decodable Book
                                  Relate /f/ to f                                                          The Park
 Emily’s House (Read-Aloud        Consonants: /g/g, /f/f     Retelling the     Write a Birthday            Discuss birthday
 Anthology)                       (Review)                   Story             Message (Interactive)       parties
 Off We Go! (BB)                  Short Vowel: Ii            Compare/          Write About Animals         Share sentences
                                  (Introduce)                Contrast          (Shared)                    from the class book
                                  Identify/Write             K.RL.9
 Dear Juno (LB)                   Short Vowel: Ii            Character’s       Write a Letter (Shared)     Read the letter and
                                  (Review)                   Feelings                                      point out the
                                  Relating /i/ to i          K.RI.3                                        greeting and
                                                                                                           closing
 ―The Three Bears‖ (Read-         Blending: /i/ - /t/        Sequence          Write Opposites             Retell the story
 Aloud Anthology) K.RL.9                                                       (Interactive)               ―The Three Bears‖




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                               Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                        Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                      Theme 5: Family Ties (Continued)
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                     Literature
                                         Phonics                                       Writing              Share Time
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-                                     Focus
     Decodable Book (PDB)
―The Very Nicest Place‖          Short Vowel: /i/i          Questions for     Write a Sentence           Discuss animal
(BBRS);                          (Review)                   Research                                     homes and Pre-
Sit on My Chair (PDB)                                       K.W.7                                        decodable Book Sit
                                                                                                         on My Chair
                                                                                                         K.SL.3
Off We Go! (BB)                  Words with /i/ - /t/       Picture Details   Write a Story              Read the class
                                                                              (Interactive)              story, ―Little
                                                                                                         Mole’s Visit to
                                                                                                         Grandma’s‖
Dear Juno (LB)                   Consonant: /g/g, Short     Problem-          Writing Process:           Discuss favorite
                                 Vowel: /i/i (Review)       Solution          Prewrite (Shared)          parts of Dear Juno

―Jamaica’s Find‖ (Read-Aloud     Blending: /i/ - /g/        Character’s       Writing Process: Draft     Retell the story
Anthology)                       (Introduce)                Actions           (Shared)                   ―Jamaica’s Find‖
Off We Go! (BB)                  Words with /i/ - /g/       Retelling         Writing Process:           Act out the story
                                                                              Respond and Revise         Off We Go!
                                                                              (Shared)
―Grandfather and I‖ (Read-       Short Vowel: /i/i          Visualizing       Writing Process:           Describe a place to
Aloud Anthology);                (Review)                                     Proofread (Shared)         take a walk
My Pig (PDB)
―The Three Little Pigs‖ (Read-   Blending: /i/ - /g/        Comparing         Writing Process: Publish   Author’s Chair
Aloud Anthology)                 (Review)                   Texts             (Shared)                   K.RL.5



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                                                          Elementary Language Arts
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                                                              Curriculum Guide
                                  Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)

                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                           Theme 6: Animal Families
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                      Literature
                                          Phonics                                        Writing               Share Time
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-                                      Focus
    Decodable Book (PDB)
 Does a Kangaroo Have a           Consonant: Ll              Use Prior          Write a Sentence           Share sentences
 Mother, Too? (BB)                (Introduce)                Knowledge          K.RI.7                     and drawings from
                                  Identify/Write                                                           Writing
 Are You There, Baby Bear?        Consonant: Ll              Real and           Write Naming Words         Share a favorite
 (LB)                             (Review)                   Make-Believe       (Shared)                   part of Are You
                                  Relating /l/ to l                                                        There, Baby Bear?
 ―The Three Billy-Goats Gruff‖    Consonant: Hh              Retell the         Write a Sign               Retell ―The Three
 (Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Introduce)                Story                                         Billy-Goats Gruff‖
                                  Identify/Write
 ―Five Speckled Frogs‖            Consonant: Hh              Number             Write a Class Story        Brainstorm things
 (BBRS);                          (Review)                   Words              (Shared)                   that can be counted
 I Have, You Have (PDB)           Relate /h/ to h
 Are You There, Baby Bear?        Consonants: Ll, Hh         Make               Write a Word Web           Share pictures of
 (LB)                             (Review)                   Inferences         (Interactive)              favorite animals in
                                                                                                           Are You There,
                                                                                                           Baby Bear?
 Does a Kangaroo Have a           Consonant: /p/p, Short     Illustrations in   Write About Your           Share books about
 Mother, Too? (BB)                Vowel: /i/i (Review)       Picture Books      Family                     family members

 A Time for Playing (LB)          Blending: /i/ - /p/        Main               Write a Chart (Shared)     Share a favorite
                                  (Introduce)                Idea/Details                                  animal in A Time
                                                                                                           for Playing
 ―Chicken Forgets‖ (Read-         Words with /i/ - /p/       Making             Grocery Lists              Retell ―Chicken
 Aloud Anthology)                                            Predictions        (Interactive)              Forgets‖
 ―Mary Had a Little Lamb‖         Short Vowel: /i/i          Rhyming            Write a Thank-You Note     Discuss the Pre-
 (BBRS);                          (Review)                   Words              (Shared)                   decodable Book
 Soup (PDB)                                                                                                Soup




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

                                     Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                 Theme 6: Animal Families (Continued)
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                     Literature
                                         Phonics                                      Writing               Share Time
  Library Book (LB) or Pre-                                     Focus
   Decodable Book (PDB)
Does a Kangaroo Have a           Blending: /i/ - /p/       Words in a        Write Questions            Share and answer
Mother, Too? (BB)                (Review)                  Sentence          K.L.1d                     questions
A Time for Playing (LB)          Phonogram: -it            Reading to Get    Writing Process:           Share sentences
                                 (Introduce)               Information       Prewrite (Shared)          and illustrations
―The Town Mouse and the          Phonogram: -ig            Beginning,        Writing Process: Draft     Act out the story
Country Mouse‖ (Read-Aloud       (Introduce)               Middle,           (Shared)                   ―The Town House
Anthology)                                                 Ending                                       and the Country
                                                                                                        Mouse‖
Does a Kangaroo Have a           Phonogram: -ip            End               Writing Process:           Say an action
Mother, Too? (BB)                (Introduce)               Punctuation       Respond and Revise         rhyme and name
                                                                             (Shared)                   words that rhyme
                                                                                                        with skip
―The Kitty Ran Up the Tree‖      Phonograms: -it, -ig,     Matching          Writing Process:           Discuss the Pre-
(BBRS);                          -ip                       Words             Proofread (Shared)         decodable Book
The Dig (PDB)                                                                                           The Dig
―Five Little Pigs‖ (Read-        Build Sentences           Rhyming           Writing Process: Publish   Read sentences and
Aloud Anthology)                                           Words             (Shared)                   share drawings




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Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)            D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in            introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                            Theme 7: Bug Surprises
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                               Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
                                                                 Focus
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-
    Decodable Book (PDB)
 Look Closer (BB)                 Consonant: Bb             Making            Write a List (Shared)        Share a favorite
                                  (Introduce)               Predictions                                    insect in Look
                                  Identify/Write                                                           Closer
 Butterfly (LB)                   Consonant: Bb             Main              Write Naming Words           Recall the four
                                  (Review)                  Idea/Details                                   stages of a
                                  Relating /b/ to b                                                        butterfly’s life
 ―The Ants and the                Consonant: Kk             Drawing           Write a Story Map            Retell the story
 Grasshopper‖ (Read-Aloud         (Introduce)               Conclusions       (Shared)                     ―The Ants and the
 Anthology)                       Identify/Write                                                           Grasshopper‖
 ―Fuzzy Wuzzy, Creepy             Consonant: Kk             Syllables in      Write Describing Words       Discuss new words
 Crawly‖ (BBRS);                  (Review)                  Words             (Interactive)                from ―Fuzzy
 Kip the Ant (PDB)                Relate /k/ to k                                                          Wuzzy, Creepy,
                                                                                                           Crawly‖
 Butterfly (LB)                   Consonants: Bb, Kk        Understanding     Write a Chart (Shared)       Discuss surprising
                                  (Review)                  Content Words                                  parts of Butterfly
 Look Closer (BB)                 Short Vowel: Oo           Text Patterns     Write Sentences              Share sentences
                                  (Introduce)
                                  Identify/Write
 Wonderful Worms (LB)             Relating /o/ to o         Main              Write Questions              Share and answer
                                                            Idea/Details      (Interactive)                questions about
                                                                                                           worms
 ―Anansi and the Biggest,         Blending: /o/ - /t/       Retelling the     Write a Message              Share favorite parts
 Sweetest, Melon‖ (Read-                                    Story             (Shared)                     of ―Anansi and the
 Aloud Anthology)                                                                                          Biggest, Sweetest,
                                                                                                           Melon‖




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                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                      Theme 7: Bug Surprises (Continued)
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                               Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                       Writing               Share Time
                                                                 Focus
   Library Book (LB) or Pre-
    Decodable Book (PDB)
―When It Comes to Bugs‖          Short Vowel: /o/o          Making            Write Action Words         Discuss The Big
(BBRS);                          (Review)                   Inferences        (Interactive)              Ram
The Big Ram (PDB)                                           K.RI.8
Look Closer (BB)                 Words with /o/ and /t/     End               Write Dialogue             Share favorite parts
                                                            Punctuation                                  of the lesson
Wonderful Worms (LB)             Consonant: /p/p, Short     Summarize         Writing Process:           Share facts about
                                 Vowel: /o/o (Review)                         Prewrite (Shared)          worms

―The Fearsome Beast‖ (Read-      Blending: /o/ - /p/        Characters        Writing Process: Draft     Share a favorite
Aloud Anthology)                 (Introduce)                                  (Shared)                   part of ―The
                                                                                                         Fearsome Beast‖
Look Closer (BB)                 Words with /o/ - /p/       Naming            Writing Process:           Share a favorite
                                                            Words             Respond and Revise         part of the lesson
                                                                              (Shared)
―Eency Weency Spider‖            Short Vowel: /o/o          Matching          Writing Process:           Share ―Eency
(BBRS);                          (Review)                   Words             Proofread (Shared)         Weency Spider‖
What Can I Hop? (PDB)                                                                                    songbooks and sing
                                                                                                         the song
―The Ants Came Marching‖         Blending: /o/ - /p/        Anticipating      Writing Process: Publish   Discuss ―The Ants
(Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Review)                   Text              (Shared)                   Came Marching‖



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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                                          Theme 8: Animal Adventures
      Suggested Selections
   Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
   Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
                                                                  Focus
      Library Book (LB) or
      Decodable Book (DB)
 Walking Through the Jungle       Consonant: Ww              Sound Words       Write a Chart               Share pictures and
 (BB)                             (Introduce)                                  (Interactive)               sentences about a
                                  Identify/Write                                                           favorite scene from
                                                                                                           Walking Through
                                                                                                           the Jungle
 Elmer (LB)                       Consonant: Ww              Retelling the     Write a Message             Share a favorite
                                  (Review)                   Story                                         part of the lesson
                                  Relating /w/ to w
 ―The Rooster Who Went to         Consonant: Xx              Compare Oral      Write a Word Web            Share a favorite
 His Uncle’s Wedding‖ (Read-      (Introduce)                Traditions        (Shared)                    part of the story
 Aloud Anthology)                 Identify/Write
 ―The Bear Went Over the          Consonant: Xx              Syllables in      Write a Song Verse          Share favorite parts
 Mountain‖ (BBRS);                (Review)                   Words             (Shared)                    of ―The Bear Went
 I Can See It! (DB)               Relate /ks/ to x                                                         Over the
                                                                                                           Mountain‖
 Elmer (LB)                       Consonants: /w/w, /x/x     Making            Write a Class Book          Share a favorite
                                  (Review)                   Inferences                                    part of the lesson
 Walking Through the Jungle       Consonant: Xx, Short       Picture Details   Write a Class Riddle        Read and answer
 (BB)                             Vowel: Oo (Review)                           Book                        riddles from the
                                                                                                           class book
 So Say the Little Monkeys        Blending: /o/ - /ks/       Rhyming           Write a Weather Chart       Share a favorite
 (LB)                             (Introduce)                Words             (Interactive)               part of So Say the
                                                                                                           Little Monkeys




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                                    Trophies Book K, Volume 2
                               Theme 8: Animal Adventures (Continued)
    Suggested Selections
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                              Literature
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                       Writing               Share Time
                                                                Focus
    Library Book (LB) or
    Decodable Book (DB)
―Counting Crocodiles‖ (Read-     Words with /o/ - /ks/     Problem-          Write an Invitation        Read and discuss
Aloud Anthology)                                           Solution          (Shared)                   the invitation
―The Little Turtle‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /o/o         Action Words      Write an Accordion         Discuss Decodable
What Is in the Box? (DB)         (Review)                                    Book                       Book What Is in
                                                                                                        the Box?
Walking Through the Jungle       More words with /o/ -     Setting           Write a class story        Share a favorite
(BB)                             /ks/                                        (Shared)                   part of the lesson
So Say the Little Monkeys        Phonogram: -ot            Sound Words       Writing Process:           Share a favorite
(LB)                             (Introduce)                                 Prewrite (Shared)          part of the lesson
―The Strongest One of All‖       Phonogram: -op            Fact and          Writing Process: Draft     Share a favorite
(Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Introduce)               Fantasy           (Shared)                   part of ―The
                                                                                                        Strongest One of
                                                                                                        All‖
Walking Through the Jungle       Phonogram: -ox            Text Pattern      Writing Process:           Share animals and
(BB)                             (Introduce)                                 Respond and Revise         verses from the
                                                                             (Shared)                   class poem
―Going on a Bear Hunt‖           Short Vowel: /o/o         Position          Writing Process:           Discuss the
(BBRS);                                                    Words             Proofread (Shared)         Decodable Book
Hop on Top (DB)                                                                                         Hop on Top
―The Hare and the Tortoise‖      Build Sentences           Beginning,        Writing Process: Publish   Act out the parts of
(Read-Aloud Anthology)                                     Middle,           (Shared)                   the animals in the
                                                           Ending                                       poem


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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                            Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)                D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in                introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                           Theme 9: Around the Town
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                         Writing                 Share Time
                                                                  Focus
      Library Book (LB) or
     Decodable Book (DB)
 The Shape of Things (BB)         Consonant: Vv              Understand          Write a Chart                Discuss shapes
                                  (Introduce)                Content Words       (Interactive)
                                  Identify/Write
 Benny’s Pennies (LB)             Consonant: Vv              Dialogue            Write About a Gift           Author’s Chair
                                  (Review)

 ―The Shoemaker and the           Consonant: Jj              Problem-            Write a Story (Shared)       Discuss the
 Elves‖ (Read-Aloud               (Introduce)                Solution                                         favorite parts of the
 Anthology)                       Identify/Write                                                              story from the
                                                                                                              Writing activity
 ―Mr. Backward‖ (Read-Aloud       Consonant: Jj              Rhyming             Write a List (Interactive)   Discuss the funny
 Anthology);                      (Review)                   Words                                            things Mr.
 A Big, Big Van (DB)                                                                                          Backward does
 Benny’s Pennies (LB)             Consonants: /v/v, /j/j     Beginning,          Write About Your             Draw and write
                                  (Review)                   Middle,             Family                       about self-selected
                                                             Ending                                           topics
 The Shape of Things (BB)         Short Vowel: Ee            Main Idea           Write a Description          Describe
                                  (Introduce)                                                                 illustrations from
                                  Identify/Write                                                              The Shape of
                                                                                                              Things
 Good-Bye Hello (LB)              Short Vowel: Ee            Setting             Write a Sentence             Share pictures
                                  (Review)                                       (Interactive)
                                  Relating /e/ to e

 ―My Pet Spider‖ (Read-Aloud      Blending: /e/ - /t/        Cause and           Write Instructions           Retell the story
 Anthology)                                                  Effect              (Shared)                     using Character
                                                                                                              Cutouts


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                                     Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                 Theme 9: Around the Town (Continued)
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                      Literature
                                        Phonics                                        Writing               Share Time
    Library Book (LB) or                                         Focus
    Decodable Book (DB)
―Down by the Bay‖ (BBRS);        Short Vowel: /e/e          Visualize         Write a New Verse          Read and sing new
Hop on Top (DB)                  (Review)                                     (Interactive)              song verses
The Shape of Things (BB)         Words with /e/ and /t/     Rhyming           Write a Description        Share favorite
                                                            Words                                        pictures of
                                                                                                         buildings
Good-Bye Hello (LB)              Consonant: /n/n, Short     Making            Writing Process:           Share your favorite
                                 Vowel: /e/e (Review)       Judgments         Prewrite (Interactive)     part of the book
                                                            About
                                                            Characters
―Caps for Sale‖ (Read-Aloud      Blending: /e/ - /n/        Sequence          Writing Process: Draft     Share questions
Anthology)                       (Introduce)                                  (Interactive)              and illustrations
The Shape of Things (BB)         Words with /e/ and /n/     Summarize         Writing Process:           Share favorite parts
                                                                              Respond and Revise         of the lesson
                                                                              (Interactive)
―Old Mister Rabbit‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /e/e          Actions Words     Writing Process:           Revisit the
Hop In! (DB)                     (Review)                                     Proofread (Interactive)    Decodable Book
―Sing a Song of People‖          Blending: /e/ - /n/        Setting           Writing Process: Publish   Share pictures
(Read-Aloud Anthology)           (Review)                                     (Interactive)              about the poem



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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)


                                         Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                       Theme 10: Neighborhood Helpers
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                      Literature
                                          Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
     Library Book (LB) or                                         Focus
     Decodable Book (DB)
 The Big Yellow Bus (BB)          Consonant: Yy              Text Patterns     Write About an Animal        Author’s Chair
                                  (Introduce)
                                  Identify/Write
 Career Day (LB)                  Consonant: Yy              Main              Write About a Job            Discuss the job you
                                  (Review)                   Idea/Details      (Shared)                     would like to have
                                                                                                            when you are
                                                                                                            grown up
 ―Mother, Mother, I Want          Consonant: Zz              Dialogue          Write Dialogue               Retell the Read-
 Another‖ (Read-Aloud             (Introduce)                                                               Aloud Anthology
 Anthology)                       Identify/Write                                                            story with puppets
 ―The Bus Song‖ (BBRS);           Consonant: Zz              Naming            Write a Thank-You Note       Describe a zebra
 Is It for Me? (DB)               (Review)                   Words             (Interactive)                and name words
                                                                                                            that begin with /z/
 Career Day (LB)                  Consonants: /y/y, /z/z     Summarize         Write a List (Interactive)   Describe and
                                  (Review)                                                                  discuss jobs in
                                                                                                            Career Day
 The Big Yellow Bus (BB)          Consonant: /d/d, Short     Match Words       Bus Rules (Shared)           Compare your ride
                                  Vowel: /e/e (Review)                                                      to school and the
                                                                                                            bus ride in The Big
                                                                                                            Yellow Bus
 Guess Who? (LB)                  Blending: /e/ - /d/        Nonfiction:       Book of Facts                Read the facts from
                                  (Introduce)                Text                                           the Writing activity
                                                             Organization
 ―Franklin in the Dark‖ (Read-    Words with /e/ and /d/     Characters        Write Sentences About a      Share sentences
 Aloud Anthology)                                                              Problem (Shared)             about problems




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                                    Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                            Theme 10: Neighborhood Helpers (Continued)
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                    Literature
                                        Phonics                                       Writing              Share Time
     Library Book (LB) or                                       Focus
     Decodable Book (DB)
―Jamaica’s Find‖ (Read-Aloud     Short Vowel: /e/e         Retelling the     Write Descriptions         Discuss lost items
Anthology);                      (Review)                  Story             (Interactive)
We Can Fix (DB)
The Big Yellow Bus (BB)          Blending: /e/ - /d/       Sequence          Write About a Make-        Author’s Chair
                                 (Review)                                    Believe Bus
Guess Who? (LB)                  Phonogram: -et            Understanding     Writing Process:           Share a favorite
                                 (Introduce)               Content Words     Prewrite (Interactive)     photograph in
                                                                                                        Guess Who?
―The Town Mouse and the          Phonogram: -en            Setting           Writing Process: Draft     Author’s Chair
Country Mouse‖ (Read-Aloud       (Introduce)                                 (Interactive)
Anthology)
The Big Yellow Bus (BB)          Phonogram: -ed            Retell the        Writing Process:           Author’s Chair
                                 (Introduce)               Story             Respond and Revise
                                                                             (Interactive)
―The Bus Song‖ (BBRS);           Phonograms: -et, -ed,     Text Patterns     Writing Process: Edit      Share drawings and
A Hat I Like (DB)                -en                                         (Interactive)              sentences
―Stone Soup‖ (Read-Aloud         Build Sentences           Beginning,        Writing Process: Publish   Share what you
Anthology)                                                 Middle,           (Interactive)              liked best about the
                                                           Ending                                       school day


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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)            D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in            introduced.
     portfolio)

                                       Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                  Theme 11: Exploring Our Surroundings
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                                     Literature
                                          Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
      Library Book (LB) or                                       Focus
      Decodable Book (DB)
 Five Little Ducks (BB)           Consonant: Qq             Dialogue          Write a Letter (Shared)      Discuss parts of a
                                  (Introduce)                                                              letter
                                  Identify/Write
 Come Along, Daisy! (LB)          Relating /kw/ to q        Problem-          Write Describing Words       Share favorite parts
                                                            Solution          (Interactive)                of Come Along,
                                                                                                           Daisy!
 ―Bear in There‖ (Read-Aloud      Consonants: /kw/q,        Action Words      Write a Sentence             Author’s Chair
 Anthology)                       /y/y (Review)
 ―The Bear Went Over the          Consonants: /kw/q,        Text Patterns     Write Directions             Author’s Chair
 Mountain‖ (BBRS);                /z/z (Review)                               (Interactive)
 Little Cat, Big Cat (DB)
 Come Along, Daisy! (LB)          Consonant: /kw/q,         Retell the        Write a Sound Words          Author’s Chair
                                  /ks/x (Review)            Story             Sentence

 Five Little Ducks (BB)           Short Vowel: Uu           Number            Write a Story (Shared)       Share the little
                                  (Introduce)               Words                                          duck story
                                  Identify/Write

 What’s What? (LB)                Relating /u/ to u         Reading to Get    Write About the Five         Discuss What’s
                                                            Information       Senses                       What?
 ―Henny Penny‖ (Read-Aloud        Blending: /u/ - /t/       Sequence          Write How-to Directions      Share favorite parts
 Anthology)                                                                   (Interactive)                of the lesson
 ―The Little Turtle‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /u/u         Questions for     Write a Question             Recite ―The Little
 But I Can (DB)                   (Review)                  Research                                       Turtle‖ and share
                                                                                                           questions




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                                    Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                         Theme 11: Exploring Our Surroundings (Continued)
     Suggested Selections
 Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                               Literature
 Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),               Phonics                                        Writing              Share Time
                                                                 Focus
     Library Book (LB) or
     Decodable Book (DB)
Five Little Ducks (BB)           Words with /u/ and /t/     Picture Details   Write a Sentence           Share a favorite
                                                                                                         picture
What’s What? (LB)                Consonant: /n/n, Short     Questions and     Writing Process:           Share ideas about
                                 Vowel: /u/u (Review)       Statements        Prewrite (Interactive)     ducks

―Chicken Forgets‖ (Read-         Blending: u - n            Characters        Writing Process: Draft     Retell ―Chicken
Aloud Anthology)                                                              (Shared)                   Forgets‖
Five Little Ducks (BB)           Words with /u/ and /n/     Summarize         Writing Process:           Compare books
                                                                              Respond and Revise
                                                                              (Interactive)
―Kitchen Sink- Song‖             N/A                        Beginning and     Writing Process: Edit      Discuss the
(BBRS);                                                     Final Sounds      (Interactive)              Decodable Book
Up, Up, Up (DB)                                                                                          Up, Up, Up
―Blame‖ (Read-Aloud              Blending: /u/ -/n/         Problem-          Writing Process: Publish   Discuss ―Blame‖
Anthology)                       (Review)                   Solution          (Interactive)



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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts

Grade K
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Personal Narrative (to be completed by year’s end.)             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   On Demand (throughout the year and one completed in             introduced.
     portfolio)


                                           Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                           Theme 12: Under the Ocean
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                                Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),                Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
                                                                  Focus
      Library Book (LB) or
     Decodable Book (DB)
 Splash in the Ocean! (BB)        Consonant: /g/g, Short     Compare and       Write a Sentence             Share favorite
                                  Vowel: /u/u (Review)       Contrast                                       ocean animals in
                                                                                                            Splash in the
                                                                                                            Ocean!
 Fish Faces (LB)                  Blending: /u/ -/g/         Questions for     Write a Question             Share questions
                                                             Research                                       and answers
                                                                                                            K.W.8
 ―A House by the Sea‖ (Read-      Words with /u/ and /g/     Syllables in      Write a List (Interactive)   Have children tell
 Aloud Anthology)                                            Words                                          what they liked
                                                                                                            best about ―A
                                                                                                            House by the Sea‖
 ―The Little Fishes‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /u/u          Repetitive        Write New Song Verses        Discuss the
 Is It a Fish? (DB)               (Review)                   Text              (Shared)                     Decodable Book Is
                                                                                                            It a Fish? and sing
                                                                                                            new verses for
                                                                                                            ―The Little Fishes‖
 Fish Faces (LB)                  Words with /u/ and /g/     Categorizing      Write a Description          Share pictures and
                                                                                                            descriptions of fish
                                                                                                            in Fish Faces
 Splash in the Ocean! (BB)        Phonogram: -ut             Action Words      Write Action Words           Demonstrate action
                                  (Introduce)                                                               words and share
                                                                                                            pictures and
                                                                                                            sentences K.L.5d
 Swimmy (LB)                      Phonogram: -un             Picture Clues     Write a Story Map            Retell Swimmy and
                                  (Introduce)                                  (Interactive)                share favorite parts
                                                                                                            of the story K.L.6




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                                     Trophies Book K, Volume 3
                                Theme 12: Under the Ocean (Continued)
      Suggested Selections
  Big Book (BB), Big Book of
                                                             Literature
  Rhymes and Songs (BBRS),              Phonics                                       Writing                Share Time
                                                               Focus
     Library Book (LB) or
     Decodable Book (DB)
―There’s a Hole in the Middle    Phonogram: -ug            Sequencing        Write a Sentence             Share favorite parts
of the Sea‖ (Read-Aloud          (Introduce)                                 K.L.1f                       of the song and
Anthology)                                                                                                sing new song
                                                                                                          verses
―The Little Fishes‖ (BBRS);      Short Vowel: /u/u         Print Concepts    Write a List (Interactive)   Share favorite parts
It Is Fun (DB)                   (Review)                                                                 of the Decodable
                                                                                                          Book Is It Fun and
                                                                                                          read the list of
                                                                                                          ocean animals
Splash in the Ocean! (BB)        Build Sentences           Text Patterns     Write New Verses             Share favorite parts
                                 K.L.1e                                      (Shared)                     of the story and
                                                                                                          sing new song
                                                                                                          verses
Swimmy (LB)                      Short Vowels: /a/a, /e/e, Comparing         Writing Process:             Share story
                                 /i/i, /o/o, /u/u (Review) Genres            Prewrite (Interactive)       summaries and
                                                                                                          discuss book
                                                                                                          preferences
―The Seashore Noisy Book‖        Short Vowels: /a/a, /e/e, Visualizing       Writing Process: Draft       Share favorite parts
(Read-Aloud Anthology);          /i/i, /o/o, /u/u (Review)                   (Shared)                     of the lesson and
A Bug Can Tug (DB)                                                                                        read the five senses
                                                                                                          chart
Splash in the Ocean! (BB);       Short Vowels: /a/a, /e/e, Picture Details   Writing Process:             Author’s Chair
Sid Hid (DB)                     /i/i, /o/o, /u/u (Review)                   Respond and Revise
                                                                             (Interactive)
―If You Ever‖ (Read-Aloud        Short Vowels: /a/a, /e/e, Making            Writing Process: Edit        Retell the
Anthology);                      /i/i, /o/o, /u/u (Review) Inferences        (Interactive)                Decodable Book In
In a Sub (DB)                                                                                             a Sub and read the
                                                                                                          class poem
―The Seashore Noisy Book‖        Build Sentences           Questions for     Writing Process: Publish     Share pictures and
(Read-Aloud Anthology)                                     Research          (Interactive)                sentences about
                                                                                                          favorite books of
                                                                                                          the lesson


Suggested Independent Trade Books




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)        Handwriting
   How to                                                          D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                 reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand



                                          Trophies Book 1-1, Guess Who
                                           Theme 1: I Am Your Friend
      Suggested
     Selection or        Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling                Writing           Grammar
  Decodable Book        Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 Pat (DB)             Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Sentence Frame      Sentences
                      (Introduce)                                 (Shared)            (Introduce)
 The Hat              Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Friendship List     Sentences             Sequence
 Realistic Fiction    (Review)                                    (Shared)            (Review)
 The Hat;             Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Form Sentences      Sentences
 Nan Cat (DB)         (Review)                                    (Interactive)       (Review)
 The Hat              Build Words          Words with /a/a        Descriptive        Sentences
                                                                  Sentences (Shared) (Review)
 The Hat              Phonograms: -ap,     Words with             Sentences           Sentences
                      -at (Introduce)      -ap, -at               (Independent)       (Review)
 Ham? Hat? (DB)       Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Prewriting          Sentences
                      (Introduce)                                                     (Introduce)
 Sam and the Bag      Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Drafting            Sentences             Predict Outcomes
 Fiction              (Review)                                                        (Review)              Antonyms
                                                                                                            Synonyms
 Sam and the Bag;     Short Vowel: /a/a    Words with /a/a        Responding and      Sentences
 Tap a Hat (DB)       (Review)                                    Revising            (Review)
 Sam and the Bag      Build Words          Words with /a/a        Proofreading        Sentences
                                                                                      (Review)
 Sam and the Bag      Inflection: -s       Words with             Publishing          Sentences
                                           -am, -at                                   (Review)
 Sid (DB)             Short Vowel: /i/i    Words with /i/i        Prewriting          Word Order
                      (Introduce)                                                     (Introduce)




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                                       Trophies Book 1-1, Guess Who
                                   Theme 1: I Am Your Friend (Continued)
     Suggested
   Selection or           Decoding /                                                                                 Focus Skill /
                                                  Spelling                Writing               Grammar
 Decodable Book          Phonics Skills                                                                             Focus Strategy
       (DB)
Ants                   Short Vowel: /i/i     Words with /i/i        Drafting               Word Order              Details
Nonfiction             (Review)                                                            (Review)
Ants;                  Short Vowel: /i/i     Words with /i/i        Responding and         Word Order
Tim and Pip (DB)       (Review)                                     Revising               (Review)
Ants                   Build Words           Words with /i/i        Proofreading           Word Order
                                                                                           (Review)
Ants                   Phonograms: -ill,     Words with             Publishing             Word Order
                       -it Contraction: ‘s   -ill, -it; ‘s                                 (Review)



Suggested Independent Trade Books

Look What I Can Do                             I Like Bugs                              Oh, Cats!
Cat Traps                                      Just Look at You!                        In the Small, Small Pond
Mama Cat Has Three Kittens                     What I See                               In the Park
I Like It When…                                A Hat for Minerva Louise




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                                  Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)             Handwriting
   How to                                                               D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                      reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand



                                             Trophies Book 1-1: Guess Who
                                                 Theme 2: Just for Fun
     Suggested
    Selection or          Decoding /                                                                             Focus Skill /
                                                    Spelling                 Writing           Grammar
  Decodable Book         Phonics Skills                                                                         Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 The Sack (DB)         Digraph: /k/ ck        Words with /k/ ck        Classroom Chart     Telling Sentences
                       (Introduce)                                     (Shared)            (Introduce)
 Jack and Rick         Digraph: /k/ ck        Words with /k/ ck        Story Response      Telling Sentences   Sequence
 (Fantasy)             (Review)                                        (Interactive)       (Review)
 Jack and Rick;        Digraph: /k/ ck        Words with /k/ ck        Sentence Frames     Telling Sentences
 Pack the Van          (Review)                                        (Writing Across     (Review)
 (DB)                                                                  Curriculum)
 Jack and Rick         Build Words            Words with /k/ ck        Write Invitations   Telling Sentences
                                                                       (Shared)            (Review)
 Jack and Rick         Phonograms: -ick,      Words with               Messages            Telling Sentences
                       -in, Contraction: -    -ick, -ink; ‘ll          (Independent)       (Review)
                       ll
 Todd Fox (DB)         Short Vowel: /o/o      Words with /o/o          Prewriting          Asking Sentences
                       (Introduce)                                                         (Introduce)
 Todd’s Box            Short Vowel: /o/o      Words with               Drafting            Asking Sentences    Draw Conclusions
 (Realistic Fiction)   (Review)               /o/o                                         (Review)            Synonyms
 Todd’s Box;           Short Vowel: /o/o      Words with               Responding and      Asking Sentences
 Dot and Pom-          (Review)               /o/o                     Revising            (Review)
 Pom (DB)
 Todd’s Box            Word Building          Words with               Proofreading        Asking Sentences
                       with /i/i and /o/o     /i/i and /o/o                                (Review)
 Todd’s Box            Inflections: -ed, -    Words with               Publishing          Asking Sentences
                       ing                    -ed, -ing                                    (Review)
 At the Mall (DB)      Vowel Variant:         Words with /ô/a          Prewriting          Naming Parts of a
                       /ô/a (Introduce)                                                    Sentence
                                                                                           (Introduce)



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                                       Trophies Book 1-1: Guess Who
                                      Theme 2: Just for Fun (Continued)
     Suggested           Suggested            Suggested               Suggested              Suggested           Suggested
    Selection or        Selection or         Selection or            Selection or           Selection or        Selection or
 Decodable Book       Decodable Book       Decodable Book          Decodable Book         Decodable Book      Decodable Book
       (DB)                (DB)                 (DB)                     (DB)                   (DB)               (DB)
All That Corn       Vowel Variant:       Words with               Drafting               Naming Parts of a   Sequence
(Nonfiction)        /ô/a (Review)        /ô/a                                            Sentence
                                                                                         (Review)
All That Corn;      Vowel Variant:       Words with               Responding and         Naming Parts of a
Tall, Small, Tall   /ô/a (Review)        /ô/a                     Revising               Sentence
(DB)                                                                                     (Review)
All That Corn       Word Building        Words with               Proofreading           Naming Parts of a
                                         /ô/a                                            Sentence
                                                                                         (Review)
All That Corn       Phonograms: -all,    Words with               Publishing             Naming Parts of a
                    -ill Contraction:    -all, -ill; n’t                                 Sentence
                    n’t                                                                  (Review)


Suggested Independent Trade Books

Just Like Daddy                             Sid and Sam                               Daddy is a Doodlebug
Surprise!                                   My Day in the Garden                      All About Seeds
My Sister is My Friend                      What Is in the Box?                       Off We Go!
The Turnip                                  Brown Bear, Brown Bear,
                                              What Do You See?




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                                                               Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)         Handwriting
   How to                                                           D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                  reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand



                                         Trophies Book 1-2, Catch a Dream
                                            Theme 3: It’s My Turn Now
     Suggested
    Selection or          Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                                 Spelling                Writing           Grammar
  Decodable Book         Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
       (DB)
 Ben and Bell          Short Vowel: /e/e     Words with /e/e       Sentences About     Naming Parts for
 (DB)                  (Introduce)                                 Me (Shared)         Two (Introduce)
 Dan’s Pet             Short Vowel: /e/e     Words with /e/e       Dialogue            Naming Parts for     Setting
 (Realistic Fiction)   (Review)                                    (Interactive)       Two (Review)         Synonyms
 Dan’s Pet;            Short Vowel: /e/e     Words with /e/e       Favorite Pets       Naming Parts for
 Red Hen (DB)          (Review)                                    Graph (Writing      Two (Review)
                                                                   Across
                                                                   Curriculum)
 Dan’s Pet             Build Words           Words with /e/e       Sentences           Naming Parts for
                                                                   (Interactive)       Two (Review)
 Dan’s Pet             Initial blends with   Words with            Captions            Naming Parts for
                       s                     s blends              (Independent)       Two (Review)
 Seth’s Pet (DB)       Digraph: /th/th       Words with /th/th     Book Report         Telling Parts of
                                                                   (Shared)            Sentences
                                                                                       (Introduce)
 Boots for Beth        Digraph: /th/th       Words with /th/th     Story Response      Telling Parts of   Cause/Effect
 (Fantasy)                                                         (Independent)       Sentences (Review) Synonyms
 Boots for Beth;       Digraph: /th/th       Words with /th/th     Poem (Shared)       Telling Parts of
 Math Path (DB)                                                                        Sentences (Review)
 Boots for Beth        Build Words           Words with /th/th     Sentences           Telling Parts of
                                                                   (Writing Across     Sentences (Review)
                                                                   Curriculum)
 Boots for Beth        Phonograms: -est,     Words with            Book Report         Telling Parts of
                       -ent                  -est, -ent            (Interactive)       Sentences (Review)
 Muff’s Bath (DB)      Short Vowel: /u/u     Words with /u/u       Prewriting          Telling Parts for
                                                                                       Two (Introduce)



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                                    Trophies Book 1-2, Catch a Dream
                                  Theme 3: It’s My Turn Now (Continued)
    Suggested
   Selection or          Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling                Writing           Grammar
  Decodable Book        Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
       (DB)
Space Pup             Short Vowel: /u/u     Words with /u/u       Drafting            Telling Parts for    Cause/Effect
(Fantasy)                                                                             Two (Review)
Space Pup; Buck       Short Vowel: /u/u     Words with            Responding and      Telling Parts for
Duck (DB)                                   /u/u                  Revising            Two (Review)
Space Pup             Word Building         Words with            Proofreading        Telling Parts for
                                            /u/u                                      Two (Review)
Space Pup             Initial Blends with   Words with r          Publishing          Telling Parts for
                      r                                                               Two (Review)
King Bing Plays       Diphthong: /ng/ng     Words with /ng/ng     Sentence Frames     Complete
Ball (DB)                                                         (Writing Across     Sentences
                                                                  Curriculum)         (Introduce)
Where Do Frogs        Diphthong: /ng/ng     Words with /ng/ng     Dialogue            Complete             Details
Come From?                                                        (Interactive)       Sentences
(Nonfiction)                                                                          (Review)
Where Do Frogs        Diphthong: /ng/ng     Words with /ng/ng     Song (Shared)       Complete
Come From?;                                                                           Sentences
Ling and Lang                                                                         (Review)
(DB)
Where Do Frogs        Build Words           Words with /ng/ng     Riddles (Writing    Complete
Come From?                                                        Across              Sentences
                                                                  Curriculum)         (Review)
Where Do Frogs        Phonograms: -         Words with            A Class Book        Complete
Come From?            ang, -ing             -ang, -ing            (Independent)       Sentences
                      (Introduce)                                                     (Review)
                       Contractions: ‘s,
                      n’t, ‘ll (Review)
Morning Song          R-controlled          Words with /ôr/or,    Activities List     Nouns
(DB); Mort’s Trip     Vowels: /ôr/or,       ore                   (Shared)            (Introduce)
to the Store (DB)     ore (Introduce)
Try Your Best         R-controlled          Words with /ôr/or,    Story Response      Nouns                Character
(Realistic Fiction)   Vowels: /ôr/or,       ore                   (Independent)       (Review)
                      ore (Review)
Try Your Best;        R-controlled          Words with /ôr/or,    Sentence Frames     Nouns
The Fort (DB);        Vowels: /ôr/or,       ore                   (Writing Across     (Review)
More Corn (DB)        ore (Review)                                Curriculum)
Try Your Best         Build Words           Words with /ôr/or,    Writing Sentences   Nouns
                                            ore                   (Interactive)       (Review)
Try Your Best         Compound Words        Words with /ôr/or,    Posters             Nouns
                      (Introduce)           ore                   (Independent)       (Review)
At the Shore (DB)     Digraph: /sh/sh       Words with /sh/sh     Prewriting          Nouns: People or
                      (Introduce)                                                     Places (Introduce)




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                                   Trophies Book 1-2, Catch a Dream
                                 Theme 3: It’s My Turn Now (Continued)
    Suggested
   Selection or        Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                              Spelling                Writing              Grammar
 Decodable Book       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
       (DB)
Fun with Fish       Digraph: /sh/sh       Words with /sh/sh     Drafting               Nouns: People or   Details
(Nonfiction)        (Review)                                                           Places (Review)    Synonyms
Fun with Fish;      Digraph: /sh/sh       Words with /sh/sh     Responding and         Nouns: People or
Trash (DB)          (Review)                                    Revising               Places (Review)
Fun with Fish       Build Words           Words with /sh/sh     Proofreading           Nouns: People or
                                                                                       Places (Review)
Fun with Fish       Initial Blends with   Words with blends     Publishing             Nouns: People or
                    s and r               s and r                                      Places (Review)




Suggested Independent Trade Books
Duck in the Truck                           Fish Wish                               Little Miss Muffet
The Perfect Pet                             How Many Fish?                          Big Egg
Ask Nicely                                  Ten Little Caterpillars                 Downtown Lost and Found
Five Silly Fisherman                        Good Morning, Chick                     City Cats, Country Cats
Rosie’s Walk                                Tadpoles                                Can I Help?
What Time Is It?                            Drawing Lessons from a Bear             The Real Winner
Pussy Cat                                   After Goldilocks                        The Worst Helper Ever
The Baby                                    Hop Jump                                The Frog and the Fly




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.
  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)        Handwriting
   How to                                                          D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                 reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand


                                       Trophies Book 1-3, Here and There
                                           Theme 4: I Think I Can!
     Suggested
    Selection or         Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling                Writing           Grammar
   Decodable Book       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 Chad and His         Digraphs: /ch/ch,     Words with            Word Chart          Nouns: Animals or
 Chums (DB);          tch (Introduce)       /ch/ch, tch           (Shared)            Things (Introduce)
 Mitch and Fitch
 (DB)
 I Am a Butterfly     Digraph: /ch/ch,      Words with            Report              Nouns: Animals or Predict Outcomes
 (Nonfiction)         tch (Review)          /ch/ch, tch           (Interactive)       Things (Review)
 I Am a Butterfly;    Digraph: /ch/ch,      Words with            Facts (Writing      Nouns: Animals or
 Chuck and Chet       tch (Review)          /ch/ch, tch           Across              Things (Review)
 (DB); Mitch,                                                     Curriculum)
 Chip, and Catnip
 (DB)
 I Am a Butterfly     Build Words           Words with            Notes (Shared)      Nouns: Animals or
                                            /ch/ch, tch                               Things (Review)
 I Am a Butterfly     Initial Blends with   Words with            Riddles             Nouns: Animals or
                      l (Introduce)         l blends              (Independent)       Things (Review)
 At the Park (DB)     R-controlled          Words with /är/ar     Newspaper Ad        One and More
                      Vowel: /är/ar                               (Shared)            Than One
                      (Introduce)                                                     (Introduce)
 Did You See          R-controlled          Words with /är/ar     Chip’s Story        One and More      Setting
 Chip?                Vowel: /är/ar                               (Independent)       Than One (Review)
 (Play)               (Review)
 Did You See          R-controlled          Words with /är/ar     Character Poem      One and More
 Chip?;               Vowel: /är/ar                               (Interactive)       Than One (Review)
 Back on the Farm     (Review)
 (DB)
 Did You See          Build Words           Words with /är/ar     Animal Care         One and More
 Chip?                                                            Sentences           Than One (Review)
                                                                  (Writing Across
                                                                  Curriculum)




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                                   Trophies Book 1-3, Here and There
                                  Theme 4: I Think I Can! (Continued)
    Suggested
   Selection or        Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                               Spelling                Writing           Grammar
 Decodable Book       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
      (DB)
Did You See         Inflections: -s, -    Words with             Pet Sentences       One and More
Chip?               ed,                   -s, -ed, -ing          (Independent)       Than One (Review)
                    -ing
Zip! Zap! Quick!    Digraphs: /kw/qu,     Words with             Prewriting          Special Names and
(DB); The Whip      /hw/wh                /kw/qu, /hw/wh                             Titles for People
(DB)                                                                                 (Introduce)
Tomás Rivera;       Digraphs: /kw/qu,     Words with             Drafting            Special Names and Character
(Biography)         /hw/wh                /kw/qu, /hw/wh                             Titles for People
Quick! Barked the                                                                    (Review)
King (DB); Cluck!
Quack! Wham!
Whack! (DB)
Tomás Rivera        Digraphs: /kw/qu,     Words with             Responding and      Special Names and
                    /hw/wh                /kw/qu, /hw/wh         Revising            Titles for People
                                                                                     (Review)
Tomás Rivera        Build Words           Words with             Proofreading        Special Names and
                                          /kw/qu, /hw/wh                             Titles for People
                                                                                     (Review)
Tomás Rivera        Initial Blends with   Words with I           Publishing          Special Names and
                    I Inflection: -es     blends; -es                                Titles for People
                                                                                     (Review)
Dr. Kern (DB);      R-controlled          Words with /ûr/er,     Favorite Colors     Special Names of
The Third Bird      Vowels: /ûr/er, ir,   ir, ur                 Chart (Shared)      Places (Introduce)
(DB); Burt and      ur (Introduce)
Curtis (DB)
On the Way to the   R-controlled          Words with /ûr/er,     Story Response      Special Names of     Context Clues
Pond                Vowels: /ûr/er, ir,   ir, ur                 (Independent)       Places (Review)      Setting
(Fantasy)           ur (Review)
On the Way to the   R-controlled          Words with /ûr/er,     Sentence Frames     Special Names of
Pond; Mom’s         Vowels: /ûr/er, ir,   ir, ur                 (Interactive)       Places (Review)
Helper (DB); Dig    ur (Review)
and Stir (DB);
Burk’s Sunburn
(DB)
On the Way to the   Build Words           Words with /ûr/er,     Animals (Writing    Special Names of
Pond                                      ir, ur                 Across              Places (Review)
                                                                 Curriculum)
On the Way to the   Contractions: ‘ve,    Words with ‘ve,        Invitations         Special Names of
Pond                ‘re (Introduce)       ‘re                    (Shared)            Places (Review)
                    Inflections: ‘s, -
                    ed,
                     -ing (Review)
A Picnic for        Syllable: /əl/le      Words with /əl/le      Human Body          Names of Days
Winkle (DB)         (Introduce)                                  Diagram (Shared)    (Introduce)




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                                     Trophies Book 1-3, Here and There
                                    Theme 4: I Think I Can! (Continued)
      Suggested
     Selection or        Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling                 Writing          Grammar
  Decodable Book        Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 Friends Forever      Syllable: /əl/le      Words with /əl/le      Story Response      Names of Days      Fact/Fiction
 (Nonfiction)         (Introduce)                                  (Independent)       (Review)
 Friends Forever;     Syllable: /əl/le      Words with /əl/le      Riddles (Writing    Names of Days
 Tell Me a Riddle     (Introduce)                                  Across              (Review)
 (DB)                                                              Curriculum)
 Friends Forever      Build Words           Words with /əl/le      Write Sentences     Names of Days
                                                                   (Interactive)       (Review)
 Friends Forever      Initial Blends with   Words with l;          Cartoon Dialogue    Names of Days
                      l                     -er, -est              (Independent)       (Review)
                      Inflections: -er, -
                      est
 A Little Fellow      Long Vowel:           Words with /ō/ow,      Prewriting          Names of Months
 (DB); Coal for       /ō/ow, oa             oa                                         (Introduce)
 Gramps (DB)
 The Fox and the      Long Vowel:           Words with /ō/ow,      Drafting            Names of Months    Character
 Stork                /ō/ow, oa             oa                                         (Review)
 (Fable)
 The Fox and the      Long Vowel:           Words with /ō/ow,      Responding and      Names of Months
 Stork; Snowball      /ō/ow, oa             oa                     Revising            (Review)
 and Shadow
 (DB); Camping at
 Oak Pond (DB)
 The Fox and the      Word Building         Words with /ō/ow,      Proofreading        Names of Months
 Stork                                      oa                                         (Review)
 The Fox and the      Blends with s and     Words with s and       Publishing          Names of Months
 Stork                r                     r blends;                                  (Review)
                      Inflections: -s, -     -s, -ed, and
                      ed, and -ing          -ing




  Suggested Language Arts and Word
Grade One: Independent Trade Books Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
                                                                                     Spider’s Lunch: All About Garden Content
  Who provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s CoreSpiders
matrix is the Beast?                             Family Photos
  Who Hops?
for assessment.                                  My Friends                          A Friend
  Nine Ducks Nine                                Sidewalk Trip                       Sing a Song of People
  Dilly-Dally and the Nine Secrets               Pablo’s Tree                        Have You Seen Bugs?
  Rice Cakes                                     The Tortilla Factory                Friends!
  Will You Be My Friend?                         Friendship Salad                    Old MacDonald’s Fun Time Farm
  A Tree for Me                                  Where Are You?                      What Do You See?
  Silly Sally                                    No Dinner: The Story of the Old Woman and the Pumpkin
  And to Think We Thought We’d Never Be Friends




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)        Handwriting
   How to                                                          D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                 reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand



                                       Trophies Book 1-4, Time Together
                                          Theme 5: Hello, Neighbor
    Selection or
                          Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
  Decodable Book                                Spelling               Writing             Grammar
                         Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
         (DB)
 To Be a Frog          Long Vowels:        Words with /ē/e,       Animal-Flap Book    Names of Holidays
 (DB); Reed’s          /ē/e, ee, ea        ee, ea                 (Independent)       (Introduce)
 Beetles (DB);         (Introduce)
 Sweet Treats (DB)
 A Bed Full of Cats    Long Vowels:        Words with /ē/e,       Story Response      Names of Holidays Alphabetize
 (Realistic Fiction)   /ē/e, ee, ea        ee, ea                 (Independent)       (Review)
                       (Review)
 A Bed Full of         Long Vowels:        Words with /ē/e,       News Headlines      Names of Holidays
 Cats; Edith and       /ē/e, ee, ea        ee, ea                 (Writing Across     (Review)
 Felix (DB); Lee       (Review)                                   Curriculum)
 Needs Sleep (DB);
 The East Beach
 Team (DB)
 A Bed Full of Cats    Word Building       Words with /ē/e,       Extend the Story    Names of Holidays
                                           ee, ea                 (Shared)            (Review)
 A Bed Full of Cats    Contractions: ‘s,   Words with             Cat Story           Names of Holidays
                       ‘n’t, ‘ll           ‘s, ‘n’t, ‘ll          (Independent)       (Review)
 Wake Up Blake         Long Vowel: /ā/a-   Words with /ā/a-e      Theme Word          Using I and Me
 (DB)                  e (Review)                                 Chart (Shared)      (Introduce)
 Me On the Map         Long Vowel: /ā/a-   Words with /ā/a-e      Story Response      Using I and Me        Classify /
 (Nonfiction)          e (Review)                                 (Independent)       (Review)              Categorize
 Me On the Map;        Long Vowel: /ā/a-   Words with /ā/a-e      Sentence Frames     Using I and Me
 Jane’s Game           e (Review)                                 (Writing Across     (Review)
 (DB)                                                             Curriculum)




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                                    Trophies Book 1-4, Time Together
                                  Theme 5: Hello, Neighbor (Continued)
   Selection or
                       Decoding /                                                                            Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                Spelling                Writing            Grammar
                      Phonics Skills                                                                        Focus Strategy
      (DB)
Me On the Map       Build Words           Words with /ā/a-e       Write Sentences     Using I and Me
                                                                  (Interactive)       (Review)
Silly Kitty (PPR)   Phonograms: -         Words with              Advertisements      Using I and Me
                    ake,                   -ake, -ate; -ed, -     (Independent)       (Review)
                    -ate                  ing
                    Inflections: -ed, -
                    ing
Benny Bunny         Long Vowel: /ē/y      Words with /ē/y         Prewriting          Using He, She, It,
(DB)                (Introduce)                                                       They (Introduce)
At Home Around      Long Vowel: /ē/y      Words with /ē/y         Drafting            Using He, She, It,   Classify /
the World           (Review)                                                          They (Review)        Categorize
(Nonfiction)
At Home Around      Long Vowel: /ē/y      Words with /ē/y         Responding and      Using He, She, It,
the World; Ricky    (Review)                                      Revising            They (Review)
and Lucky (DB)
At Home Around      Word Building         Words with /ē/y         Proofreading        Using He, She, It,
the World                                                                             They (Review)
At Home Around      Inflections: -es, -   Words with              Publishing          Using He, She, It,
the World           ed,                    -es, -ed, -ing (y to                       They (Review)
                    -ing (y to I)         I)
Mike’s Job          Long Vowel: /ī/i-e    Words with /ī/i-e       Feelings List       Describing Words:
                    (Introduce)                                   (Shared)            Feelings
                                                                                      (Introduce)
Tell Me a Story     Long Vowel: /ī/i-e    Words with /ī/i-e       Story Response      Describing        Alphabetize
(Fiction)           (Review)                                      (Interactive)       Words: Feelings
                                                                                      (Review)
Tell Me a Story;    Long Vowel: /ī/i-e    Words with /ī/i-e       Dialogue (Writing   Describing
A Fine Day for      (Review)                                      Across              Words: Feelings
Kites (DB)                                                        Curriculum)         (Review)
Tell Me a Story     Build Words           Words with /ī/i-e       Photo Captions      Describing
                                                                  (Independent)       Words: Feelings
                                                                                      (Review)
Tell Me a Story     Phonograms: -ine,     Words with              Sentence Frame      Describing
                    -ite (Introduce)      -ine, -ite              (Independent)       Words: Feelings
                    Contractions: ‘s,                                                 (Review)
                    n’t, ‘ll (Review)
Cindy’s Circus      Consonant: /s/c       Words with /s/c         Sentences About     Describing
(DB)                (Introduce)                                   Stores (Writing     Words: Color,
                                                                  Across              Size, Shape
                                                                  Curriculum)         (Introduce)
My Robot            Consonant: /s/c       Words with /s/c         Thank-You Note      Describing           Fantasy / Reality
(Science Fiction)   (Review)                                      (Shared)            Words: Color,
                                                                                      Size, Shape
                                                                                      (Review)




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                                      Trophies Book 1-4, Time Together
                                    Theme 5: Hello, Neighbor (Continued)
   Selection or
                        Decoding /                                                                        Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                       Phonics Skills                                                                    Focus Strategy
       (DB)
My Robot; Bats        Consonant: /s/c     Words with /s/c        Sentences with      Describing
Are Nice (DB)         (Review)                                   Describing Words    Words: Color,
                                                                 (Independent)       Size, Shape
                                                                                     (Review)
My Robot              Build Words         Words with /s/c        Speech Balloons     Describing
                                                                 (Interactive)       Words: Color,
                                                                                     Size, Shape
                                                                                     (Review)
My Robot              Phonograms: -ice,   Words with             Riddles             Describing
                      -ide                -ice, -ide             (Independent)       Words: Color,
                                                                                     Size, Shape
                                                                                     (Review)
Howdy Clown           Vowel Variant:      Words with             Prewriting          Describing
(DB); What Joan       /ou/ow, ou          /ou/ow, ou                                 Words: Taste,
Found (DB)            (Introduce)                                                    Smell, Sound,
                                                                                     Feel (Introduce)
On the Job with Dr. Vowel Variant:        Words with             Drafting            Describing         Classify /
Martha              /ou/ow, ou            /ou/ow, ou                                 Words: Taste,      Categorize
(Nonfiction)        (Review)                                                         Smell, Sound,      Context Clues
                                                                                     Feel (Review)
On the Job with Dr.   Vowel Variant:      Words with             Responding and      Describing
Martha; Bow-Wow       /ou/ow, ou          /ou/ow, ou             Revising            Words: Taste,
Hound (DB); The       (Review)                                                       Smell, Sound,
Grouchy Mice                                                                         Feel (Review)
(DB)
On the Job with Dr.   Build Words         Words with             Proofreading        Describing
Martha                                    /ou/ow, ou                                 Words: Taste,
                                                                                     Smell, Sound,
                                                                                     Feel (Review)
On the Job with Dr. Phonograms: -         Words with             Publishing          Describing
Martha              own,                  -own, -ound                                Words: Taste,
                     -ound                                                           Smell, Sound,
                                                                                     Feel (Review)
Let’s Fly (DB);       Long Vowel: /ī/y,   Words with /ī/y, ie    Animal Book         Describing Words:
Fried Fish and        ie (Introduce)                             (Writing Across     How Many
Apple Pie (DB)                                                   Curriculum)         (Introduce)
Little Bear’s         Long Vowel: /ī/y,   Words with /ī/y, ie    Story Response      Describing        Alphabetize
Friend                ie (Review)                                (Interactive)       Words: How
(Fantasy)                                                                            Many (Review)
Little Bear’s         Long Vowel: /ī/y,   Words with /ī/y, ie    Want Ad (Shared)    Describing
Friend; Freddy        ie (Review)                                                    Words: How
and the Fly (DB);                                                                    Many (Review)
A Fly on My Pie
(DB)
Little Bear’s         Build Words         Words with /ī/y, ie    Sentences           Describing
Friend                                                           (Independent)       Words: How
                                                                                     Many (Review)




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                                    Trophies Book 1-4, Time Together
                                  Theme 5: Hello, Neighbor (Continued)
     Selection or
                       Decoding /                                                                            Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                      Phonics Skills                                                                        Focus Strategy
        (DB)
Little Bear’s       Inflections: -s, -    Words with -s, -       Rhyme (Shared)      Describing
Friend              ed,                   ed, -ing                                   Words: How
                    -ing                                                             Many (Review)
Rabbit and Mole     Long Vowel: /ō/o-     Words with /ō/o-e      Sentence Frames     Describing
(DB)                e (Introduce)                                (Independent)       Words: Weather
                                                                                     (Introduce)
Busy Buzzy Bee      Long Vowel: /ō/o-     Words with /ō/o-e      Story Response      Describing           Cause / Effect
(Nonfiction)        e (Review)                                   (Independent)       Words: Weather
                                                                                     (Review)
Busy Buzzy Bee;     Long Vowel: /ō/o-     Words with /ō/o-e      Sentences About     Describing
A Vole Finds a      e (Review)                                   Work (Writing       Words: Weather
Home (DB)                                                        Across              (Review)
                                                                 Curriculum)
Busy Buzzy Bee      Word Building         Words with /ō/o-e      Write Sentences     Describing
                                                                 (Interactive)       Words: Weather
                                                                                     (Review)
Busy Buzzy Bee      Initial Blends with   Words with l           Bulletin Board      Describing
                    l                     blends                 Display             Words: Weather
                                                                 (Independent)       (Review)


Suggested Independent Trade Books

Every Autumn Comes the Bear                 We’re Going on a Lion Hunt                   I Have a Question, Grandma
Buzz!                                       Bear’s Busy Family                           Grandfater and I
Dog’s Day                                   Where Do I Live?                             Kit and Kat
A Place for Nicholas                        Seasons                                      It’s A Good Thing There Are Insects
Harriett You’ll Drive Me Wild!              All the Colors of the Earth                  There is a Town
Earthmates                                  Rolie, Polie, Olie                           Animal Home
Special Things                              Goldilocks and the Three Bears               I Was Just About To Go To Bed
Blueberries for Sal                         A Kiss for Little Bear                       Houses and Homes
Pets in Trumpets                            Skimper-Scamper Mice                         Somewhere in the World Right Now
Bumblebee, Bumblebee, Do You Know Me?       All Kinds of Children                        Me and My Place in Space
Cat Games




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade One: Language Arts and Word Work
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project (to be completed by year’s end.)         Handwriting
   How to                                                           D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
   Friendly Letter                                                  reviewed in the first grade.
   On Demand



                                        Trophies Book 1-5, Gather Around
                                             Theme 6: Going Places
     Selection or
                         Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
  Decodable Book                                 Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                        Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 Seeing the Sights    Long Vowel:           Words with /ī/igh      Theme Word          Describing Words:
 (DB)                 /ī/igh (Introduce)                           Chart (Shared)      -er and -est
                                                                                       (Introduce)
 The Story of the     Long Vowel:           Words with /ī/igh      Story Response      Describing Words:    Plot
 Blue Bird            /ī/igh (Review)                              (Independent)       -er and -est         Synonyms
 (Fiction)                                                                             (Review)
 The Story of the     Long Vowel:           Words with /ī/igh      How Birds Fly       Describing Words:
 Blue Bird            /ī/igh (Review)                              (Writing Across     -er and -est
                                                                   Curriculum)         (Review)
 The Story of the     Build Words           Words with /ī/igh      A Story About a     Describing Words:
 Blue Bird                                                         Problem (Shared)    -er and -est
                                                                                       (Review)
 The Story of the     Contractions: ‘s,     Words with             Postcards           Describing Words:
 Blue Bird            n’t, ‘ll; (Review)    -ed, -ing              (Interactive)       -er and -est
                      Inflections: -ed, -                                              (Review)
                      ing (Introduce)
 Daisy (DB);          Long Vowel:           Words with /ā/ai,      ―I Learned‖ List    Verbs (Introduce)
 A Gray Day (DB)      /ā/ai, ay             ay                     (Shared)
                      (Introduce)
 Frog and Toad All    Long Vowel:           Words with /ā/ai,      Story Response      Verbs (Review)       Cause / Effect
 Year                 /ā/ai, ay (Review)    ay                     (Interactive)
 (Fiction)
 Frog and Toad All    Long Vowel:           Words with /ā/ai,      Dialogue            Verbs (Review)
 Year; One Rainy      /ā/ai, ay (Review)    ay                     (Independent)
 Day (DB); Rain, I
 Say (DB)
 Frog and Toad All    Build Words           Words with /ā/ai,      Report (Writing     Verbs (Review)
 Year                                       ay                     Across
                                                                   Curriculum)




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                                      Trophies Book 1-5, Gather Around
                                      Theme 6: Going Places (Continued)
   Selection or
                        Decoding /                                                                         Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                 Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                       Phonics Skills                                                                     Focus Strategy
      (DB)
Frog and Toad All    Phonograms: -ail,     Words with             Lists               Verbs (Review)
Year                 -ain                  -ail, -ain             (Independent)
Hi, Green Beans!     Long Vowel: /ī/i      Words with /ī/i        Prewriting          Verbs That Tell
(DB)                 (Introduce)                                                      About Now
                                                                                      (Introduce)
Fishing Bears        Long Vowel: /ī/I      Words with /ī/i        Drafting            Verbs That Tell    Main Idea
(Nonfiction)         (Review)                                                         About Now
                                                                                      (Review)
Fishing Bears;       Long Vowel: /ī/I      Words with /ī/i        Responding and      Verbs That Tell
Wild, Wild, Things   (Review)                                     Revising            About Now
(DB)                                                                                  (Review)
Fishing Bears        Build Words           Words with /ī/i        Proofreading        Verbs That Tell
                                                                                      About Now
                                                                                      (Review)
Fishing Bears        Inflections: -ed, -   Words with             Publishing          Verbs That Tell
                     ing (Introduce)       -ed, -ing                                  About Now
                                                                                      (Review)
Let’s Go! (DB)       Long Vowel: /ō/o      Words with /ō/o        Animal Features     Using Am, Is and
                     (Introduce)                                  Chart (Writing      Are (Introduce)
                                                                  Across
                                                                  Curriculum)
How to Be a Nature   Long Vowel: /ō/o      Words with /ō/o        Picture Caption     Using Am, Is and   Main Idea
Detective            (Review)                                     (Shared)            Are (Review)
(Nonfiction)
How to Be a Nature   Long Vowel: /ō/o      Words with /ō/o        Newspaper           Using Am, Is and
Detective;           (Review)                                     Article             Are (Review)
Flo Hippo (DB)                                                    (Interactive)
How to Be a Nature   Build Words           Words with /ō/o        Riddle              Using Am, Is and
Detective                                                         (Independent)       Are (Review)
How to Be a Nature Contractions: ‘ve,      Words with ‘ve,        Description of      Using Am, Is and
Detective          ‘d, ‘re                 ‘d, ‘re                Setting             Are (Review)
                                                                  (Independent)
Roger’s Gerbil       Consonant: /j/g,      Words with /j/g,       Bingo Cards         Verbs That Tell
(DB); The Fudge      dge (Introduce)       dge                    (Shared)            About the Past
Judge (DB)                                                                            (Introduce)
The Puddle           Consonant: /j/g,      Words with /j/g,       Class Book          Verbs That Tell    Plot
(Fiction)            dge (Review)          dge                    (Writing Across     About the Past
                                                                  Curriculum)         (Review)
The Puddle;          Consonant: /j/g,      Words with /j/g,       Directions          Verbs That Tell
Ginger (DB); The     dge (Review)          dge                    (Interactive)       About the Past
Badgers Have a                                                                        (Review)
Picnic (DB)
The Puddle           Build Words           Words with /j/g,       Narrative           Verbs That Tell
                                           dge                    Sentences           About the Past
                                                                  (Independent)       (Review)
The Puddle           Inflections: -ed, -   Words with             Letters             Verbs That Tell
                     ing                    -ed, -ing; ‘ve, ‘d,   (Independent)       About the Past
                     Contractions: ‘ve,    ‘re                                        (Review)
                     ‘d, ‘re
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                                      Trophies Book 1-5, Gather Around
                                      Theme 6: Going Places (Continued)
    Selection or
                       Decoding /                                                                            Focus Skill /
  Decodable Book                               Spelling               Writing              Grammar
                     Phonics Skills                                                                         Focus Strategy
        (DB)
Queen June and the Long Vowel:            Words with             Prewriting            Using Was and
Rude Duke (DB)     /(y)ōō/ u-e            /(y)ōō/u-e                                   Were (Introduce)
                   (Introduce)
Poppleton          Long Vowel:            Words with             Drafting              Using Was and       Predict Outcomes
Everyday           /(y)ōō/ u-e            /(y)ōō/u-e                                   Were (Review)
(Fiction)          (Review)
Poppleton          Long Vowel:            Words with             Responding and        Using Was and
Everyday;          /(y)ōō/ u-e            /(y)ōō/u-e             Revising              Were (Review)
Jules and Luke     (Review)
(DB)
Poppleton          Word Building          Words with             Proofreading          Using Was and
Everyday                                  /(y)ōō/u-e                                   Were (Review)
Poppleton           Contractions: ‘ve,    Words with ve, ‘d,     Publishing            Using Was and
Everyday            ‘d, ‘re               ‘re; -ed,                                    Were (Review)
                    Inflections: -ed, -    -ing
                    ing
All Kinds of        Short Vowel:          Words with /e/ea       Animal Chart          Using Go and
Weather (DB)        /e/ea (Introduce)                            (Shared)              Went (Introduce)
Sleep Is for        Short Vowel:          Words with /e/ea       Story Response        Using Go and        Synonyms
Everyone            /e/ea (Review)                               (Independent)         Went (Review)       Main Idea
(Nonfiction)
Sleep Is for        Short Vowel:          Words with /e/ea       Sentences             Using Go and
Everyone;           /e/ea (Review)                               (Writing Across       Went (Review)
Ned’s Feathers                                                   Curriculum)
(DB)
Sleep Is for        Build Words           Words with /e/ea       Captions              Using Go and
Everyone                                                         (Independent)         Went (Review)
Sleep Is for        Inflections: -er, -   Words with /e/ea       Facts (Interactive)   Using Go and
Everyone            est,                                                               Went (Review)
                     -ed, -ing
                    (Review)
The Loose Tooth     Vowel Variant:        Words with             Talking Mural         Contractions with
(DB)                /ōō/oo (Introduce)    /ōō/oo                 (Independent)         not (Introduce)
Baboon              Vowel Variant:        Words with             Story Response        Contractions with   Synonyms
(Informational      /ōō/oo (Review)       /ōō/oo                 (Independent)         not (Review)        Plot
Fiction)
Baboon;             Vowel Variant:        Words with             Sentence Frames       Contractions with
The Goose and       /ōō/oo (Review)       /ōō/oo                 (Writing Across       not (Review)
the Loon (DB)                                                    Curriculum)
Baboon              Build Words           Words with             Description           Contractions with
                                          /ōō/oo                 (Interactive)         not (Review)
Baboon              Phonograms: -         Words with             Posters               Contractions with
                    oom,                  -oom, -oot             (Independent)         not (Review)
                    -oot




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                                     Trophies Book 1-5, Gather Around
                                     Theme 6: Going Places (Continued)

Suggested Independent Trade Books

Up the Mountain                           The Sun is My Favorite Star          Friend for Growl Bear
Hide and Snake                            Gift from the Sea                    The Little House
The Three Billy Goats Gruff               If You Find a Rock                   Boring Old Bed
Grizzly and the Bumblebee                 Are You My Mother?                   Dream Around the World
The Rainy Day                             The Monarch Butterfly                Frogs
Mabel Dancing                             Lionel at Large                      The Story of Ferdinand
Frog and Toad Together                    Small Pig                            Pig Pig Grows Up
Goodnight Goodnight                       Henry                                Water’s Journey
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day          Animals in Camouflage                How the Sky Got Its Stars
Three Pandas                              Copy Me, Copycub
What! Cried Granny: An Almost             Meet the Boxcar Children: The
 Bedtime Story                              Adventures of Benny and Watch




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Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                          Handwriting
                                                                     D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                     mastered in second grade.




                                         Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                              Theme 1: Being Me
      Suggested
 Selection or Books      Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling                Writing            Grammar
   for All Learners     Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
       (BFAL)
 Sid the              Phonograms: -id, -   Words with              Developing Ideas   Sentences
 Salamander (DB);     ide (Introduce)      -id, -ide               and Topics         (Introduce)
 Ben and Sid (DB);                         2.RF.3a                 (Writer’s Craft)   2.L.2a
 A Pig with Pride
 (DB); Molly
 Rafferty Rides
 (DB)
 The Mixed-Up         Phonograms: -id, -   Words with              Developing Ideas   Sentences             Reading across
 Chameleon            ide (Review)         -id, -ide               and Topics         (Introduce)           Tests
 (Fantasy)                                                         (Writer’s Craft)                         Main Idea
 2.RL.1                                                                                                     (Narrative)
                                                                                                            Book Parts
 The Mixed-Up      Phonograms: -id, -      Words with              Developing Ideas   Sentences
 Chameleon;        ide (Review)            -id, -ide               and Topics         (Introduce)
 Fun Animal Facts:                                                 (Writer’s Craft)
 Chameleons
 The Mixed-Up      Syllables               Words with              Developing Ideas   Sentences
 Chameleon                                 syllables to identify   and Topics         (Introduce)
                                           2.RF.3c                 (Writer’s Craft)
 The Mixed-Up         Review Syllables     Words with              Developing Ideas   Sentences
 Chameleon                                 syllables to review     and Topics         (Introduce)
                                                                   (Writer’s Craft)
 Trouble with Fame Phonograms: -ame, Words with                    Adding Details     Statements and
 (DB); Chester’s My -ake (Introduce) -ame, -ake                    (Writer’s Craft)   Questions
 Name (DB); Camp                     2.RF.3b                       2.SL.6             (Introduce)
 Thunder Lake
 (DB); Make Marvin
 Move! (DB)




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                                            Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                            Theme 1: Being Me (Continued)
     Suggested
Selection or Books    Decoding /                                                                                Focus Skill /
                                                   Spelling               Writing            Grammar
  for All Learners   Phonics Skills                                                                            Focus Strategy
      (BFAL)
Get Up and Go!     Phonograms: -ame,          Words with             Adding Details      Statements and     Author’s Purpose
(Informational     -ake (Review)              -ame, -ake             (Writer’s Craft)    Questions (Review) Locate
Book)                                         2.RF.3c                                                       Information
Get Up and Go!     Phonograms: -ame,          Words with             Adding Details      Statements and
                   -ake (Review)              -ame, -ake             (Writer’s Craft)    Questions (Review)
Get Up and Go!        Phonograms: -ame, Words with                   Adding Details      Statements and
                      -ake (Review)     -ame, -ake                   (Writer’s Craft)    Questions (Review)
Get Up and Go!        Phonograms: -id, - Words with                  Adding Details      Statements and
                      ide (Review)       -id, -ide                   (Writer’s Craft)    Questions (Review)
                                         2.RF.3a
Chipmunks Do          Inflections: -ed   Words with -ed              Paragraph (Writing Commands and
What Chipmunks        (Introduce)                                    Process)           Exclamations
Do (BFAL); How                                                                          (Introduce)
the Leaves Got
Their Colors
(BFAL); Annie’s
Pictures (BFAL);
Fall Colors
(BFAL)
Henry and Mudge       Inflections: -ed        Words with –ed         Paragraph (Writing Commands and          Narrative
Under the Yellow      (Review)                p.17                   Process)           Exclamations          Elements
Moon                                                                                    (Review)              (Setting)
(Realistic Fiction)                                                                                           Locate
                                                                                                              Information
Henry and Mudge       Inflections: -ed        Words with -ed         Paragraph (Writing Commands and
Under the Yellow      (Review)                                       Process)           Exclamations
Moon                                                                                    (Review)
Henry and Mudge       Inflections: -ed        Words with -ed         Paragraph (Writing Commands and
Under the Yellow      (Review)                                       Process)           Exclamations
Moon                                                                                    (Review)
Henry and Mudge       Phonograms: -ame, Words with                   Paragraph (Writing Commands and
Under the Yellow      -ake (Review)     -ame, -ake                   Process)           Exclamations
Moon                                                                                    (Review)
Alone Time,           Inflections: -ed (y     Words with -ed (y      Friendly Letter    Naming Parts of
Together Time         to i) (Introduce)       to i)                  (Writing Process) Sentences
(BFAL); The Dog                                                                         (Introduce)
and His Shadow
(BFAL); Frog or
Toad? (BFAL);
Han and Juan Are
Friends (BFAL)
Days with Frog        Inflections: -ed (y     Words with -ed (y      Friendly Letter     Naming Parts of    Reading Across
and Toad              to i) (Review)          to i)                  (Writing Process)   Sentences (Review) Texts
(Fiction)                                                                                                   Compare/Contrast
Sometimes             Inflections: -ed (y     Words with –ed (y      Friendly Letter     Naming Parts of
                      to i) (Review)          to i)                  (Writing Process)   Sentences (Review)


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                                            Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                            Theme 1: Being Me (Continued)
    Suggested
Selection or Books    Decoding /                                                                                  Focus Skill /
                                                   Spelling               Writing               Grammar
 for All Learners    Phonics Skills                                                                              Focus Strategy
     (BFAL)
Days with Frog     Endings                    Words with -ed (y      Friendly Letter       Naming Parts of
and Toad                                      to i)                  (Writing Process)     Sentences (Review)
                                                                     2.L.2b
Days with Frog        Inflections: -ed        Words with -ed         Friendly Letter       Naming Parts of
and Toad              (Review)                                       (Writing Process)     Sentences (Review)
Listen to That        Phonograms: -at, -      Words with             Journal Entry         Telling Parts of a
(DB); Natalie’s       ate (Introduce)         -at, -ate              (Daily Writing        Sentence
Case (DB); Ice                                                       Activities)           (Introduce)
Hockey Fate
(DB); Kate’s
Dream (DB)
Wilson Sat Alone      Phonograms: -at, -      Words with             Interview (Daily    Telling Parts of a     Narrative
(Realistic Fiction)   ate (Review)            -at, -ate              Writing Activities) Sentence (Review)      Elements
                                              2.RF.3c
Wilson Sat Alone      Phonograms: -at, -      Words with             Thank-You Note        Telling Parts of a
                      ate (Review)            -at, -ate              (Daily Writing        Sentence (Review)
                                                                     Activities) 2.L.2b
Wilson Sat Alone      Compound Words          Compound words         Lists (Daily          Telling Parts of a
                      2.L.4d                  with                   Writing Activities)   Sentence (Review)
                                              syllables to identify
Wilson Sat Alone      Inflections: -ed (y     Words with -ed (y Picture Book (Daily        Telling Parts of a
                      to i) (Maintain)        to i)                 Writing Activities)    Sentence (Review)



Suggested Independent Trade Books

I Love Saturdays y Domingos                     This is the Way We Go to School                 The Adventures of Taxi Dog
A House for Hermit Crab                         My Friends                                      Chameleons Are Cool
Louie                                           How Humans Make Friends                         Three Cheers for Tacky
Training a Guide Dog                            Way Out West Lives a Coyote Named Frank         Shy Charles
There’s an Alligator Under My Bed               One Morning in Maine                            A Home for Mindy
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All         The Shape of Me and Other Stuff                 The Adventures of Snail at School




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Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
                                                                    D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                    mastered in second grade.


                                         Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                            Theme 2: Helping Hands
     Selection or
                         Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
   Decodable Book                               Spelling               Writing             Grammar
                        Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
        (DB)
 Frog with Tacky      Phonograms: -ack, - Words with              Writing Dialogue    Nouns (Introduce)
 Toes (DB); Zack,     ock (Introduce)     -ack, -ock              (Writer’s Craft)    2.L.1a
 Mack, and Gilbert                        p. 18
 (DB); Mary’s
 Flock (DB);
 Fancy Socks (DB)
 The Enormous         Phonograms: -ack, - Words with              Writing Dialogue    Nouns (Review)        Sequence
 Turnip               ock (Review)        -ack, -ock              (Writer’s Craft)                          Alphabetical
 (Folktale)                               p. 18                                                             Order
 The Enormous         Phonograms: -ack, - Words with              Writing Dialogue    Nouns (Review)
 Turnip               ock (Review)        -ack, -ock              (Writer’s Craft)
 The Enormous         Syllable Pattern     Words with syllable    Writing Dialogue    Nouns (Review)
 Turnip               VCCV with Same       pattern VCCV with      (Writer’s Craft)
                      Letter               same letter
 The Enormous         Phonograms: -at, -   Words with –at, -      Writing Dialogue    Nouns (Review)
 Turnip               ate (Review)         ate                    (Writer’s Craft)
 Search for Pearls    r-controlled         Words with /ûr/        Using Colorful      Plural Nouns
 (DB); Early Birds    vowels: /ûr/ ear     ear 2.RF.3e            Words (Writer’s     (Introduce)
 (DB)                 (Introduce)                                 Craft)
 Helping Out          r-controlled         Words with /ûr/        Using Colorful      Plural Nouns          Main Idea
 (Photo Essay)        vowels: /ûr/ ear     ear                    Words (Writer’s     (Review)              Alphabetical
                      (Review)                                    Craft) 2.L.1e                             Order
 Helping Out;         r-controlled         Words with /ûr/        Using Colorful      Plural Nouns
 All Join In          vowels: /ûr/ ear     ear                    Words (Writer’s     (Review)
                      (Review)                                    Craft)
 Helping Out          Syllable Pattern     Words with             Using Colorful      Plural Nouns
                      VCCV                 syllable pattern       Words (Writer’s     (Review)
                                           VCCV                   Craft) 2.L.5a &
                                                                  5b




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                                     Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                   Theme 2: Helping Hands (Continued)
   Selection or
                        Decoding /                                                                         Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                       Phonics Skills                                                                     Focus Strategy
       (DB)
Helping Out           Phonograms: -ack,   Words with             Using Colorful      Plural Nouns
                      -ock (Review)       -ack, -ock             Words (Writer’s     (Review)
                                                                 Craft)
Fly, Ladybug, Fly     Common              Words with             Paragraph That      More Plural Nouns
(BFAL); What          Abbreviations       common                 Describes           (Introduce)
Children Play         (Introduce)         abbreviations          (Writing Process)   2.L.1b
(BFAL); How to
Make a Paper
Airplane (BFAL);
No Problem
(BFAL)
Mr. Putter and        Common              Words with             Paragraph That      More Plural Nouns Predict Outcomes
Tabby Fly the         Abbreviations       common                 Describes           (Review)          Alphabetical
Plane                 (Review)            abbreviations          (Writing Process)                     Order
(Realistic Fiction)
Jump For Health       Common              Words with             Paragraph That      More Plural Nouns
                      Abbreviations       common                 Describes           (Review)
                      (Review)            abbreviations          (Writing Process)
Mr. Putter and        Common              Words with             Paragraph That      More Plural Nouns
Tabby Fly the         Abbreviations       common                 Describes           (Review)
Plane 2.RI.9          (Review)            abbreviations          (Writing Process)
Mr. Putter and        r-controlled        Words with /ûr/        Paragraph That      More Plural Nouns
Tabby Fly the         vowels: /ûr/ ear    ear p. 18              Describes           (Review)
Plane                 (Review)                                   (Writing Process)
Fifty-four            r-controlled        Words with /ôr/        Story (Writing      Names of People
Chestnut Court        vowels: /ôr/ our    our p. 18              Process)            (Introduce)
(DB); Four            (Introduce)                                2.SL.4
Course Dinner
(DB)
Hedgehog Bakes        r-controlled        Words with /ôr/        Story (Writing      Names of People     Synonyms
a Cake                vowels: /ôr/ our    our                    Process)            (Review)            Follow Directions
(Fiction)             (Review)
Hedgehog Bakes        r-controlled        Words with /ôr/        Story (Writing      Names of People
a Cake;               vowels: /ôr/ our    our                    Process)            (Review)
Hedgehog’s            (Review)
Yellow Cake
Hedgehog Bakes        Syllable Pattern    Words with             Story (Writing      Names of People
a Cake                VCCV with           syllable pattern       Process)            (Review)
                      Endings             VCCV with
                                          endings
Hedgehog Bakes        Common              Words with             Story (Writing      Names of People
a Cake                Abbreviations       common                 Process)            (Review)
                      (Maintain)          abbreviations




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                                     Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                   Theme 2: Helping Hands (Continued)
    Selection or
                        Decoding /                                                                         Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                Spelling               Writing            Grammar
                       Phonics Skills                                                                     Focus Strategy
        (DB)
Marcy’s Lemon         Phonograms: -ar, - Words with              List of Time-       Animals and Places
Tree (DB);            arm, -ark          -ar, -arm, -ark         Order Words         (Introduce)
Carly’s Party         (Introduce)                                (Daily Writing
(DB); On the                                                     Activities)
Farm (DB);
Armand, the Army
Ant (DB); Clark
on the Farm
(DB); The Garlic
Garden (DB)
Lemonade for          Phonograms: -ar, - Words with              Invitation (Daily   Animals and Places Compare/Contrast
Sale                  arm, -ark (Review) -ar, -arm, -ark         Writing             (Review)           Charts and Graphs
(Realistic Fiction)                                              Activities)
Lemonade for          Phonograms: -ar, - Words with              Advertisement       Animals and Places
Sale;                 arm, -ark (Review) -ar, -arm, -ark         (Daily Writing      (Review)
Lemonade                                                         Activities)
Lemonade for          Phonograms: -ar, - Words with              Write a Good        Animals and Places
Sale                  arm, -ark (Review) -ar, -arm, -ark         Ending (Daily       (Review)
                                                                 Writing
                                                                 Activities)
Lemonade for          r-controlled        Words with /ôr/        Recipe (Daily       Animals and Places
Sale                  vowels: /ôr/ our    our                    Writing             (Review)
                      (Review)                                   Activities)



Suggested Independent Trade Books

Let’s Dance                                 Don’t Wake Up Mama!                          My New Kitten
Shoes from Grandpa                          The Etcher’s Studio                          Farming
Arthur’s Funny Money                        The Doorbell Rang                            Can I Help?
The Carrot Seed                             Be a Friend to Trees                         The Giant Jam Sandwich
The Tortilla Factory                        One Hundred Hungry Ants                      Is It a Fruit?
Poppleton                                   The Relatives Came                           Pigsty
Poles Apart




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Transactive - Research                                          D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                    mastered in second grade.



                                         Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                              Theme 3: Our World
     Selection or
                         Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
   Decodable Book                               Spelling               Writing             Grammar
                        Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
         (DB)
 Pearce Park          r-controlled          Words with /ir/ ear, Giving Facts and     Names of Days
 Panthers (DB);       vowels: /ir/ ear, eer eer                  Reasons (Writer’s    (Introduce)
 From Dreary to       (Introduce)                                Craft)
 Cheery (DB);
 Three Cheers for
 Miss Greer (DB);
 An Eerie Feeling
 (DB)
 Johnny Appleseed     r-controlled      Words with /ir/ ear, Giving Facts and         Names of Days         Details
 (Play) 2.RL.9        vowels: /ir/ ear, eer
                                        eer                  Reasons (Writer’s        (Review)              Charts and Graphs
                      (Review)                               Craft)
 The Seed             r-controlled      Words with /ir/ ear, Giving Facts and         Names of Days
                      vowels: /ir/ ear, eer
                                        eer                  Reasons (Writer’s        (Review)
                      (Review)                               Craft)
 Johnny Appleseed     r-controlled      Words with /ir/ ear, Giving Facts and         Names of Days
 2.RI.10                                eer
                      vowels: /ir/ ear, eer                  Reasons (Writer’s        (Review)
                      (Review)          2.RF.3f              Craft)
 Johnny Appleseed     Phonograms: -ar, -Words with           Giving Facts and         Names of Days
 2.RI.6               arm, -ark (Review)-ar, -arm, -ark      Reasons (Writer’s        (Review)
                                                             Craft)
 Beth’s Spring Gift   Consonant Blends: Words with spr, str, Staying Focused          Names of Months
 (DB); Sammy the      spr, str, thr     thr                  (Writer’s Craft)         (Introduce)
 Sprinter (DB);       (Introduce)
 Sally Hits Her
 Stride (DB); Andy
 Strums the Strings
 (DB); Three Little
 Hummers (DB);
 Thrifty Teddy
 (DB)




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                                          Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                         Theme 3: Our World (Continued)
    Selection or
                         Decoding /                                                                             Focus Skill /
  Decodable Book                                   Spelling               Writing             Grammar
                        Phonics Skills                                                                         Focus Strategy
       (DB)
From Seed to          Consonant Blends: Words with spr, str, Staying Focused              Names of Months     Reading
Plant                 spr, str, thr     thr                  (Writer’s Craft)             (Review)            Diagrams
(Informational        (Review)                                                                                Follow Directions
Book) 2.W.7
From Seed to          Consonant Blends: Words with spr, str, Staying Focused              Names of Months
Plant;                spr, str, thr     thr                  (Writer’s Craft)             (Review)
A ‘From Seed to       (Review)
Plant’ Project
From Seed to          Syllable Patterns:      Words with syllable Staying Focused         Names of Months
Plant 2.RI.3          VCV                     patterns (VCV)      (Writer’s Craft)        (Review)
From Seed to          r-controlled            Words with         Staying Focused          Names of Months
Plant                 vowels: /ir/ ear, eer   /ir/ ear, eer      (Writer’s Craft)         (Review)
                      (Review)                2.RF.3e
Room at the Zoo       Vowel Digraphs:         Words with /ōō/ oo Research Report          Names of Holidays
(DB); Boone’s         /ōō/ oo (Introduce)                        (Writing Process)        (Introduce)
Big Day (DB)
The Secret Life of    Vowel Digraphs:         Words with /ōō/ oo Research Report          Names of Holidays Fact or Fiction
Trees                 /ōō/ oo (Review)        2.RF.3b            (Writing Process)        (Review)          Follow Directions
(Informational                                                   2.W.8
Book)
Leaf Zoo              Vowel Digraphs:         Words with /ōō/ oo Research Report          Names of Holidays
                      /ōō/ oo (Review)                           (Writing Process)        (Review)
The Secret Life of    Syllable Pattern: C- Words with syllable Research Report            Names of Holidays
Trees 2.R1.7          le                   pattern C-le p. 17 (Writing Process)           (Review)
The Secret Life of    Consonant Blends:       Words with spr, str, Research Report        Names of Holidays
Trees                 spr, str, thr           thr                  (Writing Process)      (Review)
                      (Review)
A Gnome Meets a       Consonant               Words with /n/ gn,     Explanation          Abbreviations
Gnu (DB); The         Digraphs: /n/ gn,       kn; /r/ wr             (Writer’s Process)   (Introduce)
Gnome’s Album         kn; /r/ wr              2.RF.3f p. 17
(DB); A Knack for     (Introduce)
Riddles (DB);
Knights and
Ladies (DB);
Wendy’s Wreath
(DB); Wilbur’s
Wretched Day
(DB)
Watermelon Day        Consonant               Words with /n/ gn,     Explanation          Abbreviations       Make Inferences
(Realistic Fiction)   Digraphs: /n/ gn,       kn; /r/ wr             (Writer’s Process)   (Review)
                      kn; /r/ wr (Review)
Watermelon Day        Consonant               Words with /n/ gn,     Explanation          Abbreviations
                      Digraphs: /n/ gn,       kn; /r/ wr             (Writer’s Process)   (Review)
                      kn; /r/ wr (Review)




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                                        Trophies Book 2-1, Just for You
                                       Theme 3: Our World (Continued)
   Selection or
                       Decoding /                                                                               Focus Skill /
 Decodable Book                                   Spelling               Writing             Grammar
                      Phonics Skills                                                                           Focus Strategy
       (DB)
Watermelon Day      Syllable Pattern: C- Words with syllable        Explanation          Abbreviations
2.RL.6              le and Endings       pattern C-le and           (Writer’s Process)   (Review)
                                         endings                    2.W.2
Watermelon Day      r-controlled         Words with                 Explanation          Abbreviations
                    vowels: /ûr/ ear     /ûr/ ear                   (Writer’s Process)   (Review)
Apple-Picking       Inflections: -s, -es, - Words with -s,          Book Report (Daily Showing
Time (BFAL);        ies (y to i)            -es, -ies (y to i)      Writing Activities) Ownership
The King of the     (Introduce)                                                         (Introduce)
Pumpkin Fair                                                                            2.L.2c
(BFAL); The
Pumpkin’s Trip
Around the World
(BFAL); How
Does Your
Garden Grow?
(BFAL)
Pumpkin Fiesta      Inflections: -s, -es, - Words with -s,        Play Scene (Daily Showing                   Predict Outcomes
(Fiction) 2.RL.5    ies (y to i) (Review) -es, -ies (y to i)      Writing Activities) Ownership               Charts and Graphs
                                                                                      (Review)
Pumpkin Fiesta      Inflections: -s, -es, -   Words with -s,      Poster (Daily       Showing
                    ies (y to i) (Review)     -es, -ies (y to i)  Writing Activities) Ownership
                                                                                      (Review)
Pumpkin Fiesta      Inflections: -s, -es, -   Words with -s,      Opinion (Daily      Showing
                    ies (y to i) (Review)     -es, -ies (y to i)  Writing Activities) Ownership
                                                                                      (Review)
Pumpkin Fiesta      r-controlled              Words with /ôr/ our Greeting Card       Showing
                    vowels: /ôr/ our          p. 18               (Daily Writing      Ownership
                    (Maintain)                                    Activities)         (Review)


Suggested Independent Trade Books

Bat Jamboree                                    The Thunderherd                              The Tiny Seed
Rain Forest Secrets                             The Baker’s Dozen                            The Lotus Seed
Nature’s Green Umbrella                         Zoo                                          Johnny Appleseed Goes a’Planting
Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox                     Starting Gardening                           How a Seed Grows
My Indoor Garden                                Terrific Trees                               Pumpkins
Aurora Means Dawn                               Potluck                                      The Giving Tree
Pumpkin Pumpkin                                 Jamall’s City Garden




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Personal Narrative                                             D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                   mastered in second grade.



                                         Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                            Theme 1: Imagine That!
      Suggested           Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                            Spelling              Writing             Grammar
     Selection(s)       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
 The Country Park     Vowel Diphthongs: Words with /ou/ ou, Writing a Good      Pronouns
 (DB); Wilbur the     /ou/ ou, ow       ow                  Beginning (Writer’s (Introduce)
 Hound (DB);          (Introduce)                           Craft)
 Howard the Twin
 (DB); What the
 Clown Sees (DB)
 The Day Jimmy’s      Vowel Diphthongs:  Words with /ou/ ou, Writing a Good           Pronouns (Review) Cause / Effect
 Boa Ate the Wash     /ou/ ou, ow        ow                  Beginning (Writer’s
 (Fantasy)            (Review)                               Craft)
 Snakey Riddles       Vowel Diphthongs:  Words with /ou/ ou, Writing a Good           Pronouns (Review)
                      /ou/ ou, ow        ow                  Beginning (Writer’s
                      (Review)                               Craft)
 The Day Jimmy’s      Endings            Words with          Writing a Good           Pronouns (Review)
 Boa Ate the Wash     Suffixes: -ful, -less
                                          -ful, -less        Beginning (Writer’s
 2.RL.7                                                      Craft)
 The Day Jimmy’s Vowel Diagraphs: Words with /ōō/ oo Writing a Good                   Pronouns (Review)
 Boa Ate the Wash /ōō/ oo (Maintain)                         Beginning (Writer’s
                                                             Craft)
 Chuck’s Choice     Diphthongs: /oi/ oi, Words with /oi/ oi, Writing for              Describing Words
 (DB); Moira’s      oy (Introduce)       oy p. 18            Different                (Introduce)
 Choice (DB); Floyd 2.L.2d                                   Audiences                2.L.1e
 and His Oysters                                             (Writer’s Craft)
 (DB); The Joyful
 Voyage (DB)
 How I Spent My     Diphthongs: /oi/ oi, Words with /oi/ oi, Writing for              Describing Words      Cause / Effect
 Summer Vacation oy (Review)             oy                  Different                (Review)              Sequence
 (Fantasy)                                                   Audiences                                      Synonyms
                                                             (Writer’s Craft)
 June               Diphthongs: /oi/ oi, Words with /oi/ oi, Writing for              Describing Words
                    oy (Review)          oy                  Different                (Review)
                                                             Audiences
                                                             (Writer’s Craft)



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                                        Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                      Theme 1: Imagine That! (Continued)
    Suggested             Decoding /                                                                            Focus Skill /
                                               Spelling                   Writing             Grammar
   Selection(s)         Phonics Skills                                                                         Focus Strategy
How I Spent My        Diphthongs: /oi/ oi, Words with /oi/ oi,      Writing for           Describing Words
Summer Vacation       oy (Review)          oy                       Different             (Review)
                                                                    Audiences
                                                                    (Writer’s Craft)
How I Spent My        r-controlled             Words with /ir/ ear, Writing for           Describing Words
Summer Vacation       vowels: /ir/ ear,        eer                  Different             (Review)
                      eer (Maintain)                                Audiences
                                                                    (Writer’s Craft)
Coopers Cool          Vowel Digraphs:          Words with /ōō/ oo, Letter of Invitation   More Describing
Idea (DB); The        /ōō/ oo, ue              ue p. 18             (Writing Process)     Words (Introduce)
Tool Room (DB);       (Introduce)
A True Test (DB);
True Blue Friend
(DB)
Dear Mr.              Vowel Digraphs:          Words with /ōō/ oo, Letter of Invitation More Describing       Make Inferences
Blueberry             /ōō/ oo, ue              ue                  (Writing Process) Words (Review)
(Fantasy)             (Review)
A Whale Scale         Vowel Digraphs:          Words with /ōō/ oo, Letter of Invitation More Describing
                      /ōō/ oo, ue              ue                  (Writing Process) Words (Review)
                      (Review)
Dear Mr.              Compound Words           Words with            Letter of Invitation More Describing
Blueberry 2.RI.8      Suffixes: -ful,, -less   -ful,, -less          (Writing Process) Words (Review)
Dear Mr.              Digraphs: /n/ gn,        Words with /n/ gn,    Letter of Invitation More Describing
Blueberry             kn; /r/wr                kn; /r/wr p. 17       (Writing Process) Words (Review)
Rainy Day             Inflections: -es (f to Words with -es (f to Personal Story          Words That Tell
Pictures (DB);        v) (Introduce)         v)                   (Writing Process)       How Many
Very Cool Rain                                                    2.PN                    (Introduce)
(DB); Secrets
from a Cave
(DB); Water and
the Weather (DB)
Cool Ali              Inflections: -es (f to Words with -es (f to Personal Story          Words That Tell     Antonyms
(Realistic Fiction)   v) (Review)            v)                   (Writing Process)       How Many
                                                                                          (Review)
Cool It!              Inflections: -es (f to Words with –es (f       Personal Story       Words That Tell
                      v) (Review)            to v)                   (Writing Process)    How Many
                                                                                          (Review)
Cool Ali              Compound Words Words with                      Personal Story       Words That Tell
                      Suffixes: -ful, -less -ful, -less              (Writing Process)    How Many
                                                                                          (Review)
Cool Ali              Common                   Words with            Personal Story       Words That Tell
                      Abbreviations            abbreviations (i.e.   (Writing Process)    How Many
                      (Maintain)               Mrs.; Tues.; Dr.)                          (Review)




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                                        Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                      Theme 1: Imagine That! (Continued)
     Suggested          Decoding /                                                                             Focus Skill /
                                                  Spelling               Writing              Grammar
    Selection(s)      Phonics Skills                                                                          Focus Strategy
Staying Warm        Suffixes: -ing, -ly     Words with              List of Transition  Words That
(DB); Eggs (DB);    (Introduce)             -ing, -ly               Words (Daily        Compare
Antarctica’s        2.RF.3d                                         Writing Activities) (Introduce)
Challenge (DB);
Animal Babies
That Hatch (DB)
The Emperor’s       Suffixes: -ing, -ly     Words with              Summary (Daily      Words That           Fact and Fiction
Egg                 (Review)                -ing, -ly               Writing Activities) Compare (Review)
(Informational
Book)
The Emperor’s       Suffixes: -ing, -ly     Words with              Fantasy Story         Words That
Egg 2.RI.10         (Review)                -ing, -ly               (Daily Writing        Compare (Review)
                                                                    Activities)
The Emperor’s       Suffixes: -ing, -ly     Words with              E-Mail (Daily         Words That
Egg 2.RI            (Review)                -ing, -ly               Writing Activities)   Compare (Review)
The Emperor’s       Inflections: -s, -es, - Words with -s,          Picture Book (Daily Words That
Egg                 ies (y to i)            -es, -ies (y to i)      Writing Activities) Compare (Review)



Suggested Independent Trade Books

How Turtle Got His Shell                       Mr. Popper’s Penguins                          Wanda’s Roses
Flower Garden                                  What’s Under the Ocean                         Big Blue Whale
Landscapes                                     The Top and Bottom of the World                Sally and the Limpit
The Iguana Brothers                            Regards to the Man in the Moon                 Imagine
Encyclopedia of Fantastic Fish                 The Zebra-Riding Cowboy                        Regina’s Big Mistake
Jimmy’s Boa Bounces Back                       Snip, Snip…Snow!                               Poles Apart
Zoo Animals                                    Jimmy’s Boa and the Big Splash
                                                Birthday Bash




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.


  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                          Handwriting
   Literary - Poem                                                  D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                     mastered in second grade.



                                        Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                         Theme 2: Neighborhood News
      Suggested           Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                                 Spelling               Writing            Grammar
     Selection(s)       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
 Minnie, the          Prefixes: re-, pre-   Words with             Telling What        Verbs That Tell
 Talking Bird         (Introduce)           re-, pre-              Something Is Like   About Now
 (BFAL); Sam’s        2.RF.3e                                      (Writer’s Craft)    (Introduce)
 Chase (BFAL);
 The Return of the
 Peregrine Falcon
 (BFAL); Getting
 Around in the City
 (BFAL)
 The Pine Park        Prefixes: re-, pre-   Words with             Telling What        Verbs That Tell      Narrative
 Mystery              (Review)              re-, pre-              Something Is Like   About Now            Elements
 (Play)               2.L.4c                                       (Writer’s Craft)    (Review)
 Birds Do It!         Prefixes: re-, pre-   Words with             Telling What        Verbs That Tell
 Recycle!             (Review)              re-, pre-              Something Is Like   About Now
                                                                   (Writer’s Craft)    (Review)
 The Pine Park        Beginnings and        Words with             Telling What        Verbs That Tell
 Mystery              Endings               mis-, under-           Something Is Like   About Now
                      Prefixes: mis-,                              (Writer’s Craft)    (Review)
                      under-
 The Pine Park        Vowel Diphthongs:     Words with /ou/ ou, Telling What      Verbs That Tell
 Mystery              /ou/ ou, ow           ow                  Something Is Like About Now
                      (Maintain)                                (Writer’s Craft)  (Review)
 In Eight More        Contractions: ‘ll,    Words with ‘ll,     Using Rhythm and Agreement
 Years (BFAL);        n’t, ‘s (Introduce)   n’t, ‘s p. 17       Rhyme (Writer’s   (Introduce)
 Dear Friend                                                    Craft)
 (BFAL); Family
 Food Store
 (BFAL); Happy
 Birthday,
 Grandma (BFAL)




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                                    Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                Theme 2: Neighborhood News (Continued)
     Suggested            Decoding /                                                                         Focus Skill /
                                                 Spelling               Writing             Grammar
    Selection(s)       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
Good-bye, Curtis      Contractions: ‘ll,    Words with ‘ll,        Using Rhythm and    Agreement           Compare/Contrast
(Realistic Fiction)   n’t, ‘s (Review)      n’t, ‘s                Rhyme (Writer’s     (Review)            Cause and Effect
                                                                   Craft)                                  Antonyms
Good-bye, Curtis      Contractions: ‘ll,    Words with ‘ll,        Using Rhythm and    Agreement
                      n’t, ‘s (Review)      n’t, ‘s                Rhyme (Writer’s     (Review)
                                                                   Craft)
Good-bye, Curtis      Contractions: ‘ll,    Words with ‘ll,        Using Rhythm and    Agreement
                      n’t, ‘s (Review)      n’t, ‘s                Rhyme (Writer’s     (Review)
                      Cause/Effect                                 Craft)
Good-bye, Curtis      Inflections: -es (f   Words with             Using Rhythm        Agreement
                      to v) (Maintain)      -es (f to v)           and Rhyme           (Review)
                                                                   (Writer’s Craft)
Forest Review         Vowel Digraphs:       Words with /oo/        Poem (Writing       Past-Tense Verbs
(DB); Drew’s          /oo/ ew, ui           ew, ui                 Process)            (Introduce)
Practice (DB); The    (Introduce)                                                      2.L.1d
Fruit Farm (DB);
Uncle Eddy’s
Suitcase (DB)
Max Found Two         Vowel Digraphs:       Words with /oo/        Poem (Writing       Past-Tense Verbs    Multiple Meaning
Sticks                /oo/ ew, ui           ew, ui                 Process)            (Review)            Words
(Realistic Fiction)   (Review)
City Music            Vowel Digraphs:       Words with /oo/        Poem (Writing       Past-Tense Verbs
                      /oo/ ew, ui           ew, ui                 Process)            (Review)
                      (Review)
Max Found Two         VCV, VC/V             Words with mis-,       Poem (Writing       Past-Tense Verbs
Sticks                Prefixes: mis-,       under-                 Process)            (Review)
2.RL.3                under-
Max Found Two         Vowel                 Words with /oi/ oi,    Poem (Writing       Past-Tense Verbs
Sticks                Diphthongs: /oi/      oy                     Process)            (Review)
                      oi, oy (Maintain)
Rough and Tough       Consonant             Words with /f/ gh,     Description         am, is, are, was,
Enough (DB);          Digraphs: /f/ gh,     ph                     (Writing Process)   were (Introduce)
Patty’s Tough New     ph (Introduce)
Jeans (DB); Photos
of Philly (DB);
Phipp Family
Photo (DB)
Anthony Reynoso:      Consonant             Words with /f/ gh,     Description         am, is, are, was,   Summarize /
Born to Rope          Digraphs: /f/ gh,     ph                     (Writing Process)   were (Review)       Restate
(Personal             ph (Review)           p. 17
Narrative) 2.RL.3
Anthony Reynoso:      Consonant             Words with /f/ gh,     Description         am, is, are, was,
Born to Rope          Digraphs: /f/ gh,     ph                     (Writing Process)   were (Review)
                      ph (Review)
Anthony Reynoso:      Consonant             Words with /f/ gh,     Description         am, is, are, was,
Born to Rope          Digraphs: /f/ gh,     ph                     (Writing Process)   were (Review)
                      ph (Review)




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                                   Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                               Theme 2: Neighborhood News (Continued)
     Suggested           Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                                Spelling               Writing             Grammar
    Selection(s)        Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
Anthony Reynoso:      Vowel Digraphs:       Words with /oo/       Description         am, is, are, was,
Born to Rope          /oo/ oo, ue           oo, ue                (Writing Process)   were (Review)
                      (Maintain)
Happy Chinese         Suffixes: -er, -est   Words with            Riddles (Daily      Has, have, had
New Year!             (Introduce)           -er, -est             Writing)            (Introduce)
(BFAL);
Everything on
Olivera Street
(BFAL); Medieval
Villages (BFAL); A
Day in the City
(BFAL)
Chinatown             Suffixes: -er, -est   Words with            Photo Captions      Has, have, had      Details
(Realistic Fiction)   (Introduce)           -er, -est             (Daily Writing)     (Review)
Chinatown;            Suffixes: -er, -est   Words with            Shape Poem          Has, have, had
Look What Came        (Review)              -er, -est             (Daily Writing)     (Review)
from China
Chinatown             VCV—Long,             Words with long,      Summary (Daily      Has, have, had
                      Short Vowel           short vowel           Writing)            (Review)
                      Patterns (Review)     patterns 2.RF.3a
Chinatown             Suffixes: -ful, -     Words with            Response to         Has, have, had
                      less (Maintain)       -ful, -less           Literature (Daily   (Review)
                                                                  Writing)



Suggested Independent Trade Books

All in a Day                                  From Far Away                                The Perfect Spot
It Takes a Village                            Miss Mary Mack                               My Mexico-Mexico Mio
Kimako’s Story                                A Mom Named Dad                              Roxaboxen
Somewhere in Africa                           Six-Dinner Sid                               JoJo’s Flying Side Kick
The Adventures of Sparrowboy                  The Singing Giant                            Homeplace
No Mail for Mitchell                          Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found            Too Many Tamales
The Mud Flat Mystery                          Let’s Eat




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Two: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment.
  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                          Handwriting
   On Demand                                                        D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript handwriting will be
                                                                     mastered in second grade.



                                           Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                               Theme 3: Travel Time
       Suggested          Decoding /                                                                           Focus Skill /
                                                 Spelling               Writing             Grammar
      Selection(s)       Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
 Blair and Claire      r-controlled          Words with /âr/ air, Using Exact Words see, give, saw, gave
 Visit (BFAL);         vowels: /âr/ air,     are p. 18            in a Personal       (Introduce)
 Grandma’s Chair       are (Introduce)                            Narrative: Focus on
 (BFAL); Clare and                                                Exact Words
 Granny (BFAL); A                                                 (Writer’s Craft)
 Picnic to Share
 (DB)
 Abuela                r-controlled        Words with /âr/ air, Using Exact Words      see, give, saw, gave Make Inferences
 (Fantasy)             vowels: /âr/ air,   are                  in a Personal          (Review)
                       are (Review)                             Narrative: Focus on
                                                                Exact Words
                                                                (Writer’s Craft)
 Abuela                r-controlled        Words with /âr/ air, Using Exact Words      see, give, saw, gave
                       vowels: /âr/ air,   are                  in a Personal          (Review)
                       are (Review)                             Narrative: Focus on
                                                                Exact Words
                                                                (Writer’s Craft)
 Abuela                r-controlled        Words with /âr/ air, Using Exact Words      see, give, saw, gave
                       vowels: /âr/ air,   are                  in a Personal          (Review)
                       are (Review)                             Narrative: Focus on
                                                                Exact Words
                                                                (Writer’s Craft)
 Abuela                Maintain: -ing, -ly Words with           Using Exact Words      see, give, saw, gave
                                           -ing, -ly            in a Personal          (Review)
                                                                Narrative: Focus on
                                                                Exact Words
                                                                (Writer’s Craft)
 How Much Wood?        Vowel Variants:     Words with /ŏŏ/ oo, Organizing Ideas in     come, run, came,
 (DB); In the Woods    /ŏŏ/                ou                   a Paragraph of         ran (Introduce)
 (BFAL); Could I       oo, ou (Introduce)                       Information:
 Have Bubbles?                                                  Discuss Sequence
 (DB); Would You                                                (Writer’s Craft)
 Like to Play?
 (BFAL)


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                                       Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                      Theme 3: Travel Time (Continued)
      Suggested         Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                              Spelling               Writing              Grammar
    Selection(s)       Phonics Skills                                                                      Focus Strategy
Beginner’s World     Vowel Variants:     Words with /ŏŏ/ oo, Organizing Ideas in     come, run, came,    Locate
Atlas                /ŏŏ/                ou                  a Paragraph of          ran (Review)        Information
(Atlas)              oo, ou (Review)                         Information: Focus                          Charts and Graphs
2.RL.7                                                       on Informational
                                                             Paragraph (Writer’s
                                                             Craft)
Beginner’s World     Vowel Variants:     Words with /ŏŏ/ oo, Organizing Ideas in     come, run, came,
Atlas                /ŏŏ/                ou                  a Paragraph of          ran (Review)
2.L.4e               oo, ou (Review)                         Information:
                                                             Identify Details in
                                                             Sequence (Writer’s
                                                             Craft) 2.W.2
Beginner’s World     Vowel Variants:     Words with /ŏŏ/ oo, Organizing Ideas in     come, run, came,
Atlas                /ŏŏ/                ou;                 a Paragraph of          ran (Review)
                     oo, ou (Review)      -er, -est          Information:
                     Maintain: -er, -est                     Prewrite and Draft
                                                             (Writer’s Craft)
Beginner’s World     Maintain: re-, pre- Words with          Organizing Ideas in     come, run, came,
Atlas                                    re-, pre-           a Paragraph of          ran (Review)
2.RI.4 & 2.RI.5                                              Information: Revise
                                                             and Reflect
                                                             (Writer’s Craft)
Lou’s Routine        Vowel Digraphs: Words with /oo/ oo, How-to Paragraph:           go, do, went, did
(DB); Louise and     /oo/ oo, ou (gh)    ou (gh)             Analyze (Writing        (Introduce)
Tommy Toucan         (Introduce)                             Process)
(DB); Through the
Window (DB);
Swogs Throughout
(DB)
Dinosaurs Travel     Vowel Digraphs:     Words with /oo/ oo, How-to Paragraph:       go, do, went, did   Author’s Purpose
(Informational       /oo/ oo, ou (gh)    ou (gh)                Prewrite (Writing    (Review)            Follow Directions
Book)                (Review)                                   Process)
Dinosaurs Travel;    Vowel Digraphs:     Words with /oo/ oo, How-to Paragraph:       go, do, went, did
Keeping a Road       /oo/ oo, ou (gh)    ou (gh)                Draft (Writing       (Review)
Journal              (Review)                                   Process)
Dinosaurs Travel     Vowel Digraphs:     Words with /oo/ oo, How-to Paragraph:       go, do, went, did
                     /oo/ oo, ou (gh)    ou (gh); /âr/ air, are Revise and           (Review)
                     (Review)                                   Proofread (Writing
                     r-controlled                               Process)
                     vowels: /âr/ air,                          2.W.8
                     are (Review)
Dinosaurs Travel     Maintain: mis-,     Words with             How-to Paragraph: go, do, went, did
                     under-              mis-, under-           Publish and Share (Review)
                                                                (Writing Process)




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                                       Trophies Book 2-2, Banner Days
                                      Theme 3: Travel Time (Continued)
      Suggested          Decoding /                                                                          Focus Skill /
                                               Spelling               Writing             Grammar
     Selection(s)      Phonics Skills                                                                       Focus Strategy
Night Crawler        Vowel Variants:      Words with /ô/         Directions (Writer’s Helping Verbs
Fishing (DB);        /ô/                  aw, au(gh)             Process)             (Introduce)
What Shelby Saw!     aw, au(gh)
(DB); Mrs.           (Introduce)
McNaught’s Field
Trip (DB); The
Naughty Bunny
(DB)
Montigue on the      Vowel Variants:      Words with /ô/         Directions (Writer’s Helping Verbs       Homophones
High Seas            /ô/                  aw, au(gh)             Process)             (Review)            Narrative
(Fiction)            aw, au(gh)                                                                           Elements
                     (Review)                                                                             Multiple Meaning
                                                                                                          Words
Montigue on the      Vowel Variants:      Words with /ô/         Directions (Writer’s Helping Verbs
High Seas            /ô/                  aw, au(gh)             Process)             (Review)
                     aw, au(gh)
                     (Review)
Montigue on the      VV and VCV           Words with VV and Directions (Writer’s Helping Verbs
High Seas                                 VCV               Process)             (Review)
Montigue on the      Maintain             Words with             Directions (Writer’s Helping Verbs
High Seas            Contractions: ‘ll,   ‘ll, n’t, ‘s           Process)             (Review)
                     n’t, ‘s
The Journey of the   Prefixes: over-,     Words with over-,      Postcard (Daily     Contractions
Monarch (BFAL);      un- (Introduce)      un-                    Writing Activities) (Introduce)
A Fall From the      2.L.4c
Sky (BFAL); Mae
Jamison and Her
Dream (BFAL);
Abraham Lincoln
(BFAL)
Ruth Law Thrills a   Prefixes: over-,     Words with over-,      Poster that         Contractions         Predict Outcomes
Nation               un- (Review)         un-                    Persuades (Daily    (Review)             Homophones
(Biography)                                                      Writing Activities)                      Summarize /
2.RI.1                                                                                                    Restate
Last Laugh           Prefixes: over-,     Words with over-,   Timed Writing          Contractions
2.RI.3               un- (Review)         un-                 (Daily Writing         (Review)
                                                              Activities)
Ruth Law Thrills a   Cumulative           Words with syllable News Article           Contractions
Nation               Review               patterns            (Daily Writing         (Review)
                                                              Activities)
Ruth Law Thrills a   Vowel Digraphs:      Words with /ōō/     Schedule (Daily        Contractions
Nation               /ōō/ ew, ui          ew, ui              Writing Activities)    (Review)
2.W.7                (Maintain)

Suggested Independent Trade Books
I Love Saturdays y Domingos                 How Turtle Got His Shell                      Where Does the Trail Lead?
Around the World: Atlas of Maps             One Giant Leap: Neal Armstrong                Dinosaurs, Beware! A Safety Guide
Arthur’s Thanksgiving                       Ducky                                         Henry the Sailor Cat
The Armadillo from Amarillo                 The Big Balloon Race                          Isla
New Clues About Dinosaurs                   The Train to Lulu’s                           The Scrambled States of America
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                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
                                                                   Review D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript print.



                                   Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                                       Theme 1: Something Special!
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing               Grammar                    Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Officer Buckle and Gloria        Skill: Decode Long        Write a           Sentences                    Words with Short a
 (Fantasy)                        Words (concentrate on     descriptive                                    and Short e
                                  decoding and finding      paragraph
                                  word parts, syllable      that uses
                                  patterns, antonyms and    sensory
                                  synonyms, etc.            details and
                                  Strategy: Use Context     personal voice
                                  to Confirm Meaning        when
                                  3.RF.3c, 3.RI.4           prompted

 Pepita Talks Twice               Skill: Narrative          Write a           Statements and               Short i, o, and u
 (Realist Fiction)                Elements (plot,           journal entry     Questions
                                  characters, setting)      using colorful    Who, What, Where
                                  Strategy: Make and        words when        Capitalizing and
                                  Confirm Predictions       prompted          Punctuating Sentences
                                  3.RL.3                    (voice)

 Nate the Great, San Francisco    Skill: Decode Long        Write a           Commands and                 Words with Long a
 Detective                        Words                     personal          Exclamations                 and Long e
 (Mystery)                        Strategy: Read Ahead      narrative         Four Kinds of Sentences
                                                            using
                                                            descriptive
                                                            and time-
                                                            order words
                                                            when
                                                            prompted
                                                            (voice)

 Allie's Basketball Dream         Skill: Narrative          Use sensory       Subjects and Predicates      Words with Long i
 (Realistic Fiction)              Elements (character)      details in        Sentences With               and Long o
                                  Strategy: Summarize       writing a         Elaborated Subjects
 A Guide to Basketball                                      story when        Sentences/Subjects and
 (Nonfiction)                                               prompted          Predicates
                                                            (voice)


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                                 Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                                Theme 1: Something Special! (Continued)
                                      Focus Skill/
   Suggested Selection(s)                                    Writing              Grammar                  Spelling
                                     Focus Strategy
The Olympic Games: Where         Skill: Elements of      Write a           Compound Subjects and     Consonant Blends
Heroes Are Made                  Nonfiction (text        personal          Predicates                with st and str
(Nonfiction)                     structure)              narrative         Sentence Addition
                                 Strategy: Adjust        including         Sentence Completion
The Swimmer                      Reading Rate            details about
(Poem)                           (making inferences)     actions and
                                                         feelings when
                                                         prompted



Suggested Independent Trade Books

A Picture Book of Jesse Owens               Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the         Who Stole the Wizard of Oz?
Sammy, Dog Detective                         Television Dog                           Hoops
Baseball Jokes and Riddles                  The Math Wiz                              Baseball in the Barrios
Hockey Stars                                Wilma Unlimited                           Superguides: Soccer
Superstars of U.S.A. Women’s                Hour of the Olympics                      Solo Girl
 Gymnastics                                 Action From A to Z                        The Story of the Little Black Dog
The Time Warp Trio: It’s All                Ruby the Copycat                          Encyclopedia Brown: Boy
  Greek to Me                                                                           Detective




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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Memoir                                                         Introduce individual D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive letters.


                                   Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                                         Theme 2: What a Team!
                                         Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Turtle Bay                       Skill: Author's Purpose   Use effective      Compound Sentences          Words with kn, wr,
 (Realistic Fiction)              Strategy: Reread (to      paragraphs                                     gh, and ph
                                  clarify)                  and sequence
                                  3.RI.6                    to write
                                                            directions
                                                            when
                                                            prompted (how
                                                            to)
 Balto, the Dog Who Saved         Skill: Word               Organize and       Common and Proper           Words with sh, ch,
 Nome                             Relationships             write an           Nouns                       and tch
 (Narrative Nonfiction)           (synonyms / antonyms)     effective
                                  Strategy: Use             paragraph of
 Sending a Message                Decoding/Phonics          information
 (Timeline)                       Making predictions /      when
                                  inferences                prompted

 Wild Shots, They're My Life      Skill: Author's Purpose   Write a            Singular and Plural         Words with /s/ and
 (from Ranger Rick)               Strategy: Use Text        summary when       Nouns                       /j/
 A Place of Their Own             Structure and Format      prompted
 (Nonfiction Article) 3.RI.1      3.RL.4
 Little Grunt and the Big Egg     Skill: Word               Use                More Plural Nouns           Words with /oi/
 (Fantasy)                        Relationships             organization in    Irregular Sentences
 Sue, The Tyrannosaurus Rex       (synonyms/antonyms)       writing a how-
 (Nonfiction Article)             Strategy: Self-           to essay when
                                  Question                  prompted

 Rosie, a Visiting Dog's Story    Skill: Decode Long        Write a            Singular Possessive         Words with /ou/
                                  Words                     detailed how-to    Nouns
                                  Strategy: Use Context     essay when         Possessive Sentences
                                  to Confirm Meaning,       prompted
                                  Classify and
                                  categorize words




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                                 Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                                  Theme 2: What a Team! (Continued)

Suggested Independent Trade Books

Akiak                                  A Dog Named Sam                      Arctic Son
Look to the North: A Wolf Pup Diary    Penguins!                            Recycle!
Weather Words and What They Mean       Dream Wolf                           Sea Turtle Journey
I’m Going to Be a Vet                  Snakes Are Hunters                   Snowshoe Thompson
Utahraptor: The Deadliest Dinosaur     Dinosaurs                            The Great Turtle Drive
Animal Fact/Animal Fable               Wild Babies




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                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
                                                                   Continue to introduce/practice D’Nealian / Modern
                                                                   Manuscript cursive and word formation.


                                   Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                                      Theme 3: Friends to Grow With
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                      Writing               Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Stories Julian Tells         Skill: Sequence           Write a              Plural Possessive         Possessives and
 (Realistic Fiction)              Strategy: Read Ahead      persuasive           Nouns                     Plurals
                                  Multiple meaning          paragraph with       Possessive Sentences
                                  words                     clearly
                                                            developed
                                                            reasons and
                                                            details when
                                                            prompted
 The Talent Show (from Don't      Skill: Narrative          Write a              Abbreviations             Words with /ô/
 Call Me Beanhead!)               Elements (characters,     persuasive
 (Realistic Fiction)              plot, setting)            speech that stays
                                  Strategy: Make and        on the topic
                                  Confirm Predictions       when prompted
                                  Sequence
 Centerfield Ballhawk             Skill: Sequence           Write a              Singular and Plural       Words with /ōō/ and
 (Realistic Fiction)              Strategy: Summarize       persuasive letter    Pronouns                  /ŏŏ/
                                  Prefix/Suffix             with detailed
 Spotlight on Baseball            3.RF.3a                   reasons when
 (Nonfiction Article)                                       prompted
 Ramona Forever                   Skill: Prefixes and       Write a review of    Subject Pronouns          Words with /är/
 (Realistic Fiction)              Suffixes                  a literature
 (Poem)                           Strategy: Use             selection that
                                  Decoding/Phonics          persuades others
                                  3.RF.3a                   to read it when
                                                            prompted
 Sayings We Share: Proverbs       Skill: Narrative          Write a              Object Pronouns           Words with /âr/
 and Fables                       Elements                  persuasive           Pronoun Replacements
 (Nonfiction / Fables)            (problem/solution)        letter/article
                                  Strategy: Make and        including
                                  Confirm Predictions       convincing
                                  (Synonyms/Antonyms)       reasons and
                                  3.RL.2                    details when
                                                            prompted



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                              Trophies Book 3-1, Changing Patterns
                            Theme 3: Friends to Grow With (Continued)

Suggested Independent Trade Books

This is Figure Skating                Julian, Dream Doctor                  The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter
The Mouse and the Motorcycle          Ramona and Her Father                 Ballpark
The Cow-Tail Switch and Other         The Empty Pot                         Mozart Tonight
 West African Stories                 Hey, New Kid!                         Zinnia and Dot
Family Pictures                       Julius, the Baby of the World         The Iguana Brothers
Could We Be Friends? Poems for Pals   Fables                                Bein’ With You This Way
Back Home                             Animal Fact/Animal Fable              Because You’re Lucky
Aesop’s Fables




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                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

     Skill Enhancement
     Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
     focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



     Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
      On-Demand                                                       Practice D’Nealian/Modern Manuscript cursive word
                                                                       formation including, but not limited to, the weekly
                                                                       spelling list.


                                         Trophies Book 3-2, On Your Mark
                                             Theme 1: Tell Me a Story
                                            Focus Skill/
        Suggested Selection(s)                                        Writing              Grammar                  Spelling
                                          Focus Strategy
 Papa Tells Chita a Story            Skill: Summarize           Write a paragraph    Adjectives               Words with /ôr/
 (Historical Fiction)                Strategy: Reread (to       that compares        Adjective Placement
                                     clarify)                   using complex        Pronouns and
                                     (Prefixes/ suffixes)       sentences when       Adjectives
                                     (Similies/metaphors)       prompted
                                     3.RI.3
 Coyote Places the Stars             Skill: Compare and         Write a paragraph    Adjectives for What      Homophones
 (Native American Tale)              Contrast 3.RI.9            that contrasts       Kind
                                     Strategy: Summarize        using different      Nouns and Adjectives
 Starry, Starry Night                (Sequence)                 kinds of
 (Nonfiction Article)                3.RI.8                     sentences when
                                                                prompted
 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in              Skill: Summarize           Write an             Adjectives for How       Words with /ûr/
 People's Ears                       Strategy: Make and         explanatory          Many
 (Folktale)                          Confirm Predictions        paragraph            Extend the Concept
                                     (Make inferences)          including facts,
 The Ant and the Grasshopper                                    examples, and
 (Folktale)                                                     details when
                                                                prompted
 Lon Po Po                           Skill: Compare and         Write an effective   Articles                 Words with Double
 (Folktale)                          Contrast                   compare-and-         Adjectives and           Consonants
                                     Strategy: Summarize        contrast essay       Articles
                                     (following directions)     when prompted

 The Crowded House                   Skill: Author's Purpose    Write an             Adjectives that          Words with
 (Play)                              Strategy: Use Text         expository           Compare                  -er and –est
                                     Structure and Format       paragraph with a
                                     (Make predictions)         clear topic
                                                                sentence and
                                                                details when
                                                                prompted




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                                  Trophies Book 3-2, On Your Mark
                                 Theme 1: Tell Me a Story (Continued)

Suggested Independent Trade Books

The Malachite Palace                   The Many Troubles of Andy Russell    Pickles to Pittsburgh
The Big Dipper                         The Magic School Bus Lost in the     The Treasure Hunt
The Empty Pot                           Solar System                        Why the Sky Is Far Away
How a House Is Built                   Stargazers                           Clean House
The Three Little Pigs and the Fox      Bugs and Other Insects               Anasi and the Talking Melon
The Greatest of All                    Fire on the Mountain                 Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale
The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash       This Is Our House                    Coyote Steals the Blanket
Old Bag of Bones                       Pigsty                               June 29, 1999




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                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Feature Article                                                Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.



                                       Trophies Book 3-2, On Your Mark
                                          Theme 2: Good Neighbors
                                         Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                      Writing               Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Leah's Pony                      Skill: Fact and Opinion   Brainstorm,          Action Verbs              Compound Words
 (Historical Fiction)             Strategy: Self-Question   research, and        Action Verbs in a
                                  Narrative Elements        take notes on a      Description
                                  (character, setting,      topic when
                                  plot)                     prompted
 Yippee-Yay!                      Skill: Main Idea and      Organize             Main and Helping          Syllable Patterns:
 (Nonfiction)                     Details 3.RL.7            information into     Verbs                     VCCV Words
                                  Text features             an outline when
                                  Strategy: Use Context     prompted
                                  to Confirm Meaning
 Boom Town                        Skill: Fact and Opinion   Use an outline to    Present-Tense Verbs       Syllable Patterns:
 (Historical Fiction)             Strategy: Self-Question   write a draft of a                             VCV Words
                                  Main Idea and details     research report
 Our nation’s Oldest City                                   when prompted
 (Nonfiction)
 Cocoa Ice                        Skill: Compare and        Revise a draft of    Past-Tense Verbs          Words That End
 (Informational fiction)          Contrast                  a research report    Verbs and Pronouns        with -ed and
                                  Strategy: Create          when prompted                                  -ing
 Worksong                         Mental Images
 (Poem)
 If You Made a Million            Skill: Main Idea and      Publish and          Irregular Verbs           Words That End
 (Nonfiction)                     Details                   evaluate a           Verbs Tenses              with -tion and
                                  Strategy: Adjust          research report                                -sion
                                  Reading Rate 3.RI.2       when prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 The Go-Around Dollar                         Everybody Bakes Bread                        Tanya’s Reunion
 Soaring with the Wind: The Bald Eagle        A Money Adventure: Earning,                  Ox-Cart Man
 Max Malone Makes a Million                     Saving, Spending, and Sharing              Farms Feed the World
 Black Cowboy Wild Horses                     The Bootmaker and the Elves                  How Much Is a Million?
 Potato: A Tale from the Great                Horsepower: The Wonder of                    Too Many Tamales
  Depression                                   Draft Horses                                Dust for Dinner
 Saturday Sancocho                            Mailing Mary                                 Going West

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                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Three: Language Arts
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Short Story                                                    Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.


                                       Trophies Book 3-2, On Your Mark
                                        Theme 3: Celebrate Our World
                                         Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 I'm in Charge of Celebrations    Skill: Summarize          Use figurative      More Irregular Verbs       Words with Suffixes
 (Poem)                           Strategy: Create          language and        Using Irregular Verbs      -er, -ful, -ly, -able
                                  Mental Images             imagery to write    Verbs Tenses
                                  3.RL.10                   a poem when
                                                            prompted
 Alejandro's Gift                 Skill: Cause and Effect   Use vivid verbs     The Verb Be                Changing y to i
 (Realistic Fiction)              Strategy: Read Ahead      and specific
                                  3.RI.8                    nouns to write a
                                                            thank-you letter
                                                            when prompted
 Rocking and Rolling              Skill: Locate             Write a play        Contractions               Contractions
 (Nonfiction)                     Information               with a
                                  Strategy: Adjust          beginning,
                                  Reading Rate              middle, and an
                                  Text Features             ending when
                                  3.RI.5                    prompted
 The Armadillo from Amarillo      Skill: Cause and Effect   Write an            Adverbs                    Words That End
 (Realistic Fiction)              Strategy: Reread to       invitation when     Where? When? How?          Like ever
                                  Clarify                   prompted
 Mapping the World                3.RI.8
 (Nonfiction)
 Visitors from Space (from        Skill: Locate             Write a story by    Comparing with             Words Ending with -
 Comets and Meteors)              Information 3.RI.7        following the       Adverbs                    le or –al
 (Nonfiction)                     Strategy: Use Text        steps in the
                                  Structure and Format,     writing process
                                  Text Features             when prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Baby Rattlesnake                             Desert Voices                         The Desert Is Theirs
 Moons and Rings: Companions                  Armadillo Rodeo                       What Happens When Volcanoes Erupt?
   to the Planets                             The Planets: Neighbors in Space       A River Ran Wild
 Archibald Frisby                             The Magic Schoolbus: Inside           So That’s How the Moon Changes Shape
 By a Blazing Blue Sea                          the Earth                           Cactus Hotel
 One Day in the Desert                        Water Dance                           Deserts
 Jimmy’s Boa Bounces Back                     Sun and Moon                          Exploring Land Habitats
 Our Earth                                    Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids        Earthquakes
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                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Reading Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.


  Writing Continuum Project                                           Handwriting
   Personal Narrative                                                Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                      cursive skills.


                                         Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                           Theme 1: You Can Do It!
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                        Writing               Grammar                  Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Gardener                     Skill: Narrative             Use voice in       Complete Sentences        Words with Long
 (Realistic Fiction)              Elements                     writing a                                    and Short a
                                  (character, setting, plot)   descriptive
                                  Strategy: Use Context        paragraph when
                                  to Confirm Meaning           prompted
                                  4.RL.1, 2,3                  W3
 Donavan's Word Jar               Skill: Prefixes,             Use voice in       Declarative and           Words with Long
 (Realistic Fiction – Poetry)     Suffixes, and Roots          writing a          Interrogative Sentences   and Short e
                                  Strategy: Use                character sketch
                                  Decoding/Phonics             when prompted
                                  4.RF.3a                      W3
 My Name Is María Isabel          Skill: Narrative             Use the writing    Imperative and            Words with Long
 (Realistic Fiction)              Elements (conflict           process in         Exclamatory Sentences     and Short i
                                  resolution)                  writing a
                                  Strategy: Make and           personal
                                  Confirm Predictions          narrative when
                                                               prompted
                                                               W3
 Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man     Skill: Prefixes,             Use the writing    Subjects and Predicates   Words with Long
 (Biography)                      Suffixes, and Roots          process in         Sentences, Subjects,      and Short o and u
                                  Strategy: Summarize          writing a          and Predicates
 ―Dot Richardson/Olympic          4.RI.2, 4.RF.3a              fictional story
 Champion‖                                                     when prompted
 (Magazine Article)                                            W3
 Amelia and Eleanor Go for a      Skill: Locate                Practice writing   Complete and Simple       Words with /ōō/
 Ride                             Information                  a personal         Subjects
 (Historical Fiction)             (mechanics, indent,          narrative in a     Subjects and Predicates
                                  bold face type)              timed or tested
 ―Wings of Hope‖                  Strategy: Read Ahead         situation when
 (Magazine Article)               4.RI.3, 4.RI.7               prompted W3

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Owl in the Shower      Because of Winn Dixie                     Wanted Dead Alive – A True Story of Harriet Tubman

 Theme: Characters who learn more about themselves and others by tackling challenges creatively.
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                                  Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   On-Demand                                                      Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.



                                         Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                             Theme 2: Side by Side
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Baker's Neighbor             Skill: Cause and Effect Use effective        Complete and Simple         Words with /är/
 (Play)                           Strategy: Use           paragraphs in        Predicates
                                  Decoding/Phonics        writing a            Same Subject
                                  4.RI.5                  paragraph of         Subjects and Predicates
                                  4.RF.3                  information
                                                          when prompted
 The Emperor and the Kite         Skill: Narrative        Use effective        Compound Subjects and       Words with /ôr/
 (Folktale)                       Elements (character,    paragraphs in        Predicates
                                  setting, plot)          writing written      Make a Compound
 ‖Kite Festivals‖                 Strategy: Self-Question directions when      Subjects and Predicates
 (Magazine Article)               4.RL.3                  prompted
 Nights of the Pufflings          Skill: Summarize        Use the writing      Simple and Compound         Words with /âr/
 (Nonfiction)                     Strategy: Adjust        process in           Sentences
                                  Reading Rate            writing a            Compound-Sentence
 ―Caring for Crocs‖               4.RI.2                  summary when         Summary
 (Magazine Article)                                       prompted             Compounds
 The Garden of Happiness          Skill: Cause and        Use the writing      Independent and             Words with the /ûr/
 (Realistic Fiction – Poetry)     Effect (conflict        process in           Dependent Clauses           Sound
                                  resolution)             writing a how-       Dependent or
                                  Strategy: Make and      to essay when        Independent?
                                  Confirm Predictions     prompted             Order of Events
                                  4.RI.5                                       Clauses and Compound
                                                                               Sentences
 How to Babysit an Orangutan      Skill: Summarize          Practice writing   Complex Sentences           Words with /ou/
 (Nonfiction)                     Strategy: Use Text        a summary in a     Add a Clause
                                  Structure and             timed or tested    Clauses in Sentences
                                  Format                    situation when
                                  4.RI.2, 4.RI.5            prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Trouble River                 Help, I’m a Prisoner in the Library

 Theme: Benefits of teamwork. Cooperation strengthens relationships encouraged to apply to our own lives.

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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District ReadinessTest.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.




  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Definition Essay (to help Feature Article)                     Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.



                                        Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                       Theme 3: Make Yourself at Home
                                         Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                 Grammar                  Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Sarah, Plain and Tall            Skill: Draw           Use effective          Common and Proper           Words with /oi/
 (Historical Fiction)             Conclusions           sentences in           Nouns
                                  Strategy: Read Ahead  writing a cause        Found Nouns
 ―Wagon Train Adventure‖          4.RI.1, 8             and effect             Sentence Completion
 (Magazine Article)                                     paragraph
                                                        when prompted
 Stealing Home                    Skill: Compare and    Use effective          Singular and Plural         Unusual Plurals
 (Realistic Fiction – Poem)       Contrast              sentences in           Nouns
                                  Strategy: Use Context explaining a           Replace and Review
                                  to Confirm Meaning    process when
                                  4.RI.4, 6 4.RL.4      prompted
 The Cricket in Times Square      Skill: Draw           Use the writing        Possessive Nouns            Possessive Nouns
 (Fantasy)                        Conclusions           process in
                                  Strategy: Create      writing an
                                  Mental Images         explanatory
                                  (Inferences)          essay when
                                  4.RI.1, 8 4.RL.1      prompted
 Two Lands, One Heart             Skill: Compare and    Use the writing        Abbreviations               Words with
 (Nonfiction)                     Contrast              process in             Possessive Nouns and        Abbreviations
                                  Strategy: Reread to   writing a              Abbreviations
                                  Clarify               definition essay
                                  4.RI.6                when prompted
 Look to the North: A Wolf Pup    Skill: Summarize      Practice               Pronouns and                Words with ei, ie,
 Diary                            (identify informative writing an             Antecedents                 and eigh
 (Informational Narrative –       passage) DOK2         explanatory
 Poem)                            Strategy: Use Text    essay in a timed
                                  Structure and         or tested
                                  Format                situation when
                                  4.RI.2, 3             prompted
 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 War with Grandpa              Watsons Go to Birmingham                             Shiloh                   Sounder

 Theme: Students read about characters who grow and change along with their environment.

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                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify informative or persuasive passages. Students will identify commonly used persuasive
       techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial, expert opinion) used in passage.


  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Persuasive Letter                                               Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                    cursive skills.



                                         Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                            Theme 4: Creative Minds
                                         Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                       Writing                Grammar                 Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Kids' Invention Book         Skill: Main Idea and       Use                 Subject and Object        Words that end with
 (Expository Nonfiction)          Details 4.RI.2, 4.RL.1     development in      Pronouns                  -y or –ey
                                  Strategy: Adjust           writing
                                  Reading Rate 4.RF.4        paragraphs that
                                                             compare and
                                                             contrast when
                                                             prompted
 Encyclopedia Brown and the       Skill: Sequence            Use development     Possessive Pronouns       Prefixes un- and –
 Case of Pablo's Nose             Strategy: Read Ahead       in writing a                                  dis
 (Mystery - Fable)                                           persuasive letter
                                                             when prompted
 In the Days of King Adobe        Skill: Main Idea and       Use the writing     Adjectives and            Prefixes
 (Hispanic Folktale)              Details 4.RL.9             process in          Articles                  non-, in-, and re-
                                  Strategy: Reread to        writing a
                                  Clarify                    response to
                                                             literature when
                                                             prompted
 Red Writing Hood                 Skill: Sequence            Use the writing     Comparing with            Changing y to i
 (Play)                           Strategy: Create           process to write    Adjectives
                                  Mental Images              a compare and       Comparisons
                                  (simile, metaphor,         contrast essay
                                  personification)           when prompted
                                  4.RL.5
 One Grain of Rice: A             Skill: Compare and         Practice writing    Verbs                     Suffixes
 Mathematical Folktale            Contrast (character        a compare and                                 -ion, -ness, -able,
 (Indian Folktale)                actions) 4.RL.9, 3         contrast essay in                             -less, and –ful
                                  Strategy: Make and         a timed or tested
 ―It’s Just Math‖                 Confirm Predictions        situation when
 Magazine Article)                                           prompted


 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Trumpet of the Swan

 Theme: Overcome obstacles by thinking creatively.
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                                   Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Feature Article                                                Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.

                                         Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                           Theme 5: Community Ties
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Fire!                            Skill: Elements of        Gather and         Main and Helping            Words with /ər/
 (Expository Nonfiction)          Nonfiction: Text          evaluate           Verbs
                                  Structure                 information for
                                  Strategy: Summarize       a research
                                                            report when
                                                            prompted
                                                            W1 A-D W9
 A Very Important Day             Skill: Author's           Organize           Action and Linking          Words with the /əl/
 (Informational Narrative)        Purpose (character        information for    Verbs                       Sound
                                  action, compare/          a research
                                  contrast)                 report when
                                  Strategy: Use             prompted
                                  Decoding/Phonics          W1 A-D W9
 Saguaro Cactus                   Skill: Elements of        Draft              Present Tense               Words with /ən/
 (Expository Nonfiction –         Nonfiction: Text          information for    Past to Present
 Poem)                            Structure 4.RL.5          a research         Action or Linking?
                                  Strategy: Adjust          report when
                                  Reading Rate              prompted
                                                            W1 A-D W9
 Blue Willow                      Skill: Author's           Edit               Past and Future Tenses      Adding -ed or -ing
 (Realistic Fiction – Poem)       Purpose 4.RL.5            information for
                                  Strategy: Summarize       a research
                                                            report when
                                                            prompted
                                                            W1 A-D W9
 In My Family                     Skill: Sequence           Share and          Irregular Verbs             Words with ―Silent‖
 (Autobiography – Poem)           Strategy: Use             publish            Quite Irregular             Letters
                                  Context to Confirm        information for    Everyday Verbs
                                  Meaning 4.RL.5            a research         Verb Tenses
                                                            report when
                                                            prompted
                                                            W1 A-D W9

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Dear Mr. Henshaw                   Mississippi Bridge                   In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
 Theme: Students discover the joys and responsibilities of belonging to a community.

                                                         Elementary Language Arts
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                                  Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Four
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District ReadinessTest.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.



  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Poetry                                                          Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                    cursive skills.


                                         Trophies Book 4, Lead the Way
                                             Theme 6: New Lands
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                      Writing               Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Gold Rush                    Skill: Fact and         Use word             Contractions and            Contractions
 (Expository Nonfiction)          Opinion                 choice in            Negatives
                                  Strategy: Use Text      writing a            Dissecting Contractions
                                  Structure and Format    description
                                                          paragraph when
                                                          prompted
 I Have Heard of a Land           Skill: Word             Use word             Adverbs                     Homophones
 (Historical Fiction)             Relationships           choice in            Types of Adverbs
                                  (synonyms, antonyms) writing a               Verbs and Adverbs
                                                          rhymed or            Negatives as Adverbs
                                  Strategy: Self-Question unrhymed poem
                                                          when prompted
 Paul Bunyan and Babe the         Skill: Fact and         Use the writing      Comparing with              VCCV Words
 Blue Ox (from Larger Than        Opinion                 process in           Adverbs
 Life: The Adventures of          Strategy: Create        writing a            Compare Common
 American Legendary Heroes)       Mental Images (simile, persuasive essay      Adverbs
 (Tall Tale – Poem)               metaphor,               when prompted
                                  personification) 4.RL.5
 Fly Traps! Plants That Bite      Skill: Word             Use the writing      Prepositions                VCV Words
 Back                             Relationships           process in           Comparing with
 (Informational Narrative –       (synonyms, antonyms) writing a               Adverbs; Prepositions
 Interview)                                               descriptive
                                  Strategy: Reread to     essay when
                                  Clarify                 prompted
                                                          W2a-e
 The Down and Up Fall             Skill: Author's         Use the writing      Prepositional Phrases       Words with Three
 (Realistic Fiction)              Purpose                 process in           Phrases and Clauses         Syllables
                                  Strategy: Self-         writing a story
 ―Amazon Adventure‖               Question                when prompted
 (Magazine Article)

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Saddo and the Thousand Paper Cranes                    Sign of the Beaver                 Journey to Jo’Burg
 In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson            The Big Wave

 Theme: Students who travel to new lands. Exploration and discovery will be viewed as a lifelong process.
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                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial,
       expert opinion) used in a passage.

  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Memoir or Personal Narrative S.W.3a-e                          Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   handwriting skills.

                                       Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                            Theme 1: Look Inside
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 The Hot and Cold Summer          Skill: Prefixes,          Use voice in       Declarative and             Word s with Short
 (Realistic Fiction)              Suffixes, and Roots       writing a          Interrogative Sentences     Vowels
                                  5.RF.3a                   narrative
                                  Strategy: Make and        paragraph when
                                  Confirm Predictions       prompted
 Sees Behind Trees                Skill: Narrative          Use voice in       Imperative and              Long a, e, and i
 (Historical Fiction – Poetry)    Elements (setting,        writing a          Exclamatory Sentences
                                  character, problem        descriptive
                                  solution) 5.RL.4          paragraph when
                                  Strategy: Create          prompted
                                  Mental Images (simile,
                                  metaphor,
                                  personification)
                                  5.RL.5a
 Yang the Third and Her           Skill: Prefixes,          Use voice in       Complete and Simple         Long o and Long u
 Impossible Family                Suffixes, and Roots       writing a          Subjects
 (Realistic Fiction)              5.RF.3a                   realistic story    Subject vs. Predicate
                                  Strategy: Self-           when prompted
                                  Question
 Dear Mrs. Parks 5.RI.3           Skill: Make               Use voice in       Complete and Simple         Vowels before r
 (Letters and Fables)             Judgements                writing a          Predicates
                                  (inference) 5.RI.1,       personal
                                  5.RL.1                    narrative when
                                  Strategy: Use Text        prompted
                                  Structure and Format
                                  5.RL.5
 Elena                            Skill: Narrative          Use voice in       Compound Subjects           Words with /s/, /z/,
 (Historical Fiction)             Elements                  writing a          and Predicates              and /sh/
                                  Strategy: Read            personal
                                  Ahead                     narrative when
                                                            prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Bridge to Terabithia          Great Gully Hopkins                                  Hatchet
 Sees Behind Trees             The Black Stallion
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     Fort Thomas Independent Schools                                                                               Page 77
                                                             Curriculum Guide
                                  Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                           Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial,
       expert opinion) used in a passage.

  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   On-Demand 5.W.1a-d, 5.W.2a-e, 5.W.3a-e                          Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                    handwriting skills.



                                       Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                            Theme 2: Team Work
                                        Focus Skill/             Writing
     Suggested Selection(s)                                                             Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy             5.L.6
 We'll Never Forget You,          Skill: Draw           Use effective             Simple and Compound      Ending /zhər/ and
 Roberto Clemente                                       paragraphs in
                                  Conclusions (inference)                         Sentences
 (Biography – Magazine            5.RI.1, 5.RL.1        writing a                 5.L.1a, 5.L.3a           /chər/
 Article)                         Strategy: Adjust      paragraph of                                       5.RF.3a
                                  Reading Rate 5.RI.3   information
                                                        when prompted
 Folk Tales from Asia             Skill: Summarize and Use effective              Clauses                  Words Ending in -ed
 (Folktale) 5.RL.2, 5.RI.2,       Paraphrase            paragraphs in             Cause-Effect             and
 5.RF.4c, 5.RL.4                  Strategy: Use Context writing a how-            5.L.3a, 5.L.4a           -ing
                                  to Confirm Meaning    to paragraph
                                                        when prompted
 Iditarod Dream                   Skill: Draw           Use effective             Complex Sentences        Unstressed Endings
 (Nonfiction)                     Conclusions           paragraphs in             Add a Connector          [ə]n and [ə]r
                                  Strategy: Read Ahead writing a                  5.L.1a, 5.L.3a
                                                        summary when
                                                        prompted
 Woodsong                         Skill: Summarize and Use effective              Common and Proper        Unstressed Ending
 (Personal Narrative –            Paraphrase            paragraphs in             Nouns; Abbreviations     /əl/
 Magazine Article)                Strategy: Reread to   writing a how-
 5.RL.2, 5.RI.2                   Clarify 5.RF.4c       to essay when
                                                        prompted
 Island of the Blue Dolphins      Skill: Narrative      Use effective             Singular and Plural      Plurals
 (Historical Fiction – Poem)      Elements              paragraphs in             Nouns
                                  Strategy: Summarize   writing a essay
                                  5.RL.2                that explains
                                                        when prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Maniac Magee           Holes                           Baseball in the Barrios              The Tarantula in My Purse



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                                                              Curriculum Guide
                                   Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.
  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial,
       expert opinion) used in a passage.
   Students will document use of sources.

  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Persuasive Letter 5.W.1a-d                                     Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   cursive skills.

                                    Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                 Theme 3: A Changing Planet 5.RI.3, 5.RI.4
                                        Focus Skill/                                                               Spelling
     Suggested Selection(s)                                     Writing                Grammar
                                       Focus Strategy                                                             5.RF.3a
 Everglades                       Skill: Prefixes,          Use idea            Possessive Nouns           Words with "Silent"
 (Informational Text)             Suffixes, and Roots       development in                                 letters
                                  5.RF.3a                   writing a review
                                  Strategy: Create          when prompted
                                  Mental Images (simile,
                                  metaphor,
                                  personification)
                                  5.RL.4, 5.L.5a
 Summer of Fire: Yellowstone      Skill: Graphic Aids       Use idea            Pronouns and               Compound Words
 1988                             Strategy: Use Text        development in      Antecedents
 (Nonfiction – Magazine           Structure and Format      writing a           Pronouns for Nouns
 Article)                         5.RL.5                    persuasive          Clear Pronouns
                                                            paragraph when
                                                            prompted
 Oceans                           Skill: Text Structure:    Use idea            Subject and Object         Troublesome Words
 (Expository Nonfiction –         Main Idea and Details     development in      Pronouns                   and Phrases
 Nonfiction)                      5.RI.2                    writing a
                                  Strategy: Adjust          persuasive letter
                                  Reading Rate              when prompted
 Seeing Earth From Space          Skill: Graphic Aids       Use idea            Possessive Pronouns        Suffixes -ant and -
 (Photo Essay – Poem)             Strategy: Reread to       development in                                 ent
                                  Clarify 5.RF.4c           writing a                                      5.L.4b
                                                            persuasive
                                                            essay when
                                                            prompted
 The Case of the Flying-Saucer    Skill: Text Structure:    Use idea            Changing Pronouns          Suffixes
 People (from Einstein            Main Idea and Details     development in      Sentence Links             -tion and –ness
 Anderson Science Detective:      5.RI.2                    writing a           5.L.1a                     5.L.4b
 The Howling Dog and Other        Strategy: Use             persuasive
 Cases)                           Decoding/Phonics          essay when
 (Mystery)                        5.RF.3a                   prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Tuck Everlasting              The Sign of the Beaver                     Maria’s Comet              Stone Wall Secrets
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                                                             Curriculum Guide
                                 Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                          Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial,
       expert opinion) used in a passage.

  Writing Continuum Project                                        Handwriting
   Compare / Contrast 5.W.9a-b                                    Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                   handwriting skills.


                                       Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                          Theme 4: Express Yourself
                                        Focus Skill/             Writing                                         Spelling
     Suggested Selection(s)                                                            Grammar
                                       Focus Strategy             5.L.6                                      5.L.4b, 5.RF.3a
 Hattie's Birthday Box            Skill: Word               Use effective      Reflexive Pronouns          Suffixes
 (Short Story – Greek Myth)       Relationships 5.L.5c      sentences in                                   -able and -less
                                  (synonyms, antonyms)      writing a
                                  Strategy: Self-           paragraph that
                                  Question                  contrasts when
                                                            prompted
 William Shakespeare & the        Skill: Fact and           Use effective      Adjectives and Articles     Suffixes
 Globe                            Opinion                   sentences in       Adjectives and              -eer, -ist, -ian, -or,
 (Biography – Proverbs)           Strategy: Adjust          writing a news     Pronouns                    and -er
                                  Reading Rate              story when
                                  5.RI.3, 5.RI.4            prompted
 The World of William Joyce       Skill: Word               Use effective      Proper Adjectives           Prefixes
 Scrapbook                        Relationships             sentences in       Noun to Adjective           non-, in- and un-
 (Autobiography)                  Strategy: Use Text        writing a
                                  Structure and Format      comparison and
                                  5.RL.5                    contrast essay
                                                            when prompted
 Satchmo's Blues                  Skill: Fact and           Use effective      Comparing with              Suffixes -re, and -
 (Informational Narrative –       Opinion                   sentences in       Adjectives                  inter
 Encyclopedia Article)            Strategy: Read            writing a          Sentences that
                                  Ahead 5.RI.3              response to        Compare
                                                            literature when
                                                            prompted
 Evelyn Cisneros: Prima           Skill: Text Structure:    Use effective      Main and Helping            Prefixes dis- and de-
 Ballerina                        Main Idea and Details     sentences in       Verbs
 (Biography – Poem)               5.RI.2                    writing a          5.L.1b-d
 5.RI.4                           Strategy: Summarize       comparison and
                                  5.RL.2, 5.RI.2            contrast essay
                                                            when prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Harriet the Spy                              The Young Artist                             Dear Benjamin Banneker


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                                                             Curriculum Guide
                                   Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial,
       expert opinion) used in a passage.
   Students will document use of sources.

  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   Feature Article 5.W.8, 5.RI.9, 5.W.2a-e                         Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
                                                                    cursive skills.

                                       Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                           Theme 5: School Rules
                                         Focus Skill/                                  Grammar                         Spelling
     Suggested Selection(s)                                       Writing
                                       Focus Strategy                                   5.L.b-d                        5.RF.3a
 Off and Running                  Skill: Text Structure:     Use                Action and Linking               Prefixes pre- and
 (Realistic Fiction)              Compare and Contrast       organization in    Verbs                            pro-
 5.RF.4c, 5.L.4a, 5.RL.6          Strategy: Use Context      writing a                                           5.L.4b
                                  to Confirm Meaning         research report
                                  5.RL.4, 5RL.3              when prompted
 Little by Little                 Skill: Author's Purpose    Use                Present Tense                    VCCV Words
 (Autobiography – Poem)           and Perspective            organization in    Verb Form
                                  Strategy: Self-            writing a
                                  Question                   research report
                                                             when prompted
 Dear Mr. Henshaw                 Skill: Text Structure:     Use                Past and Future Tenses           More Words with -
 (Realistic Fiction – Magazine    Compare and Contrast       organization                                        ed or -ing
 Article) 5.RL.3                  Strategy: Make and         organization in
                                  Confirm Predictions        writing a
                                                             research report
                                                             when prompted
 Frindle                          Skill: Author's            Use                Principal Parts of Verbs         VCCCV Words
 (Realistic Fiction – Anecdote)   Purpose and                organization in
                                  Perspective 5.RL.6         writing a
                                  Strategy: Use              research report
                                  Decoding/Phonics           when prompted
                                  5.RF.3a
 The Fun They Had (from           Skill: Draw                Use                Regular and Irregular            VCV Words
 Science Fiction Stories)         Conclusions                organization in    Verbs
 (Science Fiction)                Strategy: Summarize        writing a
                                  5.RL.2, 5.RI.2             research report
                                                             when prompted

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory                     Frindle                        Beetles, Lightly Toasted


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                                                               Curriculum Guide
                                   Fort Thomas Independent Schools
                            Scope and Sequence for Integrated Language Arts
Grade Five
Activities that develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking are included in the district-adopted Trophies program. This
matrix provides a synopsis of the skills students are expected to learn. Topics bold-faced are part of Kentucky’s Core Content
for assessment. Topics italicized are on the District Readiness Test.

  Skill Enhancement
  Skills and concepts in this box need special focus in addition to the coverage in the basal text because they have enhanced
  focus on Kentucky’s assessment.
   Students will identify argument and supporting evidence.
   Students will identify an author’s bias.
   Students will identify commonly used persuasive techniques (i.e., bandwagon, emotional appeal, testimonial, expert
       opinion) used in a passage.

  Writing Continuum Project                                         Handwriting
   On Demand                                                       Continue to master D’Nealian / Modern Manuscript
   5.W.1a-d, 5.W.2a-e, 5.W.3a-e                                    cursive skills.



                                     Trophies Book 5, Distant Voyages
                                 Theme 6: American Adventure 5.RI.3, 5.RI.4
                                        Focus Skill/
     Suggested Selection(s)                                       Writing              Grammar                   Spelling
                                       Focus Strategy
 Across the Wide Dark Sea          Skill: Connotation/     Use word             Perfect Tenses             VV Words
 (Historical Fiction)              Denotation              choice in            Verb Forms
 5.RF.4c                           Strategy: Create        writing a            5.L.1b-d
                                   Mental Images           rhymed poem
                                                           when prompted
 Name This American                Skill: Cause and Effect Use word             Contractions and           Contractions
 (Play – Tall Tale)                Strategy: Make and      choice in            Negatives
                                   Confirm Predictions     writing a story      Dialogue
                                                           when prompted        Contractions and
                                                                                Tenses
 What's the Big Idea, Ben          Skill: Connotation/       Use word           Adverbs                    Related Words
 Franklin?                         Denotation                choice in          Adjective to Adverb
 (Biography – Nonfiction           Strategy: Reread to       writing a play     Vivid Adverbs
 Article) 5.RF.4c                  Clarify                   when prompted      Verbs and Adverbs
 Lewis and Clark                   Skill: Cause and          Use word           Comparing with             Words with Three
 (Nonfiction Article – Song)       Effect                    choice in          Adverbs                    Syllables
                                   Strategy: Use             writing a tall     Adverb Degrees             5.RF.3a
                                   Decoding/Phonics          tale when
                                   5.RF.3a, 5.RI.3           prompted
 Black Frontiers: A History of     Skill: Summarize and      Use word           Prepositional Phrases      Words form Spanish
 African American Heroes in        Paraphrase                choice in          Expanding Ideas
 the Old West                      Strategy: Use Context     writing a          Useful Phrases
 (Expository Nonfiction)           to Confirm Meaning        friendly letter    5.L.1a
                                   5.RL.2, 5.RL.4,           when prompted
                                   5.RI.1, 5.R4.4c,
                                   5.RI.3

 Suggested Independent Trade Books
 War Comes to Willy Freeman                              The Cat Who Escaped from Steerage            Jump Ship to Freedom
 And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?


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