Language Arts & Reading

Kindergarten – Reading Wonders, Unit 3                        Big Idea: Going Places                                What can you learn by going to different places?                                Quarter 1, 2016-17, Addendum

 

Weekly Concept & Essential Questions

Genre, Text Features & Literary Elements

Comprehension: Skills, Strategies & Fluency

Phonics

 

Vocabulary: Academic, High-Frequency, Oral, and Category

Writing:

Trait, Product, About Reading

Grammar

Research & Inquiry

K-3.1

Rules to Go By

 

What rules do we follow in different places?

Fable, Fantasy, Informational Texts, Nonfiction

Visualize

 

Key Details (Use illustrations), Lists

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Intonation

Recognize Rhyme, Phoneme:  Isolation (initial/medial), Blending, Categorization

/i/i (medial)

Review:
/a/a, /m/m, /p/p, /s/s, /t/t

visualize, punctuation, retell, predict

 

to

 

rules, cooperate, guard, prank, responsible

 

Movement Words

Sentence Fluency

 

Write a Sentence

What rules do we need to follow at school?

K-3.2

Sounds Around Us

 

What are the different sounds we hear?

Informational Text, Nonfiction, Fiction

Visualize

 

Key Details (Use Illustrations), Captions, Connection of Ideas

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Intonation

Onset and Rime Blending,
Phoneme: Identity, Blending, Segmentation

/n/n (initial/final)

Review:
/a/a, /i/i, /m/m, /p/p, /s/s,  /t/t
Extend: final double letters, -ss, -tt

events, period, vocabulary

 

and

 

listen, volume, chat, exclaimed, familiar

 

Sound Words

Write a Personal Narrative Sentence

Sentences

What sounds do we hear at school?

K-3.3

The Places We Go

 

What places do you go to during the week?

Informational Text, Fantasy, Fiction, Nonfiction

Visualize

 

Character, Setting, Events, Sentence Structure

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression, Intonation

Count and Pronounce Syllables, Phoneme Isolation, Phoneme Blending, Phoneme Identity, Phoneme Segmentation
/k/c (initial)
/a/a, /i/i, /m/m, /n/n, /s/s, /p/p, /t/t

characters, setting, map

 

go

 

local, routine, neighborhood, volunteer, intelligent

 

Sequence Words

Sentence Fluency

 

Write an Opinion Sentence

Sentences

What places do you go during the week?

 

What do you do there?

 

 

 

 

 

Language Arts & Reading

Kindergarten – Reading Wonders, Unit 8                            Big Idea: From Here to There               Where can you go that is near and far?                                                    Quarter 1, 2016-17, Addendum

 

Weekly Concept &

Essential Questions

Genre, Text Features & Literary Elements

Comprehension: Skills, Strategies & Fluency

Phonics

 

Vocabulary: Academic, High-Frequency, Oral, and Category

Writing:

Trait, Product, About Reading

Grammar

Research & Inquiry

K-8.1

On the Move

 

What can help you go from here to there?

Tale, Fiction, Nonfiction

 

Headings

Make, Confirm, and Revise Predictions

 

Character, Setting, Plot

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression

Generate Rhyme, Phoneme: Identity, Blending, Substitution

/y/y, /z/z (initial)

 

Review: /a/a,  /b/b, /k/c, /k/ck, /d/d, /e/e,  /g/g, /h/h,  /i/i,  /k/k, /m/m, /n/n, /o/o, /p/p, /kw/qu, /s/s, /t/t, /u/u, /v/v, /w/w, /ks/x

preposition, order, headings

 

Vocab Strategy:

Context Clues

 

here, me

 

transportation, vehicle, journey, fierce, wide

 

Vehicles

Sentence Fluency

 

Write a Personal Narrative

Sentences with Prepositions

What are different ways to travel?

K-8.2

My U.S.A.

 

What do you know about our country?

Informational Text, Nonfiction, Fiction

 

Captions

Reread

 

Main Topic and Key Details

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression

Onset and Rime Blending, Phoneme: Isolation (initial j, qu), Blending, Segmentation

/j/j, /kw/qu (initial)

 

Review: /a/a, /b/b, /k/c, /k/ck, /d/d, /e/e, /f/f, /g/g, /h/h,  /i/i, /l/l, /m/m, /n/n, /o/o, /p/p, /r/r, /s/s, /t/t, /u/u, /v/v, /w/w, /ks/x

history, text

 

Vocab Strategy:

Synonyms

 

this, what

 

country, travel, careful, purpose, connect

 

Ordinal Numbers

Sentence Fluency

 

Write a Travel Poster

Sentences with Prepositions

What would you like to find out about in our country?

K-8.3

Look to the Sky

 

What do you see in the sky?

Informational Text, Fiction, Nonfiction, Fantasy

 

Headings

Make, Confirm, and Revise Predictions

 

Character, Setting, Plot (Problem and Solution)

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression

Onset and Rime Segmentation, Phoneme: Identity, Categorization, Addition

/u/u, /g/g, /w/w, /x/x, /v/v, /j/j, /k/qu, /z/z

 

Review: /a/a,  /b/b, /k/c, /k/ck, /d/d, /e/e,  /g/g, /h/h,  /i/i,  /k/k, /m/m, /n/n, /o/o, /p/p, /kw/qu, /s/s, /t/t, /u/u, /v/v, /w/w, /ks/x, /y/y, /z/z

prepositional phrase

 

Vocab Strategy:

Similes

 

for, have, they, of, said, want, here, me, this, what

 

distance, recognize, space, challenge, surface

 

Opposites

Sentence Fluency

 

Write a Counting Book

Sentences with Prepositions

What can you see in the sky during the day and at night?