Literacy

Reading

Reading Street

Unit 3, Week 4

Story:  Rosa and Blanca


Weekly  Question

When does a creative idea lead to a surprise?


Knowledge Goals
Children will understand that creative ideas can lead to surprises when we:
* share with others
* help others
* use clever thinking


High Frequency Words
alone, buy, daughters, half, many, their, youngest


Trick/HFW (High Frequency Words)are words that occur most frequently in printed material and cannot be easily identified by phonetics or picture clues. They are the building blocks of language and learning to identify them is ESSENTIAL to developing literacy.Please practice SPELLING and READING these words with your child. Students will be be tested on these words weekly.

Comprehension
Skill: Sequence
Strategy: Predict and Set Purpose

Writing
Informational Writing
Trait:  Conventions


Conventions
More about verbs

Listening and Speaking
Give a Description

Amazing Words
abundant, generous, efficient, forever, assist, dismay, beam, situation

Fundations Lesson 
Please check your child's backpack for their list of practice words and trick words.


Trick/ HFW are words that occur most frequently in printed material and cannot be easily identified by phonetics or picture clues. They are the building blocks of language and learning to identify them is ESSENTIAL to developing literacy. Please practice  SPELLING and READING these words with your child.

 Fundations ASSESSMENTS:
Include:

  • There is not an actual list for your child to memorize. The words presented during the test include the phonics skills that have been presented and worked on during the lesson.
  • All students must earn a grade of 80% to consider the skill mastered(if this grade is not reached the student will continue to work on the skill(s) until he or she has mastered them).
  • High Frequency Words(HFW)
  • Writing sentences from dictation. Students have been working on listening skills, starting sentences with an uppercase letter, spaces between words, and ending sentences with a stop sign(., ?, !)
Robust Vocabulary words are introduced and discussed. Your child is expected to have a general understanding of the word, he/she does NOT need to know how to spell the word.