Week of Jan 14, 2013
Students will identify factors of myths. Whole class activity Fact or Fiction. Whole class activity on Fact or opinion. Students will read Pandora's Box and compare this story with Hattie's birthday box. Students will compare characters traits of the main characters in each story.
Students will review various types of Expository Text Structure (Parts of books).
Students will build reading fluency by letter sound recognition.
Students will practice Vowel and consonant blends.
Class will practice decoding/phonics using root word and suffix to determine meaning of words.
Students will identify sounds of letters in a timed activity.
Students will read practice making inferences.
Class will have activity concerning fact and opinion.
Students will differentiate between Fiction and nonfiction by drawing upon prior knowledge
Introduce the Biography genre.
Teacher will read Elizabeth I which will address listening comprehension.
Students will have a Vocabulary building activity to improve comprehension.
Students will begin reading William Shakespeare and the Globe.
Students will build comprehension skills by reading a selection and answering questions.
Students will continue to read William Shakespeare and answer questions.
Students will work on literacy skills.
Students will complete activities concerning sentence writing and structure in the student activity center.
Students will utilize Study Island or Lexia Reading to reinforce learning.
Students will have individual reading time. Students and teacher will have one on one reading or students may participate in peer reading or Lexia Reading.