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3rd ca plans & spell
3rd ca plans & spell
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  • 1. Unit 1 Planner Theme: Let’s Learn Unit 1 Let’s Learn The Big Question Why is learning important? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about why learning is important at www.macmillanmh.com. by Mary Hoffman 2 3 illustrated by Caroline Binch Theme Opener, pp. xvi–2/3 pp. 6A–33KK pp. 34A–65II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Teachers The Power of Books • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary chuckled, nervous, nonsense, auditions, adventure, fumbled, trudged exploring, sparkling, fantastic, success Word Parts/Prefixes un-, non- Word Families • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Short Vowels Final e • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Short Vowels Words with Final e READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Story Strategy: Make Inferences Structure and Analyze Skill: Character, Setting, Plot Skill: Cause and Effect • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Phrasing Intonation • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching The New House Puss in Boots On Level On Level The New Kid Anansi Wins Back the World’s Stories Beyond The New Hometown Beyond Aladdin and His Lamp English Learners The First Day English Learners Anansi and the Three Tasks LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Topic Development: Topic Development: Moment Moment • Grammar Grammar Grammar Statements and Questions Commands and Exclamations viii Unit 1
  • 2. Unit 1 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension EARTH Smart Genre Nonfiction Some articles give information about real people, places, or things. How do green schools Summarize help the environment? Main Idea and Details G A main idea is the most important point of an oodwillie Environmental School article. Details support the is friendly to the environment. main idea. Goodwillie is a green school in Ada, Michigan. Green schools do many things to help the Earth. Green schools use less energy than regular schools. At Goodwillie, solar panels use the sun’s power. The solar power heats the school in winter. This helps keep energy bills low. The school also believes in using recycled items. Its walls and floors are made with recycled material. Even the outdoor deck is made from sawdust and recycled milk jugs! Clara Cullen (left) and Seana Florida find frogs in Goodwillie’s pond. 70P3v1_CA_U1W3_TFK_RD10.indd 70 9/19/07 4:44:23 PM pp. 66A–77KK pp. 78A–111KK pp. 112A–145II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Building Schools Learning to Read Those Special Books Writing Workshop Build Background Build Background Build Background Unit 1 Assessment, 151M–151N Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary donate, unaware, members, passion, bothering, admire, separate, determination, contribute concentrate, ached, splendid storage, exact, ruined, luckiest Comprehension Character, Setting, Plot; Thesaurus/Synonyms Dictionary/Multiple- Word Parts/Suffixes, -er, -est Cause and Effect; Main Meaning Words Idea and Details; Compare and Contrast; Make and Confirm Predictions Phonics Phonics Phonics Long a Long o Long i Vocabulary Strategies Spelling Spelling Spelling Word Parts/Prefixes; Word Words with Long a Words with Long o Words with Long i Families; Thesaurus/ Synonyms; Dictionary/ Multiple-Meaning Words; Word Parts/Suffixes Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Generate Strategy: Monitor Text Features/ Skill: Main Idea and Details Questions Comprehension Literary Elements/ Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Make and Confirm Study Skills Predictions Bar Graphs; Personification; Italics, pronunciations, Fluency Fluency Fluency bold or colored type; Guide Repeated Reading: Pacing Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: words, Headings, Captions Expression Phrasing Approaching Approaching Approaching Grammar Jay Beckwith and Julia Morgan: Two Builders Running with Wolves The Slightly Tipping Tree Statements and House Questions; Commands On Level On Level and Exclamations; Jay Beckwith and Julia Katie and the Wolf On Level Subjects; Predicates; Morgan: Two Builders A Winter Adventure Compound Sentences Beyond Beyond A Dog’s Life Beyond Writing Jay Beckwith and Julia The Science Fair Morgan: Two Builders English Learners Topic Development: The Wolf English Learners Moment; Personal English Learners Safe in the Storm Narrative: Description; Two Builders Topic Development: Object, Setting Writing Writing Writing Personal Narrative: Topic Development: Object, Topic Development: Object, Fluency Assessment Description Setting Setting Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Subjects Predicates Compound Sentences Interpret Assessment Let’s Learn ix
  • 3. Unit 2 Planner Theme: Neighborhoods and Communities Unit 2 Neighborhoods and Communities Big The Question How do community members work together? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about how community members work together at www.macmillanmh.com. 152 153 Theme Opener pages 156A–189KK pages 190A–209II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Birth of a Town Local Business • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary sidewalks, grumbled, traders, disappear, protect, harming, blossomed, wailed, lonesome supply, capture, enclosure Word Parts: Compound Dictionary: Words Multiple-Meaning Words • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Long e Silent Letters • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Long e Words with Silent Letters READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Monitor Skill: Sequence Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions • Fluency Fluency Fluency Phrasing Pacing Approaching Approaching • Skill-Based Practice Readers Start Your Own Business! Purple Loosestrife On Level On Level Start Your Own Business! Purple Loosestrife Beyond Beyond Start Your Own Business! Purple Loosestrife English Learners English Learners Dog Wash The Marsh Monster LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Expository Expository • Grammar Grammar Grammar Common and Proper Nouns Singular and Plural viii Unit 2
  • 4. Unit 2 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre Nonfiction A nonfiction article gives information How did Chinese immigrants succeed about real people, places, or things. despite hard times? Summarize Main Idea and Details A main idea is the purpose of the article. Details support the main idea. F or much of its history, California has attracted Chinese immigrants. Life was often hard for these newcomers. But thanks to their skills and hard work, Chinese immigrants made their mark here. The discovery of gold in 1848 sparked a large wave of immigration. Nearly 500,000 people from around the world rushed to California with dreams of becoming rich. Among the people looking for gold were people from China. By 1851 there were 25,000 Chinese people living in California. Chinese immigrants came to the United States to seek a better life. 214P3v1_CA_U2W3_TFK_RD10.indd 214 9/11/07 2:08:36 PM pages 210A–221QQ pages 222A–243KK pages 244A–275II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing California Communities Working Together Building Homes Expository Build Background Build Background Build Background Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 2 Assessment, culture, communities, tour, volunteers, thrilled, appliances, owners, 281M–281N immigrants, established, slogan, deserve construction, equipment, traditional leaky, project Comprehension Context Clues: Examples Sequence; Draw Context Clues: Antonyms Context Clues: Paragraph Conclusions; Main Idea Clues and Details (stated); Author’s Purpose; Theme Phonics Phonics Phonics 3-Letter Blends Digraphs Contractions Vocabulary Strategies Spelling Spelling Spelling Word Parts: Compound Words with 3-Letter Blends Words with Digraphs Words with Contractions Words; Dictionary: Multiple-Meaning Words; Context Clues: Antonyms, Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Examples, Paragraph Clues Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Analyze Story Comprehension Comprehension Structure Text Features/ Skill: Main Idea and Skill: Author’s Purpose Skill: Theme Literary Elements/ Details (stated) Study Skills Fluency Fluency Fluency Calendar, Personification, Pronunciation and Phrasing Pacing Phrasing Assonance, Rhyme Scheme, Repetition, Approaching Approaching Approaching Refrain, Features in a The Acjachewea People Patching a Playground Heat Wave Textbook On Level On Level On Level Grammar The Acjachewea People Patching a Playground Emergency Nouns Beyond Beyond Beyond The Acjachewea People Patching a Playground New Neighbors Writing Expository English Learners English Learners English Learners The Acjachewea People Kids Make a Difference The Flood Fluency Assessment Diagnose and Prescribe Writing Writing Writing Interpret Assessment Results Expository Expository Expository Grammar Grammar Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Possessive Nouns Sentence Combining with Nouns Neighborhoods and Communities ix
  • 5. Unit 3 Planner Theme: Express Yourself Unit 3 Express Yourself The Big Question How do writers and artists express themselves? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about writers and artists at www.macmillanmh.com. 282 283 Theme Opener, pp. xvi–282/283 pp. 286A–309KK pp. 310A–345II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Being a Writer Writing Letters • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary talented, single, proper, crackle, starry, announced, excitement, acceptance, useful soared, noticed Context Clues/Word Clues Context Clues/Sentence Clues • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics r-Controlled Vowels, er, ir, ur r-Controlled Vowels, ar, or • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with r-Controlled Words with r-Controlled Vowels Vowels READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Analyze Story Skill: Author’s Purpose Structure Skill: Character, Setting, Plot • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading: Phrasing Repeated Reading: Expression and Intonation • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching Storytellers of the World The E-Mail Pals On Level On Level Storytellers of the World Dear Ghana Beyond Beyond Storytellers of the World Faraway Home English Learners English Learners Storytellers Letters to Africa LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Sentence Mechanics: Sentence Mechanics: Capitalization and Capitalization and Punctuation Punctuation • Grammar Grammar Grammar Action Verbs Present-Tense Verbs viii Unit 3
  • 6. Unit 3 Planner Real World Reading Messaging Mania Comprehension Genre Nonfiction Some articles give information about real Kids are logging on and sounding off. people, places, or things. Will it change friendships and the English language? Analyze Text Structure Problem and Solution A problem is something hey, mike! that needs to be worked hey julia! wass^??? out. A solution is something nm, u??? that fixes a problem. n2m either jc, doin homework BLAH...brb Do you know what these mean? “Wass^?” “N2M, U?” sup jake? “JC.” “G2G. BFN.” hey nm jc u??? If you figured it out, jc...can’t wait til Saturday you probably use instant y? messaging, or IM. It lets goin to c Crazy Cats play people “talk” to each other in real time. Instant messages are typed very fast. Users usually don’t Crazy Cats?!! No way —they r totally my fave right now! slow down to capitalize i have xtra tix... or spell out words. As a Srsly???!!! Oooooo, wld b GR8!!! result, users keep inventing well let me no asap, julia on 2, shorter versions of words an i know she likes ‘em and IM slang. askin now. Brb. 350P3v1_CA_U3W3_TFK_RD10.indd 350 9/10/07 1:09:50 PM pp. 346A–357QQ pp. 358A–391KK pp. 392A–423II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Let’s Communicate Being an Artist My Art Letter: Informational Build Background Build Background Build Background Unit 3 Assessment, Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary 429M–429N estimate, focus, record instance, illustrate, style, annual, potential, expensive, textures, sketches, suggestions politely, wrapping, innocent Comprehension Dictionary/Homographs Author’s Purpose; Context Clues/Sentence Dictionary/Homophones Character, Setting, Clues Plot; Problem/Solution; Phonics Phonics Phonics Sequence; Make Prefixes, re-, un-, pre-, mis- Diphthong /oi/ Variant Vowels /u and /ü/ ˙/ Inferences Spelling Spelling Spelling Vocabulary Strategies Words with Prefixes Words with Diphthong oi, oy Words with Variant Vowels Context Clues/Word Clues; oo, u_e, ue, ew Context Clues/Sentence Clues; Dictionary/ Homographs; Context Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Clues/Sentence Clues; Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Visualize Dictionary/Homophones Structure Structure Skill: Make Inferences Skill: Problem/Solution Skill: Sequence Text Features/ Literary Elements/ Study Skills Fluency Fluency Fluency Onomatopoeia, Rhythm; Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Phrasing Repeated Reading: Time Line; Interviews; Pronunciation and Phrasing and Pacing Intonation and Expression Directions Approaching Approaching Approaching Grammar Bright Ideas: Inventions That Old and New: Painting A Different World Action Verbs; Present- Changed History On Level On Level Tense Verbs; Past-Tense On Level Painting Through Time Storm Surprise Verbs; Future-Tense Verbs; Bright Ideas: Inventions That Sentence Combining with Changed History Beyond Beyond Verbs Old and New: Painting A Long Way to Go Beyond Writing Bright Ideas: Inventions That English Learners English Learners Old and New: Painting The Hurricane Sentence Mechanics: Changed History Capitalization and English Learners Punctuation; Letter: Bright Ideas Informational; Sensory Details Writing Writing Writing Letter: Informational Sensory Details Sensory Details Fluency Assessment Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Past-Tense Verbs Future-Tense Verbs Sentence Combining with Verbs Interpret Assessment Express Yourself ix
  • 7. Unit 4 Planner Theme: Our Teams Unit 4 Our Teams The Big Question What makes a strong team? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about what makes a strong team at www.macmillanmh.com. 2 3 Theme Opener, pp. xvi–4/5 pp. 6A–37KK pp. 38A–67II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Working as One Unique Talents • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary beamed, argued, possessions, brilliance, affection, pleaded, fabric, purchased, quarreling exhausted, guarantee, preparations Dictionary/Multiple- Meaning Words Thesaurus/Related Words • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Diphthong ou, ow Plurals • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Diphthong ou, Plurals ow READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Make Inferences Strategy: Evaluate and Analyze Skill: Theme Skill: Draw Conclusions • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading: Phrasing Repeated Reading: Expression Approaching • Skill-Based Practice Readers Androcles and the Lion Approaching The Turtle and the Deer: A On Level Trickster Tale from China A True Hero On Level Beyond Paul Bunyan and Babe: An The Lost Brocade American Tall Tale English Learners Beyond The Diamond A Country of Mice: A Folk Tale from Asia English Learners Paul Bunyan: A Tall Tale LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Dialogue Dialogue • Grammar Grammar Grammar Verbs Be, Do, Have Linking Verbs viii Unit 4
  • 8. Unit 4 Planner Real World Reading A Solution to Comprehension Genre POLLUTION Nonfiction Some articles give information about real people, places, or things. C alifornia’s beautiful beaches may be in danger. People sometimes dump trash on them, leaving the beaches ugly Summarize and polluted. The state cannot afford By Beverly Cleary Problem and Solution to pick up all the trash. Fortunately, illustrated by Ilene Richard A problem is something Californians lend a helping hand. Each that needs to be worked year 50,000 volunteers grab large out. A solution fixes a garbage bags and rakes. Then they head problem. to the shore for a busy day of work. On this special day, the world’s largest garbage collection takes place. California has many beautiful beaches along its 1,100 miles of coastline. by Liane B. Onish 72P3v2_CA_U4W3_TFK_RD10.indd 72 9/21/07 1:15:39 PM pp. 68A–79QQ pp. 80A–109KK pp. 110A–131II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Community Teamwork Family Teams Teams at Work Writing Workshop Build Background Build Background Build Background Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 4 Assessment, utilize, awareness, pollution, anxious, cross, managed, decisions, communicate, 137M–137N emphasize alarmed, pretend, essential, responsible, unfortunately research, specialist Word Parts/Suffixes Comprehension Word Parts/Prefixes Thesaurus/Related Words Draw Conclusions; Theme; Problem/Solution; Phonics Sequence Variant Vowels au, aw, alt, Phonics Phonics alk, all, ough Homophones Soft c and g Vocabulary Spelling Spelling Spelling Strategies Words with Variant Vowels Homophones Words with Soft c and g Dictionary/Multiple- au, aw, alt, alk, all, ough Meaning Words; Thesaurus/Related Words; Word Parts/Suffixes; Word Parts/Prefixes Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Make Inferences Strategy: Monitor Text Features/ Skill: Problem/Solution and Analyze Comprehension Literary Elements/ Skill: Problem/Solution Skill: Sequence Study Skills Rules; Poetry: Haiku, Fluency Fluency Fluency consonance, metaphor; Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Think and Search; Free Pronunciation and Phrasing Intonation Pronunciation and Phrasing Verse Poems: speaker, Approaching Approaching Approaching alliteration; Narrative Our City Gardens The New Dog What’s in the Sky? Poem: Imagery On Level On Level On Level Grammar Our City Gardens The Sanchez Family Store What’s in the Sky? Verbs Be, Do, Have; Linking Beyond Beyond Beyond Verbs; Contractions with Our City Gardens The Lost Report What’s in the Sky? Not; Main and Helping Verbs; Irregular Verbs English Learners English Learners English Learners Our City Gardens The Family Store What’s in the Sky? Writing Dialogue; Fictional Narrative: Short Story; Formatting Dialogue Writing Writing Writing Fictional Narrative: Short Formatting Dialogue Formatting Dialogue Fluency Assessment Story Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Contractions with Not Main and Helping Verbs Irregular Verbs Interpret Assessment Results Our Teams ix
  • 9. Unit 5 Planner Theme: Challenges Unit 5 Those Amazing Animals The Big Question What makes each animal unique? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about unique animals at www.macmillanmh.com. 138 139 Theme Opener pp. 142–171 pp. 172–199 WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Antarctic Life Animal Homes • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary fierce, echoes, shuffles, architects, structures, contain, huddle, junior, down retreats, shallow, shelter Dictionary: Homographs Context Clues: Homophones • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Compound Words Inflectional Endings y to i • Spelling Spelling Spelling Compound Words Inflectional Endings y to i READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summaraize Strategy: Summarize Skill: Main Idea and Details Skill:Description • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Pacing Pacing and Phrasing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching The Weddell Seals Amazing Bird Builders On Level On Level The Weddell Seals Amazing Bird Builders Beyond Beyond The Weddell Seals Amazing Bird Builders English Learners English Learners The Weddell Seals Bird Builders LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Logical Structure: Sequence Logical Structure: Sequence in a Moment in a Moment • Grammar Grammar Grammar Pronouns Subject /Object Pronouns viii Unit 5
  • 10. Unit 5 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Call of the Genre Nonfiction Some nonfiction articles give information about real people, places, or events. Wild How do animals react Analyze Story Structure when the environment Cause and Effect A cause is why something they live in changes? happens. An effect is what happens. Have you ever heard a coyote howl at night? If you have, you may live near coyote country. These days, coyote country is nearly everywhere, but this was not always true. Coyotes used to live mostly in the Great Plains states. How did this coyote spread occur? Each year, more and more suburban homes are built near coyote country. Since coyotes prefer open land, they roam farther away from old habitats in search of it. Coyotes have been forced to adjust to living near humans as open land becomes more difficult to find. humans. to live among Coyotes are learning for coyotes. us This can be dangero 204 P3v2 CA U5W5 CM RCV RD10 indd 1 10/8/07 2:47:04 PMP3v2_CA_U5W3_TFK_RD10.indd 204 10/18/07 9:10:39 AM pp. 200–211 pp. 212–233 pp. 234–267 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Animals on the Move Animal Talents Survival and Adaptation Personal Narrative Build Background Build Background Build Background Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 5 Assessment, crucial, adjust, survive, conversation, interrupted, sight, odor, venom, female, 273M–273N source, unpredictable boasting, scrambled, seized, related, identical rebuild Comprehension Context Clues: Synonyms Dictionary: Unfamiliar Words Main Idea, Description, Word Parts: Prefixes re-, un-, Cause and Effect, Make dis-, pre- Judgments, Compare and Contrast Phonics Phonics Phonics Vocabulary Closed Syllables Inflectional Endings Open Syllables Strategies Spelling Spelling Spelling Dictionary: Homographs, Closed Syllables Inflectional Endings Open Syllables Homphones, Context Clues: Synonyms, Word Parts: Prefixes, Dictionary: Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Unfamiliar Words Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Summarize Text Features/ Structure Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast Literary Elements/ Skill: Cause and Effect Skill: Make Judgments Study Skills Fluency Fluency Fluency Rhythmic Patterns, Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Imagery, Directions, Pronounciation Phrasing Tempo Personification, Moral, Foreshadowing Approaching Approaching Approaching Aliens in the Water The Elephant’s Boast Natural Defenses Grammar On Level On Level On Level Pronouns, Subject and Object Pronouns, Aliens in the Water Mike’s Surprise Natural Defenses Pronoun-Verb Agreement, Beyond Beyond Beyond Possessive Pronouns Aliens The Grizzly and the Frigate Natural Defenses Bird Writing English Learners English Learners Personal Narrative Aliens in the Water English Learners Special Defenses Animal Friends Fluency Assessment Writing Writing Writing Diagnose and Prescribe Personal Narrative Logical Structure: Logical Structure: Interpret Assessment Distinguishing Moments Distinguishing Moments Grammar Grammar Grammar Pronoun-Verb Agreement Possessive Pronouns Pronoun Contractions Challenges ix
  • 11. Unit 6 Planner Theme: Storytellers Unit 6 Storytellers The Big Question What makes a good story? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about storytellers at www.macmillanmh.com. 274 275 Theme Opener, pp. xvi–276/277 pp. 278A–309KK pp. 310A–335II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Folk Tales Plays • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary guests, banquet, agreeable, decorated, symbol, darkened, curiosity, gaze, untrusting gnaws, securing, weakest Context Clues: Synonyms Context Clues: Surrounding Words • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Prefixes Consonant + al, el, le Syllables • Spelling Spelling Spelling Prefixes Words with Consonant + el, le Syllables READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Visualize Strategy: Generate Skill: Make Inferences Questions Skill: Summarize • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Phrasing Expression and Intonation • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching The Popcorn Dancers How Fly Saved the River On Level On Level The Fox’s Banquet Clever John Beyond Beyond The Duke’s Banquet Dorje and the Lost Treasure English Learners English Learners The Fox’s Dinner John’s Plan LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Character Development: Character Development: Believable Believable • Grammar Grammar Grammar Adjectives and Articles Adjectives that Compare viii Unit 6
  • 12. Unit 6 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre Nonfiction Some nonfiction articles give information about real people, places, and things. Generate Questions Compare and Contrast Tales of the Trickster When authors compare two topics or ideas, they often use signal words, such as similar and different. How do storytellers explain the world we live in? W here does the wind come from? Why is there night? Why does a leopard have spots? Nowadays, scientists investigate and answer questions like these. But long ago, people made up stories to explain how the world works. Some of these stories were trickster tales. Meet the Trickster A trickster is a character in a story. Tricksters use their wits to get what they want. Sometimes they trick other characters. Sometimes they are the ones being tricked. A trickster doesn’t always have the same name or even the same body. He is often an animal with human features, such as a coyote, fox, tortoise, or spider. 340P3v2_CA_U6W3_TFK_RD10.indd 340 10/24/07 12:33:56 PM pp. 336A–347QQ pp. 348A–383KK pp. 384A–411II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Trickster Tales Telling Tales Fairy Tales Letter: Persuasive Build Background Build Background Build Background Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 6 Assessment, insightful, technique, magnificent, masterpiece, depart, suitable, increase, 417M–417N majority, investigate, cunning ingredient, recipes, tasty, observed, advised, tradition discouraged Word Parts: Prefixes and Comprehension Suffixes Dictionary: Idioms Dictionary: Unfamiliar Words Make Inferences; Summarize; Compare Phonics Phonics Phonics and Contrast; Character, Vowel Team Syllables r-Controlled Vowel Syllables Suffixes Setting, Plot Spelling Spelling Spelling Vocabulary Words with Vowel Team Words with r-Controlled Suffixes Strategies Syllables Vowel Syllables Context Clues: Synonyms, Antonyms; Word Parts: Prefixes and Suffixes; Dictionary: Idioms, Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Unfamiliar Words Strategy: Generate Strategy: Make Inferences Strategy: Analyze Story Questions and Analyze Structure Text Features/ Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Character, Setting, Plot Literary Elements/ Study Skills Fluency Fluency Fluency Charts, Diagrams, Think Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading and Search, Sensory Pronunciation and Phrasing Phrasing Phrasing and Intonation Language Approaching Approaching Approaching How California Was Made From Farm to Dinner Table: The Monster’s Riddle Grammar Food’s Great Journey Adjectives, Articles, On Level On Level Adverbs, Combining How Animals Brought Fire to On Level Magpies Mystery Sentences with Adjectives People From Farm to Dinner Table: and Adverbs Beyond Food’s Great Journey Beyond Adding with Kevin How Coyote Helped Light the Beyond Writing English Learners Character Development: World From Farm to Dinner Table: Food’s Great Journey The Mystery of Magpie Believable, Change and English Learners Growth; Letter: Persuasive Getting Fire for People English Learners Food’s Great Journey Writing Writing Writing Letter: Persuasive Character Development: Character Development: Fluency Assessment Change and Growth Change and Growth Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Adverbs Adverbs Sentence Combining Interpret Assessment Storytellers ix
  • 13. Unit 1Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 First Day Jitters chuckled nervous APPROACHING clap, step, sick, rock, mess, shut, miss, jump, pond, bag, fan, fed, yet, hid, top nonsense fumbled ON LEVEL clap, step, sick, rock, luck, crop, snack, mess, head, shut, trudged miss, stamp, jump, click, pond BEYOND crops, snacks, messy, head, shut, stamp, click, pond, bathtub, anthill, clammy, slump, tunnel, gushed, chuckled 2 Amazing Grace auditions adventure APPROACHING date, fine, rose, lake, life, home, safe, rice, wise, grade, smile, base, code, use, woke exploring sparkling ON LEVEL date, fine, rose, lake, life, home, safe, rice, globe, plane, wise, fantastic smoke, grade, smile, come success BEYOND fine, rice, globe, plane, wisely, smoke, graded, smiled, come, whale, envelope, crime, shapes, skated, stripes 3 Earth Smart donate unaware APPROACHING fail, bay, pail, ray, tray, may, sway, gray, plays, paint, lady, tail, day, pain, way members contribute ON LEVEL fail, bay, pail, ray, plain, tray, trail, may, braid, sway, gray, plays, paint, snail, great BEYOND bay, pail, plainly, trail, braid, swaying, painted, snails, great, ladies, afraid, unfair, acres, explained, maybe4 Wolf passion bothering APPROACHING gold, bowl, sold, snow, loaf, coal, slow, grows, show, blow, road, cold, boat, low, coat admire concentrate ON LEVEL gold, bowl, soak, sold, snow, loaf, roast, coast, scold, coal, ached slow, grows, show, float, blow splendid BEYOND bowl, soaked, loaves, roasted, coast, scolded, floating, window, program, shown, growth, folk, throat, swallow, roam 5 My Very Own Room separate determination APPROACHING sky, pie, might, find, flight, right, fry, tight, child, buy, wind, fly, try, sigh, bite storage exact ON LEVEL mild, sky, pie, might, find, fight, tied, right, fry, tight, child, ruined flight, bright, buy, dye luckiest BEYOND mild, mighty, fight, right, fry, tightly, flight, brightness, buy, dye, wind, children, satisfy, delight, grind For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17
  • 14. Unit 2Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 Boom Town sidewalks grumbled APPROACHING heel, seal, week, bean, team, free, green, clean, street, teen, need, three, meet, leak, feel traders blossomed ON LEVEL heel, seal, weak, week, bean, creek, speaks, team, free, green, wailed clean, cream, street, freeze, field lonesome BEYOND heel, seal, creek, speaks, cream, street, freeze, field, sixteen, peanut, chief, repeat, freedom, weakest, weekly 2 Home-Grown Butterflies disappear protect APPROACHING wrap, knit, gnat, wrists, wrote, sign, knock, know, wring, write, wrong, knee, gnaw, wren, knot harming supply ON LEVEL wrap, knit, gnat, wrists, knots, wrote, knight, sign, knock, capture wreck, know, wring, gnaws, write, wrong enclosure BEYOND knitted, gnat, wrists, knots, wrote, knight, knock, wreck, wring, gnaws, writing, wrong, wristwatch, knapsack, wrinkle 3 Coasting to Calfornia culture communities APPROACHING scrubs, spree, screams, stream, spread, three, screens, spray, throw, strong, scrap, thrill, straw, street, strip immigrants established ON LEVEL thread, scrubs, spree, screams, street, scratch, spread, throne, traditional three, screens, spray, throw, strong, scraped, strength BEYOND threaten, scrubs, spree, screams, stream, scratch, spread, throne, screens, strong, scraped, strengthen, streamer, scribble, sprinkle4 Here’s My Dollar tour volunteers APPROACHING chick, much, pitch, teacher, cheese, bench, chair, chin, thick, truth, whales, fish, wheel, sixth, show thrilled slogan ON LEVEL chick, much, pitch, teacher, lunch, hatch, cheese, stretch, deserve thick, truth, whales, fish, what, them, pathway BEYOND pitch, teacher, cheese, crunching, sandwich, ached, searching, chuckled, whales, washing, pathway, shadow, thicken, seashells, wreath 5 A Castle on Viola Street appliances owners APPROACHING he’d, she’d, that’s, what’s, won’t, there’s, you’re, wasn’t, we’ll, isn’t, we’re, I’d, I’ve, didn’t, they’re construction equipment ON LEVEL he’d, she’d, that’s, what’s, won’t, there’s, you’re, wasn’t, leaky we’ll, isn’t, we’re, couldn’t, I’ve, didn’t, they’re project BEYOND he’d, she’d, that’s, what’s, won’t, there’s, you’re, wasn’t, we’ll, we’ve, we’re, couldn’t, I’ve, didn’t, they’re For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17
  • 15. Unit 3Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 Author: A True Story talented single APPROACHING first, herds, purr, third, nurse, girls, firm, world, serve, sir, church, burn, curve, birds, burst proper excitement ON LEVEL turns, first, herds, learn, purr, third, earn, nurse, perch, girls, acceptance firm, word, world, serve, worth useful BEYOND nurse, third, learned, perch, serve, worth, perfectly, Thursday, preserve, suffered, reform, tempered, inform, infirm, emerge 2 Dear Juno crackle starry APPROACHING bark, sore, hard, storms, yard, sport, sharks, porch, story, chore, card, store, far, more, part announced soared ON LEVEL bark, shorts, sharp, sore, hard, storms, yard, sport, sharks, noticed porch, pour, story, chore, wore, carve BEYOND sharp, sore, sharks, porch, pour, chore, wore, carve, orchard, artist, heartache, courtyard, tortilla, ignore, ordeal 3 Message Mania estimate focus APPROACHING unfair, undo, unhappy, undone, unload, retell, recall, rename, misfile, misdo, misread, mistreat, precut, preplan, presale record ON LEVEL unfair, unwanted, unhappy, undone, unload, retold, recall, recycle, misfile, misnumber, misread, mistreat, precut, preplan, presale BEYOND unfair, unwanted, unhappy, undone, uncertain, retold, recalling, recycled, misfiled, misnumbered, misread, mistreat, precut, preplanned, presale4 What Do Illustrators Do? instance illustrate APPROACHING soil, foil, toil, coins, point, noise, boiled, spoiled, enjoys, voice, choice, toy, join, boy, oil style textures ON LEVEL coy, soil, foil, toil, coins, point, noise, loyal, boiled, spoiled, sketches enjoys, voice, choice, soybean, joyful suggestions BEYOND coy, foil, toil, point, noise, loyal, voice, choice, soybean, joyful, noisy, checkpoint, asteroid, royalty, broiled 5 The Jones Family Express annual potential APPROACHING loop, rude, look, clue, spoon, blue, cubes, goose, true, shoe, soup, group, food, glue, hoop expensive politely ON LEVEL loop, rude, look, clue, spoon, tube, shook, blue, cubes, goose, wrapping mules, gloom, true, shoe, stew innocent BEYOND rude, clues, tube, shook, cubes, goose, mules, gloom, stew, classroom, childhood, annual, snoop, include, assume For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17
  • 16. Unit 4Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 Seven Spools of Thread beamed argued APPROACHING found, town, shout, owl, bow, round, plow, crowd, proud, clouds, mouse, down, house, gown, sound possessions fabric ON LEVEL found, town, shout, owl, couch, bow, scout, round, plow, purchased crowd, proud, clouds, ground, louder, bounce quarreling BEYOND found, shouted, couch, bowed, scout, plow, crowd, proudly, louder, bounce, snowplow, outline, scowled, pounce, prowling 2 Nacho and Lolita brilliance affection APPROACHING years, twins, trays, states, ashes, foxes, inches, flies, cities, lunches, horses, ties, skies, bodies, boxes pleaded exhausted ON LEVEL years, twins, trays, states, ashes, foxes, inches, flies, cities, guarantee ponies, bunches, alleys, lunches, cherries, daisies preparations BEYOND trays, ashes, foxes, inches, ponies, bunches, alleys, cherries, daisies, heroes, libraries, chimneys, eyelashes, journeys, scratches 3 A Solution to Pollution utilize awareness APPROACHING yawn, salt, lawn, halls, hauls, hawks, caused, small, paw, straw, crawl, draw, saw, mall, ball pollution emphasize ON LEVEL yawn, taught, salt, lawn, halls, hauls, hawks, squawk, bought, bawls, drawing, caused, paused, crawled, coughing BEYOND yawn, taught, salt, hauls, hawks, squawk, bought, bawls, paused, crawled, coughing, walrus, scrawny, stalk, fault4 Ramona and Her Father anxious cross APPROACHING sale, sail, beet, beat, rode, road, two, its, it’s, your, you’re, to, too, see, sea managed alarmed ON LEVEL sale, sail, beet, beat, rode, road, rowed, its, it’s, your, you’re, pretend there, they’re, peace, piece unfortunately BEYOND its, it’s, your, you’re, there, they’re, peace, piece, seen, scene, their, flea, flee, weight, wait 5 Out of This World! The Ellen Ochoa decisions communicate APPROACHING cell, gems, age, place, gyms, city, cents, price, space, nice, giant, pages, ice, large, pencil essential Story responsible ON LEVEL cell, gems, age, place, gyms, city, cents, price, space, nice, research giant, changes, pages, gentle, message specialist BEYOND cell, Egyptian, spacesuit, giant, changes, gently, messages, giraffe, celebrated, garage, dangerous, cabbage, courage, citizen, officer For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17
  • 17. Unit 5Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 Penguin Chick fierce echoes APPROACHING airplane, daytime, birthday, daylight, sunset, notebook, birdhouse, railroad, headlight, sometime, someone, newspaper, shuffles sidewalks, doghouse, stoplight huddle ON LEVEL airplane, daytime, birthday, daylight, hairdo, notebook, junior birdhouse, barefoot, headlight, sometime, someone, newspaper, down sidewalks, basketball, stagecoach BEYOND windshield, lightheaded, birthday, thumbnail, hairdo, windowpane, whoever, barefoot, headlight, homemade, someone, newspaper, throughout, basketball, stagecoach 2 Animal Homes architects structures APPROACHING tries, tried, trying, dries, dried, drying, cries, cried, crying, flies, flying, stays, plays, played, playing contain retreats ON LEVEL tries, tried, trying, dries, dried, drying, hurries, hurried, shallow hurrying, studies, studied, studying, plays, played, playing shelter BEYOND tries, tried, trying, dries, dried, drying, hurries, replied, hurrying, studies, studied, studying, obeyed, obeying, worrying 3 Call of the Wild crucial adjust APPROACHING basket, rabbit, hello, latter, invite, number, lesson, chapter, follow, problem, army, butter, Sunday, ladder, pepper survive source ON LEVEL basket, rabbit, napkin, letter, invite, bedtime, mammal, unpredictable number, fellow, chapter, follow, problem, chicken, butter, Sunday BEYOND basket, rabbit, napkin, rascal, suppose, bedtime, mammal, narrate, fellow, chapter, method, problem, chicken, retreat, Sunday4 Wilbur’s Boast conversation interrupted APPROACHING names, named, naming, hopes, hoped, hoping, races, raced, racing, drops, dropped, dropping, hugs, hugged, hugging boasting scrambled ON LEVEL names, named, naming, hopes, hoped, hoping, dances, seized danced, dancing, drops, dropped, dropping, wraps, wrapped, wrapping rebuild BEYOND arrived, noticed, offering, hopes, hoped, hoping, achieves, danced, dancing, dropped, dropping, wrapped, wrapping, driving, traded 5 Unique Animals of the Southwest sight odor APPROACHING pilot, diner, tiger, limit, lemon, planet, model, ever, robot, tiny, cover, salad, silent, spider, frozen venom female ON LEVEL pilot, diner, tiger, favor, lemon, planet, model, shady, robot, related tiny, label, cozy, silent, spider, frozen identical BEYOND pilot, jealousy, favorite, lemon, planet, model, shady, robotic, tiny, label, cozy, modern, cousin, frozen, melon For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17
  • 18. Unit 6Week Vocabulary Differentiated Spelling Word List 1 Stone Soup guests banquet APPROACHING untied, repay, unhappy, preheat, unfold, return, dislike, review, resell, precook, prepay, unkind, reprint, redo, unlucky agreeable curiosity ON LEVEL untied, repay, disagree, preheat, unafraid, return, preschool, gaze dislike, disappear, resell, precook, prepay, unbeaten, reprint, unwrap untrusting BEYOND untied, reread, disagree, rearrange, unafraid, rebuild, disappear, unknown, prehistoric, prepay, unbeaten, reenter, unwrap, unlucky, recover 2 The Strongest One decorated symbol APPROACHING able, purple, global, table, towel, eagle, puzzle, middle, little, bottle, camel, pickle, travel, tunnel, ankle darkened gnaws ON LEVEL able, purple, riddle, handle, towel, eagle, puzzle, castle, little, securing nickel, camel, pickle, travel, tunnel, squirrel weakest BEYOND unstable, terrible, riddle, handle, towel, whistle, motel, castle, single, nickel, camel, pickle, icicle, tunnel, squirrel 3 Tales of the Trickster insightful technique APPROACHING about, allow, appear, away, coffee, complain, enjoy, explain, poison, remain, repeat, unreal, unclear, reading, detail majority investigate ON LEVEL about, allowing, appear, wayward, coffee, complain, enjoyed, cunning explaining, poison, remain, repeat, unreal, unclear, reading, detail BEYOND textbook, allowable, appear, viewpoint, coffee, complaining, enjoyment, explaining, poisonous, remainder, repeatedly, unreal, unclear, reachable, detailed4 Cook-a-Doodle- Doo magnificent masterpiece APPROACHING sister, sailor, dollar, toaster, winter, doctor, later, dancer, better, writer, silver, solar, actor, December, author ingredient recipes ON LEVEL sister, sailor, dollar, toaster, winter, doctor, layer, dancer, tasty mayor, writer, silver, cellar, trailer, December, author tradition BEYOND circular, sailor, dollar, toaster, doctor, feather, dancer, mayor, governor, silver, cellar, trailer, December, author, editor 5 One Riddle, One Answer depart suitable APPROACHING careful, cheerful, helpful, harmful, careless, handful, painless, priceless, helpless, sleepless, rainless, weekly, wisely, hopeful, increase restless observed ON LEVEL careful, cheerful, helpful, colorful, harmful, peaceful, pitiful, advised painless, priceless, helpless, sleepless, rainless, helplessly, carefully, discouraged peacefully BEYOND careful, graceful, ungrateful, colorful, harmful, peaceful, pitiful, priceless, angrily, rainless, helplessly, carefully, peacefully, wonderful, cloudless For additional spelling activities,Key Spelling words in bold appear in the selection. go to www.macmillanmh.com. Word List T17

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