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  1. 1. Unit 1 Planner Theme: Taking a Stand Unit 1 Taking a Stand The Big Question Why do people take action to support what they believe in? Theme Video Taking a Stand www.macmillanmh.com 2 3 Theme Opener, pp. xvi–4/5 pages 6A–33JJ pages 34A–59JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Fighting Back Stand Up for What’s Right • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary scald, permission, autograph, injury, mournful, sympathy, fare, blurted, clenched, delivering, shrieks, decency, spectacular, approached couple Context Clues: Homophones Idioms and Adages Phonics Phonics • Phonics/Word Study Short Vowels Long Vowels Spelling Spelling • Spelling Short Vowels Long Vowels READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Story Strategy: Analyze Story Structure Structure Skill: Character and Setting Skill: Make Inferences • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Expression and Accuracy Intonation/Expression • Leveled Readers Approaching Approaching The Way It Should Be The Habits of Rabbits On Level On Level Gramma’s Garden The Elephant in the Room Beyond Beyond Sandy’s Song Black Bear’s Backyard ELL ELL Dreaming of a Garden Elephants in Africa LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Ideas Trait: Ideas • Grammar Grammar Grammar Sentences Subjects and Predicates viii Unit 1
  2. 2. Unit 1 Planner Real World Reading MAYA LIN ARCHITECT OF MEMORYComprehensionGenreAn Expository article in anewspaper or magazinepresents verifiable facts andinformation.SummarizeMain Idea and DetailsThe main idea of an articleis what the article is mostlyabout. Supporting detailsgive more information aboutthe main idea. A Maya Lin s is her habit, architect Maya Lin stayed away from the crowds—and the limelight. She stood behind the tinted windows of the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. Outside, hundreds of visitors arrived at the site for the opening of the Civil Rights Memorial, which Lin designed. ‘‘I like standing back quietly,’’ Lin said. ‘‘You create your message, and then it is out there on its own.’’ Lin’s message can be found in the memorial’s exhibits. This memorial honors those who died fighting for equality during the civil rights movement. Some visitors reached out to touch the names of loved ones carved into a black granite disk. Their faces were wet with tears. ‘‘I’m so thankful,’’ said Sarah Salter, h h b d Willi Ed d J kill d i M pages 60A–71NN pages 72A–95JJ pages 96A–125JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6Theme Theme Theme Show What You KnowRemembering The Past Helping a Friend Heroes Young and Old Spiral Review Character/Setting; Main Idea/Details; Problem/Build Background Build Background Build Background Solution; Suffixes; Photos/ CaptionsVocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Genre Studydedicated, equality, artifacts, forbidden, reluctant, navigation, instruct, patriots, Biography/Autobiography;exhibits, site gossiped, irresistible, elegant, tyrant, stark, governor, Drama mischievous, hesitation, inspect WritingWord Parts: Inflectional purchased Personal NarrativeEndings Word Parts: Word Families Word Parts: SuffixesPhonics Phonics PhonicsWords with /ū/, /˙ and /ü/ u/, r-Controlled Vowels r-Controlled Vowels Unit 1 Assessment,Spelling Spelling Spelling 131M–131NWords with /ū/, /˙ and /ü/ u/, r-Controlled Vowels r-Controlled Vowels Comprehension Character and Setting; Make Inferences; MainComprehension Comprehension Comprehension Idea and Details; ProblemStrategy: Summarize Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Summarize and Solution; DrawSkill: Main Idea and Skill: Problem and Solution Skill: Draw Conclusions ConclusionsDetails Vocabulary StrategiesFluency Fluency Fluency Homophones; IdiomsRepeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Phrasing and Adages; InflectionalPhrasing Expression and Phrasing Endings; Suffixes; Word ApproachingApproaching Approaching The Shot Heard Round the FamiliesEllis Island: The Golden Doors Nothing Is Impossible World Text Features/ LiteraryOn Level On Level On Level Elements/ Study SkillsEllis Island: The Golden Doors Where We Belong The Shot Heard Round the Time Line, Photographs World and Captions, Diagram,Beyond Beyond Meter and Alliteration,Ellis Island: The Golden Doors All or Nothing Beyond Using the Internet The Shot Heard Round theELL ELL World GrammarEllis Island The Family Farm ELL Sentences The American Revolution Begins! Writing Personal NarrativeWriting Writing WritingPersonal Narrative Trait: Ideas Trait: Ideas Fluency AssessmentGrammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and PrescribeSentence Combining Sentence Combining/ Run-on Sentences Complex Sentences Interpret Assessment Taking a Stand ix
  3. 3. Unit 2 Planner Theme: Investigations Unit 5 Investigations The Big Question How do scientists learn about the natural world? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about scientists at www.macmillanmh.com. 536 537 Theme Opener, xvi-134/135 pp. 136A–157JJ pp. 158A–179JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Scientists at Work Slithery Snakes • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary specimens, murky, dormant, species, survive, alert, scoured, biology, research, vibrates, surroundings, prey, observer, transferred predators, lunging Greek and Latin Roots Context Clues • Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Variant Vowel /ô/; Plurals Diphthongs /oi/, /ou/ • Spelling Spelling Spelling Variant Vowel /ô/; Plurals Diphthongs /oi/, /ou/ READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Summarize Skill: Sequence Skill: Main Idea and Details • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Expression and Phrasing Expression and Phrasing • Leveled Readers Approaching Approaching Searching for Cures Tracing the Food Web On Level On Level Searching for Cures Tracing the Food Web Beyond Beyond Searching for Cures Tracing the Food Web ELL ELL Science Finds Cures Food Webs LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Ideas Trait: Ideas • Grammar Grammar Grammar Common and Proper Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns viii Unit 2
  4. 4. Unit 2 Planner Real World Reading These Comprehension Genre An Expository article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and Are Wild! information about real The latest robots look like insects. people, places, and events. How may they help us one day? Monitor Comprehension mitating nature has become popular in I Author’s Purpose Authors have three main building machines. This is especially true purposes for writing: to among those trying to create the next entertain, to inform, or generation of robots. Why? When it comes to to persuade. Identifying solving really difficult design problems, nature important details and ideas has a billion-year head start. can help you determine the author’s purpose. Going Buggy Most people think that cockroaches are nasty pests. But Roy Ritzmann has observed a lot that he loves about them. “They’re fast. They’re agile,” Ritzmann says. In The Swim Joseph Ayers holds up a lobster. It inspired his invention, RoboLobster, shown half-built in tank.184 pp. 180A–191NN pp. 192A–217JJ pp. 218A–239JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Show What You Know Scientific Discoveries Balloon Flight Extreme Weather Spiral Review Draw Conclusions; Main Build Background Build Background Build Background Idea/Details; Author’s Purpose; Latin Roots; Charts Genre Study Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Procedural Text; Drama investigating, observed, launched, particles, damages, property, available, inhibit, conquer, insight dense, inflate, anchored, contact, atmosphere, Writing companion, hydrogen, destruction, surge Persuasive Essay Word Parts: Greek and Latin scientific Roots Multiple-Meaning Words Word Parts: Greek Roots Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Unit 2 Assessment, Inflectional Endings Contractions Closed Syllables 245M–245N Spelling Spelling Spelling Comprehension Inflectional Endings Contractions Closed Syllables Sequence; Main Idea and Details; Author’s Purpose; Fact and Opinion; Description Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Vocabulary Strategies Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Analyze Text Word Parts: Greek and Comprehension Comprehension Structure Latin Roots; Context Clues; Skill: Author’s Purpose Skill: Fact and Opinion Skill: Description Multiple-Meaning Words Fluency Fluency Fluency Text Features/ Literary Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Repeated Reading: Elements/ Study Skills Phrasing Rate and Accuracy Expression and Phrasing Rhythm and Rhyme Approaching Approaching Approaching Scheme; Hero; Discovering the Elements Sky Watchers Weather Extremes Personification; Simile and Metaphor; Imagery; On Level On Level On Level Onomatopoeia; Discovering the Elements Sky Watchers Weather Extremes Library/Media Center Beyond Beyond Beyond Discovering the Elements Sky Watchers Weather Extremes Grammar Nouns ELL ELL ELL The Elements Sky Watchers Weather Extremes Writing Persuasive Essay Writing Writing Writing Persuasive Essay Trait: Voice Trait: Word Choice Fluency Assessment Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe More Plural Nouns Possessive Nouns Plurals and Possessives Interpret Assessment Investigations ix
  5. 5. Unit 3 Planner Theme: Using Your Wits Unit 3 Using Your Wits The Big Question How can you use your intelligence to outwit others? Theme Video Using Your Wits www.macmillanmh.com 246 247 Theme Opener, xvi–248/249 pp. 250A–277JJ pp. 278A–307JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Tricksters Thinking It Through • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary wares, treasurer, merchandise, dismiss, intentions, despair, educate, instruct, burdens, descended, accompany, appreciation, unfortunate delicacies, consented, seek Analogies: Synonyms/ Homophones Antonyms • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Open Syllables Open Syllables (V/V) • Spelling Spelling Spelling Open Syllables Open Syllables (V/V) READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Story Strategy: Summarize Structure Skill: Sequence Skill: Theme • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading • Leveled Readers Rate Expression and Phrasing Approaching Approaching Coyote and the Rock Graham the Kind Hearted On Level On Level Brer Rabbit and the Gizzard Daisies in Winter Eater Beyond Beyond The Three Sisters How Thor Got His Hammer ELL ELL Flowers in Winter Brer Rabbit’s Ride LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Voice Trait: Voice • Grammar Grammar Grammar Action Verbs Verb Tenses viii Unit 3
  6. 6. Unit 3 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Tricky Tales by Alma Flor Ada Genre illustrated by Valerie Sokolova Expository articles present facts and information about a person, place, or event. Where does the wind come from? Summarize Why is there night? Why does Compare and Contrast a leopard have spots? When you compare two or more things or ideas, you make logical connections to find similarities. When you Q uestions about nature and how the world works have been around forever—and so have the stories that have contrast them, you look for helped provide answers. Trickster tales differences. were created in the days before science made events like tornadoes and floods understandable. These stories, whose main characters use their wits to get what they want, helped to explain nature and the world around us. Meet the Trickster What is a trickster? A trickster is a type of character that appears in many different stories, but doesn’t always have the same name or even the same body. Usually a male, he is often an animal with human features, such as a coyote, fox, tortoise, or spider. The name “trickster” can be tricky. He isn’t always tricking others—sometimes he is the foolish one being tricked. A Havasupai storyteller312 pp. 308A–319NN pp. 320A–349JJ pp. 350A–375JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Show What You Know Tales Challenges Talking in Codes Spiral Review Theme ; Sequence Build Background Build Background Build Background Compare and Contrast; Context Clues; Metaphor; Time Line Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Genre Study generations, globe, preserve, consulted, recover, tasks, corridor, reservation, enlisted, Persuasive; Drama reveal, amusing previous, pursuit, proceeded, invasion, shield, location, urgency, detected creased, transmission Writing Fictional Narrative Homographs Context Clues: Figurative Context Clues Language Phonics Phonics Phonics Vowel Team Syllables Consonant + le Syllables r-Controlled Vowel Syllables Unit 3 Assessment, Spelling Spelling Spelling 381M–381N Vowel Team Syllables Consonant + le Syllables r-Controlled Vowel Syllables Comprehension Theme, Sequence, Compare and Contrast, Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Author’s Perspective Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Visualize Strategy: Visualize Vocabulary Strategies Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Theme Skill: Author’s Perspective Analogies, Homophones, Homographs, Context Clues/Figurative Fluency Fluency Fluency Language, Context Clues Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Phrasing Rate Expression and Phrasing Text Features/ Literary Approaching Approaching Approaching Elements/ Study Skills Trickster Jack and the Three- Arthur and the Sword On the Home Front Metaphor and Moral, Venn Headed Giants Diagrams, Study Strategies, On Level On Level Tables, Consonance and On Level Isis and the Seven Scorpions On the Home Front Symbolism The Tale of the Trickster Beyond Beyond Rabbit Grammar Theseus and the Minotaur On the Home Front Beyond Verbs ELL ELL The Trickster Jackal Writing The Story of Isis Life At Home During World ELL War II Fictional Narrative The Trickster Rabbit Writing Writing Writing Fictional Narrative Trait: Word Choice Trait: Word Choice Fluency Assessment Grammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Main and Helping Verbs Linking Verbs Irregular Verbs Interpret Assessment Using Your Wits ix
  7. 7. Unit 4 Planner Theme: Team Up to Survive Unit 4 Team Up to Survive The Big Question How can teamwork help in a difficult situation? Theme Video Team Up to Survive www.macmillanmh.com 382 383 Theme Opener, xvi–384/385 pp. 386A–413JJ pp. 414A–437JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Extreme Conditions Teams on the Job • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary frigid, treacherous, triumph, mission, disasters, uninhabited, expedition, environment, zone, gravity, labor, dismantled, abandon maze, adjusted, function Word Parts: Root, Prefix, Context Clues Suffix • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Words with Final /ә l/ and Prefixes /ә n/ • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Final /ә l/ and Prefixes /ә n/ READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Generate Strategy: Generate Questions Questions Skill: Problem and Solution Skill: Main Idea and Details • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Rate Accuracy • Leveled Readers Approaching Approaching Science in the Snow On the Moon On Level On Level Science in the Snow On the Moon Beyond Beyond Science in the Snow On the Moon ELL ELL Science at the North and On the Moon South Poles LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Word Choice Trait: Ideas • Grammar Grammar Pronouns and Grammar Antecedents Subject and Object Pronouns viii Unit 4
  8. 8. Unit 4 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Heroes in Genre Time of Need An Expository article in a How can kids make a difference newspaper or magazine when natural disasters strike? presents facts and I information. n 2005 Mother Nature proved just how powerful she can be. In the United States, Monitor Comprehension one of the worst hurricane seasons Fact and Opinion pounded coastal areas. Katrina, the strongest A fact is something that can hurricane that year, slammed the Gulf Coast. be proven to be true. An The violent hurricane destroyed parts of opinion is a belief that may Mississippi and Alabama, and it flooded the not be supported by facts. city of New Orleans. In South Asia, citizens began the year rebuilding after a tsunami destroyed coastlines from southern India to the island nation of Indonesia. On December 26, 2004, more than 200,000 people were killed in the tsunami, and Rescue workers search for victims millions were left in need of help. after Hurricane Katrina.442 pp. 438A–449NN pp. 450A–483JJ pp. 484A–513JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Show What You Know Helping Out Family Teams Camping Out Spiral Review Problem/Solution, Draw Build Background Build Background Build Background Conclusions, Fact/Opinion, Multiple-Meaning Words, Primary Sources Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Genre Study impact, supplies, survived, robot, defective, meteor, guaranteed, supervise, Expository; Drama violent, involved rotated, staggered, reversed, frustrated, coordination, ease, Writing dangling, tokens scenery, bundle, fused Expository: Compare and Word Parts: Greek and Latin Roots Analogies: Synonyms Dictionary: Multiple- Contrast Essay Meaning Words Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics/Word Study Homographs Words with /chә r/and /zhә r/ Words with -ance and -ence Unit 4 Assessment, 519M–519N Spelling Spelling Spelling Homographs Words with /chә r/and /zhә r/ Words with -ance and -ence Comprehension Problem/Solution; Main Idea and Details; Fact /Opinion; Draw Conclusions; Character Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension /Setting Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Monitor Vocabulary Strategies Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Root, Prefix, Suffix; Skill: Fact and Opinion Skill: Draw Conclusions Skill: Character and Setting Context Clues; Greek/ Fluency Latin Roots; Analogies/ Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Expression Synonyms; Dictionary/ Phrasing Expression and Phrasing Multiple-Meaning Words Approaching Approaching Approaching A Visit to Grand Canyon Text Features/ Literary Environmental Heroes Return to Planet Weird National Park Elements/ Study Skills Primary Sources; On Level On Level On Level Symbolism and Moral; Environmental Heroes Me, Robot? A Visit to Grand Canyon Parts of a Book; Toolbar National Park and Link; Interview Beyond Beyond Environmental Heroes Beyond The Terrariums Grammar A Visit to Grand Canyon ELL ELL National Park Pronouns Environmental Heroes The Prize ELL Writing The Amazing Grand Canyon Expository: Compare and Contrast Essay Writing Writing Writing Compare and Contrast Essay Trait: Ideas Trait: Organization Fluency Assessment Grammar Grammar Grammar Pronoun-Verb Agreement Possessive Pronouns Pronouns, Contractions, and Diagnose and Prescribe Homophones Interpret Assessment Results Team Up to Survive ix
  9. 9. Theme: The American West ValleyUnit 5 Planner of the Moon Unit 5 The American West The Big Question by Sherry Garland How did the illustrated by Kristina Rodanas American West change during our country’s early years? Theme Video The American West www.macmillanmh.com 520 521 Theme Opener, xvi–522/523 pp. 524A–549JJ pp. 550A–577JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme The Spanish in the Early Cowboys West • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary eldest, depicts, detested, vastness, enthusiasm, ignored, refuge, projects, horizon, ravine, presence, obvious, obedience swerved, suspended, distinct Thesaurus: Synonyms Analogies: Antonyms • Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Suffixes Homophones • Spelling Spelling Spelling Suffixes Homophones READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Monitor Comprehension Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect Skill: Make Inferences • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Expression Rate • Leveled Readers Approaching Approaching The Oregon Trail: Westward Nat Love: A Man of the Old Ho! and New West On Level On Level The Oregon Trail: Westward Alice Greenough: A New Ho! Woman of the Old West Beyond Beyond The Oregon Trail: Westward William F. Cody: Showman of Ho! the Old West ELL ELL The Oregon Trail: Westward Cowgirl Alice Greenough Ho! LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Ideas Trait: Ideas • Grammar Grammar Grammar Independent and Independent and Dependent Clauses Dependent Clauses viii Unit 5
  10. 10. Unit 5 Planner Real World Reading A Historic Comprehension Genre Journey An Expository article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information about real people, places, and events. Analyze Text Structure Cause and Effect A cause is an action that makes something happen. An effect is the thing that happens because of an action. How did the leaders of the Lewis and Clark expedition make history as both explorers and scientists?pp. 578A–589NN pp. 590A–619JJ pp. 620A–643JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6Theme Theme Theme Show What You KnowExplorations Tall Tales The Right to Vote Spiral Review Plot and Setting; Make Inferences; Cause and Effect;Build Background Build Background Build Background Antonyms; Maps Genre StudyVocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Fiction; Dramainstill, combined, naturalist, original, wring, advertisement, representative, colonel,vacant, diverse commenced, impress, elected, attorney, qualify, postpone, Writing sauntered, posed submit, satisfactory, notion Expository: Research ReportThesaurus: Antonyms Word Parts: Compound Dictionary: Word Origin WordsPhonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word StudyPrefixes Suffixes -ion Unit 5 Assessment,Spelling Spelling Spelling 649M–649NPrefixes Suffixes -ion Comprehension Cause and Effect; Make Inferences; Plot andComprehension Comprehension Comprehension Setting; Fact and OpinionStrategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Analyze Story Strategy: GenerateStructure Structure Questions Vocabulary StrategiesSkill: Cause and Effect Skill: Plot and Setting Skill: Fact and Opinion Thesaurus: Synonyms; Analogies: Antonyms;Fluency Fluency Fluency Thesaurus: Antonyms;Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Word Parts: CompoundPhrasing Expression Accuracy Words; Word OriginApproaching Approaching ApproachingAnimal Observers Sluefoot Sue The Story of African American Text Features/ Literary Voting Rights Elements/ Study SkillsOn Level On Level Time Lines, Maps,Animal Observers Johnny Appleseed On Level Toolbars, Links, Repetition, The Story of African American Assonance, Using aBeyond Beyond Voting Rights Dictionary/ThesaurusAnimal Observers Old Stormalong BeyondELL ELL Grammar The Story of African AmericanAnimal Watchers The Story of Johnny Voting Rights Clauses; Adjectives Appleseed ELL Writing African Americans Win the Vote Expository: Research ReportWriting Writing WritingExpository: Research Report Trait: Organization Trait: Sentence Fluency Fluency AssessmentGrammar Grammar Grammar Diagnose and PrescribeAdjectives that Compare Comparing with more/most Comparing with good/bad Interpret Assessment The American West ix
  11. 11. Unit 6 Planner Theme: Changes Unit 6 Changes The Big Question What events can help you change the way you think? Theme Video Changes www.macmillanmh.com By Brian Meunier 650 651 Theme Opener, pp. xvi–652/653 pp. 654A–685JJ pp. 686A–713JJ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Overcoming Obstacles Growing Up • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary slumped, soggy, capable, wearily, suspicious, jubilant, categories, strands, gigantic, debris, parched, frayed, credit, luminous sensation, abruptly Context Clues: Synonyms Context Clues • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Greek Roots Latin Roots • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Greek Roots Words with Latin Roots READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Generate Strategy: Monitor Questions Comprehension Skill: Character and Plot Skill: Problem and Solution • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Expression and Phrasing Intonation/Expression • Leveled Readers Approaching Approaching What’s the Buzz about the Survival Instincts: Insects Geography Bee? On Level On Level Survival Instincts: Insects Nadia Gomez Sees the Light Beyond Beyond Survival Instincts: Insects The Car Wash Chronicles ELL ELL How Insects Stay Alive Nadia’s Project LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Trait: Ideas Trait: Voice • Grammar Grammar Grammar Adverbs Adverbs That Compare viii Unit 6
  12. 12. Unit 6 Planner Real World Reading A Dream Comprehension Genre An Expository article in a Comes True Why do ALL kids newspaper or magazine need a place to play? reports on real people, places, and events. Most kids love recess, but for Hannah Kristan, it Monitor Comprehension was her least favorite part of the school day. Persuasion Persuasion is a method of “I never got to do anything except sit there,” convincing others that they she recalls. should believe something or Hannah was born with a disease that kept the feel a certain way about a bones in her back from forming properly. She subject. uses a wheelchair. Sadly, for kids like her, most playground equipment is off limits. In fact, Hannah is one of 5 million kids in the United States who cannot use traditional playground equipment because of some type of disability. Paint panel Talk tube718 pp. 714A–725NN pp. 726A–749JJ pp. 750A–779JJWEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Show What You Know Improving Lives Fitting In Taking a Chance Spiral Review Theme; Problem/Solution; Build Background Build Background Build Background Persuasion; Synonyms; Headings Genre Study Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Poetry; Drama elementary, physical, rigid, shortage, outcast, reflected, ventured, discussions, interact, wheelchair strategy, civilization, emerged, sprawled, Writing traditional, complex, unreasonable, focused, Procedural: How-To Letter Context Clues founding attraction, inquire Dictionary: Word Origin Word Parts: Latin Roots Phonics Phonics Phonics Unit 6 Assessment, Words from Mythology Number Prefixes -ible, -able 785M–785N Spelling Spelling Spelling Words from Mythology Words with Number Prefixes Words with -ible, -able Comprehension Character/Plot; Problem/ Solution; Persuasion; Theme; Summarize Vocabulary Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategies Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Generate Strategy: Generate Context Clues: Synonyms; Comprehension Questions Questions Context Clues; Word Skill: Persuasion Skill: Theme Skill: Summarize Origin; Latin Roots Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Text Features/ Literary Accuracy Expression and Phrasing Rate Elements/ Study Skills Photographs/Captions; Approaching Approaching Approaching Diagram; Heading; Taking a Stand Food Fight Dan’s Whale Hyperlink; Key Word; Graphs; Everyday On Level On Level On Level Communications Taking a Stand Fruit From Space Into the Depths of the Sea Beyond Beyond Beyond Grammar Taking a Stand Land of the Peppertoes The Gold at Sunset Cove Adverbs; Prepositions; Sentence Combining ELL ELL ELL Taking a Stand Space Fruit Down in the Sea Writing Procedural: How-To Letter Writing Writing Writing Procedural: How-To Letter Trait: Word Choice Trait: Sentence Fluency Fluency Assessment Grammar Grammar Prepositions and Grammar Diagnose and Prescribe Negatives Prepositional Phrases Sentence Combining Interpret Assessment Changes ix

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