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  1. 1. Unit 1 Planner Theme: Our Stories Unit 1 Our Stories The Big Question Why do people write? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about local authors at www.macmillanmh.com. 2 3 Theme Opener, pp. 2–5 pp. 10–25 pp. 38–49 WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Telling Our Stories Becoming a Writer • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary establishment, sensational, reputation, uttered, precarious, extravagant, quickened, migrant, unimaginable, promenade, mistreated, wrath, illegally, embarked, lamented ruptured Dictionary: Word Origins Word Families • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Short Vowels Long Vowels • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with Short Vowels Words with Long Vowels READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Evaluate Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose Skill: Draw Conclusions • Fluency Fluency Fluency Pausing Intonation/Pacing Approaching Approaching • Skill-Based Practice Readers How the Library Lost Its Books Rafi’s Secret On Level On Level The Great American Micaela Moves Hometown Homework Beyond Beyond Abuela Sews Lazy Acres Wakes Up English Learners English Learners Micaela’s New Friend The Great American Hometown Homework LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Moment Moment • Grammar Grammar Grammar Sentence Types/Fragments Subjects and Predicates viii Unit 1
  2. 2. Unit 1 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre A Nonfiction Article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and How does an author shape life information. experiences into stories? Summarize “Write what you know” is the advice that many Main Idea and Details teachers give to young writers. Esmeralda The main idea of an article is Santiago is one author who has definitely taken what the story is about. Details that advice to heart. Her memoirs—books about give more information about her own life—have been huge successes around the main idea. the world, and one has even been made into a movie. An Author Is Born The oldest of 11 children, Santiago was born in 1948 in Puerto Rico and raised by a single mother. She grew up in poverty, without much money or comforts. Santiago spent her first years in a tiny village and knew little about the developments of the outside world. In 1961, when she was 13, she moved to Brooklyn, New York, with her family.62 pp. 62–65 pp. 74–85 pp. 98–111 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Famous Writers Stories in Time Write to Discover Personal Narrative Build Background Build Background Build Background Unit 1 Assessment,Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary 123M–123N connection, immigration, concentrate, tinkering, charismatic, sleuthing,isolated, poverty, probable honorable, formally, mimics, array, significance, destination, immigration, despondently, sponsoring, Comprehension Context Clues unsteady, fidget anonymous Draw Conclusions Main Idea/Details Thesaurus: Synonyms Analogies: Synonyms Author’s Purpose Vocabulary Phonics Phonics r-controlled Phonics Strategies Frequently Misspelled Words vowels -er, -ir, -ur Compounds with Hyphens Dictionary/Word Origins; Spelling Spelling r-controlled Spelling Word Families; Context Frequently Misspelled Words vowels Compounds with Hyphens Clues; Thesaurus/ Synonyms; Analogies/ Synonyms Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Generate Strategy: Monitor Text Features/ Literary Questions Comprehension Elements/ Study Skills Skill: Main Idea and Details Skill: Sequence Skill: Draw Conclusions Interview, Schedules, Hyperlink, Keyword, Fluency Fluency Fluency Tables Expression Expression Intonation Grammar Approaching Approaching Approaching Sentences Portraits of Home: California Field Trip Starring Frankie Smithers Artists at Work Writing On Level On Level On Level Speed Dial Will the Show Go On? Personal Narrative Portraits of Home: California Artists at Work Beyond Beyond The Trees of Time Past What Happened to the Beyond Music? Portraits of Home: California English Learners Where is Carter? English Learners Fluency Assessment Artists at Work The School Play English Learners Diagnose and Prescribe California Artists at Work Interpret Assessment ResultsWriting Writing WritingPersonal Narrative Theme Theme Grammar Grammar Grammar Conjunctions/Compound Clauses/Complex Sentences Run-on Sentences Sentences Our Stories ix
  3. 3. Unit 2 Planner Theme: Ancient Civilizations Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations The Big Question How did people live long ago? Theme Launcher by Stewart Ross Video Find out more about how people lived in the past at www.macmillanmh.com. 124 125 Theme Opener, xvi–127 pp. 128A–149KK pp. 150A–171II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Discovery in China Ancient Greece • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary utensils, superstitious, foundation, reliable, civilized, excavate, maintain, feature, promoted, steadfastly, restored, precede, restricted, regions, principal prolong Homophones Prefixes • Phonics/Word Study Morphology Phonics Irregular Plurals Inflectional endings • Spelling Spelling Spelling Irregular Plurals Adding -ed and -ing READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Evaluate Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Skill: Summarize Details • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Pronunciation Pausing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching Buried Palace Brought to Aspasia Light On Level On Level Aspasia Buried Palace Brought to Light Beyond Aspasia Beyond Buried Palace Brought to English Learners Light Aspasia English Learners Buried Palace Brought to Light LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Strong Verbs Strong Verbs • Grammar Grammar Grammar Common and Proper Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns viii Unit 2
  4. 4. Unit 2 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre Nonfiction: Some nonfiction articles give facts and information about a topic. Summarize Problem and Solution A problem is a situation that needs to be overcome. A solution is how the problem is overcome. f you’re looking for archaeological Then, in the pale glow of their finds that really rock, you can travel headlamps, the explorers noticed two to Europe, Africa, and Australia to red lines on a cavern wall. Chauvet find some of the earliest examples of the recognized the markings as “characteristic human creative spirit. of the Stone Age.’’ They had discovered an immense archaeological trove and, presumably, a clear window on prehistoric life. In 1994, three people exploring a cliff in Six days later they returned with southeastern France felt a breeze wafting portable lighting and plastic sheets that from a pile of rock and debris. “That they spread about to avoid disturbing was a sign that there was a cave beneath artifacts on the cavern floors. Probing it,” recalls Jean-Marie Chauvet. With his deeper into the cavern system, they companions, Chauvet cleared away an began coming upon exquisite, intricately opening, then wriggled through a tunnel detailed wall paintings and engravings into a complex of large caves. of animals, as well as numerous images176 pp. 172A–183QQ pp. 184A–209KK pp. 210A–233II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Prehistoric Times Uncovering The Inca African Storytelling Expository Composition Build Background Build Background Build Background Unit 2 Assessment, Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary 239M–239N anthropologists, presumable, remote, escort, interpreter, rummaged, undetected, immense, portable, nuisance vegetation, undergrowth, chameleon, generosity, venomous, withstood, pathetic, ricocheting, famine, Comprehension Word Parts foretold scrounging Summarize; Main Idea and Details; Problem Compound Words Context Clues and Solution; Character, Setting, Plot; Cause and Effect Phonics Phonics Phonics Closed Syllables Open Syllables Consonant + le Syllables Vocabulary Spelling Spelling Spelling Strategies Closed Syllables Open Syllables Consonant + le Syllables Prefixes; Homophones; Word Parts; Compound Words; Context Clues Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Text Features/ Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Story Structure Strategy: Make Inferences Literary Elements/ Skill: Problem and Solution Skill: Character, Setting, Plot and Analyze Study Skills Skill: Cause and Effect Meter/Consonance; Fluency Fluency Fluency Figurative Language Imagery; Text Features Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading of Textbooks; Functional Pronounciation Intonation/Pausing Intonation Documents; Time Line Approaching Approaching Approaching Talking Pictures: The Mayan I Discover Pompeii: or How I The Art of Origami Grammar Mystery Spent My Summer Nouns On Level On Level On Level Arts of the Navajo Writing Talking Pictures: The Mayan Queen Pu-abi’s Royal Tomb Expository Composition Mystery Beyond Beyond The Tradition of Dance Beyond The Ancient Secret of Cliff Talking Pictures: The Mayan Canyon English Learners Mystery Navajo Indian Art English Learners Fluency Assessment English Learners A Great Discovery The Mayan Mystery Diagnose and Prescribe Interpret Assessment Writing Writing Writing Expository Composition Sensory Details Sensory Details Grammar Grammar Grammar More Plural Nouns Possessive Nouns Appositives Ancient Civilizations ix
  5. 5. Unit 3 Planner Theme: A Question of Values Unit 3 A Question of Values The Big Question What values are important to your culture? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about people’s values at www.macmillanmh.com. 240 241 Theme Opener, xvi–242/243 pp. 244A–271KK pp. 272A–299II WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Honesty Hope • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary foreman, employee, deny, sheepishly, coincidences, fulfill, gloated, flourish, sumptuous, sweeten, phase, vigorously, gleefully devoted, hobbles, prospered Word Parts: Base Words Dictionary: Idioms • Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Vowel Team Syllables r-Controlled Vowel Syllables • Spelling Spelling Spelling Vowel Team Syllables r-Controlled Vowel Syllables READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure Strategy: Summarize Skill: Character, Setting, Plot Skill: Problem and Solution • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Intonation/Pausing Pacing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching Searching for Gold Peter Humbug and the White Cat On Level The Secrets of Old Mesilla On Level The Princess and the Gnome Beyond A Maidu Home Beyond The Two Sinbads English Learners The Summer of Surprises English Learners The Sad Prince LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Logical Structure: Sequence Logical Structure: Sequence • Grammar Grammar Grammar Action Verbs Past and Future Tense Verbs viii Unit 3
  6. 6. Unit 3 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre Nonfiction: An article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information. Make Inferences and Analyze Compare and Contrast When you look for similarities, SAVING GRACE you compare things. When How could a woman who spent her life doing laundry you look for differences, you for others give $150,000 for university scholarships? contrast them. Oseola McCarty (third from the right) and her family in 1922 F or most of her life, Oseola McCarty of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, did laundry for other people. It seems reasonable to assume that the modest income of a washerwoman would prohibit her from becoming a philanthropist. What people in Hattiesburg could not have guessed was that McCarty would wind up donating a small fortune to the local university. Large donations usually come from wealthy alumni. However, the University of Southern Mississippi announced that Oseola McCarty, then 87 years old, was giving the university $150,000 to finance scholarships for African American students. “I want them to have an education,’’ said McCarty, who never married and had no children of her own. “I had to work hard all my life. They can have the chance that I didn’t have.’’304 pp. 300A–311QQ pp. 312A–337KK pp. 338A–361II WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Helping Others Celebrations What Would You Do? Persuasive Writing Build Background Build Background Build Background Unit 3 Assessment,Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary 367M–367Nbewildering, moderate, participate, ordeals, instinctively, decrease,hamper, prohibit, accessible nourishing, encounter, swiveled, shakily, dilapidated, grimaced, dejectedly, auction, decades, rafters Comprehension Dictionary/Homographs anticipated, victorious Story Structure; Thesaurus: Antonym Summarize; Make Word Parts: Latin Roots Interences and Analyze; Phonics Word Study Phonics Monitor Comprehension; Evaluate Frequently Misspelled Words Prefixes -ion and -tion Spelling Spelling Spelling Vocabulary Frequently Misspelled Words Prefixes Adding -ion and -tion Strategies Word Parts: Base Words; Dictionary: Idioms; Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Dictionary/Homographs; Strategy: Make Interences Strategy: Monitor Strategy: Evaluate Word Parts: Latin Roots; and Analyze Comprehension Thesaurus: Antonym Skill: Make Judgements Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Theme Text Features/ Fluency Fluency Fluency Literary Elements/ Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Study Skills Pacing Expression Expression Charts, Diagrams, Maps, Approaching Approaching Approaching Assonance and Metaphor, Achievements in Education: Zach’s Best Shot 50 Quarters: One for Every Using the Dictionary Mary McLeod Bethune State On Level Grammar On Level Stacey’s Winning Move On Level Verbs Achievements in Education: The Baseball Hall of Fame Mary McLeod Bethune Beyond Writing A Fair Trade Beyond Persuasive Writing Beyond The Smithsonian: America’s Achievements in Education: English Learners Attic Mary McLeod Bethune The Big Decision English Learners English Learners All About Baseball A Great Leader: Mary McLeod Fluency Assessment Bethune Diagnose and Prescribe Interpret AssessmentWriting Writing WritingPersuasive Writing Logical Structure: Sequence Logical Structure: Sequence Grammar Grammar Grammar Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Linking Verbs Irregular Verbs and Future Perfect Verbs A Question of Values ix
  7. 7. Unit 4 Planner Theme: Achieving Dreams Unit 4 Achieving Dreams Big The Question How can we help others achieve their dreams? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about organizations that help people at www.macmillanmh.com. 368 369 Theme Opener, xvi–371 pp. 376–387 pp. 400–413 WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Determination Does It Working To Win • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary typical, specialists, peripheral, spectators, demonstration, guidance, deteriorated, prominent, luxury, prevail, maturity, summit, awesome maneuvered, collective, adept Context Clues: Synonyms Analogies • Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study More Words with -ion Vowel Alternation • Spelling Spelling Spelling Words with -ion Words with Vowel Alternation READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Evaluate Strategy: Make Inferences Skill: Author’s Perspective and Analyze Skill: Fact and Opinion • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Intonation/Pausing Pacing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching Marla Runyan: In it for the Jesse Owens: Racing into Long Run History On Level On Level Marla Runyan: In it for the Jesse Owens: Racing into Long Run History Beyond Beyond Marla Runyan: In it for the Jesse Owens: Racing into Long Run History English Learners English Learners Runner: Marla Runyan Jesse Owens LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Dialogue and Evidence: Dialogue and Evidence: Linked to Argument Linked to Argument • Grammar Grammar Grammar Pronouns and Antecedents Subject/Object Pronouns viii Unit 4
  8. 8. Unit 4 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre Nonfiction: A nonfiction article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information. Summarize Main Idea and Details Sarah Chang’s parents The main idea of an had much to do with article is what the story is her success. about. Details give more information about the main idea. How did a young girl become a violin-playing superstar? ven as a young girl, Sarah Chang are not enough—a gift must be detected E wanted to be good at the violin. Now a young adult, Sarah is easily one of the best violin players on the planet. But and developed. It takes the support and teamwork of family, friends, and teachers to make talent grow. she didn’t become that all by herself. Sarah Chang is a great example of a Sarah was a child prodigy. A prodigy prodigy whose gift was nurtured by is the very rare child who performs on an parents and teachers. Thanks in part to adult level. Such incredible talent most their hard work and sacrifice, she is an often appears in math, chess, athletics, and, international superstar in the world of of course, music. Ability and intelligence classical music.424 pp. 424–427 pp. 436–449 pp. 462–475 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Extraordinary Results Fulfilling A Dream Help From Within Expository: Research Report Build Background Build Background Build BackgroundVocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 4 Assessment,inspiration, extremely, renaissance, commissioned, enthralled, embarrassment, 487M–487Nrevealed, managed, attended proportion, miniature, substitutes, regulation, philosopher, elaborate, grouchy, resemblance, Comprehension Context Clues: Surrounding envisioned, recommend inscribed, capacity Words Author’s Perspective; Word Parts: Greek Roots Word Parts: Inflectional Fact/Opinion; Main Endings Idea/Details; Make Generalizations; Make Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Inferences Prefixes and Suffixes Greek and Latin Prefixes Consonant Alternation Vocabulary Spelling Spelling Spelling Strategies Prefixes and Suffixes Greek and Latin Prefixes Consonant Alternation Synonyms; Analogies; Context Clues; Greek Roots; Inflectional Endings Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Generate Strategy: Generate Text Features/ Skill: Main Idea and Questions Questions Literary Elements/ Details Skill: Make Generalizations Skill: Make Inferences Study Skills Diagrams/Labels; Fluency Fluency Fluency Assonance/ Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Onomatopoeia; Search Punctuation Intonation/Pausing Intonation/Pausing Engine/Keyword; Primary Approaching Approaching Approaching Source; Almanacs/Charts Achievements in Health: The Taj Mahal The Secret Code Grammar Annie Dodge Wauneka Pronouns On Level On Level On Level The Taj Mahal X Marks the Spot Achievements in Health: Writing Annie Dodge Wauneka Beyond Beyond Expository: Research The Taj Mahal Saving Larry Report Beyond Achievements in Health: English Learners English Learners Annie Dodge Wauneka The Taj Mahal Jamal’s Surprises English Learners Fluency Assessment Navajo Leader Diagnose and Prescribe Interpret AssessmentWriting Writing WritingExpository: Research Report Dialogue and Evidence: Dialogue and Evidence: Credible and Cited Credible and Cited Grammar Grammar Grammar Possessive Pronouns Indefinite Pronouns Pronouns Achieving Dreams ix
  9. 9. Unit 5 Planner Theme: Our Incredible Earth Unit 5 Our Incredible Earth Big The Question How do extreme acts of nature affect the Earth? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about extreme acts of nature at www.macmillanmh.com. 488 489 Theme Opener xvi–491 pp. 496–509 pp. 522–535 WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Volcanoes Pompeii • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary modern, erupt, ancient, ambitious, drowsy, lounge, reclaim, billow, crater, active, agonized, revived, dwelling, energy pondering, vapors Thesaurus: Shades of Multiple-Meaning Words Meaning • Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Homophones Words from Around the World • Spelling Spelling Spelling Homophones Words from Around the World READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Summarize Structure Skill: Compare and Contrast Skill: Theme • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Pronunciation Intonation/Pausing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching Dynamic Earth River of Destruction On Level On Level Dynamic Earth Eruption on the Mountain Beyond Beyond Dynamic Earth Besieged by Lava English Learners English Learners Changing Earth Escape from the Volcano LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Setting and Context: Setting and Context: Establishing the Argument Establishing the Argument • Grammar Grammar Grammar Adjectives, Demonstrative Compound, Compound- Adjectives Complex Sentences viii Unit 5
  10. 10. Unit 5 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre A Nonfiction article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information. Award Winning Cause and Effect Author A cause is an action that makes something else happen. An effect is the result of a cause. How did an earthquake destroy a major American city—and could it happen again? A San Francisco trolley operates several weeks after the 1906 earthquake. M ore than a century ago, First the Shaking… San Francisco was, as it is today, a gem The devastation of San Francisco of the Pacific Coast. It had a population began at 5:12 A.M. on April 18, 1906. of about 400,000 and was a bustling A horrible howling sound shattered city full of businesses, homes, libraries, the early morning. The earth suddenly and restaurants. As citizens of San rumbled, vibrated, heaved, pitched, Francisco drifted to sleep on the night and wobbled. “The whole street was of April 17, 1906, all was well. But it undulating,’’ recalled police sergeant wouldn’t stay that way. Jesse Cook, who was there at the time.546 pp. 546–549 pp. 558–569 pp. 582–595 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Earthquakes and Tsunamis Oceans Ocean Exploration Expository: Research Report Build Background Build Background Build BackgroundVocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 5 Assessment, affected, despite, region, affects, mass, collision, clockwise, hovering, interior, 609M–609Ntrigger, undertook transported, aerial, formations, intact, severed, established, methods, century wreckage, emerged Comprehension Use Context Clues Dictionary: Word Origins Suffixes Compare/Contrast; Theme; Cause/Effect; Description; Fact/Opinion Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Latin Roots Greek Roots -ive, -age, -ize Vocabulary Strategies Spelling Spelling Spelling Shades of Meaning; Latin Roots Greek Roots -ive, -age, -ize Multiple-Meaning Words; Context Clues; Word Origins; Suffixes Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Evaluate Text Features/ Structure Structure Skill: Fact and Opinion Literary Elements/ Skill: Cause and Effect Skill: Description Study Skills Symbolism, Figurative Fluency Fluency Fluency Language; Encyclopedia; Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Dictionary/Thesaurus; Phrasing Intonation/Punctuation Phrasing Personification, Rhyme, Repetition; Hyperbole, Approaching Approaching Approaching Dialogue Changes at Earth’s Surface Antarctica: Land of Snow Robert Ballard: Underwater and Ice Adventurer Grammar On Level Changes at Earth’s Surface On Level On Level Adjectives; Compound Antarctica: Land of Snow Robert Ballard: Underwater and Complex Sentences; Beyond and Ice Adventurer Verbs Changes at Earth’s Surface Beyond Beyond Writing English Learners Antarctica: Land of Snow Robert Ballard: Underwater Changes at Earth’s Surface Expository: Research and Ice Adventurer Report English Learners English Learners Antarctica Robert Ballard Fluency AssessmentWriting Writing WritingExpository: Research Report Setting the Context: Setting the Context: Diagnose and Prescribe Audience and Purpose Audience and Purpose Interpret Assessment Results Grammar Grammar Grammar Adjectives that Compare Comparing More and Most, Present, Past, and Future Good and Bad Perfect Verbs Our Incredible Earth ix
  11. 11. Unit 6 Planner Theme: Rescue 9-1-1 Unit 6 Rescue 9-1-1 Big The Question How do people respond in desperate situations? Theme Launcher Video Find out more about rescue efforts at www.macmillanmh.com. 610 611 Theme Opener, xvi–613 pp. 618–631 pp. 648–659 WEEK 1 WEEK 2 ORAL LANGUAGE • Listening Comprehension Theme Theme Saving a Family Member Saving Animals • Speaking/Viewing Build Background Build Background WORD STUDY • Vocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary abruptly, anxiety, conscious, speculated, conserve, intersection, engulf, analyzing, vital, propelled, procedure, souvenir, cascade sedated, dehydrated, embedded Multiple-Meaning Words Analogies: Antonyms • Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study Phonics/Word Study -ible, -able -ance, -ence, -ant, -ent • Spelling Spelling Spelling Suffixes Suffixes READING • Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure Strategy: Inferences/ Skill: Character, Setting, Plot Analyze Skill: Main Idea and Details • Fluency Fluency Fluency Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Intonation/Pausing Pacing • Skill-Based Practice Readers Approaching Approaching The Lost Cave Saving Right Whales On Level On Level Rachel’s Choice Saving Right Whales Beyond Beyond Surprises in the Desert Saving Right Whales English Learners English Learners The Rescue Team Saving Right Whales LANGUAGE ARTS • Writing Writing Writing Varying Sentence Types Varying Sentence Types • Grammar Grammar Grammar Adverbs Adverbs viii Unit 6
  12. 12. Unit 6 Planner Real World Reading Comprehension Genre A Nonfiction article in a newspaper or magazine presents facts and information. Analyze Text Structure Cause and Effect A cause is an action that makes something else happen. An effect is the result of a cause. Water-filled drums in a south-facing glass wall absorb heat from the sun and release it slowly at night to warm this New Mexico home in winter. If Earth could talk, it might not call everyone’s house “home sweet home.” Recently, a new house built near Instead, it would probably point out that Houston, Texas, was so efficient that it many of our houses are not so “sweet.” didn’t need a furnace. The hot-water They can actually have an adverse effect heater kept the house warm enough in on the health of the planet. Imaginative the relatively mild Texas winter. This, builders are out to change that by combined with reduced air-conditioning dreaming up new ways to make our costs, saved enough money to offset the homes more “green,” a term that means cost of the house’s extra-thick insulation “ecologically friendly.” and high-performance windows.670 pp. 670–673 pp. 682–695 pp. 706–721 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6 Theme Theme Theme Writing Energy Saving a Town Rebuilding Persuasive Essay (with research) Build Background Build Background Build BackgroundVocabulary Vocabulary Vocabulary Unit 6 Assessment,nonrenewable, renewable, pedestrians, outskirts, flee, exterior, structures, 735M–735Nadverse, generate, apparatus unbearable, rendezvous, residents, exhaustion, intercept, quarantine, volunteered, perished, Context Clues epidemic, plight consumed Comprehension Character, Setting, Plot; Thesaurus: Synonyms Context Clues Main Idea/Details; Cause/ Effect; Sequence Phonics/Word Study Phonics Phonics Vocabulary Greek Suffixes Absorbed Prefixes Words from Mythology Strategies Spelling Spelling Spelling Multiple Meaning Words; Greek Suffixes Absorbed Prefixes Words from Mythology Analogies: Antonyms; Context Clues; Thesaurus Text Features/ Comprehension Comprehension Comprehension Literary Elements/ Strategy: Analyze Text Strategy: Summarize Strategy: Analyze Text Study Skills Structure Skill: Sequence Structure Simile, Metaphor; Skill: Cause and Effect Skill: Cause and Effect Alliteration, Imagery; Fluency Fluency Fluency Study Strategies; Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Repeated Reading Symbolism; Primary Pronunciation Pronunciation Intonation/Pausing Source, Applications Approaching Approaching Approaching Grammar Energy: Problems and Rescue Dog Heroes Fire in the Sierra Nevada Adverbs Solutions On Level On Level Writing On Level Rescue Dog Heroes Fire in the Sierra Nevada Persuasive Essay with Energy: Problems and Research Solutions Beyond Beyond Rescue Dog Heroes Fire in the Sierra Nevada Beyond Energy: Problems and English Learners English Learners Solutions Rescue Dogs Fire in the Sierra Nevada Fluency Assessment English Learners Energy In Our World Diagnose and Prescribe Interpret AssessmentWriting Writing WritingPersuasive Essay Subjects and Predicates Subjects and Predicates Grammar Grammar Grammar Negatives Prepositions Sentence Combining Rescue 9-1-1 ix

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