2 Monday Opening Today is my birthday When is your Birthday! I hope it’s not in january.Journal Prompt: Write a paragraph describing what kind of village you would like to build.Day 1
3 Monday Spelling Pretest in your writing journal Three Letter Blends scr as in scrape • spr as in springthr as in three • str as in streamspl as in splashPractice book pg. 102
4 Monday Grammar Irregular Plurals Some nouns have special plural forms. They do not add -s or -es to form a plural.Examples:Singular: man, woman, child, mousePlural: men, women, children, mice
5 Grammar Irregular Plurals Irregular Plural Nounsman, men woman, womenchild, children goose, geesemouse, mice tooth, teeth foot, feetPractice: Tell the plural of each noun in parentheses.My little brother still has all of his baby (tooth).There are three (foot) in a yard.Four (mouse) were spotted on the golf course!Five (man) were working on the ranch.The (goose) flew in the sky.GR22
6 culture communities immigrants established traditional Unit 2, Week 3 Vocabularyculture communities immigrants established traditional
7 Unit 2, Week 3 VocabularyPeople’s customs and beliefs are parts of their culture .Children usually learn about their culture from family members such as parents and grandparents.Why is food an important part of a country’s culture?
8 Unit 2, Week 3 VocabularyCommunities are groups of people living together in one place.Scientists learn about ancient communities from things the people left behind.How would you describe your community?
9 Unit 2, Week 3 VocabularyImmigrants are people who move from one country to live in another country.My grandparents were immigrants from Vietnam who moved to the United States.Why do immigrants move to the United States?
10 Unit 2, Week 3 VocabularyIf you established something, you started it.A long time ago, settlers established the city of San Francisco.What is a synonym for established? What is an antonym?
11 Unit 2, Week 3 VocabularyIf something is traditional , it has been passed down from one generation to the next.In my family, we eat traditional Chinese foods on holidays.What are some traditional foods that your family enjoys?
12 Read Aloud If I Built a Village GENRE: POEMPoems often express thoughts and emotions. Poets use imagery, or specific words that help readers picture the thoughts and emotions being described.Many poems are organized in stanzas made up of separate lines of text.Rhyme and rhythm are features of some poems. Rhyming words end with the same sounds. The rhythm is the beat, or pattern, of stressed and unstressed syllables.
13 Read Aloud If I Built a Village A trout is a kind of fish.I saw a trout swimming in the river.Since a trout is a fish, what are some of its features?
14 Read Aloud If I Built a Village If something is drifting , it is moving.The clouds are drifting across the sky.What might you see drifting in the water?
15 Read Aloud If I Built a Village Fiddleheads are a type of green fern, or plant.Fiddleheads grow in the forest.What do you think fiddleheads might look like?
16 Read Aloud If I Built a Village Listen as I describe the village.After page 17, With your partner, list all the animals the poet writes about. How does the author describe each one?After page 18, The poet describes three different kinds of places. Choose one and tell your partner what it looks like. Use words that the poet used to describe it.
17 Unit ThemeBig IdeaCalifornia has many diverse communities, each with special things to offer the state.CONNECT TO THEMEWhat have you learned about how communities start and grow?What happens as communities grow? How do they change over time?
18 Building BackgroundChinatown is one of San Francisco’s many diverse communities. It is a lively neighborhood of Chinese stores, restaurants, and residences. San Francisco’s Chinatown in California is one of the largest in the nation. It attracts many tourists each year.
19 Word Study – AntonymsAntonyms are words that have opposite meanings. For example, small is an antonym for gigantic. Readers can sometimes find a familiar antonym near an unfamiliar word to help them figure out the meaning of the unfamiliar word.Find the word scarcity on page 212. What antonym can you identify near the word scarcity?How does the antonym help you figure out the meaning of the word scarcity?
20 Communities Main Idea and Details What is it? The main idea is what a paragraph or section is mostly about. The main idea is often stated in a topic sentence at the beginning of a paragraph or a passage.Sentences in a paragraph or section that give information related to the main idea are called supporting details. Most sentences in a paragraph support, or tell about, the main idea. Some of the sentences may not support the main idea.
21 Communities Main Idea and Details Why Is It Important? Recognizing the main idea of a passage or selection can help students to remember the most important information in a nonfiction text. It also helps students to select the most important ideas in a text so they can summarize it.
22 Is this a picture of a trolley? What do trolleys do? What are the people in the trolley doing? Where do you think they are going?How would you describe your neighborhood or community? How has it changed over time?Is this a picture of a trolley? What do trolleys do?What are the people in the trolley doing? Where do you think they are going?
23 Vocabulary Practice Why do you think immigrants come to America? How would you describe your school community?What is something that you think is important in American culture? Why?Which do you think was established first, this school or this neighborhood? Why?What is a traditional birthday dessert in your house?Practice Book pg. 95
25 Monday WritingChoose a piece in which you’ve really used some great detail to focus on person, object, or setting.Choose a piece that you think will provide your audience with detailed information.After deciding on a piece, write a big check (√) on the sticky note attached to the entry that you want me to read.
26 Expository WritingNext week you will read Here’s My Dollar by Gary Soto. It provides a great description of a very amazing kid, Angel Arellano. One great thing about this story is that it is a true story. Can anyone recall what a true story is also called?An Expository Description:Is a description of a person, setting, or object.Contains good showing.Uses the writer’s senses to describe the subject.Provides details that give the reader information.
27 Expository WritingBefore you get started I want you to take a look at two paragraphs from Here’s My Dollar. As you read, I want them to look at each paragraph and examine what the author is trying to tell us about Angel in each paragraph?
28 Text from Here’s My Dollar by Gary Soto WritingText from Here’s My Dollar by Gary SotoParagraph 1How tall is a hero? If you ever met nine-year- old Angel Arrellano, you’d know a hero is four feet two inches tall. Angel’s story began on Thanksgiving Day. She was in the kitchen listening to her Great-Grandmother Sandy.What the author is trying to tell us about Angel in this paragraph?
29 Text from Here’s My Dollar by Gary Soto WritingText from Here’s My Dollar by Gary SotoParagraph 2Angel loved animals. She planned to study them and become a zoologist when she grew up. In their apartment in Fresno, Angel’s family had four cats—Buster, Krystal, Rex, and Oreo. Angel took good care of them and made sure that they always had food and water.What do we learn about Angel in this paragraph?
30 WritingLook at your journal entry selections that you previously selected a journal entry. On the sticky note you are using to mark your entry, write whether your description is a person, setting, or object.
31 Tuesday Opening How many childs are in your class. My class has seven girls and eight Boyes.Other class have more girls than boyes.Journal Prompt: Write a paragraph describing why you think Chinese immigrants tried to hold on to their culture.
32 Tuesday Vocabulary Do you know any immigrants? Where are they from? Do you think animals live in communities? Explain.How is American culture different from other cultures you know of?If you established a baseball team, did you start it or end it?What is a traditional American holiday? How does your family celebrate it?
33 Tuesday Vocabulary Strategy AntonymsI have visited several communities in San Francisco, but few have impressed me as much as Chinatown.We visited the ancient communities and learned new things about the Anasazi.Some communities in the city are dangerous, but others are safe.Some communities in California are famous, and others are unknown.People from the present learn about the past from ancient communities.
34 Tuesday Spelling Three Letter Blends scr as in scrape • spr as in springthr as in three • str as in streamspl as in splash
35 Tuesday Spelling Word Sort Sort the words in your plastic baggies into no more than 5 groups.Be ready to share the rule you sorted your words by.SP22
36 Tuesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Not all plural nouns are formed by adding -s or -es. Some plural nouns have special forms, such as men, women, children, and mice.
37 Tuesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns A few plural nouns change spellings but do not add -s or -es.Singular: foot, tooth, goosePlural: feet, teeth, geeseA few plural nouns have the same singular and plural forms.Singular: fish, sheep, deer, moosePlural: fish, sheep, deer, moose
38 Tuesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Practice: Supply the correct plural form of the noun for each sentence.I saw some --- in the pond. (fish, fishes)The mother was caring for two baby ---. (deer, deers)There are many --- in Alaska. (moose, mooses)We cooked --- for the party. (fish, fishes)Those have lots of wool. (sheep, sheeps)Practice book pg. 104
39 Tuesday Phonics three letter combinations Assign Practice Book pg. 21 for homework
40 Tuesday Phonics three letter combinations Practice Book page 94
41 diversebelongIn Coasting to California, you will learn about one group that is part of the diverse population of California: Chinese immigrants. You will learn why Chinese people have been coming to California for many years. You’ll also find out why it is important for people who share a common culture to belong to a community. Chinese communities and neighborhoods have changed a lot over the years, but they continue to be special places to learn about Chinese culture.
42 Coasting to California GenreNonfiction A nonfiction article gives information about real people, places, or things.Read to Find OutHow did Chinese immigrants succeed despite hard times?
43 Coasting to California The main idea is the most important point of a paragraph or section. The details support the main idea.Practice Book pg. 97
45 Tuesday Writing What are your senses? What are sensory details? What is an example of a sensory detail?Assignment1. Reread your journal entry. 2. Find a place where you think you could add more detail using your sense of sight. 3. Underline that sentence. 4. At the bottom of the page, write at least two more sentences.
46 Wednesday Opening Many mooses live in maine. Both men and woman like to see them?Even childs think they are neat.Journal Prompt: Write about another culture you would like to learn about and why.
47 Wednesday Spelling Alphabetize: thread, scratch, spray, and spill.
48 Wednesday VocabularyWhat is the difference between a sidewalk and a dirt path?Would you be more likely to grumble about something if you were happy or angry?Would you find a trader in a supermarket? How do you know?What is the difference between a plant blossoming and growing?How is screaming different from wailing?When do you think someone might feel lonesome?
49 Wednesday Vocabulary Practice In your writers notebook create word squares for each of this weeks vocabulary words.1. In the first square write the vocabulary word.2. In the second square write a definition in your own words.3. In the third square draw a picture of the word.4. In the fourth square write an antonym or opposite of the vocabulary word.Repeat for each of the words.1. Vocabulary word: disappear2. Definition in your own word:vanish, fade, evaporate, go away, invisible3. Draw a picture of the word:4. Antonym or opposite words:appear, come out
50 Wednesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Special plural forms such as men, children, feet, and teeth, as well as fish and deer.A few plural nouns change spellings but do not add -s or -es: children, not child; feet, not footsA few plural nouns are spelled exactly the same as the singular form; fish, not fishesTo check the spelling of a plural, look up the singular form in a dictionary.
51 Wednesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Practice: Adding –s1. book + s =2. house + s =3. school + s =
52 Wednesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Practice: Adding –es4. boss + es =5. octopus + es =6. class + es =
53 Wednesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Practice: Adding –ies7. party + ies =8. story + ies =9. family + ies =
54 Wednesday Grammar Irregular Plural Nouns Irregular plurals Some nouns have special plural forms, and other nouns have the same singular and plural form.10. mouse =11. fish =GR 23
55 Wednesday Reading Reread “Coasting to California” Read and answer questions on page 217
56 Wednesday – Fluency Let’s practice chunking words into phrases. For 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 discover 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.
57 Research and Study Skill Nonfiction books have special parts at the beginning and end that can help a reader find information quickly.Let’s use your science or social studies books to find the following:Each book has a title that tells what it is about that appears on the book’s cover. The title page inside the book shows the book’s title, the author’s name, and sometimes an illustrator’s name.A book’s table of contents lists chapter titles, other book parts, and their page numbers. Some books begin with a preface, or short introduction.Chapter titles, or chapter headings, tell the reader the chapter’s topic.
58 Research and Study Skills Headings or subheadings in a chapter tell what each section of a chapter is about. Headings and subheadings are usually printed in bold or colored type that is larger than the rest of the text.The glossary appears at the end of the book. A glossary lists important words and terms that appear in the book, shows how to pronounce them, and gives a definition for each. A glossary is arranged in alphabetical order.The index appears at the back of the book. It lists all the topics covered in alphabetical order and gives all the page numbers where information about that topic appears . The index includes topics, names, places, and events, and the page numbers where they are found.To find information, readers can identify key words and then use the table of contents and the index to find topics related to those key words. They can also scan chapter titles and headings.
60 Wednesday - WritingAs you revise your journal entry today be sure to include all of the characteristics of an expository description. You will be rereading your work continually to make sure that you are providing your reader with enough information about the subject (the person, setting, or object you are writing about).Yesterday you added more showing using your sense of sight. Today, I want them to use your sense of sound to add more showing to your work. Think again about the classroom. This is a place, but there are people and objects that make up this place, too. How does our classroom sound?
61 Wednesday Writing 1. Reread your journal entry. 2. Find a place where you think you could add more detail using your sense of sound.3. Underline that sentence.4. At the bottom of the page, write at least two more sentences.
63 Wednesday WritingSummarize Learning: Was it easier to add showing when you focused just on your sense of sound? You were very creative today. Keep experimenting in using your senses to write interesting descriptions.
64 Thursday Opening I do not want mouses in my house. That is the trooth. do like deers outside it?Journal Prompt: Describe changes you have seen in your community, city, or school.
65 Thursday Spelling Proofread The boys trew balls at the skreens. He scrabs the streats.We heard threigh screems.The throan was scrached.The sprey was pretty stroungPractice Book page 103
66 Vocabulary Immigrants are people who --- . In a --- , there are many different communities.In my family’s culture, ---.A long time ago, settlers established ---.In my house, a traditional meal includes ---.
67 Thursday Grammar - Review Name a noun that is the same when it is singular and plural. Ask students to tell the plural of child.PROOFREAD Correct errors in the following sentences.Look at the deers in my yard.Brush your teeths everyday.Those three mooses are very big.We saw two sheeps and three mouses on the farm.
68 Thursday Grammar Practice: Correct errors in the following paragraph. people have always wondered what the future would be like. Hundredes of year ago, no one could have dreamed of airplanes or cumpoters. Do you think child in Ancient egypt could have imagined video games!Practice book 105
69 Thursday - Standards Practice Treasures book pg. 218Author and MeTo answer some test questions, you may need to combine information the author has provided with your own knowledge. This approach to test-taking is called the Author and Me strategy.Answers are not always directly stated in the text.Authors provide clues that can help you answer a text question.Combine your own knowledge with what the author has provided to help you figure out the answer.
70 Reading/Writing Connection Often when taking a test, you will be asked to write to a prompt. A prompt introduces or gives information about a writing topic, and then provides instructions about a specific writing assignment related to the information. Most prompts will fall under two types of writing or writing modes:expository prompts, which ask the writer to explain something, ornarrative prompts, which ask the writer to tell a story.
71 Reading/Writing Connection Before you begin to write to a prompt, you need to find the following information:What is the mode, or type, of writing? Is the prompt expository or narrative?What is the purpose for writing? What is the actual assignment?Does the prompt call for a specific form or format?
72 Reading/Writing Connection Read the prompt above the student model on page 220. Bring your attention to the information in the bubbles.Determine the PurposeWhat part of the prompt tells you the purpose for writing? Look at the second and third sentences. The second sentence tells students to think about the topic.
73 Friday OpeningFollow the patchway, 2. There are many thik tree along the way. 3. At the end we will see fishes in the pond?
74 Friday Vocabulary Test immigrants communitiesculture established traditionalMany --- settled in the United States in the 1800s.The people wanted to hold onto the --- of the countries they came from.For that reason, they formed their own --- with people from back home.Some people --- neighborhoods that are still in existence today.Many people today still eat the --- foods that their ancestors ate in faraway countries a long time ago.
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