Story

Because of Winn Dixie

Lewis & Clark & Me

On the Banks of Plum Creek

The Horned Toad Prince

Letters Home from Yosemite

Comprehension Skill

Sequence (4,6)
StudyZone
Worksheets
Graphic organizer
Education worksheet
Author's Purpose (5)
Internet4classrooms
Scholastic
StudyZone
Literary Elements (4,5)
ReadWriteThink - mapping
StudyZone
Graphic Organizers
Author's Purpose (5)
Internet4classrooms
Scholastic
StudyZone
Main Idea / Supporting Details (2,5)
Internet4classrooms
Quia
StudyZone
Graphic Organizers

Comprehension Strategy

Summarize (4,6)
StudyZone
Fortune Teller
Online Plot Diagram
Somebody/Wanted/ But/So
Questioning (2,6)
Before, during, and after question cards
Graphic Organizer
Background Knowledge (2,6)
ReadWriteThink - K-W-L Chart
Making Connections
Graphic Organizers
Story Structure (2,5)
ReadWriteThink
Organize the story
Graphic Organizers
Text Structure (3,5)
List of signal words
Questions to consider

Genre

Realistic Fiction
BookNutsReadingClub List
Historical Fantasy
Scholastic - Historical
Scholastic - Fantasy
Historical Fiction
BookNutsReadingClub List
Trickster Tale
American Folklore
Expository Text

Setting

Florida
webcams
American Frontier
Pepin, Minnesota
late 1800's
Southwestern US
Yosemite National Park
webcams

Lesson Vocabulary

Quia
Quia

Quia
Quia

Vocabulary Strategy

Suffixes -al, -ful
Word Structure
Internet4classrooms
EZSchool
Endings -ed, -ing
Word Structure
EZSchool
Multiple Meaning Words
Enchanted Learning - Homonyms
EZGame
Synonyms / Antonyms
Context Clues
Internet4classrooms Synonyms.
Internet4classrooms Antonyms.
English-Zone - Context Clues
EZSchool
EZGame -1A
EZGame -2A
Suffixes
Word Structure
Internet4classrooms
EZSchool

Spelling

MrNussbaum
VCCV
Spelling City
long a and i
Spelling City
Long e and o
Spelling City
Long e
Spelling City
Long u sounds
Spelling City

Literature-based

activities

Teacher resources
Edhelper
BookNutsReadingClub
Scholastic
Lewis&Clark Trail
eThemes
SuperTeachers
SuperTeachers
RS based Powerpoint

Grammar

Sentences
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Subject and
Predicate
Statements and
Questions
Commands and
Exclamations
Compound Sentences

video

IMBd Movie Preview
Brainpop
Dogs
Sentence Fragments
Run-on Sentences
Brainpop
Lewis&Clark
Subject & Predicate
Kids Know It Network
Lewis & Clark
Brainpop
Westward Expansion
Types of Sentences
Brainpop
Book reports
Brainpop
Affixes: root words, prefixes, and suffixes

Writing

Narrative Poem
Fable
Aesop
Friendly Letter
Description
Realistic Fiction

Science/ Social Studies


Fact Monster



Webquests

Various tasks
Create a game
On the banks of Plum Creek Webquest
Our friend the frog webquest
Mr. M's Webquest
Make a Travel Brochure






Research

& Inquiry ideas

diversity in sports' teams
Survey of where students
think most diversity is
Lewis & Clark
Historical Landmarks
Make a blueprint
Landscape of the Southwest
Create your own trickster tale
Travel brochures
Travel logs






Additional Resources by Unit

NCSD, MO
Waltke'sWeb
TitleOne - Homestead
Everything Literacy







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