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FIRST GRADE UNIT 1 TREASURES

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pam and Sam http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-a/sa/load.htm?f IWB/ Center Activity

Starfall: Zac the Rat

Students hear and identify short “a” CVC words as they work through the online interactive book: Zac the Rat.

Students hear and identify short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/an/ load.htm?f IWB/Center Activity

Starfall: Make a Word with -an

Students manipulate word families by dragging -an to make words that match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/at/ load.htm?f IWB/Center Activity

Starfall: Make a Word with -at

Students manipulate word families by dragging -at to make words that match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 1 Word Family -an

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Make a Word game.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 2 Medial short a sound

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Starfall short “a” activities.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pam and Sam http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 4 Initial sounds in short “a” words.

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Starfall short “a” activities.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 5 Sentence completion with Short “a” words.

Students demonstrate understanding of words by completing sentences with the correct short “a” word.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 6 Writing with short “a”

Students use short “a” vocabulary to write sentences.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com/ view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419610 Center Activity/ IWB

Spelling City: Unit 1 Week 1

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce the short “a” CVC spelling words this week.

Students identify and spell short “a” CVC words.

Grammar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ patch_game.shtml

The Patchworker Sentence Structure

Students arrange words in the correct order to form a sentence. As the sentence is put in order, a picture is revealed.

Students identify sentence structure and order sentences.

IWB

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pam and Sam http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ floppy_game.shtml

Floppy and the Puppies

Students observe a character and must match a characteristic.

Students identify characters in a story and characteristics unique to the character.

IWB

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? selectionID=209 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from the reading this week. (like, special, do, unique, interest)

Demonstrate the concept of how we are all special.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=400 IWB/ Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that name and describe different things that we like to do.

Students work with a partner to access prior knowledge and build background about different things we like to do.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=401 IWB/Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 2

Students extend oral vocabulary by talking about how each child in their classroom is special.

Students explore and apply concepts of how we are special and what it means to be unique.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pam and Sam http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ level-b/me/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: All About Me

Students complete “Who am I� interactive activity on Starfall to describe themselves.

Students demonstrate understanding of unique characteristics.

Comprehension

Software

Photo Booth

Students take a picture of themselves and drag it into a Pages document. Students write a sentence about what makes them special.

Students demonstrate understanding of unique characteristics.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- I can! Can you? http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http://pbskids.org/ lions/games/ stacker.html

Between the Lions: Chicken Stacker

Students click on the letter “a” to play the short “a” game. Students find the short “a” words and click on them to stack up chickens.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Magnetic Letters

Students click on letters to add them to the “magnetic” board. Invite students up to the Promethean to make real and pretend short “a” words.

Students identify, decode, spell and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phoneme Pop: short a

Students click on the letter “a” to begin the short a game. Students listen to a word and “pop” the bubble of the written word.

Students hear and identify short “a” words.

Center activity

http:// www.bigbrownbear.co .uk/magneticletters/ index.html

Phonics/Spelling

Center activity (IWB)

http:// www.ictgames.com/ cvcPop.html

Phonics

Center Activity/ IWB

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com/ view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419615 Center Activity

Spelling City: Unit 1 Week 2

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce the short “a” spelling words this week.

Students identify and spell short “a” words.

Grammar

http:// www.earobics.com/ gamegoo/games/ monkey/monkey.html

Game Goo: Monkey Business

Students arrange parts of a sentence in the correct order to form a sentence. The goal of the game is to build a bridge for a monkey to cross.

Students identify word order and sentence structure.

IWB/ Center Activity

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- I can! Can you? http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http:// www.smarttutor.com/ home/lessons/ RC_sequencing_L1_ V1_T4a.swf Center Activity

Reading Comprehension: Sequencing

Student practice identifying a sequence of events through various guided activities.

Students analyze story structure and identify a sequence of events.

Comprehension

http:// www.barkingcollege.a c.uk/cw/html/ resources/infant/ english/ nursery_rhymes_4/ distribute/start.html Center Activity/ IWB

Tell me a story: Nursery Rhyme sequencing

Students choose a nursery rhyme and drag the pictures into correct story sequence. (You may have to zoom in on this webpage).

Students identify a sequence of story events.

Comprehension

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ holiday/gardenshop/ load.htm?f&n=main Center Activity/ IWB

Starfall: Flower shop

Students help grow a flower by correctly sequencing events.

Students identify a sequence of events.

Oral Language/ comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=360

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2: Activity 1

Students will talk with a partner using words that describe how they move as they complete the online activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about how people move.

Oral Language/ comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=361

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2: Activity 2

Students will talk with a partner about how to exercise as they complete the online activity.

Students explore and apply the concepts of exercise.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- I can! Can you? http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? selectionID=188

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2: Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from this week始s reading: gym, body, exercise, move, jump, express.

Students learn about the concept of moving, using words that describe movement.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- How You Grew http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-i/si/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: The Big Hit

Students read the interactive story The Big Hit and listen for the short “i” sounds.

Students hear and identify short “i” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ig/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -ig

Students construct “ig” words by dragging letters into the correct place to name the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ip/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -ip

Students construct “ip” words by dragging letters into the correct place to name the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 13 Word family ig

Students complete the Word family -ig offline activity as a followup to the online Make a Word.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 14 Word Families -ick and -ing

Students complete the word family -ick and -ing offline activity as an extension for the Big Hit story.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 16 Medial Sound short “i”

Students complete the medial sound offline activity with rhyming as an extension for the Big Hit story.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- How you Grew http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall Writing Journal 1: Page 17 Sentence completion with short-i words.

Students complete sentences using short i words that they have learned this week.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “i” CVC words.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http://pbskids.org/ lions/games/ stacker.html Center Activity

Chicken Stacker: Short-i

Students choose the “i” chicken stacker game. Students listen for the short “i” and stack the chickens that have the short “i” sound.

Students hear and identify short “i” CVC words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com/ view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419629 Center Activity

Spelling City: Unit 1 Week 3

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce the short “a” spelling words this week.

Students identify and spell short “a” words.

Comprehension

http://pbskids.org/ arthur/games/ storyscramble/ scramble.html Center Activity

Binkyʼs Story Scramble

Students must drag story events into the correct sequence.

Student analyze text structure and organize a sequence of events.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? selectionID=229 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words this week (little, learning, run, ride, grow up, change).

Students learn about the concept of growing up using words that describe growing up.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- How You Grew Up http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=441 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that describe what happens when they grow up while completing the online activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about what happens as we grow up.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=442 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about the different aspects of growing up while completing the online activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of growing up.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pet Tricks http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ control-ar/ar/ load.htm?f Center Activity/IWB

Starfall: Car Race

Students read the online interactive story Car Race and listen for the rblended words.

Students hear and identify r-controlled “a” words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/controlar/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with rcontrolled “a” words.

Students make a word with r-blends. Students make the word to match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend rcontrolled “a” words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 67

Students complete journal page that emphasizes rcontrolled “a” words and complete a rhyming activity.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend rcontrolled “a” words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 68

Students write a story using r-blend words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend rcontrolled “a” words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com/ view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419638 Center Activity

Spelling City: Unit 1 Week 4

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce the r-blend spelling words this week.

Students identify and spell words with rblends.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pet Tricks http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Grammar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ dragon_game.shtml Center Activity

Magic Key: Dragon Land Questions

Students help Wilma, Nadim, and floppy win the jeweled question mark by clicking on the question in each world.

Students identify question sentences that require a question mark.

Grammar

http:// player.discoveryeduca tion.com/index.cfm? guidAssetId=B9B9E1 A9-A534-43DE-A91EEDBFA22D3312 IWB- Video

Discovery Streaming Video: Asking and Telling Sentences

Students learn about the difference between a statement and a question sentence in this 4 min. video.

Students identify parts of a sentence and determine which sentences are statements and which are questions.

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture

Discuss setting and character with students, have them choose a story this week to make a picture about. First they will need to choose a setting (background), then they can add characters to the picture.

Students analyze story structure identifying characters and setting of a story.

Comprehension/ reading

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ me/pet/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: What is my Pet

Students read and make decisions about their pet in this short interactive.

Students build background knowledge about pets for reading this week.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? selectionID=210 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from reading this week (pets, trick).

Students define “pet� and describe things that pets do.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Pet Tricks http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=402 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that name types of animals.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about different types of animals and care for pets.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=403 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about how to care for a pet.

Students explore and apply the concept of choosing appropriate pets and how to care for them.

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture

Students make a picture beginning with the vet office background. Students choose a type of pet and write a sentence about how to care for their pet.

Students build background knowledge about different types of animals and care for pets.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Soccer http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/laac/words/ dg1.shtml

Little Animals Activity Center: Digby Mole Word Games- end sounds

Students choose the end sounds word game. Students can play through all 3 levels. Students listen to a phoneme and click on the word that ends with the same sound.

Students hear and identify ending sounds.

Word Blender

Students help word blender make words by listening to the word he says and then choosing a start sound and an end sound to blend together to make that word.

Students hear and identify consonants and consonant clusters at the start and end of words. Students hear and identify medial short and long vowel sounds.

Center Activity

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ clusters/blender/ game.shtml

Phonemic Awareness

Center Activity/IWB

Phonics

Offline Activity (see attached for instructions)

Blender game

Students stand in a circle and roll the cube. Students name a word that ends with that blend. If they cannot think of a blend, they have to go into the blender, come back and try again.

Students hear and identify ending blends.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com/ view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419645 Center Activity

Spelling City: Unit 1 Week 5

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce the end blends spelling words this week.

Students identify and spell end blends words.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Soccer http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Grammar

http:// www.barkingcollege.a c.uk/cw/html/ resources/infant/ english/ blend_sounds/ blend_sound_advanc ed/start.htm Center Activity

Blends of Sounds Snake Activity

Students listen to the blends in a word. Students rearrange words in the correct order to form a sentence using the blend.

Students identify and comprehend blends. Students correctly order words to form a sentence.

Grammar

http://www.piclits.com/ compose_dragdrop.a spx Center Activity/IWB

Pic Lits

Students choose a picture and use the word bank of nouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, and universal words to write a sentence about the picture. Students can also choose the freestyle option to type out a sentence.

Students compose sentences using capital letters and correct end marks.

Comprehension

http:// www.youtube.com/ watch? v=DGe2lw0jf0c IWB/ Video

YouTube: I Can Do That Author’s Purpose

Students listen to the story. Discuss the following questions as a class: Why did the author write this story? What words describe Noah at the beginning of the story? What is Grandma like in the story? What shape cookie did Noah try to make? What is Noah good at?

Students identify authorʼs purpose in a story.

Comprehension/ Grammar

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture

Students make a picture that shows teamwork. Students write a sentence about the picture.

Students recognize characteristics of teamwork and compose a sentence.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- Soccer http://weblist.me/First-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? selectionID=221 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from the reading (goal, team, accomplish, community)

Students learn about and discuss the concept of teamwork.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=424 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using describing words about working together.

Students access prior knowledge and build background knowledge about working together.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivitie s/main1.php? activityID=425 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about how to work together as a team.

Students explore and apply the concept of teamwork.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 First Grade- End Blends Game

End Blends Game Rules Print out and assemble the attached cube. Split students into groups of 6-10. Standing in a circle, the first student rolls the cube. The student must name a word that ends with the blend on the cube. If they cannot think of a blend, they have to “go into the blender� which means they weave in and out of the other students in the circle until they return to their place. They may choose to roll again or ask a friend to help think up a blend. Play continues until each student has had a turn to roll the cube.

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Week 5

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- David’s New Friends

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-a/sa/load.htm?f IWB/ Center Activity

Starfall: Zac the Rat

Students hear and identify short “a” CVC words as they work through the online interactive book: Zac the Rat.

Students hear and identify short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/an/ load.htm?f IWB/Center Activity

Starfall: Make a Word with -an

Students manipulate word families by dragging -an to make words that match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/at/ load.htm?f IWB/Center Activity

Starfall: Make a Word with -at

Students manipulate word families by dragging -at to make words that match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 1 Word Family -an

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Make a Word game.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 2 Medial short a sound

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Starfall short “a” activities.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- David’s New Friends http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 4 Initial sounds in short “a” words.

Students complete a written journal page that reinforces skills they practiced in online Starfall short “a” activities.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 5 Sentence completion with Short “a” words.

Students demonstrate understanding of words by completing sentences with the correct short “a” word.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 6 Writing with short “a”

Students use short “a” vocabulary to write sentences.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short “a” CVC words.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Phonemic awareness/ phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-i/si/load.htm?f Center Activity/IWB

Starfall: The Big Hit

Students hear and identify short i CVC words as they listen to and read The Big Hit interactive story.

Students hear and identify short-i CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ig/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -ig

Students drag phonemes to make the -ig word that is pictured.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- David’s New Friend http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ip/ load.htm?f

Starfall: Make a word with -ip

Students drag phonemes to make the -ip word that is pictured.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

Center Activity

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 13 Word Family ig

Students demonstrate understanding of words by identifying -ig words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 14 Word Family ick and ing

Students demonstrate understanding of words by identifying -ick and -ing words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 16 medial sound i

Students complete words with the medial short i sound. Students rhyme words with the short i.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 17 Comprehension Sentence completion with Short i words

Students complete sentences using short i words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-i CVC words.

Grammar

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal Page 18 Setnences.

Students practice beginning sentences with capital letters and ending with periods.

Students demonstrate understanding of telling sentences.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- David’s New Friend http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419574 Center Activity

Spelling City Unit 1 Week 1

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce short-a and short-i words.

Students identify and spell short-a and shorti CVC words.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ dragon_game.shtml Center Activity

Magic Key: Dragon Land Questions

Students help Wilma, Nadim, and floppy win the jeweled question mark by clicking on the question in each world.

Students identify question sentences that require a question mark.

Grammar

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=B9B9E 1A9-A534-43DEA91EEDBFA22D3312 IWB- Video

Discovery Streaming Video: Asking and Telling Sentences

Students learn about the difference between a statement and a question sentence in this 4 min. video.

Students identify parts of a sentence and determine which sentences are statements and which are questions.

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture

Discuss setting and character with students, have them choose a story this week to make a picture about. First they will need to choose a setting (background), then they can add characters to the picture.

Students analyze story structure identifying characters and setting of a story.

Comprehension

http:// teacher.scholastic.co m/activities/ scrapbook/index.htm Center Activity

Character scrapbook

Students use the readers response activity to analyze the characters in the reading this week. They can print and collect character pages.

Students analyze characters and use describing words for character traits.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- David’s New Friends http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? selectionID=63 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words (classroom, teacher, books, pencils, different)

Students demonstrate and understanding of the concept of going to school and school days.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? activityID=104 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing the tools they use during a school day as they complete the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about how they have felt on the first day of school.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? activityID=105 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about the similarities and differences between this school year and last as they complete the interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of what stays the same every school year and the things that change.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour Tea http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness/ Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-e/se/load.htm?f

Starfall: Peg the Hen

Students listen to and read short “e” CVC words as they read through the online interactive book: Peg the Hen

Students hear and identify short-e CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/en/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -en

Students make a word using -en to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-e CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/et/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -et

Students make a word using -et to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-e CVC words.

Phonemic Awareness/ Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-o/so/load.htm?f Center Activity/IWB

Starfall: Moxʼs Shop

Students listen to and read short “o” CVC words as they read through the online interactive book: Moxʼs Shop

Students hear and identify short-o CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ot/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -ot

Students make a word using -ot to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-o CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/og/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -og

Students make a word using -og to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-o CVC words.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour Tea http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ short-u/su/load.htm?f

Starfall: Gus the Duck

Students listen to and read short “u� CVC words as they read through the online interactive book: Gus the Duck

Students hear and identify short-u CVC words.

Center Activity

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ug/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word with -ug

Students make a word with -ug to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short-u CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ matching/shortvowels/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a match short vowel review

Students match short vowel words with their pictures.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short vowel CVC words.

Phonics

http:// www.readwritethink.o rg/files/resources/ interactives/ picturematch/ Center Activity

Read Write Think: Picture Match

Students choose the short vowel review game. Students match pictures to the short vowel sounds

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short vowel CVC words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.com /view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419579 Center Activity

Spelling City Unit 1 Week 2

Students play a variety of online games to reinforce short e, o, and u words.

Students identify and spell short-o, e, and u words.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

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TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour Tea http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Grammar

Offline Activity (See attached)

Commands and Exclamation board game.

Split students in groups of 2-4. Student determines whether each sentence is an exclamation or a command and moves accordingly on the game board.

Students identify and understand the difference between commanding sentences and sentences that exclaim.

Comprehension

http:// player.discoveryeducation.c om/index.cfm? guidAssetId=422DBFBD-9B 1F-41BF-B316EB264328ABF3&blnFromS earch=1&productcode=US

Discovery Streaming: Plot of a Story

Students watch this 5 min. video about what plot is and how to use the plot to analyze a story

Students identify and understand how plot can be used to analyze story structure.

Center Activity

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof

Students illustrate the plot of a story by summarizing the story in Kerpoof始s Storybook maker.

Students identify and understand how plot can be used to analyze story structure.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanmh.com/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php?selectionID=56

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words with students (friends, playmate, partner, loyal, trust)

Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of making friends.

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner, describing how to be a good friend while completing the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background knowledge about how to be a good friend.

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about why we make friends while completing the interactive.

Students explore and apply the concept of why we make friends.

IWB

http:// activities.macmillanmh.com/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php?activityID=95

Oral Language/ Comprehension

Center Activity

http:// activities.macmillanmh.com/ OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php?activityID=97

Oral Language/ Comprehension

Center Activity

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Command or Exclamation Board Game Rules Preparation: • Print a copy of the game board and came cards for each partnership in the class. • Cut the game cards along the lines. • Provide each student with a game marker. • Provide a dice/number spinner/number cards (1-6) for each partnership.

To play the game: Place all game cards face down next to the game board. A partner should roll the die (or spin spinner, or pull a number card). The player moves their marker that number of spaces on the game board. The player then pulls a game card from the deck. The player must decide if the sentence is a command or an exclamation. Students should circle which type of sentence it is. They should add the correct punctuation to the game card. Then the player follows the instructions on the card to move their marker on the game board. Player 2 follows in the same fashion. The first player to the finish wins.

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Command Exclamation Game Cards Move ahead 3 spaces

Congratulations (You get to go forward 3 spaces.)

Command or Exclamation

Go forward 2 spaces

Command or Exclamation Yes (You get to move ahead to the next sun shape.)

Command or Exclamation

Command or Exclamation

Go to the next sun shape

Oh no (You lose a turn.)

Command or Exclamation

Command or Exclamation

Move to the next circle space

What bad luck (You have to go back to start.)

Command or Exclamation

Command or Exclamation

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Command Exclamation Game Cards Go back two spaces

What luck (You get to go to the next circle.)

Command or Exclamation

Move to the next star

Command or Exclamation Oh my (You can move ahead 2 spaces.)

Command or Exclamation

Go back to the last circle shape

Command or Exclamation Too bad (you have to go back to the last star.)

Command or Exclamation

Move ahead to the next triangle

Command or Exclamation Hooray (You can move ahead to the next sun shape.)

Command or Exclamation

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Fighting the Fire http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness/ Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ long-a/la/load.htm?f IWB/ Center Activity

Starfall: Jake’s Tale

Students listen to and read the online interactive book Jake’s Tale with focus on the long-a and silent e.

Students hear and identify long-a CVCE words and words containing digraph wh

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/silente/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a Word Add the Silent E

Students make short-a vowel words into long avowel words by dragging the silent-e to match the picture shown.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e long-a words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ picture-hunt/long-a/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Picture Hunt long-a

Students listen to and read long-a words and click on the matching picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e long-a words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 31 long a silent e match the picture.

Students match long-a, silent-e words to their pictures.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e long-a words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 32 Sentence completion with long-a words.

Students complete sentences using long-a words with silent-e.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e long-a words.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Fighting the Fire http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall Writing Journal 1 Page 34 Match longa words to pictures

Students match long-a words to their pictures.

Student identify, decode, and comprehend long-a words.

Phonics/ Comprehension

Offline Activity

Starfall Writing Journal 1 Page 35 Silly Sentences with long-a words

Students write sentences using long-a words in the word bank. Students illustrate their sentence.

Student identify, decode, and comprehend long-a words.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem6.shtml IWB/Center Activity

Long A Poem

Students listen to and read a poem that focuses on long a, silent e words. Students play a sound search game and find the word game.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-a, silent-e words.

Phonics

http:// www.firstschoolyear s.com/literacy/word/ phonics/vowels/ interactive/sorting/a/ lsa.htm IWB

Long A/Short A sort

Students take turns at the Promethean board sorting long A words and short A word pictures. Use annotate over the desktop so students can spell the words below the picture.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long and short a words.

Phonics

http:// www.fun4thebrain.co m/English/ magice.html Center Activity

Magic e adventures game

Students make the vowel say it’s name by waving the magic e wand over a word.

Student identify, decode, and comprehend silent e vowel words.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Fighting the Fire http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419587 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 3

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 3 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with short a and long a (a_e).

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student/ Center Activity

Into the Book: Summarizing

Students drag the flashlight into the book. Students watch a video and complete an interactive that leads them through the summarizing process. Students tell what is important in their reading.

Students identify key elements and condense important information into their own words during and after reading to solidify meaning.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ downloads/ sum_Summarizing. mp3 IWB

Into the Book: Summarizing Song

Students listen to the Into the Book summarizing song to learn how to summarize.

Students learn that summarizing means telling what is important in their reading.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Fighting the Fire http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=65 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from the reading (flames, forest, heat, safe, tell).

Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of firefighters.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=106

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing what they know about fire and firefighters while completing the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about fires and firefighters.

Center Activity Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=107 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about fire fighting and ways to stay safe.

Students explore and apply the concept of fire safety.

Comprehension/ background knowledge

http:// www.firesafetyforkid s.org/ Center Activity

Fire Safety for Kids

Students watch videos and play games related to fire safety.

Students explore and apply the concept of fire safety.

Comprehension/ background knowledge

http:// www.sparky.org/#/ Sparky Center Activity

Sparky the Fire Dog

Students explore firetrucks, look at cartoons, and play games related to fire safety.

Students explore and apply the concept of fire safety.

Comprehension/ background knowledge

http:// www.firesafety.gov/ kids/flash.shtm Center Activity

Fire Safety. gov for Kids

Students learn about fire safety, smoke alarms, and escaping from fire through fun games.

Students explore and apply the concept of fire safety.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Meet Rosina http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness/ Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ long-i/li/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Sky Ride

Students listen to and read interactive book Sky Ride, listening for the long-i, silent-e.

Students hear and identify long-i CVCE words and words containing the ch digraph.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/long-i/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a word long-i, silent-e

Students make a word by dragging letters to spell a long-i, silent-e word that is pictured.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e, long-i words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 43 i_e words.

Students match the long-i, silent-e words to their picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e, long-i words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1Page 44 Sentence Completion

Students complete sentences using the correct long-i word.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend silent-e, long-i words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Long Vowel Silent E cards (see attached)

Students play a “go fish� type game trying to match long vowel words.

Students hear and identify long vowel CVCE words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419595 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 4

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 4 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with short i and long i (i_e).

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Meet Rosina http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Grammar

http:// www.youtube.com/ watch? v=RGN_NxKIIFM&f eature=player_embe dded IWB

Grammar Rock: Mr. Morton Subject and Predicate video (YouTube)

Students watch this Grammar Rock video and learning about subject and predicate.

Students identify and comprehend the subject and predicate in a sentence.

Grammar

http:// video.google.com/ videoplay? docid=79833283514 05445160&hl=en# IWB

Subject and Predicate

Students will watch this video/song about subjects and predicates in sentences.

Students identify and comprehend the subject and predicate in a sentence.

Grammar

http:// www.edontheweb.co m/ the_ed_files_flash.a sp? ModuleID=127&Mov ieName=Edonthewe b3.swf IWB

Ed on the Web: Types of sentences

Students learn about the 4 kinds of sentences. Students then identify types of sentences. Use annotate over the desktop to have students underline the subject and circle the predicate in each sentence.

Students identify and comprehend the type of sentence, subject and predicate in a sentence.

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Make a picture, summarizing main idea and details

Students create a picture (see attached example) about what makes them special and add supporting details.

Students identify and understand the idea of main idea and supporting details.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Meet Rosina http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=66

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (talents, special, music, sports, unique, opinions).

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of being yourself.

IWB Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=108 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that describe special talents and how each person is different as they complete the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about special talents they have and that people know they have.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=109 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about why each person is unique as they complete the interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of special talents people have to what makes each person unique.

Comprehension

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ me/me/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: All about me

Students read and interact with this book, making decisions to show how they are unique.

Students build background knowledge and show understanding of what makes them unique.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- The Tiny Seed http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness/ Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ long-u/lu/load.htm?f IWB/Center Activity

Starfall: Dune Buggy

Students listen to and read the interactive story Dune Buggy, listening for long-u, silent-e words.

Students hear and identify long u CVCE words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/long-u/ load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall:Make a word Long-u

Students make long-u, silent-e words by dragging letters to make the word match the picture.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend long-u, silent-e words.

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ matching/longvowels/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a match Long Vowels

Students play an online concentration type game to make a long vowel word match.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend longvowel words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 55 u_e words

Students match the u_e words to their pictures.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend long-u, silent-e words.

Phonics

Offline Activity

Starfall: Writing Journal 1 Page 56 Sentence Completion

Students complete sentences with long-u words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend long-u, silent-e words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419605 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 5

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 5 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with short u and long u (u_e).

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Plants Alive! http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Grammar

http:// www.softschools.co m/language_arts/ grammar/noun/ balloon_game/ Center Activity

Noun balloon pop

Students pop the balloons that have nouns on them.

Students identify nouns.

Grammar

http:// www.childrensuniver sity.manchester.ac.u k/interactives/ literacy/ wordclasses/ nouns.asp Center Activity

Childrenʼs University of Manchester: Nouns

Click on top button “what are nouns?” Students go through interactive activity to learn about nouns and practice identifying nouns.

Students understand and identify nouns.

Grammar

http:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=TcukN1Rvb8 IWB-video

Grammar Rock: Nouns (YouTube video)

Students watch and listen to a video about nouns.

Students understand and identify nouns.

Comprehension/ background

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ks2bitesize/ science/living_things/ help_plants_grow/ play.shtml

Helping Plants Grow

Students create the perfect conditions to make this virtual plant grow.

Students build background knowledge about what plants need to grow.

The Great Plant Escape

Students go on an interactive adventure to learn about plants.

Students build background knowledge about what plants need to grow.

Center Activity

http:// urbanext.illinois.edu/ gpe/gpe.html Center Activity

Comprehension/ background

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Second Grade- Plants Alive! http://weblist.me/Second-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Comprehension

http:// www.harcourtschool .com/activity/ book_buddy/ day_night/ skill_ae.html

Choose the clues to solve a mystery

Students read clues and draw conclusions to solve a mystery.

Students can draw conclusions using clues from the text.

Center Activity Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=98 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words from reading (stem, leaf, root, seed, soil, grow.)

Students demonstrate an understanding of how plants grow.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=177 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that describe plants and plant parts as they complete the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about plant parts.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=178 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about what helps plants grow as they complete the interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of how plants grow to the ideas about what helps plants grow.

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THIRD GRADE UNIT 1 TREASURES

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- First Day Jitters http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ matching/shortvowels/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Make a match short vowel game

Students get a review of short vowels as they match short vowel sounds.

Students identify, comprehend, and decode short vowel words.

Phonics

http:// www.readwritethink. org/files/resources/ interactives/ wordfamily/ Center Activity/IWB

Read Write Think Word family sort

Students choose a vowel and sort short vowel words by their word family.

Students identify, comprehend, and decode short vowel words.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ level-a/learn-toread/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Let始s Read

Students can choose from one of five stories to practice short vowel sounds Zac the Rat, Peg the Hen, The Big Hit, Mox始s Shop, or Gus the Duck. Students can also play accompanying games (1-5) for review.

Students hear, identify, comprehend, and decode short vowel words.

Phonics

http:// www.kenttrustweb.o rg.uk/kentict/ content/games/ flags.html Center Activity

Seaside Circle Game CVC short vowel game

Students listen to s short vowel CVC word and choose the correct flags to spell the word.

Students identify, comprehend, and decode short vowel words.

Phonics

http:// www.earobics.com/ gamegoo/games/ alien/ash.html Center Activity

Gamegoo Alien Scavenger hunt

Students listen to a short vowel word and spell the words.

Students identify, comprehend, and decode short vowel words.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- First Day Jitters http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ cvc/whirl/ game.shtml Center Activity/IWB

The Whirlyword Machine

Students spin the first reel to make new words that use the short vowel word ending. Students decide if the word is real or not. Spin first or third to make new words with same middle vowel.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend short vowel words.

Word Parts

http:// www.crickweb.co.uk /assets/resources/ flash.php? &file=compound %20words Center Activity/IWB

Compounds Words

Students drag words together to make compound words. Students check their answers to receive immediate feedback.

Students identify compound words.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419662 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 1

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 1 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with short vowels.

Comprehension

http:// www.studyzone.org/ testprep/ela4/h/ plotsettheme.cfm Center Activity

Understanding Plot, setting, theme

Students learn about the connection between plot, setting, theme in this interactive.

Students identify plot, setting, and theme in a story.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- First Day Jitters http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Word Parts

http:// www.janbrett.com/ piggybacks/ compound.htm Center Activity

Jan Brett Compound Words

Students find compound words (there are multiple correct answers).

Students identify compound words.

Word Parts

http:// www.getreadytoread .org/games/game3/ shell.html Center activity

Get Ready to Read: Inky始s Adventures compound words

Students watch an interactive video and identify compound words.

Students identify compound words.

Comprehension

http:// www.learner.org/ interactives/story/ index.html Center Activity

Cinderella: Identify story elements

Students identify the elements in a story and analyze story structure in this interactive story and activity.

Students use elements of a story to analyze story structure.

Comprehension

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ floppy_game.shtml Center Activity

Magic Key: Floppy and the Puppies game

Students listen to what the characters have to say, then they choose the correct characteristic to complete the sentence.

Students identify characters and their character traits.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ hms.shtml Center Activity

Magic Key: HMS Sweet Tooth Full Stops

Students drag the period marks to the statements to make full stops.

Students identify statements and add full stops.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ dragon.shtml Center Activity

Magic Key: Dragon Land Question Marks

Students find the questions in Dragon land to find the magic keys.

Students identify asking sentences.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- First Day Jitters http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=71 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (new beginning, nervous, celebrate, friend).

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of new beginnings.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=120 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity1

Students talk with a partner using words that identify different kinds of new beginnings and describe feelings associated with new beginnings as they complete the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about different kinds of new beginnings.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=121 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity2

Students talk with a partner about personal experiences with new beginnings as they complete the interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of preparing and making new beginnings.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Dear Juno http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.barkingcollege. ac.uk/cw/html/ resources/junior/ english/magic_e/ start.htm Center Activity

Magic E

Students select the vowel combination to complete the word.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend words with the CVCe pattern.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ level-a/learn-toread/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: Learn to Read

Students read interactive books that reinforce the CVCe pattern including Jake始s Tale, Pete始s Sheep, Sky Ride, Robot and Mr. Mole, and Dune Buggy. Students complete activities 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend words with the CVCe pattern.

Phonics

http:// www.fun4thebrain.c om/English/ magice.html Center Activity

Magic E adventures

Students use the magic wand to transform words using the magic e.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend words with the CVCe pattern.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 2

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 2 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with CVCe pattern.

IWB

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419662 Center Activity

Spelling

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Dear Juno http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http:// teacher.scholastic.c om/activities/ scrapbook/ index.htm Center Activity

Character Scrapbook

Students analyze a character from this weeks reading using Scholastic始s Character Scrapbook.

Students understand what a character is and identify characteristics unique to a character.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org Center Activity

Into the Book: Inferring

Students learn how to use context clues to infer what is happening in a story. Students drag the magnifying glass into the book and complete the interactive.

Students think about and search the text, and sometimes use personal knowledge to construct meaning beyond what is literally stated.

Comprehension

http:// www.toonuniversity. com/flash.asp? err=191 Center Activity

Word Context with Mr. Duck McFly

Students uses sentence context to determine the meaning of words. Students choose the correct word meaning and hit the dancing duck with a pie.

Students use context clues to determine meaning of words.

Comprehension/ background/ writing

http:// www.readwritethink. org/files/resources/ interactives/ letter_generator/ Center Activity

Read Write Think Letter Generator

Students will practice writing a friendly letter using this online letter generator that guides them through writing a letter.

Students will identify the parts of a letter and apply that knowledge to write their own friendly letter.

Comprehension/ background/ writing

http://pbskids.org/ arthur/games/ letterwriter/ email.html Center Activity

Arthur: E-mail

Students learn about the parts of an email and then practice writing their own.

Students learn how to write an email friendly letter.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Dear Juno http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Grammar

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=9A0D9 F85-5D8A-4D80A63D-37E15C03D1 22&blnFromSearch= 1&productcode=US IWB (video)

Discovery Streaming: Syntaxia Interjections (Video)

Students learn about interjections and exclamation points by watching this video.

Students identify interjections and understand when to use an exclamation point.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=57 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (communicating, anthropologist, linguist, language, symbols, cave drawings, hieroglyphics, alphabet).

Students demonstrate an understanding about keeping in touch as a set of different ways to use language.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=96 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about the history and structure of language as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and background about language and communication.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=100 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about the different devices and forms of language we use as they complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply the concepts of the history of communication and the differences between written and spoken communication.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Whose Habitat is it? http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem2.swf

Long Vowel Poem: ai

Students read and listen to a poem with the long a spelled ai. Students complete sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend the long a spelled -ai.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem5.swf

Long Vowel Poem: ay

Students read and listen to a poem with the long a spelled ay. Students complete sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend the long a spelled -ay.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419678 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 3

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 3 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long a (-ai, -ay)

Grammar

http:// www.acronymfinder. com/ Center Activity

Acronym Finder

Students can find the meanings of acronyms BLT, ZIP code, VIP, and NASA using Acronym Finder.

Students identify the meaning of common acronyms.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Whose Habitat is it? http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Grammar

http://piclits.com IWB

Pic Lits: Sentence creator

Students choose a picture and drag words from the word bank to form sentences. Using annotate over the desktop, circle the subject of the sentences created.

Students identify the subject in a sentence.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org Center Activity

Into the Book: Summarizing

Students drag the flashlight into the book and complete the interactive activity on summarizing.

Students identify key elements and condense important information in tho their own words during and after reading to solidify meaning.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanmh.co m/OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php? selectionID=188 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words (nurse, school, post office, neighbors, community)

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of a community.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanmh.co m/OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php?activityID=156 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about different roles in a community as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background knowledge about communities.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanmh.co m/OralLanguageActivities/ main1.php?activityID=157 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about how to behave in a community as they complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply understanding of the concept of building communities.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Penguin Chick http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem4.swf

Poem: The Toad and the Goat -oa words

Students read/listen to a poem that includes long oa words. Students complete a sound search and find the word game.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -oa words.

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ phonics/sandcastle/ flash/game.shtml

Sandcastle build: ow/ou words

Students click on the ow/ ou game. Students build a sandcastle by clicking on the sandpie with the correct spelling to fill in the gaps in the words written in the sand.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -ow/ou.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419687 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 4

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 4 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long- o spelled ow/ou/ oa.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/starship/ english/games/ penguins_on_ice/ small_no_sound/ standard2.shtml IWB

Penguin Ice Gala: Sentences

Students arrange the words to make a complete sentence. Ask students to name the subject and predicate in each sentence.

Students correctly order a sentence, identifying the subject and predicate of each sentence.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Penguin Chick http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/flash/ movies/poem4.swf Center Activity

Poem: The Toad and the Goat -oa words

Students read/listen to a poem that includes long oa words. Students complete a sound search and find the word game.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -oa words.

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ phonics/sandcastle/ flash/game.shtml Center Activity

Sandcastle build: ow/ou words

Students click on the ow/ ou game. Students build a sandcastle by clicking on the sandpie with the correct spelling to fill in the gaps in the words written in the sand.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -ow/ou.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419687 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 4

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 4 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long- o spelled ow/ou/ oa.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/starship/ english/games/ penguins_on_ice/ small_no_sound/ standard2.shtml IWB

Penguin Ice Gala: Sentences

Students arrange the words to make a complete sentence. Ask students to name the subject and predicate in each sentence.

Students correctly order a sentence, identifying the subject and predicate of each sentence.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Penguin Chick http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-4

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Comprehension

http://wordle.net/ create IWB

Wordle: Main idea and details.

After reading the story this week, ask students to come to the Promethean and type in a word or words that describe the main idea or details of the story. If typing the main idea, they can repeat a word another student used. If writing a detail, they must choose a detail that another student hasn始t already added. The biggest words in the wordle are the main idea of the story and the smaller words are the details.

Students identify main idea and details of a story and are able to summarize the story.

Comprehension

http:// www.kerpoof.com/#/ activity/picture? s=antarctic Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture Antarctic (See attached example)

Students create a picture about Antarctica in Kerpoof. Students make a chart to show who lives there and what living conditions are like there.

Students understand who lives in Antarctica and what kind of living conditions are in Antarctica.

Background Knowledge

http://arkive.org Center Activity

Arkive

Students research some of the animals they are learning about this week that live in Antarctica

Students build background knowledge and understanding of what kind of animals live in Antarctica.

Background Knowledge

http:// www.wdcs.co.uk/ media/flash/ whalebanner/ content_pub_en.htm l IWB

WDCS- Life Size Blue Whale

Students watch the life size blue whale on the Promethean to get an idea about how BIG a blue whale really is.

Students understand and comprehend the sheer size of a blue whale.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- Penguin Chick http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-4

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Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=89 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words (penguin, seal, orca, ice, polar, Antarctica).

Students demonstrate an understanding of Antarctica.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=158 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about different animals and weather conditions in Antarctica while completing this interactive.

Student access prior knowledge and build background about Antarctic life.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=159 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about Antarctic Life as the complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply understanding of Antarctica.

Comprehension

http:// www.nationalgeogra phic.com/crittercam/ antarctica/ Center Activity

Crittercam Chronicles Antarctica Virtual World

Students experience Antarctica through a critter camera deployed on a seal.

Students explore and apply understanding of Antarctica.

Comprehension

http:// www.virtualantarctic a.com/vaindex.htm IWB

Virtual Antarctica

Students explore Antarctica through pictures, journal entries, and 360* panoramas.

Students explore and apply understanding of Antarctica.

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K E R P O O F M A I N I D E A / D E TA I L S E X A M P L E

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- The Perfect Pet http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem8.swf IWB/Center Activity

Poem pack: I Spy a Little Fly (long-i spelled y)

Students read and listen to I spy a little fly poem and complete the sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-i spelled y words.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem9.shtml IWB/Center Activity

Poem pack: Marching through the night (long-i spelled igh)

Students read and listen to Marching through the night and complete the sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-i spelled igh words.

Spelling

http:// www.spellingcity.co m/view-spellinglist.html? listId=1419698 Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 5

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 5 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long-i words spelled y, igh, and i

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Multiple Meaning Words

Students click on a star, then click on the word in the box that solves the riddle.

Students identify the multiple meanings of words.

IWB

http:// www.smarttutor.com /home/lessons/ Vocabulary_MMWor ds_L1_V1_T4a.swf Center Activity

Vocabulary

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- The Perfect Pet http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ skillswise/words/ grammar/ interestsentences/ compoundsentence s/game.shtml Center Activity

Compound Sentence Game

Students practice putting sentences together to form compound sentences.

Students identify and create compound sentences using joining words.

Comprehension

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ me/pet/load.htm?f Center Activity

Starfall: What is my pet?

Students read a short interactive story where they choose a pet.

Students build background knowledge about what a pet is.

Comprehension

http:// www.petchoice.org/ index.html Center Activity

Pet Choice

Students learn how to choose a pet that best fits their families needs and commitment.

Students build background knowledge about how to choose a pet.

Comprehension

http:// www.kerpoof.com/#/ activity/picture? s=vet Center Activity

Kerpoof: make a picture (see attached for example)

Students use Kerpoofʼs picture maker to identify the problem and solution in this weeks reading.

Students identify problem and solution as they analyze story structure.

Vocabulary/ Comprehension

http:// search.discoveryedu cation.com/ IWB (video)

Discovery Streaming (Video)

Type in the search terms “Animal Crackers”, these videos teach students common animal related sayings (idioms).

Students understand common sayings and are able to identify idioms.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Third Grade- The Perfect Pet http://weblist.me/Third-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=100 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (pets, trick).

Students are able to define what a pet is.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=181 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that name types of animals as they complete the online activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about different types of animals and how to care for pets.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=182 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about caring for pets as they complete the online activity

Students explore and apply the concept of choosing appropriate pets and caring for them.

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KERPOOF PROBLEM/SOLUTION EXAMPLE

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Mystery of the Missing Lunch http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.abcfastphonics .com/long-shortvowels.html Center Activity

Fast Phonics: Long and Short vowels

Students listen to and identify the differences between long and short vowel sounds.

Students hear, identify and comprehend short vowel sounds in a word.

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 1

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 1 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with short vowels.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/magickey/ adventures/ patch_game.shtml Center Activity/IWB

The Patchworker sentence game

Students correctly order words to form a complete sentence.

Students construct complete sentences.

Comprehension

http:// www.readwritethink. org/files/resources/ interactives/ mystery_cube/ Center Activity

Read Write Think: Mystery Cube

Students use the mystery cube after reading this weeks story to summarize the key elements in a mystery. Students print out and construct cube.

Students identify the key elements in a mystery.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Mystery of the Missing Lunch http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-1

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Activity Name

Activity

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Comprehension

http://bookwink.com/ subject_mysteries.ht ml Center Activity/IWB

Bookwink: mysteries

Students watch video book talks about mystery books. Students learn what a mystery is and can search for a mystery to check out from the library.

Students identify the key elements in a mystery. Students choose a mystery book to read.

Comprehension

http://wonderville.ca/ v1/activities/ mystery/ mysteryactivity.html Center Activity/IWB

Wonderville: The Case of the Missing Cat

Students participate in an interactive mystery, following clues to solve the case of the missing cat.

Students identify the key elements in a mystery and use them to solve a mystery.

Comprehension

http:// www.squidoo.com/ minutemysteries Offline Activity

Two Minute Mysteries (offline) Great for transition periods like lining up.

Read these mysteries to students, as a class, collect clues and solve the mystery.

Students identify the key elements in a mystery and use them to solve a mystery.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=67 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words (investigate, clues, mystery, unsolved, case, detective, solution)

Students demonstrate an understanding of mysteries.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Mystery of the Missing Lunch http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=110 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing the tools needed to solve mysteries as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about the significance of detectives and clues.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=111 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about trying to solve a mystery as they complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply the concept of solving mysteries.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- A Walk in the Desert http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.fun4thebrain.c om/English/ magice.html Center Activity

The Magic E

Students work to get the frog back to the castle so he can become a prince by adding the magic e to words to transform short vowels into long vowels.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend long vowels spelled CVCe.

Phonics

http:// www.roythezebra.co m/reading-games/ long-vowelphonemes-ai.html Center Activity

Roy the Zebra: Long-a spelled ai

Students complete words by adding the long a spelled -ai sound.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend long a spelled -ai.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem2.shtml IWB/Center Activity

Poem: Daisy the Snail

Students listen to and read the poem Daisy the Snail. Students then complete the sound search and find the word.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-a spelled ai.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem6.shtml IWB/Center Activity

Poem: Ice-cream Cake

Students listen to and read the poem Ice CreamCake. Students then complete the sound search and find the word.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-a spelled a_e.

Grammar

http:// www.quia.com/cb/ 38873.html IWB

Subject/ Predicate Jeopardy

Split students into two teams. Teams work together to answer questions about subjects and predicates to earn the most points for their team.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend simple and complete subjects and predicates.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- A Walk in the Desert http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 2

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 2 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long-a.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

Comprehension/ background information

http:// environment.nationa lgeographic.com/ environment/photos/ desert-landscapes/ #omandune_323_600x450. jpg Center Activity/IWB

Photo Gallery: Desert Landscapes

Students view a photo gallery of deserts to build background knowledge about what a desert is.

Students build background knowledge about deserts.

Comprehension/ background information

http:// dsc.discovery.com/ convergence/planetearth/animals/ animals.html Center Activity/IWB

Discovery: Planet Earth Desert Animals

Students choose the Animal habitat: desert to learn more about the desert and the animals that live there.

Students build background knowledge about deserts.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student Center Activity

Into the Book: Summarizing

Students drag the flashlight into the book and complete the summarizing interactive.

Students identify key elements and condense important information into their own words during and after reading to solidify meaning.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- A Walk in the Desert http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=68 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words (adapt, environment, survive, camouflage, predator)

Students demonstrate an understanding of adapting and survival.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=112

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing how people and animals adapt as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about the significance of adapting and survival.

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about why it is important to adapt as they complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply concepts of adapting and survival.

Center Activity http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=113 Center Activity

Oral Language/ Comprehension

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- Animals Come Home to Our National Parks http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem3.swf IWB/Center Activity

BBC Poem: A Meal by the Sea

Students listen to and read a Meal by the Sea. Students complete the sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long- e words spelled -ea.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/flash/ movies/poem1.swf IWB/Center Activity

BBC Poem: Meet the Creeps

Students listen to and read Meet the Creeps. Students complete the sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long- e words spelled -ee.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ks1bitesize/ literacy/ conjunctions/ index.shtml Center Activity

Balloon Joining: Conjunctions

Students complete compound sentences by joining them with the correct conjunction balloons.

Students identify conjunctions to create compound sentences.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ks2bitesize/ english/ spelling_grammar/ language_structure/ play.shtml Center Activity

Bitesize English: Sentences

Students create compound sentences by choosing the correct joining word.

Students identify conjunctions to create compound sentences.

Grammar

http:// www.harcourtschool .com/activity/ sensort/ index_pre.html Center Activity

Harcourt: Sentence Sort

Students identify what type of sentence is show (simple, complex, compound) in this online board-game.

Students identify and decode compound, simple, and complex sentences.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- Animals Come Home to Our National Parks http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Word Study

http:// www.eduplace.com/ kids/sv/applications/ wordbuilder/ index.html? grade=2&unit=25 Center Activity/IWB

Word Builder: Compound Words

Students create compound words to complete the sentence.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend compound words.

Word Study

http:// www.fekids.com/kln/ games/ racetoramses/ Center Activity

Race to Ramses

Students weave their way to buried treasure inside a pyramid by constructing compound words.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend compound words.

Word Study

http://elearningforkids.org/ Courses/EN/L0601/ flash.html Center Activity

e-Learning for Kids: the Magician and his good friend Grizzle

Students watch short animation about compound words and then practice making their own.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend compound words.

Comprehension

http://www.pbs.org/ nationalparks/ Center Activity/IWB (Video)

PBS: National Parks America始s Best Idea

Students can watch videos about national parks, view park profiles, learn about the history of National parks and learn about the people who made a difference and fought to preserve America始s rich natural treasures.

Students build background knowledge about National Parks and access prior knowledge.

Comprehension

http://www.nps.gov/ webrangers/ Center Activity

WebRangers

Students can play more than 50 games to learn about national parks.

Students build background knowledge about National Parks and access prior knowledge.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- Animals Come Home to Our National Parks http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=69 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (preserve, protect, national park, habitat, ecosystem).

Students demonstrate understanding of national parks.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=114 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing the purpose of a national park as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about the significance of national parks.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=115 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about how a national park is different from a regular park as they complete the online interactive.

Students explore and apply the concept of national parks and how to take care of them.

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 3

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 3 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long-e.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Astronaut and the Onion http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem9.swf IWB/Center Activity

Poem: Marching Through the Night

Students read/listen to the poem Marching Through the Night and complete the sound search and find the word follow up activities.

Students hear, identify, decode and comprehend long-i spelled -igh.

Phonics/ Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem8.swf IWB/Center Activity

Poem: A Busy Fly

Students read/listen to the poem A Busy Fly and complete the sound search and find the word follow up activities.

Students hear, identify, decode and comprehend long-i spelled -y.

Grammar

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=A880A A40-7A10-409D-970 D-724A44CDDF7B& blnFromSearch=1&p roductcode=US IWB (Video)

Discovery Education Video: Complex Sentences

Students watch this video and learn a dependent clause has a subject and predicate, but it needs an independent clause for comprehension. A complex sentence contains an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.

Students identify, decode and comprehend complex sentences.

Grammar

http:// www.harcourtschool.co m/activity/ complex_sentence/ index.html Center Activity

HMH Complex Sentence Practice

Students correct sentences by adding commas (if needed) and identify complex sentences.

Students identify, decode and comprehend complex sentences.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Astronaut and the Onion http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 4

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 4 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long-i.

Comprehension

http:// teacher.scholastic.c om/activities/ scrapbook/ index.htm Center Activity

Scholastic: Character Scrapbook

Students use this online reader始s response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Students can print and collect scrapbook pages.

Students analyze character traits.

Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture Maker (see attached example)

Students create a character web in Kerpoof analyzing a character from the Astronaut and the Onion.

Students analyze character traits.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student Center Activity

Into the Book: Inferring

Students watch a video about inferring and complete a guided activity to practice using inferring.

Students think about and search the text, and sometimes use personal knowledge to construct meaning beyond what is literally stated.

Comprehension/ background

http://www.nasa.gov/ offices/education/ programs/national/ltp/ games/ moonbasealpha/ index.html Center Activity

NASA: Moonbase

Students become an astronaut in this immersive exploration game.

Students build background and make connections to this weeks reading.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Astronaut and the Onion http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-4

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Activity Name

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Comprehension/ background

http://web.me.com/ jtenkely/Reading/ Space.html Center Activity

Kelly Tenkely始s website: Adventures in Reading- Space

Students visit a variety of websites to learn about space, being an astronaut, and the moon.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about space.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=70 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (space station, spacecraft, solar system, space suit, helmet, boots, gloves, exploration).

Students demonstrate an understanding of astronauts.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=116 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that describe the purpose of astronauts as they complete the online activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about the significance of astronauts.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=117 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about space as they complete the online activity.

Students explore the concept of astronauts.

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KERPOOF CHARACTER WEB EXAMPLE

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Raft http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Phonemic

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/movies/ poem4.swf Center Activity

Poem: A Gentleman and a Goat

Students listen to and read the poem A Gentleman and a Goat students complete sound search and find the word activities.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -oa.

Phonics/ Phonemic

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ phonics/sandcastle/ flash/game.shtml Center Activity

Sandcastle longo game.

Students choose the first set of phonemes to play this game (ou/ow). Students click on the correct sandpies to fill in the gaps to spell the words.

Students hear, identify, decode, and comprehend long-o spelled -ou/ow.

Grammar

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=5D8DF 8D4-4637-47F2B716-677174B5976 C&blnFromSearch= 1&productcode=US IWB Video

Discovery Education Video: Run-on sentences

Students watch the video and learn how to identify a run on sentence and how to remedy a run on sentence.

Students identify runon sentences and understand how to remedy a run-on sentence.

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 5

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 5 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words with long-o.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Raft http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-5

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

IWB/Center Activity

Comprehension

http:// www.kerpoof.com/#/ activity/picture? s=camping_stream Center Activity

Kerpoof: The Raft Picture (See Attached Example)

Students display their comprehension of the story The Raft by identifying the setting, events, characters involved, and the characters reaction to the events.

Students analyze story structure identifying setting, events, characters, and reactions in the reading.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=74 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (binoculars, wild animal, wildlife, habitat, ecosystem, predator, endangered).

Students demonstrate an understanding of wildlife.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=74 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner using words that describe wildlife as they complete the interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about the significance of wildlife.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=128 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about wildlife as they complete the interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of wild animals.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fourth Grade- The Raft http://weblist.me/Fourth-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Comprehension/ background

http:// switchzoo.com/ default.htm Center Activity

Switcheroo Zoo

Students will mix up wildlife to make their own animals, and build an online habitat. Students can also play Where do I live? where they return wildlife to their homes.

Students will build background and access prior knowledge to play this game.

Comprehension/ background

http://w3.upmkymmene.com/upm/ forestlife/ IWB

UPM Forest Life

Students enter this virtual forest on the Promethean. Students explore the forest and the wildlife by clicking on the hot spots (*) as they go through the forest. Students take turns acting as field guide at the board.

Students will build background and access prior knowledge about wildlife.

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K E R P O O F A N A LY Z E S T O R Y S T R U C T U R E E X A M P L E

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Miss Alaineus http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

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Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 1

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 1 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words list A and B for Unit 1 Week 1.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships.

Students decode and comprehend vocabulary from this weeks reading.

IWB/Center Activity

Context Clues

http:// www.smarttutor.com /home/lessons/ Vocab_SynonymAnt onym_L4_V1_T1a_ 2.swf Center Activity

Synonyms and Antonyms

Students are introduced to what synonyms and antonyms are. Students complete an interactive to identify synonyms and antonyms.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend synonyms and antonyms.

Context Clues

http:// www.earobics.com/ gamegoo/games/ squanky2/ squanky2.html Center Activity

GameGoo: Squanky the Tooth Taker Tooth Tally (Synonyms)

Students match words with their synonyms before time runs out.

Students identify, decode, and comprehend synonyms.

Grammar

http:// www.harcourtschool .com/activity/ sensort/ index_pre.html Center Activity

Sentence Sort

Students play this virtual board game by determining what type of sentence each example given is.

Students identify types of sentences including simple, compound, and complex.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Miss Alaineus http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-1

Focus/ Essential Learning

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Activity Name

Activity

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Comprehension

http:// teacher.scholastic.c om/activities/ scrapbook/ index.htm Center Activity

Scholastic: Character Scrapbook

Students use the reader始s response Character Scrapbook to analyze the characters in the reading this week. They can print out and collect character scrapbook pages.

Students analyze characters and character traits in this weeks reading.

Comprehension

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=422DB FBD-9B1F-41BFB316EB264328ABF3&bln FromSearch=1&pro ductcode=US IWB (Video)

Discovery Education Video: Plot of a story

This segment presents the story, The Wizard of Oz, and explains elements of the plot. A follow-up activity asks students to read a book and identify plot elements in the story.

Students identify the elements of a plot and analyze plot in this weeks reading.

Comprehension

http:// www.readwritethink. org/files/resources/ interactives/plotdiagram/ Center Activity/IWB

Read Write Think: Plot Diagram

Students create a plot diagram based on a book they are reading using this interactive plot diagram.

Students identify the elements of a plot and analyze plot in this weeks reading.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=60 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1

Use slideshow to review the key concept words (competition, art competition, spelling bee, race, science fair, trophy, contests.)

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of school contests.

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Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Miss Alaineus http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-1

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Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=102 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about different types of school contests as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about school contests students have participated in.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=103 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 1 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about what happens during school contests and how it feels like to compete in them as they complete the interactive.

Students explore and apply the concept of competing in school contests.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Davy Crockett Saves the World http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-2

Focus/ Essential Learning

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Activity Name

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Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 2

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 2 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words list A and B for Unit 1 Week 2.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships.

Students decode and comprehend vocabulary from this weeks reading.

IWB/Center Activity

Grammar

http:// www.quia.com/cb/ 38873.html IWB/Center Activity

Subject and Predicate Review

Students play this jeopardy like game to review the difference between complete subjects/predicates, simple subjects/ predicates, and compound subjects/ predicates. Students can play as center in teams of 2 or as a whole class split into 2 teams.

Students identify simple subjects/ predicates, complete subjects/predicates, and compound subject/predicates in a sentence.

Word Parts

http:// www.quia.com/mc/ 260183.html Center Activity

Compound Words

Students find the matching words that make a compound word.

Students identify compound words.

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Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Davy Crockett Saves the World http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-2

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Comprehension

http://kerpoof.com Center Activity

Kerpoof: Picture Maker (See Attached Example)

Students choose Picture Maker to create a plot/ setting chart based on this weeks reading.

Students analyze story structure: plot and setting in this weeks reading.

Comprehension/ background

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=F58B2 ED1AFEA-420E-8ED4B44D5378848C IWB (Video

Discovery Education: Heroes of American History-Davy Crockett

Students watch a video about Davy Crockett to build background and access prior knowledge.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about American legend Davy Crockett.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=61 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Slideshow

Use slideshow to review the key concept words (story, past, ox, exaggeration, legendary, heroic, legend).

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of American legends.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=118 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about different legendary figures and their characteristics as they complete the online interactive activity.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about legends they have heard.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=119 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 2 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about how a real person becomes a legend as they complete the online interactive activity.

Students explore and apply the concept of how people become American legends and how stories about them develop.

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KERPOOF PLOT AND SETTING EXAMPLE

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Forests of the World http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 3

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 3 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words list A and B for Unit 1 Week 3.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships.

Students decode and comprehend vocabulary from this weeks reading.

IWB/Center Activity

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ks1bitesize/ literacy/ conjunctions/ index.shtml Center Activity

Balloon Joining: Conjunctions

Students complete compound sentences by joining them with the correct conjunction balloons.

Students identify conjunctions to create compound sentences.

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ks2bitesize/ english/ spelling_grammar/ language_structure/ play.shtml Center Activity

Bitesize English: Sentences

Students create compound sentences by choosing the correct joining word.

Students identify conjunctions to create compound sentences.

Vocabulary

http:// www.smarttutor.com /home/lessons/ Vocabulary_MMWor ds_L1_V1_T4a.swf Center Activity

Multiple Meaning Words (Homographs)

Students click on a star, then click on the word in the box that solves the riddle.

Students identify the multiple meanings of words.

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Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Forests of the World http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-3

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

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Comprehension/ background

http://w3.upmkymmene.com/upm/ forestlife/ IWB

UPM Forest Life

Students enter this virtual forest on the Promethean. Students explore the forest and the wildlife by clicking on the hot spots (*) as they go through the forest. Students take turns acting as field guide at the board.

Students will build background and access prior knowledge about wildlife.

Comprehension

http:// www.fcatexplorer.co m/media/parent/ tiplister/flash/ tip114a.swf IWB/Center Activity

Comparison and Contrast

Students go through this interactive about comparisons and contrasts.

Students analyze story structure using comparing and contrasting.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=83 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review key concept words from reading (trees, park, forest, protect, preserve)

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of trees and forests.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=146 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about how trees and forests are important to the environment.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about why trees and forests are important to the Earth始s environment.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=147 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 3 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about preserving trees and forests.

Students explore and apply the concept of how people and animals need trees and forests to survive.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-4

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

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Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 4

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 4 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words list A and B for Unit 1 Week 4.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships.

Students decode and comprehend vocabulary from this weeks reading.

IWB/Center Activity

Grammar

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ skillswise/words/ grammar/ interestsentences/ compoundsentence s/flash0.shtml Center Activity

BBC Skillwise: Compound sentences, sentence combining

Students will create compound sentences by adding the correct conjunction to join them in this interactive activity.

Students combine two sentences using a conjunction.

Comprehension/ Background

http://web.me.com/ jtenkely/Reading/ Space.html Center Activity

Adventures in Reading: Space

Students visit NASA, Nine Planets, Google Moon, and I was Wondering to learn more about exploring space.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about space exploration for reading this week.

Comprehension/ Background

http:// player.discoveryeducat ion.com/index.cfm? guidAssetId=39AD201 6-548A-44B9-923BDA5CD97AAA07&blnF romSearch=1&product code=US IWB/Video

Discovery Education TLC Elementary School: Liftoff into Space (Video)

Students watch this video and learn about the history of rockets and space exploration.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about space exploration for reading this week.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-4

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Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student/ Center Activity

Into the Book: Summarizing

Students drag the flashlight into the book. Students watch the video demonstrating summarizing and complete the practice activity that follows.

Students identify key elements and condense important information into their own words during and after reading to solidify meaning.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=84 IWB

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (space, NASA, satellite, orbit, astronaut).

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of exploring space.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=148 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner about outer space and how we have discovered different aspects of it.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about what has been discovered in space.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=149 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 4 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about the future of space exploration.

Students explore and apply the concept of what remains to be explored in outer space and how that might be accomplished.

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Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off to Space Academy http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-4

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Comprehension/ background

http://nasa.gov Center Activity

NASA

Students explore the NASA website to learn about current news and missions and multimedia.

Students access prior knowledge and build background on space exploration.

Comprehension/ background

http:// www.neave.com/ planetarium/ IWB

Neave Planetarium

Students explore space with this virtual planetarium on the Promethean board.

Students access prior knowledge and build background on space exploration.

Comprehension/ background

http:// www.spacex.com/ Center Activity

Space X

Students learn about current space exploration and technologies on this website.

Students access prior knowledge and build background on space exploration.

Comprehension/ background

http://amazingspace.stsci.edu/ resources/ explorations/ Center Activity

Amazing Space

Students participate in online space explorations.

Students access prior knowledge and build background on space exploration.

Comprehension/ background

http:// imedia.ksc.nasa.gov /index1.html Center Activity

NASA SimulationsInteractive Media

Students learn about space exploration through interactive media.

Students access prior knowledge and build background on space exploration.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Pipiolo and the Roof Dogs http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Activity Name

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Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City Games Unit 1 Week 5

Students practice Spelling words for Unit 1 Week 5 with word search, matching games, hangman, alphabetize, unscramble, audio word match, missing letter, sentence unscramble, and crossword

Spelling words list A and B for Unit 1 Week 5.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships.

Students decode and comprehend vocabulary from this weeks reading.

IWB/Center Activity

Comprehension/ background

http:// player.discoveryedu cation.com/ index.cfm? guidAssetId=522200 B6B2C2-46E7-9C9F-6 AD216B27A92&bln FromSearch=1&pro ductcode=US IWB/Video

Discovery Education Generating Questions: Working Dogs (Video)

Students watch this video learning how to generate questions about subjects of interest while watching a short clip about working dogs.

Students access prior knowledge and build background as they watch this clip about guide dogs and generate questions.

Comprehension

http:// www.fcatexplorer.co m/media/parent/ tiplister/flash/ tip129a.swf Center Activity/IWB

Cause and Effect

This short interactive presentation introduces students to cause and effect.

Students identify cause and effect word clues and statements.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Pipiolo and the Roof Dogs http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Vocabulary

http:// www.scholastic.com /wordgirl/ synonym_toast.htm Center Activity

Word Girl: Synonym Toast

Students choose words that are similar in meaning to the word on the toaster and toss them inside by clicking on the toast.

Students identify and comprehend synonyms.

Vocabulary

http:// www.earobics.com/ gamegoo/games/ squanky2/ squanky2.html Center Activity

Gamegoo Squanky the Tooth Taker

Students help Squanky collect teeth by finding the synonyms.

Students identify and comprehend synonyms.

Grammar

http:// www.quia.com/pop/ 35933.html Center Activity

Quia Run On Sentence interactive quiz.

Students identify a sentence as complete or run-on.

Students identify runon sentences.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student/ Center Activity

Into the Book: Questioning

Students drag the question mark into the book. Students watch the video introduction on questioning and complete the interactive to practice.

Students ask questions about the text and the author始s intentions and seek information to clarify and extend their thinking before, during, and after reading.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? selectionID=105

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Slideshow

Use the slideshow to review the key concept words (crisis, scent, track, pet, companionship, courageous, selfless, sacrifice, leadership, abilities).

Students demonstrate an understanding of the concept of a rescue dog.

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Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 1 Fifth Grade- Pipiolo and the Roof Dogs http://weblist.me/Fifth-grade-unit-1-week-5

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Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=191 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 1

Students talk with a partner describing what rescue dogs do in particular situations as they complete the online interactive.

Students access prior knowledge and build background about different kinds of dogs that help people.

Oral Language/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=192 Center Activity

Treasures Unit 1 Week 5 Activity 2

Students talk with a partner about the qualities of a rescue dog.

Students explore and apply the concept of rescue dogs and their qualities.

Comprehension/ background

http:// www.ardainc.org/ Center Activity

American Rescue Dog Association

Students learn more about rescue dogs on the American Rescue Dog Association website.

Students explore and apply the concept of rescue dogs and their qualities.

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Treasures Unit 1