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Unit 5:
Figure It Out

1st Grade Reading

Unit 5: Figure It Out

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7 - 8 years old

Grades

1st

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: I See It, I Sort It

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "A Lost Button" from the Frog and Toad Are Friends book written by Arnold Lobel and "Sort It Out" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will write an opinion sentence using a sentence starter. 

Students will identify words with the ar sound.

Students will place high frequency words in the correct sentence. 

Students will describe the differences between the words whole and trouble.

Students will identify different character's point of view in a story using clues found in the story.

Students will identify the different meanings the word bark has and how to use the word in a sentence. 

Students will understand how the meaning of a word changes when -s or -es has been added to the ending of it. 

Students will describe how the use of photographs and illustrations add meaning to a nonfiction text. 

Session 2: Up In the Sky

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Kitten's First Full Moon" by Kevin Henkes, and "The Moon" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will respond to "Kitten's First Moon" using a sentence starter. 

Students will identify words with the ur sound in words spelled with er, ir, ur, and or.

Students will match sentences with high frequency words with pictures.  

Students will describe the differences between the words leaped and stretched.

Students will identify cause and effect within a text.

Students will read and follow directions after reading a text. 

Students will choose the best word for a sentence using shades of meaning. 

Students will understand how the meaning of a word changes when -er is added to the end of it.

Students will identify the correct caption the belongs to a given illustration.

Session 3: Great Inventions

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Thomas Edison, Inventor" by David Adler, and "Windshield Wipers" by Rebecca Kai Dotlich.

Students will identify the problem, steps to solution and the solution within two texts. 

Students will analyze and answer a question about Thomas Edison, Inventor using a sentence starter.  

Students will identify words with the or sound in words spelled with or, ore, and oar.

Students will place high-frequency words in the correct sentences so the sentence makes sense. 

Students will describe the differences between the words idea and unusual.

Students will describe how the prefixes re - and un - change the meaning of words. 

Students will write abbreviations for common words.

Students will understand the meaning of alliteration and how it is used in poetry.

Session 4: Sounds All Around

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Whistle for Willie" by Ezra Jack Keats and "Shake! Strike! Strum!" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will write a simple story using a sentence starter.

Students will follow directions to make a homemade guitar and shaker.

Students will identify words with the phonemic sounds of the diphthongs ou and ow.

Students will place high-frequency words in the correct sentences so the sentence makes sense. 

Students will practice writing sentences.

Students will identify the problem, steps to solution and the solution within a text. 

Students will describe how the suffixes -or, -ful, -less and -ly change the meaning of a word. 

Students will identify why the correct sequencing of directions are important to follow. 

 

Session 5: Time For Kids

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Building Bridges" and "Small Joy" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will summarize and respond to the texts. 

Students will identify words with the phonemic sounds of the diphthongs oi and oy.

Students will place high-frequency words in the correct sentences so the sentence makes sense. 

Students will describe the differences between balance and section. 

Students will describe how the endings -ing and -ed change the meaning of an action word. 

Students will identify the syllables in an constant + le word. 

Students will identify captions that go with the correct illustrations.

Students will respond to cause and effect questions. 

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