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Unit 2:
Our 
Community

1st Grade Reading

Unit 2: Our Community

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7 - 8 years old

Grades

1st

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: Jobs Around Town

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "The Red Hat" by Eva Torres, "Firefighters at Work" and "A Fun Job" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast realistic fiction and nonfiction genres.

Students will describe the characters, setting, events and how they relate to one another. 

Students will compare/contrast characters in the stories. 

Students will identify words with the short e phonemic sounds. 

Students will identify character, setting and events from a story. 

Students will practice writing words with the short e phonemic sounds in them. 

Students will practice writing words with inflectional endings. 

Students will label parts of a picture. 

Session 2: Buildings All Around

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "The Pigs, the Wolf and the Mud" by Ellen Tarlow, "Homes Around the World" and "Pals Play and Hum" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast fantasy and nonfiction genres

Students will identify important events in the stories.

Students will analyze characters in the stories.

Students will compare/contrast different types of homes from around the world.

Students will identify words with the short u phonemic sounds. 

Students will identify character, setting and events from a story. 

Students will practice writing contractions with 's. 

Students will write captions under pictures. 

Session 3: A Community in Nature

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "At the Pond" by Nancy Finton, "Way Down Deep" and "Big Rock Pond" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast nonfiction and poetry genres

Students will identify key details in the stories. 

Students will identify end blends within a word.  

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

Students will practice writing words with end blends. 

Students will identify the main idea and three details within a story that support the main idea.

Students will add the inflectional ending -ing to make an action word happening now in a text.

Students will explain why repetition is important in poetry and songs.

Session 4: Let's Help

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Nells Books" by Miriam Cohen, "Kids Can Help!" and "All Help with the Play" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast fantasy and nonfiction genres

Students will identify important events in the stories.

Students will analyze characters in the stories.

Students will identify how they can help in their community.

Students will identify words with the consonant digraphs sh, th, and -ng.  

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

Students will practice writing words with the consonant digraphs sh, th, and -ng. 

Students will identify character, setting and events from a story. 

Students will identify the syllables in closed syllable words.

Students will place words in the correct list based on the type of list they are using. 

 

Session 5: Follow the Map

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Fun with Maps", "North, South, East, or West" and "Look Around" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will describe why a story would be considered nonfiction.

Students will identify the main idea and key details in the stories. 

Students will identify words with the consonant digraphs ch, -tch, wh and ph.  

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

Students will identify words with the consonant digraphs ch, -tch, wh and ph. 

Students will write words with the inflectional ending -es. 

Students will use use a map to locate certain places in a community.