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Unit 3:
Changes
Over Time

1st Grade Reading

Unit 3: Changes Over Time

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7 - 8 years old

Grades

1st

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: What Time Is It?

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "On My Way to School" by Wong Herbert Lee, "It's About Time" and "Whale at the Lake" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast fantasy and nonfiction genres.

Students will sequence the beginning, middle and end of a plot. 

Students will analyze the plot in the stories.

Students will describe the different types of clocks people have used in the past and in the present to tell time. 

Students will identify words with the long a sound in words spelled with a_e

Students will practice writing contractions with the word not. 

Students will explain why some words are in bold print in nonfictional text. 

Session 2: Watch It Grow!

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "The Big Yucca Plant" by Magaly Morales, "How Plants Grow" and "A Gift for Mom" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast drama and nonfiction genres.

Students will sequence the beginning, middle and end of a plot. 

Students will identify the main parts of a plant.

Students will identify words with the long i sound in words spelled with i_e

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

Students will create plural nouns with an -s from singular nouns. 

Students will write labels on a diagram. 

Session 3: Tales Over Time

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "The Gingerbread Man" by Wiley Blevins, "Mother Goose Rhymes" and "Little Fred and Little Buck" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare/contrast folktale and poetry genres.

Students will describe moments of cause and effect in the stories. 

Students will identify words with the soft c, soft g and dge phonemic spellings.   

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

Students will practice writing words with the soft c, soft g and dge phonemic spellings. 

Students will add the inflectional endings -ed and -ing (drop final e) to make an action word happening now in a text.

Students will write rhyming words. 

Session 4: Now and Then

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Long Ago and Now" by Minda Novek, "From Horse to Plane!" and "Life Long Ago" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will describe why a story would be considered nonfiction.

Students will compare/contrast life in the past to today.

Students will identify words with the phonemic spelling of /o/o_e, /u/u_e, /e/e_e.

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

Students will practice writing words with the phonemic spelling of /o/o_e, /u/u_e, /e/e_e.

Students will compare/ contrast events that occur in a story. 

Students will identify the syllables in CvCe words.

Students will add captions to pictures that make sense. 

 

Session 5: From Farm to Table

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "From Cows to You", "A Food Chart" and "The Food We Eat" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will describe why a story would be considered nonfiction.

Students will sequence the details of a story. 

Students will identify words with the u sound in words with the phonemic spelling of oo and u.  

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

Students will identify words with the u sound in words with the phonemic spelling of oo and u. 

Students will write words with the inflectional endings -ed and -ing.