Get students engaged at the beginning of Journeys with this set of activities! Dogs is a great non-fiction read for the beginning of the year. This unit aligns with Journeys Unit 1 Lesson 3.
This pack includes:
Common Core Alignment
Focus Wall Posters in color and b/w
Roll a Spelling Word and Roll a Sight Word
Color Me By Sight Word
Author’s Purpose Dog Craft Craft
Author’s Purpose Printable
Author’s Purpose Flip Flap
Multiple Meaning Dogs Craft
Dogs Comprehension Tri-Fold
Spelling Test Sheet
Spelling and High Frequency Practice (Read it, trace it, write it, rainbow)
Long A and I Word Work Sheet
Need more help with Author’s Purpose check out this unit!
Common Core Addressed:
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
This is addressed in the spelling and High Frequency Word Practice.
Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
This is addressed n the spelling and High Frequency practice.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
This is addressed in the Tri-Fold.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
This is addressed in the statements and questions flip-flap.
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