Get students engaged at the beginning of Journeys with this set of activities! What is a Pal? is perfect to teach about friendship! This unit aligns with Journeys Unit 1 Lesson 1.
This pack includes:
Common Core Alignment
Focus Wall Posters
Roll a Spelling Word and Roll a Sight Word
Color Me By Sight Word/ Spelling Words
Vocab Flash Cards
Categorize Actions Cut and Paste
Noun Web of Friends Sheet
Label a Friend Sheet
Summary in Pictures
Main Idea Interactive Journal Page
Nouns Interactive Journal Page
Main Idea Pal Craft
What is a Pal? Tri-Fold
Spelling Test Sheet
Spelling and High Frequency Practice (Read it, trace it, write it, rainbow)
Short A Word Work Sheet
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Common Core Standards Addressed:
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
This is addressed in the Tri-Fold.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
This is addressed in the summary page.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
This is addressed in the Main Idea and Detail Pal.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
This is addressed in the Spelling and Words to Know (High Frequency Words) activities.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
This is addressed in the noun activities.
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