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Unit 4 Week 1

Unit 4 Week 1


Big Question:

What do we treasure?


Question of the Week:

How can a surprise be a treasure?


Big Book:

“Out of the Ocean”


Amazing Words:

celebrate, cherish, grateful, delicate, rarest, loot, genuine



Vowel Digraphs ai, ay

Singular and Plural Possessives


Song of the Week:

“A Memory to Cherish”



Story of the Week

“Mama's Birthday Present"

Author: Carmen Tafolla

Illustrator: Gabriel Pacheco

Genre: Realistic Fiction


Comprehension Strategy:

Monitor and Clarify


Comprehension Skill:

Draw Conclusions


Story Words:

break, bunuelos, confetti, guitar, pinata, present, tortilla, wonderful



about, enjoy, give, surprise, worry, would


Read Aloud

“A Dinner Surprise”

A story about a girl who tries to cheer up her brother.