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Unit 5 Week 4


Unit 5 Week 4

“Great Ideas”

Big Question:

What difference can a great idea make?


 

Question of the Week:

How can a great idea make our lives easier?

 

Big Book:

“Discover the Life of an Inventor:

Orville and Wilbur Wright

 

Amazing Words:

gadget, equipment, convenient, engine, pilot, steer, cellar, furnace

 

Phonics:

Diphthongs oi, oy

Suffixes –er, -or

 

Song of the Week:

“A Box of Gadgets”

 

 

Story of the Week

“Simple Machines”

Author: Allan Fowler

Genre: Expository Text

 

Comprehension Strategy:

Summarize

 

Comprehension Skill:

Main Idea and Details

 

Story Words:

machines, vacuum, pulley, inclined planes, surface, axles

 

HFW:

against, goes, heavy, kinds, today

 

Read Aloud

“Using Machines”

An Article about machines people use to make their lives easier.

 

 

Grammar:

More about Pronouns

 

Centers

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