Mrs. Rachel Lima

Cherry Tree Elementary

Carmel Clay Schools

13989 Hazel Dell Parkway (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46033

(317) 846-3086 ext. 1231


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 Unit 8 - One Idea

Big Question for Unit 8: How can one idea change your future?


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Week 1...Innovation

  • Shared readings: Starting Your Own Business, Nature's Solutions
  • Spelling and word work: Words with prefixes un- and re- and commonly misspelled words
  • Grammar: Verb tenses
  • Reading skills: Read and comprehend a procedural text, explain steps in a process, choose reading strategies. Fluency - Phrasing, accuracy, rate
  • Speaking and listening: Express ideas, explain a process

 

Week 2...Inventors

  • Shared readings: "Blind teen starts business creating Braille menus," Making Bucks by Washing Pups, Imagining the Future
  • Spelling and word work: Words with suffixes -ly, -less, -ful, commonly misspelled words
  • Grammar: Verb tenses
  • Reading skills: Read and comprehend a newspaper article and procedural texts, explain relationships between individuals, choose reading strategies, compare text structures, integrate information, fluency--phrasing, accuracy, and rate
  • Speaking and listening: Compare text structures, relate readings to the Big Question

 

Week 3...Business

  • Shared readings: One Hen, Jeans: From Mines to Malls
  • Spelling and word work: Syllable types, commonly misspelled words
  • Grammar: Verb tenses
  • Reading skills: Read and comprehend a story, explain elements of fiction, use reading strategies, fluency--expression, accuracy, and rate
  • Speaking and listening: Restate an idea, evaluate information

 

Week 4...Supply and Demand

  • Shared readings: Another Way of Doing Business, Small Loans Make Big Differences, Amazing Grain: The Wonders of Corn
  • Spelling and word work: Multi-syllabic words; commonly misspelled words
  • Grammar: Verb tenses
  • Reading skills: Read and comprehend nonfiction articles, analyze ideas, use reading strategies, explain and compare relationships between events, fluency--practice intonation, accuracy, and rate
  • Speaking and listening: Discuss an idea, relate readings to the Big Question