Pushing Up the Sky
Unit 3 Week 2
This is a Pearson Reading Street Powerpoint that I created for my weekly whole group instruction. On the second page of my powerpoints is a page that went you present the powerpoint you can click the “buttons” and go to that word or practice skills. The arrows on all the pages take you back to the home page. I have labeled the pages with numbers, so you know if multiply slides go with one “button”.
How I used these in 2nd and 3rd grade General Education!
I used the vocabulary at the beginning of each day and included movements with the words. Monday’s main focus was front loading the vocabulary and the following days were review of the words. On Monday the students had to fill out their personal vocabulary book. They had to copy the definition, sentence and draw a picture of each work. I timed them for each word. Tuesday the vocabulary review included introducing the movements. Students often led the creation of the movements. Tuesday through Thursday I did practice skills as the primary whole group instruction and Friday was the assessment. This powerpoint led daily whole group and I used activities that matched the weekly skills, vocabulary and spelling for centers.
**Video of story being read aloud
The video will be from Youtube or Teachertube.
Each vocabulary page includes the word, a sentence using the word and a
These weekly skills pages include a range of activities. Sometimes there are
videos, games, whole group activities, and sometimes Pearson worksheets.
**Spelling word list
**Helpful Website Page
While creating each powerpoint I have used many different resources. I will
include as many as I can for each story. Some links will be to websites for games
and activities. Others will link directly to the Pearson worksheets. Some links will
be to helpful Teachers Pay Teachers documents.
**Relevant assessment/comprehension question language
Throughout each powerpoint I threw in some relevant language that threw off my
students when they had to answer comprehension questions and complete the
Hope you enjoy!!!! Please message me if there are any mistakes and I will fix!