Dex The Heart of a Hero
Journeys Unit 4 Lesson 20
Common Core aligned
Pg. 3-4 Vocabulary in Context – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines, cut on the dotted lines, write a sentence and draw a picture for each vocabulary word
Pg. 5 Put Your Hero Shirt On! – unscramble each spelling word and write it correctly underneath each shirt
Pg. 6 Super Spelling Words! – color the spelling words depending if they end with “ore” or have “or” in the middle – write the words in the correct boxes
Pg. 7 Illustrations of completed projects.
Pg. 8-11 I Can Verb List – copy the emblem on colored construction paper, have students use commas by writing a list of verbs they can do – includes both a boy and girl “I Can” sheet
Pg. 12 Let’s Make a List! Commas in a Series – copy paper and fold into a book, write lists for camping, going to the beach, and going on a picnic – have students illustrate their items in their lists
Pg. 13-15 Over- pocket – create a pocket, cut out the “over” cards, write eight words with the prefix “over”, illustrate them – place them in the pocket
Pg. 16 Illustration of completed projects
Pg. 17-18 Venn Diagrams – compare and contrast Dex and Cleevis - compare and contrast Dex and Gloria
Pg. 19 Adjectives about Dex – write eight adjectives that describe Dex
Pg. 20 What’s Your Dream? – Dex had a dream…What’s yours?
Pg. 21-33 Dex writing and craft project – copy parts onto colored paper, two writing choices, write about Dex saving you or write a new adventure – attach writing paper to the body before adding his paws and cape
Pg. 34-42 Dex The Heart of a Hero! – A game to practice your High Frequency Words for the whole unit – move forward by reading words correctly or picking up hero cards – Watch out! Cleevis cards will send you back. The player who reaches the finish space first is the hero!
Pg. 43 Thanks and credits.