Gloria Who Might Be My Best Friend
Journeys Unit 5 Lesson 22
Common Core aligned
Pg. 2-4 Vocabulary in Context – copy page A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines, cut on the dotted lines, illustrate each vocabulary word and write it in a short sentence
Pg. 5 Help Gloria Unpack the Boxes – unscramble each spelling word and then write it in the correct group depending on the vowel combinations
Pg. 6-7 Homophone Spelling Flip Book – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines, cut on the dotted lines, write each spelling word three times, write a short sentence to help you remember its meaning, flip up the tab to repeat with the homophone
Pg. 8 illustrations of completed projects
Pg. 9 Characters! - write what Julian and Gloria do, say, and think on the graphic organizer
Pg. 10 Adjectives that Compare –er and –est - a foldable book that helps you practice using the suffixes –er and –est
Pg. 11-12 Idioms! - copy pages A and B and fold in half to form a book – draw pictures to show what you think an idiom means and what it really means
Pg. 13 Illustrations of completed projects
Pg. 14-15 Let’s Make a Kite – Just for fun! Copy onto colored copy paper, fold on the dotted lines, put tape over circles before punching them out for added strength, add a string through one hole over to the next and tie, add another string about 4 feet long with a slip knot around the string on the kite, attach the other side of the string to a popsicle stick and roll up, add a tail to the end of the kite – next … Run really fast!
Pg. 16 In My Opinion! – Who would you want to be friends with? Gloria or Julian? Why?
Pg. 17 Compare and Contrast Paragraphs – How are Gloria and Julian alike and how are they different?
Pg. 18-23 My Friend _____. - writing and craft activity - write about your friend – copy off patterns onto construction paper, attach writing to construction paper, add face, hands, legs, and face – cut hair strips – hair can be cut short, curled, accordion folded, or left straight
Pg. 24-26 Wishes in the Wind? – writing and craft activity – What wishes would you tie to the kite strings? Copy kites onto different colored construction paper, add a ribbon and bows for the tail, attach writing
Pg. 27- 35 Ribbon Wishes! – High-Frequency Word game – everyone gets a kite – add ribbons to your string every time you read a word correctly – put the cards in a pile face down, take turns selecting a word card, if you read it correctly put it on your string – if you read it incorrectly you must put it back into the pile and let the next player have a turn - Whoever has the most ribbons on their kite when the game is over – wins! - for 2 to 4 players, can be laminated
Pg. 36 Thanks and credits.