Gus Takes The Train
Journeys 1st Grade
Unit 1 Lesson 5
Focus Wall Posters
2. Roll a Spelling Word
3. Color Me By Words to Know/ Spelling
4. Vocab Flash Cards
5. Story Structure Train Writing/Craft
6. Adjectives That Describe Me Art
7. Antonym Booklet
8. Gus Takes The Train Tri-Fold
9. Spelling + High Frequency Practice
Roll a Spelling Word- You will need a dice for this activity. Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write. They keep going until all squares are filled.
Color Me By Words to Know/ Spelling- This is a coloring activity to practice the high frequency words and spelling words of the week.
Vocab Flash Cards- Student practice the vocab words of the week by drawing pictures of the different vocab words.
Story Structure Train Writing/Craft- This is an adorable craft that pairs with the story and practices story structure.
Adjectives That Describe Me Art Activity= This is an art activity to practice adjectives.
Antonym Booklet- This is a booklet to practice antonyms.
Gus Takes The Train Tri-Fold- Print these sheets front to back. Students fold it like a brochure. Fill it out about the week’s selection
Spelling + High Frequency Practice- Students will read, trace, write, and rainbow write the high frequency words and spelling words.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
These three standards are addressed in; Roll a Spelling Word, Spelling Practice, and Color Me By Words to Know.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
These standards are addressed in the Tri-Fold.