Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full Year Bundle 2011

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Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full Year Bundle 2011: This bundle contains a variety of activities for each lesson in Units 1 through 6 to accompany the fourth grade Journeys book by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. These activities are designed to teach, re-teach, practice, or assess the lessons taught in these units. All of the lessons from units 1-6 are included in this bundle. A list of the unit lesson stories are listed below:

PLEASE NOTE: This product is for Journeys 2011, not for the Common Core 2014 Journeys edition. Please check the stories before purchasing to make sure you get the right one. If you are looking for the Common Core 2014 edition products, please see the links below.

Included in this packet is the following:

Unit 1 – Reaching Out

“Big Idea” Poster- “Helping brings out the best in us.“

• Lesson 1 “Because of Winn-Dixie” (Realistic Fiction), “Because of Book Ends” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 2 “My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”( Biography), “Langston Hughes: A Poet and a Dreamer” (Poetry)
• Lesson 3 “How Tia Lola Came to Stay” (Realistic Fiction), “Pizza Pizzazz ” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 4 “The Power of W.O.W.!” (Play), “Knowing Noses: Search-and-Rescue Dogs” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 5 “Stormalong” (Tall Tale), “Hoderi the Fisherman” (Play)

Unit 2 – Do You Know What I Mean?

“Big Idea” Poster- “We express ourselves in many ways.”

• Lesson 6 “Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude” (Fairytale), “Storyteller Diane Ferlatte” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 7 “Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies” (Informational Text), “The Wonder of Animation” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 8 “Me and Uncle Romie” (Realistic Fiction), “Sidewalk Artists” (Readers’ Theater)
• Lesson 9 “ Dear Mr. Winston” (Realistic Fiction), “Field Guide to Snakes of the Southwest” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 10 “Jose! Born to Dance” (Biography), “Dance to the Beat” (Poetry)

Unit 3- Natural Encounters

“Big Idea” Poster- “Nature can amaze us.”

• Lesson 11 “The Screech Owl Who Liked Television” (Narrative Nonfiction), “In the Wild” (Readers’ Theater)
• Lesson 12 “The Earth Dragon Awakes”( Historical Fiction), “Texas Twisters”(Informational Text)
• Lesson 13 “ Antarctic Journal: Four Months at the Bottom of the World” (Narrative Nonfiction), “The Coolest Marathon” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 14 “Te Life and Times of the Ant” (Informational Text), “The Dove and the Ant” (Fable)
• Lesson 15 “Ecology for Kids” (Informational Text), “Wonderful Weather” (Poetry)

Unit 4 – Never Give Up!

“Big Idea” Poster- “There is more than one secret to success.“

• Lesson 16 “Riding Freedom” (Historical Fiction), “Spindletop” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 17 “The Right Dog for the Job: Ira’s Path from Service Dog to Guide Dog”( Narrative Nonfiction), “Sticky Coyote ”(Readers’ Theater)
• Lesson 18 “Moon Runner” (Realistic Fiction), “A Day For the Moon” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 19 “ Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez” (Biography), “The Edible Schoolyard” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 20 “Sacagawea” (Biography), “Native American Nature Poetry” (Poetry)

Unit 5 – CHANGE Is All Around

“Big Idea” Poster- “Change happens to us and because of us.”

• Lesson 21 “The World According to Humphrey” (Fantasy), “Make the Switch” (Advertisements)
• Lesson 22 “I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets the Vote”( Biography), “Working for the Vote”(Play)
• Lesson 23 “The Ever-Living Tree: The Life and Times of a Coast Redwood” (Informational Text), “Towering Trees” (Poetry)
• Lesson 24 “ Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship” (Narrative Nonfiction), “Sea Sanctuary” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 25 “The Fun They Had” (Science Fiction), “Technology for All Learners” (Informational Text)

Unit 6- Paths to Discovery

“Big Idea” Poster- “Exploration leads people to discovery.”

• Lesson 26 “The Girl Who Loved Spiders” (Realistic Fiction), “Web Wise” (Informational Text)
• Lesson 27 “Amphibian Alert!” (Informational Text), “The Frog in the Milk Pail” (Fable)
• Lesson 28 “Museums: Worlds of Wonder” (Expository Nonfiction), “Making the Most from Trash” (Photo Essay)
• Lesson 29 “Save Timber Woods!” (Play), “Following Muir: A Persuasive Essay” (Persuasive Essay)
• Lesson 30 “Mystery at Reed’s Pond” (Mystery), “A Big Python Problem” (Informational Text)

Included for each lesson’s anthologies are the following:

• Crossword Puzzles( Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Keys for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Banks for Crossword Puzzles (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheets (Vocabulary Development)
• Writing Templates (Stationary) associated with each story and skill being taught such as “Personal Narrative, Persuasive Essays, Summaries, Poetry, etc.
• Graphic Organizers associated with the story
• Task Cards or grammar worksheets in some lessons
• Common Core Essential Questions in some lessons

Possible uses for this product:

Writing Templates-

We have developed writing “templates” for many of the writing opportunities found within these lessons. In our classrooms we use these writing templates to monitor student development, displaying current writing, student assesment and for writing portfolios.

Essential Questions-

We have developed a variety of “Essential Questions” for the passages to promote higher level thinking, citing examples and evidence, and align with Common Core Practices.

Each product in this bundle can be purchased separately but purchased together are a great value.

If you like this product, please check back soon as we will be posting new products in the near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will promptly help you. Thank you!

The Teacher Team

Please click on the titles below to view each product individually

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 1 “Reaching Out” Supplemental Materials

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 2 “Do You Know What I Mean?” Supplemental Materials

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 3 “Natural Encounters” Supplemental Materials

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 4 “Never Give Up” Supplemental Materials

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 5 “Change is All Around” Supplemental Materials

Journeys 4th Grade Unit 6 “Paths to Discovery” Supplemental Materials

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“JOURNEYS”, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, copyright 2011 Fourth Grade
ISBN 13: 9780547251561

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Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full
Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full
Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full
Journeys 4th Grade Reading Language Arts Units 1 - 6 Full