This bundle is packed full of engaging activities perfect for whole group, CENTERS, EARLY FINISHERS, HOMEWORK, ELA ROTATIONS, & STATIONS.
Great for SUB PLANS too:) These activities are designed to teach, re-teach, practice, or assess the lessons taught in these units.
We also offer the half year Common Core 2014 version, as well as the full year 2017 edition.
This bundle combines 3 products into 1 for a great value!.
All of the lessons from units 1, 2, and 3 are included in this bundle. A list of the unit lesson stories are listed below:
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)
Here is some more description and detail for some of the content that is included in this packet:
We have developed writing “templates” for many of the writing opportunities found within these lessons. In our classrooms we use these writing templates in a variety of ways. They can be used for assessment to monitor student development in all areas of vocabulary and writing. We also use these pieces of student writing for the bulletin boards in the classroom to always have current student writing shown tied directly to the current anthology or lesson you are teaching. These pieces of writing can also be saved for a writing portfolio to show writing progress on various genres of student writing as they grow throughout the year, and shown at Open House.
Grammar and Word Work-
We have developed worksheet activities to practice some of the grammar skills taught within each theme. These worksheets can also be used for assessment purposes.
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!
“JOURNEYS”, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, copyright 2011, Fourth Grade
ISBN 13: 9780547251561
The Teacher Team
Copyright 2014 Carol Beaumont
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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
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