Reading Street 4th Grade Unit 5 Supplemental Materials

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Reading Street 4th Grade Unit 5 Supplemental Materials : This bundle contains a variety of activities from each lesson of Unit 5 to teach, re-teach, practice or assess the various lessons taught. Each activity is unique to each lesson.

It is important to check the stories that are included in this product’s activities and make sure they match your reading adoption before purchasing since there are different copyright dates associated with “Reading Street”. Our version is the 2008 copyrighted version.

Included in this packet is the following:

Unit Opener (Essential Question): “What makes an adventure?”

“Sailing Home: A Story of a Childhood at Sea” (historical fiction/ science), “Sharing a Dream (narrative nonfiction/social studies)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key for Crossword Puzzle( Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle( Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet ( Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key( Vocabulary Development)
• Author’s Purpose Chart (Predict/ Comprehension)
• Homograph Worksheet (Word Work/ Vocabulary Enhancement)
• Sailing Home Summary (Summarizing, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write Book Review (Persuasive Writing)

“Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu” (narrative nonfiction/ social studies), “Riding the Rails to Machu Picchu” (personal essay/ social studies)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Compare and Contrast (Visualize/ Graphic Organizer)
• Greek and Latin Root Word Activity (Word Work, Vocabulary Enhancement)
• Illustration Favorite Picture Sketch with Captions (Text and Graphic Features)
• Writing Prompt Lost City Summary (Summarize, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write Now Editorial (Word Choice)

“Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride” (historical fiction/ social studies), “Women Explorers” (evaluating online sources/social studies)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Sequence Chart (Sequence of Events, Story Structure)
• Context Clues (Vocabulary Development, Unfamiliar Words)
• Writing Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Summary (Summarize, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write Now Interview ( Questioning and Focus)

“Antarctic Journal” (journal/science), “Swimming Towards Ice” (narrative nonfiction/ social studies)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Main Ideas and Details Chart (Main Ideas and Details, Text Structure)
• Greek Root Task Cards (Task Cards, Vocabulary)*** this task card set has been included in Unit 4 as well, but some people have not purchased Unit 4 so we opted to include it here. Two prefixes “com-“ and “con-“ have been substituted in this task card set since these two prefixes are taught in this unit).
• Polar Animals Research Report (We have included our Polar Animals Research Report that we sell separately since it blends well with this story. Use it with this unit or as a stand-alone performance task or report later in the year
• Summarize “Arctic Journal” (Summarizing, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write Now Letter of Acceptance (Letter Writing)

“Moonwalk” (science fiction/ science), “A Walk on the Moon” (expository nonfiction/science)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) Worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Draw Conclusions Chart (Draw Conclusions, Monitor and Fix Up)
• Planet Report (We have included our Planet Research Report that we sell separately since it blends well with this story. Use it with this unit or as a stand-alone performance task or report later in the year
• Synonym Task Cards (Word Work, Vocabulary Enhancement)
• Writing Summary Moonwalk (Summarizing, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Write Now Opinion Writing (Opinion Writing, Persuasive Words)

Here is some more description and detail for some of the content that is included in this packet:

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 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.

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.

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!

“Reading Street”, Scott Foresman, copyright 2008
ISBN 13: 978-0-328-24352-5

The Teacher Team

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Reading Street 4th Grade Unit 5 Supplemental Materials
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Reading Street 4th Grade Unit 5 Supplemental Materials
Reading Street 4th Grade Unit 5 Supplemental Materials
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