Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials

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Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials : This bundle contains a variety of activities from each lesson of Unit 4 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): “How do people and animals adapt to different situations?”

“Westlandia” (fiction/social studies), “Under the Back Porch/ Keziah” (poetry)

• 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)
• Draw Conclusions Chart (Answer Questions)
• Vocabulary Strategy for Word Endings (Word Work, Grammar)
• Writing Prompt and Templates Summary of Westlandia (Summarize, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write a Poem (Poetry)
• Writing Prompt Write Now Email (Using Conventions)

“Stretching Ourselves” (expository nonfiction/ science), “Helpful Tools”(expository nonfiction/ science)

• 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)
• Draw Conclusions Chart (Visualize)
• Context Clues Bookmarks (Vocabulary Development)
• Writing Prompt Stretching Ourselves Summary (Summarize, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Questions (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write Now Journal Entry (Personal Response)

“Exploding Ants” (expository nonfiction/ science), “A Creature from the Adapting Lagoon” (experiment/ science)

• 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)
• Graphic Sources Monitor and Fix Up Chart (Graphic Features and Monitor/ Fix Up)
• Synonyms Web Activity ( Vocabulary Development/ Grammar)
• Insect or Ant Research Report (This is one of our research reports that we sell separately but it fits in this story section so we opted to include it. You can opt to do it now or later in the year, whatever you chose)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Write Now Animal Story (Personal Narrative)

“The Stormi Giovanni Club” (play), “Think Dress Codes Are a Drag” (newspaper article/ 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)
• Generalizations Chart (Story Structure, Comprehension)
• Context Clues Template (Grammar/Word Work, Vocabulary Enhancement)
• Writing Prompt Summary The Stormi Giovanni Club (Summarizing, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential (Common Core)
• Write Now Advice Letter (Personal Response)

“The Gymnast” (autobiography), “All About Gymnastics” (online reference sources/ social studies)

• 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)
• Conclusions Chart (Comprehension)
• Autobiography Research Report ( this is the autobiography report that we sell separately but since it fit in this story subject matter we included it here. Use it now or use it as a stand-alone report later. 
• New Suffix Task Cards (Suffixes, Context Clues/ Grammar/ Vocabulary Developement)
• Writing Prompt Summary of The Gymnast (Summarizing, Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Write Now Descriptive Writing (Personal Response Descriptive Writing)

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: 978-0-328-24353-2

The Teacher Team

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Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials
Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials
Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials
Reading Street 5th Grade Unit 4 “Adapting” Supplemental Materials