The Power of W.O.W.!
Journeys Unit 1 Lesson 4
Common Core aligned
Pg. 3-5 Vocabulary in Context – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines and cut on the dotted lines – read the vocabulary word and its definition – lift the flap and use it in a sentence and illustrate it
Pg. 6 Use It! – use your vocabulary words in a short story/paragraph
Pg. 7-8 Spelling Fun! – time to get a little crazy with your spelling words – write them with your eyes closed, with your opposite hand, with curls at the end of each letter, with your favorite color, in all capitals, in all lowercase – roll the dice to see what to do – write each word 3 times.
Pg. 9-11 My Comprehension Flip It! – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid line and cut on the dotted lines – flip up the questions to write your answers and illustrate on the back
Pg. 12 A different theme from the Power of W.O.W.! – Can you find another theme that was in this reading selection and write about it?
Pg. 13 Teamwork is Best! – write about a time that you used teamwork to accomplish something
Pg. 14 What is more important? Bookmobiles or Search-and-Rescue Dogs? write and support with details
Pg. 15-20 Theme – write about the characters, setting, and characters’ actions and then write the theme of the story – fold the bookmobile on the line and glue the sides to form a pocket – copy pages A and B back to back to form books – cut apart – the Characters’ Actions page has enough books for two students – fold the books, fill out, illustrate, and place them in the bookmobile pocket
Pg. 21-23 Prefixes mis- and non- copy pages A and B back to back – fold on the solid lines – lift the flaps and write as many words with these prefixes as you can think of – choose three words from each column and write them in sentences
Pg. 24-29 Wow! Have you heard the news? – a writing and craft activity – write about a community project that you would like to start or one that is already up and running in your community – copy patterns onto appropriate colored paper – and put together – add see example
Pg. 30-37 Simple Sentences to Compound Sentences! –copy pages A and B back to back to form the book - cut out all the simple sentences and conjunctions – put simple sentences together with conjunctions to form compound sentences – make sure they make sense – write them in your book – make sure to add capitals, commas, and ending marks – your can have a group of students share the sentence strips so you are not having to copy a ton – the strips are just used as a manipulative
Pg. 38-41 Fragments and Run-On Sentences! – this is for the 2014 version – cut out the sentence strips (enough for two students on each page) - copy pages A and B back to back – fold on the solid line and cut on the dotted line – glue the strips under the correct flaps- correct the sentences and write them correctly underneath on the lines provided
Pg. 42 Thanks and credits