The Signmaker's Assistant
Journeys Unit 4 Lesson 19
Common Core aligned
Pg. 3-4 Vocabulary in Context – copy page A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines and cut on the dotted lines – write a sentence and illustrate each vocabulary word
Pg. 5 Roll and Spell – roll the dice to see what to use to write your spelling words – choices are crayon, pencil, colored pencil, marker, pen, or your choice – write each word three times
Pg. 6 Synonyms! – find all the synonyms and circle them with the matching crayon color
Pg. 7 Illustration of completed projects.
Pg. 8-12 My “ar” Words! - cut openings in the paint palette and insert the letter strips, move them up and down to form new words, copy pages A and B back to back to form a book, record your words in your “ar” book
Pg. 13-16 Commas! - copy side A and B back to back, glue the paint pots into the book, gluing only the sides and bottoms to form pockets, read the sentences on the paint brushes, decide if the commas were used correctly or incorrectly in the sentences and put them in the right pockets
Pg. 17 Text and Graphic Features Hunt! – fold your paper into a book and use it to find text and graphic features in your story, record the page, draw or write the feature, tell what its purpose is in the story
Pg. 18 Illustrations of completed projects.
Pg. 19 Comparing Signs! - which signs in the story were helpful, not helpful, and which were your favorite
Pg. 20 Why Signs are So Important… - tell why you think signs are helpful and important to people
Pg. 21 Your Turn! Act it Out! - make finger puppets and act out your story
Pg. 22 My Story Map! – fold accordion style and use booklet to map out your story – a place to write the beginning, middle, and the end – enough for two students
Pg. 23 Illustrations of completed projects
Pg. 24-27 My Crazy Sign! – create your own crazy sign and tell a story about what might happen
Pg. 28-30 Color to Win! – roll the dice and read your High-Frequency Words, color the matching paint on the palette, lose a turn if you already colored the word, read the word incorrectly, or roll a 3 or an 8 – whoever finishes coloring their palette first –wins – copy so each student has a game sheet
Pg. 31 Thanks and credits.