English Language Arts

The Reading Corner
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The Reading Corner
Dice Story Prompt
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Dice Story Prompt
Acronyms
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Acronyms
Self-generated questions for research projects
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Self-generated questions for research projects
Phrases and clauses
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Phrases and clauses
Dependent/independent clause and complex sentences
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Dependent/independent clause and complex sentences
Effective narrative endings
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Effective narrative endings
R controlled vowels: er, ir, ur
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R controlled vowels: er, ir, ur
R controlled vowels: ar, or
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R controlled vowels: ar, or
Practice writing dialogue
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Practice writing dialogue
Abbreviations
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Abbreviations
Spelling practice: Endings - doubling a consonant and dropping the letter “e”
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Spelling practice: Endings - doubling a consonant and dropping the letter “e”
Spelling practice: tion/sion/cian word parts
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Spelling practice: tion/sion/cian word parts
Brain Breaks: 3-6
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Brain Breaks: 3-6
Brain Breaks: K-2
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Brain Breaks: K-2
Homophones
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Homophones
Parts of speech
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Parts of speech
Spelling practice: Y to i; adding suffixes to words
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Spelling practice: Y to i; adding suffixes to words
Rhyming Game
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Rhyming Game
Determine technical word meanings
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Determine technical word meanings
Compare and contrast similar patterns of events in stories
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Compare and contrast similar patterns of events in stories
How theme develops over the course of the story
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How theme develops over the course of the story
Connect ideas with words, phrases, and clauses
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Connect ideas with words, phrases, and clauses
How dialogue or events reveal aspects of a character
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How dialogue or events reveal aspects of a character
Writing counterclaims
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Writing counterclaims
How point of view influences how events are described
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How point of view influences how events are described
Organize informative writing
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Organize informative writing
Organize a compare and contrast essay
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Organize a compare and contrast essay
How author's purpose is conveyed
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How author's purpose is conveyed
Organize a logical event sequence that unfolds naturally
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Organize a logical event sequence that unfolds naturally
Gather information and take notes from print and digital sources
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Gather information and take notes from print and digital sources
Central idea and supporting details
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Central idea and supporting details
Cite evidence from informational text to support answers
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Cite evidence from informational text to support answers
Write an objective summary of informational text
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Write an objective summary of informational text
Time and sequence in scientific texts
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Time and sequence in scientific texts
Integrate information from two texts
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Integrate information from two texts
Draw on information from multiple sources
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Draw on information from multiple sources
Develop the topic with different kinds of support
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Develop the topic with different kinds of support
Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally
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Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally
Memory: CVC words
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Memory: CVC words
Write a conclusion related to the opinion
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Write a conclusion related to the opinion
Cite evidence for support
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Cite evidence for support
Summarize or paraphrase in notes and finished work
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Summarize or paraphrase in notes and finished work
Provide a list of sources
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Provide a list of sources
Develop a narrator and/or characters
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Develop a narrator and/or characters
Provide a sense of closure in your narrative
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Provide a sense of closure in your narrative
Write narratives that include actions, thoughts, and feelings
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Write narratives that include actions, thoughts, and feelings
Describe actions, thoughts, and feelings
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Describe actions, thoughts, and feelings
Use experiences and provided sources to answer a question
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Use experiences and provided sources to answer a question
Verbal irony and puns in context
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Verbal irony and puns in context
Cite the text to draw inferences
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Cite the text to draw inferences
How setting affects characters
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How setting affects characters
Gather information from provided sources to answer questions
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Gather information from provided sources to answer questions
Logically ordered reasons supported by facts and details
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Logically ordered reasons supported by facts and details
Gather information from experiences to answer a question
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Gather information from experiences to answer a question
Compare and contrast adventure stories
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Compare and contrast adventure stories
Story Prompts
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Story Prompts
Compare and contrast mysteries
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Compare and contrast mysteries
Peer editing and revising
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Peer editing and revising
Develop points using facts, definitions, and details
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Develop points using facts, definitions, and details
Transitions to convey sequence and signal shifts
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Transitions to convey sequence and signal shifts
Use dialogue and description to develop experiences
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Use dialogue and description to develop experiences
Introduce a narrator and/or characters to your story
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Introduce a narrator and/or characters to your story
Using precise words and phrases
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Using precise words and phrases
Compare and contrast similar themes in stories
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Compare and contrast similar themes in stories
Narrator/characters in a story
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Narrator/characters in a story
Write a clear and organized introduction
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Write a clear and organized introduction
Write a conclusion related to the information
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Write a conclusion related to the information
How setting affects the plot of a story
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How setting affects the plot of a story
Connection between series of historical events
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Connection between series of historical events
Introduction to connotations and denotations
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Introduction to connotations and denotations
Write a conclusion
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Write a conclusion
Connection between scientific ideas/concepts
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Connection between scientific ideas/concepts
Organize an event sequence
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Organize an event sequence
Using credible sources
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Using credible sources
Paraphrasing
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Paraphrasing
Types of irony
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Types of irony
Internal and external character traits
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Internal and external character traits
Analyze multiple accounts of the same event/topic
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Analyze multiple accounts of the same event/topic
Interpret information - Diagrams
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Interpret information - Diagrams
Final l sounds (le, al , il, el)
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Final l sounds (le, al , il, el)
How visual elements contribute to the tone of a text
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How visual elements contribute to the tone of a text
Word meanings in context
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Word meanings in context
Time and sequence in technical texts
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Time and sequence in technical texts
Connection between two events
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Connection between two events
Words that allude to Greek Mythology
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Words that allude to Greek Mythology
Sort notes/evidence into provided categories
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Sort notes/evidence into provided categories
Compare and contrast 2 stories written by the same author
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Compare and contrast 2 stories written by the same author
Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
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Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
Sort into alphabetical order
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Sort into alphabetical order
Strengthen writing by editing and revising
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Strengthen writing by editing and revising
Cause and effect relationships in historical texts
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Cause and effect relationships in historical texts
Poetry, drama, and prose
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Poetry, drama, and prose
Quote the informational text
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Quote the informational text
Unknown words in informational text
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Unknown words in informational text
Strategies for reading unfamiliar multisyllabic words
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Strategies for reading unfamiliar multisyllabic words
Understand how the author and illustrator present information
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Understand how the author and illustrator present information
Analyze first and secondhand accounts of historical events
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Analyze first and secondhand accounts of historical events
One-to-one letter-sound correspondences
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One-to-one letter-sound correspondences
Letter Aa
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Letter Aa
Letter Bb
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Letter Bb
Letter Cc
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Letter Cc
Letter Dd
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Letter Dd
Letter Ee
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Letter Ee
Letter Ff
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Letter Ff
Letter Gg
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Letter Gg
Letter Hh
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Letter Hh
Letter Ii
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Letter Ii
Letter Jj
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Letter Jj
Letter Kk
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Letter Kk
Letter Ll
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Letter Ll
Letter Mm
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Letter Mm
Letter Nn
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Letter Nn
Letter Oo
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Letter Oo
Letter Pp
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Letter Pp
Letter Qq
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Letter Qq
Letter Rr
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Letter Rr
Letter Ss
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Letter Ss
Letter Tt
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Letter Tt
Letter Uu
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Letter Uu
Letter Vv
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Letter Vv
Letter Ww
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Letter Ww
Letter Xx
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Letter Xx
Letter Yy
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Letter Yy
Letter Zz
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Letter Zz
Time and sequence in historical texts
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Time and sequence in historical texts
Use information from illustrations and text
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Use information from illustrations and text
Shades of meaning: Closely related verbs and adjectives
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Shades of meaning: Closely related verbs and adjectives
Segment single-syllable words into phonemes
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Segment single-syllable words into phonemes
Review words with inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences
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Review words with inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences
Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: oo, ow
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Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: oo, ow
Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: ew, ue
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Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: ew, ue
Fry sight words: day, may, called
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Fry sight words: day, may, called
Fry sight words: find, more, sit
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Fry sight words: find, more, sit
Dolch sight words: no, now, our
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Dolch sight words: no, now, our
Dolch sight words: say, so, soon
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Dolch sight words: say, so, soon
Dolch sight words: there, this, went
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Dolch sight words: there, this, went
Verb moods
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Verb moods
Use punctuation to indicate a pause or a break
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Use punctuation to indicate a pause or a break
Punctuating nonrestrictive elements
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Punctuating nonrestrictive elements
Commas and quotation marks in dialogue
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Commas and quotation marks in dialogue
Misplaced and dangling modifiers
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Misplaced and dangling modifiers
Sort common objects into categories
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Sort common objects into categories
Shades of meaning: States of mind & degrees of certainty
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Shades of meaning: States of mind & degrees of certainty
Verbals
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Verbals
Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: ea, ie
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Inconsistent spelling-sound correspondences: ea, ie
Silent letters: ch, lk, lm
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Silent letters: ch, lk, lm
Citations and bibliographies (MLA)
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Citations and bibliographies (MLA)
Avoiding plagiarism
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Avoiding plagiarism
Fry sight words: number, people, many
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Fry sight words: number, people, many
Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes
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Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes
Fry sight words: would, long, water
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Fry sight words: would, long, water
Moral of a story
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Moral of a story
Narrative plot structure
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Narrative plot structure
Handwriting - Patterns
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Handwriting - Patterns
Handwriting Numbers
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Handwriting Numbers
Handwriting Letters - D'Nealian Cursive
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Handwriting Letters - D'Nealian Cursive
Handwriting Letters - D'Nealian Block
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Handwriting Letters - D'Nealian Block
Handwriting Letters - Zaner-Bloser Writing
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Handwriting Letters - Zaner-Bloser Writing
Handwriting Letters - Zaner-Bloser Manuscript
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Handwriting Letters - Zaner-Bloser Manuscript
Verbs in the active and passive voice
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Verbs in the active and passive voice
Citing text and speech with commas and quotation marks
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Citing text and speech with commas and quotation marks
Letter generator
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Letter generator
Add or substitute sounds to make new words
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Add or substitute sounds to make new words
Function of prepositions in sentences
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Function of prepositions in sentences
Consonant blends and digraphs: cr, kn, pl, st, wr
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Consonant blends and digraphs: cr, kn, pl, st, wr
Separating coordinate adjectives
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Separating coordinate adjectives
Produce single-syllable words by blending sounds
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Produce single-syllable words by blending sounds
Fantasy vs. realism
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Fantasy vs. realism
Print the letter Bb
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Print the letter Bb
Dolch sight words: good, he, into
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Dolch sight words: good, he, into
Irregular comparative and superlative adjectives
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Irregular comparative and superlative adjectives
Internal and external character conflicts
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Internal and external character conflicts
State an opinion about a topic
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State an opinion about a topic
Types of transitions
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Types of transitions
Modal auxiliaries: will, would, shall, ought to
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Modal auxiliaries: will, would, shall, ought to
Dolch sight words: came, eat, four
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Dolch sight words: came, eat, four
Dolch sight words: ate, too
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Dolch sight words: ate, too
Dolch sight words: want, who, well
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Dolch sight words: want, who, well
Timed Flash Cards
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Timed Flash Cards
Use experiences and sources to learn more about a place
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Use experiences and sources to learn more about a place
Refer to specific details to draw inferences
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Refer to specific details to draw inferences
Dolch sight words: like, must, new
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Dolch sight words: like, must, new
Compare and contrast firsthand and secondhand accounts
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Compare and contrast firsthand and secondhand accounts
Dolch sight words: ran, saw, under
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Dolch sight words: ran, saw, under
Dolch sight words: please, pretty, ride
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Dolch sight words: please, pretty, ride
Write narratives detailing events
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Write narratives detailing events
Comparing text structures: Compare/ contrast & cause/ effect
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Comparing text structures: Compare/ contrast & cause/ effect
Comparing text structures: Chronology & Problem/ Solution
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Comparing text structures: Chronology & Problem/ Solution
Comma usage
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Comma usage
Practice with more Greek and Latin affixes and roots
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Practice with more Greek and Latin affixes and roots
Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues
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Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues
Greek & Latin affixes/ roots as clues to the meaning of words
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Greek & Latin affixes/ roots as clues to the meaning of words
Dolch sight words: black, brown, white
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Dolch sight words: black, brown, white
Real-life connections between words and their use
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Real-life connections between words and their use
Define words by category and key attributes
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Define words by category and key attributes
Decode multisyllabic words
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Decode multisyllabic words
Domain-specific words/phrases: geometry and angles
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Domain-specific words/phrases: geometry and angles
Using ellipses
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Using ellipses
Time and sequence in technical procedures
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Time and sequence in technical procedures
Structure of a Drama
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Structure of a Drama
Write a conclusion for informative writing
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Write a conclusion for informative writing
Narrate events in order and provide reactions
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Narrate events in order and provide reactions
ARMS and CUPS to revise and edit
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ARMS and CUPS to revise and edit
Frequently occurring nouns and verbs
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Frequently occurring nouns and verbs
Print the letter Zz
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Print the letter Zz
Print the letter Yy
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Print the letter Yy
Print the letter Qq
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Print the letter Qq
Respond to prompts with a variety of sentence types
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Respond to prompts with a variety of sentence types
Revise and edit with the stronger and clearer method
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Revise and edit with the stronger and clearer method
Dolch sight words: what, do, yes
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Dolch sight words: what, do, yes
Dolch sight words: they, but, with
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Dolch sight words: they, but, with
Dolch sight words: that, she, on
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Dolch sight words: that, she, on
Dolch sight words: Out, be, have
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Dolch sight words: Out, be, have
Print the letter Kk
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Print the letter Kk
-ough and -eigh words
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-ough and -eigh words
Commas before coordinating conjunctions
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Commas before coordinating conjunctions
Consonant Blends: br, cl, gl, sp, tr
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Consonant Blends: br, cl, gl, sp, tr
Multiple meaning words: bark, bat, play, sink
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Multiple meaning words: bark, bat, play, sink
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable words
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Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable words
Write an opinion piece with reasons and a conclusion
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Write an opinion piece with reasons and a conclusion
Isolate and pronounce sounds in single-syllable words
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Isolate and pronounce sounds in single-syllable words
Print the letter Ww
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Print the letter Ww
Print the letter Uu
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Print the letter Uu
Print the letter Tt
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Print the letter Tt
Print the letter Ss
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Print the letter Ss
Print the letter Rr
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Print the letter Rr
Print the letter Pp
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Print the letter Pp
Writing facts for informative writing
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Writing facts for informative writing
Print the letter Nn
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Print the letter Nn
Print the letter Oo
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Print the letter Oo
Print the letter Vv
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Print the letter Vv
Syllables in spoken words
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Syllables in spoken words
Analyzing story illustrations
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Analyzing story illustrations
Structure of a poem
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Structure of a poem
Using dialogue
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Using dialogue
Support reasons with facts and details
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Support reasons with facts and details
Print upper- and lowercase Jj
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Print upper- and lowercase Jj
Dolch sight words: All, get, did
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Dolch sight words: All, get, did
Dolch sight words: make, two, play
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Dolch sight words: make, two, play
Dolch sight words: run, will, at
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Dolch sight words: run, will, at
Dolch Sight words: find, he, was
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Dolch Sight words: find, he, was
Expand and rearrange simple and compound sentences
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Expand and rearrange simple and compound sentences
Similarities and differences between two texts
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Similarities and differences between two texts
Determining meaning through context
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Determining meaning through context
Quote the text
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Quote the text
Compare and contrast information from two texts
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Compare and contrast information from two texts
Concrete words and phrases and sensory details
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Concrete words and phrases and sensory details
Compare and contrast two texts on the same topic
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Compare and contrast two texts on the same topic
How images contribute to and clarify text
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How images contribute to and clarify text
Connect opinion and reasons with linking words
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Connect opinion and reasons with linking words
Word choice and mood
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Word choice and mood
How reasons support the author's points
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How reasons support the author's points
Reading inflectional endings: -s and -es
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Reading inflectional endings: -s and -es
Introductory paragraph
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Introductory paragraph
Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order
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Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order
Vocabulary in context
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Vocabulary in context
Support claims with reasons and evidence
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Support claims with reasons and evidence
Link opinion and reasons with words, phrases, and clauses
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Link opinion and reasons with words, phrases, and clauses
Silent letters: gh, sw, wr, wh
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Silent letters: gh, sw, wr, wh
Distinguish your own point of view from the author's
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Distinguish your own point of view from the author's
Add details to strengthen writing
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Add details to strengthen writing
Act out verbs with shades of meaning
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Act out verbs with shades of meaning
Print the letter Ll
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Print the letter Ll
Literal and non-literal meanings of words and phrases in context
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Literal and non-literal meanings of words and phrases in context
Write facts about a topic
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Write facts about a topic
Add affixes to known words
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Add affixes to known words
Spell high-frequency words with suffixes (Part 1)
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Spell high-frequency words with suffixes (Part 1)
Spell high-frequency words with suffixes (Part 2)
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Spell high-frequency words with suffixes (Part 2)
Use search tools to locate relevant information
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Use search tools to locate relevant information
Determine the meaning of words/phrases
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Determine the meaning of words/phrases
Using root words as clues to the meaning of unknown words
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Using root words as clues to the meaning of unknown words
Informative introduction
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Informative introduction
Cause and effect relationships in technical texts
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Cause and effect relationships in technical texts
Distinguish between similarly spelled words
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Distinguish between similarly spelled words
Read third grade irregularly spelled words
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Read third grade irregularly spelled words
Recognize and read irregularly spelled words
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Recognize and read irregularly spelled words
Respond to guidance and support from peers
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Respond to guidance and support from peers
Compare two or more versions of the same story
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Compare two or more versions of the same story
Print the letter Mm
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Print the letter Mm
Interpret information - charts/graphs
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Interpret information - charts/graphs
Commas to separate introductory words, phrases, & clauses
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Commas to separate introductory words, phrases, & clauses
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs
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Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs
Distinguish shades of meaning among adjectives
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Distinguish shades of meaning among adjectives
Long and short vowels for one-syllable words
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Long and short vowels for one-syllable words
Isolate and Pronounce Sounds in CVC Words
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Isolate and Pronounce Sounds in CVC Words
Introduce a topic
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Introduce a topic
Compare and contrast the experiences of characters
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Compare and contrast the experiences of characters
Effects of rhymes and repetitions in poetry
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Effects of rhymes and repetitions in poetry
Rhythm of words in a story or poem
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Rhythm of words in a story or poem
Consonant blends and digraphs
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Consonant blends and digraphs
Spoken words represented by specific sequences of letters
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Spoken words represented by specific sequences of letters
Print the letter Ii
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Print the letter Ii
Inappropriate shifts in verb tense
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Inappropriate shifts in verb tense
Real-life connections between words and their use
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Real-life connections between words and their use
Complex sentences
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Complex sentences
Using known root words as clues to the meaning of unknown words with the same root
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Using known root words as clues to the meaning of unknown words with the same root
Sentence-level context clues
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Sentence-level context clues
Decode two-syllable words with long vowels
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Decode two-syllable words with long vowels
Decode two-syllable words
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Decode two-syllable words
How to pick a topic
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How to pick a topic
Generalize spelling patterns
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Generalize spelling patterns
Recount stories with key details
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Recount stories with key details
Silent Letters: gn, mb, kn, wr
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Silent Letters: gn, mb, kn, wr
Suffixes: -ly, -ing, -ful, -ness
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Suffixes: -ly, -ing, -ful, -ness
Connections between two ideas
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Connections between two ideas
Print the letter Hh
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Print the letter Hh
Commas in greetings and closings of letters
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Commas in greetings and closings of letters
Acknowledge characters' different points of view
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Acknowledge characters' different points of view
Use frequently occurring prepositions
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Use frequently occurring prepositions
Print the letter Gg
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Print the letter Gg
Respond to questions and suggestions from peers
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Respond to questions and suggestions from peers
Introduce topic, opinion, and list reasons
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Introduce topic, opinion, and list reasons
Produce and expand complete sentences
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Produce and expand complete sentences
Use text features to locate information efficiently
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Use text features to locate information efficiently
What is informative writing?
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What is informative writing?
How characters respond to major events and challenges
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How characters respond to major events and challenges
Connections between two individuals
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Connections between two individuals
Long and short vowel sounds with common spellings
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Long and short vowel sounds with common spellings
Dolch sight words: away, here, help
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Dolch sight words: away, here, help
Recount myths
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Recount myths
Dolch sight words: come, where, jump
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Dolch sight words: come, where, jump
Simple and compound sentences
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Simple and compound sentences
Dolch sight words: down, not, me
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Dolch sight words: down, not, me
Dolch sight words: look, we, little
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Dolch sight words: look, we, little
Print the letter Ff
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Print the letter Ff
Identify the focus of specific paragraphs
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Identify the focus of specific paragraphs
Write a letter or letters for consonants or short vowels
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Write a letter or letters for consonants or short vowels
Using affixes to determine the meaning of an unknown word
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Using affixes to determine the meaning of an unknown word
Spell frequently occurring irregular words
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Spell frequently occurring irregular words
Conflicting information on the same topic
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Conflicting information on the same topic
Spell words with common spelling patterns
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Spell words with common spelling patterns
Letter Songs
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Letter Songs
Spell simple words phonetically
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Spell simple words phonetically
Spaces between words
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Spaces between words
Thesis statements
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Thesis statements
Form plural nouns orally with /s/ and /es/
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Form plural nouns orally with /s/ and /es/
Engineering a bobsled
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Engineering a bobsled
Analyze how authors write about the same topic
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Analyze how authors write about the same topic
Modal auxiliaries: Can/may, might/must, could/should
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Modal auxiliaries: Can/may, might/must, could/should
Recount fables
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Recount fables
Reading inflectional endings: -ing and -ed
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Reading inflectional endings: -ing and -ed
How illustrations contribute to what is conveyed in a story
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How illustrations contribute to what is conveyed in a story
How to write titles of works
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How to write titles of works
Silent letters: gn, mb, kn
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Silent letters: gn, mb, kn
Print the letter Ee
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Print the letter Ee
Print the letter Dd
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Print the letter Dd
Imagery
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Imagery
Use illustrations to describe characters, setting, or events
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Use illustrations to describe characters, setting, or events
Recount stories including key details
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Recount stories including key details
Summarize: Somebody, wanted, but, so, then
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Summarize: Somebody, wanted, but, so, then
Information from illustrations/pictures and from words
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Information from illustrations/pictures and from words
Who is telling the story?
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Who is telling the story?
Progressive verb tenses
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Progressive verb tenses
Prepositions
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Prepositions
Function of subordinating conjunctions
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Function of subordinating conjunctions
Choose between adjectives and adverbs to modify
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Choose between adjectives and adverbs to modify
Apostrophe to form frequently occurring possessives
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Apostrophe to form frequently occurring possessives
Using context clues
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Using context clues
Facts and opinions
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Facts and opinions
Hard and soft C and G
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Hard and soft C and G
Sorting into categories
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Sorting into categories
Synonyms & antonyms
Lesson
Synonyms & antonyms
Text structures
Lesson
Text structures
Shades of meaning among verbs and adjectives
Lesson
Shades of meaning among verbs and adjectives
Summarize informational text with key details
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Summarize informational text with key details
Common types of texts
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Common types of texts
Interpreting a timeline
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Interpreting a timeline
Frequently occurring nouns
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Frequently occurring nouns
Inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
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Inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person
Print the letter Cc
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Print the letter Cc
Choose comparative or superlative to modify
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Choose comparative or superlative to modify
Context clues
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Context clues
Recognize and name letters U-Z
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Recognize and name letters U-Z
Recognize and name letters O-T
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Recognize and name letters O-T
Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names
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Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names
Recognize and name letters H-N
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Recognize and name letters H-N
Recognize and name letters A-G
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Recognize and name letters A-G
Vague pronouns
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Vague pronouns
Correlative conjunctions
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Correlative conjunctions
Multiple meaning words (orange, fly, duck, park)
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Multiple meaning words (orange, fly, duck, park)
The roles of authors and illustrators
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The roles of authors and illustrators
Pronoun case
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Pronoun case
Interjections
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Interjections
Onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole
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Onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole
Additional common vowel teams
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Additional common vowel teams
Parts of a book
Lesson
Parts of a book
Text features: Headings
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Text features: Headings
Determine the meaning when a prefix is added to a word
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Determine the meaning when a prefix is added to a word
Write a summary including key points
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Write a summary including key points
Recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced
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Recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced
Compare points of view of different stories
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Compare points of view of different stories
Function of coordinating conjunctions in sentences
Lesson
Function of coordinating conjunctions in sentences
Relevant and sufficient evidence to support claims
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Relevant and sufficient evidence to support claims
Articles (a, an, the)
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Articles (a, an, the)
Synonyms and antonyms
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Synonyms and antonyms
Use glossaries/dictionaries to check definitions
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Use glossaries/dictionaries to check definitions
Retell stories including key details
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Retell stories including key details
Determine the number of syllables in a printed word
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Determine the number of syllables in a printed word
Latin suffixes
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Latin suffixes
Informational text features
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Informational text features
Claims supported by reasons/evidence and claims that are not
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Claims supported by reasons/evidence and claims that are not
Use demonstratives
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Use demonstratives
Commas, colons, and semicolons in a series
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Commas, colons, and semicolons in a series
Perfect verb tenses
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Perfect verb tenses
Frequently occurring root words and their inflectional forms
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Frequently occurring root words and their inflectional forms
Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
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Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
Homographs
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Homographs
Use illustrations and text to describe key ideas
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Use illustrations and text to describe key ideas
Derivational suffixes
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Derivational suffixes
Text features: Glossaries
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Text features: Glossaries
Opposites
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Opposites
Dolch sight words: in, said, for
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Dolch sight words: in, said, for
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text
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Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text
Relationship between illustrations and the text
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Relationship between illustrations and the text
Relationship between illustrations and the story
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Relationship between illustrations and the story
Opposites of verbs and adjectives
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Opposites of verbs and adjectives
Relative pronouns
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Relative pronouns
Long U vowel teams: ue, ew
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Long U vowel teams: ue, ew
Pronoun-antecedent agreement
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Pronoun-antecedent agreement
Cause and effect relationships in scientific texts
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Cause and effect relationships in scientific texts
Intensive pronouns
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Intensive pronouns
Ask 5Ws and How when reading informational texts
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Ask 5Ws and How when reading informational texts
Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases
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Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases
Practice showing not telling
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Practice showing not telling
Commas in addresses
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Commas in addresses
Sort words into categories
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Sort words into categories
Reflexive pronouns
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Reflexive pronouns
Frequently occurring prepositions
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Frequently occurring prepositions
Comparative and superlative adverbs
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Comparative and superlative adverbs
Long O vowel teams
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Long O vowel teams
Interpret similes, metaphors, and personification in context
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Interpret similes, metaphors, and personification in context
Personification
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Personification
Practice using sensory details
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Practice using sensory details
Text features: Table of contents
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Text features: Table of contents
Ask and answer questions about an informational text
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Ask and answer questions about an informational text
Understand sequencing
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Understand sequencing
Relative adverbs
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Relative adverbs
Structure of a story
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Structure of a story
The function of pronouns in sentences
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The function of pronouns in sentences
Provide a narrative conclusion
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Provide a narrative conclusion
Author's purpose
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Author's purpose
Review consonant digraphs (sh, th, ch, wh, ph)
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Review consonant digraphs (sh, th, ch, wh, ph)
Compare and Contrast settings and events in a story
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Compare and Contrast settings and events in a story
Distinguishing between different points of view
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Distinguishing between different points of view
Idioms, adages, and proverbs
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Idioms, adages, and proverbs
Shades of meaning among related words
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Shades of meaning among related words
Word connotations
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Word connotations
The letter Aa
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The letter Aa
Editing and revising
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Editing and revising
Commas in a series
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Commas in a series
Capitalize dates and names of people
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Capitalize dates and names of people
Question words
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Question words
It's, its, you're, and your
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It's, its, you're, and your
Tone vs. Mood
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Tone vs. Mood
Simple verb tenses
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Simple verb tenses
Declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory sentences
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Declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory sentences
Comparative and superlative adjectives
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Comparative and superlative adjectives
Word choice and tone
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Word choice and tone
Dolch sight words: to, you, it
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Dolch sight words: to, you, it
Past tense of irregular verbs
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Past tense of irregular verbs
Different points of view
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Different points of view
Engaging narrative openings
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Engaging narrative openings
Recount fables, folktales, and myths
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Recount fables, folktales, and myths
How authors use reasons and evidence to support points
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How authors use reasons and evidence to support points
Long I vowel teams: ie, igh
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Long I vowel teams: ie, igh
Determine the theme
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Determine the theme
Past, present, and future verbs
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Past, present, and future verbs
Long and short vowel sounds in single-syllable words
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Long and short vowel sounds in single-syllable words
Two, to, and too
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Two, to, and too
Function of nouns and verbs in sentences
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Function of nouns and verbs in sentences
Effects of dramatic irony
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Effects of dramatic irony
Who, what, where, when, why, and how?
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Who, what, where, when, why, and how?
Recount folktales
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Recount folktales
Lesson/moral of the story
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Lesson/moral of the story
They're, there, and their
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They're, there, and their
Story plot structure
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Story plot structure
Review simple, compound, and complex sentences
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Review simple, compound, and complex sentences
Connection between sentences and paragraphs
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Connection between sentences and paragraphs
Structure and organize a narrative text
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Structure and organize a narrative text
Singular and plural nouns with matching verbs
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Singular and plural nouns with matching verbs
Possessive nouns
Lesson
Possessive nouns
Indefinite pronouns
Lesson
Indefinite pronouns
Possessive pronouns
Lesson
Possessive pronouns
Regular and irregular verbs
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Regular and irregular verbs
Long E vowel teams: ee, ea, ey
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Long E vowel teams: ee, ea, ey
Long A vowel teams: ai, ay
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Long A vowel teams: ai, ay
Silent e
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Silent e
Recognize and name end punctuation
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Recognize and name end punctuation
Adverbs
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Adverbs
Determine main ideas and key details
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Determine main ideas and key details
Order of adjectives
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Order of adjectives
Understand cause and effect
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Understand cause and effect
Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context
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Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context
First- and third- person narrations
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First- and third- person narrations
Compare and contrast two or more characters
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Compare and contrast two or more characters
Dolch sight words: one, my, big
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Dolch sight words: one, my, big
Sensory words
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Sensory words
Personal pronouns
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Personal pronouns
Words that suggest feelings
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Words that suggest feelings
Identify the 5Ws and How
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Identify the 5Ws and How
Ask and answer questions about key details in a story
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Ask and answer questions about key details in a story
Collective nouns
Lesson
Collective nouns
Adjectives
Lesson
Adjectives
Subject-verb agreement
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Subject-verb agreement
Fry sight words: am, is, are
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Fry sight words: am, is, are
Commas in dates
Lesson
Commas in dates
Abstract nouns
Lesson
Abstract nouns
Irregular plural nouns
Lesson
Irregular plural nouns
Fry sight words: I, can, a
Lesson
Fry sight words: I, can, a
Common prefixes
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Common prefixes
Frequently occurring conjunctions
Lesson
Frequently occurring conjunctions
Frequently occurring adjectives
Lesson
Frequently occurring adjectives
Rhyme schemes in poetry
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Rhyme schemes in poetry
Nonfiction text features
Lesson
Nonfiction text features
Distinguish between literal and nonliteral language
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Distinguish between literal and nonliteral language
Dolch sight words: up, go, see
Lesson
Dolch sight words: up, go, see
Showing not telling
Lesson
Showing not telling
Practicing thick and thin questions
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Practicing thick and thin questions
Capitalize first word and letter I
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Capitalize first word and letter I
Apostrophe to form contractions
Lesson
Apostrophe to form contractions
Form and use possessives
Lesson
Form and use possessives
Common Greek and Latin affixes and roots
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Common Greek and Latin affixes and roots
Prepositional phrases
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Prepositional phrases
Capitalize titles
Lesson
Capitalize titles
Compound words
Lesson
Compound words
Thick and thin questions
Lesson
Thick and thin questions
Identify the main topic and retell key ideas
Lesson
Identify the main topic and retell key ideas
Common prefixes and suffixes
Lesson
Common prefixes and suffixes
Transition words, phrases, and clauses
Lesson
Transition words, phrases, and clauses
Review capitalization
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Review capitalization
Reading left to right, top to bottom, and page to page
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Reading left to right, top to bottom, and page to page
Use correct capitalization
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Use correct capitalization
Ask and answer questions about a story
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Ask and answer questions about a story
Main idea and key details
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Main idea and key details
Similes and metaphors
Lesson
Similes and metaphors
Transition words and phrases
Lesson
Transition words and phrases
Recognize and correct run-ons
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Recognize and correct run-ons
Identify story elements
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Identify story elements
Refer to the story for answers: QAR strategy
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Refer to the story for answers: QAR strategy
Recognize and correct fragments
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Recognize and correct fragments
Writing dialogue tags
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Writing dialogue tags
Identify sensory details
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Identify sensory details
Use common and proper nouns
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Use common and proper nouns
Conclude a story
Lesson
Conclude a story
Use temporal words to signal event order
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Use temporal words to signal event order
Rhyming words
Lesson
Rhyming words
Six ways to start a narrative introduction
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Six ways to start a narrative introduction
Understand comparisons
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Understand comparisons
Features of a sentence: Capitalization
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Features of a sentence: Capitalization
Features of a sentence: End punctuation
Lesson
Features of a sentence: End punctuation
Main idea & details that support it
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Main idea & details that support it
Fry sight words: the, of, and
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Fry sight words: the, of, and
Sentence types
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Sentence types
Books can tell stories or give information
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Books can tell stories or give information
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words
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Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words
Review all figurative language
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Review all figurative language
Determine character traits
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Determine character traits
Making inferences
Lesson
Making inferences
Different types of context clues
Lesson
Different types of context clues
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