Grandfather's Journey
(BL 3.6)

Unit 1.3 Grandfather’s Journey genre: Historical Fiction
Words to know-definitions:
  1. amazed: surprised greatly; struck with sudden wonder; astounded
     
  2. bewildered: completely confused; puzzled
     
  3. homeland: country that is your home; your native land
     
  4. longed: to wish very much for, desired greatly
     
  5. sculptures: works of art made by carving, modeling, casting. Sculptures often stand in front of libraries or government buildings.
     
  6. still: to make quiet, or to become quiet.
     
  7. Towering: very high, or very tall; the building was towering high above the others.
Spelling Words: long e, o sweet
each
three
least
freedom
below
throat float
foam
flown
greet
season
croak
shallow
eagle
indeed
rainbow
grown
seaweed
hollow
Challenge Words Halloween, speedometer, underneath, seacoast, cocoa
Spelling/Phonics: long vowels:
e: ee or ea o: oa, ow
Strategies:
*Looking at multiple meaning *words Recognizing author’s *purpose Noticing “voice” in writing.
Grammar tie ins:
creating simple sentences with subjects and predicates.

Writing:
postcards tech: online reference Sources
Standards:
RL4.1-refer/site details RL4.3-story element
Short Reads: “Moving to California!” “Becoming American” “Look at two Lands”
Writing Trait: Word choice, summary
Explicit Vocabulary: summarize, inference, infer, compare, biography

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