Lewis and Clark and Me       Genre: historic fiction    (BL 4.0)

Unit 1.2 Lewis and Clark and Me           genre: Historical Fiction
Later in year: Greek Word Parts

 
Words to know-definitions:
1. Yearned: felt a longing or desire
 2. docks: platforms built on the shore or out from the shore; wharf
‚Äč3. migrating: moving from one place to settle in another

 4. scan: to glance at, look over hastily
 5. scent: a smell
 6. wharf: platforms built on the shore or out from the shore; Ships park by wharfs to load or to unload their ships; dock
Spelling Words: Greek Word Parts
telephone
biography
telescope
photograph
microwave 
diameter
barometer 
microscope
autograph 
microchip
autograph 
microchip 
telegraph
perimeter 
paragraph
phonics 
symphony
saxophone
periscope
megaphone
Challenge Words:
Stethoscope
xylophone
cacophony
microorganism
microbe
Spelling/Phonics:
the Greek word part phon means sound, graph means write, meter means measure, scop means see, micro means small.
Strategies:
Looking at word structure,
recognizing author’s purpose
Grammar tie ins:
Types of sentences: imperative and exclamatory
Writing:
journal entry
Standards:
RL4.1-refer/site details
RL4.3-story element
Short Reads:
“Westward Ho!”
“Jefferson’s Bargain”
“They Traveled with Lewis and Clark”
Writing Trait:
Word choice, summary
Explicit Vocabulary:
summarize, inference, infer,
compare, biography

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