Focus Wall

Essential Question: What happens on the train?

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Short u
Consonants: qu, z

Spelling Words
up, nut, bug, hug, mud, tub

High Frequency Words
friend, full, good, hold, many, pull


Teacher read aloud and Anchor Text vocabulary word Keynote

Selection Vocab

takes, conductor, train, window

Oral Vocab

alleys, dash, ferry, space, subways, sealed

Domain-Specific Vocab

habitat, diet, conservation

Vocabulary Strategy


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Comprehension Skill/Anchor Text
Anchor Text: Gus Takes the Train

Target Skill: Story Structure

Target Strategy: Analyze/Evaluate

Vocabulary Reader-Text only for fluency practice

Grammar: Adjectives-Color and Number


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