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Essential Question: Why is it important to learn about people from the past?

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Vowel pairs oa, ow
Contractions 've, 're
Phonograms -ow, -oat

Phonemic Awareness

Substitute Phonemes: Medial
Distinguish Vowel Sounds

Combine, segment syllables

Spelling Words
show, row, grow, low, blow, snow, boat, coat, road, toad

High Frequency Words
done, great, laugh, paper, soon, talk, were, work


Selection Vocab
Tomas Rivera, Texas, born, library, people, stories, family, teacher

Oral Vocab

author, exactly, incomplete, permission, signature, welcomed

Domain-Specific Vocab

invention, artifact, country

Vocabulary Strategy


Comprehension Skill/Anchor Text
Anchor Text: Tomas Rivera

Target Skill: Sequence of Events

Target Strategy: Monitor/Clarify

Grammar: Future Tense
*Future tense using will
*Future tense using going to

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