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Essential Question: Why is going to school important?



Curious George




Phonics
Short o
Consonants: l, x
Inflection -s

Phonemic Awareness
Beginning Sound
Blend Phonemes

Spelling Words
log, dot, top, hot, lot, ox

Decodable Readers

High Frequency Words
do, find, funny, sing, no, they


Vocabulary


Selection Vocab

curious, school, this, George, kids, mess, paints, job

Domain Specific Vocab

mascot, educator, principal

Oral Vocab

apart, crept, proud, sneaked, snout, worried

Vocabulary Strategy

Multiple-Meaning Words


Comprehension Skill/Anchor Texts
Anchor Text: Curious George at School (Fantasy)
Target Skill: Sequence of Events
Target Strategy: Monitor/Clarify

Vocabulary Reader- Text only for fluency practice


Paired Selection: School Long Ago (Informational Text)



Grammar: Action Verbs-Present Tense

BrainPopJr. Verbs

Tenses-BrainPopJr.

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