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Essential Question: How do animals communicate?



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Phonics
Short i
Clusters with r
Phonogram -ip

Spelling Words
in, sit, will, six, did, big


High Frequency Words
animal, how, make, of, some, why

High frequency word PowerPoint



Vocabulary

Teacher read aloud and anchor text vocab keynote



Selection Vocab

baby, bees, bird, dance, down, elephants, food, smell

Oral Vocab

agreement, crowd, discussed, warn, creek, bills

Domain-Specific Vocab

behavior, instinct, senses

Vocabulary Strategy

Using a Glossary


Comprehension Skill/Anchor Text
Anchor Text: How Animals Communicate

Target Skill: Main idea and details
Main idea BrainPopJr. Video

Target Strategy: Infer/Predict
Inference BrainPopJr. Video

Prediction BrainPopJr. Video



Grammar: Commas in a Series

Commas in a Series




Commas with adjectives and lists
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