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Essential Question: Why do some animals have spots or stripes?

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r- controlled vowel er, ir, ur

Phonemic Awareness
Substitute Vowel Sounds
Segment Syllables
Blend Syllables

Spelling Words
her, fern, girl, sir, stir, bird, fur, hurt, turn, third

High Frequency Words
baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young


Selection Vocab
amazing, camel, color, dolphin, polar, bear, porcupine, toes

Oral Vocab

misty, promised, receive, roamed, slender, sparkling

Domain-Specific Vocab

gills, skeleton, organ

Vocabulary Strategy

Using a dictionary entry

Comprehension Skill/Anchor Text
Anchor Text: Amazing Animals

Target Skill: Conclusions

Target Strategy: Visualize

Grammar: Pronouns: I and Me

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