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

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Phonics
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




Vocabulary


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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