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Boom Town

Boom Town Boom Town


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Boom Town
Target Skills
 
 
 
 
Reading Skills- Historical Fiction,

Realism/Fantasy, Activate/Use Prior Knowledge

Vocabulary Skill - Context Clues

Grammar Skill- Sentences

Phonics Skill- Short Vowels

Writing Skill- Word Choice

 Skill Links

Vocabulary Games

Phonics Game

Sentence Practice

Sentence/Fragment Game

Decoding Activity

Context Clues

Realistic Elements Quiz

Word Choice Activity

Vocabulary Games

Related Links

Boom Town Information

Brain Pop- Gold Rush

Gold Rush Information

Gold Rush Timeline

Spelling Words
 
Short Vowels
Skill - Vowels before double consonants usually have a short vowel sound.
These words have a vowel-consonant-consonant-vowel (VCCV) pattern.
happen
lettuce
basket
winter
sister
monster
supper
subject
lesson
spelling
napkin
collar
traffic
suggest
puppet
skillet
picnic
planet
system
pumpkin

Vocabulary
 
 
boom - having rapid growth
business - work done to earn a living
coins - round pieces of metal used as money
fetched - went and got something
laundry - a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed
mending - sewing that repairs a hole or tear
pick - a tool with a heavy metal bar pointed at one or both ends, having a long, wooden handle
skillet - a type of frying pan
spell - a period of time
 
Video about how to pan for gold:
 
Spelling game
Context Clues Practice
Spelling City
Boom Town Review-Rags to Riches
Boom Town vocabulary quia


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