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Our Reading Series

 

Pearson/Scott Foresman

*Click on the story book covers for relevant content links to explore and build background information.

Unit 1  Dollars and Sense

Concept Question:  When is money important, and when does it affect our lives?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary

 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Realism/Fantasy

Comprehension Strategy: Activate/Use Prior Knowledge

 

 

Genre: Fable

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Sequence

Comprehension Strategy: Summarize

 

 

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Glossary or Dictionary

Comprehension Skill: Sequence

Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

 

 

Genre: Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Realism/Fantasy

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up

 

 

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Character and Setting

Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure

 

Unit 2  Smart Solutions

Concept Question: What are smart ways that problems are solved?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary

 

Genre: Expository Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea

Comprehension Strategy: Graphic Organizers

 

  

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Character

Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

 

 

Genre: Fantasy

Vocabulary Strategy: Dictionary

Comprehension Skill: Main Idea

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up

 

 

Genre: Animal Fantasy

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

Comprehension Strategy: Predict

 

 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions

Comprehension Strategy: Ask Questions

 

Unit 3  People and Nature

Concept Question: How are people and nature connected?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary


Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Cause Effect

Comprehension Strategy: Story Structure



Genre: Play

Vocabulary Strategy: Glossary

Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

Comprehension Strategy: Summarize



Genre: Realistic Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions

Comprehension Strategy: Ask Questions



Genre: Fiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Generalize

Comprehension Strategy: Answer Questions



Genre: Expository Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Dictionary

Comprehension Skill: Compare/Contrast

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up


Unit 4  ONE of a Kind

Concept Question: What does it mean to be unique?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary

 


Genre: Fantasy

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Cause Effect

Comprehension Strategy: Answer Questions




Genre: Expository Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Compare Contrast

Comprehension Strategy: Ask Questions



Genre: Biography

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Generalize

Comprehension Strategy: Activate and Use Prior Knowledge

 


Genre: Biography

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

Comprehension Skill: Fact and Opinion

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up


 

Genre: Folk Tale

Vocabulary Strategy: Word Structure

Comprehension Skill: Plot and Theme

Comprehension Strategy: Graphic Organizers


Unit 5  Cultures

Concept Question: What happens when two ways of life come together?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 6  Freedom

Concept Question: What does it mean to be free?

Spelling Lists and Vocabulary

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

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