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5th grade Reading Street 2013

Reading Street 2013

unit 1--MEETING CHALLENGES

week 1--Red Kayak

 

week 4--Satchel Paige (biography)

 

 

week 2--Thunder Rose

 

week 5--Ten Mile Day

 

week 3--Island of the Blue Dolphins

 

 

unit 2--DOING THE RIGHT THING

week 1--At the Beach

 

week 4--A Summer's Trade

 

week 2--Hold the Flag High

 

week 5--The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

 

week 3--The Chi-lin Purse

 

 

unit 3--INVENTORS AND ARTISTS

week 1--The Fabulous, Perpetual Motion Machine

 

week 4--Mahalia Jackson

 

History of the Blues

Ma Rainey (go to right and click on Gertrude Prickett)

20th century blues musicians

Herbie D and the Dangermen (my brother in law is

in this modern day blues band)

 

 

week 2--Leonardo's Horse

 

week 5--Special Effects in Film and Television

 

week 3--The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (biography)

 

 

vocab game

 

Review

main idea & supporting details Jeopardy

context clues song

main idea song #1

main idea song #2

figurative language (similes/metaphors)

figurative language Dustbin game

fact and opinion video

unit 4--ADAPTING

week 1--Weslandia

 

vocab game

drawing conclusions--one with watermelon, and DC w/ grains

week 4--The Stormi Giovanni Club

 

vocab game

another vocab game

week 2--Tripping Over the Lunch Lady

 

vocab game

week 5--The Gymnast

 

vocab game

another vocab game

week 3--Exploding Ants

 

vocab game

 

 

unit 5--ADVENTURERS

week 1--The Skunk Ladder

 

vocab game

week 4--Journey to the Center of the Earth

 

week 2--The Unsinkable Wreck of the R.M.S Titanic

 

week 5--Ghost Towns of the American West

 

week 3--Talk with an Astronaut

 

vocab game

another vocab game

Review week and more

Lemonade War

Economics vocab game

 

K-PREP

Released items

 

unit 6--THE UNEXPECTED

week 1--The Truth About Austin's Amazing Bats

 

week 4--The Hindenburg

 

 

week 2--The Mystery of Saint Matthew Island

 

week 5--Sweet Music in Harlem

 

week 3--King Midas and the Golden Touch