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Due to formatting limitations, standards are abbreviated. Full text of standards are listed on tab "Complete Standards"
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StandardActivitiesResourcesAssessmentTimeframeDuration
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Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.BL TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Reflect & discuss identification of main ideas and supporting details
Week 2: Ask Questions to identify main idea and supporting details; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Evaluate author's purpose; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine Text Importance; Determine text importance to identify sequence of events; Make inferences; Build vocabulary: synonyms; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Build vocabulary: motion words; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Metacognize strategy: Visualize; Analyze setting; Vocabulary: Antonyms; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Evaluate author's purpose; Vocabulary: Adjectives that describe places; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 2: Monitoring strategies to summarize; Analyze plot; Making connections across text
Week 3: Vocabulary: Antonyms; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance; Compare and contrast; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: synonyms; Prepare and manager student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Model and make connections; Identify cause and effect; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: Adjectives that describe characters; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make Inferences; Make inferences to draw conclusions; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: Strong verbs; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize & Synthesize; Make connections across text
Week 3: Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Make Connections; Vocabulary: Adjectives
Week 3: Vocabulary: Adverbs; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 2: Ask questions; Ask questions to make judgements
Week 3: Model asking questions; Vocabulary: Strong Verbs; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 1: Week 1: 5; Week 2: 7, 11; Week 3: 6, 8
Unit 2: Week 2: 4, 7, 8, 9, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 3: Week 2: 4, 8, 9, 11; Week 3: 6, 7, 8
Unit 4: Week 2: 7, 8, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 5: Week 2: 4, 7, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 6: Week 2: 4, 7, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 7: Week 2: 4, 7, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 8: Week 2: 4, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 9: Week 2: 4, 9; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 10: Week 2: 4, 7; Week 3: 2, 7, 8

Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "The Lost Colony" pp. 70-71, "A New Kind of Studio" pp. 72-73
Week 2: Ask questions to identify main idea and supporting details: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Across the Stream

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 2: Use fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Mushing in Alaska

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Leaf Monster

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating His Friends

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: The Gingerbread Boy Uptown

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Make connections to distinguish and evaluate fact and opinion: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Battle of the Ballot

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing
September 2 - June 5180 Days
6
Determine a theme of a story drama or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.Page 7: BL TRS
Unit 1: Week 1: 2, Week 2: 11
Unit 2: Week 2: 7, 8, 9
Unit 3: Week 2: 4, 8
Unit 4: Week 2: 7, 8, 11
Unit 5: Week 2: 7
Unit 6: Week 1: 2, 3, 5; Week 2: 7
Unit 7: Week 2: 7, 11
Unit 8: Week 2: 4, 11
Unit 9: Week 2: 4, 11; Week 3: 7, 8
Unit 10: Week 2: 4, 7, 11

Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "The Lost Colony" pp. 70-71, "A New Kind of Studio" pp. 72-73
Week 2: Ask questions to identify main idea and supporting details: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 2: Use fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment Book: ""Sailing To Californina" pp. 66-67, "Saving Joseph" pp. 68-69
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Make connections to distinguish and evaluate fact and opinion: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply Skills through Reader's Theater: Battle of the Ballot

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4

September 2 - June 5180 Days
7
Describe in depth a character setting or event in a story or drama; drawing on specific details in the text (e.g. a character’s thoughts or words or actions).BK TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Use metacognitive strategy: Ask questions
Week 2: Make connections across texts

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Identify sequence of events; Build comprehension: Make inferences; Vocabulary: Synonyms; Make connections across texts

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Visualize; Build comprehension: Analyze setting; Vocabulary: Antonyms; Make connections across texts

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Metacognitive strategy: Fix-up monitoring; Summarize information about a picture
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Fix-up monitoring; Fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize; Vocabulary: Emotion words; Make connections across texts

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Determine text importance; Determine text importance to compare and contrast; Vocabulary: Word origins; Make connections across texts

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Metacognitive strategy: Make connections; Find cause and effect in a picture; Reflect and discuss
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Make connections; Make connections to identify cause and effect

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Make inferences; Make inferences to draw conclusions; Vocabulary: Multiple-meaning words; Make connections across texts

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Summarize and synthesize; Summarize and synthesize to evaluate author's purpose; Vocabulary: Adverbs; Make connections across texts

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Metacognitive strategy: Make connections; Vocabulary: Adjectives

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 2: Ask questions to make judgements; Vocabulary: Adverbs; Make connections across texts

BWW TRS
Unit 4: Book Reviews
Page 7: Read aloud mentor book review "Different Isn't Ugly"

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 1: Week 1: 2; Week 2: 11
Unit 2: Week 2: 7, 8, 9, 11
Unit 3: Week 2: 4, 8. 9, 11
Unit 4: Week 1: 2, 3; Week 2: 4, 7. 9, 11
Unit 5: Week 2: 4, 7. 9, 11
Unit 6: Week 1: 2, 3, 5; Week 2: 4, 7
Unit 7: Week 2: 4, 7. 9, 11
Unit 8: Week 2: 4, 7. 9, 11
Unit 9: Week 2: 4, 9
Unit 10: Week 2: 7, 9, 11

BWW TRS
Unt 4: 7
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "The Lost Colony" pp. 70-71, "A New Kind of Studio" pp. 72-73
Week 2: Ask questions to identify main idea and supporting details: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Calendars" pp. 94-95, "Modern Ranching" pp. 96-97
Week 2: Use fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment Book: ""Sailing To Californina" pp. 66-67, "Saving Joseph" pp. 68-69
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Make connections to distinguish and evaluate fact and opinion: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4

BWW TRS
Unit 4: Book Reviews
Page 7: Respond orally to mentor text, "Different Isn't Ugly"

September 2 - June 5180 Days
8
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g. Herculean).BL TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Identify sequence of events; Vocabulary: Synonyms
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Reflect and discuss
Week 2: Fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize; Vocabulary: Emotion words
Week 3; Assess and reflect

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast; Vocabulary: Word origins

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect; Build vocabulary: Superlatives
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences to draw conclusions; Vocabulary: Multiple-meaning words
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 1: Reflect and discuss
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize to evaluate author's purpose; Make connections across texts

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 2: Model metacognitive strategy: Ask questions; Ask questions to make judgements; Vocabulary: Adverbs

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 1: Week 3: 10
Unit 2: Week 2: 7, 9, Week 3: 10
Unit 3: Week 3: 10
Unit 4: Week 1: 5, Week 2: 7, 9, Week 3: 10
Unit 5: Week 2: 7, 9
Unit 6: Week 2: 7, 9; Week 3: 10
Unit 7: Week 2: 7, 9; Week 3: 10
Unit 8: Week 1: 5; Week 2: 7, 11
Unit10: Week 2: 4, 7, 9
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Across the Stream

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: The Corps of Discovery

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Calendars" pp. 94-95, "Modern Ranching" pp. 96-97
Week 2: Use fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Mushing in Alaska

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply skils through Reader's Theater: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating his Friends

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: The Gingerbread Boy Uptown

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Washington Still the Best" pp. 58-59, "Living on the Kibbutz" pp. 60-61
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 2: Make connections to distinguish and evaluate fact and opinion: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4
September 2 - June 5180 Days
9
Explain major differences between poems; drama; and prose - and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g. verse rhythm meter) and drama (e.g. casts of characters settings descriptions dialogue stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.BL TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 3: Assess and reflect

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Build comprehension: Make Inferences

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Makes connections across texts

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make connections across texts


Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 2: Week 2: 8
Unit 5: Week 2, 7
Unit 7: Week 2: 11
Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4
September 2 - June 5180 Days
10
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated; including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.BL TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 2: Make connections across texts
Week 3: Evaluate author's purpose

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 3: Build vocabulary: Emotion words

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: Adjectives that describe places

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 3: Vocabulary: Antonyms

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: synonyms

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Model and make connections; Identify cause and effect; Make connections across texts

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences to draw conclusions
Week 3: Vocabulary: Strong verbs

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize & Synthesize to evaluate author's purpose
Week 3: Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 3: Vocabulary: Adverbs

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 2: Ask questions to make judgements; Make connections across texts
Week 3: Vocabulary: Strong Verbs

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 1: Week 2: 11; Week 3: 6
Unit 2: Week 3: 7
Unit 3: Week 2: 7, 11; Week 3: 7
Unit 4: Week 3: 7
Unit 5: Week 2: 7, 11; Week 3: 7
Unit 6: Week 2: 7, 11
Unit 7: Week 2: 7; Week 3: 7
Unit 8: Week 2: 7; Week 3: 7
Unit 9: Week 3: 7
Unit 10: Week 2: 7, 11; Week 3: 7
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 2: Ask questions to identify main idea and supporting details: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Snow and More Snow" - turn and talk to evaluate author's purpose

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Jill's Perfect Day" - turn and talk to compare and evaluate

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Meaning of Idioms" - turn and talk to compare and evaluate

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "A Lost Pet" - turn and talk to compare and evaluate

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "The Race" - turn and talk to compare and evaluate

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "The Statue of Liberty" - turn and talk to evaluate

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Island Life" - turn and talk to evaluate

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Will Beth Sing?" - turn and talk to evaluate

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4
Week 3: Fluency Poster: "Five Little Chickens" - turn and talk to evaluate
September 2 - June 5180 Days
11
Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text; identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.BL TRS
Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences; Make connections across texts

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Metacognitive strategy: Fix-up monitoring; Reflect and discuss
Week 2: Use fix-up monitoring stragegies to summarize; Make connections across texts

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance; Compare and contrast; Make connections across texts

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Metacognitive strategy: Make connections; Reflect and discuss
Week 2: Makeconnections to identify cause and effect; Make connections across texts

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences to draw conclusions

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize & Synthesize to evaluate author's purpose

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 2: Ask questions to make judgements; Make connections across texts

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.

BL TRS
Unit 3: Week 2: 7,11
Unit 4: Week 1: 2, 5; Week 2: 7, 11
Unit 5: Week 2: 7, 11
Unit 6: Week 1: 2, 5; Week 2: 7, 11
Unit 7: Week 2: 7
Unit 8: Week 2: 7
Unit 10: Week 2: 7, 11

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 2: Visualize to make inferences: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Calendars" pp. 94-95, "Modern Ranching" pp. 96-97
Week 2: Fix-up monitoring strategies to summarize: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 2: Determine text importance to compare and contrast: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Sailing to California" pp. 66-67, "Saving Joseph" pp. 68-69
Week 2: Make connections to identify cause and effect: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 2: Make inferences and draw conclusions: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 2: Summarize and synthesize/evaluate author's purpose: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 2: Ask questions/make judgments: BLM 3 and 4
September 2 - June 5180 Days
12
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g. opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g. the quest) in stories; myths; and traditional literature from different cultures.BL TRS
Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Build comprehsion: Make inferences

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 1: Reflect and Discuss

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 1: Reflect and discuss

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS
Unit 2: Week 2: 8
Unit 3: Week 1: 8, 15
Unit 4: Week 1: 15
Unit 5: Week 1: 15
Unit 6: Week 1: 15
Unit 7: Week 1: 15
Unit 8: Week 1: 15
Unit 9: Week 1: 15
Unit 10: Week 1: 15
Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 2: Determine text importance to identify sequence of events: BLM 3 and 4

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "The Voice of History" pp. 82-83, "Mapping the Pacific" pp. 84-85

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Calendars" pp. 94-95, "Modern Ranching" pp. 96-97

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book: "Insects for Dinner" pp. 50-51, "Kangaroos and Opossums" pp. 52-53

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment Book: ""Sailing To Californina" pp. 66-67, "Saving Joseph" pp. 68-69

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book: "Wise Words" pp. 54-55, "Pests" pp. 56-57

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book: "Washington Still the Best" pp. 58-59, "Living on the Kibbutz" pp. 60-61

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book: "The Mystery of Stonehenge" pp. 62-63, "The Sox and the Bambino" pp. 64-65

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assesment book: "Benjamin Banneker" pp. 86-87, "A Life in Pictures" pp. 88-89
September 2 - June 5180 Days
13
By the end of the year - read and comprehend literature including stories; dramas; and poetry in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.BL TRS
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Metacognitive strategy: Ask questions
Week 3: Fluency skills to prepare for Reader's Theater; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 3: Model pausing appropriately while reading; Apply fluency skills to Reader's Theater; Evaluate author's purpose' Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 3: Model pausing appropriately while reading; Apply fluency skills to Reader's Theater; Evaluate author's purpose; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Fix-up monitoring strategies
Week 3: Model varied pitch while reading aloud; Apply fluency skills to Reader's Theater; Evaluate author's purpose; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 3: Prepare and manager student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Strategy: Make connections
Week 3: Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 1: Reflect and Discuss
Week 3: Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 3: Apply fluency skills to Reader's Theater; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 3: Apply fluency skills to Reader's Theater; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgements
Week 3: Model skill of using dramatic expression to read; Prepare for and manage student Reader's Theater performances

Guided Reading: Activities as directed by specific unit comprehension strategies.
BL TRS:
Unit 1: Week 1: 6; Week 3: 5, 8
Unit 2: Week 3: 2, 5, 6, 8
Unit 3: Week 3: 2, 5, 6, 8
Unit 4: Week 1: 6; Week 3: 2, 5, 6, 8
Unit 5: Week 3: 8
Unit 6: Week 1: 6, Week 3: 8
Unit 7: Week 1: 5, Week 3: 8
Unit 8: Week 3: 5, 8
Unit 9: Week 3: 5, 8
Unit 10: Week 3: 2, 5, 8
Unit 1: Ask Questions/Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "The Lost Colony" pp. 70-71, "A New Kind of Studio" pp. 72-73
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson

Unit 2: Determine Text Importance/Identify Sequence of Events
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Across the Stream

Unit 3: Visualize/Make Inferences
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: The Corps of Discovery

Unit 4: Fix-up Monitoring/Summarize Information
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book, "Calendars" pp. 94-95, "Modern Ranching" pp. 96-97
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Mushing in Alaska

Unit 5: Determine Text Importance/Compare and Contrast
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Leaf Monster

Unit 6: Make Connections/Identify Cause and Effect
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment Book: ""Sailing To Californina" pp. 66-67, "Saving Joseph" pp. 68-69
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Why Coyote Stopped Imitating his Friends

Unit 7: Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions
Week 1: Comprehension Strategy Assessment book: "Wise Words" pp. 54-55, "Pests" pp. 56-57
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: The Gingerbread Boy Uptown

Unit 8: Summarize and Synthesize/Evaluate Author's Purpose
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue

Unit 9: Make Connections/Distinguish and Evaluate Fact and Opinion
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: Battle of the Ballot

Unit 10: Ask Questions/Make Judgments
Week 3: Apply skills through Reader's Theater: A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing


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