Wonders Reading

Unit 1 Week 4

INVENTIONS

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BIG IDEA: How can learning help us grow?

Weekly Concept: Inventions

Essential Question: How can problem solving lead to new ideas?

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This Week's Spelling Lists:

Please make daily Spelling practice a priority. Also, take advantage of Spelling City! It is a fabulous online resource and it makes Spelling practice much more fun!


This Week's Spelling Rule:

  • The ay is the long a spelling found at the end of a word or syllable.
  • The ai spelling for a long a never appears at the end of a word.


Approaching Word List:

pail, rail, paint, tail, plain, pain, tray, sway, gray, stay, may, lane, make, same, they


On Level Word List:

plain, braid, fail, grain, snail, paint, sway, tray, gray, stay, state, fake, same, weigh, they

This Week's Wonders Highlights

Vocabulary:

design; encouraged; examine; investigation; quality; simple; solution; substitutes

Word Study:

Metaphors

Comprehension Strategy:

Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill:

Text Structure: Cause and Effect

Genre:

Biography