Wonders Reading

Unit 1 Week 5


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BIG IDEA: How can learning help us grow?

Weekly Concept: Landmarks

Essential Question: How do landmarks help us to understand our country's story?


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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:

  • Long o
  • The ow is a long o spelling that can be found in the middle or at the end of a word or in a syllable.
  • The spellings o, ow, oe, and oa are also used for the long o sound.

Approaching Word List:

soak, load, coast, boat, gold, cold, sold, slow, grows, show, slope, bone, home, open, foe

On Level Word List:

coast, float, toad coal, soak, gold, sold, scold, slope, broke, note, bone, slow, show, foe

This Week's Wonders Highlights


carved; clues; grand; landmark; massive; monument; national; traces

Word Study:

Multiple Meaning Words

Comprehension Strategy:

Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill:

Main Idea and Key Details


Expository Text