Wonders Reading

Unit 1 Week 2


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BIG IDEA: How can learning help us grow?

Weekly Concept: Traditions

Essential Question: What can traditions teach you about cultures?


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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:

  • Short e, o, and u vowel sounds in each word.
  • Words with short e, o and u vowel sounds usually have the CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) pattern, like set, hot, and mug. Words with short e, o, and u vowel sounds may also have CCVC , CVCC, or CCVCC patterns.
  • The letters e, o, and u followed by a consonant often indicate a short vowel sound.

Approaching Level Word List:

step, fed, sled, yet, mess, rock, pond, top, clock, stop, bugs, cuts, shut, jumps, pump

On Level Word List:

step, mess, head, crops, stop, rock, clock, sock, pond, jumps, shut, luck, slump, bugs, mug

This Week's Wonders Highlights


celebrate; courage; disappointment; precious; pride; remind; symbols; traditions

Word Study:

Context Clues

Comprehension Strategy:


Comprehension Skill:

Character; Setting; Plot: Sequence


Realistic Fiction