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Unit Goals

Reading: Unit 3: Reading to Learn About the World

  • Readers read information books by reading the words and the text features.
  • Readers make sense of their reading by keeping the topic in mind and the details that teach about that topic.
  • Readers read with wonderings in mind and learn more about what they wonder.
  • Readers talk with partners to retell about what they learned and compare this to what others learned.

Fundations: Unit Resources

  • Consonant Digraphs: ch, sh, th, wh, ck
  • Bonus Letters: -ll, -ff, -ss, -zz
  • Glued Sounds: all, am, an, ank, ink, onk, unk, ang, ing, ong, ung
  • Suffix: -s, -es, -ed, -ing
  • Vowel Teams: ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy, oa, oe, ow
  • R-Controlled Vowels: ar, or, er, ur, ir
  • Trick Words: the, a, and, is, his, of, as, has, to, into, we, he, she, be, me, for, or, you, your, I, they, was, one, said, do, does, have, from, are, were, who, what, when, where, there, here, why, by, my, try, put, two, too, very, also, some, come, would, could, should, her, over, number, say, says, see, between, each, any, many, how, now, down, out, about

Writing: Unit 3: Personal Narrative to Realistic Fiction 

  • Writers immerse themselves in the genre they will write in.
  • Writers generate ideas for and plan out their stories.
  • Writers add to their work by adding pictures and words to show what’s happening in each part of their story.
  • Writers make writing ready for their readers to enjoy (spelling and punctuation).
  • Writers work with partners to improve their pieces and try new things.
  • Writers use common, proper, possessive, singular, plural, and personal nouns.

Math: Unit 4: Using Tens and Ones to Organize and Count

  • Understanding Tens and Ones
  • Numbers up to 120
  • Comparing numbers


  • Shadows and Light

Social-Emotional: Unit 4: Social Awareness- places importance on how we promote kindness and equity and how we value and treat others, especially others who may be different from us.

  • Recognize the feelings and perspectives of others
  • Recognize individual and group similarities and differences
  • Believe that others deserve to be treated with kindness and compassion
  • Value the feelings and opinions of others
  • Be helpful to others in their peer group and family