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This section will allow you to see what is being covered in your students reading and language arts classroom.

Reading Block:

WEEK #

UNIT 1

READING SELECTIONS

GENRE STUDY

Week 1

 

Lesson 1

Story Structure  

Summarize

A Package for Mrs. Jewls

Questioning Gravity

Humorous Fiction & Reader’s Theatre

Week 2

Lesson 2

Text & Graphics Features

Questioning

Ultimate Field Trip 5: Blasting Off

Profile of a Spacewalker

Informational Texts

Week 3

 

Lesson 3

Compare & Contrast

Infer/Predict

Off and Running

 

Vote for me!

Realistic Fiction & Persuasive Text

 

Week 4

CBA

Lesson 4

Sequence of Events

Monitor/Clarify

Double Dutch: A Celebration

Score!

Narrative Nonfiction Poetry

 

Week 5

Lesson 5

Theme

Visualize

Elisa’s Diary

From Tragedy to Triumph

Realistic Fiction & Informational Text

 

WEEK #

UNIT 2

READING SELECTIONS

GENRE STUDY

Week 6

Lesson 6

Cause & Effect

Question

Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles

Skywoman and Turtle

Informational Text & Myths

 

Week 7

Lesson 7

Understanding Characters  

Visualize

Old Yeller

What makes it good?

 

Historical Fiction & Persuasive Text

 

Week 8

Lesson 8

Persuasion

Analyze/Evaluate

Everglades Forever: Restoring America’s Great Wetland

National Parks of the West

Narrative Nonfiction & Informational Text

10, 11A-E

Week 9

Review

 

 

WEEK #

UNIT 2 CON’T

READING SELECTIONS

GENRE STUDY

Week 10

 

Lesson 9

Conclusions & Generalizations

Infer/Predict

Storm Warriors

Pea Island’s Forgotten Heroes

Historical Fiction & Informational Text

 

Week 11

Lesson 10

Main Ideas & Details

Monitor/Clarify

Cougars

Purr-fection

Informational Text & Poetry

 

WEEK #

UNIT 3

READING SELECTIONS

GENRE STUDY

Week 12

Lesson 11

Cause & Effect

Visualize

Dangerous Crossing

Preparing for Hurricanes

Historical Fiction & Informational Text

 

Week 13

CBA

Lesson 12

Fact & Opinion

Questioning

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George!

Zeus and the Titans

Narrative Nonfiction & Myth

 

Week 14

Lesson 13

Conclusions & Generalizations

Analyze/ Evaluate

 

They Called Her Molly Pitcher

A Spy for Freedom

Narrative Nonfiction & Play

 

Week 15

Lesson 14

Sequence of Events

Summarize

James Forten

Modern Minute Man

Biography & Informational

 

Week 16

Lesson 15

Compare & Contrast

Monitor/Clarify

We Were There, Too!

Patriotic Poetry

Biography & Poetry

 

WEEK #

UNIT 4

READING SELECTIONS

GENRE STUDY

Week 17

Lesson 16

Author’s Purpose

Monitor/Clarify

Lunch Money

Zap! Pow!: A History of the Comics

Realistic Fiction & Informational Text

 

Week 18

 

Review

 

 

 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Cited Resource:  Edgewood ISD ELAR curriculum instruction webpage