Journeys Weekly Lesson

  • Essential Question:  What are animal homes like?


    Anchor Text: Animals Building Homes (Informational Text)

    Whose Home is This? (Informational Text)


    Foundational Skills

    High Frequency Words : animals, bearm know, most, myself, second, she, sleep, three, work

    Phonics:  common final blends: nd, ng, nk, nt, fx, xt, mp

    Fluency:  Accuracy –Expression



    Target Vocab:  shaped, branches, pond, beaks, deepest, break, hang, winding

    Grammar:  plural nouns

    Vocabulary Strategies:  base words and prefixes un and re

    Spelling:  next, end, camp, sank, sing, drink, hunt, stand, long, stamp, pond,


    Comprehension Skills and Strategies

    Target Skill:  Text and Graphic features  /  Using Context

    Genre: Informational Text

    Target Strategy:  Question


    Writing:  Informational Writing  / Informational Paragraph