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Click the link for the Reading and English list for that Theme. The list will provide a link to Spelling City, this is an online site to practice the words and has a Grammar Handbook link . On the list you will also find the Vocabulary Words and Reading Skills for that story. There are leveled books for each story that your child is able to read from below expected level to above expected level.  Leveled books found at the Rockford Public Library:leveled books rpl.pdfleveled books rpl.pdf

 

Reading and English List for the following stories:
Because of Winn-Dixie
Lewis and Clark and Me
On the Banks of Plum Creek
The Horned Toad Prince
Letter Home From Yosemite

theme 1.pdftheme 1.pdf

winndixie.bmp

Because of Winn-Dixie
Question of the week:
What experiences bring diverse people together?  target skill: sequence

 

 

itspalnts animals.pdfIts Plants and Animals.pdf                      Something to Do.pdfSomething to Do.pdf                          story of libraries.pdfThe story of libraries.pdf

lewisclark.bmp

 

Lewis and Clark and Me

Question of the week:

What opportunities can be found in new places?    Target skill: Author's Purpose

longjourneywest.pdfThe Long Journey West.pdf                       lewisclarkcorps.pdfLewis and Clark.pdf                       powerfulrivers.pdfTwo Powerful Rivers.pdf

plumcreek.bmp

 

On the Banks of Plum Creek

Question of the week:

Why do we want to explore new places?               Target skill: Setting and Plot

seatosea.pdfFrom Sea to shining Sea.pdf                           wildanimals.pdfWild Animals.pdf                        exploingmoon.pdfExploring the Moon.pdf

toadprince.bmp

The Horned Toad Prince

Question of the week:

What can we discover in the landscapes of the Southwest?    Target skill: Author's Purpose

flashflood.pdfFlash Flood.pdf                                            spaintoamerica.pdfFrom Spain to America.pdf                 thedine.pdfThe Dine.pdf

lettersyosemite.bmp

 

Letters Home from Yosemite

Question of the week:

How does Yosemite reflect the unique qualities of the West?    Target Skill: Main Ideas and Details

americanationalpark.pdfAmerica's Natural Parks.pdf           wondersweterngeography.pdfThe Wonders of Western Geography.pdf     johnmuir.pdfJohn Muir.pdf

 

Reading and English List for the following stories:
What Jo Did
Coyote School News
Scene Two
Horse Heroes
So You Want To Be President

theme 2.pdftheme 2.pdf

jo did.bmp

What Jo Did

Question of the week:

How can we learn to appreciate the talents of others?   Target skill: Cause and Effect

cherrscheetahs.pdfcheers for the Cheetahs.pdf   femaleatheltes.pdfAmazing  Female Athletes.pdf       

      americanschools.pdfEquality in American Schools.pdf      

school news.bmp

 

Coyote School News

Question of the week:

How can we work together to achieve a goal?  Target skill: Draw Conclusions

ranchessouthwest.pdfRanches in the Southwest.pdf         greatamericandesert.pdfThe Great American Desert.pdf  

cesarchavez.pdfCesar Chavez.pdf

scene two.bmp

 

Scene Two

Question of the week:

What can teams accomplish?   Target skill: Draw Conclusions

stageaplay.pdfWhat it takes to Stage a Play.pdf    blackenemble.pdfThe Black Ensemble Theater.pdf

journeyhongkong.pdfJourney to Hong Kong.pdf

horse heros.bmp


Horse Heroes

Question of the week:

How can people and animals work as a team?     Target skill: Fact and Opinion

animalhelpers.pdfAnimal Helpers.pdf                         dogsjob.pdfDogs on the Job.pdf            dangerwork.pdfDanger.pdf

wantpresident.bmp

 

So You Want to be President?

Question of the week:

What is the job of the President of the United States?  Target skill: Main Idea and Details

tripcapitolhill.pdfA Trip to Capitol Hill.pdf       usgovernment.pdfThe U. S. Government.pdf   

powerofpeople.pdfThe Power of the People.pdf

Reading and English List for the following stories:
The Man Who Named the Clouds
Adelina's Whales
How Night Came rom the Sea
Eye of the Storm
Paul Bunyan

theme 3.pdftheme 3.pdf

 

 

   

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The Man Who Named the Clouds

Question of the week:

What is the value of looking at patterns in nature?  Target skill: Graphic Sources

lookchanges.pdfLooking for Change.pdf    stormchasers.pdfStorm Chasers.pdf    

shareplanet.pdfSharing our Planet.pdf

whales.bmp

 

Adelina's Whales

Question of the week:

What patterns in nature guide the lives of animals?   Target skill: Fact and Opinion

graywhale.pdfThe Gray Whale.pdf     migrationrelocation.pdfMigration Relocation.pdf

birdsflight.pdfBirds take Flight.pdf

night came.bmp

 

How Night Came from the Sea

Question of the week:

How have people explained the pattern of day and night?  Target skill: Generalize

daynight.pdfDay for Night.pdf       darknesslight.pdfDarkness into Light.pdf     

orbitsun.pdfOrbiting the Sun.pdf

eye storm.bmp

Eye of the Storm

Question of the week:

How do weather patterns affect our lives?   Target skill: Cause and Effect

hurricaneadrew.pdfSurving Hurricane Andrew.pdf    severestorms.pdfSever Weather Storms.pdf

wildweather.pdfWondrous Wild Weather.pdf

paul bunyan.bmp

Paul Bunyan

Question of the week:

What cause changes in nature?  Target skill: Generalize

savingtrees.pdfSaving Trees.pdf          maine.pdfMaine.pdf    

alaskanpipeline.pdfAlaskan Pipeline.pdf

 

Reading and English List for the following stories:
The Case of the Gasping Garbage
Ecantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon
Navajo Code Talkers
Seeker of Knowledge
Encyclopedia Brown

theme 4.pdftheme 4.pdf

gaspin garbage.bmp

 

The Case of the Gasping Garbage

Question of the week:

Why can’t you always believe what you think you see?  Target skill: Graphic Source

minimicrobes.pdfMini Microbes.pdf  monsters.pdfMysterious Monsters.pdf  

       whatworld.pdfWhat in the World.pdf

encantado.bmp


Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon

Question of the week:

Why do animals behave the way they do?     

Target skill: Compare and Contrast

dolphinsea.pdfMammals of the Sea.pdf           

          learndolphins.pdfDolphins.pdf        echolocation.pdfecholocation.pdf      

code talkers.bmp


Navajo Code Talkers

Question of the week:

Why are secret codes necessary?     Target skill: sequence

speakcode.pdfSpeaking in Code.pdf                    supersecret.pdfThe Super Secret Surprise Society.pdf          

alexbell.pdfAlexander Graham Bell.pdf

seeker.bmp

 

Seeker of Knowledge

Question of the week:

How can knowing another language create understanding?    

Target skill: Compare and Contrast

rosettastone.pdfThe Rosetta Stone.pdf        codebreakers.pdfCode Breakers.pdf            codetalkers.pdfNavajo Code Talkers.pdf

 

 

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Encyclopedia Brown
Question of the week:

 


How can attempting to let all help solve a problem?      

Target skill: Character and plot  

tophat.pdfTom Hat Tompkins.pdf           missiguana.pdfMissing Iguana Mystery.pdf        

      salamanderstuper.pdfSalamander Stumper.pdf



 

Reading and English List for the following stories:
Smokejumpers
Lost City
Cliff Hanger
Antarctic Journal
Moonwalk

theme 5.pdftheme 5.pdf

smokejumpers.bmp

 


 

Smokejumpers

Question of the week:

How can we prepare for emergencies?      Target skill: Author's Purpose

stopwildfires.pdfPutting a stop to Wildfires.pdf      

bearhotshots.pdfThe Grizzly Bear Hotshots.pdf          thorraft.pdfThor Heyerdahl.pdf

 

 

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Lost City

Question of the week:

What surprises can happen on an expedition?     Target skill: Compare and Contrast

knowincas.pdfIncas.pdf                        pompeii.pdfPompeii.pdf       

   meetmaya.pdfMeet the Maya.pdf

 

cliffhanger.bmp

 

 

Cliff Hanger
Question of the week:

 

What does it take to be a hero?    Target skill: Character, Plot, and Theme

mountainrescue.pdfMountain Rescue.pdf         bessiecoleman.pdfBessie Coleman.pdf           

         bookown.pdfA Book of there Own.pdf

antarcticjpurnal.bmp

 

 

Antarctic Journal
Question of the week:

 


What does a person sacrifice to explore the unknown?    Target skill: Main Idea and details

plantsanimalsantaractic.pdfPlants and Animals in the Antaractic.pdf       

  exploreantaractic.pdfLet's Explore Antaractic.pdf 

     dangerworldhot.pdfThe World is Getting Hot.pdf




 

moonwalk.bmp

 

 

Moonwalk
Question of the week:

 

What are the risks when we walk on the moon?        Target skill: Draw Conclusions

stuartsuit.pdfStuart's Moon Suit.pdf       tomoon.pdfTo the Moon.pdf          lifemars.pdfLife on Mars.pdf

 

 

Reading and English List for the following stories:
My Brother Martin
Jim Thorp's Bright Path
Tia Lola
A Gift from the Heart
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon

 

theme 6.pdftheme 6.pdf

 

martin.bmp

 

 

My Brother Martin
Question of the week:

 

How can words change people’s lives?    

Target skill: Cause and Effect

shallovercome.pdfWe Shall Over Come.pdf   

          The Civil Rights Movement.pdf

 womensmovement.pdfThe Women's Movement.pdf

thorpe.bmp

 

 

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path
Question of the week:

 

How can our abilities influence our dreams and goals?                   

Target skill: Fact and Opinion

saukfox.pdfThe Sauk and Fox.pdf     

  meltpot.pdfBecoming a Melting Pot.pdf

jimthorpe.pdfJim Thorpe.pdf

tialola.bmp

 

 

How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay
Question of the week:

 

How can one person’s view of the world affect others? 

Target skill: Sequence

grandpajoseph.pdfLiving with Grandpa Joeseph.pdf

petwash.pdfThe Seahaven Squid Host a pet Wash.pdf

newhome.pdfA New Home.pdf

giftheart.bmp

 

A Gift from the Heart
Question of the week:

 

When do people choose to make sacrifices?   

  Target skill: Generalize

tobestar.pdfTo be a Star.pdf

birthdaysurprise.pdfBirthday Surprise.pdf

showgoon.pdfThe Show must go on.pdf

manfarmoon.bmp

 

 

The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon
Question of the week:

 

How does the achievement of others influence our dreams?

Target skill: Graphic Sources

earthneighbor.pdfEarth's Closest Neighbor.pdf

giantleap.pdfOne Giant Leap.pdf

mysteriesspace.pdfThe Mysteries of Space.pdf

 


 

 

 

 




 





 

 





 


       

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 



 


 




 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 




 

 

 


 



 




 



  

 

  



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 




 



 

 

 

                                      

          


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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