Unit 4: Determination Weekly Theme:Getting InvolvedSelection 4:Title: Here’s My DollarAuthor: Gary Soto
Genre: Nonfiction Article– gives information about real people, places, or things. Comprehension Strategy: Monitor Comprehension Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose
Phonics: decode words Homophones Spelling Focus: Homophones sale, sail, beet, beat, rode, road, rowed, its, it’s, your, you’re, there, they’re, peace, piece Review Words: city, gems, space Challenge Words: seen, scene
Key Vocabulary: tour – a short trip through a place to see it volunteers– people who offer to do a job without pay community – a group of people who live in the same area thrilled – very excited or happy slogan – a phrase that is used in advertisements grownups – adults deserve – have a right to interviewed – met and talked with to get information
Vocabulary Skills: Context Clues **Clues given in the same sentence or in surrounding sentences to an unfamiliar word’s meaning. A type of context clue is an example.
Word Work: Grammar Skills: Irregular Verbs An irregular verb has a special spelling for the past tense. Present Past come came do did say said go went