Communities Unit 2
Honey Bees By: Jesus Cervantes What happens inside a bee hive?
Objectives Yesterday: Long e: e, ee and VCCV Syllable Pattern, High-Frequency Words, and Nouns in Sentences Today: Spelling and Phonics: Long e: e, ee and VCCV syllable pattern Skill:Compare and Contrast Grammar:Nouns in Sentences
Morning Warm-Up! Today we will read about honey bees. First we’ll read about the different kinds of bees and the jobs they do. Then we’ll learn about how they live together.
Question of the Day • What do you know about bees?
individual Amazing Words industrious slither special romp creep Objective: Build oral vocabulary.
Just what do they mean? individual – one person industrious – working hard special – different from or really good creep – to move slowly and quietly
Just what do they mean? slither – to move along by sliding romp – to move or play in a lively way
Share Literature-Build Concepts Time to Read A Frog in the Bog This story is told in rhyme. Rhyming words sound alike at the end. The words look alike at the end too. Yesterday we read to find out how the critters in the bog moved. • Listen today to find out what lessons the critters in the bog learned. By: Karma Wilson
Monitor Listening Comprehension • What lessons did the critters learn? How can you tell? • Would a happy animal or a sad animal romp? • Why would the animals romp away from the frog?
Phonemic Awareness Do you think the frog’s scream was as loud as a trumpet? Listen to the sounds in trumpet.trum, pet I see two syllables in trumpet. Then I blend the parts together. • Now listen to the sounds in kitten. kit, ten = kitten • What are the syllables in kitten? • What word do the syllables kit/ten make? picnic pretzel insect hidden Objective: Blend and segment syllables.
Blending Strategy We have had words like theseandPete. Long e: e, ee we = we seed = seed me see need sleep wheel he beef free she queen green teethdeep
Long e: e, ee Word Review
Blending Strategy We have had words like tabandlet. Syllables VCCV tablet = tabletuntil attic kitten rabbit problem traffic button hidden object fabric
Words To Know
Busy, Buzzy Bees Every little bee must work to help the hive. Some must work to keep their prettyqueen alive. Others fly from flower to tree To collect sweet things they see Oh, they work all day and never quit at five. A bee worker feeds the babies all day long. She must see that they grow healthy, big, and strong. Bees don’t worry about the weather. They just keep working together. As they work, they buzz out one big happy song.
Sort Words he, happen, deep, rabbit, sweet, tablet, wheel, basket
Sentences To Read
The bee fed on sweet nectar. The cheese is a rat’s best meal. The chick peeps until it becomes free. The deep green dish belongs to Lee. It will take a week for the weeds to grow back. Keep the three things for the queen. Keep your teeth for your pillow.
Spelling Words be see he tree me feet we week she green Objective: Segment sounds to spell words.
Spelling Practice be feet he see we green me she tree week
Where do you see honey bees? First Bees get nectar from flowers. Next They take the nectar back to the hive and make honey. Last The bees store the honey in the hive’s wax cells. • Where do bees live? • How do bees make honey?
Build Background Connect to the Selection • A beehive is a busy and amazing place! Honey bees live there in big groups. Do you think a community of insects can be like a community of people in some ways? In the selection we are about to read, we’ll find out how bees work and live together in a beehive.