Unit 5 Lesson 22 - The Journey: Stories of Migration
(click the picture to read the story)
Written by: Cynthia Rylant
Illustrated by: Lambert Davis
Genre: informational text
Target Skill: Compare and Contrast - tell how details or ideas are alike and different
Target Strategy: Visualize - as you read, use selection details to picture what is happening
Essential Question: How are different animals' lives alike and different?
Big Idea: There are many reasons to take a journey.
Using Proper Nouns - Names for Days, Months, and Holidays:
There are many kinds of proper nouns. Always begin a
proper noun with a capital letter. Begin names of days, months, and holidays with a capital letter.
ex. We drove 150 miles on Memorial Day.
From January to March, the birds flew more than
Book Titles: Begin the first, last, and each important word in a book title with capital letter. Always underline a book title.
ex. We read about turtles migrating in Reptiles on the
Road. - Reptiles and Road are the first and last words of hte title. The words on and the are not important words in the title.
Spelling Words and Phonics Activities for the Week
-s, -es, -ed, -ing (all patterns); less common plurals