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  Week 5


Literature Book for the Week

Messenger, Messenger   by Robert Burleigh

Messenger, Messenger by Robert Burleigh


Phonemic Awareness

Review letters A-Z

Letters  Xx

Letters Uu


Segmenting and Blending Syllables and Phonemes

Substituting Sounds





Review the letter sounds A-Z

Emphasis on the letters x/ks and U/u (short vowel) sound this week

Practice these words:

Ax, fax, lax, sax, tax, wax, fix, mix, six, box, fox, ox, pox, next, Max, Lex, Rex

Up, us,cub,dub,hub,nub,rub,sub,tub,dud,mudsud,cuff,huff,puff,bug,dug,hug,jug,mug,rug,tug,bum gum hum, mum, sum bun fun, pun, run, sun, cup, pup, bus, but, cut, hut jut, nut, rut, club, flub, drug, plug, slug, snug, drum, bump, dump, hump, jump, dust, just, must, Gus, Bud


High Frequency Words

Practice reading these words:

I             am            the            little      to         a         we         my         like

Mom          dad           cat         dog          man        he         for      me    with

she   see   look      they    you   of  is   have   are   that   do  one   two    three

   four        five     here    go    from   yellow    green    blue  what      said




Vocabulary Development


Words to practice using around the house:

Messenger  radios  escalator  delivery  pickup  eyeshades      


Text Comprehension

Recall and Retell

Preview and Predict

Compare and Contrast

Draw Conclusions


review Pronoun i

introduce, practice and review dates

review question marks and upper case letters; connect to phonics


Phonological Awareness

Counting Syllables






Practice during writing


Practice spelling words


*(SHARED WRITING introduce and review dates

*(MODELED WRITING) review question marks and uppercase letters; practice dates




Listening and Speaking

Discuss literature






Sign of the Cross.

Bless us, O Lord

Glory to the Father

Hail Mary

Angel of God

New Testament


Math Investigations

Two and Three Dimensional Shapes                                                      





Writing Stories




Social Studies

Moving People and Things


People and Their Jobs

Working Parts