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    Theme 1

    Comprehension Strategy - Make Connections

    Week 1:

    Spelling - began, chicken, common, exotic, happen, magic, number, pencil, rabbit, travel, all, most, show, these, guitar, jealous, leopard, question

    Vocabulary - ambition, gleaming, flourished, ancestor, artifact

    Week 2:

    Spelling - building, calendar, family, monster, patio, poem, reason, subtract, valley, weather, after, called, very, just, decimal, phase, science, wrist

    Vocabulary - cautious, youth, immigrant, prosper, settler

     

    Theme 2

    Comprehension Strategy - Determine Importance

    Week 1:

    Spelling - brisk, clever, craft, dentist, grip, probably, restrict, spinach, stump, traffic, long, may, one, water, applaud, drainage, plastic, splendid

    Vocabulary - permanent, relocation, origin, regulate, necessities,

    Week 2:

    Spelling - chapter, doormat, floppy, giggle, habit, market, matter, snuggle, thunder, women, find, only, use, way, acrobat, cotton, penguin, threaten

    Vocabulary - belief, border, accompany, audience, nationality

     

    THEME 3

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - INFER

    Week 1:

    Spelling - baseball, describe, evening, explode, female, mistake, parachute, sunshine, suppose, telephone, did, down, had, made, believe, climate, freestyle, lightning

    Vocabulary - variety, species, researchers, abandon, definite

    Week 2:

    Spelling - artist, blister, colony, fossil, grocer, hospital, pudding, restaurant, shoulder, sibling, my, now, not, who, cyclone, future, headache, thermometer

    Vocabulary - characteristic, identify, categorize, invertebrate, vertebrate

     

    THEME 4

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - CREATE IMAGES

    Week 1:

    Spelling - American, Canada, Challenger, Congress, Cuba, Everglades, Jupiter, Lewis and Clark, Mexico, Pacific Ocean, been, first, soon, than, Antarctica, Thomas Edison, Frankenstein, Parliament

    Vocabulary - require, pollinate, equipment, reproduction, century

    Week 2:

    Spelling - again, alphabet, energy, glossary, internet, neighbor, puzzle, reference, research, system, could, make, no, time, dictionary, mystery, thesaurus, vocabulary

    Vocabulary - criteria, conditions, germinate, cones, adapt

     

    THEME 5

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - USE FIX-UP STRATEGIES

    Week 1:

    Spelling - answer, delicious, ideal, noisy, perfect, puny, quiet, response, tasty, weak, him, like, see, two, examine, familiar, inspect, strange

    Vocabulary - canyon, region, surround, solution, dense

    Week 2:

    Spelling - batter, cobbler, diamond, present, pupil, scour, shower, stable, swallow, temple, has, her, into, more, atmosphere, buffet, column, neutral

    Vocabulary - aspect, impact, alter, climate, plateau

     

    THEME 6

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - SYNTHESIZE

    Week 1:

    Spelling - cent, peace, piece, pore, pour, scent, sent, their, there, they're, apple, but, flower, other, cereal, patience, patients, serial

    Vocabulary - farmland, fertile, vast, horizon, reflection

     

    Week 2:

    Spelling - aid, appear, argue, comfort, exercise, imagine, notice, practice, struggle, surround, city, many, site, then, continue, galloping, receive, succeed

    Vocabulary - access, surroundings, recreation, port, altitude

    LBD - Theme - 7 - 16

    THEME 7

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - MONITOR UNDERSTANDING

    Week 1:

    Spelling - aware, beauty, compass, cougar, counter, follow, orbit, repair, rough, skis, clown, how, them, up, bulletin, promise, quantity, stomach

    Vocabulary - visible, tide, shore, chisel, wedge

    Week2:

    Spelling - countries, donkeys, invited, losing, masses, millions, nerves, shared, wolves, worrying, about, do, each, will, committed, instead, oxen, potatoes

    Vocabulary - swift, analyze, model, current, coastline

    THEME 8

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - ASK QUESTIONS

    Week 1:

    Spelling - enormous, favorite, frantic, heroic, important, jolly, modern, purple, Spanish, twelve, bee, by, if, said, endangered, energetic, genuine, hilarious

    Vocabulary - consist, geology, property, layer, artificial

    Week 2:

    Spelling - unafraid, unbeaten, unbutton, uncertain, uncomfortable, uninteresting, unknown, unspoken, unused, unwelcome, an, can, we, when, uncle, unconscious, unite, unreasonable

    Vocabulary - combine, separate, texture, replace, particles

    THEME 9

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - MAKE CONNECTIONS:  TEXT TO TEXT, SELF, AND WORLD

    Week 1: 

    Spelling - disagree, disapprove, discontinue, disgust, inactive, indirect, informal, nonfiction, nonsense, nonstop, know, were, where, would, disengage, dissatisfied, injure, innocent

    Vocabulary - coastal, waterway, plentiful, scarce, population

    Week 2:

    Spelling - precook, prehistoric, prepaid, preschool, preview, recover, refuel, relocate, restore, rewrite, bring, little, people, which, precaution, president, reappear, reunite

    Vocabulary - plain, survival, surplus, vegetation, resource

    THEME 10

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY -

    Week 1:

    Spelling - haven't, I've, one's, shouldn't, should've, that'll, they'll, what's, you'd, you've, face, from, I, or, could've, mustn't, there'd, who'd

    Vocabulary - claimed, injured, foreign, explorer, cargo

    Week 2:

    Spelling - Ave., Dr., ft, gal, Jan., Mr., Mrs., NY, qt, Wed., at, be, feel, idea, Bldg., Blvd., Corp., Hwy.

    Vocabulary - anniversary, valuable, civilization, passage, historian

    THEME 11

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - INFER:  FACT/OPINION

    Week 1:

    Spelling - anyone, its, me, mine, myself,nobody, someone, something, those, yourself, fallen, fine, guess, have, everybody, ourselves, several, whom

    Vocabulary - zone, slither, suspended, organism, nutrients

    Week 2:

    Spelling - expand, fault, finest, Memorial Day, moist, nurses, ripe, salad, watered, wrong, fix, form, gone, great, obeyed, shoed, shooed, width

    Vocabulary - compex, vital, predator, thrive, prey

    THEME 12

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - CREATE IMAGES, ENHANCE UNDERSTANDING

    Week 1:

    Spelling - always, eagerly, farther, forever, forward, later, quite, sleepily, tomorrow, usually, funny, game, going, gold, basically, especially, eventually, frequently

    Vocabulary - beneficial, bewilderment, eventually, convince, sacrifice

    Week 2:

    Spelling - above, across, against, around, behind, below, beside, during, toward, within, glad, glass, try, world, beneath, beyond, except, through

    Vocabulary - interaction, ecosystem, tropical, improvement, relationship

    THEME 13

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - USE FIX-UP STRATEGIES: READ ON

    Week 1:

    Spelling - ageless, agreeable, beautiful, countless, enjoyable, forgetful, lovable, penniless, thoughtless, wonderful, turtle, TV, wish, word, constable, doubtful, excitable, successful

    Vocabulary - fair, discouraged, product, shabby, material

    Week 2:

    Spelling - amusement, attention, champion, creation, election, freshness, happiness, pavement, shipment, sickness, wait, warm, wind, winter, argument, cement, education, government

    Vocabulary - negotiate, inspiration, wealth, advertise, profit

    THEME 14

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - SYNTHESIZE: CLASSIFY AND CATEGORIZE INFORMATION

    Week 1:

    Spelling - angrily, easily, exactly, friendly, hopefully, playfully, quietly, regretfully, steadily, truthfully, wash, we'll, went, wet, reply, strangely, surely, thoughtfully

    Vocabulary - suggest, impress, brim, supply, demand

    Week 2:

    Spelling - although, because, either, since, though, unless, until, whenever, while, yet, well, write, young, zoo, angel, angle, liar, pleasure

    Vocabulary - purchase, merchant, bargain, compromise, recommend

    THEME 15

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - MONITOR UNDERSTANDING: GENRE

    Week 1:

    Spelling - amazing, breathe, carefree, fashion, gigantic, hooray, merit, ouch, partner, yea, hat, hear, keep, yell, cease, celebration, eureka, ugh

    Vocabulary - evidence, fossil, vanish, examine, scrape

    Week 2:

    Spelling - forty-six, good-bye, headquarters, lifeguard, loudspeaker, motorcycle, newspapers, nightmare, skyscraper, strawberry, hello, hen, hurt, jay, audiotape, earthquake, homestead, windshield

    Vocabulary - extinction, recognize, method, prehistoric, threat

    THEME 16

    COMPREHENSION STRATEGY - ASK QUESTIONS: MEANING

    Week 1:

    Spelling - admitted, beginning, coolly, hopping, knotted, quitting, shopped, starring, totally, wagged, hi, hid, horse, hot, controlled, hoping, slippery, staring

    Vocabulary - ancient, splendor, significant, erosion, composition

    Week 2:

    Spelling - forget, forgot, forgotten, speak, spoke, spoken, taught, tear, tore, torn, hide, high, hole, kind, choose, chose, lose, lost

    Vocabulary - prevent, previous, survey, glacier, weathering