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Treasures (Language Arts, Grade 5) Ц Student Edition (2008)

 
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"Treasures" provides pupils with engaging literature, an emphasis on nonfiction and a strong focus on comprehension, vocabulary and fluency helping them to be successful readers and test-takers. "Treasures" also offers phonics, spelling, grammar and writing integrated into all differentiated reading and instructional materials to help make learning meaningful.
Reading age for native speakers: Primary school pupils (5th grade)

CONTENTS

Unit1: Challenges
THEME: School Contests
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Character and Plot
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: American Legends
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Plot and Setting
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: Trees for Life
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Extended Response to Literature
THEME: Exploring Space
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Summarize
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: Rescue Dogs
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Cause and Effect
Writing: Personal Narrative

Unit 2: Discoveries
THEME: People Helping Animals
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Inferences
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Slithery Snakes!
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Main Idea and Details
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Remembering the Past
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: The Caribbean Islands
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Cowboys and Cowgirls
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Inferences
Writing: Persuasive Writing

Unit 3: Turning Points
THEME: The American Revolution
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Draw Conclusions
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: The Right to Vote
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Fact and Opinion
Writing: Poem
THEME: Protecting the Environment
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Desert Habitats
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Into the Future
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Draw Conclusions
Writing: Fictional Narrative

Unit 4: Experiences
THEME: Civil Rights
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Character and Setting
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Animal Defenses
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Purpose
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Democracy
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Extreme Weather
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Description
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Trickster Tales
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Purpose
Writing: Expository Writing

Unit 5: Achievements
THEME: North Pole, South Pole
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Writing: Descriptive Writing
THEME: Fantastic Foods
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Theme
Writing: Descriptive Writing
THEME: Learning From Nature
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Persuasive Essay
THEME: Talking in Codes
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Perspective
Writing: Descriptive Writing
THEME: Whales
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Summarize
Writing: Descriptive Poem

Unit 6: Great Ideas
THEME: Fairy Tales
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Sequence
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Camping Out
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Judgements
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Improving Lives
Vocabulary/Comprehension
Writing: Persuasive Editorial
THEME: Balloon Flight
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Generalizations
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Scientists at Work
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Sequence
Writing: Explanatory Writing

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