Unit 1 Links

Unit 1 resources for 4th grade Journeys

LINKS TO ALL OF THE LEVELED READERS

Lesson 1 Text:  Because of Winn Dixie

  1. Story Link to Student Page
  2. Digital copy of workbook
  3. Digital copy of Vocabulary Cards in Context

 

Lesson 3:  My Librarian is a Camel

  1. Google Maps:
    1.  CANDADA: Fort Liard, Canada
    2. FINLAND Aboland, Archipelago
    3. KENYA:  Nairobi, Kenya (This is not where the text takes place, but shows Kenya)
    4. MONGOLIA: Bogd, Mongolia (not mentioned in the text, but an example of a remote village)
    5. PERU:  Cajamarca, Peru   and Contumaza, Peru (notice the remote town, high mountains, etc)
    6. THAILAND:  Omkoi Region, Thailand (Look for villages inside this area)
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  2. Visit to Camel Library in Kenya, (subtitled in English)
  3. Video: Elephants in Thailand (SafeYoutTube link)
  4. Quizlet Quizlet Word Practice

Lesson 4: WOW

  1. What are the elements of a play or theater?- video of SafeYouTube
  2. A Middle School class that produces plays in a theater class.
  3. A High School Class Readers’ Theater: The Three Little Pigs
  4. Another district’s resources for WOW

Lesson 5: Tall Tales (SafeYouTube)

  1.  John Henry with actors (21 minutes long)
  2. John Henry in cartoon version
  3. The Ballad of John Henry– with lyrics
  4. John Henry song with Henry Belafonte
  5. Van Morrison singing John Henry- with primary source images
  6. VOCABULARY PRACTICE:
    1. Quizlet for Stormalong- choose a game
    2. QUIA– choose one of four games
  7. NOUN PRACTICE
    1. Noun Explorer (HM site)
    2. Noun Dunker (HM site)

Teacher Links

Portaportal for Journeys
https://sites.google.com/site/mrsbrandytripp/journeys