GRADE 1
Unit 1
Week 1 – 6
Lesson 1:
Comprehension: Main Idea/Summarize
Vocabulary: Classify
Spelling: Short a Letters n, d, p, f
Phonics: Short a
Writing: Writing Labels
Grammar: Nouns

Lesson 2:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Context Clues
Spelling: Short i Letters r, h, s, b, g
Phonics: Phonogram -it
Writing: Writing About Us
Grammar: Nouns

Lesson 3:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Clarify
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words
Spelling: Short o Letters l, x inflection s
Phonics: Short o
Writing: Writing About Us
Grammar: Action Verbs

Lesson 4:
Comprehension: Text and Graphic Features/Question
Vocabulary: Alphabetical Order
Spelling: Short e Letters y, w, k, v, j
Phonics: Short e/ Phonogram -et
Writing: Writing About Us
Grammar: Adjectives

Lesson 5:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Analyze
Vocabulary: Synonyms
Spelling: Short 1
Phonics: Short u Letters qu, z
Writing: Writing About Us
Grammar: Adjectives
BENCHMARK TEST UNIT 1
Unit 2
Week 7 - 13
Lesson 6:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Summarize
Vocabulary: Classify
Spelling: Short a
Phonics: Review Short a/Phonogram –ck, -ack
Writing: Write to Describe
Grammar: Complete Sentences
Lesson 7:
Comprehension: Details/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Using a Glossary
Spelling: Short i
Phonics: Review Short i, cluster with r/Phongram -ip
Writing: Write to Describe - Poetry
Grammar: Sentence Parts

Lesson 8:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Classify
Spelling: Short o
Phonics: Short o, clusters with l/Phonogram -ock
Writing: Write to Describe - Thank You Note
Grammar: Statements

Lesson 9:
Comprehension: Text Graphic Features/Question
Vocabulary: Antonyms
Spelling: Short e
Phonics: Review Short e, clusters with s
Writing: Write to Describe
Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns

Lesson 10:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Visualize
Vocabulary: Synonyms
Spelling: Short u
Phonics: Review Short u, Final clusters/Phonogram -ump
Writing: Write to Describe
Grammar: Verbs – Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
BENCHMARK UNIT TEST

Unit 3
Week 14 – 20
Lesson 11:
Comprehension: Author’s Purpose/Analyze
Vocabulary: Classify and Categorize
Spelling: th
Phonics: th, Base Words s, es, ed, ing
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Proper Nouns

Lesson 12:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Question
Vocabulary: Homophones
Spelling: ch, tch
Phonics: ch, tch, Possessives ‘s, Phonogram -atch
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Proper Nouns
Lesson 13:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Visualize
Vocabulary: Endings –ed, -ing, s
Spelling: sh, wh, ph
Phonics: sh, wh, ph, Contractions ‘s and n’t
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Subjects and Verbs

Lesson 14:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Classify
Spelling: Long o
Phonics: CVCE Soft c, g, dge
Writing: Write to Inform - Report
Grammar: Verbs and Time

Lesson 15:
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast/Monitor
Vocabulary: Suffixes –er, -est
Spelling: Long i
Phonics: Long i
Writing: Write to Inform - Report
Grammar: Verb to be
BENCHMARK TEST

Unit 4
Week 21 – 27
Lesson 16:
Comprehension: Main Idea and Details/Question
Vocabulary: Suffixes –y, -ful
Spelling: Long o, u
Phonics: Long o, u
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Questions

Lesson 17:
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast/Visualize
Vocabulary: Classification/Categorize - Words of Transportation
Spelling: Long e
Phonics: CV, CVCE Vowel Pairs ee, ea
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Kinds of Sentences

Lesson 18:
Comprehension: Author’s Purpose/Summarize
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words
Spelling: ai, ay
Phonics: ai, ay Contractions ‘ll, ‘d Phonogram –ay, -ain
Writing: Write to Narrate – A Letter
Grammar: Names of Months, Days, and Holidays
Lesson 19:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Monitor/Clarify
Vocabulary: Synonyms
Spelling: oa, ow
Phonics: Vowel Pair oa, ow, Phonograms oat, ow, Contractions ‘ve, ‘re
Writing: Write to Narrate – Personal Narrative
Grammar: Future Tense

Lesson 20:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Compound Words
Spelling: Compound Words
Phonics: Short e spelled -ea
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
BENCHMARK TEST

Unit 5
Week 27 – 33
Lesson 21:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Prefix re-
Spelling: Controlled r -ar, ore
Phonics: Controlled Vowels ar, or, Phonograms –ar, -ore
Writing: Write to Express - Voice
Grammar: Subject Pronouns

Lesson 22:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Visualize
Vocabulary: Using a Dictionary Entry
Spelling: Controlled r
Phonics: Controlled r, ir, er, ur
Writing: Write to Express
Grammar: Pronoun “I”

Lesson 23:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Monitor/Classify
Vocabulary: Classify and Categorize
Spelling: Vowel Diagraph oo
Phonics: Vowel Diagraph oo, Syllable Pattern CVC
Writing: Write to Express - Summary
Grammar: Possessive Pronouns

Lesson 24:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Question
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words
Spelling: Vowel Diagraphs oo, ow, ew
Phonics: Vowel Diagraphs/Spelling Patterns oo, ow, ew, u, u-e
Writing: Write to Express
Grammar: Pronouns and Verbs

Lesson 25:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Summarize
Vocabulary: Synonyms - Introduction to a Thesaurus
Spelling: Vowel Diphthongs ou, ow
Phonics: Vowel Combinations ou, ow, oo, oy, au, aw
Writing: Write to Express - Story
Grammar: Contractions
BENCHMARK TEST/ END OF YEAR TEST
GRADE 2
Unit 1
Lesson 1:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Alphabetical Order
Spelling: Short Vowels a, i
Phonics: Short Vowels a, i, CVC pattern
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Subjects and Predicates

Lesson 2:
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast/Questions
Vocabulary: Using a Glossary
Spelling: Short a, u, e
Phonics: Short a, u, e CVC syllable patterns
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Complete Sentences

Lesson 3:
Comprehension: Author’s Response/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words
Spelling: Long Vowels a, i
Phonics: Long Vowels a, I, sounds for c
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Statement and Questions

Lesson 4:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Summarize
Vocabulary: Context Clues
Spelling: Long Vowels o, u
Phonics: Long Vowels o, u, e, sounds for g
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: What is a Noun?

Lesson 5:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Visualize
Vocabulary: Base Words and Endings –ed, -ing
Spelling: Consonant Blends with r, b, s
Phonics: Consonant Blends with r, b, s
Writing: Write to Narrate
Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns
BENCHMARK TEST UNIT 1

Unit 2
Lesson 6:
Comprehension: Graphic Features/Questions
Vocabulary: Base Words Prefix un-, re-
Spelling: Common Final Blends nd, ng, nk, ft, xt, mp
Phonics: Common Final Blends nd, ng, nk, ft, xt, mp
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Plural Nouns
Lesson 7:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Homophones
Spelling: Double Consonants and ck
Phonics: Double Consonants and ck
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Proper Nouns

Lesson 8:
Comprehension: Main Idea and Details/Visualize
Vocabulary: Compound Words
Spelling: th, sh, wh, ch, tch
Phonics: th, sh, wh, ch, tch, and base words
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Verbs

Lesson 9:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Summarize
Vocabulary: Synonyms
Spelling: -ed, -ing
Phonics: CV Syllable Patterns
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Verbs in the Present

Lesson 10:
Comprehension: Fact and Opinion/Monitor/Clarity
Vocabulary: Suffixes –er, -est
Spelling: Contractions
Phonics: Contractions
Writing: Write to Inform
Grammar: Verbs - Present, Past, and Future
BENCHMARK UNIT TEST
Unit 3
Lesson 11:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Prefixes pre-, mis-
Spelling: Base Words with Endings –s, -es
Phonics: Base Words with Endings –s, -es
Writing: Write to Persuade
Grammar: Kinds of Sentences

Lesson 12:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Question
Vocabulary: Figurative Language Idioms
Spelling: Vowel Diagraphs ai, ay
Phonics: Vowel Diagraphs ai, ay
Writing: Write to Persuade
Grammar: Kinds of Sentences
Lesson 13:
Comprehension: Author’s Purpose/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Using a Dictionary
Spelling: Vowel Diagraphs ee, ea
Phonics: Vowel Diagraphs ee, ea
Writing: Write to Persuade
Grammar: Quotation Marks

Lesson 14:
Comprehension: Main Ideas and Details/Summarize
Vocabulary: Suffix -ly
Spelling: Long o. oa, ow
Phonics: Long o. oa, ow
Writing: Write to Persuade
Grammar: Using Proper Nouns

Lesson 15:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Monitor/Clarify
Vocabulary: Dictionary Entry
Spelling: Compound Words
Phonics: Compound Words Schwa Vowel Sounds
Writing: Write to Persuade
Grammar: Abbreviations
BENCHMARK TEST
Unit 4
Lesson 16:
Comprehension: Story Structure/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Homographs
Spelling: Base Words with Endings –ed, -ing
Phonics: Base Words with Endings –ed, -ing
Writing: Writing to Express - Functional Narratives
Grammar: Pronouns

Lesson 17:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Visualize
Vocabulary: Antonyms
Spelling: Long i (i, igh, y)
Phonics: Long i (i, igh, y)
Writing: Writing to Express - Functional Narratives
Grammar: Subject/Verb Agreement

Lesson 18:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Analyze/Evaluate
Vocabulary: Suffixes –y, -ful
Spelling: Long e spelled y
Phonics: Long e spelled y, changing y to i
Writing: Writing to Express - Descriptive Paragraphs
Grammar: The Verb to Be
Lesson 19:
Comprehension: Text and Graphic Features/Question
Vocabulary: Synonyms
Spelling: Words with ar
Phonics: Words with ar
Writing: Write to Express - Functional Narrative
Grammar: Commas in Dates and Places

Lesson 20:
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast/Monitor/Clarify
Vocabulary: Prefix over-
Spelling: Words with or, ore
Phonics: Words with or, ore
Writing: Writing to Express - Functional Narrative
Grammar: Commas in a Series
BENCHMARK TEST
Unit 5
Lesson 21:
Comprehension: Main Ideas and Details/Infer/Predict
Vocabulary: Dictionary Entry
Spelling: Words with -er
Phonics: Words with –er, ir, ur
Writing: Writing to Inform – Problem/Solution Paragraph
Grammar: What is an Adjective?

Lesson 22:
Comprehension: Understanding Characters/Question
Vocabulary: Idioms
Spelling: Homophones
Phonics: Homophones, Base Words and Endings –er, -est
Writing: Writing to Inform - Compare and Contrast Paragraph
Grammar: Using Adjectives

Lesson 23:
Comprehension: Conclusions/Summarize
Vocabulary: Multiple Meaning Words
Spelling: Suffixes –ly, -ful
Phonics: Suffixes –ly, -ful, Final Stable Syllables –tion, -ture
Writing: Writing to Inform - Informational Paragraph Explanation
Grammar: Irregular

Lesson 24:
Comprehension: Cause and Effect/Visualize
Vocabulary: Antonyms
Spelling: Prefixes re-, un-
Phonics: Prefixes re, un, over, pre, mis, Silent Consonants
Writing: Writing to Inform – Research Report
Grammar: Irregular Action Verbs

Lesson 25:
Comprehension: Sequence of Events/Monitor/Clarify
Vocabulary: Using Context
Spelling: Words with aw, au, al, a
Phonics: Words with aw, au, al, a
Writing: Writing to Inform – Research Report
Grammar: More Irregular Action Verbs
BENCHMARK TEST/ END OF YEAR TEST