Focus: Unit 3 introduces students to five vowel sounds and the most common spelling for each sound, five new Tricky Words, and the Tricky Spelling “oo.” Grammar exercises focus on identifying verbs and verb tense (regular present, past, and future). Students begin formal instruction in the writing process with a focus on narrative writing.The decodable Student Reader for Unit 3 is Fables.
Number of Lessons: 19
Lesson Time: 60 minutes each. Each lesson may be divided into shorter segments.
Additional Search Terms: reading and writing • decoding • phonics • grammar • listening and speaking • fiction