• LEAD21 Unit 2 - A Green Future
     
    Theme Question - How can we protect Earth's resources? 
     
    Week 1
    Focus Question -  How can we use natural resources wisely?
    Theme Vocabulary - renewable, nonrenewable, alternative
    Vocabulary Strategy - Antonyms
    Comprehension Strategy - Monitor Comprehension
    Comprehension Skill - Draw Conclusions
    Word Skill - Noun Suffixes
     
    Week 2
    Focus Question -  How can we discover and use new sources of energy?
    Theme Vocabulary - species, endangered, habitat
    Vocabulary Strategy - Idioms
    Comprehension Strategy - Monitor Comprehension
    Comprehension Skill - Draw Conclusions
    Word Skill - Prefixes that mean Not
     
    Week 3
    Focus Question -  How can we protect Earth's plants and animals?
    Theme Vocabulary - keen, rescue, cautiously
    Vocabulary Strategy - Dictionary or Glossary
    Comprehension Strategy - Make predictions
    Comprehension Skill - Recall and Retell
    Literary Element - Figurative Language
    Word Skill - Noun Suffixes 
     
    Week 4
    Focus Question -  What can we do each day to help protect Earth?
    Theme Vocabulary - Review of Week 1-3
    Vocabulary Strategy - Review of Week 1-3
    Comprehension Strategy - Make Predictions
    Comprehension Skill - Recall and Retell
    Word Skill - Prefixes that mean Not
     
    Weekly quizzes will be given to review that week's skills and strategies.
    A unit test will be given at the end of the unit assessing the skills, strategies and vocabulary from the unit.  Differentiated group vocabulary will also be assessed.