Journey's Scope and Sequence

Journey’s Common Core Scope and Sequence

Grade K

Unit 1

Lesson

Skill/

Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/

Listening

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

1

Skill:

Main Idea

 

Strategy: Summarize

 

Supporting Skill:

Genre

Awareness:

  • Rhyming Words
  • Single Sounds

 

Letter Names:

  • Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo

 

 

 

 

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality: Left to Right
  • Book Parts

Fluency:

  • Read with expression

Words to Know:

  • I,like,the

 

 

 

 

n/a

Classify and Categorize Family Words

Skill:

Nouns for people

 

 

Whole Group Selections

-What Makes a Family?

-Poems about families

-Building with Dad

(See Week at a glance pg T2)

 

- Interactive Instructional Flip chart Friendly Faces

 

- Small group Leveled readers: Visiting Grandma and Grandpa, My Family Picture, When I Was Little, My Family

-Vocabulary Reader: Sisters and Brothers

 

2

Skill:

Understanding Characters

 

Strategy: Infer/Predict

 

Supporting Skill:

Author’s Purpose

Awareness:

  • Beginning Sounds

 

Letter Names:

  • Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss, Tt

 

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality: Follow words, left to right, top to bottom
  • Book Handling

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • And, see, we

 

n/a

Antonyms

Skill:

Nouns for Places

 

Whole Group Selections

-How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?

-My School Bus

-Friends at School

(See Week at a glance pg. T82)

 

- Interactive Instructional Flip chart

Friendly Faces

 

- Small group Leveled readers: My Backpack, Show and Tell, Helping Mr. Horse, Tell All About It

-Vocabulary Reader: At School

 

 

3

Skill:

Story Structure

 

Strategy:

Monitor/Clarify

 

Supporting Skill: Conclusions

Awareness:

  • Beginning Sounds
  • Words in Oral Sentences

 

Letter Names:

  • Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Letters and Words: First, Last Letters, Distinguish letters from words

Fluency:

  • Reading Rate

Words to Know:

  • a, to, come

 

n/a

Synonyms

Skill:

Nouns for Animals and Things

 

 

 

4

Skill:

Text and Graphic Features

 

Strategy:

Analyze and Evaluate

 

Supporting Skill: Genre

Awareness:

  • Beginning Sounds
  • Words in Oral Sentences

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Mm

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Spaces between words
  • Environmental Print

Fluency:

  • Pause for Puncuation

Words to Know:

  • me, with, my

 

Talk about Jobs

Classify and Categorize Words for Jobs

Skill:

Action Verbs in Present Tense

 

 

Whole Group Selections

-Everybody Works

-The Elves and the Shoemaker

-Pizza at Sally’s

(See Week at a glance pg. T242)

 

- Interactive Instructional Flip chart Show and Tell

 

- Small group Leveled readers: In The City, The Hay Ride, Going Fast, and Going For a Hay Ride

-Vocabulary Reader: My Bike

* Lakeshore themed box: Transportation

 

 

5

Skill:

Details

 

Strategy:

Question

 

Supporting Skill: Cause and Effect

Awareness:

  • Beginning Sounds
  • Words in Oral Sentences

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Ss
  • Review m, s

Concepts of Print:

  • Capitalization: First Word in Sentence
  • Puncuation: Period and Question Mark

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Review: I, like, the, and, see, we, a, to, come, me, with, my

 

Share Ideas

Synonyms

Skill:

Action Verbs in Present Tense

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2

Lesson

Skill/Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/Listening

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

6

Skill:

Compare and Contrast

 

Strategy:

Monitor/Clarify

 

Supporting Skill: Summarize

Awareness:

  • Blend Onset and Rime

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Aa (short a)

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Book Parts
  • Using a Chart

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • you, what, are

 

Discuss Daily Activities

Context Clue

Skill:

Sensory Words

 

 

7

Skill:

Understanding Characters

 

Strategy:

Analyze/Evaluate

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Word Choice

Awareness:

  • Blend Onset and Rime
  • Segment Onset and Rime

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Tt

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Puncuation: Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Now, is, how

 

 

Have a Conversation

Classify and Categorize Sensory Words

Skill:

Sensory Words

 

 

8

Skill:

Details

 

Strategy:

Visualize

 

Supporting Skill: Compare and Contrast

Awareness:

  • Blend Onset and Rime
  • Segment Onset and Rime

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Cc (/k/)

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Spaces between words
  • Directionality

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • of, so, many

 

Share Information and Ideas

Classify and Categorize Action Words

Skill:

Adjectives for Color

 

9

Skill:

Text and Graphic Features

 

Strategy:

Question

 

Supporting Skill: Conclusions

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Pp

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Letter in Words

Fluency:

  • Reading Rate

Words to Know:

  • Where, find, this

Share Information and Ideas

Synonyms

Skill:

Adjectives for Numbers

 

Whole Group Selections

-What Do Wheels Do All Day?

-Wheels Long Ago and Today

-Good Morning Digger

(See Week at a glance pg. T242)

 

 - Interactive Instructional Flip chart Friendly Faces

 

- Small group Leveled readers: The Firefighter, Selling Things, Jobs On the Farm, Let’s Sell Things

 

-Vocabulary Reader: Our Jobs

 

 

 

10

Skill:

Story Structure

 

Strategy:

Summarize

 

Supporting Skill: Characters

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Review:  Aa(short a), Tt, Cc (/k/), Pp

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Capitalization: First letter of a Sentence
  • Spaces Between Words

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Review:  you, what, are, now, is, how, of, so, many, where, find, this

 

Talk About Characters

Classify and Categorize Shape Words

Skill:

Adjecives for Size and Shape

Whole Group Selections

-Mouse Shapes

-Signs and Shapes

-David’s Drawings

(See Week at a glance pg. T322)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart Show & Tell

 

Small group Leveled readers: It’s a Party, The Tree House, A Hat for Cat, Making a Tree House

-Vocabulary Reader: Our Classroom

 

Lakeshore themed box: Seasons and Weather

 

Unit 3

Lesson

Skill/Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/Listening

 

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

11

 

 

 

Skill:

Compare and Contrast

 

Strategy:

Question

 

Supporting Skill: Text and Graphic Features

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Aa (short a)
  • Words with Aa (short a)
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Letters in words
  • Spaces Between Words

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • From, came, but, on

 

Share Information

Figurative Language

Skill:

Sentence Parts: Subject

Whole Group Selections

 

-Jump Into January

-Holidays All Year Long

-Every Season

(See Week at a glance pg T2)

 

- Interactive Instructional Flip chart Outside My Door

 

- Small group Leveled readers: October Days, Fun All Year, June Vacation, A Year of Fun

-Vocabulary Reader: Fun in July

 

 

12

Skill:

Conclusions

 

Strategy:

Monitor/Clarify

 

Supporting Skill:

Understanding Characters

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Final Sound

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Nn
  • Words with n
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Letters and Words
  • Spaces Between Words

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Will, be, into, that

 

Compare Texts

 

 

Classify and Categorize Sensory Words

Skill:

Sentence Parts: Verb

 

13

Skill:

Author’s Purpose

 

Strategy:

Visualize

 

Supporting Skill:

Text and Graphic Features

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Final Sound

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Ff
  • Words with f
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality
  • High-Frequency Words Hunt

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • You, who, go, for

 

Share Information and Ideas

Context Clues

Skill:

Complete Sentences: Capitalization and Punctuation

 

14

Skill:

Cause and Effect

 

Strategy:

Infer/Predict

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Purpose

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Isolate Middle Sound

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Bb
  • Words with b
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • High-Frequency Word Hunt

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Here, they, soon, up

 

Share Ideas

Classify and Categorize Number Words

Skill:

Verbs in Past Tense

 

15

Skill:

Sequence of Events

 

Strategy:

Analyze/Evaluate

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Word Choice

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Isolate Middle Sound

 

Phonics:

  • Review Letters Aa(short a), Nn, Ff, Bb
  • Words with a (short a), n, f, b
  • Blending Review

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Letters, Words, and Sentences

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Review:  from, came, but, on, will, be, into, that, your, who, go, for, here, they, soon, up

Talk about the Night Sky

 

 

Figurative Language: Simile

Skill:

Statements (Capitalization and Punctuation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 4

Lesson

Skill/Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/

Listening

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

16

Skill:

Details

 

Strategy:

Summarize

 

Supporting Skill: Main Ideas

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Isolate Middle Sound

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Ii
  • Words with (Short i)
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • HFW hunt

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Make, play, them, give

 

Share Ideas about Science

Classify and Categorize Science Words

Skill:

Proper Nouns for People and Pets

 

 

Whole Group Selections

-Benjamin Franklin, Inventor

(See Week at a glance pg. T2)

 

- Interactive Instructional Flip chart Let’s Find Out

Lakeshore Theme Box: All About Me

 

17

Skill:

Sequence of Events

 

Strategy:

Infer/Predict

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Word Choice

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Segment Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Gg
  • Words with g
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Letters in words
  • Spaces Between Words

Fluency:

  • Read with expression

Words to Know:

  • Say, new, said, good

 

Share Information and Ideas

Multiple-Meaning Words

Skill:

Proper Nouns for People and Pets

 

18

Skill:

Author’s Purpose

 

Strategy:

Analyze/Evaluate

 

Supporting Skill: Figurative Language

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Segment Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Rr
  • Words with r
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality: Follow Words Left to right, Top to Bottom, Page by Page

Fluency:

  • Read with expression

Words to Know:

  • was, then, ate, could

 

Share Information

Contect Clues

Skill:

Verbs in Future Tense

 

 

 

19

Skill:

Cause and Effect

 

Strategy:

Question

 

Supporting Skill: Sequence of Events

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Segment Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Dd
  • Words with d
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Punctuation: Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point,
  • Directionality Top to Bottom, Left to Right

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • She, all, over, her

 

Tell a (Cuumulative) Story

Antonyms

Skill:

Verbs in Past Tense

 

20

Skill:

Sequence of Events

 

Strategy:

Visualize

 

Supporting Skill: Conclusions

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Segment Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Review Letters Ii (short i), Gg, Dd, Rr
  • Review words with i (short i), g, d, r
  • Blending Review

 

Concepts of Print:

  • HFW hunt

Fluency:

  • Reading Rate

Words to Know:

  • Review: make, play, them, give, say, new, said, good, was, then, ate, could, she, all, over, her

 

Discuss Curiosity

Synonyms

Skill:

Verbs Past, Present, Future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 5

Lesson

Skill/Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/

Listening

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

21

 

Skill:

Details

 

Strategy:

Infer/Predict

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Word Choice

Awareness:

  • Blend Phonemes
  • Segment Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Oo (short o)
  • Words with o (short o)
  • Adding –s (/s/, /z/) (no formal lesson)
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality: Top to Bottom, Left to Right, Page by Page

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • When, some, he, no

 

Share Ideas

Multiple-Meaning Words

Skill:

Pronouns he, she, we

Whole Group Selections

- The Best Friends

- Poems About Friends

- Simon And Molly Plus Hester

(See week at a glance T2)

 

Small group leveled readers: The Snow, Mouse and Bear, Kevin and Lucy, and Mouse and Bear are Friends

 

Vocabulary reader: Friends

 

22

Skill:

Story Structure

 

Strategy:

Analyze/Evaluate

 

Supporting Skill:

Sequence of Events

Awareness:

  • Blend and Segment Phonemes
  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letters Xx, Jj
  • Work with x, j
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Punctuation: Quotation Mark

Fluency:

  • Reading Rate

Words to Know:

  • Away, must, by, there

 

Talk about Fiction and Informational Text

Antonyms

Skill:

Pronouns the, it, I

 

23

Skill:

Sequence of Events

 

Strategy:

Visualize

 

Supporting Skill: Text and Graphic Features

Awareness:

  • Blend and Segment Phonemes
  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Ee (short e)
  • Words with e (short e)
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Using Graphics

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Do, down, went, only

Share Information and Ideas

Context Clues

Skill:

Proper Nouns for Days and Months

 

24

 

Skill:

Conclusions

 

Strategy:

Monitor/Clarify

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Purpose

Awareness:

  • Blend and Segment Phonemes
  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letters Hh, Kk
  • Words with h, k
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Parts of a Book: Front and Back Covers, Title Page, Dedication Page

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Little, just, have, help

 

Playing a Guessing Game

Classify and Categorize Describing Words

Skill:

Questions (Capitlization and Puctuation)

 

25

Skill:

Text and Graphic Features

 

Strategy:

Summarize

 

Supporting Skill: Sequence of Events

Awareness:

  • Blend and Segment Phonemes
  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Review Letters Oo (short o), Xx, Jj, Ee (short e), Hh, Kk
  • Words with o (short o), x, j, e (short e), h, k
  • Blending Review

Concepts of Print:

  • Types, Functions of Print Materials

Fluency:

  • Read with expression

Words to Know:

  • Review: when, some, he, no, away, must, by, there, do, down, when, only, little, just, have help

 

Share Ideas

Classify and Categorize Seasons

Skill:

Exclamations

(Capitlization and Puctuation)

Whole Group Selections

 

-

(See week at a glance T 322)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart: Growing and Changing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 6

Lesson

Skill/Strategy

Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, HFW

Speaking/Listening

Vocabulary

Grammar

Social Studies

26

Skill:

Conclusions

 

Strategy:

Visualize

 

Supporting Skill: Genre (Fantasy vs. Realistic Text)

Awareness:

  • Substitute Phonemes

 

 

Phonics:

  • Letter Uu (short u)
  • Words with u (short u)
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • HFW Hunt

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • One, every, ask, walk

 

Talk about Trying Your Best

Antonyms

Skill:

Nouns Singular and Plural

Whole Group Selections

-

- Jobs People Do

-Curious George Makes Pancakes

(See week at a glance T2)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart: Look At Us

 

- Leveled readers: Time For Breakfast, Things I Can Do, Teamwork, and Things I Like To Do

 

27

Skill:

Compare and Contrast

 

Strategy:

Monitor/Clarify

 

Supporting Skill: Understanding Characters

Awareness:

  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letters Ll, Ww
  • Words with l, w
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Directionality

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Look, out, very, their

 

Talk about a Trip

Classify and Categorize Places

Skill:

Subject-Verb Agreement (Past, Present, Future)

Whole Group Selections

-

- Cross-Country Trip

-Someone Bigger

(See week at a glance T82)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart: Look At Us

 

- Leveled readers: Our Room, My Big Brother Ned, Dan and His Brothers, and My Brother

 

 

28

Skill:

Story Structure

 

Strategy:

Infer/Predict

 

Supporting Skill: Genre: Fantasy

Awareness:

  • Substitute Phonemes

 

Phonics:

  • Letters Vv, Zz
  • Words with v, z
  • Blending Words

 

Concepts of Print:

  • Environmental Print

Fluency:

  • Pause for Punctuation

Words to Know:

  • Saw, put, off, take

 

Share Ideas

Context Clues

Skill:

Subject-Verb Agreement (Past, Present, Future)

 

29

 

Skill:

Main Idea and Details

 

Strategy:

Question

 

Supporting Skill: Author’s Purpose

Awareness:

  • Track Syllables

 

Phonics:

  • Letters Yy, Qq (qu)
  • Words with y, q (qu)
  • Blending Words

Concepts of Print:

  • Types, Functions of Print Materials

Fluency:

  • Reading Rate

Words to Know:

  • our, day, too, show

 

Share Information and Ideas

Figurative Language

Skill:

Prepositions for, to, with

Whole Group Selections

 

- Look At Us

- The Three Little Pigs

(See week at a glance T242)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart: Look At Us

 

- Leveled readers: Zoom, Riding to School, Lots of Helpers, and Going to School

30

Skill:

Understanding Characters

 

Strategy:

Summarize

 

Supporting Skill: Genre: (Fantasty vs. Realistic Text)

Awareness:

  • Track Syllables

 

Phonics:

  • Review Letters Aa (short a), Ee (short e), Ii (short i) Oo (short o), Uu (short u)
  • Blending Review
  • Words with

-s, -ing

Concepts of Print:

  • Enironmental Print

Fluency:

  • Read with Expression

Words to Know:

  • Review: one, every, ask, walk, look, out, very, their, saw, put, off, take, our, day, too, show

 

Good Neighbors and Good Friends

Synoyms

Skill:

Prepositions in, on, out, off, by

Whole Group Selections

-

- Schools Then and Now

-Pet Show

(See week at a glance T322)

 

Interactive Instructional Flip chart: Look At Us

 

- Leveled readers: Our Class Band, The Costume Box, A Very Nice Lunch, Dressing Up

 

 

 

 

Fast Track

Week

Phonological Awareness/Phonics

Concepts of Print, Fluency, High-Frequency Words

1

Awareness:

  • Medial Sounds
  • Long and Short Vowel Sounds

 

 

Phonics:

  • Long e CV Words
  • Long i CV Words
  • Long o CV Words

 

Fluency:

  • Rate

 

Words to Know:

  • Review: them, many, new, when, soon, then, give, say, where, how

 

2

Awareness:

  • Medial Sounds
  • Long and Short Vowel Sounds

 

 

Phonics:

  • Long a CVCe Words
  • Long i CVCe Words
  • Long o CVCe Words
  • Long u CVCe Words

 

Fluency:

  • Expression

 

Words to Know:

  • Review: her, little , for, put, said away, find, one, come, came