Balanced Literacy: In the Sea Unit

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Learning Level: Primary School

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In these integrated grid sets, the student will demonstrate understanding of the story, "In the Sea" by Alison Jarred and Nadja Roelofs in the Intellitools Balanced Literacy Program by:
1) completing forced choice sentences in the "I understand" gridset 2) identifying the words in the story when they are presented verbally in a field of 4, errorless learning task in "My new words" 3) identifying sounds (s, j, d, w) from a field of four letters in the "Sounds" gridset and 4) practising writing words ending in "et", "ock" and "ip" in the "Word families" gridset.
This activity supports the BC Ministry of Education Learning Outcomes for elementary English Language Arts (Reading) Grade 1:
– use knowledge of word patterns, word families, and letter-sound relationships to decode unknown words and recognize an increasing number of high-frequency words. Created by Kathy Ryan.

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