03-03 Strategy Connections


Shared Reading



Read the Big Book

grade‑appropriate oral vocabulary accurately. • Make and check predictions about a text. • Listen to fluent reading. • Participate in shared reading of a Big Book.

Introduce Oral Vocabulary Use the VOCABULARY ROUTINE and the information below to introduce the oral Power Words from On Earth. 1 Say the word.

ELPS 1.C, 1.E, 2.C, 2.E

2 Explain the meaning. 3 Talk about examples.

MATERIALS Big Book On Earth Classroom calendar Book Small and larger ball

Power Word



sweep (n.) (p. 8)

Show a Picture: Open On Earth to pp. 7–8. The arrows show the sweep the Earth makes around the sun. Use a Prop: Point to a classroom calendar. One day rolls into the next. Show a Picture: Open On Earth to pp. 31–32. Earth is only one of the many planets, moons, and stars in the universe. Act It Out: Stand up and tilt to the right. My body tilts to the right. Act It Out: Walk around your desk. I revolve around my desk. Use a Prop: Hold up a book and drop it. Gravity is the force that made the book fall to the floor.

If something moves in a sweep, it moves in a curved way.



rolls (v.) (p. 12)

When something rolls, it moves along.

Write and discuss these Spanish cognates with Spanish-speaking children: universo (universe) and gravedad (gravity). BEGINNING

universe (n.) (p. 13)

The universe is everything in the world, like the Earth, planets, and stars. If something tilts, it leans in one direction. When things revolve, they spin in a circle. Gravity is a force that makes things stay close to the Earth.

tilts (v.) (p. 21)

revolve (v.) (p. 27) gravity (n.) (p. 27)

TEXAS ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 1.2E   Udam eosse volesequae. Itatur, nosapel ecabori buscipictur adit, quas aut ipiet volla vel ipsandu ciisciet quo tessim imil modiciet accaepere abor asim suntur, tenietu reprerrum nesequi vel eratus maiorec aborepro ex est fugitio nsequid qui aut deligen ducide et mod ea voluptatur? Nequiscium nem


Module 5 • Lesson 1

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