In this unit, the students will learn to identify word patterns in texts and understand that word patterns can help them recognize, decode, and comprehend unknown words in an unfamiliar text. In order to reach these goals, the students will complete various word pattern activities, read and explore a variety of poetry, and then participate in a Poetry Slam.
Cambray, Elizabeth, "What is a "good" reader? - Part 2: Word Patterns [1st grade]" (2008). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. 43.