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I wrote English World to help you
succeed in all your school
studies. This program will help
you learn the English Language
you need to study language arts,
social studies, math and science.
You will learn how to speak to
family members, classmates and
teachers in English. The activities
will help you improve your
English skills. Good Luck!
What are some ways that
communities are alike and
Reading 1: Literature and poetry. Prepare to read .
Vocabulary in context
Reading Strategy: Understand
Cool Hector By Vivian Binnamin..
Review and Practice .
Phonics and Fluency
Grammar and Writing
Unit 1 Wrap- Up
The Big Question .
Unit 1 Vocabulary to Know!
Mini- autobiographies: Stories about communities..
Your community is
where you live with your
family. It is where you
play with your friends
and go to school. Its the
place where you meet
WHAT ARE SOME
ARE ALIKE AND
Look at the pictures that go with the readings. Pick one.
Write what you think that
reading will be about.
Listen and Speaking:
You will talk about what children and adults do in different
Writing: What do you like to do with your fami.ly?
You will write about a special day
Words to know:
5. Bus driver
6. Police Officer
7. Mail carrier
10. Soccer field
12. Baseball field
The communities where
They live are very different.
Can you describe your
community? What kinds of
places are there?
My family live in a
suburb. The suburb is
near big city in Ilinois. A
suburb has many houses.
My friends and I take the
yellow bus to go to
school. In the afternoon,
we do our homework.
Then all children play
My family and I live in a
small town in Andes. The
Andes are mountains in
Chie. There is no school I
my town. I go to school in
another town. It is thirty
miles away! The ride to
school is long but I love
living in the mountains.
Cool Hector is a poem about a
boy going around his
1. This bike is so neat!
2. The people are celebrating.
3. What luck! I caught the ball!!
4. I give my grandmother a flower.
5. The mail carrier delivers the mail every afternoon.
WORDS IN CONTEXT
Hector likes to talk to people in his
community. What do you like to do in
your community? Why?
Hector skips along the street. He
thinks, This city is SO neat! To lots
of people on his way, he says, Hola1
Hows your day? When Hector
walks right by the park a big, black
dog begins to bark. Hector sees it
catches on his first try. Hector goes
into the store picks out an orange
and then one more.
He sees a pretty flower to buy.
Hector is a really nice guy!
Hector sees the mail truck. Oh!
He says aloud. What luck? Ms.
Rodriguez drops some mail,
Hectors there. He does not fail.
Hector likes to ride the bus, so
he hopes the Number Ten with
Gus. Gus lets Hector close the
door. ( Hector did it once before)
Hector buys something
to eat, choosing
something cool and
sweet. Then he gives his
mom the ice. Hectors
really very NICE!
1. Where is Hector?
2. Who does Hector do by the park?
3. Wow does Hector help people?
4. How do you know Hector is nice?
Think it over!
The vowels are a, e, i, o , u. The other
letters are called consonants. The
words in the chart have short vowels:
Can bed sit top bus
A Word may have a short vowel when:
The word has just one vowel.
The word has a consonant before and after the
Example: Cat Pup
Read for speed and accuracy:
You should read quickly. But never read so
quickly than you lose your understanding.
Read for one minute. Count the words
you read. Study any hard words. Read
and count again.
Hector skips along the street. 5
He thinks, This city is SO neat! 12
To lots of people on his way, 19
he says, Hola! Hows your day? - 25
When Hector walks right by the park, 32
a big black dog begins to bark. 39
He catches it on his first try. 45
Hector goes into the store, 52
picks out a pretty flower to buy. 57
Hectors really quite a guy! 66
Hector sees the mail truck. 72
A character is a person in a story or poem. You
can learn about characters by what they say or
Read each sentence. Then choose the word
that describes better what Hector is like.
a. Helpful c. busy
b. Busy d. friendly
1. _____ Hector says Hola! to people.
2. _____ Hector walks by the park, goes to a store, and rides the bus.
3. _____ Hect0r picks up the mail.
4. _____ Hector gives his mom the ice.
Words than name people, places and things are
In the sentence below, the words in red type are
Hector goes into the store, picks out an orange and
then one more. He sees the pretty flower to buy.
Hectors really quite a guy!
Read the sentence with a partner. Take
turns and write each noun.
1. A boy rides a bike.
2. Our friends smile and wave.
3. A neighbor walks his dog.
4. The school is near my house.
Write a description
A description tells what someone or something is like. Paz wrote a description of a park in his neighborhood..
Choose one place in your community. Write a
description of it. Tell what the place is like.
1. Start with a sentence that names the
2. Write sentences that tell about the
The park in my neigborhood is very
busy. My friends and I play ball.
The little children play in the
sandbox. The parents sit on
benches and talk. Everyone is doing
Written Oral Visual/Active Lists
List three things you like about your community and three things you wish you could change. Do the same for a community from one of the stories.
Conversation Talk with someone who has moved to your community from another place. Find out how the two communities are alike and different. Share what
Make a postcard that shows the community in Cool Hector. Make a postcard that shows your community.
? What are some ways that communities are alike and different?
Write a letter to a character in one of the stories. Tell three things about your community.
Write new words to Cool Hector To create the song The People in Our Town. Teach others to sing your song.
Choose a community in another country. Find out about it. Create a comic strip that shows how children go to school or have fun in that community