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with Reading Skills &D Spring Spring Nonfiction: Informational Story / Science Reading Skill Contrasting Items Earth Day and Our Spring Picnic Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Social Studies Reading Skill Fact and Opinion Loose Teeth | Hate Going to the Dentist! Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Social Studies Reading Skill Drawing a Conclusion Meeting the Tooth Fairy Fiction: Fantasy / Social Studies Reading Skill Sequence of Events What's the Matter? Three Types of Matter Nonfiction: Informational Story / Science Reading Skill Categorizing What’s the Matter with Kitty? Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Science Reading Skill Inferring Information from a Story 12 4 30 36 Let’s Party! Animals’ Potluck Party Fiction: Fantasy / Social Studies Reading Skill Analyzing Characters Surprise Party Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Social Studies Reading Skill Take Narrator’s Po ion In and Out of the Zoo At the Zoo Nonfiction: Informational Story / Social Studies Reading Skill Introduction, Body, and Conclusion Zoo Escape Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Science Reading Skill Point of View Exam Pop Quiz Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Social Studies Reading Skill Catching Emotional Changes Math Exam Fiction: Realistic Fiction / Math Reading Skill Problem Solving 42 48 34 60 66 22 enables learners to junior learners. Its on, _ program that to intermediate {ila their reading comprehensi mative reading content, It is written fools in the U.S.A, Canada, and the proach, which exposes earners to builds on content vocabulary and ‘a shared theme helps theme-based stories have journal entries, plus more- ories with, g way. The xs articles, > reading contents. Is is that itis designed to promote ve through post-reading activities using jld strong reading habits: to ead the veiate reading content, and (© g skills with thinking amers to link readin plan to complete each task while they tice; learners with for reading pra ding Skills asts. Bricks Reading with Rea g world, With Bricks Reading with x pave superior language skills and her based on a common theme, You can qe considering the theme. In addition, YO" ‘bulary words in bold ‘can point out the vocal present a reading meanings. Also, you can strategy by referring to the ‘Reading Skill Up’ section on the following page of each story selection. The reading strategies illustrated in the ‘Reading Skill Up’ sections help learners understand the story fluently by using comprehension cues. ‘The stories in Bricks Reading with Reading Skills were reviewed by ATOS™, You can find out additional reading materials such as ‘chapter books’ at http://www:renlearn.com/store/quiz_ home.asp. Refer to the reading ability ranges of each volume: Title Reading Ability Word Count _ Bricks Reading with Reading Skills 1 1-15 250 Bricks Reading with Reading Skills 2 1.6-2.0 300 Bricks Reading with Reading Skills 3 21-25 350 Bricks Reading with Reading Skills offers various activities enabling learners to improve language skills, such as vocabulary, reading comprehension, reading strategy, and speaking and writing skills, Vocabulary Build Up provides leamers opportunities to practice vocabulary at pre-reading and post-reading stages. The first activity, a matching activity, invites leamers to match words from the selections to the correct definitions. The second activity, a “filling in the blanks’ activity, invites learners to review the learned words in a different context. These tools check word comprehension. Comprehension Check Up offers three types of objective questions enabling learners to check their reading comprehension: true and false, multiple choice, and simple writing questions. ‘The variety of post-reading questions helps learners feel confident and improve their comprehension skills, Reading Skill Up helps learners comprehend the selections in a creative way based on a reading strategy. The strategic comprehension activities introduce a new reading strategy, help learners use their previous reading skills, and help learners build strong reading habits. Story Summary Up is a ‘filling out the gaps’ activity. Summarizing is an important habit that helps readers progress through reading, This activity allows learners to summarize the reading by filling out information gaps using words and sentence patterns from the story. Think and Act Out is an activity that can be completed during, or after, the reading. There are two questions related (o the reading content that can be used for extended speaking and writing lessons. These questions offer in-depth studies on reading and opportunities to connect the reading content to prior knowledge A Read Along Audio CD is included so that learners can listen to the speech of native speakers. Learners can listen to the stories exclusively or dictate the recording inclusively with dictation worksheets. The dictation worksheets are available from the Teacher's Guide Book or at http://www.redbricks.co.kr. Unit 1. Spring ing Spring comes after winter. At the end of winter, the grass is brown. The trees have no leaves. People and animals stay home. Then spring begins. Itis warmer in spring than in winter. In spring, the days get longer and nights get shorter. Spring brings new beginnings. In spring the whole world becomes bright. We see many colors of spring. Green grass comes out of the ground. Plants have buds, and the buds become flowers. The flowers are in many beautiful colors. New leaves appear on the trees. The white and pink blossoms open on the p° fruit trees. The quiet of winter disappears. The busy sound of spring begins. Animals awake | from their winter sleep. Birds return | from the south. Baby birds hatch. Insects | flutter here and there. The sounds of small | creatures are everywhere. | It gets warmer in spring. People and 20 5 animals go outside. Animals play in the fields and trees. Children play in the streets and parks. They go ona picnic or go for a walk. People plant seeds in spring. They plant flowers in the garden. Farmers plant new crops. The sun and rain help the seeds grow. Everywhere, the world has a new beginning. SLITS TI RO) A. Match the words to the correct definitions. stay + 2. bud . 3. appear + 4. blossom + 5. disappear * 6.retum + Thatch 8.creature + * to come into view * asmall shoot on a plant that grows into a leaf or flower * to remain in one place or condition * to go back + to go out of sight * a flower on a fruit tree or other plant * a living being, human or animal * to. come out of an egg by breaking the shell B. Choose the best words to fill in the blanks. 1, Because of heavy rain, they just at home all weekend, @ planted ® disappeared © grew @ stayed 2, Some people think U.F.Os are sent by unknown in space. birds © creatures © fields @ babies 3. Uncle Charles will from Brazil. He will tell us about his travel. return ®um © tur out @ grow 4. The chick and made a sound, “Peep, peep.” hated © hatched © found @ disappeared 5. The magician made the rabbit from his silk hat. open Olie © appear @ blossom Unit 1. Saring A. Check True or False. 1. Spring is the season of busy sounds, OT oF 2. Colors of nature disappear in spring. oT OF B. Choose the best answers. 1. What do people do at the end of winter according to the passage? @ have lunch together ® stay home © plant seeds @ have a snow fight 2. Where do the animals play in spring according to the passage? @ streets and parks © fields and trees © flowers and gardens @ the ground 3. Which sentence tells the main idea of the passage? @ Green grass comes out of the ground. ® In spring the whole world becomes bright. © Spring brings new beginnings. @ People plant seeds in spring. 4. Which of the following does not tell about spring? @ beginnings — @busy sounds. @ many colors @ long nights C. Write the best answers. 1. What appears on fruit trees in spring? 2. What do people plant in spring? Reading Still Up Contrasting Items If you contrast two things you can tell how they are different. A contrast is a distinction between two ideas, objects or colors. We can use contrast to describe things, to define things, and to analyze things. Fill in the spaces contrasting spring with winter. Answers might be repeated. ren Ser) Win People Plants Animals: Sound Color * play in the streets and parks * plant seeds and crops “have no leaves * stay home 8 + awake from their winter sleep * play in the fields and trees |S + many beautiful colors * busy & shave buds and leaves * quiet *brown sleep» warmer Unit 1. Spring Story Summary Up Complete the summary by filling in the blanks. brown busy Grass Spring warmer is a time of new beginnings, Nature changes from and many colors appear. buds, new leaves, and blossoms come out. In winter, it is very quiet, but in spring you can hear. sounds, It gets - Animals and people are mote active. People plant seeds, flowers and new crops. ihin. and Act Out Write or say your own opinions. @ How does the color of nature change from winter to spring? Why? © The author says: Spring brings new beginnings. Make your own sentence defining spring. [live in San Francisco with my family. We have a spring picnic on Earth Day. Earth Day is a special day. On Earth Day, people all over the world act to protect our planet. It is on April 22 and it is a day to remember how beautiful the earth is. On Earth Day we get up very early. We go to the park to plant trees, grass, and flowers. We also help with cleaning the streams in the park. We listen to important people talk. They tell us what we must do for the earth. After the work is done, we hurry home to get ready for the picnic. Mom packs all the food and dishes. Dad loads everything into the car. We get back to the park. Atthe picnic there are fun races. There are three legged races. There is a big tug of war. There is a water balloon toss. I like the spoon q 28 races. My little brother likes the tricycle races, After the games, everyone enjoys their picnic lunch. We spread picnic blankets on the grass. Everyone shares picnic food. After that, the winners of the races get to go ona big stage. They tell everyone why Earth Day is important. Next, a band goes on the stage. We sing ‘America the Beautiful.’ There are other special songs. We are reminded to practice Earth Day everyday. All too soon it is time to go home. Lif} ALYY ITIL A. Match the words to the correct definitions. J. remember + * to put things onto or into something 2. hurry . * to put objects into a box, case, or bag 3. pack . * to do something as fast as possible 4. load . * to keep in mind carefully 5. tug of war * * to divide something between two or more people 6.share + + an area where actors or other entertainers perform Tstage * to make someone remember something 8.remind + + to keep doing something in order to do it better contest between two teams, each holding ends 9. practice + Sess B. Choose the best words to fill in the blanks. 1. I guess I know you. I that I saw you before. remember © replay © repay @ remedy 2. My family had dinner together last night. We good food and stories. @® measured ® sang © shared @ helped 3. The ship tons of fish. It goes to another country. reminds © races © cleans @ loads 4, Sally the books and said goodbye to the class. @ practiced © wore © wrote @ packed 5. . Otherwise you will be late for school. Go up @® Hurry up © Hang up @ Practice Unit 1. Spring A. Check True or False. 1. Thave a spring picnic with my family on April 22. oT oF 2. We have to sing only ‘America the beautiful’ on Earth Day. OT OF B. Choose the best answers. 1, When is the Earth Day? April 12 © April 22 © March 22 @ March 12 2, Which of following is not true about Earth Day? @ It is a day to remember how beautiful the Earth is, © Only people in San Francisco celebrate it. © People act to protect our planet on that day. @ You can go ona picnic on that day. 3. Why does the family get up early on Earth Day? They are going on a picnic. © They enjoy the tug of war game. © They get up early to look after the park. @ They sing songs with a microphone. 4, Which activity does not take place at the picnic? @ three legged races © the tug of war © a water balloon toss @ bicycle races C. Write the best answers. 1. What do the important people talk about in the park? 2. Who gets to go on a big stage to talk to everyone? Reading Skill Up Fact and Opinion Facts are statements that can be shown to be true or can be proved, or something that really happened. Opinions express how a person feels about something — opinions do not have to be based upon logical reasoning. Find and write sentences that tell facts about Earth Day and tell the author’s opinion. ete NT} We have a spring picnic on Earth Day. 18 Unit 1. Spring Ee eta es) Complete the summary by filling in the blanks. April lunch everyone games listens picnic _ sing On 22, which is Earth Day, my family has a spring Earth day is the day when you act to protect our planet. My family takes care of the park and to a speech about our planet. We are ready for the picnic. At the picnic there are fun games. After the everyone enjoys their picnic . After that, the winners of the races tell why Barth Day is important. Next, we special songs. Meals Write or say your own opinions. © Why does the author write: Ail 100 soon it is time to go home? © How can we practice Earth Day everyday? 7 Unit 2. Loose Teeth Trun and hide when it is time to go to the dentist. I brush my teeth every day. But I still get cavities. Every three months I go to the dental clinic. It is time for fear and pain. I hate the Dentist! It’s not surprising that I hate the dentist. The office stinks. The lights are too bright. There are sharp-looking tools. There are little hoses that shoot air and water. They feel like a vacuum cleaner inside my mouth. Last time, the dentist put his fingers and tools in there too. He started putting stuff in my gums. I couldn’t say anything. I had this big needle in my mouth. I grabbed his hands. I almost jumped out of the chair. He said m» % . he it shouldn’t hurt. But it did. Mili. He kept shouting at me! — aN ‘ 20 “Ron, sit still!” “Ron, your wiggling only makes it worse!” “Ron, you need to brush more.” Then he reached for some gauze. He had to stop the bleeding. It was the worst experience of my life! Today my mother says the dentist has new things. She says they are really cool. First the dentist rubs my gums. It tastes like candy. There’s a wand. It looks a lot like a ballpoint pen, It has a really thin needle. “You can’t even feel it,” he says. “Pretty soon your mouth will go numb.” “You will come home with a beautiful smile.” Thope he is right. For now, however, I still hate the dentist. | Sry T STIL) A. Match the words to the correct definitions. l.cavity + 2. gums . 3. grab : 4.wiggle + S.bleeding + 6. experience + 7. taste a 8. wand . 9, numb . not able to feel to take hold of something or someone a special thin stick the flesh inside the mouth around the teeth something that happens to you the act or process of losing blood to be loose and move with quick to have some flavor ahole in a tooth B. Choose the best words to fill in the blanks. 1. You have a © stuff 2. His nose was - Do you have feel some pain? ® cavity © tool @ mouth . [took him some tissues. brushing ® bleeding © mumb @ building 3. When you brush your teeth too hard, your hurt. @ gums © candies @ hands @ fingers 41 my tooth with my tongue. It was going to come out. putstuffin © wiggled © shouted @ hated 5. After swimming in the cold lake, my body felt ® wiggled @®numb ©hot @ thin Ce uu neat ae) A. Check True or False. 1. Ron does not have any cavities because he brushes his teeth, GT OF 2. Ron likes the dentist at the end of the story. OT OF B. Choose the best answers. 1, What does Ron think of the dentist? @ He hates the dentist. ® He wants to be a dentist like him. © He thinks the dentist is the best. @ He wants to see the dentist. 2. What do the little hoses do? @ cut gums ® vacuum © show teeth @ brush teeth 3. What is not true about the dentist's office? bad smell ® too bright © pretty nurses @ sharp-looking tools 4. What is not true about the dentist’s new thing? tastes like candy @® makes Ron’s mouth numb © wiggles Ron’s teeth @ has a thin needle C. Write the best answers. 1. How many times does Ron go to the dentist a year? 2, What did the dentist use to stop bleeding? Ute tre eS AU) Drawing a Conclusion You can draw a conclusion based on facts and opi The conclusion is the main idea of the story. ions in the story. Write why Ron hates to go to the dental clinic. Ba Ruud Ron hates to go to the dental clinic. * Ron brushes his teeth every day. —_» Ron will come home with a beautiful smile. * The office stinks. * There are sharp-looking tools in the office. * Ron grabbed the dentist's hands. _* The dentist hurt Ron. = The dentist kept shouting at Ron. —_* The lights are too bright. * The dentist has new things. * The dentist had a big needle in Ron's * The dentist started putting stuff in mouth. Ron's gums. * Something tasted like candy. (SF SFSS SFIS, Sa Uta ne) Complete the summary by filling in the blanks. bleed dentist gums needle shouting still Ron does not want to go to the dental clinic. The dentist put stuff and a in Ron’s _ It was really painful. The dentist kept at Ron and he made Ron . Because of these reasons, Ron hates to see the . Today Ron goes to the dental clinic. Things get better but Ron hates the dentist. BU alg Write or say your own opinions. © He said it shouldn't hurt. But it did, What does the underlined part mean? @ What was Ron’s worst experience of his life? 24 Claire ran home from school one day, She smiled at her mom. “Do I look different today?” “What do you mean?” asked her mom. Claire smiled and asked, “Do you see something missing?” “Missing? Your tooth!” said her mom and pointed at her mouth. Claire showed her mom the tooth. Mom said, “Well, I guess the tooth fairy will be coming!” Claire went to bed early that night. She put the tooth under her pillow. She yawned and stretched. She soon fell asleep with her teddy bear, Teddy. Claire dreamt of a pretty small —a aS | = 2 fairy. She flew to Claire and showed her a dance. Claire smiled at her and asked a question, “You gather missing teeth. Where do you keep them?” The fairy stopped dancing and happily replied, “L keep them in a pink cloud on the other side of the rainbow.” 2s “How fantastic!” Claire shouted, Suddenly something awoke Claire in the night. It was a noise. She looked around in the dark. A light flashed across the room. Claire was seared. She hid under her blanket. so “What was that?” Claire wondered. Claire peeked out from the blanket. She saw the light again. It was flying across the room. It went under her bedroom door. “Was that light the tooth fairy?” Claire asked herself. She lay in her bed. 85 Claire felt something move under her pillow. She peeked under her pillow. Her tooth was gone. In its place was a shiny silver coin. She was so excited. She asked Teddy, “Did you see something?” Teddy said nothing, With her coin in her hand, Claire fell asleep. In the morning, Claire looked at the coin. She wondered if it had all been a dream. BTV TC Ta TO Me +) A. Match the words to the correct definitions. I. missing + * to go off to sleep 2. early . + to look quickly or secretly 3. yawn . + to want to know something 4, fall asleep + * frightened or worried 5. flash . * to give off a bright light and disappear quickly 6. scared 7 * lost; not to be found 7. peek - * before the usual time 8.wonder + * to open the mouth wide while breathing in deeply B. Choose the best words to fill in the blanks. ‘ 4, Close your eyes. Don’t 1. Thave a tooth, It is bleeding. @ different © hard © surprising @ missing 2. Something . It was a shooting star. | yawned © wiggled © walked @ flashed | 3. Tim will . His eyelids are heavy. | peek out @ fallasleep © play outside @ ask himself | | go inside ® gotobed © peek out @ make a noise 5. Fran was bored. She and looked at her watch. @ missed © asked © wondered @ yawned Comprehension Check Up A. Check True or False. 1. Claire dreamt of a tooth fairy. 2. Claire found a coin under her bed. B. Choose the best answers. 1, What did Claire and her mom talk about? @elassmates __ ® a missing tooth © fairy tales 2. What did the tooth fairy not do? It sang a song. @® It made light. © It talked to Claire. @ It went away. 3. What did the tooth fairy leave? alight ® atooth © apillow OT OF oT a 7 @ last night’s dream @ acoin 4. Which of following was Claire's feeling at the end of the story? ® scared ® sleepy © unhappy C. Write the best answers. 1, What did Claire do before she fell asleep? @ curious 2. Where did the tooth fairy keep the teeth? UIST TTS aU) Sequence of Events Events happen in time order in a story. You can understand the story better by sequencing the events. Write what Claire did for two days. Put the sentences in time order. ar e vr After school At night Next morning * She dreamt of a fairy. * She fell asleep. 8 * She found a coin under her pillow.» She wondered if it had all been a dream. * She talked about her missing * Her mother found Claire had a missing tooth. | | | 4 tooth with her mom. © She talked to a tooth fairy in her dream. 2 Sale] Complete the summary by filling in the blanks. Claire coin fairy noise pillow wondered One day, had a missing tooth. She put it under her and slept. At night, she dreamt of a tooth . Claire talked with her in her dream. Suddenly Claire heard a and saw a light flying away. Later she found a under her pillow and the tooth was gone. Next morning she woke up and if it had all been a dream, Me melts Write or say your own opinions. @ Did Claire sce the tooth fairy or did she dream about it? @ When you have a missing tooth, what do you do? f Kd x Ea a kad see “4 ed oa LHREE LYPES OF Ea a4 MATTER owe Be 25? S ed' All things are made of matter. Matter is anything that takes up space. > 35 Look at the things in your classroom. They are all made of matter. You on A" are made of matter, too. e “a SACs There are three different states of matter, Solid is one state. Like all 6, fm matter, a solid takes up space and has mass. But only a solid has a shape : M C= ofits own. They do not change shape when they are moved from place i to place. A pencil and an eraser are both solids. Look around and find ee _jeé —sthings that are solids. iS 3 ey a S57 S 2 — 9 eo] ss Pe Se i bHOVIRo OG Liquid is another state of matter. Liquid takes up space and has mass. However, liquid can change shape. It takes the shape of its container: a glass, a cup, a bowl, a vase, etc. Milk, juice, and water are all liquids. If you pour a liquid thing from a tall glass into a round pot, what shape will it be? EOP UCCULCUCOUCCC., = The third state of matter is gas. It takes up space and has mass. It does not have a shape of its own. Gas can change shape and size when it spreads out. Air is made up of gasses. You cannot see or taste them, but SHCGHOPDHDHOVOHGHOODGE GOO THOS Ceccrec cece you can sometimes smell them. Air is everywhere. It can fill up a balloon or ball. What will happen to the air if the balloon or ball ~ ‘@ blows up? OH$SKCHORHHROKOOHVORD OG KHRHSHHHRHDGSEHOOOS SUSHHAHRORMHBHODD DOD! NYY TCL MTL) A. Match the words to the correct definitions. L.takeup + + the area within which everything exists 2. space . * solids, liquids, and gasses 3. matter . * to open something out or arrange it over a place 4. state . * to fill an amount of space or time 5. mass . * to form or be the parts of 6, shape . * the condition of a person or thing T.container + to get a hole in it and go flat 8. spread . + what holds something else, such as a box or can 9.makeup + * the particular physical form of something 10. blowup + * the amount or volume of matter B. Choose the best words to fill in the blanks. 1. When you open the lid, the smell out. @ fills up ® brings © makes @ spreads 2. My tire yesterday. found © tasted © spread @ blew 3. My family is my parents, my brother, and I. took up ®madeupof @©blew @ looked around 4. The old house was in a bad é space © matter © mass @ state Comprehension Check Up A. Check True or False. 1. You are not made of matter. OT OF 2. Liquid does not have a shape of its own. oT oF B. Choose the best answers. 1, Which of the following are all liquids? @ water, glass, vase, bowl © tire, ball, pencil, eraser © milk, juice, water, cup @ cola, coffee, lemonade, water 2. Which of the following is not made of matter? human ®cup © love @air 3. What makes a solid different from the other two states? A solid has a shape of its own. ® A solid has one state of matter. © A solid takes up space and has mass. @ A pencil and an eraser are solids. 4. Which of the following is true? @ Matter has two states. @ You can see gas all around. © Liquid takes its container. @ Liquids take up space and have mass. C. Write the best answers. 1. What is the title of the passage? 2. Where is air?