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Friends and Fun
Vocabulary Dialogue Grammar Logic Practice Review Vocabulary Building Predicted Writing Skillful Writing Expressing Opinions Review
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run throw catch play fun
the ball with his glove. play a game of chess. because she likes to kick the ball. the ball very far.
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to make it to the finish line. really fast. near the lake. distance to run.
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Baseball dance fast
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is my favorite sport. a pony at the zoo.
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u m p jump It is the far distance from end to end. r o u n d ground 5 . 4 The girl and the boy are riding their bikes. Read and Write 1 2 3 4 You can use your hands to do this with a ball.Vocabulary Look and Write 1 They play with the jump ropes. t j h r o w throw We can spring into the air with our two legs and two feet. 3 The boys are playing soccer. l g o n g long This is the surface of the earth. 2 They dance to a fun song.
See you later! Where are you going. They are on my team. I ’m ridingmy bike to the park. Where are you Will you meet your friends going? there? Yes.PART 1 Look and Write Hi Maria. It is fun. That sounds like fun . I’m going to soccer practice. I practiceevery day. Maria? Word Box Where riding going practice friends fun team 6 . Hi Chris.
The girl rides a bike. Cool. Do you wantto play with me? Okay. 4 The two become friends. He rides in the basket. It is a lot of fun. Let’s go to the playground! 7 . I want to play catch. Read and Respond 1 2 3 4 Hi Michael! What game do you want to play? That sounds fun.Dialogue Look and Write 1 Situation 1 2 3 4 1 Situation 2 He kicks the ball. Jenny. 3 A boy finds the ball. She finds the puppy’s friend. She finds a lost puppy. Hi. 2 It goes over the fence.
9. having fun in the soccer field. She is throwing the ball very far. 8. He is riding a bike around the block. I am having fun in the soccer field. 7. catching butterflies in a net. I am jumping up to shoot the ball. riding a bike around the block. 3. 2. is throwing the ball very far. dancing to a fun song. 5. 8 .PART 1 Grammar Point Contractions Pronoun + ’ + Be I You / We / They He /She /It am are is I’m You’re / We’re / They’re He’s / She’s / It’s Read and Write 1. They’re He’s She’s We’re You’re I’m It’s He’s I’m She’s singing in a chorus. They are singing in a chorus. 10. She is catching butterflies in a net. You are dancing to a fun song. going to be a long match. playing the piano in a recital. 4. 6. It is going to be a long match. He is playing the piano in a recital. We are running in a race together. jumping up to shoot the ball. running in a race together.
Grammar Look and Talk 1 You’re at the beach with your friend. You’re a soccer player. 2. They’re dancers. You’re / at the beach He’s / in the baseball field 3 They’re at the movies together. 4. She is a soprano. It is a fun game. They are dancers. She’s a soprano. 3. They’re / at the movies She’s / in the chorus Read and Rewrite You is a soccer player. 4 She’s singing in the chorus. He are a runner. 9 . 6. She are a soprano. We is students. 2 He’s playing baseball in the field. I’m a champion. We are students. We’re students. You are a soccer player. It am a fun game. I am a champion. It’s a fun game. 1. They is dancers. He is a runner. He’s a runner. I is a champion. 5.
PART 1 Look and Write 1 2 Cathy is a swimmer. They wear special outfits called wetsuits long way My friends and I like to go camping together. Word Box camping branches scouting long way wetsuits build 10 . We build scouting branches learn how to My friends and I go in the forest for a fire. . They can go a under the water. She and her friends go to the beach together. We pile the branches on the ground and watch the flames. . They dive into the ocean and see many colorful fish.
You are a player on the baseball team. Bobby is a baseball player. She wants to eat a delicious cake. We are players on the baseball team. I like to watch funny movies and adventure movies. She wants to drink a cool soda. I am a baseball player. 4 They row the canoe down the river.Logic Practice Look and Talk 1 The friends play with marbles. 3 They’re acting in a play. 2. I like to watch adventure movies. I am a player on the baseball team. 11 . 3. 4. I like to watch funny movies. She wants to eat a delicious cake and drink a cool soda. Read and Rewrite 1. 2 She swims on the swim team. Bobby and I are baseball players.
6. My friends and I are on a team ___________ called the Blue Jays. They’re ballet dancers. She’s a team member. My friend Luis can run very __________ to all the ground bases _______. 7. They’re baseball players. We’re trainers. They’re divers. We’re happy when the crowd cheers for all our winning points.PART 1 Read and Write catcher basball I am a __________ on the __________team. She’s a ballet dancer. He hits the __________ and slides home safe. You’re a diver. (They/dancers) He’s a baseball player. We practice on the weekends for fast game the big __________. They’re singers. (He/player) (We/cyclists) (She/member) (They/singers) (I/trainer) (They/divers) 12 . He’s a singer. I’m a trainer. You’re a team member. 2. 3. 5. Word Box bases game team baseball fast ground catcher Read and Rewrite 1. 4. We’re cyclists. I’m a cyclist.
There are swing at the park. My favorite movies are about superheroes.Review Look and Talk 1 She rehearses for a play. 13 . I like to watch the superheroes fight crime and save people from harm. Word Box rehearses costumes play act Word Box Ferris wheel swings Think and Write Write about your friends and your fun activity. My friends and I like to go to the movies together. We can watch the actors on the big screen. The actors play different characters. She wear a costume and acts on stage. 2 The girls wants to ride the Ferris wheel. Sometimes my friends and I draw pictures of our own superhero characters.
PART 2 Think and Write CINDY ballet Martha tennis Susie Mark baseball Danny soccer Brian Name the game baseball football soccer volleyball basketball tennis catch BALL golf racquetball ping-pong 14 .
A: ____________________________________ Q: What will you do at the game? I will play shortstop to catch the ball.Vocabulary Building Look and Talk 1 The girl and the boy are on the taekwon-do team. 2 The friends have a picnic at the park. Q: Who will be at the game? My friends and my family will be at the game. Answer the Questions 1 2 3 4 5 Q: When is the game? A: The game is on Sunday afternoon. A: ___________________________________ Q: What will you do before the game? I will practice throwing the ball with my friend. A: ____________________________________ 15 . 4 They play musical chairs in the classroom. 3 They play a board game at the girl’s house. Q: Where is the game taking place? A: ____________________________________ The game is taking place at the park.
They wait to ride the You have to be tall be on Friday.The field trip will Cindy and her friends are at the theme park fun enough to ride. . Word Box 16 classmates shorter field trip taller theme park bumper cars roller coaster . roller coaster She will wait for nextyear.PART 2 Think and Write Cindy is excited about her school field trip classmates . She will ride the roller coaster when she grows Cindy’s friends are all tall enough to sit in the roller coaster. But Cindy is taller bumper cars . She’s too short to ride. She will go with her . She can ride the for now! shorter than her friends.
___________________________________________________ 17 . They enjoy the cookies.Predicted Writing Look and Talk 1 Situation 1 2 3 4 1 Situation 2 They go to the lake. They get ready to go rafting. ___________________________________________________ Many families enjoy the theme park. He enjoys the fun ride. She puts the pan in the oven. They raft down the river. ___________________________________________________ The roller coaster moves fast up and down. ___________________________________________________ They go on a field trip together in the afternoon. They cut the dough. ___________________________________________________ The friends ride the bumper cars. 2 3 4 Read and Write 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 classmates field trip ride theme park shorter roller coaster taller They mix the dough. ___________________________________________________ Jenny’s little brother is shorter than her friend. Jenny and her classmates ride the bus to the park. ___________________________________________________ The spotted giraffe is taller than the grey elephant.
The cyclists pedaled fast to the finish line. and giraffes. On the field trip we saw lions.PART 2 Look and Write 1 (Soccer) He and his friends practiced for the big game on Saturday. Word Tips 18 sang a song rode bikes saw animals . 2 (Field Trip) We went to the zoo and saw many animals. tigers. 4 (Chorus) The chorus sang a song in the auditorium. 3 (Cycling) At the race they saw the cyclists. We hear the choir sing in harmony with each other.
My mom and dad like to cheer for me. . Our families watch us from the stands when we play against other teams. 19 . My friends and I are on a team together. 4 He likes throwing the boomerang in the air. We play soccer after school on the field. 2 They like dancing to a fun song at a party. Our coach helps us to practice for the big game.Skillful Writing Look and Talk 1 The two friends jump on the trampoline. riding throwing Think and Write Write about having fun with your friends. jumping dancing 3 He likes riding on his snow board. I have the most fun with my friends when I play soccer. Sometimes I make a goal when I kick the ball. My teammates and I are very happy when we win a game.
I am on a baseball team with my friends. The ball flies high in the air. I can swing my bat and hit the ball. I am on the baseball team with my friends. The play is called the “Littlest Christmas Tree”. The play is called the “Littlest Christmas Tree”. I run fast to first base and slide there safe. I dress up as the little tree. The ball flies high in the air. I can swing my bat and hit the ball. I run fast to first base and slide there safe. I sing a solo at the end. . Sentences Box 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 20 We dance and sing in the Christmas play.PART 2 Look and Write 1 2 We dance and sing in the Christmas play. I sing a solo at the end. I dress up as the little tree.
All of a sudden. PICTURE 2: The girl and the boy are on a camping trip. Think and Write Write about the above pictures. The boy and girl run into a bear in the woods. He tried to skate and jump in the air. They look around but there are only tall trees around them. He learned how to skate backwards very well. a big bear appears in front of them. PICTURE 1: The boy was riding his roller skates with his friends. He tried to skate backwards. They hear a large growl in the woods. 21 .Expressing Opinions Look and Talk 1 2 The boy falls and gets hurt riding his roller skates. He jumped but he fell and hurst his leg. They go for a walk in the forest. They cannot move because they are so scared.
________________________________________________ I play chess in the park with a friend. 2 The friends play volleyball in the sun. ________________________________________________ She catches the softball in the air. The sun is very high and the weather is very hot. She rests on her beach blanket under the sun.PART 2 Think and Write 1 2 3 4 5 1 throw run jump catch friend He throws a fast ball at the player. They become tired from the heat of the sun. I run to home plate. 4 She falls asleep and her skin turns bright red. 3 The friends decide to rest. She will remember to bring her sun lotion. ________________________________________________ Look and Write She’s going to the beach with her friends. ________________________________________________ They jump up on the trampoline. 22 .
We wear wetsuits and scuba gear to go diving to help us breathe under water. The scuba divers can learn a lot about what lives beneath water’s surface. 2 They jump in the water. As the divers swim deeper into the ocean they can see many interesting sea creatures. 4 The girl meets a dolphin under the water. 23 . 3 They see many creatures in the sea. Think and Write Why do we wear special outfits to go diving? Write down your thoughts. The wetsuits help to protect the divers from the temperature of the water. Divers use equipment such as oxygen tanks to help them breathe under water for a long time. When we swim deep into the ocean we need air to breathe.Review Look and Talk 1 The divers get ready to go diving.
She is ________ to make it to the finish line. school 3. 8. 14. watch 4. She is a goalkeeper on the water polo _______. stretches 6. team school sneakers line up take off watch split leaps teacher stretches warm up swim clock join Word Box late first start 24 . The _______ takes the students on a field trip. They will play in the varsity game after ______. He makes a _______ homerun and they win the game. wear 16. start 17. team 2. first line up 15. A dancer can do a _______ with his legs. warm up 12. The coach watches the _______ as the time passes. late 9. We ______ the second half of the baseball game. I _________ by stretching my body for a long time. join 13. He __________ his arms and legs before the race. They _________ one behind the other for training. clock 7. teacher 5. They wait for the whistle to call _______ on the track. shoes split 10. She can ________ to the other side of the lake. These are new running ________ for the big race. He must _________ his helmet after the game.PART 3 Listen and Write swim 1. jumps 11. He _______ into the air to dunk in the basketball. We _______ the other players during field practice.
2 He is playing in a baseball game. Read and Write 1 2 3 4 This includes members of a group who work or play together. 3 They boys play basketball on the court. a t c h watch It is what sports players do to get ready for a game. 4 They play soccer in the field. a r m u p warm up 25 .Vocabulary Look and Talk 1 They are swimming in a race. l o c k clock This is an action that means to look at. t c w w e a m team It is a device that tells the time.
I’m ready ! Are you ready. He runs very . I’m in position. Bobby? I’ll set the clock and say ‘Go!’ and press start . Whew! I did my best. coach.PART 3 Look and Write Yes. fast Word Box 26 ready takes off clock start fast position .k. O. Bobby takes off from the starting line.
The boy and his friend watch a baseball game in the stadium. Read and Respond 1 2 3 4 Is this the swim team? Yes. Can I join the team? I can dive off a board! When do I start? You can start today! 27 .Dialogue Look and Talk 1 Situation 1 2 Situation 2 The boy and his father watch a baseball game on TV. do you know how to swim? That’s great! We do need a diver to join the team. Sure. this is the swim team.
She stretches in the field. He leaps on the skate board. She stretched in the field. 4. They watch the game in the stadium. 2. He leapt on the skateboard. They swim in a relay race. 28 . 3. They swam in a relay race. We take the trophy after the game.PART 3 Grammar Point The past Tense Verb + -ed I/You/We/They He/She/It I/You/We/They He/She/It I/You/We/They He/She/It I/You/We/They He/She/It I/You/We/They He/She/It watch watches stretch stretches Irregular Verbs swim swims leap leaps take takes swam leapt took watched stretched Read and Write 1. They watched the game in the stadium. 5. We took the trophy after the game.
_____________________________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________________________ I swim to the shoreline. They stretch for the track and field event. She/wears/a swimsuit He/wears/a baseball cap 3 They stretch before the race in the field. He watched the softball game at the park. _____________________________________________________________________ swam 7. We played air hockey after school. He watches the softball game at the park. He takes the prize for the first place. We play air hockey after school. I _______________ to the shoreline. They stretched for the track and field event. 2 He wears a baseball cap to the game. She jumps over the hurdles. We/line up Read and Rewrite 1. He took the prize for the first place. 2. _____________________________________________________________________ jumped 6. They wait for the referee to start. 29 . _____________________________________________________________________ 4. They waited for the referee to start. They/stretch 4 We line up before the game starts in the stadium. She ______________ over the hurdles.Grammar Look and Talk 1 She wears a swimsuit to the beach. _____________________________________________________________________ 5.
They are infielders. I am a very swimmer backstrokes .PART 3 Look and Write 1 2 Timmy and Tony are on the baseball team. timeout is a proper way to . . She stretches her legs forward. . I can dive and I can do I practice every day. Timmy is a first baseman and Tony is a second baseman. The players needed The Coach called more points . Word Box good swimmer more points stretching warm up backstrokes timeout 30 . Stretching warm up There was not much time left in the game. 3 4 He stretches his arms backward.
4. 3.Logic Practice Look and Talk 1 The runners warm up before the race. 4 The gymnasts prepare for a competition. The runners can run fast and over hurdles around the track. She can do backstrokes in the pool. 3 The swimmer race in a relay. She warms up before the race. She can paddle in the pool. She can paddle and do backstrokes in the pool. A baseball player knows how to throw a ball. 2. A baseball player knows how to catch a ball. She can run over hurdles around the track. Read and Rewrite 1. 31 . Baseball players know how to catch and throw balls. 2 The basketball player shoots the ball in the hoop. He stretches before the race. He can run fast around the track. The swimmers stretch and warm up before the race.
32 He watches the game. I take the blue ribbon home ___________________________________. 2. 4. I took the blue ribbon home. They swam across the water. She joins the swim team ___________________________________. He leapt high into the air. He can leap into the air to teammates catch practices ________the soccer ball. He __________ every other day with his _________. He stretches his arms and legs ___________________________________. Teddy and Carol are great athletes.PART 3 Read and Write goal Teddy is an outstanding _________ keeper. She joined the swim team. faster practices teammates long goal swim catch Word Box stretches dashing Read and Rewrite 1. . She swims ________ than many of her teammates. swim Teddy’s sister Carol is on the swim team. He leaps high in the air ___________________________________. 3. He stretched his arms and legs. You started running too late. 7. They swim across the water ___________________________________. 6. He watched the game. she practices three days a week. You start running too late ___________________________________. Like her brother. 5. stretches dashing They warm up by doing _________ and by _________ across the field. She can _______ under water faster long for a _______ time.
I can play badminton with a friend. Think and Write Write about the sports activity that you like to play.Review Look and Talk 1 They practice before the game. 3 The ball hits his friend on the head. 4 He is injured but his friend makes him feel better. I like to play badminton. Sometimes my friend and I like to play badminton against two players on the other side. Sometimes I practice bouncing the birdie on my racquet to see how high I can make it fly. 33 . 2 He throws the ball to his teammate. We make a good team because we are both very fast and good at hitting the birdie over the net.
PART 4 Think and Write baseball cycling train helmet ball coach timeout football Team dash running practice afternoon relay ice hockey ice skates jump puck basketball shoot Sport stadium crowd net soccer goal stands 34 .
A: _____________________________________________________ Q: Who are the members? All of my teammates are friends who live in my neighborhood. A: _____________________________________________________ Q: What do you like about the game? I like to play and watch my friends score points! A: _____________________________________________________ 35 . A: _____________________________________________________ Q: Where do you play? I play on the court near my school. A: _____________________________________________________ Q: How do you play the game? I play the game by dribbling and shooting the ball. 4 They play hockey on on the ice. Answer the Questions 1 2 3 4 5 Q: How many members are on your team? There are twelve players on my team.Vocabulary Building Look and Talk 1 The skiers race down the hill. 2 The skaters dance on ice. 3 They swim across the water.
At the big competition the crowd cheers. We will dance on ice. Our Coach teaches us to practice in pairs. They watch me leap into the air and land safe. I’m happy to join the team of figure skaters. I need to buy a new pair of skates. I will join the skating team with my friends. I make some new friends. My mother and I go to the sports equiment store. She lets me pick a pair that I like most. Word Box to buy ice skates sports equipment pick a pair 36 . My mom and dad are in the stands.PART 4 Think and Write I will start my figure skating lessons next Monday.
________________________________________________ My parents are in the stands watching the skaters. I choose a white pair of skates. Read and Write 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 join ice equipment pair competition crowd stands I am joining the figure skating team next Monday. The players win the basball game. ________________________________________________ 37 . ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ The sports equipment store has many different skates.Predicted Writing Look and Talk 1 Situation 1 2 Situation 2 The runner wins first place at the race. ________________________________________________ We practice for the big competition. ________________________________________________ They watch the skaters dance on ice. ________________________________________________ The crowd cheers as the skater lands a jump.
4 Word Tips 38 up the ramp on the field around the track . (runner) We are runners. She’s warming up to start swimming.PART 4 Look and Write 1 (swimmer) She is a swimmer. He is skating up the ramp. We are running around the track. They are playing baseball on the field. (skater) He is a skater. 2 3 (baseball player) They are baseball players.
2 She swam in the water. 39 .Skillful Writing Look and Talk 1 He skated across the ice. teammate. They/ran/track He/caught/ball Think and Write Write about your coach. My coach helps me to become a good tennis player. I hit the ball high and out of the tennis court. The first time I played tennis. I felt so embarrased but since then my coach has helped me become a lot better. He/skated/ice She/swam/water 3 They ran on the track. 4 He caught the ball in the air. or friend. I have to move very fast and think on my toes when the other player hits the ball. She helps me learn how to throw the ball in the air and hit the ball with my racket. My coach tells me to keep my eye on the ball and be ready to run quickly.
Sentences Box 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 There are twelve people on my team. But each time I jump I get better. But each time I jump I get better. When we win a game we celebrate together. The coach teaches us to leap into the air. Sometimes we shout to cheer on our teammates. Sometimes we shou to cheer on our teammates. I am a skier on the ski team. I am a skier on the ski team. I can race down a tall hill. The coach teaches us to leap into the air. I must have good form or else I will fall. We’re always practicing and playing with each other. We’re always practicing and playing with each other.PART 4 Look and Write 1 2 There are twelve people on my team. I can race down a tall hill. 40 . I must have good form or else I will fall. When we win a game we celebrate together.
2 The player makes a goal. Think and Write Write about the above illustrations. He caught the ball in the air but he fell on his arm. PICTURE 1: The boy is a goal keeper on the soccer team. He can even bounce the ball on his head! 41 . He can do many things with the ball. He is happy because he made a goal for the team. He got injured so he has to wear an arm brace. He tried to catch the ball in the air during the game. He practices with his teammates and loves to play in the field. PICTURE 2: The boy is a soccer player.Expressing Opinions Look and Talk 1 The player gets injured.
42 . I was with my teammates in the soccer field. He kicks the ball to his teammate on the field. _____________________________________________________ The skater glides across the icing rink. 2 My friend Tommy went for the goal with a kick. _____________________________________________________ The coach instructs the players before the game.PART 4 Think and Write 1 2 3 4 5 skier teammate coach skater swimmer The skier is racing down the mountain. The other team player got in the way. _____________________________________________________ Look and Write 1 It was the day of the big game. 3 I went for the goal with a fast kick. 4 The referee called a foul and I got injured. _____________________________________________________ A swimmer dives into the pool. Now I wear an arm brace. The goalie leapt into the air to catch the ball.
I am happy for her because it means I have helped her become a better swimmer. During practice we learn a lot about each of our abilities. When my teammates and I practice together. I challenge myself to swim faster. Think and Write Why do sports team members practice with one another? Write your thoughts.Review Look and Talk 1 He throws the ball on the baseball mound. 3 They ride the canoe in the lake. 2 They play soccer after school in the field. When my teammate wins a competittion. Team member practice with one another to help each other become better players. 43 . We help each other become better players by cheering for one another during a game. 4 He swims with his friend in the ocean.