Open Court Theme:

Grade 4 - Unit 3
Mystery to Medicine

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Fluency Timer for Mac OS
Fluency Directions by Maureen Dougherty
Medicine Past and Present Fluency by Maureen Dougherty
Sewed Up Heart Fluency by Maureen Dougherty

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Flow Chart for Mystery to Medicine
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Writing Activities:

Disease Report by Amma Eng

Aloe Vera Investigation Activity by Amma Eng

Parent Medicine Interview by Rita Mendoza

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