October 28, 2011: Book Treasure Book

Today we read Franklin’s Halloween for our Book Treasure Book. Your child should have brought home their envelope, retelling sheet and a little pumpkin. Please have your child write a detailed retelling of the story and return the sheet and envelope by next Tuesday. Below is a video of the story. It is actually two Franklin stories. If you just want to watch Franklin’s Halloween, then fast forward to 10:42. Enjoy!!

October 25, 2011: Homophones

In class, we have been learning about homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Yesterday, we read a book called Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones, by Gene Barretta. Today, we each made our own page using 2 homophones in one sentence. Take a look at our pages!! If the slide show is going to fast, just press the pause button and then play to get to the next page.

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October 24, 2011: Spelling~Unit 7

This week we are working on Unit 7 in spelling. The pretest and homework sheet should have come home today. Please help your child study for the test on Friday. This week our tests will go from 10 words to 12 words. This week’s spelling skill is working with the endings; s, ed, and ing.  If you would like to practice this skill, you can click on the picture below to go to a game called, Fish ‘Em Up.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS ARE:     like, him, see, time, could, your

October 23, 2011: Commenting On Our Blog

I would love to see you guys start to leave comments on our blog. When leaving a comment, please keep the following tips in mind. Please make sure that your comment is related to the post that you are commenting on. For example, if you are leaving a comment on a post about our Mystery Reader, then the comment should be about the Mystery Reader. Most importantly, only use your first name, never your last name.