May 12, 2014: Spelling~Unit 25

This week we are working on Unit 25 in Spelling. Your child should have brought home their pretest today, please make sure they study for the test on Friday. Spelling homework should have also come home today and is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with the suffixes s, es, and ing. If you would like to play a game to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:   should, home, big, give, air, different

May 10, 2014: Book Treasure Book

This week we read Super Supper for our book treasure book. Yesterday, your child should have brought home a retelling sheet, their envelope and a little snake. This is a great book for sequencing events. Students can retell the order that the snake ate the animals. Sorry, I couldn’t find a recording or video of the book…..so, you’re on your own this week! Don’t forget, if you would like to leave your retelling here, just click on comment and don’t forget to write “blog” on your retelling sheet. Retelling sheets are due by Tuesday.

May 7, 2014: Spelling~Unit 24

This week we are working on Unit 24 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling preview. Please make sure that your child studies these 6 words that will be on the test on Friday. Spelling homework should have also come home today, and is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with long vowel sounds. If you would like to play a game and practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE: every, found, still, between, name, could

May 4, 2014: Book Treasure Book

On Friday,  I read the story Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munch. Stephanie likes to have her own look. So when her classmates begin copying her ponytail, she finds increasingly outrageous ways to wear her hair until she outsmarts the copycats. Your child should have brought home a retelling sheet, their envelope and a ponytail holder as their book treasure. Don’t forget, you can do your retelling right here on the blog. Just click on “comments” at the bottom of this post. If you do your retelling here, just write “blog” on the retelling sheet and bring it back to school by Tuesday. Click on the book below to listen to the story on Robesrt Munch’s web site.