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March 24, 2014: Spelling~Unit 21

This week, we are working on Unit 21 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their pretest. Please help your child study for the test on Friday. Spelling homework also came home today, don’t forget that it is due back by Friday. This week’s skill is working with putting words in alphabetical order. If you would like to practice this week’s skill, please click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS:  why, help, put, different, away, because

March 14, 2014: Spelling ~Unit 20

This week, we will be working on Unit 20 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pre-test. Please help your child study these words for the test on Friday. This week’s skill is working with the “s” sound, made by the letters c and s. Spelling homework is due back to school by Friday.

This week’s spelling words:    place, well, such, here, take, water

March 11, 2014: Spelling~Unit 19

Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pretest. Please help them review the words, our test will be on Friday. Spelling homework was also sent home today. This week’s skill is working with contractions. Don’t forget that spelling homework is due back to school by Friday. If you would like to play a game to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below to get to a contraction game.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS: must, because, does, part, even, through

March 3, 2014: Spelling~Unit 18

This week we are working on Unit 18 in Spelling. Please, don’t forget to visit Spelling City to play some games with this week’s words. Also remember, our spelling words are recycled, which means they are used over and over throughout the year. This week’s spelling skill is working with digraphs. A digraph is when two letters come together to make a new sound. If you would like to play a game with digraphs, just click on the picture below to get to the website. Spelling homework is due by Friday this week.

THIS WEEK”S SPELLING WORDS ARE:   another, came, come, work, three, around

February 24, 2014: Spelling~Unit 17

This week we are working on Unit 17 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their pretest and homework sheet. Please remember that spelling homework is due back by Friday each week. If you would like to have your child practice their spelling words, have them visit Spelling City to play some games with them. You can click on the picture below to get to the website.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS: right, look, think, also, around, through

February 10, 2014: Spelling~Unit 16

This week we are working on Unit 16 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their pretest and homework sheet. Please remember that spelling homework is due back by Friday each week. This week’s skill is working with compound words. If you would like to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below, and it will take you to a game.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE: man, too, any, day, same, write

February 4, 2014: Spelling~Unit 15

This week we are working on Unit 15 in Spelling. Today your child should have brought home their pretest and homework paper. This week’s skill is working with homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled different and have different meanings. I found a homophone matching game to help you practice this week’s skill. If you would like to play, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:  good, new, write, our, people, words

January 13, 2014: Spelling~Unit 14

This week we are working on Unit 14 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their Spelling preview test. Please help your child study these words for our test on Friday. This week’s skill is working with ck, k, tch, and ch. The Spelling homework should have come home today, and is due back by Friday.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:  get, through, back, much, go, little

December 16, 2013: Spelling~Unit 13

This week we will be working on Unit 13 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their pretest along with the homework paper. Please help your child review these words for our test on Friday. Spelling homework is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with silent letters. I found this really fun game to play to help your practice this skill. If you would like to play, just click on the picture below. Start out with level 1 and make sure that your sound is turned on.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS:  called, just, where, most, know, use

December 9, 2013: Spelling~Unit 12

This week we are working on Unit 12 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pretest along with the homework paper for the week. Homework is due back to school by Friday. This week’s skill is working with the suffixes ing, ed, er and est. Please remember to visit Spelling City to play some games with this week’s words. Just click on the picture below to get to the website.

THIS WEEK”S SPELLING WORDS ARE:   long, little, very, after, word, people