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May 19, 2014: Spelling~Unit 26

Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pretest. Please help your child study these words for the test on Friday. They should have also brought home their spelling homework. This week’s skill is working with “surprise words’ or tricky words. Please make sure your child does one of the activities listed on the sheet with the words. Please sign the top of the paper and return it to school by Friday. If you would like to play some games with this week’s words visit Spelling City, just click on the picture below.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:  line, set, own, under, read, found

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 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

April 28, 2014: Spelling~Unit 23

This week we are working on Unit 23 in Spelling. Today, your child should have brought home their spelling pretest. Please help your child study these 6 words that will be on the test on Friday. Your child should have also brought home their spelling homework. This week’s skills is working with plurals and the rules for s, es, and ies. Please remember that spelling homework is due back to school by Friday. If you would like to practice this week’s skill, just click on the picture below to play a game.

THIS WEEK’S WORDS ARE:  great, tell, men, say, small, around

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