Week 29: Students and parents - please clear out binders over the weekend! All spelling lists and activities prior to Week 28 should be placed in a folder for Milestones review. All English grammar, vocabulary and reading activities dated prior to March 10 can also be filed for review at home.
Please check for adequate supplies of notebook paper, pencils, and erasers! Many students have to borrow these items on a daily basis.
Spelling test and reading vocab/comp quizzes are scheduled for Friday, March 27.
All agendas have been updated. Spelling lists have been distributed and vocab words and definitions have been posted in the classroom as well as here in the blog. Spelling list for Week 29 emphasizes the sound of /f/ spelled with -ph and -gh photo enough trophy rough orphan graph phrase laugh tough telephone phonograph cough elephant dolphin nephew phase phonics physical emphasize trough
Reading - Boss of the Plains by Laurie Carlson frontier - a remote area with few settlers picturesque - very beautiful distinctive - unusual unique - one of a kind brim - flat, broad lower edge of a hat shield - to protect or cover secret word - Stetson prospect - explore for valuable metals ore - a rock containing gold or silver meager - small amount blaze - strike out, make a new path