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Current Spelling List

1. dress     5. add        9. rock       13. will

2. spell      6. neck     10. black     14. off

3. class     7. stuck     11. trick     15. across

4. full        8. kick       12. doll       16. pocket

 

Reading Selections

Henry and Mudge

         short vowels a, i

         alphabetical order

         subjects & predicates

My Family

         short vowels o, u, e

         using a glossary

         complete sentences

Henry and Mudge: Under the Yellow Moon

         long vowels a, i

         multiple-meaning words

         statements & questions

Diary of a Spider

         long vowels o, u, e

         contexts clues

         nouns

Teacher’s Pets

         consonant blends r, l, s

         base words & endings –ed, -ing

Animals Building Homes

         final blends nd, ng, nk, nt, ft, xt, mp

base words & prefixes un-, re-

plural nouns

The Ugly Vegetables

         double consonants

         ck

         homophones

         proper nouns

Super Storms

         consonant digraphs th, sh, wh, ch, tch, ph

         base words & endings –s, -ed, -ing

         compound words

         verbs

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes

         base words & endings –ed, -ing

         synonyms

         verbs in the present

Jellies

         contractions

         base words & suffixes –er, -est

         past, present, & future verbs

Click, Clack, Moo Cow That Type

         base words & endings, -s, -es

         prefixes pre-, mis-

         kinds of sentences

Violet’s Music

         vowel digraphs ai, ay

         idioms

         kinds of sentences

Schools

         digraphs ee, ea

         dictionary

         quotation marks

Helen Keller

         long ‘o’ (o, oa, ow)

         suffix –ly

         proper nouns

Officer Buckle and Gloria

         compound words

         schwa vowel sound

         dictionary entry

         abbreviations

Mr. Tanen’s Tie Trouble

         base words & endings –ed, -ing

         homographs

         pronouns

Luke Goes to Bat

         long ‘i’ (i, igh, ie, y)

         antonyms

         subject-verb agreement

Gabriela

         lone 'e' sound for y

         suffixes –y, -ful

         the verb “be”

The Signmaker’s Assistant

         words with ar

         synonyms

         commas in dates and places

Dex The Heart of a Hero

         words with or, ore

         prefix over-

         commas in a series

Penguin Chick

         words with er, ir, ur

         dictionary entry

         adjectives

The Stories Julian Tells

         homophones

         base words & endings –er, -est

         idioms

         adjectives

The Goat in the Rug

         suffixes

         suffixes –y, -ly, -ful

         multiple-meaning words

         irregular verbs

Half-Chicken

         prefixes re-, un-, over-, pre-, mis-

         silent consonants

         antonyms

         irregular action verbs

How Groundhog’s Garden Grew

         words with au, aw, al, o, a

         using context

         more irregular action verbs

Mysterious Tadpole

         words with oo, ew, ue, ou

         multiple-meaning words

         contractions

The Dog That Dug for Dinosaurs

         words with oo (example: book)

         possessive nouns

         synonyms

         adverb

Working in Space

         vowel diphthongs ow, ou

         classify/categorize

         possessive nouns

Two of Everything

         longer words with long vowels a, i

         vowel diphthongs oi, oy

         antonyms

         possessive pronouns

 

Now & Ben

         long vowels o, e

         dictionary

         prepositions