Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary for 9/3-9/6

We are beginning our first Language Arts unit this week. In addition to reading and writing work, here are the skills we’ll be practicing:

Spelling: Words with short a and short o

  1. action
  2. bonds
  3. chance
  4. confident
  5. doctor
  6. example
  7. follow
  8. grand
  9. happen
  10. humanity
  11. longing
  12. outstanding
  13. possible
  14. talent
  15. tasks

Watch-Out Words

  • a while
  • awhile
  • accept
  • except

 

Social Studies and Academic Vocabulary:

action, difference, gift, problem, receive, solution, kindness, need, plot, prediction, preview, understand, value, want

 

Grammar: Nouns

A noun names a person, animal, place, or thing.

common noun names any person, animal, place or thing. A proper noun names a particular person, animal, place, or thing. All important words in a proper noun start with a capital letter.

concrete noun names something you can see, hear, smell, taste, or touch. An abstract noun names something you can think about, but cannot see, hear, smell, touch, or taste.

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