Spelling and Grammar for 9/23-9/27

Spelling Unit 1, Week 4: Words with digraphs ch, tch

  1. approach
  2. catch
  3. change
  4. charming
  5. chosen
  6. coach
  7. ditch
  8. itching
  9. latch
  10. pitched
  11. pouches
  12. reach
  13. riches
  14. searching
  15. watchful

Watch-Out Words

  • this
  • these
  • that
  • those

Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement; Compound Subjects

The verb is the most important word in the predicate and must agree (singular/plural) with the simple subject. A singular subject needs a singular verb and a plural subject needs a plural verb.

A compound subject is when two subjects share the same predicate. If they are joined by and, the verb must be plural. If they are joined by or the verb matches the last subject.


Vocabulary Strategy: Using a Dictionary

If you don’t know the meaning of a word, you can use a dictionary or glossary to help. 

Dictionary entries are in alphabetical order and typically give the following information:

  • Syllables
  • Pronunciation
  • Word type (part of speech)
  • definition

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