Squirrels are small animals that live in the forest.They live in trees. They eat nuts. I see them running and climbing trees and looking for food and sleeping. This is how squirrels spend there time. (ZH) Mustangs sounds cool and loud. The horse Power makes the wheels spin faster and louder. The exhaust makes the… Continue reading
Starting this week, a number of our students will be participating in the Empower reading program.
Accurate efficient decoding and word reading are the foundation upon which successful reading comprehension is built
Check out the website to learn more about the goals of the program.
Word List: search serve were strength sneak purse witch Homonyms: beat – to pound beet – type of edible plant bite – nibble byte – 8 bits (computer data) blew – past of blow blue – color of the ocean
Word List: Half Talk Walk Chalk Lawn Fault Homonyms: berry – fruit from a bush bury – to put underground base – bottom part bass – deep or low be – to exist bee – buzzing insect
Word list: built squint live stick cliff buzz snatch church palm Homonyms: ate – chewed up and swallowed eight – number after seven bare – uncovered bear – grizzly animal
As a class, we are reading The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Neilsen. The story is about 13 year old Henry Larsen and his struggles dealing with a tragic accident.
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What are you reading?
Include the following in your blog post or thinking book:
- title and author
- brief summary
- first impressions
Word list: beard crease leap knee have smack build Homonyms: allowed – permitted aloud – out loud ant – picnic pest aunt – relative, as in your mom’s sister