Spelling: suffix “-ous”

Please note that the spelling “show what you know” will be NEXT Friday, April 29th.

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2 vowels go walking, the first does the talking!

To kick off a new spelling rule this week, Miss Michie (our student teacher) talked about what can happen when 2 vowels are stuck together. Then the kids did a massive search around the classroom to find words that followed this rule. Below are the RED and GREEN word lists that the students will be […]

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Bossy “e”

Even though we started this before Christmas, with all the activities and festivities happening, we are going to practice this spelling rule just a bit more as it’s such an important one! Same as before, below are the word lists. Each student has chosen either the red list or the green list (whichever is a […]

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Short “i”

Last couple weeks, we practiced using ‘short a’ in Word Work (Daily 5). Over the next couple weeks, we are going to look closer and practice ‘short i’! When at home, practice finding words in reading or even out-and-about that follow the ‘short i’ rule and sound. Below is the word list the kids will […]

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Word Practice

Before Christmas, we started reviewing letter combinations, particularly with vowels. Making vowels long rather than short seemed to be a little tricky for some kids! We first started with Bossy “e”, which jumps over a letter, bites the other vowel and makes it say it’s name. Today we looked at the rule “when 2 vowels […]

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