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Second Grade

Reading: This week we are reading “Exploring Space with an Astronaut” and “A Trip to Space Camp”

Comprehension Skills: identify main idea (the most important idea about a topic or story) and supporting details (small pieces of information that tell more about the main idea).

Phonics Skill:     Long Vowels with the vowel consonant silent e pattern: cake, white

High Frequency Words:     everywhere, live, machines, move, woman, work, world

Selection Vocabulary:     astronaut, experiment, gravity, shuttle, telescope

Spelling Words:     page, nose, space, size, fine, mice, late, huge, blaze, race, rice, vote

Conventions:   The subject of a sentence tells who or what does something. Ex. - Kate will be an astronaut. The sun lights up the Earth.


Third Grade

Reading: This week we are reading the story “What About Me?” We will also read “How the Desert Tortoise Got It’s Shell”.

Comprehension Skills: sequence and summarize

Phonics Skill:     plurals -s, -es, -ies: pockets   bushes   ladies

Vocabulary Skill:     compound words

Selection Vocabulary:     marketplace, straying, carpenter, plenty, merchant, thread, carpetmaker, knowledge

Spelling Words:     pennies, inches, plants, families, bodies, glasses, wishes, pockets, lists, copies, parties, bunches, crashes, supplies, pencils, accidents, libraries, mysteries, carpenters, merchants

Conventions:   The subject of asentence is the person or thing doing the action or being described. The predicate of a sentence tells what a person or thing is or does.

The power went out in the night. (subject)     The power went out in the night. (predicate)