ELA/Reading/Spelling

smith@ashleysprivateschool.com

 

Merry Christmas as we celebrate God's son being sent to save us from our sins!  We are on Spelling List 14 words and we will not have a test next week on December 15. The students are invited to wear school appropriate pajamas next Thursday for our Polar Express Day of learning!  Friday, December 15 we will meet for our Christmas program at First Baptist in Duncanville. Students will be dismissed after getting their report cards, after the program. 

Spelling homework will be due on Friday in Mrs. Smith's Homework Basket! 

Reading Logs are to be signed each week in the planners! Thank you! This counts as a grade in reading each week. 

Book Reports: To earn a GOLD medal you must turn in book reports totaling 30 points this year. To earn a SILVER medal you must turn in book reports totaling 20 points. To earn a BRONZE medal your book reports must total 10 points. Each student should turn in book reports completed at home, The forms are in the green basket under the whiteboard in my class. Reach for the STARS! Let's have lots of GOLD this year!! 

 This week:

Second - Spelling list 14,  Frecklejuice novel, capitalization skills, editing skills.

Third - Spelling list 14  Stuart Little Novel , adjectives, editing skills. 

Fourth -  Spelling list 14, The Trumpet of the Swan Novel, sentence types, imperative editing skills

Fifth - Spelling List 14,   Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel,  personal pronouns, editing skills.

 

Study Hall: Available Monday - Friday  

Homework Lab: Available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4:00-5:00 (There will be no Homework Lab the week of December 12-15.)

Grammar:

These websites have all sorts of FREE Grammar, Spelling, Writing, and other Language Arts Games and Quizzes for kids! Please use them to reinforce the concepts we are learning in class!   

 

Fun English Games                        VocabularySpellingCity SpellingCity.com/MaryHSmith/                        Fun Brain                                       Slime Kids Grammar Games                            Wart Games - Language Games           

ABC Ya Language and Grammar Games              Eduplace.com Grammar            Top Marks - Grammar and Spelling                Go Grammar - Language Arts           

English Media Lab