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Unit 2

"Penguin Chick" - Week of September 19th

Third Grade Parent Newsletter #6

 

This week we are reading “Penguin Chick” by Betty Tatham.  We will focus on some vocabulary words in this story.  It would be helpful if you will reinforce the meaning of these words at home with your child.  Also, on this newsletter you will find our spelling words for the week.  Please practice these words at home as well.  The words in italics are our challenge spelling words.  Finally, the words in the boxes contain the phonics rules we are practicing.  Please listen to your child read these words aloud.  

Spelling Words:  finish, pilot, even, wagon, music, silent, rapid, female, lemon, pupil, focus, robot, tulip, camel, salad, resident, spinach, climate, tradition, innocent

 

Vocabulary Words:  hatch, pecks, snuggles, preen, flippers, frpzen, cuddles

seven

labor

finest

nation

human

divide

province

rapid

broken

music

senate

poison


"A Day's Work" - Week of September 26th

Third Grade Parent Newsletter #7

 

This week we are reading “A Day’s Work” by Eve Bunting.  We will focus on some vocabulary words in this story.  It would be helpful if you will reinforce the meaning of these words at home with your child.  Also, on this newsletter you will find our spelling words for the week.  Please practice these words at home as well.  The words in italics are our challenge spelling words.  Finally, the words in the boxes contain the phonics rules we are practicing.  Please listen to your child read these words aloud. 

 

 

Spelling Words:  handle, trouble, simple, people, middle, table, little, gentle, poodle, pickle, noodle, saddle, juggle, uncle, riddle, example, throttle, obstacle, miracle, muscle

 

Vocabulary Words:  gardener, excitement, shivered, sadness, shocked, slammed, motioned

 

bundle

table

cuddle

struggle

whistle

cradle

liver

rebate

gravel

risen

toxic

habit

 


"Prudy's Problem and How She Solved It" - Week of October 10th


 

Third Grade Parent Newsletter #8

 

This week we are reading “Prudy’s Problem and How She Solved It” by Carey Armstrong-Ellis.  We will focus on some vocabulary words in this story.  It would be helpful if you will reinforce the meaning of these words at home with your child.  Also, on this newsletter you will find our spelling words for the week.  Please practice these words at home as well.  The words in italics are our challenge spelling words.  Finally, the words in the boxes contain the phonics rules we are practicing.  Please listen to your child read these words aloud. 

 

Spelling Words:  sunglasses, football, homework, haircut, popcorn, railroad, snowstorm, earring, scarecrow, blueberry, butterflies, lawnmower, campground, sandbox, toothbrush, thumbtack, earthquake, scrapbook, courthouse, whirlpool

 

Vocabulary Words:  enormous, scattered, strain, realize, collection, shiny

 

playground

classmate

placemat

housefly

raindrop

eyelid

thunderstorm

doorstop

article

spectacle

cubicle

struggle