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April is here and its Poetry Month!!!!

We are so ready for spring and for your scholar to continue to strive for success.  In writing we are going to be reading and writing poetry and writing about the world around us.


April's Reading/Writing Block

Reading Focus

        Nonfiction

            Text Features/Structures
            Details, Main Idea
            Identifying Key Details
        
Writing Focus
            Finish up Informational Research Project
            Poetry Project

    

Word Study 

 SkittlesSyllables & Affixes Students are able to spell some words that include consonant doubling, common suffixes, and past tense endings.
 Cinnamon Rolls  Letter Name Students generally spell their words with initial and final consonants and some vowels.
 Cookies Derivational Relations Students begin making connections between spelling and meaning. The begin learning internal morphology in syllables (bases and roots) as well as prefixes.
 Starburst Within Word Pattern Students spell their words with initial and final consonants, and with some blends and digraphs. In addition, they use some long and short vowel letter combinations.
 Reeces Pieces Greek & Latin Prefixes Students begin making connections between spelling and meaning. The begin learning internal morphology in syllables (bases and roots) as well as prefixes.
 

I believe working together as a team will help enhance your child’s education. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. You can contact me by email address at kash@hfaes.org.

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