Students will learn the major principles and patterns of English spelling, learn reliable spelling strategies that they can apply to both familiar and unfamiliar words, master words that are most commonly misspelled, and become aware of the rich network of spelling-meaning relationships that can extend their vocabulary.
Every Thursday, students will be given activities in which they will practice using the spelling pattern of the week. Students will have one week to complete their assignment. Activities will be due the following Thursday from which they were assigned. Spelling tests will be on the Thursday the activities are due.
Thursday, September 8: Students will be assigned Week 1 spelling activities which focus on Words Ending in -ant and -ent. This assignment will be DUE: Thursday, September 15.
Thursday, September 15: DUE: Week 1 spelling activities; Spelling Test (each word will be read three times, students will write the word on their test and match each word with its definition).
Attached below are the spelling words for weeks 1-10: