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    • Use the word wall chart to encourage correct spelling of words.
    • Review your word wall words in different ways: play word wall Bingo, rainbow words- write your word wall words in different color crayons, play I Spy or make a word find to share with the class. 
    • Use the alphabet chart for proper letter formation.
    • After writing a sentence, encourage your child to check for the three rules for writing a sentence. Start with a capital letter, spaces between each word and end with a punctuation mark.

    Reading Comprehension
    After reading a fiction book...

    • Retell the story including a clear beginning, middle and end
    • Identify the story elements- characters, setting, problem and solution
    • Make connections- Think of how the book reminds you of something in your life or another book.
    • Compare two characters- They can be from the same or different books. You can even compare a character to yourself.

    After reading a Nonfiction book:

    • Write down key words to help you remember the main ideas.
    • See if you can recall information by looking at the key words.
    • Try to write a summary of the book.
    • Make a list of two new facts you learned.
Last Modified on August 30, 2018