• Week of May 18th- May 22nd Lessons For Reading, ENGLISH and LANGUAGE ARTS 



     These are the things we will be learning this week. Click on  FOCUS WALL LESSON 26         to see a summary. 


     Words To Know-High Frequency Words  pages 10-11   

      (You can listen and view below in Journeys Text Book)

    ASSIGNMENT: Please practice reading these words daily. You can make flashcards with them to practice reading them too!  Please pick 5 words and put each word into a sentence.  This paper is to be turned in to school.

    1. above, 2. pushed, 3. studied, 4. teacher, 5. toward, 6. bear, 7. even, 8. surprised


     ANCHOR TEXT:  The Dot      Pages 15-33

    This text is considered realistic fiction.  Realistic fiction is a made up story about people that could happen in real life. As you read look for characters who act as real people do.  Think of events that could really happen.

      The Dot   (text- turn to page 15)


    Target: We can summarize the story. Summarizing occurs when you stop every few pages to recall the events that just happened.

      Essential Question:  What are some different ways to make art? (think about this question as you read the story)

    Assignment: Please answer the following questions. (This is to be turned in to school).


    1.  How does Vashti's art teacher help her?

    2.  How are Vashti's paintingss alike and how are they different?

    3.  How are Vashti and the little boy alike?

     Students can listen to the story,'The Dot'.  When you click the link below you will see Unit 6 Lesson #26. You will be able to pull up the high frequency words  You can also listen to the anchor text.

                                        To view click here          JOURNEYS UNIT 6                                                




    This week I have one phonics/skills activity per day for you to complete. There are 5 total. Follow the directions on the pages. To work on the activities,    click on Phonics/Skills Work    (scroll down on page to view all 5 lessons)   These pages will be turned in to school.



     OPINION Writing: Write an opinion piece about your favorite Holiday.  An opinion is what an individual person thinks or believes. (THIS WILL BE TURNED INTO SCHOOL)

    Remember to include the following:

    Parts of Opinion Writing:

    1. The topic sentence tells your opinion, or what you think about the topic.

    2. Detail sentences support the reason for your opinion. The word Because may be used to give a reason.  Give 3 reasons.

    3. Ending sentence may restate the opinion. An exclamation point may be used to show that you are feeling strongly about something.


     Don't forget to draw a picture to go along with your story. I look forward to reading your stories! This story will be turned in to school.



    My favorite holiday is_________________________________.

    I like _____________________________________ best because_______________________________________________.

    I also think this is the best holiday to celebrate because ____________________________________________.

    I can't wait until _______________________________________________!



     Read one decodable a day and do the following activites.

    1. Read the title and decide whether the book is fiction or non-fiction, why?

    2. Read the story with your child, then they should read it alone, and then they could read it to you or another family member.  Reading over helps build fluency!

    3. Identify the vowel rule. 

    Book 1: Bears, Pages 3-10. Look for words with inflections-ed, and -ing.  (ANSWERS: bobbing, digging, getting, grabbed, grinning, napping, noddedn racing, rubbing, sitting, shining, swimming, trotting)

    Book 2: Hiding and Seeking, Pages 11-18.  Look for words with inflections-ed and-ing.  (AMSWERS: begged, clapped, hiding, hummed, jutted, liked, shakin, smiled, spotted, tagged, wagged)

    Book 3: Henry and Dad Go Camping, Pages 19-26.  Look for words with the lond e sound, having y or ie.  (ANSWERS: creepy, Henry, hurried, leaky, silly, sleepy) 

    To read your story, click here on    DECODABLES UNIT 6         and turn to the correct pages.

    FRIDAY: Choose your favorite decodable story. Re-read the story. Write why it was your favorite and make sure that you give a reason why it was your favorite. Draw a picture of your favorite part. (Do on paper or in your notebook)
    SPELLING WORDS: 1. mix, 2. mixed, 3. hop, 4. hopped, 5. hope, 6. hoping, 7. run, 8. running, 9. use, 10. used.
    (Please do on paper to turn in to school)
    * Write words 3x's each
    * Practice Spelling
    If time allows visit my reading resource page and enjoy some of your favorite sites under Symbaloo
    Keep up the good work! If you have a problem please feel free to reach out to me on the Remind app, class Dojo or send me an email to hkorzelius@nfschools.net.  I miss you all so much!!!! 
    Mrs. Korzelius