Fearless Writers – November 13 – 16

Monday

· Scripture verse for November: “I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.” Psalms 34:4

· Spelling lesson knowledge: The suffix –ed makes a verb express the past tense. Past tense shows that something has already happened. The suffix –ed has three sounds.

· Complete exercise on p. 26 of How to Spell Workbook 3. Decide what sound -ed has in each word and place that word in the correct column.

· Spelling words to write and learn.

1. frosted 9. talked

2. stayed 10. twisted

3. growled 11. mended

4. opened 12. blinked

5. showed 13. greeted

6. waited 14. added

7. washed 15. masked

8. handed 16. needed

Tuesday

· Writing Lesson Concept: Another way to achieve sentence variety is by using the different kinds of sentences in your writing. We will learn about and write declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences using Writing Skills Book 1, pp.17-22.

· Teacher directed explanation of sentence types with p.17.

· Independent Practice: Complete exercise 1 by writing declarative and interrogative sentences. Complete exercise 2 by writing imperative sentences. Complete exercise 3 by writing exclamatory sentences.

Wednesday

· Spelling pre-test

· Complete exercise 2 by writing imperative sentences. Complete exercise 3 by writing exclamatory sentences.

Thursday

· Spelling Test

· Students finish writing assignments in Writing Skills, Book 1.

· Preposition review: Students have an opportunity to recite prepositions in front of class.