Daily Homework: Reading should be done every night!!
Monday: Write 10 spelling and word wall words 3 times each and read for at least 10 minutes.
Tuesday: Complete the skills sheet and read for at least 10 minutes.
Wednesday: Write a sentence for each word wall word.
Thursday: Study words for the spelling test.
Friday: No Homework
Good Reader’s Strategies –These are the strategies that students are beginning to internalize when decoding unknown words in books.
Eagle Eye - Look at the pictures! Look at the picture for clues.
Lips the Fish - Get your mouth ready! Say the first few sounds of the new word. Read to the end of the sentence and say it again.
Stretchy Snake - Stretch it out! Stretch the word out slowly. Put the sounds together.
Tryin' Lion - Try it again! Try to reread the sentence. Try a word that makes sense.
Chunky Monkey - Chunk the word! Look for a chunk that you know.(-at, -an) Look for a word part (-ing, -er)
Skippy Frog - Skip it, Skip it! Skip the word. Read to the end of the sentence. Hop back and READ IT, READ IT!
Helpful Kangaroo - Ask for help! Ask for help (after you have tried all of the other strategies
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