Mrs.  Melissa  Whitt
Language Arts grade 3-5, Reading 3,5
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Vocabulary Test and Skills
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Reading 3

This week our story is "One Small Place in a Tree"  Our test will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The skills we will be practicing are:

ABC Order

Main Idea and Details

Synonyms and Antonyms

Complete/ Incomplete Simple Sentences


Cause and Effect


Regular Plurals

Possessive Nouns and Pronouns

Quatation Marks, Commas, and Capitalization


Vocabulary Words:

1.  except:   only

2.  maze:   a confusing series of paths or passageways through which people might get lost

3.  bacteria:  a tiny living cell that can be seen only through a microscope

4.  hollow:  having a hole or an empty space inside

5.  stored:  to put away for future use

6.  dwellers:  a person or animal that lives in a certain place

7.  swarming:  moving in a large group

Please read and practice with your child daily!!!


Vocabulary Words and Skills
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Reading 5

This week our story is "Interrupted Journey". Our tests will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017.  Will be be reviewing the following skills this week:

Cause and Effect

Singlar/Plural Nouns

Common Beginning Syllables


Suject - Verb Agreement

Complete Subject/Predicate

Kinds of Sentences

Main Idea


Vocabulary Words:

1.  treating:  caring for

2.  analyzing:  studying

3.  basking:  relaxing in warmth

4.  marine:  sea

5.  juvenile:  young

6.  ease:  freedom from pain or trouble

7.  public:  of or relating to the people as a whole

8.  perish:  to become destroyed

9.  observe:  to act in agreement with

10. furious:  very angry


Spelling and Vocabulary Test
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Language Arts 4

This week our Spelling and Vocabulary Test will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Spelling Words:

1.     bunch

2.     fruit

3.     argue

4.     crumb

5.     crew

6.     tune

7.     juice

8.     refuse

9.     truth

10.   young

11.   clue

12.   trunk

13.   amuse

14.   suit

15.   rude

16.   trust

17.   dew

18.   stuck

19.   rescue

20.   brush



Vocabulary Words:

1.  scolding:   to find fault with or criticize in an angry way

2.  detour:   a roundabout way that temporarily replaces parts or a regular route

3.  barreling:  to move at a high speed

4.  attention:  the act or the power of fixing one's mind on something

5.  propeller:  a device having a hub fitted with blades that is made to turn rapidly by an engine and that drives a ship, power boat, or airplane


Skills this week:

Author's Purpose

Drawing Conclusions



Synonyms and Antonyms

Context Clues

Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Language Arts 3

This week our spelling test will be on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

1.   lie

2.   ties

3.   fly

4.   flies

5.   halves

6.   cycles

7.   reply

8.   replies

9.   sigh

10. monkeys

11. lunches

12. fight

13. knights

14. spy

15. spies

16. dwellers

17. outcry


Spelling Test
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Language Arts 5

This week our Spelling Test wil be on September 28, 2017.  Please practice with your child daily.

1.   glory

2.   aware

3.   carton

4.   adore

5.   aboard

6.   dairy

7.   ordeal

8.   pardon

9.   warn

10. vary

11. barely

12. torch

13. barge

14. soar

15. beware

16. absorb

17. armor

18. stairway

19. perform

20. former