• Our Spelling routine begins on Monday with either a pre-test or writing our words 2 times each in cursive.  We typically complete another activity such as a worksheet, page from the book, alphabetical order, etc. during the week.  We work on forming our cursive letters, phonics, vocabulary, using spelling dictionary, glossary, and other activities that can help our fluency skills. Our tests are on Thursday or Friday consisting of the basic list and review words (25 words).  Students will write in cursive and  later in the year also in pen. We are working slowly and improve as we practice more.  Spelling will support improving our vocabulary, writing, and decoding skills. We will incorporate spelling every couple of weeks.  Students also have books they may bring home when needed.
     
     
    Unit 1
    Basic List
    1.  bunk     2.  staff     3.  dock     4.  slept     5.  mist
    6.  bunch    7.  swift     8.  stuck    9.  breath    10. tough
    11. fond     12. crush     13. grasp    14. dwell     15. fund
    16. ditch    17. split     18. swept    19. deaf      20. rough
     
    Review Words
    21. trunk    22. skill     23. track    24. fresh    25. odd
     
    Challenge Words
    1.  trek     2. knapsack   3. summit    4. rustic    5. mascot
     
     
     
    Unit 2
    Basic List
    1.  speech   2.  greet     3.  claim    4. stray      5.  brain
    6.  deal     7.  make      8.  raise    9. leaf       10. thief
    11. lease    12. laid      13. waist   14. praise     15. beast
    16. stain    17. seal      18. sway    19. fleet      20. niece
     
    Review Words
    21. free   22. gray     23. least    24. safe    25. gain
     
    Challenge Words
    1.  candidate   2. succeed   3. campaign   4. nominate    5. cease
     
     
     
    Unit 3
    Basic List
    1.  strike    2. thrown     3.  stole     4.  boast    5.  sign
    6.  stroll    7. thigh      8.  height    9.  dough    10. owe
    11. loaf      12. stroke    13. growth    14. stride   15. code 
    16. slope     17. hose      18. mild      19. flow     20. slight
     
    Review
    21. twice     22. goal    23. broke    24. shown   25. sigh
     
    Challenge Words
    1.  opponent   2. sacrifice   3. site    4. plight   5. reproach
     
     
    Unit 4
    Basic List
    1. clue        2. proof       3. cruise   4. choose     5. rule
    6. troop       7. dew         8. route    9. view       10. lose
    11. duke       12. mood       13. scoop   14. mule      15. youth
    16. bruise     17. loose      18. rude    19. loop      20. flute
     
    Review Words
    21. shoot      22. true       23. group   24. fruit     25. blew
     
    Challenge Words
    1. subdue     2. pursuit     3. presume    4. accuse    5. intrude
     

    Unit 5

    Basic List

    1. hawk            2. claw       3. bald           4. tower        5. stalk

    6. prowl           7. loyal       8. pause        9. moist        10. ounce

    11. launch     12. royal     13. scowl         14. haunt      15.joint

    16. coward    17. fawn     18. thousand   19. drown      20. fault

     

    Review Words

    21. south       22. dawn     23. false        24. cause       25. howl

     

    Challenge Words

    1. grouse     2. poise     3. loiter    4. somersault    5. awkward

     

     

    Unit 6 is a review unit over all of the basic and review words from Unit -5.

     

    Unit 7

    Basic List

    1. hare           2.scar         3. torch             4. soar         5. harsh

    6. sore            7. lord       8.flair                9.warn        10. floor

    11. tore         12. lair      13. snare            14. carve      15.bore

    16. fare         17. cork    18. barge            19. flare        20. rare

     

    Review Words

    21. horse      22. sharp     23. square     24.stairs      25. board

     

    Challenge Words

    1. folklore   2.unicorn   3. ordeal   4. marvelous   5. hoard

     

    Unit 8

    Basic List

    1. smear          2.germ       3. blur              4. peer           5. stir

    6. squirm         7. nerve     8.early              9.worth         10. pier

    11. thirst        12. burnt    13. rear             14. term        15. steer

    16. pearl        17. squirt    18. stern            19. hurl         20. worse

     

    Review Words

    21. learn      22. curve     23. world    24. firm      25. year