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Table of Contents
Roll a Spelling Word p. 5-7
2. Mr. Tanen’s Tie Story Structure Book p. 8-13
3. Homographs Booklet p. 14-17
4. Mr. Tanen’s Tie Trouble Vocab Foldable p.18-21
5. -ed and –ing Activities p.22-25
6. My Principal! Writing and Craftiviity p.26-32
7. Spelling and High Frequency Practice p.34-34
8. Five Favorite Things about my Principal p.35
9. Pronoun Flip Flap p.36-37
10. Tri-Fold p.38-39
11. Thank you and credits p. 40
Roll a Spelling Word- You will need a dice for this activity. Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write. They keep going until all squares are filled.
Mr. Tanen’s Tie Story Structure Book- This is a booklet in the shape of a tie to help teach story structure for the week’s selection.
Homographs Booklet- This is a book that students make of Homograph words. I make extra copies of the second page of this booklet so they can think of more compound words. I also print them back to back.
Mr. Tanen’s Tie Trouble Vocab Foldable- Print these pages back to back. Students fold these pages “hotdog” ways. They fill out the foldable
accordingly. If they are struggling with the definition portion, they can look it up in the glossary at the back of their book.
-ed and –ing Activities- This is a cut and paste activity to practice adding ing and ed.
My Principal! Writing and Craftivity- This is a writing project and craft that you can tie in with the Story.
Spelling and High Frequency Practice- Students will read, trace, write, and rainbow write the high frequency words and spelling words.
Five Favorite Things about my Principal- Fill this out about your principal.
Pronoun Flip Flap- Print back to back. Students then will fold it, and it fill it out accordingly.
Tri-Fold- Print these sheets front to back. Students fold it like a brochure. Fill it out about the week’s selection
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
This is addressed in the spelling and High Frequency Word Practice.
Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
This is addressed n the spelling and High Frequency practice.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
This is addressed in the Tri-Fold.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
This is addressed in the Story Structure Tie Booklet.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
This is addressed in the pronoun flip-flap.
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