This week (9/4) we will continue to focus on the same vocabulary words and skills through literacy groups. Vocabulary quiz will be Friday.
This week (8/28) we will be reading a humorous fictional selection entitled, A Package for Mrs. Jewls, an excerpt from Wayside School is Falling Down. We will continue to focus on story elements, such as characters, setting, plot, conflict, and solution, with more practice summarizing the selection, and adding a vocabulary study. Listed below is the vocabulary we will focus on the next two weeks.
shifted – moved or changed position
struggled – tried but still had difficulty
wobbled – moved unsteadily from side to side
staggered – walked very unsteadily
interrupted – stopped briefly
disturbing – upsetting
specialty – a featured item or attraction
squashing – crushing or flattening
collapsed – fell down
numb – having very little sensation or feeling