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.......... Verbs is and are.............................. Picture Clues Context Clues Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying Verbs.................................... Capitalization—First Word Writing Skills: Writing Complete Sentences...... Word Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Verbs.. Spelling Theme Vocabulary... Ending Punctuation Test Your Skills .. Identifying Statements and Writing a Creative Story Questions........ Using ’s to Show Possession Writing Complete Sentences Writing Skills: Writing Creative Sentences. Capitalization. Visual Memory Spelling Theme Vocabulary........... Visual –ow................. Spelling Theme Vocabulary.... Pronouns they and them Complete Sentences.... 3 Good Morning! (Unit 5) .............. Context Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination. Writing a Creative Story Writing a Creative Story Test Your Skills .................. Pronouns we and us in a Sentence.... Capitalization—The Complete Sentences............. 23 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with –ay..... Writing a Creative Story Away We Go! (Unit 8) ...... Writing Writing Skills: Writing Complete Sentences............. Visual Memory Reading Skills: Picture Clues....... Auditory Discrimination Context Clues...................... Clues............... Capitalization–First Word Word I....... 62 Test Your Skills ... 32 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with R-Controlled Vowel ar. Contents At the Circus (Unit 1) . 73 Test Your Skills .... Context Clues Contractions Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying Writing Skills: Writing a Creative Story..................... • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 1 ................ in a Sentence............ Test Your Skills ................ –at........ The Word I Writing Skills: Writing Nonfiction....... Spelling Theme Vocabulary............ Visual Memory Spelling Theme Vocabulary.... Context. Visual Story of the Year (Unit 4) ...... Complete Sentences.. Spelling Theme Vocabulary...... Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Short u. Verbs.............. 52 Test Your Skills .......... 33 Memory Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with –ake and Reading Skills: Context Clues..... Rhyming Words Context Clues Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Capitalization— Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying First Word in a Sentence...... Sentence Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination..... Visual Memory Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination............... 53 The Playground (Unit 2) .. 63 Fourth of July (Unit 3) .... Writing a List Writing a Creative Story Test Your Skills ... Rhyming Words...... Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Short a............. Visual Memory Discrimination Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination... 82 Writing a Poem Test Your Skills .... 12 Sing a Song (Unit 6) .............................. Visual Memory Spelling Theme Vocabulary. Nouns......................... Pronouns I and me Word Order in a Sentence Writing Skills: Writing Complete Sentences.......... 72 Writing Skills: Writing Creative Sentences....... 42 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp......... Spelling Theme Vocabulary.......... Families............ Vowel Sounds. Word Families Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying Complete Sentences.............. 22 Be Safe (Unit 7) .................... Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination..... Visual Memory Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination.................................. 13 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Long o...... Writing Skills: Writing Creative Sentences. 43 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with –an and Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Long e.... Ending Punctuation...

... Creative Writing.... Visual Memory Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination.... Making Writing a Creative Story a Poster Test Your Skills ... Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with –oo.. On the Farm (Unit 9) ... and Specific Places Writing Skills: Writing Asking Sentences. Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Long a.......... .......... Writing a Creative Story Test Your Skills ................................. Using ’s to Show Possession Writing a Creative Story Writing Skills: Interviewing......... Complete Sentences...... Spelling Words That End with y......... 112 Pet Show (Unit 10) .......... 93 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with Double First-Grade Fun (Unit 12) ....................... and Things............ and Specific Places and Things.................. Visual Memory Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination................. Contractions................. Nouns. Places... 83 Family Night (Unit 11) ................ Context Clues Rhyming Words................. Writing Skills: Writing Complete Sentences............... 123 Spelling Lists ... 113 Consonants....... Capitalization—Names of Pets......... Reading Skills: Auditory Discrimination.... Verbs is and are Names of People......... and Things... 102 Record Form .... Reading Skills: Visual Discrimination..... Writing Information........... Visual Memory Spelling Theme Vocabulary............. Pets... 122 Test Your Skills .. 133 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537• ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp......... Pronouns Specific People....... Spelling Theme Vocabulary.... 92 Sentences.............. 125 Answer Key ............ Spelling Theme Vocabulary............... 103 Spelling Skills: Spelling Words with –ow..... Context Clues Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Capitalization— Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Identifying First Word in a Sentence.... Contractions Writing Skills: Writing Complete Sentences..... Names of People..................... Context Clues Context Clues Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Ending Grammar & Punctuation Skills: Capitalization— Punctuation.... Writing Complete Test Your Skills ...................... Visual Memory Spelling Theme Vocabulary.........

At the Circus May 31. can pan man cat sat wish like lady How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Check off the words you can find in the story. k in g m e t o t h e c ir cus. I like the circus. I w is h I c o u ld big cat sat on a c e t h e la d y in p in k . I would a horse lik stand up and ride. I ride h a ir . 2005 Dear Grandpa. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 3 . Thank you for ta li k e d w h e n t h e m a n and the It was fun. Note: Help your child read the story. Madison Read the spelling words. Let’s go again! Love.

like ___________ ___________ 8. wish ___________ ___________ 7.Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with an and at Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. sat ___________ ___________ 6. lady ___________ ___________ 4 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . man ___________ ___________ 4. cat ___________ ___________ 5. pan ___________ ___________ 3. can ___________ ___________ 2.

What’s Missing? Skills: Spelling Words with an and at Fill in the blanks to write the spelling word that names Spelling each picture. Note: Read the directions to your child. Theme Vocabulary Writing man lady cat pan sat can Spelling Words Using Picture Clues and Sentence Context to Identify Missing Words c n a p t d Finish the spelling word in each sentence. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 1. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 5 . We l the circus. I w I could ride. 2.

Mrs. . Brady We had Dan is a . Note: Read the directions to your child. What does Ann That clown fry in the ? on his hat. open the . Skills: Spelling Words Circus Rhymes with an and at Spelling Draw a line to match the words that rhyme. Theme Vocabulary Identifying Rhyming man dish Words cat ran wish hat like bike Write a spelling word to finish each rhyme. can lady sat pan 6 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

a man rode a bike with one wheel. 8. I saw a lady on a swing. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 7 . A Good Start Skills: Capitalizing the First Word in a Sentence A sentence begins with a capital letter. The big cat was in a cage. Did you like the circus? 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. We went to the circus. the clown had a pan on his head. i wish we could ride the elephant. Fix the letters that should be capitals. 7. we sat with our friends. 5. 1. 3. 4. Can they pack up the big tent? 6. Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

wet We get _______________________________________ 8 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . It water sprays _______________________________________ 5. A sentence that tells something ends with a period. 1. (. Skills: Using a Period Tell Me Something at the End of a Statement Word Order in A sentence needs ending punctuation. The clown funny is _______________________________________ 3. flower He has a _______________________________________ 4. Note: Read the directions to your child. Unscramble the words to make a sentence. End each sentence with a period.) a Sentence We see the circus tent. We circus like the _______________________________________ 2.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 9 . Which circus act do you _________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Using Content A sentence that asks something ends with to Complete Sentences a question mark. Note: Read the directions to your child. Did you see the lady _______________ 5. End each sentence with a question mark. (?) What did you wish for? Fill in each blank with a word from the box. Ask Me Something Skills: Using a Question Mark at the End of a Question A sentence needs ending punctuation. What is that big ________________ 2. Did the big cat sit on a _________________ 3. like chair cat circus ride 1. How many big cats are in the ______________ 4.

_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ 10 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Use a capital letter and a question mark. Note: Read the directions to your child. . Skills: Writing Fun at the Circus Creative Sentences Ann and Ben went to the circus. Write a sentence telling what Using Correct Capitalization each child saw. and Ending Punctuation Ann ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ Ben ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________ Write a question to ask Ann or Ben about the circus. Use a capital letter and a period.

_____________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used a capital letter to begin each sentence. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 11 . They made a tent in the yard. Using Spelling Words in a Composition can pan man cat Using Correct sat wish like lady Capitalization and Ending Punctuation Ann and Ben played circus. ❍ I used a period or question mark at the end of each sentence. The Big Show Skills: Writing a Creative Story Finish the story. Use as many spelling words as you can. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child.

________________ We like the circus___ ❍ period (.) 2. Which sentence has the correct 6. ❍ Where is your ticket? 8. 1. ________________ 2. Fill in the circle. . Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. ________________ 4. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. ________________ capital letter? 7. did you wich for a kat _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ 12 ASSESSMENT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? 4. ________________ ❍ question mark (?) 3. ________________ ❍ question mark (?) 3. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? 1. At the Circus My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. ________________ ❍ here is the circus Tent. ________________ Did you see the big cat___ ❍ period (.) 5. Write the sentence correctly.

Jake’s mom will take us. Check off the words you can find in the story. up us run fun to ship jump game How many spelling words did you find? ______ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We can jump off the ship. We can get up onto the ship. Note: Help your child read the story. The Playground Today is the first day of summer. Will we sink it? Yes! Read the spelling words. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 13 . We like to play a ship game. Jake and I are going to have fun. We can run after another ship. We are going to the park.

ship ___________ ___________ 8.Skills: Spelling Words with Spelling Practice Short u Spelling Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. up ___________ ___________ 2. to ___________ ___________ 7. game ___________ ___________ 14 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. us ___________ ___________ 3. fun ___________ ___________ 5. . jump ___________ ___________ 6. run ___________ ___________ 4.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 15 . Spelling Theme Vocabulary 1. 7. 8. up us run fun to ship jump game Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. Play with Puzzles Skills: Spelling Words with Short u Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. Visual Memory and Discrimination Writing Spelling Words 2. 5. funny running bus cup jumper onto ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 3. Note: Read the directions to your child. 6. 4.

Skills: Spelling Words Can You Choose? with Short u Spelling Choose the correct spelling. ________________ 5. sun bump pup cup bun jump up run lump 16 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I like to gump/jump. We play a ship/shep game. How fast can you run/rum? ________________ 3. Write it on the line. Will you play with uss/us? ________________ 6. Theme Vocabulary Spelling Words in Context 1. ________________ Make word families. I want to/toe swing. Will he play a gam/game? ________________ 8. ________________ Identifying Word Families 2. ________________ 7. We had fen/fun. . She may climb up/op. Write the words below in the correct box. ________________ 4. Note: Read the directions to your child.

Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 17 . Jump rope with us With me ____________________________________________________ 4. Find the Sentence Skills: Identifying and Writing Complete Sentences A sentence has a whole thought. Kim and I Kim runs to the park ____________________________________________________ 3. Play ball with me The ball ____________________________________________________ 2. Run fun sun It is fun to run ____________________________________________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Writing Spelling Words Sentence: The three girls jump rope. 1. Not a sentence: The three girls Read the two groups of words. Write the group of words that makes a sentence.

Does the sentence begin with a capital letter? Circle yes or no. 1. . yes no 3. Dogs play in the park. go up the slide. yes no Write a sentence that goes with each picture. Skills: Capitalizing Use a Capital the First Word in a Sentence A sentence begins with a capital letter. we have fun in the jump house. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 18 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. yes no 5. yes no 2. Use a capital letter to begin each sentence. Note: Read the directions to your child. Let’s play a game. I have a ball. yes no 4. We run in the park.

3. Max and I ride bikes. 4. 6. Capital I Skills: Capitalizing the Word I The word I is always a capital letter. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 1. 5. May i ride your bike? 7. Note: Read the directions to your child. I like to go up. Fix the sentences that are not correct. You and I can play a game. 8. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 19 . i have a blue bike. 2. Color the if the sentence is correct. You and I can race. Ann and i can swing. I like the park. I can go fast.

. _______________________________________________________ 20 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. Using Spelling Words Capitalizing the Word I ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Write a sentence that tells what you like to do at the park. Use a capital I. Skills: Writing What Do You Do? Complete Sentences Write a sentence that begins with capital I.

My friend and _______________________ have fun. ____________________________________________ . My friend and ___________ are ________________________ __________________________________________________ . Completing Sentences My friend’s name is ___________________________ . ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Using Capital I We like to play _______________________________ . We also like to ________________________________ _____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ . Friends Have Fun Skills: Writing a Creative Story Finish the story. Draw a picture of yourself and your friend playing. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 21 . Write a sentence that tells about your picture.

6. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Which one is a sentence? ❍ A slide 1. Fill in the circle. _______________ capital letter? 3. ❍ Dad and i have fun. sam and i runn and jum ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ 22 ASSESSMENT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________ 8. . _______________ 7. ❍ Your bike is blue. Which sentence has the correct capital letter? 5. _______________ 3. The Playground My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. 1. _______________ ❍ A slide is fun 2. _______________ ❍ Dad and I like to ride. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. Write the sentence correctly. Which sentence has the correct 2. 4. _______________ ❍ my bike Is red. _______________ 4.

Can you guess why? Here is what the note said: Read the spelling words. Fourth of July Zack and Mia found a note on the door. Mia made red and blue flowers for her bike. Check off the words you can find in the story and note. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 23 . Note: Help your child read the story. Zack made a red and white hat. Then they asked Mom for paper. They read the note. hat hot sand hand red white blue flag How many spelling words did you find? ______ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

flag ___________ ___________ 24 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. sand ___________ ___________ 5. . hot ___________ ___________ 3. blue ___________ ___________ 7. white ___________ ___________ 8.Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with Short a Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. hand ___________ ___________ 4. hat ___________ ___________ 2. red ___________ ___________ 6.

Note: Read the directions to your child.

Spell It Skills:
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Mark an X on the misspelled words. Spell them correctly Spelling
Theme
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1. What color is the flage? _____________ Writing
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2. This box is red, whit, and blue. _____________
3. The sun is hout. _____________
4. Put on your blue het. _____________
5. Play in the sad with me. _____________

Circle each correct spelling.

1. hamd hand hand hande

2. white wite wite white

3. bue bloo blue blue

4. hawt haht hot howt

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Note: Read the directions to your child.

Skills:
Spelling Words
Read and Spell
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It is ______________ tonight. We will see colors

in the sky. Put your chair on the _____________.

Hold a flag in your ______________. Did you hear

a big boom? There is a red and ___________ star!

Wave your ____________. Happy Fourth of July!

Write the last letter of each spelling word.

re___ whit__ ha___ san___

han___ blu___ ho___ fla___

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Note: Read the directions to your child.

Is It a Sentence? Skills:
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Sentence: Where is my red hat?
Not a sentence: My red hat

If the words make a sentence, color the YES star. If the
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1. Your hat is nice YES NO

2. Blue hat YES NO

3. The flag is blue and white YES NO

4. Dad put the chair on the sand YES NO

5. Red, white, and blue YES NO

6. The sand is hot YES NO

7. Hand sand band land YES NO

8. Please hand me a hot dog YES NO

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Our country has a birthday. 1. today is a holiday. 4. wear a hat in the hot sun. 8. 6. Note: Read the directions to your child. Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. Fix the letters that should be capitals. We saw the band march. fly your flag. wear red. my brother plays a big drum. and blue. Skills: Capitalizing Capital Letters the First Word of a Sentence A sentence begins with a capital letter. do you know what today is? 2. 5. 3. white. 7. We can hear the band play. 28 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. .

Asking We all have red hats. Sentence Where is your hat? Can you carry the flag? Telling Here is the flag. Asking or Telling? Skills: Identifying Statements and Questions A sentence needs ending punctuation. Note: Read the directions to your child. The first one has been done for you. Do you play in a band? I like to march. (. A sentence that tells something ends with a period. (?) What songs do they play? Read each sentence.) The band plays music. Draw a line to show if it is an asking sentence or a telling sentence. A sentence that asks something ends with a question mark. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 29 . Sentence Can you wave your flag? ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

and Ending Punctuation Sam ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Lisa ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Write a question asking each child about his or her day. . Use a capital letter and a question mark. Note: Read the directions to your child. Skills: Writing Fun on the Fourth Creative Sentences Sam and Lisa had fun on the Fourth of July. Write a sentence Using Correct Capitalization telling what each child did. Use a capital letter and a period. Sam _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Lisa _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ 30 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

Holiday Fun Skills: Writing a Creative Story What do you like to do on the Fourth of July? Write about it. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 31 . ❍ I used a period or question mark at the end of each sentence. Note: Read the directions to your child. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Using Spelling Use as many spelling words as you can. Words in a Composition Using Correct hat hot hand sand Capitalization and Ending red blue white flag Punctuation _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used a capital letter to begin each sentence.

Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. 6. ❍ my Red hat is just right. _________________ 8. _________________ ❍ period (. 1. _________________ 3. Write the sentence correctly. my flag is rad. _________________ 7. Fourth of July My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. Which sentence has the correct capital letter? 5. .) ❍ question mark (?) 2. Which one is a sentence? 3. Fill in the circle. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _________________ 4. _________________ ❍ The white sand ❍ The sand is hot 4. _________________ ❍ This hat is too big for me. and blu __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 32 ASSESSMENT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _________________ 2. white. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? Did you march with the band___ 1.

We make tracks. then summer. The lake has a cover of ice. We rake them up. In the fall. Winter comes and brings the cold. Note: Help your child read the story. A bear sleeps. Summer brings long days of hot sun. and brown. The days get warmer. Read the spelling words. We have fun in the snow. the story goes on. The garden is full of flowers and bees. and winter. Story of the Year The story of the year goes like this: In the spring. Little plants begin to grow. leaves turn yellow. Check off the words you can find in the story. We go to the beach. make shake lake rake sun snow grow after How many spelling words did you find? ______ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Year after year. First spring comes. baby birds and lambs are born. red. fall. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 33 . They fall from the trees.

sun ___________ ___________ 6. snow ___________ ___________ 7. make ___________ ___________ 2. grow ___________ ___________ 8. rake ___________ ___________ 5.Skills: Spelling Words with ake and Spelling Practice ow Spelling Read and Spell Read and Spell Copy Copy and and Spell Spell Spell Spell It Again! it Again! Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. shake ___________ ___________ 3. lake ___________ ___________ 4. after ___________ ___________ 34 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. .

2. 4. Please hand me the r__________________. Let’s m______________ a big pile of leaves. Spelling Theme after sun snow grow Vocabulary Writing Spelling Words Visual 1. Finish the missing spelling words. Memory and Discrimination Spelling Words in Context 2. Write Your Words Skills: Spelling Words with ake and ow Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 3. Note: Read the directions to your child. 4. 3. It is too cold to swim in the l_____________. shake rake lake make 1. I can sh_____________ an apple off the tree. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 35 .

Alan has a pail and a rake/roke. ___________ 5. ___________ 4. Let’s play aftr/after we swim. The sum/sun is hot. ___________ 6. Write the words below in the correct box. sun grow shake snow lake run low fun make 36 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Spelling Theme Vocabulary 1. . Note: Read the directions to your child. Skills: Spelling Words Choose One with ake and ow Choose the correct spelling. ___________ Make word families. I will sake/shake off the sand. ___________ 3. ___________ 7. Write it on the line. The sand is as white as snow/snoe. See it groo/grow. Dad will take us to the lake/lak. ___________ Spelling Words in Context Identifying Word Families 2. We can mack/make a sand pile. ___________ 8.

Color each apple that names something. Nouns Name Things Skills: Identifying Nouns Some words name things. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 37 . The lady has a blue hat. Note: Read the directions to your child. These words are called nouns. tree lake is sun grow snow rake after ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

add ’s to the name of the person. Meg’s • kite Kim’s • T-shirt Tom’s • ball Ben’s • boat 38 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Skills: Using ’s Summer Fun to Show Possession When something belongs to one person. Note: Read the directions to your child. Draw a line to show to whom each thing belongs. . We swim in Amy’s pool.

____________ hat ____________ mittens 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 39 . 1. 6. Ana has a sled. Dan has a hat. Winter Fun Skills: Using ’s to Show Possession Write the name to show who owns each thing. ____________ skates ____________ boots 3. ____________ sled ____________ scarf ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Jan has boots. Maria has mittens. 2. Marco has a scarf. Matt has skates. Note: Read the directions to your child. Use ’s. 4.

I _________________________________ _________________________________ . Fall In the fall. I _________________________ _________________________________ . Skills: Writing Around the Year ’ Creative Sentences Finish each sentence to tell about the season. Summer In the summer. 40 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I _________________________________ _________________________________ . . Spring In the spring. Note: Read the directions to your child. Winter In the winter. I _________________________ _________________________________ . Circle the Identifying Nouns nouns in your sentences.

Time of Year Skills: Writing a Poem Finish the poem. Using ’s to Show Possession winter spring fall summer I like spring. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I like winter. I like _____________ ’s colors. hot sun. I like _____________ ’s red and yellow leaves. I like _____________ ’s hot. I like _____________ ’s rain. I like summer. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 41 . I like _____________ ’s soft. I like _____________ ’s white. I like _____________ ’s sun. white snow. quiet rain. I like _____________ ’s snow. I like fall. Note: Read the directions to your child. Fill in the name of the season.

Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. _________________ 7. _________________ ❍ Lee’s bike ❍ red bike 6. _________________ 2. the sum will mak Dans tree gro __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 42 ASSESSMENT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ❍ These are Ana’s boots. 1. Which one tells to whom something belongs? 5. _________________ 3. . Write the sentence correctly. _________________ 8. Fill in the circle. _________________ ❍ lake 2. Story of the Year My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _________________ 4. 4. Which sentence shows that Ana owns something? 3. Which one is a naming word? (noun) ❍ swim 1. _________________ ❍ These are Anas mittens.

Wake up! It’s morning. And berries so sweet. Wake up! It’s morning. What do you hear? Someone is singing A song soft and clear. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 43 . we me tree see hear hold smell eat How many spelling words did you find? ______ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. What do you see? The sun in the sky And birds in a tree. Read the spelling words. Good Morning! Wake up! It’s morning. Note: Help your child read the story. What do you smell? Someone is frying An egg. What do you hold? The covers around me To keep out the cold. Wake up! It’s morning. Check off the words you can find in the story. What do you eat? Warm oats and cold milk. I can tell. Wake up! It’s morning.

smell _______________ _______________ 8. see ___________ ___________ 5. me ___________ ___________ 3. eat _______________ _______________ 44 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. hear ___________ ___________ 6. . tree ___________ ___________ 4. we ___________ ___________ 2.Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with Long e Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. hold ___________ ___________ 7.

Spelling Theme Vocabulary we me tree Visual Memory __ e __ e __ __ ee w __ m __ tr __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ see eat __ ee __ __ t s __ __ ea __ __ __ __ __ __ __ hear hold smell __ ear __ old __ __ ell h __ __ __ h __ __ __ sm __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Write the missing letters. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 45 . See and Write Skills: Spelling Words with Long e Practice your spelling words.

Now wee/we can read together. Skills: Spelling Words Can You See It? with Long e Spelling Choose the correct spelling. _____________ we me tree see hear hold smell eat Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. My new glasses help me/mi read. I will hould/hold the book for you. _____________ 4. Theme Vocabulary Spelling Words in Context 1. . Write it on the line. Note: Read the directions to your child. Can you sey/see the pictures? _____________ 3. meet treetop behold seeds hearing smelly beater sweet 46 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _____________ Visual Discrimination 2.

(What is happening) Color the verbs. These words are called verbs. Note: Read the directions to your child. eat see hear hold egg we smell tree ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 47 . We smell the popcorn. Find the Verbs Skills: Identifying Verbs Some words tell what is happening.

Note: Read the directions to your child. Use a word from the box to complete each sentence. Rose likes ice cream. too. is calling to . 2. . 4. Skills: Using Using Pronouns Pronouns in Context Some words take the place of names. he she we me 1. She could eat it every day. 3. Dan and I like to dance. I can hear Dad. My teddy bear looks like is happy. These words are called pronouns. The birds seem to sing to . What will eat for breakfast? 6. 48 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. is making eggs. Mom is cooking. are glad the sun is shining. We hear the music. 5.

put the cookies on a plate. 5. 7. have fun cooking. Note: Read the directions to your child. Father and make cookies. He lets help. 8. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 1. Fill in the blanks with I or me. Father helps mix the batter. 3. Skills: I or Me? Using Pronouns I and Me Use I when you are the person doing something. think they are good. I bake cookies with Mother. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 49 . put in flour and sugar. 6. Use me when something happens to you. Mother gave me a cookie. 2. 4. Father gives a taste.

Note: Read the directions to your child.

Skills:
Writing
Using My Senses
Complete
Sentences
Write a sentence about something you like to see, hear, touch,
Using the
Pronoun I smell, and taste. Use I in your sentences.

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see

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hear

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touch

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Note: Read the directions to your child.

A Funny Noise Skills:
Writing a
Creative Story
Finish the story. Use as many spelling words as you can. Using Spelling
Words in a
Composition
we me tree see
hear hold smell eat

One day, I heard a funny noise. It was outside.
I went to look. I saw _____________________________
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Check Your Story

❍ I used complete sentences.
❍ I used the words I and me correctly.

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Note: Read the assessment questions to your child.

Good Morning! My Spelling Test

Find the correct answer. Fill in the circle. Ask someone to test you
on the spelling words.
1. Which word tells what is
happening?
1. _________________
❍ eat
❍ tree
2. _________________
2. Which pronoun goes in the blank?
Sam gave _______ his book. 3. _________________
❍ I
❍ me 4. _________________

3. Which pronoun goes in the blank?
5. _________________
Jenny can smell the flower.
_______ likes flowers.
6. _________________
❍ We
❍ She
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8. _________________

4. Write the sentence correctly.
wee sea an apple on the tre

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52 ASSESSMENT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

The words may be happy. So sing your song the way you feel it! Read the spelling words. Sing a Song A song needs notes. Check off the words you can find in the story. Note: Help your child read the story. Words help you feel the song. so no note home do you nice sing How many spelling words did you find? ______ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. You can clap the beat of a song. Hum a song you know. Can you hear the notes go up and down? A song needs a beat. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 53 . sad. Clap one–two–three–four! Some songs have words. silly. or nice.

nice ___________ ___________ 8. you ___________ ___________ 7. no ___________ ___________ 3. . sing ___________ ___________ 54 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. home ___________ ___________ 5.Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with Long o Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. so ___________ ___________ 2. note ___________ ___________ 4. do ___________ ___________ 6.

________________ 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 55 . 4. How doo we sound? ________________ Writing Spelling Words 2. Play this not. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. ________________ 4. Theme Vocabulary Visual Discrimination 1. home nice sing you 1. Spell them correctly Spelling on the lines. 3. Can You Spell It? Skills: Spelling Words with Long o Mark an X on the misspelled words. Can yu play a tune? ________________ Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. Will Troy singe with us? ________________ 3. 2. He has a nise voice.

you do blue snow 6. sing bring song ring 2. Does the king Like to ? He sang it twice. no too show so 7. Auditory Discrimination 1. . 56 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. note not vote boat 3. do moo no you Write a spelling word to finish each rhyme. so no to go 5. It was . nice mice twice size 4. Skills: Identifying Rhyme Time Rhyming Words Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word. home foam Rome come 8. Note: Read the directions to your child.

The band 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. I tap with the sticks 6. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 57 . We play in a band 3. Tap the triangle ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We keep the beat 4. Not a sentence: To play music If the words make a sentence. color the sad face. With two sticks 5. color the happy face. 1. So no so no so 7. Is It a Sentence? Skills: Identifying Complete Sentences A sentence has a whole thought. Sentence: It is fun to play music. Ring the bell 8. If the words do not make a sentence.

1. Skills: Using Looking for I Capital I Circle the sentences that have a capital I. i listen. . Note: Read the directions to your child. 2. i turn on the radio. She and i practice at home. i can snap my fingers. 4. Fix the sentences that do not have a capital I. Rita and I have fun. I like to sing and dance. 7. 58 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 5. I show Rita the steps. When the music plays. Rita and I can teach you. 8. 6. too. 3.

4. 6. Fill in the each blank with we or us. 5. 1. Some of sing high notes. are in a show. Mr. learn to sing together. Bell will teach us a song. Next week. learn about notes. Will you sing with ? ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Use us when something happens to you and other people. go to music class. 7. We learn the tune. 3. We or Us? Skills: Using Pronouns we and us Use we when you and other people do something. 8. 2. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 59 . Two of play the bells. Note: Read the directions to your child. In the show will sing and dance.

. ❍ I used capital I correctly. Skills: Using Capital I My Music Do you play or sing music? What would you like to play? What would you like to sing? Write about it. _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Draw a picture of yourself making music. Check Your Story ❍ I used complete sentences. Use some of your spelling words. Note: Read the directions to your child. 60 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

_______________________________________ 5. _______________________________________ 9. Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________________________________ 7. _______________________________________ 2. Draw a star by the song you like best. _______________________________________ 6. My Top Ten Skills: Writing a List Make a list of songs you know. _______________________________________ 8. _______________________________________ 4. _______________________________________ 10. _______________________________________ 3. _______________________________________ Sing your song for someone. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 61 . 1. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

_________________ 8. ❍ You and I like to dance. _________________ 3. 6. Fill in the circle. _________________ ❍ A note 2. doo us hum or sinng the nots __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 62 ASSESSMENT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. ❍ Us 3. _________________ ❍ Travis and i like to sing. _________________ 4. . _________________ _______ shake the bells. _________________ 7. _________________ ❍ We 4. 1. Which sentence has the correct capital letter? 5. Which one is a sentence? ❍ He plays a nice tune 1. Which word goes in the blank? 2. Sing a Song My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Write the sentence correctly.

Read the spelling words. They may want to fight fires one day. He showed the children his gear and his truck. Note: Help your child read the story. Min and Adam learned how to be safe. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 63 . He told them how to stay safe. day may stay play stop look rule safe How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. It has a good rule to remember. Be Safe At school. If you see a fire. Min and Adam like to play with toy fire trucks. A firefighter came to visit. He gave them a list. dial 9-1-1. Check off the words you can find in the story.

rule ___________ ___________ 8. day ___________ ___________ 2. safe ___________ ___________ 64 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. look ___________ ___________ 7. .Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with ay Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. may ___________ ___________ 3. stop ___________ ___________ 6. play ___________ ___________ 5. stay ___________ ___________ 4.

It’s up to you to be sa_________. 4. 3. St__________ before you cross the street. Note: Read the directions to your child. Write Your Words Skills: Spelling Words with ay Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. 2. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 2. 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 65 . Finish the missing spelling words. That is a good r________ to follow. 4. 1. Be sure to l___________ both ways. Writing Spelling Words day may stay play Visual Memory and Discrimination 1.

Do not ________________ in the street. Skills: Using Play It Safe Sentence Context to Identify Fill in the missing words. Will you _______________ and play? 2. Write letters in the blanks to make spelling words. Missing Words Writing Spelling Words may stay day play Using Vowel Sounds 1. oo u o ay a d_____ m_____ st_____p r_____le s_____fe st_____ l_____k pl_____ 66 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . Note: Read the directions to your child. You ______________ get hurt. 3. Have a safe _________________. 4.

©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We know what to ____________. I ____________ to my friend for help. 7. I ____________ down in the street. Circle the words that tell what happened. She ____________ right away. 5. We always ____________ both ways. (What already happened) Fill in the blanks with words from the box. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 67 . Note: Read the directions to your child. 6. One time. do stay look stop play fell called came 1. These words are called verbs. 3. 8. What Happened? Skills: Identifying and Writing Verbs Some words tell what is happening or what already Using Sentence happened. 4. We ___________ at every corner. 2. We do not ____________ in the street. We try to ____________ safe. Context to Identify Missing Words We see the red light. (What is happening) We waited to cross the street.

8. . Fill in each blank with is or are. Two kids ____________ at the stop sign. 6. 68 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. It ____________ good to look for cars. Skills: Using Verbs is Bike Safety and are Use is with one and are with more than one. There ____________ three bikes in our family. 5. 2. It ____________ safe to wear a helmet when you ride. Our helmets ____________ purple. What ____________ the bike rule? 4. 7. 1. This ____________ a helmet. That is a nice bike. Here ____________ my new bike. 3. Our bikes are the same color. Note: Read the directions to your child.

3. Use them when something happens to several people. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 69 . ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. The guard helped ____________. 1. They got lost in the store. What did ____________ tell the guard? 4. 5. 2. Mother was so happy to see ____________. Note: Read the directions to your child. Mother couldn’t find them. ____________ asked the guard for help. Fill in each blank with they or them. Tell ____________ to learn their address. 6. ____________ knew their mother’s name. Important to Know Skills: Using Pronouns they and them Use they when several people do something. Do ____________ know their phone number? 7.

Skills: Writing Keep Safe Complete Sentences Tell how each child is being safe. . Note: Read the directions to your child. 70 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Using Picture Clues Identifying Verbs _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ Circle a verb in each of the sentences you wrote.

❍ I used punctuation marks. ❍ I used capital letters correctly. day stop may look stay rule play safe _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used complete sentences. School Rules Skills: Writing a Creative Story Read the safety rule. How many spelling words can you use in your Words in a Composition story? Rule: Walk. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. don’t run in school. Write a story about a boy who didn’t Using Spelling follow the rule. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 71 .

_______________ 2. Fill in the circle. 1. 3. _______________ Did _______ stop at the stop sign? ❍ them 6. the rool says to stopp and looke _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ 72 ASSESSMENT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _______________ 8. Which word goes in the blank? The fire _______ out. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. _______________ ❍ they 7. Write the sentence correctly. Which word tells what is happening? (verb) 1. Which word goes in the blank? 5. Be Safe My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. _______________ ❍ look ❍ them 2. _______________ 3. . _______________ 4. _______________ ❍ is ❍ are 4.

Do you live in the country? In the country. You might walk or ride a bike. car far start are go ride fly with How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Away We Go! How do you get from place to place? Do you live in the city? In the city. by train. Read the spelling words. you might go by bus. Check off the words you can find in the story. you might go by truck. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 73 . Do you want to go far. far away? Do you want to float on the wind? Take a hot-air balloon ride! There are many ways to get from place to place. by jeep. or by car. Note: Help your child read the story. or by tractor.

start ___________ ___________ 4. car ___________ ___________ 2. are ___________ ___________ 5.Skills: Spelling Spelling Practice Words with R-Controlled Vowel ar Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Spelling Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. . go ___________ ___________ 6. ride ___________ ___________ 7. fly ___________ ___________ 8. far ___________ ___________ 3. with ___________ ___________ 74 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 75 . Identify Missing Words far ride go start are car Writing Spelling Words Visual Memory 1. A Car Trip Skills: Using Sentence Context to Fill in the missing spelling words. fly fliy 4. stort start 3. We going on a trip. 5. 3. Carly and I can in the back. Mom will the car. 6. We are ready to ! 4. 1. Note: Read the directions to your child. with witt 2. ryde ride ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 2. How is it to the ocean? Circle the words that are spelled correctly. Dad will pack the .

Spelling Theme Vocabulary car are ride Visual Memory ___ ar ___ ___ e ___ ide c ___ ___ ar ___ r ___ ___ e ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ far fly ___ ar ___ ___ y f ___ ___ fl ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ start go with __ __ art ___ o ___ ith st __ __ t g ___ wi ___ ___ __ __ __ __ __ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 76 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. Write the missing letters. . Skills: Spelling Ride with Me Words with R-Controlled Vowel ar Practice your spelling words.

(verb) 1. _________________ 6. Next. We see the rocket. I start the rockets. The rocket landed. we go to Mars. The ship goes home. Read each sentence. _________________ 9. I walked on the moon. _________________ 3. It went to the moon. _________________ 7. See the rocket fly high. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 77 . We see the Earth. We ride in a rocket. Note: Read the directions to your child. _________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _________________ 2. _________________ 8. _________________ 4. Our rocket landed. Write the word that tells what is happening or what already happened. Let’s Lift Off! Skills: Identifying and Writing Verbs Verbs tell what is happening or what already happened. _________________ 5.

It’s a big ship. Skills: Identifying Contraction Action Contractions A contraction is a short way to write two words. Note: Read the directions to your child. It is a big ship. can’t they have you’ll he is they’ve can not she’s you will he’s we are I’m let us we’re I am let’s she is 78 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Don’t go far. Do not go far. . Draw a line to match each contraction with the two words used to make it.

A contraction uses an apostrophe. Note: Read the directions to your child. ____________________________________________________ 5. They are going fishing. More Contractions Skills: Writing Contractions Using an Apostrophe The apostrophe takes the place of a letter or letters. ____________________________________________________ 4. ____________________________________________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ____________________________________________________ 3. Use an apostrophe. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 79 . We’ll Where’s it’s They’re don’t 1. I think it is a fishing boat. I do not see land. We will sail this way. ( ) ’ does not = doesn ’ t Rewrite each sentence using a contraction. Where is that boat going? ____________________________________________________ 2.

How many spelling words can you use? car far start are go ride fly with ________________________________ _____________________________________ __________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ __________________________________________ ________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used complete sentences. What do you see? Write about it. Note: Read the directions to your child. Skills: Writing a Up We Go! Creative Story Pretend you are taking a hot-air balloon ride. . 80 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Look down. ❍ I checked my spelling words.

Who went with you? ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ 3. or Plane? Skills: Writing Complete Sentences Think about a place you went. 1. Then draw a picture to show how you got there. Note: Read the directions to your child. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Train. How did you get there? ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Draw a picture. Where did you go? ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ 2. Answer the questions using complete sentences. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 81 . Car.

_______________ 2. Which word tells what is happening? (verb) 1. _______________ do not? ❍ didn’t 6. 1. Lets goe for a rid in the care ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 82 ASSESSMENT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________ 3. Which word is the contraction for 5. _______________ ❍ have ❍ haven’t 4. _______________ 8. _______________ ❍ don’t 7. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Fill in the circle. Write the sentence correctly. . Which word is the contraction for have not? 3. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. Away We Go! My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. _______________ 4. _______________ ❍ ride ❍ car 2.

The farmer eats fresh eggs for breakfast. “Cock-a-doodle-do!” It’s time for the farm animals to wake up. too! Read the spelling words. Twinkle. Note: Help your child read the story. too. Now it is time to walk down to the barn. She knows it’s milking time. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 83 . Check off the words you can find in the story. cow now down town brown farm barn help How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. It’s time for the farmer to wake up. On the Farm The rooster crows. They want some of Twinkle’s fresh milk. The cats that live in the barn want to help. the brown cow. waits for him.

now ___________ ___________ 3. down ___________ ___________ 4. brown ___________ ___________ 6. help ___________ ___________ 84 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . farm ___________ ___________ 7.Skills: Spelling Words with ow Spelling Practice Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. barn ___________ ___________ 8. cow ___________ ___________ 2. town ___________ ___________ 5.

See and Spell Skills: Spelling Words with ow Choose the correct spelling. Spelling Theme Vocabulary 1. brown brow clown crown 4. Will you hepp/help us feed Visual Discrimination the chickens? _____________ 2. Write it on the line. down gown town done 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. 1. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 85 . farm charm ham harm 3. The feed is in the bern/barn. _____________ 3. Then we can drive to town/tone. Nowe/Now we get the eggs. _____________ 4. _____________ Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word. now low cow how ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

____________ 4. ____________ Visual Discrimination 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. Skills: Spelling Words Our Farm with ow Spelling Mark an X on the misspelled words. ____________ 3. We will go done to see his cow. Sam has a kow. Spell them correctly on the lines. Sam lives on a fram. ____________ cow now down town brown farm barn help Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. brownies helper farmhouse barnyard cowgirl uptown known downstairs 86 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . She is broun with a white face. Theme Vocabulary Spelling Words in Context 1.

pigs. Our friends live on a ______________________ 2. Is your horse black or _____________________ 6. Let’s go to town __________________________ farm now barn town brown cow ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Do you live on a farm or in _________________ 5. They have horses.) to Identify Missing Words Using Ending We are going to the farm. Punctuation A sentence that asks something ends with a question mark. ( ?) Would you like to visit a farm? Fill in the blanks with words from the box below. End each sentence with a period or a question mark. Have you ever been inside a red ____________ 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 87 . Finish the Sentences Skills: Using Sentence Context A sentence that tells something ends with a period. Note: Read the directions to your child. and a ______________ 4.(. 1.

. here is _________________ 4. too. we have _________________ 7. Skills: Writing Contractions Contractions Using an Apostrophe A contraction is a short way to write two words. is not _________________ 6. We’ll plant corn. ( ) ’ We will plant the beans. Note: Read the directions to your child. A contraction uses an apostrophe. you will _________________ 2. 1. you are _________________ 5. did not _________________ 88 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Write the contraction for each pair of words. Use an apostrophe. I am _________________ 3. what is _________________ 8.

4. 2. 1. The apples are in the box. Our farm __________ a fruit farm. This __________ a sweet apple. 3. The pears __________ ready to pick. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 89 . Is and Are Skills: Using Verbs is and are Use is with one and are with more than one. 7. Fill in each blank with is or are. The apple trees __________ over there. 6. Here __________ the pear truck. 5. 8. There __________ boxes for the pears. The apples __________ in a basket. That tree __________ a pear tree. The pear is in the basket. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child.

Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 3. 90 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . 1. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Draw a picture of a farm. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 2. End each question with a question mark. Skills: Writing Asking Farm Questions Sentences Using Think of three facts you know about farms. Write each fact Question Marks as a question.

Note: Read the directions to your child. On the Farm Skills: Writing a Creative Story Write a story about a class trip to a farm. Tell what the children saw. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ❍ I used a period or question mark at the end of each sentence. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 91 . Use as many spelling words as you can. cow now down town brown farm barn help ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used complete sentences.

Which word goes in the sentence? These _______ the pears we picked. . _______________ ❍ question mark (?) 2. _______________ 4. _______________ did not? ❍ don’t 4. 1. 6. _______________ ❍ is ❍ are 7. _______________ Do you live on a farm___ ❍ period (.) 2. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Write the sentence correctly. does the brawn kow stay in the bran ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ 92 ASSESSMENT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Fill in the circle. _______________ ❍ didn’t 5. On the Farm My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. Which word is the contraction for 3. _______________ 3. _______________ 8. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? 1. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words.

Can you come to our pet show? Read the spelling words. Check off the words you can find in the story. Nick will bring a little bunny. The kitten has a bell that always tells where she is. It is black and white. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 10 93 . I will bring my funny puppy to the pet show. Sierra will bring her kitten. funny bunny puppy happy little kitten pet my How many spelling words did you find ? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I am teaching Tucker to sit. His name is Tucker. He wags his tail and licks my face. He is happy when he gets a treat. Pet Show We are having a pet show today. Note: Help your child read the story.

kitten ___________ ___________ 7. my ___________ ___________ 94 UNIT 10 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. pet ___________ ___________ 8.Skills: Spelling Spelling Practice Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Spelling Words with Double Consonants Spelling Words That End with y 1. . puppy ___________ ___________ 4. little ___________ ___________ 6. happy ___________ ___________ 5. funny ___________ ___________ 2. bunny ___________ ___________ 3.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 10 95 . 3. 8. 6. 4. 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. 5. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 7. Spelling Words That End funny bunny puppy happy with y little kitten pet my Visual Memory and Discrimination 1. Pet Puzzles Skills: Spelling Words with Double Consonants Fill in the boxes with the spelling words.

____________________ 8. Note: Read the directions to your child. Your puppy/pupy is smart. Skills: Spelling Words Choose a Word with Double Consonants Choose the correct spelling. A dog with a hat is funny/funey. n p t ha y li le pu y fu y ki en bu y 96 UNIT 10 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Spelling Words That End with y Spelling 1. _____________ Fill in the missing letters to make spelling words. It is a happy/happey cat. ___________________ Visual Memory Spelling Words in Context 3. Write it on the line. . This is my/mi frog. My kittn/kitten likes to play. __________________ 7. What kind of pat/pet would you like? _________ 5. Does your bunne/bunny eat carrots? _________ 4. _________________ Theme Vocabulary 2. _________________________ 6. I have five litel/little fish.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 10 97 . what does your puppy play with? 7. Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. 4. 3. My kitten is a good pet. 6. Note: Read the directions to your child. 5. 1. the funny kitten got twisted up. I had to help it. 2. it likes to play with a ball of string. now my kitten is happy. Does the bunny like to play? 8. Every pet needs love. in a Sentence My dog takes me for a walk. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Fix the letters that should be capitals. Correct Capitals Skills: Capitalizing the First Word A sentence begins with a capital letter.

Pets. Skills: Capitalizing Capitals for Names Names of People. Carlos comes from Red River Ranch.” 98 UNIT 10 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. She rides at Oak Tree Ranch. Note: Read the directions to your child. 1. 6. 4. Use red to circle the names of people and pets. ����� 7. April and Carlos want a blue ribbon. and Specific Places and The names of people. The blue ribbon says “First Place. pets. She will brush Hanna’s coat. 5. 8. Use blue to circle the names of special places and things. April has two horses named Hanna and Harry. and specific places and Things things begin with a capital letter. Carlos will ride in the ring. April will take her horse. Today the Texas State Fair begins. 3. 2. . He will ride a horse named Rex.

My kittens are Pepper and Spice. The birds sing to _____________. 4. we he us they ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ______________ want a little one. Replace the underlined words. Fill in the blanks with words from the box below. ________________ look alike. Note: Read the directions to your child. She hops in the grass. These words are called pronouns. Bunny Boo likes to hop around the yard. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 10 99 . Pick Your Pronoun Skills: Using Pronouns Some words take the place of names. 2. Mom and I want a puppy. 3. 1. ___________ likes to play chase. My dog Trotter is a fast runner. Tina and I have pet birds.

Note: Read the directions to your child.

Skills:
Writing
Pet Report
Complete
Sentences
Answer the questions using complete sentences. Use
Capitalizing
the First Word a capital letter at the beginning of each sentence.
in a Sentence

1. What pet would you choose?
______________________________________________________________________

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2. Why would you choose that pet?
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3. What is a good name for your pet?
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Draw a picture of your pet.

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Make a Poster Skills:
Creative
Writing

The children are having a pet show. Make a sign for the show. Writing
Information
Decorate your sign. How many spelling words can you use?
Making a
Poster
funny bunny puppy happy
little kitten pet my

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Pet Show My Spelling Test

Find the correct answer. Fill in the circle. Ask someone to test you
on the spelling words.
1. Which sentence has the correct
capital letter?
1. _____________________
❍ the pet show is today.
❍ I like the kittens. 2. _____________________
2. Which sentence has the correct
capital letters? 3. _____________________
❍ My dog went to Red’s Puppy
School. 4. _____________________
❍ now clifford knows how
to sit. 5. _____________________
3. Which pronoun goes in the blank?
Luke has a new kitten. 6. _____________________
_____ calls it Penny.
❍ He 7. _____________________
❍ They
8. ________________

4. Write the sentence correctly.
mi littel bunney is named sunny

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game name bake family mother father brother sister How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Help your child read the story. Then we choose a board game. My brother and I choose a game. It is the same every week. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 11 103 . Read the spelling words. My mother and father play. We all help with dinner. We have fun playing games together. too. Check off the words you can find in the story. After dinner. We all have fun on family night. Our dog Sam knows something is up. Family Night I love family night at my house. we all wash the dishes.

Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with Long a Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. game ___________ ___________ 2. name ___________ ___________ 3. sister ___________ ___________ 8. family ___________ ___________ 5. father ___________ ___________ 7. Note: Read the directions to your child. mother ___________ ___________ 6. brother ___________ ___________ 104 UNIT 11 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . bake ___________ ___________ 4.

backe bake ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. game name bake family mother father sister brother sisternamebrothergamemotherfamilybakefather gamenamemotherfatherbrotherfamilysisterbake bakenamebrothergamefathersisterfamilymother Circle the words that are spelled correctly. muther mother 2. father fathr 4. sistre sister 5. 1. Word Search Skills: Visual Memory and Discrimination Circle each spelling word. name nume 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 11 105 . brother bruther 8. gamm game 6. family famile 7.

sist____ 6. fami____ 7. . My ________________ asked me to watch him. Note: Read the directions to your child. 2. 3. na____ 8. Mother will ________________ us some cookies. 4. broth____ 3. ga____ 4. moth____ 2. Let’s play a ________________. Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory game bake mother brother 1. me er ke ly 1. Jim is my little ________________. ba____ 106 UNIT 11 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Add the missing letters to make spelling words. fath____ 5. Skills: Spelling Words Word Study with Long a Spelling Fill in the spelling word for each sentence.

Pets. He got the fish at Dave’s Dive. 5. and specific places and Places and Things things begin with a capital letter. I will feed Nemo. Names Have Capitals Skills: Capitalizing Names of People. Their family is going to Mexico. pets. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 11 107 . They live in Ohio. He likes Fine Fish Flakes. 2. Her dad will drive the Ford truck. Note: Read the directions to your child. 1. and Specific The names of people. 6. Mike goes to Red Hill School. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 4. Emily is going to New York. Use blue to circle the names of special places and things. Nemo is the name of Tony’s fish. 7. Use red to circle the names of people and pets. She will take her dog Red. 3. Mike and Tony are brothers. 8.

. That is a funny _________________. Harry read a story about a family. hear hide 5. The skunk’s __________ is Miss Sweet. These words are called nouns. book 1. bed look 3. think 108 UNIT 11 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. The skunk takes a _______________. Note: Read the directions to your child. My father reads it to us in __________. Write it in the sentence. sing sleep 2. skunk name 4. I like the magic _______________. bath story 6. This is a good _____________ to read. Choose the noun. Skills: Identifying Write the Nouns and Writing Nouns Some words name things.

Have you seen Uncle Ted’s hat? Who owns what? Write the name you choose in each blank. Aunt Beth Mother Grandpa Ben Leo Mrs. I will ride __________________ horse. 5. Note: Read the directions to your child. We will eat __________________ cake. 2. 8. My brother can feed ________________ goats. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 6. Use ’s. My sister can see ______________ new kittens. We are going to _____________________ farm. We can ride in __________________ truck. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 11 109 . Smart Anna Uncle Jay Roy 1. Family Names Skills: Using ’s to Show Possession When something belongs to one person. 4. 3. We can help pick __________________ beans. We will smell __________________ flowers. 7. add ’s to the name of the person.

Too! the Names of People and Pets Ask two people to tell you the names of their pets. Skills: Capitalizing Pets Are Family. __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ __________________________ 110 UNIT 11 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Draw a Interviewing picture and write a sentence about each person and his or her Writing pet. . Note: Read the directions to your child. Use a capital letter to begin the names of people and pets. Complete Sentences Marta has a cat __________________________ named Cookie.

❍ I used capital letters for names of specific places and things. Use as many spelling words Names as you can. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. All in the Family Skills: Writing a Creative Story What does your family like to do together? Write a story Capitalizing about something your family did. game name bake family mother father brother sister _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used capital letters for names of people and pets. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 11 111 .

_______________ 3. _______________ his books’. 3. Which sentence has the correct capital letters? 1. _______________ 8. Write the sentence correctly. Fill in the circle. . 1. Which word is a noun? 6. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. _______________ 4. Which sentence uses ’s correctly? ❍ I helped my brother find 4. _______________ ❍ My sister and I go to Gus White School. _______________ ❍ My Brother’s cat is named boots. _______________ ❍ game ❍ funny 7. _______________ 2. Family Night My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. 2. ❍ Where are Tim’s books? 5. megs brothr and my sisster will play a gam ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 112 ASSESSMENT 11 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

I can read it to the class. First-Grade Fun First grade is lots of work! Mrs. book good look took take read think work How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Mrs. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 12 113 . She helps us learn to read. Then she gave me a sticker. Bell took a look at my work. We work a lot in first grade. and spell. I try to do my best in school. write. But I think first grade is fun! Read the spelling words. It’s fun to spell and write. Bell is a good teacher. Now I can read a whole book on my own. Check off the words you can find in the story. Note: Help your child read the story. The sticker has a happy face.

.Skills: Spelling Words Spelling Practice with oo Spelling Theme Read and Spell Copy and Spell Spell It Again! Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. look ___________ ___________ 4. work ___________ ___________ 114 UNIT 12 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. take ___________ ___________ 6. book ___________ ___________ 2. took ___________ ___________ 5. read ___________ ___________ 7. think ___________ ___________ 8. good ___________ ___________ 3.

look lake took crook 5. good hood stood goat 8. book hook lock cook 2. think sing sink blink ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Spelling Theme Vocabulary g __ __ d b __ __ k Auditory Discrimination r __ __ d l __ __ k t __ k __ th __ nk w __ __ k t __ __ k Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 12 115 . Note: Read the directions to your child. took look make book 7. Spelling Time Skills: Spelling Words with oo Fill in all the missing letters to make spelling words. 1. work worm jerk perk 4. take tock rake fake 3. read bead seed made 6.

I think you can ________________ well. Write it on the line. Skills: Spelling Words Read and Spell with oo Spelling Choose the best word to finish each sentence. read good book 4. . It was a _______________ book. look book good 3. theenk think 116 UNIT 12 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. wurk work 2. Will you _______________ this to school? Using Sentence take think took Context to Identify Missing Words 2. look took book Circle the words that are spelled correctly. read rede 4. Do you _______________ there is a shark book? good work think 6. Took Look Book 5. 1. tak take 3. _______________ for another book to read. Find another good _______________ to read. Theme Vocabulary Visual Memory 1. Note: Read the directions to your child.

color the NO star. A math book YES NO 2. In a number YES NO 5. If the words do not make a sentence. I think math is fun YES NO 4. 1. You added three and three YES NO 7. Six added to YES NO 6. Your math work YES NO ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. color the YES star. Here is my math book YES NO 3. Not a sentence: A math game If the words make a sentence. A Whole Thought Skills: Identifying Complete Sentences A sentence has a whole thought. Write the number YES NO 8. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 12 117 . Sentence: Math is what I like best.

We sing “America the Beautiful.” Cross out the words that do not need a capital letter. and specific places and things begin with a capital letter. and Things The names of people. We go to Big Creek School. First Street Teacher Miss Pool School School Boston City Book Iowa State Song Helper Mrs. Note: Read the directions to your child. Places. pets. Pine Curious Mr. Skills: Capitalizing Make It a Capital Names of Specific People. Sims Bus Driver George 118 UNIT 12 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. . Mr. King is the music teacher.

I will play a word game. A contraction uses an apostrophe. ___________________________________________________________ didn’t We’re I’ll Where’s she’d ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. She did not win the game. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 12 119 . ___________________________________________________________ 3.Note: Read the directions to your child. ( ’) you will = you’ll Rewrite each sentence using a contraction. ___________________________________________________________ 4. Jessica said she would play. 1. Where is the class? ___________________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________________ 5. Use an apostrophe. We are at the computers. Contractions Skills: Writing Contractions Using an Apostrophe A contraction is a short way to write two words.

What is the name of your school? _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 2. Skills: Writing My School Complete Sentences Tell about your school. Note: Read the directions to your child. Specific Places 1. On what street is your school? _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 3. In what state is your school? _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 5. In what city or town is your school? _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 4. Use capitals for names of specific places. In what country is your school? _______________________________________ _______________________________________ 120 UNIT 12 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Answer each question with a complete Capitalizing Names of sentence. .

❍ I used capitals for specific names and places. Magic spilled out! The children found themselves in a faraway place. Book Magic Skills: Writing a Creative Story One day. Use your spelling words. Where did they go? What did they see? How did they get back to school? Write a story. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. book good took look take read think work _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Check Your Story ❍ I used complete sentences. the teacher opened a book to read Using Spelling Words in a Composition to her class.Note: Read the directions to your child. ❍ I checked my spelling words. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 12 121 .

Which word is the contraction for you are? 5. _______________ ❍ I like your book 2. _______________ ❍ you’ll ❍ you’re 6. _______________ ❍ Their school is in Texas. _______________ capital letters? ❍ Our School is in california. 3. Write the sentence correctly. she didnt werk at lincoln school __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 122 ASSESSMENT 12 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 4. First-Grade Fun My Spelling Test Find the correct answer. _______________ 4. . Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. Which sentence has the correct 2. 1. Which one is a sentence? ❍ Your book 1. Fill in the circle. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _______________ 7. _______________ 3. _______________ 8.

• EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 123 . Test Your Skills–Record Form Test Your Spelling Test Test Unit Topic Skills Score Score Page (5 possible) (10 possible) 1 12 At the Circus 2 22 The Playground 3 32 Fourth of July 4 42 Story of the Year 5 52 Good Morning! 6 62 Sing a Song 7 72 Be Safe 8 82 Away We Go! 9 92 On the Farm 10 102 Pet Show 11 112 Family Night 12 122 First-Grade Fun ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

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us 2. and for extra practice. game 8. red 6. flag ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. wish 6. white 8. ship 7. lady 8. hat 2. Pull-out Spelling Lists Use these lists to give spelling tests. hand 4. run 3. Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 At the Circus The Playground Fourth of July 1. can 1. sat 5. pan 2. fun 4. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 125 . up 1. post on the refrigerator. blue 7. hot 3. man 3. sand 5. to 6. cat 4. like 7. jump 5.

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smell 7. lake 3. grow 7. so 2. do 6. we 1. you 7. shake 2. nice 8. me 2. home 5. Pull-out Spelling Lists Use these lists to give spelling tests. hold 6. make 1. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 127 . post on the refrigerator. tree 3. eat 8. after 8. snow 6. no 3. rake 4. see 4. sing ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6 Story of the Year Good Morning! Sing a Song 1. sun 5. hear 5. and for extra practice. note 4.

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play 4. stop 5. far 2. go 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 129 . with 8. stay 3. day 1. cow 2. safe 8. rule 7. brown 6. town 5. car 1. Pull-out Spelling Lists Use these lists to give spelling tests. start 3. and for extra practice. ride 6. Unit 7 Unit 8 Unit 9 Be Safe Away We Go! On the Farm 1. farm 7. are 4. help ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. fly 7. now 3. post on the refrigerator. down 4. look 6. barn 8. may 2.

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bunny 2. bake 3. post on the refrigerator. sister 7. think 8. book 2. my 8. good 3. mother 5. kitten 6. funny 1. Pull-out Spelling Lists Use these lists to give spelling tests. family 4. take 6. little 5. pet 7. read 7. father 6. and for extra practice. work ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. look 4. happy 4. took 5. name 2. game 1. Unit 10 Unit 11 Unit 12 Pet Show Family Night First-Grade Fun 1. brother 8. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 131 . puppy 3.

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) 5. can pan ¸ ¸ man cat 1. man lady cat pan sat can Spelling Words Words ng me to the circus. Tthe clown had a pan on his head. _______________________________________ 2. Write the sentence correctly. Note: Read the directions to your child. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.) a Sentence Using Content A sentence that asks something ends with to Complete We went to the circus. Did the big cat sit on a _________________ 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Note: Read the directions to your child. What did you wish for? Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. Fill in each blank with a word from the box. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Read the spelling words. We circus like the like chair cat circus ride 2. ________________ � period (. _______________________________________ like? 5. Ann sat wish like lady Capitalization and Ending Punctuation 1. in the yard. open the can . 1. can lady sat pan Finish the spelling word in each sentence. ________________ _______________________________________________________ Did you see the big cat___ � period (. A a man rode a bike with one wheel. Note: Read the directions to your child. Write a spelling word to finish each rhyme. Brady We had Dan Let’s go again! cat an p is a lady . Ii wish we could ride the elephant. Theme Vocabulary Vocabulary Writing Identifying Rhyming man dish Dear Grandpa. Write a sentence telling what Finish the story. Can they pack up the big tent? He has a flower. Note: Help your child read the story.) 2. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? Answers will vary. _______________________________________ 4. Note: Read the directions to your child. Did you like the circus? 1. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 7 8 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Word Order in A sentence needs ending punctuation. I would c an ma n a horse like the lady stand up and ride. 5. ________________ � here is the circus Tent. ________________ _______________________________________________________ 2. Love. Which sentence has the correct 6. Using Spelling At the Circus My Spelling Test Using Correct Capitalization each child saw. It sprays water. Did you wish for a cat? _______________________________________________________ � I used a period or question mark at the end of _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ each sentence. Answer Key Page 3 Page 5 Page 6 Note: Read the directions to your child. _____________________________________ � question mark (?) ________________________________ 3. _______________________________________ circus? 3. The big cat was in a cage. Madison What does Ann That clown sat sa t l a dy fry in the pan ? on his hat. Unscramble the words to make a sentence. W we sat with our friends. ________________ ________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ________________________________ _______________________________________________________ Write a question to ask Ann or Ben about the circus. did you wich for a kat _______________________________________________________ � I used a capital letter to begin each sentence. I saw a lady on a swing. (. Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Note: Read the directions to your child. flower He has a chair? 2. I wish I could ride like bike big cat sat on a cha in pink. Which punctuation mark goes at the end of the sentence? ________________________________ 4. Mrs. (?) Sentences We see the circus tent. End each sentence with a period. a question mark. We get wet. Fill in the circle. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 11 12 ASSESSMENT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. A sentence that tells something ends with a period. I liked whe to Identify Missing Words ir. End each sentence with a question mark. cat ran Using Picture Thank you for taki Clues and Sentence n the man and the wish hat Context It was fun. Check off the words you can find in the story. cat? 1. At the Circus What’s Missing? Skills: Spelling Words with an and at Skills: Spelling Words with an and at Circus Rhymes Fill in the blanks to write the spelling word that names Spelling Spelling Draw a line to match the words that rhyme. 2005 Theme each picture. Use as many spelling words as you can. ¸ sat ¸ wish ¸ ¸ like lady 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. I like the circus. 3. The clown funny is 3. What is that big ________________ The clown is funny. Words in a Composition and Ending Punctuation can pan man cat Using Correct Find the correct answer. wet We get 8. Check Your Story 4. Fix the letters that should be capitals. I w ish I could ride. ________________________________ � Where is your ticket? _______________________________________________________ 8. Which circus act do you _________________ 7. A Good Start Skills: Capitalizing Skills: Using a Period Tell Me Something Ask Me Something Skills: Using a the First Word at the End of Question Mark in a Sentence a Statement at the End of a Question A sentence begins with a capital letter. How many big cats are in the ______________ 4. They made a tent We like the circus___ 1. 10 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Did you see the lady _______________ 6. Use a capital letter and a period. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Use a capital letter and a question mark. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 133 . We l ike the circus. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 3 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. It water sprays ride? 4. Skills: Writing Fun at the Circus The Big Show Skills: Writing a Creative Creative Story Sentences Ann and Ben went to the circus. ________________ ________________________________ capital letter? _______________________________________________________ 7. ________________ _______________________________________________________ � question mark (?) Ben _______________________________________________________ 3. Ask someone to test you on the spelling words. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 1 5 6 UNIT 1 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________________________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. A sentence needs ending punctuation. ________________ ________________________________ Answers will vary. ________________________________ Ann and Ben played circus. May 31. We like the circus. 6 How many spelling words did you find? _____ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.

I like the park. Writing Spelling Words Sentence: The three girls jump rope. jump bun jump cup ¸ up ¸ us ¸ run ¸ fun Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. Answers will vary. Fix the sentences that are not correct. We had fen/fun. 3. sam and i runn and jum Use a capital I. Let’s play a game. Ii have a blue bike. up ________________ onto the ship. We play a ship/shep game. We run in the park. _______________ _____________________________________________ capital letter? ________________________________________ 3. yes no 2. Write a sentence that tells what you like to do at the park. Jump rope with us With me _______________________________________ 6. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 2. _______________ ________________________________________ 7. 7. _______________ ________________________________________ Draw a picture of yourself and your friend playing. Will we sink it? Yes! up us run fun cup to ship jump game sun bump pup Read the spelling words. Note: Read the directions to your child. Note: Read the directions to your child. Ask someone to test you the Word I on the spelling words. How fast can you run/rum? run ________________ 2. yes no 1. r u n Visual Memory and Spelling Words in Context 1. a sentence that tells about your picture. I like to gump/jump. Jake and I are going to game have fun. Words Capitalizing My friend’s name is ___________________________ Using Capital I Find the correct answer. 8. Will he play a gam/game? game ________________ park. You and I can play a game. jump ________________ f u n Discrimination Identifying Writing Spelling Words Word Families 2. Sentences A sentence has a whole thought. � Your bike is blue. Kim and I Kim runs to the park Write a sentence that goes with each picture. You and I can race. Find the Sentence Skills: Identifying Skills: Capitalizing Use a Capital Capital I Skills: Capitalizing and Writing the First Word the Word I Complete in a Sentence A sentence begins with a capital letter. up run ¸ to ¸ ship ¸ jump ¸ game funny running bus run lump up lump How many spelling words did you find? ______ 8 cup jumper onto ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. j u m p 7. Dogs play in the park. we have fun in the jump house. . go up the slide. _______________ 8. Not a sentence: The three girls Does the sentence begin with a capital letter? Circle yes or no. _______________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ 4. . � Dad and i have fun. u s 6. ________________________________________ ____________________________________________ . ________________________________________________________ My friend and ___________ are ________________________ _______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ . 4. Theme Theme Vocabulary Vocabulary 1. May Ii ride your bike? Jump rope with us. 6. Finish the story. Max and I ride bikes. Write the sentence correctly. to ________________ Today is the first day of summer. ________________ t o 4. She may climb up/op. We can get up s h i p 8. Skills: Writing What Do You Do? Friends Have Fun Skills: Writing a Complete Creative Story Sentences Using Spelling Write a sentence that begins with capital I. The word I is always a capital letter. The Playground Play with Puzzles Skills: Spelling Words with Short u Skills: Spelling Words with Short u Can You Choose? Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. Which one is a sentence? ________________________________________ ____________________________________________ . Write it on the line. 5. ____________________________________________________ Answers will vary. We can jump off the ship. after another ship. letter to begin each sentence. Note: Read the directions to your child. Play ball with me The ball 3. yes no 2. Write the group of words that 1. ____________________________________________________ 3. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Page 13 Page 15 Page 16 Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________ My friend and _______________________ have fun. We like to play a ship game. Run fun sun It is fun to run _______________________________________ It is fun to run. Use a capital 4. Which sentence has the correct capital letter? 5. u p ship 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 17 18 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________ � my bike Is red. 5. Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Note: Read the directions to your child. Completing The Playground My Spelling Test Sentences Answers will vary. We are going to the 4. Ann and Ii can swing. Will you play with uss/us? us ________________ 3. 1. 20 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We can run Make word families. Which sentence has the correct 2. _______________ � A slide is fun We also like to ________________________________ 2. yes no makes a sentence. Read the two groups of words. 4. Sam and I run and jump. Kim runs to the park. Write � Dad and I like to ride. Note: Help your child read the story. _______________________________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I can go fast. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 21 22 ASSESSMENT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ____________________________________________________ _______________________________________ 8. 6. I like to go up. 3. I want to/toe swing. � A slide 1. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 15 16 UNIT 2 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 2 13 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 4. fun ________________ 5. bun Check off the words you can find in the story. Spelling Spelling Choose the correct spelling. yes no Play ball with me. Color the if the sentence is correct. ________________________________________ We like to play _______________________________ . 1. Write the words below in the correct box. ____________________________________________________ _______________________________________ 7. Jake’s mom will take us. Note: Read the directions to your child. Fill in the circle. 134 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I have a ball. _______________________________________ 5.

Which sentence has the correct ___________________________________ _______________________________________________________ capital letter? 5. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. W wear a hat in the hot sun. and blue. M my brother plays a big drum. Sentence 8. d han___ e blu___ t ho___ g fla___ ¸ hat hot sand hand ¸ red ¸ white ¸ blue ¸ flag How many spelling words did you find? ______ 5 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. bue bloo blue blue d re___ e whit__ t ha___ d san___ 4. A sentence needs ending punctuation. The sand is hot YES NO 8. A sentence that asks something ends with If the words make a sentence. __________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ 30 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. white wite wite white 3. Vocabulary Vocabulary Visual Visual Memory hand sand hot flag white the note. YES NO I like to march. Can you guess why? 2. Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 27 28 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Did you hear 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Note: Read the directions to your child. Ttoday is a holiday. (. Note: Read the directions to your child. We can hear the band play. Red. hamd hand hand hande Write the last letter of each spelling word. white. Read each sentence. Happy Fourth of July! 1. _________________ _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________ 7. white. Put your chair on the _____________. 6. Which punctuation mark goes Answers will vary. white. whit. A sentence begins with a capital letter. Blue hat YES NO 3. Note: Read the directions to your child. Using Spelling Fourth of July My Spelling Test Using Correct Capitalization telling what each child did. ___________________________________ at the end of the sentence? Did you march with the band___ 1. Then they asked Mom for paper. Check off the words you can find in the story and note. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 31 32 ASSESSMENT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Write a sentence What do you like to do on the Fourth of July? Write about it. If the a question mark. Skills: Writing Fun on the Fourth Holiday Fun Skills: Writing a Creative Creative Story Sentences Sam and Lisa had fun on the Fourth of July. Please hand me a hot dog YES NO Can you wave your flag? ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Mia made red and blue flowers 1. Our country has a birthday. Note: Help your child read the story. my flag is rad. Fix the letters that should be capitals. color the NO star. Spell them correctly Spelling Spelling Write the spelling word that belongs in each sentence. _____________ Missing Words hot It is ______________ tonight. _________________ ___________________________________ Answers will vary. ___________________________________ � my Red hat is just right. __________________________________________________________ each sentence. _________________ Write a question asking each child about his or her day. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. sentence or a telling sentence. The sun is hout. Draw a line to show if it is an asking 2. They read on the lines. and blue. Where is your hat? 6.) Not a sentence: My red hat Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. and blu Lisa _________________________________________________________ � I used a period or question mark at the end of My flag is red. Theme Theme Zack and Mia found a note on the door. _________________ _______________________________________________________ ___________________________________ 2. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _________________ _______________________________________________________ � The white sand � The sand is hot 4. Sentence 5. A sentence that tells something ends with Sentence: Where is my red hat? We saw the band march. The flag is blue and white YES NO 4. color the YES star. Note: Read the directions to your child. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 3. Zack made Discrimination a red and white hat. white. (?) words do not make a sentence. Use as many spelling words as you can. Do you play in a band? 4. Can you carry the flag? 7. Asking 6. Ffly your flag. hot _____________ sand in the sky. 4. W wear red. _________________________________________________________ � I used a capital letter to begin each sentence. _________________ _______________________________________________________ Lisa 3. Put on your blue het. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 23 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Write the sentence correctly. _______________________________________________________ Sam _________________________________________________________ Check Your Story 4. 2. Hand sand band land YES NO Telling Here is the flag. _______________________________________________________ � period (. 1. The band plays music. Use a capital letter and a period. We will see colors Here is what the note said: 3. Fill in the circle. _________________ _______________________________________________________ � This hat is too big for me. flag Wave your ____________. and blue YES NO 7. Note: Read the directions to your child. Your hat is nice YES NO 2. Ask someone to test you hat hot hand sand Capitalization on the spelling words. This box is red. What color is the flage? flag _____________ Writing Spelling Words Using Sentence Context white to Identify for her bike. _________________ _______________________________________________________ 8. We all have red hats.) � question mark (?) 2. hat _____________ hand Hold a flag in your ______________. Which one is a sentence? 3. Is It a Sentence? Skills: Identifying Skills: Capitalizing Capital Letters Asking or Telling? Skills: Identifying Complete the First Word Statements Sentences of a Sentence and Questions A sentence has a whole thought. Fourth of July Spell It Skills: Spelling Words Skills: Spelling Words Read and Spell with Short a with Short a Mark an X on the misspelled words. Words in a Composition and Ending Punctuation Using Correct Find the correct answer. D do you know what today is? What songs do they play? 1. hawt haht hot howt Read the spelling words. Play in the sad with me. _______________________________________________________ Use a capital letter and a question mark. and blue. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 3 25 26 UNIT 3 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Dad put the chair on the sand 5. sand _____________ white star! a big boom? There is a red and ___________ Circle each correct spelling. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 135 . a period. The first one has been done for you.Page 23 Page 25 Page 26 Note: Read the directions to your child. Sam red blue white flag and Ending Punctuation 1.

Matt has skates. The sun will make Dan’s tree grow. Note: Read the directions to your child. Fill in the name of the season. low fun make ¸ make shake ¸ lake ¸ rake ake 4. after ___________ Year after year. _________________ _________________________________ � These are Anas mittens. Note: Read the directions to your child. 1. Which sentence shows that Ana owns something? 3. They fall from the trees. Ask someone to test you Winter In the winter. We have fun in the snow. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 35 36 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. baby birds and lambs after sun snow grow Vocabulary Writing Vocabulary Spelling Words 1. Which one tells to whom something belongs? 5. We go to the beach. s n o w s u n We rake them up. Note: Read the directions to your child. sun ___________ are born. ___________ of ice. 1. 4. These words are When something belongs to one person. _________________________________ . Some words name things. � lake 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. shake ___________ and brown. Maria has mittens. _________________________ 4. Dan has a hat. Spelling Spelling Theme Theme In the spring. Jan has boots. 4. Color each apple that names something. First spring comes. quiet rain. Visual Identifying 2. white snow. 6. Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Note: Read the directions to your child. 6. I spring I like _____________ ’s soft. We make tracks. 2. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Page 33 Page 35 Page 36 Note: Read the directions to your child. word? (noun) � swim 1. snow 7. � These are Ana’s boots. The garden is full of flowers and bees. The sand is as white as snow/snoe. Using ’s Story of the Year My Spelling Test Identifying Nouns nouns in your sentences. 3. shake rake lake make 8. lake ___________ g r o w Memory and Discrimination Word Families Summer brings long days of hot a f t e r Spelling Words in Context 3. the sum will mak Dans tree gro winter I like _____________ ’s white. _________________ _________________________________ . 136 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Circle the Finish the poem. Which one is a naming Answers will vary. 4. fall. the story goes on. _________________ _________________________________ . 7. and winter. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ 40 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. The lady has a blue hat. We swim in Amy’s pool. 2. I like summer. _________________ fall I like _____________ ’s red and yellow leaves. I I like winter. hot sun. sun grow shake snow lake run Read the spelling words. Skills: Writing Around the Year ’ Time of Year Skills: Writing a Creative Poem Sentences Finish each sentence to tell about the season. winter I like _____________ ’s snow. I like _____________ � Lee’s bike � red bike 6. I on the spelling words. make ___________ sun. I can sh_____________ an apple off the tree. Note: Help your child read the story. add ’s to the name of the person. then summer. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 33 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 41 42 ASSESSMENT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I summer ’s hot. Dad will take us to the lake/lak. _________________ Summer In the summer. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Write the words below in the correct box. grow sun shake ¸ sun ¸ snow ¸ grow ¸ after snow run lake How many spelling words did you find? ______ 7 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Fill in the circle. Meg’s • Matt’s skates ____________ Jan’s ____________ boots tree kite lake 3. is sun Kim’s • grow T-shirt snow Dan’s hat ____________ Maria’s mittens ____________ rake after Tom’s • 5. 2. The sum/sun is hot. red. 1. Write the sentence correctly. ake 3. Use ’s. fall I like _____________ ’s colors. It is too cold to swim in the l_____________. ball Ben’s • Ana’s sled ____________ Marco’s scarf ____________ boat ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ow The story of the year goes like this: Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. summer ’s sun. Make word families. Let’s play aftr/after we swim. called nouns. Write it on the line. spring I like _____________ ’s rain. Alan has a pail and a rake/roke. _________________ _________________________________ . Marco has a scarf. Draw a line to show to whom each thing belongs. ake 2. _________________ _________________________ I like fall. I like _____________ 3. Let’s m______________ a big pile of leaves. Nouns Name Things Skills: Identifying Skills: Using ’s Summer Fun Winter Fun Skills: Using ’s Nouns to Show to Show Possession Possession Write the name to show who owns each thing. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Story of the Year Write Your Words Skills: Spelling Words with ake and Skills: Spelling Words with ake and Choose One ow Choose the correct spelling. Spelling Words in Context Little plants begin to grow. grow ___________ In the fall. A bear sleeps. See it groo/grow. Fall In the fall. The days get warmer. rake ___________ Winter comes and brings the cold. We can mack/make a sand pile. 5. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 4 37 38 UNIT 4 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _________________ Spring In the spring. ake 1. 4. to Show Possession winter spring fall summer Find the correct answer. Check off the words you can find in the story. 8. leaves turn yellow. . I will sake/shake off the sand. The lake has a cover Finish the missing spelling words. _________________________________ I like spring. Please hand me the r__________________. Ana has a sled.

we me tree see hear hold smell hear hold smell eat Read the spelling words. _________________ ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ ____________________________________ smell ________________________________________________ 4. eat 1. My teddy bear looks like he/she is happy. Use a word from the box to complete each sentence. What do you see? Vocabulary Vocabulary The sun in the sky we me tree Visual Memory Spelling Words in Context me 1. Father gives me a taste. s __ __ e __ e e __ __ a __ t And berries so sweet. Theme Theme Wake up! It’s morning. Note: Read the directions to your child. 4. What do you eat? Warm oats and cold milk. _________________ 2. I bake cookies with Mother. _________________ � I ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ � me 4. (What is happening) Use me when something happens to you. hear. I put in flour and sugar. and taste. See and Write Skills: Skills: Can You See It? Good Morning! Practice your spelling words. we _____________ Wake up! It’s morning. Now wee/we can read together. What willhe/she/we eat for breakfast? 6. 1. � eat 1. ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ _______ likes flowers. We smell the popcorn. tree smell 5. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. I have fun cooking. Which pronoun goes in the blank? 5. _________________ Jenny can smell the flower. hold 5. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We see an apple on the tree. It was outside. _________________ ____________________________________ � We ________________________________________________ � She touch 7. Fill in the circle. _____________ And birds in a tree. We are glad the sun is shining. __________________________________________________________ ____________________________________ __________________________________________________________ taste � I used the words I and me correctly. Finish the story. 3. Write the missing letters. Note: Help your child read the story. we __ me __ t __ __ r ee Visual Discrimination 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. I can tell. touch. we me . _________________ hear ________________________________________________ 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 43 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. he she we me hear see 2. I will hould/hold the book for you. are called verbs. He is calling to 7. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 45 46 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. The birds seem to sing to me . Mom is cooking. 50 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. What do you hear? Someone is singing e w __ e m __ e __ tr __ e hold 3. 3. Use I in your sentences. are called pronouns. 8. Skills: Writing Using My Senses A Funny Noise Skills: Writing a Creative Story Good Morning! Complete Sentences Write a sentence about something you like to see. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. we ¸ me ¸ tree ¸ see e __ h __ a __ r o __ h __ l d__ e __l __ sm __ l meet treetop behold seeds ¸ hear ¸ hold ¸ smell ¸ eat h __ __ e __ a __r h __ __ o __ l d__ s __ __ m __e __l l__ hearing smelly beater sweet How many spelling words did you find? ______ 7 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. These words Use I when you are the person doing something. I think they are good. h ear __ h old __ sm __ __ ell Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. I put the cookies on a plate. We hear the music. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 51 52 ASSESSMENT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Father helps me mix the batter. e __ s __ e t ea __ Wake up! It’s morning. What do you hold? The covers around me To keep out the cold. ____________________________________ 1. I can hear Dad.Page 43 Page 45 Page 46 Note: Read the directions to your child. Write it on the line. _________________ ________________________________________________ 8. He lets me help. see eat Wake up! It’s morning. too. _________________ see � tree Answers will vary. Dan and I like to dance. What do you smell? Someone is frying s ee __ e __ __ at An egg. 2. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Which pronoun goes in the blank? ____________________________________ ________________________________________________ Sam gave _______ his book. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Note: Read the directions to your child. Ask someone to test you hear hold smell eat on the spelling words. _____________ A song soft and clear. Can you sey/see the pictures? see _____________ Wake up! It’s morning. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 137 . She is making eggs. Answers will vary. 6. Rose likes ice cream. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Note: Read the directions to your child. Color the verbs. Which word tells what is happening? ____________________________________ One day. These words and Me Some words take the place of names. 6. I went to look. Father and I make cookies. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 5 47 48 UNIT 5 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Fill in the blanks with I or me. Check Your Story wee sea an apple on the tre ____________________________________ � I used complete sentences. Check off the words you can find in the story. egg 3. My new glasses help me/mi read. Words in a Composition we me tree see Find the correct answer. Spelling Words with Long e Spelling Spelling Words with Long e Spelling Choose the correct spelling. Use as many spelling words as you can. Using Spelling My Spelling Test Using the Pronoun I smell. I saw _____________________________ 2. Write the sentence correctly. I heard a funny noise. Mother gave me a cookie. Note: Read the directions to your child. Find the Verbs Skills: Identifying Skills: Using Using Pronouns I or Me? Skills: Using Verbs Pronouns in Pronouns I Context Some words tell what is happening. She could eat it every day. w __ __ e m __ __ e t __ __ r e e __ __ 4. 4.

Two of us play the bells. on the lines. 3. Tap the triangle 8. Note: Help your child read the story. Can yu play a tune? you ________________ Some songs have 5. silly. 5. . Clap 4. _______________________________________ � We _______________________________________________________ 6. With two sticks 6. sad. Use some of you like best. Ii listen. home foam Rome come you feel the song. color the sad face. 2. Spell them correctly Spelling Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word. do moo no you way you feel it! home n i c e Write a spelling word to finish each rhyme. Which sentence has the correct 7. She and Ii practice at home. __________________________________________________________ 60 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Note: Read the directions to your child. 3. Page 53 Page 55 Page 56 Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 53 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. home nice sing you or nice. We learn the tune. 5. 2. Is It a Sentence? Skills: Identifying Skills: Using Looking for I We or Us? Skills: Using Complete Capital I Pronouns we Sentences Circle the sentences that have a capital I. Ring the bell 7. nice ________________ 3. Write the sentence correctly. The band 4. you do blue snow words. 5. 1. _________________ 9. Find the correct answer. 6. _________________ _______________________________________________________ 5. Vocabulary Discrimination Hum a song you know. How many spelling words did you find? ______ 5 It was nice . Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Note: Read the directions to your child. Ask someone to test you Answers will vary. 4. Which word goes in the blank? 2. note not vote boat A song needs a beat. Ii can snap my fingers. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _________________ 3. _______________________________________________________ 1. color the happy face. 3. Ii turn on the radio. Fill in the circle. _______________________________________ � A note _______________________________________________________ 2. Skills: Using Capital I My Music My Top Ten Skills: Writing a List Do you play or sing music? What would you like to play? Make a list of songs you know. 6. _______________________________________ _______________________________________________________ � He plays a nice tune 1. Rita and I can teach you. _________________ � Travis and i like to sing. 6. 2. I like to sing and dance. Fill in the each blank with we or us. _________________ 10. _________________ 3. Answers will vary. 8. Not a sentence: To play music 1. _________________ _______________________________________________________ 4. we are in a show. 2. Rita and I have fun. Check Your Story doo us hum or sinng the nots � I used complete sentences. So no so no so 8. Some of us sing high notes. Use we when you and other people do something. Note: Read the directions to your child. your spelling words. Note: Read the directions to your child. Note: Read the directions to your child. If the words do not make a sentence. Mr. Note: Read the directions to your child. I tap with the sticks 7. and us A sentence has a whole thought. We learn about notes. 1. We keep the beat 5. I show Rita the steps. no too show so be happy. 7. Sentence: It is fun to play music. Do we hum or sing the notes? __________________________________________________________ � I used capital I correctly. Does the king Check off the words you can find in the story. 6. Draw a star by the song Sing a Song My Spelling Test What would you like to sing? Write about it. If the words make a sentence. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. _______________________________________ � You and I like to dance. Visual sing Can you hear the notes 1. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Read the spelling words. _______________________________________ 4. Bell will teach us a song. Will you sing with us ? ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Which one is a sentence? 2. _______________________________________ on the spelling words. Words help 7. note ________________ 4. When the music plays. Will Troy singe with us? sing ________________ 2. bring song ring Spelling Words go up and down? 2. 4. _________________ Sing your song for someone. _______________________________________ capital letter? Draw a picture of yourself making music. 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 57 58 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. 4. Next week. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 55 56 UNIT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. too. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 6 61 62 ASSESSMENT 6 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Use us when something happens to you and other people. We play in a band 1. 138 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________________________________ 8. The words may Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. so no to go one–two–three–four! 5. 1. s i n g y o u Like to sing ? ¸ so no ¸ note home do ¸ you ¸ nice ¸ sing He sang it twice. We go to music class. _______________________________________ _______ shake the bells. nice mice twice size You can clap the beat of a song. 8. We learn to sing together. Theme Auditory A song needs notes. How doo we sound? do ________________ Discrimination Writing 1. Play this not. He has a nise voice. � Us 3. _______________________________________ 7. Fix the sentences that do not have a capital I. 4. 3. So sing your song the 8. Sing a Song Can You Spell It? Skills: Spelling Words with Long o Skills: Identifying Rhyming Rhyme Time Words Mark an X on the misspelled words. In the show we will sing and dance.

Using Vowel Sounds A firefighter came to visit. Fill in each blank with they or them. to fight fires one day. 3. One time. Circle the is 1. Read the safety rule. Which word tells what is on the spelling words. ule to follow. It ____________ safe to wear a helmet stop 4. do 2. The guard helped ____________. Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 67 68 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. They 1. Fill in the circle. stay 1. That is a good r________ a s_____fe ay st_____ ¸ day ¸ may ¸ stay ¸ play fe 4. words that tell what happened. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 65 66 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _________________________________________________________ 70 UNIT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. They 4. stop look ¸ rule ¸ safe oo l_____k ay pl_____ How many spelling words did you find? _____ 6 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. He gave them a list. dial 9-1-1. to Identify Missing Words That is a nice bike. We know what to ____________. Write a story about a boy who didn’t Creative Story Using Spelling Be Safe My Spelling Test follow the rule. safe. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 139 . _______________ � they _______________________________ _______________________________________________________ 7. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Write the sentence correctly. They got lost in the store. play fell called came they 3. (What already happened) Fill in each blank with is or are. Our helmets ____________ purple. _______________ _______________________________________________________ ______________________________ 8. What ____________ the bike rule? them 2. 8. Note: Read the directions to your child. We see the red light. Note: Help your child read the story. day 4. 4. If you see a fire. Here ____________ my new bike. _______________ stay rule play safe � look _______________________________ � them 2. We do not ____________ in the street. _________________________________________________________ Circle a verb in each of the sentences you wrote. Our bikes are the same color. Fill in the blanks with words from the box. stay 1. How many spelling words can you use in your Using Words in a Picture Clues Composition Identifying story? Find the correct answer. his gear and his truck. the rool says to stopp and looke � I used capital letters correctly. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. They may want Finish the missing spelling words. 1. are 5. are 2. � I used punctuation marks. He showed the children 1. Spelling Words Missing Words At school. Do not ________________ in the street. op 1. It has a good rule to remember. She ____________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ____________ asked the guard for help. Min and Adam day may stay play Visual Memory and Writing Spelling Words may stay day play Discrimination learned how to be safe. 2. Sentence happened. What did ____________ tell the guard? is 4. Be Safe Write Your Words Skills: Spelling Words Skills: Using Play It Safe with ay Sentence Context Fill in the boxes with the spelling words. You ______________ get hurt.Page 63 Page 65 Page 66 Note: Read the directions to your child. they 6. The rule says to stop and look. ook 2. � is _______________________________ _______________________________________________________ � are 4. This ____________ a helmet. Two kids ____________ at the stop sign. _______________ _______________________________________________________ ______________________________ _______________________________________________________ ______________________________ Check Your Story 4. (What is happening) Mother couldn’t find them. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 71 72 ASSESSMENT 7 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________ _______________________________ _______________________________________________________ 3. Which word goes in the blank? 5. fell 6. Min and Adam oo u o ay a like to play with toy fire trucks. Mother was so happy to see ____________. called to my friend for help. _______________________________ happening? (verb) day stop may look 1. them 7. ______________________________ � I used complete sentences. We ___________ at every corner. These words are called verbs. Be sure to l___________ both ways. do stay look stop is 3. 3. Do ____________ know their phone number? is 7. Use they when several people do something. I ____________ down in the street. We waited to cross the street. are 8. What Happened? Skills: Identifying Skills: Using Verbs is Bike Safety Important to Know Skills: Using and Writing and are Pronouns they Verbs and them Some words tell what is happening or what already Using Use is with one and are with more than one. _______________________________________________________ The fire _______ out. Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________________________ Rule: Walk. _______________ Did _______ stop at the stop sign? _______________________________ _______________________________________________________ � them 6. _______________ _______________________________ 2. ____________ knew their mother’s name. St__________ before you cross the street. o st_____p u r_____le Check off the words you can find in the story. Tell ____________ to learn their address. _______________ Answers will vary. We always ____________ both ways. 7. ay d_____ ay m_____ Read the spelling words. look 5. It’s up to you to be sa_________. Which word goes in the blank? 3. Have a safe _________________. them 5. Will you _______________ and play? p l a y da y play 2. Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Note: Read the directions to your child. There ____________ three bikes in our family. Note: Read the directions to your child. Writing to Identify Fill in the missing words. is 6. He told them how to stay may 3. I ____________ came right away. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Ask someone to test you Verbs Answers will vary. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 63 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Skills: Writing Keep Safe School Rules Skills: Writing a Complete Sentences Tell how each child is being safe. Context Use them when something happens to several people. play 3. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. when you ride. may s t a y Write letters in the blanks to make spelling words. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 7 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Note: Read the directions to your child. It ____________ good to look for cars. don’t run in school. We try to ____________ safe.

go by truck. Note: Read the directions to your child. We see the Earth. I walked on the moon. We are going on a trip. ____________________________________________________ (verb) 1. 140 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Ask someone to test you car far start are on the spelling words. _______________ __________________________________________ � have ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ � haven’t 4. Where is that boat going? 1. or Plane? Skills: Writing Creative Story Pretend you are taking a hot-air balloon ride. Page 73 Page 75 Page 76 Note: Read the directions to your child. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 73 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ride _________________ you’ll he is Where’s ____________________________________________________ 2. Rewrite each sentence using a contraction. Fill in the circle. We’ll Where’s it’s They’re don’t Read each sentence. Missing Words Spelling How do you get from place to place? far ride go start are car Writing Spelling Words Theme Vocabulary car are ride Do you live in the city? Visual Memory Visual Memory In the city. walked _________________ I’m let us We’ll ____________________________________________________ 6. Dad will pack the car . We will sail this way. we go to Mars. 3. Which word tells what is happening? Answers will vary. How far is it to the ocean? f ar ___ f ___ ___ l y Do you want to float on the wind? Take a hot-air balloon ride! a ___ f ___ r fl_y __ Circle the words that are spelled correctly. Answer the questions using Complete Sentences Away We Go! My Spelling Test you see? Write about it. I start the rockets. Our rocket landed. There are many ways to get from place to place. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 75 76 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. It went to the moon. c ar ___ a ___ ___ r e r ide ___ by train. 8. 1. We ride in a rocket. _______________ 8. Context to Identify Vowel ar Practice your spelling words. The ship goes home. ( ) Do not go far. go ride fly with 1. Let’s Lift Off! Skills: Identifying Skills: Identifying Contraction Action More Contractions Skills: Writing and Writing Contractions Contractions Verbs Using an Apostrophe Verbs tell what is happening or what already A contraction is a short way to write two words. Look down. with witt 2. Away We Go! A Car Trip Skills: Using Skills: Spelling Ride with Me Sentence Words with R-Controlled Fill in the missing spelling words. Check off the words you can find in the story. Note: Read the directions to your child. Note: Read the directions to your child. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Do you want to go far. see _________________ ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ’ We see the rocket. Where did you go? 1. See the rocket fly high. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. Write the word that tells what is happening or what already happened. Note: Help your child read the story. _______________ 4. far away? 6. Mom will start the car. letters. go _________________ we’re I am 4. They are going fishing. A contraction uses an apostrophe. 2. landed _________________ he’s we are 3. ryde ride car start a __r t st __ o g ___ t ___ wi ___ h ¸ go ¸ ride fly with s __ __ t __ a __r __ t ___ g ___ o w ___i ___ ___ t ___ h How many spelling words did you find? _____ 5 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Write the sentence correctly. I think it is a fishing boat. you might 4. Let’s go for a ride in the car. 3. Carly and I can ride in the back. Next. goes _________________ They’re ____________________________________________________ 9. does not = doesn’t The rocket landed. I do not see land. The apostrophe takes the place of a letter or happened. We are ready to go ! c ___ ___ a ___ r a ___ ___ r ___ e r ___ ___ i ___ d ___ e In the country. ___________________________________________________________ � I checked my spelling words. _______________ � ride Answers will vary. Which word is the contraction for ____________________________________________________ have not? 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 77 78 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. ___________________________________________________________ 80 UNIT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. What do Think about a place you went. Draw a line to match each contraction with the two words used to make it. fly _________________ they’ve can not 2. _______________ _____________________________________ 2. Use an apostrophe. you might go by bus. Which word is the contraction for 5. (verb) can’t they have 1. Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________ __________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ � don’t ________________________________ Draw a picture. went _________________ she’s you will it’s ____________________________________________________ 4. How many spelling words can you use? complete sentences. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 81 82 ASSESSMENT 8 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Don’t go far. or far fly by tractor. 5. Find the correct answer. or by car. let’s she is don’t ____________________________________________________ 7. a ___ c ___ r e ar ___ i ___ r ___ d e Do you live in the country? 3. stort start start go with Read the spelling words. 5. Skills: Writing a Up We Go! Train. You might walk or ride a bike. Car. f ___ ___ a ___ r f ___ ___ l ___ y 1. Check Your Story Lets goe for a rid in the care � I used complete sentences. Then draw a picture to show how you got there. _______________ ____________________________________________ 3. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 8 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Note: Read the directions to your child. start _________________ 5. . Who went with you? 2. How did you get there? 3. by jeep. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. Note: Read the directions to your child. Write the missing letters. fly fliy s __ __ t art g o ___ w ith ___ ¸ ¸ far ¸ are 4. It is a big ship. _______________ ____________________________________________________ do not? ____________________________________________ � didn’t 6. It’s a big ship. 7. ________________________________ ____________________________________________________ � car 2.

We will plant the beans. ____________ town 4. Our friends live on a ______________________ 2. we have we’ve _________________ is 7. ____________________________________________________ � period (. She is broun with a white face. Find the correct answer. 3. Note: Read the directions to your child. _______________ Do you live on a farm___ 2. Use is with one and are with more than one. The apple trees __________ 6. � I used complete sentences. Note: Read the assessment questions to your child. farm charm ham harm Now it is time to walk down to the barn. Is your horse black or _____________________ 7. They want Circle the spelling word in each bigger word. Twinkle.) to Identify Apostrophe Missing Words A contraction is a short way to write two words. Let’s go to town __________________________ 8. Theme Theme Vocabulary Vocabulary 1. Which punctuation mark goes _______________________________________ at the end of the sentence? 1. here is here’s _________________ are boxes for the pears. There __________ cow. That tree __________ a pear tree. 4. _______________________________________ cow now down town on the spelling words. 5. Sam lives on a fram. Which word goes in the sentence? These _______ the pears we picked. Note: Read the directions to your child. 1. too. It’s time for the farmer to 1. Nowe/Now we get the eggs. Finish the Sentences Skills: Using Skills: Writing Contractions Is and Are Skills: Using Verbs Sentence Contractions is and are Context Using an A sentence that tells something ends with a period. Then we can drive to town/tone. Spell them correctly on the lines. farm ____________ help Discrimination the chickens? _____________ cow Visual Discrimination 2. She knows it’s milking time. you will you’ll _________________ is 2. The rooster crows. _______________ � is ____________________________________________________ � are 7. Using Ending Punctuation ’ The pear is in the basket. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. On the Farm See and Spell Skills: Spelling Words Skills: Spelling Words Our Farm with ow with ow Choose the correct spelling. what is what’s _________________ are in a basket. 3. Does the brown cow stay in the barn? ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ 90 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. brown farm barn help 1. Here __________ the pear truck. 4. down gown town done wake up. Have you ever been inside a red ____________ 3. Will you hepp/help us feed Visual Spelling Words in Context 1. Spelling Spelling Mark an X on the misspelled words. Our farm __________ a fruit farm. Skills: Writing Asking Farm Questions On the Farm Skills: Writing a Sentences My Spelling Test Creative Story Using Think of three facts you know about farms. _______________________________________ Answers will vary. _______________ ____________________________________________________ Check Your Story 4. too. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write 141 . did not didn’t _________________ farm now barn town brown cow ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. We will go done to see his cow. you are you’re _________________ is 5. the brown farm barn help brown cow. Note: Help your child read the story. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 87 88 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. waits for him. Which word is the contraction for 3. brown brow clown crown The cats that live in the barn want to help. does the brawn kow stay in the bran � I used a period or question mark at the end of each sentence. A contraction uses an apostrophe. _______________ 3. and a ______________ 4. End each question with a question mark. Use an apostrophe. a question mark. Now _____________ down 3. The apples __________ now. Use as many spelling words as you can. 5.) 2. The farmer eats fresh eggs for breakfast. ____________ 2. ( ) We are going to the farm. ____________________________________________________ 6. brown ____________ Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Note: Read the directions to your child. Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Note: Read the directions to your child. ( ?) We’ll plant corn. Write it on the line. Write each fact Write a story about a class trip to a farm. 6. barn _____________ 3. sentence with a period or a question mark. Fill in the circle. 1. _______________ _______________________________________ � question mark (?) ____________________________________________________ 2. Write the sentence correctly. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 83 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. town? 4. I am I’m _________________ are ready to pick. Fill in the blanks with words from the box below. farmhouse barnyard ¸ cow ¸ now ¸ down town cowgirl uptown ¸ brown ¸ farm ¸ barn ¸ help known downstairs How many spelling words did you find? _____ 7 ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 85 86 UNIT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________ ____________________________________________________ 3. They have horses. 1. 3. 8. Check off the words you can find in the story. This __________ a sweet apple. pigs. cow now down town 2. Note: Read the directions to your child. The feed is in the bern/barn. too! brownies helper Read the spelling words. Write the contraction for each pair of words. children saw. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. _______________________________________ ____________________________________________________ did not? _______________________________________ � don’t 4. The pears __________ barn? 2. “Cock-a-doodle-do!” It’s time for the farm animals to wake up. Would you like to visit a farm? Fill in each blank with is or are. • EMC 4537 • Spell & Write UNIT 9 91 92 ASSESSMENT 9 Spell & Write • EMC 4537 • ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp. farm. Tell what the On the Farm Question Marks as a question. ©2005 by Evan-Moor Corp.Page 83 Page 85 Page 86 Note: Read the directions to your child. Note: Read the directions to your child.(. brown? 5. A sentence that asks something ends with The apples are in the box. now low cow how some of Twinkle’s fresh milk. _______________ ____________________________________________________ � didn’t Draw a picture of a farm. Ask someone to test you Answers will vary. End each is 1. Do you live on a farm or in _________________ 6. Sam has a kow. is not isn’t _________________ are over there. _______________ ____________________________________________________ 8. _____________ 4.

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Pet Puzzles Skills: Skills:
Choose a Word
Pet Show Fill in the boxes with the spelling words.
Spelling Words
with Double
Consonants
Spelling Words
with Double
Consonants
Choose the correct spelling. Write it on the line.
Spelling Words Spelling Words
We are having a pet show today. That End That End
funny bunny puppy happy
kitten
with y with y
Nick will bring a little bunny. Spelling
1. My kittn/kitten likes to play. _________________
little kitten pet my Visual
Memory and Theme
It is black and white. Discrimination Vocabulary

Visual Memory
happy
2. It is a happy/happey cat. ___________________
1. 5.
Sierra will bring her kitten. Spelling Words
in Context bunny
3. Does your bunne/bunny eat carrots? _________
The kitten has a bell that
always tells where she is.
h a p p y l i t t l e pet
4. What kind of pat/pet would you like? _________

I will bring my funny puppy
my
5. This is my/mi frog. _________________________
to the pet show. His name 2. 6.
puppy
6. Your puppy/pupy is smart. __________________
is Tucker. I am teaching
Tucker to sit. He is happy p e t b u n n y little
7. I have five litel/little fish. ____________________
when he gets a treat. He funny
8. A dog with a hat is funny/funey. _____________
wags his tail and licks
my face. 3. 7. Fill in the missing letters to make spelling words.
p u p p y
Can you come to our pet show? k i t t e n n p t

Read the spelling words. 4. 8.
ha p p y li t t le pu p p y
Check off the words you can find in the story.
my
¸ funny ¸ bunny ¸ puppy¸ happy f u n n y
fu n n y ki t t en bu n n y
¸ little ¸ kitten ¸ pet ¸ my
8
How many spelling words did you find ? _____

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Correct Capitals Skills:
Capitalizing
Skills:
Capitalizing
Capitals for Names Pick Your Pronoun Skills:
Using
the First Word Names of Pronouns
People, Pets,
A sentence begins with a capital letter.
in a Sentence
and Specific Some words take the place of names. These words
Places and The names of people, pets, and specific places and
Things are called pronouns.
My dog takes me for a walk. things begin with a capital letter.
Bunny Boo likes to hop around the yard.
April has two horses named Hanna and Harry.
Circle the sentences that begin with a capital letter. She hops in the grass.
Fix the letters that should be capitals.
She rides at Oak Tree Ranch.

Fill in the blanks with words from the box below. Replace
1. My kitten is a good pet. Use red to circle the names of people and pets. Use blue to the underlined words.
circle the names of special places and things.
2. Iit likes to play with a ball of string.
1. My dog Trotter is a fast runner.
1. Today the Texas State Fair begins.
3. Tthe funny kitten got twisted up.
2. April will take her horse. He
___________ likes to play chase.
4. I had to help it. 2. My kittens are Pepper and Spice.
3. She will brush Hanna’s coat.
5. N
now my kitten is happy. 4. Carlos comes from Red River Ranch. They
________________ look alike.
6. W
what does your puppy play with? 5. Carlos will ride in the ring. 3. Tina and I have pet birds.
7. Does the bunny like to play? 6. He will ride a horse named Rex.
�����
us
The birds sing to _____________.
8. Every pet needs love. 7. April and Carlos want a blue ribbon. 4. Mom and I want a puppy.
8. The blue ribbon says “First Place.”
We
______________ want a little one.

we he us they

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Skills:
Writing
Pet Report Make a Poster Skills:
Creative
Complete Writing
Sentences
Answer the questions using complete sentences. Use The children are having a pet show. Make a sign for the show. Writing Pet Show My Spelling Test
Information
Capitalizing
the First Word a capital letter at the beginning of each sentence. Decorate your sign. How many spelling words can you use?
Making a
in a Sentence Poster Find the correct answer. Fill in the circle. Ask someone to test you
1. What pet would you choose? funny bunny puppy happy on the spelling words.
little kitten pet my 1. Which sentence has the correct
Answers will vary.
______________________________________________________________________
capital letter?
1. _____________________
______________________________________________________________________ � the pet show is today.
2. Why would you choose that pet? Drawings will vary. � I like the kittens. 2. _____________________
2. Which sentence has the correct
______________________________________________________________________ capital letters? 3. _____________________

______________________________________________________________________ � My dog went to Red’s Puppy
School. 4. _____________________
3. What is a good name for your pet? � now clifford knows how
to sit. 5. _____________________
______________________________________________________________________
3. Which pronoun goes in the blank?
Draw a picture of your pet. Luke has a new kitten. 6. _____________________
_____ calls it Penny.
� He 7. _____________________
� They
8. ________________

4. Write the sentence correctly.
mi littel bunney is named sunny

My little bunny is named Sunny.
__________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________

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Family Night Word Search Skills:
Visual
Memory and
Discrimination
Skills:
Spelling Words
with Long a
Word Study
Circle each spelling word. Spelling Fill in the spelling word for each sentence.
Theme
Vocabulary
game name bake family Visual Memory game bake mother brother
mother father sister brother

brother
1. Jim is my little ________________.
sisternamebrothergamemotherfamilybakefather
mother
2. My ________________ asked me to watch him.
gamenamemotherfatherbrotherfamilysisterbake game
3. Let’s play a ________________.
bakenamebrothergamefathersisterfamilymother bake
4. Mother will ________________ us some cookies.
I love family night at my house. It is the same every
Add the missing letters to make spelling words.
week. We all help with dinner. Our dog Sam knows
something is up. After dinner, we all wash the dishes. Circle the words that are spelled correctly. me er ke ly
Then we choose a board game. My brother and I 1. muther mother
choose a game. We have fun playing games together.
2. name nume
er
1. fath____ er
5. moth____
My mother and father play, too. We all have fun on
3. father fathr er
2. sist____ er
6. broth____
family night.
4. sistre sister ly
3. fami____ me
7. ga____
Read the spelling words.
Check off the words you can find in the story.
5. gamm game me
4. na____ ke
8. ba____
6. family famile
¸ game name bake ¸ family
7. brother bruther
¸ mother ¸ father ¸ brother sister
8. backe bake
How many spelling words did you find? _____ 5
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Names Have Capitals Skills:
Capitalizing
Skills:
Identifying
Write the Nouns Family Names Skills:
Using ’s
Names of and to Show
People, Pets, Writing Nouns Possession
and Specific
The names of people, pets, and specific places and Places and Some words name things. These words are called nouns. When something belongs to one person, add ’s to
Things
things begin with a capital letter. the name of the person.
Harry read a story about a family.
Emily is going to New York. Have you seen Uncle Ted’s hat?
She will take her dog Red. Choose the noun. Write it in the sentence.
Who owns what? Write the name you choose in each blank.
Her dad will drive the Ford truck. Use ’s.
book
book
1. This is a good _____________ to read. sing Aunt Beth Mother Grandpa Ben Leo
Use red to circle the names of people and pets. Use blue to
circle the names of special places and things. Mrs. Smart Anna Uncle Jay Roy
sleep
bed
2. My father reads it to us in __________. bed
1. Mike and Tony are brothers.
look Answers will vary. farm.
1. We are going to _____________________
2. They live in Ohio. skunk
3. I like the magic _______________. skunk
2. I will ride __________________ horse.
3. Mike goes to Red Hill School. name
name is Miss Sweet. hear
4. The skunk’s __________ 3. My brother can feed ________________ goats.
4. Nemo is the name of Tony’s fish.
hide 4. We will eat __________________ cake.
5. He got the fish at Dave’s Dive. bath
5. The skunk takes a _______________. bath
5. We can help pick __________________ beans.
6. Their family is going to Mexico. story
story
6. That is a funny _________________. think 6. We will smell __________________ flowers.
7. I will feed Nemo.
7. My sister can see ______________ new kittens.
8. He likes Fine Fish Flakes.
8. We can ride in __________________ truck.

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Skills:
Capitalizing
Pets Are Family, Too! All in the Family Skills:
Writing a
the Names of Creative Story
People and
Pets Ask two people to tell you the names of their pets. Draw a What does your family like to do together? Write a story Capitalizing Family Night My Spelling Test
Interviewing picture and write a sentence about each person and his or her about something your family did. Use as many spelling words Names

Writing
pet. Use a capital letter to begin the names of people and pets. as you can. Find the correct answer. Fill in the circle. Ask someone to test you
Complete on the spelling words.
Sentences
Marta has a cat
__________________________ game name bake family 1. Which sentence has the correct
mother father brother sister capital letters?
named Cookie.
__________________________ 1. _______________
� My sister and I go to Gus
__________________________ White School.
2. _______________
__________________________ Answers will vary.
_______________________________________________________
� My Brother’s cat is named
boots.
__________________________ 3. _______________
_______________________________________________________ 2. Which sentence uses ’s correctly?
� I helped my brother find 4. _______________
Answers will vary.
__________________________ _______________________________________________________
his books’.
__________________________ _______________________________________________________ � Where are Tim’s books? 5. _______________

__________________________ _______________________________________________________ 3. Which word is a noun? 6. _______________
� game
__________________________ _______________________________________________________ � funny 7. _______________
__________________________ _______________________________________________________
8. _______________
_______________________________________________________
__________________________
_______________________________________________________
__________________________
Check Your Story
4. Write the sentence correctly.
__________________________
megs brothr and my sisster will play a gam
__________________________ � I used capital letters for names of people and pets.
Meg’s brother and my sister will play
___________________________________________________________
__________________________ � I used capital letters for names of specific
places and things.
a game.
___________________________________________________________

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Note: Help your child read the story.

First-Grade Fun Spelling Time Skills:
Spelling Words
Skills:
Spelling Words
Read and Spell
with oo with oo
Fill in all the missing letters to make spelling words. Spelling Spelling Choose the best word to finish each sentence. Write it on the line.
Theme Theme
Vocabulary
take
Vocabulary

o __
g __ o d o __
b __ o k Auditory
Discrimination
Visual Memory 1. Will you _______________ this to school?
Using
Sentence take think took
e __
r __ a d
Context
o __
l __ o k to Identify
Missing Words good
2. It was a _______________ book.
look book good
a k __
t __ e i nk
th __
read
3. I think you can ________________ well.
o __
w __ r k o __
t __ o k read good book

First grade is lots of work! Mrs. Bell is a good teacher. Look
4. _______________ for another book to read.
Circle two words in each row that rhyme with the first word.
She helps us learn to read, write, and spell. Now I can Took Look Book
read a whole book on my own. I can read it to the class.
1. book hook lock cook think
5. Do you _______________ there is a shark book?
I try to do my best in school. It’s fun to spell and write. good work think
2. take tock rake fake
Mrs. Bell took a look at my work. Then she gave me
book
6. Find another good _______________ to read.
a sticker. The sticker has a happy face. We work a lot 3. work worm jerk perk
look took book
in first grade. But I think first grade is fun! 4. look lake took crook
Circle the words that are spelled correctly.
Read the spelling words. 5. read bead seed made
Check off the words you can find in the story. 1. wurk work
6. took look make book
¸ book ¸ good ¸ look ¸ took 2. tak take
7. good hood stood goat
take ¸ read ¸ think ¸ work 3. read rede
8. think sing sink blink
How many spelling words did you find? _____ 7 4. theenk think

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A Whole Thought Skills:
Identifying
Skills:
Capitalizing
Make It a Capital Contractions Skills:
Writing
Complete Names of Contractions
Sentences Specific Using an
People, Places, Apostrophe
A sentence has a whole thought. and Things The names of people, pets, and specific places and A contraction is a short way to write two words.
things begin with a capital letter. A contraction uses an apostrophe. ( )
Sentence: Math is what I like best. ’
We go to Big Creek School. you will = you’ll
Not a sentence: A math game
Mr. King is the music teacher.
If the words make a sentence, color the YES star. If the We sing “America the Beautiful.” Rewrite each sentence using a contraction.
words do not make a sentence, color the NO star. Use an apostrophe.

Cross out the words that do not need a capital letter.
1. A math book YES NO 1. Where is the class?

First Street Where’s the class?
___________________________________________________________
2. Here is my math book YES NO Teacher Miss Pool
School 2. We are at the computers.

3. I think math is fun YES NO We’re at the computers.
___________________________________________________________

School Boston City 3. I will play a word game.
4. In a number YES NO
I’ll play a word game.
___________________________________________________________

5. Six added to YES NO 4. Jessica said she would play.
Book Iowa State
Jessica said she’d play.
___________________________________________________________
6. You added three and three YES NO
5. She did not win the game.

7. Write the number YES NO Song Helper Mrs. Pine She didn’t win the game.
___________________________________________________________

didn’t We’re I’ll Where’s she’d
8. Your math work YES NO
Curious
Mr. Sims Bus Driver
George

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Skills:
Writing
My School Book Magic Skills:
Writing a
Complete Creative Story
Sentences
Tell about your school. Answer each question with a complete First-Grade Fun My Spelling Test
Capitalizing
Names of sentence. Use capitals for names of specific places. O
ne day, the teacher opened a book to read
Using Spelling
Words in a
Composition
Specific Places to her class. Magic spilled out! The children found Find the correct answer. Fill in the circle. Ask someone to test you
1. What is the name of your school? on the spelling words.
themselves in a faraway place. Where did they go?
1. Which one is a sentence?
Answers will vary.
_______________________________________ What did they see? How did they get back to school?
� Your book 1. _______________
Write a story. Use your spelling words. � I like your book
_______________________________________
book good took look 2. Which sentence has the correct 2. _______________
2. On what street is your school? take read think work capital letters?
_______________________________________ � Our School is in california. 3. _______________
� Their school is in Texas.
_______________________________________ Answers will vary.
_______________________________________________________ 4. _______________
3. Which word is the contraction for
3. In what city or town is your school? _______________________________________________________ you are?
5. _______________
� you’ll
_______________________________________ _______________________________________________________ � you’re
6. _______________
_______________________________________ _______________________________________________________
7. _______________
4. In what state is your school? _______________________________________________________

_______________________________________ _______________________________________________________ 8. _______________

_______________________________________ _______________________________________________________

5. In what country is your school? Check Your Story
4. Write the sentence correctly.
_______________________________________ � I used complete sentences. she didnt werk at lincoln school

_______________________________________ � I checked my spelling words. She didn’t work at Lincoln School.
__________________________________________________________
� I used capitals for specific names and places.
__________________________________________________________

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