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To be used alone or with Sequential Spelling 1-7

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Take a few moments to study the picture below .. Think about all of the things that it reminds you of. What is the picture? What could it represent? Take a minute or two to list the things th at come to min d wh en you look at the pictu re. Pi ctu res are on lyon e small moment in ti me - but you are now going to write a story about what is happening, what happened before the pictu re was taken, an d wh at will happen now. Write for at least ten mi nutes on a separate sheet of paper.

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Directions: List as many words as you can that have the following letters (in order) contained in them. How many can you name in 5 minutes? Look up all of the other words in that word family in The Patterns of English Spelling when the five minutes are up.

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QUOT'ABLE_5:

Read the quote below and take a few moments to think about it. To whom do you think the person was speaking? What do you think about the quote? Use the space below to write your response(s) and continue on another sheet if necessary. Continue writing for at least five minutes.

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Teacher Instructions: Read each of the following proverbs to your student for dictation. Show him the correct spelling, and have him correct his own mistakes. Ask if he knows and understands the meaning of each, and have him explain them to you. Have a conversation about each proverb: Do you agree with it? Is it good advice? Are there exceptions?

1. A man can die just once.

2. Bad news travels fast.

3. Boys will be boys.

4. Don't cry over spilt milk.

5. Easy come, easy go.

Teacher's Notes:

Directions: Make as many words as you can using the letters in the word given below. You do not need to use all of the letters in the word given for your answers. How many can you make?

WAURKD

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• • Speech tuh Spellin' 1

Directions: Translate these sentences from sloppy speech into correct written forms.

1. Thairz noh such thing az uh dum pursun.

2. Whud juh say?

3. Ah sed, "thairz noh bud dee hooze dum."

4. Doh'n-t wur ree if yuh may'k sum miss takes.

5. How'd juh lurn how duh waw'k?

6. Did juh lurn how duh waw'k with ow't fawl in dow'n?

7. How'd juh lurn how duh taw'k?

8. Dij juh lurn how duh taw'k with ow't may'k in miss tay'k-ss?

9. In this class yor gaw nuh lurn how duh spell uh lotta wurdz.

10. In this klass, ee yin yor tee chur is gaw nuh lurn sum thin.

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Directions: Create a short story of at least a paragraph using all of the words below. Be creative. You could choose to write a poem instead of a story.

good old one see ten up book love time car dog hat big ice air looking

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Directions: Unscramble these words ..

1. nips

2. snik

3. ndienp

4. hiscn

5. eetsr

6. gaedirse

7. reesf

8. gsneigdraei 9 .. tuore

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