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Table of ContenTs

Phonics
Short Vowels
Meet Slor1 a ............. . . . .. 41
leiter Ilecognitiort !horI a Maze ... . .... " ............. 42
Color the let19f Partners ..
Partner Match .
. 6 9'Iort 0 Actue Match ................. 43
. 7 Meet Short i .. .. ... . ............... LIS
Portner SeaCh ............ , 8 ReOO and Color Short i ...... . ......... 46
The Donkey' s Tail . .. . ................ 47
Auditory DiscriminoHon
Sounds the Some . .• . ..
TIC·Toe-Toe .
q Meet Short u ........................ r.,q
10 $)art u Tic-Toc-Toe • . .. ............ 50
Read and Rhyme . . ...
Consonants
II Feed the Pup ..................... " . 51
Wrile and Hear Mm .,.. 13
Write and Hear Ss .........••......... 14
Write and Hoor T!. ................... 15
Write and Hear Hh •....•...........•.. 16
Write and Hear Klc • . . .••••••••••••• 17
Write and Hear Bb . . . . •. .••..•...•• 18
Wrile ond HOOf Ff . " . ... ... ......... I q
Write and Hear Go ... . ............... 20
Write and Hear L I. ............ • ....... 21
Write and H90f Nn . • . . . • . .• • .••..••.. 22
Write and Hoof Dd . . . . . . 23
Write and Heor Ww ...... .. . .. .. . :N
Write and Heat Cc, . . . . . . . . . . .. . 25
Write and HeOf Jj ... . . . . • . . . . . 26
Write and HeOI Rr 27
Write and Heor Pp . ... 28
Wrtte and Heor Vv • • .. .. 2CI
Write ond Heal Vy • • .. • . ••• .• • • 30
Writeond Heo 12........ 31
Write ond Hear Oq . . . . . . 32
Match le lt9l$ Old SOUnds 33
WrIte and Hear Xx • 35
How Does 1\ End? .................... 36
h the Middle ....................... 37
Misshg Middies. . . . . . . . . ... . ......... 38
Comonont RevIew, . . . . . . . . Jq
Consonant RevIew. . . . . . . . , ...... I.()
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Meet Short o. . .. . . ......... 53
And Short a Words ............ " •.. " • 54
9'lort 0 Puzzles ....................... 55
Meet Short e .................. , ... , .. 57
A Matching Game ...•........ , ... , , .. 58
Sho!1 Vowel 5cropl:)ooll. :
A Cut and Fotd Book .. , . . . ...... SCI
AnIsh·the-Word Puzzles ..••.. , ..•• , ... , 61
Name me snort Vowel ...........•.... 02
long Vowels
Meet long o ....................... . . 03
Write l ong a . . . . . ....... OLI
Meet long 1 , .. , ...... , ............ 65
Long i and Short I. . ....... . ........ 06
Meet l ong u, . . , ... , ... , ............. 67
5eorch and Color . . . .. . . .. . . ... .. ... 68
Meel long o. . .. . .... tA
Circle and Write.. .. .•. ... • .•.... 70
Meeflong o ......................... 7 i
Long Vowel Crossword .. , .. , .... , .... , 72
Long VaweI Puzzles ••.••..•••.••••..•• 73
The SoI..nds of V . • ......... 75
W'hiCh Sound of V? ................... 76

Sounds of c ooog ... , ....... , ........ 77
Hard and Soft c and g .. , ............. 78
Consonant Blends
Consonant Blends WIth r , ........... . .. ;rq
TobIe of COrl1\t",..
FI the Troy ................ • ........ 80
Consonanl Blends With I ..... , . .. .. ... 81
l8lend Tlc·Toc·Too •. _ ,. ... . . 82
Consonant Blends With S ............. 83
Match Pk:n..wes and Blends . ... ..... 811
Blends at the Ends. . .. .. ... ,... .. ., 85
FOllow the FInoI Blends.. . ... ... .. . .... 86
Missing Blends ..................... 87.88
Consonant Digraphs
Consonant Digraph th . . . . .• •...•• &<I
TtWlIc About ttl . . ... . . . .. .. . .. .. C()
Consonant Digraph 511. .• . .... . q l
Change a WO«J .. , . •. . .....•••••.••• <l2
Consonant Digraph wh . . .. . .......... qJ
Wheel 01 Fortune ........... .. ........ 'lI-I
Consonant DIgraph ch ............... q,s
Read and WTife ch ••• •... . .... <l6
Comonont Digraph kn .. .. ....... q7
Consonant Digraph WI" • • • • •• • •••• qe
Ending Digraphs. . . . •• qq
Hear and Wrfte DIgraphs .••... .•. .. 100
MiSsing Digraphs ................. 101.102
r-Controlled Vowels
Tricky or. . • • • • • • . . . •••••...••••.. 103
Write or or or .•.•.••....••••....•••. • 04
Mile and t.1otch ...................... 105
Write lJ'. er and. . .. 106
Rhyme fme. ... . . . 107
Vowel Pairs
Vowel Poi"s oj and oy . . ............ loq
Vowel Pairs 00 and ow ............... 110
Vowel PaIr ul. .... . ........... II I
Vowel Pc* Ie. . . . . .. . . .... 112
Misshg Vowel Pain . . . .. ....... 113. 11 11
Vowel Ptir eo. . . . ............ 115
Vowel PoW 00. .. . ............. 116
Word Structure
Make Compound Words . • . . . . • • • • . . . • 117
Compound Word RIdcIes ••..• • •.....• 11 6
Build Words With Syllables .... . •••...•• IICl
Prefix re o .......................... 121
Prefixes un and dis . . . 122
SUffixes U. less. ness. Iy . •. • _ • • . . .. 123
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Suffixes and Mecri"lgs. .. . .. . . . . . ... . 12ti
Suflb:es er and est ............. .. , . , , 125
CompQIe With er ond est .. . . . . . . . . . .. 126
Phonics Award Cerflncote ......... " .. 127
Reading Compre,ension
Context Clues
Use the Cloes ....................... 130
Clues lor Clothes .... , , ... , ... .... .. 131
Conlen CkJe$in Action ... "", ...... 132
Antonyms, Synonym. and Homophones
Amazing Antonyms .. . . . . ..... 133
Scale the Synonym Slope ...• , •••..... 131l
Synonym Match " .. ,., .... , ...... ,' t35
Antonvm Of Synonym? ....•.• .... .... 136
HofnoptIone Fun ..••.....•••••.•..•. 137
Find the Right Homophone ,., ........ 138
Classifying
Color Code CIossItytng , ........ ' ..... '3Cl
Menu Mix-Up , , .............. • ...... III)
SorI II Out ••••...••....•.• ,., •...... 141
Word Sort . . . . . . . . . . . .. ..... • . . .... IIll
Whoto Doos It Botoog? . . . . . . . . • . • • ... 141-1
Main Ideo
What's the Big 1deo1 . .. ... . ..•... , .. 145
Find the MoIn Ideo. . . . .. .. . . . . . . .. ... I ~
What's the Ideo? ............... 1117
Reo::! AI About II •• .. . .... ' . , 148
WhoI Doesn't BeIong1 ................ lijq
Main Idees About Meals. "" ........ . 150
Sequence
Storyboard Sequence . .. .. ......... , 151
WOlds In Order ... ... 152
Story Sequeoce ......... ,'" ., ., . 153
Otter Order .. , .. . ........ ,", ...... 15Il
Lemonode for Sole . " . . . 155
A Hofe-RoIshg Experief)CG . , , . " ... . 156
Following Directions
Fun Wi th Directions . . ..
DrOW With Directions ....
Direchons lor Decorol ing
. ..... 157
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Follow the Course ................... 160
Skateboard Course ... . . . . .... 101
Drawing Conclusions
'NhoI Is II? .. .
'vVho Soid It? ............ .
wnot Hoppened?
My Conclusion Is .. .
r Concludel .. . ...... .
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. .. 107
Clues to Conclusions ................ 168
Facts and Details
FInd the Facts ................. .
Facts About Fingerprints
PIctures In Delail ..
Details Wontedl ....... .
SimllQ/llies and Differences
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Some and Different. . . . . . . . . . 173
Comparing Cors .. "....... .. 174
Aike and Different:
A Cui and Fold Book .•••...•..•••...• 175
Making Inferences
Making Inferences. . . . .......... 177
Figure II OUt . . . . . . . . . . 178
Inferences About Characters. . . . 17q
Mind-Reading Tricks .......•....•..... 180
Cause and ENect
TrickyCouseondEffecl ..••...••...•.. 181
Why Old II Happen? ................. 182
Chain of Effects ..................... 183
A Couse and Effect Fable ............ 184
Predicting Outcomes
INhot Comes Next? . . .............. 185
INhot WI They Do? . . . . .... 186
Pup Pfedlc:tIons . . . . • . • . . . . 187
How WI tf End? .. 188
Five PoIIwogs: A Cut and Fold Book .... laq
Making Judgments
You Be the Judge. . . Iql
Right 01' Wrong. .. . . ...... 102
Judge for Yourself. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. 1C!3
WhIch Blond Is the Best? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I Cf.I
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Realism or Fantasy?
Real!stlc: Story Ol Fantasy?
Fonlosy Toles ......... .
Wflte About Reality
Write 0 Fantasy ..
Literature
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Know Your Characters , .. IClCl
Charocters' Feelings ....... 200
Emotion Search. . 20 I
Gelling to Know You . . ........... 202
Plot ond Setting ................. 203
What's the StOfY'? . 204
Do It Yourself Setting ...
Crill cal Thinking
CritiCal Thinking ..
Clues About Cots
Hidden Meanings
.. .. 205
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Reading Award Certificate ............ 211
Grammar and Writing
Alphabetical Order
ABC Dots .
Whot Comes Firsl? ..
Planting on ABC Gorden
Nouns
What's My Nome?
P9fSOll. Place or Thing? .
Finding Nouns
Nouns at Ploy .
Pfoper Nouns
O!'le Of More Than One?
How Many Toys? ...
Making Nouns Plurot
One Is Not Enoughl
Use the Clues
Verbs
Ready. Set. Go! ..... .
Aclkln WOlds. , ....... .
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Whotls a Verb? .
Verbs With One .
Using Is. Ate and Am
Now Of in Ihe Post . . ............ 232
Doubling Final Consonants ............ 233
Writing Aboutlhe Past . . . . . . ....... 231l
Verbs Thai Change . . ........ . .. 235
Using Was or.d Were . . . . . . . . . . . ... 236
Using the Verb Give . . .. . .... 237
Contraction Action ...... . . .. . ....... 238
Adjecllves
WOI'ds Thol Describe . . 23'\
Describe III . . . ..... 240
Tell Me Morel ................. 241
Vv'hOI Is II like? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . ..... 242
Vv'hOI Color Is II? ......... 243
Weather Words .....
How Mony Do You See? .
Fish 101' Describing Words .. .
Senlences
.. .. 244
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Telling lhe Whole SICf)' . . . 247
Choosng Sentences ................. 248
Wriling Sentences RIght . . 24C\
A Big Fnlsh .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . 250
Senlence Building Blocks . . . . . 251
Completing SOntences .... ....... .. . . 252
FMlng Noming Ports. . . . . . . . .253
Wrl l ing Noming Parts . . . . . . ....... . 254
Action ot Ihe Zoo .............. . ..... 255
Ii's Time fOl' Aclionl . ................. 256
Circus Senlences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 257
Is Anything Missing? .................. 25C1
Sentences Thai Tel.. . . . . . . . 260
Sentences Thai Ask . . . . . . . . . 261
Ouestloos. Questions. . . .. .. 262
Are You Teltlng or Asking? .......... . . . 263
Chonglng Sentences. . . ....... 264
rm So Excited! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... 265
Follow My Directions. ................ 266
Sentence Combir'WIg. . . . . . . . . . ... 267
UsIng end In Sentences ........... . ... 268
Combining Sentences . . 26C\
Pulling II All Together. . . . ..... . . . 27 I
One Word 01 0 TIme . . . .. .. 272
Groups of Words . . . . . . . ... 273
WOfd OrdOl. . . . .. . . . .. . . . ... . . .. .. . 275
'vVhot KInd? . . . • • . . . . • • . . .. . 276
How Does II Happen? ........... . ... 277
fabl. of Canf'em-.
A Sentence That GlOWS ............... 278
Another Growing Sentence ........... 27q
JoIrVng Sentences ......... . ......... 280
More on Joining Sentences .... . ....... 281
Adding Why . . . . . . . . . . . .... 263
Telling 0 Story n Order . . . . . . ... 284
Whot Hoppened Next? . . . . . . .. 285
Using Senlences In OrdOl ............ . . 286
VY'hoi DId You Soy? ... ........ 287
Writing 0 LettSf ••...•....••..••••.... 288
Writng About the Seasons. . . . . ... 2aq
leI's Toke 0 Trip! . . . . • • . . . . .. •..•... 2C()
Brolnstorming . . . . . . . ....... ~ I
All About Me . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . ~
Moke Your Own Storybooks
Tood ex Frog . . .... ~
Sond Castle ........... .. .. .. ....... 2CI4
SChool Bus .. . . .. .. .. . .. . . .. . ..... 2'r>
Out in Space .. .... .... . . ...... ~
Tood PattSfn ...••...•............... ~ 7
Send Castle Pattern ...•.....••..•••.. 2ClCI
SChool Bus Poltem . . . . . . . . .. 30 I
Out In Space Pattern . . . ..... . . 303
Grammar and WIlling
Award Certificate .. . . . . . . . . . . ..... 305
Answer Key .......... ..•. . . .. 307
Letter partners are capital and smail letters that go together. These
pairs at letters are letter partners: Aa, Bb, Ce, Dd, Ee, Ft, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj,
Kk, LI, Mm, Nn, 00, Pp, O't Rr, 55, n, Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Vy, Zz .
• Directions: Use a different color to color each pair of letter partners.
• Directions: Draw a line from each letter in the beehive to its
partner letter.
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Partner Search

• Directions' C , olm fish with lett
Color the other f partners yellow
yellow path to thIS . blue. Follow th .
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Sounds The Same
Different words may begin with the same sound.
Example: Box and boy begin with the same sound.
Cat and dog do not.
• Directions: Say each picture's name. Color the pictures in the box
if their names begin with the same sound.
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• Directions: Find the three pictures in each game whose names
begin with the same sound. Draw a line through them.
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Words that end with the same sounds are words that rhyme.
Hot and pot rhyme.
Hot and pup do not rhyme .
• Directions: Cut out the pictures at the bottom of the page. Say the
name of each picture. In each row, glue the pictures
whose names rhyme.
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I I I
I I I
I I I
I I I
I I I
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I I I
I I I
I I I
I I I
I I I
I I I
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Write and Hear Mm
Name
M and m are letter partners,
Map begins with the sound of Mmh._ .....
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.

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• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound
af m.
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WriTe and Hear 5$
N:;zmc
Sand s are letter partners.
Sock begins with the sound of Ss,
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Ci rcle the socks wit h pictures whose names begin with
the sound of s.
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Write and Hear Tt
T and t ore letter partners.
TIger begins with the sound of TI .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write It on the line.
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• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound
of t.
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Wri1'e and Hear Hh
N ::lmc
Hand h are letter partners.
Hat begins with the sound of Hh .
• Directions: Trace the tetter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Play Tic-Tae-Toe. Find three pictures in a row whose
names begin with the sound of h. Draw a line through
them.

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Write and Hear K k
Name
K and k are letter partners.
Kitten begins with the sound of Kk .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound
of k.
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Band b are letter partners.
Ball begins with the sound of Bb .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
B
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• Directions: Color the bow if the name of the picture on the box
begins with the sound of b.
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F and f ore letter partners.
Fox begins with the sound of Ff.
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
F-
f
• Directions: Help the former fi nd the fox. Draw a line through the
pictures whose names begin with the sound of f.
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G and 9 are letter partners.
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Goat begins with the sound of Gg .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the fine.
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• Directions: Write 9 if the name of the picture begins with the sound
of g.
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WriTe and Hear L.I
N"ITIO
L and I are letter partners.
Leaf begins with the sound of LI .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Color the leaves with pictures whose names begin with
the sound of I.
N and n are letter partners.
Nest begins with the sound of Nn .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
N
n
+ Directions: Color those pictures whose names begin with the sound
of n.
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Write and Hear Dd
Ncmc
o and d are letter partners.
Desk begins with the sound of Dd.
t Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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d
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound
of d .
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Write and Hear Ww
Wand w ore letter partners.
Window begins with the sound of WW .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
w
w
• Directions: Color the curtains if the name of the picture begins with
the sound of w.
C and c are letter partners.
Cap begins with the sound of Cc .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
c
c
• Directions: Play Tic-Toe-Toe. Find three pictures in a row whose
names begin with the sound of c. Draw a line through
them.
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J and j are letter partners.
Jacket begins with the sound of Jj .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Color the jack-in-the-box if the name of its picture begins
with the sound of j.
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J\
Write and Hear I<r
Rand r are letter partners.
Ring begins with the sound of Rr .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write It on the line.
R
r
• Directions: Write r on the line if the name of the picture begins with
the sound of r.
P and p are letter partners.
Pen begins with the sound of Pp .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the
sound of p.
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V and v are letter partners.
Vase begins with the sound of Vv .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Trace the vases with pictures whose names begin with
the sound of v. Use a crayon.
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Y and y are letter partners.
Yellow begins with the sound of Yy .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
y
y
• Directions: Play Tic-Tac-Toe. Find three pictures in a row whose
names begin with the sound of y. Draw a line through
them.
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Write and Hear Zz
Nome
Z and z are letter partners.
Zero begins with the sound of b. .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Help the zebra find the zoo. Connect all the pictures
whose names begin with the sound of z from the
zebra to the zoo.
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Q and q are letter partners.
Queen begins with the sound of Qq .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Write q on the line if the name in the picture begins wi th
the sound of q.
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• Directions: Cut out each letter at the bottom of the page. Find the
picture whose name begins with the sound of that letter.
Glue the letter in the box beside the picture.
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Write and Hear Xx
X and x are letter partners.
Box ends with the sound of Xx .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.
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• Directions: Look at the letter ot the end of the row. Then, color the
pictures whose names end with the sound of that letter.
Circle the pictures whose names end with x.
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How Does IT End?
Nome
Dire,clior": Write a letter from the box to complete each word.
mkbnpr dg


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m
-- sfa-mn ___ n
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rt
fammu mo---m i:foo-----
Flnol COMona."..
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. listen to the sound in
the middle of the word. Fill In the circle beside the letter
that stands for that sound.
Os
Ob
Od
Ot
OP
Ok
0
1
Os
O r

Ot
Ox
01
Ob
Ox
Ow
Om
0
1
Ok
Om
Oz
Op
Om
0
1
Op
• Directions: Write the missing letters.
ro at ti er ca el
7
1a
Y-
se en sa ad
y
dra on me on
..
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Consonani' l<eview
• Directions: One letter is missing in each word. Write the missing
letter on the line.
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Consonant Review
• Directions: Write all the missing consonants.
listen for the sound of short a in van .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on
the line.
von
~ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
<:r -------------- -- -------- --- -------- ---- --
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names have the short a sound.
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• Directions: Help the cat get to the bag. Connect all the pictures
whose names hove the short a sound from the cot to
the bag.
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• Directions: Cut out the cards. Read the words.
Match the words and the pictures. '
1
I
I
I
hat I von bat ham
I
I
I
I
I I I I
I I 1 I t

I I I I I
I
I I I I
I I I I
! I I I I
I bag I man I map I fan
I l il,
I I I I I

j I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I

, I I I 1
I I 1 I I
: :
I I 1 I I
I
I I · I I
I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
__________ __________ __________ J
Listen for the sound of short i in pig .
• Directions: Trace the letter. Write it
on the line.
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] -------------------------------------------
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Color the trim on the bib
if the name has the short i sound.
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• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Color the pictures whose
names have the short i sound. The words in the box will
give you hints .
..;)f milk
.m: pig
crib
kitten
bib
fish
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• Directions: Find the donkey tails with pictures whose names have
the short i sound. Cut them out. Glue those tails onto
the donkeys.
listen for the sound of short u in bug .
• Directions: Trace the letter.
Write it on the line.
• bug
!::J--------------- ----------------------- --
lJ[ -------- ---- ------------------------- - ---
• Di rections: Say the name of each picture. Color the sun yellow if
you hear the short u sound in the name.
Shori' u Tic:·TClc:·Toe
• Directions: Color the pictures Vv'hose names have the short u sound.
~ Then. play Tic-Toe-Toe. Draw a line through three colored
~ pictures in a row.
o
• Directions: Cut out the picture cords. Say the name of
each picture. If the name has the scund of
short U, glue the card in the pup' s bowl.

I 'I' f 'I' 1 'I' I r I
I ! I f " I ! I ! . I
I I l C::::O I I
1 • I . I . 1 . I
I ; ="""': 1
1
'-" I I = '-" 1 1 = '-" 1
I " .. I " ,. 1 ,, -- 1 ,,-- f
_______ ________ L ____ _ __ ________ l
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I r I ! I ! I f I
1 . " 1 ..., 1
I ' ' ........ ' I
I . I · = I · =>. I · = I
I 1,,__ . I 1,.... '-" I I,.... '-" I ',,__ '-" I
I I I I I ________ ________ _______ _____ __ _ J

Short VQwel "
listen for the sound of short 0 in fox.
+ Directions: Trace the letter.
Write it on the line .
• -- -1- ---------------------------------------
()------------------------------------------
+ Directions: Say the name of each picture. Write 0 under the picture
if the name has the short a sound.
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Find Snort 0 Words
• Directions: Underline the pictures whose names
hove the short 0 sound.
~ ' I ~ "
Wfj ~
• Directions: The words that match the underlined pictures
above are hidden in this puzzle. Circle the
words. They may go across or down.
T L J 8 Z
MOOCOT
OPGUXU
PDOGLP
Shc:or"'l' \lew.1 "
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• Directions: Cut out the puzzle pieces. Match each
picture with its name.
1-----------
-
/
'::::-- --- -- ------1
I
I
I
I
<
/
,
,
/
/
'_ I
" I
- I
dog 1
I '
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/ I
.------,
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
l
" I / I
// I J.' ______________ _
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top
,
,
/
,
,
I ,
I '
1 ______ -_\
-----------,
/ I
" I " box 1
/ I
.: I
.... - - - - - - ~
r----- -----;;"
I "
I -_
I -_
L ______________ ......
... ---'
- / I
/ - I
I I
... \ mop I
/ I
1----- -- -- -- --........
I ~ -_
L ________ ~
i ' ~ . , , ~ ~ ]
/
L ____________ /
'::::----------1
/-----... " I
// I', I
.( log I " fox I
..... .... I" ... I
......... ____ .J " t
// I
... ___________ J
Usten for the sound of short e in hen .
• Directions: Trace the letter.
Write it on the line.
~ h e n
+-: --- --------------------------------------
I;------- ---------- -------------------------
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names have the short e sound.
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• Directions: Draw a line to connect each picture with its matching
short e word,
10
men
jet
hen
web
ten
bed
S hQrt v"wel e
( ~ " ~ 1 1 " 1 ' Vowel Scrapbook
N:lI'I"c
A Cut and Fold Book
• Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back.
of this sheet . First. follow the directions below to make
the book. Then, follow the directions on the small pages
of your Cut and Fold Book. Show your Short Vowel
Scrapbook to a family member or friend. Think of other
words you could draw for each short vowel sound.
I. Tear the page out of the book.
2. Fold page along Une A so that the top
meets the bottom. Make sure Une A
is on the outSide of the fold.
3. Fold along line B to make the book.
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punos
o 9LU SOLI aWDU aSQllM
6UIL.ueWOS empld 0 MOJO
punos
n .j..J0LlS 9ln SOLI aWDU asOLlM
BUIluewes )0 0 MOJO
·punos
I .j..JOLlS all. SOLI ewou eSDLlM
5UIlU9WOS )0 amp!d 0 MOJO
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
, I

Draw a picture of something
whose name has the short e
sound.
: I
, I
Draw a picture of something
whose name has the short a
sound.
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
:
I
I
I
I

• Directions: Write a vowel in the middle of each puzzle that will
make a word across and down.
w
P
t
b
f
m p
n
h
b x

t
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d
p
s
m
9
p
w
9
n
b
n
s
+ Directions: Say the name of the picture. Listen for the short vowel
sound. Then. fill in the correct circle.
o short a o short a o short a

o short e

Oshort e
@i
o short e
o short i o short i o short i
o short 0 o short 0 o short 0
o short u o short u o short u
o short a o short a o short a
n
o short e

o short e "Pshort e
o short i o short i
U 'wOShort i
o short 0 o short 0 o short 0
OShort u o short u o short u
o short a o short a o short a
o Oshort e
OShort e OShort e

d Oshort i . '. o short i
o short 0 o short 0
. o short 0
o short u o short u o short u
listen for the sound of long a in cake .
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names
have the long a sound.
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~ cake
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The letters a_ 9 usually stand for
the long a sound.
• Directions: Write the missing vowels.
cnve
m
-gn--
m
---
"
c----g---- -cm-F
m
~
lake
Listen for the sound of long i in bike.
Look for i_ e .
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the
name of the picture.
5
o dim
o five
o date o fix
o dime o fame
o pane o tin
o pin o tire
O pine o tale
q
o hive o nip
o hid
o name
O had
o nine
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bike
o kite
o cat
o kit
o ride
o rid
o fame
o fire
o fin
L..cl'llil Vc>w.1 I
• Directions: Write the name of the picture on the correct line.
bike pig bib dime
6
5
six five pin
long Vowel i Short Vowel i
~ " S Vowel l
listen for the sound of long u in mule. The letters
u_ e and ue usually stand for the long u sound.
mule
• Directions: Circle the pictures whose names have the long u sound.

o
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"
,
"
,
,
'"
,
..
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,
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• Directions: Each word in the box has the sound of long u, Color
the picture that matches each word in the box.
mule glue cubes
flute ~
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usten for the sound of long 0 in rose .
• Directions: Say the nome of each picture.
Decide whether the vowel sound
you hear is long 0 or short o. Fill in the
circle beside long 0 or short o.
\.
o Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0
~
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> .
,
o Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0
o Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0
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o Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0
Circle and Write
The letters o_ 8 and oe usually stand
for the long 0 sound.
• Directions: Circle the name of each picture.
~
L.ong Vc:owol 0
Then, write the name on the li ne.
rob
rib
robe
- - ----
made
map
mop
bite
bone
bin
;
not
note
net
--- -
-
V cone
cane
----
can
------------
~
. date
., ~ . dig
dog
hose
~
box
bik.e
bone
-
---
toe
D top
c. -- tape
rope
ripe
rip
Listen for the sound of long e in bee. The letters
ee and eo usually stand for the long e sound .
• Directions: Write the name of the picture on
the correct line.
~
10
~
seal ten beet jeep
-
~
bed red seat
ee eo
~ b e e
~
leaf
feet
Short Vowel e
Lens Vowel c:
• Directions: Fill in the puzzle with the correct words.
Across
1li3
Down 1
v---
4.
2J!
5\
3.
I. 2.
3.
4.
5.
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• Directions: Cut out the puzzle pieces. Match each picture with
its name .
r----------/-/ .... --------- --,
1 , 1------1
, "
, "
, '
1 mule //""
i r- i , "
, >
I / \ . 1

L __________ ,


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" ,
" ,
............... 1
....... bee 1
-- ,
-- ,
..... ""--" _______________ I
/,
/ ,
/ ,
/ ,
/ ,
/ ,

,
,
,
,
---____ __ 1
£_---- ______ 1

, "
: leaf (/
, "
, '

---------1
, ,
: kite I
, '
,
/, ,
/, ,
, / ,
/ "
1 / " 1
'I
r-----------/
, /
, '
r--------l
, ,
\ ,
,
"
note
, \
, ,
, ,
...
, ,
, game 1
, ,
" ,
, ,
,_ - - - - - - - __ I
/----------- ..
/ ,
" , < ' , ,
" ,
_____ ___ ___ J
,
A Y at the end of a word can have the long i sound or the long e
sound. Listen for the long i sound in fly. Listen for the long e sound in
pony.
fl y " pony
• Directi ons: Say the name of each picture. Listen for the sound of
y at the end of the word. Circle either long i or long e.
sky
Long i long e
cry
Long i Long e
dry
Long I Long e


baby
long i Long e
penny
Long i Long e
20
twenty
Long i Long e
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bunny
Long i long e
muddy
Long I Long e
city
Long i long e
y =_" 'VeIwel
• Directions: Soy the nome of each picture. If the final y stands for
the long e sound, color the picture green. If the y stands
for the long i sound, color the picture yellow.
pony fly fifty

candy dry penny
cherry sky bunny
Consonants c and g each have two sounds. Listen for the soft c sound
in pencil. Listen for the hard c sound In cup.
Listen for the soft 9 sound in giant. Listen for the hard 9 sound in goat.
C and 9 usually have the soft sound when they are followed by e. i
or y .
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Listen for the sound of
c or g. Then, read the words in each list. Circle the words
that have that sound of c or g.
Hordc
car
city
cone
Hordg
good
dragon
stage
cup
race
rice
can
goat
magic
gum
gentle
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SOft c
~
cage
face
Ice
Soft g
garden
page
gas
pencil
cane
cent
cube
gem
giraffe
gorilla
Hard and Soft c and 9
• Di rections: Underline the letter that follows the c or 9 in each word.
Write hard if the word has the hard c or hard 9 sound.
Write soft if the word has the soft c or soft 9 sound.
c .....
~
-----=
cup
g Y m ~ cot #'
giont!lfJr
gem
c e ~
gum ~
goat
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Sometimes two consonants at the beginning of
a word blend together. Listen for the dr blend
in dragon, Gr, fr, cr, fr, br and pr are also r blends.
dragon
dr
• Directions: Draw a line from each consonant blend
whose name begins with the same sound.
dr
br
cr
tr
pr
fr
,.
• Directions: Read the menu. Circle the words that have r blends.
On the tray. draw pictures of the foods whose names
you circled.
bread
butter
salad
pretzel
milk
French fries
meat
grapes
ice cream
Uslen for Ihe cl blend in clown. GI. pI. fI and
~
bl are also I blends.
c lown
• Directions: Look at the I blend at the beginning of each row. Color
the picture whose name begins with that sound.
bl
/
~
~
cl
U
~
~
" , '
',', '
fl
0
P
. .
9
1
~
Q ~
-
pi
(it
Qf1
c
:' . :.; ",' ':':;
. " .
' .. ~ ' ...
- •
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• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with I blends,
Draw a line through three colored pictures in a row to
score a Tic-Toe-Toe.
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ConsonanT Blends
Usten for the sk blend in skunk. Sm, sf, sp, SW,
SC, squ, sl and sn are also s blends.
skunk
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Circle the s blend you
hear at the beginning of the name.

:, (c) sp
sl
sl
sp
sk
sw
sl
sm
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'J
sw
squ
sl
sc
sl
sm
sm
sk
sl
squ
sl
sp
squ
sc
sl
squ
sn
sm
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• Directions: Draw a line from each s blend to the picture whose
name begins with that sound.
squ
sp
sw
Sl
sk
sn
st
sm
81ends CIT Tne Ends
N t:lmc
Some consonant blends come at the ends of words.
Uslen for Ihe nd blend al Ihe end of Ihe word round.
Mp, ng, nt. sk, nk and sf con olso be ending blends.
round
+ Directions: Say the nome of each picture. Circle the h lo, nrl
hear at the end of the name.
nd
nl
sl nk
sk ng
nl
sl
nd
nd
0
ng

ng nl nk
mp nd sl

sl nd
nl
J
nl
nk sk
nd
ng sl
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Follow the Final 61ends
N . ~
• Directions: Find the notes with pictures whose names end with
consonant blends. Color them yellow. Draw a line
through the yellow notes from the band to the tent.
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing blend in each word.

an
0

-

o 0 •

'ct
o sk Osl o sk
o Ir Osm o nl
o pr Osw Ong
_ate
Ii
_ate _ide


o sk Opl Osk
Osm o pr Ocl
Ocr Osp Osl
_ ail
de _
_

o ng Opr Osl
Osn Odr Ond
o sl Ond Osk
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Con.onon1' Blend

• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing blend in each word.
rl
-
d
- Y
~
_ apes
~
~ d :
o nf Osl Ogr
o sf 011 Ocl
o ng Opl Osk
_ obe
G!
ho_ _og
M
~
"
" " "
0
, \
J
051 Ond Ogr
091
o ng o fr
o gr o sk o Ir
- Y
_ ider
10 _
~
o sk Opr Osf
Osm Osl Omp
o nf Osp Ong
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Some consonants work together to stand for a new
sound. They are called consonant digraphs. Usten
for the sound of consonant digraph th in think.
think
• Directions: Print th under the pictures whose names begin
with the sound of tho Color the th pictures.
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+ Directions: Say the name of each picture. Fill in the missing letter
or letters.
~ ~
oro oro
?mb
~ r Q )
en
+ Directions: Find and circle these th words in the puzzle. The words
may go across or down.
think thorn thumb thirty
T T H R T Y
T H N K H J
H 0 B H N U L
0 R N E H M X
J N H R T B Y
Inmcl D,,,!"cph 1'h
••
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Usten for the sound of consonant digraph sh in sheep. ~
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin .
~ \: with the sound of sh.
~ sheep
..... "", )
o
• Directions: Make a new word by
changing the beginning
sound to sh. Write the new
word on the line.
zip sell
tin line
red cape
top bake
beep
11ft
cave
feet
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• Directions: Write wh, th or sh to complete each word.
- - - - - - - ~ - ~ - I - - - - - - - c r f ~ - - - - - ~ ~ - f 1
~
--mu[n"l{ mmea± m--orn
30
mmu_ . p muirftz umude
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Wheel of Fortune
Nome
Usten for the sound of COflSOnant digraph wh in whale. +
whale
• Directions: Color the pictures whose names
begin with consonant digraph wh,
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Listen for the sound of consonant digraph ch in cherry. ')
cherry _
• Directions: Trace the cherry if the name of the picture
begins with the ch sound. Use a red crayon.
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!
1<ead and Write en
+ Directions: Write a word from the box to label each DI("Ure.
chest
chimp
chain
chec k
cherry
cheese
30
sheep
thirty
wheel

onsonant digraph knot
h sound of c .th the
usten for t e . ilent . s begin WI
kn in knot. The k ISs 'ctures whose pictures from
Directions: Color all the co
• kn sou hi to his horse.
the knlg
Listen for the sound of consonant digraph wr in wren.
The w is silent.
wren
• Directions: Write a word from the box to label each picture.
Color the pictures whose names begin with wr. /!
web wrist wring wrap ~
worm write wreath wink w r e n c ~
Initiol Oigroph wr ..
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Some words end with consonant digraphs. Usten for
the ending digraphs in duck. moth. dish and branch.
duck &, moth ~ dish c=:> b r a n c h ~
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Circle the letters that
stand for the ending sound.
,
~
. , .
I

ck
th
sh
ch
ck
th
sh
ch
ck
th
sh
ch
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ck
th
sh
wh
ck
th
sh
ch
ck
th
sh
ch
0
ck
th
sh
ch
Ck
th
sh
ch
ck
th
sh
ch
F,nal Ca"."narrT Oign:lph •
• Directions: Write ck, th, sh or ch to complete each word.
o
,
.....,. . ' j
,
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• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing digraph in each word.

peo_
e
_ife

Owh Ock O kn
Owr Oth Och
Och Och Owr
_ imp
ell clo_

-
LY
\;'-rl\.V
Ock Och Ock
o kn Osh Och
Och Ock Okn
_itec&
fi
-

_orn J?!-
o kn Och Oth
Owr Osh Owr
o th Oth Och
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CO"'."rldM Digr'Gpi'l
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing digraph in each word.
so
-
~
_ ain
_eath;;tf1}.,
~
, W-1 J
" L
w'-..J •
; ~
o ck o th Owr
Och Och Owh
o kn OSh Okn
_ i P ~
ben
-
~
_ eel

O th OCk Osh
OSh Oth o th
o ck OCh Owh
_ight
~
too
-
0
_ ench
~
, .
o kn o ch Okn
o th Ock Owr
o wr o th Oth
COr..i:,"OM D'Silr<:Ipk Flcvi_
~
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When r follows a vowel, it changes the vowel's sound. ~
Listen for the or sound in star. ~
• Directions: Color the pictures whose star
~ names have the or sound.
r
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Usten for the or sound in horn. horn ~
• Directions: Write or or or to complete each word.
c- ---I
,
---k
c -------n
-- rn
The letters ur, er and ir all have the same sound. listen for the vowel
sound in surf, tern and girl.
surf ~ fern
girl
• Directions: Draw a line from each word in the circle to the picture
it names. 4)
herd
turkey
c lerk
30
thirty
purse
bird
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Write ur, er and ir
• Directions: Find a word from the box to name each picture,
girl
L
Write it on the line below the picture.
church
herd
clerk
purple
dirt
surt
fern
thirty
t
u
_
mm
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30
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• Directions: Cut out the words at the bottom of the page. Glue
them beside the words they rhyme with.
~ o r n
~ purre

skirt
W bird
R
girl
~
~
"'" star
cork
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Pairs ai and ay
You know thot the letters a_ a usually stand for the long a sound. The
vowel pairs oi and ay can stand for the long a sound, too. listen for
the long a sound in train and hay .
• Directions: Soy the name of each picture below. Look at the
vowel pair that stands for the long a sound. Under
each picture. write the words from the box that have
the some long a vowel pair.
cage chain
mail pay
play snake
~ c a k e
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gate
snail
stay
train
gray
skate
tail
~ a y
Vowel Pairs oa and ow
I'.OITlCt
You know that the letters o_ 8 and oe usually stand for the long 0
sound. The vowel pairs 00 and ow can stand for the long a sound
too. Listen for the long 0 sound in road and snow .
• Directions: Find and circle eight
Z L I A C
R
long 0 words. The
words may go ac ross
B 0 C R 0 W
or down. Beside each
picture, write the
S W R J A G
words that use the
0 G 0 A L R
some long 0 vowel
A L A G X 0
pair.
p
V K N 0 W
road
snow
' 0
You k.now that the letters u_ e and ue usually stand for
the long u sound. The vowel pair ui can stand for the
long u sound, too. Listen for the long u sound in cruise.
+ Directions: Circle the nome of the picture.
Then, write the name on the line.
»r
mall
male
mule
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,
I
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sun
sit
suit
fly
flute
fleece
t3
sun
Sue
say
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cubes
~ cubs
~ c a v e s
e
globe
gull
glue
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fruit
flat
frame
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i
Jake
Juice
just
blue
black
ball
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Vowel Po"..
You know that the letters i_ e usually stand for the long i
sound. The vowel pair ie can stand for the long i S O U n d ~ J
too. listen for the long i sound in buttelilies.
butterflies
• Directions: Write L a or ie to complete each word. Draw a picture
for one i_ a word and one ie word.
f-m------ £-1--m--5
p-mm_ =j- __ m_____ k-- fm---
L a picture ie picture
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• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing vowel pair in each
word.
t_
Ole
Ooy
000
ch_ n
Ole
OUI
001
b_[fffTIJ
Ooi
Oow
OUI
tr_
Oow
OUI
Ooy
gr_
000
Ooy
Ole
fl _ s
~
~
0
01
000
Ole
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Oow
Ole
Ooy
000
Ooy
OUI
s _
f
OUi
Ooy
Ole
GO . . •
..
,
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing vowel pair in each
word.
h
~
tr_
"<
-
n
--
s _ ~
. ~
Qui 000 000
Qow Qoi OOi
Qoy Q ie
Oui
i_ ce
(8
p-
d !
~
cr_
~
QOi QUi QUi
QUi Qoo Qoy
Q ie Qie Qow
g _ t ~
f r _ t ~
sn
-
I
~
QOi 001
Qow
Qoo Qow Ooi
QUi QUi Qie
Vowell Pair Flcvicw
~
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Some pairs of vowels can stand for more than one sound. The vowel
pair ea has the sound of I e in team and short e in head,
team head
• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Listen for the sound that
eo stands for. Circle Long e or Short e. Then, color the
pictures whose names have the short e sound,
~
~
co
-., .. '
,
..
Longe Short e Long e Short e Longe Short e
~
Longe Short e Long e Short e Longe Short e
~
Longe Short e Longe Short e Longe Short e
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v o w ~ P<=i,..
listen for the difference between the sound of the vowel pair 00 in
moon and its sound in book. J:1 •
moon ~ book
• Directions: Say the name of the picture. Circle the picture of the
moon or the book to show the sound of vowel pair 00.
d
~ ~
D/
j) \))

til
.j) If)
" ' ~
.j) If)
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Some short words can be put together to
make one new word The new word is
called a compound word.
cow + hand = cowhand
• Directions: Look at each pair of pictures and words
below. Join the two words to make a
compound word. Write it on the line.

' 0" tI I
/ ,
rain + coat =
door + bell =
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dog + house =
-------------
pan + cake =
horse + shoe =
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• Directions: Underline the two words in each sentence that can
make a compound word. Write the compound word
on the line to complete the sentence.
A kind of bird t hat is blac k is a
A horse that can race is a
A cloth that covers a tabl e Is a
A room with a bed is a
A book with a story is a
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A bowl that holds fish is a
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Syllables ore word parts. Each syllable has one vowel sound. Some
words have only one syllable. Some words have more than one
syllable. tl
One syllable: kite S ; ~ Two syllables: wagon ,J1I!4
+ Directions: Cut out the syllables at the bottom of the page. Put
them together to make eight two-syllable words. Look
up the words in a dictionary to check their spellings.
Then, write the words you made.
My 2-Syllable Word Record
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Twc-Sy!lable W"rd.
A prefi x Is a word part. It is added to the beginning of a base word
to change the base word's meaning, The prefix re means ~ a g a i n . "
Example:
Refill means "to fill again."
• Directions: Look at pictures. Read the base words. Add the
prefix re to the base word to show that the action is
being done again. Write your new word on the line.
read write
paint use
build pay
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The prefixes un and dis mean -not- or -the opposite of. -
Unlocked means Dismount is
"not locked." the "opposite
of mount."
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Circle the word that tells about the
picture. Then, write the word on the line.
tied like
untied
happy
unhappy
safe
unsafe
dislike
obey
disobey
honest
dishonest
A suffix is a word part that is added at the end of a base word to
change the bose word's meaning. look at the suffixes below.
The suffix ful means of. N Cheerful means of cheer. U
The suffix less means W Cloudless means "' without clouds. N
The suffix ness means Ma state of being. N Darkness means
dark.-
• Directions: Add the suffixes to the base words to make new words.
care + ful =
pain + less = ___________________ _
brave + Iy =
sad+ ly=
sick + ness = ___________________ _
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Suffixes Clnd MeClnings
Remember: The suffix ful means "full of."
The suffix less means "without."
The suffix ness means "0 state of being,"
The suffix Iy means "in this way."
Name
tl
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1:;-
'V
The sun shines brightly.
• Directions: Write the word that matches the meaning.
without pain in a neat way
full of grace the state of being sick
in a quick way without fear
the state of being soft in a glad way
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Suffixes er and est can be used to compare. Use er when you compare
two things. Use est when you compore more than two things.
Example: The puppy is smaller than its mom.
This puppy is the smallest puppy in the litter .
• Directions: Add the suffixes to the base words
to make words that compare.
Base Word + er + est
I. loud +0 a-des±-
2. old
3. neat
4. fast
5. kind
6. tall
'21
• Directions: Use er and est to compare things in three pictures.
~ D ~
fast
loud
i
~
tall
..rl
fl ~
long
Suffix".
".
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Awarded to
-
on ____ --=,-----__ _
,...
for great
phonics work
in the
Complete Book of Reading
Grades I and 2
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Use the Clues
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Context clues can help you figure out words you don't know. Read
the words around the new word. Think of a word that makes sense.
Kate swam in a _ ___ .1.7 ___ _
Did Kate swim in a cake or a lake? The word swim is a context clue .
• Directions: Kate wrote this letter from camp. Read the letter. Use
context clues to write the missing words from the word
box. What clues did you use?
lake six
pancakes forest
Dear Mom and Dad.
I woke up at _________ _
o'clock and got
dressed. My friends and I ate
___________ Ior
breakfast. We went hiking in the
Then, we went swimming in the __________ _
Camp is fun!
love,
Kate
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• Directions: Read the story. Use context clues to figure out the missing
words. Write the words from the word box.
Then, answer the questions.
sweaters mittens
Maria bundles up. She sticks her arms through
two __________ _ . She tugs three
_____ __ over her feet. She wraps a ______ _
around her neck. At last, she pulls her __________ _
onto her hands. Maria goes outside to play. Nobody is warmer
than Maria.
I. What clue words helped you figure out sweaters?
2. What clue words helped you figure out mittens?
• Directions: Read the story. Use context clues to figure out the
meanings of the words In dark print. Draw a line from
the word to its meaning.
Jack has a plan. He wants to take h. parents
out to lunch to show that he appreciates ali
the nice things they do for him. His sister Jessica
will go, too, so she won't feel left out. Jack is
thrifty. He saves the allowance he earns for
doing chores around the house. So far, Jack
has savec ten dollars. He neecs only five dollars
more. He is excited about paying the check
himself. He will feel like an adult.
appreciates
allowance
chores
thrifty
adult
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
. is grateful for
money earned for work
careful about spending money
AnTonyms
Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Old and new are
antonyms. laugh and cry are antonyms. too .
• Directions: Below each word, write its antonym. Use words from the
word box.
stop happy
right
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Scale the Synonym Slope
Name
Synonyms are words that hove almost the some meaning. Tired and
sleepy are synonyms. Talk and speak are synonyms .
• Directions: Read the word. Find its synonym on the hill. Write the
synonym on the line.
I. glad
2. little
3. begin
4. above
over
5. damp
6. large
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Synonym MaTen
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Read the words in the box. Write
j, two synonyms you could use to tell about each picture.
rocks start road begin street stones sad unhappy
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AnTonym or Synonym?
Name
• Directions: Use yellow to color the spaces that have word
MI. \: pairs that a re antonyms. Use blue to color the
spaces that have word pairs that are synonyms.
boat
ship
big
large

fast
slow
come
down
under
little
over
tali
work
short play
shut
close
in
out
unhappy
sad
,
look
see
house
home
happy
sad
laugh
cry
little
small
/
cent
penny
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Homophone Fun
Nome
Homophones are words that sound the some but have different
spellings and meanings. Too and two are homophones. So ore
road and rode .
• Directions: Use yellow to color the balloons that have homophones.
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bat
box
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Find Tne l(.i9nT Homopnone
.m •
• C!inections: Read the sentences. Write the correct homophone
the line.
Jim ___ ______ the cookies.
Sally has pencils.
The _________ is bumpy.
________ con ride a bike.
JrA
Can you --------------- the picture? ~
Tom
_________ up the balloon.
ate
eight
to
two
rode
road
Eye
see
sea
blew
blue
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Calor Code Classifying
• Directions: Underline number words in red.
~
Underline name words in blue.
Underline color words in green.
Underline animal words in yellow.
pig
red
Jack
Kim dog
ten
+ Directions: Write each word on the correct line.
Name Words
-
Number Words
Animal Words
Color Words
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Menu Mix.Up
• Directions: Circle names of vegetables in green.
Circle names of drinks in red.
Circle names of desserts in pink.
water corn
peas
cookie
carrot
rJ
Juice
milk
cake
Name
• Directions: Write each food word on the correct line.
Drinks Vegetables Desserts
I
Cicilllifying
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• Directions: Color the pictures. Cut and glue
each picture in the correct room.
Bedroom
Ncme
Bathroom
Kitchen
Word SOri'
• Directions: Circle words that nome colors in red.
Circle words that nome shapes in yellow.
Circle words that name numbers in green.
ten
nine
• Directions: Write each word on the correct line.
Colors Shapes Numbers
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Where Does It Belong?
• Directions: Read the words.
Draw a circle around the sky words.
Draw a line under the land words.
Draw a box around the sea words.
city
cloud
shark
rabbit
forest
moon
• Directions: Write each word on the correct line.
Sky Words
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,
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land Words
Sea Words
Ndme
planet
whale
shell

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WhaT's The 6i9 Idea?
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The main idea is the most important idea in a story. The main idea
tell s what happens .
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Read the sentences. Circ le yes
if the sentence tells the main idea of t he picture.
Circ le no if it does not.
yes no
The hat is too small. The bear is afraid of the mouse.
yes no
The bear washed three shirts. The circus is fun.
yes no
The bear has two mittens. The bear walks to school.
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Tne Main Idea
Name
• Directions: Look. at the pictures. Read the sentences. In the circle,
write the letter of the sentence that tells the main idea.
o
o
A. The eggs are ready to hatch.
B. It is a very windy day.
C. The old house looks scary.
D. The popcorn popper;s too full.
E. The g i ~ thinks the music is t oo loud.
F. It is too warm for a snowman.
M=in Idea
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\,\flo".' .. The Idea'?
Ncmc
+ Directions: Look at the pictures. Read the sentences in
the speech balloons. Fill in the circle beside
the sentence that tells the main idea.
.., "e
d My tummy hurts. )
o The mouse wants more to eat.
o The mouse ate too much cheese.
My hat is blowing
o It is a very windy day.
o He doesn't want a hat.
am seven years old tOday)
o The cake is very big.
o Today is her birthday.
d can't find my
o The cat is lost.
o The cat has a new home.
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Nome
• Directions: Read each port of the paper. Fill In the circle beside
the sentence that tells the main ideo.
Hundreds Eni'Dv I
Town Carnival
o Someone
wonts to buy
kittens and
puppies.
o Someone
wonts to sell
kittens and
i .
Moin Idco
Many
people had
fun at the
carnival.
The carnival
was not a
success.
For Sale
3 block. k.IHens
2 brown
pup",",
Call
555-410q
Bank o Five bank
Robbers
robbers got
~ ~
away.
o Two bank
robbers were
Caught
caught.
Garden Club to Mea ~ . " ~
Wednesday and Thursday This Week.
o The Garden Club will
not meet this week.
o The Garden Club will
meet two times this
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Name
+ Directions: Read the sentences under eac h tit le. Cross out the
sentence that does not tell about the main ideo.
Fun at the Playground
He runs to t he slide.
She plays on the swings.
I c lean my room.
They climb the
monkey bars.
We sit on the seesaw.
Going to the
The monkeys Ii
the trees.
The seals eat fish.
The snakes move slowly.
The kitten plays with yarn.
The zebra runs fast.
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Doing My Homework
I open my book.
I toke a both.
I read the book.
J write the words.
add the numbers.
eating Dinner
Mother cuts the meat.
Father chews the corn.
Sister drinks the milk.
Brother eats his peas.
Grandmother has a
big house.
Mal'" Idea
Main Ideas About Meals
• Directions: Read each story to find the main idea. Fill in the circle
beside the phrase tells the main ideo.
Open Wldel
a'IIeater sloWly walked up
onls were Inside lhEo.IOiiJI
put on a
a big sooon
Down!
It's a good thing that Rollo Rabbit likes
to chew. He nibbles on carrots. lettuce,
and cabbage all day long. Every time he
chews, he wears down his teeth. If Rollo
did not chew so much, his front teeth could
to be ten feet long!
o good vegetables
o wearing down teeth
o a fluffy rablDi!
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board Sequence
Sequence is the order in which story events happen. What happened
first? What happened next? What happened lost?
• Directions: Write the numbers I, 2 and 3 In the boxes to show the
order in which the story events in each row happened.
Sequcru::e
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Words in Order
Name:
• Directions: l ook at each picture. Write 1, 2 and 3 to make the words
tell a story in order.
o mix
o eat
o bake
o fly
Olond ¥
o takeoff
o listsn
o turnoff
o turn on
o give
o open
o buy
o read
o open
o close
o hurt
o fali
o


Story Sequence
• Directions: Read the story.
Over a hundred years ago, two
men built a town. They couldn't
decide what to name it. One man
wanted to nome it Boston. The
other wanted to name it Portland.
They tossed a coin and one yelled,
"Heads for Boston! " The other
yelled, for Portland' " Tails must
have won because that town is
now called Portland, Oregon .
• Directions: Read the sentences. Write I, 2, 3 and 4 to number the
events in the order they happened in the story.
built a town.
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Otter Order
• Directions: Read the story.
A sea otter eats clams, barnacles,
worms, sea urchins and abalone. First.
it must dive underwater to find its
food. After bringing the food to the
surface, the sea otter roils onto its
back and puts the food on its belly.
It k.eeps its picnic table" clean by
rolling in the water to wash away any
messy scraps. Sea otters are very
neat eaters!
Name
• Directions: Write the number I, 2, 3, 4 or 5 in each box to tell the
order in which the sea otter eats a meal.
, The sea otter puts
'I its food on its belly. "-
/ I \'
I / I I \
""'-""I,
/1 _J
/ ' It rolls onto
its back.
The sea otter
brings its food
to the surface.
roils in the water ::\ '::,"'=:::::::::::::;::::::: , sea
to wash away dives underwater \\
messy scraps. ,to find its food. .,
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I..emonade for Sale
• Directions: Read the story.
Ken and Pat start a business selling
lemonade. First. they mak.e a stand
from Pat's picnic table. Second. they
go to the store to buy 0 box of lemons
and a sack of sugar. Third, they
squeeze the lemons and pick. out the
seeds. Fourth, they mix the lemon juice
with sugar and cold water. Would you
like to buy a cold glass of lemonade
from them? It's only fifteen cents.
• Directions: Read the phrases. Write I, 2, 3 and 4 to number the
phrases in the order they happened in the story. Clue
words like first will help you.
D buy lemons and sugar
D make a stand
D mix lemon juice. sugar and water
D squeeze lemons and pick. out seeds
• Directions: On another sheet of paper, write what you think
Ken and Pat will do next.
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$cqulrnce
Hare·l<aising l----===----
• Directions: Read the story.
Jack Rabbit loved to grow
carrots. First. he found a
diamond-shaped field. Next. he
carefully planted and watered
the seeds. Then he wotched as
the little green tops of carrots
began pushing through the dirt.
Finally, 83 carrots were ready to
be pulled from the earth. Jock
indeed hod the only 83· "carrot
H
diamond In town, and he
proudly gave It to his friend Jill.
• Directions: Read the sentences. Write I, 2. 3, 4 or 5 to number the
sentences in the order they happened in the story.
D
The carrots were ready
to be pulled.
D
Carro: tops started
poPping up.
D Jack found a field.
D Jack watered the seeds.
D Jack planted carrot seeds.
• Directions: On another sheet of paper, write what you think will
happen next.
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Fun WiT" DirecTions
Nomo
• Directions: Follow the number code to color the balloons. ~
Color the clown. too. ....
I-blue
6- brown
2-oronge
7 -red
3-yellow
8- black
4-green
q-blue
5- purple
10- purple
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Draw With Directions
N<::I mc
• Directions: Follow the directions to complete the picture.
I. Draw a smiling yellow face on the sun.
2. Color the fish blue. Draw 2 more blue fish in the water.
3. Draw a brown bird under the cloud. Draw blue raindrops under
the cloud,
4. Color the boat purple. Color one sail orange. Color the other sail
green.
5. Color the starfish yellow. Draw 2 more yellow starfish.
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Directions for DecoraTing
N a ~
• •
If!
• Directions: Follow the directions to decorate the bedroom.
Draw a red D between the two ., ~ .
Draw a ~ under the window. Color it green.
Draw three big ~ on the wall. Color them orange.
Draw a picture of something you would like to have -I M
in your bedroom. ~
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Follow The Course
Nome
• Directlons: Tear out page 161. Place a penny in the top left corner.
Then. follow the directions below to win the trophy.
Check off the directions as you follow them.
I. D Go right 7 spaces. 2. D Go right 3 spaces.
D Go down 5 spaces. D Go up 5 spaces.
D Go left 6 spaces. 0 Go left 4 spaces.
o Go down 4 spaces. D Go up I space.
D leap through the hoop. D Do a handstand on your
~ skateboard.
3. D Go right 2 spaces.: ::ziw 4. D Go right I space.
D Go up 2 spaces. D Go down 3 spaces.
D Go right 3 spaces. D Go left 3 spaces.
o Go down 3 spaces. D Go down 2 spaces.
o Glide down the ramp. 0 Turn the corner.
5.0 Go right 4 spaces.
o Go up 8 spaces.
D Go left 4 spaces.
D Go down 1 space.
D Duck! Here's a tunnel.
6. 0 Go left 2 spaces.
o Go down 6 spaces.
D Go left I space.
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D You made it!
Collect your trophy.
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WhaT Is I
When you don't get the whole picture, you may need to draw
conclusions for yourself. To draw a conclusion, think about what you
see or read. Think about what you already know. Then, make a good
guess .
• Directions: Look at each picture. Use what you know and what
you see to draw a conclusion. Draw a line to the
sentence that tells about each picture.
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It must be a clown.
It must be a
cowhand.
It must be a baby.
It must be a ballet
dancer.
It must be a football
player.
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• Directions: Use what you see, what you read and what you know
to draw conc lusions. Draw a line from the animal to
what it might say.
"I save lots of bones
and bury them in the
yard. -
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have sharp teeth. ~
~ l l o v e to walk In the
snow and slide on
the ice,"
"I hop on lily pads in
a pond with my
webbed feet."
'" slither on the ground
because 1 hove no
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Whai' Happened'?
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Fill in the circle beside the sentence
that tells what happened in the missing picture. Draw
a picture that shows what happened.
What happened?
o The boy dropped the string. OThe boy took his kite home.
What happened?
o The angry baby played
in its bed.
o The hungry baby drank
the mitk.
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• Directions: Read the sentences, l ook at the pictures, Circle the
picture that completes the last sentence,
I, Emily Is on a class trip, She sees cows eating grass and horses in
the barn, Hens are sitting on their eggs, She must be visiting a ' , .
2, nmmy wore his best suit. He sat in a tall chair. He combed his hair.
A man said, The man is a , , ,
3, Mark spilled milk on the floor. He had to clean up the mess. He
went to the closet and got a . . ,
• Directions: Read each story. Fill in the circ le beside the answer that
completes the last sentence.
The little house is in the backyard.
Inside is a bowl of water. Next to the bowl
is a big bone. This house belongs to ...
o some birds. 0 a family of elves. 0 a puppy.
The yellow cat is fluffy. The black cat is thin.
The tan and white cat acts friendly. The little
gray cat is shy. Cats are all ...
o different. o angry. o silly.
Lois keeps her pet in an aquarium. Her
pet can hop. It eats flies and is green.
Her pet is .. .
o a bunny. 0 a frog. 0 very tall.
We played a game. We ran away from
Sofia. When she tapped Raymond, he was
It. We were playing ...
o soccer. 0 basketball. O tago
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Clues to Conclusions
• Directions: Read each story. Fill in the circle beside the correct
conclusion.
Joe meo to read the book. He pulled
it closer to his face and squinted. What
is wrong?
o The book isn't very interesting.
o Joe needs glasses.
o The boak is closeo.
"My shoes are too tight "said Eddie, "and my
pants are too short! N What has happened?
o Eddie has put on his older brother' 5
clothes.
o Eddie has become shorter.
o Eddie has grown.
Patsy went to the beach. She stayed
outside for hours. When she come home,
she looked in the mirror. Her face was
very red. Why did she look di'ferent?
o Patsy had gotten a bad sunburn.
o Patsy got reo paint all over herself.
o Patsy was very cOld.
Facts and details tell more about the main idea. Facts and details
give more information.
Small , brown, larlg·halred dog
Wearing blue colior with lag
lost seen on May 12
If you find Rowdy, pIeose coli 555-6702 Of
bring him to ~ West london Street.
Ask for Donna,
• Directions: Read the poster. Answer the questions,
I. What color Is the pet? _ __________ ___ _
2. What is the owner's nome? ______________ _
3. What is the pet's nome? _ __________ ___ _
4. Where does the pet live? _ ____________ _
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• Directions: Read the story.
The lines and swirl s on your fingertips make
fingerprints. There are three fingerprint patterns. The
first is c alled the loop. The sec ond Is the arch. The third
Is the whorl. Your fingerprints stoy the same all your life.
Each person' s fingerprints ore different.
whorl
• Directions: Read each sentence. Color the True ink pad If the
sentence is true, Color the False ink pad if the sentence
is false.
I. There are four fingerprint patterns.
2. Your fingerprints change as you grow.
3. Fingerprints are made from the lines
and swirls on your fingertips.
4. No one else has fingerprints exac tly
like yours.
Pictures iM Detail
• Directions: Read the story.
The Aztecs in Mexico used straw to make
pictures. First. they colored the straw using
dyes made from plants. Next, they drew a
design. Then, they cut the straw into small
pieces. Finally, they glued each piece of
straw to the design to form the picture .
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• Directions: Complete the sentences with words from the story.
I. Aztecs in ________ _
used straw to make
2. Dyes were made from _ _______ _
3, The _________ was c ut into small pieces.
4. Each piece was to the ______ _
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Details WanTed!
Here is a wanted poster about One-
Eyed Harry who robbed a bank last
night. Harry has a mean and beady
eye. He wears a patch over his other
eye just to scare people. He' 5 about
five feet tall and wears a polka-dot
bandanna. He has a dirty beard and
a long pOinted nose with a wort on
the tip. He wears an earring in one
ear, and he has one gold front tooth.
Wanted
One-Eyed Harry
• Directions: Circle Yes or No to tell about the details.
Harry wears a polka-dot bandanna. Yes NO
Harry has two kind eyes. Yes No
Harry has a long pointed nose. Yes No
Harry wears an earring in his nose. Yes No
Harry has a gold front tooth. Yes No
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Reading to find out how things are alike or different can help you
picture and remember what you read. Things that are alike are called
similarities. Things that are not alike are called differences.
Similarity: 8eth and Michelle are both girls.
Difference: Beth has short hair. but Michelle has long hair.
+ Directions: Read the story.
Michelle and 8eth are wearing new dresses. 80th dresses are
striped and have four shiny buttons. Each dress has a belt and a
pocket. 8eth' s dress Is blue and white, while Michelle's Is yellow
and white. The stripes on 8eth' s dress go up and down. Stripes on
Michelle' s dress go from side to side. 8eth' s pocket is bigger with
room for a kitten.
+ Directions: Add the details. Color the dresses. Show how the dresses
are alike and how they are different.
Beth's Dress Michelle' s Dress
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Cars
• Directions: Read the story.
Sarah built a cor for a race. Sarah's car
has wheels, a steering wheel and a place
to sit just like the family car. It doesn't
have a motor. a key or a gas pedal. Sarah
come In second in last year's race. This
year, she hopes to win the race .
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• Directions: Write 5 beside the things Sarah's car has that are like
things the family car has. Write D beside the things that
are different.
steering wheel
motor
gas pedal
seat
wheels
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Alike and Diff'erent
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A Cut and Fold Book
• Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back
of this sheet. First, follow the directions below to make
the book. Then, read your book to a family member or
friend. Think of other things that ore alike and different.
I. Tear the page out of the book.
2. Fold page along Une A so that the top
meets the bottom. Make sure Una A
is on the outside of the fold.
3. Fold along Line 8 to make the book.
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Not every story tells you all the facts. Sometimes you need to put
together details to understand what is happening in a story. When
you put details together, you make inferences .
• Directions: Read each story. Fill In the circle beside the Inference
you can make from the details you have.
Everyone on the Pine School baseball team wears a blue shirt
M(ln( jmlS .. It is Monday and Brenda is wearing a blue shirt.
o Brenda always wears blue clothes.
o Brenda cannot find her red shirt .
o Brenda is on the baseball team.
My cat has brown and white stripes. It meows when it wants
to be fed. My cat is meowing now.
o The cat wants to go outside.
o The cat is hungry.
o The cat doesn' t like brown and w h ~ e stripes.
Every afternoon the children run outside when they hear a
bell ring, At 2:00, Mr. Chacovan drives by In his Ice-cream
truck, The c hildren hear a bell ringing. They run outside,
o It Is time for Ice cream.
o Ills ti me for the children
to go home.
o It is time for a fire drill ,
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• Directions: Read the story.
It is a rainy day. Mom tells
T osh to stay Inside until the
weather clears up. T osh lies on
his bed and pouts. He sings
one song over and over. Now
and then. he checks to see if
the rain has stopped .
• Directions: Use details in the story to make inferences. Fill in the
circle beside the phrase that completes each sentence.
Tosh probably wonls 10 0 go outside ond play.
o lie in bed all day.
ToSh probably feels
The song T osh probably
sings is
o happy.
o bored and grumpy.
o "Rain, Rain, Go Away. "
o . Jingle Bells:
• Directions: Read this story. Look for cl ues about Tom. Then, foll ow
the direc ti ons below the story.
~ Y o u can't get me! "" Goldie teased Tom
when she saw him looking at her.
-I never said that 1 wanted to get you,
anyway, " answered Tom, knowing that
Goldie was right. He walked away, waving
his fluffy tail proudly.
Although Goldie had once been afraid of ~ ~ - : : - - . --;. . .
Tom, she now liked to tease him.
"It' s fun to tease Tom. When he is upset, all his fur stands straight
up . • she thought.
Soon Goldie heard noises. Someone else was home. "It is almost
time for dinner, " thought Goldie. "I'm really glad to be a goldfish.
I'm sofe and sound and very well fed. "
What does Tom look like? Draw a picture of Tom.
Circle the picture that tells how Goldie feels.
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Samantha thought of a good Joke,
She bragged that she could read
Mario's mind. She put her hand on
Mario's head, closed her eyes, and said
hod red punch with your lunch! H
You're right! " replied Maria,
not realizing that she had a little red ring
around her lips.
was easy. But I bet you can't
tell me what I just ate, .. said Thomas.
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a bunch of baloney, " answered Samantha.
did you know?" gasped Thomas.
my little secret. .. said Samantha, with a sigh of relief.
"Here comes your mom, H said Mario. "Can you read her
mind, too?'"
Samantha looked down at her watch. She should have been
home holf on hour ago. As she ran to meet her mother. she yeUed
back. "Yes, I know exactly what she's thinking! "
• Directions: Make inferences about Samantha's mind-reading
tricks. Fill in the circle beside the correct inference.
I. Was Samantha sure that Thomas had eaten bologna for lunch?
o No, she was just lucky.
o Yes, she saw him eat his bologna sandwich.
2. What was Samantha's mother probably thinking?
o Samantha was a great mind reader.
o Samantha was late,
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Things that happen can make other things happen, The event that
happens is the effect. Why the event happens is the cause,
Example: Marcie tripped on the step and fell down,
Cause: Marcie tripped on the step.
Effect: Marcie fell down .
• Directions: Read the story.
Marcie knows a magic trick, She can make a ring
seem to go up and down by itself on a pencil. Marcie
has to get ready ahead of time. She ties a piece of
skinny thread under the pencil's eraser. Then, she
the thread to a button on her blouse. In front of her
audience, Marcie puts a ring on the pencil. When
Marcie leans forward. the thread goes loose, so the
ring goes down. Then, Marcie leans bock. The thread
tightens and makes the ring go up the pencil.
• Directions: Write the cause to complete each sentence.
I. The audience cannot see the thread because
2. ---- --------------------------------------
makes the ring go down.
• Directions: Read the effects. Fill in the circle beside the sentence
that telis what caused the effect.
The soccer coach is cheering.
o Her team lost the game.
o Her team won the game.
Patty found only one cookie in the cookie jar.
o Someone ate all the other cookies.
o It was a brand new cookie jar.
Fred has a new pair of glasses. ~
o Fred was having trouble seeing the chalkboard. L," r
o There was a sale on glasses.
Lynn turned the fan to high.
o It was a very cold day.
o It was a very hot day.
Jason took his umbrella to school.
o The sky was cloudy.
o The sun was shining.
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• Directions: Read the story.
At night. Tran set his alarm clock
for seven 0' clock. When it rang the
next morning, he was so tired he
turned the alarm off. Then, he went
back to sleep. Tran finally woke up
at eighto·clock. Tran had missed the
school bus. He had to walk to school.
It was a long walk. Tran was very late!
• Directions: Draw a line to match a cause to an effect.
Because he was tired,
Because Tran turned
off the alarm,
Because he woke up
at eight o·clock.
Because T ron missed
the bus.
Because he hod a
long walk,
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Tran missed the school
bus.
he had to walk to
school.
Tran turned off the
alarm.
Tran was late for
school.
he overslept.
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A Cause and Effect Fable
• Directions: Read the story.
Four animals caught a talking fish.
"If you let me go. I will grant each
of you one wish." announced the fish.
"Make my trunk smaller!-
demanded the vain elephant. '" wish
to be the most beautiful elephant
that ever lived."
"Make my legs longer!-
commanded the alligator. '" wont to
be laller than all my alligator friends.'
"Make my neck shorter'" ordered the giraffe. "I am tired of always
staring at the tops of trees ...
"Dear Fish, please make me be satisfied with who-.o-o-o-o Jam,"
whispered the wise old owl.
Poof! Kazaoml Their wishes were granted. However. soon after,
only one of these animals was happy. Can you guess who-o-o-o-o?
• Directions: Draw a line to match a couse to on effect.
Because of its short trunk,
Because of its long legs,
Because of its short neck,
Because he could still do
all the things he needed,
the giraffe could no longer
eat leaves from treetops.
the elephant could no
longer spray water on
its back.
the owl was happy about
his wish.
the alligator could no
longer hide in shallow
water.
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What Comes Next?
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It's fun to try to guess what will happen next as you read. Guessing
what will happen is cOiled predicting outcomes.
What you read: liz drops the glass vase.
What you can predict: The gloss vase will break .
• Directions: Read the story. Then, follow the directions below.
Every Saturday. Grace
cleans her room. One
Saturday, Groce forgot to
clean it because she was
busy playing with her cat,
Tiger. Mom looked In and
saw that Grace's room was
still messy.
I. Complete the sentence to
make a prediction.
Now, Grace will probably _____________ _
2. Color the things Grace will probably hang in her closet .
WhaT Will They Do?
Nome
+ Directions: Read each sentence, Fill in the circle beside the best
prediction. Then, circle the picture that matches your
answer.
The boy Is putting on his skates.
o He will go swimming.
o He will go skating.
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The girl fills her glass with milk.
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o She will drink the milk.
o She will drink water.
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The woman wrote a letter to her friend.
o She will call her friend on the phone.
o She will put the letter In the mailbox.
The kids gave Sally a birthday gift.
o She will open the gift.
o She will throw the gift away.
PrcdlC1iMIi
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+ Directions: Read the story.
When Donald tells Dudley
to sit, Dudley rolls over. If
Donald asks him to come,
Dudley runs away . To surprise
Dad, Donald tries to teach
Dudley to fetch the
newspaper. Dudley rips it up!
Donald will take Dud.,y to dog
obedience school.
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• Directions: Make predictions. Draw three things Dudley will probably
learn in obedience school.
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• Directions: Read each story. Fill in the circle beside the sentence
that tells what will happen next.
It is a snowy winter night. The lights flicker once,
twice, and then they go out. It is cold and dark . •
Dad finds the flashlight and matches. He brings .' •
logs in from outside. What will Dad do?
o Dad will make a fire.
o Dad will cook dinner.
o Dad will clean the fireplace.
Maggie has a garden. She likes fresh, homegrown
vegetables. She says they make salads taste better. Maggie
is going to make a salad for a picnic. What will Maggie do?
o Maggie will buy the salad at the store.
o Maggie will buy the vegetables at the store.
o Maggie will use vegetables from
her garden.
The big white goose wakes up. It stands
and stretches its wings. It looks all around.
It feels very hungry. What will the goose do?
o The goose wll! go swimming.
o The goose will look for food.
o The goose will go back to sleep.
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A Cut and Fold Book
• Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back
of this sheet. First, follow the directions below to make
the book. Next. color the pictures. Then, read the story
to a family member or friend. Stop reading ofter page
three. Ask your listener to predict what will happen next.
Then, finish reading the story.
I. Tear the page out of the book.
2, Fold page along Line A so that the top
meets the bottom. Make sure Una A
is on the outside of the fold.
3, Fold along Line B to make the book,
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You Be The Judge
Story characters often have to make choices. As the reader, you
decide whether or not the choices are ones. This is called
making judgments .
• Directions: Read the story.
On his way home from the
park, Jason finds a baseball
mitt under a bush. Alan tells
Jason to keep the mitt
because he is the one who
found it. Arnold tells him to Alan Austin Jason Arnold
leave it there. Austin tells
Jason to take it to the Lost and Found Department at the parle
Jason looks inside the mitt. He con see a name and a telephone
number .
• Directions: Answer the questions.
I. Who do you think gave the best advice? _ _______ _
2. What do you think Jason should do? _________ _
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Right or Wrong
• Directi ons: Read the story.
Today is Kari' s day to have the ball
at lunch recess. Danny forgets it is Karl's
tum and tokes the ball outside. Karl asks
Danny for the ball. Danny won't give it
to him. Karl grabs the ball from Danny
and runs away from him .
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• Directi ons: Make judgments about what each boy did wrong. Write
a new ending for the story. Show how the boys could
solve their problem without fighting.
Today is Karl's day to have the ball at lunch recess. Danny forgets it
is Karl's turn and takes the ball outside. Karl asks Danny for the ball.
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Jud e for Yourself
• Directions: Read the story.
Arnold the Sully is trying to make
friends. He isn't sure what he should do
because he has always been a bully.
He tries t o buy friends by giving away
his lunch and his toys. He listens to kids
and doesn't boss them around. He
takes turns and doesn't coli names. He
brags about what his dad does at work .
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• Directions: Read each of Arnold's choices. Fill in the circle to show
whether you think the choice is good or bad.
I . Arnold tries to buy friends.
o Good o Bod
2. Arnold listens to what kids say. OGood OSad
3. Arnold doesn't boss kids around.
o Good o Bod
4. Arnold takes turns.
o Good o Sad
5. Arnold doesn't call names. o Good o Sad
6. Arnold brags about his dod. o Good OSad
Is The BesT?
• Directions: Read the story.
Randy takes Pixie to the store to buy
o big bag of dog food. All the dog food
makers soy their dog food is the best.
The makers of Good Stuff say their food
will give dogs longer lives. Best Ever dog
food says It gives the extra vitamins
dogs need for strong bones and teeth,
B ~ s and Bits says It will give dogs good
health and no bod dog breath .
• Directions: Fill In the circle beside the nome of each person who
would probably give Randy good advice about
choosing a dog food.
o cot lover
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ealisTic STOry or FanTasy'? J----,N=' m= ' --
Many stories ore mode-up stories. A mode-up story about things that
CQuid really happen is a realistic story. Some made-up stories. such
as fairy t ales. tell a bout things thot could never really happen. Those
stories are fantasies.
Realistic Story: A girl hits a home run and wi ns
the game for her team.
Fantasy: A girl hits the ball. It sprouts wings and
flies away on an adventure .
• Directions: Read the book reviews. Fill in the i I to show whether
each story Is a realistl c story or a fantasy.
The Flying Hippo is about a hippo that flies
through the sky. He lands at a busy
and wanders through New York City.
o Realistic story 0 Fantasy '/

A Goose Leams to Fly Is about a family who
... -' . A saves an Injured baby goose, Later, they teach
it to fly on its own.
o Realistic story 0 Fantasy
The First Airplane is about the Wright II-II QMIII
Brothers and the airplane they invented. ==- _
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The Magic Airplane is about a t oy airplane
tha t flies to the planet Mars.
O Realistic story o Fantasy
If even one thing in a story could not really happen, the whole story
is a fantasy .
• Directions: Read the stories. Underline the sentence that
makes each story a fantasy.
Michelle got a kitten for her birthday. It was soft
and cuddly. It liked to chase fuzzy toys. After
playing, It napped in Michelle's lap. One day the
kitten said to Michelle, 'Would you like me to tell
you a story?"
The team lined up. The kicker kicked
the football. Up, up it soared. It went up
so high that it went into orbit around the
Earth. The game was over. The Aardvarks
had won.
"This Is a great car, " the salesperson
said. "It can go very fast. It con cook
your breakfast. It always starts, even on
the coldest day. You really should buy
this car,N
Chris studied about healthy food in school. He
learned that milk could make him grow. Chris drank
a gloss of milk just before he went to bed. When
he got up In the morning, he was so tall. his head
went right through the ceiling.
Write About I'ea
• Directions: Write a journal entry. Write about a special
day. You can make up the story, but make
sure everything you write is something that
could really happen,
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• Directions: Write a new journal entry. Write
about the some special day you
wrote about on page I Q7, This
time, add details to make your
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Know Your Characters
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Characters are the people or animals in a story. Understanding
characters in a story helps you understand what happens. As you
read, think about how you would act if you were the character.
Think about how you would feel.
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Write words from the box to name
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' the character ' s feelings,
glad unhappy pleased
sorry sad happy
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• Directions: Read the fi rst sentence. Use a word from below to
complete the second sentence. Draw the correct
expression on the character 's face.
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surprised sad angry
Eric' s best friend moves to a new town.
He feels ___ _______ _
A big bully pulls Julia' s hai r.
She feels
On Saturday, Harry sees a magic show.
He feels __________ _
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• Directions: Check the happy words. Circle them in the word search.
The words go across and down.
F B J
S U R
H V L
N A P
G L J
Y P 0
B R L
K 0 L
A U Y
K D B
E X C
D jolly D sick D friendly
o pleased 0 scared D surprised
o lucky D proud D sorry
mad 0 brave 0 excited
0 F U S C A
P R S E D
U I R R Y E
L E A S E D
K N C P M 0
A D L X A L
0 L U C K Y
T Y Z
Q
J 0
U 0 E T P L
R A V E S I
T E D E M

GeTting to Know You
• Directions: Read the story.
Yesterday. my friend Rex
and I visited the museum.
We were excited about
seeing the new dinosaur
display.
' Wowl ' l yelled when I
looked up at the
tyrannosaurus skeleton.
my distant cousi n,
Rex joked. fact, I was
named after him! "
NClme
cousin was really a picky eater. " giggled Rex. "He's no skin,
Just bones! "
That night. I dreamed of that tyrannosaurus. I Imagined him
sticking his head into my bedroom window. I was too frightened
to scream. When he opened his huge mouth, I froze.
"Do you know what happened to me because r wouldn't toke
a bath?" thundered the dinosaur.
I shook my head
'" become x-stinkedl" he roared .
Now, I think that Rex and his dinosaur "cousin" must really be
related. They both tell bod jokes!
+ Directions: Both Rex and his "cousin
H
like telling jokes. Circle the
five words below that best describe the "couSins."
sad silly funny
jolly brave
comical pranksters
Plot and Setting
Stories have a setting and a plot. The saMing tells where and when
the story tokes place. The plot telis what happened .
• Directions: Read the story. Then, follow the directions below.
Michael. Sam and Dominic were best friends. They ate lunch
together. At recess, they swung on the swings together. On the
swings, Michael said, "Come to my house to play after school."
'------..,.. Dominic thought Michael was

looking at Sam. He waited for
Michael to ask him, too, but
Michael didn't. All afternoon,
Dominic felt sad. When the bell
rang, he started to go home.
"Where are you golng?H Michael
called. "' wanted you both to
come to my house." With a big
smile, Dominic ran to join Michael
and Sam.
j
Fill In the circle beside the words that tell about the story's setting.
o After school at Sam's house
o At school on a school day
o At the park on a Saturday
Number the plot events to show the order in which they happened.
D Dominic felt sad because he thought he wasn't invited.
D Dominic and Sam went to Michael's house.
D Michael Invited the boys over.
Apprec:1C'f1ng Liter atur e
WhaT's The STOry'?
• Directions: Read the story.
Jimmy hid a rubber spider inside Ronald' 5
desk.. Ronald yelled when he opened his
desk to get a book. Then. Ronald put the
rubber spider in the sink. Tommy squealed
when she bent down to get a drink. Finally,
Tammy put the rubber spider inside Jimmy' 5
tennis shoe. Jimmy screamed loudest of all
when he saw it. The other kids giggled
• Directions: Use the story mop to tell what happened in the story.
Draw a picture of the spider in each place it was hidden.
Draw the pictures in order.
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Do It Yourself Setting
Name
When
Where -M . ...
• Directions: Cut out each phrase. Sort the phrases into two stocks.
Make one stack for phrases that tell when. Make
another stack for phrases that tell where. Choose a
___
: before dinner :: at the pork :


: in the kitchen :: during lunch :


: out in space : : on the road :

r--------------- -----r--------------------
L ____ _____ J _____ ____ J

: ot one o'clock :: at four o'clock :


: at school : : on a train :


: in winter :: at the zoo :


: in summer :: on the ice :


: beside a ship : : during breakfast :


: late at night :: on a snow-covered mountain:

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Critical Thinking
Nome
+ Directions: Use your reading skills to answer each riddle. Unscramble
the word to check your answer. Write the correct word
on the line.
10m a ruler, but I have two
feet. not one.
lam 0 _______ _
(ngik)
You can turn me around, but
I won' t get dizzy.
lam 0 _______ _
(eky)
I will give you milk., but not
in a bottle.
lam 0 _______ _
(ocw)
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I am very bright, but that
doesn't make me smart.
lam the ______ _
(uns)
I con rattle, but I am not a
baby's toy.
l am a _______ _
(nekos)
i smell. but I have no nose.
lam a _______ _
(oerflw)
Criti",,1
Clues AbouT Cats
Ncome
• Directions: Read the clues carefully. Then, number the cats. When
you are sure you are correct. color the cats.
I. A gray cat sits on the gate.
2. A cat with orange and black spots sits near the tree.
3. A brown cat sits near the bush.
4. A white cat sits between the orange
and black spotted cat and the gray cat.
5. A black cot sits next to the brown cat.
6. An orange cat sits between the gray cot and the black cat.

Hidden Meanings
• Directions: Cut out the cards. Use your thinking skills to match the
picture words with their meanings.
r----- ----,
,
( ,---------,
, ,
i WAlvlNG i RUN
r-- --- ----, , 1\ ', G Iheblock
T ! :---------1 i i N I N
o ,I 1" -------- - ,
U I 1 ,---- - ----,.
I e : 1 he art :: :t=-------------=-l
l
' , , , " I
____ ____ J l l! broken P I
r
--------- heart : I TI REI
I I r " ,
R R I II ': I
o 0 I I I JI I
G
DAD S I i walking tall i (":::::::::.-=-=-=-'
! I 11 I I
--- - - - _ ... I I I touchdown I crossroads I
r---------, '- _________ ... , I I
I ,---------" I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
I I I I I
' flatH.s I . '- _____ _ ___ I I
, I runmng I I
l ___ __ ____ l __
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Awarded to
"""
on __________ -==-________ __
Do"
for great
reading comprehension work
in the
Complete Book of Reading
Grades I and 2
GRAMMAR AND
WRITING

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ABC DoTs
• Directions: Connect the dots. Begin with A. Follow the letters of the
alphabet.
.s
. p
r
r
· 0
.R
. Q
J
t


K

"4
D.
c •
'«t ·E

G
· F
· H
.9
.L
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· M
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What Comes First'?
The first letter of each word is used to put words
in alphabetical (ABC) order.
Example: 2Pple Qee >;ar
• Directions: Underline the fi rst letter of each
word. Then, write the words in
alphabetical order.

1. ______ _
1. _____ -
2. ______ _ 2. ______ _
jar girl
k9
y
JIJ
1. -------
1. _____ --
2. _____ _
2.
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I'lanting an AeC Garden .-/1--""7
N
c- ,m. --
+ Directions: Help Mr. Murphy plant his vegetables in ABC order.
k Read the names of the vegetables in the word box,
~ Write the names in the correct rows.
corn lettuce potatoes
onions asparagus radishes
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WhaT's My Name'?
Nom.
Different words have different jobs. A naming word names a person,
place or thing. Naming words are also called nouns.
Example: person - nurse
place - store
thing -drum
• Directions: In the word box below, circle only the words that name
a person, place or thing. Then, use the nouns you circled
to name each picture.
teacher
runs
up
is
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dog
cowhand
"
the
cap
library
zoo
Place or Thing'?
• Directions: Write each noun in the correct box below.
girl park truck
vase f
artist tree doctor zoo
school store ball baby
Person
Place
Thing
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Nome
A noun names a person, place or thing .
• Directions: Circle two nouns in each sentence below.
The hen is sitting on her nest.
The goat has horns.
The cow has a coif. The farmer is painting the fence.
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Nouns aT Play
NC:IITlCI
• Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct noun from
the word box. Write the noun on the line.
ducks boys
dog tree
sun bird
I. A big _ _______ ___ grows in the park.
2. The ___________ is in the sky.
3. A _____ _______ digs a hole.
4. Three ___________ swim in the water.
5. A _ ____________ sits on its nest.
6. Two ________ -;;:;;;:;;-_ fl
y
a kite.
Some nouns are special. They name particular persons, places and
things, They are called proper nouns, Proper nouns always begin with
capital letters.
Example: person - Gino
place - Main Street
thing - Golden Gate Bridge
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence that is written
correctly.
o Jason calls his dog Ben.
o Jason calls his dog ben.
o My friend comes from china.
o My friend comes from Chino.
o The winner is a horse named lucky.
o The winner is a horse named Lucky.
o Beth gave Mrs. Jackson an apple.
o Beth gave mrs. jackson an apple.

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• Directions: Circle the correct word under each picture.
~ D ~
,--
hat
(hats)
--,
car
cars
frog frogs
--F""y---..
f)f) C:;J. .. ~
c;;2)
f)f)
shirt
shirts cloud clouds
wheel wheels
dish dishes
gloss glasses
fox foxes
• Directions: Read the nouns under the pictures. Write each noun
under One or More Than One.


boat
drum
One More Thon One
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Maki Nouns Plural
Ncme
A plural noun means more than one. Add 5 to most nouns to make
plural nouns.
Example: Penny has one dog.
Jerry has two dogs,
• Directions: Write the plural form of the nouns below.

flower
f! " girl
squirrel toy
wagon turtle
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One Is Not enough!
Nome
A plural noun means more than one. To make nouns that end in x,
s, 55, sh or ch plural. add es.
Example: Barry filled one box with sand.
Barry filled four boxes with sand.
• Directions: Write the plural form of each noun below.
peach 000
brush
fox
bus witch
'"
Tne Clues
• Directions: Write each word from the word box in the correct place.
Remember that plural forms usually end in s . ~
kites star chick foxes matches lunch ~
One
More Than One (Plural)
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Read , Set, Go!
An action word tells what a person or thing can do.
Example: Fred kicks the ball.
• Directions: Read the words below. Circle words
that tell what the children are doing.
jump
boy
hop
sidewalk
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skate
hell o
talk
story
read
sleep
bed
si ng
song
• Directions: Underline the action word in each sentence, Then. draw
a li ne to match each sentence with the correct picture,
The dog
The birds fly.
A fish swims.
A monkey swings,
A turtle crawls,
A boy talks.
Verbs
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What Is a Verb?
A verb is an action word. A verb tells what a person or thing does.
Example: Jane reads a book.
+ Directions: Circle the verb in each sentence below.
Two tiny dogs dance.
The bear climbs a ladder.
The clown falls down.
A tiger Jumps through a ring.
A boy eats popcorn.
A woman swings on a trapeze.
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Verbs WiTh One
N=mc
Some verbs tell what one person or thing does. Most of those verbs
end in s.
Example: Boys li ke pets.
One boy li kes pets .
• Directions: Add s to each verb
to make it tell
about one. Write
the verb.
Many fish swim. One fish _ ____________ _
Snakes glide. One snake - ~ = = = = = : : : : : : : : : : : : = : : : : = : : : : : : : ~ J
Rabbits hop. One rabbit ____________ _
Dogs bark. One dog _ ~ = = = = = = : : : : : : : = = = = = = - -
Birds sing. One bird _____________ _
Is, Are c:lnd Am
The words is, are and am are special verbs.
Use is to tell about one person or thing. ~
Use are to teU about more than one
Use are with the word you. Use am with the word I.
t Directions: Write is, are or am In each sentence below,
The lake _____ deep.
Many fish _______ under the water.
_____ at the lake.
Sally _____ with me.
We _ _____ busy catching fish.
You _______ welcome to join us.
Ve rbs
Now or in the ~ a S T
A verb can tell about something that happened in the
past. For most verbs. add ed to tell about the past.
Example: Today, Tara and Jim walk to school.
Yesterday, Tora and Jim walked to
school.
• Directions: Write the correct verb in each ,,,n",n,
follow. followed
Two weeks ago, a puppy
seems. seemed
mehoma.
The puppy ________________ hungry.
look. looked
Last week, we _ _____________ for its owner.
play. played
Now. the puppy and I
___________ every day.
waits. waited
She ______ _
at home for me when I am at school.
Yo ... 3.
Final Consonants
Most verbs add ed to tell about the
past. For verbs that end in a single
consonant, double the consonant
before adding ed.
Example: Bunnies hop into the garden. ....;;:::;; .... '"
Bunnies hopped into the garden .
• Directions: In each sentence. circle the verb spelled correctly.
peted
The boy
the dog.
petted
togged
In our game, I
you.
taged
tipped
My chair over.
tlped
rubed
Your kitten
against my leg.
rubbed
jogged
The men
down the street.
Joged
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Most verbs add ed to tell about the past .
For verbs that end in a si lent e, drop the e before adding ed.
For verbs that end in a consonant and y, change
the y to i before adding ed. _ ~ - . . . ,
Example: Today, we like planes.
Planes corry us for.
Long ago, people liked horses.
Horses carried them for.
• Directions: In which sentence is the verb spell ed correctly?
Fill in the circle beside that sentence.
o For many years, people tryed to fly.
o For many years, people tried to fly.
o Some people moveed treir arms up and down quickly.
o Some people moved their arms up and down quickly.
o Others hoped for magic carpets.
o Others hopeed for magic carpets.
o At last, an airplane staied in the air.
o At last. an airplane stayed in the oir.
o Later. builders copied the first plane.
o Later. builders copyed the first plane.
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Verbs That CMange
Nome
Some verbs change in special ways to tell about the post. Here are
a few important verbs that change in special ways .
• Directions: In each sentence, write a verb from the box to tell about
the past.
Now
come
eat
have, has
Past
came
ate
had
Now
make
run
write
Past
made
ran
wrote
My grandmother _____________ me a letter.
At lunch yesterday. I ____________ an orange.
Last week, we _ ___________ home from a trip.
This morning, we ______________ in a race.
Last winter. I ___________ same blue gloves, but
now I hove red ones.
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Was and Were
Use was and were to tell about the
past. Use was to tell about one person
or thing. Use were to teU about more
than one person or thing. Always use
were with the word you .
Nome
• Directions: Write was or were in each sentence below.
LOiS _______ in the second grade last year.
She _______ eight years old.
Carmen and Judy __________ friends.
They _________ on the some soccer team.
________ on the team, too.
You __________ too young to play.
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Usi The ver'" Give
Use give and gives to tell about now.
Use gave to tell about the past .
• Directions: Write give, gives or
gave in each
sentence below.
Trlsha _______ a party last week.
Bananas _______ me a rosh.
Nome
_______ my dog some water every day.
JIII _____ _
the Jacket to me yesterday.
The teacher always _______ a test on Friday.
She _______ Mike a turn as line leader yesterday.
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You con combine two words to make one new word. If you leave
out a letter and add the mark' in its place, you make a contraction.
To make some contractions, cOMbine a verb and the word not.
Example: is + not = iSn)!ft = isn't
• Directions: Match these verbs and the word not with the
contractions.
does + not
should + not
is + not
have + not
hoven't
isn't
- doesn't
shouldn't
• Directions: Choose the contraction for the underlined words. Fill in
the circle beside Ire correct contraction.
The baby could not see his sister.
o couldn't
o can't
He was not worried. though.
o hasn't
o wasn't
She would not go away for long.
o doesn't
o wouldn't
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TMat Describe
Nome
Some words describe a person, place or thing. These words tell more
about a naming word.
Example: The shoe is old .
• Directions: Read these words that describe. Write the correct word
under each picture.
cold round tunny
light sad fat
~
#
W
·
~
o 0
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Describe 11'!
• Directions: Match the describing word with the correct picture.
,
,
,
,
old
soft
' hot
sweet
wet
tall
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A describing word tells about a noun. It can tell what kind, what color,
what size, what shope or how many .
• Directions: Write a describing word in each sentence below.
Use the words in the box.
green big three round bushy six
A has ________ teeth.
A
has a ________ tail.
A
has _______ legs.
The ~ will become a _ - _-_-_-_-_-_- _-_-_-_-_- _- _- frog.
The -------------- W
hang by their tails.
has
_______ eyes.
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Adjc.:;1'ive.
Describing words tell about persons, places and things. They can tell
how things look, taste, sound or feel.
• Directions: Circle two descri bing words in each sentence below.
The white kitten is fluffy.
Noisy squirrels ran up a tali tree.
The old book is torn.
The apple was sweet and crisp.
The bright sun is warm.
Yellow ducks swam in a little pond.
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o ff,
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WhaT Color Is If?
Color words are describing words.
Example: Sue has a blue dress.
The banana is yellow .
• Directions: Underline the color
words in these
sentences. Use these
describing words to help
you color the picture.
I. The leaves on the tree are green.
2. The tree has red apples.
3. A brown squirrel sits by the tree.
4. The house is blue.
5. Purple flowers grow in the yard.
6. Yellow birds fly in the sky.
,
Weather words are describing words, They teU what kind,
sunny
cloudy
• Directions: Write the correct weather word on the line in each
sentence.
We can build a A on a -__ - _- _- _-_-_-_-_-_-_- _- _- _-_- day.
You need an ~ o n a _____ -_-_-_-_- ___ day,
Your I/!I may blow off on a
________ day.
You may wear ~ on a
________ day.
We may not see the 0 on a __ -_-_-_-_- _- _ -_-_-_- _-_- day,
••
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How MClny Do You See?
Ncme
Number words ore describing words. They tell how many.
Example: Two ants crowled across the table.
t Directions: Read the sentences below. In each sentence, underline
the describing word that telts how many. Then, look. ot
the picture. Write an X after the sentence that uses an
incorrect number word.
I. Four spiders hung In the doorway.
2. The witch held three apples.
3. In the window were two jack-a' -lanterns.
4. One cat sat under the table.
5. Eight bats hung upside down.
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Nome
• Directions: Color only the fish with describing words.
o
o
o
' " ~
o
o
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A sentence teUs a whole idea .
• Directions: Read each sentence. Write the number by the correct
picture. Color the pictures.
D
• /J-f, .
I. A bee Is on the flower.
2. Two ducks are in the pond.
3. Big clouds are in the sky.
4. The boy has a new kite.
5, A bird sits in the tree,
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A sentence must tell a whole idea .
• Directions: Read each group of words. Color the airplane red
if the words make a sentence. Color the airplane
blue jf the words do not make a sentence.
The drummer in the
My friends play ball after school.
The room was full of toys.
The old house seems
My birthday cake is yummy .
• Directions: Answer the question.
How many sentences do you have? ____ _
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SenTences l<ighT
A sentence always begins with a capital letter.
Example: The sun is shining.
• Directi ons: Write each sentence correctly.
the wind Is strong.
we made a snowman.
puddles are fun.
leaves fell all day.
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Every sentence ends with one of these end marks.
?
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence that is
written correctly.
o Terry has new skates.
o Terry has new skates
o Watch her zoom
o Watch her zoom!
o Does she wear pads on her knees?
o Does she wear pads on her knees
o Wear a helmet when you skate
o Wear a helmet when you skate.
o Skating Is fun!
o Skating is fun
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Sentence Suilding Slacks
Ncmc
Every sentence has two ports. The naming part tells who or what is
doing something. The action part tells what the person or thing does .
• Directions: Match each naming port with an action
part that makes sense,
Naming part
My sisler
That blrd --
The little boy
The goal
The hens
Mom
Mike
Utile Amy
Action port
_ -has wings.
--
likes ice cream.
cluck.
tokes a picture.
eats grass.
walks by Ihe cart.
rides in the cart.
pushes the cart.
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Sentences
• Directions: Each sentence is missing either a naming part or an
action part, Fill in the Circle beside the group of words
that forms the missing part.
My neighbor ____ _
o Is having a yard sole today. 0
~
In the house next dOor.i,
One man _____ _
o at the sale. o likes old books.
______ Iook for old toys.
o Many people 0 In the morning
_____ wonts an old checkers game.
o By the door o Mybrorher
Two ladies ____ _
o buy on old toy chest. o a teddy bear.
Fi Naming ~ a r l ' s
Nome
The naming part of a sentence tells who or what is dOing something.
Example: The chimp on a bike rode in a circle .
• Directions: Underline the naming part in each sentence below .
• _\oW...
I. Our closs had a picnic In the park.
2. Some teachers played ball with us.
3. The hotdogs were tasty.
4. Big oak trees grew along a road.
S. A man in tennis shoes ron in a race.
6. A woman fished all morning.
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• Directions: Read the naming parts in the tent. Write one of the
I.
naming ports to begin each sentence.
Rain
Black clouds
A big wind
the aid tent
___________________ wentcamping.
2. was hard to set up.
3. blew the trees.
4. filled the sky.
5. fell on the tent.
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ACTion CIT The Zoo
The action part of a sentenc e tells what the naming part is doing
or did.
Example: The zookeeper opened the gate .
• Directions: Underline the action part in each sentence below.
I. My family walked to the zoo.
2. The seals swom in a pool of water.
3. A monkey climbed a tree.
4. Two big elephants swung their trunks.
5. A striped tiger paced in its cage.
6. The giraffe stretched its long neck.
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• Directions: Write one of these action parts to finish each sentence.
came from
the roof
put out the
fire
raced to
the fire
blew loudly
held a big
The firetruck __________________ _
The siren ____________________ _
Flames ___________________ _
Firefighters _ _________________ _
VVater ____________________ _
Circus Sentences
• Directions: The boxes ot the bottom of this page have sentence
ports. Some are nami ng parts. Some are action parts.
Cut out all the boxes. Look at each picture. Glue the
correct naming part and action part beside each
picture. Read each sentence that you make.

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• Directions: Read each group of words. Is it a complete sentence
that tells a whole idea? Is it missing a naming part? Is it
missing an action part? Fill in the circle beside the correct
answer.
is going to the big game tonight
o Complete sentence
o Missing a naming part
o Missing an action part
The fans cheer for their team.
o Complete sentence
o Missing a naming part
o Missing an action part
Hotdogs
o Complete sentence
o Missing a naming part
o Missing an action part
The cheerl eaders jump and yell for our team.
o Complete sentence
o Missing a naming part
o Missing on action part
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Some sentences tell something. Every telling sentence ends with a
period.
Example: The bird sings .
• Directions: Circle only the sentences
that tell something.
I. Two turtles sat on a log.
2. One turtle fell off.
3. Did you see her?
4. She swam away.
5. The water is cold.
6. Can you swim?
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Some sentences ask. something. An asking sentence is called a
question. A question ends with a question mark.
Example: What is your name?
• Directions: Circle only the questions.
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I. Is that your house?
2. There are two pictures on the wall.
3. Where do you sleep?
4, Do you watch TV In that room?
5. Which coat is yours?
6. The kitten is asleep.
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A question begins with a capital letter
and ends with a question mark .
• Directions: Write each question correctly on the line.
is our class going to the Science Museum
will we see dinosaur bones
does the museum have a mummy
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mark.
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• Directions: Read each sentence. Put the correct end mark after
each sentence.
I. Is winter coming D
2. Snow is falling in the woodsD
3. The trees are covered with snowD
4. Is the bear lost 0
5. The bear is looking for his caveD
6. The bear is cold and sleepvD
7. Is the bear ready for a long napD
8. Will the bear sleep all winter D
The order of words can change a sentence.
Example: Telling sentence: The girl can jump high.
Asking sentence: Can the girl jump high?
• Directions: Read each telling sentence. Change
the order of the words to make a
~ questlon. Write your question on the line.
__ The clown is happy.
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The bell will ring.
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The popcorn is hot.
The end mark ! shows that you are exc ited.
Use it to end a sentence that shows strong feelings.
Example: What a beautiful day this is!
• Directions: Read these sentenc es. Write ? or ! after
each sentence.
1. What a great day this is for a rac e
2. Who is running in this race D
3. How fost they run 0
4. Who will finish fi rst D
5. The runners are off D
6. Run faster D
7. Can you see the finish line D
8. I won the race 0
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You can write orders in sentences. If you are excited, end your order
with !. If you are not excited, end your order with a period.
Example: Watch out for that hole in the rood!
Ride slowly .
• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence
that is written correctly.
o Follow these steps to find the treasure.
o Follow these steps to find the treasure?
o First. go to the old tree?
o First. go to the old tree.
o Watch out for angry bees!
o Watch out for angry bees?
o Toke five steps toward the big rock?
o Toke five steps toward the big rock.
o Dig for the treasure. Hurry!
o Dig for the treasure? Hurry.
o Look at all my gold and Jewels?
o Look at all my gold and Jewels!
Two sentences can become one sentence. Use the word and to join
them. Leave out words that are repeated.
Example: I have a ball. I have a bat.
I have a ball and a bat .
• Directions: Read the two sentences. Wri te them as one sentence.
~ . . My friend ~ a s a cat. My friend has a dog.
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My friend has
I eat with a fork. I eat with a spoon.
I eat with
Dod needs a rake. Dod needs a basket.
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The rabbit likes carrots. The rabbi t likes peas.
The rabbit likes ___________________________________ __
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Two sentences can become one sentence. You can use the word
and to join them.
Examples: Maria sings. She hums. too. Maria sings and hums.
Maria sings. Sean sings, too. Moria and Sean sing .
• Directions: Read the two sentences. Write them as one sentence.
I read books. I write books, too.
Jim skis. Ida skis, too.
Juan runs. He kicks.
• Directions: Read the two sentences, Find the sentence parts below
that tell the same idea. Cut out and glue the sentence

parts to make one sentence.
Snow fell yesterday.
Snow fell today_
and
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Luis plays basketball. ~
and
The clown did tricks.
The clown danced.
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• Directions: Read the two sentences.
Write them as one sentence.
Birds live in the tree. Squirrels live in the tree.
Dad washed the car. Dad waxed the car,
Mom planted beans. Mom planted corn.
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A sentence makes sense when the words are in order.
• Directions: Write the numerals I, 2, 3 and 4 in the circles to put the
words in order. Write the words in the correct order to
make a sentence.
0000
. painting. doghouse needs The
0000
have paint. red
Spot
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Changing groups of words in a sentence changes the meaning.
Example: The boy is in the car.
The boy is in the water .
• Directions: Cut out and glue a word group to complete each
sentence. Draw a picture to show the meaning of the
sentence. Color the picture.
I. The fish LI _______ ----'I is yellow.
2. I see a kite LI _______ -'I
3. That box LI _______ --'I is yours. '---_______ --'
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l over the tree I with a smiley face I, in the lake :
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Changing the order of the words in a
sentence may change the meaning.
Example: The dog chased the cat.
The cat chased the dog .
• Directions: Read the sentence pairs.
Circle the sentence that
goes with the picture.
The boy hit the ball.
The ball hit the boy.
The giant watched the elf.
The elf watched the giant.
The teacher read to the girl.
The girl read to the teacher.
The baby laughed at the father.
The father laughed at the baby.
The frog jumped over the rabbit.
The rabbit jumped over the frog.
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Words that describe make a sentence better.
Example: J have a coat.
I have a red coat with many pockets,
• Directions: Read eac h sentence, Write a word from the box on
each line to make the sentences more interesting,
Draw a picture of eac h sentence,
bright strong little
brave graceful precious
The skater won a medal.
The
_ ________ skater won
a _________ medal.
The jewels are in the safe,
The ___________ jewels
are In the _________ safe.
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A sentence can tell what a person or thing does. It can also tell how,
when or where the person or thing does the action.
Where?
Example: Ada walked. How? When?
Then, Ada walked quickly from the
quickly from the room. Then room
• Directions: In each sentence, write a word or words to
answer the question. If you Ilke, use words
from this box.
noisil y in the show
loudly around
at night
nearby
before lunch on the stage
in the yard with energy
Mv;;,S barkin
g
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My dog was barking, ____________ . When?
Dave sang ________________ . Where?
The gi rls play _____________ _
, Where?
They play _______________ _
. How?
A Sentence That Grows
A sentence con tell more and more .
• Directions: Make the underlined sentence grow by writing a word
on each line. On another paper, draw a picture of the
last sentence.
I see the eleohant.
I see the __________ elephant.
I see the _ ____________ elephant
eating _________________ _
I see the _ _____________ elephant
eating _ ________________ _
as he stands by the ______________ _
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• Directions: Complete the first sentence. Make it grow by writing
a word on each line. On another sheet of paper,
draw a picture of the last sentence.
I found my
I found my ________ in the ______ _
I found my ____ _
____________ inthe
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You can join sentences to tell more.
Example: Linda went to the store,
and I met her there.
Undo went to the store,
but she didn't buy
anything,
• Directions: What can you join to the sentence to make it telt more?
Fill in the circle beside the right ending.
It snowed yesterday, and
o my friends and I made a snowman.
o flowers are pretty,
Jerry had a party, but
o some people skate well.
o not everyone could come.
This book is long, but
o carrots are good for you.
o it is not hard.
The baseball game was called off. and
o we like to swim.
o I went home.
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You can join sentences to tell more about something.
Example: Julian read a book.
Julian read a book when he got home .
• Directions: Read each sentence. Cut and glue to
make the joined sentences tell more.
Tom likes to go to the library.
Tom likes to go to the library when
Pete did not do his homework.
Pete did not do his homework
why
Will you call me? , _________ ,
Will you call me l L ____
Tina Is saving her money.
Tina Is saving her money why
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You can make sentences that tell more. You can add
why something happened. ""-
• Directions: Read the beginning of each sentence, Complete each
sentence by telling why something happened.
There was no school yesterday because
Jerry had a party because
i
1 am leaving now because
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Tell the events of a story in the order they happened. Use the words
first, next and last to make the order clear .
• Directions: The three pictures tell a story. The sentences should tell
the same story. Read the given sentence. Then, write
two sentences to complete the story.
First: __________________ _
Next: Kim took the bird to a vet who helped it.
Lost: _______ ____________ _
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Sentences can tell about events in the order they happened .
• Directions: Read the sentence. Write two sentences to tell what
two things could happen next. Draw a picture to match
an event in your story.
Sall y went to the shelter to choose a new pet.
Ordor of e ven,..
Sentences in Order
Sentences can tell events in a story in order.
• Directions: Write I, 2 and 3 in the circles to teU what happened to
Harry first, second and third. Then, write a sentence to
tell about each picture. You can use the words from
the box in your sentences jf you need them.
boot
catch
caught
fight
fish
fought
pole
proud
A sentence can tell what someone is saying .
• Directions: Look at each picture. Write a sentence in the bubble
that tells what the person is saying.



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Sentences can make a good letter .
• Directions: Write a letter to a friend on the lines.
Dear __________________________ ___
Your friend,
...
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Sentences can tell about special times. Every season of the year is
special.
• Directions: Write three words to tell about each season.
Spring Summer
Fall ...;!!!!!II
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Sentences con tell about special happenings,
+ Directions: Imagine you ore going somewhere far away. On
the short lines in and around the plane, write words
about your trip. Then, use some of the words to write
three sentences about the trip.

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Brainstorming is a way to think of new ideas.
You can use these ideas in your writing .
• Directions: Answer the questions below. Use
the answers to help you write four
sentences about your family.
My Family
Nome
How many people ore in your family? __________ _
What are their names? ________________ _
Write two words that tell about each person.
What is your fomily's favorite meal? __________ _ _
What is your family's favorite TV show? _ _ ________ _
• Directions: Write sentences to tell about yourself.
Draw yourself.
Write a book about a toad or a frog! It can be a story that you make
up or a report on facts, Follow these steps,
A. Choose an Idea. This list may help you,
Story starters Report Ideas
• A frog and a toad's • A report on a frog
conversation
• One day, Mr. Toad hopped • A report on a toad
Into my wagon. , ,
• Fred Frog Meets • From tadpole to frog
the President
• Ted Toad's Terrific • How to catch a frog
Tree House
B, Think up your story or do research for your report, Write your
story or report on sheets of writing paper, Here are some words
you may need,
brown
hop
pond
croak
jump
tadpole
fly
land
toad
frog
legs
tongue
green
lily pad
water
C. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back
covers of your book, Color the picture on page 2Q7, Cut it out
and glue it on your cover. ~
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Write a book about summer or swimming! You might write <0
about something you have done during summer or your
feelings about the season. Follow these steps.
A Choose on ideo. This list may help YOU. I!' - ~ ~
• A Day at the Beach • While swimming in the
lake. I ...
• Summer Fun • I live in a sand castle ...
• My sand castle looks like. .. • A poem about a sand castle
or a day at the beach
• I love summer because. . . • A poem about how
summer makes me feel
B. Think up your story. Write your story on sheets of writing paper.
Here are some words you may need.
beach bucket burn fish float
hot paddle pail raft sand
shells shore shovel sun sunglasses
swim swimsuit tan towel water
C. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back
covers of your book. Color the illustration on page ~ . Cut it
out and glue it on your cover.
Moke Your Owro Storyb""k.
Write a book about a real school bus or an imaginary one. You can
tell about somewhere you have gone on a bus or somewhere you
wish you could go. Follow these steps.
A. Choose an idea. Thi s list may help you.
• I was riding the school
bus when suddenly ...
• Oh no! I got on the
wrong bus ...
• Write a poem about a
trip on a school bus.
• The Magical Mystery Bus
• Write a story about what
it would be like to be a bus driver.
• The school bus takes us to
many great places ...
B. Think up your story. Write your story on sheets of writing paper.
Here are some words you may need.
backpack boys
feet friends
run school
buS
girls
sing
children driver
homework lunch
stop street
students talk teacher walk yellow
C. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back
covers of your book. Color the illustrat ion on page 30 I . Cut it
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out and glue it on your cover. ~
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Nome
You con write a book about space I You can report facts about space
or make up a story about adventures in space. Follow these steps.
A. Choose an idea. This list may help you.
Story starters Report Ideas
• Walking on the moon, we
came face to face with ...
• Space station for the
Future
• While on the space
shuttle ...
• Our Vacation on
Planet ____ _
• The Friendly Alien
• All About the Planet
Mercury (or another planet)
• To become an astronaut,
Iwould ...
• Humans in Space
B. Think up your story or do research for your report. Write your
story or report on sheets of writing paper. Here are some words
you moy need.
alien astronaut camera comet craters
fly land meteor moon orbit
pictures planets repair rocky satenite
space spacecraft space station space suit stars
surface Mercury Venus Earth Mars
Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto
C. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and bock
covers of your book. Color the picture on page 303, Cut it out
and glue it on your cover.
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Phonics
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Color the let19f Partners ..

Partner Match .
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Auditory DiscriminoHon Sounds the Some . .• . ..

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TIC·Toe-Toe . Read and Rhyme . . ...

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The Donkey's Tail . .. . ................ 47 Meet Short u ........................ r.,q $)art u Tic-Toc-T oe • . .. ............ 50 Feed the Pup ..................... " . 51 Meet Short o . . .. . . ......... 53
And Short a Words ............ " •.. " • 54 9'lort 0 Puzzles ....................... 55 Meet Short e .................. , ... , .. 57 A Matching Game...•........ , ... , , .. 58 Sho!1 Vowel 5cropl:)ooll.: A Cut and Fotd Book .. , . . . ...... SCI AnIsh·the-Word Puzzles ..••.. , ..•• , ... , 61 Name me snort Vowel ...........•.... 02

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Suffixes and Mecri"lgs. .. . .. . . . . . ... . 12ti Suflb:es er and est ............. .. , . , , 125
CompQIe With er ond est .. . . . . . . . . . .. 126
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Context C lues

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Antonyms, Synonym. and Homophones
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Classifying Color Code CIossItytng , ........ ' ..... '3Cl
Menu Mix-Up , , .............. • ...... SorI II Out ••••...••....•.• ,., •...... Word Sort . . . . . . . . . . . .. ..... • . . .... Whoto Doos It Botoog? . . . . . . . . • . • • ... Main Ideo
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Vowel Pairs Vowel Poi"s oj and oy . . ............ loq Vowel Pairs 00 and ow ............... 110 Vowel PaIr ul. .... . ........... II I . .... 112 Vowel Pc* Ie. . . . . .. . Misshg Vowel Pain . . . .. ....... 113. 11 11 Vowel Ptir eo . . . . ............ 115 Vowel PoW 00. .. . ............. 11 6 Word Structure Make Compound Words . • . . . . • • • • . . . • 117 Compound Word RIdcIes ••..• • •.....• 11 6 Build Words With Syllables .... . •••...•• IICl Prefix re o .......................... 121 Prefixes un and dis . . . 122 SUffixes U. less. ness. Iy . •. • _ • • . . .. 123

WhoI Doesn't BeIong1 ................ lijq
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Facts and Details FInd the Facts ................. . . . lOCI Facts About Fingerprints .... 170 PIctures In Delail .. .. 171 Details Wontedl ....... . ... 172 SimllQ/llies and Differences Some and Different. . . . . . . . . . 173 Comparing Cors .. "....... .. 174 Aike and Different: A Cui and Fold Book .•••...•..•••...• 175 Making Inferences Making Inferences. . . . .......... Figure II OUt . ........ . Inferences About Characters. . . . Mind-Reading Tricks .......•....•..... Cause and ENect TrickyCouseondEffecl ..••...••...•.. Why Old II Happen? ................. Chain of Effects ..................... A Couse and Effect Fable ............ Predicting Outcomes INhot Comes Next? . . .............. INhot WI They Do? . . . . .... Pup Pfedlc:tIons . . . . •. • . . . . How WI tf End? .. Five PoIIwogs: A Cut and Fold Book .... Making Judgments You Be the Judge. . . Right 01' Wrong. .. . . ...... Judge for Yourself. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. WhIch Blond Is the Best? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

, .. IClCl Charocters' Feelings ....... 200 Emotion Search. . 20 I Gelling to Know You . . ........... 202 Plot ond Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 What's the StOfY'? . 204 Do It Yourself Setting ... .. .. 205 Crill cal Thinking CritiCal Thinking .. Clues About Cots Hidden Meanings

Know Your Characters

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Reading Award Certificate ............ 211

Grammar and Writing
Alphabetical Order

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ABC Dots .
Whot Comes Firsl? .. Planting on ABC Gorden

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Nouns 181

What's My Nome?
P9fSOll. Place or Thing? . Finding Nouns Nouns at Ploy . Pfoper Nouns O!'le Of More Than One? How Many Toys? ... Making Nouns Plurot One Is Not Enoughl Use the Clues

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Verbs , . 227 Ready. Set. Go! ..... . Aclkln WOlds. , ....... . ,.228 Whotls a Verb? . Verbs With One . ... . ........ 230 Using Is. Ate and Am ... 231 Now Of in Ihe Post . . ............ 232

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Doubling Final Consonants ............ Writing Aboutlhe Past . . . . . . ....... Verbs Thai Change . . ........ . .. Using Was or.d Were . . . . . . . . . . . ... Using the Verb Give . . .. . .... Con traction Action ...... . . .. . .......

A Sentence That GlOWS ............... 278 Another Growing Sentence ........... 27q 235 JoIrVng Sentences ......... . ......... 280 236 More on Joining Sentences .... . ....... 281 237 Adding Why . . . . . . . . . . . .... 263 238 Telling 0 Story n Order . . . . . . ... 284 Whot Hoppened Next? . . . . . . .. 285 Adjecllves Using Senlences In OrdOl ............ . . 286 WOI'ds Thol Describe . . 23'\ VY'hoi DId You Soy? ... ........ 287 Describe III . . . ..... 240 Writing 0 LettSf ••...•....••..••••.... 288 Tell Me Morel ................. 24 1 Writng About the Seasons. . . . . ... 2aq Vv'hOI Is II like? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . ..... 242 leI's Toke 0 Trip! . . . . • • . . . . .. •..•... 2C() Vv'hOI Color Is II? ......... 243 . ....... ~I Weather Words ..... .. .. 244 Brolnstorming . . . . . . All About Me . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . ~ How Mony Do You See? . .. 245
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Senlences Telling lhe Whole SICf)'. . . 247 Choosng Sentences ................. 248 Wriling Sentences RIght . . 24C\ A Big Fnlsh .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . 250 Senlence Building Blocks . . . . . 251 Comple ting SOn tences .... ....... .. . . 252 FMlng Noming Ports . . . . . . . . .253 Wrl ling Noming Parts . . . . . . ....... . 254 Action ot Ihe Zoo .............. . ..... 255 Ii's Time fOl' Aclionl . ................. 256 Circus Senlences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 257 Is Anything Missing? .................. 25C1 Sentences Thai Tel.. . . . . . . . 260 261 Sentences Thai Ask . . . . . . . . . Ouestloos. Questions. . . .. .. 262 Are You Teltlng or Asking? .......... . . . 263 Chonglng Sentences . . . ....... 264 rm So Excited! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... 265 Follow My Directions. ................ 266 Sentence Combir'WIg. . . . . . . . . . ... 267 UsIng end In Sentences ........... . ... 268 Combining Sentences . . 26C\ Pulling II All Together. . . . ..... . . . 27 I One Word 01 0 TIme . . . .. .. 272 Groups of Words . . . . . . . ... 273 WOfd OrdOl. . . . .. . . . .. . . . ... . . .. .. . 275 'vVhot KInd? . . . • • . . . . • • . . .. . 276 How Does II Happen? ........... . ... 277

Moke Your Own Storybooks Tood ex Frog . . .... ~ Sond Castle ........... .. .. .. ....... 2CI4

SChool Bus .. . . .. .. .. . .. . . .. . ..... 2'r> Out in Space .. .... .... . . ...... ~
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Out In Space Pa ttern . .
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Grammar and WIlling Award Certificate .. . . . . . . . .

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Answer Key .......... ..•. . . .. 307

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Gg. Ww. Ft. O't Rr. Zz . These pairs at letters are letter partners: Aa. 00. Kk.Letter partners are capital and smail letters that go together. Vy. Mm. Uu. Nn. Ee. Bb. Jj. LI. Xx. Dd. Ii. . Vv. Ce. n. • Directions: Use a different color to color each pair of letter partners. Pp. Hh. 55.

. .• Directions: Draw a line from eac h letter in the beehive to its partner letter.. ® CD C 2000 Trltlur\e Eo.1 ion.. Rights Reserved ... 7 .e.

blue. Follow th . elsland. C olm fish with lett Color the other f ~r partners yellow yellow path to thIS . " [ ~ WI' Nm l' G t3@~ ~.z. e N=m~ ~ ~... ..""""'" ~ n I • '). 13~~~ . '-<r ••.:-- .Partner Search • Directions'.

Color the pictures in the box if their names begin with the same sound. Example: Box and boy begin with the same sound. Cat and dog do not.Sounds The Same Different words may begin with the same sound. • Directions: Say each picture's name. ~ ~ • .

v 'Q C 2000 Tribune EdUQ!ion.• Directions: Find the three pictures in each game whose names begin with the same sound. Draw a line through them. . All Rigi:"I!! FIe_.

Hot and pup do not rhyme . Say the name of each picture.-~------------.. glue the pictures whose names rhyme. AM Righls Rf!se<VOO.Words that end with the same sounds are words that rhyme. " . In each row. • Directions: Cut out the pictures at the bottom of the page. Hot and pot rhyme.--------~-------------:I \3 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I _____________ I ____________ l ~ ~ I I I I I : I I I I I Cl 2000 TfCur\e Educa!lon.1 I I I I I I I i ~ : i---. ----------.

.. Rights Reserved... Write it on the line.t~jjl:j • Directions: Trace the letter. C 2000 Tribooe Educalion .Write and Hear Mm M and m are letter partners......_.. -~ --------------------------------------- JJrI---------------------------------------• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound af m..'...._ .:::. ~ Name Map begins with the sound of Mm h. .

• Direc tions: Tra ce the letter.-------------------------------------• Directions: Ci rcle the socks wit h p ictures whose names begin with the sound of s.---------------------. Write it on the line. AI RogI\lS R""'rved.WriTe and Hear 5$ Sand s are letter partners..zmc ~-----------------. .. N:.--. ~d: I I ' • C 2000 Tribun& EducatIOn. Sock begins with the sound of Ss..

. -1:----------------------------------------1"-----------------------------------------• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound of t. .Write and Hear Tt T and t ore letter partners... TIger begins with the sound of TI . .. Write It on the line. ". • Directions: Trace the letter. ..

Find three pictures in a row whose names begin with the sound of h. • C 2000 Tribun& Educal".. Hat begins with the sound o f Hh . Draw a line through them. Write it on the line. ~ ---------------------------------------­ {)-----------------------------------------• Directions: Play Tic-Tae-Toe. N ::lmc • Directions: Trace the tetter. . ..Wri1'e and Hear Hh H and h are letter partners. AigMs Re"""." .ed ...

.Write and Hear Kk K and k are letter partners. Name f((----------------------------------------1(-------. Write it on the line.--------------------------------• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound o f k. M. . Kitten begins with the sound of Kk . / o C 2000 Tribune Education. • Dire ctions: Trace the letter. Righls Rowrve<l. .

B and b a re letter partners.------- • Directions: Color the bow if the name of the picture on the box begins with the sound of b . Q " . Ball begins with the sound of Bb . • Directions: Trace the letter. B -.- - --- ----------- - - ---. Write it on the line.

F and f ore letter partners. • Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line. " . Fox begins with the sound of Ff. Ff • Directions: Help the former fi nd the fox. Draw a line th rough the pictures whose names begin with the sound of f.

Write it on the fine.II: o C 2000 Tribune Education. • Directions: Trace the letter. .-----------------------------. All AighlS AeH<V«I.G and 9 are letter partners. '.~ ----------------------------------------- • Directions: Write 9 if the name of the picture begins with the sound of g . Goat begins with the sound of Gg . ~ ----. .-..

I L and I are letter partners. • Directions: Trace the letter. Leaf begins with the sound of LI . . Write it on the line.WriTe and Hear L. N"ITIO )------------------------------------------) ------------------------------------------• Directions: Color the leaves with pictures whose names begin with the sound of I.

~ 'C ) . Nest begins with the sound of Nn .: ·. .. o .". N n + Directions: Color those pictures whose names begin with the sound of n.J .N and n are letter partners... • Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line.:.- -P' t..

Write it on the line. " . Desk begins with the sound of Dd.Write and Hear Dd o and d are letter partners. I) d • Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound of d . t Ncmc Directions: Trace the letter.

Write it on the line.Write and Hear Ww W and w ore letter partners. • Directions: Trace the letter. Window begins with the sound of WW . . w w • Directions: Color the curtains if the name of the picture begins with the sound of w.

Write it on the line. Find three pictures in a row whose names begin with the sound of c . • Directions: Trace the letter. 10 C 2000 Tr~ Erlucauon. Draw a line through them. Cap begins with the sound of Cc . c c • Directions: Play Tic-Toe-Toe. _ . AI Righr. " .C and c are letter partners.

---. • Directions: Trace the letter.------------------------- -. Jacket begins with the sound of Jj .----- :]-------------------------------• Directions: Color the jack-in-the-box if the name of its picture begins with the sound of j. J\ g . Write it on the line. -~ -.J and j are letter partners.

Write It on the line. Ring begins with the sound of Rr . R r • Directions: Write r on the line if the name of the pic ture begins with the sound of r. . • Directions: Trac e the lette r.Write and Hear I<r Rand r are letter partners.

--. . • Directions: Trace the letter. C 2000 TrIbu .------~ ---------------.. Pen begins with the sound of Pp ...---.P and p are letter partners.. E<IuclIlion. J-:l--------------------------------.. Write it on the line.-------------- • Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with the sound of p .... All Righls RH&Mod.

• Directions: Trace the letter... / / . ~. I / I / / ----.. \ / / \ ---":.. \ / ........---------------------------\7-----------------------------------------• Directions: Trace the vases with pictures whose names begin with the sound of v... (\ . I \ / \ . _--_ ../ I / . / I I I \ / (~"' \ / \ ..-----. I I / / / / I \ I /)\\\ /. -----. / / / / / .. ../ / / . Vase begins with the sound of Vv . '... ... ----.. .... ': / .. / . I \ / / / / \ \ \ \ . Write it on the line. "/ ( ~ ') .... I" I / .----":.V and v are letter partners. . ... / / \ ... Use a crayon. ~ ') / . I . ._--_ .-----. / . .. / / . I I / / / I I \ \ \ I /. . ' . .. ~ ----.. . \ .... .. I .

C 2000 Triflune E<I"""lion. Write it on the line. . AI RlgnlS R&SeMKI. Find three pictures in a row whose names begin with the sound of y. Yellow begins with the sound of Yy . • Directions: Trace the letter. Draw a line through them.Y and y are letter partners. y y • Directions: Play Tic-Tac-Toe.

Write it on the line. o " . . Connect all the pictures whose names begin with the sound of z from the zebra to the zoo. • Directions: Trace the letter. Nome Zero begins with the sound of b.Write and Hear Zz Z and z are letter partners. o I • Directions: Help the zebra find the zoo.

Q and q are letter partners.1uCaIion . Queen begins with the sound of Qq. ..ed. ~ ----------------------------------------- • Directions: Write q on the line if the name in the picture begins with the sound of q .. • Directions: Trace the letter. " 0 2000 Tribune Et. Write it on the line.. .ghlS Reser. ?• '~' ..~~ " . R..

el'ters Clnd Sounds Glue the letter in the box beside the picture. Find the picture whose name begins with the sound of that letter. L _____ L-___ __ JL-_ _ ~ ..-. • Directions: Cut out each letter at the bottom of the page. r--z--': d-'-'-':--t T----c i--r " ...--w r : D .r"M'I'1':1I L.

~ --------------. t§9~ ea o t C 2000 Tribune Educaloon. • Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line. . Box ends with the sound of Xx .------------------• Directions: Look at the letter ot the end of the row. Circle the pictures whose names end with x.------------------------- J<:---------------------. color the pictures whose names end with the sound of that letter. All RIghts R_Mld. Then.Write and Hear Xx X and x are letter partners.

.clior": Write a letter from the box to complete each word. .sfa-mn d t§ r:=---t~r. mo---m i:foo----- .rum-.How Does IT End? mkbnpr Nome Dire.". dg ___ n 1tClj[------ i:fr-------- ~-(J -------- rt fammu Flnol COMona.

Fill In the circle beside the letter that stands for that sound. listen to the sound in the middle of the word.• Directions: Say the name of each picture. Os Ob Od Ot Ox 01 Om Oz Op Ot OP Ok Ob Ox Ow Om 0 1 Op 0 1 Om 0 1 Os Or Ok • .

• Directions: Write the missing letters. . M Rights Resel'lil"O. ro at ti er ca el 7 1a Y- se en sa ad y dra on me on .OOIl.""". Cl 2000 Tribune Ed.

Write the missing letter on the line. 10 ~ lea .Consonani' l<eview • Directions: One letter is missing in each word.

Consonant Review • Directions: Write all the missing consonants. .

------. vo n ~-.. • Directions: Trace the letter.-----.--.listen for the sound of short a in van .<:r --. Write it on the line.-• Directions: Color the pictures whose names have the short a sound.--. "-served .. .-. 0 2000 Toibune Education.-------.---------.---. .-------.--..-----..-----.---. AI Right.

• Directions: Help the cat get to the bag. . & --~~ C 2000 TtobuM E~Hon· AI RogIUa ReseNed. Connect all the pictures whose names hove the short a sound from the cot to the bag.

Read the words.. I I I map I fan r---------~----------~----.i I I I 1 : I I 1 1 I I I : &J i~i I I I I I · I I I_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ~_____ I I I ~ I I I I I I J I __________ I __________ I ~ ..----~----------II j I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I : I I . Match the words and the pictures.• Directions: Cut out the cards. ----------~---------------------T----- ~ ' 1 I I hat I I I I I I I I von bat ham I I r---------~----------~----------+----------I I I I I I I I 1 I I t I I I I ! I I I I I I I I I I I I bag I l I I man I il. ~---------~----------~----------!--------.

jt-----------------------------------------] ------------------------------------------• Directions: Say the name of each picture. • Directions: Trace the letter. Write it on the line. Color the trim on the bib if the name has the short i sound. . " I Rights Re~.Listen for the sound of short i in pig . C 2000 Triburla Educatlon.

.. The words in the box will give you hints . Color the pictures whose names have the short i sound.• Directions: Say the name of each picture.. ReMtVed. . "" EOYC81iC1n. AI Algh1.)f milk pig crib kitten bib fish C 2000 T"b.m: . .

Glue those tails onto the donkeys. .• Directions: Find the donkey tails with pictures whose names have the short i sound. Cut them out.

listen for the sound of short u in bug . Write it on the line. • bug !::J--------------.---.----------------------. Color the sun yellow if you hear the short u sound in the name.-lJ[ -------. ..-----------. • Directions: Trace the letter.-------.---.--• Directions: Say the name of each picture..

Shori' u Tic:·TClc:·Toe • Directions: Color the pictures Vv'hose names have the short u sound. o . Draw a line through three colored ~ pictures in a row. ~ Then. play Tic-Toe-Toe .

.' 1 ~= ~ ~ I _______ " ... ' ' .• Directions: Cut out the pic ture cords. If the name has the scund of short U. " I 1 f I ~ I · = I '-" I '..-- 1 I I ! I 1 .. Say the name of each picture. ~ I ~ I • S hort VQwel " . = '-" ________ l ... 1 1 . I 1 .. I · = I I 1 ..-- I I I I 1 f 1 I I r I ! I .. I ' .. '-" I _ I _______ I ________ I ~ ' I ' ~ ...: --: 'I' ~ :00 : ~ : ~ : ~: '>.. I 'I' I ! I 1 • I .-... :~ oo ---. ="""': f I f I I .-'I'----. glue the card in the pup's bowl. 1 1 " '-" I ________ L ____ _ __ I ! " . 1 1 I ! l C::::O I ....-OO . I I = '-" .__ .~ --....... =>. --i88 r---.~--.__ '-" I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ JI · I.

-1. . • -. .listen for the sound of short 0 in fox .--------------------------------------- ()-----------------------------------------+ Directions: Say the name of each picture. + Directions: Trace the letter. Righi' RII8r\'ed . Write 0 under the picture if the name has the short a sound.. E<luCalion .. Cl 2000 TrlOu .. Write it on the line ....

Wfj ~ 'I~ " ~ • Directions: The words that match the underlined pictures above are hidden in this puzzle.ibooe Education. All Righi' ~ . T L J 8 Z MOOCOT OPGUXU PDOGLP Shc:or"'l' \lew.Find Snort 0 Words • Directions: Underline the pictures whose names hove the short 0 sound.1" C2000 T. Circle the words. They may go across or down.

.' _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . 1----------I I I < .. Match each picture with its name. / I l "" ...... . / I I I I / dog ' -----------..-.... i '~ ..... / / '::::-.:.. top I ..: / box I 1 I I .......... ------~ r----I I -----.. ---' / - - / I L _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _....._ \ I I I -----------..J " /_ .._/ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I I I I t JI .~~] -_ '::::----------1 /-----.... -_ .... I I I --------7 ." " -_ ... I I I ... / .------.------1 '_ " / J...... I 1 I // / " I I . " // I'.... ____ .. ... fox L ____________ / . I " .( log I " .--. I ~ / ... I ' 1______ ...\ I mop I I I ~ I L /________ I 1 .• Directions: Cut out the puzzle pieces.

-------. .-------------------.Usten for the sound of short e in hen . All Rights Reserved.------.----• Directions: Color the pictures whose names have the short e sound. Write it on the line. ~ hen +-: ----------------------------------------I. • Directions: Trace the letter. C 2000 T'1b\Ine EdlIealior1.-.

• Directions: Draw a line to connect each picture with its matching short e word. 10 men jet hen web ten bed S hQrt v"wel e .

Fold page a long Une A so that the top meets the botto m . Make sure Une A is on the outSide of the fold. Think of other words you could draw for each short vowel sound.. All Righi' R erve<!. Fold a long line B to make the book. 3. Te ar the page out of the book. follow the directions on the small pages of your Cut and Fold Book. of this sheet.(~"~11"1' Vowel Scrapbook N:lI'I"c A Cut and Fold Book • Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back. I. • . First. . Show your Short Vowel Scrapbook to a family member or friend. 0 2000 T'~ Ed\ll:atlon. 2. Then. follow the directions below to make the book.

SOLI ewou eSDLlM 5UIlU9WOS )0 amp!d 0 MOJO I I I I I I I I I .j.-. I I I --------------------~ ~ .j.------------------.j.JOLlS all. : I I I I I .JO~S punos n ..punos o .~I : ..J0LlS 9ln SOLI aWDU asOLlM 9LU SOLI aWDU aSQllM 6UIL.ueWOS ~o empld 0 MOJO BUIluewes )0 eJn~Old 0 MOJO ·punos I . I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I Draw a picture of something whose name has the short e sound.. Draw a picture of something whose name has the short a sound.

ibuM Educalk>n. w P b t .• Directions: Write a vowel in the middle of each puzzle that will make a word across and down. Reserved. ~ m d 9 ldt1 p p f w p m n 9 n h b b x t s s n • C 2000 T. JIA RighI. .

o short o short u 0 . fill in the correct circle. Listen for the short vowel sound. '. o short i . ~ o short a o short e o short i o short o short u 0 ~ o short a Oshort e o short i o short o short u 0 @i U o short a o short e o short i o short o short u 0 n o o short a o short e o short i o short 0 OShort u ~ ~ o short a o short e o short i o short o short u 0 o short a "Pshort e 'wOShort i o short o short u 0 o short a ~Oshort i Oshort e o short a d o short o short u 0 o short o short u 0 OShort e Oshort i o short a ~ OShort e . Then.+ Directions: Say the name of the picture.

• Directions: Color the pictures whose names have the long a sound. ~ .listen for the sound of long a in cake . ~ cake ( C 2000 T. . 1\1 RIgotIt.._NOd .~ Edu«ltion.

m--- " c c----g---. lake cn ve m -gn-. • Directions: Write the missing vowels.-m-Fm ~ .The letters a_ 9 usually stand for the long a sound.

AU Rights Reserved. Look for i_ e .. o fame o fire o fin L.1 I .Listen for the sound of long i in bike. bike • Directions: Fill in the circle beside the name of the picture.. .cl'llil Vc>w. o dim o date o dime o pane o pin O pine o o fix o fame o tin o tire o tale o nip o name o nine five 5 o kite o c at o kit o ride o rid o hive o hid O had q e 2000 Tribune Eouca1ion.

bike pig bib dime 6 six 5 five pin Short Vowel i long Vowel i ~"S Vowe l l .• Directions: Write the name of the picture on the correct line.

" . . • o . . mule • Directions: Circle the pictures whose names have the long u sound.n~ " . . . '" .I.J\. " ~ ~ . The letters u_ e and ue usually stand for the long u sound. . . .listen for the sound of long u in mule..

mule glue cubes flute ~ D o •• e 2(lOO T. Color the picture that matches each word in the box.t>II ~ .boo.Search and Color • Directions: Each word in the box has the sound of long u. Education . M RI..

• Directions: Say the nome of each picture. . Decide whether the vowel sound you hear is long 0 or short o .usten for the sound of long 0 in rose . Fill in the circle beside long 0 or short o.. o Long 0 o Long 0 o Long 0 o Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 \. 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 C==3 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 . " > 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 0 Short 0 0 Short 0 0 Long 0 ~ .

.- not note net bone - - --- ~ made map mop V D ---c one cane can ------------ top toe tape c.. ~ box bik. ~. date dig rope ripe dog rip L. --.Circle and Write The letters o_ 8 and oe usually stand for the long 0 sound.e rob rib robe . write the name on the line. The n.---- .- bite bone bin ~ . hose • Directions: Circ le the name of each pictu re.ong Vc:owol 0 .. .

Listen for the sound of long e in bee. ~ bee ~ leaf ~ 10 seal ten ~ beet red jeep ee bed ~ seat feet eo Short Vowel e Lens Vowel c: . • Directions: Write the name of the picture on the correct line. The letters ee and eo usually stand for the long e sound .

Down 1 5\ I. All AogMt RHenll(l. .• Directions: Fill in the puzzle with the correct words. v--- 2. Across 1li3 4. C 2000 Tribune E ~IiDn. 2J! 3. 4. 5. 3.

. .i 1 ~----------------l .. ..r . r-----------/ . .__ I . / .--- . " .. .. ....... 1 . "" " 1------1 mule ' //"" ~--------_// " " . : kite I . <. . / \ .:-L-' £_---. .______ 1 " 11 (/ r-------------------~ '~i .. .. . r.. ' /.. / / --------------------~ 1 / ~/ "" 1 'I .____ __ 1 . ..... note ' . . / \ ~------ .... 1 . "... game \ . . . ._ .----. . leaf " ' " ---------1 . ~ ~ _____ ___ ___ J . . ..• Directions: Cut out the puzzle pieces.. > i m ~( I L __________ . .. . bee .. ... : . ..--. ..l. .. r----------/-/ 1 ---.. . . 1 ~-------.. .. . Match each picture with its name . .""--" _______________ I / / / / / -..... .-/. "" / /----------. .. 1 ~... ... .. ... ' ..

Listen for the sound of y at the end of the word. . AI R igl"s~ . Listen for the long e sound in pony. = 'VeIwel _" . Listen for the long i sound in fly . ~ sky Long i long e long i ~ baby Long e bunny Long i long e cry Long i Long e penny Long i Long e muddy Long I Long e 20 dry Long I Long e twenty Long i Long e city Long i long e y C 2000 TnbunO EduCatlOl'l.. ~ fly " pony • Directio ns: Say the name of each picture. Circle either long i or long e .A Y at the end of a word can have the long i sound or the long e sound.

• Directions: Soy the nome of each picture. color the picture yellow. If the final y stands for the long e sound. color the picture green. If the y stands for the long i sound. pony fly fifty • candy dry penny cherry sky bunny .

• Directions: Say the name of each picture. i or y .ibu<1e EdUCllIion. AI Right' magic gum gentle ~ garden page gas gem giraffe gorilla . Listen for the hard 9 sound in goat. Listen for the soft c sound in pencil. Listen for the hard c sound In cup. Hordc cup SOft c pencil ~ car city cone race rice can cage face Ice cane cent c ube Hordg goat Soft g good d ragon stage C 2000 T.Consonants c and g each have two sounds. C and 9 usually have the soft sound when they are followed by e. Circle the words that have that sound of c or g . Listen for the soft 9 sound in giant. read the words in each list. Listen for the sound of c or g. Then.

. Write soft if the word has the soft c or soft 9 sound. . . Write hard if the word has the hard c or hard 9 sound. -----= gYm~ ~ cot #' giont!lfJr gum gem ce~ ~ goat • Hard end Scfr " elnd 51 . cup c.Hard and Soft c and 9 • Directions: Underline the letter that follows the c or 9 in each word. .

Gr.. . cr. fr. Listen for the dr blend in dragon.Sometimes two consonants at the beginning of a word blend together. br and pr are also r blends. dr br tr pr cr fr . fr. dragon dr • Directions: Draw a line from each consonant blend whose name begins with the same sound.

• Directions: Read the menu. On the tray. draw pictures of the foods whose names you circled. bread butter salad pretzel milk meat grapes ice cream French fries . Circle the words that have r blends.

A Right. pI. . ". :. c lown • Directions: Look at the I blend at the beginning o f each row.. . FIesm'v<!d. :' ~ ~ 91 P Qf1 • Q~ - pi (it . IMmo) CC:IJ'II"nanT B I.. Color the picture whose name begins with that sound.. I B lcrnd.Uslen for Ihe cl blend in clown . ':':. fI and bl are also I blends.. . bl ~ / U ~ . ~ " '. ~' .Md. ' . '' cl fl 0 ..'.' " - c ~ C 2000 Tr\buoIe Ed\lcalion. GI. .

Draw a line through three colored pictures in a row to score a Tic-Toe-Toe. AJ R'gh!. . C 2000 TribuNl Educarion.• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with I blends. Reserved.

All RigIll5 Reserve<!. skunk • Directions: Say the name of each picture.Orl.::lrIT 6 1 I1nd.ConsonanT Blends \NI'~~ Usten for the sk blend in skunk. sn sw squ squ sp sl sl sl sp sl sc squ sp sk sl sm sc sl sw sl sm 0 2000 T'~ Educalion.". Sm. sp. SC. squ. sf. SW.. • sm sk sl squ sn sm 1 .::11 C"".: _ Blc""B 'J . sl and sn are also s blends. ~ : (c) .. Circle the s blend you hear at the beginning of the name.

• Directions: Draw a line from each s blend to the picture whose name begins with that sound. squ sp sw Sl sk sn st sm .

. ~ C 2000 r_ E~Iion . Mp. nd sl sk nl nk ng nl sl nd nd ng mp 0 J ng nl nd ~ nd nk sl nl sk sl Flf10l elc~d.. nd nk ng .. Circle the h lo.81ends CIT Tne Ends N t:lmc Some consonant blends come at the ends of words. nrl hear a t the end of the name. Uslen for Ihe nd blend al Ihe end of Ihe word round. sk.. round + Directions: Say the nome of each pictu re.. ng. nk and sf con olso be ending blends. nt. sl nl nd All R9IlI1 Row.:!.

Follow the Final 61ends N.~ • Directions: Find the notes with pictures whose names end with consonant blends. Draw a line through the yellow notes from the band to the tent. . Color them yellow.

~ 'ct o sk o nl Ong _ide o sk Osm Ocr _ ail Ii ~ _ate ~ ' --=d) o pr Osp Opl Osk Ocl Osl de_ J£ ~ _ e~ ~ o ng o sl Osn Opr Odr Ond Osl Ond Osk C 2000 Tribune EduclllOl'l.an ~ 0 le_~ o sk o Ir o pr _ate ~ Osl Osm Osw . Qh7J ~ Con.• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing blend in each word. _ain ~ o 0 • . AI Rights Re-te<vKl.onon1' Blend ~cw .

\ J M " 0 051 o gr .O"orrt a~" d Revi ew Opr Osl Osp Osf Omp Ong C 2000 TI1OO .Y ~ _ apes ~ ~ d : Osl Ogr Ocl Osk 011 Opl G! ho_ ~ " " _og " ... Educallon. " I ROghII .Y 091 o ng o sk _ ider Ond o fr o Ir 10_ Ogr ~ Re_.• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing blend in each word. rl - o nf o sf o ng _ obe d . o sk Osm o nf C'II'I.

. They are called consonant digraphs. . Cl 2000 TriboJne Ed\Ic8llOn.. think • Directions: Print th under the pictures whose names begin with the sound of th oColor the th pictures. Rights ReSllfVed..Some consonants work together to stand for a new sound. Usten for the sound of consonant digraph th in think. 0 ..

+ Directions: Say the name of eac h picture.e EO\lcIIlIon. thirty T T H T H H N B N H H R K N H T H Y J L 0 R N U 0 J Inmcl D . The wo rds may go across or down. .. AI RighlS RHeI"l'&d..!"cph 1'h E M B X Y R T •• e 2000 r "bur. Fill in the missing letter or letters. ~ en + Directions: think tho rn oro ~ ~rQ) oro ? mb thumb Find and circle these th words in the puzzle.

~ \: with the sound of sh. ) o . ~ sheep .Usten for the sound of consonant digraph sh in sheep. ~ • Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin ..""....

Write the new word on the line. .• Directions: Make a new word by changing the beginning sound to sh. AI RigPl!I ReNNed. zip sell beep tin line 11ft red cape cave top bake feet Cl 2000 TrIIlune Educa~ .

" .• Directions: Write wh..... -------~-~-I -------crf~ -----~~-f1 --mu[n"l{ mmea± m--orn ~ 30 mmu_ .. th or sh to complete each word. f\¢!S ReH rved...p muirftz umude C 2000 TfltuIe Educa! ..

• Directions: Color the pictures whose names begin with consonant digraph wh. All Aighls Re""ov«I.e E<luetlion.Wheel of Fortune whale Nome Usten for the sound of COflSOnant digraph wh in whale. . + Cl2000 TriIIur.

Use a red crayon. ') _ / ! Cl 2000 TribuM Edl>CabOll. All Rlghli Reserved . cherry • Directions: Trace the cherry if the name of the picture begins with the ch sound. • .Listen for the sound of consonant digraph ch in cherry .

1<ead and Write en + Directions: Write a word from the box to label each DI("Ure. chest chimp chain chec k cherry cheese sheep thirty wheel 30 .

th the pictures from . onsonant digraph usten for t he sound ilent. The k ISs 'ctures whose '~c~o~n~s~on~a~n~T~~~~ ~ na~o~ed knot s begin WI. of c kn in knot. .Directions: Color t~~ ~onnect all the co • kn knlg thesou hi to his horse.

wren • Directions: Write a word from the box to label each picture. web worm wrist write wring wreath wrap wink /! wrenc~ ~ Initiol Oigroph wr .Listen for the sound of consonant digraph wr in wren. Color the pictures whose names begin with wr. 0 2000 Tribuna Educalion. M Rignts Reserved.. . The w is silent.

dish and branch."narrT Oign:lph• . . ck th sh wh ck th sh ch ck th sh ch ck th Ck th sh ch sh ch . moth ~ ck th sh ch dish c=:> branch~ • Directions: Say the name of each picture. I • ck th sh ch RIghts ReserV1J(I . duck &.nal Ca".. Usten for the ending digraphs in duck. ~ . moth.Some words end with consonant digraphs. ck th sh ch 0 ck th sh ch F.. Circle the letters that stand for the ending sound. All . C 2000 TriI>Jne Education.

sh or ch to complete each word . Rights R ~ . .. ' j .. o ..• Directions: Write ck.... .. . Cl 2000 Tribune Eduealion ... th. .

V o kn Ock Och Osh Ock fi Och _itec& G .• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing digraph in each word. . All Righls Reserved.'-rl\. -~ Owh Owr Och _ imp peo_ e LY _ife ~ Ock Oth Och O kn Och Owr clo_ \." . \~ ~:~ - ell ~ Ock Och Okn _orn ~~ ~ J?!~c:viIl!W o kn Owr o th Och Osh Oth Oth Owr Och CO"'."rldM Digr'Gp i'l Cl 2000 Tribune E<lucal".

so- o ck Och ~ _ ain _eath .i:. .. W-1 J o th Och OSh ben- Owr Owh Okn o kn _iP~ O th OSh ~ _ eel OCk Oth OCh o ck _ight o th Osh • ~ Owh o kn o th o wr ~ too - o ch Ock 0 . AI RigIlIs Reserved."OM D'Silr<:Ipk Flcvi_ C 2000 Tribune Ed<IcI<lion..tf1}.. ~ .• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing digraph in each word. _ ench Okn Owr Oth o th COr. ~ ..J . ~ " L• w'-.

. ~ ~ • Directions: Color the pictures whose ~ names have the or sound.~ . . star r C> l!OOO TritiuM Educ.When r follows a vowel. it c ha nges the vowel's sound. Listen for the or sound in star... R9hls ReHlYGd. 103 .

---k -. c- ---I .rn c -------n .Usten for the or sound in horn. horn ~ • Directions: Write or or or to complete each word.

er and ir all have the same sound. tern a nd girl. E<ll><... .The letters ur. NI Aighls Reserved. 4) he rd turkey c le rk 30 C 2OOOTribu. thirty purse bird . surf ~ fern g irl • Directions: Draw a line from each word in the circle to the picture it names.Bla. listen for the vowel sound in surf..

ed . er and ir • Directions: Find a word from the box to name each picture.. church clerk purple dirt surt fern thirty girl herd L t u _ m m ___ - ~ 30 C 2000 Trt!)une Educa!...Write ur. Write it on the line below the picture. AI Rights Reser..

Educalk>n.Ju. ~orn ~ purre W ~ • skirt bird R girl "'" star ~ cork Cl 2000TriI.... . Righis Reserved . Glue them beside the words they rhyme with .. ..• Directions: Cut out the words at the bottom of the page ...

cage mail play chain pay snake gate snail stay gray skate tail ~cake train ~ay 0 2000 Tribune EclucallOll.Pairs ai and ay You know thot the letters a_ a usually stand for the long a sound. • Directions: Soy the name of each picture below. The vowel pairs oi and ay can stand for the long a sound. too. write the words from the box that have the some long a vowel pair. listen for the long a sound in train and hay . AI Rig/liS RII$GIWd. . Look at the vowel pair that stands for the long a sound. Under each picture.

w rite the words that use the some long 0 vowel pair. Listen for the long 0 sound in road and snow . • Directions: Find and circle eight long 0 words.OITlCt You know that the letters o_ 8 and oe usually stand for the long 0 sound. The words may go a c ross or down . The vowel pairs 00 and ow can stand for the long a sound too. Beside each picture. Z B L I A R J C R W 0 W C R 0 A L S G 0 A p G L V 0 A K A G N R X 0 W 0 road snow '0 .Vowel Pairs oa and ow I'.

Listen for the long u sound in cruise.------------Vowel Po". too.. C 2000 TntJune E<k>cIotion. The vowel pair ui can stand for the long u sound.now that the letters u_ e and ue usually stand for the long u sound.--------- ------------- cubes ~ caves c ubs i Jake Juice just fly flute fleece ----- e globe gull glue blue black ball -----. All Aoghts Auerved . + Directions: Circle the nome of the picture.-. write the name on the line. . Then.You k. I - mall male mule t3 ~ sun Sue say ~ fruit flat frame . cruise ------------sun sit suit »r .

.-..sound.. You know that the letters i_ e usually stand for the long i f-m-----.d.. Draw a picture for one i_ a word and one ie word. .£-1--m--5 p-mm_ L a picture =j.__ m_____ k--fm--ie picture C 2000 Tr1bIJne Education... listen for the long i sound in buttelilies. butterflies • Directions: Write L a or ie to complete each word. All Rigtils Re. The vowel pair ie can stand for the long i SOUnd~ J too..

0 01 000 Ole OUi Ooy Ole C 2000 Tribune Education.. .: • . .. ...... .. . loll Rigl>ts Fleserved.• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing vowel pair in each word. t_ tr_ sn_ o • ...-' .-. . GO ." ' 0 . " • • Ole Ooy 000 ch_ n Oow OUI Ooy gr_ Oow Ole Ooy Ole OUI 001 000 Ooy Ole fl _ s 000 Ooy OUI s_ f b _[fffTIJ Ooi Oow OUI ~ ~ .

.cation..I 001 Qow Ooi Qie Qow QUi ~ Cl 2000 Tribune Ed. h- ~ tr_ n Qui Qow Qoy i_ ce 000 -d! ~ s_~ . ~ "< 000 Qoi Q ie OOi Oui cr_ (8 p- ~ ~ QOi QUi Q ie QUi Qoo Qie QUi Qoy Qow g_t~ fr_t ~ QOi Qoo QUi Vowell Pair Flcvicw sn. AI Righta Reserved.• Directions: Fill in the circle beside the missing vowel pair in each word.

Short e ~ Longe Short e Long e Short e Longe Short e Longe Short e Longe ~ Short e Longe Short e vow~ C 2000 Tribune EQJcaIion. team head • Directions: Say the name of each picture.. .. Longe ~ .Some pairs of vowels can stand for more than one sound. The vowel pair ea has the sound of I e in team and short e in head. Then. P<=i. ~ -.. color the pictures whose names have the short e sound. ' Short e Long e Short e Longe co .. Circle Long e or Short e . . All RigIlts R&served. Listen for the sound that eo stands for..

moon ~ J:1 • book • Directions: Say the name of the picture. .lion. d ~ j) D / \)) ~ . Circle the picture of the moon or the book to show the sound of vowel pair 00.j) If) • C 2000 Tribune Eduel. All Rig~I' Reserved .j) til If) "'~ .listen for the difference between the sound of the vowel pair 00 in moon and its sound in book.

Join the two words to make a compound word.Some short words can be put together to make one new word The new word is called a compound word. Write it on the line. ' /.. 0" tI . . dog + house = pan + cake ------------------------------ ~ ------------= horse + shoe = = 2000 Tr~ne Edoal1.'~'/> .. cow + hand = cowhand • Directions: Look at each pair of pictures and words below.. / I rain + coat = door + bell = ~... AM Aighls Reserved Cc:ompc:ound Wc:o~..

A kind of b ird t hat is blac k is a A horse that can race is a A cloth that covers a table Is a A room with a bed is a A book with a story is a -~----- A bowl that holds fish is a c :zooo T. Write the compound w ord on the line to complete the sentence.• Directions: Underline the two words in each sentence that can m ake a compound word.. . E<luentJon..... Righi.. Reserved. . ~ .

One syllable: kite S. My 2-Syllable Word Record Cl 2000 Tribune EdUCllUon.~ tl Two sy llables: wagon . Put them together to make eight two-syllable words. .J1I!4 + Directions: Cut out the syllables at the bottom of the page. Then. write the words you made. Each syllable has one vowel sound. Some words have more than one syllable. Look up the words in a dictionary to check their spellings. Some words have only one syllable. Twc-S y!lable W"rd.Syllables ore word parts. All Rights R~ .

" • Directions: Look at pictures.... .A prefix Is a word part. Rights Re. Read the base words. It is added to the beginning of a base word to change the base word's meaning.. read write paint use build pay Cl 2000 Tribune E()Je!IIion . Write you r new word on the line..d . " Example: Refill means "to fill again.. .. Add the prefix re to the base word to show that the action is being done again. ...-. The prefix re means ~ again.

Circle the word that tells about the picture.or -the opposite of.The prefixes un and dis mean -not. tied untied like dislike happy unhappy obey disobey safe unsafe honest dishonest . Then." the "opposite of mount. Dismount is Unlocked means "not locked. write the word on the line." • Directions: Look at the pictures.

look at the suffixes below. N N The suffix ness means Ma state of being. All RVlIS RoSIIIved .- • Directions: Add the suffixes to the base words to make new words. Darkness means ~ being dark. Cloudless means "' without clouds. Cheerful means N W ~full of cheer. care + ful = pain + less = _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ b rave + Iy = sad+ ly= sick + ness = _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ C 2000 Tribuna EduCalion. The suffix ful means ~full of. U The suffix less means ~ without .A suffix is a word part that is added at the end of a base word to change the bose word's meaning.

Suffixes Clnd MeClnings Remember: The suffix ful means "full of." The suffix less means "without." Name -l~¥1:. tl • Directions: Write the word that matc hes the meaning." The suffix ness means "0 state of being." The suffix Iy means "in this way. " I Rigllll Reserved. without pain in a neat way full of grace the state of being sick in a quick way without fear the state of being soft in a glad way C 2000 Tribune ECluCallOl'l.'V The sun shines brightly. .

• Directions: Add the suffixes to the base words to make words that compare. Example: The puppy is smaller than its mom. kind 6. fast 5. tall '21 . neat 4. Base Word + er I. Use er when you compare two things.Suffixes er and est can be used to compare. old 3. loud +0 a-des±- + est 2. Use est when you compore more than two things. This puppy is the smallest puppy in the litter .

• Directions: Use er and est to compare things in three pictures. fl . EdueallOll.. All RIgnIS Reserved. 1:1 2000 Tnbu". . ~D fast ~ loud i tall ~ ~ ".rl long S uffix".

.-----_ __ .. for great phonics work in the Complete Book of Reading Grades I and 2 ..Awarded to on _ _ _ _--=.

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we went swimming in the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ Camp is fun! love._I~ ·~~~. Read the letter. My friends and I ate _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ____ Ior breakfast. . • Directions: Kate wrote this letter from camp. Use context clues to write the missing words from the word box. six forest I woke up at _ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ o'clock and got dressed.1. We went hiking in the Then. AI RigtIla 1Ie_. Kate C 2000 TribYne Educalion. What clues did you use? lake pancakes Dear Mom and Dad.7_ _ __ Did Kate swim in a cake or a lake? The word swim is a context clue . Kate swam in a _ _ _ _.~--~--~­ Use the Clues N <:l mc Context clues can help you figure out words you don't know. Think of a word that makes sense. Read the words around the new word.

What clue words helped you figure out mittens? . What c lue words helped you figure out sweaters? 2. Nobody is warmer than Maria. Write the words from the word box. At last.• Directions: Read the story. I. She tugs three ___ __ _ _ over her feet. answer the questions. Use context clues to figure out the missing words. she pulls her ____ _ _ _ __ __ onto her hands. Then. Maria goes outside to play. She sticks her arms through two _ __ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ . --c k s-so ~~ scarf sweaters mittens Maria bundles up. She wraps a _______ around her neck.

. Jack is thrifty.. . . He saves the allowance he earns for doing chores around the house. He wants to take h. Jack has a plan. parents out to lunch to show that he apprec iates ali the nice things they do for him. Draw a line from the word to its meaning . His sister Jessica will go..... too.. so she won't feel left out. Jack has savec ten dollars. So far. . appreciates . is grateful for chores thrifty money earned for work adult careful about spending money .. allowance .• Directions: Re ad the story. He neecs only five dollars more. Use conte xt c lues to figu re out the meanings of the words In dark print. . . He is excited about paying the check himself. . He will feel like an adult. .

AnTonyms
Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Old and new are antonyms. laugh and cry are antonyms. too .
• Directions: Below each word, w rite its antonym. Use words from the

word box. stop happy

right

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Scale the Synonym Slope
Name

Synonyms are words that hove almost the some m eaning. Tired and sleepy are synonyms. Talk and speak are synonyms. • Directions: Read the word . Find its synonym on the hill. Write the synonym on the line.

I. glad

2. little

3. begin

4. above

over

5. damp

6. large

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• ~ ~~~----------~ Synonym MaTen
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Read the words in the box. Write

j,

two synonyms you could use to tell about each picture.

rocks start

road

begin

street

stones

sad

unhappy

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AnTonym or Synonym?
Name

• Directions: Use yellow to color the spaces that have word MI. \: pairs that a re antonyms. Use blue to color the ~ spaces that have word pairs that are synonyms.

big
large

house

home

boat
ship
r_~ new

happy / sad
down

fast slow

~
come

under over

cent
little

laugh
cry

penny

tali short

work

play

shut
close

in out unhappy sad

,
look

see

little small

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• ~ ~~~--------~-­ Homophone Fun
Nome

Homophones are words that sound the some but have different spellings and meanings. Too and two are homophones. So ore road and rode . • Directions: Use yellow to color the balloons that have homophones.

bat

box

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Find Tne l(.i9nT Homopnone
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• C!inections: Read the sentences. Write the correct homophone the line.

ate Jim _ __ ______ the cookies. eight

to Sally has pencils.
two

rode

The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ is bumpy.

road

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ con ride a bike.

JrA
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Eye

see

Can you --------------- the picture?

sea
blew

Tom _ _ _ ______ up the balloon.

blue

~ . . Name Words Number Words Animal Words Color Words C 2000 TriOOM Educauon . Underline name words in blue. Underline c olor words in green. Rights A--. ~ pig red Jack Kim dog ten + Directions: Write each word on the correct line . . Underline animal words in yellow..~~--~~--~~~~ Calor Code Classifying Name • Directions: Underline number words in red .oo....

Circle names of desserts in pink. water corn peas cookie J uice carrot milk cake rJ Drinks • Directions: Write each food word on the correct line.~~~.~ . AI AighlS RIISeMId. Circle names of drinks in red .~~~----~ Menu Mix. . Vegetables Desserts I C icilllifying CI:.!OOO TnOune E<I\OCall(111.Up Name • Directions: Circle names of vegetables in green.

Bedroom Bathroom Kitchen .Ncme • Directions: Color the pictures. Cut and glue each picture in the correct room.

Circle words that name numbers in green.Word SOri' • Directions : Circle words that nome c olors in red. ten nine • Directions: Write each word on the correct line. Colors Shapes Numbers . Circle word s that nome shapes in yellow.

Draw a circle around the sky words. Sky Words o_ _ ~ land Words ---------~ --------- . Sea Words .~ . Draw a box around the sea words . Draw a line under the land word s. city cloud shark rabbit forest planet whale shell moon • Directions: Write each word on the correct line.~~~--~~----~ Where Does It Belong? Ndme • Directions: Read the words.

yes no The hat is too small. yes no The bear has two mittens. The bear is afraid of the mouse. Circ le yes if the sentence tells the main idea of t he picture .~ ~~~~~---------WhaT's The 6i9 Idea? N Clmc • The main idea is the most important idea in a sto ry. The bear walks to school. Read the sentenc es. yes no The bear washed three shirts. • Directions: Look at the pictures. The main idea tells what happens. The circus is fun. All Aigh15 Reserved. Circ le no if it does not. C1 2000 Trioone EduallOon. .

..ca1lon. B.s too full. o o A. E. M Rights Re5eM!d. The popcorn popper. F. The eggs are ready to hatch. M =in Idea Cl 2000 Tribune Ed. D.Tne Main Idea Name • Directions: Look. In the circle. The old house looks scary. C. The gi~ thinks the music is too loud. Read the sentences.. It is too warm for a snowman. It is a very windy day. write the letter of the sentence that tells the main idea. at the pictures.

~ "e d My tummy hurts.\. o He doesn't want a hat. ) o The mouse ate too much cheese.. hom~ o The cat has a new home. o Today is her birthday.. o It is a very windy day... My hat is blowing o The mouse wants more to eat. MICI. Fill in the circle beside the sentence that tells the main idea. AI Righls Re .' . . ~ ' ~ . &tl~Je'~~ d can't find my o The cat is lost. Cl 2000 Ttibune Edoucal<>n.. ~l am seven years old tOday) o The cake is very big. Read the sentences in the speech balloons.\flo". The Idea'? Ncmc + Directions: Look at the pictures.o .

"~ For Sale 3 block. All Righls ROHNe<I. 2 brown pup". ~~ o Caught Hundreds Eni'Dv I Town Carnival o Someonebuy wonts to o Someonesell wonts to kittens and i . Fill In the circle beside the sentence that tells the main ideo.Nome • Directions: Read each port of the paper. Garden Club to Mea ~. Bank Robbers o Five bank robbers got away. kittens and puppies. Call 555-410q o The meet thisClub will Garden not week. .IHens Wednesday and Thursday This Week. Many people had fun at the carnival. The carnival was not a success. o The Garden Club will meet two times this Moin Idco C 2000 Tribuntl Edt>oabOn.". k. Two bank robbers were caught.

Name + Directions: Read the sentences under e a c h tit le. Sister drinks the milk. Brother eats his peas. Grandmother has a big house. I toke a both. They climb the monkey bars. The kitten plays with yarn. Doing My Homework I open my book. The seals eat fish. Going to the The monkeys Ii the trees. She plays on the swings. Father chews the corn. eating Dinner Mother cuts the meat. add the numbers. We sit on the seesaw. I read the book. The zebra runs fast. Mal'" Idea . o 2000 Tribune EducatiOn. Fun at the Playground He runs to t he slide. C ross out the sentence that does not tell about the main ideo. J write the words. I c lean my room. The snakes move slowly. M Roghll Reservod.

Every time he chews.IOiiJI put on a a big sooon Open Wldel ~~ Down! It's a good thing that Rollo Rabbit likes to chew.J"'~'~ to be ten feet long! good vegetables wearing down teeth a fluffy rablDi! o o o ~ 2000 Tribune EducaUon.did not chew so much.-. . If Rollo ~. a'IIeater sloWly walked up onls were Inside lhEo. Fill in the c ircle beside the phrase tells the main ideo. and cabbage all day long. he wears down his teeth. his front teeth could L::-_-'t--. He nibbles on carrots. AI ~~ Reserved. lettuce.Main Ideas About Meals • Directions: Read eac h story to find the main idea.

Sequcru::e .board Sequence Sequence is the order in which story events happen. What happened first? What happened next? What happened lost? • Directions: Write the numbers I. 2 and 3 In the boxes to show the order in which the story events in each row happened.

Words in Order ~~--~~~~ N ame: • Directions: l ook at eac h picture .~ ---. tell a story in order. o o o mix eat bake o o o o o fly O l ond ¥ takeoff listsn turnoff turn o n o o o o o o o o give open buy read open close hurt o fali . Write 1 2 and 3 to make the words .

~Tails for Portland' " Tails must have won because that town is now called Portland. 2.~~~-----~~--­ Story Sequence • Directions: Read the story.• ~ . Oregon . They couldn't decide what to name it. 3 and 4 to number the events in the order they happened in the story. One man wanted to nome it Boston. built a town. two men built a town. Write I. Over a hundred years ago. The other wanted to name it Portland. " Heads for Boston! " The other yelled. They tossed a coin and one yelled. Scqucmc::c . • Directions: Read the sentences.

:.lt roils in the water ::\ '::.~ '~~~_------~~ Otter Order Name • Directions: Read the story. "- V" i l~ . -'II fI9h1. 'I . Sea otters are very neat eaters! • Directions: Write the number I.~ sea to wash away messy scraps. R&SeM<I ' / . 3. / ' \~ /1 ~ It rolls onto its back.. _J ""'-""I. barnac les.. 2. First.::::::: . sea urchins and abalone.~: ott~>\ . It k. E(\UC. /I I /I I \ \' The sea otter ~. A sea otter eats clams. it must dive underwater to find its food. . dives underwater \\ .IIIOn. After bringing the food to the surface."'=:::::::::::::. brings its food to the surface.. ~4'. worms.eeps its ~ picnic table " clean by rolling in the water to wash away any messy scraps. the sea otter roils onto its back and puts the food on its belly. 4 or 5 in each box to tell the order in which the sea otter eats a meal.to find its food. 'l i l t ' ~~ C 2000 Tribu . The sea otter puts ~ its food on its belly.._..

emonade for Sale • Directions: Read the story. • Directions: Read the phrases.I. Would you like to buy a cold glass of lemonade from them? It's only fifteen cents.e a stand from Pat's picnic table. First. Third. they go to the store to buy 0 box of lemons and a sack of sugar. Cl 2000 T"l>Jne Educauon. Ken and Pat start a business selling lemonade. D D D D buy lemons and sugar make a stand mix lemon juice. 3 and 4 to number the phrases in the order they happened in the story.. Clue words like first will help you. Second. 2. write what you think Ken and Pat will do next. they mak. Fourth. All RIgt\tf ReMfV'Od $cqulrnce . Write I. sugar and water squeeze lemons and pick. out seeds • Directions: On another sheet of paper. they squeeze the lemons and pick. out the seeds. they mix the lemon juice with sugar and cold water.

First. 2. D D The carrots were ready to be pulled. Finally. . D D D Jack found a field. he found a diamond-shaped field . write what you think will happen next. he carefully planted and watered the seeds. 3. Jock indeed hod the only 83·"carrot H diamond In town.Iion. AI AIgI'III RHerYed. • Directions: On another sheet of paper. 83 carrots were ready to be pulled from the earth. and he proudly gave It to his friend Jill. Then he wotched as the little green tops of carrots began pushing through the dirt. Write I. Educf. Next. 4 or 5 to number the sentences in the order they happened in the story. Jack planted carrot seeds. • Directions: Read the sentences. Jack watered the seeds. Jack Rabbit loved to grow carrots..Hare·l<aising E:x~leriEmC:Ei l----===---- • Directions: Read the story.. (1 2000 Ttibu. Carro: tops started poPping up.

.purple . ~ Color the clown. too.brown 7 -red 8..Fun WiT" DirecTions Nomo • Directions: Follow the number code to color the balloons.black q-blue 10..purple I-blue 6.. 2-oronge 3-yellow 4-green 5.

Color the fish blue. Draw 2 more blue fish in the water.---­ .. Draw blue raindrops under the cloud. : '.. . I.'. . 3. '. Color the boat purple.~~ ~~~------------------~ Draw With Directions N <::I mc • Directions: Follow the directions to complete the picture.. . Color the other sail green.. " " . Draw a brown bird under the cloud... Draw a smiling yellow face on the sun. : "~ . Draw 2 more yellow starfish.. '. Color the starfish yellow.. . " W . .. 2. Color one sail orange. .' . ~." .. . 5. 4.

Cl 2OQOT.. Draw three big ~ on the wall. Color it green. Draw a red D between the two . Draw a ~ under the window. -I M . . ~.aticn. AI Righls Re_.~~~~---=~--~--­ Directions for DecoraTing Na~ • •• If! • Directions: Follow the directions to decorate the bedroom. Color them orange. ~ Draw a picture of something you would like to have in your bedroom.iIluoe Ed.

Go down 6 spaces. D Do a handstand on your skateboard. D Go up I space. o Go down 3 spaces. ~ D Go right 3 spaces. Place a penny in the top left corner. D Go up 2 spaces. D Go right 7 spaces. o 0 Go left 2 spaces. 0 Go left 4 spaces. D Go left 4 spaces.0 Go right 4 spaces. Go up 8 spaces. D Duck! Here's a tunnel. D Go right 2 spaces. D Go up 5 spaces. 2. o Go down 4 spaces. 3. D Go left 3 spaces. D Go up 2 spaces. D Go down 2 spaces. Check off the directions as you follow them. D leap through the hoop. Then. 0 Turn the corner. D Go down 1space. D Go left I space. o Glide down the ramp. D You made it! Collect your trophy.: ::ziw 4. D Go down 5 spaces.Follow The Course Nome • Directlons: Tear out page 161. D Go down 3 spaces. 5. follow the directions below to win the trophy. o 6. D Go right 3 spaces. D Go right I space. I. D Go left 6 spaces. .

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" 2000 Tribune EOlJCalion . Rights RMotwO_ . To draw a conclusion. Use what you know and what you see to draw a conclusion. make a g ood guess . Think about what you already know. you may need to draw conclusions for yourself. It must be a clown. It must be a ballet dancer. It must be a football player. Draw a line to the sentence that tells about each picture.WhaT Is I When you don't get the whole picture. It m ust be a baby. It must be a cowhand. Then.. think about what you see or read... . • Direc tions: Look at each picture.

Who Said

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• Directions: Use w hat you see, what you read and what you know to draw conc lusio ns. Draw a line fro m the a nimal to wha t it m ight say.

"I save lots of bones and bury them in the yard. -

"'live in the ocean and have sharp teeth. ~

~ llove to walk In the snow and slide on the ice,"

"I hop on lily pads in a pond with my webbed feet."

'" slither on the ground because 1hove no arms or legs. ~

Whai' Happened'?
• Directions: Look at the pictures. Fill in the circle beside the sentence
that tells what happened in the missing picture. Draw a picture that shows what happened.

What happened?

o The boy dropped the string.

OThe boy took his kite home.

What happened?

o The angry baby played
in its bed.

o The hungry baby drank
the mitk .

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• Directions: Read the sentenc es, l ook at the pic tures, Circle the picture that completes the last sentence, I, Emily Is on a class trip, She sees c ows eating grass and horses in the barn, Hens are sitting on their eggs, She must be visiting a ' , .

2, nmmy wore his best suit. He sat in a tall chair. He combed his hair. A man said, ~Say cheesel ~ The man is a , , ,

3, Mark spilled milk on the floor. He had to clean up the mess. He went to the closet and g ot a . . ,

• Directions: Read eac h story. Fill in the circ le besid e the answer that completes the last sentence.

The little house is in the backyard. Inside is a bowl of water. Next to the bowl is a big bone. This house belongs to ...

o some birds. 0

a family of elves.

0

a puppy.

The yellow cat is fluffy. The black cat is thin. The tan and white cat acts friendly. The little gray cat is shy. Cats are all ...

o different.

o angry.

o silly.

Lois keeps her pet in an aquarium. Her pet can hop. It eats flies and is green. Her pet is .. .

o a bunny.

0

a frog.

0

very tall.

We played a game. We ran away from Sofia. When she tapped Raymond, he was It. We were playing ...

o soccer.

0

basketball.

O tago

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~ ~~~~~----~--~ Clues to Conclusions
• Directions: Read each story. Fill in the circle beside the correct conclusion. Joe meo to read the book. He pulled it closer to his face and squinted. What is wrong?

o The book isn't very interesting. o Joe needs g lasses. o The boak is closeo .
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"My shoes are too tight "said Eddie, "and my pants are too short! What has happened?

o clothes. put on his older brother' 5 Eddie has o Eddie has become shorter. o Eddie has grown.

Patsy went to the beach. She stayed outside for hours. When she come home, she looked in the mirror. Her face was very red. Why did she look di'ferent?

o Patsy got reo paint all over herself.
o Patsy was very cOld.

o Patsy had gotten a bad sunburn.

Facts and details tell more about the main idea. Facts and details give more information.
Small, brown, larlg·halred dog Wearing blue colior with lag lost seen on May 12

If you find Rowdy, pIeose coli 555-6702 Of bring him to ~ West london Street. Ask for Donna,

• Directions: Read the poster. Answer the questions,

I. What color Is the pet? _ _ _ __ _ _ __ __ _ _ __

2. What is the owner's nome? _______________

3. What is the pet's nome? _ _ _ _ __ _ __ __ _ __ _

4. Where does the pet live? _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ __ __

w horl • Directions: Read each sentenc e. There are three fingerprint patterns. 3. Fingerprints are made from the lines and swirls on your fingertips. . The lines and swirls o n yo ur fingertips make fingerprints. 2. I. The third Is the who rl. No one else has fingerp rints exac tly like yours . Color the True ink pad If the sentence is true.~ ~~~~~~------~ Facts About Fingerprints Ncmc • Directions: Read the story. Eac h person's fingerprints ore d ifferent. The sec ond Is the arch. Color the False ink pad if the sentence is false. Your fingerprints change as you grow. Your fingerprints stoy the same all your life. The first is c alled the loop. There are four fingerprint patterns. 4.

they drew a design. Each piece was to the _ __ _ __ _ 10 2000 T. Then. I. . N Cime • Directions: Complete the sentences with words from the story. AI RiOhIl ReIe<Yod. Next. 4.Pictures iM Detail • Directions: Read the story. Aztecs in _ __ _ _ __ __ used straw to make 2. The _ __ _ _ __ _ _ was c ut into small pieces. they colored the straw using dyes made from plants. Finally.it!une EduCallOl'l. they cut the straw into small pieces. they glued each piece of straw to the design to form the picture . The Aztecs in Mexico used straw to make pictures. Dyes were made from _ _ _ _ _ __ __ 3. First.

Harry has a mean and beady eye.Details WanTed! Here is a wanted poster about OneEyed Harry who robbed a bank last night... Yes No C 2000 TritiuM E<luCaliot1 . He wears an earring in one ear.. Harry wears a polka-dot bandanna. One-Eyed Harry • Directions: Circle Yes or No to tell about the details. Yes No Harry wears an earring in his nose. Rs_ . He wears a patch over his other eye just to scare people. He' 5 about five feet tall and wears a polka-dot bandanna. He has a dirty beard and Wanted a long pOinted nose with a wort on the tip. . Yes No Harry has a gold front tooth. Yes NO Harry has two kind eyes. and he has one gold front tooth. Yes No Harry has a long pointed nose. . Right.

Michelle's Dress Beth 's Dress 0 2000 Tribune Education ... Things that are alike are called similarities. The stripes on 8eth 's dress go up and down.. Similarity: 8eth and Michelle are both girls. Show how the dresses are alike and how they are different.. Each dress has a belt and a pocket.Reading to find out how things are alike or different can help you picture and remember what you read . Stripes on Michelle's dress go from side to side. + Directions: Add the details.. Things that are not alike are called differences. Aoght& Aese. 80th dresses are striped and have four shiny buttons. Color the dresses.-.d. . + Directions: Read the story. . Difference: Beth has short hair. Michelle and 8eth are wearing new dresses. while Michelle's Is yellow and white. 8eth 's dress Is blue and white. but Michelle has long hair. 8eth 's pocket is bigger with room for a kitten.

It doesn't have a motor. steering wheel motor gas pedal seat wheels C 2000 Trioone Educallon. M RighIS F\oMtved.Cars • Directions: Read the story. a key or a gas pedal. Write D beside the things that are different. Sarah come In second in last year's race. she hopes to win the race . . Sarah's car has wheels. This year. N<:lmc • Directions: Write 5 beside the things Sarah's car has that are like things the family car has. a steering wheel and a place to sit just like the family car. Sarah built a cor for a race.

All ROghts AeseMd. Think of other things that ore alike and different. Make sure Una A is on the outside of the fold. C 2000 Tributle Educellon. I. 2. 3. read your book to a family member or friend .~~~~--~--------~ Alike and Diff'erent Nome A Cut and Fold Book • Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back of this sheet. Tear the page out of the book. Then. Fold page along Une A so that the top meets the bottom. First. Fold along Line 8 to make the book. fl\~ ~ . follow the directions below to make the book.

~. . The elephant is big. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UneA ______________________ I . . . . . . . . . I . . . . . . . . . . ~-----------------------I . . The mouse Is little. . . '1101 S! e~s .. . .'pos S! 9H '+JOLlS s! ellS . . . . . . . . . . . . I . 4 . . . . I .

It meows when it wants to be fed . Everyone on the Pine School baseball team wears a blue shirt M(ln( jmlS . o Is time for Ice cream . My cat has brown and white stripes. p . o The cat doesn't like brown and wh~e stripes. Sometimes you need to put together details to understand what is happening in a story. At 2:00. Chacovan drives by In his Ic e-cream truck. o The cat wants to go outside. you make inferences . Fill In the circle beside the Inference you can make from the details you have.MClking Inferences Na me Not every story tells you all the facts. It is Monday and Brenda is wearing a blue shirt. The c hildren hear a bell ringing . • Directions: Read each s tory. o Illsgo homethe children time for to . Mr. My cat is meowing now. When you put details together. They run outside. o Brenda cannot find her red shirt. Every afternoon the children run outside when they hear a bell ring . o Brenda always wears blue clothes. o Brenda is on the baseball team. It o It is time for a fire drill . o The c at is hungry.

Mom tells Tosh to stay Inside until the weather clears up. Now and then. • Directions: Use details in the story to make inferences. o bored and grumpy. ToSh probably feels o happy. he checks to see if the rain has stopped . Fill in the circle beside the phrase that completes each sentence. " o .• ~ ~~~---~~--~ Figure Ii' Oui' • Directions: Read the story. It is a rainy day. o lie in bed all day. Go Away. Rain. o "Rain. Tosh probably wonls 10 0 go outside ond play. T lies on osh his bed and pouts. He sings one song over and over.Jingle Bells: The song Tosh probably sings is .

• Directions: Read this story. Soon Goldie heard noises.. all his fur stands straight up. Circ le the picture that tells how Go ldie feels. Although Goldie had once been afraid of ~ ~-::-. -I never said that 1wanted to get you. Then. Someone else was home. He walked away.• she thought. anyway. waving his fluffy tail proudly. AlgMt. e 2000 Tribune Educ4ltion. Reserved ~ . ~You can't get me! "" Goldie teased Tom when she saw him looking at her. . Tom. "It's fun to tease Tom. "It is almost time for dinner. I'm sofe and sound and very well fed. " What d oes Tom look like? Dra w a picture of To m . she now liked to tease him. Look fo r clues about Tom. When he is upset. ".. --. " answered Tom. fo llow the d irec tio ns below the story. " thought Goldie. knowing that Goldie was right. . "I'm really glad to be a goldfish.

o Samantha was late. . " answered Samantha. "Yes. said Mario. . 2. not realizing that she had a little red ring around her lips. As she ran to meet her mother. said Samantha. "Can you read her mind. She bragged that she could read Mario's mind. ~ Thot's a bunch of baloney. But I bet you can't tell me what I just ate. Was Samantha sure that Thomas had eaten bologna for lunch? o Yes. o No. and said ~you hod red punch with your lunch! ~ Wowl You're right! " replied Maria. she yeUed back.. closed her eyes. "Here comes your mom. too?'" Samantha looked down at her watch. ~It's my little secret. I. She put her hand on Mario's head. She should have been home holf on hour ago. ~ Thot was easy. . Fill in the circle beside the correct inference. said Thomas.Triaks Name Samantha thought of a good Joke. I know exactly what she's thinking! " H H • Directions: Make inferences about Samantha's mind-reading tricks. she saw him eat his bologna sandwich. she was just lucky.. ~ How did you know?" gasped Thomas. What was Samantha's mother probably thinking? o Samantha was a great mind reader. with a sigh of relief.

----------------. so the ring goes down.---------------makes the ring go down. Marcie knows a magic trick. • Directions: Read the story. . I. Cause: Marcie tripped on the step. She can make a ring seem to go up and down by itself on a pencil. ---.and Things that happen can make other things happen. The audience cannot see the thread because 2. • Directions: Write the cause to complete each sentence. The thread tightens and makes the ring go up the pencil. When Marcie leans forward. the thread goes loose. Then. She ties a piece of skinny thread under the pencil's eraser. she the thread to a button on her blouse. Effect: Marcie fell down . The event that happens is the effect. Then. In front of her audience. Marcie puts a ring on the pencil.----. E xample: Marcie tripped on the step and fell down. Why the event happens is the cause. Marcie has to get ready ahead of time. Marcie leans bock.

o o Her team lost the game. The soccer coach is cheering. o o It was a very cold day. It was a very hot day. o o ~ Fred was having trouble seeing the chalkboard. It was a brand new cookie jar. There was a sale on glasses. Fill in the circle beside the sentence that telis what caused the effect. Aoterved. o o Someone ate all the other cookies. ." r Lynn turned the fan to high. Patty found only one cookie in the cookie jar. Fred has a new pair of glasses.• Directions: Read the effects. Her team won the game. Jason took his umbrella to school. AI A ~h! . Cl 2000 T'ibune Eoucalion. L. o The sky was c loudy. o The sun was shining.

he was so tired he turned the alarm off. Reserved. When it rang the next morning.tlo<>. All Righi. he overslept. Tran had missed the school bus. Tran missed the school bus. Because Tron missed the bus. Tran set his alarm clock for seven 0' clock.• Directions: Read the story. Because he was tired. Because he woke up at eight o·clock. Because he hod a long walk.:. Because Tran turned off the alarm. 0 2000 TritIuM Ed. Then. Tran was late for school. . he went back to sleep. Tran was very late! • Directions: Draw a line to match a cause to an effect. He had to walk to school. At night. Tran turned off the alarm. It was a long walk. Tran finally woke up at eighto·clock.. he had to walk to school.

.' "Make my neck shorter'" ordered the giraffe." "Make my legs longer!- commanded the alligator. Four animals caught a talking fish." whispered the wise old owl. the elephant could no longer spray water on its back. ~~~~~~------~ A Cause and Effect Fable • Directions: Read the story. However. "If you let me go. Poof! Kazaoml Their wishes were granted. the owl was happy about his wish._/~ . only one of these animals was happy. soon after. Because of its long legs. "I am tired of always staring at the tops of trees. Because of its short neck. '" wont to be laller than all my alligator friends. . "Make my trunk smaller!- demanded the vain elephant. '" wish to be the most beautiful elephant that ever lived. "Dear Fish." announced the fish. the giraffe could no longer eat leaves from treetops. I will grant each of you one wish. Because he could still do all the things he needed. the alligator could no longer hide in shallow water.o-o-o-o Jam. please make me be satisfied with who-. Can you guess who-o-o-o-o? • Directions: Draw a line to match a couse to on effect.. Because of its short trunk.

Now. follow the directions below. Grace will p robably _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ __ _ 2. Tiger. . Grace cleans her room. Groce forgot to clean it because she was busy playing with her cat. What you read: liz drops the glass vase. Then. Every Saturday. I. Mom looked In and saw that Grace's room was still messy. Color the things Grace will probably hang in her closet . Complete the sentence to make a prediction. • Directions: Read the story.~ ~~~~~------~-­ What Comes Next? Ncanc It's fun to try to guess what will happen next as you read. Guessing what will happen is cOiled predicting outcomes. One Saturday. What you can predict: The gloss vase will break .

o She will open the gift. o He will go skating. o She will d rink the milk. A. o She w ill d rink water. o She will p ut the letter In the mailbox. - t: ~ L- The woman wrote a letter to her friend . MILK .. circle the picture that matches your answer. Cl 2000 Tribune Ed\H:fItion. The girl fills he r glass with milk. Fill in the circle beside the best prediction. The boy Is putting on his skates. R9 N1 AflSllrved. o She will throw the gift away. o He will go swimming. Then. PrcdlC1iMIi O~1'c::c::mc.WhaT Will They Do? Nome + Directions: Read each sentence. The kids gave Sally a birthday gift. o She will call her friend on the phone. .

All Rights Rese~ .. Dudley rolls over. To surprise Dad. Draw three things Dudley will probably learn in obedience school. Dudley rips it up! Donald will take Dud. Donald tries to teach Dudley to fetch the newspaper. Prcdic:1ing Ou1'<:Qmcs .~ EduCation.y to dog obedience school. • Directions: Make predictions. N:lmc Dudley runs away . C 2OQO T. If Donald asks him to come.Pu + Directions: Read the story. When Donald tells Dudley to sit.

o The goose will go back to sleep. and then they go out. She says they make salads taste better. o The goose will look for food.ed. He brings . o Maggie will use vegetables from her garden. What will Dad do? o Dad will make a fire. ". twice. It stands and stretches its wings. It feels very hungry. o Dad will cook dinner. All Aigh1s Re . C 2000 T.. The lights flicker once.' • logs in from outside. o Dad will clean the fireplace. Fill in the circle beside the sentence that tells what will happen next. It looks all around.. She likes fresh. • Dad finds the flashlight and matches. What will Maggie do? o Maggie will buy the salad at the store.OtM1e Education . homegrown vegetables.Name • Directions: Read each story. o Maggie will buy the vegetables at the store. Maggie has a garden. It is cold and dark . It is a snowy winter night. The big white goose wakes up. . Maggie is going to make a salad for a picnic. What will the goose do? o The goose wll! go swimming.

Tear the page out of the book. 3. follow the directions below to make the book. . First. 2. finish reading the story. Ask your listener to predict what will happen next.A Cut and Fold Book • Directions: The pages of your Cut and Fold Book are on the back of this sheet. Stop reading ofter page three. I. Make sure Una A is on the outside of the fold . Then. Fold along Line B to make the book. color the pictures. read the story to a family member or friend. Next. Then. Fold page along Line A so that the top meets the bottom.

· I - ~ 0 " o • . . ' 6uOJ~s 6u!. . . 4 . . . Five polliwogs swom near the shore..ue6 8JO S661 '\V'J . i r:. " Each gave a croak and became a frog. " • # five polliwogs deep in the bog. P!OS 8UO ~ijY a~l • ' I!DS n aw dl84 UDO HOI o pUV 'P!OS auo PJ!lH alji • 'I!D~ AuunJ 0 8ADl! I.ive Polli\\7o~s i !'. "I have never been this way before. . 'P!OS 8UO 41'nOI alU '..~ . . I . .. The first one said. '.------------------r-------------------. I -. .' '\.~ • 'BUDI AJa/\ aq IOU II!M II. ' . u. . . ----.. P!DS auo puo:::>es 841 . e . ..-. ' . .

Arnold tells him to Alan Austin Jason Arnold leave it there. . This is called On his way home from the park. Jason finds a baseball mitt under a bush. Alan tells Jason to keep the mitt because he is the one who found it.You Be The Judge Story characters often have to make choices. • Directions: Read the story. you decide whether or not the choices are making judgments . AI Righl$ R_~ . What do you think Jason should do? _ __ __ _ _ __ _ C 2000 TriOune Education. As the reader. • Directions: Answer the questions. Who do you think gave the best advice? _ _ _ __ _ _ __ 2. ones. I. Austin tells Jason to take it to the Lost and Found Department at the parle Jason looks inside the mitt. He con see a name and a telephone number .

Ka rl g rabs the b all from Danny and runs away from him . Show how the boys could solve their problem without fighting . Danny won't give it to him. Today is Kari' s day to have the ball at lunch recess. Today is Karl's day to have the ball at lunch recess. Danny forgets it is Karl's turn and takes the ball outside. • Direc tions: Make judgments about what each boy did wrong.--~ ~~~. Write a new ending for the story.----------~ Right or Wrong Name • Directions: Read the story. . Karl asks Danny for the ball. Danny forgets it is Karl's tum and tokes the ball outside. Karl asks Da nny for the ball.

o Good o Bod OGood OSad 2. Arnold listens to what kids say. He listens to kids and doesn't boss them around. o Good o Bod o Good o Sad o Good o Sad o Good OSad .~ Jud e for Yourself ~~~~-----------Na me • Directions: Read the story. He isn't sure what he should do because he has always been a bully. He tries to buy friends by giving away his lunch and his toys. Arnold doesn't call names. 4. Fill in the circle to show whether you think the c hoice is good or bad. He takes turns and doesn't coli names. 6. He brags about what his dad does at work . 5. Arnold doesn't boss kids around. Arnold tries to buy friends. Arnold takes turns. • Directions: Read each of Arnold's choices. Arnold the Sully is trying to make friends. I. 3. Arnold brags about his dod.

o cot lover o clerk seiling Bits and Bits o dog breeder ~~ . The makers of Good Stuff say their food will give dogs longer lives. • Directions: Fill In the circle beside the nome of e a ch person who w ould probably give Randy g ood advice about c hoosing a dog food . B~s a nd Bits says It will give dogs good health and no bod dog breath . All the dog food makers soy their dog food is the best. Best Ever dog food says It gives the extra vitamins dogs need for strong bones and teeth . Randy takes Pixie to the store to buy o big bag of dog food.Is The BesT? • Directions: Read the story.

... such a s fairy ta les. Realistic Story: A g irl hits a home run and wins the g ame for her team. O Realistic story o Fantasy . A mode-up story about things that CQuid rea lly happen is a realistic story. Later. tell a bout things thot could never really happen.~ .. • Directions: Read the book reviews. '. Fantasy: A girl hits the b a ll. they teach it to fly on its own .N=m=. He lands at a busy 01rport~ and wanders through New York City. -. o Realistic story .. Fill in the i I to show whether each story Is a realistlc story o r a fanta sy.~~~~~~------­ ealisTic STOry or FanTasy'? J----...."" through the sky. It sprouts wings and flies away o n an adventure . • (l A Goose Leams to Fly Is about a family who saves an Injured baby goose. Those stories are fantasies.s~~. o Realistic story ==.:~: •• • Q. The Flying Hippo is about a hippo that flies (<.#"~ _ /? II-II QMIII The Magic Airplane is about a toy airplane tha t flies to the planet Mars. o Realistic story 0 Fantasy 0 Fantasy ..• • • • • Q The First Airplane is about the Wright Brothers and the airplane they invented. A 0 Fantasy '/ ~ .~ .~. Some made-up stories. -' ..' ' Many stories ore mode-up stories.

Michelle got a kitten for her birthday.N Chris studied about healthy food in school. When he got up In the morning. It always starts. It napped in Michelle's lap. It was soft and cuddly. he was so tall. Underline the sentence that makes each story a fantasy. his head went right through the ceiling. The Aardvarks had won. It went up so high that it went into orbit around the Earth. up it soared. • Directions: Read the stories. It con cook your breakfast. the whole story is a fantasy . The kicker kicked the football. . One day the kitten said to Michelle. You really should buy this car. "It can go very fast. Chris drank a gloss of milk just before he went to bed. After playing. " the salesperson said. He learned that milk could make him grow.If even one thing in a story c ould not really happen. 'Would you like me to tell you a story? " The team lined up. The game was over. Up. It liked to chase fuzzy toys. even on the coldest day. "This Is a great car.

Write about a special day. but make sure everything you write is something that could really happen.Write About I'ea • Directions: Write a journal entry. C 2000Tribune EducatIOn. An Righl5 ReseMId . . You c an make up the story.

. AI Righl$ Reserved.W.ca tillm or Farrtc. Write about the some special day you wrote about on page I Q7.:alion.. This time.-i+".y? C> 2000 Tribune Ed. a Nome • Directions: Write a new journal entry. . add details to make your Ft.

Know Your Characters N ::lmc Characters are the people or animals in a story. think about how you would act if you were the character. Think about how you would feel. A. As you read. . Understanding characters in a story helps you understand what happens. Write words from the box to name the character 's feelings. ' k glad sorry unhappy sad pleased happy Cl 2000 Tribuna EduCation. • Directions: Look at the pictures.q Rights Rewrved.

. He feels _ __ _ _ _ __ __ _ A big bully pulls Julia's hai r.~. She feels On Saturday. sad Eric 's best friend moves to a new town. QG u . Use a word from below to complete the second sentence. Harry sees a magic show.~~~~~~~~~~ • Characters' Feelings expression on the charac ter 's fac e . Draw the correct . All Aighla Reserved. . ~ v • surprised ~ "' angry . He feels _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ C 2000 Tribune EGucaIlor'l. Name • Directions: Read the fi rst sentence.

The words go across and down. D jolly D sick D friendly o pleased 0 scared D surprised o lucky D proud D sorry mad 0 brave 0 excited F S H N B U V A J R L 0 F R I E N U S S R C E A P U L D E R A Y E P J S P X D 0 L G Y B K A L K A C L M A P R 0 L L D L 0 U C Q K Y 0 U T U Y Z E V J 0 L Y B 0 A T E P S E K D X R I E C T E D M . Circle them in the word search.• Directions: Check the happy words.

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• Directions: Rea d the story.
Yesterday. my friend Rex and I visited the museum. We were excited about seeing the new dinosaur display. ' Wowl ' l yelled when I looked up at the tyrannosaurus skeleto n. ~ He ' s my distant c ousin, ~ Rex joked. ~ In fact, I wa s named after him! " ~ My cousin was really a picky eater. " giggled Rex. "He's no skin, Just bones! " That night. I dreamed of that tyrannosaurus. I Imagined him sticking his head into my bedroom window. I was to o frightened to scream. When he o pened his hug e mouth, I froze. "Do you know what happened to me because r wouldn't toke a bath? " thundered the dinosaur. I shook my head '" bec ome x-stinkedl" he roared . Now, I think that Rex a nd his dinosaur "cousin " must really be related. They both tell bod jokes!

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Plot and Setting
Stories have a setting and a plot. The saMing tells where and when the story tokes place. The plot telis what happened . • Directions: Read the story. Then, follow the directions below. Michael. Sam and Dominic were best friends. They ate lunch together. At recess, they swung on the swings together. On the swings, Michael said, "Come to my house to play after school." -.::II!DT~ '------..,.. Dominic thought Michael was looking at Sam. He waited for Michael to ask him, too, but Michael didn't. All afternoon, Dominic felt sad. When the bell rang, he started to go home. "Where are you golng?H Michael called. "' wanted you both to come to my house." With a big smile, Dominic ran to join Michael and Sam.

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Dominic felt sad because he thought he wasn't invited. Dominic and Sam went to Michael's house. Michael Invited the boys over.
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• Directions: Read the story. Jimmy hid a rubber spider inside Ronald' 5 desk.. Ronald yelled when he opened his desk to get a book. Then. Ronald put the rubber spider in the sink. Tommy squealed when she bent down to get a drink. Finally, Tammy put the rubber spider inside Jimmy' 5 tennis shoe. Jimmy screamed loudest of all when he saw it. The other kids giggled

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I am very bright, but that doesn't make me smart.

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You can turn me around, but I won 't get dizzy.

I con rattle, but I am not a baby's toy.

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• Directions: Read the clues carefully. Then, number the cats. When you are sure you are correct. color the cats.

I. A gray cat sits on the gate.
2. A cat with orange and black spots sits near the tree. 3. A brown cat sits near the bush. 4. A white cat sits between the orange and black spotted cat and the gray cat.

5. A black cot sits next to the brown cat. 6. An orange cat sits between the gray cot and the black cat.

. I '. AI RIghts RePtvtd.--.s I runmng ..- ~~-=--=--=--=---.----... . ._____ _ ___ I I I I I ~---------" C 2000 Tribune Educalion. . l! r II 11 :: 1 ._________ . WAlvlNG i.. . --------I I I o U e i.. broken heart " P : " ': :t=-------------=-l I I I TI RE I R o 0 R DAD S Ii ! I I I walking tall i(":::::::::... Use your thinking skills to match the picture words with their meanings. .----.~ ~~~----------~ Hidden Meanings • Directions: Cut out the cards. .. . T G I I I r I 'l l____~____ J.-=-=-=-' ~---------:'---------i touchdown I I I I I JI I I I I I I I . .::=-~: I II ... I'.' G RUN 1\ !:---------1 i i N I N .. . I r---------.I .-.---------" I I crossroads I I I I l_________ l_ ~::~~C_k_ I I .---------. ._ .II ~ ~ : 1 he art 1" -------. ( r----.-. ' flatH. Iheblock r-...

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GRAMMAR AND WRITING .

9 .s . c• G '«t ·E • ·F ·H .p .L K ----·M C 2000 T.~ )~ . ----- "4 . AI Rights R. Begin with A.il)une EckH:alion.R . Follow the letters of the • alphabet. D.Q J r r ·0 t • • • .~~~----------~ ABC DoTs • Directions: Connect the dots.8GI\'Gd.

_ _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ __ jar girl k9 y JIJ 1.What Comes First'? The firs letter of each word is used to put words t in alphabetical (ABC) order. _ _ _ _ __ 1..2.. .. . Righ1s ReserYe<l.. _ _ _ _ _ __ 2. write the words in alphabetical order. sUn ObabY~ 1.. ..ar • Directions: Underline the first letter of each word. A lphdbrricClI Order (1 2000 Tribune Education . Then. Example: 2Pple Qee >.. _ _ _ _ _- 2. _ _ _ _ _ __ 1..- 2.

Murphy plant his vegetables in ABC order. + Direc tions: Help Mr.-/.. Rights RoM""".~~'~~~--~~---'--'~ I'lanting an AeC Garden .-""7c-... k Read the names of the vegetables in the word box.1 N . ~ corn onions lettuce potatoes radishes asparagus ". . . Write the names in the correct rows. C 2000 Tribune Education .m.

Then. teacher up dog cowhand the cap library runs is zoo C 2000 TritIuM Educaliool . A naming word names a person. • Different words have different jobs. " ..nurse place . Example: person .store thing -drum • Directions: In the word box below. Naming words are also called nouns. . place or thing. use the nouns you circled to name each picture. place or thing. Rights RoseM<!... circle only the words that name a person.~ ~~~~~---------WhaT's My Name'? Nom.

All Rig~.~. girl artist park tree truck doctor ball zoo vase baby f school store Person Place Thing C 2000 Trt>Iroe Education. .Place or Thing'? • Directions: Write each noun in the correct box below.

. The farmer is painting the fence.• ~ ~~~. • Directions: Circle two nouns in each sentence below. C 2000 Triburle Educaliot!. The goat has horns. The hen is sitting on her nest.<eG. The cow has a coif... place or thing . ". RlQhls Reser. .------~~~ Finding Nouns Nome A noun names a perso n. .

.Nouns aT Play NC:IITlCI • Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct noun from the word box. The _ _ __ _ _ __ __ _ is in the sky. Th ree _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ swim in the water.-_ fl y a kite. 5. Write the noun on the line.:.. 3. 6.:. duc ks dog sun boys tree bird I. 2. Two _ _ __ _ _ __ -. . A _ ____________ sits on its nest. A big _ _ _ __ _ __ ___ grows in the park. 4.. A _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ __ digs a hole..

They are ca lled proper nouns.Main Street thing . o The winner is a horse named Lucky. o Jason calls his dog ben.Gino place . They name particular persons.Golden Gate Bridge • Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence that is written correctly. o The winner is a horse named lucky. o Beth gave Mrs. o My friend comes from Chino. o My friend comes from china. o Jason calls his dog Ben. Jackson an apple. . E xample: person . places and things. Proper nouns always begin with capital letters.Some nouns are special. jackson an apple. o Beth gave mrs.

.2) f)f) shirt C:.~~ ~~~~--~~--------~ One or More Than One? Nome • • Directions: Circle the correct word under each picture.-(hats) --.J.~ f)f) clouds wheel --F""y---.. car cars frog frogs c.. shirts cloud wheels dish dishes gloss glasses fox foxes . ~D~ hat .

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.Maki Nouns Plural Ncme A plural noun means more than one. • flower f! " girl toy squirrel wagon turtle " (1 2000 TrlbJ"" Education . . . Add 5 to most nouns to make plural nouns. R9ftl1 Reserved. Jerry has two dogs. E xample: Penny has one dog. • Directions: Write the plural form of the nouns below...

add es. • Directions: Write the plural form of each noun below. To make nouns that end in x. sh or ch plural. Example: Barry filled one box with sand. peach 000 brush fox bus witch '" .~~~--~---------One Is Not enough! Nome A plural noun means more than one. s. 55.~ . Barry filled four boxes with sand.

E0UC8l1on.. Retorted. C 2000 Tribu .~ kites One star c hick foxes matc hes lunch ~ More Than One (Plural) ".... .Tne Clues • Directions: Write each word from the word box in the correct place. Remember that plural forms usually end in s. AI Righ .

o)e EducatlOl'l. Example: Fred kicks the ball. Circle words that tell what the children are doing. Go! An action word tells wha t a person or thing can do. jump boy sleep be d hello talk ska te m itte ns~ -==4~~ hop sidewalk sing song story read e 2000 TriI)o. AI Rigflll R&Ie<ved. .~ ~~~~--------~ Read . • Directions: Rea d the words below. Set.

A~ R ight s ~ . Verbs Cl 2000 TrII>JM EducatiOn. A fish swims. A monkey swings. The dog gQr~~ The birds fly. A boy talks. A turtle crawls. draw a line to match ea ch sentence with the correct picture. .• Directions : Underline the a ction word in each sentence. Then.

Example : Jane reads a book.What Is a Verb? A verb is an action word.. A tiger Jumps through a ring. . . A verb tells what a person or thing does. A boy eats popcorn. The clown falls down. Two tiny dogs dance.. A woman swings on a trapeze. The bear climbs a ladder. + Directions: Circle the verb in each sentence below.

One bird _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ . Many fish swim . Most of those verbs end in s. One dog _~======:::::::======-- Birds sing . One fish _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ __ __ Snakes glide. One snake -~=====::::::::::::=::::=:::::::~J Rabbits hop. One boy likes pets . • Directions: Add s to each verb to make it tell about one.Verbs WiTh One Example: Boys like pets. One rabbit _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ Dogs bark. N=mc Some verbs tell what one person o r thing does. Write the verb.

You _ _ _ _ _ _ _ welcome to join us. Use are to teUabout more than one Use are with the word you . Use is to tell about one person or thing. are and am are special verbs. Are c:lnd Am The words is. _ _ _ _ _ at the lake.Is. Many fish _ _ _____ under the water. Ve rb s . We _ _ _ _ _ _ busy catching fish . t Directions: Write is. Use am with the word I. Sally _ _ _ __ with me. ~ The lake _ _ _ _ _ deep. are or am In each sentence below.

.. follow. 3.n". at home for me when I am at school. add ed to tell about the past. we _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ _ _ for its owner. mehoma.. Yesterday. • Directions: Write the correct verb in each . For most verbs. Example: Today. . Tara and Jim walk to school. play. seemed The puppy _ __ _ __ _ _ __ _ _____ hungry. looked Last week. the puppy and I _ __ _ _ __ _ ___ every day. a puppy seems. look.n.Now or in the ~aST A verb can tell about something that happened in the past. played Now. Tora and Jim walked to school. followed Two weeks ago. waited She _ __ _ _ __ Yo.. waits.

. taged tipped My c hair over... Joged Cl 2000 T' ~ EdoeAIIoo.. d oub le the consonant b efore adding ed. For verbs that end in a single consonant. .'" Bunnies hopped into the garden . I you .Final Consonants Most verbs add ed to tell about the past. circ le the verb spelled correc tly. Example: Bunnies hop into the g arden. peted The boy petted togged In our game. dow n the street . tlped rubed Your kitten rubbed jogged The men against my leg... All Aighls Reserved. ... the dog. • Directions: In each sentence.:::...

Writi"!:! AbouT The PasT Most verbs add ed to tell about the p ast. builders copyed the first plane. o Later. builders copied the first plane. o For many years. . Reserved.. o At last. For verbs that end in a silent e. o Others hopeed for magic c arpets. o Some people moved their arms up and down quickly. • Directions: In which sentence is the verb spelled correctly? Fill in the circle beside that sentence.. Horses carrie d them for. o Others hoped for magic carpets. an airplane staied in the air. o Later. o Some people moveed treir arms up and down quickly. people tryed to fly. Pla nes corry us for. an airplane stayed in the oir.. we like planes. All RIghI. change the y to i before adding ed. people liked horses. C 2000 Tribun40 EOUCIIIion. drop the e before adding ed. _~-. people tried to fly. Example: Today. For verbs that end in a consonant and y. o At last. Long a go. o For many years.

Rights Reserve<l .~~--~~--~--~-­ Verbs That CMange Nome • Some verbs change in special ways to tell about the post. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ same blue gloves. A. has Past came ate had Now make run write Past made ran wrote My grandmother _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ _ __ me a letter. • Directions: In each sentence. we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ home from a trip.~ . Here are a few important verbs that change in special ways . C 2OOO Tr. Now come eat have. Last week. I _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ an orange. but now I hove red ones. Verbs . Last winter. we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in a race. At lunch yesterday. This morning. write a verb from the box to tell about the past.oone Ed"""lion.

Always use were with the word you . ". Use were to teU about more than one person or thing. You __________ too young to play. They _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ on the some soccer team. LOiS _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in the second grade last year. Use was to tell about one person or thing. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ eight years old. too. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ on the team. Carmen and Judy _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ friends. • Directions: Write was or were in each sentence below.Was and Were Use was and were to tell about the Nome past. .

C 2000 Tfit)uM Education. gives or gave in each sentence below. • Directions: Write give. The teacher alwa ys _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a test on Frida y. She _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Mike a turn as line leader yesterd ay. Trlsha _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a party last week. AU Rigllls Reserved. 2 . Bananas _ _ _ _ _ _ _ me a rosh. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ my dog some water eve ry day. JIII _ __ _ __ the Jacket to me yesterday.Usi The ver'" Give Nome Use give and gives to tell about now. Use gave to tell about the past .

o hasn't o wasn't She would not go away for long. If you leave out a letter and add the mark' in its place. you make a contraction. does + not should + not is + not have + not hoven't isn't . o o couldn't can't He was not worried. The baby could not see his sister. Fill in the circle beside Ire correct contraction.doesn't shouldn't • Directions: Choose the contraction for the underlined words.~ ~~~~~----~~~ ConTraction ACTion Nome You con combine two words to make one new word. Example: is + not = iSn)!ft = isn't • Directions: Match these verbs and the word not with the contractions. . o doesn't o wouldn't . To make some contractions. though. cOMbine a verb and the word not.

TMat Describe about a naming word. .. Nome Some words describe a person. Example: The shoe is old .1 A¢l' ReseNed . Write the correct word under each picture. cold light round sad tunny fat ~ o · W ~ 0 # 0 2000 T'ibune E<luCa!ion . These word s tell more • Directions: Read these words that describe... place o r thing.

! l::-..-... AI ~ R_ _ . .:..! Describe 11'! • Directions: Match the describing word with the correct picture..."'-. old soft ..'--..--:1'-:::..---------.. . ' hot sweet wet tall C 2000 Tribune Educalion.'-..

• Directions: Write a describing word in each sentence below. A has a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ tail. A has _ _ _ _ _ _ _ legs. has _ _ _ _ _ _ _ eyes.- The -------------- W 241 hang by their tails._ -_-_-_.A describing word tells about a noun. what shope or how many . It can tell what kind.._ _ frog. green big three round bushy six A has _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ teeth. Use the words in the box.:. Adjc. Re""rved. . what color._ -_-_. what size.. _ -_ _ -_ _ . AJ Rig/II. The ~ will become a . C 2000 Tribune Educalion.1'ive.

All RighlS Reserved.Describing words tell about persons. The bright sun is warm. They c an tell how things look. . The old book is torn.f) . Q ~fi C> "" *@ ~ v 242 Cl 2000 Tribune E<lucalton. sound or feel. The apple was sweet and crisp. taste. . • Directions: Circle two describing words in each sentence below. places and things.. o ff. Noisy squirrels ran up a tali tree. '.:-1 Yellow ducks swam in a little pond. The white kitten is fluffy.

I. The banana is yellow . • Directions: Underline the colo r word s in these sentenc es. . 6. 4. . The tree has red apples. Purple flowers grow in the yard . 5.~~--~~--~~~~ WhaT Color Is If? Color words are describing words. Use these describing words to help you color the picture. 3. 2. Example: Sue has a blue d ress. A brown squirrel sits by the tree .~ . The leaves on the tree are green. Yellow birds fly in the sky. The house is blue.

_._ _ _ .-_-_-_-_. -_ _ Your I/!I may blow off on a _ _ __ __ _ _ day. sunny cloudy • Directions: Write the correct weather word on the line in each sentence.. We can build a A on a .day. We may not see the 0 on a __ -_-_.._ .. You may wear ~ on a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ day.___ day.-_ You need an ~ on a _____ -_-_. -_ _ _ -_ •• ._ _ -_-_.__ _ _ _ ..._ ...Weather words are describing words. They teU what kind.day.

underline the describing word that telts how many. One cat sat under the table. 5. Write an X after the sentence that uses an incorrect number word. Four spiders hung In the doorway. The witch held three apples. Eight bats hung upside down. I. In each sentence. . t Directions: Read the sentences below. They tell how many.~ ~~--~~~------~ How MClny Do You See? Ncme Number words ore describing words. 2. Example: Two ants crowled across the table. look. 3. "'. Then. ot the picture. In the window were two jack-a' -lanterns. 4.

~~~--~~--~~ Fish for Desc:ribin9 Words Nome • • Directions: Color only the fish with describing words. o o o o '"~ o C 2000 TtiOune Educ:allon. . AI RiC!MI R&S8f\IGd.--~ .

A sentence teUs a whole idea . 5. • Directions: Read each sentence. C 2000 Tribune Ed\lcrluon. All Righi. 3. Big clouds are in the sky. . 4. . I. Color the pictures. D D • /J-f. A bird sits in the tree. The boy has a new kite. Rete<V«I. Two ducks are in the pond. A bee Is on the flower. Write the number by the correct picture. 2.

The room was full of toys. Rig/lis Re .. The drummer in the My friends play ball after school. Color the airplane blue jf the words do not make a sentence.... • Directions: Read each group of words.. Color the airplane red if the words make a sentence. How many sentences do you have? _ _ _ __ C 2000 Tribune EduuIlOIl . • Directions: Answer the question.. The old house seems My birthday cake is yummy .A sentence must tell a whole idea . .. rved.

. ........... Example: The sun is shin ing. ... .. C 2ODO Tribune Educllion... • Directions: Write each sentence correctly.. "" RigMs Reservod... : . the wind Is strong. . ..SenTences l<ighT A sentence always begins with a capital letter. .. puddles are fun. leaves fell all day. we made a snowman...

? • Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence that is written correctly..clllion. o Skating Is fun! o Skating is fun Cl 200D TribuM Ed. _. o Terry has new skates o Watch her zoom o Watch her zoom! o Does she wear pads on her knees? o Does she wear pads on her knees o Wear a helmet when you skate o Wear a helmet when you skate. o Terry has new skates. .Every sentence ends with one of these end marks. AI Righl.

Utile Amy C 2000 TribunII EGucaIion All Rights Aesutve<I_ " . Mom Mike walks by Ihe cart.~ . rides in the cart. likes ice cream. The action part tells what the person or thing does . pushes the cart. The naming part tells who or what is doing something. • Directions: Match each naming port with an action part that makes s ense . Naming part Action port My sisler That blrd -- -- _ -has wings. eats grass. tokes a picture . The little boy The goal The hens cluck.~~~--~~------~ Sentence Suilding Slacks Ncmc • Every sentence has two ports.

o Many people o By the door o likes old books. 0 In the morning _ _ _ _ _ _ Iook for old toys. . Fill in the Circle beside the group of words that forms the missing part. Two ladies _ _ _ __ o buy on old toy chest.Sentences • Directions: Each sentence is missing either a naming part or an action part. o Mybrorher o a teddy bear. My neighbor _ _ _ __ o Is having a yard sole today. _ _ _ _ _ wonts an old checkers game. o at the sale.i . 0 One man _ _ _ _ __ ~ In the house next dOor.

Fi Naming ~arl's Nome The naming part of a sentence tells who or what is dOing something. S. A man in tennis shoes ron in a race. . AI Rig1Its ~. C 2000 Tribune Educlotion. • Directions: Underline the naming part in each sentence below . 2.. Big oak trees grew along a road . A woman fished all morning. 3. 4. • _\oW. I. Some teachers p layed ball with us. 6.. The hotdogs were tasty. Our closs had a picnic In the park. Example: The chimp on a bike rode in a circle .

Write one of the naming ports to begin each sentence. 3. filled the sky. ".. 4... ___ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _______wentcamping.. . F>a.Naming !'arTs • Directions: Read the naming parts in the tent. 5. blew the trees. af CI SenTence fell on the tent. Rain Black clouds A big wind the aid tent I. was hard to set up. 2.

A monkey climbed a tree. I. A striped tiger paced in its cage. 6. The seals swom in a pool of water. 2. Example: The zookeeper opened the gate . Two big elephants swung their trunks. 3.a<Yed . 4. 5. C 2000 Triburoo Eoucallon AI R""'ts Rfls. My family walked to the zoo.ACTion CIT The Zoo The action part o f a sentenc e tells what the naming part is doing or did. The giraffe stretched its long neck. • Directions: Underline the action part in each sentence below.

for Action! c ame from the roof Nome • Directions: Write one of these action parts to finish each sentence.:==-~:::::::==:::::::==::::~~=:::::. ose The firetruck ____ _ _ __ _ _ ________ _ The siren _ __ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ __ Flames _ __ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ ________ Firefighters _ _______ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ __ VVater _____________________ . put out the fire raced to the fire blew loudly held a big h.

____ _________ J ~ I I I I I The balloons - : . . I I I ~ ~ I ~ Naming Part Action Part r----. Read each sentence that you make. I is barking. The bear I go up in the sky. wears a costume. Cut out all the boxes. Look at each picture. An elephant . Some are action parts. ' : The dog : leads the porade. ______ ____ __ . : o 2000 TrbJne EducIIlion. " _____ _______ . Glue the correct naming part and action part beside each picture . All RlghIS Re""MId . --------~------. Naming Port Action Part Naming Part Action Part Naming Part Action Port • ' It .----------. : L _ _ __________ L _____ _______ ~ : .Circus Sentences • Directions: The boxes ot the bottom of this page have sentence ports.-----T-------------I . Some are naming parts.-------T------------I--. .

o Missing an action part o Complete sentence o Missing a naming part o Missing an action part o Complete sentence o Missing a naming part o Missing an action part o Complete sentence o Missing a naming part Hotdogs The cheerleaders jump and yell for our team . Is it a complete sentence that tells a whole idea? Is it missing a naming part? Is it missing an action part? Fill in the circle beside the correct answer.. . o Missing on action part C 2000 TI'bIJrw E<!uca! . AI AogII!! RIIYrYed.. .N cme • Directions: Read each group of words. . is going to the big game tonight o Complete sentence o Missing a naming part The fans cheer for their team....

6. JG•. AI R ig/1!s~ . . The water is cold . Every telling sentence end s with a period.SenTences ThaT Tell Example : The bird sings . One turtle fell off. I. Two turtles sat on a log. Did you see her? 4. 3. Can you swim? ------_. • Directions: Circle only the sentences that tell something. Name Some sentences tell something. She swam away. 2. 5. Cl 2000 TrI\l\<ne EdUCcl!Ion.

Which coat is yours? 6.. something.lHon . Rigt11. ~ 2(XJO TIit:>Unot Educ. An asking sentence is called a question. Do you w atch TV In that room? 5. . Where do you sleep? 4. A question ends with a question mark. Is that your house? 2.. There are two pictures on the wall. . Iii I.Sentenc:es That Ask Some sentences ask. 3. Example: What is your name? • Directions: Circle only the questions.. ""-'ted. . The kitten is asleep.

is our class going to the Science Museum will we see dinosaur bones does the museum have a mummy .A question begins with a capital letter and ends with a question mark . . • Directions: Write each question correctly on the line. C 2000 Tribune EdOC:. A. AigIlts A e _..UQn.

The bear is looking for his cave D 6. Is the bear ready for a long nap D 8. . A question ends with a question mark.. Put the correct end mark after each sentence.. I. The bear is cold and sleepvD 7.A telling sentence ends with a period. Will the bear sleep all winter D . "- r-- • Directions: Read each sentence. Is the bear lost 0 5. . I. Snow is falling in the woods D 3. Is winter coming 2. The trees are covered with snowD 4. ..1 1 1 LD ' .

Asking sentence: Can the girl jump high? • Directions: Read each telling sentence.The boy con swim.f.The order of words can change a sentence..: ::. The bell will ring . Change the order of the words to make a ~ questlon. Example: Telling sentence: The girl c an jump high.-- 0°:. . ~ -:::. __ The clown is happy.. . Write your question on the line. The popcorn is hot.

Can you see the finish line 8. Run faster D 7. I won the race 0 Cl 2000 Tribune Educ:auon. All Rights Reae<V<Kl. What a great day this is for a rac e 2. ~--- - . Who will finish first 5. ? or! 1. Use it to end a sentenc e that shows strong feelings. Example: What a be autiful d a y this is! • Directions: Read these sentenc es. Write ? or ! after each sentence. . How fost they run 0 D D D 4. Who is running in this race D 3. The runners are off 6.The end mark ! shows that you are exc ited.

go to the old tree. end your order with !. o Toke five s teps toward the big rock? o o Look at all my gold and Jewels? Look at all my gold and Jewels! . end your order with a period. o Watch out for angry bees! o Watch out for angry bees? o Toke five steps toward the big rock. If you are not excited. Follow these steps to find the treasure? First. go to the old tree? o First. o o o Follow these steps to find the treasure. Example: Watch out for that hole in the rood! Ride slowly .You can write orders in sentences. • Directions: Fill in the circle beside the sentence that is written correctly. o Dig for the treasure. If you are excited. Hurry! o Dig for the treasure? Hurry.

Use the word and to join them. • Directions: Read the two sentenc es. ~as ~ -------------------------------. My friend a cat.Two sentences can become one sentence. My friend has a dog. ~. I have a ball and a bat . My friend has I eat with a fork. ~ The rabbit likes _____________________________________ Cl 2000Troone Educalion. I eat with a spoon. Dadneeds ____________________________~~---- ~O The rabbit likes carrots. I eat with Dod needs a rake. Dod needs a basket. Example: I have a ball. . Write them as one sentence. All Rlghll Reserved. The rabbit likes peas. Leave out words that are repeated. I have a bat.

. Moria and Sean sing . You can use the word and to join them. Jim skis. She hums. Maria sings and hums. too. Juan runs. I write books. • Directions: Read the two sentences. Maria sings. Sean sings. too. He kicks. I read books. too.Two sentences can become one sentence. Write them as one sentence. Examples: Maria sings. too. Ida skis.

_ _ _ _ _ L _ _ _ _ _ _ _ l-____________ _ _ I I i today. i Luis plays soccer Cl 2000 Tribune Education. .• Directions: Read the two sentences."'R FlightS ~rved_ . ~ = • and The clown did tricks.----------r--------r-------------I I I I. Snow fell today_ and ~ Luis plays soccer. Find the sentence parts below that tell the same idea. The clown danced. ~ Luis plays b asketball. Snow fell yesterday. Cut out and glue the sentence parts to make one sentence. The clown did tricks I basketball. I Snow fell yesterday ~ ~ L ______ _______ ~--------~-------------IL danced. and = ~.--.

. Dad washed the car. Mom planted corn.ining Scntcm<::c. Write them as one sentence.ibul'l8 E<luCltion. Mom planted beans. . C"mc. AI 1'19Ml0 Reserved. 0 2000 T. Dad waxed the car.It All TOc:llett1er • Directions: Read the two sentences. Birds live in the tree. Squirrels live in the tree.

Write the words in the correct order to make a sentence.A sentence makes sense when the words are in order. . painting. red Spot Cl 2000 Tribune Education. 3 and 4 in the circles to put the words in order. • Directions: Write the numerals I. . 0000 doghouse needs The 0000 have paint. AI RighlS ReHl'i9(\. 2.

. ~ _____________ J . 2. I. That box LI_ _ _ _ _ _ _--'I is yours. _over _ _ _tree_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _smiley face_ I. Color the picture.Changing groups of words in a sentence changes the meaning.~--------------: . I see a kite LI_ _ _ _ _ _ _-'I 3. • Directions: Cut out and glue a word group to complete each sentence.---~------------. The boy is in the water . I : l_ _ _ _ the _ _ I with a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . '---_ _ _ _ _ _ _--' ----------------------------~--------------1 : " in the bowl : under the tree : of oranges in the lake .-. The fish LI_ _ _ _ _ _ _ ----'I is yellow. Draw a picture to show the meaning of the sentence. o 2 :-------. Example: The boy is in the car.

. 1 .N c mc Changing the order of the words in a sentence may change the meaning.nSl SontC'ncC'....11d. The teacher read to the girl. The frog jumped over the rabbit... The ball hit the boy.. Example: The dog chased the cat. The cat chased the dog . - ~.. All Rlghl$ AeseMKI... CI 2000 Tribune ECluCalJOn.. ~ The boy hit the ball.... • Directions: Read the sentence pairs... The elf watched the giant... The baby laughed at the father.. The giant watched the e lf.. The girl read to the teacher. The rabbit jumped over the frog.. 61.. The father laughed at the baby.. Circle the sentence that goes with the picture..

Write a word from the box on each line to make the sentenc es more interesting. ".II R9ht1 Aota<Ved . The jewels are in the safe. E xample: J have a coat. Cl 2000 TrItJune Educalion. . Draw a picture o f eac h sentence. The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ skater won a _ _ _ _ _ _ ___ medal. • Directions: Read eac h sentence. The _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ jew els are In the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ safe. I have a red coa t with many pockets.Words that describe make a sentence better. bright brave strong graceful little precious The skater won a medal.

. It can also tell how.. Where? The girls play _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ ._ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . How? My dog was barking. noisily loudly in the show around at night nearby before lunch in the yard on the stage with energy g Mv. when or where the person or thing does the action. write a word or words to answer the question. If you Ilke.._ -_ ._ _ _ _ _-_ -_ . When? Dave sang ________________ . use words from this box. How? . Ada walked quickly from the quickly from the room. How? When? Then..._-_-_-_ . Then room • Directions: In each sentence.S barkin _ --_-_-_ .. Where? They play _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ __ _ .._-_. Where? Example: Ada walked._ _ _ ..A sentence can tell what a person or thing does.

A Sentence That Grows A sentence con tell more and more . . CI 2000 T!Ib\HIe Education. d ra w a picture of the last sentence . AJ ~~ ts ReM"""'. I see the _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ elephant. • Directions: Make the underlined sentence grow by writing a word on eac h line. I see the _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ elephant eating _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ I see the _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ elephant eating _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ __ as he stands by the _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ __ . On a nother pape r. I see the eleohant.

On another sheet of paper. Make it grow by writing a word on each line.....-_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ undero C 2000 Tribune EducaUon.• Directions: Complete the first sentence. I found my I found my _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ in the _ _ _ _ _ __ I found my _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ inthe . All Rights Reserve<!. . draw a picture of the last sentence.

o it is not hard. o carrots are good for you. Undo went to the store. I went home. and o my friends and I made a snowman. Jerry had a party. This book is long. o not everyone could come. It snowed yesterday. and . C 2000 T. Example: Linda went to the store. but The baseball game was called off.it>une E(1UC:alion. AI fligNI Aesetved. • Directions: What can you join to the sentence to make it telt more? Fill in the circle beside the right ending. but o some people skate well. o o we like to swim.You can join sentences to tell more. but she didn't buy anything. and I met her there. o flowers are pretty.

--..---------~------------------~ 0 2000 Tribune Ed\lcalion . Example: Julian read a book. Pete did not do his homework Will you call me? .::~:::::.. . Cut and glue to make the joined sentences tell more.::d why : because she wants a bike.. : : when he has free time. . Tom likes to go to the library Pete did not do his homework. me l L _ _ __ .--.. . • Directions: Read each sentence... RIghI. : Tina Is saving her money. Tina Is saving her money r------------------.t ~-------.You can join sentences to tell more about something. Tom likes to go to the library.-..----.-..._..... Will you call when w hy _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.-..----.~ .:::::::. ---..------------------. "-h"e::n"-_.. ft l as soon as you can? because he was sick.w..:. Julian read a book when he got home ...•• ----------. .

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.Sentences can tell about events in the order they happened . Write two sentences to tell what two things could happen next.. Sally went to the shelter to choose a new pet. • Directions: Read the sentence. . Draw a picture to match an event in your story. Ordor of e ven.

2 and 3 in the circles to teU what happened to Harry first. • Directions: Write I.Sentences in Order Sentences can tell events in a story in order. You can use the words from the box in your sentences jf you need them. Then. boot catch caught fight fish fought pole proud . second and third. write a sentence to tell about each picture.

• Directions: Look at each picture. Write a sentence in the bubble that tells what the person is saying.A sentence can tell what someone is saying . • "-- • • .

C 2000 TritluM Education. . AI R9/lts ReseIved.Sentences can make a good letter . • Directions: Write a letter to a friend on the lines... Dear _____________________________ Your friend. .

!!!!!II C 2000 Tribune Educ81ion. Every season of the year is special. /\II Ri g h l . • Directions: Write three words to tell about each season.~ ~--~~~~------~ Writing About the Seasons Sentences can tell about special times... Spring Summer Fall . • .. _.

. use some of the words to write three sentences about the trip.L. + Directions: Imagine you ore going somewhere far away. write words about your trip.et's Take a Trip! Sentences con tell about special happenings. Then. On the short lines in and around the plane.

You can use these ideas in your writing . • Directions: Answer the questions below. My Family How many people ore in your family? _ _ _ __ __ _ _ __ What are their names? _ _ __ _ __ _ __ _ __ _ __ _ Write two words that tell about each person. What is your fomily's favorite meal? _ __ __ _ __ __ _ _ What is your family 's favorite TV show? _ _ _ __ _ _ __ __ .• ~ ~~~~--------~ 6rClinstorming Nome Brainstorming is a way to think of new ideas. Use the answers to help you write four sentences about your family.

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.. . Color the picture on page 2Q7.gh~ Rete<V9d . • Fred Frog Meets the President • Ted Toad's Terrific Tree House • A report on a frog • A report on a toad • From tadpole to frog • How to catch a frog B. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back covers of your book. A. Here are some words you may need. ~ 0 2000 Trib<lne Educalioo. Write your story or report on sheets of writing paper. This list may help you . . Cut it out and glue it on your cover.. Mr.. R. Follow these steps. Think up your story or do research for your report.Write a book about a toad or a frog! It c an be a story that you make up or a report on fac ts . Toad hopped Into my wagon. Story starters Report Ideas • A frog and a toad's conversation • One day. . brown hop pond croak jump tadpole fly land toad frog legs tongue green lily pad water C. Choose an Idea.

. Follow these steps. • I live in a sand castle . beach hot shells swim bucket paddle shore swimsuit burn pail shovel tan fish raft sun towel float sand sunglasses water C. • A poem about a sand castle or a day at the beach • A poem about how summer makes me feel B. I!' • A Day at the Beach <0 ~~ • While swimming in the lake. • Summer Fun • My sand castle looks like. • I love summer because. Color the illustration on page ~.. . Cut it out and glue it on your cover.. This list may help YOU. I .. Think up your story.. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back covers of your book.Nome Write a book about summer or swimming! You might write about something you have done during summer or your feelings about the season. Moke Your Owro Storyb""k. . . Write your story on sheets of writing paper. A Choose on ideo.. Here are some words you may need.

B. Write your story on sheets of writing paper.. • Oh no! I got on the wrong bus ... Color the illustration on page 30 I . • I was riding the school bus when suddenly . • Write a poem about a trip on a school bus... Follow these steps. A. You can tell about somewhere you have gone on a bus or somewhere you wish you could go. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and back covers of your book. ~ _ f? o . Think up your story. Cut it out and glue it on your cover.Write a book about a real school bus or an imaginary one. This list may help you. backpack boys feet run students friends school talk buS children homework stop walk driver lunch street yellow girls sing teacher C. Choose an idea.. Here are some words you may need. • The school bus takes us to many great places . • The Magical Mystery Bus • Write a story about what it would be like to be a bus driver.

Choose an idea.. Think up your story or do research for your report.OUT in $pac:e Nome You con write a book about space I You can report facts about space or make up a story about adventures in space. Report Ideas • Space station for the Future • All About the Planet Mercury (or another planet) • Our Vacation on Planet _ _ _ __ • The Friendly Alien • To become an astronaut... . Story starters • Walking on the moon. • Humans in Space B. Write your story or report on sheets of writing paper. • While on the space shuttle . Here are some words you moy need.. Iwould .. Use two sheets of construction paper for the front and bock covers of your book. alien fly pictures astronaut camera meteor repair space station Venus comet moon rocky space suit craters land planets orbit satenite space surface spacecraft Mercury Saturn stars Mars Earth Neptune Jupiter Uranus Pluto C. A. Color the picture on page 303. Follow these steps. Cut it out and glue it on your cover.. we came face to face with . This list may help you.

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