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SAME AND DIFFERENT Circle the picture in each row that is different.

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At Home: Draw two animals that are different.

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SAME AND DIFFERENT Color the animals in each row. Make two the same and one different.

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At Home: Find things in your home that are the same except for the color.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 4

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sock

sock

sandal

star

moon

star

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puppy

kitten

kitten

SAME AND DIFFERENT Color the two pictures that are the same. Tell which picture is different.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 5

At Home: Find two things that are the same. Draw pictures of them.

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MAKING LISTS Draw lines to show what each person at the left might be wishing for.

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At Home: Draw a picture of yourself doing something that you wish you could do.

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A B C c a b

D E F e J k f d

G H I h
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g i

CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Name the letters in each row. Draw a line to connect the uppercase and lowercase forms of the same letter.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 7

At Home: Make a poster of some capital letters cut out of old newspapers and magazines.

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L m P a T F

P L m T a F

r S D c O N

D r S N c O

CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Draw lines to connect the matching letters in each box.

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At Home: See how many things you can find in your home that are shaped like the letter O.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 8

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F N m i d
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S
CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Name each letter. Draw a line from the letter to the child whose name has that letter.
McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 9 At Home: Ask someone to print the names of people in your family. Circle each capital letter.

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USE ILLUSTRATIONS Something is missing in each picture. Look at the picture. Remember the story. Then draw in the missing part.

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At Home: Think of something that you know takes a long time to happen. Draw a picture to show what it is.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Comprehension Strategies, page 10

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M N O n

P Q R p q

o m r

S T U V WX Y Z u v t
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CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Name the letters in each row. Draw a line to connect the uppercase and lowercase forms of the same letter.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 11

At Home: Make a poster together of some lowercase letters cut out of old newspapers and magazines.

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BABY
otter

CLAM
seaweed

OTTER
baby

clam

CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Draw lines to connect the matching labels.

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At Home: Choose your favorite letter. Look for your letter in newspapers, magazines, and books.

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SEAWEED

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B

J

W

Window Books Jump Rope Easel

Rug

Puzzle

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w

k

z

CAPITAL AND LOWERCASE LETTERS Name the letters above and below the picture. Find a sign in the picture that contains each letter. Circle each letter you find.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 13

At Home: Ask your family to help you find these letters somewhere in your home: B, H, u, e, q.

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Practice 12

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dog

bird

cat
USE ILLUSTRATIONS Draw a line from each real pet to the things needed to take good care of it.

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At Home: Draw a picture of yourself with the animal— real or a toy—-that you think makes the best pet.

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RIGHT AND LEFT Trace each path from left to right. Use the words left and right to talk about the pictures.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 15

At Home: Draw a picture. Show a dog on the left and a cat on the right.

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LEFT TO RIGHT What made each set of prints? Color the left one green. Color the right one blue.

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At Home: Trace the feet of everyone in your family. Then group all the left feet and all the right feet.

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school bus

school

AM

BU L

AN

CE

ECN

BM ALU

A

ambulance

hospital

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airport

LEFT TO RIGHT Color each vehicle on the left. Show where each vehicle goes. Draw a line from left to right.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 17

At Home: Draw a picture of a puppy on the left and its mother on the right. Use left and right to talk about your picture.

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Practice 16

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My Dog
Written by John Carman Illustrated by Kelley Foley

One Big Pig
Written by Carlos Sanchez Illustrated by Alex Page

Balloons for Bob
Written by Shirley Gee Illustrated by Robert Cox

A Birthday Surprise
Written by Katie Halloran Illustrated by Mark Brown

PARTS OF A BOOK Listen to the title of each book. Pretend you are the illustrator. Draw a picture for the cover.

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At Home: Draw a picture of something you saw today on your way home from school.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Study Skills, page 18

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CATEGORIES Circle all the things that belong in each room.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 19

At Home: Draw four things that belong in your kitchen at home.

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CATEGORIES Think about how the two things in each row are alike. Draw something else that fits the category.

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At Home: Find three things that are round. Draw pictures to show what you found.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 20

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sandals

boots

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slippers
CATEGORIES Look at each picture. Draw a line to show what the girl should have on her feet. Then add them to the picture.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Concepts of Print and Readiness, page 21

At Home: Take turns naming fruits, toys or other objects from the same category.

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Practice 20

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My Buddy and I By

PARTS OF A BOOK Listen to the title. If you were writing this story, who would you put on the cover? Draw a picture for the cover.

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At Home: Draw a picture to show one thing that might happen in a story called “My Buddy and I.”

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 1, Study Skills, page 22

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SPECIAL NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Draw a picture of yourself. Write your own name.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 27

At Home: Show a family member your picture and your name.

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Practice 22

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Pam

Tim

Jan

Ed

SPECIAL NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Point to each person’s name. Draw a circle around the capital letter at the beginning of each name.

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At Home: Write the capital letter that is at the beginning of your name.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 28

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Sam

Practice 23

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Bob

duck

Liz

tree

Pam

Lee

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book

Jen
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SPECIAL NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Draw a circle around the names of the two people in each row. Point out the capital letter in each name.

At Home: Find other nouns that name people. Look for nouns that begin with a capital letter.

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SEQUENCE In each row, draw a circle around the picture that shows what happened first.

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At Home: Show the pictures on this page to your family. Tell about what happened first and next in each row.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Comprehension Strategies, page 30

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SPECIAL NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Draw a circle around the baby. Draw a circle around the woman. Draw a circle around the carpenter. Draw a circle around the baker. Say the noun that names each person you circled.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 31

At Home: Draw a picture of two family members or friends.

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Practice 26

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NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Tell a story about the big picture. Then say the names of the people below the big picture. Circle the people who are in your story.

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At Home: Point out each person in the big picture. Tell your story about them to someone at home.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 32

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painter

astronaut

fish

waiter

panda

carpenter

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lifeguard

clock

sailor

NOUNS THAT NAME PEOPLE Draw a circle around the two people in each row. Say the noun that tells who each person is.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 33

At Home: Tell your family the names of jobs people have.

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Practice 28

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SEQUENCE In each row, draw a circle around the picture that shows what happened first. Draw a line under the picture that shows what happened last.

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At Home: Tell what you did today at school. Tell what happened first, next, and last.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Comprehension Strategies, page 34

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NOUNS THAT NAME ANIMALS AND THINGS Draw a circle around the cow. Draw a circle around the kite. Draw a circle around the horse. Draw a circle around the computer. Say the noun that names each animal or thing you circled.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 35

At Home: Draw a picture of an animal you would like for a pet.

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NOUNS THAT NAME ANIMALS AND THINGS Say the name of each animal or thing in the row of small pictures. Then draw a line from each small picture to the same animal or thing in the big picture. Tell about other animals and things you see in the big picture.

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At Home: Draw a picture that shows animals and things you see in your neighborhood.

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man

goat

computer

bat

dog

baby

woman

book

bird

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horse

boy

fire truck

NOUNS THAT NAME ANIMALS AND THINGS Draw a circle around each animal or thing. Say the noun that names each animal or thing you circled.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 37

At Home: Draw a picture of a favorite toy.

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Practice 32

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beaver

fox
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ant

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bee

mouse

frog

SIGNS/LABELS In each row, draw a circle around the picture that is missing its label. Tell what labels are missing.

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At Home: Say the names of as many animals on this page as you can.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Study Skills, page 38

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Practice 33

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NOUNS THAT NAME PLACES Draw a circle around the school.A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_033i Draw A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_033h a circle around the farm. Draw a circle around the airport. Say the noun that names each place you circled.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 39

At Home: Think of another noun that names a place and draw a picture.

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Practice 34

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A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_034g NOUNS THAT NAME PLACES Look at the animal in each row. Circle the place where that animal might live. Say the noun that names each place you circled.

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At Home: Think of a different animal. Draw a picture of the place where it lives.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 40

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girl

school

horse

water

frog

park

broom

farm

farmer

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zoo

monkey

shoe

NOUNS THAT NAME PLACES Draw a circle around the place in each row. Say the noun that names each place you circled.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 41

At Home: Name three places you would like to visit.

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Practice 36

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SEQUENCE In each row, draw a circle around the picture that shows what happened first. Draw a line under the picture that shows what happened last.

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At Home: Make up a story about one row of pictures on this page. Tell what happened first, next, and last.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Comprehension Strategies, page 42

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SPECIAL NOUNS THAT NAME PLACES, DAYS In each row, draw a circle around the picture of a place that would have a special name of its own.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 43

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At Home: Tell the name of your city or town, street, and state.

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Practice 38

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A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_038a

A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_038d
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Sunday

A_LA01_PRA_GK_U02_038b Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

SPECIAL NOUNS (DAY, PLACE NAMES) Say the name of each day of the week. Draw a circle around the capital letter in each name. Then draw a picture of the weather for each day.

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At Home: Name your favorite day of the week. Tell what you do on that day.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 44

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Saturday at Franklin Park

Sunday at Stoneham Zoo

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SPECIAL NOUNS (DAY, PLACE NAMES) Draw a circle around each noun that names a day or a special place. Then finish the picture of each place.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Nouns, page 45

At Home: Tell someone about your pictures. Tell what places they show.

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Practice 40

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Play Day

Cooking Day

Show and Tell Day

Movie Day

ENVIRONMENTAL PRINT Listen to what each sign says. Draw a picture for each sign. Tell what day of the week you might use that sign in your classroom.

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At Home: Look for calendars at home, in stores, or in other places you visit.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 2, Study Skills, page 46

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Practice 41

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ACTION VERBS Draw a circle around the children who read. Draw a circle around the children who paint. Draw a circle around the children who build. Draw a circle around the father and child who play. Say the verb that tells what the people in each picture are doing.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 51

At Home: Draw a picture of something you do at home.

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Practice 42

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ACTION VERBS Draw pictures of animals you might see on a farm. Then tell what you might do if you lived on a farm.

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At Home: Make some animal sounds. Have family members guess what you are.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 52

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play

write

write

ride

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ride
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play
At Home: Draw two pictures that show the same action.

ACTION VERBS Tell what actions the pictures show. Draw a line to match the pictures that show the same action.

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Practice 44

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GIVE/FOLLOW DIRECTIONS Draw a circle around the cat that is of the TV; on the back of the shirt.

to the left of the chair;

in front

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At Home: Use the words right, left, top, front, and back to tell where each cat is.

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Practice 45

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MORE ACTION VERBS Draw a circle around the child who slides. Draw a circle around the child who swings. Draw a circle around the child who skates. Say the action verbs that tell what the children are doing.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 55

At Home: Pantomime the actions shown on this page. Have a family member guess what you are doing.

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Practice 46

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MORE ACTION VERBS Draw a picture of yourself doing something you like to do. Use an action word to talk about your picture.

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At Home: Look at the picture frame on this page. Tell what action words it makes you think of.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 56

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Practice 47

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MORE ACTION VERBS Draw a picture of something you can do with a friend. Tell what you do together.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 57

At Home: Share something with a family member. Tell what you learned.

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Practice 48

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MAPS Draw a line that shows the path the puppy took to get to the doghouse. Circle 3 things the puppy sniffed along the way.

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At Home: Draw a map of a room you know. Show where the furniture is.

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Practice 49

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PAST-TENSE VERBS Look at the pictures. Draw a line under the people who picked. Draw a circle around the people who hiked. Put an X on the people who visited.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 59

At Home: Tell a story about the people in one of the pictures. Be sure to tell about things they did.

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Practice 50

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PAST-TENSE VERBS Draw a circle around the pictures that show baked, parked, and packed. Make up your own sentences using these action verbs.

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At Home: Say action verbs that tell what happened in all the pictures on this page.

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Practice 51

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ACTION VERBS Draw a circle around the pictures that show and fished.

that someone planted,

climbed,

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 61

At Home: Tell what happened in each picture. Use action words.

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Practice 52

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REALITY/FANTASY Find 3 things in the picture that are make-believe. Draw a circle around each make-believe thing.

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At Home: Tell two things that really happened today and one thing that is make-believe.

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Practice 53

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IS, ARE, WAS, WERE Draw a circle around (1) the duckling that is little (2) the bird that is in the nest. Draw a line under (1) the flowers that are pretty (2) the butterfly that is flying.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 63

At Home: Draw a picture of a baby bunny. Tell how to finish this sentence: The bunny is __________.

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Practice 54

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IS, ARE, WAS, WERE Draw a picture to finish the story that the pictures show. Use the verbs is and are or was and were to tell the story.

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At Home: Tell the picture story to someone at home.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 64

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Practice 55

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The nest is big.

Baby birds are inside.

Mother bird was nearby.

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The baby birds were hungry.
IS, ARE, WAS, WERE Listen to the sentence. Draw a circle around the picture that matches the sentence.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 65

At Home: Make up your own sentences about birds.

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Practice 56

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REALITY/FANTASY In each row, draw a circle around the picture that shows something real. Draw a line under the picture that is make-believe.

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At Home: Explain why each picture with a line under it on this page is make-believe.

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Practice 57

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WORKING WITH VERBS Draw a circle around (1) the woman who rows, and (2) the people who hike. Tell what the other people are doing.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 67

At Home: Draw a picture of yourself doing something outside. Tell what you do.

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Practice 58

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WORKING WITH VERBS Color all the animals in the pond. Tell how they can talk to each other.

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At Home: If possible, visit a pond, a park, or a zoo. Listen to the animals talk.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 68

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Practice 59

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WORKING WITH VERBS Draw lines to match the people with what they might do.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 3, Verbs, page 69

At Home: Make up a sentence about each person in the picture.

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Practice 60

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REALITY/FANTASY Find three animals in the picture that are doing something make-believe and color them in.

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At Home: Tell two things that a real squirrel can do and two things that it cannot do.

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Practice 61

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WHAT IS A SENTENCE? Pretend you are at a park. Draw plants and animals you might see there.

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At Home: Use sentences to talk about the park pictures you drew.

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Practice 62

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WHAT IS A SENTENCE? Give sentences that tell about the animal pictures.

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At Home: Draw a picture of an animal that is doing something. Show your picture. Let others ask questions about it.

McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 4, Sentences, page 76

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Practice 63

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WHAT IS A SENTENCE? Draw a picture of your favorite animal. Make up a sentence about your picture.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 4, Sentences, page 77

At Home: Tell your family about your animal picture. Ask them to write one sentence you use.

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Practice 64

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Cc ____________

pig

Dd ____________

cat
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Pp ____________

dog
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REFERENCE SOURCES Draw a line from each animal name to the dictionary page it belongs on.

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At Home: Think of another word that would be on each dictionary page pictured above.

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Practice 65

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2

3
Seashells

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TELLING SENTENCES 1. Draw a circle around the camera. 2. Draw a circle around the binoculars. 3. Draw a circle around the book about seashells. Make up a sentence that tells what you might do with each item you circled.

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At Home: Make up sentences that tell what you might do with each item you did not circle.

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Practice 66

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TELLING SENTENCES Draw pictures of animals to show what they do in the winter to keep warm.

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At Home: Use sentences to tell about the animals that you drew in the winter scene.

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1. The bear cubs play.

2. The bear cubs sleep.

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TELLING SENTENCES Listen to each sentence. Draw a picture that shows what it tells.

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McGraw-Hill Language Arts Grade K, Unit 4, Sentences, page 81

At Home: Tell someone about your pictures of the bear cubs.

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Practice 68

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Mom has a hat. Mom sees the cat.

2

Tom reads a book. Tom ran to Dad.

MAIN IDEA Listen to each sentence. Draw a line under the sentence that tells what the picture is about.

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At Home: Use one sentence to tell what a favorite book or television show was about.

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Practice 69

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ASKING SENTENCES What do you see at a pond? Draw pictures to answer this question.

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At Home: Have family members ask questions about your pond.

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Practice 70

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What do you eat?

What do you play?

What do you wear?

What do you make?

ASKING SENTENCES Listen to each question. Draw a picture that answers the question.

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At Home: Ask someone questions like the ones on this page. Listen to the answers.

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1. It is a cat. Is it a cat?
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2. The pup can nap. Can the pup nap?

3. Is the fan on? The fan is on.
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ASKING SENTENCES Listen to each sentence. Draw a circle around each sentence that asks a question.

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At Home: Watch an animal show on TV. Ask questions about the animals you see.

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It is big. How big is it?

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Can you fix it? I can ride.

ASKING QUESTIONS Listen to each sentence. Draw a line under the sentence that asks a question.

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At Home: Ask a question to learn something new.

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EXCLAIMING SENTENCES Look at both pictures in each box. Circle the picture that shows a surprise and make up a sentence about it.

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At Home: Tell a family member about the happiest surprise you had.

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EXCLAIMING SENTENCES Color each part of the picture that shows something exciting.

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At Home: Tell someone about the picture. Use sentences that show excitement.

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We can do it!

It is fun!

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EXCLAIMING SENTENCES Listen to the sentences. Draw a picture to go with them.

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At Home: Make up your own sentences that show surprise. Read each sentence to a family member.

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Nan and Dan ran. Dan and the man sat.

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Pam is on the cot. Ron can pat the cat.

MAIN IDEA Listen to each sentence. Draw a line under the sentence that tells what the picture is about.

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At Home: Choose a picture in a book or magazine. Tell the main idea of the picture.

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Practice 77

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SUBJECT/VERB AGREEMENT Say a sentence about each picture.

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At Home: Draw a picture that shows you with an animal. Tell a family member about your picture.

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SUBJECT/VERB AGREEMENT Say a sentence that tells who wears what in each picture. Then color all the hats.

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At Home: Draw a picture of someone wearing a hat. Make up a sentence that tells who wears what.

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Practice 79

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1. The frog hops.

2. Pigs roll in mud.

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SUBJECT/VERB AGREEMENT Listen to the sentences. Color the matching picture.

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At Home: Tell what the animals do in the pictures.

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Dad pats the cat. The pup runs to Dad.

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The cat naps on the mat. The pup runs to the cat.

MAIN IDEA Listen to each sentence. Draw a line under the sentence that tells what the picture is about.

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At Home: Listen to a poem or story, then say a sentence that tells the main idea.

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COLOR WORDS Color each child’s T-shirt and each dog’s bandanna a different color. Tell what colors you used.

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At Home: Color each dog a different color. Tell what colors you used.

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COLOR WORDS Color the fire hydrant red and the police car blue. Color the rest of the picture any colors you choose. Then use color words to describe the picture.

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At Home: Draw pictures of things in your home or neighborhood that are red, blue, green, and yellow.

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Practice 83

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a red wagon

blue balloons

a yellow kite

a brown bear

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COLOR WORDS Listen to the words. Color the picture to match what they describe.

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At Home: Use color words to tell about each picture that you colored.

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1 Things That Are Red

2 Things That Are Yellow

3 Things That Are Blue

CHART Color the pictures in each row the color they should be. Then draw a picture of something else that is that color.

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At Home: Find something that is the color of each bird on this page.

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Practice 85

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SIZE, SHAPE, AND NUMBER WORDS Tell about the shapes in each box. Find the picture that has all the shapes in it. Draw a line to it. Then color the picture.

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At Home: Draw a house. Use triangles, squares, circles, and rectangles.

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SIZE, SHAPE, AND NUMBER WORDS Color the big dog tan. Color the small dog brown. Color the fat dog gray. Put black spots on the thin dog.

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At Home: Draw your own pictures of a big dog, a small dog, a thin dog, and a fat dog.

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Practice 87

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1 one big circle one tall triangle

2 one big circle one medium circle one small circle

3 one big rectangle four small squares
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SIZE, SHAPE, AND NUMBER WORDS Listen to the description. Draw a line to the matching picture. Then color the picture.

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At Home: Make a picture using these shapes: one big square, two little circles, one triangle. Use size, shape, and number words to describe your picture.

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DETAILS Finish the picture. Draw the pet that the child in the poem “A Hamster...But” would rather have. Then describe the pet.

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At Home: Imagine you had a hamster or a dog. Tell what you like about your pet.

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Practice 89

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SENSE WORDS Circle the senses we use to enjoy each object. For each sense, say a word to describe the object.

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At Home: Draw a picture of your favorite food. Think of sense words to describe it.

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SENSE WORDS 1. Draw a circle around the thing that smells sweet. 2. Draw a circle around the thing that feels rough. 3. Draw a circle around the thing that tastes sour. 4. Draw a circle around the animal that makes a loud sound.

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At Home: Find sweet, rough, sour, and loud things in your home. Draw pictures of them.

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Practice 91

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1. It is hot.

2. It is fuzzy.

3. It is loud.

4. It is sticky.

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SENSE WORDS Listen to each sentence. Draw a picture to go with the sentence.

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At Home: Use the words hot, fuzzy, loud, and sticky to describe things in your neighborhood.

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The baker’s neighbor liked the smell of this.

I like the smell of this.

DETAILS Draw pictures to show what the baker’s neighbor enjoyed smelling. Then draw what you like to smell.

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At Home: Tell someone the story of the baker and his neighbor in “The Theft of a Smell.”

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Practice 93

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FEELING WORDS Say a word that tells how you think each child feels. Draw a line to show what could have made the child feel that way.

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At Home: Tell a family member about something you like to do. Use words that tell how you feel.

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FEELING WORDS Remember how Carl felt in each picture. Draw a picture to show what makes you feel the same way.

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At Home: Think of all the things that make you feel happy. Make a picture list to show what they are.

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Practice 95

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1 Dan is glad. Dan is sad.

2 Meg feels well. Meg feels bad.

3 Nan is happy. Nan is sleepy.
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FEELING WORDS Listen to each sentence. Draw a line under the one that tells about the picture. Then color the picture.

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At Home: Draw a picture of someone you like. Draw a picture to show how you feel when you’re with that person.

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DETAILS Finish the picture by adding these details: a bandage on the pine tree, gold and silver coins in the good woodcutter’s basket, sticky sap on the bad woodcutter.

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At Home: Use the picture to help you tell the story of “The Sticky Sticky Pine”.

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Practice 97

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WORDS THAT COMPARE Say a describing word for each picture in the top row. Add a picture to make the other rows follow the same pattern. Think of describing words for the pictures in those rows.

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At Home: Draw three more pictures. Ask a family member to think of describing words for each picture.

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1 long longer longest 2 small smaller smallest
COMPARING Draw the missing snakes. Make their size match the words.
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At Home: Draw a picture of yourself with someone who is taller than you and someone who is shorter than you.

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Practice 99

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1 This tail is long. This tail is longer. This tail is longest. 2 This hole is wide. This hole is wider. This hole is widest.
WORDS THAT COMPARE Listen to the sentences. Draw a line from each one to the picture it describes.

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At Home: Find three toys in your home that you can compare with words such as big, bigger, biggest or small, smaller, smallest.

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1 The Smallest Billy Goat

2 The Biggest Billy Goat

3 The Billy Goats at the End of the Story

DIAGRAMS Listen to each label. Color the picture that goes with the label.

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At Home: Tell the story of the three billy goats to someone in your family.

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Practice 101

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PRONOUNS I, YOU Draw a circle around the place you would choose to visit. Ask a partner, “Which place did you choose?” Tell your partner which place you chose and what you would do there.

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At Home: Draw a picture of yourself going on a trip. Tell someone about your picture. Use the pronoun I.

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PRONOUNS I, YOU Draw a picture that shows what each person will get in the village. Use the pronoun you to tell what they get. Then draw what you would get in the village, and use the word I to tell about it.

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At Home: Ask family members what they like to buy at the store. Tell them what you like to buy. Use the pronouns I and you in your conversation.

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Practice 103

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You play ball. 3 4

You hit well.

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Can I play?

I play ball too.

PRONOUNS I, YOU Listen to the sentences. Draw a circle around the pronoun I or you in each sentence. Color the picture of the person or people that each pronoun stands for.

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At Home: Tell someone what you like about yourself and that person. Use the pronouns I and you.

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STORY STRUCTURE In each row, write a 1 under the picture that shows the beginning of the story. Write a 2 under the picture that shows the middle of the story. Write a 3 under the picture that shows the end of the story.

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At Home: Choose one row of pictures on this page and tell a story with a beginning, middle, and end.

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Practice 105

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PRONOUNS HE, SHE, IT Say the pronoun for each picture in the row. Draw a circle around the two pictures in each row that use the same pronoun.

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At Home: Draw a picture of the people in your family and some of the things in your house. Use he, she, or it to talk about the picture.

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PRONOUNS HE, SHE, IT Talk about each picture on the page. Use the words he, she, and it.

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At Home: Tell someone at home who you played with today and what you did. Use the words he, she, and it.

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PRONOUNS HE, SHE, IT Listen to the pronoun. Draw a circle around each picture that goes with it.

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At Home: Use the pronouns he, she, and it to talk about the pictures on this page.

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STORY STRUCTURE Draw a circle around each picture that belongs in the middle of this story.

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At Home: Use the pictures on this page to tell a story with a beginning, middle, and end.

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Practice 109

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PRONOUNS WE, THEY Tell what the children are doing. Use the pronoun they. Then draw yourself in the box with the teacher. Use the pronoun we to talk about the picture.

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At Home: Draw a picture that shows one activity you share with a family member or friend. Use the pronoun we to talk about your picture.

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PRONOUNS WE, THEY, YOU Draw your face and the face of two friends. Use the pronouns we and they to talk about the pictures.

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At Home: Tell what you like best about some people you know. Use the pronoun they.

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Practice 111

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We are Tim and Kim. We draw. 3 4

They paint.

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We make stars.

They make cars.

PRONOUNS WE, THEY Draw a circle around the pronoun we or they in each sentence. Color the people in the picture that each pronoun stands for.

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At Home: Tell someone about you and your classmates. Use the words we and they.

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STORY STRUCTURE Look at the pictures that show the beginning and middle of this story. Then draw what you think will happen at the end of the story. Tell the whole story to a friend.

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At Home: Draw three pictures that tell the beginning, middle, and end of a story.

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Practice 113

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PRONOUNS/VERB AGREEMENT Look at the picture and listen to the sentence. Draw a circle around the word that belongs in the sentence.

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At Home: Use pronouns I and we to tell about the things you do by yourself and with your family.

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PRONOUN/VERB AGREEMENT Use the pronouns at the top of the page to talk about the people and things in the picture.

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At Home: Draw a picture of yourself and others flying a kite. Use the pronoun we to talk about your picture.

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Practice 115

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I live on a farm. 3 4

We have a pony.

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She feeds the chickens. He feeds the horses.
PRONOUNS AND VERBS Draw a circle around the pronouns I, we, she, and he in each sentence.

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At Home: Draw a picture of you and your classmates on a farm. Use the pronouns I, we, she, and he to talk about your drawing.

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USING THE LIBRARY Look at the big picture that shows a library. Then look at the small pictures below it. Draw a line from each small picture to the place in the big picture where you would find it.

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At Home: Visit the children’s room of a public library with someone from your family.

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Practice 117

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WORKING WITH PRONOUNS Tell what animals the boy and girl chose for pets. Then draw a picture showing what you would choose. Use the pronoun I to talk about the pet that you have chosen.

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At Home: Draw a picture of a pet you have or know about. Use pronouns to talk about the picture.

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WORKING WITH PRONOUNS Tell what the people in the pictures are doing. Use the pronouns he, she, it, and they.

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At Home: Read a book with someone at home. Use some of these pronouns to talk about the story: I, you, he, she, they, we, it.

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Practice 119

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He has boots. She has boots. 3

She gets a hat. We get a hat. 4

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They went outside. It went outside.

We had fun! It had fun!

WORKING WITH PRONOUNS Listen to each sentence. Draw a circle around the sentence that tells about the picture. Tell who the pronoun stands for in that sentence.

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At Home: Draw a picture of you and your friends outside in the rain. Use the pronouns I, we, and they to talk about your picture.

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ALPHABETICAL ORDER Finish the drawing by connecting the dots, in order, from A to Z.

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At Home: Tell someone a story about the ABC elephant on this page.

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