Title: 3-5 Grandpa’s Corner Store by: DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
Summary: In this realistic fiction story, a little girl tries to keep her grandpa from selling his corner grocery store when a large supermarket is opened. She comes up with solutions to encourage those in her community who love grandpa’s store to help save it.
Spelling Words: Words with long /u/. Open and closed syllables.
Words: open, humid, until, person, cancel, fuel, begin, wagon, number, minus.
Challenge Words: continue, dial, united, radio, moment.
Arrangement (n): a plan. Tingle (v): to have a slight stinging feeling. Huddled (v): to crown together. Sharp (v): exact. Construction (v): the act of building something. Aisles: the space between two rows or sections of something.
Grammar Concept: I can identify the words that make up contractions. Contractions are commonly used combinations of two words in which an apostrophe replaces letters dropped from one or both words. Examples: do not—don’t they are—they’re she will—she’ll