Title: 6-1 April and her family by: Susan Kuklin
Summary: This is a non-fiction story about a girl named April. She tells of her family’s life in the U.S. as Chinese immigrants. April attends Chinese school and Saturdays where she learns more about her heritage and culture. She shares her experiences with the reader.
Spelling Words: Contrast sounds with the long /o/ sound spelled ow and long /oo/ spelled oo, long /u/ spelled u and /o/.
Words: flow, flower, cook, cube, tool, took, nook, noon, fume, loom.
Challenge Words: moonbeam, mountain, mowing.
Explorer (n): a person who travels to a new place for the purpose of discovery. Orchid (n): a type of flower. Chores (n): small jobs around the house. Discovered (v): to be the first to find, learn of, or observe. Sesame (n): a tropical Asian plan bearing small, flat seeds used as food and as a source of oil. Popular (adj): liked or accepted by many people. Wiser(adj): smarter.
Grammar Concept: Review: I can use nouns and verbs properly in sentences. A common noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. A proper noun names a particular or specific noun and must be capitalized. A verb is the action in the sentence. Bob rode his bike to school.