We are very busy in ELA!

This year, student's are required to learn cursive handwriting. We will be working on different strokes and letters throughout the weeks. Student's are encouraged to practice at home.

Grammar - We have started creating our grammar black and white notebook. This will include Parts of Speech, Capitalization, Punctuation, and so on. These activities will be completed in class.

Spelling - We will start the year off with the study of STEMS. This is the study of Greek and Latin prefixes. Along with each STEM, students will be given two spelling words, for a total of 10 new words with each unit. The first week they are given new words, they will have a spelling test that Friday. The next Friday, they will have a STEMS test. STEMS are accumulative. Spelling words are not

            STEMS Words/Definitions