Spelling is a challenge. The new words are improving their spelling skills and at the same time their vocabulary is expanded. We learnt about, abbreviations, homonyms, challenging words, plurals, double final consnants, words by adding suffixes and endings to words ending in Y. Suffixes, ion, ation, ition, ance, ence, ive, ity, able, ible, ful,hood, ship, ment, er, est, ness, or, er, ist,logy and ology., prefixes: mono, bi,uni, tri, mid, em, en,fore,post, over, de,pre,pro,con,com,mis.
Creative writing classes are a place to expand imaginations and apply all the knowledge collected in grammar, spelling, phonics and L.A. lessons. Students wrote about, helping parents, things we are afraid of, trees, end of the word. Many more topics await us as the year progresses.