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May 22nd FRIDAY

Magic “e” Song and Sort

The Magic “e” Song (sing to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”)

“Magic “e”, Magic “e”,

The end of a word is where I’ll be!

I don’t say e (short e sound) or e (long e sound)

I just sit there silently.

But the vowel that I’m around,

Gets to make their long, long sound!”

Does it have a magic e? or not? Read the words below. Decide if it has one, or not.

Write it on the correct side. Then cross it off the list.

Hint: There are 5 with magic e's!

mice meet vet tub take pet cane hop pine man bike

Has a Magic “e” Does Not have Magic “e”

Summer Time- Our Last Riddle together!

Read the riddle, write the sentence, illustrate.

1.I can protect you from the sun. I am something to wear. I sit on your nose.

I protect your eyes from the sun. What am I? I am a pair of ____!

2.You might see me on the beach. I am manmade. I might have tunnels and

a moat. I am built from sand. What am I? I am ____ _____!

3.I am a frozen treat. I do not have a stick and I am not in a dish. Sometimes you can buy me from a truck or at a store, but you can make me at home. My name rhymes with bone. What am I? I am a _____!

4.We are something you can wear. Our name starts like flowers.

We come in a pair. You wear us on your feet when it is warm. What are we?

We are ___ ____!

5.I am filled with water. Sometimes fish live in me. I don’t have big waves.

I rhyme with cake. What am I? I am a ___!

6.I am soft and sweet. My name has 3 syllables. I am usually white.

Sometimes people put me on a stick and roast me at a campfire. What am I? I am ____!

THAT’S ALL FOLKS….ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!!

May 21st THURSDAY Blending, Substituting Phonemes: Beginning, Middle, End

Phoneme substitution is a strategy that helps develop phonemic awareness. Students manipulate spoken words by substituting specific sounds in words. A phoneme is a letter sound. After your child blends the sounds, they should write the new word they made.

Write:

1.fan take away f change to m What’s your new word?__

2.bag take away b change to r What’s your new word?__

3.tan take away t change to p What’s your new word?__

4.bag take away a change to I What’s your new word?__

5.tab take away a change to u What’s your new word?__

6.bad take away a change to e What’s your new word?__

7.cab take away b change to n What’s your new word?__

8.bad take away d change to t What’s your new word?__

9.dab take away b change to d What’s your new word?__

May 20th WEDNESDAY

FARM RIDDLES! Solve the riddle, write the sentence and illustrate.

1.I am a crop that the farmer grows in the field. I have ears and stalks. People eat the “sweet” kind of me. The farmer sells me to the elevator and takes me there in a grain wagon. What am I? `I am ________!

2.I am not an animal. I am a huge machine that takes the crops out of the field. I am sometimes called a harvester. I begin with the letter c. What am I? I am a _______!

1.I am not an animal. I am a machine that helps the farmer in the field. I pull wagons and the plow to dig up the ground. I can be very dangerous. So stay away when you see me drive into the yard. I can be red, green or blue. What am I? I am a _________!

2.I take care of the animals on the farm. I feed them and give them fresh water every day. At night I sleep in the farm house. Who am I? I am a _______!

3.We are animals living on the farm. We can be white, black or sometimes brown. We are very soft and wooly. The farmer cuts off our wool to sell. That is called shearing. What am I? I am a _________!

4.This can be found often lying in piles on the ground. The farmer cuts it. It can be used to feed horses or other animals. What am I? I am ______!

What Did The Fox Say? Blending the sounds together to read!

Dear Smarties,

You know the sounds many animals say.

Learning what fox says will be a fun game to play!

Look at the letters in each box.

Don’t be tricked because I am a sly fox!

Say the sounds of the letters with speed.

Blending the sounds together faster will help you read!

CVC words (3 sounds; consonant-vowel-consonant words)

p-a-n r-a-t c-a-p

t-i-n m-a-d h-a-m

c-a-b w-a-g v-a-n

t-o-p h-e-n f-i-n

t-a-n h-u-g g-u-m

More than 3 sound words-these are tricky!

b-a-th y-ar-n

c-r-a-b gh-o-st

t-r-ai-n d-o-ll

t-r-a-p th-i-ck

s-t-i-ck g-oa-t

May 19th TUESDAY Review of Word Chunk Words

Write the word on the line that does not belong.

1.bed, Ben, den, pen ___

2.red, ten, fed, led ___

3.gap, tap, sad, rap ___

4.mad, rad, bad, cap ___

Write sentences using all 4 of the words you found and draw pictures to match each.

Write the word on the line that does not belong.

1.pill, bill, sill, fin, chill ___

2.bill, pin, tin, chin ___

3.well, dell, swell, net ___

4.clock, stop, dock, rock ___

5. chop, bop, sock, drop ___

6. get, wet, set, bell ___

Write sentences using all 6 of the words you found and draw pictures to match each.

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May 18th MONDAY Word Chunk Review

Write the word on the line that does not belong.

1.bed, Ben, den, pen ___

2.red, ten, fed, led ___

3.gap, tap, sad, rap ___

4.mad, rad, bad, cap ___

Write a sentence using all 4 of the words you found and draw a picture to match.

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May 12th TUESDAY -op word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph/blends to make a new word.

Riddle: What a bunny does!

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___op

Add the letter b to –op

Change b to ch

Change ch to p

Change p to fl

Take away the f

Change l to m

Change m to t

Add a s before the t

Change the st to pl

Change the pl to sl

Change the sl to dr

Change the dr to sh

Take away the s

Add s to the end.

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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May 14th THURSDAY -ell word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: It is a hard, outer layer created by an animal that lives in the sea.

Clue:

Write the word chunk: __ell

Add a b to –ell

Change b to y

Change y to f

Change f to d

Change d to t

Change t to w

Add s before w

Change sw to sh

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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May 13th WEDNESDAY -ock word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph/blend to make a new word.

Riddle: It has a face, numbers and hands.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __-ock

Add r to –ock

Change r to s

Change s to j

Change j to d

Change d to h

Add a s before h

Change sh to l

Add c before the l

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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May 15th FRIDAY Word Chunk Review

Write the word on the line that does not belong.

1.sit, bit, pig, hit ___

2.bug, slug, thug, hut ___

3.pit, dig, zig, wig ___

4.cut, mug, rut, shut ___

Write a sentence using all 4 of the words you found and draw a picture to match.

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May 11th MONDAY SPRING RIDDLES Write the sentence and illustrate it.

I can fly, but I am not alive

I am not heavy

I can be shaped like a diamond, but I can be other shapes, too.

I have a long string.

What am I? I am a ___.

We are dry and hard

We can be very small

Farmers put us in the ground

We need water to grow

What are we? We are __.

I am a game

I am played with a ball

I am played by a team of nine players

There is lots of running, hitting and catching

when I am played.

What am I? I am __.

I am a month

My name has 4 letters

I am the month when spring ends

and summer begins.

What am I? I am the month of __.

I am a holiday

Sometimes there is parade on my day

I happen at the end of May

Many people wear red, white and blue

on this day.

What day am I? I am ____ ____.

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MAY 8th FRIDAY CREATE MY OWN NUMBER RIDDLE

1.Choose a number between 1 and 10.

2.Fill in the clues.

Clue #1: It is greater than __.

Clue #2: It is less than __.

Clue #3: It is odd or even (circle one).

Clue #4: It is between __ and __.

What is my number?__

1.Choose a number between 11 and 20.

2.Fill in the clues.

Clue #1: It is greater than __.

Clue #2: It is less than __.

Clue #3: It is odd or even (circle one).

Clue #4: It is between __ and __.

What is my number? __

1.Choose a number between 21 and 30.

2.Fill in the clues.

Clue #1: It is more than __.

Clue #2: It is fewer than __.

Clue #3: It has __ in the tens place.

Clue #4: It has __ in the ones place.

What is my number?__

1.Choose a number between 31 and 40.

2.Fill in the clues.

Clue #1: It is more than __.

Clue #2: It is fewer than __.

Clue #3: It has __ in the tens place.

Clue #4: It has __ in the ones place.

What is my number? __

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May 6th WEDNESDAY -et word chunk You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: Dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, horses make great what?

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __et

Add y to the –et

Change y to b

Change b to w

Change w to g

Change g to v

Change v to j

Change j to s

Change s to l

Change l to m

Change m to n

Change n to p

Add s at the end.

You have solved the riddle!

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it

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May 5th TUESDAY -ill word chunk You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: Jack and Jill went up this to get a drink of water.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __ill

Add b to –ill

Change b to st

Take away the t

Change s to w

Change w to f

Change f to p

Change p to ch

Change ch to J

Change J to m

Change m to d

Change d to h

You have your answer!

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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May 4th MONDAY -in word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: This can hold objects or material together.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __in

Add a b to –in

Change b to d

Change d to w

Change w to f

Change f to v

Change v tosh

Take away the h

Change s to t

Change t to p

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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MAY 1st FRIDAY -ap word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: A brief sleep, usually during the daytime.

Clue:

Write the word chunk: __ap

Add the m to –ap

Change m to tr

Take away the t

Change r to d

Change d to c

Change c to sl

Take away the s

Change l to s

Change s to z

Change z to n

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 30th THURSDAY -ad word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: Another word for papa, daddy, father.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __ad

Add m to –ad

Change m to b

Change b to f

Change f to t

Change t to h

Change h to p

Change p to gl

Change gl to r

Change r to s

Change s to d

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 29th WEDNESDAY -en word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: 5+5, 6+4,7+3,8+2,9+1. They all add up to this!

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___en

Add m to –en

Change m to p

Change p to d

Change d to B

Change B to J

Change J to z

Change z to wh

Change wh to th

Take away the h

Congrats! You solved the mystery.

Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 28th TUESDAY -ed word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper.

Show me how you changed the consonant to make a new word.

This one is tricky!

Riddle: It’s fun to ride on this in the snow.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___ed

Add T to the beginning of ed

Change the T to b

Change the b to w

Change the w to r

Add sh to the beginning

Take away the r

Change the sh to bl

Change bl to fl

Take away the f

Add s to the beginning

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it

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April 27 MONDAY -ut word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant to make a new word.

Riddle: It is a small, simple, single story house or shelter.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___ut

Add b to the beginning of ut

Change b to sh

Change sh to c

Change c to j

Change j to r

Change r to t

Change t to h

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 24th FRIDAY -ug word chunk family You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant to make a new word.

Riddle: Butterflies and bees are not one of these.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___ug

Add sl to the beginning of ug

Take away the s

Change l to t

Change t to d

Change d to j

Change j to pl

Take away the l

Change p to h

Change h to m

Change m to r

Change r to b

Add an s to the end

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 23rd THURSDAY -it word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant to make a new word.

Riddle: Keep trying, but never do this!

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___it

Add b to the beginning of it

Change b to h

Change h to p

Change p to s

Change s to f

Change f to l

Change l to qu

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it

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April 22nd WEDNESDAY -ig word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper. Show me how you changed the consonant to make a new word.

Riddle: They have pink skin, have excellent sense of smell, and cool off in the mud.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___ig

Add g to the beginning of ig

Change g to b

Change b to r

Change r to d

Change d to f

Change f to j

Change j to z

Change z to w

Change w to p

Add s to the end

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 21st TUESDAY Word Chunk Review

Write the word on the line that does not belong.

1.pat, cat, dog, hat ___

2.man, ran, can, pot ___

3.rat, fan, tan, ban ___

4.pot, man, rot, tot ___

Write a sentence for each of the words you found and draw a picture to match.

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April 20th MONDAY -og word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper! Show me how you changed the consonant(s) to make a new word.

RIDDLE: There are 7 groups of these; for example, herding, sporting, hounds and toy…what animal am I?

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___og

Add b to the beginning of og

Change the b to c

Change the c to fr

Take away the r

Change the f to l

Change l to j

Change j to h

Change h to d

Add s to the end

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 17th FRIDAY -ot word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant/digraph to make a new word.

Riddle: Cookies can be this when they come out of the oven. Be careful!

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___ot

Add c to beginning of ot

Change c to t

Change t to d

Change d to r

Change r to sl

Take s away

Change l to g

Change g to sh

Take away the s

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 16th THURSDAY -an word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant(s) to make a new word.

Riddle: Eight people can take a long trip in these.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: ___an

Add b to the beginning of an

Change b to f

Change f to m

Change m to pl

Take away the l

Change p to r

Change r to c

Change c to t

Change t to D

Change D to v

Add s to the end

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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 April 15th WEDNESDAY -at word chunk family

You will need a pencil and paper!

Show me how you changed the consonant(s) to make a new word.

Riddle: They can hang upside down or hit baseballs.

Clues:

Write the word chunk: __at

Add r to the beginning of at

Change r to s

Change s to f

Change f to fl

Change fl to sl

Take away the l

Change s to m

Change m to h

Change h to p

Change p to v

Change v to b

Add s to the end

Congrats! You solved the mystery. Use the mystery word in a sentence and illustrate it.

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April 14th TUESDAY: Short vowel riddles-solve the riddle, write the sentence and

draw a picture to match!

All the riddles have the short vowel u sound in the middle.

I am yellow, I have wheels and children ride me to school. I am a ___.

I am brown and wet. You might like to play with me after it rains. I am a ____.

I have a handle and you drink orange juice or milk in me. I am a ___.

I am big, yellow, hot, and you can see me in the sky. I am the ___.

All the riddles have the short a sound in the middle.

I can be brown, black, white, tan, or orange. I love to purr. I am a __.

I have a long tail and eat everything. I have long whiskers. I am a ___.

I can lay by the door and you wipe your feet on me. I am a __.

I blow wind on you when it is hot. I am a ___.

I can put my groceries in this at the store. It carries things. I am a ___.

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April 9th THURSDAY: Mystery Mail!

Read the clues, write the answer in the sentence and draw a picture to solve the mystery.

In a nest is where I reside, until I open and you can see what’s inside.

When I am ready I will start to hatch and break my egg apart.

What am I? I am a ______.

I provide a little shower for a tiny plant or flower.

There is water inside and out it flows, to ensure that your garden grows!

What am I? I am ____.

I bring luck whenever I am found, along the rolling bright green ground.

To find me is a great big score.

My favorite number will always be four!

What am I? I am a ______.

I have two legs that help me leap. A lily pad is where I sleep.

I start as a tadpole and get larger in size, with my long tongue I love to catch flies!

What am I? I am a _____.

If bounced up high I will take flight, for I am not heavy but very light!

I’m thrown and tossed without a care, but first you will need to fill me with air.

What am I? I am a ______.

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April 8th WEDNESDAY: Inferencing Riddles-

Read the sentences, write the answer in the sentence and draw a picture to match!

I hear cows mooing.

I see brown horses.

I see a big red barn.

Where am I? I am on a __.

I see desks.

I see teachers.

I see students.

I see backpacks.

Where am I? I am at __.

I have leaves.

I have branches.

I have roots.

I have a trunk.

What am I? I am a __.

I can be green.

I can be purple.

I am round.

I am a fruit.

What am I? I am __.

I have a brush. I dip it in the water.

I dip it in a color. I rub the color all over that paper.

What am I doing? I am __.

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April 7th TUESDAY: More sh/th riddles

Write the word in the sentence and draw a picture to match.

I am a word that has the sh digraph at the beginning.

I am an animal that lives on a farm.

What is my word? I am a ___.

I am a word that has the digraph th at the beginning.

I am a body part. You put me up when someone does a good job.

What is my word? I am a ___.

I am a word that has the sh at the beginning.

People find and collect me when they aretaking a walk on the beach.

What is my word? I am a ___.

I am a word that has the th at the end.

I am an animal that lives in the jungle and moves very slowly.

What is my word? I am a ___.

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April 6th MONDAY: Sh/Th Digraph Riddles

Draw a picture to match your riddle!

I am a word that has the digraph sh at the beginning.

I describe what stars do in the night sky.

What is my word? ___

I am a word that has the digraph sh at the end.

I am another word for money.

What is my word? ___

I am a word that has the th digraph at the end.

I describe what people take to get clean.

What is my word? ___

I am a word that has digraph th at the end.

You use me to talk.

What is my word? ___