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L. Lesson 12

Lesson 12

by Susan Wojciechowski --- illustrated by Susanna Natti
*Access Student Book start on pg. 394
Target Vocabulary: report, erupt, presentation, creative, educational, certificate, impressive, charts
Vocabulary Strategy: Idioms
Phonics Skills: Homophones; words ending in -er, -le
Comprehnsion Skills: Story structure -- name the setting, character, and plot in a story
Comprehension Strategy: Visualize -- as you read, use selection details to picture what is happening
*Some activities listed for homophones are labled as homonyms, although mislabled students are practicing homophones
Written Language:
Proper Nouns: a noun that names a particular person, place, animals, or thing
    -Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter
A person's or pet's name is a proper noun, and needs to begin with a capital letter.
    -If an initial is used in place of a person's name, it should also have a capital letter. Initials end with a period.
Particular places include streets, cities and towns, states, counties, schools, parks, rivers, and lakes. Begin the name of a particular place with a capital letter.
    -The names of particular places begin iwth a capital letter.
-Other proper nouns the also need to be capitalized include: geographical names (ex. the Grand Canyon or the Great Smoky Mountains) and the names of historical periods (ex. the Dark Ages or the Renaissance)



Homophones: when two words sound exactly the same, but they are spelled differently and have different meanings

1. hole

2. whole

3. its

4. it's

5. hear

6. here

7. won

8. one

9. our

10. hour

11. their

12. there

13. fur

14. fir

15. road

16. rode

17. peace

18. piece