Students need to enjoy their spring break, but at the same time take time to read. If the weather is nice, let your child read outside.
Here are a few terms Grades 3-5 need to know. Have your students practice these terms.
Synonyms-two or more words that mean almost the same thing. Ex. happy-glad Antonyms-two or more words that are opposite in meaning. Ex. question-answer Homophones-two or more words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and do not mean the same thing. Ex. there, they’re, their
Prefixes-a group of letters added to the beginning of the word to change its meaning. Examples: disagree prewrite reorganize Suffixes-a group of letters added at the end of the word to change its meaning. Examples: careless careful quickly stronger
Fifth Graders need to know common roots such as:
phono=sound port= carry aqua=water graph=to write auto=self bio=life ex=out tri=three meter=measure micro=small sub=under geo=earth