Letter Writing 3
In this unit, students are encouraged to write letters to family and friends about a book they are reading. In the letters the will apply the skills learned in this unit, including how to structure a letter, punctuating titles of books and short stories, using possessives (in reference to the characters or ideas in the book), contractions and addressing an envelope. Don’t forget to request a response - getting a personal letter in the mail in this electronic age can be a thrill!
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We're going to space, and Roly and crew need your help to get the names of their destinations right. Zap some lower case letters into upper case in this proper noun capitalization game. In it, your fifth grader will review each sentence that scrolls across the communication screen of the spaceship. Then it's ready, aim, fire as they begin capitalizing proper nouns in the sentence.
Putting apostrophes in possessive nouns is a key component of great punctuation skills. This underwater-themed game challenges students to complete the sentences with the correct possessive nouns. The cartoon crustaceans add vibrant visual stimulation to targeted apostrophe practice. Familiarity with irregular nouns is especially important for students to master in the fifth grade.