download (1)Alabama standards state that 5th graders should be able to use affixes and root words to help understand new words. Check out this great information and the quick practice game link below.

Learn how to add letters to the beginning or end of a word to modify its meaning. This excellent practice exercise activity will help students understand how prefixes and suffixes are used in the English language while they enjoy the fun challenges. Add prefixes and suffixes to words and see if the result is a real word. As the challenges become more difficult try adding both a prefix and a suffix to make words. How many challenges can you complete? Give it a go and find out!

http://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames/prefixsuffix.html

cos-01-adam-levine-deStandards also state the 5th graders should be able to understand figurative language. Would you like to learn a little bit about figurative language from Katy Perry or Maroon 5? Check out the video below!

HW This Week:

M – Writing / Work on Sloppy Copy of Narrative

T – Writing / Finish Sloppy Copy of Narrative

W – Read for AR Points / Begin FINAL Copy

T – Read for AR Points / Finish FINAL Copy

F – Read for AR Points

 

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