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The Gardener

The Gardener The Gardener


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The Gardener
Target Skills
Reading Skills - realistic fiction, cause and effect, story structure
Vocabulary Skill - word structure
Grammar Skill - action and linking verbs
Phonics Skill - contractions
Writing Skill - word choice
 
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Spelling Words - The Gardener

Contractions
Skill - In contractions an apostrophe (') takes the place of letters that are left out:
let us becomes let's. Because letters are left out in a contraction, the contraction is pronounced differently from the original two words.
 

let's
he'd
you'll
can't
I'd
you'd
haven't
hasn't
she'd
they'll
when's
we'd
they'd
wasn't
didn't
should've
would've
could've
needn't
you've

Vocabulary - The Gardener
Words to Know
1. beauty:  quality that pleases both the mind and the senses in art or nature

2. blooming:  having flowers; opening into flowers

3. bulbs:  round, underground parts from which certain plants grow

4. doze:  to sleep lightly

5. humor:  the ability to see or show the funny side of things

6. recognizing:  identifying

7. showers:  rain that lasts only a short time

8. sprouting:  producing new leaves, shoots, or buds; beginning to grow
 


 
Other Words to Know
adore
survived

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