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4th Grade Jump Start - Writing: Week 1

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Writing, Phonics, and Vocabulary


Week 1 - Day 1

Writing, Phonics, and Vocabulary


Week 1 - Day 2

Writing, Phonics, and Vocabulary


Week 1 - Day 3

  • Answer the following in your journal: James feels grown up the second time his mother ruffles his hair even though he is still a kid. When do you think someone is grown up? Do you consider yourself grown up? Why or why not?

Writing, Phonics, and Vocabulary


Week 1 - Day 4

    • Below are the 5 words the author gave definitions for using the footnotes:
  • exhausted
  • trudge
  • munchkin
  • grubby
  • scold
  • Reread the definitions for the words if needed. In your journal, use these 5 words in sentences. Try your best to make them detailed sentences NOT about the story. 
  • Watch this video on punctuating dialogue: Punctuating Dialogue
  • IXL - Punctuating dialogue

Writing, Phonics, and Vocabulary


Week 1 - Day 5