Reading Street Thunder Rose- Week 2

Fifth Grade Parent Newsletter #2- Thunder Rose 

This week we are reading “Thunder Rose” by Jerdine Nolen.  We will focus on some vocabulary words in this story.  It would be helpful if you will reinforce the meaning of these words at home with your child.  Also, on this newsletter you will find our spelling words for the week.  Please practice these words at home as well.  Let’s have a great week! 

Spelling Words: fever, broken, climate, hotel, basic, vocal, native, silent, labor, spider, label, icon, agent, motive, vital, acorn, item, aroma, legal, solo

Vocabulary WordMeaning
brandedmarked by burning the skin with a hot iron
constructedput together, fitted together; built
daintilywith delicate beauty; freshly and prettily
devastationthe act of laying waste; destruction
lullabysong for singing to a child; soft song
pitcha thick, black, sticky substance made from tar or turpentine
resourcefulgood at thinking of ways to do things; quick witted
veinsmembranous tubes forming part of the system of vessels that carry blood to the heart