Reading Street- Boom Town


Third Grade Parent Newsletter #1


This week we are reading “Boom Town” by Sonia Levitin.  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. Please practice these words at home as well.  The words in italics are our challenge spelling words.  Finally, the words in the boxes contain the phonics rules we are practicing.  Please listen to your child read these words aloud. 


Spelling Words:  happen, lettuce, basket, winter, sister, monster, supper, subject, lesson, spelling, napkin, collar, traffic, suggest, puppet, skillet, picnic, planet, system, pumpkin


Vocabulary Words:  boom, pick, fetched, skillet, coins, spell, business, laundry, mending