Extra Credit

Extra Credit

Every week your children are going to have extra credit assignments.They don't have to do them but they can for extra credit. This weeks extra credit is-

1.Read Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander.

2.Look in the newspaper or books for brainteasers and word games.Work with a family member to see how many of the answers you can find.

3.Share with family members a joke that has a plot.Riddles and knock-knocks are out,funny stories are in!If you don't know any jokes,look in a joke book.Ask your family to tell you some jokes in return.

4.Play a game with family members to see who can spot contractions around you,then tell what words they combine.Look for these shortcuts on signs,such as "Don't Walk," and in newspapers and magazines.