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.