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Week 2 April 13-17

Story of the week: The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush  and

Game –


What is genre? Who is the author & illustrator? 


  1. satisfied – filled with contenment
  2. praise – an expression of approval and commendation
  3. crushed – broken into tiny pieces 
  4. tool – an instrument used to perform a task or job
  5. vision – the abillity to see
  6. strength –  being physically or mentally powerful
  7. deeds – something that is done, performed or accomplished 
  8. meadow – a field where grass or flowers are grown 
  9. tribe – a group of people who live together
  10. skin – a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
  11. brilliant – full of light, shining intensely 

Journal Questions Monday-Thursday:

  1. Little Gopher had a talent of making toys out of leather and wood. Write about a talent you have.
  2. Little Gopher painted many pictures. Write about something you have painted before and paint a picture.
  3. Little Gopher was never satisfied with his paintings. Write about a time you weren’t satisfied with your work.
  4. Little Gopher never gave up trying to paint the sunset. Write about a time you never gave up. 

Grammar: Please complete the grammar pages in the readers notebook, 129, 131, 137, 138 and 140. 

Extra practice –

Math: Please spend at least 45 minutes weekly on Happy Numbers, this is a great way for your child to stay caught up for third grade.

The weekly math lessons are under the weekly newsletter tab,

Subtraction Rap –

Fun Activities – Go on a nature hunt for Indian Paintbrushes, look at the sunset, draw a picture of a sunset, or paint a rock. If you would like to please email a picture of what you found or drew, or painted.