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Watermelon day book unit

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  • 1. Name _______________________________ Study Guide for Watermelon Day Write the correct word in the blank. beneath knelt relay race shimmered snug wrinkled 1. The baby bird hid _______________________ its mother s wings. 2. The waters of the lake _______________________ in the sun. 3. She was safe and __________________________ in her bed. 4. We ________________________ in the dirt to weed the garden. 5. Will you iron the _____________________________ dress? 6. In the __________________________, each member of the team ran very fast. 1. This selection is like a true story because __________________ ________________________________________ 2. When Jesse first finds her watermelon, how big is it? ___________ ________________________________________ 3. Pappy says that Jesse s watermelon will be just right for a Watermelon Day. What does he mean? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ 4. What season is it when Jesse finds her watermelon? _____________ ________________________________________ 5. At first, the watermelon makes a dull sound like ______________ _______________________________________
  • 2. 6. In this story, what does the author mean by a dark green rind ? (Page 2,Wm day) ________________________________________ ________________________________________ 7. How hot does the weather get that summer? _____________ ______________________________________ 8. Watermelons grow well ___________________________ ________________________________________ 9. Why does Pappy put the watermelon in the lake beneath the deep blue shade of the willow tree? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ 10. On Watermelon Day, what is one thing that happens while the watermelon floats? ___________________________________ 11. The watermelon was cold enough to eat when the sun began to sink. What time of day was that? ____________________________ ________________________________________ 12. In the story, Craaack!!!, Splittt!, and Poppp!!! are sounds made by ________________________________________ 13. Jesse feels that the day stretched like a lazy ol cat. What does she mean? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ 14. During Watermelon Day, what does Jesse keep asking Pappy? ________________________________________
  • 3. 1 Name ________________________________ Watermelon Day Voc.1 Watermelon bobbling cousins patch Jessie s fist Yep melons relay right fuzzy peach 1. Jesse found the _______________ in the corner of the patch. 2. It was not as big as her__________________________. 3. It was bigger than the other _______________ still hiding beneath their _______________ leaves. 4. _______________, it ll be a big one, just_______________ for a Watermelon Day. 5. There would be _______________, big and small and Mama s _______________ ice cream. 6. They would be _______________ races, and apple _______________. 7. Finally, we would have the biggest watermelon from the _______________. 8. Thinking about it made _______________ mouth water Base words Untied - tie Divide vc-cle = (an-kle, sin-gle, sta-ble) v-c =(ro-bot) vc-= (cab-in) 1.watered ___________________ 2.patted ___________________ 3.unknown ___________________ 4.sparkled ___________________ 5.skipped ___________________ 6.tangling ___________________ 7.unironed __________________ 8. answered ___________________ 9. carried ___________________ 10. replacing ___________________ 1. tangled __________-________ 2. shimmer __________-________ 3. sparkles __________-________ 4. wrinkles __________-________ 5. spider __________-________ 6. clover __________-________ 7. lemon __________-________ 8. dejected _____-______-_____ 9. important_____-______-_____
  • 4. 2 Name ________________________________ Watermelon Day Voc.2 knighted except wrinkled shimmered circling watermelon spit wrist 1. I lost my ____________________________watch in the park. 2. We saw the buzzards ____________________________over the road. 3. The queen ____________________________the boy for his bravery. 4. Don t swallow the seeds, ____________________________them out. 5. All your work is right ____________________________this math sheet. 6. This ____________________________is striped and is very large. 7. The water ____________________________and sparkled in the sun. 8. That boy _______________________his face to look like the monkey s face. Syllables 1, 2, 3, 4 Words can mean more than one thing: Match wood bat prune fly flag 1. willow ______ 2. patted ______ 3. shimmery ______ 4. nutrition ______ 5. banjo ______ 6. greenhouse ______ 7. vegetables ______ 8. germination _____ 9. pollination _____ 10. coat _____ 1. timber ____________ 2. cut ____________ 3. insect ____________ 4. banner ____________ 5. lumber ____________ 6. move in air ____________ 7. flying animal ___________ 8. trim ___________ 9. club ___________ 10. fruit ___________
  • 5. 3 Name ________________________________ Watermelon Day Voc. 3 tangled skipped Willow gnats weeping balloon banjo against 1. He stretched the _________________________ until it popped. 2. We were so busy, we _________________________ snack today. 3. Don t lean _________________________ that window. 4. This tree is called a Weeping _________________________. 5. The little girl is _________________________ because she is lost. 6. My grandfather can play the _________________________ 7. The sand _________________________ were biting us at the beach. 8. The wind _________________________ her long, curly hair. Match: Means the almost same animal small insect metal tangle jelly sun Compound words 1. knot ______________ 2. flea ______________ 3. deer ______________ 4. jam ______________ 5. lead ______________ 6. wee ______________ 7. star ______________ 8. can ______________ 9. little ______________. 10. solar ______________ 1. post______________ 2. sweat______________ 3. nut______________ 4. oat______________ 5. water______________ 6. play______________ 7. frost______________ 8. blood_____________ 9. day ______________ 10. sun______________ cracker dream melon flower pen card meat hound shirt bite
  • 6. 4 Name ________________________________ Watermelon Day Voc. 4 burst snug wrinkled song blister dropped riper knelt 1. The little melon was round and ________________ in the sand. 2. She ________________ beside it and put her ear against it dark green rind. 3. It made a thick, dull sound like Pappy s boots when he _______________ them. 4. But her melon had the sweetest ________________ of all. 5. As the summer grew longer, Jesse s watermelon got ________________. 6. The days were so hot she had to wear shoes so her feet wouldn t ___________. 7. It was so hot the air ________________ up like an unironed shirt. 8. She waited until she thought her watermelon would ____________ from waiting. Add re un to make a word Opposite 1. check ___________________ 2. safe ____________________ 3. plant____________________ 4. even_____________________ 5. happy____________________ 6. write____________________ 7. selfish___________________ 8. wise____________________ 9. fit_____________________ 10. play ____________________ 1. girl _______________ 2. right______________ 3. hard______________ 4. clean______________ 5. back______________ 6. true______________ 7. lose_______________ 8. often _____________ 9. toward ____________ 10. much_____________ soft front little seldom find away dirty boy left false
  • 7. 5 Name ________________________________ Watermelon Day Voc. 5 sky relay relative rains peach simmered softball pocketknife cool 1. One morning edge the _________________ were coming. 2. Pappy looked at the __________ and said this looks like Watermelon Day. 3. The watermelon was full of cool summer _________________. 4. Pappy cut the ropelike vines with his_________________. 5. He set it in the cold, cold water where it floated on the _______________. 6. It will take most of the day to _________________ the watermelon. 7. It floated while mama dished out _________________ ice cream. 8. It floated through a game of _____________ and several ___________ races. Base Words Circle the exact noun: 1. unwillingly ____________________ 2. sunniest ____________________ 3. announcers ____________________ 4. funniest ____________________ 5. surprisingly ____________________ 6. reddened ____________________ 7. hardening ____________________ 8. unlocked ____________________ 9. uncompleted ___________________ 1. bird parrot 2. friend person 3. place cage 4. seeds food 5. house building 6. man Mr. Barns 7. school place 8. Ford car 9. food hotdog
  • 8. Name _______________________________ Spelling Review Watermelon Day Word Box 1. I heard someone ____________________ on the door. 2. She ____________________ her math facts. 3. The ____________________wore shiny armor. 4. The dog went the ____________________ way. 5. I ____________________ words on paper. 6. The ____________________ shows me where to go. 7. My ____________________ is next to my hand. 8. The ____________________ finished another book. 9. The wheels on the __________________ were broken. 10. The new planet was ____________________. d w r o n g w k u k n e w g s t v q b n l r n k k v k s h c z s h w i s i i n v r n c i o x f m o c u t g o a f o s a o w r i t e r e h f t t c i e t u n k n o w n t r y x k g d e s e k w r i s t o f w q n a r i w c a r t o o n g n a t r g y o v l i o u x t p a s t k z q v p x n t v n h g g q w x o cartoon front gnat dark knew knock wrong scooter past sign unknown wrist write writer knight Watermelon Day Word Search
  • 9. Name ____________________________DOL Watermelon Day 1. we swum every saturday at bills pond Monday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. come to unCle boBs house for thanksgiving ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. the store open on the first wednesday in january Tuesday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. we talkes about the picnic on the fourth of july ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. may we go to washiNgton on monday Wednesday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. did you visited mrs lee in california in july ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. are memorial day in may or june Thursday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. me and dad will goes to utah on saturday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. will veterans day be on monday or tuesday Friday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. you ll flies to oregon on friday ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • 10. Name________________________________Vocabulary Test Watermelon Day Directions: Fill in the letter of the definition that fits each vocabulary word. 1. beneath 2. knelt 3. relay race 4. shimmered 5. snug 6 wrinkled A. shone B. had many small folds C. got down on knees D. under E. tight or cozy F. a running contest in which team members take turns running Directions: Circle the word that best completes each sentence and write it on the line. 7. The watermelons were still hiding _________________ their mama s fuzzy leaves. A. snug B. shimmered C. beneath 8. _________________ and apple-bobbing were done on A Watermelon Day. A. Wrinkled B. Relay races C. Knelt 9. The small watermelon was round and _________________ in the sand. A. snug B. beneath C. knelt 10. Jesse _________________ beside her watermelon. A. beneath B. knelt C. wrinkled 11. It was such a hot day the air _________________ up like an unironed shirt. A. relay race B. nearby C. wrinkled 12. The lake _________________as the sun went down. A. shimmered B. orchard C. beneath
  • 11. Directions / Explanation for the next few pages…. Phonics Part Explanation for L, S, R, VD, DPT L means long vowel S means short vowel R means r-control (ar/, er/, ir/, or/, ur/) VD means vowel digraphs (oo/ in moon, oo/ in book etc) DPT means diphthong (ow/ in cow, ou/ in loud, oi/ in oil, oy/ in boy, etc.) Teach and Test Have students cover the words. Call them out 1 at a time and have them write them down. Use as a practice spelling test.
  • 12. 1 Name_____________________________ Watermelon Day Match Vowel Sounds Sounds: L =long, S =short R = r-control 1. whole _________________________ 2. fly _________________________ 3. trade _________________________ 4. chick _________________________ 5. short _________________________ fork stay show slide slid 6. tune ______ 7. train ______ 8. fork ______ 9. eight ______ 10. those ______ Teach and Test: 1. ____________________ 2. ____________________ 3. ____________________ 4. ____________________ 5. ____________________ 6. ____________________ 7. ____________________ 8. ____________________ 9. ____________________ 10. ____________________ Voc. Words: beneath, knelt, relay race, shimmered, snug, wrinkled 1. ___________________ 2. ___________________ 3. ___________________ 4. ___________________ 5. ___________________ - had many small folds - shone - got down on knees - tight or cozy - a running contest in which team members take turns running
  • 13. 2 Name_____________________________ Watermelon Day Sounds: L =long, S =short R = r-control Write the silent letters. 1. first ______ 2. fresh ______ 3. mumps ______ 4. heel______ 5. worn ______ 6. knit ______ 7. gnome ______ ______ 8. sign ______ 9. know _______ ______ 10. write _______ ______ Teach and Test: 1.____________________ 2____________________ 3. ____________________ 4.____________________ 5.____________________ 6.____________________ 7.____________________ 8.____________________ 9.____________________ 10.____________________ Reading Voc. snug, relay race, wrinkled, shimmered, knelt, beneath, 1. ________________ - sh at the beginning of the word 2. 1)________________- two words that have silent letters 2) ________________ 3. ________________- the ea stands for the long e sound 4. ________________- sn is at the beginning of the word 5. 1)________________- two words have the long a sound 2) ________________
  • 14. 3 Name_____________________________ Watermelon Day Sounds: L =long, S =short R = r-control Add ending to word: Rules: drop the silent e/; change the y to an i/; cvc double the c/ 1. blocks ____ 2. shape ____ 3. stern ____ 4. spark ____ 5. flock ____ 6. (take) + ing ___________________________ 7. (big) + est ___________________________ 8. (happy) + er ___________________________ 9. (lucky) + ly ___________________________ 10. (trot) + ed __________________________ Teach and Test: 1.____________________ 2.____________________ 3.____________________ 4.____________________ 5 .____________________ 6.____________________ 7.____________________ 8.____________________ 9.____________________ 10.____________________ Reading Voc. snug, relay race, wrinkled, shimmered, knelt, beneath, 1. Grandmother sat _____________________ the oak tree. 2. Mom _____________________ to tie my shoe. 3. My shirt was _____________________ after I sat on it. 4. My class ran a _____________________ during field day. 5. The water _____________________ and sparkled in the sun.
  • 15. 4 Name_____________________________ Watermelon Day Sounds: L =long, S =short R = r-control Divide into syllables 1. curled____ 2. toast ____ 3. spade ____ 4. club ____ 5. thumb ___ 6. (napkin) ____________ ____________ 7. (wanted) ____________ ____________ 8. (jumping) ____________ ____________ 9. (candid) ____________ ____________ 10. (thimble) ____________ ____________ Teach and Test: 1. ____________________________ 2. ____________________________ 3. ___________________________ 4. ____________________________ 5. ____________________________ 6. ____________________________ 7. ____________________________ 8. ____________________________ 9. ____________________________ 10. __________________________ Reading Words: snug, relay race, wrinkled, shimmered, knelt, beneath, 1. ________________ - to get down on ones knees 2. ________________ - under something 3. ________________ - races in which members of a team take turns 4. ________________ - shone with a soft sparkle 5. ________________ - became less smooth
  • 16. 5 Name_____________________________ Watermelon Day Sounds: L = long, S = short R = r-control X out the word that doesn t have the same vowel sound as the other two. 1. patch _____ 2. geese ____ 3. earth ____ 4. shut ____ 5. curb ____ 6. a. spare 7. a. fire 8. a. car 9. a. cheer 10. a. clear b. hair b. deer b. park b. early b. deer c. fear c. entire c. hear c. dear c. heard Teach and Test: 1.____________________ 2.____________________ 3.____________________ 4.____________________ 5.____________________ 6.____________________ 7.____________________ 8.____________________ 9.____________________ 10.____________________ Reading Words: relay race, beneath, shimmered, knelt, snug, wrinkled, 1. The clothes ________________ in the hot dryer. 2. The children were ________________ in their warm beds. 3. The moon light ________________ on the lake. 4. In the ___________ ______________, each child had to run around the tree. 5. We found the cat ________________ the sofa.
  • 17. Name __________________________ Watermelon Days Multiple Choice Spelling Review Directions: 1. Look at each answer choice and circle the one that is spelled correctly. 2. Then use the words in the sentences below. 1. noock knoke knock nocke 2. knoo noo knewe knew 3. poketnife pocketnife poketknife pocketknife 4. wrong rong wronge rung 5. rwite write rightt writgh 6. snig sien sign signne 7. nats pnats gnats knats 8. riste wrist rist wriste 9. unnown unknown unoun unkown 10. riter ritter writer writter 11. My favorite _____________________ is Dr. Seuss. 12. The sand____________________ are awful tonight. 13. My brother lost his Boy Scout __________________ in the lake. 14. Goldilocks did not __________________ on the Bears door. 15. The children will ____________________ a story about a frog. 16. The stranger's name was___________________ to the children. 17. When the boy fell, he broke his ____________________. 18. He hung a new ____________________ above the door. 19. My dad turned the ____________________ way and got lost. 20. Bob ____________________ how to do his math last night.
  • 18. Name: _______________________________ Date: _____________ Grammar Test Watermelon Day Skill Abbreviations Skill Reminder: The names of the months are proper nouns. The names of the months begin with a capital letter. Directions: Circle the correct abbreviation for each word. 1. March Mr. Mar. Mon. 2. Thursday Thurs. Thsdy. Tues. 3. Saturday St. Satur. Sat. 4. Friday Fr. Feb. Fri. 5. August Ave. Apr. Aug. Directions: Write each abbreviation correctly on the blank. 6. mar 14 __________________ 7. wed ______________________ 8. oct 10 __________________ 9. sept 2 _____________________ Directions: Write each holiday correctly. 10. may day ______________________________________________ 11. thanksgiving ____________________________________________ 12. election day _________________________________________ 13. father s day _________________________________________ 14. new year s day ___________________________________________