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1 Spelling Lesson 1 Spelling the Long a Sound trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier Spelling Tip The long a sound can be spelled a, a-e, ai, ay, and eigh.

2 1-8 Write the Core Words in which the long a sound is spelled a or a-e Write the Core Words in which the long a sound is spelled ai or ay Write the Core Words in which the long a sound is spelled eigh Write the challenge Words. Circle the letters that spell the long a sound. trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier

3 trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier The first ( 1 ) train carried goods instead of people across the country. That train went from California to Maine, stopping at every ( 2 ) station in between. It carried almost anything you could imagine, from ( 3 ) to feed horses to ( 4 ) for writing letters. Freight on the Rails

4 trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier At first it was considered so dangerous that women were not allowed to make the run. Only ( 5 ) workers could ride on the trains as they clattered along the tracks. Some men and women still ( 6 ) that many engineers were killed on the long, lonesome ( 7 ) through the wilderness. It took ( 8 ) people to run the train in those days. They had to use their ( 9 ) power to think their way out of trouble fast.

5 trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier The most important job was to make sure that not one package would ( 10 ) from its route. First, a worker would put each package on a ( 11 ) to find its full ( 12 ). Then a red ( 13 ) was used to mark each label so nobody could ( 14 ) it. Next, the worker would ( 15 ) the label on the package. Those early days on the tracks were busy ones.

6 Study the example. Add –ed and –ing endings to these core words to make new verb forms. You may need to change the spelling of the core words when you add the ending. jump jumped jumping trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier 16. scale 17. paste 18. claim 19. trail 20. erase Verb Forms

7 Write nine Core Words you find in the pictures below. trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier Look and Write

8 Make a New Word Change one letter in each of the words below to make one of the core words. 10. frail 11. scare 12. brake 13. taste 14. weighs trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier

9 Use the Dictionary Most dictionaries do not include an entry for all forms of every word. To find pasted you would have to look up the base word paste. Write the base word you would look up to find the meaning of each Core Word below. 16. strayed 17. brains 18. erasable 19. freights 20. claiming trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier

10 Imagine that you are a passenger on a train as it speeds along the track. Write at least three sentences about the trip. Use at least four Core Words from this lesson. trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier

11 1-4 Here is a draft of a journal entry. Find four misspelled words. 5-6 Two periods were not put at the ends of sentences. Copy the journal entry and correct the spelling and punctuation errors. trail brain stray weight scale paper grain crayon freight brave claim railway erase male paste chamber neighbor basic agent glacier


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