Reading and Vocabulary for this Lesson


  • Chapter 1


  • As you are reading, write down any sentences or paragraphs that you like or have special meaning to you in your journal.
  • Pay attention to any words or phrases that you don't understand and write them in your journal. Look up the meanings of these words.

Spelling and Grammar:

You may choose a passage from the reading that you think may be important and use it as your copywork or you can use the selection below.

For one thing, he could have sworn that once or twice when he was reaching out to turn over a card that had been dealt to him, the card changed. It had changed - just like that – while he was picking it up.

  • Write it in neatly your journal.
  • Be careful to punctuate and capitalize the way the author did and watch for spelling. If you make any errors, correct them.
  • Study this passage this week until you are asked to dictate it to your teacher.
  • To learn more about introductory clauses dashes that are used in this passage, watch the videos below.

Why is this quote important? This is the first time we get an idea that all may not be as it seems at Uncle Jonathan's house.

Share your favorite passage so far in the comments below.

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