Introduced in This Cycle
"-ous" vs. "-us" words
"animal," "between," "favorite," "let's," "that's"
Cycle Word List
In this cycle, students are introduced to the ending sound /us/ spelled "-ous" and "-us" and determine the generalization for spelling words with that final ending sound. In addition, students continue to practice using the apostrophe to show possession. For the full cycle overview with word list, Cycle-at-a-Glance, and teaching notes, download the cycle overview.