Now that Ellie is in first grade she has become fascinated by words. It comes with the excitement of learning to read and write. Almost daily she grabs one of her notebooks and writes down all the new words she is learning or wants to learn. Most the the pages are filled with words that you’d expect from a first grader: dog, cat, book, the, see, spell, Mom, Dad, toy, read, joy, tree…(you get the idea).

Earlier this week I discovered this list in her notebook: