Spelling Term 1 Week 7

Week 6 Activity One

Australian
authorities
autobiography
backbenchers
bankruptcy
barrister
campaign
candidate
caucus
circumstantial

 

Write homophones for the following words eg: air – heir

a. allowed: aloud

b. bare: bear

c. barren: baron

d. bury: berry

e. boar: bore

f. boarder: border

g. bridal: bridle

h. caught: court

Activity Two:
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words

Autobiography: A history of a persons life written by that person.

Australian: a native of Australian.

Bankruptcy: the state of being bankrupt/ broke.

Candidate: a person who is selected y others as a contestant

Caucus: a meeting of members of  a political party.

Activity Three
Carefully proofread the following paragraph and rewrite the passage correctly.

That nite, when it was dark, thay quiety crept allong and go on the ship’s deck. Evryone was two busy to notice them. By and by they cam to a blak, sqare hole, and down they crept by a lader what was in it. They found a lower deck affter they had gone down a littel way, and had just steped onto it when the hole was covered over.

That night, when it was dark, the quietly crept along and went on the  ship’s deck. Everyone was too busy to notice them. By and by they came to a black, square hole, and down then crept on a ladder that was in it. They found a lower deck after they had gone down a little way, and had just stepped onto it when the hole was covered up.

 

Activity Four
Make the word in brackets mean more than one. Write the correct sentence.
a. There are two CHIEFS in this tribe. ( chief)
b. We cut the oranges into HALVES .(half)
c. The police arrested the three THIEVES. ( thief)
d. The baker gave me seven LOAVES of bread. (loaf)
e. The men and their WIVES are touring on the Gold Coast. ( wife)
f. We stacked the books on the two bottom SHELVES. (shelf)
g. The WOLVES were driven off by the noise of the guns.(wolf)
h. We swept up all the fallen LEAVES in the garden. (leaf)

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