Spelling Term 1 Week 8

Activity 1:

As a result of federation, there was an increase in immigration from other countries. When people first arrived in Australia, they got needles and medication to make sure they did not carry unwanted germs or bugs. The immunization impacted greatly on the government’s financial problems, as it was very expensive. Also, the training of the doctors, including many demonstrations and courses, added up immensely.

Activity 2:

Eloquent: having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and appropriate speech.

Euthanasia: painless death.

Guillotine: a device for beheading a person -a heavy blade that is dropped between two posts.

Constitution: the act of establishment.

Executive: a person or group having supervisory authority in an organization.

Activity 3:

The state government spends its funds through a series of departments, each of  which provides services for the public. Each department is responsible to a  cabinet minister, but has a permanent head as well. This permanent head is a  senior public servant , who usually hold his or her position for many years. On  the other hand, the cabinet ministers change from time to time, usually as a result of an elections.

Activity 4:

Suffix/ Prefix Meaning Example Example 1 Example 2 Example 3
Un- Not Underneath Underdone Uninspiring Underlapped
Multi- More than one Multistorey Multiplayer Multicolour Multiplied
Over- On top of Oversubscribed Overdone Overlayed Overlapped
Super- Better supermarket Supersize Superintendent Superpower
-less None/no Worthless Joyless Heatless Boneless
-ish A bit like Selfish Largish Smallish Boyish
-er More Quicker Slower Lazier Faster

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