Spelling: Term 4, Week 7.

Spelling – Term 4 Week 7 (Week beginning 17h November 2014)

 

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Gases

Greenhouse

Trapped

Coal

Bye

By

Buy

Consists

Effect

Affect

Environment

Government

Polluting

Decreasing

By

Buy

Bye

Consists

Temperature

Celsius

Essentially

Particles

There

Vitamin

Temperature

Carbon dioxide,

Methane

Nitrous oxide

Intricately

Irreversibly

 

 

Choose three words from your list, and write down a text to self, and a text to world connection to each.

Particles

T-S: I have learnt alot about particles this year.

T-W: Particles make up matter, and matter makes up everythng in the universe.

There

T-S: ‘there’ is one of the words I use in everyday conversation .

T-W: alot of people get their, they’re and there mixed up.

Irreversibly

T-S: I have made irreversible changes to things before.

T-W: There are lot of irreversable changes humans have made to the earth, like the hole in the ozone layer.

 

Due Friday November 21st, 2014.

Spelling: Term 4, Sheet 6.

Spelling – Term 4 Week 6 (Week beginning 10th November 2014)

 

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Penguin

Creature

Antarctica

Windiest

Continent

Treaty

Research

Landscape

Stations

Territory

Expedition

Antarctica

Military

Research

Country

Territory

Station

Weapon

Penguin

Condition

Antarctica

Expedition

Recommendation

Researcher

Stationed

Territory

Conditional

Alliance

Specialised

Accommodate

 

 

 

Activity One:

Define 5 words using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun etc. 

Allience- a joining of several parties for a common cause

Territory- an area for a group of people

Researcher- someone who researches to get information

Antarctica- a continent at the bottom of the world.

Activity Two:

For each word in your list that can be made a plural, show how the spelling changes, and the rule used to change that word.

E.g Puppy changes to Puppies (rule: drop the y and add ies)

Territory- Territiories

drop the y and add ies

Alliance- Alliances

add s

Reasearcher- reasearchers

add s

 

Activity Three:

Following on from our lesson the other week, put the following sound twins (homophones) into a correct sentence:

• There, their, they’re
• To, too, two
• Fare, fair
• Where, wear, we’re
• Practice, practise

 

1.

– Look! Over there! The house I’ve been telling you about!

– That’s their house. The one with the yellow buggie!

 

– Did you hear? They’re moving house!

2.

– Oh, I’ve got some homework to do.

– Oh, I’ve got too much homework to do!

– Oh, I’ve got two sheets of homeworm to do!

3.

– They’re only being fair. That’s the rules of the game.

– You must pay the fare to see the game.

4.

– Where are they?! They’re coming to my house after school!

– I’ e got to to find them! They are going to help me to pick out what to wear!

– Have you seen them? We’re supposed to be walking home!

5.

– I’m going to basketball practice!

– I’m going to practise basketball.

Due Friday 14th November.

Spelling – Term 4 Week 1

 

 

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Energy

Source

Electricity

Design

Solar

Social

Argument

Transport

Coal

Fossil

Sustainable

Investigate

Generate

Environment

Opportunities

Social

Historical

Cultural

Discussion

Potential

Sustainability

Particular

Generator

Renewable

Environmental

Harnessing

Historically

Culturally

Interrogating

Ethical

 

Activity One:

Define each word using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun etc.

sustainability~noun: the property of being sustainable (sustain: keep up the vitality or strength of)

particular~adjective: not general.

generator~ noun:Machine for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Renewable~ adjective: that can be renewed or extended.

environmental~ adjective: of  or related to the external conditions or surroundings.

harnessing~verb: the act of putting a harness on.

historically~ Adverb: in the past.

culturally~ : relating to culture. ( culture- ideas, art and of a particular societ.)

interrogating~Verb: to interrogate. ( to ask questions closely, aggressively or formally.) 

ethical~ Adjective: being in accordance for rules of right conduct. 

Activity Two:

Choose one word from your list. The word must be at least 7 letters long. Using only the letters in that word, see how many other words you can create (words must be 2 or more letters long).

INTERROGATING

in

era

tin

ring

gig

gate

ting

trigger

 

Due Friday 17th October – posted to blogs.

Spelling Test on Friday 17th October.

Spelling – Term 4 Week 1

 

 

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Scientists

Experiment

Astronomy

Research

Gravity

Hypothesis

Phase

Physics

Element

Measure

Indices

Metallurgy

Geology

Zoology

Experiment

Mineral

Gravity

Botany

Beaker

Physicist

Endeavour

Microbiologist

Meteorologist

Metallurgist

Geophysics

Physicist

Geologist

Seismology

Climatologist

Laboratory

 

 

Activity One:

Define each word using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun etc.

Endeavour- to try hard to achieve something. Verb.

Microbiologist- someone who studies microscopic (tiny) life forms. Noun

Meteorologist- someone who studies the atmosphere.

Metallurgist- somebody who analyses rocks to see if they contain metals.

Geophysics- the physics of the earth

Physicist- a scientist that specialises in physics.

Geologist- someone who studies the earth- how it was formed, and what it’s made of.

Seismology- the branch of science concerned with earthquakes and related phenomena.

Climatologist- a person who studies climate- weather recorded over a period of time.

Laboratory- a room or building equipped for scientific experiments, research, teaching etc.

 

Activity Two:

Choose 5 words from your list, and re write their definition in your own words. Put the word in a sentence or give an example of a well known person that is famous for their work in that field.

Laboratory- a room where scientific experiments are conducted.

Endeavour- to try hard to successfully complete a task.

Geologist- Louis Pastuer

Meteorologists- John Dalton

Metallurgist- Donald L. Ritter

Activity Three:

Choose three words from your list, and write down a text to self, and a text to world connection to each.

Meteorologists- text to self- I remember this in one of our debate topics. Text to world- meteorologists are very important in our lives.

Laboratory- text to self- I have been in a laboratory before. Text to world- there are many laboratories in the world.

Endeavour- text to self- I have had many hard tasks and completed them before, as simple as a maths problem! Text to world- there are much more difficult tasks that people have completed- like climbing mount Everest!

 

Due Friday 10th October – posted to blogs.

Spelling Test on Friday 10th October.

Spelling: Term 3, Week 7

Spelling: Term 3, Week something.

abysmal

bureau

altitude

anticyclones

barometer

blustery

climatic

cumulus

electrocution

deciduous

 

1.

  • “Oh, not another anticyclone! I want something intense for a change.”
  • His career was in climatic technology.
  • Iron Man’s suit is very powerful, but it freezes in altitude.
  • Her electrocution as so powerful it took her life.

 

2.

Cyclone- cyclonic

Cylinder- cylindrical

Cycle- cyclic

Hero- heroic

History- historical

Magic- magical

Music- musical

Poetry- poetical 

Spelling: Term 3, Week 3

Visualise

Verify

Pheromonem

Geographical

Authorities

Interconnected

Collides

Precicpitation

Conglemeration

Transformation

1.

In this passage I visualised an orange tree next to a big oval of grass…

An Ice storm is not a very extreme phenomonem, but it does cause alot of damage.

“Everybody just remain calm until the authorities arrive.”

“Stop stop stop! Just watch this movie! Oh, and the truck collides with the bridge!”

2.

A suffix is a syllable added on to the end of a base/root word.

able:

erasable

negotiable

acceptable

breathable

accomplishable

ation:

organization

aggravation

exploration

elaboration

deprivation

 

ible:

impossible

divisible

destructible

indestructible

 

Spelling: Term 3, Week 3

Tsunamis

Tornadoes

Monsoons

Volcanoes

literature

Appreciation

Prejudice

Connotations

Prescriptive

Annotated

 
Prefixes : Write the definition of a prefix.
A prefix is a syllable that is added before a word or a word stem.
Complete the table below with as many prefixes as possible.
Pre
Preheat
Precaution
Preseason
Premature
Preassembled
Prearranged
Predesigned
Preassigned

Hyper
Hyperactive
Hyperaggressive
Hyperaware
Hyperstatic

Trans
Transport
Transparent
Transgender
Transaction
Translate

 

 

 

 

Spelling Term 1 Week 9

Activity 1:

I hated the legislation yesterday; it only tired and bored me. My new license for govenrment issues has put a lot of pressure on me and the independent process is sickening.The  mediation only adds to my worries. My only joy these days is jurisprudence.

Activity 2:

Independent: not influenced or controlled by others.

Jurisprudence: the science of philosophy or law.

Legislation: the act of making or enacting laws.

License: permission for doing something

Meditation:  continued or extended thought.

 

Activity 3:

a. ” Which side of the river do you think we should stake our claim?” asked the prospector.

b. the witch used magic to turn the fools gold into real gold.

c. The police constable insisted that the gold diggers identify which of their fellow miners were claim jumpers.

d.”  Do you think the witch in the story was real or imaginary?” Asked the student.

e. “Which gold coach should we bail up next?” asked the bushranger.

f.  On which continent did the Spaniards search fruitlessly for the fable City of Gold which they named ” El Dolorado, The Gilded One”?

Activity 4:

a. Weather-  the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature,cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc.

Wether- a castrated male sheep.

Whether- used to introduce the first of two or more alternatives

b. Way- a direction.

Weigh- to measure

Whey- a milk serum, separating as liquid from the curd after coagulation, asin cheese making.

c. Wear- to have on the person

Where- at what place?

We’re- contraction of we are

d. Praise- the act of expressing approval or admiration

Prays- to offer a prayer

Preys- the act of hunting an animal for food

e. Saw- a tool for cutting

Soar-  to glide along at a height

Sore-  physically painful or sensitive.

f. Wails- to cry.

Wales- part of the United Kingdom

Whales- large sea mammals

g. Right- a direction

Write- to trace or form

Rite – a particular form of a religious practice

e. Awe- an overwhelming feeling of admiration

Oar- a long shaft with a broad blade at one end, used as a lever forrowing or otherwise propelling or steering a boat.

Or- otherwise, or else etc

Ore- a metal bearing mineral or rock

Spelling Term 1 Week 8

Activity 1:

” Sir, the communication system is down. The  commonwealth has everything disabled. ” Said the co-pilot. They were flying directly into Australia, from Europe. ” Well, that doesnt help anything, does it? They obviously want nothing to do with us.” 

” Yes, sir. Would you like me to alert the communist? It is compulsory, he warned us to tell him anything that came unexpectedly. After his father passed, and he was given his compensation, he seems sharper and more enthusiastic than ever.”

And thats when everything silenced.

Activity 2:

Coalition: a pact among groups.

Commision: a special group delegated to consider a matter.

Commonwealth: a political body of people.

Compulsory: required by rule.

Communist: a member of the communist party.

Activity 3:

  1. I peeled potatoes out and put them in the pan.
  2. We have two pianos at home.
  3. We watched in awe as the two volcanoes erupted.
  4. The dogs chased the three kangaroos across the paddock.
  5. I cut up all of the tomatoes and put them in the salad.
  6. The hero heroes who rescued the children were awarded medals.
  7. We took lots of photos at the wedding.
  8. All the frightened buffaloes stampeded across the plain.

 

“ine” as in “wine”. “ine” as in “engine” “ine” as in “sardine”Define. Genuine. Routine
Fine. Medicine. Cuisine
Line. Famine. Nectarine
Dine. Vaccine
Mine. Machine
Spine
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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)