spelling week #9

 

Constitution

Demonstrations

Eloquent

Euthanasia

Executive

Federation

Financial

Guillotine

Immigration

Immunization

Activity 1

Write a paragraph using 5 list words; make the paragraph interesting to the reader. Remember word choice as a trait to embellish your writing.

On the day of March the 17th a demonstration was held on how to deal with financial troubles, it was being held by the executive of Microsoft. One way was to become a test subject on immunizations constitution because the government pays every volunteer.

Activity 2

Use the dictionary and formulate the meaning of 5 list words.

Constitution-the way in which a thing is composed or made up

Demonstration- something serving as proof or supporting evidence.

Financial- relating to money matters

Executive-a person or group of persons having administrative or authority

Immunizations- the fact or process of becoming immune, as against a disease.

Activity 3

Proofread and correct this paragraph.

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 holds his or her position for many years. On the other hand,       the Cabinet ministers change from time to time,       usually  as result of elections.

Activity 4

Find at least 3 words that use the prefixes and suffixes below

Prefix/suffix meaning example Example 1 Example 2 Example 3
Un- Underneath Unworthy underestimated Unnatural
Multi-   Multistorey multimillionaire multicultural multicoloured
Over-   Oversubscribed overrated overpowered Overwhelming
Super-   Supermarket superhero supervillian Supernatural
Ish-   Selfless cuttlefish British English
Less-   Worthless heartless Shameless brainless
Er-   quicker weirder slower taller

100 wc term 1 week #27

If I was a zoo keeper I would I would make sure I got the good jobs like training the animals for the shows and doing kids birthday parties because I just need to train animals that could easily kill me if a mistake for a little bit of money that I need to do to survive in the harshness of life. If I do parties all I would need to is give a snake to a kid that has no experience with any type of animal other than mosquitoes and their pet goldfish. That’s why I want to be a zookeeper.

maths mate term 1 week 6

Question: Jo spent $53 on tulips and orchids. The tulips cost $6 each and the orchids cost $7 each. If she bought 8 flowers all together, how many tulips did she buy?

predict: i predict this will be about using the time tables.

the big question: Jo spent $53 on 8 flowers and Tulips cost $6 and orchids cost $7 how many tulips did he buy.

Answer:

1. I first guessed i would need 2 tulips so then added 6 orchids, but it was to low.

2. So i tried 3 orchids and 5 tulips and that was $53 so that was the answer.

Summary: I used guess, check and improve

 

spelling term 1 week 8

 

Coalition

Commerce

Commission

Commonwealth

Communications

Communist

Compensation

Compulsory

Conciliation

Conscription

Activity 1

Write a paragraph with 5 list words interesting to the reader remember word choice as a trait to embellish your paragraph.

Everyday a weird group of communist come to your house and make you do compulsory tasks, but for some unknown reason it only applies for countries in the commonwealth. Then they tweeted it using communication devices. It is the only known time the communist work in a Coalition.

Activity 2

Use the dictionary to formulate the meaning of 5 words.

Communist- a member of the communist Party or movement.

Compulsory- required; mandatory; obligatory

Commonwealth- part of the English empire

Communication- a way to understand each other like using words or actions

Coalition- a combination or alliance, especially a temporary one between factions, states.

Activity 3

Make all the words in the brackets mean more than 1, write the correct sentence.

I peeled all the potatoes and put them in the pan (potato)

We have two pianos in our house (piano)

We watched in awe as the two volcanoes erupted (volcano)

The dogs chased the 3 kangaroos across the paddock (kangaroo)

I cut up all the tomatoes and put them in the salad (tomato)

The heroes who rescued the children were awarded medals (hero)

We took lots of photos at the wedding (photo)

All the frightened buffalos stampeded across the plain (buffalo)

Activity 4

The “ine” in “wine” sounds differently when used in words like “engine” and “sardine”

Define Routine Genuine Cuisine Fine Guillotine Medicine
Nectarine Line Vaccine dine machine mine vine
famine spine

 

“ine” as in wine “ine as in” engine “ine” as in sardine
define famine Nectarine
Line Genuine routine
spine medicine vaccine
dine cuisine
fine machine
mine guillotine
vine

100wc week #26

It was a warm winter evening and everyone was living life and doing what they usually do, many people where at school or at work, until. Mac looked up and said.

“Look up can you see that very peculiar object in the sky heading straight for the school well past the speed limit!”

Luckily everyone did see it and managed to evacuate just in time as the triangle shaped object descended onto the school grounds causing damage to the slide. When police investigated they found it was a small bird. Everyone looked at Mac.

“Surprise!” he said in a small voice.

Maths mate term 1 sheet 5

question: A teacher spent $64 buying two types of games. One type cost $12 dollars each and the other $14. How many 12 dollar games did she buy.

Predict: I predict this will be about addition.

Clarify: I have nothing to clarify.

Find the big picture: How many $12 games did the teacher buy

Solve:

1.first i tried adding 4 of the $12 dollar games but that equaled $62 so that didn’t work.

2.i than took away one $12 game which was $50 so i added a $14 game and that was a total of $64.

Summary: I used the test all possibilities and my prediction was correct.

spelling week 7 term 1

Group 3

Australia

Authorities

Autobiography

Backbenches

Bankruptcy

Barrister

Campaign

Barrister

Candidate

Caucus

Circumstantial

 

Activity 1 week 7

 

Write homophones for the following words e.g.: air-heir

A .allowed=aloud        b. bare=bear   c. barren=baron   d. bury=berry

  1. Boar=bore  f. boarder=border   g .bridal=bridle   h .caught.= court
Activity 2
Find the dictionary meaning
1.Australia=A continent/island that is heavily populated
2.Autobiography=a story of someones life told by that person
3.Bankruptcy= close to being really poor
4.campaign= a series of events that tell a story
candidate= a person applying for a job
Activity 3

Carefully proofread the following paragraph and rewrite the passage correctly.

That night, when it was dark, they quietly crept along and go on the ship’s deck.
Everyone was two busy to notice them. By and by they cam to a black, square hole,
and down they crept by a ladder what 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 over.

Activity 4

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.
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)

100 wc challenge week #7

 

Terry looked at the jar like it was accepting a super-secret spy mission he3 had travelled throughout all the rooms in his to find it. His birthday present there it stood hidden the most unlikely place the bathroom. It was nearly as tall as Terry himself in blue wrapping paper with a red bow leading around the paper. He felt himself drawn towards it, he couldn’t stop himself he took his first step then another until he was standing right next to it, He found his courage but when he opened the lid he gasped in horror it was empty.

maths mate term 1 week 4

Question: outside Kaitlin’s house there is a power pole. Along there are many more power poles all evenly spaced. Starting at the first pole Kaitlin takes 30 seconds to jog to pole 3. At this rate how long will it take her to get to pole 6.

Predict: I predict this will involve multiplication.

Clarify: I had nothing to clarify.

Find the big picture: how long does it take Kaitlin to run to the 6th pole

Solve

1. i read the question and saw that it takes her 30 seconds to run 3.

2. So i doubled 3 to get 6.

3. I then doubled 30 seconds to get 1 minute which gave me my answer of 1 minute

spelling week #5

 

Abdication

Adjournment

Advocate

Allegiance

Allowances

Amendments

Anarchy

Arbitration

Architect

Arguments

Please complete the following sentences with “them’ or “those”.

 

 

Activity 1

Those (Them, Those) parliamentarians are arguing again – stop them ( them, those).

Pass me those (Them, those) volumes of Hansard, please.

Do you agree with them (Them, those) new laws to be presented for Parliamentary debate?

The police picked up those (them, those) burglars in the neighbour’s backyard.

Activity 2

Decide which words below have silent letters. Write these words and letters into the boxes.

 

Foreign            campaign       monarch         sea      cooperate marriage Adjourn          bridge             roads              rights  shadow

 

WORD

SILENT LETTERS

   WORD

SILENT LETTERS

 Debt                          b                                   monarch                   c

Foreign                       g                                 sea                             a

Cooperate                 e                                  marriage                   i

Adjourn                     d                                 rights                         g

Activity 3

Govern-antonym=regulate, regularize      synonym= control, rule

Pollution-antonym= cleanliness, recycle    synonym= contamination, dirtiness

Member-antonym=non-member,                 synonym= associate, group