spelling week #9












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