SPELLING TERM 4 WEEK 2

Activity One:

Define each word using a dictionary. Show whether it is a verb, noun e.t.c.

 Sustainable: able to be maintained at a certain rate or level. Adjective.

Investigate:carry out a systematic or formal inquiry to discover and examine the facts of (an incident, allegation, e.t.c.) so as to establish the truth. carry out a systematic or formal inquiry to discover and examine the facts of (an incident, allegation, e.t.c.) so as to establish the truth. Verb.

Generate:produce or create. Verb.

Environment: the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. Nouns.

Opportunities: a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. Noun.

Social: relating to society or its organization. Adjective.

Historical: of or concerning history or past events. Adjective.

Cultural: relating to the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a society. Adjective.

Discussion: the action or process of talking about something in order to reach a decision or to exchange ideas. Noun.

Potential: having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future. Adjective.

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).

Sustainable

1.Able          2. Bin         3. Let         4. Best        5. Lest      6. sun      7. stain            8. Bus         9. Sit         10. set         11. Sit        12. Sea    13. Less             14. Stun     15. Nut      16. But

SPELLING TERM 4 WEEK 6

Group 2
ExpeditionAntarcticaMilitary

Research

Country

Territory

Station

Weapon

Penguin

Condition

Activity One:

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

EXPEDITION: an excursion, journey, or voyage made for some specific purpose, as of war or exploration. NOUN

ANTARCTICA: the continent surrounding the South Pole: almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. NOUN

MILITARY: of, for, or pertaining to the army or armed forces,often as distinguished from the navy. ADJECTIVE

RESEARCH: to search or search for again. VERB
COUNTRY: a state or nation. NOUN

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.

The plural of Country is Countries. You change y into ies.

The plural of Territory is Territories. You change y into ies.

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

There: The rabbit is over there.

Their: That is their pencil.

They’re: They’re playing on the playground.

To:  Let’s go to the shops.

Too: Can I play too.

Two: The  two girls walked into the room.

Fare: That is not fare.

Fair: At the fair there was rides.

Where: Where are we?

Wear: I wear clothes.

We’re: We’re ready to go to the zoo.

Practice: You need to do a little target practice too.

Practise: I practise the piano.