Spelling Term 4 Week 7

Words:

Essentially

Particles

There

Vitamin

Temperature

Carbon dioxide

Methane

Nitrous oxide

Intricately

Irreversibly

 

Activity Three:

Vitamin: Text to self-I eat vitamin Cs for colds. Text to world-Other people eat vitamins to keep healthy.

Particles: Text to self-I learnt about particles in GTAC. Text to world-The world has lots of particles in it.

Temperature: Text to self-I have experienced different types of temperature. Text to world-The world’s temperature is constantly changing.

Spelling Term 4 Week 6

Activity One:

Expedition: A group of people going on a journey for a particular purpose. (Noun)

Researcher: Somebody who researches things. (Noun)

Alliance: Any two or more groups that work together to benefit themselves. (Noun)

Specialised: To be an expert in a subject or skill. (Verb)

Antarctica: A large continent around the South Pole. (Noun)

 

Activity Two:

Expedition changes to expeditions (Rule: add s)

Recommendation changes to recommendations (Rule: add s)

Researcher changes to researchers (Rule: add s)

Territory changes to territories (Rule: drop the y and add ies)

Alliance changes to alliances (Rule: add s)

 

Activity Three:

Their car is over there and they’re walking over to it.

He went to the ice-cream shop and had two ice-creams, but he was too full to finish them.

To go to the fair, you have to pay a fare.

We’re looking for the place where you find clothes to wear.

He had a medical practice where he will practise surgery.

 

Spelling Term 4 Week 2

Activity One:

Sustainability: (Noun) An ability to be sustained supported or confirmed.

Particular: (Adjective) Used to single out an individual thing.

Generator: (Noun) A thing or a person that generates something, like electricity.

Renewable: (Adjective) Capable of being renewed.

Environmental: (Adjective) The natural world and how human activity impacts on its condition.

Harnessing: (Verb) to be taking control of something.

Historically: (Adverb) With reference to past events.

Culturally: (Adverb) With regard to a culture.

Interrogating: (Verb) to be asking questions about someone.

Ethical: (Adjective) Dealing with morals or the principles of morality.

 

Activity Two:

Environmental:

Environment, iron, on, mental, meant, love, no, men, male, mail, vomit, mentor, rat, mat, tan, van, ran, nerve, eel, lemon, melon, eon, meat, merino, marine, roam, rent, rental, team, tea, tone, toe, tie, tire, lame, lane, lair, lion, later, mate, rain, main, train, vein, tail, tale tent, ten, rove, trove, tame, name, veil, lent, liver, live, alive, vile, vine, mint mine, vial, leave, not, note, lot, rot, rant, rave, rate. 70 words total.

Spelling Term 4 Week 1

Activity One:

Endeavour: (Noun) Try hard to do or achieve something.

Microbiologist: (Noun) A person who studies microscopic organisms, either unicellular (single cell), multicellular (cell colony), or acellular (lacking cells).

Meteorologist: (Noun) An expert in or student of meteorology; a weather forecaster.

Metallurgist: (Noun) A person who studies metals and their properties in bulk and at the atomic level.

Geophysics: (Noun) The physics of the earth.

Physicist: (Noun) An expert in or student of physics.

Geologist: (Noun) A specialist in geology.

Seismology: (Noun) The branch of science concerned with earthquakes and related phenomena.

Climatologist: (Noun) A person who studies climate and weather patterns.

Laboratory: (Noun) A room or building equipped for scientific experiments, research, or teaching, or for the manufacture of drugs or chemicals.

 

Activity Two:

Microbiologist: Someone that studies microscopic organisms. A famous person was Ferdinand J Cohn for publishing an early classification of bacteria for the first time in 1875.

Meteorologist: Someone that studies the weather and make predictions. Meteorologists can get predictions wrong.

Metallurgist: Someone that studies different types of metal and their properties. He wanted to be a metallurgist because he was interested in the topic.

Physicist: Someone who studies physics. A famous physicist was Albert Einstein 

Geologist: Someone who studies geology (the earth and rocks). A famous geologist was A. M. Miller.

 

Activity Three:

Laboratory: Text to self- I know what a laboratory is like because I’ve been in one. Text to word- there are lots of different laboratories in the world.

Meteorologist: Text to self- it reminds me of when I did a debate on the topic that “meteorologists are important for our safety”. Text to world- meteorologists predict the weather for everybody.

Metallurgist: Text to self- it reminds me of when I met a metallurgist at our family science night. Text to world- there are lots of metallurgists in the world.

Spelling Term 3 Week 5

Words:

Abysmal

Bureau

Altitude

Anticyclones

Barometer

Blustery

Climatic

Cumulus

Electrocution

Deciduous

 

Activity Four:

He was gaining altitude.

There are different climatic conditions.

Oceans go into abysmal depths.

No one suffered electrocution when the power lines fell over.

 

Activity Six:

Cyclone Cyclonic
Cylinder Cylindrical
Cycle Cyclical
Hero Heroic
History Historical
Magic Magical
Music Musical
Poetry Poetic

Spelling Term 3 Week 3

Words:

Visualize

Verify

Phenomenon

Geographical

Authorities

Interconnected

Collides

Precipitation

Conglomeration

Transformation

 

Activity Four:

A car collides with a fence, but no one is harmed.

She was having trouble to visualize the scene.

He had undergone a transformation.

His idea was rejected by higher authorities.

 

Activity Six:

A suffix something that adds on to a word to change it into a different word type or change it into different word.

AbleImposable

Undoable

Suitable

Avoidable

AtionOrganisation

Transportation

Levitation

Inspiration

IblePassible

Gullible

Flexible

Horrible

 

 

Spelling Term 3 Week 2

Words:

Tsunamis

Tornadoes

Monsoons

Volcanoes

Literature

Appreciation

Prejudice

Connotations

Prescriptive

Annotated

 

Activity Four:

Joe drew an annotated diagram of his project.

He had an appreciation of yogurt.

Tornadoes form over warm water.

Tsunamis are huge waves formed by underwater earthquakes.

 

Activity Six:

A prefix is added before a word to change the meaning of it.

Pre:Premade

Prewashed

Prefix

Prefilled

Hyper:Hyperactive

Hyperbole
Hyperspace

Hyperthermia

Trans:Transaction
Transport

Transportation

Transmitted

Spelling Term 3 Week 1

Words:

Opponents

Offensive

Persuasive

Democracy

Impromptu

Conciliatory

Inspirational

Participatory

Affirmative

Adjudicator

 

Activity Four:

1. When in a debate, don’t be offensive.

2. I am going to do an impromptu speech

3. Simon was very inspirational.

4. Jeff was on the affirmative team.

 

Spelling Term 2 Week 9

Activity One:

Corrosion: The process of corroding.

Impervious: Cannot be damaged or affected by.

Permeable: Allowing gases and liquids to get through.

Oxidation: The process of being oxidized.

Galvanizing: Coating iron or steel with zinc.

 

Activity Two:

Corrosion: Noun

Impervious: Adjective

Permeable: Adjective

Oxidation: Noun

Galvanizing: Verb

Parliamentary: Adjective

Suffragettes: Noun

Tertiary: Adjective

Trespasser: Noun

Treacherous:  Adjective

Activity Three:

The suffragettes protesting was about voting.

Jims treacherous cat was asleep.

Maxwells house was trespasser free.

Sarahs brother was galvanizing their letterbox.

Wills sister was checking for corrosion on her car.

Spelling Term 2 Week 8

Activity One:

Recycling: Re-using old products to produce new ones.

Comprehension: To be able to understand something.

Cooperative: Doing something together well to achieve a goal.

Molecular: Relating to or consisting of molecules.

Desalination: Any process that removes salt or minerals to make fresh water.

 

Activity Two:

Recycling-verb/noun

Comprehension-noun

Cooperative-adjective

Molecular-adjective

Desalination-noun/verb

Treacherous-adjective

Occasional -adjective

Disease-noun

Disfigurement-noun

Triumphantly –adverb

 

Activity 3:

To persuade.

 

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