Spelling # Term 3, week 1

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SPELLING

ACTIVITY 1

Endeavour: aim, attempt, make an effort, strive, and try

Microbiologist: studies tiny forms of life

Meteorologist: studies climate and weather

Metallurgist: works with metal and is able to shape or work metal

Physicist: studies heat, light, electricity, magnetism and other forms of matter and energy

Geologist: studies rocks which form the world

Seismology: studies earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves

Climatologist: studies climate like meteorologist but this means that we can plan for our clothes

Laboratory: a scientific, room to keep all scientific technological research in a category of room

Geophysics: is a subject of natural science concerned with physical processes

 

ACTIVITY 2

1. Meteorologist: studies the weather/ predicts the weather

2. Geophysics: also known as the hydrological cycle which is the study of  snow and ice and humidity of volcanism

3. Endeavour: when you never give up and always try’s

4. Seismology: the study of earthquakes and tectonic plates that can cover elastic waves

5. Microbiologist: studies small quantities of life

 

ACTIVITY 3

Endeavour-adverb

Metallurgist- noun

Physicist- noun

 


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Spelling: Term 3, Week 7

 

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

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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.

 

 

erasable

negotiable

acceptable

breathable

accomplishable

ation:

organization

aggravation

exploration

elaboration

deprivation

impossible

divisible

destructible

indestructible

 


Twerm 3 #week 3

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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

Transactino

Translate


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Activity One:
Write a paragraph using 5 list words. Make the paragraph interesting to the reader;
remember word choice as a trait to embellish your paragraph.
hi Fred I’m getting my licence today ” you getting a licence for  what” oh well my car licence ” that will be  like winning the women s suffragettes to them you would be a trespasser well now I am an independent man who likes to do meditation 
Activity Two :
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words
independent- when your on your own

licence- e.g do you have a car licence

meditation- when you relax with nothing bothering you

suffragettes- women’s right to vote

trespasser- a person who comes in with no id

Activity Three:

Memory trick: Which witch can make you itch?

Complete the sentences below with “which” or “witch”.

a. “____________which________( Which, witch) side of the river do you think we should stake our
claim? “ asked the prospector.
b. The _________witch_________ (which, witch) used magic to turn fool’s gold into real gold.
c. The police constable insisted that the gold diggers identify _____________which______(which,
witch) of their fellow miners were claim jumpers.
d. “Do you think the ______witch_______ (which, witch) in the story was real or imaginary?” asked the
student.
e. “____________which_________(which, witch) gold coach should we bail up next ?” asked the bushranger.
f. On ________which_______(which, witch) continent did the Spaniards search fruitlessly for the fabled
City of Gold __________which___________(which, witch) was they named “El Dorado, The Gilded One”?

Activity Four:
Explain the difference between the following Homophones:
a. Weather r.g when it rains , wether  difference and whether e.g whether not
b. Way, weigh when toy check how much something weighs , and whey
c. Wear e.g i wear shorts , where where goign and we’re also known as we are
d. Praise the prural for pray, prays when you bless your day and preys
e. Saw e.g i saw a peacock , soar and sore e.g i have a really bad sore
f. Wails a country, Wales and whales an animal
g. Right e.g that is right  , write e.g i write with my left hand  and rite
h. Awe as in awe that is adorable , oar coal, or and ore.


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Write a paragraph using 5 list words. Make the paragraph interesting to the

reader; remember word choice as a trait to embellish your paragraph.

 

The Australian government

The queen of England is The head of the commonwealth and Australia is part of the commonwealth , In Australia our government is very different to other countries because unlike some countries it is compulsory for every Australia citizen to vote  at an election at the age of 18 on the other hand In Australia there is no conscription some countries like Singapore have a law that at the age of 18 you must join the armed forces as we all know there was difference of opinions when the labour government was in power between priministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard and there was no conciliation

 

Activity Two:

Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words

 

Commonwealth: the head of everything e.g the head of commonwealth is the queen

Compulsory: you must do something when you absouloutly need to do something e.g it is compulsory to do science

Conciliation: opposite to the opponent disagree with the other’s Ideas

Conscription: an ideal rule e.g you have to be 18 to join the armed forces

Commition: the Australian government trades with china and india we trade coal for household good’s and electronic good’s

 

 

 

 

Activity Three

Make the word in brackets mean more than one. Write the correct sentence.

a. I peeled all of the _____potatoes__________ and out them in the pan.  (potato)

b. We have two _______piano’s________ at home. (piano)

c. We watched in awe as the two _______volcanoes____________ erupted. (volcano)

d. The dogs chased the three _______kangaroo’s___________ across the paddock.(kangaroo)

e. I cut up all of the ____tomatos____ and put them in the salad. ( tomato)

f. The __________heros___________who rescued the children were awarded medals.

(hero)

g. We took lots of ____photos____ at the wedding. (photo)

h. All the frightened ______buffalos___________ stampeded across the plain


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Week 6 Activity One
Write homophones for the following words eg: air – heir

a. allowed- aloud b. bare-bear c. barren- d. bury
e. boar f. boarder g. bridal h. caught-court.

Activity Two:
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words

Austarlian- when you are a member or citizen of Australia                                                                                  Authorities- the power to make orders or decisions         Autobiography- an article about someone’s life                  backbenchers-  an MP who is not in charge of te office    bankruptcy- completly broke meaning no money zilch

 

Activity Three
Carefully proofread the following paragraph and rewrite the passage correctly.

That nite, 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 came to a black, square hole,
and down they crept by a ladder what was in it. They found a lower deck
they had gone down a little way, and had just stepped onto it when the hole was
covered over.

Activity Four
Make the word in brackets mean more than one. Write the correct sentence.
a. There are two __________chef______________ in this tribe. ( chief)
b. We cut the oranges into _____________haff____ .(half)
c. The police arrested the three ______thieves___________. ( thief)
d. The baker gave me seven ________________ of bread. (loaf)
e. The men and their ____wifes______ are touring on the Gold Coast.
f. We stacked the books on the two bottom _________shelve___________. (shelf)
g. The ________ Wolfe______ were driven off by the noise of the guns.(wolf)
h. We swept up all the fallen ____lief__ in the garden. (leaf)


Spelling # week 6

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Activity One

 

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

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

Activity Two

 

Silent Letters:

 

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

 

 

 

Debt                foreign            campaign       monarch         sea      cooperate marriage  Adjourn          bridge             roads              rights  shadow

 

 

 

WORDS                          SILENT WORDS

Marriage                                 debt

Adjourn                                    foreign

Bridge                                      campaign

Roads                                       monarch

Sea                                            rights

Shadow

Cooperate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activity three:

 

Look in your thesaurus to find two synonyms and two antonyms for each word below:

 

Words        Two synonyms        Two antonyms

govern

pollution

member

govern: command manage lawlessness mismanaged

pollution: contaminate dirty hygienic cleanliness’

member: associate representative enemy opponent


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words

Government

Fairness

Federal

Democracy

Mayor

Premier

Responsibility

Collaboration

Optimism

Election

Activity One:

 

 

roll and role-  homophone

vice and vice- homograph

won and one- homophone

council and counsel-homophone

lie and lie-homograph

tear and tear.-homograph

DEFENITION

 

Roll- I’m rolling down a hill

Role – when you have a responsibility e.g vice captain

Vice – when someone holds you in a tight grip

Vice – vice captain the back up for the captain

Won -when you come first in something eg I won that race

One- as in the saying number 1

Council- a city council

Counsel-gives advice in legal matters

Lie- when you tell a fib or something that’s not true

Lie- when you want to rest

Tear- when you cry the water from your eyes are called tears

Tear- when you rip something eg I’m going to tear this piece of paper

Activity two:

Find the definition for 5 list words

 

Government-A government is the system how by a sate or colony is governed by

Collaboration- when you communicate attentively eg we collaborated

Optimism- when you are giving positive attitude and body language

Responsibility- when you are in charge of something

Mayor- a mayor is recognised as in the head of the city

Activity three:

Please complete the following passage with the correct homophones.

The _______mayor__________ (mare, Mayor) of our local ________counsel_______(council, counsel) has approved a project to build a __________road_________(road, rode)through a local park. My mother wrote _______too__________(too, to) our local member to say the  ____________rights__________(rights, writes, rites) of children had been denied. As a _____tax___ (tacks, tax)payer she felt she  had to have her say as did many other people who also _________sent________________( sent, scent, cent) their objections through the _______mail_______( male, mail). The _________road__________(rode, road) has been _______allowed_______(allowed, aloud) to go ahead anyway. The ______counsel_________(council, counsel) _________won_________(won, one).