Spelling Week 8

Week 7 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.
Students get out you Maths books we are doing DIVISION. Then you can rule up a marg-I’m going to be a DICTATOR” says Devlin” with laughter. Devlin how many times do I have to say your not a dictator and start working before I DISSOLVE your dreams of being a dictator!!!!! Before you are DISMISSED does anyone want to share what they are doing on the Holidays. I am going to America!!!!! We DEPARTURE on the 21st of December.
Activity Two:
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words

Dissolve means to mix a liquid with something and to make it disinterested

Dismissed means order or allow to leave; send away.

Departure means the action of leaving, especially to start a journey.

Dictator means a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained control by force.

Division means the action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated.
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.
b. We have two pianos at home.
c. We watched in awe as the two volcanoes erupted.
d. The dogs chased the three kangaroos across the paddock.
e. I cut up all of the tomatoes and put them in the salad.
f. The hero’s who rescued the children were awarded medals.
g. We took lots of photos at the wedding.
h. All the frightened buffaloes stampeded across the plain.

Activity Four:
Tricky letter sounds:

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

Write each of the following words in its correct column.
Define Routine Genuine Cuisine Fine Guillotine medicine
Nectarine Line Vaccine Dine Machine Mine Vine
Famine Spine

“ine” as in “wine”

  • Define
  • Fine
  • Line
  • Dine
  • Mine
  • Vine
  • Spine

 “ine” as in “engine”

  • Genuine
  • Medicine
  • Famine
  • Cuisine

“ine” as in “sardine”

  • Routine
  • Guillotine
  • Nectarine
  • Vaccine
  • Machine

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