WORD WORK WEEK 10:
Students will be working with these words and the grammar skill beginning Day 1 and will be tested on Day 6, December 16thth.
**MISUSEDWORDS: Students have to use these words correctly in a sentence.
creek: (noun) a stream smaller than a river
*The kids tried to find crayfish in thecreek.
creak: (verb) to make a squeaking sound.
*The door creaked when Jim opened it up.
**NO EXCUSE WORDS: these words must be spelled correctly
first girl usually
**WORDS OF THE DAY Suffix= less=without
penniless- (adj) without much money
speechless- (adj) without speaking, unable to express in words
harmless- (adj) free or without harm
hopeless- (adj) without hope, not expecting success
careless- (adj) without care, sloppy without attention to detail
**GRAMMAR SKILL: Verbs: Powerful Descriptors
* “He shut his eyes tight, and the jalopy rocketed up, up, and out of this world!”
* “Then, he seized the balloon, opened his mouth wide…”
* “It battled to get off the ground.”
* “His stomach rumbled. Up ahead loomed the slumbering moon.”