1st Quarter: Aug. 15-Oct. 6, 2017
Spelling Words for the test which is Friday, Aug. 18, 2017: You are to write these words on your ongoing spelling list that you will keep in your notebook. Words are on p. H80 in your Grammar Book located inside your desk. I keep a class set for each desk. You may not take these books with you!!! You must write your words every Friday for the next week and I will give you plenty of time to do this. They are also located below and you may write them at home!!!
I will call out 10 of the following 20 words. You will correctly spell them with a very neat handwriting. I will deduct 10 points for each word you misspell. Everyone should make a 100 for your first spelling test!!!
1. acquaintance 2. again 3. all right 4. a lot 5. always 6. anxious 7. anyone
8. basketball 9.beautiful 10. because 11. before 12. beige 13. believe 14.biscuit
15. brought 16. bureau 17. campaign 18. cannot 19. can't 20. captain.
Spelling Words for Friday, Aug. 25, 2017: this has been changed to Mon., Aug. 28 since we had the Achieve Test on Fri.!
(Be sure to write your spelling words and put them into your notebook on Monday, Aug. 22, so you can study them throughout the week.)
caught clothes colossal coming cousin didn't different don't eighth enough everyone everything family favorite field finally friend getting going guarantee.
For Fri., Sept. 1: guess, guy, happened, happily, haven't, heard, here, instead, its, it's, knew, know, might, millimeter, minuscule, nuisance, o'clock, once, outrageous, people.
For Fri., Sept. 8: For Sept. 22, 2017.
playwright probably really received right someone stopped stretch suppose swimming their there there's they they're thought through to tongue tonight.
For Fri., Sept. 29:
too two usually vacuum weird we're whole wouldn't write your you're stretch biscuit believe colossal different beautiful campaign anxious bureau.
For Fri., Oct. 6:
p. H81 in your Grammar Book inside your desk: Section 1, craft-unit
craft strict scrub passion meddle pennant filter option luster raven theme roam preach raisin legion deceit climax triumph donor unit
For Fri., May 26: Vocabulary test this week with the following words from the Mythology Unit in the Literature Book: p. 661-grievous, homage, reclaim, dismount, flinching, upstart, melancholy, taskmaster; p. 671- cumbersome, daunting, demeaning, integrity, lanky, revere, sever, unperturbed. Definitions may come from the literature readings on the side.
Copy these words and write the definitions from the literature book. Class time will be given to do this. Only the literature definitions may be used on the vocabulary test on Fri., May 19.
For Thurs., April 13, 2017:
p. 633: infinitely-extremely or greatly; aptitude-natural ability; vengeance-the infliction of punishment in return for an offense; inconsolable-impossible or difficult to comfort; ascend-to go or move upward or rise.
p. 647: veer- to change direction or to shift; dissuade- to persuade not to do something; rash- reckless and careless; cunning- skillful or clever; precipitous- very steep; reel- unsteady or dizzy; deference- respect and honor; sustain- to keep up or to support.
For Thurs., April 6, 2017, words: the definitions are found in the reading selection on the side margin--17 words.
p. 445: convivial, dwindle-, flimsy, forlorn, muse, pendulum, recede, subtly
p. 467: detached, epidemic, slack, evidently, covey;
p. 481: croon, snagged, shuffle, glinty,
For Fri., March 31, 2017, words and definitions:
p. 31 and 43 in the literature book:
1. quiver 2. linger 3. portly 4. ferocity 5. sheepishly 6. unison 7. copious
8. disembodied 9. evasive 10. foray 11. foresighted 12. languish 13. posterity 14. reproof.
For Fri., March 10, 2017--No vocabulary test for this Friday. Instead, there will be an FSA practice test.
For Fri., March 3, 2017--Boxes 35, 36, and 37--18 words: These words will be checked for correct spelling and definitions on Mon., Feb. 27.
Braille tuxedo sequoia pasteurize cologne silhouette Cheddar Olympic chimney governor probably temperament access excess dessert desert coma comma.
For Fri., 24, 2017--Boxes 33 & 34: These words will be checked for correct spelling and correct definitions on Tues., Feb. 21.
severe severity excel excellence assume assumption sphinx pharmacy fillet brunette lariat sierra kayak ukulele
For Fri., 17, 2017--Boxes 31 & 32: These words will be checked for correct spelling and correct definitions on Mon., Feb. 13.
transaction translate transfuse suburban submerge supplement supposedly supply sociology geology zoology mythology psychology anthropology.
For Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 Boxes 29 & 30: will be checked on Mon.
laboratory ordinary mystery significant significance intelligent intelligence assistant assistance (9 words)
For Fri., Feb. 3, 2017: Boxes 27 & 28: will be checked on Mon.
awareness freedom kingdom argument equipment comedian desirable reliable allowable legible divisible audible
For Fri., Jan. 20: Boxes 25 & 26: will be checked on Mon.
texture bondage ornament opinion moderator lecturer excellent hesitant precious marvelous probable tangible fragile facial artificial manual.
For Fri., Jan. 13, 2017: Boxes 23 & 24: will be checked on Tues.
universe unify bicycle tricolor semicircle semifinal except exception situate situation conclude conclusion
For Fri., Jan. 6, 2017: Boxes 21 & 22.
(words are due Thurs., Jan. 5, 2017 and will be checked in class)
Definitions will be required beginning the full week for next week.
Boxes 21 & 22: 18 words
addition affair account approve assist assume inaccurate uncertain nonsense irregular illegal immature appetite accessory allegiance communicate collaborate corrupt
For Fri., Nov. 28: Boxes 18 & 19:
confirm contest comment commotion complicate complete prejudge antisocial propel abscess postpone adjourn
For Thurs., Nov. 10: Boxes 14 and 15:
fantastic specific curious jealous torture entrance allowance instance influence sentence silence violence absence audience fortunate associate celebrate separate desperate appreciate
For Fri., Nov. 4: Boxes 11, 12 & 13, H82
laundry mischief although complex function extreme robot closet prefer repeat logic laser cushion session pressure ancient partial mention
For Fri., Oct. 28: Boxes 8, 9 & 10, H82
yarn earth skirt pierce thorn urge newsstand long-lived cold front shoulder barrel traffic pattern essay sincere.
For Fri., Oct. 21: Boxes 6 & 7, H82
dairies applied sunnier heaviest dizziness merciful shepherd wrestle debtor raspberry affectionate aggravate accompany funny starry forbidden controller tonsillitis overrate unnatural midday irregular
For Fri., Oct. 14: Boxes 4 & 5
sample, channel, rural, error, grammar, litter, gallon, kitchen, storage, sausage, image, positive, relative, organize, recognize, exercise, generous
Last spelling test for the 1st Quarter.
For Fri., Sept. 30: Boxes 2 & 3, H81
haughty, merely, noisy, fully, flounder, wooden, neutral, frontier, booster, flourish, dilute, carton, bureau, cordial, bubbling, separating, donating, occurred, propelling, regretted, amusement, scarcely
For Fri., Sept. 23: Box 1, H81
craft, strict, scrub, passion, meddle, pennant, filter, option, luster, raven, theme, roam, preach, raisin, legion, deceit, climax, triumph, donor, unit.
For Fri., Sept. 16: there, there's, they, they're, thought, through, to, tongue, tonight, too, two, usually, vacuum, weird, we’re, whole, wouldn’t, write, your, you’re.
For Fri., Sept. 9: playwright, probably, really, received, right, someone, stopped, stretch, suppose, swimming, their, there, there’s, they, they’re, thought, through, to, tongue, tonight.