The test for Week 8 words will be on Thursday, October 6.
astound: astonish greatly
bungle: to handle badly, or fail through ineptness
obsolete: no longer produced or used; out of date
vivid: extremely clear or bright
absurd: obviously foolish or untrue
banquet: a formal dinner, usually honoring someone
hazy: cloudy or unclear
aggressive: likely to attack or confront
retire: to withdraw or leave, often from a job
document: a written record providing information
illuminate: to shine light on or to make brighter
jubilation: a feeling of great joy
narrator: the person who tells a story
occasion: a particular or special time or event
sluggish: displaying little movement or activity
The test for these words will be on Thursday, September 29!
endanger: to put someone or something in harm’s way
escalate: increase in volume, scope, or amount
evade: to avoid, elude, or stay away from
require: need or must have
reliable: able to be trusted or depended on
anxious: uneasy or fearful about a thing or event
feeble: weak from old age or lack of necessities
abuse: cause harm or take advantage of
immense: vast or extremely large
retain: to keep hold or keep in one’s employment
Remember that when we get online, we NEVER post anything that reveals our name, address, phone number, or any other personal information that could help a stranger find you.
Don’t forget that when we do our assignments online, we must follow guidelines:
1. All of our assignments should only ever be seen by Mrs. Teague, parents, or sometimes classmates, but we must always be cautious anyway.
2. If you are in an online discussion with classmates, you must use good net manners, or “netiquette.”
3. Remember that anything posted online is a possible grade, and Mrs. Teague will be checking for
- sentence structure
Do your VERY BEST on your assignments!