Week 8 Spelling and Vocabulary Words

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obsolete:  no longer produced or used; out of date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

Week 7 Vocabulary and Spelling Words

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

Hey, Kiddo!

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

  • capitalization
  • spelling
  • sentence structure
  • punctuation
  • organization
  • sources

Do your VERY BEST on your assignments!