The test for Week 10 words will be on Thursday, October 27.
1.achievement: an accomplishment that takes work or skill
2.altitude: height or vertical distance
3. crave: to want badly
4.compassion: feeling of concern or sympathy for others
5.compensate: to make up for; reimburse
6. compose: to create or make up
7. duplicate: to make an exact copy of something
8. edible: fit or good to be eaten
9. excavate: to dig up or uncover
10. identical: the same in every way
11. luxurious: expensive and unnecessary
12. miniature: a reduced size version of something
13. navigate: plan or follow a course
14. resemble: appear similar to
15. sparse: thin or scattered
Tests for Week 9 words will be on Thursday, October 13. We have had the word “immense” before, and it got added in again. I’m ok with that–if students got it correct before, they get an easy point this time. If they missed it before, they have another opportunity to learn it!
- access: entrance
- accomplish: to achieve or complete successfully
- beverage: a drinkable liquid
- budge: to move from a stationary or still position
- companion: one who spends time with another by choice
- courteous: considerate towards others
- guardian: one who protects another
- hearty: being very filling or nourishing
- homonym: words that have the same sound, but different meanings; they may have the same spelling, too.
- immense: vast or extremely large
- apparent: clearly seen or understood
- assume: to take for granted
- cautious: exercising care and watchfulness
- combine: to mix two or more things together
- detect: sense, find or discover something Sentence: A motion sensor can detect movement.
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obsolete: no longer produced or used; out of date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!