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Task 1: This Week's Spellings

Set: 1st February

Test date:8th February

Spelling rule: challenge

 

  1. amateur              
  2.  ancient
  3.  awkward           
  4.  criticise              
  5.  excellent            
  6.  foreign
  7.  pronunciation   
  8.  symbol
  9.  yacht   
  10. equipment

Set: 1st February

Test date:8th February

Spelling rule: challenge

 

              

  1.  ancient
  2.  awkward           
  3.  criticise              
  4.  excellent            
  5.  foreign
  6.  pronunciation
  7. equipment

Set: 1st February

Test date:8th February

Spelling rule: challenge

 

              

  1.  awkward           
  2.  excellent            
  3.  foreign
  4.  pronunciation
  5. equipment

Set: 1st February

Test date:8th February

Alternate Words

 

              

  1. box
  2. girl
  3. friends
  4. cried
  5. dog
  6. long
  7. excellent
  8. BONUS: foreign

 

Challenge Words

This week practice these challenge words for at least 20 minutes by playing games on Spelling Shed.

 

Alternative Spellings

See the activity at the end of the PPT below for you to complete.

Alternative Spelling Test and Next Weeks New Words

Video Comprehension

Carefully watch the 4 minute video (see link above) on the Solar System and answer the following questions in your English books.

 

  1. How many known solar systems are in the Milky Way?
  2. How many planets revolve around the sun?  List them all.
  3. Terrestrial planets have rings around them. True or false?
  4. Earth is a Jovian planet. True or false?
  5. Explain why Venus has temperatures of up to 867 degrees Fahrenheit.
  6. When did Mars last support life?
  7. All four Jovian planets are immense in size.”  Give three synonyms for the word “immense.”
  8. How wide are Saturn’s signature rings?
  9. What is Uranus famous for?
  10. What is the Oort Cloud?
  11. Why is the Oort Cloud considered the edge of the solar system? Explain your answer.
  12. “Our solar system’s particular configuration of planets and other celestial objects, all revolving around a life-giving star, make it a special place to call home.”  Explain why the word “our” has been used here.
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