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Word of the Week 23rd September 2019

Week 2 Higher - digress

Learning Objective: To learn how to expand our vocabulary by learning a new word.

Your word is: digress

Read the handout sheet to get the meaning of the word.

Now try to spell the word using read/write/cover/write.




Now put the word into two sentences:

1. ______________________________________________________________________________________


2. ______________________________________________________________________________________


Phonics Focus:

Words ending with ss e.g. nevertheless:

1. ______________________

2. ______________________

3. ______________________

4. ______________________

5. ______________________

Week 2 Lower - ramble

Your target: To use the word 6 times across the week in context with what it means within either your spoken words or written words. (We won’t accept you just saying the word 6 times!)

What does ramble mean? You may have to look this up in a dictionary.

_______________ means _______________



Find some other words that mean ramble. Find three:

1. _______________________________

2. _______________________________

3. _______________________________

Phonics Focus:

Words ending in le

Find three other words that end with ‘le’.

1. able

2. _________________________

3. _________________________

4. _________________________

In order to learn the word and use it you will have to use it about 9 times to get used to it.

To get the word to stay in your memory you could try the following:

· Make a small poster with the word and draw a picture or pictures that represents the word.

· Write the word down in your planner and write the meaning next to it.

· Say the word in sentences and try to get the correct meaning of the word.

· Use the word in your writing this week and check that you’ve got the meaning correct. This doesn’t have to be in English, it could be in other lessons where you write like Humanities or Science.

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