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:
Words ending with ss e.g. nevertheless:
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:
Words ending in le
Find three other words that end with ‘le’.
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.