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Word of the Week 7th October 2019

Word of the Week 4 - higher


elaboration


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

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 tion:

1. ______________________

2. ______________________

3. ______________________

4. ______________________

5. ______________________

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.


Word of the Week 4 - Lower


explain


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 explain mean? You may have to look this up in a dictionary.

_______________ means _______________

____________________________________

____________________________________

Find some other words that mean explain. Find three:

1. _______________________________

2. _______________________________

3. _______________________________

Phonics Focus:

Words starting with the digraph ‘ex’

Find three other words that start with ex

1. exit

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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