Weekly spelling/word study words will be written and glued into their agenda each Monday.
- You can practice your spelling words on Spelling City.
- Quiz each Friday
- Quiz each Friday
VOCABULARY & WORD WORK
STUDENTS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING THE SPELLING AND MEANING OF EACH WORD.
Feb. 26-Mar. 2, 2018
- accreditation: granting approval or belief in a school
- credential: a document that proves a person is believable
- credible: believable; reliable
- credit: to believe that someone will do something
- creditor: a person who believes that he will be paid back the money that he loaned
- credulous: tending to believe too easily; easily convinced; easily fooled
- creed: a set of religious beliefs or principles
- discredit: to refuse to believe; to reject as untrue
- incredible: not believable; improbable; unlikely
- incredulous: doubting; unwilling or unable to believe
Feb. 20-23, 2018
- describe: to say or write down how something or someone looks; to use adjectives in writing
- inscription: a short dedication written in a book or engraved on something, such as a coin or monument
- manuscript: a piece of writing; a book
- postscript: P.S.; a short bit pf writing added after a letter is finished
- prescription: a piece of paper written by a doctor that lets you get medicine at the pharmacy
- scribble: sloppy writing that is hard to read
- scribe: a person who writes things down
- script: a set of papers with writing that will be read and acted out
- subscription: a written agreement to buy and read a magazine or newspaper for a set period of time
- transcribe: to write down or record; to translate
Feb. 12-16, 2018
- admit: to send someone in; to allow someone to enter
- dismiss: to send someone out; to let someone leave
- emit: to send out or give off (such as an odor)
- intermission: a break between acts of a play or performance during which people are sent out for snacks or stretch breaks
- missile: a weapon designed to be sent in the direction of a target
- mission: a special duty or function which a person or group is sent to do
- omit: to leave out; to not send
- remit: to send back( usually related to paying bills)
- submit: to send yourself under someone else’s control; to give in to someone else’s power
- transmit: to send something across places; to pass along
Feb. 5-9, 2018
- Deport: to carry or send away from a country; to banish
- Export: to carry out of the country
- Import: to carry into the country
- Portable: capable of being easily carried
- Portage: the route over which boats and supplies are carried overland from one lake or river to another
- Porter: an attendant who carries travelers’ luggage for them
- Portfolio: a case for carrying loose papers
- Report: a collection of writing that carried information to be shared again with someone new
- Support: to carry the weight of something
- Transport: to carry something from one place to another
Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2018
- bisect: to cut into pieces
- dissect: to cut apart for the purpose of investigation
- insect: a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate sections to their bodies; head, thorax, abdomen
- intersection: the point at which two lines or roads meet and cut across each other
- section: a separate part of something
- sectional: a couch that is made up of separate pieces
- sector: a separate part of a society, group, or area
- transect: to cut across something
- trisect: to cut into three separate pieces
- vivisection: surgery on living animals; medical research that involves cutting into living animals to study organs, tissues, or diseases
Jan. 22-26, 2018
- dejected: to feel sad; to feel thrown down in spirit
- eject: to throw out
- injection: a shot; the “throwing” of medicine into the body by needle
- interjection: a word thrown into a sentence or conversation
- jettison: to throw goods overboard to lighten the load on a boat or an airplane
- projectile: an object thrown into the air with great force
- projector: a machine that throws an image onto a wall
- reject: to throw something out because it’s defective and can’t be used again
- subject: to throw oneself under someone else’s rule
- trajectory: the curved path of an object thrown into space
Jan. 8-12, 2018
- circumspect: careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of consequences.
- inspect: to look at carefully in search of flaws.
- introspection: the act of looking into one’s own thoughts and feelings.
- perspective: one way of looking at things
- respect: to look up to someone; to show honor.
- retrospective: looking back at past things
- spectacle: something displayed for the public to see.
- spectacles: glasses that help someone see better.
- spectator: a person who watches something, such as a sporting event.
- speculate: to look at and think about something from different points of view.