Spelling and Vocabulary

Below are this week's vocabulary words and their definitions. 


Contraption A contraption is a strange-looking machine or device

Roamed If a creature roamed an area, it wandered around there.

Massive Something massive is very large and heavy

Submerged If something is submerged, it is beneath the surface of a body of water

Elegant Something elegant is graceful and pleasing to look at.

Obstacles Obstacles are things that get in your way when you are going somewhere to or trying to reach a goal.

Complicated Something that is complicated has many parts that are connected in ways that make it hard to understand; difficult

Eerie Something that is eerie is strange and makes people feel afraid. 

Below are some links to games to help your child review subjects and predicates.

http://www.quia.com/rr/36765.html Play a "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" type quiz game

http://fen.com/studentactivities/SinkOrSwim/SinkorSwim.html In this game, students are a diver trying to catch the fish with the correct answer.