Spelling Words and Points

Spelling Words for Week of August 24, 2009

 tasksrent  weapon twin fond
 club songrant  dreadfullend 
 wisdomsolve pump smother cash 
threatened slippery occupy sudden blister 
 bannerconquered prospered reluctantly summoned 



Spelling Points System

You must receive 10 points by Friday morning.

 Activities worth 5 points:
  1. Silly Sentences - Use all your word in the ten sentences.
  1. Parts of speech – write each word and then look the words up in the dictionary and list the parts of speech the word could be used as.
  1. Antonyms – Write each word and write two antonyms for each spelling word.
  1. Story – Write a short story using all of your words.
  Activities worth 4 points:
  1. Synonyms – For each spelling word find two synonyms.
  1. Backwards Words – Write your words forwards, then backwards.
  1. Pyramid Words – Write your words adding or subtracting one letter at a time.  The result will be a pyramid shape of words.
  1. X Words – Write two words having one common letter so they criss- cross.
 Activities worth 3 points:
  1. Word Find
  1. Write each word 2 times
  1. Partner Work – Study with a classmate for 10 minutes.
  1. Dictionary work – look up each word in the dictionary, write down the page the word is on and the guide words that are at the top of the page.