Hi Students, I’ve gone through some of your work and put together a short list (so far) of words that you are using frequently, and often misspell. Can you pls go over this list. I will keep adding to the list and keep testing you!
Please write out these words a few times. Please write sentences for these words
She showed extreme courage
Obese: Obesity is a significant issue
She is a negative influence
The psychologist warned her to stop eating
Junk food is detrimental to your health
She is physically bullied
She is psychologically bullied. She is a psychologist.
It is embarrassing. She is an embarrassment.
This is the beginning of the end.
This is a successful story
She is determined to improve her work
She is deliberately unruly.
This is not necessary
Transcend: She transcends her limitations (go beyond and surpass)
She does her work surreptitiously (secretively)
This is a restriction.
She made a purchase at the shop.
Writing a short story: – based on Scout’s and Francis’s childhood fight in To Kill a Mockingbird (siblings – 10 years old)
They call each other names. Scout punches Francis and gives him a blood nose
Uncle Jack labels her “obstreperous, disorderly, abusive” (unruly) unladylike
Aunt Alexander expects her to be a Lady – domestic chores – playing with tea sets – wearing nice dresses and frills
Dress – scout – breeches/overalls, dirty – gets into fights… calls her names – punch
To tarry – to remain or stay in a place, to sojourn
Remorseful – deep and painful regret for wrongdoing
Sojourn – to dwell for a time in a place; to make a temporary stay
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