Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Word Study

Write the definition for all of your spelling words.  Set it out as shown.

Forty: The cardinal number that is the product of ten and four

illustrate: Clarify by giving an example of

Manageable: Capable of being managed or controlled

Opportunity: A possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

Permanent: A series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

Principle: A basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

Receive: Get something; come into possession of

Reign: A period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful

Responsibility: The social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force

Source: The place where something begins, where it springs into being

Write sentences for each of your words.  Set it out as shown (underline your word )

1. Some people are over Forty years old.
2. I was going to illustrate the story.
3. I think I am a Manageable person.
4. I had the Opportunity of being in the All Blacks.
5. I have a Permanent marker in my desk.
6. Mr Chittenden is the Principle of our school.
7.  Mum was about to Receive a package from England.
8. Floyd Mayweather will Reign above the rest.
9. I had the Responsibility of being on the student council.
10. There is a main power Source in our house


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