This week we are going to learn about word roots, contractions, spelling strategy, adverbs and the suffix ‘ous.’
Success Criteria – you will know you have been successful when you can:
# Identify the origin of particular words.
# Give a definition for, and identify where to put an apostrophe.
# Use the spelling strategy LOOK,SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK to assist you in learning new words.
# Identify and use adverbs in sentences.
# Record words that end in the suffix ‘ous.’
Word Roots – (Latin, Greek etc)
geo (earth) – geography,
photo (light) – photography
terra (earth) – territory
peri (around) perimeter
vac (empty) vacant
List 1 List 2 List 3
laugh oxygen chaos
address tomorrow excitement
February centre curiosity
Adverbs – (lessons)