Spelling week 4 term 3

Activity 1

Please copy your list words three times into your homework book- DONE

Activity 2

Start preparing your speech for class masters, if you’re not sure of your topic
check with your teacher- finished speech on volcanoes.

Activity 3

Start looking for ideas for your debate topics, the earlier you begin this
process the easier it will be when it is your turn to debate- Did a little research on debate with Maddy and Kallum.

Activity 4 

Choose four list words. Write each word in a sentence to indicate you have a
good understanding of the word.-

Destroy– To wreck something.

Raindrops- Little drops of water.

Freezing– When it is extremely cold.

Temperature- The exact measurement of how hot or cold something is.

Activity 5

By now you should have your book for Literature Circles. Jess and I will be
collecting your books each week. Make sure you take notes as each group
member discusses their homework- DONE

Activity 6

Suffixes: Write the definition of a suffix.
Complete the table below with as many suffixes as possible.

A suffix is letters behind a base word that changes its meaning.

ABLE- releasable, reliable, ACTION-


Spelling week 2 term 1

Activity 1

In book

Activity 2

Have finished most of prepared speech on volcanoes.

Activity 3 

Did some research on debate.

Activity 4

Discussion- is a conversation between people. 

Captain- A leader of a organization.

Pride- Taking pleasure in a achievement.

Performance- A show or play.

Activity 5


Activity 6

Prefix- A prefix are letters in front of a word that changes it completely. Example Pre+ cooked = Precooked

Pre                                     Hyper                               Trans




Pre cooked                         hyperventilate









Spelling Week # 9

Activity 1 

Only some chemical reactions can be reversed.

On our recycling project we researched aluminium. 

The old bike was rusting away it was almost corrode.

” Lets learn about oxide today in the science lab”. said Jess

The spectrum of personality’s start at really nice and really mean.

Activity 2 

Marry’s Landlord.

Mable’s Loneliness took over her mind.

Ice’s Chemical reactions were simple but interesting.

Eves oxide project was breathtaking!

Josie’s Aluminum project was boring.



1000 word story

I walk down the streets clutching my sisters hand. The moonlight shines down on us.

We have no home…..No parents.

When I was five years old my Mamma died in child birth. We had no money which meant no hospital.

I was in my bedroom when my mother had Camilla.  Her  screams deafened the house. It was like living in an nightmare. After she died my father became unhappy and violent.He would hurt us every day.  When Camilla was four we ran away.

We live on the terrible unforgiving streets of Brazil …but that’s what happens in Brazil when death strikes… 

100 Word story

My heart was thumping! I was running away from the Nazis!!

I could see the old barb wire gateway  in the distance. I was bolting  for it with my friend Darcy. I glanced over. She stumbled over rolling over and over blood gushing from her head. I pulled her up and threw her over my limp body and began running.  I dropped her over the gate I jumped over. Pain from my legs was burring. I could see blood every were over my body.Darcy’s head was still bleeding furiously. I was running in the black, cold moonlight blood everywhere…….HELP!


Spelling week # 3 Term # 2

Activity 1

Experiment-  Is something that you do to see what happens.
Viscosity- How watery something is
Hydrogen- It is a gas it is found in water.
Helium- is a gas it is in balloons
Composition- putting things together to form one.

Activity 2

The  four states of matter. Are things all around us. Like plasma, gas,liquid and solid. In water there is hydrogen. Hydrogen is a gas.Fire is plasma. Water is a liquid. A table is a solid. Everything is made up of atoms. The atoms form it in to either plasma , gas , liquid,or solid.

Spelling Week 10

Activity 1 –

Write a paragraph using 5 list words. Make the paragraph interesting to the reader;
remember word choice as a trait to embellish your paragraph.

The wind swiftly swooped past the gathered people.A murmur of confusion stretchered along the crowd.The Premier had called the town to the hall. His security  go up.A baby winced as the tall man began to enter the stage. He started to mumble about justice and the right that nurses and teachers should be paid more.Nobody listened that was in till the premier came up to speak. He shouted and said that no one would have the job they had if there was not teachers.’THEY DESERVE BETTER’! He yelled. He spoke about how the parliament were going to start funding the nurses and teachers better! Everyone cheered!

Activity 2

Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words.

Justice- has more than one meaning. Justice can describe the system that makes sure the community is fair and justice is available to all. For example the police make sure we have justice in our community by arresting criminals. Judges make sure we have justice by putting people who do the wrong thing in jail.

Parliament there are two types of Parliament in Australia and State. Federal Parliament is in Canberra and Tony Abbott is the Prime Minister of the Federal Government which runs the whole of Australia in partnership with State governments. The State Parliament in Victoria has a Premier called Denis Napthine and he is the head of the Victorian Government. Which is where parliamentarians who are elected by voters.

Security- A group of people who prevent danger.

Murmur- Saying something not very loudly.

Premier- Someone who is in charge of there state.

Activity 3


a. Which  side of the river do you think we should stake our
claim? “ asked the prospector.
b. The witch used magic to turn fool’s gold into real gold.
c. The police constable insisted that the gold diggers identify which of their fellow miners were claim jumpers.
d. “Do you think the witch in the story was real or imaginary?” asked the

Which, gold coach should we bail up next ?” asked the bushranger.
f. On which continent did the Spaniards search fruitlessly for the fabled
City of Gold which witch was they named “El Dorado, The Gilded One”?

Activity 4


Explain the difference between the following Homophones:
a. Weather, wether and whether. Weather means the temperature of something. Wether- not sure. Whether or not you get what you want you have to deal with it.

b. Way, weigh, and whey. Way is a direction something like- That is the wrong way to go turn left.Weigh means how much something’s or someone’s mass is or weight. Whey is the watery part of the milk.
c. Wear, where and we’re- Wear means something that you put on. Where means where are you . We’re means a group of people.
d. Praise, prays and preys. Praise means worshipping something. Prays means a religious way to talk to god- The girl prays for her mother. Preys is something like the tiger crept up on his prey.
e. Saw, soar and sore- Saw means you have spotted something. Soar is something like- The girl saw the the bird soar through the sky. Sore is if you hurt your self like the sore was bleeding!
f. Wails, Wales and whales.Wales is a place in Europe.Whales is a animal that is very very very big! Wail means a type of crying like the girl wailed in agony.
g. Right, write and rite. Right means something is correct like you got it right. Write means to tell something on a piece of paper. Rite is a religious thing.

h. Awe, oar, or and ore. Awe – something that you’re overwhelmed or scared by. Oar – something that you use to row a boat. Or – when you’re comparing something. Ore –  something you find when mining, it holds the precious jewels.


100 wc week # 28

My father taught me every thing about life. He always told funny stories.Every night when he got home I would run up and hug him. We would race back..

I grew up and had a kid of my own. Dad grew older with me but his memory faded.

I came to visit him one day. I sat by his bed. He said to me you go on son you go on. He passed away a while after. I sat by his coffin …but I thought I had enough time… To say goodbye. He knows I love him that’s what matters.





Spelling Week # 9

Activity 1

My name is Malala I come from Afghanistan.I came to Australia as a refugee to have freedom. I spoke a foreign language so I had to learn English. I found it difficult at first. Now I am in the industry of forestry. I have come so far from the little girl who escaped from Afghanistan. I could not even say my name. Now after studying at the University of Melbourne I have two degrees in forestry! Today I am now an official citizen of Australia. I can now vote in the election! I am so happy. ‘I have come so far’!

Activity 2

freedom- Being free or having the right to do what you want.

Economy-Managing a country and how much money the country makes.

Forestry- The study of the bush or forest.

Gambling-  Playing a game that is purely about chance.

Foreign- Something from a different country.

Activity 3
The state government spends its funds through a series of departments, each of
which provides services  for the public. Each department is responsible to a
cabinet minister, but has a permanent head as well. This head is a permanent
senior public servant , who usually hold his or her position for many years. On
the other hand, the Cabinet ministers change from time to time, usually as a result
of an elections.

Activity 4

UN –

undressed – taking off clothes

unlikely – probably won’t happen

unbelievable – difficult to imagine


multipurpose – lots of different ways of doing something

multiply – operation in maths that makes things bigger

multimillionaire – a person who is extremely rich


overcooked – cooked for too long

overheated – too hot or too warm

overdone – done too many times


supermarket- a shopping place where you can buy many things

superman – a man who has extra powers

supernatural – something not from this world


peckish – feeling a little hungry

polish – someone from Poland

Turkish – someone or something from Turkey


Clueless- not sure of what to do.

Eyeless- Someone without a eye

Legless- Someone without a leg or legs.






Spelling week 7

These are my spelling words competent, conference,cooperate copyright, councils,criminals,currency,custody,deceit and deficit.

Activity 1

Write homophones for each of the  words.

A- allowed and aloud. B-bare and bear. C- barren and baron . D- Bury and berry. E- boar and bore. F-boarder and broader . G- bridal and bridle. H- caught and court.

Activity 2

Copyright is a right to make sure that nobody else copies your work. A conference is a gathering of people where they  present ideas to each other. Criminals are people who are found guilty of breaking the law. Currency is money. Custody is being legally responsible for someone.

Activity 3

That night when it was dark, they quietly crept along and went onto the ship’s deck. Everyone was too busy to notice them. By and by they came to a black square hole. Using a ladder they crept down into the hole. After a little while, they found a lower deck. They entered the lower deck and just as they stepped into the hole they realized it was covered.

Activity 4

There are two chiefs in this tribe.

We cut the oranges into halves.

the police arrested three thieves.

The baker gave me seven loaves of bread.

The men and their wives are touring the Gold Coast.

We stacked the books on the two bottom shelves.

The wolves were driven off by the noise of the guns.

We swept up all the fallen leaves in the  garden.