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					            Weekly Vocabulary – Week 11
Name:
We will be focusing on 5 new vocabulary words and one affix each week. You will
have activities to complete on these words, both at home and during Independent
Practice. Each Friday we will have a quiz over the new words you have learned.

Use the definitions below to help yourself write a sentence and draw a picture that
goes with each vocabulary word.
Social Studies:
immigrant (noun) = a person who leaves their home to live in a new country

(Example: My grandmother was an immigrant from Russia who moved to America.)
Science:
kingdom (noun) = the large group that animals fit into when Scientists study them

(Example: The animal kingdom doesn’t include plants, germs or bacteria.)

Writing:
elaboration (noun) = adding details and support to what you are writing in order
                     to give the reader more information
Math:
exponent (noun) = a small number that is placed next to a larger number to tell
                  how many times to multiply the large number by itself

(Example: The Math problem 5 , with 3 as the exponent, is the same as 5 x 5 x 5.)
Character:
self discipline (noun) = being able to control yourself and make good choices
                         even when it’s hard for some reason

(Example: It takes self discipline to show good behavior when there is a sub.)
Affix:
dis- (prefix) = added to the beginning of a word to make it mean “the opposite”

(Example: If you disagree with your friend, that means “you don’t agree” with them.)
                Vocabulary Sentences
Name:
Using your definitions from Monday, use each of your Vocabulary Words in a
sentence. This sentence must show that you understand the meaning of the
word.


1. Social Studies: immigrant




2. Science: kingdom




3. Writing: elaboration
4. Math: exponent




5. Character: self discipline




6. Affix: dis-
                   Vocabulary Pictures
Name:
For this assignment, you need to create a picture for each vocabulary word this
week. You can do this by clipping pictures from magazines or newspapers,
taking a picture with a digital camera, creating your own drawing, or any other
creative way you might invent for representing this word!
1. Social Studies: immigrant




2. Science: kingdom




3. Writing: elaboration
4. Math: exponent




5. Character: self discipline




6. Affix: dis-

				
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