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					Spelling and Phonics Suffix: -ful = full of; -less = without Write the meanings 1. Graceful 2. Respectful 3. Restless 4. Thoughtless

Grammar and Usage
name the linking verbs. Draw an arrow from the subject to the noun or adj the LV connects.

1. Our moms are very good cooks. 2. The fresh tomatoes taste sweet. 3. The road looks slippery. Vocab Fill in the missing letters O, I, O, C, A, and S to make a word that is a synonym of pity.

Spelling (review) Show syllables and accents 1. Evil 2. Human 3. Figure 4. Infant 5. Sicken

Geography 1. What is a system for mapping the round Earth on a flat surface called? 2. What is another name for an ovalshaped projection map?

Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots
Root: tract- = to draw or pull Contract, detract, traction, contractor, distracted, tractor

Writer’s Secret find and rewrite a sentence with adverbs, circle

Commonly Confused Words
As (conj) – in or same degree or mannerintroduces a subordinate/dependent clause Like (prep)- similar to (introduces a prepositional phrase)

1. After Dan’s father had an accident while riding his ____, he had to stop farming for a while. 2. When he was released from the hospital, he had to have his leg in ____ for several weeks. 3. He watched TV and read a great deal to help keep himself ____ from the pain and boredom. 4. His brother, a ____ visited him often.

__ __ M P __ __ S __ __ N

* What do you feel a compassion for?

1. Don’t do what I do, do (as, like) I say. 2. The crowd applauded and screamed loudly (as, like) hometown fans usually do. 3. The audience swooned in unison (as, like) a chorus at Ali’s portrayal of the dying swan. Spelling/Grammar Add prefix for ‘not’ to the core word 1. Balance 2. Legal 3. Mature 4. Polite 5. Rational 6. Sane 4. (As, Like) I said, not many people appreciate your crude remarks.

Poetry Write a poem about an object that usually looks ugly, but has somehow been attractive to you. Something broken or deserted.

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Spelling and Phonics

Grammar and Usage
Circle the HV below. Underline the verbs they are helping.

1. I must feed my rabbit this morning. 2. I should buy my mother a birthday present. 3. I can recite all of the state capitals.

Spelling (review) Show syllables and accents. 1. Enforce 2. Meter 3. Capture 4. amusement

Geography 1. Name the parallels that are labeled north of the equator. What would be the next label after 75°N? 2. What is the range of numbers along the lines of longitude or meridians?

Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots Root: mit or miss = to send
Write the meanings.

1. committed 2. Dismissed 3. Missile 4. Omitted 5. permit

Vocab Arrange these words on the line below from the mildest to the strongest emotion. delighted, ecstatic, satisfied ___/___________________/__ mild strong * Synonym for ecstatic: Poetry Write a poem about something that is always thought of as beautiful, but that you have seen in a different way. (movie starts, a type of car, …)

Writer's Secret

Commonly Confused Words 1. (As, Like) Mary and Betty, Janice had a glorious voice. 2. There is nothing (as, like) a big plate of spaghetti and meatballs to satisfy a big appetite. 3. The mess strewn about the yard looked (as, like) the work of raccoons. 4. The car was ground up (as, like) hamburger after the head-on collision.

Spelling and Grammar Write 3-4 sentences and identify the subject and predicate

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Spelling and Phonics
Write the base word and the number of suffixes/ endings each word has. Then write the suffixes/endings on the line.

Grammar and Usage
Circle the HV below. Underline the verbs they are helping.

Spelling (review)
Show syllables and accents.

Geography 1. Which continents have east longitude in their addresses? 2. Most of the contiguous USA falls between which two lines of latitude?

word base, + , S/E 1. willingness- will, 2: ing, ness 1. playfully 2. Realistically 3. Employment 4. thanklessness Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots Write the meanings 1. remission 2. Remit 3. transmission

1. You may bring your I-Pod on the bus. 2. I would make dinner if I had the time. 3. I am playing soccer in the fall.

1. Uneasy 2. Postpone 3. Headache 4. Spade 5. sprinkle

Vocab Which situation would a person be most likely to feel relieved? a. Being woken up by an alarm clock b. Hearing that no one was hurt in a car accident c. Witnessing a bank robbery d. Misplacing a prized possession * Antonym of relieved: A __ __ RM __ __
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, Personifying sadness Her voice is low and gives a hollow sound; She hates the light and is in darkness found Or sits with blinking lamps, or tapers small, Which various shadows make against the wall. She loves naught else but noise which discord makes; →

Writer's Secret

Commonly Confused Words
Bad (adj)- not good in manner or degree, unpleasant, unattractive, etc. Badly (adv)- in a defective, an incorrect, or an undesirable way

1. The stagnant water smelled (bad, badly) from the decaying leaves. 2. The lobsters were (bad, badly) after sitting in the barrel for 6 hours without ice.
As croaking frogs whose dwelling is in lakes; The raven’s hoarse, the mandrake’s hollow groan And shrieking owls which fly i’ the night alone; The tolling bell, which for the dead rings out; A mill, where rushing waters run about; The roaring winds, which shake the cedars tall, Plough up the seas, and beat the rock withal.

Poetry → Choose an emotion (maybe complex- fear, anger, excitement) and write a poem in which you personify it. Think of ‘personality’ traits: noises, kinds of walks, where it sleeps, etc.

3. The chess team played so (bad, badly) they finished in last place in the tournament.

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Spelling and Phonics List 3-4 words with the suffix -er

Grammar and Usage
Circle the HV below. Underline the verbs they are helping.

Spelling (review)
Show syllables and accents.

Geography 1. Is Central America on the same latitude as Africa, Australia, or South America? 2. Which continent includes the coordinates of 90°S latitude, 30°E longitude? Commonly Confused Words 1. Jasmine’s choice to attend West Point was not a (bad, badly) decision. 2. I play the piano quite (bad, badly), but I enjoy it too much to stop trying. 3. I don’t care how (bad, badly) the excuse sounds, it is entirely true.

1. My father has given me permission to come over. 2. I could give you the keys when I leave. 3. She is helping her dad move.

1. Anxious 2. Reform 3. Coarse 4. Cheap 5. Value 6. thrown

Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots
Committed, dismissed, permit, remission, remit, transmission

Vocab Which word can you combine with –ful to describe a feeling of strong dislike for another person? Boast Doubt Regret Spite Shame

Writer's Secret

1. Jen was so excited when she received a long-awaited ___ to drive a car. 2. Her excitement quickly turned to disappointment because the car’s ____ was out of order. 3. Jen then ___ the whole idea of going for a ride. 4. She ___ herself to working hard to buy her own car. Poetry → Write a poem about a name you’d like to have and the feelings and characteristics you associate with it. Contrast it with your own name.

________ful

* Spiteful : ____ :: valuable : worthless Mary Matilda Betham wrote this poem to her friend Nancy, who decided she’d like to be called Anna. Forgive me, if I wound your ear, By calling you Nancy, Which is the name of my sweet friend …. Spelling and Grammar Write separate sentences for each of these troublesome words. Bad/badly Good/well Slow/slowly
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Spelling and Phonics List 3-4 words with the suffix -est

Grammar and Usage
Underline the verbs. Identify the verb tenses: past, present, or future.

1. I will read those 2 books. 2. My cat chases its tail very day. 3. We went to the circus on Saturday. 4. He listens to his favorite song. Vocab What word is closest in meaning to the words enthusiastic? a) interested b) Patient c) Excited d) Involved * Name some things that you are enthusiastic about. Poetry Think of your favorite song. Rewrite the lyrics, keeping the rhythm. Try to form lines so that they can still be sung with the music.

Spelling (review) Show syllables and accents. 1. Finally 2. Mining 3. Locate 4. complete

Geography 1. Which of the 5 oceans is closest to 90°N latitude, and which one is closest to 90°S latitude? 2. Which USA state has an address of 70°N latitude, 150°W longitude?

Prefixes/Suffixes/Roots

Writer's Secret

Commonly Confused Words 1. They were used to following directions (as, like) they were trained to do. 2. Javier (accepted, excepted) Brian’s explanation, not realizing he was trying to (allude, elude) punishment. 3. (Aisle, I’ll) see you (all together, altogether) at the science fair. 4. Your mistaken ideas result from an (allusion, illusion) you have about the correct process.

Spelling/Grammar Eight weird animals visited the sheik. The words in bold type are exceptions to which spelling rules? Sate the first part of this spelling rule and give 3-4 examples of words that follow the rule.

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Extensions
Vocabulary • List qualities that a perfect friend would possess. Include some feelings in your list and use descriptive words
Geography
Define:

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Cartographer Coordinates Geographic grid Hemisphere Lines of latitude (parallels) 6) Lines of longitude (meridians) 7) Projection

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