Tuesday, October 28, 2008

A fun and very cold day at SIFAT.

The girls busy making corn tortillas.

The boys in front of the bamboo fence they constructed!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Spelling and Vocabulary for Oct. 6-10

4th Grade Vocabulary Review
ancestor-a relative of long ago
anxiety-fear about what may happen
apologize-to say you're sorry
apparent-easily seen or understood
architect-one who draws plans for new buildings
banquet-a large meal for a special occasion
errand-a short trip
essay-a short composition
eternity-endless time
extraordinary-very unusual
frail-slender and weak
impulsive-acting upon a sudden notion
legend-a story handed down from the past
legible-clearly written
omit-to leave out
organize-to arrange in good order
pamphlet-a booklet
predicament-an unpleasant, difficult situation
pursue-to chase
quaint-odd in an interesting way
recognize-to identify
recommend-to suggest
scholar-a student
utensil-a useful tool

3rd Grade Spelling Words

ocean, excited, sprout, payment, germs, threaten, cricket, sparkle, microwave, shampoo, sweater, hurricane, mowing, slight, draining, your, you’re, very, everybody
inquire-to ask about
prompt-on time
observe-to notice or watch

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Scripture, Spelling and Vocab. for Sept.29- Oct. 3

“The LORD your God is with you, He is mighty to save; He will take great delight in you; he will quiet you with his love; He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17
4th Grade Spelling Words
abbreviation, quitter, towel, toward, surrounded, lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, knitting, Rhode Island, Vermont, shipment, apparel, credit card, advertise, clearance, gift certificate, glutton, particular, fragrance, attacked, necessary, announcement
apparent-easily seen or understood
anxiety-fear about what may happen
competition-a contest
generosity-willingness to give to others
omit-to leave out
3rd Grade Spelling Words
drown, glaring, graduate, grace, scribble, chapter, pretzels, terrible, scanner, sneeze, remember, soccer, fountain, splatter, speak, excellent, receive, believe, off
comprehend- to understand
enormous- very, very big
respect- to think highly of