May 6

Spelling Week 2# Term 2

Group 1

Group 2/3
Composition                                                                                                                                  Government                                                                                                                                 Democracy                                                                                                                                 Primer                                                                                                                                             Responsibility                                                                                                                             arbitration

Activity 1:

Experiment when you test things eg i wonder if the experiment is dangerous

Viscosity is how we measure stickiness eg the honeys viscosity is low

Hydrogen is water eg the world is 99% hydrogen

Helium makes things go up eg that’s a helium balloon

Composition when you put elements together to make a whole


Activity 2:

The 4 states of matter is Liquids, Solids, Gases and Plasma. We measure liquids in viscosity. The used experiments  to find out the viscosity of of honey. Gases go up like helium. Solid’s will float in hydrgeon

April 3

Spelling week #10

Activity One:
There was a trespasser in the independent land. The trespasser did not have a trespassing license. The mayor of the independent land demanded no suffragettes to vote for no trespassers. The people from the parliamentary group  said no.

Activity Two :
Trespasser-When you enter someones land without permission
Independent-Quite                                                                                                                     License-Allowing you to do something (eg drivers license)                                      Parliamentary-Parliaments adjective                                                                                Suffragettes-A groups of females the protest for female rights

Activity Three:

Memory trick: Which witch can make you itch?

Complete the sentences below with “which” or “witch”.

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   which diggers identify of their fellow miners were claim jumpers.

d. “Do you think the witch in the story was real or imaginary?” asked the student.
e. “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 was they named “El Dorado, The Gilded One”?

Activity Four:
Explain the difference between the following Homophones:
a. Weather-How hot is it?, wether-A castrated ram, whether-I wonder whether bob will be here
b. Way-which turn did they take?, weigh-I’m 10.67, whey- a liquid
c. Wear-I’m gonna put these on,where-where did he go?, we’re-we’re all going
d. Praise-praise for this book, prays-Jonathan prays, preys-Cats prey are birds
e. Saw-I saw that!, soar-it’s soaring,sore-it’s sore!

March 19

Spelling week 7#

Activity 1:

It was compulsory for Jim’s family to be conscripted.Even if the got money from there commonwealth bank they said you have to sell your house. Jim heard that the communication devices were bad there. He asked the coalition if they can stop but they said no. So he sold his house and found out it was commission sale

Activity 2:

Conscripted-When your forced to join the army

Commonwealth-An independence state or community

Communication-When you talk

Coalition-A temporary alliance for the government

Commission-When you sell something but have to pay

Activity 3:

A. I peeled off all potatoes and put them in the pan

B.We have two pianos at home

C.We watched in awe as the two volcanoes erupted

D.The dogs chased the three kangaroo’s

E.I cut up all the tomatoes and put them in the salad

F.The heroes who rescued the children were awarded medals

G.We took lots of photo’s at the wedding

H.All the frightened buffalo stamped across the field

Activity 4:

ine as in wine              ine as in engine                         ine as in sardine                          Define                          Medicine                                                          Nectarine                Genuine                        famine                                          Vaccine

vine                                                                                                 machine                                    line                                                                                                Guillotine                                   routine,dine                                                                                                                                          spine,mine

March 12

Spelling week #6

Activity 1:

allowed-aloud   boarder-border      bury-berry

boar-bore           barren-baron           caught-court

bare-bear           bridle-bridal

Activity 2:

Australian-Is a country

Authorities-Power or rights

Autobiography-A book about the person who wrote it

Backbenches-anyone who is a member of legislature

Bankruptcy-when your bankrupt

Activity 3:

That night, when it was dark, they quietly crept along on the ship deck. Everyone was to busy to notice them. By and by they  came to a black, square hole and down they crept by a ladder down a ladder. They found a lower deck, after they had gone down a little way, and had just stepped over it when the hole was covered over.

Activity 4:

There are two chiefs in this tribe

We cut the oranges in two halves

The police arrested the three thieves

The baker gave me seven loafs of bread

The men and their    are touring the gold cost

We stacked the blocks on the two bottom shelves

The wolves were driven of by the noise of guns

We swept up the fallen leaves in the garden




February 25

Spelling Homework week #5


Activity One:

Use a dictionary to help you explain the two meanings of the following homophones and homographs

  1. roll- I rolled down the hill-role-My role was to set it up
  2. vice-i’m vice captain-vice-a bad habit
  3. won-I won-one-number one
  4. council-people that work with the government-counsel advise
  5. lie-stop telling lies-lie-take a lie down
  6. tear- tears came from her eyes-tear-I like to tear things

Activity Two:

Government-The organization of a country and its people

Fairness-Treating people equally

Federal-having or relating to a system of government in which several states but remain independent

Democracy-A democracy is a form of government in which the people, either directly or indirectly, take part in governing.

Mayor-The boss of a country

Activity Three:


The Mayor of our local council has approved a project to build a road through a local park. My mother wrote to our local member to say the  rights of children had been denied. As a tax payer she felt she  had to have her say as did many other people who also sent their objections through the mail. The road has been allowed to go ahead anyway. The council won