Homework Connection

4th Reporting Period Spelling Words

Week 4.1 (homophones)
ate, cell, dear, deer, dual, duel, eight, pause, paws, sell
 
High Frequency words:  material, government
Challenge Words:  weather, whether, seize

Week 4.2 (homographs)
transplant, consult, finance, content, minute, digest, upset, research, incline, construct
 High Frequency words:  equation, among
Challenge Words:  entrances, manifest, invalid

Week 4.3 (r-controlled vowels)
morning, format, explore, cardboard, soared, darkness, alarm, adore, target, absorb
 High Frequency words:  finally, money
Challenge Words:  bargain, argument, departure

Week 4.4 (Latin suffixes)
anticipation, civilization, convertible, dependable, flexible, likable, movable, terrible, usable, visible
 High Frequency words:  language, clear
Challenge Words:  traceable, invincible, inspiration

Week 4.5 (Schwa sound)
citizen, decimal, delicious, economy, gallon, global, item, nickel, notify, travel
 High Frequency words:  ready, anything
Challenge Words:  synthesis, precedent, president



3rd Reporting Period Spelling Words


Week 3.1 (irregular Plural Nouns)

wolves, knives, children, sheep, heroes, scarves, geese, calves, volcanoes, loaves

High Frequency words:  ago, stood

Challenge words:  crises, cacti, vertebrae


Week 3.2 (final stable syllables -le, -ture, -ive, -ize)

title, vegetable, humble, active, capture, organize, positive, posture, creature, finalize

High Frequency: love, developed

Challenge:  characterize, legislature, chronicle


Week 3.3 (abbreviations)

A.M., ASAP, Blvd., etc, no. P.M., P.S., Rd., vs., wt.

High Frequency:  building, ocean

Challenge:  dept., hrs., FYI


Week 3.4 (Prefixes -pre, dis-, in-, im-, non-)

prepay, nonstop, disagree, nonfiction, preapprove, indirect, imperfect, impolite, insecure, incorrect

High Frequency:  surface, produce

Challenge:  impossibility, indefinite, disqualify 


Week 3.5 (r-controlled vowels ir, er, ur, ear)

certainty, earn, return, search, swerve, termite, third, thirsty, thirteen, thirty

High Frequency:  system, brought

Challenge:  determine, virtual, personable








2nd Reporting Period Spelling Words

Week 2.1  (vowel diagraphs ee, ea, ai, ay, ow, oa)
owner, peaches, asleep, display, shadow, dream, braided, charcoal, agree, maintain
High Frequency words:  voice, south
Challenge Words:  tomorrow, freedom, entertain

Week 2.2  (vc/v and v/cv)
total, minus, equal, digit, defend, salad, talent, finish, famous, human
High Frequency words:  certain, half
Challenge Words:  library, mishap, spiral

Week 2.3  (contractions)

I've, let's, can't, aren't, didn't, won't, couldn't, wouldn't, you've, doesn't
High Frequency words:  contain, front
Challenge Words:  would've, should've, o'clock

Week 2.4  (vowel teams oo, ew, ue, ui, eu)
newest, suitable, balloon, feud, choose, statue, threw, spooky recruit, rescue
High Frequency words:  island, machine
Challenge Words:  soothe, renewal, nuisance


Week 2.5  (Vowel patterns ei, eigh)  
eighty, eighteen, weigh, weight,weightless, neighbor, ceiling, receive, height, freight 

High Frequency words:  built, square
Challenge Words:  



1st Reporting Period Spelling Words


Week 1.3 (inflected endings -s, -es, -ies)
inches, pitches, dishes, glasses, spies, fries cities, pennies, families, faxes
High Frequency words:  story, draw 
Challenge words:  countries, mysteries, varieties

Week 1.4 (base words/endings)
moving, beginning, carried, easier, begged, noisier, using, angriest, dragging, emptied
High Frequency words:  notice, slowly
Challenge Words:  interesting, exciting, windiest

Week 1.5 (dipthongs ou, ow, oi, oy)
thousand, shower, power, enjoy, bounce, avoid, appoint, annoy, proud, fountain
High Frequency words: unit, figure 
Challenge Words:  pronounce, surroundings, turmoil

Week 1.6 (compound words)
popcorn, airport, outside, football, haircut, playground, moonlight, fireworks, rattlesnake, eyesight
  High Frequency words:  minutes, decided 
Challenge Words:  courthouse, thumbtack, teammates