Word of the Week 22/6/20 (Rhine)
What is a contraption?
Well done to Magdalene for your winning sentence. Look out for your certificate in the post!
Use the list of activities below to learn our new word. Maybe an adult could do the activities with you, or why don’t you become the teacher and use the activities to teach everyone else in your household?
Certificates for our weekly winners shall be sent in the post to those not at school. Happy word learning!
PLEASE ONLY USE FIRST NAMES IN THE COMMENTS SECTION.
DEFINITION: a machine or device that appears strange and often badly made or unsafe.
MY SENTENCE: Without any prior warning, the contraption sprung to life before his very eyes.
WORD LEARNING ACTIVITIES
- Break the word into its syllables.
- Do you know what this word means?
- Read the definition above.
- Can you think of synonyms for this word (words with a similar meaning)?
- Can you think of antonyms for this word (words with the opposite meaning)?
- Can you think of any words that rhyme with this word?
- Use this word in a sentence. Who had the best sentence in your family?
- Draw a picture of this word.
- Say this word in different voices- queen’s voice, whisper, shout, sing, low, high, robot, Scooby-Doo, Donald Duck, teacher voice or make up your own!
- Use this word correctly as many times as you can this week- how about competing with your family and keeping a tally?
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