# Amazing Words - Oxford School District

```September 3-6, 2013
The Weekly Rock Star
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This Week’s Skills:
In the News:
This week’s story: Kumak’s Fish?
Snack Schedule for the week:
week’s skills covered:
Sequencing
Cause and Effect
Context Clues
Reference materials
Homework packet - circled pages due in class on
Wednesday and the rest due on Friday.
Spelling Test – THURSDAY
Language Arts:
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Identifying simple and complete subjects
Identifying simple and complete predicates
Common/Proper Nouns
Singular/Plural Nouns
editing sentences
QUIZ on simple/compound subjects- Thursday
Math:
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Solving for missing variable
rounding to thousands
AR DUE DATE: _____________
STAR testing is almost complete!
coming soon!!
Monday – No School
Tuesday- BEN
Wednesday- MILLIE
Thursday- SARAH
Friday- AUDREY
In Other News:
- “Love Packs” = collecting pop top ravioli
id and password letter to allow you access
to grades and attendance in powerschool.
This is a great tool to keep up with your
- Please check out the Pearsonsuccess.net
website for great resources online in
reading in math. Access codes went home in
Thursday folder.
Toppin’ the Charts:
1. Caleb for demonstrating great
group listing skills and following
directions. Great Job!
and ready to take several AR tests.
Love the enthusiasm!
3. Congratulations to Makalah for
receiving our August shining star!
What an honor!!!
4. Ben for following through on his
math test with Miss Arbuckle’s
words and other things that were
modeled). You rock BEN!
Spelling Word
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1.
using
2.
getting
12. freezing
3.
easiest
13. funniest
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swimming
14. angrier
5.
heavier
15. shopped
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greatest
16. included
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17. occurred
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emptied
18. supplying
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leaving
19. scarier
10. worried
11. strangest
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Word Analysis Skill:
Suffixes:
-ed, -ing, -er, -est
- if word ends in:
-ed= past tense of the verb
-ing= present tense of verb
- if word ends in:
- er = suffix used when
comparing 2 or more things
-est= suffix used when
comparing 3 or more things
20. happiest
Vocabulary List
Word
Kumak’s Fish
*** List ** Word
Regular Words:
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1. splendid - (adj) shining or brilliant; marked by showy magnificence
2. yanked- (v) to pull something with
a quick, vigorous movement
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3. funds- (n) a sum of money or other resources whose principle or interest is to
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set
aside for a specific reason
Word
4. design- (v) to create, fashion, execute or construct according to plan
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Amazing Words:
1. amusement- (n) a means of amusing or entertainment
2. collaborate- (v) to work jointly with others or together