CHALLENGE LIST Spelling List 2.3 Tornado Alert Genre: Expository Nonfiction: Designed to give information or explain what is difficult to understand 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. through powerful hole their week 6. threw 7. funnel 8. whole 9. they’re 10. knows 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. clouds twisters there weak tornado Homophones are words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings, such as tail and tale. Vocabulary Words 1. damage - a loss or harm caused by injury to one's person or property 2. detect - to discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of 3. funnel - something shaped like a funnel 4. satellites - a man-made object or vehicle intended to orbit the earth, the moon, or another heavenly body 5. tornado - a violent destructive whirling wind accompanied by a funnelshaped cloud that moves in a narrow path over the land Homework: Monday: Night #1 of Tic-Tac-Toe Tuesday: Night #2 of Tic-Tac-Toe Wednesday: Night #3 of Tic-Tac-Toe Thursday: Study for your spelling test and read Tornado Alert to an adult. Target Skill for the Week: Context Clues are used to figure out the meaning of a word. Often a context clue defines or explains the meaning of the word. You can sometimes figure out the meaning of a word from the other words in the sentence or paragraph.