Improves the quality of written compositions Makes your writing more interesting!!!! Reinforces grammar skills including sentence structure, punctuation, and spelling
Vocabulary homework is assigned the first day of the school week and is due the last day of the school week › 10 points for each assignment › 80 – 90 points per nine weeks (!!!) It is your responsibility to get the vocabulary packet and definitions if you are absent. › Extra packet copies › Definitions
Thehomework assignment is always the packet and ten sentences. › You must complete the packet and the sentences to receive credit. › There is NO partial credit for completing one part of the assignment.
The meaning of the vocabulary word in the sentence must be clear. Each sentence must be at least SEVEN words in length and include proper capitalization and punctuation. You may print or write in cursive, but your work must be LEGIBLE.
Identify the errors in this sentence: › the watermelon is yummy Why are these examples better? › A ripe, red watermelon is a perfect summertime fruit to eat. › My brother loved to spit the watermelon seeds as far as he could after he was finished eating the juicy fruit.
What do YOU think the Use the dictionary to How the word isword means based on locate the origin of pronounced; copythe sentence above? the word. the phonetic symbols from the dictionary. Locate (and write) the correct definition from the dictionary.
Which choice contains a SYNONYM for the vocabulary word?(TOP of back page)
Which choice contains an ANTONYM for the vocabulary word?(BOTTOM of back page)
PART I: Spelling (10 points) PART II: Definitions (5 points) › Words #1 - #5 PART III: Sentences (15 points) › Words #6 - #10 3 points each ½ point each for capital/end mark 2 points each for clear meaning