March, 2013

Spelling and Vocabulary Words- Week of April 8, 2013


Weekly Spelling and Vocabulary List Week of April 8, 2013 enlighten- to inform  expect- to look for as likely to happen televise- to show on television preview- something seen in advance noticeable- easily seen legible- can be read easily vanish- …Continue reading →

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The College of William and Mary contains a Center for Gifted Education. From their website: The Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) is a research and development center providing services to educators, policy makers, graduate students, researchers, and parents in support …Continue reading →

An Analysis of the Gettysburg Address- by William Clay Thomspon


Abraham Lincoln – W&M An analysis of the Gettysburg Address Gettysburg address – he used poetry to write it He is a poet who became a president. Four score and seven years ago… He could have used the exact date, …Continue reading →

Challenge Newsletter- Week of March 25, 2013


I am back from the College of William and Mary. I loved the featured speakers and going to the various breakout sessions.  Some of the topics included: An analysis of the Gettysburg Address, the Socratic Method of questioning, How to …Continue reading →

Week of March 25, 2013- Spelling and Vocabulary List


Week of March 25, 2013 Words from Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil Frankweiler Spelling and vocabulary list   obvious- easily found, seen or understood indecent- rude or improper  racket- loud noise quarrel- an argument emerged- appeared or turned up

March 18, 2013 – Spelling and Vocabulary Words


Spelling and Vocabulary list Week of March 18, 2013   Par means “to appear”. Vid and vis mean “to see”.  1.  appearance- the act of coming into view 2. transparent-easy to see through 3. apparent- easily seen, evident 4. visual- …Continue reading →

World According to Humphrey – 2013

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Challenge Newsletter- Weeks of March 11 and 18, 2013


Language Arts- We will begin Greek Mythology soon. Grammar lessons- commas in a series, possessive nouns and more. Idiom lessons- What do they mean? Literacy Centers- Topics: building language, writing, listening to stories, brain puzzles and reading.   Spelling/Vocabulary list- …Continue reading →

Spelling and Vocabulary words- “cede” March 11, 2013


Words with “cede” – Week of  March 11, 2013   Cede means “go”.   concede- agree to secede- to separate intercede- to go between precede- to go before recede- to withdraw exceed- to be greater than proceed- to continue after …Continue reading →

Weekly spelling and vocabulary words- March 4, 2013


Weekly spelling and vocabulary test- March 4, 2013 “port” means carry   porter- a person who carries luggage transport- to carry, to move deportation- transporting someone FROM this country heliport- a landing place for helicopters opportunity- a good change or …Continue reading →