Spelling and Grammar 9/16 – 9/20

Spelling: Words with short i and short u

  1. awful
  2. citizen
  3. conduct
  4. decision
  5. disagree
  6. establish
  7. hectic
  8. inquire
  9. interrupt
  10. opinion
  11. results
  12. submit
  13. success
  14. suggestion
  15. witness

Watch-Out Words

  • could have
  • should have
  • would have
  • might have

 

Grammar

  • The complete subject  of a sentence includes all of the words that tell about the subject. (My aunt’s heroism inspired many people.)
  • The complete predicate of a sentence includes all of the words that tell about the predicate. (Today I follow her brave example)
  • The simple subject is the most important word in the subject. It can be a noun or pronoun. (My grandpa volunteers every week.)
  • The simple predicate is the most important word in the predicate. It is the verb. (He found volunteering to be rewarding.)
  • phrase is a group of words that does not have a subject and a predicate.
  • dependent clause has a subject and verb, but does not express a complete thought.

 

Vocabulary

improve, individual, neighborhood, offer, volunteer, benefit, clarify, comparison, duty, identify, impact, learn, point of view, narrator

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