Long /O/, Personal Words, and Vocabulary with Definitions for the Upcoming Week

Test on Friday, 11/14/08!

This week’s class-wide spelling pattern is Long /O/. Some examples of long /o/ words are:

  • oatmeal
  • ocean
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • open
  • oval
  • overcoat

Here are the personal words:
Week of November 10th, 2008

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Here are this week’s vocabulary words, which are taken from the book This School is Not White by Doreen Rappaport:
  • mocking:  making fun of
  • pierced:  to go through or make a hole; being sharp
  • segregation:  separating people into groups, especially racial groups
  • sympathetic:  understanding and kind
  • trembling:  something or someone that’s shaking

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