Interesting Compound Words

Instead of spelling city this week we have to list as many interesting compound words. These are my ones:

another, today, cannot, become, honeydew, nearby, format, upgrade, standby, Sunday, eyelid, soybean, goodbye, crossbreed, cheesecake, sideburn, headache, southeast, northeast, northwest, southwest, elsewhere, because, became, himself, forget, upon, toothpaste, somehow, anyway, anywhere, softball, basketball, netball, blackmail, eardrum, upmarket, takeoff, teapot, shortbread, starfish.

This list could go on for a long time but if you would like to have a look at even more visit this website:

Spelling City – Forensic Science Words – List A

This week my words were based around forensic science which is our intergraded topic this term. I am list A. Here are my words:

scalpel, criminal, stealth, justice, insects, autopsy, stain, evidence, viruses, gloves, camera, morgue, trace, sample, accident, clues.

Here are the sentences that go with it:

Make sure the criminal does not have the scalpel.

The criminal had committed 5 crimes in the last year.

He walked with great stealth.

”We want justice” yelled the protesters.

A spider is an insect.

It was a stormy day when they did the autopsy on the man.

The chocolate stain on his t-shirt would not come of.

The evidence was lying all around the crime scene.

Doctors help to fix viruses that go around.

When we went to the snow we needed gloves to keep our freezing hands warm.

At camp we took heaps of photos with the camera.

The book I am reading now contains a morgue in it.

He left a trace of mud around the house.

Just a sample of blood was all the forensic scientist needed.

”I did not mean to hurt him it was an accident” exclaimed the boy to the teacher.

In the game the boy got lots of clues from his sister.


Reading Interveiw

Q. When you are reading and come to something you don’t know, what do you do? Do you do anything else?

A. I go back and reread the sentence or paragraph and I see if I can get a meaning or somtimes I look ahead to see if they give me a meaning. If it is a non fiction book I can just look at the glossary. If none of this works I just ask somone.

Q.Who is a good reader you know?

A. A friend named Amy.

Q.What makes them a good reader?

A. She reads all the time and if I want a recomendation I always go to her because she reads a variety of book and she knows what books I would enjoy because we are about the same age.

Q. Do you think they ever come to something they don’t know?

A. Well I accutuly do not know but she is a really good reader and she chooses books right for her. I am not sure because I dont ask her.

Q.If yes, when they do come to something they don’t know what do you think they do? If no, what do you think they would do?

A. I would expect her to stubble over some things because that is just what every one does.

Q.If you knew someone was having trouble reading how would you help that person?

A. I would ask them what they do not know and I would tell them that if that book is to hard maybe they could read an eaiser book.

Q.What would a/your teacher do to help that person?

A. Do the same thing just help them maybe go through or explain what they do not understand to them in an eaiser way.

Q.How did you learn to read?

A. Well first my parents would help me understand words and the basic infomation about how to read and then I would read to my dollys to practice reading out aloud and just how to read.

Q.What would you like to do better as a reader?

A. Do more reading out aloud and read more of a range of books.

Q.Do you think you are a good reader? Why?

A. Yeah I read alot. Mainly before bed and my parents say that I am a confident reader.