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English Foundations, Quarter 3

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Day 91*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 8 of the pdf. Write anything you like on the page as long as it has something to do with the picture and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 15 of “Jane Eyre.”

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. Why did Mr. Rochester decide to take care of Adele? What unusual thing happened in the night at the end of the chapter?

Vocabulary
1. Look over your new vocabulary words and read their definitions.
2. Match the words to their definitions.

  • anathema
  • assuage
  • fulminate
  • lugubrious
  • lurid
  • morose
  • sardonic
  • undulate

Day 92*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 9 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. Play the parts of speech game. Set the speed to ‘slow.’ Just click on the word you want to zap!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 93*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 10 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 16 of “Jane Eyre.”
2. Here is what Adele said to Jane in the schoolroom: “What’s the matter? Your hands tremble like a leaf, and your cheeks are red: as red as cherries!”

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. What happened to Grace Poole after the events in the night? What feeling is Jane struggling with in regards to Mr. Rochester?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. (We are combining the words for chapters 16 and 17.) Read their definitions at least twice.
2. Match the words to their definitions.

  • confabulation
  • enjoin
  • extirpate
  • ineffable
  • plebian
  • poignant
  • portents
  • saturnine
  • surfeit
  • vex

Day 94*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 11 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write down your new spelling words.

  • machine
  • meant
  • mistake
  • movement
  • neighbor
  • neither
  • ninth
  • peaceful
  • pencil
  • perfect

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Fill in the blanks with the correct pronouns.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 95*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 12 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read the first half of chapter 17 of “Jane Eyre.” (Stop after Jane speaks to Mrs. Fairfax and before she goes down to see Mr. Rochester and his guests.)
2. Here is what Adele said in French:

“They are changing clothes.”

“At mama’s, when there were a lot of people, I would follow them everywhere, in the drawing room and to their rooms; often I would watch the maids dress the ladies and do their hair, and it was so much fun; that’s how you learn.”

“Yes, of course; it’s been five or six hours since we’ve eaten.”

“And then what a shame!”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about this chapter. What do you think the mystery at Thornfield might be? Why is everyone at Thornfield excited?

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions again.

Day 96*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 13 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

*Vocabulary
1. Print page 1 and complete the crossword puzzle.

Day 97*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 14 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read the second half of chapter 17 of ‘Jane Eyre.’ (Find the paragraph that begins, “It was with some trepidation…”)

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about this part of the chapter. What do Mr. Rochester’s guests think of governesses? Do you think Mr. Rochester cares how Jane feels?

Day 98*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 15 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Play sentence surgeons.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write down your new spelling words.

  • police
  • question
  • quiet
  • reason
  • remember
  • rough
  • round
  • search
  • season
  • seventh

2. Try spelling the words.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions one more time.

Day 99*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 16 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 18 of ‘Jane Eyre.’
2. Here is what Adele said in French: “Mr Rochester has returned!”

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. Have you ever played charades? Did they play charades the same way you have? Two people interrupt the party, Mr. Mason and the fortune teller. What do you think about them?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words and read the definitions. Be sure to go over each word at least twice.

  • genial
  • halcyon
  • importune
  • insipid
  • sagacity
  • supercilious
  • taciturn

Day 100*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 17 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Do you know when to use good vs. well? Take the quiz and see.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 101*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 18 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 19 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What was the real identity of the fortune teller? How did Mr. Rochester react when he heard that Mr. Mason was there?

Vocabulary
1. Look over your new vocabulary words. Read each word and definition at least twice.

  • alacrity
  • chagrin
  • dissipated
  • feigned
  • lassitude
  • propitious
  • transfix

Day 102*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 19 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Do you know the difference between your and you’re?

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write your new spelling words.

  • shout
  • sidewalk
  • sigh
  • sixth
  • smooth
  • sneeze
  • special
  • squirrel
  • steal
  • steel

2. Try spelling the words.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 103*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 20 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 20 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What big event happened in the night? Who was secretly sent out of the house? What did Mr. Rochester say to Jane in the garden?

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 104*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 21 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Read the list of confusing words and then take the quiz at the top of the page.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions again.

Day 105*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 22 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 21 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. The ‘Mr. John’ who died was Jane’s cousin John Reed (you might remember him throwing a book at her in the first chapter.) Why do you think her aunt wants to see her now? Why isn’t Jane bothered by her cousins’ rudeness? What happened at the end of the chapter?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice.

  • entreat
  • equivocal
  • evince
  • meager
  • pecuniary
  • presentiment
  • scantiness

Day 106*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 23 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Grammar
1. Take a look at these confusing words and try to choose the right one. (If you choose correctly, the word will turn green, if it’s wrong it will turn red.)
2. Read the directions and decide whether the right version of its/it’s is used in the sentences.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write your new spelling words.

  • strange
  • studied
  • studying
  • suppose
  • thirty
  • thumb
  • twenty
  • twice
  • understand
  • useless

2. Try spelling the words.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 107*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 24 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 22 of ‘Jane Eyre.’
2. There is a little French in this chapter – it means “Ready to devour her little English mama.”

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about this chapter. How did Jane feel when she was walking back to Thornfield? Who did she meet on the way? What does Jane secretly hope has happened between Mr. Rochester and Miss Ingram?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your vocabulary words and their meanings. We have a nice short list this time!

  • cognizant
  • endow
  • interim
  • interment
  • truant

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 108*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 26 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. We are going to begin a review of grammar! You should already know many of the things we will cover. Watch the video about nouns.
2. Practice identifying nouns!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 109*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 27 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 23 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about this chapter. Who did Jane meet in the garden? Where did he first tell her she must go? Near the end, what did he ask her instead? What did she say?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words, being sure to read the definitions at least twice.

  • caste
  • expiate
  • impetuous
  • inextricable
  • misconstrued

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 110*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 28 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write down your new spelling words.

  • wait
  • weather
  • weight
  • whenever
  • whether
  • wonder
  • wood
  • worried
  • wrist
  • would

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. We are continuing our review. Today watch the video on singular and plural nouns.
2. Do the practice exercise.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 111*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 29 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 24 of ‘Jane Eyre.’
2. Adele has quite a bit to say in French in this chapter. Here is each exclamation, translated.

  • “Without miss!”
  • “Oh, she’ll be uncomfortable there!”
  • A real liar. Fairy tales. “Furthermore, there were no fairies, and even if there were some….”

3. Mr. Rochester says he wants his snuff ‘pour me donner une contenance,’ or ‘to steady me.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Mr. Rochester threatens to give Jane jewels and fine clothes. What does she say about it? Where does Mr. Rochester tell Adele he is going to live with Jane? How does Jane treat Mr. Rochester now that they are engaged?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Be sure to read their definitions at least twice!

  • asperity
  • aver
  • fractious
  • fruition
  • insolvency
  • piquant
  • rescind
  • seraglio
  • stipulate
  • vouchsafe

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 112*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 30 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about common and proper nouns.
2. Practice identifying them.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 113*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 31 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 25 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What will happen tomorrow? What disturbing thing does Jane tell Mr. Rochester happened in her room the night before?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Make sure you look at the definitions at least twice!

  • ardent
  • apprehensive
  • foreboding
  • meridian
  • portmanteau
  • usurp

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 114*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 32 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper write your new spelling words.

  • action
  • actually
  • agreed
  • aloud
  • allowed
  • amount
  • arrange
  • attention
  • beginning
  • bruise

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about concrete and abstract nouns.
2. Practice identifying them.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 115*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 33 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 26 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. This is the chapter where Jane learns Mr. Rochester’s terrible secret. What is it? What happened?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read the definitions at least twice.

  • ascribe
  • controvert
  • discretion
  • grizzled
  • grovel
  • impediment
  • insuperable
  • maim
  • pinion
  • resolute

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 116*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 34 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about irregular plural nouns.
2. Practice with them.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 117*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 35 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 27 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Where did Mr. Rochester want Jane to go with him? What did she decide to do instead?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read their definitions at least twice.

  • appropriated
  • candor
  • inviolate
  • nominally
  • oblivion
  • profligate
  • remonstrance
  • repudiate
  • scruple

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 118*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 36 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write out your new spelling words.

  • business
  • capital
  • capitol
  • captain
  • carefully
  • caught
  • cause
  • celebrate
  • century
  • chemical

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Watch another video about irregular plurals.
2. Practice with them.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 119*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 37 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 28 of ‘Jane Eyre.’
2. Take a look at this picture of a moor, and this closer picture of the plants that might grow there. This is where Jane finds herself at the beginning of the chapter.

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. What happened to Jane after she ran away? Where did she go, and who did she find to help her?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read their definitions at least twice.

  • brevity
  • expedient
  • hamlet
  • prostration
  • sundry
  • superfluous
  • visage

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 120*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 38 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. Learn about a different kind of irregular plural.
2. Practice.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 121*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 40 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 29 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Is Jane okay? What does she learn about the family that took her in? What name does she give instead of her real one?

Vocabulary
1. Print page 1 and complete the crossword puzzle.

Day 122*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 41 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write down your new spelling words.

  • chocolate
  • circle
  • climate
  • climbed
  • company
  • condition
  • country
  • curtain
  • daughter
  • decision

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Watch the next video about irregular nouns.
2. Practice.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words one more time to their definitions.

Day 123*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 42 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 30 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about the chapter. Why do Mary and Diana have to go? What job does Mr. Rivers have for Jane?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read each word and definition at least twice.

  • ciphering
  • congenial
  • contravene
  • coruscate
  • inexorable

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 124*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 43 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about another kind of irregular noun.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 125*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 44 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 31 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and add at least two sentences about this chapter. Did Jane like her new job? What is Mr. Rivers going to do? What new person did Jane meet?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read their definitions at least twice.

  • asunder
  • austere
  • homage
  • renown
  • votary

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 126*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 45 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write down your new spelling words.

  • delicious
  • desert
  • dessert
  • details
  • determine
  • eighth
  • election
  • elements
  • energy
  • enjoyment

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Watch the video about MUTANT PLURALS!
2. Practice.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 127*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 46 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 32 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. What does Miss Oliver think about Jane? What does St. John think about Miss Oliver? What did Jane offer to give him?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Look at the words and their definitions at least twice.

  • estimable
  • ingenuous
  • inundation
  • petulance
  • relinquish
  • scrupulous
  • stoicism
  • taciturn

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 128*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 47 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Spelling
1. Try spelling the words again!

Grammar
1. Now we will learn about foreign plurals.
2. Practice!

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 129*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 48 of the pdf. Write anything you like as long as it has to do with the picture or prompt and fills up almost all the lines.

Reading
1. Read chapter 33 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about your chapter. What did Mr. Rivers tell Jane about the change in her fortune? What surprise did he tell her about her family?

Vocabulary
1. Take a look at your new vocabulary words. Read their definitions at least twice!

  • aghast
  • approbation
  • inscrutable
  • ponderous
  • rebuff
  • vestige

2. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 130*

*Handwriting
1. Print page 2 of the pdf and neatly copy the sentences.

Spelling
1. On a piece of paper, write your new spelling words.

  • equal
  • exact
  • except
  • expect
  • explain
  • explode
  • express
  • factory
  • fault
  • favorite

2. Try spelling the words.

Grammar
1. Watch the video on the origin of mutant plurals.
2. Do the review practice.

Vocabulary
1. Match the words to their definitions.

Day 131*
*Handwriting
1. Print page 3 of the pdf and neatly copy the sentences.

Reading
1. Read chapter 34 of ‘Jane Eyre.’

Writing
1. Open your document and write at least two sentences about the chapter. Why did Mr. Rivers want Jane to stop learning German? What did he ask her near the end that she refused to do?

Vocabulary
1. Read your new vocabulary words, going over the definitions at least twice.

  • discord
  • disinterested
  • endeavor
  • exhort
  • impetus
  • garrulous
  • lucre

2. Match the words to their definitions.

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