• Each week our class learns one special, "tricky" vocabulary word. We use the inquiry method where the meaning of the word is discussed and revealed as the week progresses.

    Week of 10/28 adept: skilled, expert

    Week of 10/21 disgruntled: upset, grouchy, dissatisfied

    Week of 10/14 grapple: try, wrestle with (as in an idea or project)

    Week of 10/7  aspiration: desire, ambition, or goal 

    Week of 9/30   engrossed: absorbed

    Week of 9/23  predicament: problem, precarious situation

    Week of 9/16   inquisitive: curious, prone to questioning

    Week of 9/9     tenacious: very determined to do something

    Week of 9/3     persevere: keep trying, even when it's hard

    Week of 8/27    fledgling: new to something, a beginner