Spelling and Vocabulary 

Below are the weekly Spelling Lists, and the Vocabulary words that accompany them. 

 
 
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Spelling Root Words:

  • Struct - build
  • Rupt - break, burst
  • Fract - break
  • Frag - break
  1. erupt
  2. construct
  3. destruct
  4. fraction
  5. fragment
  6. disrupt
  7. rupture
  8. instruct
  9. obstruct
  10. structure 

 

 
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Bonus Root Words:

  • Struct - build
  • Rupt - break, burst
  • Fract - break
  • Frag - break
  1. construction
  2. instruction
  3. constructive
  4. destructible
  5. infrastructure 
  6. obstruction
  7. structural
  8. construe
  9. rupture
  10. indestructible
 
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Content Vocabulary:

 

  • Weathering: the physical breaking up of rocks on earth surfaces into smaller pieces of rock or sand.
  • Erosion: the process of moving weathered bits or rock from one place to another
  • Glacier: thick layers of ice
  • Erode: to wear away by the action of water, wind or glaciers.