Book and Word of the Week
The Book of the Week for the w/b 21/10/19 is: Dog By Andy Mulligan
“When Tom meets Spider, he thinks he has found a friend for life. But their friendship doesn't run smoothly; Spider can't help being a naughty puppy, while Tom has to deal with his parents' separation, the pressure of a new school and a bully's unwanted attention.
But when Tom and Spider become separated, they learn that they are far braver and more determined than anyone could have imagined. And in losing each other, they discover an unbreakable bond of love.”
Word of the week: For the final week of this term, write a paragraph which contains all the words of the week from this half term.
The words are : mitigate, probity, hubris, pedantic, circumspect, permeate.
Get your sentences to the Library by the end of the day on Friday 25th October for your chance to win house points and a sweet treat!
Winners, for their use of the word circumspect, are:
Winner: Anisa R, M05: “Despite all the facts, he knew he couldn’t do it; the part of him that was circumspect was urging him to stop, to go back, but he couldn’t erase the past.”
Highly Commended: Maisie L, M12: “She was outside the cave, very circumspect of what she would find within the never-ending blackness.”
Commended: Alex S, D07: In this day and age, you need to be very circumspect about giving away too much personal information.
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