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KS2 Word of the Week 15/6/20 (Amazon)

We would love to see more of Amazon class using our new word this week, including commenting on the blog. 

Well done to Scarlett for your winning sentence from last week! The structure of your sentence was fantastic and I loved your use of the word vibrant, but also your choice of the word 'gasp'. Well done and look out for your certificate in the post :)

This term, we would like to help you carry on using new vocabulary at home, as we feel it is such an important part of your learning. Having lots of words in your word banks will not only help you when you are younger but when you are older too. Words do not simply fall from the sky and into our brains (wouldn’t that be brilliant though!), we have to learn new words and use them whenever we can.

This certainly doesn’t have to be a chore, because aren’t words absolutely wonderful? There are so many different words that we still haven’t learnt. Long words, short words, words that are tricky to say, words that can be used in lots of different ways. It is no secret that I love words and am learning new words every day, even as an adult.

Use the list of activities below to learn our new word. Maybe an adult could do the activities with you, or why don’t you become the teacher and use the activities to teach everyone else in your household?

Certificates for our weekly winners shall be sent in the post to those not at school. Happy word learning!

DEFINITION: tender, juicy and tasty.

MY SENTENCE: The succulent strawberries hung ripe and ready, glowing in the summer sun.


  1. Break the word into its syllables.
  2. Do you know what this word means?
  3. Read the definition above.
  4. Can you think of synonyms for this word (words with a similar meaning)?
  5. Can you think of antonyms for this word (words with the opposite meaning)?
  6. Can you think of any words that rhyme with this word?
  7. Use this word in a sentence. Who had the best sentence in your family?
  8. Draw a picture of this word.
  9. Say this word in different voices- queen’s voice, whisper, shout, sing, low, high, robot, Scooby-Doo, Donald Duck, teacher voice or make up your own!
  10. Use this word correctly as many times as you can this week- how about competing with your family and keeping a tally?
  • Daisy 4 years ago
    The roast beef was so succulent and tasty.
  • Elliot🤪 4 years ago
    Johnny felt famished, so he surreptitiously drew closer to his neighbour’s succulent mango tree. Hope you enjoyed it 🙂.
  • Scarlett 4 years ago
    Molly picked an orange from the tree, as she sat down she broke it open to enjoy it's succulent flavour.
  • Archie 4 years ago
    As my teeth sunk in to the crunchy but succulent apple, my tastebuds jumped with excitement as the amazing sugars produced from the fruit!
  • Eli 4 years ago
    The steak looked very succulent, it made my mouth water!
  • Brooke 4 years ago
    The strawberry was so succulent it made my mouth water

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