Stanton St QuintinPrimary School

Discovering Together

Word of the Week 29/6/20 (Rhine)

Our final word of the week this term before an end of year vocabulary challenge next week.

Well done to Rowan for your winning sentence. Carefully crafted sentences whilst making other thoughtful word choices. Look out for your certificate in the post!

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: Showing luminous colours that seem to change when seen from different angles.

MY SENTENCE: The vivid fireflies looked iridescent in the moonlight.


  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?
  • Niah 4 years ago
    The iridescent, moonlit lake was shimmering brightly amongst the forest floor, lighting up the nocturnal animals scavenging for food in the night.
  • Rowan 4 years ago
    The colours were iridescent on her face as she walked along the translucent pathway towards the unerring space ship, as she stepped inside she said to me “Come and see my planet, it’s within the suns core.” ...
  • Jamie K 4 years ago
    My sentence is: The house was filled with iridescent bubbles. The children were having so much fun!
  • Freya 4 years ago
    On the wet trek from the school to Nan’s car, a little light broke through the clouds so my bag and all puddles iridescently shone around me.

Leave a comment