December 8th-12th Warm-ups
Monday, December 8th Warm-up Each clue below suggests a word that begins with the letters B-A-N. The first one has been done for you. • A fruit BANana • A group • Covering for a cut • A robber • Loud noise • An instrument • Stair rail • A sign on cloth • Broke • Large meal • A financial institution • An orchestra’s platform • To expel • A tropical tree • Destructive • A type of chicken
Tuesday, December 9th Warm-up Add two or more O’s to each set of letters to form a word. The first one has been done for you. • Mtr MOTOR • Clr • Mnsn • Pht • Mtt • Vd • Frgt • Fllw • Brnc • Schl • Ftstl • Flprf • Srrw • Tmrrw • cln
Wednesday, December 10th Warm-ups For each pair of clues below, figure out the two words, then add them together to form another word. Example: Not on + frozen water = OFFICE • Portable bed + a measure of weight = ____________ • A rodent + a female pronoun = ________ • A greeting + a tale = ______________ • Black substance + to obtain = __________ • Lower limb + finish = ____________ • To exist + to possess = _____________ • A vehicle + to decay = ______________ • A negative + angry = _______________ • Short sleep + relatives = _____________ • Achieve victory + royal figure _____________
Thursday, December 11th Warm-up N O T YOUR T COAT U B Each “word puzzle” represents a common word or phrase. Do you best to interpret them! STANDING MISS WEAR LONG THE HAND CHUTE CHUTE ECNALG YOU JUST ME
Friday, December 12th Warm-up • What two continents did the Silk Road connect? • What world peace organization replaced the League of Nations? • Is the past tense of the verb “prefer” spelled with two or three “r’s”? • Did Scott O’Dell write Island of the Blue Dolphins or Treasure Island? • How much is 8 times .05? • What do surgeons remove from a person’s body during an appendectomy? • What’s the official language of the Netherlands? • Which country still has an emperor: China, Japan or North Korea? • “Our neighbor gave us a kitten.” Which word is the indirect object? • Which U.S. President was once a movie star: Bill Clinton or Ronald Reagan?