Film Study ~ MATILDA directed by Danny Devito

We are going to start watching Matilda , directed by Danny Devito. Danny Devito also is ne of the main actors in this film. Matilda is based on the novel by Roald Dahl. We are also going to be reading the novel as well. Make sure that you are familiar with all of the film techniques you have been learning about, as you will need to be able to identify them as you watch the film.

If yu wold like to watch the film at home, I have loaded some links for you. Look under MATILDA.


Term 3 ~ Week 2 Spelling words

Welcome back Year 8s.

Here are the words for next week’s spelling test. The test will be Period 1 next Tuesday morning.

  1. ancient
  2. frightened
  3. aghast
  4. claustrophobia
  5. guillotine
  6. fluoride
  7. naughtiness
  8. hypotenuse
  9. pseudonym
  10. bankruptcy.

For homework, you are to find meanings for all of these words. This will be checked on Friday 25th July.




Week 9 Spelling Words

Here are the words for Week 9.

In Week 10, you will be tested on 50 of the words from Term 2. There will be a prize for the person who has the highest mark. Hopefully it will be 50/50.

  1. advantageous
  2. deciduous
  3. caffeine
  4. ancestry
  5. dessert
  6. enrolment
  7. itinerary
  8. catastrophe
  9. adolescent
  10. appendicitis