Wedding Anniversaries are social events. Here is a complete list of Wedding Anniversaries appropriately named. Those not named are usually giftless Anniversaries. Gifts presented to the celebrating couple by their friends are usually made of materials corresponding to the name of the Anniversary.
4th year—Silk or Book,
fruit or flowers
7th year—Copper or Brass
13 th year—Lace
20th year— Chinaware
25th year—Silver Wedding Anniversary
30th year— Pearls
35th year—Coral and Jade
45th year— Sapphire
50th year—Golden Wedding Anniversary
60th year—Diamond Wedding Anniversary
During my Digital Media, Multimedia and some AIT or VET courses I got my students to work on The S.T.E.A.M.E.R book of knowledge, especially advanced students that complete tasks ahead of time, this was my fall back lessons for those clever or advanced students, they were asked to pick one of the areas of study and create a cover page, find some interesting facts and put their findings into a chapter of the book The book was 138 pages long at my retirement from teaching.
For those students that presented work on English we gathered a lot of useful reference information that became a STUDENT's COMPENDIUM here are some samples of student work
Explanation for Compendium File Includes ANU - Australian National University An acronym is a pronounceable word formed from the first letter (or first few letters) of each word in a phrase or title. Sometimes, the newly combined letters create a new word that becomes a part of everyday language. An example of this is the acronym radar. Adjectives are words that describe or modify other words * Priest = Sacerdotal Apes - gibber, Camel live in Australia, Sahara & Arabia names = Bull - is called a heifer Opposites = Absent - present SC005_Big_Words for small Anger - Dudgeon * bold - Audacious A partner in crime - accomplice A passage between the pews in a church - Aisle SC007_Commonly_confused_words Council, an administrative or advisory body, do not confuse with counsel, advice or guidance. Homonyms Aberdeen - The Granite City The Torrid Zone has the hottest climate Zinc - Mexico, U.S.A., Spain SC013 Death Words pertaining to Occurring after death - posthumous SC009_Diminutives Cask - casket SC010_Famous Matthew Flinders -discovered Bass Strait. * Lord Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts in 1908 SC011_Figurative_Expressions Aloof -To keep to oneself and not mix with others. SC012_Gender Actor - Actress SC013_Geography The Circumference of the earth is approxinmately 24,800 miles. SC014_Gods War - Mars SC015_Government Australian Government SC016_Grammar Explains various uses of nouns verbs etc. SC017_Human_Relationships THE ART OF LIVING - Consideration for the feelings of others SC018_Inventions Clock (pendulum) - Christian Huygens SC019_Kings_Queens of UK EGBERT 827 - 839 SC020_Literary A book in which the events of each day are recorded - Diary SC021_Marriage A hater of marriage - misogamist SC022_Medical A disease confined to a particular district or place - endemic SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated SC023_Miscellaneous All Fools' Day - 1st April - Aussie slang - sounds that things make etc. SC024_Nouns sit - seat (when to use Nouns) SC025_Names Boys & Girls names explained SC026_Nature A four-footed animal - quadruped SC027_Negatives That which cannot be pierced or penetrated - impenetrable SC028_Numbers A number of fish taken in a net - catch, haul SC029_Opposites Unable to read - il-literate SC030_Patron Saints St. George of England, St. Andrew of Scotland SC031_Places A place where fishes are kept - aquarium SC032_Possessive_Case Is the case which denotes the owner or possessor SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night SC033_Professions The commander of a fleet - Admiral SC034_Similes Archates - a good friend * Belt = to hit below the belt SC035_Proverbs A bad beginning makes a good ending. SC048_Sayings as a drowned rat. - as ancient as the sun—as the stars. SC036_Science_and_Arts An instrument for detecting earthquakes - seismograph SC037_Scientific_Terms The science of land management - agronomics SC038_Seven_Wonders The Pyramids of Egypt SC039_Synonyms abandon....... desert, forsake, leave. SC040_War Nations carrying on warfare - belligerents SC041_Weddings 7th year—Copper or Brass SC042_Words_to_Verbs strong - strengthen SC043_Other Any other items that might be of interest SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night SC046_Death Occurring after death - posthumous SC047_Thesaurus
Thesaurus - abandon = abandoned, abandoning, abandonment, abandons affluent =having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value,words explained and incorrect use of words
SC048_Sayings as afraid as a grasshopper. SC049_UrbanMyths The floor was dirt. Only the wealthy had something other than dirt, hence the saying "dirt poor."
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