Vocabulary #5 – Help and Improvement

***Here is a link that you can use to ‘hear’ the pronunciation of each of this week’s vocabulary words. It also includes sample sentences, synonyms, related words and derivations.

amelioration

assuage

compensate

conserve

constructive

enhance

enrichment

neutralize

preservation

redeem

Homework Due:

  • Friday, 4th October

Quiz

  • Tuesday, 8th October

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Vocabulary #3 – Etiquette and Behavior

brusque

cordial

dignity

hospitable

irksome

nicety

propriety

refined

suave

tact

Homework: finish your Vocabulary packet by Monday. Work and study for about 10 min. per night. DUE MONDAY – 9/9/13

VOCABULARY LESSON 3 HOMEWORK – scanned copy

Try using this Quizlet link for Vocab. #3

QUIZ – Wednesday 11/09/13

Find VIRL (Vocabulary In Real Life) for table points – you must be able to read the sentence it was used in you book

Vocabulary #13 – Communication

Vocabulary for the week of August 30th – September 7th.

audible

coherence

digress

eloquent

garble

impromptu

orator

proclaim

reiterate

terse

* Find a VIRL (Vocabulary In Real Life) in your reading book to receive a table point. You can show me in class.

* Homework:

Vocab 13 scanned copy – I’ll hand out copies in class

Vocab. homework is due on: Monday – 26th August

Vocabulary Quiz will be on Wednesday – 28th August


Vocabulary #27 – The Roots -chrono- and -tempor-

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anachronism

chronic

chronicle

chronological

contemporary

extemporaneous

synchronize

tempo

temporal

temporary

Homework

You have the choice of either doing the vocab. book packet, or doing the flashcards.

Flashcards should have the following information on them:

  • Word
  • Derivatives
  • Definition
  • Use it in a sentence (using contextual clues)
  • Use the derivative(s) in a sentence (using contextual clues)
  • Picture

In addition, you need to write a journal entry (a story for example) using all 10 words. The words should be written with context clues (show meaning).

Homework is due the day of the quiz

Friday (Day 2, F block)

Monday (Day 1, D block)

Vocabulary #26 – The Root -mov-

The Latin root –mov– means to move! These words all have to do with movement.
movement

commotion

demotion

immobilize

locomotion

mobile

momentary

momentum

motive

promotion

remote

Homework:

Create flashcards with the following information on them.

  • Word
  • Derivatives
  • Definition
  • Use it in a sentence (using contextual clues)
  • Use the derivative(s) in a sentence (using contextual clues)
  • Picture

In addition, you need to write a journal entry (a story for example) using all 10 words. The words should be written with context clues (show meaning).

Homework is due the day of the quiz

Friday (Day 2, F block)

Monday (Day 1, D block) Moved to Wednesday due to ISA testing

Vocabulary #24 – The Roots -flect- and -flu-

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deflect

flex

fluctuate

fluid

flume

inflexible

influential

influx

reflex

***Here is a link that you can use to ‘hear’ the pronunciation of each of this week’s vocabulary words. It also includes sample sentences, synonyms, related words and derivations.

Vocabulary Work Due Dates and Quiz Dates:

Thursday for English Day 1 (D block) – QUIZ MONDAY

Friday for English Day 2 (F block) – QUIZ TUESDAY