Wordly Wise 8


    Lessons are two weeks in length.

    Week 1:

    Word list-Fifteen vocabulary words are introduced and flashcards are created putting the definitions into their own words, drawing an image for quick recall, and basic root/prefix information if necessary jotted down. Due Tuesday's (unless a four day week). Games are played using these.

    Four of five sections-A-D-reinforce the meaning of the fifteen vocabulary words. These sections give practice applying and/or contextualizing the information from the word list strengthening their understanding each step of the way.  Due Thursday's (unless a four day week)

    Week 2:

    The final section-E- asks students to close read a nonfiction passage which incorporates each of the fifteen words from the lesson. After the reading of the passage, students answer questions in complete sentences showing their understanding of not only the passage, but also the meaning of their words. An end citation with paragrapgh number is required. Due Friday's.

    A study guide is provided and collected the day of the test-Fridays.


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    Students tear the lesson from the book we are currently completing.**********

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    Wordly Wise website
    *This site is perfect for studying words and definitions from each individual lesson; the site reads each word, definition, and and an example sentence to you.
    Games for each review are also available. Select book 8
    This website is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.

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