TV411 - Understanding How Words Work http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work en Understanding Hard Words http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/understanding-hard-words <div class="field field-name-field-skills field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Skills:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Prefixes and Suffixes</div><div class="field-item odd">Root Words</div><div class="field-item even">Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms</div><div class="field-item odd">Context Clues</div><div class="field-item even">Vocabulary Building</div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><a class="button" href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/sites/default/files/Clone of Trackling Multiple Choice/Vocab03_Hard-Words.pdf">Download Worksheet</a></p> </div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:35:07 +0000 Administrator 1675 at http://www. http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/understanding-hard-words#comments Finding New Ways to Say Something http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/finding-new-ways-say-something <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Introduction:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p></p><div class="media media-element-container media-full"><div id="file-634" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/file/634">Vocabulary4.jpg <div class="content"> <img alt="" class="media-image" height="347" width="480" typeof="foaf:Image" src=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"http_/www_/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/Vocabulary4.jpg title="" /></div> </div> </div> <p>If you鸿运福彩app下载安装 never want to be at a loss for words—it’s a good idea to have a thesaurus on hand.</p> <h5>In this lesson you鸿运福彩app下载安装 will:</h5> <ul><li>Practice you鸿运福彩app下载安装r alphabetizing skills</li> <li>Learn about synonyms and pick the right one to finish a sentence</li> <li>Match words to their entries in a thesaurus</li> </ul><p style="font-size: 10px; color: rgb(170, 170, 170);">Photo: © Enoch Lau / <a style="font-size: 10px; color: rgb(170, 170, 170);" target="_blank">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a></p> </div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-name-field-skills field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Skills:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms</div><div class="field-item odd">Vocabulary Building</div><div class="field-item even">Writing and Editing Strategies</div><div class="field-item odd">Dictionary/Thesaurus/Reference Skills</div></div></div> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:59:10 +0000 Editor 1343 at http://www. http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/finding-new-ways-say-something#comments What Makes a Compound Word? http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/what-makes-compound-word <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Introduction:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p> </p> <p></p><div class="media media-element-container media-full"><div id="file-507" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/file/507">Vocabulary10.jpg <div class="content"> <img alt="" class="media-image" height="253" width="480" typeof="foaf:Image" src=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"http_/www_/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/Vocabulary10_1.jpg title="" /></div> </div> </div> <p>A compound word is made up of two words that come together to make one new word. 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Pay attention to the roots and you鸿运福彩app下载安装’ll find out!</p> <h5>In this lesson you鸿运福彩app下载安装 will:</h5> <ul><li>Choose the correct root to complete a word</li> <li>Sort roots to complete sentences</li> <li>Define new words by using the roots as clues</li> </ul></div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-name-field-skills field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Skills:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Root Words</div><div class="field-item odd">Vocabulary Building</div><div class="field-item even">Context Clues</div></div></div> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:32:37 +0000 Editor 1093 at http://www. http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/more-roots-and-their-families#comments Roots and Their Families http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/roots-and-their-families <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Introduction:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p></p><div class="media media-element-container media-full"><div id="file-496" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/file/496">Vocabulary6.jpg <div class="content"> <img alt="" class="media-image" height="347" width="480" typeof="foaf:Image" src=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"http_/www_/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/Vocabulary6_0.jpg title="" /></div> </div> </div> <p>What do the pedals on a bike have to do with a camera stand? Pay attention to the roots of words and you鸿运福彩app下载安装’ll find out!</p> <h5>In this lesson you鸿运福彩app下载安装 will:</h5> <ul><li>Learn common roots that form many words</li> <li>Sort roots of words to complete sentences correctly</li> <li>Answer questions about new words by using their roots as clues</li> </ul></div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-name-field-skills field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Skills:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Root Words</div><div class="field-item odd">Vocabulary Building</div></div></div> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:22:09 +0000 Editor 1068 at http://www. http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/roots-and-their-families#comments Prefixes Say Plenty http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/prefixes-say-plenty <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Introduction:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p></p><div class="media media-element-container media-full"><div id="file-842" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/file/842">Vocabulary5_intro.jpg <div class="content"> <img alt="" class="media-image" height="250" width="480" typeof="foaf:Image" src=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"http_/www_/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/Vocabulary5_intro.jpg title="" /></div> </div> </div> <p>How do you鸿运福彩app下载安装 buy fish at the market? Precooked? Deboned? Defrosted? Even when you鸿运福彩app下载安装’re shopping for seafood, <strong>prefixes</strong> come in handy.</p> <h5>In this lesson you鸿运福彩app下载安装 will:</h5> <ul><li>Practice using ten prefixes</li> <li>Attach prefixes to root words</li> <li>Use prefixes as clues to complete sentences</li> </ul><p style="font-size: 10px; color: rgb(170, 170, 170);">Photo: John / <a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"http_/creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en" style="font-size: 10px; color: rgb(170, 170, 170);" target="_blank">CC-BY-SA-2.0</a></p> </div></div></div><!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-name-field-skills field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Skills:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Prefixes and Suffixes</div><div class="field-item odd">Vocabulary Building</div><div class="field-item even">Context Clues</div></div></div> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 18:05:51 +0000 Editor 1040 at http://www. http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/prefixes-say-plenty#comments Video: Prefixes http://www./vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/video-prefixes <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-name-field-video-selector field-type-file field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div id="file-318" class="file file-video file-video-vimeo" class="file file-video file-video-vimeo"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href=/vocabulary/understanding-how-words-work/"/file/318">30515885</a></h2>/index.html <div class="content"> <div class="media-vimeo-outer-wrapper" id="media-vimeo-1" style="width: 640px; 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