simple english.txt

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janese011
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simple english.txt
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2011-09-17 16:34:22
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  1. What are the 3 kinds of word parts you use to figure out the meaning of a word?
    prefix,suffix,root
  2. What is the main meaning of the word that is carried by this wordpart?
    • root
    • Ex: video
    • (vid)-eo
  3. What word part changes the meaning of the root.?
    suffix

    • Ex. mercy
    • suffix: merciful
  4. What do you use from a book to find meaning of word parts?
    Glossary
  5. What are the 2 steps you use to understand the meaning of a word based on its parts?
    • context clues
    • The way it's used in sentence
  6. What are the 4types of context clues?
    .
    • Examples
    • Antonym
    • Synonym
    • Your logic.
  7. Words that signal similarity are?
    synonyms
  8. Words that signal contrast are?
    Antonyms
  9. Signals illustrations for words
    Examples
  10. What is the ability to understand logical connections?
    your logic
  11. Whats is the dictionary meaning of a word called?
    Denotation
  12. Associations to a words meaning are?
    connotations
  13. What are to five factors to figure out the aunthors tone?
    • denotation
    • connotaiton
    • opinions
    • degree of intensity
    • purpose

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