Group Discussion Time!
Evaluate	 your	 Source• Is the source someone who knows a lot  about the subject?• Is the information current or posted  r...
Academic and    Domain-Specific      VocabularyVocabulary words that are used
Be a WordInvestigator
Be a Word InvestigatorUse context clues to help you figureout the meaning of unfamiliar words.
Be a Word InvestigatorUse a dictionary to help you figure out   the meaning of unfamiliar words.       Write Source page 319
Before and After Cues
Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar  word, as well as the sentences coming before  and aft...
Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar  word, as well as the sentences coming before  and aft...
Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar  word, as well as the sentences coming before  and aft...
Synonyms
Synonyms• Search for synonyms.
Synonyms• Search for synonyms. • Because I plan to be a lawyer, Dad   calls me a barrister.
Synonyms• Search for synonyms. • Because I plan to be a lawyer, Dad   calls me a barrister. • A barrister is a   lawyer.
Antonyms
Antonyms• Search for antonyms.
Antonyms• Search for antonyms. • Dad says that fishing is tedious,    but I think it s exciting.
Antonyms• Search for antonyms. • Dad says that fishing is tedious,    but I think it s exciting. • Tedious means    boring,...
Definition
Definition• Search for a definition of the word.
Definition• Search for a definition of the word. • We saw yuccas, common desert    plants, on our drive to the Grand    Cany...
Definition• Search for a definition of the word. • We saw yuccas, common desert    plants, on our drive to the Grand    Cany...
Familiar Words in a Series
Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a  new word.
Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a  new word. • In the South, many houses have a    ...
Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a  new word. • In the South, many houses have a    ...
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  • Word Investigators

    1. 1. Group Discussion Time!
    2. 2. Evaluate your Source• Is the source someone who knows a lot about the subject?• Is the information current or posted recently?• Is the information complete and dependable?• Is the source unbiased? Does it tell both sides of the story?
    3. 3. Academic and Domain-Specific VocabularyVocabulary words that are used
    4. 4. Be a WordInvestigator
    5. 5. Be a Word InvestigatorUse context clues to help you figureout the meaning of unfamiliar words.
    6. 6. Be a Word InvestigatorUse a dictionary to help you figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words. Write Source page 319
    7. 7. Before and After Cues
    8. 8. Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar word, as well as the sentences coming before and after it.
    9. 9. Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar word, as well as the sentences coming before and after it. • On his first day at the mine, Harold took an elevator deep into the earth. He never knew subterranean spaces were so dark. Working underground would be an adventure.
    10. 10. Before and After Cues• Study the sentence containing the unfamiliar word, as well as the sentences coming before and after it. • On his first day at the mine, Harold took an elevator deep into the earth. He never knew subterranean spaces were so dark. Working underground would be an adventure. • Subterranean means under the earth.
    11. 11. Synonyms
    12. 12. Synonyms• Search for synonyms.
    13. 13. Synonyms• Search for synonyms. • Because I plan to be a lawyer, Dad calls me a barrister.
    14. 14. Synonyms• Search for synonyms. • Because I plan to be a lawyer, Dad calls me a barrister. • A barrister is a lawyer.
    15. 15. Antonyms
    16. 16. Antonyms• Search for antonyms.
    17. 17. Antonyms• Search for antonyms. • Dad says that fishing is tedious, but I think it s exciting.
    18. 18. Antonyms• Search for antonyms. • Dad says that fishing is tedious, but I think it s exciting. • Tedious means boring, the opposite of exciting.
    19. 19. Definition
    20. 20. Definition• Search for a definition of the word.
    21. 21. Definition• Search for a definition of the word. • We saw yuccas, common desert plants, on our drive to the Grand Canyon.
    22. 22. Definition• Search for a definition of the word. • We saw yuccas, common desert plants, on our drive to the Grand Canyon. • Yuccas are common desert plants.
    23. 23. Familiar Words in a Series
    24. 24. Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a new word.
    25. 25. Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a new word. • In the South, many houses have a veranda, porch, or patio.
    26. 26. Familiar Words in a Series• Search for familiar words in a series with a new word. • In the South, many houses have a veranda, porch, or patio. • A veranda is a large, open porch.

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