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Word of the Day<br />@ <br />The Garden<br />October 4 – October 10, 2011 <br />
Reading is the single most important social factor in American life today<br />The more you read, the more you know.<br />...
The opposite is also true.<br />The less you read, the less you know.<br />The less you know, the sooner you drop out of<b...
Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 4, 2011<br />
October 4, 2011<br />“Divide & Conquer”<br />Directions: Write the prefixes and bases in the blanks. Write the meaning of ...
Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 5, 2011<br />
October 5, 2011<br />“Combine & Explore”<br />Directions: Complete each of the following sentences with the dis-, di-, dif...
Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 6, 2011<br />
October 6, 2011<br />“Read & Reason”<br />Directions: Read the following passage, paying special attention to the words be...
Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 7, 2011<br />
October 7, 2011<br />“Extend & Explore”<br />Directions: Select a word from the following list. And make a pyramid for eac...
Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 10, 2011<br />
October 10, 2011<br />“Go for the Gold”<br />Directions: Match each word in the first column with  the appropriate context...
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  • Twist out of shape ; pervert ; misrepresentCausing a disturbanceDeparture from the main topicVariety ; multiformity ; differenceReveal ; make widely known
  • DissectDigressionsDistendedDisruptiveDiversity
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    1. 1. Word of the Day<br />@ <br />The Garden<br />October 4 – October 10, 2011 <br />
    2. 2. Reading is the single most important social factor in American life today<br />The more you read, the more you know.<br />The more you know, the smarter you grow.<br />The smarter you are, the longer you stay in school.<br />The longer you stay in school, the more diplomas you<br />earn and the longer you are employed—thus the more<br />money you earn in a lifetime.<br />The more diplomas you earn, the higher your children’s grades<br />will be in school.<br />The more diplomas you earn, the longer you live.<br /> Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook<br />
    3. 3. The opposite is also true.<br />The less you read, the less you know.<br />The less you know, the sooner you drop out of<br />school.<br />The sooner you drop out, the sooner and longer<br />you are poor.<br />The sooner you drop out, the greater your<br />chances of going to jail.<br />
    4. 4. Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 4, 2011<br />
    5. 5. October 4, 2011<br />“Divide & Conquer”<br />Directions: Write the prefixes and bases in the blanks. Write the meaning of the whole word in the last blank.<br />
    6. 6. Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 5, 2011<br />
    7. 7. October 5, 2011<br />“Combine & Explore”<br />Directions: Complete each of the following sentences with the dis-, di-, dif- word that best fits the context. You may add suffixes to the words.<br />Diversity c. Distended d. Dissect<br />Digressions e. Disruptive<br />I am so squeamish that I don’t know if I will be able to _____________ any frogs or mice in Biology lab next year.<br />The speaker made so many __________________ in his lecture that I found it impossible to take notes.<br />His __________________ belly, which would hang over his belt, was the result of years of malnutrition.<br />The unruly student was suspended for a full week for his __________________ behavior in class.<br />With such a ____________________ of opinions expressed at this meeting, I doubt we will reach a consensus.<br />
    8. 8. Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 6, 2011<br />
    9. 9. October 6, 2011<br />“Read & Reason”<br />Directions: Read the following passage, paying special attention to the words beginning with the prefixes dis, di,dif. Then answer the questions that follow.<br />1. Which of the solutions outlined in this article could you do? Will you do them? Why?<br />2. What might be the long-term effects of water pollution?<br />
    10. 10. Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 7, 2011<br />
    11. 11. October 7, 2011<br />“Extend & Explore”<br />Directions: Select a word from the following list. And make a pyramid for each. You can use dictionaries if necessary.<br />1.Diffident 3. Dismantle 4. Dissonance<br />2.Discordant 5. Dissolution<br />
    12. 12. Latin Prefixes<br />Dis-, di-, dif-<br />“apart, in different directions” and “not”<br />October 10, 2011<br />
    13. 13. October 10, 2011<br />“Go for the Gold”<br />Directions: Match each word in the first column with the appropriate context in the second column. Write the correct letter on the lines provided. <br />
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