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The Dancing Bird of Paradise

The Dancing Bird of Paradise






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    • Imagine It! Word Study kimono phonograph startled internment barrack sweltered ascend donned soloed enrich blistering poised agent The Dancing Bird of Paradise
    • kimono – a loose robe that is tied with a sash
    • phonograph – an instrument that reproduces sound from records
    • startled – excited by sudden surprise of alarm
    • internment – confined or impounded, especially during a time of war
    • barrack – providing temporary housing: very plain and uniform
    • sweltered – past tense of swelter: to suffer, sweat, or become faint from heat
    • ascend – to climb
    • donned – past tense of don: to put on
    • soloed – past tense of solo: to dance or perform alone
    • enrich – to make better by adding something
    • enrich – to make better by adding something
    • blistering – extremely intense or severe
    • poised – balanced or steady
    • agent – someone who comes representing someone else
    • Preparing to Read Day 1 – Line 1 - move watch letters share
      • These words are multiple meaning words. For instance, “share” has multiple meanings – you can have a share of something (n) or you have to share something (v) “share” has more than one meaning, but both meanings have the same origin
      Day 1 – Line 2 – blistering/sweltering grateful/appreciative let/allowed
      • These words are synonyms. Let’s find an additional synonym for each of the word pairs.
    • Preparing to Read Day 2 – Line 3 – unfair unpleasant ungrateful unbalance
      • What does the prefix “un” mean? What is the base word in each word? What are the parts of speech for each word?
      Day 2 – Line 4 – enrich encourage endear endanger
      • The prefix “en” means “to put into” or “to cause to be” or “thoroughly.” Knowing this, what does each word mean?
    • Preparing to Read Day 3 – average express interest force
      • Let’s find two meanings for each word.
      Day 4 – tiresome/tedious disaster/calamity feeble/frail
      • Let’s define the word pairs. Let’s add a third synonym to the pairs.