Vocabulary Activity 2

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Vocabulary Activity 2

  1. 1. vocabulary activities in a reading class using short story
  2. 3. Activity 1. Using the dictionary to find the meaning of unfamiliar words
  3. 4. Graphic Organizer Making connection
  4. 5. Target Word: flared Context The father was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction, but his anger flared again when he found the box was empty.
  5. 6. What it is ? According to the Cambridge Learners Dictionary: start something bad such as anger or pain, flares or flares up, it suddenly starts or get worse According to the Oxford Dictionary: (verb) to burn for a short time with a sudden bright flame (adj) used about trousers and skirts, becoming wider towards the bottom.
  6. 7. What it is ? – cont. According to Webster online: flame, burst, flare up, blaze, sparkle, flash, flicker Similar meanings: harsh manner, burst, anger
  7. 8. What it is not <ul><li>Fed up </li></ul><ul><li>Waiver </li></ul><ul><li>Fade </li></ul><ul><li>Stop </li></ul><ul><li>Slow down </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>sympathy </li></ul>
  8. 9. I would probably find this word in these contexts (places, events, people, situations) In the classrooms (when teachers scold stubborn students. Parents scolding their naughty/mischevious children at home.
  9. 10. I will remember this word by connecting it to my childhood memories where I was scolded by my parents after they found out that I went swimming at the river with my friends.
  10. 11. Activity 2. Using contextual clues the dictionary to find the meaning of unfamiliar words
  11. 12. Multiple meaning Target word in context : flared general specific emotion/feeling suddenly become intense, angry or violent anger burn safety equipment start

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