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Constructing Meaning From Unknown Words<br />By: Taylor Dickerson<br />Fdecomat, Doyle Alphabet, Feb 17,2007 via Flikr, At...
Understanding Phonetics<br />    Phonetics: The speech sound used in English <br />Knowing the letters that sounds corresp...
Examples of Phonetics<br />Objective: Sound out the word “Apple” <br />Step 1: Familiarize with the letters used <br />Ste...
Why Do You Need Phonetics?<br />To Recognize that sounds and letters have relationships<br />For reading comprehension<br ...
Identifying Words and Word Meanings<br />There are 3 important forms:<br />1.Homograph<br />2. Heteronym<br />3. Synonym<b...
Homographs<br />Two words that have…<br />Different meaning<br />Same Spelling<br />Same/ different pronunciation <br />
Example of Homograph<br />The word “Tie”<br />Can mean…<br />To Tie  Your Shoes                                           ...
Heteronyms<br />Two words that have…<br />Different pronunciation<br />Different meaning<br />Same spelling <br />
Example of Heteronym<br />The word “dessert”<br />Can mean… <br />Desert (to leave)<br />The Desert <br />OR<br />Mike Bai...
Synonyms<br />Two words that have…<br />Different Spelling<br />Similar Meaning <br />Identical Meaning <br />
Examples of Synonyms<br />The words “stinky” and “smelly”<br />Garbage is both Stinky and Smelly! <br />   Natalie Maynor,...
How Are These Terms Useful You Ask?<br />Heterographs, Heteronyms and Synonyms are useful for…<br />Recognizing word meani...
Using Semantics<br />Identifying the meaning of words through…<br />Picture clues <br />Symbols          <br />Ruby Goes, ...
How to Use Picture Clues<br />Read the text or passage thoroughly<br />Identify what is unknown to you<br />Look over the ...
Picture Clue Example<br />The boy is going to kick the ball.<br />D. Sharon Pruitt, Boy and Beach Ball, April 30, 2010 via...
If You Have Any Questions Please Ask! <br />If you have a general understanding of the previous terms, then you will have ...
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  1. 1. Constructing Meaning From Unknown Words<br />By: Taylor Dickerson<br />Fdecomat, Doyle Alphabet, Feb 17,2007 via Flikr, Attribution License <br />
  2. 2. Understanding Phonetics<br /> Phonetics: The speech sound used in English <br />Knowing the letters that sounds correspond to<br />Sounding out letters in Alphabet<br />Letter-sound recognition in words <br />
  3. 3. Examples of Phonetics<br />Objective: Sound out the word “Apple” <br />Step 1: Familiarize with the letters used <br />Step 2: Sound out each letter individually<br />Step 3: Try saying the word by putting all sounds together <br />Tool for sounding out the alphabet:<br />http://genkienglish.net/phonics.htm<br />Muffet, Apples, Oct. 7, 2007 via Flikr, Attribution License<br />
  4. 4. Why Do You Need Phonetics?<br />To Recognize that sounds and letters have relationships<br />For reading comprehension<br />For writing skills/comprehension <br />For future job opportunities<br />
  5. 5. Identifying Words and Word Meanings<br />There are 3 important forms:<br />1.Homograph<br />2. Heteronym<br />3. Synonym<br />Enokson, Alpahbet, May 2o, 2010 via Flikr, Attribution Liscense<br />
  6. 6. Homographs<br />Two words that have…<br />Different meaning<br />Same Spelling<br />Same/ different pronunciation <br />
  7. 7. Example of Homograph<br />The word “Tie”<br />Can mean…<br />To Tie Your Shoes Neck Ties<br />OR<br />Marcel van Schooten, New Pair of Shoes, Sept. 28, 2008 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />Steven Depolo, Neck Ties Colorful, Feb. 4, 2009 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />
  8. 8. Heteronyms<br />Two words that have…<br />Different pronunciation<br />Different meaning<br />Same spelling <br />
  9. 9. Example of Heteronym<br />The word “dessert”<br />Can mean… <br />Desert (to leave)<br />The Desert <br />OR<br />Mike Baird, Cacti, March 24, 2009 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />Mac Babs, Well…goodbye, April 13, 2008 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />
  10. 10. Synonyms<br />Two words that have…<br />Different Spelling<br />Similar Meaning <br />Identical Meaning <br />
  11. 11. Examples of Synonyms<br />The words “stinky” and “smelly”<br />Garbage is both Stinky and Smelly! <br /> Natalie Maynor, Fake Garbage, April 6 2010 via Flikr, Attribution License.<br />
  12. 12. How Are These Terms Useful You Ask?<br />Heterographs, Heteronyms and Synonyms are useful for…<br />Recognizing word meaning<br />Recognizing the difference between words<br />Enhancing reading comprehension<br />
  13. 13. Using Semantics<br />Identifying the meaning of words through…<br />Picture clues <br />Symbols <br />Ruby Goes, Redhat, April 19, 2009 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />
  14. 14. How to Use Picture Clues<br />Read the text or passage thoroughly<br />Identify what is unknown to you<br />Look over the picture provided<br />Relate picture to the text<br />Conclude what text is about<br />
  15. 15. Picture Clue Example<br />The boy is going to kick the ball.<br />D. Sharon Pruitt, Boy and Beach Ball, April 30, 2010 via Flikr, Attribution License. <br />
  16. 16. If You Have Any Questions Please Ask! <br />If you have a general understanding of the previous terms, then you will have a better understanding of the English Language<br />

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