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Word junction

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Word junction

  1. 1. Word Junction<br />2010-2011<br />
  2. 2. et·y·mol·o·gy<br />Example: xylography -- art of engraving on wood (writing on wood) xylo means woodgraph means writing <br />Word Junction is etymology or the study of words.<br />provides tools to build a stronger vocabulary. <br />uses Greek & Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes in coordination with a visual STEM Wall. <br />
  3. 3. Resources <br />Dictionary.com<br />Online Etymology Dictionary<br />History and evolution of more than 30000 words.www.etymonline.com/ <br />
  4. 4. Each week you will…<br />Example: xylography -- art of engraving on wood (writing on wood) xylo means woodgraph means writing <br />Memorize 5 stems<br />Define the 10 vocabulary words given.<br />Create a definition using the stem definition. Not the dictionary definition.<br />List words in notebook glossary.<br />Submit on Edmodo every Thursday.<br />
  5. 5. What do you turn in?<br />AB – from, away <br />ABUSE – TO USE WRONGLY<br />She abused the textbooks when she used them as a step stool in order to reach something.<br />HE ABUSED THE TEXTBOOK WHEN HE WROTE ON THE PAGES.<br />
  6. 6. What do you turn in?<br />Stem and Definition<br />Word and Definition<br />Two Sentences using the word correctly.<br />Picture to illustrate.<br />
  7. 7. Lesson 1<br />alter - other<br />fort - strong<br />man - hand<br />xylo - wood<br />pro – forward/forth<br />
  8. 8. alter - other<br />alter ego – other side to oneself<br />alternate – other way or placement of another<br />
  9. 9. fort - strong<br />fortress – stronghold<br />effortless – without using strength<br />
  10. 10. man - hand<br />manuscript – an original piece created by an author (by hand)<br />Penmanship - handwriting<br />
  11. 11. pro – forward/forth<br />prowess – to go forth bravely<br />pronounce – to speak forward with correct enunciation<br />
  12. 12. xylo - wood<br />xylophone – wood instrument<br />xylography – art of engraving on wood<br />

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