Presentation on theme: "“Flowers For Algernon” Vocabulary pgs"— Presentation transcript:
1 “Flowers For Algernon” Vocabulary pgs. 198-223 Talk about each word, how it is used in the story, then complete the first journal writing. Second journal topic to be used as a warm-up tomorrow.
2 “Flowers For Algernon” Vocabulary Misled (v.) led to believe something wrong.Tangible (adj.) capable of being felt, observed, or understood.Refute (v.) prove wrong with evidence.Invariably (adv.) alwaysRegression (n.) return to an earlier or less advanced condition.Verified (v.) checked or tested for correctness; confirmed.
3 “Flowers For Algernon” vocabulary continued… 7. Obscure (v.) hide8. Deterioration (n. used as an adj.) worsening; decline9. Hypothesis (n.) explanation or theory to be proved.10. Introspective (adj.) looking inward; observing one’s own thoughts and feelings.
4 “Flowers For Algernon” vocabulary continued… 11. Absurd (adj.) ridiculously unreasonable 12. Impair (v.) to weaken; damage 13. Proportional (adj.) having a constant relation in degree or number. 14. Sensation (n.) a state of great interest and excitement. 15. Specialization (n.) a focus on a particular area of study.