tease If you tease someone, that means you make fun of the other person. You can tease someone in a playful or a hurtful way. He teased her about her short haircut. My friends tease me because I won’t go on the roller coaster.
quiver quiv - er Quiver means “shakes quickly with movements or sounds.” Her voice quivers as she tries to speak. His hands quiver from the cold. As the little horse tries to stand, its legs quiver.
foreign for - eign A country that is not your own is foreign. Someone or something that is from a different country is foreign. We traveled to many foreign countries. Alejandro is a foreign exchange student from Brazil. Anna speaks two foreign languages.
Dipthongs: oi, oy choice You can read this word because you know how to read words with the sound /oi/. What sound do the letters oi stand for in this word?
Dipthongs: oi, oy When you come to a new word, look at the letters from left to right and think about the vowel sounds. Say the sounds in the word to yourself and then read the word. destroy
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More Words to Know glee – great happiness or joy usually – something that commonly happens
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Context Clues There are strategies to use when you come across words you don’t understand. You can look in a dictionary or glossary. You can get the meaning from word parts— the base word, prefix, or suffix. Sometimes you can look for context clues in the words and sentences around the unknown word. Today we will learn how to use context clues to find the meaning of a multiple- meaning word.
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