Presentation on theme: "Spelling Words Your—pronoun Your shoes are untied. You’re—contraction you + are You’re working a nerve today! To—toward a point, person, place, or thing."— Presentation transcript:
Spelling Words Your—pronoun Your shoes are untied. You’re—contraction you + are You’re working a nerve today! To—toward a point, person, place, or thing I went to the store today. Too—in addition; also; furthermore I want that too. Two—number Sometimes you act like you are two.
Alliteration Definition: repetition of initial consonant sounds Example: I stood still and stopped to listen to the sounds surrounding me.
Bizarre Definition: very strange or odd Example: Many people in this world are bizarre, especially old people.
Chronology Definition: sequence of events; time order Example: History is a subject that is taught chronologically.
Deduction Definition: act of subtracting; the process of reaching a conclusion Example: After reviewing the tape, one can deduce that the killer had planned their attacks.
Embargo Definition: a prohibition by a government on certain or all trade with a foreign nation Example: The United State has an embargo on all trade with Cuba.
Flourish Definition: thrive; to grow, develop, or do well Example: The flowers flourished in the sunlight.
Guru Definition: a person who is followed as a leader or teacher Example: Russell Simmons is a music and clothing guru.
Vaccine Definition: preventative medicine; substance that stimulates cells to recognize and attack disease-causing agents (may contain a weaker form of the disease) Example: The flu vaccine is given yearly to protect individuals from contracting the most common strain of the flu that year.
Wither Definition: to shrivel; fade; decay; to lose freshness of youth Example: The sun had withered her body, but not her mind.
Zephyr Definition: a gentle, mild breeze (usually referring to the west wind) Example: The zephyr breeze cooled and calmed the family.
Vocabulary Test 3 I went (1) the mall at (2) (3)! (4) going to go back today, though because (5) outfit is hurt. 1.Alliteration 2.Bizarre 3.Chronology 4.Deduction 5.Embargo 6. Flourish 7. Guru 8. Vaccine 9. Wither 10. Zephyr