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Vocabulary in Pictures Unit 4. Vocabulary Notes: We are going to learn some wordy wording of wordiness –  Prep:  Take out your notebook!  Write your.

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1 Vocabulary in Pictures Unit 4

2 Vocabulary Notes: We are going to learn some wordy wording of wordiness –  Prep:  Take out your notebook!  Write your MLA heading (top left) and title your notes: “Vocab Notes 4”  Draw a line down the center of your paper  On the left, number your paper 1-20 Student Name Teacher Name Eng II January 7, 2013 Vocab Notes so Get Ready For IT!

3 Vocabulary Notes  End Result:  The end result should look like this: Grading: Your notes are your exit ticket, so be sure to set them up correctly. Any questions? Student Name Teacher Name Eng II January 7, 2013 Vocab Notes 3 1. Affiliated STUDENT DEFINITION: 1.Associated, related to 2.

4 Vocabulary Notes  Note-taking:  You are about to see sentences and pictures of vocabulary words. As we look at each word, on the right side of your paper:  Write “Student:” and then what YOU think the word means.  For now, focus on guessing what the words mean based on the context clues in the sentences and pictures, don’t worry about the dictionary definition (that comes later).  There are no wrong answers for “Student Definitions” – it’s just to help you remember the definitions, making guesses with your own words.  You will be tested on these words in three weeks, so be sure to spell correctly!

5 Unit 4 Vocabulary in Pictures

6 In high school, many students become affiliated with student groups to feel like they are connected at school.

7 A judge’s job is to ascertain the truth in various disputes.

8 The goal of Buddhism is to reach the highest possible level of spiritual attainment.

9 When I found out my grandmother had bequeathed her car to me, at first I was excited. Then I was not excited.

10 With the help of his club, the caveman was able to make a very cogent argument.

11 Oprah’s argument on texting and driving was cogent and timely. That woman is so smart!

12 The base runner and the catcher converged at home plate.

13 The mob was so angry that officials had to disperse them with water canons.

14 Many people esteem Abraham Lincoln for his achievements as President. I also hold him in high esteem.

15 The vandal’s punishment was to expunge his own graffiti.

16 Because our finite fossil fuel reserves are running out, developers have been designing alternate forms of transportation.

17 When the girl asked for the fifth time if she could have a raise in allowance, Mom’s finite reserves of patience were running low.

18 I dress my dog in armor so that he will be completely invulnerable.

19 The angry mob had nothing but malevolent feelings toward their oppressors.

20 The student had a nonchalant attitude about his failing grade and did little to bring it up before the end of the grading period.

21 Scientists today have so much specialized knowledge that they sometimes seem omniscient.

22 When the narrator knows everything about every character in the story and all their thoughts, the narrator is considered omniscient.

23 Some people believe that having lots of money would be a panacea for all their problems.

24 Mother Teresa was famous for her scrupulous and principled nature.

25 The cheetah surprised its prey by skulking through the tall grass.

26 Their supercilious attitude toward their waiter was extremely offensive.

27 As a child, Mozart had an uncanny ability to compose music.

28 Someone whose offense is deemed to be venial by the judge may be ordered to perform community service rather than a harsher punishment.

29 Go to and follow the instructions to record dictionary definitions and make 4 Taboo cards Turn in definitions and Taboo cards on your way out when the bell rings!


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