February 26th, 2013: Vocabulary Games

Objectives:

Students will participate in online vocabulary games in order to improve their vocabulary.

Students will take note of new words.

1) Visit at least one of the following websites.

http://sat.tyrannosaurusprep.com/Vocabulary/Quiz-Games

http://www.vocabking.com/

http://www.softschools.com/tests/sat/vocabulary/

http://www.quia.com/mc/1527.html

http://www.vocabulary.com/

http://www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_word_test.php?grade=9&unit=1

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm

http://quizhub.com/quiz/free/f-vocabulary.cfm

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary-games/homophones-games/homophones.html

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/suffixes-and-prefixes.html

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/compound-words.html

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/context-and-definitions.html

2) The goal is to learn new vocabulary

3) As you play, note 10 words that you learned, their definitions, and what they are like and what they are not like

  1. Word
  2. Definition
  3. What is it like
  4. What is it not like..

4) Blog your findings

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27 thoughts on “February 26th, 2013: Vocabulary Games

  1. Admonish , unbridled , debris , relinguish , denoument , predispose , pereninial , spasmodic , salvage , efface , spurious

  2. Words in this Test:
    admonish
    breach
    brigand
    circumspect
    commandeer
    cumbersome
    deadlock
    debris
    diffuse
    dilemma
    Muddle

  3. 1 Muddle- A confused or disorded condition a mess
    2.Cumbersome- Difficult to handle because of weight or bulk
    3.Spasmodic- Convulsive
    4.Deadlock- A state in which progress is impossible a standstill
    5.Commander- To seize for military use confiscate
    6.Effare-To cause to disappear by rubbing out striking out
    7.Breach- An opening tear or rupture a violation of a law or promise to make a hole or gap in to break through

  4. admonish: Warn or reprimand someone firmly.

    breach:An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of

    conduct.The manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.

    brigand:A member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in forests and mountains.

    circumspect:Wary and unwilling to take risks.

    commandeer:Officially take possession or control of (something), esp. for military purposes.

    cumbersome:Large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.
    deadlock:a situation in which two or more competing actions are each waiting for the other to finish, and thus neither ever does.

    debris:Scattered fragments, typically of something wrecked or destroyed.

    diffuse:Spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people.

    Muddle:An untidy and disorganized state or collection.

  5. admonish: Warn or reprimand someone firmly.

    breach:An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of

    conduct.The manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.

    brigand:A member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in forests and mountains.

    circumspect:Wary and unwilling to take risks.

    commandeer:Officially take possession or control of (something), esp. for military purposes.

    cumbersome:Large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.
    deadlock:a situation in which two or more competing actions are each waiting for the other to finish, and thus neither ever does.

    debris:Scattered fragments, typically of something wrecked or destroyed.

    diffuse:Spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people.

    Muddle:to make turbid

  6. Word: Melange
    Definition: mixture
    What is it like: to mix somethiong
    What is it not like: not mixing

    Word: Obstruction
    Definition: hindrace
    What is it like:
    What is it not like..

    Word: Drainage
    Definition: pipeline
    What is it like: sewer system
    What is it not like.. a pool

  7. Word: Anterior
    Definition: Prior
    What is it like: carpet
    What is it not like.. skin

    Word: Aplomb
    Definition: Confidence
    What is it like: cocky
    What is it not like.. lazy

  8. Word: codicil
    Definition: a supplement
    What is it like: pill
    What is it not like.. peice of candy

    Word: Mutability
    Definition: capability of change
    What is it like: magic
    What is it not like.. like a penny

    Word: esquire
    Definition: a title of dignity
    What is it like: taking a stand
    What is it not like.. running away

  9. Word: cohere
    Definition: to stick here
    What is it like: staying together
    What is it not like.. alone

    Word: wistful
    Definition: pensively
    What is it like:
    What is it not like..

  10. admonish: Advise or urge (someone) earnestly.

    breach:1.
    the act or a result of breaking; break or rupture.

    conduct.The manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.

    brigand:A robber or bandit, especially one of an outlaw band.

    circumspect:Wary and unwilling to take risks.

    commandeer:is a naval rank which is also sometimes used as a military title depending on the individual customs of a given military service.

    cumbersome:Slow or complicated and therefore inefficient.

    debris:An amusing synonym for debris. Also, a word to describe someone who is too smart to be a dumbass, and too dumb to be a smartass.

    diffuse:Spread or cause to spread over a wide area or among a large number of people.

    Muddle:. To confuse or befuddle (the mind), as with alcohol. See Synonyms at confuse.

  11. admonish: This like..Watch Out!…Not like..I Should have told you
    breach
    brigand
    circumspect
    commandeer
    cumbersome
    deadlock
    debris
    diffuse
    dilemma
    Muddle This is like..I dont know whats going on Not Like..I know whats going on

  12. ) As you play, note 10 words that you learned, their definitions, and what they are like and what they are not like

    Word interact,claustrophobia,quaint,exotic,deliquesce,forth,licit,benefit,arcane,penetrate

  13. 1)Prey-one caught or hunted for food.
    Like a dog chasing a cat and trying to eat him
    Not Like a dog and a dog chasing each other and playing

    2)Equator-imaginary line around the earth.
    Like something you cant see
    Not Lke tape or something around a ball

    3)Earthquake-ground shaking caused by sudden release of energy
    Like the ground breaking
    Not Like someone big making the ground move.

    4)Community-population of diffrent species sharing same area

    5)Decomposer-one that obtains nutrients by breaking down matter

    6)Condensation-process changing gas to liquid

    7)Atom-smallest unit of a chemical element

    8)Carnivore-animal or plant that cosumes or obtains nutrients from animals

    9)Inertia-resistance to change in its motion unless overcome by force

    10)Evaporation-which s liquid is converted to vapor by heating the liquid

  14. Admonish is like..Watch Out..Not LIKE Oops.I Should have warned you.

    Breach is like you just broke the law.Not like being respectful to the law.

    Conduct is like self control..Not like acting up.

  15. commemorate mean the act or directing inward physically or mentally.
    pristine mean primitive.
    resonance mean able to reinforce sound by sympathtic vibrations
    preception mean hurtful crittical.
    microscpy mean the art of examics objects with the microdcape.

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