Vocabulary Week of August 29 - September 2
1. A. argument noun - exchange of diverging or opposite views
B. John and Mary had an argument about who would become president, but later they found out John was correct.
C. People have arguments over everything from politics to what color is better.
2.A.cite verb - to quote
B. In Mr.Bedingfields class we had to cite text from the article, and I got a good grade on my paper.
C. Mr.Bedingfields teaches us how to cite evidence from an article or text.
3.A.passive voice adj.- one of the 2 voices of verbs
B.While James watered the flowers, the flowers were watered by James.
C. Passive Voice
4.A.personification noun- the action of giving something or an item human characteristics.
B.We use personification in stories to give item a human trait, and it can be used for animals and nature.
5.A.point of view noun- your perspective in a novel or text
B. My point of view in life is in first person, but most books are in 3rd person view.
C. point of view
Vocabulary Week of September 6th - September 9th
6.A. Collaborate verb- work jointly on an activity, especially to produce or create something.
B.As a team we collaborate on the field, but sometimes people fight over who's fought something was.
7.A.articulate noun- not able to speak correctly
B.Hillbilly's are usually articulate, but people from the city speak correctly.
8.A. evolve verb- to develop or change in a good way
B. I evolved my essay, and I got an A for doing so.a
C. Evolving a website
9.A. Meticulous adjective- showing great attention to detail
B. He was very meticulous in his writing, so he got a perfect score for paying attention to detail.
C. Meticulous Man
10.A. Agile adjective- quick and well-coordinated in movement
B. He was very agile in his work, and got it done early.
C. agile at work
Vocabulary Week of September 12th to 16th
11. A. hypotenuse noun- the longest side of a right triangle
B. Mrs.Turner taught us what the hypotenuse of a triangle is, and now I understand more geometry.
12.A. Converse verb- Switching the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional statement.
B.When you converse, you change the hypothesis and conclusion for another statement.
C. "If it is raining then the grass is wet" is "If the grass is wet then it is raining."
13.A. irrational number noun- a number that can't be turned into a fraction.
B. The square root of 2 is an irrational number, but .5 is.
C. irrational numbers
14.A. rational number noun- a number that can be written as a fraction.
B. The square root of 2 is an irrational number, and the square root of 2.5 isn't.
C. rational numbers
15.A. square root noun- a number that produces a specified quantity when multiplied by itself.
B. 25 has a square root of 5, so 5 squared is 25.
C. "7 is a square root of 49"
Vocabulary Week of September 19th to 23rd
16.A. Elastic potential energy noun- energy stored in any object or material that is bent, stretched, or compressed.
B.You can experience Elastic potential energy when you pull back a bow, or when you pull back a slingshot.
C. Compound Bow
17.A. Newton noun- the unit in the metric system used to measure force.
B. Issach Newton was the one who discovered newtons, and he also discovered the tesla.
18.A. Force Field noun- an area around an object where an object can influence another object with out touching it.
B. Force Fields can not stop missiles, but they can make a compass work.
19.A.Inertia noun- how hard it is to get something moving, stop a moving object, or change the direction of a moving object.
B. Some people can pull off a tablecloth with dishes on it, and they will stay due to inertia.
C. Inertia in a Car.
20.A.Normal force noun- a equal but opposite force that pushes back when you stand, sit, or push on a surface so you do not sink through that surface.
B. If you stand on the floor and you way 150lbs, the normal force of the floor would be pushing up on you with 150lbs.
C.Normal Force Slide
Vocabulary Week of September 27th to 30th
21.A.accept verb- to agree with
B. I will accept your apology but next time you will need to do your homework.
C. accepting a gift
22.A.except preposition- everything other than
B. Everyone is aloud to go to my party except that one guy.
23.A. affect verb- make a difference to
B. MLK had a huge affect on black rights, but he did not stop it.
24.A.effect noun- a change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.
B. Your appearance is the effect of how well you treat your body, so it can change at anytime.
C. effect and physics.
25.A. principle noun- law
B. Respecting your family should be a principle of life, but some people don't do that.
C. eco principle
Vocabulary Week of October 3rd to 7th
26.A. allusion noun- a reference of something
B.He made an allusion to google, but no one listened to him.
27.A. onomatopoeia noun- a word that means a noise
B. "Bong" is an onomatopoeia, but hat is not.
28.Alliteration noun- the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
B. Two examples of alliteration are "Peter Piper", and a second is " How Much Would Would a Wood Chuck Chuck".
C.Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, Where's the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?
29.A.irony noun- something that causes a humorous effect
B. Even though most people get irony, some of them don't.
C. Closed Sign
30.A. figurative adjective- the literal use of a word
B. Mr.Bedingfield is my teacher, and he taught me to use figurative language.