FIRST WEEK- AUGUST 29TH- SEPTEMBER 2ND
1A. ARGUMENT- NOUN. A DISCUSSION BETWEEN PEOPLE WITH DIFFERENT POINTS OF VIEW.
1B. ARGUMENT- THE STUDENT COUNCIL DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS, AND HAD AN ARGUMENT ABOUT THE STUDENT COUNCIL FLOAT.
2A. CITE- VERB. TO QUOTE SOMETHING.
2B. CITE- FOR AN ASSIGNMENT WE HAD TO DESCRIBE ONE OF THE THEMES OF A BOOK, AND THEN WE HAD TO CITE INFORMATION IN THE BOOK THAT HELPED US UNDERSTAND WHAT THE THEME WAS.
3A. PASSIVE VOICE- Noun. A GRAMMATICAL CONSTRUCTION. THE NOUN OR NOUN PHRASE THAT WOULD BE THE OBJECT OF AN ACTION SENTENCE.
3B. PASSIVE VOICE- IN CLASS WE WERE LEARNING HOW TO WRITE A PASSIVE VOICE, AND THE EXAMPLE ON THE BOARD WAS "THE PITCHER THREW THE BALL."
3C. PASSIVE VOICE-
4A. PERSONIFICATION- NOUN. HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS OR ACTIONS TO SOMETHING THAT IS NOT HUMAN.
4B. PERSONIFICATION- THE FANTASY BOOK USED A LOT OF PERSONIFICATION, FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN THE FROG BEGAN TO TALK.
5A. POINT OF VIEW- NOUN. THE WAY A STORY IS WRITTEN OR READ. If you change the point of view in a story it changes the whole story.
5B. POINT OF VIEW- THE REASON THE STUDENT COUNCIL HAD AN ARGUMENT IS BECAUSE THEY HAD TWO DIFFERENT POINTS OF VIEW.
5C. POINT OF VIEW-
SECOND WEEK- SEPTEMBER 2ND- SEPTEMBER 9TH.
6A. COLLABORATE- VERB. TO WORK WELL WITH A PERSON OR GROUP TO ACHIEVE SOMETHING.
6B. COLLABORATE- IN CLASS WE WERE SPLIT INTO GROUPS AND OUR TEACHER TOLD US TO COLLABORATE.
7A. ARTICULATE- ADJECTIVE. SPEAKING CLEARLY.
7B. ARTICULATE- MY PARENTS TOLD ME TO ARTICULATE BECAUSE I ALWAYS MUMBLE.
8A. EVOLVE- VERB. TO GO FROM SOMETHING SIMPLE TO SOMETHING MORE COMPLEX.
8B. EVOLVE- WHILE IN HISTORY CLASS I WAS THINKING ABOUT HOW MUCH THE HUMAN RACE WILL EVOLVE.
9A. METICULOUS- ADJECTIVE. TO BE OBSERVANT.
9B. METICULOUS- THE KID I BABYSIT IS VERY METICULOUS WHEN IT COMES TO HIS SURROUNDINGS.
-10A. AGILE- ADJECTIVE. TO MOVE QUICKLY AND EASILY.
10B. AGILE- I ALWAYS AMAZES ME THAT GYMNASTS ARE THAT AGILE.
WEEK 3. SEPTEMBER 12TH- SEPTEMBER 19TH.
11A. HYPOTENUSE- NOUN. THE LONGEST SIDE OF A TRIANGLE.
11B. HYPOTENUSE- IN MATH CLASS WE HAD TO FIGURE OF THE HYPOTENUSE OF A RIGHT TRIANGLE.
12A. CONVERSE- NOUN. SWITCHING THE HYPOTHESIS AND THE CONCLUSION OF A CONDITIONAL SENTENCE.
12B. CONVERSE- STATEMENT- IT'S MY BIRTHDAY, SO I GET CAKE. CONVERSE- I GET CAKE, SINCE IT'S MY BIRTHDAY.
13A. IRRATIONAL NUMBERS- Noun. A REAL NUMBER THAT CAN'T BE EXPRESSED AS A RATIO OF INTEGERS OR A FRACTION.
13B. IRRATIONAL NUMBERS- 10 SQUARED IS AN IRRATIONAL NUMBER.
13C. IRRATIONAL NUMBERS-
14A. RATIONAL NUMBERS- Noun. A NUMBER THAT CAN BE WRITTEN AS A RATIO.
14B. RATIONAL NUMBERS- 25 SQUARED IS A RATIONAL NUMBER.
14C. RATIONAL NUMBERS-
15A. SQUARE ROOT- NOUN. A NUMBER THAT PRODUCES THE SPECIFIED QUANTITY WHEN MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF.
15B. SQUARE ROOT- THE SQUARE ROOT OF 144 IS 12 BECAUSE 12 MULTIPLIED BY 12 WILL EQUAL 144.
15C. SQUARE ROOT-
16A. ELASTIC POTENTIAL ENERGY- ENERGY STORED IN ANY OBJECT OR MATERIAL THAT IS BENT, STRETCHED, OR COMPRESSED.
16B. ELASTIC POTENTIAL ENERGY- A BOW AND ARROW ARE GOOD EXAMPLES OF ELASTIC POTENTIAL.
16C. ELASTIC POTENTIAL ENERGY-
17A. NEWTON- THE UNIT IN THE METRIC SYSTEM USED TO MEASURE FORCE.
17B. NEWTON- GRAVITY PLAYS A BIG PART WHEN IT COMES TO NEWTON.
18A. FORCE FIELD- AN AREA AROUND AN OBJECT WHERE AN OBJECT CAN INFLUENCE ANOTHER OBJECT WITH OUT TOUCHING IT. A MAGNETIC FIELD IS AN EXAMPLE OF THIS.
18B. FORCE FIELD- WE HAVE A GRAVITATIONAL FORCE FIELD AROUND EARTH.
18C. FORCE FIELD-
19A. INERTIA- HOW HARD IT IS TO GET SOMETHING MOVING, STOP A MOVING OBJECT, OR CHANGE THE DIRECTION OF A MOVING OBJECT.
19B. INERTIA- WHEN YOUR RIDING IN A CAR AND IT MAKE A SHARP TURN, YOUR BODY JERKS TO THE SIDE. THIS IS INERTIA.
20A. NORMAL FORCE- 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.
20B. NORMAL FORCE- A SPRING IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF A NORMAL FORCE.
20C. NORMAL FORCE-
21A. Accept-Verb. To receive.
21B. Accept- Even if I don't like a gift I still happily accept it.
22A. Except-Preposition. Not including or other than.
22B. Except- All of us except the dog gathered around the fire.
23A. Affect-Verb. To have an effect on someone or something, or to make a difference.
23B. Affect- For an extracurricular assignment we had to have an affect on someone's life.
24A. Effect-Noun. A change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.
24B. Effect- In class we were talking about the cause and effect of a character going missing in our book.
25A. Principle-Noun. A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.
25B. Principle- By then it was okay for my brother to go to his friend's house, but since he lashed out he wasn't allowed to go because of the principle.
26A. Allusion-Noun. An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly, or an indirect or passing reference.
26B. Allusion- An example of an allusion when it's raining is that it is raining so hard we will need Noah's Ark. (From the Bible)
27A. Onomatopoeia-Noun. The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.
27B. Onomatopoeia- There are many onomatopoeias in comic books, like "Boom," and "Whack."
28A. Alliteration-Noun. The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
28B. Alliteration-She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore is an example of an alliteration.
29A. Irony-Noun. Irony is the opposite of its literal meaning.
29B. Irony- The irony of a stop sign and a keep moving sign being next to each other is that keep moving is the opposite of stop.
30A. Figurative (Language)-Adjective. Metaphorical nonliteral.
30B. Figurative- In class I learned that "My friend's hair is silk," is figurative speech.