La #4-6

La #4-6

Vocabulary #4-6 Vocabulary English II Lesson # 4 Roots and Meanings: Nosco: to get to know Puto: to settle, consider Sagio: to perceive with the mind Scio: to understand Voc_EngII_# 4 Word (PofS) cognizant (adj) Definition and Sentence aware; having knowledge connoisseur (n) (con-eh-sir) an expert in art or taste

notorious (adj) having a bad reputation compute (v) determine using math impute (v) give a quality (especially a fault) to a person repute (v) assign a reputation to (use: reputed to be ) presage (n) a sign about the future ; omen sagacious (adj)

wise; perceptive conscientious (adj) guided by right and wrong; with careful attention plebiscite (n) a direct vote cognizant connoisseur notorious compute impute repute presagesagacious conscientious plebiscite Write the ANSWER for each sentence AND a context clue you used to figure it out. 1. The jealous girlfriend ______ many lies about the pretty, new girl to make her look bad. 2. If a student is _____ for cheating, the teacher might watch him/her extra close during a test. 3. English students are _____ they have a quiz every Friday; therefore, they should be prepared. 4. Many students are music ______; they know who the best artists are and what makes them good.

5. To _____ your class average, you need to add up all your scores and divide by the number of points possible. 6. Sam is a very _______ student, so he proofreads all his work with careful attention. 7. Mrs. Honeycutt is ____ to be the best teacher at NCHS, according to her students. 8. Last November, there was a _______ to determine the president of the Untied States. 9. My grandmothers ______ advice attempted to guide me on the path to success. 10.The foreboding clouds _______ a coming storm. Voc_EngII_# 4 Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues. Word (PofS) cognizant (adj) Definition and Sentence aware; having knowledge connoisseur (n) an expert in art or taste notorious (adj)

having a bad reputation compute (v) determine using math impute (v) give a quality (especially a fault) to a person Voc_EngII_# 4 Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues. Word (PofS) repute (v) Definition and Sentence assign a reputation to (use: reputed to be ) presage (n) a sign about the future ; omen

sagacious (adj) wise; perceptive conscientious (adj) guided by right and wrong; with careful attention plebiscite (n) a direct vote Complete each of the following analogies: cognizant connoisseur notorious compute sagacious conscientious plebiscite 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

6. 7. 8. 9. impute repute(d) presage write : words :: _______ : numbers historical account : past :: _______ : future _______ : ignorant :: yes : no dictator : self-appointed :: president : _______ Simon Cowell : talent _______ :: Kobe Bryant: b-ball praise : compliment :: _______ : criticism popular : 2 Chainz :: _______ : B.I.G. character : _______ :: self-esteem : personal opinion skip school : bad advice :: get an education : _______ advice Vocabulary English II Lesson # 5 Roots and Meanings: Littera: letter

Scribo: to write (what a scribe does) Nomen: name Voc_EngII_# 5 Word (PofS) alliteration (n) Definition and Sentence Same beginning sound in words close together literal (adj) Exact meaning literate (adj) able to read and write obliterate (v) to wipe out; destroy

circumscribe (v) to encircle (*hint = circumference is the area of a circle) conscription (n) military draft subscribe (v) to pledge to pay for something (*hint = a magazine subscription) transcribe (v) to write out a copy of something ignominious (adj) shameful; disgraceful nomenclature (n) system of naming

alliteration literal literate ignominious obliteratecircumscribe conscription subscribe transcribe nomenclature Write the ANSWER for each sentence AND a context clue you used to figure it out. 1. The police ________ the crime scene with yellow tape so no one would trespass. 2. Kids dont always get jokes because they take them ________, so the hidden meaning goes over their heads. 3. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers uses _________ in each word which makes it a tongue twister. 4. If I had the power, I would _________ mosquitoes so they no longer existed. 5. Being ________ is important for any job and success in life because we often have to read and write. 6. Because of his __________ behavior, the man was shunned by his neighbors who didnt trust him. 7. My brother _________ to Sports Illustrated so he will get each months issue in the mail. 8. The United States does not have a _________, so it is up to people to volunteer to join the army. 9. Scientists use specific __________ to name each bird species. 10.Students need to ________ their notes from what the teachers write on the board. Voc_EngII_# 5 Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues.

Word (PofS) alliteration (n) Definition and Sentence Same beginning sound in words close together literal (adj) Exact meaning literate (adj) able to read and write obliterate (v) to wipe out; destroy circumscribe (v) to encircle (*hint = circumference is the area of a circle) Voc_EngII_# 5

Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues. Word (PofS) conscription (n) Definition and Sentence military draft subscribe (v) to pledge to pay for something (*hint = a magazine subscription) transcribe (v) to write out a copy of something ignominious (adj) shameful; disgraceful nomenclature (n) system of naming

Complete each of the following analogies and note what KIND of relationship each expresses (can write on the back of your chart): 1. science : _______ :: literature : genre 2. _____ : tongue twister :: apple : pie 3. Build a fence : yard :: ______ with yellow tape: crime scene 4. quote : _____ :: paraphrase : my interpretation 5. ______ : pledge :: refuse : deny 6. summons : court :: ______ : war 7. ______ : education :: experience : career 8. ______ : notes :: paint : scenery 9. tornado : ______ :: fire : melt 10. ______ : notorious :: respectable : popular Vocabulary English II Lesson # 6 Roots and Meanings: Graphein: scratch, draw, write (like a graphic novel!) Gramma: picture, letter, piece of writing (like grammar!)

Logos: speech, word, reason (like logic!) Voc_EngII_# 6 Word (PofS) epigram (n) Definition and Sentence Short, witty saying choreography (n) art of creating dances graffiti (n) words or drawings on a wall graphic (adj) visual arts; a vivid description analogy (n)

comparison between things that are alike in some way apologist (n) someone who supports someone or something epilogue (n) short conclusion logo (n) symbol for an organization logistics (n) organization of supplies and services eulogy (n) speech praising a person or thing (usually for the dead)

Epigrams "I can resist everything but temptation." - Oscar Wilde "No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend." Groucho Marx "If you can't be a good example, you'll just have to be a horrible warning." - Catherine the Great "It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness." - Eleanor Roosevelt "The only 'ism' Hollywood believes in is plagiarism." - Dorothy Parker "Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put and end to mankind." - John F. Kennedy epigram choreography graffiti logistics graphic analogy apologist eulogy epilogue logo Write the ANSWER for each sentence AND a context clue you used to figure it out. 1. On Dancing with the Stars, the contestants work with ________ who teach them creative dance routines. 2. Some people might consider _______ art, while others consider it vandalism; it depends if the property decorated is permitted to be. 3. The saying there are plenty of fish in the sea, makes an _______ between fish and people.

4. My moms most annoying ______ is The early bird catches the worm, because she uses it as an excuse to wake me up on the weekends. 5. The movie was rated R for _______ violence due to all the fighting and murder scenes. 6. The storys ________ frustrated me because it sort of left me hanging; I wanted to know what happened to the main character later in life. 7. Event planners need to be good with _________ so when guests arrive, everything is ready for them. 8. Nikes popular _________ is the swoosh. 9. Johnathon is an ________ for students; he thinks they should get longer lunch periods and more time between classes. 10.It would be both an honor and a difficult task to give a _________ at a funeral because emotions might make it difficult to speak. Voc_EngII_# 6 Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues. Word (PofS) epigram (n) Definition and Sentence Short, witty saying choreography (n)

art of creating dances graffiti (n) words or drawings on a wall graphic (adj) visual arts; a vivid description analogy (n) comparison between things that are alike in some way Voc_EngII_# 6 Directions: Write 5 original sentences for the following words and provide context clues. Word (PofS) apologist (n) Definition and Sentence someone who supports someone or something

epilogue (n) short conclusion logo (n) symbol for an organization logistics (n) organization of supplies and services eulogy (n) speech praising a person or thing (usually for the dead) Complete each of the following analogies and note what KIND of relationship each expresses (can write on the back of your chart): epigram choreography graffiti graphic analogy apologist

epilogue logo logistics eulogy 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. comparison : _________ :: contrast : opposite paint : canvas :: ________ : wall party planner : _________ :: coach : game plan Olympic rings : _________ :: bill board : advertisement _________ : birds of a feather flock together :: onomatopoeia : BOOM! _________ : dances :: author : book

_________ : protestor :: defendant : prosecution details : writing :: _________ : picture prologue : introduction :: _________ : conclusion _________ : funeral :: valediction : graduation #4-6 Review Term cognizant (adj) impute (v) connoisseur (n) (con-eh-sir) compute (v) notorious (adj) alliteration (n) obliterate (v) literal (adj) circumscribe (v) literate (adj) epigram (n) graphic (adj) choreography (n)

analogy (n) graffiti (n) Symbol Synonym/Definition (1 2 words) Antonym Term repute (v) conscientious (adf) presage (n) plebiscite (n) sagacious (adj) apologist (n) eulogy (n) epilogue (n) logistics (n) logo (n) conscription (n)

ignominious (adj) subscribe (v) nomenclature (n) transcribe (v) Symbol Synonym/Definition (1 2 words) Antonym Voc #4: Complete the sentences. plebiscite presage compute reputed cognizant notorious impute

sagacious conscientious connoisseur 1. The mother became ________ that her kids had taken her car when she looked at the empty gas tank. 2. The ________ old man sitting in front of the gas station always gave people in the town the advice they needed to hear. 3. Loraine is ________ to be the craziest little lady in her neighborhood. 4. My mother told me to be ________ when I talk on my cell phone in public so I dont appear rude. 5. The baking contest was judged by my cousin, a ________ of all sweet treats. Voc #5: Copmlete the sentences. alliteration transcribe conscripted literal circumscribe nomenclature literate

ignominious obliterated subscribe 1. The ________ meaning of the saying Its raining cats and dogs, would be cats and dogs are coming out of the sky. 2. After lying to his girl friend several times and watching her cry, John began to feel ________. 3. The student was out for many days; therefore, he had to ________ many pages of notes to get caught up. 4. Ashley ________ to Jet magazine so she can view ideas for her next hair style. 5. Every time there is a fight, the students ________ the area, hoping to get a glimpse of the action. Voc #6: Complete the sentences. epigram(s) choreography graffiti graphic analogy apologist epilogue logo logistics eulogy 1. Hate the player, not the game, is an example of an ________. 2. The witness gave a long and ________ description of the gruesome murder. 3. The ________ of Twilight made me anxious and excited for the next book in the saga.

4. The movie Step Up has amazing ________ ; everyone had sweet moves. 5. The ________ stood in front of the courthouse and yelled, More money for teachers! over and over again.

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