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Word Study Mind Map - Parts of Speech and Word Origins
Transcript of Word Study Mind Map - Parts of Speech and Word Origins
Use this Prezi
as a guide for what you
should include in your
Word Study Mind Map.
1. Include a dictionary definition of the
the word. Be sure you use the correct
definition for the part of speech.
2. Include a definition or description
in your own words.
3. Part of
n, v, adj, adv,
"mournful" is a adjective
The word origin.
Use the letters
of the various languages and the < to
show the progression. Don't forget to include the original word. USE A DICTIONARY AS A GUIDE.
in a larger font.
Indicate where the word came from (e.g. Independent Reading or Current Studies).
CAME FROM THE BOOK I JUST FINISHED READING CALLED "RED NOTICE" BY BILL BROWDER.
5. A list of suitable synonyms
for the word (they should be the
same part of speech).
Synonyms mean the same.
6. Word Forms or
root words, prefixes
suffixes); remember that
these are NOT synonyms.
mourn (verb, root word), mournfully (adverb)
- use the word
in a sentence to clearly show
8. Give an explanation of
how your sentence uses the word
correctly. (e.g. Mournfully means to
express a feeling of loss in an unhappy way.
When a little girl loses a special item like a doll,
she is going to be sad. Therefore the two ideas in
sentence match one another. (Lose a doll = makes
E.g. The little girl lost
her favourite doll, so she
MOURN + FUL + LY
(ROOT WORD) (2 SUFFIXES)
What are the two suffixes?