Word Work


VOCABULARY WORDS in our Texts
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WORD STUDY

Click on the link below to watch a rap video about prefixes:

Click on the appropriate link below to view flashcards and learning games to help you better understand affixes:

  • PREFIX – word part at the beginning of a word
  • ROOT – the main stem of a word
  • SUFFIX – word part at the ending of a word

 

ANALOGIES

An analogy is a way of comparing things.  An analogy has two part, joined by the word as.  This is a word analogy:  Green is to grass AS blue is to sky.  An analogy can have symbols instead of words.  It can look like this:  dog : bark :: cat : meow.

There are many different word relationships: synonyms, antonyms, homophones, rhymes, uses, characteristics, parts of a whole, cause & effect, and so on.  The list of ways to compare words is endless.

Click here for Affix Study