Determine the meaning of words including figurative and connotative meanings by using context clues; analyzing meaningful word parts; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
--Listen to and read "Transformation" by Flocabulary and learn the song's 40 vocabulary words.
--See the lyrics with the vocabulary missing and input the missing vocabulary words.
--Write new rhymes for the words.
--Match newspaper pictures with the words.
--For each word, explain its connection with a word that has the same etymology.
--Write sentences with the words.
--Create a connotation spectrum for 10 of the words.
--Create Jeopardy questions for the words.
--Play word sort and matching.
--Periods 1,3,7 will create a music video for the song.
--Periods 1, 3, & 7 will take a multiple choice, fill in the blank, and sentence-writing test on all 40 words on Friday, March 16.
--Periods 5 & 6 will take the test on the 1st verse (19 words) on Friday, March 16, and on the 2nd verse (21 words) on Friday, March 23.