Class Agenda #12 – Vocabulary Monday

Opening Circle – 1-3 words about this quote

Quote-

“Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.”

(Quote by – Dorothy L. Sayers- playwright)

 

Class Discussion-

Is a strong vocabulary important to you?

Why does the quote suppose that a strong vocabulary is important?

Class Work-

Go to the site- Word Dynamo 

  • Sign up using your Validus E-Mail
  • Site is good for general vocabulary practice, but also for SAT’s, Regents, College, etc…
  • The Best way to improve your vocabulary is by reading challenging texts.
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