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    By the end of the semester, you will have learned all of these lists!
     
    Dystopian Fiction Vocab List: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/381138
     
    Elements of Classic Tragedy Vocab List: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/301367
     
    World Traditions of Storytelling Vocab List: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/381233
     
    Elements of Satire Vocab List: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/381236
     
    Useful web resources for your vocabulary studies:
     
    Step One: Ranking words! What do you already know, what do you need to study, this should be quick and easy!
     
    Step Two: recording the definitions of words is the easy part! Consult an old-fashion dictionary, or online resources such as www.dictionary.com, www.vocabulary.com, www.google.com, or even www.wikipedia.com 
     
    Step Three: writing sentences for the words is a bit tricky, www.vocabulary.com has you covered! They show instances of where the word has been used recently in new publications.  
     
    Step Four: drawing a picture for the words is really challenging, but think of it as a creative way to remember the definitions. Try a google image search for the word, maybe look at silly internet memes for ideas, SAT prep websites also offer clever visual reminders for tricky words. Be creative!
     
    Step Five: synonyms, antonyms and word origins. A quick search of www.thesaurus.com will be most useful. Etymology is the study of the origin of words. The etymologies of words are not definitions of the words but rather where the word came from and what it may have originally meant. In other words, etymology the historical study of the origin of words. This website will assist you in the "Root Word and Word Origin" category of your vocabulary worksheets. http://www.etymonline.com/
Last Modified on September 21, 2016