Workshop 2 - Coming to America
In these texts, readers discover why people immigrate to America and some of the ways that young immigrants adjust to life in a new country.
-achieve (verb) -translate (verb)
-journey (noun) -voyage (noun)
-globe (noun) -familiar (adjective)
-route (noun) -seek (verb)
-liberty (noun) -culture (noun)
Synonym - pairs of words that have similar meanings
Antonym - pairs of words that have opposite meanings
-Correcting sentence fragments by identifying incomplete sentences that are missing a subject or a verb by adding the subject or verb to make it a complete sentence.
-Using capital letters as the first word in a sentence and ensuring proper nouns have capital
Workshop 3 - Bud, Not Buddy
In this workshop, readers learn how people can reach out and help others, even during tough times.
-privilege (noun) -farther (adverb)
-improve (verb) -expect (verb)
-grateful (adjective) -credit (noun)
-patient (adjective) -worth (adjective)
-available (adjective) -normally (adverb)
Homophones - words that sound alike but have different meanings and spellings
Word Families - a group of words that share the same base word and haev related meanings
-Identifying and correcting run-on sentences so that they are made up of two complete thoughts and are correctly joined together
-Using correct word order in a sentence, such as an adjective coming before the noun it describes and a helping verb coming before the main verb in a statement
Workshop 7 - Taming Wild Beasts
In this workshop, readers are introduced to the fierce debate about whether wild animals should live outside their natural habitats.
-threat (noun) -enormous (adjective)
-capture (verb) -fierce (adjective)
-habitat (noun) -remove (verb)
-legal (adjective) -concerned (adjective)
-range (noun) -exhibit (noun)
Multiple Meaning Words - words that have more than one meaning
Verb Endings - a letter or group of letters that are added to the end of a verb to show when an action takes place (past, present, future)
-Using subject pronouns in the subject of a sentence and object pronouns after a verb or after a word such as for or to
-Avoiding double negatives by only using one negative word to express a single negative idea because it is incorrect to use two negatives to express a negative idea