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LA #7-9. L.A. Language Acquisition English II Lesson # 7. Roots and Meanings: Fateor : to speak Dico; Dictum : to say, to tell Glotta : tongue, language. LA_EngII_# 7. affableineffablediction dittyedict.

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La 7 9

LA #7-9


La 7 9

L.A.

Language Acquisition

English IILesson # 7

Roots and Meanings:

Fateor: to speak

Dico; Dictum: tosay, to tell

Glotta: tongue, language


La 7 9

LA_EngII_# 7


Affable ineffable diction ditty edict

affableineffabledictiondittyedict

Write each sentence on your LA #7 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • Authors use purposeful ___________ to convey their meaning to readers through details that create images and mood.

  • “The teensy weensy spider climbed up the water spout,” is a popular children’s _________ .

  • Because the counselor was __________ , students felt comfortable talking to her about their lives.

  • One of the principal’s __________ is that no hats are to be worn in the building.

  • The breathtaking view from the mountaintop was __________ ; words would not do it justice.


Interdiction jurisdiction malediction valediction polyglot

interdictionjurisdictionmaledictionvaledictionpolyglot

Write each sentence on your LA #7 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • My mom is a _____________; she speaks English, French, and German.

  • The police could not arrest the criminal because he was out of their ______________ after he fled the country.

  • The angry witch combined her _______________ with a potion to ensure the destruction of her enemy.

  • The senior with the highest GPA gives the _______________ at graduation.

  • During the prohibition, there was an _____________ on alcohol, so people began smuggling their booze.


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Complete the following analogies (note what KIND of relationship each expresses). affableineffabledictiondittyedictinterdictionjurisdictionmaledictionvaledictionpolyglot

  • ___________ : language :: architect : buildings

  • Talkative : social :: listening : ___________

  • Breathtaking : ___________ :: shocking : speechless

  • Benediction : blessing :: _____________ : curse

  • Painter : colors :: writer : ______________

  • Land owner : property :: judge : ____________

  • Government : ____________ :: parents : rules

  • Support : prevent :: permission : ____________

  • “Rain, rain, go away” : __________ :: “Harrison Bergeron” : short story

  • Greeting : welcoming :: ____________ : farewell


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L.A.

Language Acquisition

English IILesson # 8

Roots and Meanings:

Clamo:cry out; shout

Forum:forum; place outside

Lingua:speech; language

Loquor:to speak

Verbum:word


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LA_EngII_# 8


Acclamation clamor declaim forensic forum

acclamation clamordeclaimforensicforum

Write each sentence on your LA #8 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • The gun owner _______ his right to bear arms.

  • The crowd roared with _______ when the presidential election results were announced.

  • The city held a ________ for community members to discuss the light rail.

  • If the principal cut passing periods from five to three minutes, there would be a ________ from students.

  • The ________ detective examined the crime scene.


Lingo linguist circumlocution verbatim verbose

lingolinguistcircumlocutionverbatimverbose

Write each sentence on your LA #8 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • Tyrell could sing every Brick Squad song _______; he never missed a word.

  • My college professor was a _______ ; he spoke four languages and understood how each worked.

  • When I started work with CMS, I had to learn the district’s ______, including tons of acronyms (ISS, OSS, ESL, etc.).

  • When my sister lies to get out of trouble, she resorts to ___________.

  • ________ speakers/presenters annoy me because they talk too long.


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Complete the following analogies (note what KIND of relationship each expresses). acclamation clamordeclaimforensicforum lingolinguistcircumlocutionverbatimverbose

  • ___________ : public :: meeting : employees

  • Screaming : silence :: ___________ : quiet

  • Fib : white lie :: ___________ : evasive

  • ___________ : calm :: rowdy : peaceful

  • Slang : thug:: ___________ : acronym

  • Denounce : disapprove :: ___________ : approve

  • ___________ : quote :: transcribe : copy

  • Research : medicine :: ___________ : law

  • ___________ : language :: physicist : science

  • Advertise : product :: ___________ : strong opinion


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L.A.

Language Acquisition

English IILesson # 9

Roots and Meanings:

Gaia:the earth

Terra:land, ground

Humus: earth

Mons:mountain

Pastor:shepherd


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LA_EngII_# 9


Apogee geocentric perigee inter terrestrial

apogeegeocentricperigeeinterterrestrial

Write each sentence on your LA #9 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • The moon reaches its _________ once a month.

  • Allen wanted to be cremated rather than _________ so his ashes could be sprinkled over the ocean.

  • ET is an Extra _________ being because he is from another planet.

  • During the ________ of his career, Larry was CEO of Kodak

  • The Earth is ___________ since the other planets surround it.


Exhume mountebank paramount pastoral repast

exhumemountebankparamountpastoralrepast

Write each sentence on your LA #9 chart. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word and circle context clues in each sentence.

  • The cafeteria’s ________ typically includes pizza.

  • Sam is such a ___________ that no one takes him serious anymore.

  • The bodies were __________ when the investigation was reopened.

  • Education and work ethic are ___________ to success.

  • I grew up in the city, but now I prefer a __________ lifestyle with open fields, blue sky, and crickets.


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Complete the following analogies (note what KIND of relationship each expresses). apogeegeocentric perigeeinterterrestrial exhumemountebankparamountpastoralrepast

  • ___________ : exclaim :: uncertain : question

  • Rural : urban :: ___________ : city

  • Sandwich : ___________ :: pop : beverage

  • ___________ : center :: circumference : outside

  • Sing: song :: ___________ : body

  • Villain : The Joker :: ___________ : Jarell

  • Research : scientist :: ___________ : archeologist

  • Failure : rock bottom :: ___________ peak

  • ___________ : moon :: stationary : sun

  • Amphibious : water :: ___________ : ground


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