Meaningful Sentences 101 . What is a meaingful sentence?. A meaningful sentence is one that uses context clues and synonyms to convey the meaning of a vocabulary word in the sentence. . To make a GREAT original meaningful sentence use one of the following techniques:.
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What is a meaingful sentence? • A meaningful sentence is one that uses context clues and synonyms to convey the meaning of a vocabulary word in the sentence.
To make a GREAT original meaningful sentence use one of the following techniques: Synonym clue: sentence contains a word that means the same or nearly the same as the unknown word. (You should not choose a synonym that is unknown to you.) Antonym clue: sentence contains a word that means the opposite as the unknown word.
Techniques: Continued • Example clue: example of the word is used in the sentence • Definition clue: definition of the word is used in the sentence. (Do NOT use “word, or definition” in the sentence.) • You only use one of these techniques per vocabulary word.
Your original meaningful sentences CAN NOT have any of the following: CAN NOT start with I, He, She, We, They Any sentence that has these words will not receive credit!
For example: The vocabulary word is: ostracize What NOT to do: I was ostracized in the class.
What you should do: Synonym clue: Chad felt ostracized, left out, when he had to sit alone in the cafeteria. Antonym clue: Courtney worried that her friends would ostracize her, but instead they group included her.
Example clue: The boy, who had been ostracized from his friends because he had been punished, wished he could have joined them in the game. Definition Clue: A vote had been taken to ostracize the criminal, and he had to be immediately excluded from the group.
Reminders for writing meaningful sentences: • Use all vocabulary words from each unit to write meaningful sentence • Only one word per sentence (You should have 20 sentences.) • Underline or highlight the vocab word • You must use correct grammar, capitalization and punctuation • Vocabulary words must be spelled correctly and used correctly.
Don’t Forget… • Your original meaningful sentences must be typed and submitted into turnitin.com by the given due date. • You CAN NOT • start with I, He, She, We, They
YES • The aperture in the little cave served as window, and let in just the tiniest amount of light to see by.
NO • 2. The actor delivered a great soliloquy.
No • 3. There was a chimera in the closet.
Yes • 4. The dog was fettered to the post in the yard so that he could not escape and wander the neighborhood.
No • 5. I was scared walking in the catacombs.
No • 6. The kids at the movies made clamor during the movie.