Word Study Activity Miss Middleton English/Language Arts Class ©Created by [email protected] Where in the World does this word come from? Etymology highlight this word, right click, scroll down to synonym option, click on “Thesaurus” to understand this word. Learning on Your Own • • • • www.freerice.com Click on this link Learning on your own is a powerful skill. Write down this website & continue learning at home. • Look for the link to “change subjects” . • Keep track of how much rice you have donated. Study Skills www.studygs.org Click on this website Search for “studying for tests” and other links that will help you to be successful in school. Copy this website and try it at home. Flash Cards Using Flash Cards to Study • Write your vocabulary word on one side of your flash card. • Write the definition on the other side. • Also include cues that will help you learn like a picture cue, synonym, antonym, or use the word in a sentence. Using virtual Flash Cards • www.quizlet.com • Create virtual flash cards on this website. • Type the word on your flash card & click on the definition. • Use the arrows to flip the cards to study. • Use the online study games to study. • Copy this website to study at home. Visualize the Word Effective Studying includes: Visual Word Study: • • • • • http://www.visuwords.com/ Visualizing (see it) Auditory learning (hear it) Kinesthetic (touch it) Teaching Others • Study vocabulary using this website. • Copy this site to study at home. • Try the word “bellow” Word Clouds http://www.wordle.net/ Create Add Print • Type in your name. • Add adjectives that describe you. • Dancer, sister/brother, friend. • Adjust color, edit, use white background. • Print a copy. Studying won’t frighten you anymore. You now have the tools to be more confident & more successful! The more you learn, the more you earn, the prouder and more confident you will become. YOU can do it!