STUDY SKILLS VOCABULARY LIST #8 1. Comprehend: verb: to understand 2. Contemplate: verb: to think about for a long time 3. Digit: noun: a numeral a finger AND 4. Exaggerate: verb: to make something seem grander than it actually is 5. Persistent: adjective: not giving up AND lasting a long time 6. Terminology: noun: words or terms used in a particular business, science, or art ACTIVITIES FOR VOCABULARY LIST #8 1. Which subjects were once hard for you to understand, but now are easy to comprehend? 2. Write 2 synonyms and 2 examples for contemplate. 3. Which animals have digits similar to a human’s? How do you write twenty-five using digits? 4. Tell about a time when you exaggerated to make something more interesting or humorous. 5. When is it a good idea to be persistent? When might it be more effective to be flexible than persistent? 6. What is some computer terminology that you have learned? 7. Draw a symbol or picture for each vocabulary word. Then, turn to a neighbor and dramatize one of the six words; no speaking, just actions. 8. Write a question (like Jeopardy) where a vocabulary word would be the answer; do this for three of the words.