Lesson 23 Knowledge Rating Scale Vocabulary Word I’ve never heard this word before. I’ve heard this word, but I don’t know what it means. I know this word…it has something to do with… I know the meaning of this word. approach consist establish illustrate major Vocabulary Words Vocabulary Word Definition Part of Speech Synonym Antonym approach to move closer in distance, time, or criteria verb move toward distancing consist to be made of or to include different parts or things verb establish to start or create an organization, situation, relationship, or reputation verb make, initiate destroy illustrate to make meaning clear using verb examples or pictures, or to serve as an example demonstrate major very large, serious, or important dominant adjective minor, small Examples Word approach Example The boy approached the girl in the hallway. He walked toward her. Have you ever approached someone with bad news? consist As a student, my job consists of attending class, paying attention, and studying. I have to do all of these things to be a successful student. What does your job consist of? establish The man established a fundraiser for his favorite charity. He started an annual 5k race to raise money for the charity. Can you think of something that you have established? illustrate When my children write stories for school, their teacher will ask them to illustrate the characters and scenes in the story. When they draw out the pictures the story becomes clearer. Do you think illustrations help you to understand things better? major I have a major test next week. This is a big test and it is important because my final grade depends on it. What has been a major event in your life? Fill in the Blank approach consist establish illustrate major 1. Mary’s main goal is to _____________ a daycare when she gets out of school. 2. There was a ______________ traffic accident on the freeway this morning. 3. Upon waking, it is good to know what your day will ______________ of so you can plan what to wear. 4. The teacher will always ______________ what she is teaching. 5. I saw the police officer ______________ the people fighting at the mall. Sentence Completion 1. When strangers approach me I feel ______________________________________. 2. My favorite meal consists of ____________________________________________. 3. I’ve always wanted to establish __________________________________________. 4. I can illustrate using ___________________________________________________. 5. A major problem in this city is ___________________________________________. Yes, No, Why? 1. Should you approach a stray animal on your property even though there is a major rabies problem right now? 2. Do you think a book that consists of many chapters is easier to read if there are pictures illustrated? 3. Do you think establishing different approaches to saving money will help in the future? Read and Respond “When a tree is not a tree” – Jane Ervin: Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter: Book 3, page 89 1. What is the major benefit to being a young tree? 2. When did the little tree establish the fact tat he wanted to leave the forest? 3. The Pine tree’s decorations consisted of what?