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School / Class Rules

  • Respect each other’s space, property and ideas.
  • Be ready to work, improve, learn and share ideas.
  • Do not talk while anyone (teacher/student) is speaking to the class.
  • Be prepared for class (GO TO LOCKERS ONLY BEFORE PERIOD 1, AT BREAK/LUNCH TIME, AFTER SCHOOL.) and arrive on time (3 minutes after the scheduled class time). When you arrive, take out homework, notebook, pen and text books.
  • Leave the desks and room the same as when you entered. You are responsible for your own desk.
  • No food, drinks, electronics… are allowed in class.

Grades

  • You’ve seen the official Excel breakdown of grades. This is an easier way to think about them:
  • Midterm Exam (July) 20%
  • Final Exam (October) 20%
  • Class notes/Class work/Homework 10%
  • Writing 10%
  • Listening & Speaking/Behavior/Participation 10%
  • Project 10%
  • Quizzes/Tests 10%
  • *#!*#!*#!*#! 10%
  • PREFIXES
  • Add a prefix to the beginning of a word to change the meaning of the word.
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  • “un-” and “in-” mean “not.”
  • happy  unhappy effective  ineffective kind  unkind active -> inactive
  • “dis-” means “the opposite of.”
  • appear  disappear organized -> disorganized trust -> distrust
  • “re-” means “again.” write -> rewrite do -> redo heat -> reheat
  • “over-” means “too much.” cook -> overcook dramatic -> overdramatic
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  • Add a prefix to the following words and write them in your notebook:
  • educated  _______ forgettable  ______ accurate  ________ due  ________ charge  ________ visible __________
  • complete  ________ certain  _________ priced  ___________
  • obey  ________ try  __________ unite ____________
  • unite  __________ comfort  _____________
  • order ________ qualify  __________ build ____________
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  • able  _______ used -> ____________
  • Prefixes
  • Add a prefix to the beginning of a word to change the meaning of the word.
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  • “un-” means “not.”
  • happy  unhappy organized  unorganized kind  unkind
  • “dis-” means “the opposite of.”
  • appear  disappear organized -> disorganized trust -> distrust
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  • Add a prefix to the following words and write them in your notebook:
  • educated  _______ forgettable  ___________ well  ________ usual  _________ natural  ________ aware ______
  • real  ________ certain  _________ expected  ___________
  • obey  ________ allow  __________ loyal ____________
  • advantage  __________ comfort  _____________
  • order ________ qualify  __________ respect ____________-
  • able  _______ used -> ____________

Suffix: “-ness” / “-tion” / “-ation”

  • Add a suffix to the end of a word to change the Part of Speech (P.O.S.)
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  • -ness means “full of” and changes an adjective to a noun.
  • happy  happiness good  goodness kind  kindness sad  sad_____
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  • -tion and -ation mean “state of being” or “condition of” and change a verb to a noun.
  • observe  observation conserve  conservation prepare prepar______
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  • Other words with these suffixes are:
  • educate  _______ create  _______ demonstrate  ___________
  • forgive  ________ lazy  _________ great  ________ aware ______
  • invent  ________ populate  _________ expire  ___________
  • fierce  ________ admire  __________ consider  ____________
  • imagine  __________ transport  _____________
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Root Words and Suffixes

  • Root Word – is a word without a prefix or suffix
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  • -Choose 3 root word adjectives and 3 root word verbs from the last slide.
  • -Write 2 sentences for each root word.
  • -The 1st sentence must be the original root word. The 2nd sentence must have the suffix added to the root word to make a noun.
  • Use the words in the correct P.O.S.
  • EXAMPLE: frustrate (v)  frustration (n)
  • AC Milan frustrated (v) Ronaldo with their great defense.
  • Ronaldo felt frustration (n) because he could not score for 90 minutes.

Root Words and Suffixes

  • Apple created (v) the iPad. Apple’s new creation (n) is the iPad.
  • Teachers help, but students must educate (v) themselves.
  • The best education (n) is to be a self-teacher.
  • 15 million people populate (v) Bangkok. Bangkok’s population (n) is 15 million.
  • I will ____ going with you, but I’m not sure. He has ___ for his mom on her birthday.
  • We ___ experiments in science class. Our ___ is that too much salinity kills plankton.
  • The fruit will _____ and go bad soon. The _____ date is tomorrow.
  • The BTS ____ many people each day. The BTS is a type of ________.
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