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  1. Unit 15 English 11

  2. 1st Activity- 1 minute Write the following words in your study guide: 1. adapt 6. object 2. beau 7. perpetual 3. dormant 8. placid 4. intrigue 9. reign 5. nocturnal 10. unstable

  3. 2nd Activity- 10 minutes Work with a partner or alone and match the definitions to the words (with the word strips provided) 2. Once they are checked for correctness, you will write the definitions into your study guide. 3. You may use your book to read the word in a sentence.

  4. Unit 15 English 11

  5. 1. adapt It is important that you articulate your words clearly when you are giving a speech.

  6. 1. adapt It is important that you articulate your words clearly when you are giving a speech. POS- verb Definition- to adjust to the surroundings; to change for a specific use Synonym- acclimate, accommodate Antonym- stagnate, remain the same

  7. 2. beau A hand shake is a good way to confirm an assent.

  8. 2. beau A hand shake is a good way to confirm an assent. POS- noun Definition- a male suitor; boyfriend Synonym- boyfriend, possible husband

  9. 3. dormant Animals do not usually like to be held captive.

  10. 3. dormant Animals do not usually like to be held captive. POS- adjective Definition- temporarily inactive Synonym- inert, inactive Antonym- awake, sleepless

  11. 4. intrigue It is important to console others in times of distress. The console for the Wii is shown above.

  12. 4. intrigue The console for the Wii is shown above. 1. POS- verb Definition- to draw interest Synonym- fascinated, interested Antonym- bore 2. POS- noun Definition- a tricky, secret plan

  13. 5. nocturnal Do you crave sweets or salty foods?

  14. 5. nocturnal Do you crave sweets or salty foods? POS- adjective Definition- relating to or happening at night Synonym- night, nighttime Antonym- day

  15. 6. object It is customary at Indian weddings for the ceremony to go on for days.

  16. 6. object It is customary at Indian weddings for the ceremony to go on for days. 1. POS- verb Definition- to argue, disagree, or disapprove Synonym- oppose, disapprove of Antonym- nonentity, method 2. POS- noun Definition- a person or thing

  17. 7. perpetual When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, Andrew Johnson was exalted to the position of president.

  18. 7. perpetual When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, Andrew Johnson was exalted to the position of president. POS- adjective Definition- lasting forever; continued without end Synonym- ceaseless, continual Antonym- temporary, short-term, momentary

  19. 8. placid Some people see nature and yoga as a great muse.

  20. 8. placid Some people see nature and yoga as a great muse. 1. POS- noun • Definition- something or someone that inspires 2. POS- verb • Definition- to think about something • Synonym- inspiration • Antonym- ignore

  21. 9. reign In some countries, young children are used to peddle clothing and other novelties to tourists.

  22. 9. reign In some countries, young children are used to peddle gum and other novelties to tourists. • POS- verb • Definition- to travel and sell goods • Synonym- sell • Antonym- buy

  23. 10. unstable The prose was so boring that no one wanted to read it, not even the editor.

  24. 10. unstable The prose was so boring that no one wanted to read it, not even the editor. • POS- noun • Definition- written or spoken language • Synonym- book, composition • Antonym- poetry

  25. Roots, prefix, suffix • Roots • dorm means “sleep” (dormant) • plac means “calm” (placid) • Prefix • in means “not” (inactive) • Suffix • able means “able to be” (inexcusable) • ory means “place for” (dormitory) • ate means “to make” (placate)

  26. Homework • Exercise 2, 3, 6 • 10 sentences • BONUS: Flashcards • Due Wednesday