Parts of words
Letters in the alphabet that have long and short vowels
Ex-a, e, i, o, u, (sometimes y)
All the letters in the alphabet except vowels.
Vowel-consonant-vowel pattern in a word
When you use the surrounding words in a sentence to figure out the meaning of an unknown word.
The "dictionary" definition of a word.
Ex-The SNAKE is slithering up the sidewalk.
The "emotional" or "slang" definition of a word.
Ex-The SNAKE stole the woman's purse.
Word part that means "foot"
Word part that means "see or look"
Word part that means "writing"
Word part that means "life"
Word part that means "sound or voice"
Word part that's attached to the beginning of a word.
Ex-"un" as in "undecided"
Word part that's attached to the end of a word.
Ex-"ology" as in "zoology"
The main part of a word that gives the basic meaning.
Ex-"phon" as in "telephone"
A word having the SAME meaning as another.
Ex-"angry" and "mad"
A word having the OPPOSITE meaning as another.
Ex-"angry" and "calm
A word that sounds the same, but has a different meaning.
Ex-accept/except, hair/hare, to/too/two
Two words put together to make one word.