Authors use language in unique ways to express their ideas, but to fully understand the author, often times readers must occasionally use a dictionary to look up unknown words. Sometimes you might come across a word whose meanings you may not be able understand and you are able to figure out by the context of how it’s used in the sentence or paragraph. Other times, you might be so startled by a word that you really have no idea what it means; thus, understanding the author’s meaning is unclear and you become lost. This assignment will require finding “vocabulary-type” words in the text. Create a list of words you do not know or understand.
Choose ANY worthy25 words from the book. [4 pts. each]
Write the definition based on the way the word is used in context. Do not use a form of the word in its own definition. [1 pt.]
·Write the part of speech as it is used in context.
·In parentheses write the page number upon which the word appears.
Write the sentence the word appears in. If the sentence is long, use an ellipsis to shorten it.
Write your own original sentence in which you demonstrate that you understand what the word means. [2 pts.]
This assignment must be typed, single-spaced, and each word should be numbered.
Due date: _______Friday, April 24th ___________________
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