Lessons for Etymology

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  • Name Etymology - … definition of etymology. 2.)Once students have an understanding of etymology, have them research their names to find out the meaning, etymology and … : Name Etymology Title: Title: Name Etymology Name EtymologyOverview/Annotation: During this lesson, students will have the opportunity to research the etymology and history … gives the definition of etymology. DictionaryThis site gives the definition of etymology.2.)Once students have an understanding of etymology, have them research …
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  • Etymology - … Learn the meaning of the etymology Understand the etymological function of a dictionary Explore times when knowing the etymology of a word helps … etymology worksheets. Students use dictionaries to work out where the words come from. ETYMOLOGY RESOURCES Click here for etymology worksheet Click here for etymology … the definition of etymology and hear students' findings. Ask students: Can you think of times when knowing the etymology of a word …
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  • Take Their Word for It! - … of the root origins of words is called etymology. The root of the word "etymology" itself means "the study of the true … fun, look up the etymology of the word "daisy" in a good dictionary, one that includes word etymologies. The American Heritage College Dictionary, Fourth Edition is an excellent dictionary that provides etymologies along with basic definitions …
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  • Once Upon a Word... - … Time Allowance: 1 hour Objectives: Students will: 1. Examine the etymology of particular slang words. 2. Learn about everyday slang terms … have either Greek or Latin roots. For example, the etymology of the word "etymology" (according to www.m-w.com) is "Middle … and group or pair discussions, completion of etymology charts, and thoughtful reflective essays. Vocabulary: etymological, vernacular, Gaelic, phonetic, surmised, derive, lexicon, hunch …
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  • Etymology Adventures - … easily. 2. Students will demonstrate an ability to research word etymology using the Internet. By the lesson's end, the students … proficiency in this area, the students will write and publish etymology question on the site Where's THAT From? 4. Students … reading and following instructions. Someone invented every word you know. Etymology is the study of where words come from. To learn … . Scroll down to Vocabulary. 7. Click on Archives of Word Etymology. 8. At this site you will find a long list …
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  • What's In a Name? - The Relatedness of Languages - … their way into English? Internet Resources The Logical World of Etymology [http://www.phoenix.net/~melanie/thelogic.htm] This site contains … [http://www.oed.com/] The Oxford English Dictionary contains extensive etymological information on thousands of words used regularly in the English … the Oxford English Dictionary, but other dictionaries will give some etymological information as well. Back to What's in a Name …
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  • Rooting One's Way to Meaning - … Another fun way to use the VT to further students' etymological knowledge would be to have them find some of their … on the VT and to then research their etymological roots by consulting an online etymology dictionary (such as www.etymonline.com. Students … content areas and current events; uses rhyming dictionaries, classification books, etymological dictionaries) Level IV (Grades 9-12) 2. Extends general and …
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  • OMG!!! Exploring Slang - … role slang plays in our culture. Then, they explore the etymologies of these and other slang words and display their findings … the article. Definitions should include the part(s) of speech, etymology, definitions, a sentence (or sentences) with the word in its … or semester (as outlined in the "Going Further" section - the etymology idea is invaluable). Also, I believe this plan could finally …
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  • 6.3 Food and culture - … . Using the "An International Menu" teacher resource, discuss the word "etymology" and instruct students to complete activities one through four outlined … Menu" handout. Students will use a dictionary to determine the etymology of the words given on the worksheet. Additional Activities In … refine vocabulary through knowledge of prefixes, suffixes, roots, derivatives, and etymologies (word origins) to assist comprehension. Objective 1.04: Use word …
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  • "To be or not to be" -- Appreciating the Language and Interpreting the Meaning of Hamlet's Soliloquy - … word study list of words/phrases to discover meanings and etymologies and to begin to form an appreciation for and understanding … the Folger notes whenever possible. Have students note the words' etymologies and to make observations about why they may be interesting … on performance/directing activities Print or online dictionaries that include etymology information Two different film versions of Hamlet's soliloquy Documents …
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