Reading and Vocabulary

 

Great site to find information and practice summaries.  Go to www.wordsift.com Copy your text into the box and the site will produce a summary for you.  It also is a place to find photos and information about your subject!! Try it... Any one who does, please let me know what you think.

 

Look up Greek and Latin roots.  You will find interesting ways words relate.

Have fun with www.visuworld.com to improve your vocabulary!!!!!! This is a visual thesaurus.

www.wordle.net

Make a word cloud at www.wordcloud.com Add your short story to find the words you use most! Are they the most important!???

Try www.wordia.com

Metaphors compare two different things without using the words "like" or "as". Words are small treasures in an ocean of paragraphs.

Verbs name actions or "being".

I am here.  Predators devour their prey. Carnivores hunt for meat.

Omnivores will eat plants and animals.

Herbivores will eat only plants for their energy.