Adding New Words to Our Language
Nebraska Core Academic Content Education Standards. One way that words are added to our language is by word borrowing. Words are "borrowed" from other countries and from other languages. Examples: Tomahawk is the Native American word for a kind of weapon, Spaghetti is a word that came from Italy, Taco is a word that came from Mexico. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.LA 8.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 8.1.5. Vocabulary: Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.
LA 8.1.5.a. Apply knowledge of Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots, prefixes, and suffixes to understand complex words, including words across content areas.
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