Adding New Words to Our Language
Washington State K–12 Learning Education Standards and Guidelines. 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:
Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
MT.CC.L.8. Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.8.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.8.5.d. Recognize the influence time, culture, gender and social relationships have upon word meaning.
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