Language is Power
Parts of Speech
Vocabulary
Comprehension
For Fun!
100

The way we talk to one another and understand others - sometimes through language, sometimes through actions. 

Communication

100

A word that names a person, place, or thing is a ______.

Noun
100
The way we talk with one another, through language or actions. 

Communicate

100

Does English have any words borrowed from other languages? 

YES! 

So many words from so many languages are borrowed!

100
How do you say "hello" in Portuguese? 

Ola! (pronounced oh-la)

200

What is one benefit of speaking more than 1 language?

You can communicate with more people!

200

A ______ is a word that names an action.

Verb

200

The point or place where something begins.

Origin

200

What does it mean to PREVIEW a text?

To look through the pages, the pictures, the author, and think what the text may be about. 

200

What is the official language in the United States?

It doesn't have one!

300

What is it called when we organize words by the order of the alphabet? 

Alphabetical order.

300

Name 3 verbs you do in class.

(Open ended): 

Write, communicate, sit, listen, read, etc...

300

Reference

The use of a source of information.

300

What was the Great Vowel Shift?

300

Nǐ hǎo means hello in what language? 

Chinese

400

What was our theme this week? 

Language is POWER!

400

Name the noun(s) in this sentence; 

The dog sits outside with his toy. 

(HINT: there may be more than 1!)

dog

outside

toy

400

Taking something and later returning it.

Borrow

400

What group of people brought American English to the United States? 

The English Colonists

400

How many languages are spoken in the United States?

300!

500

What are the 3 most common languages spoken in the US?

English, Spanish, Chinese

500

Name the verb in this sentence: 

The girl borrows money from her mom. 

borrows

500

Integrate

To combine something together to make a whole

500

What language family is English a part of?

The Indo-European language family. 

500

What is the official language of airplane travel?

English

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