Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Standard RI 9.4

Academic Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Anyalyze to break into smaller components for the purpose of study or examination
Antonym Context Clues use other words in the sentence that have the opposite meaning of the unfamiliar word
Base Word a word that can stand alone without a prefix and/or suffix
Connotative refers to the emotions (positive or negative) that are associated with words
Context the part of a text that surrounds a particular word or phrase used by a reader to create meaning,
Define a statement of the exact meaning of a word
Definition Context Clues define an unfamiliar word directly and clearly in the sentence in which the word appears
Determine to conclude or ascertain after reasoning
Figurative language that contains or uses figures of speech (e.g. simile, metaphor, personification, imagery, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and idioms)
Identify recognize and name
Impact to have a strong effect on someone or something
Inference Context Clues not directly stated in the text, but give hints to the meaning of an unfamiliar word
Meaning what is intended to be, or actually is, expressed or indicated
Phrase a sequence of words intended to have meaning
Prefix a word part added to the beginning of a root or base word
Root Word a word part to which a prefix and/or a suffix may be added to create a word
Specific particular
Suffix a word part added t the end of a root or base word
Synonym or Restatement Context Clues use other words in the sentence that have a similar meaning to an unfamiliar word
Technical Meanings the meanings of a word or phrase as it relates to a particular subject,
Tone the author's attitude toward the subject of the text
Unfamiliar not known or recognized
Word Parts parts of words (prefixes and suffixes)
Popular Academic Vocabulary sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards