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Vocabulary for Composition

Next week we will begin studying composition. It wll be easier for you if you are familiar with some of the terms used in composition. We will use the following ten words as our vocabulary words for next week. Please follow the directions below.

1. Go to Mrs. G's English Links.

2. Scroll down to On-Line Reference.

3. Click on Research It!.

4. In the first rectangular box by the words English dictionary, type in the first word and press enter.

5. Scroll down until you see the first definition for the word. This is usually marked as being 1a.

6. Copy this definition below.

7. Scroll down a little until you see the words Dictionary Look Up. Type the next word in the box and press enter. Copy the first definition beside the word below. Continue until you have defined all of the words. Remember, the word MUST be correctly spelled in this exercise.

a. paragraph

b. brainstorming

c. edit

d. paraphrase

e. topic sentence

f. exposition

g. revising

h. chronological

i. spatial

j. essay