Week of Feb. 11-18

  • area- the measuremnt of the inside of a figure.

    atlas- a book of maps

    compare- to tell how things are alike

    contrast- to tell how things are different

    dictionary- gives the meaning of words, their pronunciations, and parts of speech

    glossary- a mini- dictionary in the back of a book

    index- a list of subjects and their page numbers found at the back of a book

    perimeter- the distance around the outside of a figure

    stanza- paragraphs of a poem

    thesaurus- a book that gives lists of words with similar meaning also called synonyms