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Reading: Blue Belt Practice

Dr. Stoutmorrill's Campus Innovation Project for the Kellogg Institute

 

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Blue Belt Greek & Latin Roots/Bases

Vocabulary is an important part of reading comprehension. Understanding a root or “base” helps learners find meaning in unfamiliar words. The key is to use the roots to help “unlock” the meaning of an unfamiliar word in the context of a passage.

Blue Belt Flashcards

Knowing the terms for poetic devices improves comprehension of poetry.

Right-click on "View this study set" to open flashcards in a new Quizlet tab. Choose a Study Mode to change flash cards to a Matching game. Click on the Options icon to change how you view the answer (e.g. by term, definition, or both).

To hear audio, either click on the icon, or click on the term and definition.

Understanding the literary tools writers use in fiction unlocks the author's theme or message in stories and poems.

Right-click on "View this study set" to open flashcards in a new Quizlet tab. Choose a Study Mode to change flash cards to a Matching game. Click on the Options icon to change how you view the answer (e.g. by term, definition, or both).

To hear audio, either click on the icon, or click on the term and definition.