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New Fairmount Web Page
 

New Fairmount Website Link Below:

http://fairmountelem.tn.bce.schoolinsites.com/

     
 
Academic Vocabulary
 

The state of Tennessee has specific academic vocabulary for each grade level to learn about during the school year.  The following link will take you to a page that has games:

Academic Vocabulary

Tennessee Government Education VOCABULARY Games

     
 
2nd Reading State Vocabulary
 

WORD
DEFINITION
Author’s purpose
The reason a writer decides to write about a topic- persuade, entertain, or to inform the reader
 
Adjective
a word that describes a noun. They tell what kind, which one, or how many.
Adverb
A word that describes a verb. usually answers such questions as “How?” “Where?” “When?” or “To what degree?”. often formed by adding “ly”.
Base word (root word)
The main part of a word, without a prefix or suffix.
 
Composition
A short essay; piece of writing
 
Conversation
An informal discussion of opinions and ideas
Dictionary
 
: a book that provides the meaning (definition) of words listed in alphabetical order. Sometimes the dictionary gives the word used in a sentence, the pronunciation, synonym or antonym in addition to the meaning.
 
Discussion
 
: conversation or debate for the purpose of understanding a question or subject
 
 
Draft
 
 
a first try at writing.   Drafts  are often revised and edited.
Edit
The correcting of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling in a draft
Encyclopedia
 
a book or set of books that contains information on many topics, arranged in ABC order.
Everyday language
 
Fiction
 
1 : something told or written that is not fact
2 : a made-up story
Folktale
 
: a story made up and handed down by the common people; usually to teach children an important lesson about life
Glossary
 
an alphabetical list of key words and their definitions found in the back of a book. Most textbooks have a glossary. 
Group discussion
 
Guest speaker
A person from outside the classroom who formally talks to class about a topic
 
Main character
 (person, animal, make-believe creature, or thing) who the story is mostly about.    They are very important to the story.
 
 
Main idea
 
What the author wants you to remember most—the most important idea. 
Margin
The space around the writing on a piece of paper
Mental image
A picture you can see in your mind as you read text
Message
 
a communication in writing, in speech, picture, or by signals;
the underlying theme or idea communicated
Non fiction
 
literature or cinema that is not fictional (made up); a true story or true information
Noun
 
a word that names something (as a person, animal, place, thing, quality, idea, or action)
 
Plot
The sequence of events which involves the characters in conflict; the action of the story.
Plural
Means more than one. To make most nouns plural, add –s at the end of the word.
(girl=girls, car=cars)
Nouns that end with sh, ch, x, s, or z add –es to the end of the word. (wish=wishes, box=boxes)
Nouns that end with y –change the y to “i” and add –es
 
 
 
 
Predictable Book
 
 
 
 
When a reader is able to guesses what information a
passage will contain based on hints or
clues in the story.
 
prewriting
 
: planning and getting ideas in order before writing; the first step in the writing process
Pronoun
 
: a word that is used as a substitute for a noun (he, she, it, they, him, them)
purpose
 
The reason something is done or the goal of doing something
Spelling patterns
 
 
Table of contents
A list at the front of the book the lists the chapters or topics and page numbers
 
Textbook
Books used in schools to learn new things. Most textbooks have a table of contents, a glossary, an index, headings and titles, illustrations, pictures or graphs. 
Theater
Dramatic performances, drama
verb
 
a word that is usually the grammatical center of a predicate and expresses an act, occurrence, or state of being and that in various languages is inflected (as for agreement with the subject or for tense)
 

     
 
2nd Science State Vocabulary
 

2nd Grade

Celsius/Fahrenheit

compare/contrast

depend

dissolve

distance

Earth resource

energy

evaporation

fossil

habitat

infer

investigate

observation

offspring

organism

parent

reasoning

renewable/non-renewable

scientific inquiry

scientist

similarities/differences

sound

temperature pattern

transform

type

universe

vibration 

     
 
2nd Math State Vocabulary
 

2nd Grade

Associative property

Base-ten system

Commutative property

Dimensions

Distance

Dollar

Elapsed time/time interval

Equivalent

Event

Expanded form

Extend

Foot

Fraction

Inch

Interpret

Kilogram

Likely/unlikely

Meter/centimeter

Multiplication

One-fourth

One-third

Outcome

Perimeter

Pound

Quarter-hour

Reflect

Rotate

Second (time)

Set

Symmetry

Table

Transformations

Transitive

Translate

Unknown

Yard 

     
 
2nd Social Studies State Vocabulary
 

2nd Grade

Authority

Climate

County

Custom

Conflict

Decision

Duty

Growth

Government

Justice

Landmark

Privilege

Qualifications

Rural

Urban

Services

Goods

Settlement

Symbol

Tradition

Volunteer

Time line

Contribution

Economy

Consumer

Producer

Events

History

Natural resources

River

Map key

     
 
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