Monday, November 3, 2014

Words of the Week October 2014

Since 2012, the Island Trees Memorial Middle School has been highlighting words every week that belong to an academic vocabulary list. These words are used repeatedly across subject and curriculum. Teachers use these academic vocabulary words in their lessons and activities in order to promote a better understanding.

The words of the week for October 2014 are as follows:

 Empathy (n):  the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

 Concurrent (adj): operating or occurring at the same time.

 Articulate (v): to clearly and effectively put into words.

 Plausible (adj): superficially fair, reasonable, or valuable.