Monday, December 15, 2014

November 2014 - Words of the Week

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 subjects and are reinforced daily. Teachers use these academic vocabulary words in their lessons and activities in order to promote a better understanding.

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

Collaborate (v): to work with another person or group, in order to produce, achieve, or create something.

Indicate (v): to be a sign or symptom; to point out.

Diverge (v): to split and move out in different directions from a single point.

Converge (v): to move toward one point and join together; to come together and meet.