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4: Vocabulary

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    • 4.1: Vocabulary
      This section provides an overview of the importance of enhancing vocabulary skills and word knowledge. Additionally, students are provided with reminders and practice with using dictionaries and context clues.
    • 4.2: Building Your Vocabulary
      This section provides students with the understanding of how building one's vocabulary will impact one's writing and communication skills. Students are provided with examples as to how these skills are influenced by one's vocabulary. Additionally, an overview of common roots are discussed, and how knowing the common roots helps readers quickly define unfamiliar terms without using reference aids.

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