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Unformatted text preview: ay. You’d be amazed at how often new words whiz past you! (In Lesson 3, you’ll learn to ﬁgure out a new word’s meaning by noticing the other words in the sentence.) TIP: Go back to the Introduction and reread the tip on ways to build word power. Remember, the most effective way is to read! K E E P A P E R S O N A L WO R D B O O K
When you read or hear an unfamiliar word, write it down so you can look it up later. Often, writing a word helps you commit it to memory. Some people are visual learners, who remember new things best when they see the written words or ideas. Other people are auditory learners, who remember things more easily if they’re spoken or sung. Which kind of memory learner are you? Either way, it’s a great idea to keep a daily notebook in which you write any new words you hear or see. TIP: Challenge your best friend to keep a word book, too, and compare the books every few weeks, exchanging new words. Compete to see who gets the longest list. Loser treats winner to an after-school snack! WO R D S E A R C H B O O K S A N D C R O S S WO R D P U...
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