Spelling and Vocabulary

Spelling and Vocabulary Words

Week of February 24, 2014


1.  right triangle - a polygon with three sides and one right angle

2.  right angle – an angle that forms a perfect square corner and measures 90 degrees

3.  acute angle – an angle that measures less than 90 degrees

4.  obtuse angle – an angle that measures greater than 90 degrees, but less than 180 degrees

5.  meter – the stressed syllables in poetry that help create rhythm

6.  rhythm – pattern of beats in a poem

7.  stanza – a group of lines that go together to give a poem structure

8.  rhyme scheme – the pattern of rhyming lines that are labeled with letters of the alphabet like the form of music

9.  white space – the space left between stanzas in a poem

10.  mood – the feeling the author is trying to convey