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Students explore the definition and derivation of the popular usage of abbreviations in the English language. Using worksheets and lecture materials, students provide meanings for the abbreviation "prenup" when used as an word. They also consider the derivation of the abbreviation and provide examples of other abbreviations used as words.
Do your learners know that there are different systems to measure length, volume, and weight? Explain metric measuring and its base ten decimal system using this comprehensive set of worksheets! For all three types of measurement, learners first read a page explaining various units of measurement, covering abbreviations, values, and conversions to standard U.S. units. Then, they practice by answering questions, matching names to abbreviations, and mastering the prefix meanings.
Pupils change words or phrases into the correct abbreviation, acronym or initialism in ten sample sentences. After rewriting the word or phrase, they must identify whether it is an abbreviation, acronym or initialism. For example, pupils would change the phrase "Central Intelligence Agency" to "CIA" and then mark the box for acronym. There is no definition of abbreviation, acronym, or initialism provided on this resource.
This measurement PowerPoint introduces the abbreviations in measurement. Each slide contains several clues and an abbreviation of a unit of measurement. Students identify the correct unit of measurement by considering the given clues. There are seven abbreviations of measurement that are introduced. This PowerPoint is student driven, as they are responsible to identify the measurement based on the clues.