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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.
In this abbreviations worksheet, students rewrite sentences using the correct abbreviation for the names of people. Students rewrite 8 sentences.
Fifth graders complete an online activity in which they create quizzes for each other on abbreviations and acronyms.
In this abbreviation for the months of the year worksheet, students review correct abbreviations, then write the month of the year and its abbreviation indicated by a statement about that month.
Students review abbreviations of words used in recipes, acceptable substitutions of foods in recipes, standard equivalents of measurements and correct terminology of cooking terms through the use of written assignments.
In this recognizing the fifty states worksheet, students read a list of abbreviations and complete the double T-Chart's columns of state names and their capitals. Students write 100 answers.
In this abbreviations worksheet, students review the definition and an example chart of abbreviations. Students then write the abbreviations for the 15 words. Students also rewrite the 3 sentences using abbreviations.
For this abbreviations worksheet, learners write the abbreviations for the words given to them. Students complete 6 problems where they write abbreviations.
In this vocabulary instructional activity, students write the definition of 25 abbreviations and one example of somewhere they might see each one. Students also think of ten more common abbreviations and create their own.
Students examine the foreign-language roots of various English words. Using the dictionary's word derivation notes and abbreviation key, they develop a list of words with a foreign-language origin, and create a class dictionary.
Identify appropriate abbreviations, food-measurement terminology, techniques, equivalents, calculate recipe-size adjustments, and demonstrate proper measuring techniques. Identify abbreviations Compute equivalents Identify measuring techniques an
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.  
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.
In this ESL/ELL reading and grammar worksheet, learners read an article entitled, " New UN AIDS Warning" from 2004. They complete abbreviation activities, fill in the blanks, discussions, true/false, and phrase match questions. They complete post reading activities which include a survey, vocabulary study, and reports.
Students use abbreviations correctly in everyday situations. Activities include introductions to abbreviating names, titles, months, and more.
Learners explore abbreviations and acronyms. Students examine the difference between the two types. Learners complete a worksheet, sorting words. They write a creative script containing abbreviations and acronyms.
Practice researching and translating all parts of speech using a bilingual dictionary. The class uses their research to increase their own vocabulary and  learn the dictionary abbreviations for words such as transitive verb, pronoun, masculine, and feminine.
Students examine abbreviations in newspaper advertisements. In groups, they cut out any unfamiliar abbreviations they come across. Once this is completed, they research the qualifications and education needed to hold the careers mentioned in the ads.
Students, while reviewing an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, examine various resources (family, friends, colleagues, etc.) to identify job opportunities/simply acquiring about a job. In addition, they review common job related abbreviations when searching for a job.
Fifth graders name street synonyms in this spelling lesson. In this spelling lesson plan, 5th graders write words that name streets, write the abbreviations for them, and write street names they see around their home.

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