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					                                 VERT
VERT means TURN or TWIST

"vert" is the next of a set of common, but somewhat abstract,
word parts.



I. FOR EACH WORD:

1. Write the word

2. Write what it means

3. Draw a picture to go with it

4. Answer the question about it. 



          word        meaning and example               what to draw      question to answer

                                                                         (you may draw your
                                                                            answer, too)

vertical         "perpendicular to the plane of       three vertical    WHat are three things
                 the horizon or to a primary axis,"   things            that are usually
                 (example: anything standing up,                        vertical?
                 not lying down; a line that goes
                 up and down)

vertigo          dizzy, confused state of mind        a person with     What are two things
                 (the world is spinning or turning)   vertigo           that could give
                 - sometimes caused by looking                          someone vertigo?
                 down from a high place.

                                                                        What are three of the
                                                      two of your
                 animal with a backbone (the                            most unusual
vertebrate                                            favorite
                 bone we turn around with)                              vertebrates you can
                                                      vertebrates
                                                                        think of?

                 To turn inside out or upside                           What is something you
                                                      something being
invert           down (a cup, a fraction in math,                       shouldn't invert, and
                                                      inverted
                 a shirt a dive)                                        why?

                 to turn from one thing to another
convert                                               something or
                 (to convert to a different                             How is convert different
                                                      someone being
                 religion, to convert from feet to
                inches)                             converted             from invert?

                to turn back to an earlier state
                or condition (reverting back to                           Why might someone
                your old religion, or a habit or                          want revert to their old
revert          way of doing things, or reverting                         way of doing things?
                money back to what you had                                What is one thing they
                when you return to your old                               might say?
                country)

                the subject of argument or          people talking
                                                                          What are three
controversial   dispute; turning people (or their   about something
                                                                          controversial things?
                words) against each other;          controversial

introvert       to turn inward, or someone who      an introvert          What are three things
                is shy and reserved and keeps to                          an introvert might like
                him/herself                                               to do in spare time?

                                                                          what are three things
                to turn outward; a person who is
extrovert                                           an extrovert          an extrovert might like
                outgoing
                                                                          to do in spare time?

                to turn away; to see something
                coming and avoid it(to avert an     someone averting      What are two things
avert
                accident, failing a test, a         something             you would like to avert?
                conversation with someone)

                                                    adverse weather       What would be adverse
                turning against what is wanted
adverse                                             for a baseball        conditions for taking a
                (especially adverse weather)
                                                    game                  test?

                conditions that make things
                harder or turn against you;
                                                    an example of         What are two examples
adversity       things that make you have to
                                                    adversity             of adversity?
                work or fight hard to get what
                you want or need

                trying to undermine (or
                overthrow; "turn over from                                Where are three places
                                                    someone doing
                underneath") a government or                              where someone might
subversive                                          something
                leadership; planning a school                             do something
                                                    subversive
                strike would be subversive                                subversive?
                behavior.

                                                                          What are two good
                                                    a diverse
                                                                          things and one problem
                different; made up of different     collection of rocks
diverse                                                                   with having a diverse
                kinds of things or people           or animals or
                                                                          group (of anything or
                                                    people
                                                                          people)
Other vert words: diversion, inversion, aversion, diversity,
diversify, subvert, versus, version, covert, overt, persevere,
versatile, converse, advertise

				
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