VERT means TURN or TWIST
"vert" is the next of a set of common, but somewhat abstract,
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
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
bone we turn around with) vertebrates you can
To turn inside out or upside What is something you
invert down (a cup, a fraction in math, shouldn't invert, and
a shirt a dive) why?
to turn from one thing to another
convert something or
(to convert to a different How is convert different
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?
the subject of argument or people talking
What are three
controversial dispute; turning people (or their about something
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
to do in spare time?
to turn away; to see something
coming and avoid it(to avert an someone averting What are two things
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)
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
underneath") a government or where someone might
leadership; planning a school do something
strike would be subversive subversive?
What are two good
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
Other vert words: diversion, inversion, aversion, diversity,
diversify, subvert, versus, version, covert, overt, persevere,
versatile, converse, advertise