For this section, open and download the graphic organizer to practice using your new vocabulary skills. The passage you will read is similar to the prompts that might be used for writing in-class essays. When you’re finished with the graphic organizer, return to this section. Graphic Organizer Instructions

A graphic of a red circle with a blue bar across it; inside the blue bar is the word “undaunted.”

Source: “Undaunted.”, pinsomniac, Flickr

In this lesson, you spent time with some “words of interest.” As you read, you will probably come across your new word friends again. You can make more words your friends by underlining them, writing them in the margins of your books, looking them up in dictionaries, and writing them down in a notebook. Who says you can’t have thousands of friends?