Season Finale: Retrospective

SEASON 47 COMES TO A CLOSE – AND WE’RE CELEBRATING BY TAKING A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE STORIES!

HELLO EVERYONE, I’M RICK JACKSON. THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY.

WELL, HERE WE ARE: EPISODE 30 – OUR FINAL SHOW UNTIL THE FALL – AND IT SEEMS LIKE THIS SEASON WENT BY IN A FLASH! SO, NOW, WE’RE TAKING SOME TIME TO
REFLECT. FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE TO THE SUPER BOWL TO THE DISCOVERY OF NEW PLANETS LIGHT YEARS AWAY – WE’VE RUN THE GAMUT OF TOPICS THIS YEAR AND
TODAY WE’RE GIVING YOU A LITTLE REVIEW, BECAUSE THIS IS OUR VERY SPECIAL RETROSPECTIVE EPISODE!

RETROSPECTIVE MEANS TO LOOK BACK ON – AND WE’LL BE DOING JUST THAT -- AS WE BRING YOU HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS ACTION-PACKED SEASON.

SPEAKING OF HIGHLIGHTS: THIS WORD HERE (POINTS BOTTOM RIGHT) AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN – RETROSPECTIVE – IS ONE OF OUR WORD HIGHLIGHTS TODAY – BUT
OVER THE COURSE OF THE SEASON WE’VE HIGHLIGHTED A TOTAL OF 93 WORDS! LET’S DO A QUICK REVIEW OF THESE WORD HIGHLIGHTS – I’LL WAIT.

(WAITS NOT-SOPATIENTLY, CHECKS WATCH, WORDS SCROLL BY IN FRONT).

OH, FLUVIAL – THAT’S A GOOD ONE. LAKE EFFECT SNOW – THAT’S A COOL ONE. LITERALLY. MEMORABILIA – I REMEMBER THAT ONE! OH, PALEONTOLOGIST: I CAN DIG THAT! AND, OF COURSE, WINTER SOLSTICE!

THAT’S SOME SERIOUS VOCAB. HOPEFULLY YOU’VE LEARNED A NEW WORD OR TWO – OR – 93  FROM WATCHING THIS SEASON! WE SCROLLED THROUGH THEM PRETTY QUICK, BUT IF ANY OF YOU WORDSMITHS OUT THERE WANT A REVIEW – JUST HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE AND CLICK THE “WORD HIGHLIGHT” BUTTON! THERE, YOU’LL FIND EVERY WORD WE’VE COVERED THIS YEAR, AND IT’S DEFINITION.


Instructional Links


Retrospect

Website article: Quizlet, Greek & Latin Root Words: spec = see, look | Flashcards

PDF: K12 Reader, Latin and Greek Root Words: Spect and Rect | Worksheets

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