W12 creating a new word
Creating a New Word – your turn to create a word! Read the description for this activity on p. 120.
- Read the item about “Sniglets”.
1. Can you think of words that should be recognized as words? Maybe those you and your friends use that communicate exactly what you mean, but you wouldn’t find in the dictionary.
2. What do you think should be the criteria for inclusion in a dictionary? Think about “Google”. It is now a recognized dictionary word. Why?