Homework (due 9.5): Vocabulary

4 Sep

Students,

Please complete your vocabulary for tonight. Your definitions are below.

Innovation (n): a new idea, method, or device

Discrepancy (n): an instance of disagreeing or being at variance

CE: “Common era.” This abbreviation came to replace the previously used A.D. and refers to the time from Christ’s birth to the present day

BCE: Abbreviation for before the Common Era which has come to replace the previously used B.C. (“before Christ”), and covers the period of history prior to the birth of Christ

Economic (adj): the production, development, and management of material wealth of a country

Social (adj): Living together in organized groups or close communities

Culture (n): the attitudes, feelings, values, and behaviors that characterize and inform society as a whole or any social group within it

Environment (n): the external surroundings in which a plant or animal lives, which tend to influence its development and behavior

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