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A principle or standard by which anything is, or can be judged criterion

A book containing information on all branches of knowledge encyclopedia
A book containing the words of a language with their definitions, in alphabetical order dictionary
A book in which the events of each day are recorded diary
A book of accounts showing debits and credits ledger
A book of names and addresses directory
A book with blank pages for putting autographs, pictures, stamps etc. album
A brief summary of a book epitome
A conversation between two persons dialogue
A declaration of plans and promises put forward by a candidate for election, a political party or a sovereign manifesto
A humorous play, having a happy ending comedy
A list of articles and their description inventory
A list of books in a library bibliography
A list of books in a library catalogue
A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words glossary
A list of the headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting agenda
A mournful song (or poem) for the dead dirge
A noisy or vehement speech intended to excite passions harangue

A note to help the memory memorandum
A person's own handwriting autograph
A picture facing the title page of a book frontispiece

A play with a sad or tragic end tragedy
A poem in which the first letters of each line, taken in order, form a name or a sentence acrostic
A poem of lamentation, especially for the dead elegy
A record of one's life written by himself autobiography
A short speech by a player at the beginning of a play prologue
A short speech by a player at the end of a play epilogue
A statement which is accepted as true without proof axiom

A succession of the same initial letters in a passage alliteration
A writing or speech in praise of a person eulogy, encomium
A written account, usually in book form, of the interesting and memorable experiences of one's life memoirs
An error or misprint in printing, or writing erratum
An exact copy of handwriting, printing, or of a picture facsimile
An extract or selection from a book or writing excerpt

Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation impromptu
Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation extempore
Language (that is very much used) hackneyed
Language which is confused and unintelligible jargon

Literary theft, or passing off an author's original work as one s own plagiarism
One who pretends to have a great deal of knowledge wiseacre
One who writes plays dramatist, playwright.
Speaking to oneself soliloquy
Still in use (of books published long ago) extant
Study by night lucubration
The concluding part of a speech peroration
The exclusive right of an author or his heirs to publish or sell copies of his writings copyright
The heading or short description of a newspaper article, chapter of a book etc. caption
The history of the life of a person biography
The trade mark of the maker seen on paper when it is held up to the light watermark
To make expressive gestures or motions while speaking gesticulate

To pronounce words distinctly enunciate
To remove the offensive portions of a book expurgate
memoirs

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acrostic A poem in which the first letters of each line, taken in order, form a name or a sentence
agenda A list of the headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting
album A book with blank pages for putting autographs, pictures, stamps etc.
alliteration A succession of the same initial letters in a passage
autobiography A record of one's life written by himself
autograph A person's own handwriting
axiom
 A statement which is accepted as true without proof
biography The history of the life of a person
caption The heading or short description of a newspaper article, chapter of a book etc.
catalogue, bibliography A list of books in a library
comedy A humorous play, having a happy ending
copyright The exclusive right of an author or his heirs to publish or sell copies of his writings
criterion
 
A principle or standard by which anything is, or can be judged
dialogue A conversation between two persons
diary A book in which the events of each day are recorded
dictionary A book containing the words of a language with their definitions, in alphabetical order
directory A book of names and addresses
dirge A mournful song (or poem) for the dead
dramatist, playwright. One who writes plays
elegy A poem of lamentation, especially for the dead
encyclopedia A book containing information on all branches of knowledge
enunciate To pronounce words distinctly
epilogue A short speech by a player at the end of a play
epitome A brief summary of a book
erratum An error or misprint in printing, or writing
eulogy, encomium A writing or speech in praise of a person
excerpt
 An extract or selection from a book or writing
expurgate To remove the offensive portions of a book
extant Still in use (of books published long ago)
extempore, impromptu Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation
facsimile An exact copy of handwriting, printing, or of a picture
frontispiece
 A picture facing the title page of a book
gesticulate
 To make expressive gestures or motions while speaking
glossary A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words
hackneyed Language (that is very much used)
harangue
 A noisy or vehement speech intended to excite passions
inventory A list of articles and their description
jargon
 Language which is confused and unintelligible
ledger A book of accounts showing debits and credits
lucubration Study by night
manifesto A declaration of plans and promises put forward by a candidate for election, a political party or a sovereign
memoirs A written account, usually in book form, of the interesting and memorable experiences of one's life
memorandum A note to help the memory
peroration The concluding part of a speech
plagiarism Literary theft, or passing off an author's original work as one s own
prologue A short speech by a player at the beginning of a play
soliloquy Speaking to oneself
tragedy A play with a sad or tragic end
watermark The trade mark of the maker seen on paper when it is held up to the light
wiseacre One who pretends to have a great deal of knowledge

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During my Digital Media, Multimedia and some AIT or VET courses I got my students to work on The S.T.E.A.M.E.R book of knowledge, especially advanced students that complete tasks ahead of time, this was my fall back lessons for those clever or advanced students, they were asked to pick one of the areas of study and create a cover page, find some interesting facts and put their findings into a chapter of the book The book was 138 pages long at my retirement from teaching.

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STEAMER Stands for

Science, Technology, English, Arts, Mathematics, Enivironment and Religion

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For those students that presented work on English we gathered a lot of useful reference information that became a STUDENT's COMPENDIUM here are some samples of student work

Explanation for Compendium
File Includes
ANU - Australian National University
An acronym is a pronounceable word formed from the first letter (or first few letters) of each word in a phrase or title. Sometimes, the newly combined letters create a new word that becomes a part of everyday language. An example of this is the acronym radar.
Adjectives are words that describe or modify other words * Priest = Sacerdotal
Apes - gibber, Camel live in Australia, Sahara & Arabia names = Bull - is called a heifer
Opposites = Absent - present
SC005_Big_Words for small
Anger - Dudgeon * bold - Audacious
A partner in crime - accomplice
A passage between the pews in a church - Aisle
SC007_Commonly_confused_words
Council, an administrative or advisory body, do not confuse with counsel, advice or guidance. Homonyms
Aberdeen - The Granite City The Torrid Zone has the hottest climate Zinc - Mexico, U.S.A., Spain
SC013 Death Words pertaining to Occurring after death - posthumous
SC009_Diminutives
Cask - casket   
SC010_Famous
Matthew Flinders -discovered Bass Strait. * Lord Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts in 1908
SC011_Figurative_Expressions
Aloof -To keep to oneself and not mix with others.
SC012_Gender
Actor - Actress
SC013_Geography The Circumference of the earth is approxinmately 24,800 miles.
SC014_Gods War - Mars
SC015_Government Australian Government
SC016_Grammar Explains various uses of nouns verbs etc.
SC017_Human_Relationships THE ART OF LIVING - Consideration for the feelings of others
SC018_Inventions Clock (pendulum) - Christian Huygens
SC019_Kings_Queens of UK EGBERT 827 - 839
SC020_Literary A book in which the events of each day are recorded - Diary
SC021_Marriage A hater of marriage - misogamist
SC022_Medical A disease confined to a particular district or place - endemic
SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated
SC023_Miscellaneous All Fools' Day - 1st April - Aussie slang - sounds that things make etc.
SC024_Nouns sit - seat (when to use Nouns)
SC025_Names Boys & Girls names explained
SC026_Nature A four-footed animal - quadruped
SC027_Negatives That which cannot be pierced or penetrated - impenetrable
SC028_Numbers A number of fish taken in a net - catch, haul
SC029_Opposites Unable to read - il-literate
SC030_Patron Saints St. George of England, St. Andrew of Scotland
SC031_Places A place where fishes are kept - aquarium
SC032_Possessive_Case Is the case which denotes the owner or possessor
SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night
SC033_Professions The commander of a fleet - Admiral
SC034_Similes Archates - a good friend * Belt = to hit below the belt
SC035_Proverbs A bad beginning makes a good ending.
SC048_Sayings as a drowned rat. - as ancient as the sun—as the stars.
SC036_Science_and_Arts An instrument for detecting earthquakes - seismograph
SC037_Scientific_Terms The science of land management - agronomics
SC038_Seven_Wonders The Pyramids of Egypt
SC039_Synonyms abandon....... desert, forsake, leave.
SC040_War Nations carrying on warfare - belligerents
SC041_Weddings 7th year—Copper or Brass
SC042_Words_to_Verbs strong - strengthen
SC043_Other Any other items that might be of interest
SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated
SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night
SC046_Death
Occurring after death - posthumous
SC047_Thesaurus

Thesaurus - abandon = abandoned, abandoning, abandonment, abandons affluent =having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value,words explained and incorrect use of words

SC048_Sayings as afraid as a grasshopper.
SC049_UrbanMyths The floor was dirt.  Only the wealthy had something other than dirt, hence the saying "dirt poor." 

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