The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Fourteen – Vocabulary

The vocabulary word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 14 can be used for so many things. How hot or cold is it outside? What level of education have you received? How big are the angles in a triangle? Today our vocab word for Chapter 14 is…

DEGREE

Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘degree’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.

dEGREE

DEFINITION

(n) the amount to which something is present
FACTS/CHARACTERISTICS

N/A
EXAMPLES

level
extent
NON-EXAMPLES

degrees in a circle
temperature degrees

Etymology

  • “de” meaning down
  • “gradus” meaning a step

Sentences/Additional Forms

  • Straightforward sentence: To some degree, all people have likely lied at some point in their life.
  • Sentence from the chapter: “A secretary made report that forasmuch as the late King had provided in his will for conferring the ducal degree upon the Earl of Hertford…” (p. 79)
  • Other forms: degrees (n.)

Different Types of Degrees

  • Associate Degree – usually a two-year commitment at a community college, junior college, or technical school
  • Bachelor’s Degree – usually a four-year commitment at most public, private, and online colleges/universities
  • Master’s Degree – usually a commitment of 1-3 years
  • Doctoral Degree – also called a “terminal degree”

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References

https://www.splashlearn.com/math-vocabulary/measurements/liquid-measurement-chart

https://www.etymonline.com/word/degree

https://thebestschools.org/degrees/college-degree-levels/

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