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Mrs. Smalley's Class



School:Arab Elementary School
Location:Arab AL
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07 Unit 1 Week 1

  • assignment -- something assigned, a piece of work to be done
  • guaranteed -- made certain that something would happen as a result
  • worshipped -- paid great honor and reverence to
  • acquainted -- made aware; informed
  • expanded -- made larger; increased in size
  • reputation -- what people think and say the character of someone or something is
  • essential -- absolutely necessary; very important
  • procedures -- ways of proceeding; methods of doing things

07 Unit 1 Week 2

  • branded -- marked by burning the skin with a hot iron
  • devastation -- the act of laying waste; destruction
  • resourceful -- good at thinking of ways to do things; quick witted
  • daintily -- with delicate beauty; freshly and prettily
  • pitch -- a thick, black, sticky substance made from tar or turpentine
  • veins -- membranous tubes forming part of the system of vessels that carry blood to the heart
  • constructed -- put together, fitted together; built
  • lullaby -- song for singing to a child; soft song
  • thieving -- stealing

07 Unit 1 Week 3

  • gnawed -- bitten at or worn away
  • lair -- den or resting place of a wild animal
  • sinew -- tendon
  • kelp -- any of various large, tough, brown seaweeds
  • shellfish -- a water animal with a shell
  • headland -- a narrow ridge of high land jutting out into the water
  • ravine -- a long, deep, narrow, valley eroded by running water

07 Unit 1 Week 4

  • confidence -- firm belief in yourself
  • outfield -- the three players in the outfield
  • windup -- a swinging movement of the arms while twisting the body just before pitching the ball
  • mocking -- laughing at; making fun of
  • weakness -- a weak point; slight fault
  • fastball -- a pitch thrown at high speed with very little curve
  • unique -- having no like or equal

07 Unit 1 Week 5

  • circumstances -- conditions that accompany an act or event
  • immigrants -- people who come into a country or region to live
  • peddler -- a person who travels about selling things carried in a pack or in a truck, wagon, or cart
  • advised -- gave advice to; offered an opinion
  • hustled -- hurried along
  • newcomer -- a person who has just come or who came not long ago
  • advice -- an opinion about what should be done
  • elbow -- to push with the elbow; make your way by pushing
  • luxury -- something pleasant but not necessary

07 Unit 2 Week 1

  • caterpillar -- the wormlike larvae of insects such as butterflies and moths
  • emerge -- to come into view; come out; come up
  • unscrewed -- loosened or taken off by turning
  • disrespect -- to show a lack of respect; to be rude
  • sketched -- drawn roughly and quickly
  • cocoon -- case of silky thread spun by the larvae of various insects, to live in while they are developing into adults
  • migrant -- worker, especially a farm worker, who travels from one area to another in search of work

07 Unit 2 Week 3

  • behavior -- manner of behaving; way of acting
  • gratitude -- kindly feeling because of a favor received; desire to do a favor in return; thankfulness
  • sacred -- worthy of reverence
  • astonished -- surprised greatly; amazed
  • distribution -- act or process of giving some of to each; dividing and giving out in shares
  • recommend -- to speak in favor of; suggest favorably
  • benefactor -- person who has given money or kindly help
  • procession -- something that moves forward; persons marching or riding
  • traditions -- customs or beliefs handed down from generation to generation

07 Unit 2 Week 4

  • contribute -- to help bring about
  • investigation -- a careful search
  • conservation -- preservation from harm or decay; protection from loss or from being used up
  • environment -- condition of the air, water, soil, etc.
  • enthusiastic -- eagerly interested

07 Unit 2 Week 5

  • lingers -- stays on; goes slowly, as if unwilling to leave
  • steed -- a horse; especially a riding horse
  • glimmer -- a faint, unsteady light
  • somber -- having deep shadows; dark; gloomy
  • fearless -- without fear; afraid of nothing
  • magnified -- caused something to look larger than it actually is
  • fate -- what becomes of someone or something

07 Unit 3 Week 1

  • scoundrel -- an evil, dishonorable person
  • permit -- to let; allow
  • worthless -- without value; good-for-nothing; useless
  • admiringly -- with wonder, pleasure, and approval
  • subject -- person under the power, control, or influence of another

07 Unit 3 Week 4

  • appreciate -- think highly of; value; enjoy
  • released -- permitted to be published, shown, sold, etc
  • teenager -- a person in his or her teens
  • choir -- a group of singers who sing together, often in a church service
  • slavery -- the condition of being owned by another person and being made to work without wages
  • barber -- person whose business is cutting hair and shaving or trimming beards
  • religious -- much interested in the belief, study, and worship of God or gods; devoted to religion

07 Unit 3 Week 5

  • background -- the part of a picture or scene toward the back
  • prehistoric -- belonging to periods before recorded history
  • miniature -- reduced image or likeness; done on a small scale
  • landscape -- a view of scenery on land
  • reassembled -- came, brought, or put together again

07 Unit 4 Week 1

  • envy -- feeling of discontent, dislike, or desire because another person has what you want
  • rustling -- causing a light, soft sound of things gently rubbing together
  • civilization -- the ways of living or a people or nation
  • fleeing -- running away
  • strategy -- the skillful planning and management of anything
  • complex -- made up of a number of parts; hard to understand
  • inspired -- filled with a thought or feeling; influenced
  • blunders -- stupid mistakes
  • envy -- feeling of discontent, dislike, or desire because another person has what you want
  • rustling -- causing a light, soft sound of things gently rubbing together
  • civilization -- the ways of living or a people or nation
  • fleeing -- running away
  • strategy -- the skillful planning and management of anything
  • complex -- made up of a number of parts; hard to understand
  • inspired -- filled with a thought or feeling; influenced
  • blunders -- stupid mistakes

07 Unit 4 Week 2

  • artificial -- made by human skill or labor; not natural
  • therapist -- a person who specializes in treatment of diseases, injuries, or disorders
  • abdomen -- the part of the body containing the stomach, intestines, and other important organs
  • handicapped -- having a physical or mental disability
  • gait -- a manner of walking or running
  • wheelchair -- a chair on wheels, used by people who are sick or who are unable to walk

07 Unit 4 Week 5

  • gymnastics -- a sport in which very difficult exercises are performed
  • skidded -- slipped or slid sideways while moving
  • wincing -- drawing back suddenly
  • cartwheels -- sideways handsprings with the legs and arms kept straight
  • limelight -- center of public attention and interest
  • throbbing -- beating rapidly or strongly
  • bluish -- somewhat blue
  • hesitation -- act of failing to act promptly
  • somersault -- to run or jump, turning the heels over the head

07 Unit 5 Week 1

  • eerie -- causing fear because of strangeness or weirdness
  • severe -- serious; grave
  • pondered -- considered carefully; thought over
  • withered -- lost or caused to lose freshness; made or became dry and lifeless
  • intersection -- point, line, or place where one thing crosses another
  • spectacles -- eyeglasses

07 Unit 5 Week 2

  • cramped -- shut into a small space
  • ooze -- a soft mud or slime, especially at the bottom of a pond or river or on the ocean bottom
  • sonar -- device for finding the depth of water or for detecting and locating underwater objects
  • interior -- inner surface or part; inside
  • sediment -- material that settles to the bottom of a liquid
  • debris -- scattered fragments; ruins; rubbish
  • robotic -- of or for a machine with moving parts and sensing devices controlled by a computer

07 Unit 5 Week 3

  • monitors -- screens connected to a computer, which show information and instructions
  • gravity -- the natural force that causes objects to move or tend to move toward the center of the earth
  • specific -- definite; precise; particular
  • focus -- the central point of attraction, attention, or activity
  • role -- a part played by a person in real life; role model, person whose patterns of behavior influence someone else’s actions and beliefs
  • accomplished -- things that have been done with knowledge, skill, or ability; achievements

07 Unit 5 Week 4

  • armor -- any kind of protective covering
  • hideous -- very ugly; frightful; horrible
  • extinct -- no longer existing
  • serpent -- snake, especially a big snake
  • encases -- covers completely; encloses
  • plunged -- fell or moved suddenly downward or forward

07 Unit 5 Week 5

  • economic -- of or about the management of the income, supplies, and expenses of a household, government, etc.
  • vacant -- not occupied
  • scrawled -- written or drawn poorly or carelessly
  • independence -- freedom from the control, influence, support, or help of others
  • vacant -- not occupied

07 Unit 6 Week 1

  • driftwood -- wood carried along by water or washed ashore from the water
  • sea urchin -- small, round sea animals with spiny shells
  • concealed -- put out of sight; hidden
  • lamented -- felt or showed grief for
  • tweezers -- small pincers for picking up small objects
  • algae -- group of related living things, mostly living in water
  • hammocks -- hanging beds or couches made of canvas, cord, etc.
  • sternly -- strictly; firmly

07 Unit 6 Week 2

  • bleached -- whitened by exposed to sunlight or the use of chemicals
  • parasites -- living things that live on or in others, from which they get food, often harming the others in the process
  • suspicions -- beliefs; feelings; thoughts
  • decay -- process of rotting
  • starvation -- suffering from extreme hunger
  • carcasses -- bodies of dead animals
  • scrawny -- having little flesh; lean; thin; skinny
  • tundra -- a vast, treeless plain in artic regions

07 Unit 6 Week 3

  • lifeless -- without life
  • spoonful -- as much as a spoon can hold
  • cleanse -- to make clean
  • realm -- kingdom
  • adorn -- to add beauty to; put ornaments on; decorate
  • precious -- having great value; worth much

07 Unit 6 Week 4

  • drenching -- wetting thoroughly; soaking
  • hydrogen -- a colorless, odorless gas that burns easily
  • cruised -- traveled at the speed which the vehicle operates best
  • explosion -- act of bursting with a loud noise; a blowing up
  • criticizing -- finding fault with; disapproving of; blaming
  • era -- a period of time or history

07 Unit 6 Week 5

  • secondhand -- not new; already used by someone else
  • fidgety -- restless; uneasy
  • nighttime -- time between evening and morning
  • clarinet -- woodwind instrument, having a single mouthpiece with a reed and played with holes and keys
  • jammed -- made music with other musicians without having practiced
  • bass -- the largest, lowest sounding stringed instrument in an orchestra or band
  • forgetful -- apt to forget; having a poor memory

5th Grade Rea lU5Week 2

  • interior -- inner surface or part; inside
  • sediment -- material that settles to the bottom of a liquid
  • debris -- scattered fragments; ruins
  • robotic -- of or for a machine with moving parts and sensing devices controlled by a computer
  • cramped -- shut into a small space
  • ooze -- a soft mud or slime, especially at the bottom of a pond or river or on the ocean bottom
  • sonar -- device for finding the depth of water or for detecting and locating underwater objects. Sonar sends sound waves into water, and they are reflected back when they strike the bottom or any object

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 1

  • grumbled -- complained in a low voice
  • neutral -- a position of gears in which no motion goes from an engine to other working parts
  • insistently -- repeatedly or with persistence
  • minute -- extremely small
  • intentionally -- on purpose
  • compressions -- applications of pressure
  • normally -- usually

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 2

  • pitch -- thick, black, sticky substance made from tar or turpentine
  • veins -- blood vessels that carry blood to the heart from all parts of the body
  • constructed -- fitted together; built
  • lullaby -- song for singing to a child
  • thieving -- stealing
  • branded -- marked by burning the skin with a hot iron
  • devastation -- waste; destruction
  • resourceful -- good at thinking of ways to do things
  • daintily -- with delicate beauty; freshly and prettily

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 3

  • kelp -- any of various large, tough, brown seaweeds
  • shellfish -- a water animal with a shell. Oysters, clams, crabs, and lobsters are shellfish.
  • headland -- narrow ridge of high land jutting out into water; promontory
  • ravine -- a long, deep, narrow valley eroded by running water
  • gnawed -- bitten or worn away
  • lair -- den or resting place of a wild animal
  • sinew -- tendon

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 4

  • weakness -- a weak point; slight fault
  • fastball -- a pitch thrown at high speed with very little curve
  • unique -- having no like or equal; being the only one of its kind
  • confidence -- firm belief in yourself; self-confidence
  • outfield -- the three players in the outfield of a baseball field
  • windup -- a swinging movement of the arms while twisting the body just before pitching the ball
  • mocking -- laughing at; making fun of

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 5

  • deafening -- so loud as to cause a loss of hearing
  • prying -- moving up, apart, open, or out with force
  • barren -- unable to grow plant life
  • previous -- occurring earlier in time or position
  • lurched -- moved suddenly
  • surveying -- measuring the size, borders, and shape of (as a plot of land)

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 1

  • algae -- a group of related living things, mostly living in water
  • hammocks -- hanging beds or couches made of canvas, cord, etc.
  • sternly -- strictly, firmly
  • driftwood -- wood carried along by water or washed ashore from the water
  • sea urchins -- small, round sea animals with spiny shells
  • concealed -- put out of sight; hidden
  • lamented -- felt or showed grief
  • tweezers -- small pincers for picking up small objects

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 2

  • canteen -- a container that holds drinks
  • quarrel -- a fight
  • union -- states that are united as one country
  • glory -- praise, honor
  • stallion -- a male horse
  • confederacy -- a group of people, states, or countries that work together
  • rebellion -- a conflict that leads to war

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 2 2

  • driftwood -- wood carried along by water or washed ashore from the water
  • sea urchins -- small, round sea animals with spiny shells
  • concealed -- put out of sight; hidden
  • lamented -- felt or showed grief
  • tweezers -- small pincers for picking up small objects
  • algae -- a group of related living things, mostly living in water
  • hammocks -- hanging beds or couches made of canvas, cord, etc.
  • sternly -- strictly, firmly

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 3

  • gratitude -- kindly feeling because of a favor received; desire to do a favor in return; thankfulness
  • sacred -- worthy of reverence; not to be violated or disregarded
  • distribution -- the act of giving some to each, of dividing and giving out in shares
  • recommend -- to speak in favor of; suggest favorably
  • behavior -- manner of behaving; way of acting
  • procession -- something that moves forward; persons marching or riding
  • traditions -- customs or beliefs handed down from generation to generation
  • astonished -- surprised greatly; amazed

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 4

  • bracelet -- a piece of jewelry worn around the wrist
  • mesa -- a rock formation or mountain with a flat top
  • bandana -- a square piece of fabric worn on the head or neck
  • jostled -- bumped or jiggled
  • turquoise -- a precious blue-green stone
  • hogan -- a kind of house used by the Navajo people
  • Navajo -- a member of the Navajo Indian tribe

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 5

  • magnified -- caused something to look larger than it actually is
  • fate -- what becomes of someone or something
  • lingers -- stays on; goes slowly, as if unwilling to leave
  • steed -- a horse, especially a riding horse
  • glimmer -- a faint, unsteady light
  • somber -- having deep shadows; dark; gloomy
  • fearless -- without fear; afraid of nothing; brave; daring

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 1

  • applauds -- shows approval by clapping hands, shouting, etc.
  • inspecting -- looking over carefully; examining
  • fabulous -- wonderful; exciting
  • browsing -- looking here and there
  • project -- a special assignment planned and carried out by a student or group of students

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 2

  • rival -- a person who wants and tries to get the same thing as another, or tries to equal or do better than another
  • architect -- person who designs and makes plans for buildings
  • depressed -- sad or gloomy
  • philosopher -- a person who studies philosophy, the study of the basic nature of knowledge and reality
  • achieved -- carried out to a successful end
  • cannon -- a big gun, especially one that is mounted on a base or wheels
  • midst -- in the middle
  • bronze -- a dark yellow-brown combination of copper and tin
  • fashioned -- made, shaped, or done

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 3

  • mold -- a hollow shape in which anything is formed, cast, or solidified
  • tidied -- put in order
  • foundations -- parts on which the other parts rest for support; bases
  • proportion -- a proper relation among parts
  • erected -- put up; built
  • occasion -- a special event
  • workshop -- space or building where work is done

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 4

  • barber -- person whose business is cutting hair and shaving or trimming beards
  • religious -- devoted to religion
  • appreciate -- to think highly of; value; enjoy
  • released -- to permit to be published, shown, sold, etc.
  • teenager -- a person in his or her teens
  • choir -- group of singers who sing together, often in a church service
  • slavery -- the condition of being owned by another person and being made to work without wages

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 5

  • landscape -- a view of scenery on land
  • reassembled -- came or brought together again
  • background -- the part of a picture or scene toward the back
  • prehistoric -- of or belonging to periods before recorded history
  • miniature -- smaller in size or scale than others of its type

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 1

  • complex -- made up of a number of parts; hard to understand
  • inspired -- filled with a thought or feeling; influence
  • civilization -- the ways of living of a people or nation
  • fleeing -- running away
  • strategy -- the skillful planning and management of anything
  • blunders -- stupid mistakes
  • envy -- feeling of discontent, dislike, or desire because another person has what you want
  • rustling -- causing a light, soft sound of things gently rubbing together

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 2

  • substitute -- a person or thing taking the place of another
  • Dalmatian -- a dog that has a white coat with black or brown spots
  • sprained -- to be injured by a sudden twist
  • promenading -- to be walking for show
  • frilly -- clothing that has ruffles

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 3

  • mucus -- a slimy substance produced in the nose and throat to moisten and protect them
  • sterile -- free from germs
  • enables -- gives ability, power, or means to; makes able
  • specialize -- to develop in a special way
  • critical -- being important to the outcome of a situation
  • scarce -- hard to get; rare

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 4

  • demonstrates -- shows how a thing is done
  • strict -- very careful in following a rule or in making others follow it
  • combination -- a series of numbers or letters dialed in opening a certain kind of lock
  • profile -- low profile: moderate attitude or position, deliberately chosen in order to avoid notice
  • cavities -- hollow places in teeth caused by decay
  • episode -- one part of a story that is published or broadcast in several parts, one at a time

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 5

  • hesitation -- act of failing to act promptly; doubt; indecision
  • somersault -- to run or jump, turning the heels over the head
  • gymnastics -- a sport in which very difficult exercises are performed
  • skidded -- slipped or slid sideways while moving
  • wincing -- drawing back suddenly; flinching slightly
  • cartwheels -- sideways handsprings with the legs and arms kept straight
  • limelight -- center of public attention and interest
  • throbbing -- beating rapidly or strongly
  • bluish -- somewhat blue; somewhat like the color of the clear sky in daylight

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 1

  • abandoned -- gave up on, dismissed
  • cavern -- a large cave
  • savage -- wild, ferocious, angry
  • bellow -- shout or roar like a bull
  • immensely -- very greatly
  • attempt -- try or make an effort
  • feat -- a difficult or skillful act

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 2

  • scrawny -- having little flesh; lean; thin; skinny
  • tundra -- a vast, treeless plain in the arctic regions
  • parasites -- living things that live on or in others, from which they get their food, often harming the others in the process
  • suspicions -- beliefs, feelings, thoughts
  • carcasses -- bodies of dead animals decay process of rotting
  • starvation -- suffering from extreme hunger
  • bleached -- whitened by exposure to sunlight or by use of chemicals

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 3

  • specific -- definite; precise; particular
  • focus -- the central point of attraction, attention, or activity
  • role -- a part played by a person in real life; role model: person whose patterns of behavior influence someone else’s actions and beliefs
  • accomplishments -- things that have been done with knowledge, skill, or ability; achievements
  • monitors -- screens connected to a computer that show information and instructions
  • gravity -- the natural force that causes objects to move or tend to move toward the center of the Earth

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 4

  • extinct -- no longer existing
  • serpent -- snake, especially a big snake
  • encases -- covers completely; encloses
  • plunged -- fell or moved suddenly downward or forward
  • armor -- any kind of protective covering
  • hideous -- very ugly; frightful; horrible

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 5

  • overrun -- to spread over
  • independence -- freedom from the control, influence, support, or help of others
  • vacant -- not occupied
  • economic -- of or about the management of the income, supplies, and expenses of a household, government, etc.
  • scrawled -- written or drawn poorly or carelessly

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 1

  • vital -- necessary; crucial
  • bizarre -- strange; weird; very unusual breathtaking so surprising, impressive, or beautiful that it could make people gasp
  • roost -- a place to rest and sleep
  • high-pitched -- describes a sound that is higher than most other sounds
  • headline -- the title of an article in the newspaper

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 3

  • lifeless -- without life
  • spoonful -- as much as a spoon can hold
  • cleanse -- to make clean
  • realm -- kingdom
  • adorn -- to add beauty to; put ornaments on; decorate
  • precious -- having great value; worth much

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 4

  • drenching -- wetting thoroughly; soaking
  • hydrogen -- a colorless, odorless gas that burns easily
  • cruised -- traveled at the speed at which the vehicle operates best
  • explosion -- act of bursting with a loud noise; a blowing up
  • criticizing -- finding fault with; disapproving of; blaming
  • era -- a period of time or history

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 5

  • forgetful -- apt to forget; having a poor memory
  • secondhand -- not new; used already by someone else
  • fidgety -- restless; uneasy
  • nighttime -- time between evening and morning
  • clarinet -- a woodwind instrument, having a mouthpiece with a single reed and played by means of holes and keys
  • jammed -- made music with other musicians without having practiced
  • bass -- the largest, lowest sounding stringed instrument in an orchestra or band

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 26

  • asset -- a resource, person, or object that is valuable to have
  • ordeal -- a very difficult experience that is unpleasant to go through
  • peril -- great danger
  • profusely -- something done in great quantity
  • dismal -- something bleak and depressing
  • intently -- to do something with great concentration
  • terrain -- the kind of land that is found in a place
  • esteem -- to judge to be of value

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 27

  • laden -- something weighted down with a heavy load
  • floundered -- made wild movements trying to get something done
  • remote -- a place far away from cities and towns
  • invest -- put money in a project with the hope that it will earn more money in the future
  • isolated -- a long way from large towns and difficult to reach
  • appalled -- to be shocked and horrified at something
  • grueling -- an extremely difficult and exhausting experience

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 28

  • summit -- the very top of a mountain
  • essential -- something that is absolutely necessary
  • secure -- something that is safe and not likely to give way
  • acclimate -- to adjust to a new condition or environment
  • accustomed -- to be used to something because it has been a regular part of your life
  • streamlined -- a design that is effecient and has no unneeded parts

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 29

  • ignited -- something is lit or made to burn
  • tranquility -- a feeling of calm and peace
  • squinting -- partially shut eyes in order to see
  • jettisoned -- to deliberately cast away a moving object, sometimes to lighten the load
  • potentially -- something that could possibly happen
  • cramped -- a place that has very little free space

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 30

  • regal -- fit for a king or queen
  • poised -- ready to get started
  • exceptional -- something special that stands above others like it
  • equivalent -- equal
  • provoke -- to do something to make someone feel angry
  • insufficent -- not good enough to meet needs
  • bickering -- arguing about something unimportant
  • customary -- something that is usual or normal
  • earnestly -- to say things in an especially serious and honest way
  • achievement -- the result of a successful effort

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 26

  • barren -- land that does not have trees and other plant life
  • chasm -- a deep split or crack in rock or ice
  • impact -- when one object smashes into another
  • mottled -- a surface that has irregular shapes, patterns, and colors on it
  • distinctive -- something that has special characteristics that make it easily recognizable
  • scale -- to represent and compare size and distances when the real measurements are too enourmous to be shown
  • warped -- something that is twisted out of shape, usually by heat or water, so that it does not function in a normal manner
  • prominent -- a noticeable feature that sticks out from the surface

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 27

  • doomed -- predestined to have something terrible happen to it
  • ascent -- a steep upward climb
  • lavish -- something that is richly decorated and looks impressive
  • murky -- something dark and difficult to see through
  • dreaded -- to have greatly feared something happening
  • remains -- the parts that are left of something that has died, grown old, or been destroyed

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 28

  • qualm -- feel uneasy about whether something is right or wrong
  • officious -- someone who acts bossy and talks like they are in charge of everything
  • endanger -- put something in a situation where it could be hurt or damaged
  • intolerable -- something so awful that you cannot accept it
  • contrary -- something that goes against accepted beliefs or understanding
  • contentedly -- to act pleased or satisfied with the way things are
  • torrent -- a large amount of water that falls or rushes forward violently
  • contemplate -- to think about the possibility of something

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 29

  • doldrums -- to feel dull and lacking in energy
  • abide -- to agree to a decision
  • imposter -- a person who pretends to be someone else is an imposter
  • dejectedly -- to act disheartened or in low spirits
  • strenuous -- an activity that requires you to use a lot of energy and effort to complete
  • misapprehension -- to misunderstand
  • linger -- to be slow in leaving
  • banished -- to be sent away and not be allowed to return

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 30

  • understatement -- to say something that does not fully express the extent to which something is true
  • elusive -- something that is hard to understand, find, or achieve
  • implode -- when something collapses in on itself
  • critical -- something extremely important and essential
  • erratic -- to act in an unpredictable way
  • cacophony -- a collection of harsh sounds that all happen at once
  • entrust -- to give someone the responsibility to care for someone or something
  • emanates -- when something comes from something
  • unprecedented -- when something occurs that has never happened before
  • acute -- when something, like a problem, is intense and severe

Lesson 29 Lewis and Clark

  • profusely -- in great amount; abundantly
  • ordeal -- a difficult adventure or experience
  • terrain -- an area of land
  • esteem -- to value, respect, or hold in high regard
  • dismal -- gloomy
  • peril -- danger

Lesson 30 Black Frontiers

  • migrated -- moved from one region or climate to another
  • exodus -- a departure or going away from a place
  • designated -- appointed or set aside for a definite duty or purpose
  • installments -- payments made on a debt at definite times
  • burrowed -- dug
  • designated -- appointed or set aside for a definite duty or purpose

Unit 2 Week 2

  • diplomat -- person whose work is to manage relations between nations
  • representatives -- people appointed or elected to act or speak for others
  • cable -- message sent through wires by electric current; also called a telegram
  • refugees -- people who flee to another country for safety
  • visa -- official signature or endorsement upon passport or document, showing it has been examined and approved
  • agreement -- harmony in feeling or opinion
  • issue -- to send out; put forth
  • superiors -- people who are higher in rank or position

Unit 4 Week 3

  • sterile -- free from germs
  • enables -- gives ability, power, or means to: makes able
  • specialize -- to develop in a special way
  • critical -- being important to the outcome of a situation
  • scarce -- hard to get; rare
  • mucus -- a slimy substance produced in the nose and throat to moisten and protect them

Unit 4 Week 4

  • demonstrates -- shows how a thing is done
  • strict -- very careful in following a rule or making other follow it
  • combination -- a series of numbers or letters dialed in opening a certain kind of lock
  • profile -- low profile, moderate attitude or position, deliberately chosen in order to avoid notice
  • cavities -- hollow places; holes in teeth caused by decay
  • episode -- one part of a story that is published or broadcast in several parts, one at a time
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