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Mrs. Smalley's Class



School:Arab Elementary School
Location:Arab AL
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List Content

07 Unit 1 Week 1

  • essential -- absolutely necessary; very important
  • procedures -- ways of proceeding; methods of doing things
  • 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

07 Unit 1 Week 2

  • lullaby -- song for singing to a child; soft song
  • thieving -- stealing
  • 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

07 Unit 1 Week 3

  • headland -- a narrow ridge of high land jutting out into the water
  • ravine -- a long, deep, narrow, valley eroded by running water
  • 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

07 Unit 1 Week 4

  • unique -- having no like or equal
  • 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

07 Unit 1 Week 5

  • 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
  • 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

07 Unit 2 Week 1

  • migrant -- worker, especially a farm worker, who travels from one area to another in search of work
  • 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

07 Unit 2 Week 3

  • procession -- something that moves forward; persons marching or riding
  • traditions -- customs or beliefs handed down from generation to generation
  • 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

07 Unit 2 Week 4

  • enthusiastic -- eagerly interested
  • 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.

07 Unit 2 Week 5

  • 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
  • magnified -- caused something to look larger than it actually is

07 Unit 3 Week 1

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

07 Unit 3 Week 4

  • 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
  • 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

07 Unit 3 Week 5

  • reassembled -- came, brought, or put together again
  • 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

07 Unit 4 Week 1

  • 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
  • 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

07 Unit 4 Week 2

  • gait -- a manner of walking or running
  • wheelchair -- a chair on wheels, used by people who are sick or who are unable to walk
  • 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

07 Unit 4 Week 5

  • bluish -- somewhat blue
  • hesitation -- act of failing to act promptly
  • 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
  • cartwheels -- sideways handsprings with the legs and arms kept straight
  • limelight -- center of public attention and interest
  • throbbing -- beating rapidly or strongly

07 Unit 5 Week 1

  • spectacles -- eyeglasses
  • 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

07 Unit 5 Week 2

  • debris -- scattered fragments; ruins; rubbish
  • 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
  • interior -- inner surface or part; inside
  • sediment -- material that settles to the bottom of a liquid

07 Unit 5 Week 3

  • accomplished -- things that have been done with knowledge, skill, or ability; achievements
  • 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

07 Unit 5 Week 4

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

07 Unit 5 Week 5

  • 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.
  • vacant -- not occupied
  • scrawled -- written or drawn poorly or carelessly

07 Unit 6 Week 1

  • sternly -- strictly; firmly
  • 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.

07 Unit 6 Week 2

  • carcasses -- bodies of dead animals
  • scrawny -- having little flesh; lean; thin; skinny
  • tundra -- a vast, treeless plain in artic regions
  • 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

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

  • criticizing -- finding fault with; disapproving of; blaming
  • era -- a period of time or history
  • 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

07 Unit 6 Week 5

  • bass -- the largest, lowest sounding stringed instrument in an orchestra or band
  • forgetful -- apt to forget; having a poor memory
  • 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

5th Grade Rea lU5Week 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. Sonar sends sound waves into water, and they are reflected back when they strike the bottom or any object
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 1

  • intentionally -- on purpose
  • compressions -- applications of pressure
  • normally -- usually
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 2

  • devastation -- waste; destruction
  • resourceful -- good at thinking of ways to do things
  • daintily -- with delicate beauty; freshly and prettily
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 3

  • gnawed -- bitten 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. 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

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 4

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 1 Week 5

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

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 1

  • 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
  • driftwood -- wood carried along by water or washed ashore from the water
  • sea urchins -- small, round sea animals with spiny shells

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 2

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

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 2 2

  • 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 3

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 4

  • hogan -- a kind of house used by the Navajo people
  • Navajo -- a member of the Navajo Indian tribe
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 2 Week 5

  • glimmer -- a faint, unsteady light
  • somber -- having deep shadows; dark; gloomy
  • fearless -- without fear; afraid of nothing; brave; daring
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 1

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

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 2

  • midst -- in the middle
  • bronze -- a dark yellow-brown combination of copper and tin
  • fashioned -- made, shaped, or done
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 3

  • erected -- put up; built
  • occasion -- a special event
  • workshop -- space or building where work is done
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 4

  • 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
  • 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.

5th Grade Unit 3 Week 5

  • miniature -- smaller in size or scale than others of its type
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 1

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 2

  • promenading -- to be walking for show
  • frilly -- clothing that has ruffles
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 3

  • 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
  • sterile -- free from germs
  • enables -- gives ability, power, or means to; makes able
  • specialize -- to develop in a special way

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 4

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 4 Week 5

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 1

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

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 2

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 3

  • 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
  • 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

5th Grade 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

5th Grade Unit 5 Week 5

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

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 1

  • high-pitched -- describes a sound that is higher than most other sounds
  • headline -- the title of an article in the newspaper
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 3

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

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 4

  • criticizing -- finding fault with; disapproving of; blaming
  • era -- a period of time or history
  • 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

5th Grade Unit 6 Week 5

  • 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
  • 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

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 26

  • 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
  • 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

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 27

  • appalled -- to be shocked and horrified at something
  • grueling -- an extremely difficult and exhausting experience
  • 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

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 28

  • 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
  • summit -- the very top of a mountain
  • essential -- something that is absolutely necessary
  • secure -- something that is safe and not likely to give way

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 29

  • potentially -- something that could possibly happen
  • cramped -- a place that has very little free space
  • 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

AIS 5th Grade Lesson 30

  • 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
  • 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

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 26

  • 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
  • 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

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 27

  • dreaded -- to have greatly feared something happening
  • remains -- the parts that are left of something that has died, grown old, or been destroyed
  • 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

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 28

  • 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
  • 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

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 29

  • misapprehension -- to misunderstand
  • linger -- to be slow in leaving
  • banished -- to be sent away and not be allowed to return
  • 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

AIS 6th Grade Lesson 30

  • 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
  • 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

Lesson 29 Lewis and Clark

  • dismal -- gloomy
  • peril -- danger
  • 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

Lesson 30 Black Frontiers

  • installments -- payments made on a debt at definite times
  • burrowed -- dug
  • designated -- appointed or set aside for a definite duty or purpose
  • 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

Unit 2 Week 2

  • agreement -- harmony in feeling or opinion
  • issue -- to send out; put forth
  • superiors -- people who are higher in rank or position
  • 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

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

Unit 4 Week 4

  • episode -- one part of a story that is published or broadcast in several parts, one at a time
  • 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
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