50 terms

Lvl 3 Ch 8 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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career
(n.) a long-term job or type of occupation
education
(n.) an organized system of teaching and learning
option
(n.) a choice
course
(n.) a program of study, as in a college or university
effective
(adj.) good at getting the result needed
flexibility
(n.) being able to be adapt or change easily
physically
(adv.) involving the use of the body, rather than the mind
fear
(v.) to be afraid
financial
(adj.) related to managing of money
sign up
(v.) to officially register for something
earn
(v.) to get money for work
degree
(n.) an academic title obtained from a university or college that proves one has completed all necessary course work
lifetime
(adj.) encompassing the whole of one's life
formal
(adj.) following the correct ways; official; not casual
keep up with
(v.) to be knowledgeable about the latest things; not fall behind
perform
(v.) to do; to carry out an action
current
(adj.) belonging to the present time
opportunity
(n.) a chance to do something
suffer
(v.) to endure pain or hardship
employer
(n.) a person or business that hires someone to do a job
observe
(v.) to follow with the eyes or the mind
informal
(adj.) casual; not serious
consider
(v.) believe to be; thought to be
actively
(adv.) showing or expressing action; engaged in activity
as well as
a situation where two things share a relationship with each other
adult
(n.) someone who is fully grown up; no longer a child
situation
(n.) a specific instance or state of affairs
project
(n.) an organized activity undertaken by a person or a group of people
occur
(v.) to take place; happen
neither
not one or the other
impossible
(adj.) not able to be accomplished, finished, done, etc.
notice
(v.) to have something catch one's attention
brain
(n.) the part of the body inside the head that controls the body's actions, thoughts and feelings
wired
(v.) connected
mix up
(v.) to be not in the correct order
math
(n.) the study of the measurement, properties and relation of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols
backward
(adv.) reversed or turned around
out of order
(adj.) not in the correct sequence
tool
(n.) a thing that is usually held in the hand and used to do work or make something
quit
(v.) to stop or give up something
description
(n.) something that tells you what someone or something is like
sensorimotor
(n.) the first stage of mind development where the senses are used to discover things
preoperational
(n.) the second developmental stage where a child begins to understand many things but still makes many mistakes
skinny
(adj.) very thin
concrete
(adj.) dealing with facts and certainties
operational
(adj.) third stage of development where children understand more things especially math
sensible
(adj.) reasonable or logical
complicated
(adj.) difficult to do, deal with, or understand
advance
(adj.) further along in progress than others
childhood
(n.) the state or period of being young
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