50 terms

Lvl3 Ch2 R6-10 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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section
(n.) a part or piece of something larger
national
(adj.) belongs or relates to a whole country The ___ flag of Japan is white and red.
appear
(v.) to become noticed; to come into view
copy
(n.) a reproduction, often of a book or other media Can I borrow your ___ of the textbook? I lost mine.
mystery
(n.) a problem or puzzle that is not yet understood What happened to the dinosaurs is still a ___.
and so on
continues a list that is not complete; "etc." This market sells many different fruits: apples, bananas, peaches, ___.
collect
(v.) to bring things together; to gather
well-known
(adj.) famous
chain
(n.) a store or restaurant which has an owner, but is managed by a central office; e.g. McDonald's
throughout
from the beginning to the end of something I cheered ___ the game.
shelf
(n.) a piece of furniture used to hold objects, especially books
series
(n.) a number of things or events that follow each other Harry Potter is a seven-book ___.
success
(n.) the result of doing well; the opposite of "failure"
adult
(n.) a grown person or animal; not a child
wizard
(n.) a person with magical powers Harry Potter is a famous ___
adventure
(n.) an unusual, exciting, and often dangerous activity My trip to Antarctica was a real ___.
evil
(adj.) morally wrong or bad
fall in love
(v.) to start liking someone very much, in a romantic way Romeo and Juliet ___ with each other.
magic
(n.) special power used by witches and wizards
effect
(n.) the result of an action
notice
(v.) to realize something you didn't know before
organize
(v.) to arrange something using a plan
exactly
(adv.) the very same; with no change or variation Each of the 4 winners got ___ 25% of the money.
employee
(n.) someone who works for a person or company
general
(adj.) can be used for different purposes or in different situations; not specific
detailed
(adj.) includes a lot of information and many points
subject
(n.) the person or thing that is the topic of something
exact
(adj.) precise; without error The ___ number of students at the school is 758.
lastly
(adv.) finally
southern
(adj.) to do with the south of something Okinawa is in ___ Japan.
popularity
(n.) the quality of being widely known or used; fame The sudden ___ of Facebook surprised everyone.
entertain
(v.) to do something, such as sing or dance, for others to enjoy
suggest
(v.) to offer an idea or plan for someone to think about
immediate
(adj.) next and most important The ___ plan is to eat lunch. Then we can think about what to do next.
request
(v.) to ask politely
respect
(v.) to admire or to honor someone I ___ people who always tell the truth.
mathematician
(n.) a person who is an expert in maths
poem
(n.) a piece of creative writing, often having short lines and words that rhyme
translate
(v.) to change text from one language to another
mention
(v.) to refer to, or speak about, something Did you ___ the party to Jane?
fancy
(adj.) expensive, fashionable, or high class It was a very ___ party. All the men wore tuxedos.
binding
(n.) the part of a book that holds all of the pages together
hardcover
(n.) a book with a hard binding and cover pages
textbook
(n.) a book used for studying something
damage
(v.) to harm something Don't drive on the rocks. It will ___ your car.
convenient
(adj.) easy to do, get, or use
sew
(v.) to use a needle and thread to make something from cloth
thread
(n.) a thin cord or fiber used for sewing clothes
novel
(n.) a fictional story in book form My favorite ___ is Hunger Games.
paperback
(n.) a book with a soft paper binding instead of a hard cover; most books now are paperbacks
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