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Grade 8 - Workshop 1 Vocab
anonymous
legitimate
justify
digital
unknown by name
fair or reasonable
to give a reason or explanation that shows an action is fair
able to be read by computers
anonymous
unknown by name
legitimate
fair or reasonable
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Figurative Language Terms grade 8
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
Connotation
Comparing 2 things using the words "like" or "as"
Comparing 2 things without using the words "like" or "as". Wh…
An expression that doesn't literally mean what it says
The emotion or feeling behind the word
Simile
Comparing 2 things using the words "like" or "as"
Metaphor
Comparing 2 things without using the words "like" or "as". Wh…
17 terms
Sheets/Mosher Figurative Language Grade 8
simile
personification
metaphor
onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
A comparison of two unlike things
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
simile
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
personification
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
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Grade 8 M1a (body language)
palms sweat
scratch one's head
tap one's foot
bite one's lip
ладони потеют
почесать голову
постукивать ногой
кусать губу
palms sweat
ладони потеют
scratch one's head
почесать голову
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Grade 8 Workshop 6
Barrier
Reluctant
Eloquent
Thereby
Something that prevents people from doing something
Hesitant and unwilling
Able to say things well
In that way, thus
Barrier
Something that prevents people from doing something
Reluctant
Hesitant and unwilling
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Grade 8 workshop 1 vocabulary
Anonymous anonymous
Inevitable
Legitimate
Scope
Unknown by name
Certain and unavoidable
Fair or reasonable
The range of things that a subject, book or activity deals with
Anonymous anonymous
Unknown by name
Inevitable
Certain and unavoidable
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Grade 8 180 workshop 3
Contend
Character
Awe
Prior
To struggle or compete against something or someone
A person of a particular type
A mixed feeling of great respect wonder and fear
Earlier, happening before
Contend
To struggle or compete against something or someone
Character
A person of a particular type
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Figurative Language ISN Grade 8
allusion
smile
metaphor
hyperbole
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
a comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"... He is…
A direct comparison between two things that are not alike (us…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
smile
a comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"... He is…
24 terms
Elements of Fiction - Reading Workshop Grade 8
major character
characterization
characters
protagonist
An important character at the center of the story's action or…
the means by which writers reveal and present characters.
can be characterized as major, minor, static, or dynamic.
the major character is sometimes called this
major character
An important character at the center of the story's action or…
characterization
the means by which writers reveal and present characters.
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 14
amplify
armistice
arrogant
bland
(v.) to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like…
(n.) a temporary peace, halt in fighting ... SYNONYMS: cease-fire
(adj.) haughty, too convinced of one's own importance ... SYNON…
(adj.) gently, soothing, mild; lacking interest or taste ... SY…
amplify
(v.) to make stronger, larger, greater, louder, or the like…
armistice
(n.) a temporary peace, halt in fighting ... SYNONYMS: cease-fire
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Grade 8 Mainstream Language Arts Vocabs
accede
affluent
arbitrary
assail
(v) to agree to
(adj) wealthy
(adj) determined by chance
(v) to attack violently; to trouble in the mind
accede
(v) to agree to
affluent
(adj) wealthy
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Academic Vocabulary Language Arts-Grade 8
Editing
conclusion
description
paraphrase
to make changes, correct mistakes, and to prepare the written…
the end of an essay or paragraph that serves to summarize
a spoken or written account of a person, object, or event
a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in anot…
Editing
to make changes, correct mistakes, and to prepare the written…
conclusion
the end of an essay or paragraph that serves to summarize
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Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 5
addendum
aghast
ample
apparition
(n.) a thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book…
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
(adj.) more than enough, large, spacious
(n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual app…
addendum
(n.) a thing that is added; an appendix or addition to a book…
aghast
(adj.) filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
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ERMSRAVENS Grade 8 Language Arts and Social Studies
Assume
Assumption
Bias
Biased
To think that something is probably true.
A belief about something that is not always true
An opinion about someone or something that is not always fair…
Unfairly favoring one thing, idea, person, or group over others
Assume
To think that something is probably true.
Assumption
A belief about something that is not always true
23 terms
ABRSM Compositional Forms - Grade 8
Anthem
Aubade
Canon
Chorale
Hymn of praise or loyalty, often sacred (like chorale)
Informal composition for dawn or morning music (opposite of s…
Composition in which one passage precisely follows another
Harmonized hymn tune (like anthem)
Anthem
Hymn of praise or loyalty, often sacred (like chorale)
Aubade
Informal composition for dawn or morning music (opposite of s…
25 terms
ELA Grade 8 Language Arts - The word within the word
archy
ard
cide
ician
Government
Always
Kill
Specialist
archy
Government
ard
Always
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Language Arts Grade 8
Context
Connotation
Denotation
Subject
The meaning of surrounding sentences and paragraphs.
The meaning of a word when used in a certain context.
The dictionary definition of a word.
A noun or pronoun with a verb related to it.
Context
The meaning of surrounding sentences and paragraphs.
Connotation
The meaning of a word when used in a certain context.
25 terms
Grade 8 Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop - Sentences p.37-38
jane Addams was not only profoundly PE…
Great new discoveries in science can b…
He has had such bad experiences with m…
If we have to share the same locker, p…
Perturbed
audacity
Skittish
allotted
jane Addams was not only profoundly PE…
Perturbed
Great new discoveries in science can b…
audacity
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Language Arts Grade 8
subconscious
opportunist
tangible
refute
beneath the level of consciousness
one who uses all opportunities to their advantage
observable through the senses, especially touch
prove to be false; argue against
subconscious
beneath the level of consciousness
opportunist
one who uses all opportunities to their advantage
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TOMS Language Art Grade 8 Quarter 3 Week 1 Vocabulary
retribution
bravado
impotent
deduce
something given in repayment, usually as a punishment
a false show of bravery
he or she is lacking strength or vigor
to receive (derive) reasoning/understanding from a source
retribution
something given in repayment, usually as a punishment
bravado
a false show of bravery
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Grade 8 Workshop 1 Vocab.
Advise
Violation
Pursue
Aptitude
to guide; to suggest something
an action that breaks a rule
to try to accomplish or attain
having to do with the natural ability to do well
Advise
to guide; to suggest something
Violation
an action that breaks a rule
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Language and style grade 8
Extravaganza
Coordinated
Synchronised
Technicians
A spectacular entertainment or production
Efficient relationship
Occur at the same time
Do practical work in the laboratory
Extravaganza
A spectacular entertainment or production
Coordinated
Efficient relationship
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Grade 8 Mainstream Language Arts Term 4 Vocabulary
Alleviate
Pungent
Antidote
Bedlam
v. To relieve or make more bearable
adj. Having a sharp taste or smell.... Sharply critical; painful…
n. A remedy that relieves the effects of a poison.... Anything t…
n. A very confused and noisy scene.
Alleviate
v. To relieve or make more bearable
Pungent
adj. Having a sharp taste or smell.... Sharply critical; painful…
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Animal Farm Vocab Terms. Grade 8 Language Arts. Union School
articulate
blithely
capered
capitulated
eloquent; able to speak clearly (adj.)
cheerfully; without care or concern (adv.)
jumped playfully (v.)
gave in to an argument; surrendered (v.)
articulate
eloquent; able to speak clearly (adj.)
blithely
cheerfully; without care or concern (adv.)
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Grade 8 Workshop 7 Vocab.
casualty
objective
assess
prohibited
a soldier that can't serve anymore due to death or any health…
goal or target
to determine the value of something as a basis for taxation.
to forbid or prevent
casualty
a soldier that can't serve anymore due to death or any health…
objective
goal or target
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Grade 8 - Workshop 2 Vocab Quizlet
contemporary
pollution
outcome
commodity
current or modern, belonging to the present time
substances that make air, water, or soil dangerously dirty
the result of something
a product that is bought or sold
contemporary
current or modern, belonging to the present time
pollution
substances that make air, water, or soil dangerously dirty
30 terms
Grade 8 English language
What is the purpose of the book cover
What is a theme
What are three different themes
How long was world war
it gives the reader an idea of what the book is about
A universal ides or concept in a work
Death,peace and hope
6 years 1939-1945
What is the purpose of the book cover
it gives the reader an idea of what the book is about
What is a theme
A universal ides or concept in a work
57 terms
Grade 8 Enlish 1st language
Something you can hear/see/touch/smell…
They're identified by THE, A, AN prece…
A-consonant ... An-vowel
Persons, places, days, months, subject…
What are common nouns?
How are common nouns identified?
A comes before....... An comes before....
What are proper nouns?
Something you can hear/see/touch/smell…
What are common nouns?
They're identified by THE, A, AN prece…
How are common nouns identified?
59 terms
Language Arts Grade 8 Definitions
Plot
Characterization
Point of view
Suspense
the sequence of events in a story. (introduction, rising acti…
developed by what the person says, does, thinks and what othe…
the perspective from which a story is told.
a feeling of excitement and curiousity about what is going to…
Plot
the sequence of events in a story. (introduction, rising acti…
Characterization
developed by what the person says, does, thinks and what othe…
34 terms
Language Arts terms - grade 8
literal meaning
figurative meaning
figurative language
metaphor
a summary of a poem in your own words. You have to include th…
the meaning is hinted at by using figurative language such as…
expressions that are not literally true and are used to give…
a comparison between 2 nouns without using like or as.
literal meaning
a summary of a poem in your own words. You have to include th…
figurative meaning
the meaning is hinted at by using figurative language such as…
40 terms
Grade 8 Language Art Term 1 Vocabs
Avid
Brusque
Concise
Evoke
Having strong desire for something
Abrupt in manner or speech
Short and to the point
To call forth
Avid
Having strong desire for something
Brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech
26 terms
Language arts grade 8 poetry
Ballad
Fable
Ambience
Ambiguity
A poem or song narrating a story in shirt stanzas
A story that often has animals as characters (usually a child…
The character and setting of a story
Uncertainty to the meaning of a word from a different language
Ballad
A poem or song narrating a story in shirt stanzas
Fable
A story that often has animals as characters (usually a child…
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Language Arts Vocabulary (Grade 8)
Phase
Portray
Potential
Potentially
A stage in a process of change or development
To depict in words
Capable of being or becoming
Possibly or not yet actually
Phase
A stage in a process of change or development
Portray
To depict in words
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language arts vocab grade 8
euphoria
alacrity
trepidation
inept
feeling of intense excitement and happiness
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
a feeling of fear or anxiety of something that may happen
lacking skill, ability, or competence
euphoria
feeling of intense excitement and happiness
alacrity
cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
51 terms
language arts grade 8
synonym
antonym
tone
atmosphere
two words that mean the same thing but are spelt differently
two word opposite to eachother
General character/attitude
also known as mood, creates and emotional setting enveloping…
synonym
two words that mean the same thing but are spelt differently
antonym
two word opposite to eachother
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 8
abut
attire
avail
crony
(v.) to join at one end or be next to; to support, prop up
(n.) clothes, apparel, garb; (v.) to dress, adorn, or bedeck
(v.) to be of use or benefit to; to make use of; to take adva…
(n.) a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy
abut
(v.) to join at one end or be next to; to support, prop up
attire
(n.) clothes, apparel, garb; (v.) to dress, adorn, or bedeck
32 terms
Language Arts - Grade 8 - Holocaust
Anti-Semitism
Aryan
atrocity
barrack
Opposition to and discrimination against Jews; a form of bigo…
Hitler's ideal superior race.
An act of extreme cruelty and wickedness.
A large, plain building where soldiers or prisoners sleep.
Anti-Semitism
Opposition to and discrimination against Jews; a form of bigo…
Aryan
Hitler's ideal superior race.
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Vocabulary Workshop / grade 8 / lesson 7
menagerie
isolation
revelation
discord
collection of animals... = cage of animals
separation from others; aloneness ... # crowding
Something revealed or made known... # secret
disagreement; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes…
menagerie
collection of animals... = cage of animals
isolation
separation from others; aloneness ... # crowding
10 terms
Vocabulary Workshop / grade 8 / lesson 2
knoll
calamity
deceive
sincerity
a small rounded hill; a mound
a disaster; distress... # good fortune
delude; trick; mislead
the quality of being honest or genuine... # dishonesty
knoll
a small rounded hill; a mound
calamity
a disaster; distress... # good fortune
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 15
Abyss
Befall
Crucial
Dregs
(n.) a deep or bottomless pit
(v.) to happen, occur; to happen to
(adj.) of supreme importance, decisive, critical
(n. pl.) the last remaining part; the part of least worth
Abyss
(n.) a deep or bottomless pit
Befall
(v.) to happen, occur; to happen to
5 terms
SBHS Grade 8 English Literature terms
protagonist
antagonist
setting
plot
The chief or major characters in a narrative
The character who creates conflict for the hero
The place where the story takes place to add atmosphere
The sequence of events in the narrative
protagonist
The chief or major characters in a narrative
antagonist
The character who creates conflict for the hero
21 terms
Elements of Fiction & Figurative Language (Grade 8)
Plot
Character
Characterization
Conflict
The series of events that make up a story.
A person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part…
The techniques the writer uses to develop a character.
The big struggle between opposing forces in the story.
Plot
The series of events that make up a story.
Character
A person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 3
allot
amass
audacious
comply
(v.) to assign or distribute in pairs
(v.) to bring or come together
(adj.) bold, adventurous, or daring
(v.) to yield, request, to command
allot
(v.) to assign or distribute in pairs
amass
(v.) to bring or come together
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Grade 8 Unit 2
antics
avowed
banter
bountiful
(n. pl.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
(adj.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
(v.) to exchange playful remarks, tease; talk that is playful…
(adj.) giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
antics
(n. pl.) ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions
avowed
(adj.) declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
30 terms
TRI 1 Grade 8
Health
Consequence
Relationships
Trustworthy
a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-…
the outcome or result of an action
connections we have with the people around us
honest and reliable
Health
a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-…
Consequence
the outcome or result of an action
25 terms
Poetry Terms Grade 8
Figurative Language
Prose
Rhyme
Cadence
Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
written or spoken language in its ordinary form
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Rhythm
Figurative Language
Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meani…
Prose
written or spoken language in its ordinary form
46 terms
Hebrew Vocabulary Grade 8 (August 31)
אוצר מילים
ביטויים
בכתב
בעיה
Vocabulary
Expressions
In writing
Problem
אוצר מילים
Vocabulary
ביטויים
Expressions
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Vocabulary Workshop / grade 8 / lesson 1
probable
ruthless
epidemic
myriad
likely to happen; possible... # unlikely
cruel; hardhearted... # merciful
A sudden widespread outbreak of an infectious disease.
a countless or extremely large number
probable
likely to happen; possible... # unlikely
ruthless
cruel; hardhearted... # merciful
68 terms
MAP Language Usage RIT 211-220 (Grade 8)
abstract
active voice
alphabetical order
analyze
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
Method of organizing information
break down into components or essential features
abstract
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
active voice
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of th…
27 terms
Grade 8 ELA - Level Blue Vocabulary: 55 - 81
Decipher
Decree
Deface
Defect
to decode or work out a hidden meaning
an official order or decision
to spoil the appearance, mar or disfigure
lack of something necessary for completeness; deficiency; sho…
Decipher
to decode or work out a hidden meaning
Decree
an official order or decision
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