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130 terms
Vocabulary and Reading
acumen (noun)
drastic (adjective)
entice (verb)
expertise (noun)
shrewdness; judgment; "She has business acumen."
desperate; extreme; "Don't do anything drastic when you're up…
invite; attract "This advertisement is trying to entice young…
knowledge; skill; "When it comes to budget planning, she has…
acumen (noun)
shrewdness; judgment; "She has business acumen."
drastic (adjective)
desperate; extreme; "Don't do anything drastic when you're up…
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Reading Vocabulary
Envisioning
Inferring
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
making a picture in your mind
using clues to understand what the author is really saying
a story that is not true but could really happen
a story that is not true but is based on real events in the p…
Envisioning
making a picture in your mind
Inferring
using clues to understand what the author is really saying
38 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Commence
Simian
Treasury
Vague
To start
Monkey
A place where money is stored
Not clear, not certain, blurred
Commence
To start
Simian
Monkey
Reading Vocabulary
supernatural
systematically
endure
junction
it seems magical and cannot be explained by Science
done in an organized way
"continue"
a place where two or more things join
supernatural
it seems magical and cannot be explained by Science
systematically
done in an organized way
13 terms
Reading Vocabulary
barrier reef
slatted
luminous
shoal
when corals keep pace with the subsidence of a volcanic islan…
cut into thin, narrow strips of material
(adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
a shallow place in the water
barrier reef
when corals keep pace with the subsidence of a volcanic islan…
slatted
cut into thin, narrow strips of material
11 terms
Reading Vocabulary
author's purpose
realistic fiction
character
setting
author's purpose
realistic fiction
Reading Vocabulary
Antonyms
Author's Purpose
Cause
Characters
words with opposite meanings
is the reason for writing
the reason something happens
are people or animals in a story
Antonyms
words with opposite meanings
Author's Purpose
is the reason for writing
Reading Vocabulary
summarize
explain
inference
evaluate
To tell what a story is mostly about. To give the short versi…
To tell how; put it in my own words
To figure out what it means by using clues in the text and my…
Make judgments about what I read and explain why
summarize
To tell what a story is mostly about. To give the short versi…
explain
To tell how; put it in my own words
9 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Asking questions
Preview and predict
Sequencing
Summarizing
before you read, while you read, after you read
look at pictures, title and the beginning of a story to guess…
putting the events of a story in order
Retelling the most important events of a story or the main idea
Asking questions
before you read, while you read, after you read
Preview and predict
look at pictures, title and the beginning of a story to guess…
17 terms
Reading Vocabulary
personification
alliteration
idiom
hyperbole
When you write about animals, objects, things or ideas as if…
Repetition of the same sound in the first syllables of a seri…
An expression using two or more words that mean something oth…
Extreme exaggeration in writing or speaking to create a stron…
personification
When you write about animals, objects, things or ideas as if…
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound in the first syllables of a seri…
Vocabulary for reading
offensive
white-hat hacking
foil
malware
attacking; insulting; distastefu
A white hat hacker is a computer security specialist who brea…
A character who is in most ways opposite to the main characte…
Software that is designed to cause problems for users
offensive
attacking; insulting; distastefu
white-hat hacking
A white hat hacker is a computer security specialist who brea…
8 terms
Reading Vocabulary
access
advance
analysis
cite
to get at or into something
to move forward or progress in development
a careful examination and study of something
to mention as proof or support
access
to get at or into something
advance
to move forward or progress in development
Reading Vocabulary
comprehension
fluency
main idea
details
to understand what you read
to read words correctly
what the author wants you to know
give more information about the main idea
comprehension
to understand what you read
fluency
to read words correctly
11 terms
Vocabulary-Reading
theme
simile
personification
metaphor
A central idea in a literary work
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word like…
theme
A central idea in a literary work
simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
20 terms
Reading Vocabulary
genre
textual evidence
plot
expository
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
details in the text that support a conclusion
Sequence of events in a story
intended to explain or describe something
genre
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
textual evidence
details in the text that support a conclusion
34 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Abrogate
Banal
Cadre
Demagogue
to cancel, destroy, revoke, or void
commonplace, trivial, boring
A core of trained or otherwise qualified personnel
a leader who tries to stir up people by appeals to emotion, p…
Abrogate
to cancel, destroy, revoke, or void
Banal
commonplace, trivial, boring
5 terms
Reading Vocabulary
main idea
details
paraphrase
genre
the most important or central thought of a selection
features, facts, or items that support the main idea
to restate in your own words
a style or kind of literature
main idea
the most important or central thought of a selection
details
features, facts, or items that support the main idea
7 terms
Reading Vocabulary
inevitably
chaotic
transport
mistook
unavoidably
confused
carry across
made a mistake
inevitably
unavoidably
chaotic
confused
6 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Character
setting
main idea
details
a person or animal in a novel, play, or movie.
the place or type of surroundings where something is position…
is important information that tells more about the overall id…
an individual part that relate to the main idea
Character
a person or animal in a novel, play, or movie.
setting
the place or type of surroundings where something is position…
33 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Characters
Setting
Problem
Solution
The people or animals that the story is about.
When and where the story takes place.
What went wrong in the story.
How the problem is solved.
Characters
The people or animals that the story is about.
Setting
When and where the story takes place.
7 terms
Reading vocabulary
hatch=v.
snuggles= v.
flippers= n
cuddles= v.
to come out of an egg
to curl up comfortably or cozily : cuddle
a flat rubber shoe that has a very wide front and that is use…
to hold (someone or something) in your arms in order to show…
hatch=v.
to come out of an egg
snuggles= v.
to curl up comfortably or cozily : cuddle
Reading Vocabulary
Accumualte
Challenge
Decision
Development
Collect; gather
Call into question
Choice; person's determination that he or she will take a cer…
Event. Growth
Accumualte
Collect; gather
Challenge
Call into question
20 terms
Reading Vocabulary
penguin
daughter
son
foot
penguin
daughter
Reading vocabulary
abolish
antonym
wisdom
synonym
to cancel; to put an end to
a word that means the opposite of another word
knowledge that is gained by having many experiences in life;…
a word that means the same as another word
abolish
to cancel; to put an end to
antonym
a word that means the opposite of another word
5 terms
Reading Vocabulary
entourage (n.)
assert
adamant
glamor/glamorous
a group of attendants or associates
to affirm
unyielding in attitude or opinion; too hard to cut
quality of fascinating, alluring, or attracting
entourage (n.)
a group of attendants or associates
assert
to affirm
15 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Sentimentality
Dilapidated
Jeer
Alacrity
the quality of being easily moved by emotions
almost ruined
to mock or taunt loudly
enthusiasm
Sentimentality
the quality of being easily moved by emotions
Dilapidated
almost ruined
8 terms
vocabulary - reading
world heritage
soil
seed
to grow
very special places around the world that we want to protect
we plant things in it
it's a baby tree
to mature, to develop, to become older
world heritage
very special places around the world that we want to protect
soil
we plant things in it
7 terms
Reading Vocabulary
apt
dispersed
parcel
perpetual
likely
scattered
package
continual
apt
likely
dispersed
scattered
Reading Vocabulary
sacrifice
juggle
regret
convince
to give up something that is valuable to you in order to help…
to throw several objects up into the air, and then catch and…
a feeling of sadness about something sad or wrong or about a…
to persuade someone or make someone certain
sacrifice
to give up something that is valuable to you in order to help…
juggle
to throw several objects up into the air, and then catch and…
Reading Vocabulary
Absolve
Adamant
Amiable
Amoral
Clear of guilt
Firm
Good-natured
Lacking ethical principles
Absolve
Clear of guilt
Adamant
Firm
Reading Vocabulary
summarize
explain
inference
evaluate
To tell what a story is mostly about. To give the short versi…
To tell how; put it in my own words
To figure out what it means by using clues in the text and my…
Make judgments about what I read and explain why
summarize
To tell what a story is mostly about. To give the short versi…
explain
To tell how; put it in my own words
Reading Vocabulary
tremendous
ease
chorus
echo
something that is impressive that also can be a large amount.
The definition of ease is without difficulty or easy
A large group of singers.
Sounds waves, reflection of your voice that you hear again an…
tremendous
something that is impressive that also can be a large amount.
ease
The definition of ease is without difficulty or easy
45 terms
Reading Vocabulary
fiction
non-fiction
fact
opinion
stories or articles that are made up in an author's imaginati…
stories or articles that tell about REAL life people, places,…
a statement that can be proven to be true
tells what someone thinks, feels, believes - cannot be proven
fiction
stories or articles that are made up in an author's imaginati…
non-fiction
stories or articles that tell about REAL life people, places,…
10 terms
Reading vocabulary
Specialty
Disturbing
Collapsed
Squashing
A featured item or attraction
Interruption
Fallen down
Crush it or flatten it
Specialty
A featured item or attraction
Disturbing
Interruption
Reading vocabulary
monopoly
monomial
binomial
trinomial
(n) complete control of a product or business by one person o…
having only one term (can be connected by multiplication)
(math) having 2 terms either added or subtracted... (science) me…
an expression with exactly three terms.
monopoly
(n) complete control of a product or business by one person o…
monomial
having only one term (can be connected by multiplication)
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Word Choice
Tone
Writer's Craft
Organization/Structure
What words pop out that the author uses to get your attention.
What the author uses to set the mood or feelings in the story…
What words the author uses to allow the reader to visualize.
The way the author arranges the text/story
Word Choice
What words pop out that the author uses to get your attention.
Tone
What the author uses to set the mood or feelings in the story…
15 terms
Reading vocabulary
تجارت
تجار
مشتری
توسعه
Business
Businessmen
Customer
Expansion
تجارت
Business
تجار
Businessmen
Reading Vocabulary
character
setting
internal conflict
external conflict
who or what the story is about
when/where the story takes place
struggle with oneself
struggle with outside forces
character
who or what the story is about
setting
when/where the story takes place
Reading Vocabulary
personification
alliteration
idiom
hyperbole
When you write about animals, objects, things or ideas as if…
Repetition of the same sound in the first syllables of a seri…
An expression using two or more words that mean something oth…
Extreme exaggeration in writing or speaking to create a stron…
personification
When you write about animals, objects, things or ideas as if…
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound in the first syllables of a seri…
31 terms
Reading Vocabulary
setting
main idea
detail
theme
where and when the story takes place
what a piece of writing is mainly about
the small pieces of the story that support the main idea
the central idea or message the author is trying to teach the…
setting
where and when the story takes place
main idea
what a piece of writing is mainly about
16 terms
Reading Vocabulary
antagonist
cliffhanger
characterization
context clues
the character that works against the main character in a story
a device that leaves the reading "hanging", wanting to read m…
the method a writer uses to develop a character in a story
surrounding words that clarify the meaning of a word
antagonist
the character that works against the main character in a story
cliffhanger
a device that leaves the reading "hanging", wanting to read m…
12 terms
Reading Vocabulary
article
detail
passage
phrase
a short nonfiction text full of facts and some opinions
a small piece of important information
piece of a text usually about one or two paragraphs long
a piece or part of a sentence
article
a short nonfiction text full of facts and some opinions
detail
a small piece of important information
12 terms
Reading Vocabulary
requirements
factors
multiple
prime numbers
things demanded
two numbers that are multiplied to get a product
skip counting
has only two factors (one and itself)
requirements
things demanded
factors
two numbers that are multiplied to get a product
6 terms
Vocabulary Reading
prospect
sonorous
rousing
audily
n. the outlook for the future; a view, esp. of scenery
Full, deep, or rich in sound
exciting, stirring
able to hear
prospect
n. the outlook for the future; a view, esp. of scenery
sonorous
Full, deep, or rich in sound
12 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Connecting
Questioning
Contrasts and Contradictions
Theme
When you can understand something you read better because you…
Paying attention to what you read and stopping when you don't…
As you read a story, you notice a character does something di…
A lesson learned in a story. It can apply to everyone.
Connecting
When you can understand something you read better because you…
Questioning
Paying attention to what you read and stopping when you don't…
10 terms
READING VOCABULARY
trembles
wreckage
slab
possessions
to shake
the remains of something that has been wrecked
a broad, flat, thick piece, as of bread, stone, or meat
something that is owned; a belonging
trembles
to shake
wreckage
the remains of something that has been wrecked
13 terms
Reading Vocabulary
literature
narrative
fiction
setting
A fictional or nonfictional narrative.
A written story that can be fiction or non fiction.
fake story, ... made from imagination,... invented all or based on…
The time and place where a text, novel, play, or movie takes…
literature
A fictional or nonfictional narrative.
narrative
A written story that can be fiction or non fiction.
reading vocabulary
identify
summary
theme
predict
find something--usually right there... SHOW
fiction--beginning, middle, and end of a story... nonfiction--ma…
the life lesson of a story or the author's message
what you think will happen next based on the evidence
identify
find something--usually right there... SHOW
summary
fiction--beginning, middle, and end of a story... nonfiction--ma…
Reading Vocabulary
armor
encase
extinct
hideous
covering that protects a boy in a battle
to enclose, as in a case
no longer alive on earth
very ugly
armor
covering that protects a boy in a battle
encase
to enclose, as in a case
25 terms
Reading Vocabulary
account
accuracy
Adage
statement of facts or events
no mistakes
wise saying
account
statement of facts or events
accuracy
no mistakes
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