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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…
20 terms
Reading Vocabulary
penguin
daughter
son
foot
penguin
daughter
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
37 terms
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
11 terms
Reading Vocabulary
author's purpose
realistic fiction
character
setting
author's purpose
realistic fiction
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…
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
12 terms
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
73 terms
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
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"
33 terms
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
10 terms
Reading Lesson 7 vocabulary
romp
strained
picturing
wheeled
to play
stretched to the limit, either physically or mentally
creating a mental image of something
to perform in a circular movement
romp
to play
strained
stretched to the limit, either physically or mentally
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
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary Words
advanced
mood
comfort
peculiar
to move something or someone forward
a state of feeling
to cause someone to feel less worried
not normal
advanced
to move something or someone forward
mood
a state of feeling
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary
apparatus
bottoms
ledger
galley
an appliance or device for a particular purpose
low-lying land next to a river
a book in which business accounts are kept
kitchen of a ship
apparatus
an appliance or device for a particular purpose
bottoms
low-lying land next to a river
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Absolve
Adamant
Amiable
Amoral
Clear of guilt
Firm
Good-natured
Lacking ethical principles
Absolve
Clear of guilt
Adamant
Firm
37 terms
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
30 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Statement
Influence
Event
Triggers
something said
having the power to change or affect someone or something
something that happens
something that causes something else to happen
Statement
something said
Influence
having the power to change or affect someone or something
10 terms
Reading vocabulary
picnic table
sandwich
braid
freckles
picnic table
sandwich
Reading Vocabulary
Key Details
Text Features
Text Evidence
Comma
Give important information to support the main idea
Charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and heading that give mo…
Information in the text to support the answer
A punctuation mark used to show a pause
Key Details
Give important information to support the main idea
Text Features
Charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and heading that give mo…
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.
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
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
63 terms
Reading - Vocabulary
squander
mucous meembrane
conducive
constitutional
낭비하다
점막
도움이 되는, ~에 좋은
헌법의
squander
낭비하다
mucous meembrane
점막
8 terms
Reading Vocabulary
protagonist
antagonist
setting
theme
Main character in a story
A character or force in conflict with the main character
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
A main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that…
protagonist
Main character in a story
antagonist
A character or force in conflict with the main character
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Empire
warfare
perspective
transmitted
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
Armed conflict between two massed enemies
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which differe…
cause (something) to pass on from one place or person to anot…
Empire
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
warfare
Armed conflict between two massed enemies
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…
10 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
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…
126 terms
Teaching Reading - Vocabulary
Reading Readiness
Emergent literacy
Print concepts
Phonemic awareness
Learning skills necessary for reading, including letter recog…
the reading and writing behaviors that precede and develop in…
concepts associated with printed language (directionality, co…
component of knowledge about print and the relationship betwe…
Reading Readiness
Learning skills necessary for reading, including letter recog…
Emergent literacy
the reading and writing behaviors that precede and develop in…
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
16 terms
Vocabulary - reading
safe
origins
spare time
genealogy
bezpieczny
pochodzenie, korzenie
czas wolny
genealogia
safe
bezpieczny
origins
pochodzenie, korzenie
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…
12 terms
Reading Vocabulary
apprentice
atmosphere
biologist
bluff
someone who works for an expert in trade
air
scientist who studies living things, including their origins,…
a high, steep slope or cliff
apprentice
someone who works for an expert in trade
atmosphere
air
15 terms
reading vocabulary
bank (of a river or lake)
building
close
during
within a time period
bank (of a river or lake)
building
62 terms
Reading Vocabulary
anthology
argue
arguments
British literature
a collection of literary works. It may be a collection of poe…
give reasons in support of an idea, action, or theory, trying…
an exchange of opposite views
literature in the English language from the United Kingdom
anthology
a collection of literary works. It may be a collection of poe…
argue
give reasons in support of an idea, action, or theory, trying…
37 terms
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
25 terms
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…
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary
Exhilarating
Generate money
Eliminate
Frequency
Bringing great joy and excitement
Make money
To remove
Number of times
Exhilarating
Bringing great joy and excitement
Generate money
Make money
41 terms
Reading Vocabulary
advertise
almanac
antonym
bibliography
to make something known generally or in public, especially in…
reference book with helpful facts and figures
a word that means the opposite of another word
the written list of all the sources used in a report or book
advertise
to make something known generally or in public, especially in…
almanac
reference book with helpful facts and figures
10 terms
Reading Vocabulary Unit 3
bank
normal
breeze
chilly
land that slopes down to a body of water
just as usual
the wind
to be cold
bank
land that slopes down to a body of water
normal
just as usual
14 terms
Reading Vocabulary
connotation
denotation
pace
gathering
The emotional meaning of a word
The dictionary definition
strides
collecting items
connotation
The emotional meaning of a word
denotation
The dictionary definition
12 terms
Module 12 Reading Vocabulary
environment ... the natural world such a…
Earth ... the planet where we live
fuel ... material such as gas, coal, or…
waste ... things that are not wanted; ga…
The environment is always changing.
Earth is 70% water and 30% land.
Gasoline is the type of fuel my car uses.
Some waste will be used again.
environment ... the natural world such a…
The environment is always changing.
Earth ... the planet where we live
Earth is 70% water and 30% land.
27 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.
12 terms
Reading Vocabulary Unit 2
A steady rhythmic sound.
an inset or recessed part of a room
muscular, strong, husky
a guard ; sentry
cadence
alcove
burly
sentinel
A steady rhythmic sound.
cadence
an inset or recessed part of a room
alcove
15 terms
Reading Vocabulary
biography
fact
opinion
drowned
a written account of another person's life
something known to exist or to have happened
a personal view
to die under water
biography
a written account of another person's life
fact
something known to exist or to have happened
6 terms
Reading Vocabulary
text feature
glossary
biography
bold print
...an element that stands out from other parts of text to hel…
an alphabetical listing of words and their meanings found in…
an account of a person's life written by another person
...Word(s) that is in darker type than the words around it, u…
text feature
...an element that stands out from other parts of text to hel…
glossary
an alphabetical listing of words and their meanings found in…
37 terms
Reading Test 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
10 terms
Reading Lesson 1 Vocabulary
comfort
mention
mood
properly
make someone feel better
to refer to; to state in passing; to briefly or casually spea…
A temporary state of mind or feeling
correctly, in the right way
comfort
make someone feel better
mention
to refer to; to state in passing; to briefly or casually spea…
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