Weekly Vocab.

March 9th - 13th 

Weekly Vocabulary

heritage - family or cultural history and traditions that are passed down through the years

immigrants- people who came to live in another country

interview - a formal meeting where one or more persons question another person

permission - formal or official approval to do something

arrival - the act of coming to a place


February 24th  - 28th 

Weekly Vocabulary

succeed - do well or achieve a goal

determined - committed or firmly decided

impressed - affected in a favorable way

eventually - finally or after a long time

imagined - believed or thought was possible


February 17th - 21st

Weekly Vocabulary

Slavery - a system in which people are owned by others

Abolitionist - a person who believes slavery should be stopped

Violence - actions that cause great harm, damage, or injury

equality - the right of all people to be treated the same

influential - having a great effect on someone or something


February 10th - 14th

Weekly Vocabulary

community - a group of people living in the same area

donate - give as a way to help others

convince - persuade or cause someone to believe

generous - giving or kind toward others

transformed - changed or made very different



Januray 27th - January 31st 

Weekly Vocabulary

triumphant - joyful or winning

company - the togetherness of a group of people

challenge - a difficult situation or contest

twinkle- to sparkle or shine with a flickering light

curious - interested to know more about something


January 21st - January 24th

Weekly Vocabulary

ceremonies - formal religious or public events

tradition- customs or beliefs passed down among a group of people

medicine - a substance used for treating an illness

lamenting- expressing feelings of sadness

offering- giving or presenting

January 13th - 17th

Weekly Vocabulary

horribly: in a very bad way

furious: intense, raging, or violent

insisted: stated firmly

terribly: in an awful or very bad way

disturbed: bothered or moved the position of


January 7th - 10th

Weekly Vocabulary

figured: believed or thought

complain: express a feeling of unhappiness about something

patience: the ability to wait without getting upset

temper: a person’s state of mind or feeling or anger

remembered: thought of something that occurred in the past


December 2nd - 6th 

 Weekly Vocabulary - This will be on this week’s test. 

abandon - to leave behind

appeared - showed up or came into view

enormous - over-sized; huge

interfered - became involved in an unwanted way

stationary- not moving


Academic Unit Vocabulary - These words will only be on the Unit test after 6 weeks of practice. 

encourage - give someone hope to keep on trying

defeat - a loss or setback of some kind

distinguish - tell the difference between two things

achieve- succeed at something or reach a goal

command - direct or give an order



November 25th & 26th

No Vocabulary this week. 


November 18th - November 22nd

interdependence– animals and plants depend on one another for survival

camouflage – a disguise that hides something from view

adaptations –changes in plants and animals, that help them survive in their habitat

food chain- some animals eat other animals that, in turn, eat other animals or plants

biodiversity – the range of many kinds of plants and animals in a habitat

November 11th - November 15th 

habitat – the natural home of a plant or an animal

solitary  - single or alone

multiplied – increased greatly in number

eliminated- removed

reintroduced – brought an animal or a plant back into an area


October 21st - October 25th 

predators – animals that live by eating other animals

protection- safety

immune- not affected by something, such as an illness

species- a group of living things that are the same in most ways

emerges – comes out of a hidden place


October 15th - October 18th

patterns - sets of things that repeat in order

nature - parts of the world that are not made by people: land, mountains, trees, etc.

repeat - to say or do something the same way again

sequence - the order of something

symmetry - the appearance of something that is the same on both sides



September 30th - October 4th

Vocabulary:

pouch: a small bag that close with a piece of string

globe: an object shaped like a ball

murmuring: a soft, continuous sound

mountainside: the sloping side of the mountain

footpath:  a narrow walking path for people


September 23rd - September 27th

shield - to protect by covering 

lack - the state of not having something

exposure - the condition of being unprotected from severe weather, such an extreme heat

nomadic - moving around a lot

landscape- the natural features seen in an area


September 16th- 20th

dreams: has a desired goal or purpose

amazing: causing great wonder or surprise

bored- not interested in something

discovery – something found for the first time

proud – feeling good about yourself or something


September 9th -13th

preparations: activities to get ready for something

magnificent: very wonderful or beautiful

brooded- worried or fretted

rejoicing – actions and feelings of great happiness

satisfied – happy or pleased

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