Weekly Vocab.

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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