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Unit 3 Study Guide

Unit 3 Study Guide

 

Vocabulary Words

 

 

 

1

infer

Come to a conclusion based on evidence and your reasoning.

2

agonize

to suffer extreme physical or mental pain

3

corrupt

to cause something to change from good to bad

4

dislodge

to move from a settled position

5

emerge

to come into view

6

ponder

to think seriously about; to reflect on

7

congeal

to make into a solid mass

8

discard

to throw away

9

khaki

cloth made of light yellowish brown cotton or wool

10

retort

to reply, especially in a quick or unkind way

11

retrieve

to get back again

12

simultaneously

at the same time

13

frugal

avoiding waste, thrifty

14

inefficient

not able to produce without wasting time or energy

15

enhance

to increase in value or quality

 

 

Review and Understand

 

Topic vs. Theme

The Dog of Pompeii

Pompeii and Vesuvius

Scout’s Honor

How to Build a Bat House

Great Reads: from Esperanza Rising

Words Like Freedom/Dreams

Same Song/Without Commercials

Figurative Language

5 types of Genres

Difference between “Predict” and “Infer”

Know the Literary Terms for Stories and their definitions:

Plot

Conflict

POV

Character

Setting

Theme