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7Englishaffixa group of letters added to the base word that modifies its meaning. Examples are suffixes and prefixes.

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7Englishanalogya comparison between two or more things that are similar in some ways, but otherwise unalike.

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7Englishauthor's purposethe main reason for writing; entertain, inform, persuade, or teach a lesson.

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7Englishballadsonglike poem that tells a story often dealing with adventure and romance.

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7Englishcause and effectwhy something happens or what happens as a result of something else.

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7Englishchronological orderevents in the sequence they happen.

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7Englishclassical mythologya system of stories about the Greek and Roman gods.

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7Englishconflictthe opposition between two characters (external) or completely within oneself (internal)

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7Englishcontext clueshints or clues, buried within a sentence, that gives the reader the ability to figure out the definition of a specified word.

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7Englishdialectthe language of a particular district, class, or group of persons.

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7Englishepica long narrative poem about the adventures of a god or hero.

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7Englishetymologythe study of word origins and the history of words.

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7Englishflashbackplacement of a scene within a story that interrupts the sequence of events to reveal past occurrences.

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7Englishfolkloresayings, verbal compositions, stories, and social rituals passed along by word of mouth rather than written down in a text; includes folktales, myths, legends, and fables

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7Englishforeshadowingsuggesting, hinting, indicating, or showing what will occur later in a narrative.

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7Englishhyperbolean exaggeration or overstatement

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7Englishimagerythe use of words, phrases, paintings, to appeal to one or more of the five senses.

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7Englishmetaphora comparison or analogy stated in such a way as to imply that one object is another one.

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7Englishmood(atmosphere) the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage.

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7Englishnarrativea story that can be fiction or nonfiction: such as novels, short stories, biographies, autobiographies, and poems.

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7Englishonomatopoeiathe use of sounds that are similar to the noise they represent.

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7Englishorder of importancewriting using least important details first and the strongest ones at the end.

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7Englishoxymorona contradiction of two words used together.

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7Englishplaywrighta person who writes plays.

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7Englishresolutionthe outcome of the conflict in a plot.

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7Englishspatial orderrelation of things to each other, such as top to bottom, right to left, or far to near.

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7Englishsymbolismstanding for or representing something else

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7Englishthesisan argument/idea that a writer develops and supports.

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7MathComplementary Angles The sum of two angles measures is 90 degrees.

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7MathCone A three-dimensional figure with one circular base and one vertex

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7MathDependent EventsThe occurrence of one event affects the probability of the other event

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7MathDiscount The difference between the original price and the sale price of an item

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7MathEquationA statement that the values of two mathematical expressions are equal (indicated by the sign =).

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7MathEvent A collection of possible outcomes

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7MathExperimental ProbabilityThe ratio of the number of items an event occurs to the total number or trials for a series of trials.

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7MathExpressionA mathematical phrase that used variables, numbers, and operations symbols.

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7MathRatea ratio that compares two quantities measured in different units.

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7MathIndependent EventsIf the occurrence of one event does not affect the probability of the other event.

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7MathInequalityA mathematical sentence that contains one of the signs <, or >.

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7MathRatioa comparison of two quantities by division.

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7MathLine plotA graph that displays data by using X's above a number line.

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7MathNetTwo-Dimensional pattern that can be folded to form the three-dimensional figure

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7MathPercent of ChangeThe percent a quantity increases or decreases from its original amount

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7MathQuadrants The four regions that the x-axis and y-axis divide the coordinate plane.

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7MathReflectionA transformation that flips a figure over a line.

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7MathReciprocalThe inverse of a fraction. When the numerator and the denominator switch places.

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7MathRotationA transformation that turns a figure about a fixed point.

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7MathScatter PlotA graph that relates two sets of data

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7MathSimple interest Money earned only on the principle.

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7MathSupplementary AnglesTwo angles whose measures add to 180 degrees

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7MathTheoretical ProbabiltyThe number of favorable outcomes divided by the total number of possible outcomes.

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7MathTransformationA change of the position, shape, or size of a figure.

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7MathTranslationA transformation that moves or slides every point of a figure the same distance and in the same direction.

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7Scienceasexual reproduction the creation of offspring from just one parent

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7Sciencebiodiversity the number and variety of organisms found within a specified geographic region

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7Sciencebiome an area characterized by the climate and the organisms that live there

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7Sciencechromosome a structure in a cell nucleus that contains the DNA

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7Sciencecellbasic unit of life found in all living things

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7Scienceecology the study of interactions of living organisms with one another and with their environment

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7Scienceembryo a plant or an animal in an early stage of development

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7Scienceevolution the theory that species gradually change over time, through genetic variation and natural selection

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7Sciencefertilization the uniting of male and female sex cell to begin development of a new individual

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7Sciencepopulationa group of organisms of the same species that live in a specific geographical area

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7Sciencegene one set of instructions for an inherited trait

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7Scienceheredity the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring

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7Sciencehomeostasis the process by which an organism’s internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment

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7Sciencehost an organism from which a parasite takes food or shelter

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7Scienceinnate behavior an inherited behavior that does not depend on the environment or experience

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7Sciencelearned behavior a behavior that has been learned from experience

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7Scienceorganismany living thing

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7Scienceparasitean organism that feeds on an organism of another species and usually causes harm to the host

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7Sciencephotosynthesis the process by which plants, algae and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to produce food

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7Scienceorgangroup of tissues that work together to carry out a specific function

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7ScienceIntegumentary systemsystem that is the natural outer covering of an organism

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7Sciencepredatoran organism that preys on other organisms

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7Sciencesexual reproduction the process by which cells from two parents unite to produce an offspring

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7Sciencestimulus something that causes a response in a body part or an organism

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7Sciencesymbiosis a relationship in which two different organisms live in close association with each other

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7Social Studiesarchaeologista scientist who examines artifacts to learn about past peoples and cultures

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7Social Studiescitadela fortress in a city

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7Social Studiescivilizationcomplex cultures, having organized cities, government, social classes, religion, writing and art

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7Social Studiescultureways of life shared by a group of people

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7Social Studiescurrencythe kind of money used by a group or a nation

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7Social Studiesdeltaa triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river

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7Social Studiesdynastya series of rulers from the same family

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7Social Studiesgeographythe study of Earth's surface, the processes that shape it and relationships between people and environment

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7Social Studieshistorythe written and other recorded events of people

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7Social Studiesirrigationsupplying land with water through a network of canals

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7Social Studiesmessiaha savior in Judaism and Christianity

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7Social Studiesmonotheismthe belief in one god

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7Social Studiesmoralacting in a way that is considered good and just by a society's standards

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7Social Studiesnationa community that share a government, common language and culture

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7Social Studiesnomada person who has no single, settled home

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7Social Studiesphilosophysystem of beliefs and values

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7Social Studiespolytheismthe belief in many gods

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7Social Studiesprehistoryevents in the period of time before writing was invented

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7Social Studiespyramidhuge buildings built as royal tombs in ancient Egypt

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7Social Studiesreincarnationrebirth of the soul in the body of another living thing

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7Social Studiesself sufficientable to provide for your own needs without help from others;

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7Social Studiessocial classa group that is made up of people with similar backgrounds, wealth and ways of living

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7Social Studiessocietya group of people distinct from other groups, who share a common culture

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7Social Studiestime linea simple diagram showing how dates and events relate to one another

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7Social Studiesvetothe rejection of a bill or rule by a person in power

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