A. resolution-the action of solving a problem;a firm decision to do or not to do something.
b While Liz and Emma were fighting they came to the conclusion to stay away from each other for a while.
A conventional- generally done.
b The store we went to was very conventional.
A mediate-intervene between people in a dispute in order to bring about an agreement or reconciliation
b I had to mediate between Liz and Emma to end the fight.
A ensue- happen or occur afterward or as a result
b The chaos that ensued after Mr.Oney yelled was dangerous.
converse,irrational numbers,rational numbers,square root Vocabulary week of August 29 - September 21.
1. A Argument (Noun) - a reason or set of reasons given with the aim of persuading others that an action or idea is right or wrong.
B Last night Liz and Emma were discussing the age of driving most of us had started the discussion on Liz's side, but Emma had several great arguments to change our minds.
2. A Cite (Verb) - quote a passage of a book, or author as evidence for an argument or statement, mostly in a school work.
B I was citing text from a book, because Hunter was arguing with me.
3.A Passive voice(Adjective) - A verb is in the passive voice when the of the sentence is acted on by the verb.
For example, in “The ball was thrown by the pitcher,” the ball (the subject)
receives the action of the verb, and was thrown is in the passive voice.
B The ball was shot by the player.
4.A Personification (Noun)the attribution of human nature or character to animals, in animate objects, or abstract notions, especially as a rhetorical figure.
B The wind was whistling outside, but inside it was cozy and warm.
5. A point of view (Noun) A the position of the narrator in relation to the story, as indicated by the narrator's outlook from which the events are depicted and by the attitude toward the characters.
B.He refuses to change his point of view in the matter.
6.A. Collaborate (Verb) - work jointly on an activity, especially to produce or create something
B. Mr.Oney's group collaborated well, but Mrs.Turner's did not.
7. A. articulate (Adjective) - the ability to speak fluently and coherently.
B. While the man was articulate at his job, he wasn't with his friends.
8.A. evolve (verb) - develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form.
B. While humans evolved, turkeys stayed the same.
9.A. meticulous (Adjective) - showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.
B. The old man was meticulous, but the young hipster was not.
10.A.agile (Adjective) - able to move quickly and easily.
B. The kid was agile, but the grandma wasn't.
11.A. Hypotenuse (Noun) - the longest side of a right triangle, opposite the right angle.
B. Emma found the hypotenuse easily, but Charisma couldn't.
12.A. converse (Verb) - engage in conversation.
B. Emma wasn't good at conversing, but Liz was.
13.A. irrational numbers (math) - . In mathematics, an irrational number is a real number that cannot be expressed as a ratio of integers, as a fraction so it is written as a decimal.
B. Since the number wasn't rational, it was irrational.
14.A. rational numbers (math) - A rational number is a number that can be written as a ratio.
B. Since the number was written as a ratio, it was a rational number.
15.A. square root (Noun) - a number that produces a specified quantity when multiplied by itself.
B. The number was multiplied by itself making it a square root.
16.A. Elastic potential energy (science) - Elastic potential energy is Potential energy stored as a result of deformation of an elastic object, such as the stretching of a spring.
B. There was elastic potential energy in the spring.
17.A. Newton(Noun) - the unit in the metric system used to measure force.
B. The girl pushed on the box with a force of 5 newtons, while the boy pushed with a force of 8 newtons.
C. Pushing against the wall with a force of 5N and it would be like the all was pushing against the wall also with a force of 5N.
18.A. Force Field (Noun) - an area around an object where an object can influence another object with out touching it. A magnetic field is an example of this.
B.There was a force field between the magnetics, but the nails wouldn't create one too.
C. When you push two magnets together and they are the same side so they push apart.
19.A. Inertia(Noun)- how hard it is to get something moving, stop a moving object, or change the direction of a moving object.
B. Mr.Oney has a lot of inertia, but Billy does not.
C. When you are running and you can't stop right there, you have to slow down first.
C.When you sit down normal force is pushing up and gravity is pulling down.
Vocabulary week of September 27 - 30
21.A. Accept (verb) - 1. believe or come to recognize an opinion, explanation, etc.) as valid or correct. 2. Receiving something.
B. I accepted that big foot wasn't real, but I can't accept that unicorns aren't real.
22.A. Except (Preposition) - not including; other than.
B. Everyone was invited to my party except Tyler, because he was mean to me.
23.A. Affect (Verb) - have an effect on; make a difference to.
B. I used to have an affect on my mom, but now I don't.
24.A. Effect (Noun) - a change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause.
B. Global warming has an effect on the glaciers.
25.A. Principle (Noun) - a fundamental source or basis of something.
B. The first principle to swimming is to like the water.
26.allusion (Noun) - an indirect or passing reference.
B. The town's name is an indirect reference to the founding family.
27.onomatopoeia (Noun) -the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. (Ex. Boom,Bang,Sizzle)
B. While Mr. Oney's class launched rockets, Mr. Bedingfeilds class were learning onomatopoeias.
28.alliteration (Noun) - the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
B. While Emma was listing nouns, Liz was listing Alliterations.
29. irony (Noun) - the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
B. I am used to people being sarcastic, but not irony.
30.figurative (Noun) - departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical.
B. Emma made a poem, and Liz was making fun of her because of the use of figuratives
31. Naive (adjective) - showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment.
B. Emma saw a naive kid, but the kids mother came before emma could talk to him.
32.Niche (Noun) - Your place or calling.
B. I had a niche for the medical field, but Liz did not.
33. Obliterate (verb) - destroy utterly; wipe out.
B.The bombs obliterated the buildings.
34.Gratify (verb) - indulge or satisfy or to give someone else satisfaction.
B. I was gratified to see the coverage in May's issue, but liz wasn't.
C.please your parents
35.infinite (Adjective) - limitless or endless in space or size; impossible to measure or calculate.
B.Mrs.Stoneham said we had infinite time to finish, but Mrs.Turner didn't.
C. a long time
36.A. coefficient-the numerical factor of a term.
B.Mrs.Turner helped me find the coefficient, but didn't help Liz.
37.A. multiplicative inverse-two numbers with a product of 1, also known as the reciprocal of a number
B.Liz's group easily found the recipical, but Kyser's group had trouble with it.
38.A. identity-An equation that is true for every value of the variable.
B. I found the Identity.
39. A.null set-empty set, meaning there is no solution for an equation
B. For the answers I got all null sets, but Ben did not.
40.A. properties-statements that are true for all numbers
B. Math is learning properties, but Algebra isn't.
41. Plate - the two sub-layers of the earth's crust that move, float, whose interaction causes continental drift, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and oceanic trenches.
A. Whenever the plates moved there are Earthquakes, even in iceland.
42. Ring of Fire- is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
A.Mr.Oney told us about the ring of fire, but he has never visited it.
43. Pangea-was a supercontinent that included all current land masses, believed to have been in existence before the continents broke apart during the Triassic and Jurassic Periods.
45. Isostatic rebound-
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