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  1. Vocabulary Unit TestJanuary 27th

  2. Vocabulary for Jan. 4 – Jan. 10 • flabbergast • Nina was flabbergasted to learn that her bus driver was 104 years old. • grim • War is a grim business. • incredulous • I tried to tell Becky about my 8-foot-tall boyfriend, but she was incredulous and didn’t think I was telling the truth. • notify • When we lost our dog, we went from house to house and notified all the neighbors. • perceive • Gazing through the mist, the elf could just barely perceive the enemy army marching toward him.

  3. January 4th I’m Flabbergasted! South African Nocturnal Tree Elephant All A’s? Mom’s flabbergasted!

  4. He was shocked Definition: Parts of Speech: Mind Verb Flabbergasted To surprise or amaze people into a state of shock Synonym: Antonym: astound bore Sounds Like: Counter blast • Nina was flabbergasted to learn that her bus driver was 104.

  5. January 5th A Grim Future

  6. Definition: Parts of Speech: adjective Grim Gloomy, harsh and frightening Synonym: Antonym: Dreadful, savage Delightful, mild Sounds Like: Gym • War is a grim business.

  7. January 6th Incredulous!No way, that’s unbelievable! An unnamed source claims that SpongeBob & Patrick were recently wed and are now enjoying their honeymoon in Hawaii.

  8. Definition: Parts of Speech: adjective incredulous Not willing to believe something Synonym: Antonym: Cynical, skeptical believable Sounds Like: fabulous Word used in a sentence I tried to tell Becky about my 8-foot-tall boyfriend, but she was incredulous and didn’t think I was telling the truth.

  9. January 7th Notify

  10. Definition: Parts of Speech: verb notify To let someone know, to inform Synonym: Antonym: Tell, send word Hide, conceal Sounds Like: modify Word used in a sentence • When we lost our dog, we went from house to house and notified all the neighbors.

  11. January 10th Perceive

  12. Definition: to become aware of through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing Parts of Speech: verb perceive Synonym: Antonym: Notice, see, sense Miss, overlook Sounds Like: believe Word used in a sentence • Gazing through the mist, the elf could just barely perceive the enemy army marching toward him.

  13. What do you perceive?

  14. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate vocabulary word Never, have I seen a person so ______________, so stunned and amazed, by a close up view of the elusive giant squid. Even places that looked new and shiny when I first saw them are now looking a bit ____________ after a quarter century of neglect. The winners will be _____________ by email within seven days of the closing date. I was ______________ when someone told me that Obama was a terrorist. The bird’s song was so soft I could barely ___________ it.

  15. Main Idea In Non Fiction Text Target Skill