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  1. I can determine the meaning of and use key vocabulary words correctly. Dear Mr. Henshaw

  2. diary (noun) • She goes home every night and writes in her diary.

  3. diary (noun) • a daily record or journal

  4. disappointed (verb) • The player was disappointed when his team lost the game.

  5. disappointed (verb) • made unhappy by seeing one’s hope come to nothing

  6. rig (noun) • Their construction job was so large that they needed to rent a big rig.

  7. rig (noun) • a truck or tractor

  8. persistent (adj.) • The puppy was persistent on finding his bone.

  9. persistent (adj.) • refusing to give up or let go; to persevere

  10. prose (noun) • The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books.

  11. prose (noun) • ordinary spoken or written language as opposed to verse or poetry

  12. rejected (verb) • Michael was rejected from Harvard, but got in to Ohio State University.

  13. rejected (verb) • turned down, did not accept

  14. snoop (noun) • Some might say that Sherlock Holmes was a snoop.

  15. snoop (noun) • someone who tries to found out about other people’s doings in a sneaky way

  16. splendid (adj.) • The cake was splendid!

  17. splendid (adj.) • excellent, wonderful

  18. submitted (verb) • J.K Rowling submitted her book to 12 different publishers before someone finally published it.

  19. submitted (verb) • offered one’s work to someone who might publish it

  20. understanding (noun) • Billy had a good understanding of addition.

  21. understanding (noun) • knowledge of something; being aware of why something is the way it is

  22. mildew (noun) • For mildew, a dark, damp closet is paradise.

  23. mildew (noun) • a kind of fungus that forms a white or grayish coating on damp walls

  24. mimeographed (verb) • The mimeographed school newspaper was distributed to the students only a few hours after the original was typed.

  25. mimeographed (verb) • duplicated using a machine that makes copies of material that is written, drawn or typed on a stencil

  26. pinging (verb) • The ball made a pinging noise as it hit the paddle.

  27. pinging (verb) • making a noise that sounds like the syllable ping

  28. tumbleweed (noun) • It is important to watch out for tumbleweeds while driving on windy days.

  29. tumbleweed (noun) • a weedy plant that, when it withers, breaks off from its roots and is rolled across the ground by the wind

  30. forefingers (noun) • His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke.

  31. forefingers (noun) • the two fingers next to the thumbs; index fingers

  32. intricate (adj.) • The wall had very intricate carvings.

  33. intricate (adj.) • having a complicated pattern