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Shifting Perspectives. Unit 6 Part 1 Vocabulary and Theme Light Reflections Mirrors. perspective. View of something Can change as your position or focus changes. Energy. When energy moves through air, water and even solids, it creates waves. Electromagnetic waves. Light waves.

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shifting perspectives

Shifting Perspectives

Unit 6 Part 1 Vocabulary and Theme

Light

Reflections

Mirrors

perspective
perspective
  • View of something
  • Can change as your position or focus changes
energy
Energy
  • When energy moves through air, water and even solids, it creates waves.
radio waves
Radio waves
  • Carries information through radio and television
infrared waves
Infrared waves
  • Carries heat from sun and fire
  • Used in heat lamps and remote controls
ultraviolet waves
Ultraviolet waves
  • Too short for humans to see
  • Cause sunburn and skin cancer
x rays
X-rays
  • Can pass through the body
  • Used to photograph bones
gamma rays
Gamma rays
  • Kill some cancer cells
  • Contain much energy; produced by nuclear explosions
absorbed
absorbed
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: to take something in through, to retain without reflection or transmission
  • Synonym: consumed, immersed, soaked up
  • Antonym: dry, parched, dehydrated
absorbed12
absorbed
  • Carolina absorbed the warmth of the sun.
double
double
  • Alejandro led a double life as a PHS student and secret agent.
double14
double
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: twice as great or many
  • Synonym: paired, twin, twofold, duplicated
  • Antonym: lone, single
range
range
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: the full extent; the maximum distance
  • Synonym: selection, collection, assortment, variety
  • Antonym: no choice
range16
range
  • Mantas enjoys it when there is a wide range of prizes to choose from.
reflected
reflected
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: to throw or bend back (light) from a surface; to give back or show an image; to make apparent
  • Synonym: reproduced, mirrored, resonated
  • Antonym: absorbed
reflected18
reflected
  • When it was 12:45, we could see the joy reflected in Maritza‘s eyes.
surface
surface
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: the outer or topmost boundary of an object.
  • Synonym: exterior, outside, peel
  • Antonym: core, inside, interior
surface20
surface
  • On the surface, it appeared that Abrar was mean again to Laura, but he deep down, he really cared for her.
transmitted
transmitted
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: to send a signal from one place to another, to communicate
  • Synonym: sent electronically, broadcasted, radioed
  • Antonym: got, received
transmitted22
transmitted
  • Grace transmitted telepathic waves to Marta.
strikes
strikes
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: hits
  • Synonym: hits
  • Antonym: misses
strikes24
strikes
  • Adriana gets her homework done, when the mood strikes her.
represent
represent
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: to stand for
  • Synonym: symbolize, personify,
  • Antonym: conceal, distort
represent26
represent
  • Many students wear red on Fridays to represent the school.
parallel
parallel
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: two lines that stay the same distance apart and never touch
  • Synonym: alongside, aligned
  • Antonym: intersecting
parallel28
parallel
  • Kathryn sits parallel to Alejandro.
sheet
sheet
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: thin piece
  • Synonym: piece, overlay
  • Antonym: NONE
sheet30
sheet
  • Mai has several sheets of paper in her backpack.
appears
appears
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: looks like
  • Synonym: resembles
  • Antonym: NONE
appears32
appears
  • Denis appears to have several friends, but does she really?
assumes
assumes
  • Maritzaassumes that it will be hot again tomorrow.
assumes34
assumes
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: thinks that something is true; imagines
  • Synonym: believes, imagines, thinks, expects
  • Antonym: doubts
wealthy
wealthy
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: rich
  • Synonym: rich
  • Antonym: poor
wealthy36
wealthy
  • Marta is wealthy when it comes to love.
record
record
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: something written down so you can look at it later
  • Synonym: chronicle, document
  • Antonym: NONE
record38
record
  • Mai has a picture album that is a record of her time spent in the U.S.
witnesses
witnesses
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: people who see something happen
  • Synonym: onlookers, viewers
  • Antonym: performers
witnesses40
witnesses
  • Carolina, Maritza and Silvia are witnesses to Salim’s disappearance.
landmarks
landmarks
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: familiar sights
  • Synonym: guides, markers
  • Antonym: NONE
landmarks42
landmarks
  • When Abrar and Mantas become famous for their robberies, their houses will become landmarks in Palatine.
namesake
namesake
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: one having the same name as another
namesake44
namesake
  • Many people are named for someone but don’t know much about their namesake.
quaint
quaint
  • Victor had some quaint hair styles.
quaint46
quaint
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: old-fashioned
  • Synonym: odd, peculiar, special, curious, bizarre
  • Antonym: normal, ordinary, modern
kitschy
kitschy
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: cheap or tacky
  • Synonym: flashy, cheap, tacky, gaudy
  • Antonym: drab
kitschy48
kitschy
  • The teacher wore some kitschy clothes.
self absorbed
self-absorbed
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: people who liked themselves very much
  • Synonym: selfish, egocentric, narcissistic, self-centered
  • Antonym: humble, giving, selfless
self absorbed50
self-absorbed
  • The pilot was so self-absorbed that he did not hear the Little Prince talking to him.
nirvana
Nirvana
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: paradise
  • Synonym: paradise, heaven
  • Antonym: hell
nirvana52
Nirvana
  • For Adriana and Laura, taking tests is pure Nirvana.
panopticon
panopticon
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: a place where everyone can be observed
panopticon54
panopticon
  • Room 300 is the panopticon of summer school; everyone who is anybody is in here. This is where all the cool students are.
ajiaco
ajiaco
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: a spice used in Cuban food
ajiaco56
ajiaco
  • My mother uses ajiaco almost every night when she cooks.
mi vida
mi vida
  • Part of speech: noun expression
  • Definition: my life (term of endearment in Spanish)
  • Synonym: dear
ensconce yourself
ensconce yourself
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: install yourself
ensconce yourself59
ensconce yourself
  • Carolina, Denis and Maritza, please ensconce yourselves in your seats, because the bell has rung.
bask in self reflective glory
bask in self-reflective glory
  • Part of speech: verb phrase
  • Definition: enjoy your own reflection
bask in self reflective glory61
bask in self-reflective glory
  • Many American girls bask in self-reflective glory in the washroom between classes.
harbored the fantasy
harbored the fantasy
  • Part of speech: verb phrase
  • Definition: had the idea
harbored the fantasy63
harbored the fantasy
  • Marta harbored the fantasy that there is never any homework on the weekends.
retain
retain
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: keep
  • Synonym: hold
  • Antonym: give up, lose
retain65
retain
  • Mai and Alejandro retain what they learn.
glistening
glistening
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: shiny
  • Synonym: sparkling, beaming, glowing
  • Antonym: dark, dusky, gloomy
glistening67
glistening
  • The tears were glistening in Salim’s eyes as he told us he was no longer coming to class.
mausoleum
mausoleum
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: a place where dead people are buried
  • Synonym: crypt, vault, grave
mausoleum69
mausoleum
  • In the mausoleum, the students remembered that the teacher’s lasts words were, “No homework? Over my dead body.”
tragic
tragic
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: very sad
  • Synonym: catastrophic, disastrous, heartbreaking
  • Antonym: blessed, advantageous
tragic71
tragic
  • It was tragic that Denis was killed by a Chinese yo-yo yesterday.
comic
comic
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: funny
  • Synonym: amusing
  • Antonym: serious, sad
comic73
comic
  • Laura’s comic manner made students laugh.
uproar
uproar
  • Part of speech: adjective
  • Definition: a lot of noise or angry protest against something
  • Synonym: bedlam, ruckus
  • Antonym: calm, peace
uproar75
uproar
  • There was a loud uproar when the students found out that the final exam would have 400 questions!
intend
intend
  • Part of speech: verb
  • Definition: plan
  • Synonym: plan, decide
  • Antonym: forget, disregard
intend77
intend
  • Silvia and Denis intend to study the boys.
immortality
immortality
  • Part of speech: noun
  • Definition: living forever
  • Synonym: perpetuity, endlessness
  • Antonym: ephemerality, finiteness
immortality79
immortality
  • Rainish, in his immortality, is talked about everyday.