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“How to Help Students Who Struggle With Reading Keep Their Confidence Up”
Printable Resource Sheet for Parents
not active for a period of time
Some diseases can be dormant in your body before they make you sick.
the release of lava, ashes, and gas by a volcano
The eruption of the volcano caused lava to shoot into the sky.
pouring out, gushing
When the pipe broke, water began spewing everywhere.
the layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
We need to stop releasing toxic gases into our atmosphere.
things that cause difficulty or suffering
When Horace’s dad lost his job, his family had to endure many hardships.
good at something, skilled
Xavier is an accomplished writer—he’s already published a book of short stories.
someone who takes part in a contest or game and tries to win
Sasha showed she was a tough competitor by scoring the game-winning goal.
a step-by-step way of doing something
Our teacher explained the procedure before we started the science experiment.
The intensity of the tackle caused the football player to injure his shoulder.
someone who is looked up to and admired; a hero
LeBron James is my idol; I want to be just like him!
agreements between Native American tribes and the U.S. government, often about land
The U.S. has broken many treaties with Native Americans.
having to do with soldiers or the army
Camouflage is a common pattern for military uniforms.
not allowed; against the rules
In my house, it is forbidden to use your cell phone at the dinner table.
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Into the Volcano
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