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Vocabulary and Idiom Videos

Idioms

To see eye to eye To cut corners To miss the boat
To play it by ear To think outside the box To bend over backwards
To be on the ball The last straw  To add insult to injury
To wash hands of something

Grade 6 Vocabulary

Vocabulary Word Grade Unit ELD Lessons Levels
hesitation 6 6A: Boy: Tales of Childhood 4 and 5 BR
suddenly 6 6A: Boy:  Tales of Childhood 4 and 5 EM/EX
uncomfortable 6 6A Boy:  Tales of Childhood 10 and 11 EM/EX
gasp 6 6A Boy:  Tales of Childhood 14 and 15 EX
hard 6 6A Boy:  Tales of Childhood 16 and 17 EM
honest 6 6B Tom Sawyer 8 and 9 EM
silent 6 6B Tom Sawyer 14 and 15 EM
slipped (to slip) 6 6B Tom Sawyer 14 and 15 EM
can’t stand 6 6B Tom Sawyer 16 and 17 EM
used to 6 6B Tom Sawyer 16 and 17 EX/BR

Grade 7 Vocabulary

Vocabulary Word Grade Unit ELD Lessons Levels
happy 7 7A Red Scarf Girl 2 and 3 EM
problem 7 7A Red Scarf Girl 4 and 5 EM
eliminate 7 7A Red Scarf Girl 8 and 9 EX/BR
indefinitely 7 7A Red Scarf Girl 10 and 11 EX/BR
suggestion 7 7A Red Scarf Girl 10 and 11 EM/BR
through 7 7B Raisin in the Sun 2 and 3 EM
sulking 7 7B Raisin in the Sun 2 and 3 BR
impatiently 7 7B Raisin in the Sun 4 and 5 BR
properly 7 7B Raisin in the Sun 8 and 9 EX
getting on my nerves 7 7B Sucker 4 and 5 BR
pay attention 7 7C Brain Science – Demystifying 8 and 9 EM
anticipating (to anticipate) 7 7C Brain Science – Demystifying 8 and 9 BR
consequences 7 7C Brain Science/Demystifying 10 and 11 EX/BR
make sense of 7 7C Brain Science – Phineas 14 and 15 EM
visualize 7 7C Brain Science – Phineas 14 and 15 EX

Grade 8 Vocabulary

Vocabulary Word  Grade  Unit  ELD Lessons  Levels
invented (to invent) 8 8B Franklin 2 and 3 EM
borrow (to borrow) 8 8B Franklin 10 and 11 EM
Aware of 8 8B Franklin 16 and 17 EX/BR
reminded (to remind) 8 8B Franklin 20 and 21 EM
attempt(s) 8 8B Declaration of Independence 4 and 5 EX