Unit 1: Growing Together; When I Grow Up

Learn these words from the personal narrative by Carmen Agra Deedy and the poem by Janet S. Wong (Inside: Level A, Unit 1).

Here are our links to the selections of "Finding Your Own Place": Growing Together; When I Grow Up, Kids Like Me, Familiar Places, Call Me Maria

Here are our links to the units of Level A: Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3, Unit 4, Unit 5, Unit 6, Unit 7, Unit 8

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Here is our link to a list of academic vocabulary for Inside: Academic Vocabulary
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  1. ordinary
    lacking special distinction, rank, or status
  2. change
    a thing that is different
  3. breeze
    a slight and usually refreshing wind
  4. yard
    enclosed land around a house or other building
  5. ugly
    inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
  6. angry
    feeling or showing extreme displeasure or hostility
  7. immigrant
    a person who comes to a country in order to settle there
  8. leave
    go away from a place
  9. strange
    unusual or out of the ordinary
  10. clay
    water-soaked soil; soft, wet earth
  11. moment
    an indefinitely short time
  12. curious
    eager to investigate and learn or learn more
  13. handkerchief
    a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose
  14. intently
    with strained or eager attention
  15. sniff
    perceive by inhaling through the nose
  16. attach
    cause to be joined
  17. eventually
    after an unspecified period of time or a long delay
  18. lean
    incline or bend from a vertical position
  19. forth
    forward in time, order, or degree
  20. graft
    cause parts of different plants to grow together
  21. branch
    a division of some larger or more complex organization
  22. accountant
    someone who maintains and audits financial records
  23. lawyer
    a professional person authorized for legal practice
  24. different
    unlike in nature, quality, form, or degree
Created on July 21, 2016 (updated August 17, 2016)

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