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List 1. Grizzly bear sightings in Canmore abate Sunday, August 29, 2010 Wildlife officials in Canmore, Alta., say fewer bear sightings in the past week.

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2 Grizzly bear sightings in Canmore abate Sunday, August 29, 2010 Wildlife officials in Canmore, Alta., say fewer bear sightings in the past week mean their efforts have been paying off. Several residents had reported seeing grizzly bears in town in recent weeks. Since then, officers have been cutting down berry bushes in the area and have set several traps.

3 Abate –(verb)

4 ABATE comes from a word that means to beat down ABATE = TO BEAT

5 Samsung to counter sue Apple in Australia Reuters Aug 29, 2011 Samsung and Apple have been locked in acrimonious battle over smartphones and tablets patents since April as Apple seeks to rein in the growth of Google's Android phones by taking direct aim at the biggest Android vendor, Samsung. The sales delay in Australia is the latest setback for Samsung after Apple won an injunction in a Dutch court last week to ban sales of three of Samsung's smartphone models in some European countries.

6 Acrimonious – (adj)

7 ACRID and ACID come from the same word (ACER)meaning sharp

8 Adamant – (adj)

9 A DAM is ADAMANT because it stands firm.

10 Emaciated – (adj)

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12 Cognizant(adj)

13 COG is a root word meaning TO KNOW or KNOWLEDGE

14 California student test scores show moderate gains Aug. 15, 2011 California students posted moderate gains on test scores released Monday, continuing a trend of recent years. The results for the Los Angeles Unified School District also mirrored past years: Gains were higher than for the state overall, but scores still fell below the state average. Overall, 54% of California students scored "proficient" or above in English-language arts and 50% scored proficient or better in mathematics, the best results since the programs inception in 2003.

15 Moderate – adj. avoiding extremes; observing reasonable limits.

16 ABATE ADAMANT ACRIMONIOUS COGNIZANT EMACIATED

17 HOMEWORK: Write a meaningful sentence using each of the words from LIST 1.


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