Vocabulary Words

 Vocabulary Words

(Until I figure all of this out, scroll almost to the bottom to find this week's vocabulary words from the story "The Lost and Found.")

Try to use these words as much as possible in your conversations at school and home. Make a game of it at home to see who can use the words the most! Remember our "7-Up" Rule (all good sentences have 7 or more words).

Poppa's New Pants

1. draped - hung or folded loosely

2. mended - fixed or repaired by sewing

3. hem - to fold and sew down the edges

4. fabric - cloth

5. plaid - a pattern of stripes that cross each other

6. pattern - a repeated design or decoration

7. rustling - a soft sound

Pepita Talks Twice

1. tacos - a crunchy or soft tortilla shell filled with meat and other toppings.

2. enchilada - a soft tortilla filled with meat and topped with sauce

3. tamales - a meat filling wrapped inside a corn husk

4. Spanish - a language

5. salsa -

6. tortillasu -

Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip Vocabulary Words

1. passport - a government document needed to travel to foreign countries

2. embrace - hug

3. vendors - people who sell things

4. bustling - very active; busy

5. custom - tradition

6. foreigners - people who travel or visit other countries

7. sightseeing - visiting and looking at interesting places

8. skyscrapers - tall buildings

Across the Wide Dark Sea Vocabulary Words

1. Journey - a trip

2. Cramped - crowded

3. Seeping - slowly leaking

4. Settlement - small community

5. Weary  - tired

6. Anchor - keep in place

7. Survive - stay alive

Seal Surfer Vocabulary Words

1. Swooped - to dive down or attack quickly

2. Surf - to ride on the waves

3. Swell - the top of a wave

4. Basked - laid out in the sun

5. Buffeted - struck by pwerful winds

6. Quay - a dock

7. Horizon - the line where the sky meets the Earth

Nights of the Pufflings  Vocabulary Words:

1.  ashore - on or to the shore

2.  burrows - underground holes or tunnels made by animals

3.  instinctively - doing without thinking

4.  launching - sending forcefully upward

5.  stranded - left helpless

6.  uninhabited - nobody lives these

7.  venture - try to do something even if it's dangerous

The Talking Cloth Vocabulary Words

1. collector - a person who gathers things

2. collection - a group of similar things

3. flourish - do something in a fancy way

4. royalty - king, queen, or ruler's family

5. wealth - a lot of money or things

 

Grandma's Records Vocabulary Words

1. salsa - a type of dance music

2. percussion - instruments that you hit, shake, or rub together

3. record - a disc that plays music

The Keeping Quilt Vocabulary Words

1. poverty - poor

2. artificial - fake

3. bouquet - flowers in a bunch

4. border - a design around the edge of something

5. scraps - leftover pieces

6. gathering - a group of people

7. sewn - put together with needle and thread

8. hauling - moving something heavy

The Lost and Found Vocabulary Words:

1. visible - you can see it

2. worried - keep thinking about something

3. situations - things that happen

4. unusual - weird or different

5. directions - tell you which way to go

6. rumpled - wrinkled

Ballad of Mulan Vocabulary Words:

1. Armor - metal clothes worn by soldiers to protect them

2. Farewell - goodbye

3. Comrades - friends

4. Victorious - to win

5. Triumphant - to win or be successful

6. Endured - to put up with something bad or unpleasant

7. Troops - soldiers

 

Cliff Hanger Vocabulary Words:

1. Descent - the process of going down

2. Foresaw- past tense of "foresee" - to think or know that something is going to happen in the future

3. Harness- noun 1. a set of leather bands used to control a horse or to attach it to a vehicle it is pulling

harness 2. a set of bands used to hold someone in a place or to stop them from falling:

4. Ledge- a narrow flat piece of rock that sticks out on the side of a mountain or cliff:

5. Trekked-to walk a long way, especially in the mountains, as an adventure

6. Vertical- pointing up in a line