Journeys Vocabulary

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Charlotte's Web- Chp. 1-9

  • decency -- the quality of being polite and respectable
  • litter -- the group of young animals born to an animal at one time
  • glutton -- a person or animal that overeats
  • decency -- proper behavior
  • captivity -- the state of being held imprisonment; locked up
  • scheming -- plan of action
  • runt -- an animal that is smaller than average, especially the smallest in a litter.
  • reconsider -- rethink; to think about again
  • sedentary -- settled and not moving
  • peered -- to searchingly look; looked closely to see clearly
  • salutations -- a word used for greeting
  • lair -- the habitat of wild animals
  • commotion -- confusion or noise
  • injustice -- the practice of being unfair
  • vanished -- to disappear from sight

Julian Stories 1-3

  • genuine -- When something is real or authentic
  • scarlet -- A vivid or very bright red color
  • presume -- When you believe or suppose it is true or right
  • ancients -- People who lived in in the past
  • probably -- When something is likely to happen
  • ordinary -- When something is common or not interesting
  • rustling -- When something is moving with a swishing sound
  • ignorant -- When someone is uninformed
  • quiver -- When someone trembles or shakes with fear or cold
  • bother -- When you disturb someone

Julian Stories 4-6

  • strange -- odd or weird, not normal
  • method -- A way or a process of doing or figuring something out
  • fastened -- When you attach it to something or tie it down
  • mastodon -- A type of animal that was related to the mammoth and that lived in ancient times.
  • suddenly -- When something happens very fast and is not expected
  • squawked -- When a bird makes a loud cry or noise
  • fertilizer -- A material (such as manure or a special chemical) that is added to soil to help the growth of plants
  • relaxed -- someone is calm and free of stress
  • tease -- When you make fun of them or mock them
  • serious -- When someone is not joking in any way

Lesson 1- A Fine Fine Sc

  • Announced -- Made known
  • Soared -- Flew upward
  • Proud -- Pleased with yourself or someone else
  • Principal -- The leader of a school
  • Worried -- Thinking about something bad that might happen
  • Fine -- Very nice
  • Certainly -- Surely
  • Strolled -- Walked slowly

Lesson 10- Thomas Edison

  • occasional -- happening from time to time
  • signal -- a sound, motion, or other sign that sends a message
  • gadget -- a small, useful machine or device
  • genius -- an unusually talented or smart person
  • laboratory -- a place where scientists work and do experiments
  • invention -- something new
  • electric -- powered by electricity, a form of energy
  • experiment -- a test to learn about how something works

Lesson 11-Technology Wins

  • contribute -- to help or add to
  • process -- the steps taken to complete a task
  • power -- strength
  • improve -- to get better
  • fraction -- a part of a whole unit
  • compete -- to try to do something better than others
  • athletes -- people who do physical exercise or play sports
  • flexible -- able to bend

Lesson 12-Tops & Bottoms

  • hollered -- yelled
  • grunted -- made a short, low sound in the back of the throat
  • plucked -- pulled off or out quickly
  • risky -- dangerous
  • crops -- plants that are grown, especially those grown for food
  • tugged -- pulled strongly
  • profit -- the amount of money left after the cost of doing business is subtracted from the amount of money earned
  • scowled -- made an angry facial expression

Lesson 13-Yonder Mountain

  • examined -- looked at closely
  • steep -- having a sharp slope
  • pausing -- stopping briefly
  • fondly -- in a loving or caring way
  • mist -- a fine spray or light fog
  • pleaded -- begged or requested urgently
  • peak -- the top of a mountain or hill
  • rugged -- rough and uneven

Lesson 15- Extra Good Sun

  • tense -- edgy or stressed
  • ingredients -- parts of a mixture
  • anxiously -- with worry or eagerness
  • festive -- merry
  • recommended -- suggested
  • cross -- angry
  • degrees -- units used to measure temperature
  • remarked -- said

Lesson 16- Judy Moody

  • recycle -- to treat or process in order to use again
  • carton -- a paper or cardboard box
  • hardly -- not very much
  • shade -- an area where direct sunlight is blocked
  • dripping -- coming down in drops
  • pollution -- a state of being dirty or not pure
  • rubbish -- trash
  • project -- a special undertaking
  • complicated -- hard to understand or deal with; difficult
  • global -- worldwide

Lesson 20-Life on the Ice

  • gliding -- sliding, moving, or flying along with ease
  • shelter -- a place that covers or protects
  • wilderness -- a wild, unlived-in area of land
  • unexpected -- without warning
  • overheated -- heated beyond the safe point
  • constant -- always the same
  • region -- a certain area or space
  • layer -- one thickness
  • colony -- a group of people or animals that live together
  • climate -- usual weather conditions in an area over many years

Lesson 22-Migration Story

  • frightening -- scary
  • landscape -- scenery
  • chilly -- cold
  • plenty -- more than enough
  • solid -- firm and hard
  • dramatic -- exciting
  • survival -- the act of staying alive
  • accidents -- unexpected injuries
  • thunderous -- very loud
  • migrate -- to move to another place

Lesson 24-Dog of the Sea

  • voyage -- a long trip
  • arrival -- the act of coming to a place
  • aboard -- onto a ship or other mode of transportation
  • spotted -- caught sight of
  • rippled -- flowed or covered with small waves
  • twisted -- wound together
  • bay -- sheltered water area
  • lava -- melted rock that flows from a volcano
  • guided -- led or steered in the right direction
  • anchor -- big hook that keeps a ship in place

Lesson 25- Mt. Everest

  • section -- part or area
  • equipment -- supplies
  • succeed -- accomplish something attempted
  • approached -- came near – containers
  • increases -- becomes more
  • altitude -- height above Earth’s surface
  • tank -- containers
  • avalanches -- snow or rock slides on a mountain
  • slopes -- a slanted surface
  • halt -- a temporary stop

Lesson 3 - Destiny’s Gift

  • contacted -- got in touch with someone
  • block -- the section of a street between two other streets
  • earn -- to get something by working
  • spreading -- stretching something out
  • customers -- people who buy something at the store
  • figure -- to think
  • afford -- to be able to pay
  • raise -- to collect money

Lesson 4 - Pop's Bridge

  • tide -- the rise and fall of the sea
  • foggy -- filled with thick mist or low clouds
  • balancing -- keeping steady
  • excitement -- the feeling of being stirred up
  • crew -- a group of people doing work
  • cling -- to hold tightly to something
  • disappears -- passes from sight
  • stretch -- to spread out

Lesson 5-Roberto Clemente

  • fans -- great admirers
  • league -- group of people or teams
  • slammed -- hit with sudden force
  • style -- a way of doing something
  • pronounced -- said the sound of
  • polish -- to make shine; to make something better
  • stands -- seats at a stadium or ballpark
  • score -- make a point or points in a game

Lesson 6- Bat Loves Night

  • swoops -- to descend quickly with a sweeping motion
  • snuggles -- to curl up closely
  • dozes -- to sleep lightly
  • squeak -- a short, high-pitched sound
  • detail -- each part of several items of information
  • echoes -- repeating sounds caused by the rebounding of sound waves from a surface
  • twitch -- to move with a slight jerk
  • slithers -- to move in a slippery way

Lesson 7-What Illustrator

  • tools -- things people use to help them do a job
  • textures -- ways that surfaces look and feel
  • imagine -- to see a picture in your mind
  • research -- careful study of a subject or problem
  • illustrate -- to make pictures that show something
  • scribbles -- drawings or doodles, drawn in a quick or careless way
  • tracing -- copying the outline or shape of a thing on see-through paper
  • sketches -- quick drawings without much detail

Lesson 9- Kamishibai Man

  • familiar -- known from being seen often
  • jerky -- moving in sudden, uneven, or awkward ways
  • rude -- impolite or having bad manners
  • vacant -- empty
  • blasted -- made a sudden, loud sound
  • rickety -- shaky or likely to fall apart
  • blurry -- unclear or smeared
  • applause -- clapping meant to show appreciation
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