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School:Carlisle
Location:Alabama
Comments:These games are to be used with Miss Fox's Harcourt Storytown Robust Vocabulary.



Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.




Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

7 Aero and Off. Mike cloz

  • whined -- The hungry child _____ for his bottle of milk.
  • patrol -- Officer Cline will _____ the neighborhood this week.
  • suspicious -- The officer was _____ of the man lurking in the bushes.
  • scent -- I smelled the _____ of chocolate chip cookies coming from the kitchen.
  • demonstrate -- Please _____ the way to do this exercise.
  • babble -- I heard the baby _____ as I came closer to the nursery.
  • competent -- The _____ officer arrested the suspect without any trouble.
  • obey -- I told my dog Rusty to sit, but he didn't _____.
  • wanders -- Watch out for your brother before he _____ away.
  • accompany -- Will you _____ me to the library?

7 Aero and Off. Mike def.

  • accompany -- when you go with someone somewhere
  • whined -- gave a long, high cry
  • patrol -- to watch over and area and guard it
  • suspicious -- you feel this way when you think someone cannot be trusted
  • scent -- the smell of something
  • demonstrate -- when you show how something works or how it is done
  • babble -- say words that cannot be understood
  • competent -- good at what you are doing
  • obey -- when you do what you are told to do
  • wanders -- travels without planning where you are going

8 How Animals Talk cloze

  • flick -- You must _____ the bug off his shoulder.
  • chatter -- I heard the _____ coming from the library.
  • ferocious -- The _____ bear attacked the family of campers.
  • communicate -- Writing notes is a way to _____ with your friends.
  • signal -- The coach gave the _____ to steal the base.
  • charging -- The angry lion is _____ after his prey.
  • conflict -- I had a _____ with that sixth grader on the bus.
  • alert -- The ringing bell will _____ the children that there is a tornado warning.
  • grooms -- The mother gorilla _____ her baby.
  • dominant -- The _____ wolf was leading the pack across the wilderness.

8 How Animals Talk def

  • flick -- move something or snap it quickly
  • chatter -- when animals repeat sounds quickly
  • ferocious -- a dangerous or angry animal
  • communicate -- when people or animals share information
  • signal -- sound or action that sends a message
  • charging -- rushing or moving quickly toward something or someone
  • conflict -- when animals are fighting
  • alert -- to get someone's attention to be careful of danger
  • grooms -- animals make themselves neat and clean
  • dominant -- strongest or most powerful member of the group

9 Stone Soup cloze

  • banquet -- What kind of food is mother making for the _____?
  • ingredients -- You need to gather all the _____ before you start cooking supper.
  • generous -- My teacher was _____ when she gave me a second bowl of stone soup.
  • agreeable -- Because of the pleasant scents coming from the kitchen, I felt very _____.
  • reaction -- You could tell by his _____ that he was shocked to make the team.
  • famine -- The failed crops led to a _____ in the small country.
  • gaze -- I love to _____ at the stars on a clear night.
  • dense -- We got lost from our group in the _____ forest.
  • momentum -- As more people talk about it, the fall festival gains _____.
  • curiosity -- Your pink mohawk is a _____ to the other students.

9 Stone Soup Def

  • agreeable -- pleasing to the senses
  • dense -- made of things that are close together
  • momentum -- when an idea or action grows quickly and it is hard to stop it
  • curiosity -- something odd or unusual that interests people
  • banquet -- a special meal with a large amount of food
  • ingredients -- all the food and spices you use to make a certain kind of food
  • generous -- happy to share with others
  • gaze -- a long look at something
  • reaction -- a response to something that happens
  • famine -- not enough food to feed everyone

L 6 The Babe and I Voc

  • collapses --
  • contribution --
  • shabby --
  • embarrass --
  • span --
  • midst --
  • elevated --
  • skim --
  • initiative --
  • dazed --

L10 Bears' Breakfast cloz

  • amusing -- The clown at the circus was very _____.
  • laboratory -- The doctor conducted his experiments in the _____.
  • confess -- If you are guilty of taking the book, you should _____ to your teacher.
  • inviting -- On a cold winter day, a bowl of hot soup looks _____.
  • expert -- The _____ on reptiles brought some snakes and lizards for us to examine.
  • suspect -- I _____ that he is the one who took your pencil.
  • inquisitive -- After sniffing around the swimming pool, the _____ puppy jumped in.
  • investigate -- The detective will _____ the robbery at the store.
  • various -- You will need _____ ingredients to make your stone soup.
  • perplexed -- Because I didn't listen to the directions, I was _____ by the homework.

L10 Bears' Breakfast def

  • various -- different types of things
  • perplexed -- when you are confused about something
  • amusing -- when something is fun or funny
  • laboratory -- a place where experiments are done
  • confess -- tell the truth about something you did wrong
  • inviting -- when you want to take part in or have something to do with something
  • expert -- someone who knows a lot about a certain subject
  • suspect -- when you think that someone has done something
  • inquisitive -- when you are curious about something
  • investigate -- when you try to search and find out the truth about something

L12 A Pen Pal for Max clo

  • repairs -- The house didn't sell right away because it needed so many _____.
  • din -- The _____ in the cafeteria was distracting to the teachers.
  • mistaken -- I thought I finished my test, but I was _____.
  • translate -- Can you _____ Spanish to English?
  • bothersome -- The din in the hallway was _____ while I was trying to read.
  • deciphered -- The detective carefully _____ the secret code.
  • fortunate -- You are _____ to have your own bedroom.
  • heaving -- The pitcher was _____ the ball to third base.
  • dodging -- My mom has been _____ those annoying neighbors all week.
  • catastrophe -- The tornado was the second _____ to hit the community this year.

L12 A Pen Pal for Max def

  • catastrophe -- something really terrible that has happened
  • repairs -- if something needs this, it needs to be fixed
  • din -- so much noise that it is hard to hear over it
  • mistaken -- wrong about something
  • translate -- when you say or write something in another language
  • bothersome -- something that bothers you and causes problems
  • deciphered -- to figure out a message that is difficult to understand or written in code
  • fortunate -- when you are lucky
  • heaving -- throwing something with great effort
  • dodging -- avoiding something that is coming toward you

L13 A Tree is Growing clo

  • scavenger -- There is a _____ eating that dead animal on the side of the road.
  • dissolve -- Did you see the drink mix _____ in the water?
  • absorb -- Use a towel to _____ the drink you spilled on the table.
  • tugged -- The puppy _____ at my pants leg while we were playing.
  • protects -- Bark is the outer covering that _____ a tree.
  • self-sufficient -- Young adults have to learn how to be _____ before they can move out own their own.
  • particles -- My fuzzy sweater left tiny _____ behind on my pants.
  • columns -- That brick house has two _____ on the front porch.
  • paused -- He _____ for a minute to catch his breath after running track.
  • rustling -- The sound of the _____ leaves frightened the deer as the hunters walked through the forest.

L13 A Tree is Growing def

  • scavenger -- an animal that collects leftover and unwanted items
  • dissolve -- when something mixes completely with a liquid
  • absorb -- when something soaks up a liquid
  • tugged -- pulled hard at something
  • protects -- keeps something safe
  • self-sufficient -- makes everything it needs
  • particles -- tiny pieces of something
  • columns -- tall circular structures that hold up part of a building
  • paused -- stopped what you are doing for just a moment
  • rustling -- moving and making soft sounds

L14 One Small Place cloze

  • suppose -- I _____ that you will be with your family on Christmas.
  • glimpse -- Did you catch a _____ of that boy running down the hall?
  • damp -- The air felt _____ after the quick rain shower.
  • strikes -- The girl _____ at the ball with her bat.
  • spears -- The student _____ the food with his fork before he eats it.
  • sprout -- The maple tree began to _____ in early spring.
  • harmony -- Because we share a room, my brother and I try to live in _____.
  • roost -- Each night those owls _____ in that old oak tree in the back yard.
  • maze -- The children found their way out of the corn _____ at the Halloween party.
  • transformation -- In science we learned about the grub's _____ into a beetle.

L14 One Small Place def.

  • transformation -- a change
  • suppose -- when you think something is true
  • glimpse -- a quick peek at something
  • damp -- a little bit wet
  • strikes -- hits
  • spears -- sticks something sharp into something
  • sprout -- begins to grow
  • harmony -- living peacefully in agreement
  • roost -- when a bird perches in a tree to rest or sleep
  • maze -- a winding set of paths that is like a puzzle

L16 Lon Po Po cloze

  • outwit -- He had to _____ the crafty criminal to escape with his life.
  • brittle -- The cookie broke into small pieces because it was so _____.
  • diguised -- Miss Nelson _____ herself as Viola Swamp.
  • ingenious -- The clever student had an _____ plan to trick the teacher.
  • delighted -- I was _____ when I saw my presents sitting under the tree.
  • cunning -- The _____ fox was too clever to be caught by the farmer.
  • racket -- When the third grade is in the gym they make quite a _____.
  • tender -- The animals like to nibble on _____ leaves and shrubs.
  • embraced -- I _____ my aunt and uncle when they stepped off the airplane.
  • charming -- The _____ woman smiled at the customers while she sold them some books.

L16 Lon Po Po def

  • diguised -- wear something that keeps people from knowing who you are
  • ingenious -- clever or imaginative
  • delighted -- happy about something
  • cunning -- uses smarts and tricky ways to get what you want
  • racket -- a lot of noise
  • tender -- soft and easy to chew or cut
  • embraced -- hugged someone
  • charming -- have a way of pleasing people with what you say and how you act
  • outwit -- trick someone by doing something clever, you outsmart them
  • brittle -- stiff and hard, easily broken

L17 Two Bear Cubs cloze

  • scolding -- The mother was _____ her son for running out into the parking lot alone.
  • drowsy -- I stayed up late last night watching television, and now I feel _____.
  • concentration -- This division test will require much _____.
  • glancing -- She kept _____ at the boy being scolded in the hallway.
  • heroic -- Saving that family from the fire was a _____ act.
  • awe -- I am in _____ of that movie star's talent.
  • commendable -- It is _____ to make a one hundred in conduct each week.
  • console -- The teacher tried to _____ the boy after he fell off the slide.
  • burden -- Carrying my sister's books on the bus will be a _____ this afternoon.
  • dilemma -- The girl faced a _____ about what decision to make.

L17 Two Bear Cubs def.

  • dilemma -- problem or difficult situation
  • scolding -- angrily pointing out a person's mistakes
  • drowsy -- so sleepy you can't stay awake
  • concentration -- focusing your attention on a single thing
  • glancing -- taking a quick look at something
  • heroic -- brave and acting like a hero
  • awe -- amazement
  • commendable -- worthy of attention or praise
  • console -- to comfort or cheer up someone
  • burden -- a heavy load that is difficult to carry

L18 Me and Uncle Romie cl

  • crept -- The cunning fox _____ up behind the small animal.
  • streak -- Did you catch a glimpse of that lighting _____ across the sky?
  • towers -- Because my older brother is 6'8, he _____ over me.
  • ruined -- The vase was _____ after I dropped it on the floor.
  • memory -- That wonderful Christmas will stand out in my _____.
  • dull -- You should polish your dress shoes because they look _____.
  • heritage -- These old photo albums teach me about my family's _____.
  • glorious -- The stunning rainbow was a _____ sight after the storm.
  • yanked -- Last year I _____ out a baby tooth by myself.
  • masterpiece -- My mom hung my _____ on the wall for everyone to enjoy.

L18 Me and Uncle Romie de

  • crept -- moved slowly and carefully so not to be seen or heard
  • streak -- move very quickly from one place to another
  • towers -- something that is very tall does this over shorter things
  • ruined -- when something is no longer any good
  • memory -- something you remember
  • dull -- not shiny
  • heritage -- memories and traditions of your family's past
  • glorious -- something so wonderful that you can hardly believe it
  • yanked -- gave something a hard pull
  • masterpiece -- a great piece of art

L19 Half-Chicken cloze

  • swift -- The ____ eagle soared down from the sky chasing the prey.
  • suggested -- I finished my homework early, so Sally _____ that I read my AR book.
  • deliberately -- She _____ wrapped the glass sculpture in wrapping paper.
  • compassion -- The students felt _____ for the people who were in the earthquake.
  • overheard -- I _____ my parents talking about my surprise Christmas gift.
  • exclaimed -- "Stop!" he _____ loudly.
  • gratitude -- Sam felt _____ for the person who found his book on the bus.
  • vain -- The _____ princess was always admiring herself in the mirror.
  • enormous -- The elephant looked _____ next to the tiny ant.
  • composed -- He _____ a song to sing at the party.

L19 Half-Chicken def

  • composed -- made up a song
  • swift -- moves very quickly
  • suggested -- give someone an idea
  • deliberately -- slowly and carefully
  • compassion -- showing kindness to someone who needs help
  • overheard -- hear without someone knowing you are listening
  • exclaimed -- said excitedly
  • gratitude -- showing thankfulness and gratefulness
  • vain -- think very highly of yourself
  • enormous -- very big

L20 Backstage With cloze

  • limp -- After I ran the track at P.E. my legs were_____.
  • immerse -- I like to _____ myself in a good book after school.
  • versions -- There are several _____ of the story Red Riding Hood.
  • tragic -- I cried at the end of the movie because it was so _____.
  • dialogue -- It was hard to hear the _____ between the characters on stage.
  • rehearse -- We will need to _____ the play before the assembly this afternoon.
  • flawless -- The play was _____ because everyone performed their parts perfectly.
  • criticize -- I didn't _____ the story because it was so well written.
  • mandatory -- It is _____ that everyone attend the assembly in the gym.
  • camaraderie -- The performers spent time together rehearsing and developed a sense of _____.

L20 Backstage With def

  • mandatory -- something that is required
  • camaraderie -- when people are comfortable with each other and spend time together
  • limp -- too weak to move or support itself
  • immerse -- to become very involved in something
  • versions -- different ways
  • tragic -- something that is both sad and horrible
  • dialogue -- conversations between people
  • rehearse -- practice for a performance
  • flawless -- no mistakes
  • criticize -- tell what is wrong

L21 Antarctic Ice

  • drifts -- moves along without direction
  • bleak -- something that is cold and gloomy
  • conserved -- kept carefully because it is rare or important
  • shelters -- protects you and keeps you safe
  • strict -- stern and demand obedience
  • harsh -- something that is hard to stand up to, like a blizzard
  • absence -- something or someone that is not present
  • scarce -- not much to be found
  • permanently -- something that stays one way forever
  • dim -- when there is not much light

L21 Antarctic Ice cloze

  • bleak -- The cold, _____ weather makes me want to stay inside.
  • conserved -- Our earth's natural resources should be _____ if we want to save our planet.
  • shelters -- Your umbrella _____ you from the rain.
  • strict -- The rules of the club seemed too _____ and unfair.
  • harsh -- The teacher's _____ words didn't hurt my feeings.
  • absence -- Do have an excuse for your _____ on Friday?
  • scarce -- Diamonds are valuable because they more _____ than many other jewels.
  • permanently -- You will not have to sit there _____, I will move you next week.
  • dim -- The lights were too _____ to read my book.
  • drifts -- The raft slowly _____ down the river.

L22 Bat Loves the Night c

  • surroundings -- Our _____ at the river were covered in beautiful plants.
  • nocturnal -- After dark, the forest is filled with _____ animals.
  • swoops -- The hawk _____ down from his perch to devour the mouse.
  • blanketed -- After the blizzard, everthing was _____ in snow.
  • inverted -- The wind blew the sign on the door until it became _____.
  • dozes -- Dad _____ on the couch after supper.
  • fluttering -- I hear a blue bird _____ outside my window.
  • plummet -- After the crash, the airplane pieces began to _____ from the sky.
  • effort -- My teacher asked me to make an _____ to do my homework every night.
  • detail -- I left out an important _____ when I answered my discussion question.

L22 Bat Loves the Night d

  • surroundings -- the area around you
  • nocturnal -- sleeps during the day and active at night
  • swoops -- dives or dips downward
  • blanketed -- area covered with something like fog or snow
  • inverted -- something turned upside-down or inside-out
  • dozes -- takes a short nap
  • fluttering -- moving through the air lightly and quickly
  • plummet -- drop suddenly from a great height
  • effort -- hard work
  • detail -- small piece of information that is part of a whole

L23 Chesnut Cove cloze

  • fondness -- My sister has a _____ for candy and other sweets.
  • disgraceful -- My teacher was disapointed that my desk was in such a _____ shape.
  • eagerly -- The students _____ awaited the arrival of the spring break.
  • collaborate -- If we _____ on this project we can finish sooner.
  • ridiculous -- My father said I looked _____ in my costume for the play.
  • inherit -- I hope to _____ my grandmother's diamond someday.
  • contented -- Everyone seemed _____ after the big meal.
  • emotion -- My _____ after the heartbreaking loss was one of sorrow.
  • decent -- Dad said that my uniform wasn't _____ enough to wear another year.
  • transferred -- I _____ my things to my new desk.

L23 Chesnut Cove def

  • transferred -- moved something from one place to another
  • fondness -- when you like something very much
  • disgraceful -- shocking, not acceptable
  • eagerly -- excited and anxiously awaiting something
  • collaborate -- work with others on a project
  • ridiculous -- silly
  • inherit -- given something by someone who used to own it
  • contented -- happy with the way things are
  • emotion -- a feeling like happiness
  • decent -- someone who is good and fair

L24 Ramona Quimby cloze

  • visible -- The sky is dark because the sun is not visible from behind the clouds.
  • presentation -- Her _____ for the class was about her trip to New York.
  • mentioned -- She _____ that the project was due next Friday.
  • remark -- That rude _____ hurt my feelings.
  • affordable -- I hoped that the cell phone I picked out was _____.
  • clutter -- Her bedroom was covered in _____.
  • flustered -- When the child forgot the answer to the question, he became_____.
  • individually -- The chocolate candy was _____ wrapped inside the package.
  • effective -- Her idea was an _____ solution to the problem.
  • beckoned -- The teacher _____ for me to stop talking.

L24 Ramona Quimby def

  • effective -- getting the results you want
  • beckoned -- used your hand to signal someone to come to you
  • visible -- when you can see something
  • presentation -- describe or perform in front of a group
  • mentioned -- talked about something briefly
  • remark -- something said about something
  • affordable -- when you have enough money to buy something
  • clutter -- mess, full of things you don't need
  • flustered -- forget what you are saying or doing
  • individually -- one at a time

L25 Robodogs def

  • responsibility -- something you are expected to do
  • confused -- mixed up
  • confused -- mixed up
  • inhabitant -- people or animals that live in a certain place
  • responsibility -- something you are expected to do
  • functional -- serves a purpose
  • ample -- enough or more than is needed
  • ample -- enough or more than enough than is needed
  • realistic -- describes things as they truly are
  • futuristic -- describes how things might be in the future
  • require -- something that is needed
  • require -- something that is need
  • amazement -- feeling of great wonder and surprise
  • amazement -- feeling of great wonder and surprise
  • futuristic -- tells about things that might happen in the future
  • functional -- serves a purpose
  • shifting -- moving or changing
  • realistic -- describes things as they truly are
  • shifting -- moving or changing
  • inhabitant -- people or animals that live in a certain place

L26 Wilbur's Boast cloze

  • dreadful -- It will be _____ if I have to move and leave my friends!
  • summoning -- My principal was _____ me to come to the office.
  • oblige -- My parents decided to _____ me and let me go with my buddies.
  • bristly -- The dog's fur felt _____ after the groomer trimmed him.
  • inevitable -- The _____ day of my punishment had arrived.
  • sedentary -- My brother and I like to be _____ when return from a long day at school.
  • sway -- The sign started to _____ back and forth in the breeze.
  • adamant -- The teachers were _____ about everyone following the school rules.
  • nuisance -- My little brother is being a _____.
  • boasting -- My sister won't stop _____ about her report card.

L26 Wilbur's Boast def

  • dreadful -- scary or terrible
  • summoning -- calling for someone to come
  • oblige -- when you help someone
  • bristly -- covered with short stiff hairs
  • inevitable -- something that can not be avoided or stopped
  • sedentary -- job or lifesytle where you sit down all the time
  • sway -- swing slowly back and forth
  • adamant -- very determined and won't change his or mind about something
  • nuisance -- something or someone that bothers you
  • boasting -- bragging about the wonderful things about himself or herself

L27 Spiders and Their clo

  • justice -- The judge tried to make sure that _____ was served in the case.
  • inventive -- My teacher said that my science project was _____ .
  • strands -- She used many different colored _____ to weave that rug.
  • reels -- Watch as the fisherman _____ in the huge tuna.
  • elaborate -- Her prom dress had many _____ details.
  • shallow -- The river was not _____ enough for us to get across.
  • spiral -- That _____ staircase leads to the second floor.
  • task -- My least favorite morning _____ is taking out the garbage.
  • prey -- The small insects became the bats _____.
  • social -- She was not comfortable in a _____ setting with lots of unfamiliar people.

L27 Spiders and Their def

  • social -- animals that live in a group with other animals of the same kind
  • justice -- when you treat others fairly
  • inventive -- person who creates or solves something in a new way; creative
  • strands -- long, thin pieces if something
  • reels -- bringing something in by winding up a line attached to it
  • elaborate -- decorated with many details
  • shallow -- not very deep
  • spiral -- shape that curls around and around in a circle
  • task -- a job that needs to be done
  • prey -- an animal that is hunted for food

L28 The Science Fair cloz

  • gimmick -- Henry used the _____ of giving away free gum with each purchase.
  • erupt -- Heat and pressure inside the Earth made the volcano _____ .
  • humor -- He is fun to be around because he has a great sense of _____ .
  • preparation -- We helped my mom with the _____ of supper last night.
  • expand -- My teacher said I needed to _____ my research to other books.
  • grainy -- I can't read the words on this _____ old copy.
  • thorough -- Mom said that my bathroom needed a thorough cleaning.
  • sprinkled -- He _____ sugar on his strawberries.
  • deliberation -- After much _____ , the teacher decided not to punish the class.
  • abroad -- My cousin is going to travel _____ this summer.

L28 The Science Fair def

  • deliberation -- thought or discussion that comes before making a decision
  • abroad -- travel overseas to a different country
  • gimmick -- a trick or way to grab people's attention
  • erupt -- breaks out of something that holds it
  • humor -- enjoy telling and hearing things are funny
  • preparation -- everything you do to get ready for something
  • expand -- get bigger
  • grainy -- not smooth, has many small, hard pieces
  • thorough -- careful and complete
  • sprinkled -- scattered tiny pieces or drops of something all over

L29 The Planets cloze

  • infinite -- The scientist seemed to have an _____ amount of knowledge.
  • steady -- That line is crooked because my hand was not _____ .
  • evidence -- Cake crumbs on the table were _____ that someone had been snacking.
  • slightly -- Move your desk _____ so it will be in line with the others.
  • rotate -- Watch as the hands _____ around clock.
  • surface -- The boy came to the _____ of the water to take a breath.
  • distinct -- I sorted the groceries into two _____ piles on the counter.
  • expansive -- The expansive forest was covered with many trees.
  • reflect -- Does the mirror _____ your image?
  • appear -- Did you see that rabbit _____ out of nowhere?

L29 The Planets def

  • steady -- stays the same
  • evidence -- proof that something has happened
  • slightly -- barely tell that something happened or changed
  • rotate -- spin like a top
  • surface -- top part of something
  • distinct -- similar but separate objects, stands out because of their differences
  • expansive -- covers a very large area
  • reflect -- bounces off a surface instead of passing through it
  • appear -- way something looks or seems
  • infinite -- so much of something that it can't be measured

L30 Voyage Across cloze

  • observed -- We _____ the stars through the telescope.
  • picturesque -- Our cabin is located in a _____ area of the mountains.
  • uncharted -- We found an _____ stream on the other side of the mountain.
  • magnify -- If we _____ the print, it will be easier to read.
  • confirm -- I called the doctor to _____ my appointment for next week.
  • expedition -- She is going on an _____ in the woods this weekend.
  • occur -- I didn't expect that rain shower to _____ last night.
  • generate -- Did your class _____ some great ideas for an Earth Day slogan?
  • safeguard -- Using an umbrella will _____ you from the rain.
  • aligned -- The desks were perfectly _____ in a straight row.

L30 Voyage Across def

  • observed -- watched carefully and learned more about it
  • picturesque -- pretty enough to be in a picture
  • uncharted -- no maps of a place
  • magnify -- make something look larger than it actually is
  • confirm -- prove something
  • expedition -- adventure or journey to a new place
  • occur -- happen
  • generate -- produce, make
  • safeguard -- protect something, keep safe
  • aligned -- matched up perfectly

L4 Ellen Ochoa Astronaut

  • disappointed -- unhappy with the way something turned out
  • ambitious -- eager to reach a goal
  • apply -- asking to be accepted for something like a job
  • hinder -- make it difficult or impossible for someone to do something
  • confidence -- when you are sure that everything will work out
  • talented -- special ability to do something very well
  • invention -- something completely new that someone has made or created
  • persevere -- keep trying to do something without giving up
  • attain -- when you reach a set goal
  • research -- getting information about a question or a topic

L4 Ellen Ochoa cloze

  • ambitious -- Sally decided to be _____ and start her own business.
  • apply -- She is going to _____ for a job at the library.
  • hinder -- I didn't let the dark clouds _____ my swimming party.
  • confidence -- His _____ showed on his face as he began the test.
  • talented -- The _____ artist painted a picture of our family.
  • invention -- Thomas Edison's well-known _____ is the light bulb.
  • persevere -- Don't give up if you fail the first time. You must _____.
  • attain -- He was determined to _____ his goal of making all A's.
  • research -- The third graders decided to _____ the life of John Glenn.
  • disappointed -- I was _____ when I didn't make the baseball team.

L5 The School News cloze

  • concealed -- She _____ her excitement when she heard the news.
  • media -- News reports are one type of _____.
  • popular -- Because it is so much fun, skate boarding is a _____ sport.
  • camouflage -- My dad wears _____ when goes deer hunting in the woods.
  • donated -- Our church _____ food and clothing to the fire victims.
  • image -- There was a grainy _____ of a man on the video.
  • survive -- It may be difficult, but you will _____ fourth grade next year.
  • independent -- My little brother likes to tie his own shoes because he wants to be _____.
  • feature -- The museum exhibit will _____ artwork from Alabama artists.
  • viewers -- The _____ watched the news report from Washington.

L5 The School News def

  • viewers -- people who watch something
  • concealed -- covered up so it can't be seen
  • media -- ways that people communicate, including newspapers, magazines and television
  • popular -- something that many people like
  • camouflage -- blends in to the surroundings
  • donated -- given away for free
  • image -- picture of someone or something
  • survive -- to remain alive even after great difficulties
  • independent -- someone who does things on his or her own
  • feature -- a special report on a certain topic

L6 The Babe and I cloze

  • shabby -- Our school shirt looked _____ by the end of the year.
  • span -- The new bridge will _____ across the river.
  • skim -- Please _____ your homework to check for any mistakes.
  • dazed -- The bright lights _____ the deer as it crossed the road.
  • embarrass -- Did that story _____ you?
  • contribution -- The church made a _____ to the family who lost their home.
  • midst -- We were in the _____ of a tornado.
  • elevated -- She had to keep her foot _____ until it healed.
  • initiative -- She took the _____ to finish her homework without being told.
  • collapse -- Did the bridge _____ under the weight of the cars?

Lesson 6 The Babe and I

  • initiative -- make the first steps in doing something without being told what to do
  • dazed -- confused, unable to think properly
  • collapses -- falls down because it was not well supported
  • contribution -- give help to attain a goal
  • shabby -- old and worn out
  • embarrass -- make someone feel uncomfortable or ashamed
  • span -- the distance between two points
  • midst -- in the middle of something
  • elevated -- lifted up
  • skim -- move over quickly, barely touch it
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