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Theme 2   iditarod moondance kid vocabulary flash cards feb2013 Theme 2 iditarod moondance kid vocabulary flash cards feb2013 Presentation Transcript

  • The Iditarod Dream/ MeMop and the Moondance Kid Key Vocabulary Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme 2 – Overview/Wrap up P. HOLT February 2013
  • See if you cancorrectly define the following vocabulary words.
  • If necessary, usethe context clues from the samplesentences to help you.
  • obstacles
  • obstacles Sample Sentence: There were many obstacles in theyoung mushers path on race day.
  • obstacles Definition:n. Things that block progress
  • spectators
  • spectators Sample Sentence: The spectators linedthe race course for 50 km.
  • spectators Definition:n. People who watch an event
  • pace
  • pace Sample Sentence:The pace of the sleds during the race can vary from fast to slow.
  • paceDefinition: n. speed
  • mushers
  • mushers Sample Sentence:Young mushers start of racing in the Iditarod Jnr.
  • mushers Definition:n. drivers of teams of dogsleds
  • checkpoint
  • checkpoint Sample Sentence: The rules state amusher must stop for ten hours at theovernight checkpoint.
  • checkpoint Definition: n. a place wherevehicles are inspected
  • cargo
  • cargoSample Sentence: The sled’s cargocontains wildernesssurvival equipment.
  • cargo Definition:n. things carried by a ship or vehicle
  • inning
  • inning Sample Sentence:The ninth inning of abaseball game can be very exciting!
  • inning Definition:n. a part of a baseball game during which each team bats
  • foul
  • foulSample Sentence: The batter cannotstrike out on a foul ball.
  • foul Definition:n. Outside the field of play in baseball
  • play-offs
  • play-offs Sample Sentence: The ninth inning ofthe play-off game was intense!
  • play-offs Definition:n. a series of games played to decide a championship in sports
  • respectable
  • respectableSample Sentence: There were arespectable amountof spectators at the ball game.
  • respectable Definition:n. pretty good