Vocabulary MacMillan/ McGraw-Hill Treasures 4th Grade Unit 1 – Week 5 Created by Teresa Wilson Desert Palms Elem. July 2010
If you have a sick feeling of strong dislike, you are disgusted . What is a synonym for disgusted ? Disgusted She was so disgusted by her burned cookies, she threw away her cookie cutters.
A raft is a kind of flat boat. What would it be like to float down the Mississippi River on a raft ? Raft Mark Twain wrote a famous story about a boy who explores the Mississippi River on a raft .
Objects that are scattered are spread or thrown about here and there. What other items could be scattered ? Scattered When Matt dropped the checkerboard, the checkers scattered over the floor.
If something is filled with a messy collection of things, it is cluttered . What other items could synonym for cluttered ? Cluttered Laura’s room was so cluttered with toys that it was hard to walk without stepping on one.
Downstream means the same direction as the current of a stream. What is an antonym for downstream ? Downstream Salmon are born in rivers, but soon after, they swim downstream to the ocean.
If you nuzzle something, you touch or rub it with your nose. How is giving a nuzzle different from giving a hug? Nuzzle Susan nuzzled each kitten in the box trying to decide which one to keep.