Pompeii…Buried Alive! Vocabulary Chapter 3
alive <ul><li>Having life; not dead </li></ul>
buried <ul><li>To be covered by something </li></ul>
carefully <ul><li>To do something with care </li></ul>
carved <ul><li>Words cut into a rock using a tool </li></ul>
cooled <ul><li>Something that is hot, then loses heat </li></ul>
digging <ul><li>Using a shovel to make a hole </li></ul>
excited <ul><li>Happy about something </li></ul>
famous <ul><li>Very popular and well known </li></ul>
found <ul><li>To uncover something by accident </li></ul>
giant <ul><li>Something very large </li></ul>
hard <ul><li>Solid or firm; not soft </li></ul>
holes <ul><li>An empty space in something </li></ul>
letters <ul><li>A written message addressed to a person </li></ul>
mosaics <ul><li>Pictures made of colored stones </li></ul>
museum <ul><li>Building where objects of art, science or history are kept and displayed </li></ul>
pictures <ul><li>A painting or drawing of a person, place or thing </li></ul>
plaster <ul><li>A white powder mixed with water to make a paste that becomes hard when dry </li></ul>
quiet <ul><li>Making no noise </li></ul>
read <ul><li>To look at written words and understand what they mean </li></ul>
scientists <ul><li>People who are experts in the sciences </li></ul>
skeletons <ul><li>Bones of the human body </li></ul>
slowly <ul><li>Not moving fast </li></ul>
stone <ul><li>A large rock </li></ul>
strange <ul><li>Something that seems different than normal </li></ul>
under <ul><li>Below something </li></ul>
wall <ul><li>A solid structure that surrounds a city and protects it </li></ul>
water <ul><li>A liquid for drinking </li></ul>
world <ul><li>The Earth and everything in it </li></ul>
writer <ul><li>A person who writes </li></ul>
wrote <ul><li>Write words on paper with pen or pencil </li></ul>
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Pompeii...Buried Alive! ch. 3

  1. 1. Pompeii…Buried Alive! Vocabulary Chapter 3
  2. 2. alive <ul><li>Having life; not dead </li></ul>
  3. 3. buried <ul><li>To be covered by something </li></ul>
  4. 4. carefully <ul><li>To do something with care </li></ul>
  5. 5. carved <ul><li>Words cut into a rock using a tool </li></ul>
  6. 6. cooled <ul><li>Something that is hot, then loses heat </li></ul>
  7. 7. digging <ul><li>Using a shovel to make a hole </li></ul>
  8. 8. excited <ul><li>Happy about something </li></ul>
  9. 9. famous <ul><li>Very popular and well known </li></ul>
  10. 10. found <ul><li>To uncover something by accident </li></ul>
  11. 11. giant <ul><li>Something very large </li></ul>
  12. 12. hard <ul><li>Solid or firm; not soft </li></ul>
  13. 13. holes <ul><li>An empty space in something </li></ul>
  14. 14. letters <ul><li>A written message addressed to a person </li></ul>
  15. 15. mosaics <ul><li>Pictures made of colored stones </li></ul>
  16. 16. museum <ul><li>Building where objects of art, science or history are kept and displayed </li></ul>
  17. 17. pictures <ul><li>A painting or drawing of a person, place or thing </li></ul>
  18. 18. plaster <ul><li>A white powder mixed with water to make a paste that becomes hard when dry </li></ul>
  19. 19. quiet <ul><li>Making no noise </li></ul>
  20. 20. read <ul><li>To look at written words and understand what they mean </li></ul>
  21. 21. scientists <ul><li>People who are experts in the sciences </li></ul>
  22. 22. skeletons <ul><li>Bones of the human body </li></ul>
  23. 23. slowly <ul><li>Not moving fast </li></ul>
  24. 24. stone <ul><li>A large rock </li></ul>
  25. 25. strange <ul><li>Something that seems different than normal </li></ul>
  26. 26. under <ul><li>Below something </li></ul>
  27. 27. wall <ul><li>A solid structure that surrounds a city and protects it </li></ul>
  28. 28. water <ul><li>A liquid for drinking </li></ul>
  29. 29. world <ul><li>The Earth and everything in it </li></ul>
  30. 30. writer <ul><li>A person who writes </li></ul>
  31. 31. wrote <ul><li>Write words on paper with pen or pencil </li></ul>

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