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Theme 1 Eye of the Storm vocabulary


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Theme 1 Eye of the Storm vocabulary

  1. 1. Eye of the StormI can determine themeaning of and use key vocabulary words correctly.
  2. 2. Collide
  3. 3. Collide• The tornado and car about to collide on the road.
  4. 4. Collide– To bump into another mass with force.
  5. 5. Funnel Cloud
  6. 6. Funnel Cloud• The funnel cloud is wide at the top and has touched the ground.
  7. 7. Funnel Cloud• Tornado cloud that is wide at the top and narrow where it touches the ground.
  8. 8. Jagged
  9. 9. Jagged• The jagged shape of the lightning lit up the night sky.
  10. 10. Jagged• Having a sharp, pointed edge or outline.
  11. 11. Lightning
  12. 12. Lightning• The sky filled with lightning during the major storm.
  13. 13. Lightning• The flash of light in the sky when electricity passes between clouds or between a cloud and the ground.
  14. 14. Prairies
  15. 15. Prairies• The grassland of the prairies stretches for miles.
  16. 16. Prairies • Flat, open grasslands.
  17. 17. Rotate
  18. 18. Rotate• The tornado began to rotate violently.
  19. 19. Rotate• To swirl in a circular motion.
  20. 20. Severe
  21. 21. Severe• The severe tornado greatly damaged this Ohio town in 1974.
  22. 22. Severe• Serious or extreme in nature.
  23. 23. Sizzling
  24. 24. Sizzling• The bystanders could hear the sizzle from the lightning as it struck.
  25. 25. Sizzling• Crackling with intense heat.
  26. 26. Tornadoes
  27. 27. Tornadoes• The tornado, with its rotating column of air, was rapidly approaching the town.
  28. 28. Tornadoes• Rotating columns of air accompanied by whirling funnel-shaped downspouts.
  29. 29. Sounds of a tornado•• (super cell tornado)