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Theme 2 iditarod moondance kid vocabulary flash cards feb2013


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Theme 2 iditarod moondance kid vocabulary flash cards feb2013

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