In My Family Vocabulary

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In My Family Vocabulary

  1. 1. In My Family Vocabulary Words
  2. 2. culture <ul><li>The customs, beliefs, and arts of a a group </li></ul><ul><li>What are some foods unique to our culture? </li></ul><ul><li>The state fair celebrates Minnesota’s culture. </li></ul>
  3. 3. chile <ul><li>Def: the fruit of the pepper plant, often used to make seasonings. </li></ul><ul><li>Would chile taste better mixed with eggs or ice cream? </li></ul><ul><li>Eric mixed diced chile into his omelet. </li></ul>
  4. 4. mesquite <ul><li>Def: a shrub or small tree found in the SW US, its wood is used for making charcoal. </li></ul><ul><li>Which group of words goes with mesquite: Pine, oak, juniper or bee, gnat, fly ? </li></ul><ul><li>We piled up the mesquite before the barbeque. </li></ul>
  5. 5. accordion <ul><li>Def: a musical instrument with key and bellows. </li></ul><ul><li>What is an accordion used for? How do you work it? </li></ul><ul><li>Corissa is a world-famous accordion player. </li></ul>
  6. 6. barbecue <ul><li>Def: a special kind of grill or pit used for outdoor grilling. </li></ul><ul><li>What things might you cook on a barbecue? </li></ul><ul><li>Oriana is having a barbecue party at her house after MCAs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. confetti <ul><li>Def: tiny pieces of paper, often thrown during celebrations. </li></ul><ul><li>When might people throw confetti? </li></ul><ul><li>After winning the election, the president was showered in confetti. </li></ul>

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