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Unit5wk5 vocabulary introduction


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Unit5wk5 vocabulary introduction

  1. 1. Wild Horse<br />Vocabulary Introduction<br />Unit 5, Week 5<br />
  2. 2. Sanctuary- a protected place <br />A sanctuary is a place that is safe or protected.<br />We visited the bird sanctuary on the island.<br />Why would people set aside land for an animal sanctuary?<br />
  3. 3. Descendants- family members born after others in a family<br />Descendants are those family members who are born after others in a family.<br />Children are the descendants of their parents and grandparents.<br />What is the difference between ancestors and descendants?<br />
  4. 4. Coaxing-gently convincing or persuading<br />When you are coaxing, you are trying to convince someone gently.<br />The firefighter was coaxing the kitten down from the tree. <br />How is coaxing different from demanding ?<br />
  5. 5. Threatened- in danger of being harmed<br />If something is threatened , it is in danger.<br />Many of our rain forest are threatened by logging, mining, and farming.<br />What else can you think of that is threatened?<br />
  6. 6. Habitat- an area where a plant or animal lives<br />An animal’s habitat is the area where it lives.<br />Growing cities are one danger to the habitat of many animals because the animals are forced to move to a new location.<br />Describe one kind of animal habitat?<br />
  7. 7. fragile-easily broken or damaged<br />Anything that is fragile can be easily broken.<br />The china plates were very fragile. <br />What is an antonym for fragile?<br />
  8. 8. Glistening-shining or sparkling in reflected light<br />Anything glistening is shining or gleaming.<br />The ground was glistening with the morning dew.<br />What is a synonym for glistening?<br />