• Third Grade Robust Vocabulary Words: Theme 4

    Lesson 16

    Lon Po Po


    charming- If you are charming, you have a way of pleasing people with what you say and how you act.


    racket- If you make a lot of noise, you are making a racket.


    ingenious- If you do something clever or imaginative, you are ingenious.


    outwit- If you trick someone by doing something clever you outsmart, or outwit, them.


    tender- Something like food, that is tender is soft and easy to chew or cut.


    delighted- When you are very happy about something, you are delighted.


    brittle- Things that are brittle are so stiff and hard that they break easily.


    embraced- If you hugged someone, you embraced that person.


    cunning- Someone who is cunning uses smart and tricky ways to get what he or she wants.


    disguised- If you are disguised, you are wearing something that keeps people from knowing who you are.




    Lesson 17

    Abuelita’s Lap


    awe- If something fills you with awe, you are amazed by it.


    concentration- Concentration is focusing your attention on a single thing.


    dilemma- A dilemma is a problem or a difficult situation.


    commendable- If something is commendable, it is worthy of attention and praise.


    glancing- When you are glancing at something, you are taking a quick look at it.


    scolding- If you are scolding someone, you are angrily pointing out that person’s mistake.


    console- When you comfort or cheer someone up, you console him or her.


    heroic- Someone who is heroic is brave and acts like a hero.


    drowsy- When you are drowsy, you feel sleepy.


    burden- A burden is a heavy load that is difficult to carry.







    Lesson 18

    Me and Uncle Romie


    dull- When something is not shiny, it is dull.


    towers- Something that is very tall towers over shorter things.


    masterpiece- A great piece of art can be called a masterpiece.


    heritage- Memories and traditions of your family’s past are part of our heritage.


    glorious- If something is so wonderful that you can hardly believe, it is glorious.


    memory- A memory is something you remember.


    ruined- If something is ruined, it is destroyed.


    streak- To streak is to move very fast from one place to another.


    crept- If you crept, you moved slowly and carefully so that you wouldn’t be seen or heard.


    yanked- When something is yanked, it is given a quick, hard pull.



    Lesson 19



    deliberately-  If you move slowly and carefully you move deliberately.


    composed- If you made up a song,, you composed it.


    suggested- If you suggested something, you gave someone an idea.


    enormous- Something that is enormous is very big.


    exclaimed- If you exclaimed something, you said it excitedly.


    swift- Something that is swift moves very quickly.


    vain- If you are vain, you think very highly of yourself.


    overheard- If you overheard what people said, you heard it without them knowing that you were listening.


    gratitude- If you thank someone for something, you are showing gratitude.


    compassion- If you are kind to someone, you are showing compassion.




    Lesson 20

    Backstage with Chris and Casey


    versions- If there are different versions of a story, the story is told in different ways.


    rehearse- To rehearse is to practice for a performance.


    mandatory- Something that is mandatory is required.


    criticize-When you criticize something, you tell what you think is wrong with it.


    immerse- To immerse oneself is to become very involved in something.


    dialogue- Conversation between people is called dialogue.


    camaraderie- People have camaraderie when they are comfortable with each other and spend a lot of time together.


    flawless- If a performance is flawless, there are no mistakes in it.


    tragic- A tragic event is something that is horrible and hard to forget.


    limp- When something is limp, it is too weak to move or support itself.













Last Modified on February 3, 2016