• 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

    Half-Chicken

     

    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.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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Last Modified on February 3, 2016