Word of the Day

Word of the Day

Word of the Day Week of December 10th patriot: someone who loves and supports his or her country Part of speech: noun Which of these people would you describe as a patriot? Why? Abraham Lincoln Bozo the Clown Spongebob Barrack Obama members of the military

Describe some of the ways that you can show you are a patriot. recommend: to state support of someone or something Part of speech: verb Which of these would you recommend to a friend? A book that you enjoyed. A shop that sells overpriced merchandise. A website with lots of information for a school report. A beach with dangerous currents.

A new song by one of your favorite bands. What food would you recommend at your favorite restaurant? penetrate: to go into or pass through something Part of speech: verb Which of these would be difficult to penetrate? a boulder mud pavement

an orange glass What would you use to penetrate ice? rickety: likely to fall or break due to weakness Part of speech: adjective synonym: shaky Which of these is most likely to become rickety? a marble column wooden stairs

a tower made of straws a tree house built by children an iron beam Give an example of something youve seen that is rickety. scavenger: an animal that eats dead and decaying animals Part of speech: noun Which of these animals are scavengers?

hyenas cats vultures rats rabbits Why are scavengers an important part of a food web?

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