VOCABULARY ENRICHMENT

As we are reading, we might come across words that we either cannot pronounce, or those that we can read, but don’t know what they mean.

Here is the list we will build together to help increase our vocabulary.

Title: No space to waste

Words

Meaning

Used in a sentence

1

fertilizer

Something to use to make the soil better for plants

I have to use fertilizer for  the soil.

2

couple

two

Two  of  something.

3

exclaimed

Another word for said

You have clean the ca

4

assistant

Person who helps

It helps you when you need help

5

loosened

Make something loose

 I loosened a screw.

6

mass

A big clump

I have a big clump.

Title:  Kahu Ora

Words

Meaning

Used in a sentence

Tongarewa

Be precious

Your precious child.  

guardian

flax

cloaks

Be completey coverd

Kahu huruhuru

Title: Solo Flyer

Words

Meaning

Used in a sentence

Carousel

chute

solo

When you’re by yourself

panic

baggage

duty

either

Title: Making Paper

Words

Meaning

Used in a sentence

pulp

The soft juicy

squeezed

mesh

Material made of a network of wire thread

Bed sheet

mush

A soft wet pulpy mess

Title: Bugs don’t bug me

Words

Meaning

Used in a sentence

nymphs

Little insects

Lacewing eggs

Kind of insect

abdomen

 Part of the body that has the stomach and the sting.

antenna

They are feelers on the bugs’ heads.