Presentation on theme: "Riding the Rails West Vocabulary and Definitions"— Presentation transcript:
1 Riding the Rails West Vocabulary and Definitions Unit 3, wk 5Riding the Rails WestVocabulary and Definitions
2 agreeable Define: willing. Example: Lori loves cold weather and thinks it is pleasant and agreeable.Ask: What kind of weather do you find agreeable?
3 appreciate Define: value. Example: Jan and Kayla appreciate everything their grandmother does for them.Ask: How do you show people that you appreciate them?
4 boomedDefine: grew.Example: Anita’s lemonade business boomed when the weather got hotter.Ask: What does boomed mean in a sentence?
5 descendantsDefine: someone who is related to someone who lived in the past.Example: Ann and her family are descendants of the people in the photographs.Ask: What are descendants?
6 emigration Define: to leave a country to live elsewhere. Example: People who left their homes knew the emigration would be hard.Ask: What are some reasons for emigration?
7 pioneers Define: the first people to settle a place. Example: In 1843, pioneers traveled across the country by covered wagons.Ask: Why did pioneers travel across the country?
8 transportationDefine: A system of moving people and things from one place to another.Example: Trains are my favorite form of transportation for many people.Ask: Can you tell about another form of transportation?
9 vehicles Define: means of transporting people and goods. Example: These vehicles are parked in a large parking lot.Ask: What type of vehicle do you travel to school in?