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Riding the Rails West Vocabulary and Definitions
Define: willing. Example: Lori loves cold weather and thinks it is pleasant and agreeable. Ask: What kind of weather do you find agreeable?
Define: value. Example: Jan and Kayla appreciate everything their grandmother does for them. Ask: How do you show people that you appreciate them?
Define: grew. Example: Anita’s lemonade business boomed when the weather got hotter. Ask: What does boomed mean in a sentence?
Define: 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?
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?
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?
Define: 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?
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?