Presentation on theme: "Cliff Hanger -- Vocabulary"— Presentation transcript:
1Cliff Hanger -- Vocabulary Grade 3: Theme 1 – Off to Adventure!Skill: Vocabulary1.D.1.b – Discuss words and word meanings daily as they are encountered in texts, instruction, and conversationL.Menzel 06/29/06
2being tied to a person or a rock with a rope for safety belaybeing tied to a person or a rock with a rope for safetyThis climber is on belay which means that he is tied to a safety rope that a person below him is holding.
3A trip down into or from something, such as a mountain descentA trip down into or from something, such as a mountainHe is in decent from the mountain because he is climbing down to the bottom.
4A set of straps that can attach to a safety rope harnessA set of straps that can attach to a safety ropeThe straps and ropes around this climber are put together to make the safety harness.
5ledgeA shelf of rockGrits is on the ledge waiting for Axel to rescue him.This image is from the Houghton Mifflin website
6rappel To come down a cliff by sliding down a rope This climber is rappelling down a rope.
7trekked To make a slow and difficult journey on foot These hikers trekked a long time through the exhausting trail.
8Vocabulary Game GOOD LUCK!! Click on the link below to practice your vocabulary words from the story Cliff Hanger.*GOOD LUCK!!* The link that is used in this presentation is from the Houghton Mifflin website.