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Cliff Hanger -- Vocabulary Grade 3: Theme 1 – Off to Adventure! Skill: Vocabulary 1.D.1.b – Discuss words and word meanings daily as they are encountered in texts, instruction, and conversation L.Menzel 06/29/06
belay being tied to a person or a rock with a rope for safety This climber is on belay which means that he is tied to a safety rope that a person below him is holding.
descent A trip down into or from something, such as a mountain He is in decent from the mountain because he is climbing down to the bottom.
harness A set of straps that can attach to a safety rope The straps and ropes around this climber are put together to make the safety harness.
ledge A shelf of rock Grits is on the ledge waiting for Axel to rescue him. This image is from the Houghton Mifflin website
rappel To come down a cliff by sliding down a rope This climber is rappelling down a rope.
trekked To make a slow and difficult journey on foot These hikers trekked a long time through the exhausting trail.
Vocabulary Game 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.