Presentation on theme: "Cliff Hanger -- Vocabulary"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cliff 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
2 being 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.
3 A 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.
4 A 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.
5 ledgeA shelf of rockGrits is on the ledge waiting for Axel to rescue him.This image is from the Houghton Mifflin website
6 rappel To come down a cliff by sliding down a rope This climber is rappelling down a rope.
7 trekked To make a slow and difficult journey on foot These hikers trekked a long time through the exhausting trail.
8 Vocabulary 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.