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1 Open Court Vocabulary for “Dinosaur Fossils”Genre: Expository Text
2 ( hardened remains of an animal or plant that lived long ago ) fossils( hardened remains of an animal or plant that lived long ago )Fossils are what are left of a plant or animal that lived a long time ago.
3 hardened( became solid )Some fossils are hardened footprints and some are hardened plant imprints.
4 extinct( no longer living )Scientists must learn about dinosaurs from fossils because dinosaurs are extinct.
5 ( people who study things in nature ) scientists( people who study things in nature )Some scientists, people who study things in a careful way, dig for fossils. They are called paleontologists.
6 difficult( not easy )Putting a dinosaur skeleton together is difficult when some of the bones are missing.