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Lesson 20 Vocabulary The Invention Convention Lesson 20 Vocabulary
scours If someone scours a place for something, he or she searches thoroughly for it. If a person scours his house to find his keys, what does he do? 1. search in a couple of places 2. search all over the house
appropriate Something that is appropriate is right for the situation. An appropriate place for running is… 1. the hall 2. the track
practical Something that is practical is useful. If someone gives you practical advice, is it 1. silly? 2. useful?
portable Something that is portable can be moved or carried by hand. Is a laptop computer more portable than a desktop computer? Thumbs up = yes Thumbs down = no Turn and tell your partner why or why not. Form your sentence like this: A laptop (is/is not) more portable than a desktop computer because_________.
circulate When you circulate, you move freely around an area. 1. inform a lot of people? If you circulate information about a community event, do you… 2. keep it a secret?
protrude To protrude is to stick out. Which protrudes? 1. an elephants tusks 2. a tigers eyes
boisterous A boisterous person or animal is noisy and has lots of energy. How does a boisterous person behave? 1. energetically 2. calmly
deduction A deduction is a conclusion you reach, based on the information you have been given. If you make a deduction, are you… 1. cooking something special for dinner? 2. determining an answer?
fickle Fickle people keep changing their minds about what they like or want. Is it good to have friends that are fickle? Thumbs up = yes Thumbs down = no Turn and explain why or why not to your partner. Form your sentence like this: It is (good/not good) to have friends that are fickle because _______________.
measly A measly amount of something is a very small amount. Which would you consider a measly amount of money? cents dollars