Presentation on theme: "Polar Express 3 rd Grade Vocabulary Words. Definition: an employee on a bus or train who is in charge of its passengers, collects fares or tickets, etc."— Presentation transcript:
Polar Express 3 rd Grade Vocabulary Words
Definition: an employee on a bus or train who is in charge of its passengers, collects fares or tickets, etc. conductorSentence: I handed the conductor my ticket to ride on the train. conductor
barren Definition: unproductive; unfruitful barrenSentence: There are almost no plants in the barren desert.
nougat Definition: a chewy or brittle candy containing almonds or other nuts and sometimes fruit. nougatSentence: I love candy that has nougat wrapped in chocolate.
elf Definition: A small, often mischievous creature considered to have magical powers. elfSentence: Did you see the Christmas elf at the mall on Christmas Eve?
wilderness Definition: a wild and uncultivated region like a forest or desert Sentence: The two men were lost in the wilderness for three days.
rustle Definition: to cause such sounds by moving or stirring something. rustleSentence: My sister was afraid when she heard the rustle of leaves.
flickered Definition: To burn unsteadily flickeredSentence: The candle flickered and then went out.
pranced Definition: to dance or move in a lively or spirited manner; caper. prancedSentence: The children pranced excitedly around the room.
harness Definition: the combination of straps, bands, and other parts forming the working gear of a draft animal. harnessSentence: The harness on the reindeer had bells on it.
ocean liner Definition: an oceangoing passenger ship. ocean linerSentence: We went on an ocean liner when our family went on a cruise.