Friday, May 09, 2014

Walt Build Our Vocab

We are learning to build our vocabulary. My group has been reading a book called Extraterrestrial (ET) Search. We had to find words we did not know the meaning of and write them in the table below. these are my words.

Text: Extraterrestrial (ET) Search                                               Author:Sharon Parsons

Word (and page number)
Sentence in the text
Meaning in my own words
  1. Extraterrestrial (pg.1)
  2. Cosmonaut (pg. 7)
  3. Aeronautics (pg. 12)
  4. Astronomy (pg. 15)
  5. Astrobiology (pg. 16)
  6. exoplanet (pg. 18)
  7. Protoplanetary Disks (22)
  8. Extremophiles (pg. 24)

  1. Avatar is a science fiction movie about extraterrestrial on the fictional plant of pandora.
  2. ...Russia calls their space explorers cosmonauts but the usa call them astronauts
  3. The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (Nasa)
  4. ...Astronomers believe there are...
  5. ...Astrobiology institute in the USA.
  6. Every exoplanet that has been discovered...
  7. swirling dust and gas clouds called Protoplanetary Disks
  8. Extremophiles are single-celled organisms called microbes...
  1. being from another planet
  2. Astronaut
  3. Studying or practicing flight
  4. Someone who studies space
  5. Astrobiology is when  you investigate the probability of life somewhere else in the universe
  6. planets that orbit stars, like the sun, outside the solar system
  7. swirling dust and gas clouds
  8. creatures that live in extremely hot conditions

This is the Book.

1 comment:

  1. Well done Elijah!
    You have got some very long and hard words to say.
    Awesome job. Keep up the good work.


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