Rent a Third Grader. RATG Vocabulary Ch 1-5. Convenience scarcity Contradicted heroic Hysterics nomination Interfered extension Scheming concentrate. Convenience. ease and comfort; something that gives ease or comfort
ease and comfort; something that gives ease or comfort
Melissa’s report was about convenience stores. Convenience stores sell items that you need in a hurry or to make your life more convenient.
difficult to find; more demand than supply
There is a scarcity of erasers in our classroom.
to say the opposite of; to disagree
I said, “I think it’s going to rain today.” Ben contradicted me. He said it was not going to rain. It was going to be sunny.
very brave or courageous
Despereaux was heroic. Even though he was scared, he went into the dungeon to save the princess.
crying or laughing uncontrollable
Junie went into hysterics when her brother told a funny joke.
the appointment of a person to an office or the naming of a person for an honor
Dawson was nominated for class representative. He accepted the nomination and was elected.
the act of making longer, to stretch out
I use an extension cord in my bedroom to reach the lamp near the window.
A plan or plot to do something
The bad guy was scheming to take the old lady’s money.
to put one’s mind on something