Whooping Cranes in Danger Unit 2, Wk 4 Vocabulary Words and Definitions
caretakers • Define: people who take care of people or animals especially in hospitals. • Example: The caretakers at the zoo feed the penguins every day. • Ask: What would caretakers for a horse do?
population • Define: the number of people in an place. • Example: There is a large population of flamingos living in the pond. • Ask: Can you name another animal population that might live in a pond?
recognized • Define: to know and remember something or someone from before. • Example: Nola recognized herself in the mirror. • Ask: What is another word for recognized?
relatives • Define: animals or people who belong to the same family. • Example: We invited friends and relatives to our picnic. • Ask: How do you spend time with your relatives?
resources • Define: things that are used for help or support. • Example: Plants need resources, such as sunlight and fresh air to grow. • Ask: What resources do people need?
success • Define: a result that was hoped for/ someone who is famous because of his or her achievement. • Example: Jill’s performance was a success. • Ask: Can you tell about a success you have had?
survive • Define: to stay alive. • Example: Animals need water to survive. • Ask: What are some other things animals need to survive?
threatened • Define: caused danger. • Example: The wildfire threatened the trees. • Ask: Can you describe a time when a storm threatened your plans?