Disaster Vocabulary Created by Kelly Monette For Speech Improvement and Articulation2006-2007 Grades 4-8Target Skills: Vocabulary Acquisition, Fluency, Articulation and Comprehension
Before you can begin to test your knowledge on disaster vocabulary there are a few things that I need to be sure you know. Do your best and complete the following slides.
A violent storm would ……. Be really cool to be in. Be very scary Happen suddenly and have high winds and possible cause a lot of damage.
The farmer has to harvest his crops. What are crops? The food grown by a farmer. The weeds in the field. The vegetables the farmer buys at the grocery store.
The farmer lost much of his livestock in the flood. What is livestock? The farmers tools. The animals of the farm. The stock that the farmer own in his barn.
Something that is massive is ………. Really small. Really big. Really annoying.
If there was widespread starvation there would be… Widespread violence Widespread disease Widespread hunger
We park our boat along the shore of the river. Where are you leaving your boat? In the middle of the river. Along the edge, when the land meets the river. Where the river flows into a larger body of water.
Which word from the group below means the same thing as massive? Huge Tiny Smelly
When something causes a lot of destruction it means….. Things are beautiful. Many things are damaged. Everything looks the same as it always has.
A violent and heavy snowstorm is called a _______. Snow Day Blizzard Snowstorm
When crops fail and livestock die through lack of water because of no rain there is a ____. Depression Drought Dry
Massive starvation due to lack of food is called__. Rainstorm Hunger Famine
When the land violently moves and shakes especially around fault lines it’s called an__. Earthshake Earthquake Movement
When an earthquake causes a huge body of water to move towards the shore it is known as a ____. tidal wave or tsunami rapids high tide
When there is a violent outbreak of lawlessness by people it’s called a ___. prison gang riot
A loud noise and sometimes huge force created by something like a bomb is known as an __. boom explosion eruption