Theme 14: Every Vote Counts Unit 7: We, the People http://www.wcpl.net/Consumer/images/vote.jpg
encourage- to make someone feel good about doing something http://www.ashar.org/pics/userpics/Image/reading_buddies_klein_ben.jpg My teacher encourages us to read every night.
protest- to disagree, often, with how something is run or with a rule http://media.mlive.com/grpress/news_impact/photo/protest-onlinejpg-c4d486a4c2b6d895_large.jpg Some parents protest against having soda in the school cafeteria.
speech- a talk given to a group of people http://www.majordojo.com/hybrid-news/2009/05/29/barack_obama.jpg President Obama delivered a wonderful speech about freedom.
civic- describes something that has to do with your community, state, or country http://www.pasd.org/hs/Norgan/AG%20Pics%20&%20Art/Ch%206/Voting%20Booth.jpg Voting is an example of a civic duty.
crowd- a group of people gathered in one place http://www.gilroydispatch.com/content/img/f70698/Circus-crowd-CR.jpg There is always a large crowd at the circus.
announce- to tell others about something out loud or in public http://www.fest21.com/files/images/TROIA%20FF%20Winners%20On%20Stage.preview.jpg The winners of the contest were announced on the stage.
opportunity- a chance to do something you want to do http://college.lovetoknow.com/Hope_Scholarship Going to college will provide an excellent educational opportunity for you.
approximate- a rough estimate of an amount http://temp.ransomevergladeskeyclubcom.officelive.com/images/kay%20club%20candy%20jar.jpg The approximate amount wasn't exact, of course, but it was close enough.
approve- to agree with something http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/MakeADiff_HTML/asians.jpg My brother had to approve his decision with our father.
deadline- the date that something like a report or a payment is due http://sasthamcotta.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/deadline1.jpg The deadline to turn in our field trip money is next Thursday.