“The Raft”

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“The Raft”

Story Vocabulary

b

y Mrs. Mandola

Slide2

disgusted

having

a strong feeling of

dislike

She was so

disgusted

by her burned cookies, she threw away her cookie cutters.

What is a synonym for disgusted?

Slide3

raft

a

kind of flat boat made of logs or boards fastened

together

Mark Twain wrote a famous story about a boy who explored the Mississippi River on a

raft

.

What would it be like to float down the Mississippi River on a raft?

Slide4

scattered

spread

or thrown about here and there

When Matt dropped the checkerboard, the checkers

scattered

all over the floor.

What other items can be scattered?

Slide5

cluttered

filled

with a messy collection of things

Laura’s room was so

cluttered

with toys that it was hard to walk without stepping on one.

What is a synonym for cluttered?

Slide6

downstream

moving

in the same direction as the current of a

stream

Salmon are born in rivers, but soon after, they swim

downstream

to the ocean.

What is an antonym for downstream?

Slide7

nuzzle

to

touch or rub with the nose

The cat will

nuzzle

my leg when she is hungry and wants to be fed.

How is giving a nuzzle different from giving a hug?

Slide8

tackle box

a

container that holds fishing

supplies

We gathered our fishing poles and

tackle box

before leaving for the river.

What do you think you would find in a tackle box?

Slide9

snorkel

a

mask with a curved breathing tube worn for looking just under the surface of the

water

The mask and

snorkel

came in handy when I wanted to observe the fish underwater.

Slide10

bobber

a

fishing

float

George was about to give up on fishing when he saw his

bobber

begin to move in the water.

Slide11

cattails

tall

, thin plants with brown, fuzzy flowers

Near a clump of tall

cattails

on the riverbank, I spotted a huge buck staring at me.

Slide12

otter

a

furry animal that lives in or near

water

As the raft approached, the startled

otter

family dove underwater.


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