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What is a waterway built by people?
A canal is a waterway built by people.
What is a wall of stone or earth that holds back water?
A dike is a wall of stone or earth that holds back water.
What do you call it when a whole group of animals or plants no longer exist?
They become extinct. OR YOU COULD SAY They are in extinction.
What are two synonyms for marsh?
Two synonyms for marsh are swamp and wetlands
What does preserve mean?
Preserve means to keep safe or to protect.
Name something you can preserve.
Something you can preserve is food, your reputation, or tradition.
What do you call rainwater that is not absorbed into the ground?
Rainwater that is not absorbed is called runoff.
Where is the temperate zone on the earth?
The temperate zone is between the tropics and the polar zones.
How would you describe the tropics?
The tropics are warm and humid. This area of the world is close to the equator.
What is another word for purpose?
A synonym for purpose is motive. It is why someone does something.
What is condensation?
Condensation is the cooling of a vapor to form a liquid.
Tell three types of precipitation.
Three types of precipitation are rain, snow, and sleet.
What is evaporation?
Evaporation is when a liquid is heated and it turns into a gas.
Name the four geographical parts that are important to the Everglades.
The four parts are the Kissimmee River, Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, and the Gulf of Mexico.
What is the name of the woman who worked for most of her life to protect the Everglades?
A woman who worked for most of her life to protect the Everglades is Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
How do you define point of view?
Point of view is the way an author thinks or feels.
fill in with a vocab word: The memory of my grandmother XXX me since she died.
The memory of my grandmother HAS SUSTAINED me since she died.
fill in with a vocab word: All the tamales do not fit in this pot because it is so XXX.
All the tamales do not fit in this pot because it is so SHALLOW.
fill in with a vocab word: When people get married, they XXX to love and respect each other.
When people get married, they pledge to love and respect each other.
What is mood?
Mood is the feeling of a poem. Use adjectives to tell about the mood.
fill in with a vocab word: I have a sore calf and I cannot run; I am XXX it.
I have a sor calf and I cannot run; I am NURSING it.
fill in with a vocab word: Please be quiet! I cannot XXX all this noise.
Please be quiet. I cannot cope with all this noise.
fill in with a vocab word: During a fire drill, the students XXX outside waiting for the signal to return to the building.
During a fire drill, the students MINGLE outside waiting for the signal to return to the building.
fill in with a vocab word: Leaves at this time of year are dry and XXX.
Leaves at this time of year are dry and BRITTLE.
What are two synonyms for persuade?
Two synonyms for persuade are convince and urge.