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What does high in the air mean?
Aloft
Sue's kite floated aloft as she let out more string.
What is the space or rooms that make up one level of a building?
Story
The Empire State Building in New York has 102 stories.
What is one of the threads that are twisted together to make string, yarn or rope? It can also be a single hair on your head.
Strand
The oriole pulled a strand fron the brush and flew off to its nest.
To turn in a circle around a center is to?
Rotate
It takes our planet Earth one year to rotate around the sun.
What is a building or a part of a building that is taller than it is wide?
Tower
During our visit to Paris, France, we walked up 360 steps to reach the first level of the Eiffel Tower.
What is to leave in a difficult or helpless position?
Strand
The snowstorm stranded my Aunt and Uncle at the airport for twelve hours.
What is to rise high in the air?
Tower
At five feet, Theo towers over his baby sister.
What is a loud noise?
Blast
The whistle gave two blasts and then the ship began to move away from the dock.
What is a strong wind or movement of air?
Blast
An icy blast blew into the room when Caleb opened the door.
What is to blow something up?
Blast
To begin the tunnel through the mountain, the workers need to blast these rocks.
What is to be careful in order to avoid mistakes, trouble or danger?
Cautious
Ray and Theresa were cautious when they saw the icy sidewalk.
To take turns in a certain order is to?
Rotate
Miss Wu rotates the job of a group leader to a different student each week.
What is a large strong piece of metal or wood used to support bridges or parts of buildings?
Girder
These steel girders support the railroad bridge.
What does "in or on a ship, train or airplane" mean?
Aboard
Jason jumped aboard the train just before the doors shut.
To make something for the first time is to?
Invent
In 1868, Margaret Knight invented a machine to make square bottoms on paper bags.
What is a tale that is made up and often written down for people to read?
Story
Katha is reading a story about a mouse named Stuart Little.
What is a report of something that happened?
Story
A story about the science fair at our school was in the newspaper on Tuesday.
What is to go up in the air or into space?
Blast off
Raisa and her family will watch the rocket blast off at noon tomorow.
Who is a person who thinks up or makes something for the first time?
Inventor
The inventor of the electric light bulb was Thomas Edison.