Thanksgiving

Created by MmeKaiser Teacher

38 terms

wonderful

very good, very pleasing

prepared

made

watch out

be careful

cranberries

small, red fruit

neighbors

people who live close to one another

sneak

do something so that other people cannot see you

mood

how someone feels

carves

cuts into pieces or slices

gathered

came together

stuffed

a feeling of being very full; filled very full of something

plenty

more than enough

gobble

eat in a quick hungry way; the sound that a turkey makes

wishbone

a bone in some birds that is shaped like a "Y". People play a game with it.

pie

a dessert with a crust and a sweet filling

piecrust

the outside pastry that holds the filling of a pie

cornbread

a bread made from corn

turkey

a type of meat from a bird killed for food

deer

an animal with hooves that lives in forests

nuts

seeds with a hard shell around them

bake

cook in an oven

pumpkin

a big, orange fruit

feast

a large meal

holiday

a day to celebrate events or important people

poet

a person who writes a poem

mental images

pictures that you form in your mind

stanzas

groups of lines in a poem

suffix

a group of letters added to the end of a word

noun

a part of speech that stands for a person, a place, or a thing

pronoun

a part of speech that takes the place of nouns

subject pronouns

a part of speech that can be used in place of nouns that are subjects

rhyme

a part of text structure in which words have the same ending sound

rhythm

a beat, like a drum sound in music

vivid language

words that help you see, hear, smell, touch, and taste what the poet or author is describing

atlas

a book of maps

pilgrim

a religious person who travel a long way to the holy place

hunted

killed for food

Native Americans

the people who lived in the Americas before Europeans and others came

the Pilgrims

a group of early European settlers who came from Europe to the Americas in the 1600s

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