50 terms

Lvl 2 Ch 7 Reading for Speed and Fluency

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astronaut
(n.) a person who has been trained for traveling in space
space
(n.) the area that contains all things in the universe
train
(v.) to study and learn something
be able to
can
rocket
(n.) a vehicle that flies in space
holiday
(n.) a period away from work or school
spaceship
(n.) a rocket or vehicle that can fly through space
space station
(n.) a space ship that circles the Earth for a long time; astronauts often stay there for many months
at the moment
right now
exist
(v.) to be present; living
shoot
(v.) to move very quickly
"Comets ___ around space."
meteor
(n.) a piece of rock from space that produces a bright light as it travels through Earth's atmosphere
meteorite
(n.) a rock that has fallen to the Earth's surface from outer space
object
(n.) thing
atmosphere
(n.) outer layer of gases around a planet or star
"The air gets thinner as you leave Earth's ___."
completely
(adv.) entirely; absolutely
event
(n.) something that happens
"My daughter's birth was a big ___ in my life."
pass through
(v.) to go through; to move through
"I had to ___ Hong Kong on my way to Thailand."
comet
(n.) fast-moving heavenly body with a solid head surrounded by a glowing cloud of gases that circles the sun
meteor shower
(n.) a group of meteors moving through space together
be full of
(v.) to hold or have a lot of something
garbage
(n.) waste; useless material
generally
(adv.) usually; not specifically
metal
(n.) a material like gold, silver, iron, or copper
all the time
very frequently; often
dangerous
(adj.) not safe
flight
(n.) the period of flying
burn up
(v.) to be destroyed by heat or fire
look like
(v.) to be similar to another
take
(v.) to need a certain amount of time
planet
(n.) a very large round object that moves around a sun or around another star
closest to
nearest
covered in
all over the surface
rings
(n.) circles, discs
Roman
(adj.) from ancient Rome
the land of the dead
the place some people believe you go to after you die
you can say
in other words
lastly
(adv.) finally
choice
(n.) something you an choose
dwarf
(n.) very small
dream
(v.) the pictures and ideas you have during sleep
long before
a certain period of time in the past
until
up to that time
"You can call me ________ 10 pm. After that, please don't."
powerful
(adj.) very strong
land
(v.) to arrive on the ground
"The plane will ________ at 11 am."
reach
(v.) to get to
level
(n.) stage, position
call
(v.) to cry out in a loud voice
race
(n.) a competition
still
(adv.) continuing