"My Superpowers" Personal Narrative

Level One Unit One Springboard ELA
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locomotives
trains powered by steam engines
howls
To cry or wail loudly, as in pain, sorrow, or anger
black ice
A thin sheet of ice that appears relatively dark and may form as supercooled droplets, drizzle, or light rain come in contact with a road surface that is below freezing. Also, thin dark-appearing ice that forms on freshwater or saltwater ponds, or lakes.
ear muffs
worn to keep warm so you can hear well
possessions
belongings
autographed
you signed your name on it.
terrorizing
to fill somebody with fear, to threaten, intimidate., using fear to bully or punish someone
insane
Crazy
flailing
Waving arms and legs
honor
reputation
triumph
a successful ending of a struggle or contest, A noteworthy success
homicide
(n.) the killing of one person by another
voodoo
Combination of herbs, drumming, and symbolic offerings, to cure illness, remove curses, and protect a person. Hougan- male: Mambo-femal
Haiti
A FORMER FRENCH COLONY WHICH NOW OCCUPIES THE WESTERN 1/3 OF THE ISLAND OF HISPANIOLA; SUPPLIER OF MOST OF BASEBALLS USED IN USA
temporary
Lasting only a short time
radioactive
Release of nuclear particles and energy from unstable atomic nuclei

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