Vocabulary words for "Meyer's Family"

posted Oct 7, 2012, 8:28 AM by Jason Brunken
Below are the vocabulary words we are working on this week for The Meyer's Family. Please take some time to review them periodically or check back here to practice the words.

The following are the vocabulary words for this week for the story The Meyer's Family. Please take some time to review them with your child.

  1. predominantly (adv.) – mostly (i.e. The class is predominantly (mostly) girls.)
  2. tendency (n.) – a quality that makes something likely to happen; a common way of behaving
  3. welfare (n.) – health and safety
  4. credit (n.) – recognition or special attention for doing something
  5. aspect (n.) – a part (characteristic) of something; the way a person, place, or thing appears
  6. aptly (adv.) – fittingly; appropriate; suitable
  7. tension (n.) – pressure; stress
  8. parallel (adj.) – very similar or happening at the same time
  9. innovation (n.) – a new idea, gadget, or device
  10. genuinely (adv.) – truly (not fake or false)

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