4th grade Reading vocabulary

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Unit 1

Because of Winn-Dixie

  1. grand
  2. memorial
  3. peculiar
  4. positive
  5. prideful
  6. recalls
  7. selecting

Lewis and Clark and Me

  1. docks
  2. migrating
  3. scan
  4. scent
  5. wharf
  6. yearned

Grandfather's Journey

  1. amazed
  2. bewildered
  3. homeland
  4. longed
  5. sculptures
  6. still
  7. towering

The Horned Toad Prince

  1. bargain
  2. favors
  3. lassoed
  4. offended
  5. prairie
  6. riverbed
  7. shrieked

Letters Home from Yosemite

  1. glacier
  2. impressive
  3. naturalist
  4. preserve
  5. slopes
  6. species
  7. wilderness

Unit 2

What Jo Did

  1. fouled
  2. hoop
  3. jersey
  4. marveled
  5. rim
  6. speechless
  7. swatted
  8. unbelieveable

Coyote School News

  1. bawling
  2. coyote
  3. dudes
  4. roundup
  5. spurs

Grace and the Time Machine

  1. aboard
  2. atlas
  3. awkward
  4. capable
  5. chant
  6. mechanical
  7. miracle
  8. reseats

Marven of the Great North Woods

  1. cord
  2. dismay
  3. grizzly
  4. immense
  5. payroll

So You Want to be President?

  1. Constitution
  2. howling
  3. humble
  4. politics
  5. responsibility
  6. solemnly
  7. vain

Unit 3

The Stranger

  1. etched
  2. fascinated
  3. frost
  4. parlor
  5. terror
  6. timid

Adelina's Whales

  1. biologist
  2. bluff
  3. lagoon
  4. massive
  5. rumbling
  6. tropical

How Night Came from the Sea

  1. brilliant
  2. chorus
  3. coward
  4. gleamed
  5. shimmering

Eye of the Storm

  1. destruction
  2. expected
  3. forecasts
  4. inland
  5. shatter
  6. surge

The Great Kapok Tree

  1. canopy
  2. dangle
  3. fragrant
  4. pollen
  5. pollinate
  6. slithered
  7. wondrous

Unit 4

The Houdini Box

  1. appeared
  2. bustling
  3. crumbled
  4. escape
  5. magician
  6. monument
  7. vanished

Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon

  1. aquarium
  2. dolphins
  3. enchanted
  4. flexible
  5. glimpses
  6. pulses
  7. surface

The King in the Kitchen

  1. duke
  2. dungeon
  3. furiously
  4. genius
  5. majesty
  6. noble
  7. peasant
  8. porridge

Seeker of the Knowledge

  1. ancient
  2. link
  3. scholars
  4. seeker
  5. temple
  6. translate
  7. triumph
  8. uncover

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander

  1. amphibians
  2. crime
  3. exhibit
  4. lizards
  5. reference
  6. reptiles
  7. salamanders
  8. stumped

Unit 5

Sailing Home: A Story of a Childhood at Sea

  1. bow
  2. cargo
  3. celestial
  4. conducted
  5. dignified
  6. navigation
  7. quivered
  8. stern

Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu

  1. curiosity
  2. glorious
  3. granite
  4. ruins
  5. terraced
  6. thickets
  7. torrent

Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride

  1. aviator
  2. brisk
  3. cockpit
  4. daring
  5. elegant
  6. outspoken
  7. solo

Antarctic Journal

  1. anticipation
  2. continent
  3. convergence
  4. depart
  5. forbidding
  6. heaves
  7. icebergs

Moonwalk

  1. loomed
  2. rille
  3. runt
  4. staggered
  5. summoning
  6. taunted
  7. trench
  8. trudged

Unit 6

My Brother Martin

  1. ancestors
  2. avoided
  3. generations
  4. minister
  5. numerous
  6. pulpit
  7. shielding

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

  1. boarding school
  2. dormitory
  3. endurance
  4. manual
  5. reservation
  6. society

How Tia Lola Came to Visit Stay

  1. affords
  2. colonel
  3. glint
  4. lurking
  5. palettes
  6. quaint
  7. resemblance

To Fly: The Story of the Wright Brothers

  1. cradle
  2. drag
  3. flex
  4. glider
  5. hangars
  6. rudder
  7. stalled

The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon

  1. astronauts
  2. capsule
  3. hatch
  4. horizon
  5. lunar
  6. module
  7. quarantine