The Great Serum Race BLAZING THE IDITAROD TRAIL

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The Great Serum Race BLAZING THE IDITAROD TRAIL. By Debbie S. Miller Illustrations by Jon Van Zyle Power Point by M.Straughan. Comprehension Skill SEQUENCE. Read to find out: What role did the sled dogs play in the sequence of events? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Great Serum Race BLAZING THE IDITAROD TRAIL By Debbie S. Miller Illustrations by Jon Van ZylePower Point by M.Straughan

  • Comprehension SkillSEQUENCE Read to find out: What role did the sled dogs play in the sequence of events? This is a NON FICTION story. Nonfiction is a detailed account of read people or situations using verifiable facts.

  • VOCABULARY

    pedestriansoutskirtsunbearablerendezvousinterceptquarantineepidemicplight

  • pedestrians Pedestrians are people who walk to a destination. The pedestrians crossed the street together.What is a synonym for pedestrian?

  • outskirtsThe outskirts refers to a place away from the center. Emma lives on the outskirts of town. What is a synonym for outskirts?

  • unbearable Something unbearable cannot be tolerated. The sound of drilling is unbearable. What is a synonym for unbearable?

  • rendezvous A rendezvous is a designated meeting or meeting place. Our rendezvous was scheduled for eight.What is a synonym for rendezvous?

  • intercept If you intercept something, you stop its passage to its destination.The mail truck will intercept the train today.What is a synonym for intercept?

  • quarantineA quarantine is a restriction put on movements to try to contain a disease. When Ian had measles he was in quarantine for sixty days. What is a synonym for quarantine?

  • epidemic An epidemic is an outbreak of a contagious disease. The school shut down due to a flu epidemic.How might people respond to an epidemic? What is a synonym for epidemic?

  • plight The plight of someone or something refers to a difficult situation. The plight of whales is sad. What is a synonym for plight?

  • SPELLING LIST VC/V AND V/CV PATTERNS

    brutal securepaniccabinfevervotervanishnylondetectresistlaborfocusrivalrecitetopicamidunitrotatevitallamentvictimwalletsnapshotmuralcivic

  • brutal The cold weather is brutal.

  • secure They feel secure in the shelter.

  • panic Dont panic over the test.

  • cabinThe cabin is in the woods.

  • feverShe was sick with a fever.

  • voterThe voter entered the booth.

  • vanish Vanishing point

  • nylonThe brush has nylon bristles.

  • detectDo I detect the smell of paint?

  • resistI couldnt resist buying the toy.

  • laborWe went to the labor board.

  • focusLets focus on good news.

  • rival The rival team lost the game.

  • recitePlease recite the poem.

  • topic What topic will you write about?

  • amidThey were calm amid the uproar.

  • unit A second is a unit of time.

  • rotate Helicopter blades rotate.

  • vital The heart is vital organ.

  • lamentLament means to mourn.

  • victim The victim went to the police.

  • walletI bought my dad a wallet.

  • snapshot Have you seen my snapshot of Barbara Mandrell?

  • mural Have you ever painted a mural?

  • civicObeying the law is a civic duty.

  • the end

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