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  • [BAH-mee]
    adjective

    If the weather is balmy, it is warm, mild, and pleasant.

  • [BEHR-uhn]
    adjective

    Barren land is dry and empty, with almost no signs of life.

  • [fuh-TEEG]
    noun

    If you feel fatigue, you feel extremely tired and worn out,
    usually from hard work or from stress.

  • [GREEN-hows]
    noun

    A greenhouse is a building used for growing plants that has walls and a roof made of glass or clear plastic. Sunlight makes it warm enough inside a greenhouse to grow plants even when it is too cold outside to do so.

  • [hah-SPIH-tuh-buhl]
    adjective

    A  hospitable  place is one where plants, animals, or people can live or grow easily.

  • [mag-NET-ik feeld]
    noun

    A magnetic field is the area around a magnet in which objects can be affected by that magnet. Planet Earth is a giant magnet, and it has its own magnetic field. This magnetic field acts like a shield, protecting the Earth from harmful particles in space. You can’t see the Earth’s magnetic field, but diagrams like this show where it is.

  • [PYOOR-uh-fahyd]
    adjective

    Purified water has been treated to remove dirt, chemicals, and anything else that makes it unsafe or unclean. Purified water, then, is pure and clean. To purify water at home, people use small filters in pitchers (like the one pictured) or attached to their sinks. Giant water treatment plants purify water for entire cities.

  • Now Let’s Practice! 

    In the activities on the following pages, you’ll practice using the words you just learned.

  • photo quiz

    Which dog appears fatigued?

  • photo quiz

    Which dog appears fatigued?

    answer
  • photo quiz

    Which of these would someone most likely wear on a balmy day?

  • photo quiz

    Which of these would someone most likely wear on a balmy day?

    answer
  • photo quiz

    What happened to the water?

    It was strained through a magnetic field.
    It was purified.
    It became barren.
    It became fatigued.
  • photo quiz

    What happened to the water?

    answer
    It was strained through a magnetic field.
    It was purified.
    It became barren.
    It became fatigued.
  • photo quiz

    Which would you be most likely to find in a greenhouse?

  • photo quiz

    Which would you be most likely to find in a greenhouse?

    answer
  • you write the caption

    Directions: On your own paper, write a 1-2 sentence caption for this photo using the words balmy and fatigue.

  • you write the caption

    Directions: On your own paper, write a 1-2 sentence caption for this photo using the words barren and hospitable.

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