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Vocabulary Words

Magic Tree House: Hour of the Olympics

Chapter 1

  1. Ancient(pg. 4)-very old
  2. Thrilled(pg. 5)-a strong feeling of excitement
  3. Mission(pg. 6)-a special job or task

Chapter 2

  1. Grove(pg. 11)-a group of trees growing near one another
  2. Festival(pg. 12)-a celebration held at the same time each year
  3. Tunic(pg. 13)-a loose sleeveless garment(no synonym)

Chapter 3

  1. Puzzled(pg. 19)-someone or something that is hard to understand#2
  2. Brilliant(pg. 20)-very smart#2
  3. Scroll(pg. 23)-a piece of paper with writing on it rolled into a tube#1(not in thesaurus) 

Chapter 4

  1. Grumble(pg. 27)-to complain about something in a grouchy way
  2. Courtyard(pg. 27)-an open area surrounded by walls
  3. Citizens(pg. 29)-a member of a particular country who has the right to live there

Chapter 5

  1. Javelin(pg. 32)-a light metal spear
  2. Chariot(pg. 31)-a small vehicle pulled by a horse
  3. Temple(pg. 33)-a building used for worship#2

Chapter 6

  1. Cape(pg. 39)-a sleeveless coat that you wear over your shoulders
  2. Armor(pg. 39)-metal covering worn by soldiers
  3. Athlete(pg. 38)-someone who is trained at sports or games which require speed, strength, and skills

Chapter 7

  1. Journey(pg. 45)-a long trip
  2. Costume(pg. 43)-clothes worn by actors
  3. Theatre(pg. 43)-a building where plays or movies are shown

Chapter 8

  1. Roar(pg. 51)-to make a loud, deep noise
  2. Galloped(pg. 51)-running fast
  3. Murmur(pg. 51)-to talk very quietly

Chapter 9

  1. Awe(pg. 52)-a feeling of admiration
  2. Crouched(pg. 54)- bend your legs and lower your body
  3. Dashed(pg. 52)-to move quickly #3

Chapter 10

  1. Shimmer (pg. 65)-to shine with a faint light
  2. Constellation(pg. 65)-a group of stars that forms shapes or patterns
  3. Wistful(pg. 62)-sadly wishful or longing for something