Finding the Titanic Vocabulary 4th grade Bailey
funnels • Smokestacks; a device used to pour liquids into a container with a small neck • We saw the funnels of the ship before we boarded.
plaques • Flat markers that are engraved with words • Kevin received a plaques for most improved player at the sports banquet.
shipwrecks • Wrecked ships • The hurricane caused a shipwreck.
survivors • People who have stayed alive • The survivors of the Titanic were able to get into a lifeboat. Lifeboat filled with survivors of the Titanic waiting to be rescued
unsinkable • Impossible to sink • Many believed the Titanic was unsinkable.
voyage • A long journey to a distant place • Columbus went on a voyage to find a new route to India. Map of the route Columbus took on his voyage. Many people like take voyages on a cruise ship.
wreckage • Remains of something that has been destroyed • We were able to see the wreckage of the Titanic by using a robotic submarine.
newscast • Broadcast news report • We watched the 6 o’clock newscast to learn more about the wildfire.
commute • To travel by car, bus, train, or plane from your house to your job • Mike’s commute took an hour on the freeway.
continue • To keep on doing something, to go farther, to begin again after stopping • The Harry Potter story will be continued in book 7. Many students continue their education by going to college. The ball continues to bounce.
attitude • A way of thinking or behaving • A positive attitude is necessary for success.
slumber • To sleep • We went to a slumber party but didn’t sleep at all.