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veteran a person who has served in the armed forces
geography the study of the earth- land, water, countries, continents, oceans, mountains
carpenter a person who uses wood to build and fix things
employee a worker
immigrant a person who moves to another country
accountant a person who works with numbers and money- keeps records
abbreviation a short form (like Jan. for January)
contraction two words written or said as one (uses an apostrophe) don't - a contraction for do not
to be verbs (present tense) am, is, are
vowels A, E, I, O, U
consonants any letter that is not a vowel
indefinite articles a, an
adjectives a word that describes a noun or pronoun
noun a person, place, thing, or idea student, school, pencil, happiness
pronoun a word that can take the place of a noun Mary is friendly. She is friendly. She is a pronoun.
common noun any person, place, thing or idea (woman, house, tree, fear)
proper noun the name of a specific (one) person, place, or thing- begin with a capital letter Mary, Japan, the Statue of Liberty
complete, fill-in write the information
form a paper with spaces for you to write or fill in information
emergency a dangerous/terrible situation (someone falls down, someone is very, very sick, a fire, a car accident) Call 911
a nation a country
birthplace Where were you born? city, country
birthdate, date of birth (DOB) When were you born? month, day, year
marital status Are you married or single?
gender Are you male or female?
assembly line worker works in a factory- helps to put something together
assistant a person who helps another person
caregiver a person who helps someone to be safe (such as a child, an old person, or someone who is sick)
cashier a person who uses a register to take money and give change; a person who helps a customer to buy something
gardener works taking care yards and the grass, flowers, bushes and trees in yards
stock clerk someone who take things to sell from a warehouse or storage room to the shelves in the store
musician a person who plays an instrument
band musicians who play music together
spectator a person who watches
vegetarian a person who does not eat meat
cook or chef a person who works in a kitchen; a makes meals
to be verbs (past tense) was, were
use ink use a pen; do not use a pencil
continents Asia, Antarctica, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Africa
a present a gift
relatives family members
region a part of the world or a country that is different from other parts in some way(s)
% percent
symptom a change in the body or mind because someone is sick
capital letters A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z uppercase letters
lowercase letters a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z small letters
capitalize (verb) use a capital (uppercase) letter
verb a word that shows being (to be) verb a word that shows action (someone DOing something)
physician doctor
injury harm to someone's body; to harm a bruise, a broken bone, a scratch
Created by: murmansk
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