VOCABULARY UNIT 3 LESSON 1 THE BOUNCING BALL. THE AZTEC AND MAYA CIVILIZATIONS

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  • VOCABULARY UNIT 3 LESSON 1THE BOUNCING BALL

  • THE AZTEC AND MAYA CIVILIZATIONS

  • Mayas

    it is a PROPER NOUNAncient civilization that lived in Central America

    Example:The Mayas lived in what today is Guatemala, Mexico and Belize

  • Aztecsit is a PROPER NOUNAncient civilization that lived in Central America

    Example:The Aztecs lived in what today is Mexico.

  • bounceit is a VERBTo cause to strike an object or a surface and rebound Synonym: spring upAntonym: stayExample:The rubber ball bounced on the ground.

  • rubberit is a NOUNA yellowish, amorphous, elastic material obtained from the milky sap or latex of various tropical plants, especially the rubber tree

    Example:The liquid from the tree is made into rubber sheets.

  • ballit is a NOUNAny of various rounded, movable objects used in various athletic activities and games .

    Example:People use a ball to play different games.

  • gamesit is a NOUNA competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules Synonym: competition

    Example:The soccer game this weekend was interesting.

  • courtit is a NOUNAn open level area marked with appropriate lines, upon which a game, such as tennis, handball, or basketball, is played

    Example:The basketball court is made of wood.

  • artifactit is a NOUNAn object produced or shaped by human craft, especially a tool, weapon, or ornament of archaeological or historical interest. Synonym: heirloom

    Example:Artifacts tell a lot of what happened in history.

  • explorersit is a NOUNsomeone who travels into little known regions . Synonym: adventurerAntonym: homebody

    Example:Throughout history there have been many famous explorers.

  • statueit is a NOUNa sculpture representing a human or animal Synonym: image

    Example:This is a statue of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of our country.

  • hoopit is a NOUNA circular object, form, line, or arrangement with a vacant circular center. Synonym: ring Example: In the game you have to make the ball go through the hoop .