Question of the week: How does culture influence the clothes we wear?
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Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast
Comprehension Strategy: Visualize
This week's vocabulary words:
cotton: cloth made from cotton fibers
festival: a celebration or holiday
graceful: showing beauty in movement
handkerchief: a square piece of cloth used to wipe the face or nose
paces: steps in walking
pale: light in shade or color
rhythm: a repeated beat, sound, or motion
snug: fitting Closely; tight
traditional (adj) - Done according to tradition or custom
fret (v) - To worry about something
scarves (n) - Long pieces of cloth that people wrap loosely around their necks
fabric (n) - Another word for cloth
acceptable (adj) - Something seen to be proper or right
inspire (v) - To make you want to create or do something
robe (n) - A long, loose garment
drape (v) - To arrange gracefully
elegant (adj) - Fine looking and tasteful
stylish (adj) - To be in fashion with the latest style
Writing: In your journal or on a piece of notebook paper, choose an activity to complete each day this week.