Pygmies Visualizing and Verbalizing Book 1 Level 8 Story 4

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KaySkube
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Pygmies Visualizing and Verbalizing Book 1 Level 8 Story 4
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2012-10-04 09:09:12
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Visualizing Verbalizing Vocabulary Book Level Story
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Vocabulary from a short paragraph about Pygmies
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  1. What does the word diverse mean?
    It means to have many different forms.
  2. What are Pygmies?
    Pygmies are people who reside in the jungle forests of central Africa.  They are rarely taller than four feet, eight inches.
  3. How is the word "bands" used in this sentence?

    Pygmies live in bands of twenty or more and move about the forest erecting temporary camps.
    The word "bands" is used as a synonym for "group".
  4. What does the word "erect" mean?
    The word "erect" means to build.
  5. What is a sapling?
    A sapling is a young tree.
  6. What does the word "thatched" mean?
    The word "thatched" mean to use a wood,  straw, or leaves as a roof covering and/or wall covering.
  7. Who are the Watusi?  What do they do? Where do they live?
    The Watusi are cattle traders who live in the grasslands of centeral Africa. They are very tall, often being seven feet or taller.
  8. What does the word "inhabit" mean?
    The word "inhabit" means to live in one place.

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