“Living Green” & “The Good Garden”
transform- change from one thing to another
Ex. sentence: We can transform our backyard into a beautiful flower and vegetable garden.
retreat- move back or away from something
Ex. sentence: The tortoise will retreat into its shell when it feels threatened.
conscious- aware of something
Ex. sentence: Let’s be conscious of how much paper we are using.
implying- to express something without stating it directly
Ex. sentence: By stopping the lesson, the teacher was implying that we should stop talking.
contradict- to say or do the opposite of something
Ex. sentence: The information in the 2 articles contradict each other.
cascading- falling or flowing in a way similar to a waterfall
Ex. sentence: The water from the stream was cascading down the rocks.
depleted- to use up or wear out
Ex. sentence: The artist depleted her set of paints while using them on a large canvas.
spectacle- interesting sight
Ex. sentence: The fireworks show was an amazing spectacle.
toddles- to walk with short, unsteady steps
Ex. sentence: My little sister toddles when she walks.
alternative- choice or option to take the place of something
Ex. sentence: An apple is a healthier alternative to cookies for a snack.