La Bamba Vocabulary PP

January 9, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Performing Arts, Drama
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Theme 2-GIVE IT ALL YOU GOT!

“LA BAMBA” VOCABULARY SHOW Excerpt from Basebaoll in April by: Gary Soto Genre: REALISTIC FICTION

Word:

APPLAUSE

(noun)

Definition:  the clapping of hands to show enjoyment or approval

Example Sentences:

1. There was a burst of applause as the band came on stage 2. I heard _________ when I finished _____________________.

Word:

DEBUT

(noun)

Definition:

 the first time that a performer or sports player performs in public Example Sentences:

1. The actor made his debut in the play, Peter Pan. 2. The student made her singing _______ in ________________.

Word:

DUO

(noun)

Definition:  Two people who do something together, especially play music or sing

Example Sentences:

1. The sisters performed in the show as a singing duo. 2. _________ and _________ are a famous ________.

Word:

EMBARRASSED

(adjective)

Definition:  feeling nervous, ashamed or uncomfortable, especially in front of other people

Example Sentences:

1. Paul felt embarrassed when he realized he had called his neighbor by the wrong name. 2. I felt _________ when _______________________________.

Word:

LIMELIGHT

(noun)

Definition:  the center of public attention

Example Sentences:

1. Ana’s performance in the play brought her into the limelight. 2. She was in the ___________ when ___________________.

PANTOMIME

Word:

(noun & verb)

Definition:  a way of performing that uses only actions and facial expressions, not words

Example Sentences:

1. The clown used pantomime to act out how he caught a fish. 2. Manuel used ___________ during ___________________.

Word:

RECORD

(noun or verb)

Definition:

 a round, flat piece of plastic on which music is stored Example Sentences:

1. A forty-five record has one song on each side. 2. We no longer use__________ because_________________.

Word:

REHEARSAL

(noun )

Definition:  Practice for a public performance by people in a play, concert, etc.

Example Sentences:

1. The cast needed one more rehearsal before they performed their play in public. 2. The Honor Choir had a ___________ before______________.

Word:

TALENT

(noun)

Definition:  a natural ability to do something well

Example Sentences:

1. She has a special talent for playing the piano. 2. My special ___________ is ___________________.

ROOT Definition: EYE Example Words:

optician

OPT (G) or BEST (L) optometrist

optimism optimum

1.

A person who makes eyeglasses is called an optician.

2.

Dad took me to the optometrist so the doctor could examine my eyes.

3.

I show optimism when I believe in myself.

SUFFIX

-WARD

Definition: IN A CERTAIN DIRECTION Example Words:

downward

toward

skyward

upward

1. The rocket lifted off and shot skyward.

2. Dulce watched the golf ball roll downward into the hole. 3. Students tossed the basketball toward the hoop. 4. My kite glided upward once the wind picked it up.

SUFFIX Definition: full of Example Words:

-OUS

dangerous atrocious

cautious

ridiculous

1. Riding your bike without a helmet is very dangerous. 2. The story is ridiculous because the plot doesn’t make sense. 3. An atrocious smell came from the baby’s diaper. 4. Jose knew he should be cautious when crossing the street.

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