Glossary

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dribbles (DRIHB-els) Someone dribbles something when he or she bounces it up and down on the floor. The player dribbles the basketball down the court.
ingredients (in-GREE-dee-ints) Ingredients are things that are used to make food. The brothers read a list of ingredients.
measure (MEH-zhur) To measure something is to see how much of it you have. The brothers measure ingredients for the cake.
practice (PRAK-tiss) To practice is to work on something to make it better. Carlos wants to practice a song.
recipe (REH-sih-pee) A recipe is a list of materials and instructions to make food. The brothers looked at a recipe to make the birthday cake.
appreciate (uh-PREE-shee-ayt) To appreciate something is to like it. A friend might appreciate it if you ask if he or she needs help.
curious (KYUR-ee-uhs) Someone who is curious is interested in learning about something. Benjamin was curious about his friend Amara’s hijab.
hijab (hi-JAHB) A hijab is a religious covering for someone’s neck and hair. Amara wore her hijab every day.
religion (ri-LIJ-uhn) Religion is a certain system of belief and worship. Some people wear hijabs because of their religion.
compromise (KOM-pruh-mize) A compromise is when you agree to something that is not exactly what you wanted, but meets some of the wants of others, too. Sarah found a compromise with her sister.
lonely (LOHN-lee) Lonely means to be apart from others and miss their company. Lea felt lonely, so she sat on the buddy bench.
uncomfortable (uhn-KUHM-fur-tuh-bull) If someone is not relaxed or is in discomfort, they are uncomfortable. Rachel was uncomfortable with getting a hug.
conflict (KON-flikt) A conflict is a serious disagreement between people. Molly and Sasha resolved a conflict.
surprised (sur-PRIZD) To be surprised is to not expect something is going to happen. Ally was surprised that she hurt her brother’s feelings.
immune (ih-MYOON) Protected from a disease, either naturally or by getting a vaccine.
technician (tek-NISH-un) A person who has specialized skills for a certain type of job.
virologist (vy-RAHL-uh-jist) A scientist who studies viruses.
assess (uh-SESS) To find out or decide the importance of a problem.
pulse rate (PULSS RAYT) A measurement of how fast someone’s heart is beating.
stethoscope (STETH-uh-skope) An instrument used to listen to sounds in a patient’s heart, lungs, stomach, and other areas.