Glossary for

“The Letter A Song”

Abalone:

Definition: An abalone is a sea animal like a snail. It has a soft body and lives in a shell. The shell is white and shiny on the inside.

Sentence: At the beach, Amanda found an abalone shell.

Absolutely:

Definition: A person says absolutely to describe that a thing is very, very much a certain way.

Sentence: ...amazing and adorable and absolutely awesome letter a.

Acrobat:

Definition: An acrobat is someone who can jump, flip, or do other tricks and moves with his or her body.

Sentence: And Angie is an acrobat and swings from a trapeze.

Adorable:

Definition: Something adorable is easy to like because it is very nice or very cute.

Sentence: ...amazing and adorable and absolutely awesome letter a.

Antelope:

Definition: An antelope is an animal that looks like a deer and can run very fast.

Sentence: Annie saw an antelope and knew to be aware.

Arch:

Definition: An arch is a curved shape that looks like the top part of a circle.

Sentence: Alice is an architect, and she designed an arch.

Architect:

Definition: An architect is a person who makes drawings that other people use to build things. An architect can make a drawing for a house, a building, a bridge, or for other large things.

Sentence: Alice is an architect, and she designed an arch.

Artist:

Definition: An artist is a person who creates beautiful things. Some artists make paintings and pictures. Some artists make things out of clay, stone, or other material. Some artists dance. Some artists sing or use instruments to make music.

Sentence: Archie is an artist. Amber flies a kite.

Astronaut:

Definition: An astronaut is a person who travels in space far away from Earth.

Sentence: Now, Austin is an astronaut who flies away to Mars.

Astronomer:

Definition: An astronomer is a person who studies and learns about all the things that exist in space. An astronomer studies planets, stars, and other things in space that are far away from Earth.

Sentence: Art is an astronomer who gazes at the stars.

Aware:

Definition: If a person is aware, he or she is paying attention and knows what is happening.

Sentence: Annie saw an antelope and knew to be aware.

Design:

Definition: When people design something, they draw a picture of what it should look like, so that other people can make it.

Sentence: Alice is an architect, and she designed an arch.

Gaze:

Definition: When a person gazes, they look at one thing for a long time without looking away. Usually a person gazes when something is interesting or amazing, or when they really like something.

Sentence: Art is an astronomer who gazes at the stars.

Trapeze:

Definition: A trapeze is a short bar that is connected to two long ropes. Some people swing on a trapeze and do tricks.

Sentence: And Angie is an acrobat and swings from a trapeze.