Vocabulary Name Critical Vocabulary You can use the words you learn from reading as you talk and write. > Read each sentence. Decide which sentence best fits the meaning of the word in bold print. Circle the letter next to that sentence. 1. illustrate a. The artist added more detail to show the story’s setting. b. The painting will hang in the museum for two weeks. 2. moody a. Ben’s happiness suddenly changed to anger. b. Ben was happy all day long. 3. pesky a. I like a quiet spot to read, but my sister can read anywhere. b. I told my sister over and over not to talk to me when I read. 4. snarled a. The rubber bands in the bag are all the same size. b. The rubber bands got twisted together in the bag. > Choose two of the Critical Vocabulary words and use them in a sentence. Include clues to each word’s meaning in your sentence. Grade 3 12 Module 1 • Week 2 © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.