Special Sub-Topic: Turtle Soup 3
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word that can mean 'to undergo a sudden outburst', and often refers to a volcano.|
Erupt. An eruption is like an explosion. It can refer to the sudden bursting of lava from a volcano or the sudden yelling from your neighbor whose window you just broke with your ball. Oops!
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word referring to a type of aquatic plant native to eastern Asia.|
Lotus. A Lotus can also be a brand of sports car or a type of software for your computer. The lotus flower is very pretty and is usually either pink or white. It has large flat leaves that help it to float on the surface of the water.
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word meaning the same as 'gasoline'.|
Petrol. In Australia and Britain, 'gasoline' is known as petrol. It is used in all types of vehicles to make them run.
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word that describes an animal (such as a cat or dog) that lives at your home with you.|
Pet. A pet is a domesticated animal. Dogs and cats are the most popular pets but some people have birds, fish or rodents (such as hamsters, guinea pigs, mice or rats). Do you have any pets?
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word meaning the past tense of 'sleep'.|
Slept. If you say to someone that you 'slept like a log', it means that you had a very deep, restful sleep.
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a type of fish that (mostly) lives in fresh water.|
Trout. There are lots of different types of trout. Trout are an 'oily' fish and are nice to eat - you would usually cook them first though!
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, which 'man' is not a bird or a plane? (remember to only use the letters from TURTLE SOUP)|
Super. Super can mean 'superior' as in supersize, it can refer to a superintendent of a building, or that something is fantastic. But back to the question, "Is it a bird? Is it a plane" No, it's Superman!"
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word describing something you would use to tempt or attract someone or something.|
Lure. The word 'lure' can be used in several different ways. It can be used to describe something used to attract something else or it can describe the actual action of attracting something. For example, He used a 'lure' to 'lure' a fish out from under a rock. The first 'lure' describes the piece of 'bait' on the end of his fishing line. The second 'lure' refers to him actually attracting the fish out from under its rock. Got it?
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word that refers to something that is further from the centre (or towards the outside) of something.|
Outer. 'Outer' can be used when describing 'outer suburbs', a place where people can live that is not in the city or in the country, but kind of in between. When someone says 'outer garment' they are referring to the clothes you wear that other people can see (not your underwear!).
|Using the letters from TURTLE SOUP, find a word that is similar to 'harbour', and refers to water vehicles (such as boats and ships).|
Port. A port is where ships load and unload their cargo. 'Port' is also the left-hand side of a ship (the right-hand side is called the 'starboard').
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