Max’s Word Wednesday: Gourd

A Gourd is: Any of a family of chiefly herbaceous tendril (remember last week’s words) bearing vines including the cucumber, melon, squash, and pumpkin. Example: Max made a birdhouse out of a gourd which he’d hollowed out. Do you know what it means to ‘hollow out something?” Check back with Max next Wednesday and find…

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Max’s Word Wednesday: Tendril

Max’s Word of the Day today is Tendril. A Tendril is: 1 : a slender leafless winding stem by which some climbing plants fasten themselves to a support 2 : something that curls like a tendril (a tendril of hair) Example:  Max found a tendril of hair in his bowl of soup. “Yuck!” he said.