"Who Was Jacques Cousteau?" by Nico Medina November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"Daniel was an attorney and personal assistant to an American Millionaire living there." (page 6)

Based upon the context clues, the word "attorney" means lawyer.

"At fourteen, Jacques filmed his first full-length feature: a cousin's wedding."(page 15)

Based upon the context clues, the word "feature" means the main motion picture in a movie program.

"After graduating with honors, Jacques spent a year aboard a navy ship with his fellow cadets."(page 17)

Based upon the context clues, the word "cadets" means a student on a training ship.

"On base in Toulon, Jacques was an artillery instructor."(page 26)

Based upon the context clues, the word "artillery" means the branch of army concerned with the use and service of such weapons.

"Back underwater, he glimpsed an alien landscape twenty feet down that he'd never know was there."(page 29)

Based upon the context clues, the word "alien" means foreign.

"Eventually, it would become known as Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, or SCUBA."(page 47)

Based upon the context clues, the word "apparatus" means a group, or combination of instruments, machinery, tools, and materials for a specific use.

"Years later, Jacques's movie Shipwrecks wowed audiences at the first film festival in Cannes, France-----now one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world."(54)

Based upon the context clues, the word "prestigious" means honored, or has a high reputation.

"Than suddenly the men on the boat no longer felt his telltale tugs on the line. Quickly they hauled him up. But Fargues hung limply at the 105-foot mark."(61)

Based upon the context clues, the word "limply" means tired or lacking vitality.

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Created with images by dilsileimonteiro - "business man lawyer man" • FF16 - "universal studios cinema movies" • skeeze - "ceremony military cadets" • The U.S. Army - "Artillery" • sasint - "beauty asia seductive" • snigl3t - "tidal apparatus" • www.wbayer.com - www.facebook.com/wbayercom - "Spania GTA" • Smath. - "Sleeping in the subway"

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