Vocabulary 2018/2019

  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.


Printable Copy


Week 1:


5th grade: “Charles”

renounce 1
swagger 1
raucous 1
insolent 1
scorn 4
passionate 4
incredulous 5
reformation 5
wary 5
cynic 6

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 1 & 2

vouchers 6

crevice 10

sinuous 11

sledge 12

wheedling 13

crêche 24

feral 27

cheek 34

relic 35

sloe 46


Week 2:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Ghost Cat”

daft 10
melancholy 12
opaque 11
sinister 12
troupe 13
gaunt 16
reticent 17
indignation 23
literally 23

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 3 & 4

midge 50

render 60

dispel 66

exile(n) 70

fleece(v) 77

savor(v) 79

brooding 79

appalled 83

weals 84

TB  84


Week 3:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Turquoise Horse”

mesa 25
verge 26
hogan 26
tufa 27
latias 26
dry wash 27
arroyo 28

 

 

SIBERIA: Ch. 5

hank 93

frowsty 96

deteriorate 97

foray 98

swathe 101, 103

carapace 104

sordid 104

judder 108

brazier 110


Week 4:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Maurice’s Room”

predicament 42
oilcloth 43
galoshes 47
victrola 54
ketch 62
stern 63

 

 

SIBERIA: Ch. 6

to lumber(v) 116

roil  119

loll  119

sinister 119

carnage  122

invincible  122

pulverize  125

sable 127

demented 131

slurry 133

 


Week 5:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Barbie”

bumbling 72
novios 75
feigning 76
lull 81
mensa 81

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 7

plunder(n) 141

trundle 141

latrine 142

aurora borealis 147

midden 156

kasha 159

sedition 163

subversion 163

benefactor 168

adamant 169

 


Week 6:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Lenny’s Red-Letter Day”

chapattis 84
queue 85
crisps 85 (British)

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 8 & 9

malevolent 172

refuse(n) 174

dormant 175

confiscate 185

ruche 189

viable 195

diversity 195

DNA  195

parapet 198

genome  198

 


Week 7:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “The Prince and the Goose Girl”

common 95
chit 97
boor 102
wry 103
obstinate 108
embolden 109
wantonly 110
trothed 111

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 10

sparse 213

gawp 217

covert surveillance 218

gaudily 219

riffraff 219

imprinted 220

amble 223

bunting(n) 223

peckish 224

ramparts 227

 


Week 8:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Tramp”

scullery 114
gristly 114
Lot 120 (This word is not written on the page. It is referred to. It is from the Biblical story about Lot and his wife.)
hawthorn 120
jangling 121

 

 

SIBERIA:  Ch. 11- Seed Savers

heath 229

embark 231

wreak havoc 236

rampant predation 236

brash(n) 245

sastrugi 245

pinnipeds 249

cetacean 249

to make amends 256

 


Final Exam Review

Siberia


 

 

 

NEW BOOK 6th/7th/8th

Vocabulary 2018/2019

  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.



Week 9:


5th grade: “Alberic the Wise”

discernible 124
forlorn 126
embellish 127
apprentice 127
journeyman 128
diligence 128
cloisters 130
masons 130
vocation 130
depredations 136

 

 

SHIVA’S FIRE:  Ch. 1 & 2

sari 3

Shiva 4

maharaja 5

raja 5

monsoon 6

dhoti 6

censer 7

puri 8

cleft 15

fetid 18


Week 10:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Podhu and Aruwa”

ojuok 141
maize 141
rows 141
grave 147
kraal 152
higgledy-piggledy 153
impudence 156
consternation 158
writhed 149

 

SHIVA’S FIRE:  Ch. 3-5

crenellated 33

turrets 33

parapets 33

pandal 33

pyre 36

yuvaraja 39

opalescent 50

shikar 53

bivouac 53

portended 54

pervasive 55

 


Week 11:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “The Invisible Child”

chanterelles 160
cheerio 163
infallible 165
keel 171
immobile 172
ironic 162
remedy 165

 

 

SHIVA’S FIRE: Ch. 6-9

kajal 66

effigy 67

harmonium 67

veena 67

jibba 84

bharata natyam 84

devadasis 85

dharma 94

ji 99

shalwar kameez 105

mudra 114

 


Week 12:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “The Bat Poet”

peremptory 179
authoritative 179
responsive 181
cordially 182
vicinity 184
iambic pentameter 183
harried 190
perplexed 190
monopolize 193
echolocation

 

 

SHIVA’S FIRE: Ch. 10-13

khadi 125

gulmohar 135

dacoits 148

machan 151

lakhs 157

abhinaya 166

Bhuma Devi 172

nritta 173

arangetram 174

varnam 176

alarippu 177

jatisvaram 177

Neelakanta 177

 

NEW BOOK 5th

Vocabulary 2018/2019

  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.



Week 13:


5th grade: “Through the Tunnel”

contrition 2

promontory 2

luminous 3

poised 4

supplication 4

defiant 6

beseeching 6

myriads 7

sequins 7

tufted 7

 

 

SHIVA’S FIRE:  Ch. 14-17

dhurries 181

thali 183

carnelian 186

ghat 196

imperious 202

malachite 209

savories 218

achkan 222

dhoom-dham 224

folderol 224

 


Week 14:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Raymond’s Run”

Mercury 16

prodigy 18

ventriloquist 19

organdy 20

pageant 20

glockenspiel 21

periscope 22

 

 

SHIVA’S FIRE:  Ch. 18-end

peon 235

chignon 237

whimsical 244

spewed 249

durbar 255

epaulets 257

profusion 259

 


Final Exam Review

Shiva's Fire


Be familiar with Hindu and Indian cultural terms and values.   Be able to use words in your essay like:

  • sari

  • Shiva

  • maharaja

  • raja

  • monsoon

  • dhoti

  • puri

  • bharata-natyam

  • Bhuma Devi

  • dacoit

  • devadasi’ dharma (what role does it play in this novel?)

  • Ganesha

  • ghat

  • guru

  • gurukulam

  • jatisvaram kathakali

  • krishna

  • namaskaram

  • nataraja

  • natya shastra

  • nritta

  • puja

  • puranas

  • Lord shiva

  • upanayana

  • varnam

  • yuvaraja

Final Essay Exam

Your essay will be about either Shiva—Why is this god chosen for the story’s title?  Know Shiva’s qualities.  WHY Shiva’s Fire?

Know about Hindu and Indian culture.  WHAT have you learned from this story?  How has it influenced you?  Be able to cite specific examples and quotes from the book.  Know the main characters and events.

 

NEW BOOK 6th/7th/8th

Vocabulary 2018/2019

  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.



Week 15:


5th grade: “My Greatest Ambition”

idle 27

speculate 27

digress 28

scoff 29

ruthless 31

poise 34

fictitious 37

ludicrous 30

plagued 36

nu- (as a Yiddish expression, not a boy’s name)

 

 

WHEN MY NAME WAS KEOKO:  Ch. 1-7

signify (in preface for terms of address)

exclusively (also in preface)

barracks 7

marathon 9

abruptly 9

croaky 11

wincing 13

anthem 19

trowel 33

trait 34

 


Week 16:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “A Likely Place”

solitaire 43

amplify 46

flourish 67

idee fixe 69

valor 69

lotus position 71

 

 

WHEN MY NAME WAS KEOKO:  Ch. 8-15

chin-il-pa 40

intricate 42

mesh 44

garbled 46

reign 59

accountings 59

divine 60

realm 63

spiel 75

commandeering 75

brooch 75

 


Week 17:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Mysteries of the Cabala”

Talmud 76

Cabala 76

concubine 78

alms 79

disheveled 80

abyss 80

uncanny 81

scorn 82

blasphemy 84

betroth 86

 

 

WHEN MY NAME WAS KEOKO: Ch. 16-23

bayonet 88

allies 88

astound 89

milling 91

leaflets 91

textile 96

endeavor 97

treasonous 101

tactic 114

slander 117

censored 122

 


Week 18:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Bad Characters”

grandiloquent 88

invective 88

pious 88

prim 88

indignant 88

alienate 89

dismay 89

loathe 89

euphemism 90

prodigious 92

cloisonné 93

haberdashery 101

desultory 108

 

 

 

WHEN MY NAME WAS KEOKO: Ch. 24-29

calisthenics 129

recitation 130

tedious 135

kamikaze 143

droning 149

casualties 154

evasive maneuvers 156

gristle 159

tarmac 161

 


Week 19:


  • Always look up sentence/paragraph in the book or story to see how the author used the word.
  • The same word can have different meanings depending on how it is used, like “perch.”
  • Look up full definition in dictionary and try to get the full sense (flavor) of the usage of the word.
  • Write pronunciation and part of speech.
  • Write definition of word: The one that defines word as used in story.
  • Write a sentence that matches your definition.
  • Proofread! Spelling and punctuation are graded.

5th grade: “Chura and Marwe”

placid 118

hamlet 120

indifference 120

pine(v) 120

endure 123

finery 124

trudge 125

 

 

WHEN MY NAME WAS KEOKO:  Ch. 30-Author’s Note

fidget 176

welling 177

resistance worker 178

nurtured 179

late 181

demobilized 183

beckoned 189

ga na da 192

 


Final Exam Review

When My Name Was Keoko


 

A Christmas Carol

Vocabulary

Save this on your computer for December 2019!

LIST I:

**Due for all:  11/27/18

  • solemnize 1

  • simile 1

  • gait 1

  • covetous 1

  • palpable 2

  • ruddy 2

  • morose 3

  • destitute 4

  • tremulous 6

  • beguile 6

LIST II:

**Due for 6th /7th /8th graders:  11/27/18

**Due for 5th graders and new students:  12/4/18

  • apparition 8

  • specter 8

  • incessant 9

  • benevolence 10

  • opaque 11

  • rime 11

  • burdensome 14

  • prodigiously 16

  • compulsion 17

  • inexplicable 34

 

Five Points Bonus for 5th Graders and new students if all words are turned in by the 1st week.

 

 

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