##Vocabulary 2015/2016

  • 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 1:

####5th grade: “A Game of Catch”
apron 2

indolently 3

gladiolus 4

serenely 4

abstractedly 5

exuberant 5

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #1 & 2
stately 1

rococo 2

sultry 2

interspersed 2

conquistadores 4

carnage 5

chickee 5

brogan 11

gaunt 12

entrails 13

###Week 2:

####5th grade: “The Tale of the Three Storytellers”
bazaar 9

scandalous 9

caftan 13

caliph 14

shorn 14

forgo 15

herald 16

hinder 18

gape 19

emir 19

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #3 & 4
indistinguishable 18

menacingly 19

sullenly 20

ravenously 21

marshtackie 22

tallow 24

###Week 3:

####5th grade: “Spit Nolan”
consumption 20

tuberculosis 20

macadamized 21

publican 23

pneumatic 23

gaffer 24

chamfered 25

fluted 25

imperturbability 26

charabanc 29

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #5 & 6
skirted 29

roan 30

relished 31

hammock 36

teemed 38

proficient 39

blunderbuss 35

###Week 4:

####5th grade: “The Queen’s Care”
solemnity 32

aquiline 32

boon 33

diadem 34

ascend 34

chided 38

disposed 38

absurd 40

remedy 40

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #7-9
fortification 48

forlornly 53

peppered 53

pallet 56

Dutch oven 57

Ishmael 65

koonti 64

###Week 5:

####5th grade: “Lucky Boy”
mimicry 45

detain 46

herbaceous 48

provocatively 51

demented 51

cricket bats 54

shrouded 54

punts 55

grizzling 58

lorry 58

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #10-12
brisk 67

muscadine 68

sear 73

milled 78

stern-wheeler 80

###Week 6:

####5th grade: “The Secret of the Hattifatteners”
repudiation 63

melancholy 63

interrogatory 65

silhouette 69

deplored 71

ensuing 71

surreptitiously 72

resolute 78

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #13-15
amble 84

tarpaulin 85

unabated 94

torrential 94

venison 98

sparse 99

dejected 100

###Week 7:

####5th grade: “The Happy Prince”
coquette 85

pinafore 85

sans-souci 87

ornithology 90

cataract 90

river-horse 90

beryl 90

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #16 & 17
slough 114

gibberish 116

mesmerized 118

trappings 118

dissipate 118

subdue 123

livery 126

chambray 127

doubloon 127

calliope 144

###Week 8:

####5th grade: “Kaddo’s Wall”
granary 98

affront 101

cowry 101

mangy 102

millet 103

personage 105

humbly 105

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #18 & 19
buckboard 147

brood 160

cadence 151

admonish 162

carnage 172

pestilence 172

###Week 9:

####5th grade: “Dita’s Story”
incantations 107

guttural 107

wizened 108

comelier 109

brusquely 111

resigned 114

indifferently 119

prodded 124

revile 135

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapter #20-21
perplexed 180

dissuade 184

roseate 185

menagerie 188

kite 197

reverie 203

troupe 205

###Week 10:

####5th grade: “Oliver Hyde’s Dishcloth Concert”
scrubby 138

dreary 142

fretful 143

wretched 143

mournful 144

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapter #22-25
suppress 225

radiant 225

profuse 226

itinerant 226

transfixed 226

transgress 232

intact 232

trans ( as a prefix) etymology and meaning

###Week 11:

####5th grade: “Mowgli’s Brothers”
spiteful 150

quarry 154

sambur 155

fostering 156

cunning 162

sullen 166

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapter #26-28
beseech 237

asunder 238

enthralled 238

perpetuate 255

breech 256

###Week 12:

####5th grade: “Tiger, Tiger!”
pariah 176

ramble 177

low-caste 178

impertinence 183

tussock 184

imposing 188

rupee 193

plague 193

amulet 194

depose 198

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #29-31
ingrained 260

tousled 261

trepidation 276

perpetually 284

###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

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapter #32 & 33
fret 286

resurgence 287

apoplexy 288

vigil 290

onslaught 298

permeate 298

abate 302

dire 308

###Week 14:

####5th grade: “Raymond’s Run”
Mercury 16

prodigy 18

ventriloquist 19

organdy 20

pageant 20

glockenspiel 21

periscope 22

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #34-36
maraude 311

begrudge 311

revelers 317

menial 317

goliath 317

caveat emptor ( no page)

veritable 324

assailant 339

###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)

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #37-40
cantankerous 347

pensive 348

adamant 349

garish 358

rampant 359

grotesquely 361

bract 373

###Week 16:

####5th grade: “A Likely Place”
solitaire 43

amplify 46

flourish 67

idee fixe 69

valor 69

lotus position 71

####6th/7th/8th: A LAND REMEMBERED Chapters #41-45
hordes 386

ludicrous 386

repulse 389

undaunted 391

bountiful 391

devoid 391

travesty 398

juggernaut 399

###Final Study Guide

####A Land Remembered

#####Cast of Characters:

Tobias, Emma, Zech, Nip & Tuck, Julia Tuttle, Henry Flagler, Sol, Glenda, Toby, Bonnie, Frog, Bonzo, Skillit, PearlieMae, Miami Billie, Keith Tiger, Lillie, Bird Jumper, Willie Cypress, Henry Adler, Tawanda, Donovan, Timucuans, Capt. Hendry

#####Terms:

Marshtackie, blunderbuss, palmetto, Carolina parakeet, payhayokee, Seminole, chickee, rococo, brogans, koonti root, tallow, hammock, roan, Analusian, Brahma, Dutch oven, Ishmael, King Solomon, Goliath, stern-wheeler, muscadine, doubloon, calliope, chambray, buckboard, roseate spoonbill, ibis, heron, caveat emptor, savannah, drover, cracker, Winchester, malaria/quinine, phosphate, Okeechobee, tick fever, Olustee, pole cat, Royal Poinciana

##Vocabulary 2015/2016

  • 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 17:

####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

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #1 & 2
larder 4

scarp 5

profuse 5

neuralgia 6

dysentery 6

pettish 9

chagrin 10

guile 13

lumbago 16

berate 17

Providence 20

###Week 18:

####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

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #3-5
bemoan 24

resolve (n:” with resolve”) 24

cajole 27

genially 29

subsided 31

catechized 31

haversack 33

exult 36

debris 36

capacious 39

marl 43

elucidate 51

###Week 19:

####5th grade: “Churwa and Marwe”
placid 118

hamlet 120

indifference 120

pine(v) 120

endure 123

finery 124

trudge 125

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #6-8
allay 53

acute 53

relish 53

deprecate 53

pluck 53

dissolute 54

piqued 55

tenuous 66

suffuse 66

###Week 20:

####5th grade: “Superstitions”
shod 127

encrusted 127

erratic 128

apprehensive 128

hyper(prefix) 130/135

feign 143

repulsion 143

disposition 144

straddle 148

anguish 149

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #9-11
reiterate 73

paroxysm 73

ingratiate 75

malign 78

chary 78

cheroot 78

grandiose 80

deviate 82

pretense 85

harbinger 91

adroit 91

affable 94

jocular 95

###Week 21:

####5th grade: “The Last Great Snake”
tubers 151

parched 153

luster 157

defile 167

sullenly 171

suffice 173

calamity 173

immortal 179

infinitesimal 184

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #12-14
oblique 98

denunciate 98

vicariously 100

stentorian 102

admonition 102

lighter 103

averse 109

rebuttal 112

fathom 121

###Week 22:

####5th grade: “Gaston”
dweller 194

kilo 195

boulevardier 195

chauffeur 200

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #15-17
temperance 122

enliven 128

engender 135

ravenous 139

rarefied 140

onslaught 141

roistering 144

relinquish 145

booty 145

scudded 146

###Week 23:

####5th grade: “Soumchi” Part 1
vice-versa 202

authoritative 205

ulterior 205

adultery 210

furtive 215

illicit 215

traversing 217

baleful 217

disdain 220

fawned 227

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #18-21
solicitously 148

insatiable 151

melee 163

absolution 165

imprecation 166

resolute 167

incensed 173

gumption 174

###Week 24:

####5th grade: “Soumchi” Part 2
prostrate 227

epithet 229

garble 234

confiscate 235

sully 242

volition 252

####6th/7th/8th: THE BAREFOOT MAILMAN Chapters #22-26
deference 178

electioneer 183

opined 183

paramount 187

restive 189

accost 191

sardonic 201

inauspicious 201

remonstrate 213

importune 213

##“A Christmas Carol”
Vocabulary

  • Save this on your computer for December, 2016!

###LIST I:

####Due for all: 12/1/2015
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: 12/1/2015

####Due for 5th graders and new students: 12/8/2015

apparition 8

specter 8

incessant 9

benevolence 10

opaque 11

rime 11

burdensome 14

prodigiously 16

compulsion 19

inexplicable 34

####*Five Points Bonus if all words turned in by 1st week for 5th Grade and new students.