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Vocabulary from The Sign of the Beaver

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Transcript of Vocabulary from The Sign of the Beaver

Vocabulary from
What is the setting of our story?
Maine
coaxed

shambles

treaty

resentment

Who are the characters in our story?
Matt
nonchalanty
to influence by a gentle urge
an agreement
to feel hurt or angry
state of disorder or distruction
Matt's Dad,
Attean
Attean's Grandfather
Saknis
Ben
savage
expedition
settlement
wild or uncivilized
in a cool or relaxed way
a journey
a place newly settled or small village
What are some items that Matt's dad leaves with his son?
rifle, watch, Bible
What is the name of the other book that Matt owns?
hint: He is using it to teach Attean how to read.
R
obinson Cursoe
As Matt recovers from his bee stings, what did Sankis and Attean give him?
What did Matt think about the moccasins?
moccasins
What do you like about this book so far?
Write your answer on a sheet of paper. Put the question in your answer.
New Vocabulary
Pride
disposition
envious
indignant
satisfaction
annoyed
a sense of pleasure that comes from one's own ability.
defiant pride
Pride
One's usual attitude or
mood
disposition intention
Disposition
To disturb or irritate
jealous annoyed
Annoyed
something that makes up for loss or injury
indignant satisfaction
Satisfaction
a painful or resentful awareness enjoyed by someone else and a desire to possess the same thing
defiant envious
Envious
anger caused by something unjust
indignant defiant
Indignant
How are you like Matt?
How are you like Attean?
How are you different from Matt?
How are you different from Attean?
annoyed
envious
resentful
savage
dull
I am like Matt
because ...
I'm like Attean
because ...
Matt & Attean
mom & sister
Tree Blaze
determination, to act in a certain way
defiant intention
a feeling of resentment toward a rival or competitor
jealous rebellious
Intention
Jealous
the tendency to resist
temperament defiant
Defiant
temperament is....
a person's attitude as it affects what he or she does.
let's use it in a sentence....
____________ has a ________
temperament.
Consider your vocab:
Use:
Matt
Attean
Saknis
Ben
defiant
jealous
rebellious
dull
indignant
resentful
nonchalant
savage
Give an example
vocab
chapters 16-20

nimbly
wigwam
garment
reckoned
retorted
disgrace
If you had to guess, which word looks and sounds like an Indian word?
A hut made with wooden poles and animal hide.
nimbly

garment

reckoned

retorted

disgrace
A shameful act or thing
disgrace
A piece of clothing
garment
Wigwam
retorted

nimbly

reckoned
quickly and lightly
believed or thought
answered back in a sharp angry way
Nimbly
retorted
Writing Journal
1) What do you reckon?
2) Are you nimble?
hint: tell us why, and use "because"
I ________ nimble because ...

(am/am not)
quick and light in motion
nimbly
retorted


reckoned


disgrace


garment

Go to pg 84, find two of your vocabulary words.
What happened to Atteans mother? What was she doing?
Have we read the words nimbly, retorted, or disgraced yet?
Where in our story did we read these vocab words ?
chp19, pg 103 & 105
retorted & disgraced
At the end of chapter 19, why do you think that it says "for the first time since his father had left him, he did not feel alone in the forest." ?
Vocab chp 21-25
asking or begging
continued through difficulty
to speak to someone with disapproval
to dare to go somewhere dangerous
not giving someone proper attention
enthusiasm to do something
Let's compare our characters.
reproach
neglecting
persisted
eagerness
beseeching
venture
He __________ his sister for some candy.
beseeched
in our story...
pg 121
"But he also had to eat his share, sometimes more than his share, because Matt could not resist those beseeching eyes."
He __________ her not to leave him.
beseeched
After school yesterday, my parents ___________ me.
She had _____________ the people that mattered most in her life, and she regretted this mistake.
neglected
neglected
How does the word neglected apply to our story?
Synonym
Antonym
a word having the same meaning or nearly the same meaning
a word that has the exact opposite meaning
fast
clean
bright
rude
great
sweet
quiet
dangerous
4 Types of Sentences
1. imperative
2. interrogative
3. exclamatory
4. declarative
!
?
command
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