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Vocabulary from The Sign of the Beaver
Transcript of Vocabulary from The Sign of the Beaver
What is the setting of our story?
Who are the characters in our story?
to influence by a gentle urge
to feel hurt or angry
state of disorder or distruction
wild or uncivilized
in a cool or relaxed way
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.
As Matt recovers from his bee stings, what did Sankis and Attean give him?
What did Matt think about the moccasins?
What do you like about this book so far?
Write your answer on a sheet of paper. Put the question in your answer.
a sense of pleasure that comes from one's own ability.
One's usual attitude or
To disturb or irritate
something that makes up for loss or injury
a painful or resentful awareness enjoyed by someone else and a desire to possess the same thing
anger caused by something unjust
How are you like Matt?
How are you like Attean?
How are you different from Matt?
How are you different from Attean?
I am like Matt
I'm like Attean
Matt & Attean
mom & sister
determination, to act in a certain way
a feeling of resentment toward a rival or competitor
the tendency to resist
a person's attitude as it affects what he or she does.
let's use it in a sentence....
____________ has a ________
Consider your vocab:
Give an example
If you had to guess, which word looks and sounds like an Indian word?
A hut made with wooden poles and animal hide.
A shameful act or thing
A piece of clothing
quickly and lightly
believed or thought
answered back in a sharp angry way
1) What do you reckon?
2) Are you nimble?
hint: tell us why, and use "because"
I ________ nimble because ...
quick and light in motion
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.
He __________ his sister for some candy.
in our story...
"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.
After school yesterday, my parents ___________ me.
She had _____________ the people that mattered most in her life, and she regretted this mistake.
How does the word neglected apply to our story?
a word having the same meaning or nearly the same meaning
a word that has the exact opposite meaning
4 Types of Sentences