~Vocabulary 2019/2020~

Printable Vocab List

  • 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
charàbanc 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
maraud 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
idée 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 2019/2020~

  • 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-end
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, 2020!

LIST I:
Due for all: 12/3/2019

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: 12/3/2019
Due for 5th graders and new students: 12/10/2019

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.