V o c a b u l a r y

You will complete the following chart writing child-friendly definitions for these words. Then, you are invited to complete a set of daily vocabulary activities to go with these words.

Word / Meaning
p. 223
Jolly Roger
p. 227
p. 232
p. 253
p. 278

Vocabulary Activities

Sentence Stems/Idea Completions

· I know that these people are cannibals because ______


· The transformation was unbelievable because ______


Questions, Reasons, Examples

· If you were a pirate, what would your flag be called?

Making Choices

· Which of the following could be described as a “tenuous” situation. Circle your answers:

1. standing on the edge of a cliff

2. walking briskly with a piece of crystal

3. playing with your stuffed animal

4. talking with your friend

5. confronting your enemy

Examples and Non-examples

· Which would best describe the word capsized?

· A ship that overturns

· A bottle that will not open

Word Networks

· What people, things, situations, or words come to mind when you think about the word somber?