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The pearl chapters 1 3 vocabulary slides

  1. 1. The Pearl Vocabulary Slideshow Chapters 1-3
  2. 2. 1. Word: plaintively POS: adverb Sentence: “In his mind a new song had come, the Song of Evil, the music of the enemy, of any foe of the family, a savage, secret, dangerous melody, and underneath, the Song of the Family cried ” Definition: expressive of suffering or woe; melancholy
  3. 3. 2. Word: avarice POS: noun Sentence: “They knew his ignorance, his cruelty, his , his appetites, his sins” Definition: excessive desire for wealth or gain; greediness, cupidity
  4. 4. 3. Word: bulwark POS: noun Sentence: “It was at once property and source of food, for man with a boat can guarantee a woman that she will eat something. It is the against starvation.” Definition: a strong support or protection
  5. 5. Journal Prompts #1 Choose ONE prompt to answer in your vocabulary packet. 1. Kino hears the Song of the Family crying . Think about a song that you often hear playing plaintively over the radio. Describe it, how it makes you feel, and why people may enjoy it. 2. Tell about your own avarice or the have known or read about. of someone you 3. Describe something in your life that acts as a .
  6. 6. 4. Word: poultice POS: noun Sentence: “She gathered some brown seaweed and made a flat damp of it, and this she applied to the baby’s swollen shoulder, which was as good a remedy as any and probably better that the doctor could have done” Definition: a soft usually heated and sometimes medicated mass spread on cloth and applied to sores or other lesions
  7. 7. 5. Word: speculatively POS: adverb Sentence: “He looked at the basket. Perhaps it would be better to open the oyster last.” Definition: marked by questioning curiosity
  8. 8. 6. Word: gloating POS: verb Sentence: “And to Kino the secret melody of the maybe pearl broke clear and beautiful, rich and warm and lovely, glowing and and triumphant” Definition: to observe or think about something with triumphant and often malicious satisfaction, gratification, or delight
  9. 9. Journal Prompts #2 Choose ONE prompt to answer in your vocabulary packet. 1. Tell about a time when you could have used a . 2. If Kino is looking at the basket speculatively, what does it show about his inner feelings at this moment? 3. Tell about a time when you found yourself gloating about something or when someone else was gloating to you about something.
  10. 10. 7. Word: judicious POS: adjective Sentence: “And when it was made plain who Kino was, the doctor grew stern and at the same time” Definition: having, exercising, or characterized by sound judgment
  11. 11. 8. Word: almsgiver POS: noun Sentence: “The news came early to the beggars in front of the church, and it made them giggle a little with pleasure, for they knew that there is no in the world like a poor man who is suddenly lucky” Definition: someone who gives to charity
  12. 12. 9. Word: lucent POS: noun Sentence: “All of these things Kino saw in the pearl and he said, ‘We will have new clothes’” Definition: glowing with light; marked by clarity or translucence
  13. 13. Journal Prompts #3 Choose ONE prompt to answer in your vocabulary packet. 1. Describe a time when you were . 2. Give an example of you, a friend, relative, or celebrity has acted as an . 3. The pearl is when Kino looks at it. In what way could this be a symbol?
  14. 14. 10. Word: disparagement POS: noun Sentence: “For it is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more. And this is said in , whereas it is one of the greatest talents the species has and one that has made it superior to animals that are satisfied with what they have” Definition: to lower in rank or reputation
  15. 15. 11. Word: subjugation POS: noun Sentence: “Kino stood in the door, filling it, and hatred raged and flamed in the back of his eyes, and fear too, for the hundreds of years of were cut deep in him” Definition: under control and governance as a subject
  16. 16. 12. Word: shrilling POS: verb Sentence: “But Kino’s hand had closed tightly on the pearl again, and he was glancing about suspiciously, for the evil song was in his ears, against the music of the pearl” Definition: screaming; uttering or emitting an acute piercing sound
  17. 17. Journal Prompts #4 Choose ONE prompt to answer in your vocabulary packet. 1. Describe a time when you or someone else has used remarks to hurt someone’s feelings. 2. Explain a time in history when a person or group has dealt with . 3. Using vivid description, describe a sound that was in your ears. Tell how the sound makes you feel and why.