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The pearl chapters 4 6 vocabulary slides

  1. 1. The Pearl Vocabulary Slideshow Chapters 4-6
  2. 2. 1. Word: Countenanced POS: verb Sentence: “But this was a wasteful method, for often, in the excitement of bidding for a fine pearl, too great a price had been paid to the fisherman. This was extravagant and not to be ” Definition: to extend approval or tolerance
  3. 3. 2. Word: Vigor POS: noun Sentence: “Kino put on his large straw hat and felt it with his hand to see that it was properly placed, not on the back or side of his head, like a rash, unmarried, irresponsible man, and not flat as an elder would wear it, but tilted a little forward to show aggressiveness and seriousness and ” Definition: strength, energy, or determination
  4. 4. 3. Word: solemn POS: adjective Sentence: “The gathering procession was , for they sensed the importance of this day, and any children who showed a tendency to scuffle, to scream, to cry out, to steal hats and rumple hair, were hissed to silence by their elders.” Definition: sad and serious
  5. 5. Journal Prompt #1 Respond to ONE of the following: 1. Tell about a time when you have someone else’s poor behavior. 2. Describe one person or character that has a lot of . 1. Tell about a show or book. moment in your life, a movie,
  6. 6. 4. Word: benign POS: adjective Sentence: “His face was fatherly and his eyes twinkled with friendship.” , and Definition: showing kindness and gentleness
  7. 7. 5. Word: legerdemain POS: noun Sentence: “His door stood open to the morning, and he hummed under his breath while his right hand practiced He rolled a coin back and forth over his knuckles and made it appear and disappear, made it spin and sparkle.” Definition: sleight of hand; a display of skill
  8. 8. 6. Word: coagulating POS: adjective Sentence: “But Kino had grown tight and hard. He felt the creeping of fate, the circling of wolves, the hover of vultures. He felt the evil about him, and he was helpless to protect himself.” Definition: to gather together
  9. 9. Journal Prompt #2 Respond to ONE of the following: 1. Describe a action you have done or shown toward someone else. 2. If you were good at what would your best trick be? Explain it and why it’s best. 3. What would it feel like to have evil around you?
  10. 10. 7. Word: contemptuously POS: adverb Sentence: “The first dealer, dry and stringy, seemed now to see the pearl for the first time. He took it up, rolled it quickly between thumb and forefinger, and then cast it back into the tray.” Definition: feeling or showing deep hatred
  11. 11. 8. Word: lethargy POS: noun Sentence: “Long after Juan Tomas had gone Kino sat brooding on his sleeping mat. A had settled on him, and a little gray hopelessness.” Definition: a lack of energy or interest in doing things
  12. 12. 9. Word: lament POS: verb Sentence: “She, being the nearest woman relative, raised a formal for the dead of the family.” Definition: to express sorrow, regret, or unhappiness about something
  13. 13. Journal Prompt #3 Respond to ONE of the following: 1. Describe a time when you have acted . 1. When have you felt a sense of lethargic? 1. Tell about something you have or been
  14. 14. 10. Word: monotonously POS: adverb Sentence: “The wind cried and whisked in the brush, and the family went on hour after hour. They passed no one and saw no one. At last, to their right, the waning moon arose, and when it came up the wind died down, and the land was still.” Definition: tediously uniform or unvarying
  15. 15. 11. Word: petulant POS: adjective Sentence: “And the baby was weary and , and he cried softly until Juana gave him her breast, and then he gurgled and clucked against her.” Definition: moved to show sudden annoyance
  16. 16. 11. Word: germane POS: adjective Sentence: “For any sound, a rolling pebble or a sigh, a little slip of flesh on rock, would rouse the watchers below. Any sound that was not to the night would make them alert. But the night was not silent; the little tree frogs that lived near the stream twittered like birds, and the high metallic ringing of the cicadas filled the mountain cleft.” Definition: being relevant and appropriate
  17. 17. Journal Prompt #4 Respond to ONE of the following: 1. Tell about something you had to do that was . 2. Tell about someone you know who is when they don’t get what they want. 3. Describe about a sound that is holiday season. to the