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DeVera Miller Maxwell Lakeland Elementary/Middle School Baltimore, Maryland Love As Strong As Ginger By Lenore Look
Selection Vocabulary dialectdi a lect dumplingdump ling malletmal let singsongsing song gingergin ger
dialect Chiubungbung she replied, meaning stinky-stinky in Taishanese, our Chinese dialect. Her Southern dialect was evident when she said yall. Definition – a form of language that is spoken in a particular area or by a particular group of people (p. 229)
dumpling She taught me how to make doong, sticky rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves, and I taught her how to dress a fashion doll. My favorite food is fried dumplings. The dough covering gets crunchy when they are cooked that way. Definition – a small pocket of dough filled with meat or vegetable mixture and cooked by steaming or boiling it (p. 230)
mallet How do you crack a crab? With a mallet. She made a pounding fist. The railroad worker drove in the last spoke with his mallet. Definition – a type of hammer with a head made of wood or other hard material (p. 230)
singsong When it came, it was crowded with ladies clucking their tongues in singsong languages. The singsong voice of the train put me to sleep. Definition – having a repetitive, musical sound (p. 232)
ginger You were right, Katie, she said, chowing scallions, ginger, and black-bean paste with the crab. My mom cooks ginger chicken a lot, I love the strong taste of the spice. Definition – a strong-tasting spice made from ground ginger root (p. 242)
Vocabulary Quiz dialect dumpling mallet singsong ginger A type of hammer with a head made of wood or other hard material. A form of language that is spoken in a particular area or by a particular group of people. A strong-tasting spice made from ground ginger root A small pocket of dough filled with a meat or vegetable mixture and cooked by steaming or boiling it Having a repetitive, musical sound
Word Knowledge Reading the Words and Sentences DeVera Miller Maxwell Lakeland Elementary/Middle School Baltimore, Maryland
Homonyms might – strength/may current – a flow of electricity/of the present roll – a type of bread/turning over and over tick – a bug/the sound of a clock makes Homonyms are words with different meanings that have the same pronunciation and spelling.
Long A explained complain rain pail Can you think of any more words that contain the same spelling of long a?
Digraph ch Chinatown lunchtime chives chase Can you think of any more words with the ch sound?
Consonant Blends grandma crowded apron sponges starched Can you identify the consonant blends in these words?
Homonyms That wrestler might have more might, but his opponent moves more quickly. Identify the homonyms in this sentence. Define each, using context clues.
Long A He explained that the rain would probably let up tomorrow. Identify the long a spelled ai. (explained, rain)
Digraph ch She went to Chinatown at lunchtime for dumplings. Identify the words containing the /ch/ sound spelled ch. (Chinatown, lunchtime)
Consonant Blends The caterer wore a simple black dress and a starched white apron. Identify the words that have consonant blends. (black, dress, starched, apron)
Spelling Words Consonant Blends DeVera Miller Maxwell Lakeland Elementary/Middle School Baltimore, Maryland