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Word of the Day Week Two and Three Vocabulary for the short story, The Stone by Lloyd Alexander
delved Verb (1) Dug None of his tools delved as well as they had done. (2) Searched The scientist delved for the answer to the mysterious UFO sighting.
Which definition goes with each example? He took his shovel and delved in the soil. The girl delved into the math book for the right answer. The pirate delved for the treasure map lost on the ship. Once he found location of the treasure, he delved into the sand.
gaped Verb To stare with the mouth open, as in wonder or surprise Mario gaped as the homerun baseball was caught by his little sister.
List three things that would cause you to gape. Why?
plight Noun A bad situation The diver found himself in a plight when a group of sharks began approaching him.
plight What are some other situations that could Be considered a “plight”? List as many as you can in thirty seconds….
obliged Verb Forced; obligated; required As a teacher I am obliged to inform students that there are other uses and meanings for the word obliged. Do you know any other meanings?
Use Your Words Use our four words in a sentence or two. Delved Gaped Plight Obliged
jubilation Noun Rejoicing; great joy Mrs. Schertzer was filled with jubilation when all of her students got A’s on the test.
Make a T-chart in you notebooks and list at least 3 synonyms and 3 antonyms for the work jubilation SYNONYMSANTONYMS
rue Verb To feel sorrow or regret for “Dorothy will rue the day she ever messed with me,” screeched the wicked witch.
Write on…. Write about a time when you felt regret or sorrow for something….
mired Verb Sink or stuck, as if in mud The wagon wheel was mired in the ruts on the muddy road.
Which items could cause you to get mired? Soap Bubbles Quick sand Mud Cheese pizza Bubble gum Deep snow
fallow Adjective Left unplanted The fallow field was dusty and overgrown with weeds.
Describe what land would look like if it was not fallow.
Find a way to relate all of words from this week… Write a few sentences using all of our words from this week. Make sure they are all connected and make sense together. Jubilation Rue Mired Fallow