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Tuck Everlasting Chapter 1 Vocabulary: tranquil, meager, melancholy, bovine, tolerantly Focus Questions: 1)Who was responsible for the woods’ isolation?

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1 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 1 Vocabulary: tranquil, meager, melancholy, bovine, tolerantly Focus Questions: 1)Who was responsible for the woods’ isolation? 2)Why is the Foster’s home called the “Touch-me-not” cottage?

2 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 3-4 Vocabulary: intent, marionette, remnants, reluctantly, satisfaction Focus Questions: 1)Who does Winnie tell her troubles to? What does she tell it?

3 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 5 Vocabulary: galling, consolingly, alarming, self-assurance, irrelevant Focus Questions: 1)Describe the change in the light, flowers, and creatures Winnie notices as she goes into the wood.

4 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 7 Vocabulary: scornful, parson, receded Focus Questions: 1)Describe the first time the Tucks discovered that there was something wrong? 2)What happened to Miles’ wife and children?

5 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 9 Vocabulary: embankment, melancholy, vanity, vigorous, colander Focus Questions: Reread the final paragraph on p. 47. What does the author mean by “….it was as if they had slipped in under a giant colander.”

6 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 10 vocabulary: submission, fortress, indomitable, wisps, luxurious, decisively Focus questions: 1) Describe the Tuck’s home. 2) Mae said that it’s just about time for the Tucks to be moving on. Why?

7 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 12 Vocabulary: dimensions, brambles, anguish Focus questions: 1) Tuck took Winnie to the pond to explain the importance of the secret. Why? 2) Tuck said that his family is “stuck”. What does he mean?

8 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 14 Vocabulary: lingered, illiterates, constable Focus questions: 1) What did Tuck mean when he said, “….since we had a natural, growing child…?” 2) How did Winnie feel as she lay on the couch trying to sleep?

9 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 14 Cause and Effect Winnie Couldn’t sleep.

10 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 16 Vocabulary: roust, companionable, peril, searing Focus questions: 1) Describe the constable’s reaction when the man in the yellow suit said the Fosters had sold him the wood. 2) Describe the attitude of the man in the yellow suit? …the constable?

11 Tuck Everlasting Chapter 18 Vocabulary: surveyed, alien, immense, petulance Focus questions: 1) Why didn’t Winnie and Miles bring home any fish? 2) Why is the man in the yellow suit at the door?

12 Tuck Everlasting Chapter Vocabulary: emerging, mingled, insistent, crouched Focus questions: 1) Why did Mae hit the man in the yellow suit? 2) Tuck was looking at the body on the ground. He looked envious, like a starving man looking through a window at a banquet. Why?

13 Tuck Everlasting Chapter Vocabulary: gingerly, parched, remorseless, prostrate Focus questions: 1) Find 2 examples of similes in the chapter. 2) What did Jesse give Winnie?

14 Tuck Everlasting Chapter Vocabulary: accusations, detached, ebbed, protruding, exultant Focus questions: 1) What was the last thing Jesse said to Winnie? What was his message? 2)Sensory images: Reread p What does Winnie hear, see, smell?

15 Tuck Everlasting Epilogue Vocabulary: verandah, rambling, inscription, hastily Focus questions: 1) How had Treegap changed? 2)Why do you think the Tucks came back to Treegap?


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