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1 Among the Hidden Margaret Peterson Haddix

2 Novel Notes Plot – the related series of events that make up a story Plot – the related series of events that make up a story Climax- (part of the plot) the turning point of the story Climax- (part of the plot) the turning point of the story Emotional highpoint for the character Emotional highpoint for the character

3 Novel Notes Conflict – the struggles between opposing forces, usually characters Conflict – the struggles between opposing forces, usually characters Character- the individuals involved in the action of the story Character- the individuals involved in the action of the story Setting- the time and place, or where and when, the action occurs Setting- the time and place, or where and when, the action occurs

4 Novel Notes Tone – emotional quality of the words that are chosen - the feelings of the author Tone – emotional quality of the words that are chosen - the feelings of the author Mood – the atmosphere or emotional state (fear, anger, loneliness, confusion, happiness, excitement, jealousy…) Mood – the atmosphere or emotional state (fear, anger, loneliness, confusion, happiness, excitement, jealousy…)

5 Totalitarian Government totalitarian (tō-tāl'ĭ-târ'ē-ən) adj. Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed: "A totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.) n. A practitioner or supporter of such a government. totalitarian (tō-tāl'ĭ-târ'ē-ən) adj. Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed: "A totalitarian regime crushes all autonomous institutions in its drive to seize the human soul" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.) n. A practitioner or supporter of such a government.

6 Democratic Government government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system

7 Vocabulary Chapters 1-5 Defiance- resistance to authority Enforce- make sure a rule or law is obeyed Forbid- command someone not to do something Intervals- intervening periods of time Lofty- of a great height; towering above Rare- unusual; uncommon Scurried- moved hurriedly Savored- greatly enjoyed

8 Vocabulary Chapters 6-10 Cautioned-warned Chaos-disorder Convince-persuade Fatigue-exhaustion Lopsided-crooked; off balance Precise-exact; perfect Protested-objected to Scoffed-jeered; make light of something

9 Vocabulary Chapters 11-15 Apparatus-appliance or device Boundary-border; something that marks a separation Competent-capable Exposed-left open; bared Harvest-time of gathering ripe crops Intended-planned Pristine-pure; unspoiled Solitary-lonely Telepathy-communication of two minds with out speaking, writing, or gesturing Universal-shared by all

10 Vocabulary Chapters 16-20 Annihilation-destroy completely antonym- creation Astronomical-huge; extremely large antonym- tiny Efficient-using what is required; using all parts well antonym- wasteful Permanently-forever; always antonym- temporarily Resolutely-having a purpose; certain antonym- uncertain Triumphant-celebrate; success antonym- defeated

11 Vocabulary Chapters 21-25 Cultivation-breaking up the ground where crops are grown Desist- to stop; to cause to stand Dreary-gloomy; cheerless Eliminated-to expel; to remove or exclude Enthralled-to hold; to enslave; to capture Excess-surplus; to exceed the limit Incredulously- unbelieving; showing disbelief

12 Vocabulary Chapters 26-30 Banter-to joke or jest Stifled-prevented; inhibited Propel-urge; push Observant-watchful; alert Sequence-order; things in a series Partially-partly; incompletely

13 More Vocabulary Kathi – The following vocabulary was used prior to this year. I do have tests for the next set of vocab. Katy

14 Chapter 1 Vocabulary Shudder – verb- to tremble with a sudden convulsive movement, as from horror, fear, or cold. Shudder – verb- to tremble with a sudden convulsive movement, as from horror, fear, or cold. Harrumphed- verb-to make a show of clearing one's throat Harrumphed- verb-to make a show of clearing one's throat Reassure – verb - to restore confidence Reassure – verb - to restore confidence Peered – verb - to look intently, searchingly, or with difficulty Peered – verb - to look intently, searchingly, or with difficulty Umpteenth – adjective – indefinite number Umpteenth – adjective – indefinite number Runt – Runt – noun - the smallest or weakest of a litter, esp. of pigs or puppies Recognizable – verb - to identify as something or someone previously seen, known Recognizable – verb - to identify as something or someone previously seen, known Protested – verb - to express strong objection Protested – verb - to express strong objection

15 Chapter 2 Loaned – verb - something lent for temporary use Loaned – verb - something lent for temporary use Startled – verb - to disturb or agitate suddenly Startled – verb - to disturb or agitate suddenly Crouched – verb - to stoop Crouched – verb - to stoop Skillet – noun – a frying pan Skillet – noun – a frying pan Insisted – verb - to be firm in a demand Insisted – verb - to be firm in a demand Superstition – noun - any blindly accepted belief or notion Superstition – noun - any blindly accepted belief or notion Hulking – noun - such as a person or object, that is bulky, clumsy, or unwieldy. Hulking – noun - such as a person or object, that is bulky, clumsy, or unwieldy. Shivered – noun - to shake with or as if with cold; tremble Shivered – noun - to shake with or as if with cold; tremble

16 Chapter 3 Careened – verb - to lurch or swerve while in motion Careened – verb - to lurch or swerve while in motion Skittish – noun - moving quickly and lightly Skittish – noun - moving quickly and lightly Offended – verb -to cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings Offended – verb -to cause displeasure, anger, resentment, or wounded feelings Deserted – verb – to leave empty or alone; abandon Deserted – verb – to leave empty or alone; abandon Automatically –adjective - done unconsciously or from force of habit Automatically –adjective - done unconsciously or from force of habit Slanted – verb - sloping thing or piece of ground Slanted – verb - sloping thing or piece of ground

17 Chapter 4 Beseechingly – verb - to beg eagerly for Beseechingly – verb - to beg eagerly for Suspicious –adj. - full of or feeling suspicion Suspicious –adj. - full of or feeling suspicion Curiosity – noun - the desire to learn or know about anything Curiosity – noun - the desire to learn or know about anything Hovered – verb - to remain floating, suspended Hovered – verb - to remain floating, suspended Caravan – noun - a group of travelers Caravan – noun - a group of travelers Scurried – verb - to send hurrying along Scurried – verb - to send hurrying along

18 Chapter 5 Bore – verb - to make (a hole) by drilling with such an instrument Bore – verb - to make (a hole) by drilling with such an instrument Reciprocity – verb - mutual exchange Reciprocity – verb - mutual exchange

19 Chapter 6 Auction – noun - publicly held sale at which property or goods are sold to the highest bidder Auction – noun - publicly held sale at which property or goods are sold to the highest bidder Comment – noun - a remark, observation, or criticism Comment – noun - a remark, observation, or criticism Retrieve – verb - to rescue; save Retrieve – verb - to rescue; save

20 Chapter 7 Linger – verb - to dwell in thought Linger – verb - to dwell in thought Rescue – noun - to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil Rescue – noun - to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil Raged – verb - to act or speak with fury Raged – verb - to act or speak with fury Fatigue – noun - weariness from bodily or mental exertion Fatigue – noun - weariness from bodily or mental exertion

21 Chapter 8 Complaining – verb - to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, Complaining – verb - to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, Vast – adj. of very great area or extent Vast – adj. of very great area or extent Linoleum – noun - a hard, washable floor covering Linoleum – noun - a hard, washable floor covering Tentative – adj. - unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive Tentative – adj. - unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive Cautious – adj. - showing or practicing caution; careful Cautious – adj. - showing or practicing caution; careful Perch – noun - any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch Perch – noun - any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch Apparatus – noun - any complex instrument or mechanism for a particular purpose Apparatus – noun - any complex instrument or mechanism for a particular purpose Teetering – verb - to walk or move unsteadily or unsurely Teetering – verb - to walk or move unsteadily or unsurely Blubbered – verb - to sob noisily Blubbered – verb - to sob noisily Zeal – noun - enthusiastic passion Zeal – noun - enthusiastic passion

22 Chapter 9 Recovered – verb - to get back; regain Recovered – verb - to get back; regain Reluctant – adj. - unwilling; disinclined Reluctant – adj. - unwilling; disinclined Muttered – verb - to speak indistinctly in low tones Muttered – verb - to speak indistinctly in low tones Irritable – adj. - easily irritated or annoyed Irritable – adj. - easily irritated or annoyed

23 Chapter 10 Yeast – noun - ferment; agitation Yeast – noun - ferment; agitation Pathetic – adj. - causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow Pathetic – adj. - causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow Resignedly – adj. - humbly obedient Resignedly – adj. - humbly obedient Disgustedly – adv. - a strong distaste; nausea; loathing Disgustedly – adv. - a strong distaste; nausea; loathing Incredulously – adj. - indicating or showing unbelief Incredulously – adj. - indicating or showing unbelief Ceremony – noun - any formal act or observance Ceremony – noun - any formal act or observance Guffawed – noun - A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter Guffawed – noun - A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter Pantomimed – noun - gestures without speech Pantomimed – noun - gestures without speech

24 Journal Writing Topics If you only had a vent to look ouside like Luke, what would you think the world looked like? What would you thingk other people looked like? If you only had a vent to look ouside like Luke, what would you think the world looked like? What would you thingk other people looked like? Would you tell you parents about Jen? Why or why not? Would you tell you parents about Jen? Why or why not? If you were in Luke’s situation, would you take the risk and go to Jen’s house? Why or why not? If you were in Luke’s situation, would you take the risk and go to Jen’s house? Why or why not? What would you want your new name to be if you had to get a fake I.D? What would you want your new name to be if you had to get a fake I.D?


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