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The Clay Marble Vocabulary Ch. 1-8. 1.Deft- quick and skillful 2.Eerily- inspiring fear 3.Forlorn- appearing sad or lonely because deserted 4.Gaunt- thin.

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1 The Clay Marble Vocabulary Ch. 1-8

2 1.Deft- quick and skillful 2.Eerily- inspiring fear 3.Forlorn- appearing sad or lonely because deserted 4.Gaunt- thin and bony 5.Impulsively- act on impulse rather than careful thought 6.Relent- to become more lenient 7.Unscathed- not harmed 8.Wheedling- to persuade by flattery 9.Intricacy- being complex, not simple

3 Vocabulary- match word to definition Deft Eerily Forlorn Gaunt Impulsively Relent Unscathed Wheedling Intricacy 1.Quick and skillful 2.To become more lenient 3.Being complex, not simple 4.To persuade by flattery 5.Thin and bony 6.Inspiring fear 7.Appearing sad or lonely 8.Not harmed 9.Act without careful thought

4 The Clay Marble Vocabulary Ch. 9-18

5 Alliance- a formal union between 2 nations Belligerently- inclined to fight Disheartening- to lose courage or hope Dote- to show excessive love or fondness Fervor- intensity of emotion Frond- leaf of a fern or palm tree Incomprehensible- difficult to understand Maimed- disabled (by loss of a limb) Ominous- a sign of trouble Strident- loud, harsh, grating, or shrill Warily- on guard or watchful Wistfully- full of wishful yearning

6 Vocabulary- match word to definition Alliance Belligerently Disheartening Dote Fervor Frond Incomprehensible Maimed Ominous Strident Warily Wistfully 1.A sign of trouble 2.Inclined to fight 3.Intensity of emotion 4.Disabled (by loss of limb) 5.Full of wishful yearning 6.Loud, harsh, grating, shrill 7.Formal union between 2 nations 8.Difficult to understand 9.On guard or watchful 10.To lose courage or hope 11.Leaf of a fern or palm tree 12.To show excessive love or fondness

7 Character-on-a-Plate Divide the paper plate into 8 equal sections Number each triangle on the inside of the plate (1-8) –Triangle 1: Character’s Name –Triangle 2: Physical description –Triangle 3: Inner qualities –Triangle 4: Action- list at least 3 important actions performed –Triangle 5: Talk- copy dialogue directly from the text between the character and another –Triangle 6: Impact- explain the effect the character had on another –Triangle 7: Figurative Language- create a simile or metaphor to describe character –Triangle 8: Personal Opinion- tell what you think about your character. Do you admire or dislike your character? Why? On the back of the plate, draw a picture of what you think your character looks like

8 Ch. 1-8 Ch Deft Eerily Forlorn Gaunt Impulsively Relent Unscathed Wheedling Intricacy Alliance Belligerently Disheartening Dote Fervor Frond Incomprehensible Maimed Ominous Strident Warily Wistfully


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