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Week Four Vocabulary.  1. unprofitable adj.- making no profit or not helpful or useful  2. melancholy adj.- a thoughtful or gentle feeling of sadness.

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1 Week Four Vocabulary

2  1. unprofitable adj.- making no profit or not helpful or useful  2. melancholy adj.- a thoughtful or gentle feeling of sadness  3. fortifications noun- (p. 75) Structure for defense  4. inclination (p. 77)- noun- the way somebody feels about something or their tendency for something  5. parole (p. 82)- noun- a conditional release of a prisoner

3  6. fervor (p. 89)-noun- intense or extremely passionate enthusiasm  7. prattle (p. 95)- verb- to talk in a silly, idle, or childish way  8. elixir (p.124-) noun-a quick or magical cure or a sweetened solution of a medicine in water and alcohol  9. scabbard (p. 115) - noun- a sheath, or protective case for a sword or blade  10. askew (p. 107)- adj.-off center or crooked at an angle

4 Write out the complete sentence and add the vocabulary word.  1. I can’t listen to that radio DJ ___________ any longer about unimportant nonsense!  2. My mom gets a little ____________ when she starts thinking about the “good ole days.”  3. When Sideshow Bob was released on ___________, he immediately sought revenge against Bart Simpson.

5 Write out the complete sentence and add the vocabulary word. 1. The general drew his sword from his ____________, ready for action! 2. Curzon likes to wear his hat ________ because it makes him look cool. Dude, it’s reading time! Begin your two column journal. Remember: Use quotation marks in the page number. Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.) Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Source Type.

6 Write out the sets of synonyms and then match the correct vocabulary to the set!  1. enthusiasm, passion, zeal: _______________  2. battlements, structure, defenses: _______________  3. medicine, solution, potion: ________________

7 Write out the sentences and circle the vocabulary word. Then underline the context clues that give the word added meaning! 1. My money making plan to mow lawns was unprofitable during January and February. 2. The new release was successfully completing his parole by getting a job and attending weekly parole meetings. Dude, it’s reading time! Begin your two column journal. Remember: Use quotation marks in the page number. Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.) Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Source Type.

8 Write out the complete sentence and connect your thoughts back to the vocabulary word.  1. I would prefer an elixir of cough syrup to be flavored ______________ rather than ______________.  2. Keep a sword safe in a scabbard so it does not___________________________________.  3. The sale of __________________ at a school would be unprofitable because ______________________.

9 Write out the sentences and circle the vocabulary word. Then underline the context clues that give the word added meaning! 1. My friend loves to prattle on and on about boy bands, but I hardly listen to her chatter. 2. The basketball crowd’s fervor was evident as they cheered and clapped for their favorite player. Dude, it’s reading time! Begin your two column journal. Remember: Use quotation marks in the page number. Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.) Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Source Type.

10 Write out the complete sentence and connect your thoughts back to the vocabulary word. 1. If my friend prattled about ________________________, I would not listen. 2. I feel fervently, or have fervor, for these three things: _______________________________. Dude, it’s reading time! Begin your two column journal. Remember: Use quotation marks in the page number. Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.) Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Source Type.

11 Write out the complete sentence and add the vocabulary word.  1. Bernie had the ______________ to visit after school to get a snack because he was so hungry.  2. When I think about my old dog Annie I feel a little ________________.  3. As a sign of their intense ___________, they all made t-shirts to support the cause.


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