to kill a mockingbird vocabulary yo, don’t kill me
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- To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary Yo, dont kill me.
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- Before we begin, create the chart below on a sheet of paper and fill it out. WordDo you recognize the word? (yes/no) If yes, do you know what the word means? (yes/no) If yes, what do you think the word means? 1. animosity 2. articulate 3. augment 4. belligerent 5. benevolence 6. dejected 7. dubious 8. heinous 9. obscure 10. recluse 11. scrutinize 12. tenacious
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- Part of Speech: noun Word: ANIMOSITY Image:Definition(s): Resentment; a nasty attitude toward someone/something Sentence: Little Ernest shared his animosity with his mother by throwing a tantrum on the street. Little did he know that his Uncle Lou would take a photo of it and post it to his Facebook years later.
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- Part of Speech: verb; adjective Word: ARTICULATE Image:Definition(s): Verb: to speak clearly and distinctly Adjective: using language clearly and distinctly Sentence: Larry the Cable Guy is not known for being an articulate speaker. The only phrase he articulates regularly is git-r- done.
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- Part of Speech: verb Word: AUGMENT Image:Definition(s): to increase; to supplement Sentence: At the height of her career, Britney Spears was speculated to have augmented her, um, assets.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: BELLIGERENT Image:Definition(s): Hostile; looking for a fight Sentence: Ricky thought hed be cool and box a kangaroo. Little did he realize how belligerent the kangaroo would be in response to his ugly, rainbow-motif sweater and even less flattering baggy pants.
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- Part of Speech: noun Word: BENEVOLENCE Image:Definition(s): kindness, generosity Sentence: Toby appreciated Xanders benevolence as he shared his popsicle with him (strawberryhis favorite!). What he didnt appreciate, however, was the nasty case of mono he developed four days later.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: DEJECTED Image:Definition(s): Down in spirits; depressed Sentence: Manuel sulked around the office, feeling dejected and unloved by his coworkers. Little did he know that they were just weirded out by his new teddy bear head, which he insisted on wearing all day.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: DUBIOUS Image:Definition(s): doubtful; suspicious Sentence: Mittens, the cat, had a dubious look on his face as he saw what his owner left in his dish for breakfast that morning. Seriously, Fancy Feast? You must want me to throw up in your slippers.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: HEINOUS Image:Definition(s): Shockingly evil Sentence: Though the little boy wore a peaceful smile on his face, he was certain that the Easter Bunnys heinous smile indicated that he was, indeed, the spawn of Satan.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: OBSCURE Image:Definition(s): relatively unknown; mysterious; unclear Sentence: Karen knew she would not be going out with Kevin again when he spent their entire first date making obscure references to South Park episodes she had not (and didnt care to) see.
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- Part of Speech: noun Word: RECLUSE Image:Definition(s): someone who leads a life alone; a hermit Sentence: Baby Mia vowed to live the life of a total recluse: she spent each of her days on the sofa in her favorite slippers, wasting hours on YouTube and kicking butt at Black Ops.
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- Part of Speech: verb Word: SCRUTINIZE Image:Definition(s): to examine/look at closely Sentence: Before buying the pre-owned vehicle, Margaret scrutinized every square inch of it, making sure there were no scratches, dings, or smudges to be found.
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- Part of Speech: adjective Word: TENACIOUS Image:Definition(s): Strong; persistent; not giving up Sentence: Bosco, the golden retriever, was a tenacious dog, having spent five hours digging to find the bone that he was certain was buried beneath the freeway.
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- Homework (due at the start of next class): Homework (due at the start of next class): For each vocabulary word: For each vocabulary word: Draw a picture that you think illustrates the words meaning. Draw a picture that you think illustrates the words meaning. Then write a short passage (1-3 sentences) using the vocabulary word correctly. Then write a short passage (1-3 sentences) using the vocabulary word correctly. Your picture and passage MUST be related. Your picture and passage MUST be related.