INTEGRATED UNITS #13A:

Introduction

"Robert Frost:  A New England Life"

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ROBERT  FROST
FROM: ROBERT FROST: A New England Life
Pages: 4, 5, 6


VOCABULARY

 

PLACES:

Vermont

World

Region

New England

San Francisco

Continental USA

South

New Hampshire

California

Massachusetts

Lawrence, MA

Mill   --  a mill

Salem NH

Village school

Lawrence High School

Dartmouth

College

The woods

Britain / British - England

University

Harvard

A farm / dairy farm

Derry, NH

A rocky farm

Pinkerton Academy

Country / urban, city

London

Amherst, MA

Yale University

Michigan

Bread Loaf School of English

Everywhere

There

Anywhere

US Senate

Around the world

 

PEOPLE

Robert Frost

Elinor White

Poet

He himself

Frost’s father

Journalist

Teacher

Yankee

Genera; Robert E. Lee

Sister Jeanie

Robert’s grandfather

Young children

A son Eliot

Baby daughter3 more children

Director

Farmer

Editors

Publishers

Critics

T.S. Eliot

Everyone

President John F. Kennedy

 

OCCUPATIONS

Professions

Journalist

Teacher

Bobbin boy  --  at a mill

Cobbler

College teacher

 

OBJECTS

Stone fence

Asters

Lines in a poem

City newspaper

Pay  $$$

Heels / boots

Train fare

Poems

Straw

Compositions

Pulitzer Prize

Award

First poem

Magazine

 

TITLES:

The Independent

The Sentinel

 

A Boy’s Will (Desire)

North of Boston

Mending Wall

October

The Vantage Point

The Road Not Taken

The Cow in Apple Time

Birches

New Hampshire

Collected Poems

A Further Range

The Gift Outright

 

QUALITIES

Bright

Dry / dried

Crackling

Identified

Sudden

Strictness

Responsible

Poor

Elated

Top student

Highest

Frustrating

Interested

Prestigious

Bored

Sick

Reluctant

Willing

Still = quiet

Scarce

Busy

Modern

Anxious

Challenging

Witty

Grouchy

Astonishingly

Greatest

Alive / living

Beloved

Formal

congratulations

 

COLORS

Blue

White

Black

Golden

 

NATURE

Sky

Air

Mountains

Cold

Fields

Life

Upland

Pastures

Chill

 

FEELINGS

The feel

 

ABSTRACT

Poetry

Honors

Reason

Inspiration

Ideas

Sign = indication

 

FARMING

Cornstalks

Birches

Branches

Brooks (rivers)

Hayfield

Leaves

 

ACTIONS

Thaw

Breath

Pile up (mountains)

Stretch

Crackling

Crunch

Caw

Claim

Surprised

Catch / caught

Say / said

Edit / edited

See / saw / seen

Tweak

Lived

To return

Hate, disliked

Settling

Pay the rent

Allow

To attend = to go

Begin / began

Jot down / write down

Become (a professions)

Graduate

Demanded

Wandering (wondering)

Accepted

Prying

Think / thought

Married

Enjoy

Finish college

Grow ill

Died

To stay

To beg / begged

To commit

Write / wrote / written

Agree

Hear / heard

Impressed

Stayed

Promised

Sell / sold

Suffered

Rejected

Thatched

Ignore

Bring / brought

Printed / reprinted

Go / went / gone

Receive

Earned

Munching

Climbing

Praise

Meet

Interrupted

Bring / brought

Know / knew / known

Throwing away

Loved

Think

Win / won

Eluded

Understand / understood

Weep

Mourned

Remembered

 

POSITION

Against each other

Across

As far as you can get

A few miles south

Nearby

 

Though / although

Just

However

Perhaps = maybe

For = because

 

SEASON / TIME

mid Winter  - months

autumn

weekly

schedule

almost

nearly = almost

previously

within a year

 

DATES – TIMELINE

11-year-old

for 10 years

earlier

sometimes

seldom = not frequently

next three years

during the day = at night

not yet, not quite

after

again

 

AMOUNTS

Whole

3 more over 5 years

2 days each week

pile

$200

once

the rent

a collection

income $$$

most, worst

too

 

ANIMALS

Crow

Cows

 

AILMENTS / ILLNESSES

Hay fever – allergy

A cold

 

BODY PARTS

Feet

Mind

 

IDIOMS

Tried his hand

To tweak the nose of New England

It is never easy

Stand it no longer =

Take it no more

Unbearable

None of his business

To keep the farm going

Arms open wide

Become better known

Held in his honor

Gave the toast

Made a toast

There ought to be =

There must be

There should be

Set foot / have been

 

EVENTS

Civil War

Death

Graduation

Studies

Courses

Chores

Trips

Readings

Writings

Speaking tours

A dinner

Inauguration

 

 


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