INTEGRATED UNITS #7

Reading Strategies and Literary Elements, Grade 9, North Carolina Department of Instruction

Part 2:  Elements of Fiction -- Focus Lesson: Point of View


VOCABULARY

PARTS OF A HOUSE

driveway
walls
everything
windows
shades
door
backyard / lawn / grass / dandelions / flowers
place – home - house
own bedroom
there
nowhere
space
apartment
Charlotte
dirt
rooms
inside
towards
kitchen

QUALITIES

new
flat
squat
dingy
ugly
slatted
cheap
plastic
proper
patchy
scraggly
bad
late
hot
sticky
drowsy
disoriented
weary / wearily
boredom
blank
sick to his stomach
better / best
tiny
spoiled
ungrateful
frustrated
simply
fresh
big
grimly
shabby
peeling
cheap
sad
terribly = very

EMOTIONS

read a face
welcome
shrugged
the pleasure
to get one’s hopes up
no point in getting excited
hate
hopes / hopefully
smile
overwhelmed
tired
expression
frustration
happy
bleak
empty
disappointed
deep in their hearts
comforting

TIME

ever
afternoon
2 years
first
this time
late / later
5 hours
the moment
already
5 times
for now
how long
never
with time
20 years
longer
before

PEOPLE

The Saclaloses
Peter / father
children / child
Amy
John
Saclalos
family
parents

OBJECTS

stereo headset
a mask
a mat / a doormat
a piece of plastic
bags

EVENTS

a halt
silence
huh
for sure
the drive
the changes
steps
moving
a start
the sight
sense of loss
smells
memories

ACTIONS

arrived
driving / drove
crunched
sit / sat
stop
slap
peeled off
looked around
whispered
move
complain
sighed
shrugged
get out
looked ahead
feel
grind / ground
halt
say / said tell / told
stared
hoped
imagine
call
think / thought
refuse
resolved
know / knew
ensued
divorce
wanted
settle down
signify
start
convey
noticed
caught sight
sticking
to mirror
decide
wondered
stay
unpacked
walked around
stepped
opening
try
hide
feel
change
fill
blossom 

 


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