INTEGRATED UNITS #7

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

Part 3:   Focus Lesson: Dialog, FROM: Edwidge Dandicat's BREATH, EYES, MEMORY


VOCABULARY

MOVEMENT

forward
came up to me
walked over
walked away
bowed
raised
heading
go home

LOCATION

here
a corner
inside
outside
sidewalk

LANGUAGE

Creole (French)
Thank you

ACTIONS

grabbed
spin
look at / looked on
saying / say something
stay
whispered
handed
seemed
cannot
wave good-bye
turned
disappear
see
kissed
pinched
patted
urged
speak
hear
pressed
held fast
nodded
shivered
bring
put over
dropped
took off
have on / wear
guided

OBJECTS

top
money
the gate
plane / plane flight
suitcase
something
denim jacket
dress / sleeves

WEATHER

overcast
cool

PEOPLE

I – me
mother
woman
little girl

BODY PARTS

hand
her back
my lips
my cheeks
head
voice
face
scrawny body / lean, thin body
arm

EXPRESSIONS

"there is no need"
"it was as though I had disappeared"
"My goodness!"
enough
though
slightly
anymore
against

 


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