Vocabulary: Copy the words and definitions. Practice sentences
are due Wednesday.
1. repulsive (adj) = disgusting
2. purloined (v, adj) = stole, stolen
3. soliloquy (n) = a speech made to yourself
4. loiter (v) = to hang around, doing nothing
5. vagrant (n) = a homeless person
6. conflagration (n) = a big fire
7. eloquent (adj) = well-spoken, able to say a lot in
a few words
Practice: No need to copy, just choose the correct word for
1. While Aunt Polly's back was turned, Tom _________
2. Many of Shakespeare's plays contain _________(ies),
where the character reveals what he/she is thinking.
3. The police told us not to _________ in front of the
4. Injun Joe was mad at Doc Robinson's father for having
him jailed for being a __________.
5. The speech was short but ___________.
6. Some people find broccoli _________, but some people
7. Pony and Johnny saved the children from the ____________
in the church.
Read aloud from Chapter 15, p95 (p102 in brown books)
After reading chapters 15, 16, answer the following in the
"Well the things is ours anyway, ain't they ?" Who's talking?
What's going on ?
What was one piece of good news that the boys had after the
"I've lost my knife. I reckon I better go and find it." (p103,
p112 in the brown books)
"Two of the savages almost wished they had remained pirates."
(p106, p116 in brown books) Why? What's going on?
Homework: (Copy into assignment book)
Read through chapter 20 by Thursday. Answer study
questions in notebook. (Study questions will be handed out tomorrow!)
New 600 word rough draft due Thursday.
Vocabulary/TS Quiz on Thursday...