Week 1   "Tuesday of the Other June " by       pg 17   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
crest         drone (a sound)
emerald    mock
rigid         Slink
stagger     wheeze



Week 2   "Cricket in the Road " by       pg 29   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
dumbfounded
fume
peal
torrent
tumult



Week 3   "The White Umbrella " by       pg   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
audible         discreet   
stupendous    rendition   
resume         illuminate     
revelation     maneuver     
divert            confirm 



Week 4   Excerpt from Woodsong by Gary Paulson       pg 51   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
enclosure    evolve
forage          kennel
novelty        organic
predator       scavenge
stash            truce



Week 5   "Aaron's Gift" by       pg 73   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
thrash            soothe
coax              assassinate
peddler          frenzy
stoop             Cossack
mascot           tenement



Week 6   "Nadia the Willful" by       pg 117   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
banish             graciousness
console           clan
bazaar             decree
scimitar           sheik
Bedouin          grief



Week 7   "Secret for Two " by       pg 127   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary:
anxiously       cataracts
cul-de-sac      foreman
glisten            gout
henceforth     hobble
pension          wearily



Week 8   "Aaron's Gift" by       pg 73   ( pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary: