Bud, Not BuddyChapters 6-10 Vocab A John newbery award Book IN 2000 Written by: Christopher Paul Curtis
Missions:Bud, not Buddy ch.6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iL6nChTz4xwreal footage taken during the great depression:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-FnZbK81z4
missions:1 where many people were given food on donations from businesses in the areas affected during the Great Depression. EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Bud sees a sign hanging over the mission that shows a rich, white family in a car that says THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE AMERICA TODAY (6.32).
homeless:2 a term used for a person who has no residence in which to live; usually living on the street or in a car EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Bud became homeless when he ran away from the Amos family.
Clarence:3 The nickname a man used for Buddy when he was in the food line. EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “It took you long enough to catch on, Clarence.” p.51 Synonym: Bud
the real McCoy:4 original; not fake EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “…but they were the real McCoy, solid steel.”
Miss. Hill: 5 The librarian who used to help Bud and his mom. EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “If I got there, maybe Miss Hill would be able to help me,...” .
priviledge: 6 a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all EXAMPLE SENTENCE: You think you got some kind of special privilege just ’cause you’re skinny and raggedy? Synonym: honor; acception
improve: 7 to make better EXAMPLE SENTENCE: "You rotten kids today don’t listen to no one, but I’ma show you something that’ll improve your hearing.” Synonym:
overalls: 8 work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps EXAMPLE SENTENCE: A very tall, square-shaped man in old blue overalls looked down at me and said, “Clarence, what took you so long?” . Synonym:
grateful: 9 a feeling or showing of gratitude EXAMPLE SENTENCE: I was grateful to these people, but I wished they’d quit popping me in the head, and it seems like with all the names in the world they could’ve come up with a better one for me than Clarence. Synonym:
considerate: 10showing concern for the rights and feelings of others EXAMPLE SENTENCE: One said, PLEASE DO NOT SMOKE, another said, PLEASE EAT AS QUICKLY AND QUIETLY AS POSSIBLE, another one said, PLEASE BE CONSIDERATE AND PATIENT—CLEAN UP. Synonym:
Day One Directions for Assignment(Slide 1 is done for you as an example) • 1. Read the vocabulary, definition, and sentence to yourself. • 2. Highlight the vocabulary word in both the heading and in the context sentence any color that still shows up against the background. • 3. Highlight the definition a different color that also shows up well against the background. • 4. Do this for all 30 words. • 5. What you don’t get done becomes homework. • 6. You will NOTemail this to me until after Wednesday’s “Synonym” activity.
pout 11 considered childish expression of unhappy feelings by pushing out lower lip EXAMPLE SENTENCE: They pouted and gave me a couple of dirty looks. (added past tense verb suffix –ed) Synonym: delinquent
sniff:12 perceive by inhaling through the nose EXAMPLE SENTENCE: If you close your eyes and try to pick out what it is that you’re sniffing you’re only going to get confused, because all the smells have blended together and turned themselves into a different one. (added present tense verb suffix –ing) Synonym:
blend: 13 combine into one EXAMPLE SENTENCE: If you close your eyes and try to pick out what it is that you’re sniffing you’re only going to get confused, because all the smells have blended together and turned themselves into a different one. (add past tense verb form -ed) Synonym:
whiff: 14 a smell that is carried in the light gust of air. EXAMPLE SENTENCE: I got a whiff of the leather on all the old books, a smell that got real strong if you picked one of them up and stuck your nose real close to it when you turned the pages. Synonym:
drowsy: 15 a feeling of half asleep EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Then I could sniff the paper, that soft, powdery, drowsy smell that comes off the pages in little puffs when you’re reading something or looking at some pictures, a kind of hypnotizing smell. Synonym:
retrieve:16 to get back or recover the use of EXAMPLE SENTENCE: "Would you like to retrieve your suitcase?” Synonym:irregular
stricken: 17 grievously affected, especially by disease EXAMPLE SENTENCE: She The librarian said, “There’s no need for you to look so stricken." Synonym:
EXAMPLE SENTENCE: The librarian said, “Oh, yes, and I must tell you, she was radiating happiness.” radiate: 18 to send out in metaphoric form EXAMPLE SENTENCE: The librarian said, “Oh, yes, and I must tell you, she was radiating happiness.” ~METAPHOR! Synonym:
gait: 19 the rate of moving, especially when walking or running EXAMPLE SENTENCE: She thumbed through the book until she said, “Aha, it says here that the average male human gait is five miles an hour." Synonym:
lam: 20 a rapid escape (as if by criminals) EXAMPLE SENTENCE: "There’s bound to be someone there that knows about where we can hop this train, then we’ll be on the lam together!” Synonym:
Day Two Directions for Assignment(If you don’t get this done during class, it becomes homework. Turn it in to the purple tub.) • 1. Go to this website by highlighting, copying, & pasting this address in your address bar: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/353594#view=notes • 2. Listen to the recording by clicking on the sound symbol. • 3. Find the word you are working on, on the list and click on it. It will take you to a different page. • 4. Read the definition, taking turns with your partner. • 5. Open a Word Document. Save as “Vocabulary Definitions” • 6. Copy and past the word and the context~definition on a Word Document. • 7. Do this for words 6-30. • 8. What you don’t get done becomes homework. • 9. Email me your Word Document, “Vocabulary Definitions.”
kin: 21 family, for some not only relatives EXAMPLE SENTENCE: She said, “Don’t you have no other kin here in Flint?” Synonym:
fidget: 22 move restlessly EXAMPLE SENTENCE: The one who was doing all the talking saw them fidgeting and said, “Hold steady, men.” Synonym:
alias: 23 a name that has been assumed temporarily EXAMPLE SENTENCE: It said a good criminal chooses an alias that’s kind of close to their own name Synonym:
gory: 24 accompanied by bloodshed EXAMPLE SENTENCE: I didn’t want to tell her that I wasn’t really interested in history, it was just that the best gory pictures in the world came from the Civil War. . Synonym:
He squatted down and said, “Are you still there?” squat:25to get down on ones his so one may talk quietly to another EXAMPLE SENTENCE: He squatted down and said, “Are you still there?” Synonyms:
ventriloquist: 26 a performer who projects her/his voice into a wooden dummy EXAMPLE SENTENCE: I turned my head and talked sideways out of my mouth like one of those ventriloquists. Synonym:
fetch: 27 go or come after or give or take EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Most Times This Means They Just Want You to Go Fetch Something for Them. Synonym:
jolt: 28 an abrupt, sporadic movement EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Then another jolt of red pop must’ve pumped through my heart because my brain came up with a perfect lie. Synonyms:
urgent: 29 compelling, or needing, immediate action EXAMPLE SENTENCE: On the side of the box some big red letters said as clear as anything, URGENT: CONTAINS HUMAN BLOOD!!! . Synonym:
telegram: 30 a message transmitted by telegraph EXAMPLE SENTENCE: "I’m going back to Grand Rapids tomorrow, I’ll send a telegram to your folks and then take you back.” Synonym:
Day three synonyms Directions for Assignment(slide Number 6 is done for you as an example.) • 1. Go to this website by highlighting, copying, & pasting this address in your address bar: http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/353594#view=notes • 2. Listen to the recording by clicking on the sound symbol. • 3. Find the word you are working on, on the list and click on it. It will take you to a different page. • 4. Read all the synonyms and choose one from the list. • 5. Type the synonym for each vocabulary word on its corresponding slide. • 6. Do this for words 6-30. • 7. What you don’t get done becomes homework. • 8. Email your Power Point to me.
Day four Directions for Assignment 7-up Sentences
Day five Directions for Assignment(Turn in purple tray…You must get this done at school. You may not take it home to work on.) Cloze Activity Quiz