A Taste of Blackberries Vocab

These are important words that you will need to know in order to fully understand each chapter. You do not need to write out definitions for each and every word. Just discuss the words with your group, and choose six of your group’s most difficult words. You may define them from experience, context, synonyms, and use a dictionary. Remember to watch for multiple meaning words! 

Chapter One

Snagged (1), Thicket (1), Puckered (1), Ripen (1), Smacking (1), Fade (2), Brambles (2), Exaggeration (2), Aggravate (2), Pretending (2), Tiresome (3), Scowled (3), Teasingly (3), Clutched (3), Crimson (4), Waded (4), Snitching (4), Scornfully (4), Boundary (4), Skimmed (6), Skittered (7), Shimmered (7), Trudged (9), Public Property (10)

Chapter Two

Pest (14), Permission (14), Stomp (14), Scrape (14), Jagged (15), Huddling (15), Chauffer (16), Hitchhiking (16), Tongue-tied (17), Kidnapper (18), Ransom (18), Suspicious (18), Schoolmates (18), Mimicked (19), Uncanny (19), Clinging (20), Waterproof (20)

 

Chapter Three

Laced (21), Horsing around (23), Willow limb (23), Swarming (23), Formation (23), Writhing (24), Swipes (24), Automatically (24), Rummaged (24), Sanctuary (25), Whooping (26), Hollering (26), Shrieked (26), Attendants (27), Bustled (27), Stretcher (27), Swollen (29), Smeared (29), Daubs (29), Urgency (30)  

 

Chapter Four

Squealing (32), Unconsciousness (32), Comic (33), Miracle (33), Instinct (33), Hammering (33), Flopping (34), Swarm (35), Allergic (35), Floppy-eared (36), Signal (37), Trellis (37), Engineers (37), Communications system (37), Exhausted (37), Collapsed (39), Encyclopedia (39)

Chapter Five

Funeral parlor (40), Lather (41), Panicky (42), Submerged (42), Prepared (42), Especially (44), Bunched (44), Snatched (45), Knelt (45), Beam (45), Signaled (46), Scurried (46), Convinced (46), Concentrated (46), Faucets (47), Snuffling (47), Fumbling (47), Cradled (48)

Chapter Six

Private (50), Timidly (50), Stealing into (50), Granite (51), Raggedy (52), Hovering (52), Britches (52), Hollered (54), Apparently (55), Counselor (55), Gnawing (55)

Chapter Seven

Pudgy (57), Substitute (58), Errands (58), Limousine (59), Lonesome (60), Concentrated (60), Revolved (60), Bellowed (61), Droning (62), Automatically (63), Scrambled (63), Snuggled (63), Taboo (63), Oblong (65), Foxholes (65)

Chapter Eight

Disloyal (66), Starving (67), Kneel (67), Loneliness (67), Sloshed (67), Rummaged (67), Hunched (68), Snickered (69), Thicket (69), Pricked (69), Conversation (69), Steadily (69), Trickle (70), Invisible (70), Anxious (70), Protest (71), Swirling (71)

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Published on February 20, 2007 at 9:46 pm  Comments (3)  

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  1. cool
    thx

    • I liek ur name
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  2. Then we will never be able to know what is the television is.

    It was meant to ward off the cruel verbal taunts we received from other children. The Bible describes God’s word in five unique ways.


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