Category Archives: Vocabulary (Green Sheet)

Vocab_Context Clues_Bamboo Grove

Chemise: She opened her sack, took out her chemise, and wrapped it around my chest. Mother put my blanket over me and stroked my head, her tears dropping on my face. Dehydrate: “ Save your body water,” Ko told me. … Continue reading

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50 Problem Words and Phrases

50 Problem Words and Phrases Compiled by Mark Nichol 1. a while / awhile: “A while” is a noun phrase; awhile is an adverb. 2. all together / altogether: All together now — “We will refrain from using that two-word … Continue reading

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Context Clues Overview

Building Vocabulary: Using Context Clues to Learn Word Meaning When authors write, they often include context clues to the meaning of words they use but think that some of their readers may not know. The context clue is usually presented … Continue reading

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Bamboo Grove-Vocabulary 1

Japanese Words 1. Tokonoma 2. calligraphy 3. frog (symbolic importance to Japanese) 4. shamisen 5. koto 6. kimono 7. obi English Vocabulary 1. agonized 2. altercation 3. anguished 4. arrogant 5. billow 6. chemise 7. dehydrate 8. demolished 9. devour … Continue reading

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Vocabulary March 21- 25

feelings thoughtful painfull think (suffixes) hurt believe (conjugating) keeping things happens

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