Bell Work Week 8

Week Seven
Dude, it’s reading time!
Begin your two column journal.
Remember: Use quotation marks in the page
Correct Format: Author’s name (Last, First.)
Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher,
Year of Publication. Source Type.
arsonist (p. 197) noun- a person who is setting
2. silhouette (5) noun- an outline of somebody or
something filled in with black or a dark color on a
light background,
3. bleak (248)- adj.- unwelcoming, providing little
comfort, shelter, or encouragement
4. untimely (256)- adverb- coming at a wrong or bad
5. smolder (262)-verb- burn slowly with smoke but
no flame
6.coverlet (262)-noun- a bedspread, typically less
than floor-length
7. kindling (268)- noun- easily combustible
small sticks or twigs used for starting a fire
 8.
insensible (294)- adj.- without one's mental
faculties, typically a result of violence or
sickness; unconscious
 9.
rouse (295)-verb- bring out of sleep; awaken
OR to cause to feel angry or excited.
 10. falter (297)- verb- to start to lose strength
or momentum; move unsteadily or in a way that
shows lack of confidence.
 11. Comma splice- when a comma is used
improperly, in the middle of a sentence. Just like
the last sentence. 
 Get
out your study guide and get ready to
Isabel was looking for a silhouette of
her mother in the grave yard.
1. What was she hoping to see? Why?
2. List two synonyms for silhouette.
3. Name one antonym or phrase that
describes the opposite of silhouette.
Last Week Review:
4. fire, consumed in flames, engulfed, _____________________
5. beg, plead, petition, ________________
6. insolence, corruption, protesting, ______________
Write out the synonyms and complete the set
with the correct vocabulary word.
1. Dreary, Uninviting, Desolate, ___________
2. Ill-timed, Inopportune, Inconvenient,
3. Seethe, Burn, Fume, __________
4. continuous, everlasting, permanent,
5. Incorrect, Awry, Wrong, _________
6. Group, Partner, Associate, __________
Use the following vocabulary words to address
questions 1 and 2: bleak
Answer them in complete sentences.
• 1. How does Madam Lockton demonstrate her own selfcenteredness following Lady Seymour’s illness?
• 2. How does the author contrast the characters of Lady
Seymour and Madam Lockton?
• Write out the synonyms and the words that complete the
• 3. unresponsive, unconscious, oblivious, ___________
• 4. beggar, drifter, hobo, ___________
• 5. greetings, salutes, acknowledgements, ___________
 Write
the quote with the following
vocabulary word.
 1. arsonist pg. 197
 2. falter pg. 297
1. What does Isabel rename herself?
2. How is this naming important?
3. What action does Isabel take to secure her freedom?
4. Why is the ability to read and write important to her