Literacy Circles Week 8

Title: Then

Page 18-33

Vocabulary Expander

Word 1: Vital

Page 19. ‘I don’t like it either, but it’s a vital and important part of the plan,’

Meaning: absolutely necessary; essential.

Word 2: Brute

Page 20. ‘I try to get between Zelda, who’s cowering and whimpering, and the vicious killer brute,’

Meaning: a savagely violent man or animal.

Word 3: rears.

Page 24. ‘The horse rears up,’

Meaning: ??

Word 4: zloty

Page 29. ‘They’re worth more than four hundred zloty and two bottles of vodka.

Meaning: the basic monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy. 400 zloty is worth 150.63 Australian Dollar

Word 5: pleadingly

Page 31. ‘I look at the woman pleadingly,’

Meaning: the act of a person who pleads.

 

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