Vocabulary Words of the Day - balk and woeful
balk - To stop short and refuse to go on, shy away, drawl back
Page 123 - He'd seen a heap of Yankee soldiers on the mountaintop, but he balked at walking right smack in among them.
woeful - Deplorably bad or wretched, sorrowful, mournful
Page 134 - Chris noticed two or three of the group looked woeful enough to wring your heart.
Civil War Literature Unit
Lesson 14 - Events of 1864
In Chapter 12 Chris is given ginger snaps to eat. Try making these wonderful cookies.
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