The Perilous Road

Map of Tennessee

~~~~~~~~~

 

Vocabulary Word of the Day dire and peril

dire - Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous, awful, dreadful, horrible, grim
Page 29 - See example for peril. 
Page 91 - But if she can't make out the dark figure, she'll die within a year of a dire disease.

peril - Imminent danger, threat, risk, hazard
Page 29 - Whoever it was would go on by and never know that under his feet Chris Brabson hung by his fingertips in the direst kind of peril.

~~~~~~~~~

Civil War Literature Unit

Lesson 3 - Rebellion
1 Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
by Deborah Hopkinson, James Ransome (Illustrator)
AR Reading Level 3.8  Point Value 0.5

Activities

In Chapter 3 Jethro gives Chris pawpaws to help him recover from his near death incident. What are pawpaws?

Return to Book Units

Return to The Perilous Road