Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th

Happy Block Day!

Finish presentations for The Pearl.

Agree/Disagree statements for The Pearl

Create word maps for each word


the wide part of a river where it nears the sea

The town lay on a broad estuary, its old yellow plastered buildings hugging the beach.


real; having a material or factual existence

She had not prayed directly for the recovery of the baby--she had prayed that they might find a pearl with which to hire the doctor to cure the baby, for the minds of people are as unsubstantial as the mirage of the Gulf.


capable of being grasped by the mind or senses
But in the song there was a secret little inner song, hardly perceptible, but always there, sweet and secret and clinging, almost hiding in the counter-melody, and this was the Song of the Pearl That Might Be, for every shell thrown in the basket might contain a pearl.


experiencing victory
And to Kino the secret melody of the maybe pearl broke clear and beautiful, rich and warm and lovely, glowing and gloating and triumphant.


dwell on with satisfaction
...glowing and gloating and triumphant.

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