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Reading 6

Lesson 1
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.2-8 (note vocabulary listed at bottom of pages)
a. Answer questions on pg.7
2. Begin studying Vocabulary:
a. Incandescent- shining brightly
b. Inflammation- pain, swelling, and redness caused by infection
c. Remote- located far away
d. Talons- the claws of a bird of prey
e. Craven- cowardly
f. Filigree- a delicate and detailed design
g. Slough- a muddy hollow; a swamp
h. Desolate- deserted; barren
i. Buffalo Wolves- wolves that live ion the plains, known for hunting buffalo
j. Flatiron- an iron that was heated on a hearth and used for pressing clothes or warming beds
k. Quiz in Lesson 4
Lesson 2
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 1 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.9-12 (note vocabulary listed at bottom of pages)
a. Answer questions on pg.11
3. Begin studying Vocabulary:
a. Incandescent- shining brightly
b. Inflammation- pain, swelling, and redness caused by infection
c. Remote- located far away
d. Talons- the claws of a bird of prey
e. Craven- cowardly
f. Filigree- a delicate and detailed design
g. Slough- a muddy hollow; a swamp
h. Desolate- deserted; barren
i. Buffalo Wolves- wolves that live ion the plains, known for hunting buffalo
j. Flatiron- an iron that was heated on a hearth and used for pressing clothes or warming beds
k. Quiz in Lesson 4
Lesson 3
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 2 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.13-20 (note vocabulary listed at bottom of pages)
a. Answer questions on pg.20 and read about author
3. Begin studying Vocabulary:
a. Incandescent- shining brightly
b. Inflammation- pain, swelling, and redness caused by infection
c. Remote- located far away
d. Talons- the claws of a bird of prey
e. Craven- cowardly
f. Filigree- a delicate and detailed design
g. Slough- a muddy hollow; a swamp
h. Desolate- deserted; barren
i. Buffalo Wolves- wolves that live ion the plains, known for hunting buffalo
j. Flatiron- an iron that was heated on a hearth and used for pressing clothes or warming beds
k. Quiz in Lesson 4
Lesson 4
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 3 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.21 (note description and how poem reflects title)

3. Vocab. Quiz 1 (must be given by me)


Lesson 5
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 4 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.22-31
a. Answer questions on pg. 31 and read about author
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Turbid- muddy
b. Lodging- a place to live
c. Prim- neat and proper
d. Guffaw- to laugh heartily
e. Cavalcade- a parade of riders on horseback
f. Brackish- somewhat salty
g. Mirage- an optical illusion
h. Brusquely- abruptly
i. Affrighted- filled with fear
j. Sultry- hot
k. Quiz in lesson 8
Lesson 6
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 5 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.32-42
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Turbid- muddy
b. Lodging- a place to live
c. Prim- neat and proper
d. Guffaw- to laugh heartily
e. Cavalcade- a parade of riders on horseback
f. Brackish- somewhat salty
g. Mirage- an optical illusion
h. Brusquely- abruptly
i. Affrighted- filled with fear
j. Sultry- hot
k. Quiz in lesson 8
Lesson 7
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 6 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Answer questions in Mountain Pathways pg.42
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Turbid- muddy
b. Lodging- a place to live
c. Prim- neat and proper
d. Guffaw- to laugh heartily
e. Cavalcade- a parade of riders on horseback
f. Brackish- somewhat salty
g. Mirage- an optical illusion
h. Brusquely- abruptly
i. Affrighted- filled with fear
j. Sultry- hot
k. Quiz in Lesson 8
Lesson 8
1. Read Luke 1:1-40 and 2:1-16 in Bible
a. In complete sentences, tell where the angel of the Lord appeared in Luke 1
b. Summarize in a paragraph the story of Jesus birth from Luke 2
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.43

3. Vocab. Quiz 2 (must be given by me)


4. Study Vocabulary
a. Renegade- an outlaw; a rebel
b. Rangy- long and slender
c. Prostrate- lying flat on the ground
d. Serenity- the quality of remaining calm
e. Sheen- glistening brightness
f. Trowel- a small garden tool used for scooping dirt
g. Alcove- secluded place
h. Discern- to detect; distinguish
i. Teeming- abounding; swarming
j. Valiant- courageous
k. Quiz in lesson 12
Lesson 9
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.44-52 and 53
a. Answer questions on pg.52
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Renegade- an outlaw; a rebel
b. Rangy- long and slender
c. Prostrate- lying flat on the ground
d. Serenity- the quality of remaining calm
e. Sheen- glistening brightness
f. Trowel- a small garden tool used for scooping dirt
g. Alcove- secluded place
h. Discern- to detect; distinguish
i. Teeming- abounding; swarming
j. Valiant- courageous
k. Quiz in lesson 12
Lesson 10
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 7 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.54-63 (oral reading Quiz when I select)
a. Answer questions on pg.63
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Renegade- an outlaw; a rebel
b. Rangy- long and slender
c. Prostrate- lying flat on the ground
d. Serenity- the quality of remaining calm
e. Sheen- glistening brightness
f. Trowel- a small garden tool used for scooping dirt
g. Alcove- secluded place
h. Discern- to detect; distinguish
i. Teeming- abounding; swarming
j. Valiant- courageous
k. Quiz in lesson 12
Lesson 11
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 8 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.64-66
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Renegade- an outlaw; a rebel
b. Rangy- long and slender
c. Prostrate- lying flat on the ground
d. Serenity- the quality of remaining calm
e. Sheen- glistening brightness

f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
k.

Trowel- a small garden tool used for scooping dirt


Alcove- secluded place
Discern- to detect; distinguish
Teeming- abounding; swarming
Valiant- courageous
Quiz in lesson 12

Lesson 12
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 9 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.67-73
a. Answer questions on pg.73
3. Vocab Quiz 3 (must be given by me)
4. Study Vocabulary
a. Skiff- a shallow flat-bottom boat
b. Stern- the rear section of a boat
c. Bow- the front section of a boat
d. Militia- ordinary citizens ready for battle
e. Beeves- meat from beef cattle
f. Orderly- a soldier whose job is to help a superior officer
g. Sentry- a guard
h. Knoll- a small hill
i. Marquis- a nobleman ranking just below a duke
j. Marshal- a high-ranking official who aids the king in military affairs
k. Quiz in lesson 17
Lesson 13
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 10 (time for 3 minutes 45 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.74-83
a. Answer questions on pg.83
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Skiff- a shallow flat-bottom boat
b. Stern- the rear section of a boat
c. Bow- the front section of a boat
d. Militia- ordinary citizens ready for battle
e. Beeves- meat from beef cattle
f. Orderly- a soldier whose job is to help a superior officer
g. Sentry- a guard
h. Knoll- a small hill
i. Marquis- a nobleman ranking just below a duke
j. Marshal- a high-ranking official who aids the king in military affairs
k. Quiz in lesson 17
Lesson 14
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 11 (time for 3 minutes 30 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.84-91 (oral reading Quiz when I select)
a. Answer questions on pg.91
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Skiff- a shallow flat-bottom boat
b. Stern- the rear section of a boat
c. Bow- the front section of a boat
d. Militia- ordinary citizens ready for battle
e. Beeves- meat from beef cattle
f. Orderly- a soldier whose job is to help a superior officer
g. Sentry- a guard
h. Knoll- a small hill

i. Marquis- a nobleman ranking just below a duke


j. Marshal- a high-ranking official who aids the king in military affairs
k. Quiz in lesson 17
Lesson 15
1. Adventures in Greatness speed reading pg.1-2 (must be timed by another person while you read aloud)
a. Complete Quiz 1 on pg.85
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Skiff- a shallow flat-bottom boat
b. Stern- the rear section of a boat
c. Bow- the front section of a boat
d. Militia- ordinary citizens ready for battle
e. Beeves- meat from beef cattle
f. Orderly- a soldier whose job is to help a superior officer
g. Sentry- a guard
h. Knoll- a small hill
i. Marquis- a nobleman ranking just below a duke
j. Marshal- a high-ranking official who aids the king in military affairs
k. Quiz in lesson 17
Lesson 16
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.92-99
a. Answer questions on pg.99
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Skiff- a shallow flat-bottom boat
b. Stern- the rear section of a boat
c. Bow- the front section of a boat
d. Militia- ordinary citizens ready for battle
e. Beeves- meat from beef cattle
f. Orderly- a soldier whose job is to help a superior officer
g. Sentry- a guard
h. Knoll- a small hill
i. Marquis- a nobleman ranking just below a duke
j. Marshal- a high-ranking official who aids the king in military affairs
k. Quiz in lesson 17
Lesson 17
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.100-105
a. Answer questions on pg.105
2. Vocab. Quiz 4 (must be given by me)
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Intimate- very close
b. Embedded- fixed firmly
c. Speculated- thought about; considered
d. Guttural- having the quality of sounds made in the throat
e. Vermilion- a bright red color
f. Straightway- immediately
g. Ruthless- without compassion or mercy
h. Infirmary- a type of hospital, usually small
i. Dispensary- a place where medicines and treatments are given out
j. Quiz in lesson 21
Lesson 18
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 12 (time for 3 minutes 30 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.106-114
a. Answer questions on pg.114
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Intimate- very close

b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.

Embedded- fixed firmly


Speculated- thought about; considered
Guttural- having the quality of sounds made in the throat
Vermilion- a bright red color
Straightway- immediately
Ruthless- without compassion or mercy
Infirmary- a type of hospital, usually small
Dispensary- a place where medicines and treatments are given out
Quiz in lesson 21

Lesson 19
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 13 (time for 3 minutes 30 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.115-123 (oral reading Quiz when I select)
a. Answer questions on pg.123
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Intimate- very close
b. Embedded- fixed firmly
c. Speculated- thought about; considered
d. Guttural- having the quality of sounds made in the throat
e. Vermilion- a bright red color
f. Straightway- immediately
g. Ruthless- without compassion or mercy
h. Infirmary- a type of hospital, usually small
i. Dispensary- a place where medicines and treatments are given out
j. Quiz in lesson 21
Lesson 20
1. Adventures in Greatness speed reading pg.3-4 (must be timed by another person while you read aloud)
a. Complete Quiz 2 on pg.87
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.124-131
a. Answer questions on pg.131
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Intimate- very close
b. Embedded- fixed firmly
c. Speculated- thought about; considered
d. Guttural- having the quality of sounds made in the throat
e. Vermilion- a bright red color
f. Straightway- immediately
g. Ruthless- without compassion or mercy
h. Infirmary- a type of hospital, usually small
i. Dispensary- a place where medicines and treatments are given out
j. Quiz in lesson 21
Lesson 21
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 14 (time for 3 minutes 30 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.132-142 and pg.143
3. Vocab. Quiz 5 (must be given by me)
4. Study Vocabulary
a. Lanky- tall, thin, and awkward
b. Fervently- showing great emotion or zeal
c. Aside- a remark made quietly so as not to be heard by most
d. Burly- strong and muscular
e. Miser- a greedy person who hoards money
f. Chisel- a tool used to cut and carve
g. Capsize- to overturn in the water
h. Ties- wooden beams laid across a railroad bed to secure the rails

i. Foreman- the leader of a work crew


j. Blundered- moved clumsily
k. Quiz in lesson 25
Lesson 22
1. Read John 1:35-51; Luke 2:40-52 and 5:27-32; Mark 1:2-11; Matthew 4:1-11 and4:18-22 in Bible
a. Answer the following questions with complete sentences:
i. Why did the disciples immediately follow Jesus when He called them?
ii. Why was Jesus tempted by Satan?
iii. How can and/or do you overcome temptations?
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Lanky- tall, thin, and awkward
b. Fervently- showing great emotion or zeal
c. Aside- a remark made quietly so as not to be heard by most
d. Burly- strong and muscular
e. Miser- a greedy person who hoards money
f. Chisel- a tool used to cut and carve
g. Capsize- to overturn in the water
h. Ties- wooden beams laid across a railroad bed to secure the rails
i. Foreman- the leader of a work crew
j. Blundered- moved clumsily
k. Quiz in lesson 25
Lesson 23
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.144-148 (oral reading quiz on pg.144)
a. Answer questions on pg.148
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Lanky- tall, thin, and awkward
b. Fervently- showing great emotion or zeal
c. Aside- a remark made quietly so as not to be heard by most
d. Burly- strong and muscular
e. Miser- a greedy person who hoards money
f. Chisel- a tool used to cut and carve
g. Capsize- to overturn in the water
h. Ties- wooden beams laid across a railroad bed to secure the rails
i. Foreman- the leader of a work crew
j. Blundered- moved clumsily
k. Quiz in lesson 25
Lesson 24
1. Adventures in Greatness speed reading pg.5-6 (must be timed by another person while you read aloud)
a. Complete Quiz 3 on pg.89
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.149-158
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Lanky- tall, thin, and awkward
b. Fervently- showing great emotion or zeal
c. Aside- a remark made quietly so as not to be heard by most
d. Burly- strong and muscular
e. Miser- a greedy person who hoards money
f. Chisel- a tool used to cut and carve
g. Capsize- to overturn in the water
h. Ties- wooden beams laid across a railroad bed to secure the rails
i. Foreman- the leader of a work crew
j. Blundered- moved clumsily
k. Quiz in lesson 25
Lesson 25
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.159
2. Vocab. Quiz 6 (must be given by me)

3. Study Vocabulary
a. Lariat- a lasso, a kind of rope
b. Bowie knife- a special hunting knife invented by Jim Bowie
c. Tenderfoot- a newcomer not used to rough ouitdoor life
d. Greenhorn- an inexperienced person
e. Jalopy- an old, worn-out automobile
f. Towheaded- having white-blond hair
g. Amend- to correct
h. Rawboned- having a lean frame with prominent bones
i. Piazza- a porch
j. Bowery- a shaded, leafy private space
k. Quiz in lesson 29
Lesson 26
1. Reading Comprehension Skill Sheet 15 (time for 3 minutes 30 seconds and stop working; answer as many
questions as you can and guess on the rest)
2. Read John2:1-11 and Luke 5:17-26 in Bible
3. Read Mountain Pathways pg.160-169
a. Answer questions on pg.169
4. Study Vocabulary
a. Lariat- a lasso, a kind of rope
b. Bowie knife- a special hunting knife invented by Jim Bowie
c. Tenderfoot- a newcomer not used to rough ouitdoor life
d. Greenhorn- an inexperienced person
e. Jalopy- an old, worn-out automobile
f. Towheaded- having white-blond hair
g. Amend- to correct
h. Rawboned- having a lean frame with prominent bones
i. Piazza- a porch
j. Bowery- a shaded, leafy private space
k. Quiz in lesson 29
Lesson 27
1. Read Mountain Pathways pg.170-182
2. Study Vocabulary
a. Lariat- a lasso, a kind of rope
b. Bowie knife- a special hunting knife invented by Jim Bowie
c. Tenderfoot- a newcomer not used to rough ouitdoor life
d. Greenhorn- an inexperienced person
e. Jalopy- an old, worn-out automobile
f. Towheaded- having white-blond hair
g. Amend- to correct
h. Rawboned- having a lean frame with prominent bones
i. Piazza- a porch
j. Bowery- a shaded, leafy private space
k. Quiz in lesson 29
Lesson 28
1. Adventures in Greatness speed reading pg.7-8 (must be timed by another person while you read aloud)
a. Complete Quiz 4 on pg.91
2. Read Mountain Pathways pg.183-189
3. Study Vocabulary
a. Lariat- a lasso, a kind of rope
b. Bowie knife- a special hunting knife invented by Jim Bowie
c. Tenderfoot- a newcomer not used to rough ouitdoor life
d. Greenhorn- an inexperienced person
e. Jalopy- an old, worn-out automobile
f. Towheaded- having white-blond hair

g.
h.
i.
j.
k.
Lesson 29

Amend- to correct
Rawboned- having a lean frame with prominent bones
Piazza- a porch
Bowery- a shaded, leafy private space
Quiz in lesson 29

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