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Vocabulary List for Challenge on the Hill of Fire

For a great way to teach your child sight words (words that appear over and over), check out How to ‘beat’ sight words into your child’s brain. For tips on how to read together, see Two, With and By.

New proper nouns

Patrick

Beth

Whit’s End

Odyssey

Mr. Whittaker

Saint Patrick

Uncle Patrick

Jake

Cub Scout

Imagination Station


16 new or difficult words

  1. sneakers

  2. shamrock

  3. sparkled

  4. moustache

  5. assume

  6. shrugged

  7. chuckled

  8. twinkled

  9. bandana

  10. leprechaun

  11. jingled

  12. instructions

  13. adventure

  14. inventions

  15. experience

  16. doubtful

Chapter 2—The Gifts

7 new or difficult words

  1. helicopter

  2. tinderbox

  3. impressed

  4. charred

  5. dashboard

  6. druids

  7. bishop

Chapter 3—Kidnapped!

New proper nouns

Tara

King Logaire

Ireland

19 new or difficult words

  1. snouts

  2. oinked

  3. squealed

  4. altered

  5. tunic

  6. leggings

  7. brooch

  8. wrinkled

  9. shivered

  10. gasped

  11. paddling

  12. patchwork

  13. whispered

  14. struggled

  15. scruffy

  16. harshly

  17. nobility

  18. sarcastic

  19. bards

Chapter 4—The Druids

New proper nouns

Shane

Caera

Tristan

19 new or difficult words

  1. hooded

  2. ugh

  3. scrawny

  4. scowled

  5. swinekeeper

  6. snarl

  7. grunted

  8. shuffled

  9. disappeared

  10. penguins

  11. eerie

  12. monsters

  13. nervously

  14. human

  15. benchlike

  16. loosened

  17. laddie

  18. daft

  19. meaner

Chapter 5—The Fallen Tree

10 new or difficult words

  1. stamped

  2. scampered

  3. squinted

  4. perched

  5. bishop

  6. nudged

  7. enslaved

  8. approached

  9. crouched

  10. snapping

10 sight words, and number of appearances in the book

 

Chapter 6—Escape

New Proper Nouns

Finn

Cromm Cruaich

Beth o’ the Samrock

12 new or difficult words

  1. puzzled

  2. chattering

  3. merciful

  4. convert

  5. innocent

  6. riverbank

  7. swineherding

  8. affection

  9. emerged

  10. galloped

  11. celebrating

  12. shamrocks

Chapter 7—The Prophecy

New Proper Nouns

Dubbach

Jesus Christ

Erc

Bronus

14 new or difficult words

  1. outskirts

  2. festive

  3. patches

  4. jig

  5. bard

  6. strummed

  7. mournful

  8. peasants

  9. whence

  10. prophecy

  11. pagan

  12. generation

  13. continued

  14. clenched

Chapter 8—Finn

16 new or difficult words

  1. glimmered

  2. scrambled

  3. confused

  4. bowled

  5. steeper

  6. sprinkled

  7. drenched

  8. gasping

  9. breathless

  10. spooky

  11. pointy

  12. doubtful

  13. whipped

  14. peered

  15. cropped

  16. staff

 

Chapter 9 - The Bishop

New proper nouns

Keeper of Swine

Patricius

Calpornius

Christians

Slone Hill

Easter

King

Elijah

Baal

Irish

England

19 new difficult words

  1. pinecone

  2. ka-thunk

  3. clasped

  4. respectful

  5. miraculous

  6. relieved

  7. markings

  8. sewn

  9. paschal

  10. ancient

  11. challenge

  12. kidnapped

  13. native

  14. hardship

  15. destroyed

  16. glorious

  17. presence

  18. petted

  19. arrest

Chapter 10 – The Challenge

New proper nouns

Lochru

13 new or difficult words

  1. frustration

  2. growled

  3. knelt

  4. crouched

  5. innocents

  6. ablaze

  7. gasped

  8. sorcery

  9. prophecies

  10. ordained

  11. flickered

  12. surge

  13. courage

Chapter 11 – Lord Lochru

9 new or difficult words

  1. crackled

  2. punished

  3. hundreds

  4. rumble

  5. earthquake

  6. chariots

  7. summons

  8. admitted

  9. bong

 

Chapter 12 – Princesses

New proper nouns

Princess Ethne the Fair

Princess Fedelm the Red

Holy Spirit

Creator

15 new or difficult words

  1. wrung

  2. surrounded

  3. kneeling

  4. lady-in-waiting

  5. half-bow

  6. hedge

  7. fabric

  8. curtsied

  9. princesses

  10. wondrous

  11. sacrificed

  12. wide-eyed

  13. frowned

  14. dangerous

  15. defy

Chapter 13—Poison!

26 new or difficult words

  1. banquet

  2. overflowed

  3. goblets

  4. chalices

  5. glanced

  6. suspected

  7. poison

  8. potion

  9. tapestries

  10. brushing

  11. doorway

  12. magnificent

  13. crowded

  14. clasped

  15. brooch

  16. shimmering

  17. bracelets

  18. balcony

  19. laborers

  20. responded

  21. gestured

  22. red-cheeked

  23. dodge

  24. pounced

  25. startled

  26. rodent

Chapter 14—The High King

New proper nouns

Highness

29 new or difficult words

  1. scanned

  2. traitor

  3. penalty

  4. defiance

  5. attempt

  6. impress

  7. custom

  8. ignored

  9. agreement

  10. experience

  11. suggests

  12. proceed

  13. puzzled

  14. poisoned

  15. pounded

  16. narrowed

  17. foolish

  18. flashed

  19. immediately

  20. resorted

  21. justice

  22. pleading

  23. banished

  24. balcony

  25. threatened

  26. enslaver

  27. corridor

  28. humming

  29. swoosh

Chapter 15 - The Workshop

New proper nouns

Latin

English

4 new or difficult words

  1. imitate

  2. noble

  3. permission

  4. missionaries